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Vocational Scholarships

Scholarships aren’t just for lawyers, doctors and accountants anymore. In fact, they really haven’t been for quite some time. You might be surprised to learn just how many scholarships are available to students who plan to pursue careers more in the “vocational” areas. While there certainly seem to be different paths available to students graduating high school and considering their educational and career options, the two don’t need to diverge quite as much as one might think. Sure, there are still community colleges and tech schools that one may attend, perhaps even for a shorter period of time and without a bunch of requirements outside their career focus, there are also plenty of other ways to pursue a career as a mechanic, electrician or plant manager.

Naturally, Scholarships.com has a comprehensive list of scholarships for you to peruse, regardless of which type of institution you plan to attend. Also, there are scholarships available to children of vocational employees and much more. The important thing is that you find something you like doing and are good at and learn how to do it well so people will actually pay you to do something you enjoy! Oh, and that you are able to pay for your education, too, of course!

A.J. Grisanti Memorial Scholarship Fund

 

Award Amount
$2,500
Awards Available
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Deadline
April 1, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

This scholarship is for any student pursuing an education in a restaurant, food-service, or hospitality related major. First preference will be given to students attending a school in Kentucky. Followed by any culinary arts students at Johnson & Wales University, or the Culinary Institute of America. Followed by Hotel and Restaurant Administration majors at Indiana University-Purdue and Bloomington, Indianapolis Vocational Technical College, University of Denver, Wake Technical College, Rochester Institute of Technology, Southeast Community College, Kendall College, or College of DuPage.

For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance Scholarship

Award Amount
$2,000
Awards Available
2
Deadline
January 31, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

Bellevue Chapter No. 159, located in Bellevue, Washington, was chartered in 1991 as an affiliate of the national organization of the American Society of Women Accountants. The Society has over 3,000 members throughout the US. ASWA was founded in 1938 by the American Women’s Society of Certified Public Accountants, is a professional organization dedicated to the advancement of opportunities for women in all fields of accounting.

Eligibility:
-Full or part-time students in the Puget Sound Region attending colleges, universities, vocational or technical schools and pursuing a degree in accounting and finance or persons actively pursuing their CPA or CMA designations
-Applicants must have taken basic courses in accounting to show aptitude and intention in pursuing an accounting or finance careerFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Michaele Williams

625 116th Ave NE

Bellevue, WA 98004

bellevueafwa@gmail.com

ACF Andrew Piech Memorial Scholarship

Award Amount
$1,000
Awards Available
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Deadline
June 3, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

The Andrew Piech Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in 2010 by Paula and Gerald Piech to memorialize their son, Andrew. The fund provides assistance to students in the field of Automotive Technology and related Applied Technologies. One or more scholarships are awarded each year to New Mexico graduating high school seniors and/or continuing college students. Students must pursue a degree or certificate from a non-profit public, automotive or technical vocational institution including community college.

Contact

Albuquerque Community Foundation

PO Box 25266

Albuquerque, NM 87176-5266

denise@albuquerquefoundation.org

505-883-6240

Advantage Medical Staffing Scholarship

 

 

Award Amount
$1,000
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
April 15, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

This scholarship was established by Advantage Medical Staffing for the benefit of students who are pursuing a baccalaureate or associates degree with a major in nursing. Past recipients will be eligible to reapply. The funds can be used for tuition, books, and fees only, and are paid directly to the college/university.

Students who are 25 years of age or older may apply for assistance through the Advantage Medical Staffing Scholarship Fund. These are competitive awards with the primary areas of consideration being:
-Intent to pursue a degree as a Licensed Vocational Nurse or Registered Nurse
-Financial need
-Current enrollment or application for admission to a college/university nursing program in the Lubbock areaFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

The Community Foundation of West Texas

6102 82nd Street 8B

Lubbock, TX 79424

806-762-8061

Against the Grain Artistic Scholarship

 

 

Award Amount
$1,000
Awards Available
1
Deadline
May 31, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

The Against The Grain Artistic Scholarship provides financial assistance and promotion of Asian-American college students pursuing a major in the performing, visual arts, journalism and/or mass communications. Scholarship Winners will be invited to attend our annual charity event, Fashion for a Passion, held in Fall in Dallas, Texas.

Eligibility:
-Must be of at least 50% Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity
-Must be a citizen, national or legal permanent resident of the U.S
-Must be either a high school senior or a college student currently enrolled full-time at an accredited U.S. vocational, junior college, or four-year college/university and must be a full-time, degree-seeking student by the upcoming academic calendar year and pursuing a major in the visual/performing arts (film, theatre, fashion, photography, graphic design, dance, music, journalism, mass communications, etc.)
-Have demonstrated leadership abilities through participation in community service, extracurricular, or other activities
-Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
-Family members of Board members are ineligibleFor more information and to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

3839 McKinney Ave. Ste. 155-231

Dallas, TX 75204

469-583-4661

Albert Smith Conservation Scholarship

 

 

Award Amount
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Awards Available
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Deadline
February 15, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

This scholarship honors Albert A. Smith, who was generous with his time and resources. He supported and served on the boards of his favorite charities and civic groups, including the Salvation Army, the Ruffed Grouse Society where he served as national president, the Samaritan Center and First Congregational Church. In 1976, he was recognized for his outstanding conservation work when he received the Wildlife Conservationist of the Year Award from the Michigan United Conservation Clubs.

Eligibility:
-Must be a Saginaw County resident
-Pursuing an associate, undergraduate, graduate, or vocational degree in conservation management
-Part or full-time enrollmentFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

leeann@saginawfoundation.org

989-755-0545

American Airlines Education Foundation Scholarship Awards

 

 

Award Amount
$2,500
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
March 31, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

Through the American Airlines Education Foundation, dependents of American employees and its wholly owned subsidiaries can apply for scholarships for full-time undergraduate study at any accredited university, college, or vocational school. Applicants are evaluated based on academic achievement, community service, leadership, and financial need.

Applicants must meet all of the following criteria to be eligible to be considered for this scholarship:
-Be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student in a college/university, community college or trade school in the fall
-Be a dependent son or daughter of an employee of American Airlines, Envoy, Piedmont, or PSA who has been employed for at least one year as of March 31. Your parent/guardian must be employed at the time awards are announced
-Previous scholarship winners are eligible to apply and can receive up to four scholarship awards for undergraduate studiesWinners and their employee parent will be invited to a scholarship reception ceremony in Dallas in June.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Management Customer Care Department

contactus@applyists.com

855-670-4787

American Federation of Police & Concerned Citizens Scholarships

 

 

Award Amount
$1,500
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
Varies

Scholarship Description

 

The American Federation of Police & Concerned Citizens (AFP&CC) honors the memory of men and women killed in the line of duty both as officers and as parents, by assisting their children in attaining a college education, an experience which has an immeasurable impact on a young adult’s life and future. Fallen officers leave behind a legacy of courage, commitment, and honor. Unfortunately, that is not all they leave behind. Many of our fallen officers leave sons and daughters whose lives are forever changed by the hardship of losing a parent.

Each year, AFP&CC, through the Police Family Survivors Fund, awards hundreds of scholarships to surviving sons and daughters of police officers killed in the line of duty. This nationwide program provides assistance to high school graduates attending a traditional four-year college, university, technical or vocational educational institution over four years.For more information and to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

6350 Horizon Drive

Titusville, FL 32780

info@aphf.org

321-264-0911

 

AQHA Dogwood Scholarship

Award Amount
$8,000
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
December 1, 2017

Scholarship Description

 

The Dogwood Scholarship is for students who are current AQHA and AQHYA members with a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA. Members must apply during their senior year of high school or while enrolled at an accredited college, university, or vocational school. Current or previous AQHF scholarship recipients are not eligible. Funding for this scholarship will be applied to either a two or four-year undergraduate degree program of the student’s choice.

For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

2601 East Interstate 40

Amarillo, TX 79104

foundation@aqha.org

806-378-5040

 

AQHA Joyce Wyatt Pennsylvania Quarter Horse Youth Scholarship

Award Amount
$2,000
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
December 1, 2017

Scholarship Description

 

The Joyce Wyatt Pennsylvania Quarter Horse Youth Scholarship is for students who are current members of AQHA or AQHYA from Pennsylvania. Members must apply during their senior year of high school or while enrolled at an accredited college, university, vocational, or professional school. Recipient must maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA. Funding for this scholarship will be applied to a four-year undergraduate, graduate, or professional degree program of the student’s choice.

For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

2601 East Interstate 40

Amarillo, TX 79104

foundation@aqha.org

806-378-5040

Army Engineer Memorial Awards

Award Amount
$2,000
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
March 15, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

The Army Engineer Memorial Awards were established in 1973 as a living memorial to Engineer Officers killed in Vietnam and are given annually to honor all Engineer Officers who died in the line of duty. A candidate for an award may be any graduating high school senior who is a citizen of the United States and whose sponsor, parent, or legal guardian is a U.S. Army Engineer (active duty, retired or deceased), National Guard U.S. Army Engineer, Reserve U. S. Army Engineer, or current Department of the Army employee of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), as well as a current member of the Army Engineer Spouses Club.

The merit-based awards are open to students in all fields of study and are based on academic and extracurricular achievement during high school. All monies awarded must be applied toward tuition or scholastic expenses at a college, university, technical or vocational school.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Erica Shaw

P.O. Box 6332

Alexandria, VA 22306-6332

awardsapplication@armyengineerspouses.com

Arthur Hill High School Scholarship

Award Amount
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Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
February 15, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

The 30th class reunion committee for the class of 1981 had a dream to endow a scholarship for the graduates of AHHS. The vision for the scholarship grew to endow a scholarship larger than what one graduating class might be able to endow, and to fund more than one or two scholarships for one year of the recipient’s education. The Arthur Hill High School Scholarship’s goal is to provide every graduate who has demonstrated purposeful community involvement with a scholarship which could be renewed for up to three years beyond the first year of receiving the award. This scholarship is open to graduating students pursuing all fields of education and training through an accredited program.

Eligibility:
– Minimum 2.0 GPA
– Graduating senior from Arthur Hill High School
– Part or full-time enrollment
– Community involvement
– Pursuing an associate degree, undergraduate degree, or vocational trainingFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

leeann@saginawfoundation.org

989-755-0545

Astrid G. Cates and Myrtle Beinhauer Scholarships

Award Amount
$3,000
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
March 1, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

Astrid G. Cates and Myrtle Beinhauer remembered Sons of Norway youth with a special bequest in their wills to the Sons of Norway Foundation. The Sons of Norway Foundation established the Astrid G. Cates Scholarship Fund in 1984, and the Myrtle Beinhauer Scholarship became effective in 1998.

Applicants must have a certificate of completion from high school and be enrolled in post-secondary training or education (college, vocational school, or trade school), and be current members of Sons of Norway, or children or grandchildren of current Sons of Norway members in Sons of Norway districts 1–6. Applicants must have a strong financial need of a scholarship.Applications must be post-marked no later than March 1st each year (please mail all required items in one envelope. Incomplete applications will not be considered). Sons of Norway Foundation does NOT accept applications via fax.

Contact

Sons of Norway Foundation

Attn: Cates/Beinhauer Scholarship

1455 W Lake St

Minneapolis, MN 55408-2666

foundation@sofn.com

612-827-3611

Baer Reintegration Scholarship

Award Amount
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Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
January 31, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

The goal of the Baer Reintegration Scholarship is to help people with schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder or bipolar disorder acquire the educational and vocational skills necessary to reintegrate into society, secure jobs, and regain their lives.

Eligibility:
– Be diagnosed with bipolar disorder, schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder
– Be currently receiving medical treatment for the disease, including medications and psychiatric follow-up, or have treating physician’s documentation of past history noted on the recommendation form
– Be actively involved in rehabilitative or reintegration
efforts, such as clubhouse membership, part or full-time employment, volunteer efforts or school enrollment
– Be a U.S. citizen and plan to attend a school in the U.S.
– Be age 18 years or older by April 1For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

P.O. Box #35218

Philadelphia, PA 19128

baerscholarships@reintegration.com

Baptist Ministry Scholarship

Award Amount
See Description
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
Varies

Scholarship Description

 

Baylor University, in cooperation with the Baptist General Convention of Texas, provides tuition assistance (20% full-tuition) to Baptist students who are preparing for careers in church-related vocational ministry.

Eligibility:
-Show evidence of a divine call to church-related vocational ministry
-Demonstrate a lifestyle of commitment to the principles of the Christian life
-Be an active member of a Baptist church
-Provide certification from his/her church in one of the following forms: a letter of certification of a call to church-related vocational ministry, a certificate of license to the gospel ministry, certificate of ordination to the gospel ministryQualifying students who accept this Ministry Scholarship assistance commit themselves to take Religion 2480 “Introduction to Ministry” at some point in their studies at Baylor.

First year students must be certified by a Baptist church. Annual renewal of the Ministry Scholarship will require certification by a local school-year Baptist General Convention of Texas church.

Note that Ministry Scholarship recipients are ineligible for the state-funded Tuition Equalization Grant, per State of Texas regulation.

Contact

Ministry Guidance Office

Department of Religion at Baylor University

One Bear Place #97284

Waco, TX 76798

Louine_Adams@baylor.edu

254-710-3739

Baxter International Foundation Scholarship Program

Award Amount
$1,500
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
March 1, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

he Baxter International Foundation has established a scholarship program to assist employees’ children who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs. Renewable scholarships are offered for full-time study at an accredited institution of the student’s choice. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender, disability or national origin.

Eligibility:
-Dependent, unmarried children of a current, active employee of Baxter International, Inc. The employee must be employed in the United States or one of Baxter’s international subsidiaries or must be a United States citizen assigned to a Baxter subsidiary facility abroad and must have completed at least three (3) years of full-time or regular part-time service, as defined by Baxter, as an employee at the time of application
-Retired employees are not eligible
-Dependent children are defined as natural, legally adopted or legal wards of an employee, stepchild of an employee whose spouse has legal custody or provides primary financial support, or a child of a domestic partner who has legal custody or provides primary financial support
-Secondary school/high school seniors, secondary school/high school graduates or undergraduates who plan to enroll or students who are already enrolled in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year
-23 years of age or less at the time of application
-Children of Vice Presidents and above are not eligibleRenewal is contingent upon satisfactory academic performance in a full-time course of study. Satisfactory academic performance is defined as maintaining a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale for domestic students (2.5 on a 4.0 scale for the freshman year) and 2.5 for international students.

For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

One Scholarship Way

Saint Peter , MN 56082

thebaxterfoundation@scholarshipamerica.org

507-931-1682

Bernard E. Dillon Vocational Skills Scholarship

Award Amount
$1,000
Awards Available
5
Deadline
March 1, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

The Dillon Scholarships are for post high school students attending vocational-technical classes at an accredited vocational-technical school. Criteria for evaluation and award of a scholarship are the student’s educational achievements, leadership abilities, character, citizenship, and community service. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

5436 Peru St., Ste 1

Plattsburgh, NY 12901

scholarship@amra1973.org

518-563-9479

Bernice Barlow NAACP Scholarship

Award Amount
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Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
February 15, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

The Bernice Barlow NAACP Scholarship is in memory Bernice Lowery, a former educator and NAACP activist. She also served as NAACP assistant secretary and secretary before becoming president in 1968. She held the presidency for 30 years before stepping down in 1998. She participated in the March on Washington in 1963 and the Poor People’s March in 1968. She also attended the funeral of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Eligibility:
– Must have a minimum 2.0 GPA
– High school senior
– Applicant, parent, or legal guardian must be a current member of the Saginaw NAACP Branch
– Resident of Saginaw, Bay, or Midland counties
– Pursuing an undergraduate degree, vocational training, or two-year degree
– Full-time enrollmentFor more information and to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

leeann@saginawfoundation.org

989-755-0545

Bernie Smillie Memorial Scholarship – Freeland Graduate

Award Amount
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Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
February 15, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

The Bernie Smillie Memorial Scholarship was established in 2010, in memory of Freeland resident and business owner Bernie Smillie. Bernie passed away in 2000, due to complications from a lung transplant he had received in 1994. In 2005, family and friends of Bernie established the Bernie Smillie Memorial Golf Outing. Proceeds of this outing have helped to promote organ donor support and awareness and establish this scholarship fund.

Eligibility:
– Graduating senior from Freeland High School
– Full-time enrollment
– Pursuing undergraduate or associate degree or vocational trainingFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Saginaw Community Foundation

leeann@saginawfoundation.org

989-755-0545

Bernie Smillie Memorial Scholarship – Michigan Student

Award Amount
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Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
February 15, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

The Bernie Smillie Memorial Scholarship was established in 2010, in memory of Freeland resident and business owner Bernie Smillie. Bernie passed away in 2000, due to complications from a lung transplant he had received in 1994. In 2005, family and friends of Bernie established the Bernie Smillie Memorial Golf Outing. Proceeds of this outing have helped to promote organ donor support and awareness and establish this scholarship fund.

Eligibility:
-Graduating high school senior
-Full-time enrollment
-Pursuing an undergraduate or associate degree or vocational training
-Resident of the lower peninsula of MichiganFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

leeann@saginawfoundation.org

989-755-0545

Brook Hollow Golf Club Scholarship

Award Amount
$5,000
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
April 1, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

The Dallas Foundation manages a number of scholarships for students with diverse interests. Members of the Brook Hollow Golf Club have established a scholarship program to assist employees of Brook Hollow Golf Club (“BHGC”) or their children and grandchildren who desire to pursue higher education but require financial assistance to do so.

Applicants must be:
-Either a current full-time or part-time employee who makes less than $100,000 per year, who has been employed at BHGC for at least one year, or a child or grandchild of an employee who also meets the above criteria
-Pursuing a degree from a public or private, regionally accredited community college, university, or vocational/trade institute
-Able to demonstrate financial needThis scholarship is not automatically renewed, but students are encouraged to reapply each year.

For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

The Dallas Foundation

Regan Place at Old Parkland

3963 Maple Avenue, Suite 390

Dallas, TX 75219

scholarships@dallasfoundation.org

214-741-9898

Bud Daniels Memorial Scholarship

Award Amount
$500
Awards Available
1
Deadline
March 1, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

The Montana Farmers Union will present a scholarship in memory of Bud Daniels (1928-2000) made available through the efforts of Montana Farmers Union and the MFU Education Committee.

Eligibility:
– Must be a sophomore or above attending a Montana University, College or Vocational Technical College.
– Applicant must carry at least 12 semester hours or 18 quarter hours
– Applicant must have GPA of 2.8 or better and maintain that GPA during the scholarship year.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Montana Farmers Union

PO Box 2447

Great Falls, MT 59403

mfu@montanafarmersunion.com

406-452-6406

Burger King Scholars Program

Award Amount
$1,000
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
December 15, 2017

Scholarship Description

 

Created in memory of Burger King Co-founder James “Jim” W. McLamore, the Burger King Scholars program has awarded $25.3 million in scholarships to more than 24,000 high school students, BK employees and their families across the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico since 2000. Students must have a strong academic record with a minimum 2.5 GPA, be passionate about serving the community and be a high school senior, Burger King employee, spouse/domestic partner or child of an employee. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

burgerkingscholars@scholarshipamerica.org

California Strawberry Growers’ Fund Scholarships

Award Amount
See Description
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
February 1, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

The California Strawberry Scholarship Program has awarded more than $2 million to hundreds of children of strawberry farmworkers. Countless students and graduates are pursuing their passions and working in careers that span a wide range of professions.

Eligibility:
-First-time applicants must have a parent that is currently employed as a California strawberry fieldworker for the current and prior two harvest seasons. (Applicants may also qualify if they are employed as a California strawberry fieldworker)
-Full-time enrollment in a trade school, community college, four-year university, or graduate/professional program during the period for which scholarship is requested
-Maintain a 2.0 GPA or higherFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Dyann Meschi

P.O. Box 269

Watsonville, CA 95077

scholarships@calstrawberry.org

831-724-1301

Can-Amera Games Scholarship

Award Amount
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Awards Available
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Deadline
February 15, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

The Can-Amera Games started in 1972 as an international goodwill sporting competition between Saginaw Township and Galt, Ontario. All past board members, volunteers, and athletes would like to honor a deserving high school senior who best represents the spirit of competition, sportsmanship, friendship and community involvement with the Can-Amera Scholarship as a way to symbolize the spirit and memory of the Can-Amera Games.

Eligibility:
– Minimum 2.5 GPA
– Graduating high school senior from any public, private or parochial school in Saginaw Township, Thomas Township or Tittabawassee Township
– Pursuing an undergraduate, associate, or vocational degree
– Part or full-time enrollment
– Applicant must have participated in Can-Amera gamesFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

leeann@saginawfoundation.org

989-755-0545

Carol A. Hurley Memorial Scholarship

Award Amount
$1,000
Awards Available
2
Deadline
March 4, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

This scholarship was established by the friends, family, and colleagues of Carol Hurley, a VSAC outreach counselor who helped first-generation college-bound students prepare for college.

Eligibility:
-Attend an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding
-Graduate of one of the following high schools: Randolph Area Vocational Center, Randolph Union High School, Rochester Union High School, Whitcomb High School, Windsor High School, or Woodstock Union High School
-Preference will be given to applicants who are among the first generation in their families to attend post-secondary school
-Minimum 2.5 GPA
-Demonstrate financial need
-Demonstrate school/community involvementFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

10 East Allen Street

PO Box 2000

Winooski, VT 05404

888-253-4819

Carol Becker Memorial Scholarship

Award Amount
$250
Awards Available
1
Deadline
February 15, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

To be eligible for the Carol Becker Memorial Scholarship, the applicant must be a Botkins High School (Botkins, Ohio) senior pursuing a two- or four-year degree or a vocational training certificate at an accredited post-secondary community college, university, or vocational school.

For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

100 S. Main Ave.

Suite 202

Sidney, OH 45365

info@commfoun.com

937-497-7800

Carrollton Education Foundation – Carrollton Community Scholarship

Award Amount
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Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
February 15, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

The Carrollton Public School’s Board of Education established the Carrollton Education Foundation Fund at the Saginaw Community Foundation in 1997 to help improve the quality of public education in the Carrollton community. It accomplishes this by providing a permanent source of funding for scholarships and educational programs outside of basic school programs. Carrollton community members play an important role in the Carrollton Education Foundation by making donations and serving on its governing board.

Eligibility:
– Carrollton High School senior
– Full-time enrollment
– Pursuing a vocational, associate, or undergraduate degreeFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

leeann@saginawfoundation.org

989-755-0545

Carrollton Education Foundation – Morley Foundation Scholarship

Award Amount
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Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
February 15, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

The Carrollton Public School’s Board of Education established the Carrollton Education Foundation Fund at the Saginaw Community Foundation in 1997 to help improve the quality of public education in the Carrollton community. It accomplishes this by providing a permanent source of funding for scholarships and educational programs outside of basic school programs. Carrollton community members play an important role in the Carrollton Education Foundation by making donations and serving on its governing board.

Eligibility:
-Must be a Carrollton High School senior
-Must be enrolled full-time
-Pursuing a vocational, associate, or undergraduate degree
-Must demonstrate athletic participationFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

leeann@saginawfoundation.org

989-755-0545

Carrollton Education Foundation – Nancy Hirshman Academic Excellence Scholarship

Award Amount
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Awards Available
2
Deadline
February 15, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

To honor Nancy Hirshman, a teacher who went the extra step to help students, her colleagues established the Nancy Hirshman Academic Excellence Scholarship to support and encourage future college experiences for Carrollton High School graduates.

Eligibility:
– Carrollton High School senior
– Pursuing a vocational, associate, or undergraduate degree
– Full-time enrollment
– One award to a female student and one to a male studentFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

leeann@saginawfoundation.org

989-755-0545

Carrollton Education Foundation – Nancy Wilma Dalton Scholarship

Award Amount
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Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
February 15, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

Nancy W. Dalton has been a faithful and dedicated board of trustee member for Carrollton Education Foundation (CEF) from its inception. Prior to the CEF, Nancy worked with “Carrollton Community Scholarships.” Nancy has served as the Carrollton Education Foundation treasurer since 1986 and has done a fantastic and accurate job each year. Nancy’s commitment to Carrollton Education Foundation is that Carrollton High School graduates receive a scholarship upon graduation to help them financially in furthering their education.

Eligibility:
– Carrollton High School senior
– Full-time enrollment
– Pursuing a vocational, associate, or undergraduate degreeFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

leeann@saginawfoundation.org

989-755-0545

Casting Your Future – UAW Local Scholarship

Award Amount
See Description
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
February 15, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

The International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW) is one of the largest and most diverse unions in North America and is committed to improving the lives of working men and women around the globe. Here in Saginaw, Amalgamated UAW Local 668 proudly represents the hourly employees at the General Motors Saginaw Metal Casting Operations plant and the Knight Facilities Maintenance Group at the same facility. Our commitment is unwavering to the education of the youth of this country. The success of our middle class is directly dependent on education which provides the skills required to compete in a global economy.

Eligibility:
-Minimum 2.0 GPA for high school students; minimum 2.5 GPA for college students
-High school senior or college student
-Resident of Michigan
-Pursuing an undergraduate degree or vocational studies
-Attending an accredited college, trade, or vocational school
-Part or full-time enrollmentFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

leeann@saginawfoundation.org

989-755-0545

CenterPoint Energy Scholarship Program

Award Amount
$2,000
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
January 31, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

CenterPoint Energy has established a scholarship program to assist employees’ children who plan to continue their
education in college or vocational school programs. Renewable scholarships are offered each year for full-time study
at an accredited institution of the student’s choice.Eligibility:
-Be dependent children, age 25 and under, of CenterPoint Energy eligible employees (active, retired, disabled, deceased while in service, or an LTD recipient) who have a minimum of three years of employment with the company by January 1
of the year the student is applying for the scholarship
-Be high school seniors planning to enroll full-time or working on and making satisfactory progress towards a degree or completion of a recognized course of study at an academically accredited institution (full-time is defined as at least 12 credit hours each semester and 24 credit hours in an academic year, or the equivalent in the event the institution uses a different measure of academic credit)
-Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent if the institution uses a
different scale for recording grades) for high school seniors and first and second year college applicants
-Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent if the institution uses a different scale for recording grades) for third and fourth year college and graduate level applicantsFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Management Services

One Scholarship Way

Saint Peter, MN 56082

507-931-1682

Chely Wright “Like Me” Scholarship

Award Amount
$1,250
Awards Available
5
Deadline
May 31, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

The Chely Wright LIKE ME Scholarship provides financial support for students pursuing a college degree who actively advocate for LGBT youth and/or to students who are severely affected by teen bullying or suicide of an LGBT youth. Through this scholarship, LGBT affected youth can apply for funding to pay for educational expenses to pursue a degree from an accredited college, university, or technical/vocational program. Graduating high school seniors who can show that they have actively advocated for LGBT issues, such as respect and inclusion for LGBT youth, community service at an LGBT resource, involvement and/or attendance of LGBT events, working against teen bullying or teen suicide, and any other activities that improve the condition of the LGBT community and/or improve cultural conditions for LGBT youth are eligible to apply. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

P.O. Box 1605

Belton, MO 64012

Chevron International REACH Scholarship Program

Award Amount
$10,000
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
Varies

Scholarship Description

 

The Chevron International REACH (Recognizing Excellence and Achievement) Scholarship Program is sponsored by Chevron for the sons and daughters of its employees and retirees. The program was established to recognize and assist outstanding children who plan to pursue post-secondary education.

Renewable scholarships are offered each year for full-time undergraduate study at colleges, universities, and vocational schools. The scholarships for children of non-U.S.-payroll employees are managed by the San Francisco office of the Institute of International Education.Eligibility:
-Applicants must be children of active employees (including retirees) of Chevron and its wholly owned subsidiaries as of the application due date
-Be currently enrolled in the final year of high school/secondary school and planning to attend – or currently enrolled in an approved college, university or vocational-technical school as a full-time student enrolled for the entire upcoming academic year

For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

530 Bush Street

Suite 1000

San Francisco, CA 94108

Chevron@iie.org

415-362-6250 x 201

Chi Am Circle Scholarship

Award Amount
$5,000
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
March 10, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

Scholarships are awarded based on a variety of factors including academic achievement, community service, and significant extracurricular activities such as work, performing arts, and athletics. Financial need is a criterion for several scholarships, but there are also others awarded for academic merit regardless of need. Awardees must attend the annual scholarship dinner to receive the award. The dinner is held in mid-May at a venue in Santa Clara County. A keynote guest will be on hand to present the awards and speak to the audience.

Eligibility:
-Be a high school senior
-Have a minimum 3.3 high school GPA
-Be a U.S. citizen or legal resident
-Reside in Santa Clara County, California or be the child or grandchild of a Chi Am member
-Be college-bound and be able to show proof of acceptance to an accredited junior or four-year college (Exception: If you are a special needs student, as defined by Section 504 of the Education Code, you may attend vocational training)
-Be of Asian descent as defined by CA Dept of EducationFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

1112 Walsh Ave

Santa Clara, CA 95050

scholarshipapp@chiamcircle.org

Church’s Chicken Community Scholarship Program

Award Amount
$1,000
Awards Available
1
Deadline
February 15, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

The Church’s Partners Foundation, Inc. established a scholarship program to assist high school seniors residing in 16 eligible states who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs. Scholarships are offered each year for part-time or full-time study at an accredited U.S. institution of the student’s choice.

Eligibility:
-Be living in one of the following states: AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, IL,LA, MO, MS, NM, NV, TN, TX
-Be graduating high school seniors or be graduating from home school education in the U.S.
-Plan to enroll part-time or full-time, without interruption, for the entire upcoming academic year at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school in the U.S.
-Minimum 2.7 GPA
-Be a resident of the U.S.Officers, directors, and children of officers and directors of CPF are not eligible to apply. Employees of Cajun Operating Company and its franchisees may not apply, but children of employees may apply.

For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

980 Hammond Drive

Suite 1100

Atlanta, GA 30328

churchsscholars@scholarshipamerica.org

507-931-1682

Circle Michigan Scholarship

Award Amount
See Description
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
February 15, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

Circle Michigan was the first statewide organization, developed in 1981, dedicated to promoting packaged group travel. It remains the longest running statewide Destination Marketing Organization in the United States. Circle Michigan’s sole purpose is to create an identity for Michigan as a prime destination for group travel: regionally, nationally and internationally. Among the organization’s benefits, members receive hundreds of group tour leads and opportunities to participate in numerous sales and networking programs.

Eligibility:
-Must have a minimum 2.5 GPA
-Pursuing an undergraduate, graduate, associate, or vocational degree in tourism or hospitality
-Part or full-time enrollment at a Michigan college or university that has a tourism/hospitality program
-Michigan residentFor more information and to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

leeann@saginawfoundation.org

989-755-0545

CIRI Foundation Vocational Training Grants

Award Amount
$4,500
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
Varies

Scholarship Description

 

The CIRI Foundation (TCF) offers vocational training grants to applicants enrolled in technical skill training programs earning a certificate/certification or professional license. There are four deadlines for vocational training grant applicants: March 31, June 30, September 30, December 1. Awards cannot exceed $4,500 per calendar year.

Eligibility:
– CIRI original enrollee or direct lineal descendant
– Must have a high school diploma or GED
– Enrolled in a technical skill training program at an accredited or recognized institution and earning a certificate/certification or a professional license
– Must be attending an accredited/recognized institution
– A minimum 2.5 GPAFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

3600 San Jeronimo Drive

Suite 256

Anchorage, AK 99508-2870

tcf@thecirifoundation.org

907-793-3575

Claire Yost Memorial Scholarship

Award Amount
See Description
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
February 15, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

Claire Yost was a teacher and counselor in the Saginaw Public Schools, principally at her alma mater, Arthur Hill High School.

Eligibility:
-Graduating senior from Arthur Hill High School
-Student must have been identified as a “turnaround” student by AHHS staff
-Must have a minimum 2.5 GPA during the last two semesters at AHHS
-Full-time enrollment
-Pursuing an undergraduate, associates, or vocational degree
-Attending a Michigan college or universityFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

leeann@saginawfoundation.org

989-755-0545

Clarence A. “Buck” Iles Scholarship

Award Amount
See Description
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
February 15, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

The Clarence A. “Buck” Iles Scholarship was lovingly established by his wife of 65 years, Carrie, to enable a deserving young person to pursue his/her education in the electrical field. Mr. and Mrs. Iles established a successful family-owned and operated electrical contracting company – serving the Saginaw area for more than 25 years. It was in this tradition of hard work, honesty and quality service that the Iles Electric Company, Inc., was founded.

Eligibility:
– Must have a minimum 2.5 GPA
– Saginaw County resident
– Graduating high school senior
– Pursuing an undergraduate, associate, or vocational degree in any building trade or field
– Part or full-time enrollmentFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

leeann@saginawfoundation.org

989-755-0545

CMP Scholarship Program

Award Amount
$1,000
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
March 20, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) offers a one-year scholarship assistance to qualified juniors in order to encourage and reward their outstanding efforts. Based on merit, selected individuals are high school seniors who are currently enrolled in a team or club that is participating in rifle or pistol marksmanship competitions. The CMP seeks applications from high school seniors who currently compete in marksmanship competitions.

CMP Scholarships are one-year awards that may be used to fund any accredited secondary education or vocational program. CMP Scholarships may also be used to pursue a post-secondary education during the upcoming school year.The scholarships are paid to the scholarship recipient but must be countersigned by the financial aid offices of the college where the student is enrolled. The check may then be used to pay other fees or expenses that are not covered by other awards or grants.

Eligibility:
-Be a U.S. Citizen
-Be of good moral character
-Have achieved a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average
-Be a graduating high school senior
-Demonstrate acceptance to a university, college, or trade school leading to a diploma or trade certification
-Demonstrate rifle or pistol marksmanship competition experience

For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Civilian Marksmanship Program

Attn: CMP Scholarship Program

PO Box 576

Port Clinton, OH 43452

kwilliams@thecmp.org

419-635-2141 x 709

Cognizant Making the Future Scholarship Program

Award Amount
$5,000
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
March 31, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

The Cognizant Making the Future scholarship program recognizes today’s inspiration as tomorrow’s innovation. Cognizant is committed to preparing the next generation with the skills they will need to be active participants in an environment that will become increasingly dominated by technology. Making The Future is a design-based scholarship, and candidates will be required to submit video documentation of a hands-on project that illustrates both creativity and innovation.

Students may submit a project for consideration if they are: citizens or legal permanent residents of the United States; pursuing a career in a STEM field; eligible to enroll or currently enrolled at a vocational-technical school or a two- or four-year accredited college or university, with a full course of undergraduate study; and in good academic standing with a minimum of a 2.5 GPA.Eligibility:
-Currently enrolled as a sophomore or junior at an accredited four-year college
-Enrolled as a STEM or business major with a focus on pursuing a career in IT and related business services
-Able to demonstrated commitment to the value of diversity
-A citizen or legal permanent resident of the United States

For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Kathryn Nash

500 Frank W. Burr Blvd.

Teaneck, NJ 07666

USCampusTeam@cognizant.com

713-446-2343

Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program

Award Amount
$1,000
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
December 1, 2017

Scholarship Description

 

Each year, Comcast asks principals and guidance counselors to help us identify the best and the brightest high school seniors for recognition as Comcast Leaders and Achievers. Our signature scholarship program rewards young people for getting involved in their schools and making a positive change in their communities. In recognition of their community service, academic achievement, and leadership skills, winners receive one-time college scholarships. Since the first Leaders and Achievers were recognized in 2001, Comcast has awarded more than $24 million in scholarships to help approximately 23,000 students pursue higher education.

Eligibility:
-Must be a full-time high school senior in a community served or approved by Comcast
-Be nominated by high school principal or guidance counselor
-Maintain a GPA average of 2.8 or higher
-Demonstrate leadership abilities in school activities or through work experience
-Show a strong commitment to and involvement in community service
-Plan to attend an accredited nonprofit college, university, or vocational/technical school in the United StatesChildren and other family members of Comcast employees and employees of Comcast’s subsidiaries and affiliates are not eligible.

For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

comcast@applyists.com

855-670-4787

Community Council of Idaho, Inc. Scholarship Fund

Award Amount
$1,000
Awards Available
9
Deadline
April 15, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

The Community Council of Idaho Scholarship is an annual scholarship that our organization awards to nine deserving first-time post-secondary education students every year.

Eligibility:
– Be a resident of Idaho according to Idaho statute 33-3717
– Have not received CC Idaho Scholarship in previous years
– Pursue an academic or vocational course of study
– Have a minimum 2.5 GPA if still in high school or have a high school/GED diplomaFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Korene C. Gonzalez

317 Happy Day Blvd.

Suite 250

Caldwell, ID 83607

kgonzalez@ccimail.org

208-453-3100

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals

Award Amount
See Description
Awards Available
75
Deadline
December 1, 2017

Scholarship Description

 

CBYX for Young Professionals is a yearlong fellowship, funded by the German Bundestag and U.S. Congress through the U.S. Department of State. The program annually gives 75 American young professionals the opportunity to study, work, and live with a host in Germany. The CBYX program consists of three phases: two months of German language school; four months of classes in your career field at a university, technical school, or professional school; and a five-month internship in your career field. Participants are placed throughout Germany. CBYX is primarily designed for participants in business, engineering, technical, vocational, and agricultural fields, though applicants in all fields are encouraged to apply.

Eligibility:
-Have U.S. citizenship or permanent residence
-Be between 18 and 24 years of age at the start of the program
-Possess a high school diploma
-Exhibit clear career goals and some relevant experience in their career field (experience can be work, internship, or volunteer)
-Have a strong interest in German and international affairs, as well as a strong sense of American identity: be flexible, independent, and diplomaticFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

440 Park Ave South

2nd Floor

New York, NY 10016

cbyx@cdsintl.org

212-497-3522

Cornerstone Scholarship Charitable Trust

Award Amount
See Description
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
June 30, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

Cornerstone Charitable Scholarship Trust targets disadvantaged high school and post high school graduates across the State of Arkansas, under age 25 and eligible applicants with funding resulting from the Mauldin vs. Arkansas State Hospital Consent Decree, United States District Court No. LR-C-8777. As a private foundation, this organization supports charitable and/or educational endeavors. Scholarship awards are based on academic standing, financial need and availability of funds.

To be eligible to apply, applicants must:
-Be economically disadvantaged
-Have completed their high school diploma at the time of application
-Plan to attend an accredited university, college, vocational school
-Be enrolled in or accepted as a student at an accredited university, college, or vocational school
-Have roots in the State of Arkansas
-Be a U.S. citizen, U.S. National, or U.S. Permanent Resident
-Be between 17 to 25 years oldFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Cornerstone Charitable Scholarship Trust

P.O. Box 8454

Jacksonville, AR 72078

Cystic Fibrosis Standard Scholarship

Award Amount
$1,000
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
March 24, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

The Cystic Fibrosis Scholarship Foundation (CFSF), founded by a parent of a young adult with CF, is pleased to announce a scholarship program for students with cystic fibrosis. CFSF is not part of, nor is it funded by, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

The program is available to those who will be enrolled in an undergraduate program or vocational school in the upcoming fall. Scholarships will be awarded based on a combination of financial need, academic achievement, and leadership. Students must be enrolled in a minimum of 9 credit hours per semester. Approximately 60% of the students who have applied in the past have been awarded scholarships. Awards may be used for tuition, books, and room and board. Awards will be sent directly to the institution that the student is attending. Both single year and multi-year awards are made, generally for $1,000 per year. Students can reapply the following year for an additional award, but there is no guarantee they will receive one.Which application you are required to fill out depends on your current educational status. There are two separate application forms for high school/first year and college students.

For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

1555 Sherman Avenue

#116

Evanston, IL 60201

mkbcfsf@aol.com

847-328-0127

DEED Educational Scholarships

Award Amount
$2,000
Awards Available
10
Deadline
Varies

Scholarship Description

 

DEED offers four types of scholarships to full-time students accepted or enrolled in vocational schools or accredited colleges and universities, encompassing high school seniors through graduate students. They are: educational scholarships, student research grants, student internships, and technical design projects.

Provides funding to support the education of students working toward technical careers that are in short supply and high
demand by electric utilities.Educational Scholarships:
-Targets high school seniors and undergraduate students pursuing a major/degree that could lead to an electric utility
career
-Target of 10 awards annually
-Must be a full-time student at a vocational school, accredited college or university in the United States
-Applications must be submitted to DEED by the required deadline
-Transcript of student’s academic record must be mailed directly to APPA by the authorizing entity by the required
deadline. Transcripts issued to students are not acceptable
-Sholarship paid directly to student’s university
-Requires DEED member sponsor/mentor

For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

American Public Power Association

1875 Connecticut Avenue, NW

Suite 1200

Washington , DC 20009-5715

DEED@PublicPower.org

202-467-2942

DEED Student Research Grants

Award Amount
$4,000
Awards Available
10
Deadline
Varies

Scholarship Description

 

DEED offers four types of scholarships to full-time students accepted or enrolled in vocational schools or accredited colleges and universities, encompassing high school seniors through graduate students. They are: educational scholarships, student research grants, student internships and technical design projects.

Student grants provide funding to support research in an energy-related project sponsored by a member utility.
Grants:
-Target undergraduate & graduate students
-Combined target of 10 internships and student research grants annually
-Must be a full-time student at a vocational school or accredited college/university in the United States
-Applications must be submitted to DEED by the required deadline
-Transcript of students academic record must be mailed directly to APPA by the authorizing entity by the required
deadline. Transcripts issued to students are not acceptable
-DEED pays utility; utility pays student
-Mid-point report, final report and abstract are required
-Requires DEED member sponsor/mentorFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

American Public Power Association

1875 Connecticut Avenue, NW

Suite 1200

Washington , DC 20009-5715

DEED@PublicPower.org

202-467-2942

DEED Technical Design Projects

Award Amount
$5,000
Awards Available
1
Deadline
Varies

Scholarship Description

 

DEED offers four types of scholarships to full-time students accepted or enrolled in vocational schools or accredited colleges and universities, encompassing high school seniors through graduate students. They include educational scholarships, student research grants, student internships, and technical design projects.

Technical Design Projects provides funding to support students working on a technical project of interest to electric utilities.Technical Design Projects:
-Target college juniors, seniors and graduate students, especially those working on a senior technical design project
-At least one project awarded annually
-Must be a full-time student at an accredited college or university in the United States
-Applications must be submitted to DEED by the required deadline
-Transcript of student’s academic record must be mailed directly to APPA by the authorizing entity
-Award is paid directly to student by DEED
-Additional travel funds to share project results at APPA’s Engineering & Operations Technical Conference
-Mid-point report, final report and abstract are required

For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 1000

Arlington , VA 22202-4804

deed@publicpower.org

202-467-2942

Dominion Careers in Energy at Three Rivers Community Technical College

Award Amount
See Description
Awards Available
16
Deadline
Varies

Scholarship Description

 

This scholarship is for Three Rivers’ Nuclear Engineering Technology degree program which has been cited as “the best nuclear technology program in the country” by former Nuclear Regulatory Commissioner William D. Magwood, IV. It leads to a career as a technician for the commercial nuclear power industry and the health physics field, or to continued bachelor degree studies. The scholarship awards are 100% paid scholarships including tuition, fees, and a monthly stipend.

Eligibility:
-Graduating high school seniors who will enroll/register as a full-time student at Three Rivers Community College
-Acceptance into a nuclear engineering tech program with the goal of Associate Degree in Nuclear Engineering Technology
-Must maintain a minimum of a 2.0 GPA during tenure in the program
-12-weeks of hands-on experienceAdmission requirements for the Engineering Technology Degree Program:
-Graduation from high school or a vocational-technical school. A State or Federal equivalency diploma is acceptable
-Two units in mathematics (one in algebra and one in geometry, or two in algebra)
-One unit in physical science with a laboratory (preferably chemistry or physics)
-Four units of English. Completion of the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) is preferred, but not required

For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

574 New London Turnpike

Norwich , CT 06360

860-215-9472

Don Diego Fund Vocational Education Scholarship

Award Amount
$2,500
Awards Available
2
Deadline
March 21, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

The Don Diego Scholarship Foundation is a non-profit 501-c3 corporation that provides scholarships for outstanding high school seniors who participate in activities and events at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, including the San Diego County Fair.

The Vocational Education Scholarship requires that the student must have participated (but not necessarily during the application year) in the San Diego County Fair or other Del Mar Fairgrounds events as an exhibitor, participant, or employee.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Don Diego Scholarship Foundation

Del Mar Fairgrounds

2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd.

Del Mar, CA 92015

cmannen@sdfair.com

858-792-4210

Donald Stuart Corsaut Memorial Scholarship

Award Amount
See Description
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
February 15, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

Raised by his grandparents, Donald Stuart Corsaut was a longtime employee at the Delphi/GM Foundry who found great pleasure in his work. Described by his friends as a brilliant and generous man, Donald enjoyed working with his hands and wanted to help someone whom everyone else thought did not have a chance. His heart was in helping the underdog succeed. The Donald Stuart Corsaut Memorial Scholarship was established as an enduring legacy to a special man and his dream of taking a chance on someone who has a special spark.

Eligibility:
-Must be a Saginaw County resident
-Cumulative 2.5-3.0 GPA
-Attending an accredited school or vocational education program
-Preference may be given to a student studying machine tool operations, industrial supervision, skilled trades, or mechanical design technology
-Pursuing an undergraduate degree, vocational certification, or journeyman’s card
-Part or full-time enrollmentFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

leeann@saginawfoundation.org

989-755-0545

Dorothy and Robert DeBolt Scholarship

Award Amount
$3,000
Awards Available
1
Deadline
May 31, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

The DeBolt Scholarship will be awarded to a youth who has been adopted after being in foster care in California. The applicant must be a California resident at the time of application and must have been accepted for admission to, or be enrolled in an accredited two-year college, four-year university or trade/vocational school in the United States. Maximum age at application is 25 years. Selection of the winner will be based on ability, motivation, community service, financial need, and the potential to succeed.

For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

8391 Auburn Blvd

Citrus Heights, CA 95610

scholarship@lilliput.org

916-678-7254

Dr. Raquel Ontiveros Memorial Scholarship

Award Amount
See Description
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
February 15, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

Dr. Raquel Ontiveros’ life was cut short when she drowned after being caught in a rogue wave while on vacation in Mexico. During her lifetime, Raquel packed significant accomplishments and contributions to her community. These accomplishments included raising two sons, earning a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan and an M.A. from Saginaw Valley State University, serving as principal at Jerome Elementary in Saginaw and teaching in the Saginaw Public Schools for many years. As an educator and administrator, Raquel stressed the importance of individuality and creativity.

Friends and family remember Raquel for her high energy, infectious enthusiasm and what one friend called her “90-kilowatt” smile. They established the Dr. Raquel Ontiveros Memorial Scholarship to help others attain their educational goals in Raquel’s memory.Eligibility:
– Minimum 2.5 GPA
– High school senior or college student with at least 1/4 Mexican-American ancestry
– Saginaw County resident
– Pursuing a degree in education/teaching
– Attending a Michigan college or university
– Part-/full-time enrollment
– Pursuing an undergraduate or vocational degree

For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

leeann@saginawfoundation.org

989-755-0545

Dunkin’ Donuts South/Southwest Florida Scholarship Program

Award Amount
$1,000
Awards Available
15
Deadline
April 29, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience, statement of goals and aspirations, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an outside appraisal. Once potential scholarship recipients are identified, financial data is reviewed to determine if the student demonstrates financial.

Eligibility:
-High school seniors attending a designated school in one of the following:
-The Palm Beach Treasure Coast area of Florida
-The Greater Miami – Fort Lauderdale area (including Broward, Dade, and Monroe counties)
-The Greater Ft. Myers-Naples area (including Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Hendry, DeSoto counties)
-Have a minimum GPA of 3.5
-Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school for the entire academic year
-Demonstrate financial needIf selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $1,000 award. Up to fifteen (15) awards will be granted each year. Five (5) awards will be granted to each region as long as there are qualified applicants.

For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

One Scholarship Way

Saint Peter , MN 56082

moiseslimaguerrero@scholarshipamerica.org

507-931-1682

DuPont Pioneer Scholarship

Award Amount
$1,000
Awards Available
8
Deadline
February 1, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

DuPont Pioneer supports college students—both undergraduate and graduate students—in their pursuit to help feed and fuel the world. We honor students that are high-achieving, future leaders with the interest in increasing crop productivity.

All scholarships are paid with the understanding that, unless otherwise indicated, the money will be used for tuition, fees, books, and equipment required for classes to attain a vocational diploma or college degree from a postsecondary vocational/technical school or from a college or university.To learn whether Pioneer scholarships or fellowships are available at your university, contact the head of the appropriate academic department.

For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

P.O. Box 1000

Johnston , IA 50131

515-535-3200

Eastern Monmouth Area Chamber Of Commerce Education Foundation

Award Amount
$1,250
Awards Available
3
Deadline
May 5, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

The Eastern Monmouth Area Chamber of Commerce (EMACC) Educational Foundation intends to grant at least three (3) $1,250 scholarships to eligible persons who meet the established criteria. The awards are as follows:
– $1,250 for a “returning” student. A returning student is a student whose education has been interrupted and who will be at least 25 years old as of September 1st.
– $1,250 for a college student entering his/her junior or senior year who is in need of help to complete his/her degree because of increased expenses or decreased finances.
– $1,250 for a vocational student pursuing post high school vocational education. Post high school vocational education does not include pursuit of a four (4) year college degree.Scholarships will generally be awarded to full time students. However, part-time students whose application reflects serious attention to completing a course of study will also be considered.The individual must live or work within the EMACC service area, Monmouth County, New Jersey, or work for a Chamber member and be recommended by a Chamber member in good standing. See our website for more information.

Contact

Karolyn Wray

170 Broad Street

Red Bank, NJ 07701

emacc.foundation@gmail.com

732-741-0055

Ellen Highland Fernandez Scholarship for Graduate Studies

Award Amount
See Description
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
April 30, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

Little People of America, Inc., is a nonprofit organization that provides support and information to people of short stature and their families. As part of our service to people with dwarfism and the community at large, LPA offers educational scholarships to prospective and current students attending college or vocational school in the United States.

The Ellen Highland Fernandez Scholarship for Graduate Studies is for students obtaining a Masters or Ph.D degree. Scholarships may be renewed for up to 3 years of graduate work, at the decision of the Scholarship Committee.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

250 El Camino Real

Suite 218

Tustin, CA 92780

info@lpaonline.org

888-572-2001

eQuality Scholarship

Award Amount
$6,000
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
February 1, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

eQuality Scholarship Collaborative awards scholarships to honor and encourage California students for their service to the lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender community. Applicants for all scholarships must have demonstrated service to the LGBTQ community. Applicants of all sexual orientations and gender identities are eligible.

Eligibility for high school graduates:
-Must be a resident of northern or central California (may study elsewhere)
-Must have completed or expect to complete high school or equivalent within the last four years
-Must plan to attend or began attending an accredited post-secondary institution (college, university, or vocational/trade school) for the first time this coming yearEligibility for community college transfer students:
-Must be a resident of northern or central California (but may study elsewhere)
-Must have graduated or expect to graduate from community college within the last four years
-Must plan to attend or began attending an accredited four-year college or university for the first time this coming year

Eligibility for nursing students:
-Must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment in an accredited ADN or BSN RN program in California
-Master’s prepared programs with a BA/BS in a field other than nursing are eligible. RN reentry and RN to BSN or MSN programs and diploma programs are not eligible
-Be in good academic standing, if just entering nursing
-Minimum 3.0 GPA with a strong emphasis on math and science
-Must not be an employee nor a dependent of an employee of Kaiser Permanente
-Have not received an eQaulity nursing scholarship before

Eligibility for medical students:
-Must be attending an accredited medical school in California or be a California resident attending an accredited medical school elsewhere in the U.S.
-Be in good academic standing
-Have not received an eQaulity nursing scholarship before

For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

P.O. Box 191311

San Francisco, CA 94119-1311

info@equalityscholarship.org

EWGA Foundation’s Women On Par Scholarship

Award Amount
$1,000
Awards Available
2
Deadline
April 15, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

“Women on Par” Scholarship Program, provided by the EWGA Foundation, was established in 2007 to provide financial assistance to “non-traditional” female students. These scholarships are intended for women, age 30 and older, who are attending a college or university for the first time or returning to school after an absence to complete their technical/vocational, Associate or Bachelor’s degree. The scholarships are designed to help these women get “on par,” or get an equal footing, with their peers, friends and other women who have had a chance to complete their college education.

Eligibility:
-Must be a female
-Be at least 30 years of age as of January 1
-Be a U.S. or Canadian citizen, or legal resident
-Pursuing a technical/vocational, associate or bachelor’s degree. Candidates must be first time applicants to school, or must be returning to school after an absence to complete a degree. If you have already obtained a bachelor’s degree, you are ineligible to apply for this scholarship
-Currently enrolled, or accepted to an accredited school, college or university
-Exhibit a need for financial assistanceFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Amanda Hoey

8895 N. Military Trail

Suite 102E

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418-3615

foundation@myewga.com

800-407-1477 x 112

Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund

Award Amount
See Description
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
Varies

Scholarship Description

 

The Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund benefits dependent children with strong financial need, as well as spouses and domestic partners of 9/11 victims.

Scholarships may be used to attend an accredited vocational-technical school, trade school, two-year college, four-year college, or university located in the United States. Recipients may receive scholarship awards for up to four (4) years, or the equivalent if attendance is part-time, depending on total funding available. Eligibility for scholarship assistance is always based on financial need, as calculated by our financial need formula. Funds are available for undergraduate study and, in some cases, for graduate study.There are two options for deadlines: a May 15 deadline and a rolling deadline (the application must be submitted before the end of the term).

For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

One Scholarship Way

P.O. Box 297

Saint Peter, MN 56082

info@familiesoffreedom.org

877-862-0136

Flegenheimer Family Scholarship

Award Amount
See Description
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
February 15, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

The Flegenheimer Family Scholarship was created in 1998 to give Saginaw County students the opportunity to further their education. It is hoped this scholarship will allow students to become better prepared for the future. The scholarship was established by Marjorie and Ernest Flegenheimer in recognition of the importance of education and the difference it can make in a young person’s life. Applicants pursuing a vocational trade may be given preference.

Qualifications:
-Minimum 2.0 GPA
-High school senior
-Saginaw County resident
-Pursuing an undergraduate or vocational degree at an accredited Michigan institution
-Part or full-time enrollmentFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Saginaw Community Foundation

leeann@saginawfoundation.org

989-755-0545

Flegenheimer Family Scholarship

Award Amount
See Description
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
February 15, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

The Flegenheimer Family Scholarship was created in 1998 to give Saginaw County students the opportunity to further their education. It is hoped this scholarship will allow students to become better prepared for the future. The scholarship was established by Marjorie and Ernest Flegenheimer in recognition of the importance of education and the difference it can make in a young person’s life. Applicants pursuing a vocational trade may be given preference.

Qualifications:
-Minimum 2.0 GPA
-High school senior
-Saginaw County resident
-Pursuing an undergraduate or vocational degree at an accredited Michigan institution
-Part or full-time enrollmentFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Saginaw Community Foundation

leeann@saginawfoundation.org

989-755-0545

Gay Asian Pacific Alliance Foundation Scholarship

Award Amount
$5,000
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
June 30, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

The purpose of the Gay Asian Pacific Alliance (GAPA) Foundation Scholarship is to provide financial assistance to students in high school, undergraduate, graduate or professional school or trade or vocational school who express activism in the Asian and Pacific Islander (API) and/or lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) communities. Applicants should have a strong history of activism within either the API and/or LGBTQ communities; however, applicants need not identify as either to apply. Preference will be given to those who identify as both API and LGBTQ. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

P.O. Box 22482

San Francisco, CA 94122

programs@gapafoundation.org

415-857-4272

Glenn Mayer Memorial Scholarship

Award Amount
See Description
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
February 15, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

The Glenn Mayer Memorial Fund was established to honor students of Carrollton High School with exemplary sportsmanship and integrity.

Eligibility:
– Graduating seniors from Carrollton High School
– Pursuing an undergraduate degree or vocational training
– Part or full-time enrollmentFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

leeann@saginawfoundation.org

989-755-0545

GLHF Education Scholarship

Award Amount
$3,000
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
May 1, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

The Education Scholarship is designed to assist students with a bleeding disorder (or parents, spouse or siblings if additional funding is available) with tuition assistance as they pursue their education at an accredited, not-for-profit college, university or vocational/technical school. Students must reside in the state of Wisconsin or receive care at one of the Wisconsin Hemophilia Treatment Centers.

For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Program Services Coordinator

Great Lakes Hemophilia Foundation

638 North 18th Street, Suite 108

Milwaukee, WI 53233

kkoppen@glhf.org

414-937-6782

Gloria and Joseph Mattera National Scholarship

Award Amount
$500
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
April 15, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

The purpose of the Gloria and Joseph Mattera National Scholarship Fund for Migrant Children is to assist financially those migrant youth who have the potential and the desire to further their education to achieve their personal and career goals. Eligible applicants must be entering or enrolled in college or other types of post-secondary programs.

Grant amounts are determined by the Screening Committee on the basis of background in migrant farm work, financial need, and potential of the youth. The Fund grants approximately 100 awards annually in the amount of up to $250.Eligibility:
-Recent history of movement for agricultural employment – priority will be given to currently interstate migrant youth
-Scholastic potential
-Financial need
-Enrolled in or accepted at an accredited public or private college, technical or vocational school, or a dropout or a potential dropout from high school who shows promise of ability to continue schooling

For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Gloria Mattera

3 Mt. Morris-Leicester Road

Leicester, NY 14481

mreho@gvboces.org

800-245-5681

GRCF Dave & Laurie Russell Family Scholarship for Habitat for Humanity of Kent County Families

Award Amount
See Description
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
April 1, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

Grand Rapids Community Foundation awards hundreds of scholarships annually primarily to Kent County students bound for or in college, or those pursuing a technical career.

To be eligible for the Dave & Laurie Russell Family Scholarship for Habitat for Humanity of Kent County Families, students must be Habitat for Humanity of Kent County home owners or an immediate family member (spouse/partner, child, step-child) residing in the home pursuing an undergraduate degree or certification at an accredited vocational trade program, two-year or four-year college or accredited graduate level program located in the United States. Applicants must have financial need.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

185 Oakes St SW

Grand Rapids, MI 49503

rbishop@grfoundation.org

616-454-1751 x 103

GRCF Donald J. DeYoung Scholarship

Award Amount
See Description
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
April 1, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

The Donald J. DeYoung Scholarship fund was created in 1997 by friends and colleagues of Judge DeYoung to honor his 18 years of service as a probate court judge. The scholarship is designed to assist young people who have had contact with
the Family Division of the Circuit Court and are interested in pursuing college or vocational education.Young people currently residing in the West Michigan area who are wards of the court or previously have been a ward of the court and have been discharged successfully are eligible to apply for the Donald J. DeYoung Scholarship. Applicants should be referred by a caseworker or probation officer. Non-traditional students are also encouraged to apply. The
scholarship may be used at any educational institution within the United States. Applicants must be accepted at a college/university or training school to apply. Applicants must have financial need and a 2.5 minimum GPA.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

185 Oakes SW

Grand Rapids, MI 49503

rbishop@grfoundation.org

616-454-1751 x 103

GRCF Roger and Jacquelyn Vander Laan Family Scholarship

Award Amount
See Description
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
April 1, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

Grand Rapids Community Foundation awards hundreds of scholarships annually primarily to Kent County students bound for or in college, or those pursuing a technical career.

To be eligible for the Roger and Jacquelyn Vander Laan Family Scholarship, students must be seniors at South Christian High School entering a full-time program in the fall at any accredited college, university, vocational, or technical school and majoring in healthcare, education, or business. Applicants must also have financial need and a minimum 3.0 GPA.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

Grand Rapids Community Foundation

185 Oakes SW

Grand Rapids, MI 49503

rbishop@grfoundation.org

616-454-1751 x 103

Great Lakes Safety Training Center Scholarship

Award Amount
See Description
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
February 15, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

The Great Lakes Safety Training Center Scholarship will provide an annual scholarship award to a resident of Saginaw County who is pursuing a degree or certification in trades, construction or engineering with an interest in safety.

Eligibility:
– Minimum 2.5 GPA
– Declared a major and pursuing a certificate, vocational, associate, undergraduate, or graduate degree in trades, construction, or engineering with an interest in safety
– Must be at least a college sophomore at time of application
– Saginaw County resident
– Full-time enrollmentFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

leeann@saginawfoundation.org

989-755-0545

Guadalupe “Lupe” Gomez Memorial Scholarship

Award Amount
See Description
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
February 15, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

The Guadalupe “Lupe” Gomez Memorial Scholarship was started by Lupe’s family shortly after she passed away on March 1, 2009. Lupe was the secretary at the Saginaw Board of Education and Arthur Eddy Junior High School for 15 years. During her time at the school, Lupe touched the lives of many students. This scholarship will be awarded to a student that best demonstrates the hard working, self-motivation that best describes Lupe.

Qualifications:
-Graduating senior from any school in Saginaw County
-2.5–3.0 GPA
-Pursuing an undergraduate, graduate, associate, or vocational degree
-Part- or full-time enrollmentFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Saginaw Community Foundation

leeann@saginawfoundation.org

989-755-0545

Hammond Tri Kappa Scholarships

Award Amount
See Description
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
March 30, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

Criteria used by the Tri Kappa Scholarship Committee in the selection of recipients for this scholarship are: academic achievement, strong goals, extracurricular activities, volunteer service, and financial need. Applicants will be evaluated on the information supplied. Recipients will be notified approximately six weeks after the application deadline.

Eligibility:
-Be a citizen of the United States and a resident of Hammond
-Be a high school senior graduating from an area high school
-Be admitted as a full-time student at an accredited college, university, vocational school, or junior college for the fall term following high school graduationScholarship packets must include:
-Completed application form
-Official transcript of high school grades, including 7th semester of the Hammond fall trimester of high school work
-Goal statement (300 words or less). Submit a typed or handwritten essay explaining your short and long term goal and why you are applying for this scholarship
-Resume (typed or handwritten). List the following information on a separate sheet of paper or an attached form
-School extra-curricular activities, honors and awards received, community service activities and work experience
-A letter of recommendation from your counselor or one of your teachers

See your school counselor for the application.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

Hardin-Simmons University Endowed Scholarships for Ministerial Students

Award Amount
See Description
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
July 15, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

All undergraduate ministerial students who are majoring or minoring in Logsdon School of Theology are eligible for ministerial scholarships.

Endowed scholarships for ministerial students vary in the amounts that are awarded. Freshman and sophomores typically receive a base-level award amount for the fall and spring semesters and then are considered for awards of higher amounts based their academic performance during their junior and senior years.Eligibility:
-Enrolled full-time as a Hardin-Simmons University undergraduate student majoring in one of Logsdon’s three degree programs: B.A. Biblical Studies, B.A. Religion, B.B.S. Ministry
-Exhibit a personal call to vocational ministry
-Write a statement describing your experience and sense of calling to vocational ministry

To maintain the scholarship, recipients must continue full-time enrollment majoring in one of Logsdon’s degree programs and maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA.

Contact

Director

Logsdon Ministry Guidance Office

2200 Hickory Box 16235

Abilene, TX 79698

mstone@hsutx.edu

325-670-1268

Harold & Bernadine Reiss Scholarship

Award Amount
See Description
Awards Available
2
Deadline
February 15, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

The Harold and Bernadine Reiss Scholarship continues their tradition of community service by helping deserving students of Freeland High School achieve their career goals. The selection process will consider both academic ability and financial need. The scholarship may be used to fund either collegiate or vocational education.

Eligibility:
-Graduating seniors from Freeland High School
-Part or full-time enrollment
-Two awards annually – one to a female and one to a male
-Pursuing an undergraduate degree or vocational training
-Minimum 2.0 GPAFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

leeann@saginawfoundation.org

989-755-0545

Herb Schlaughenhoupt, Jr. Memorial Scholarship

Award Amount
$500
Awards Available
2
Deadline
Varies

Scholarship Description

 

This scholarship fund was established by the family of Herb Schlaughenhoupt, Jr., one of the founders of the Kentucky Hemophilia Foundation, in honor of his memory. The Herb Schlaughenhoupt, Jr. Memorial Scholarship is awarded twice each year to individuals with hemophilia or a similar bleeding disorder – or -individuals with an immediate family member with a bleeding disorder.

The scholarship can be used for tuition, room and board, and related expenses associated with an accredited post-secondary education at a university, college, trade or vocational school. Deadlines for submission of an application are in July and January.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Kentucky Hemophilia Foundation

1850 Taylor Avenue, Suite 2

Louisville, KY 40213

502-456-3233

Hirsch Family Scholarship

Award Amount
$10,000
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
April 15, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

The Dallas Foundation manages a number of scholarships for students with diverse interests. The Hirsch Family Scholarship was established as a scholarship fund in 2009. It currently benefits dependent children of active employees of Eagle Materials, Highlander Partners, Ascend, Lund, Juice Tyme, Profile Custom Extrusions, Versatex, Trimboard, or any of their majority-owned subsidiaries.

Applicants must:
-Be the dependent child of an active employee of Eagle Materials, Highlander Partners, Ascend, Lund, Juice Tyme, Profile Custom Extrusions, Versatex, Trimboard, or any of their majorly-owned subsidiaries
-Be a graduating high school senior who has been accepted in, or already enrolled in, an accredited undergraduate program of study in pursuit of a degree from a public or private regionally accredited community college, college, university, or vocational/trade institute
-Have a proven record of academic performances, as evidences by GPA or class rank
-Be able to demonstrate financial needRenewals are not automatic, but past recipients are encouraged to reapply each year.

For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

The Dallas Foundation

Regan Place at Old Parkland

3963 Maple Avenue, Suite 390

Dallas, TX 75219

scholarships@dallasfoundation.org

214-741-9898

Hope Through Learning Award

Award Amount
$2,500
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
May 31, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

The Hope Through Learning Award is a $2,500 scholarship available to youth age 24 and under residing in Allegheny County who are experiencing or have experienced homelessness during their school attendance years, and who are going on to a higher education or career training program for the first time. Homelessness is defined as lacking a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence, and includes students living in a shelter, car, motel, doubled-up situation, or places not meant for human habitation.

Eligibility:
-Experiencing or has experienced homelessness during school attendance years. Homelessness is defined as lacking a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence, and includes students living in a shelter, car, motel, doubled-up living situation, places not meant for human habitation, or lacking permanent housing.
-Currently residing in Allegheny County
-24 years of age or younger
-Accepted into a post-secondary education or career program (e.g. college, university, community college, business school, technical school, vocational school, career training, internship, apprenticeship) for the first time, and are scheduled to begin classes/training before the end of the current year
-High school graduate or GED recipient, or due to complete secondary education at the end of the school yearEssay (one to two pages)
Please respond to each item:
-Describe your experience with homelessness
-How has your experience with homelessness affected your education? How have you overcome the challenges of housing instability to succeed in school?
-What do you think should be done (or what would you do) to increase awareness or address the issue of student homelessness?

For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Carrie Pavlik

2020 Smallman Street

Pittsburgh, PA 15222

cpavlik@homelessfund.org

412-562-0154

Hubler Endowed Scholarship

Award Amount
$10,000
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
March 15, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

Gifts from the Hubler Family Trust have established the Raymond O. and Allene Breech Hubler Endowed Scholarship Fund to benefit outstanding Baylor University ministry students who are Religion majors and are participating in the Ministry Guidance Program in the Department of Religion.

Eligibility:
-Show evidence of a divine call to church-related vocational ministry
-Demonstrate a lifestyle of commitment to the principles of the Christian life
-Be a committed church member and actively involved in a school-year church
-Be enrolled as a full-time student (12+ hrs each Fall/Spring semester) with a declared major in Religion
-Currently enrolled students must have a Baylor cumulative GPA of at least 3.25
-Incoming students must qualify for a merit scholarship
-Provide certification from his/her church in one of the following forms: letter of certification of a call to church-related vocational ministry, certificate of license to the gospel ministry, certificate of ordination to the gospel ministry

Contact

Ministry Guidance Office

Department of Religion at Baylor University

One Bear Place #97284

Waco, TX 76798-7284

254-710-3739

ICMA-RC Public Employee Memorial Scholarship

Award Amount
$10,000
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
March 15, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

The ICMA-RC Public Employee Memorial Scholarship Fund (ICMA-RC Memorial Scholarship Fund) was founded in 2001 to honor the lives of our nation’s police officers, firefighters, and other local and state government employees who have made the ultimate sacrifice. The fund provides financial assistance to the surviving spouses and children of employees who have died in the line of duty and are planning to attend an accredited two-year community college, four-year accredited university, or vocational school full-time.

Eligibility:
-Children and spouses of local and state government employees who have died in the line of duty
-Provide a letter from the deceased employee’s place of work
-Currently attend or plan to attend school full-time at an accredited two-year community college, four-year accredited university, or vocational school at the time of application
-Undergraduate, graduate, and technical students are eligible
-Online transcripts and grade reports are not accepted

For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Aprile Pritchet

One Scholarship Way

St. Peter, MN 56082

apritchet@icmarc.org

202-962-8085

ICSAC Iowa Vocational-Technical Tuition Grants

Award Amount
$1,200
Awards Available
6000
Deadline
July 1, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

The Iowa College Student Aid Commission Iowa Vocational-Technical Tuition Grant Program provides need-based financial assistance to Iowa residents enrolled in career education (vocational-technical), and career option programs at Iowa community colleges. Grants for full-time students range from $600 to $1,200, depending on financial need and available funds, and are used to cover tuition and fee charges.

Eligibility:
-Iowa resident
-Enrolled in at least 3 credit hours in a qualified program of study (of at least a 15-week duration)
-Enrolled at an Iowa community college
-Must demonstrate financial need

For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Coordinator

Iowa College Student Aid Commission

200-10th Street, 4th Floor

Des Moines, IA 50309

icsac@max.state.ia.us

515-242-3344

Independent Hardee’s Franchisee Association Scholarship

Award Amount
$1,000
Awards Available
20
Deadline
January 15, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

Every year, IHFA awards up to twenty $1,000 scholarships to employees of member restaurants. Scholarships are offered each year for full-time study to an accredited institution of the student’s choice.

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience, statement of goals and aspirations, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an outside appraisal. Financial need is not considered. Applicants will be notified in early April.

Who may apply:
-Employees of IHFA member restaurants with six (6) months continuous service and who are still employed at award distribution time
-Employees who plan to enroll or are already enrolled in an accredited institution: two- or four-year college, university, or vocational/technical school

For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

638 Independence Pkwy

Suite 100

Chesapeake , VA 23320

507-931-1682 x 432

Indo-Pak Scholarship

Award Amount
See Description
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
February 15, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

The Indo-Pak Friendship Society of Mid-Michigan was formed to promote fellowship among members of the Indian-American and Pakistani-American communities. Together, their mission is to enhance the quality of life for the entire Mid-Michigan community by emphasizing cultural and service activities by individuals and groups.

Qualifications:
-Minimum 3.0 GPA
-Resident of Great Lakes Bay Region
-Pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree at any college or university or vocational training in Great Lakes Bay Region
-Part or full-time enrollment
-Demonstrated financial need

For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Saginaw Community Foundation

leeann@saginawfoundation.org

989-755-0545

Ivyane D. F. Davis Memorial Scholarship

Award Amount
See Description
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
June 15, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

This scholarship fund addresses the particular financial needs of many children who have been in foster care and offers them the opportunity for higher education. The fund awards several scholarships annually in honor of Mrs. Davis, who had a lifelong interest in the welfare of children. Ivyane D. F. Davis Scholarships are administered by the State of Delaware and are awarded to recipients selected by the Child Placement Review Board of Delaware. Scholarships are renewable.

Eligibility:
-Be a resident of Delaware for at least a year before you apply
-Have been in foster care in Delaware
-Have applied to, been accepted by, or be attending an institution of higher education or a post-secondary vocational school

Ivyane D. F. Davis Memorial Scholarships can be used at any accredited post-secondary academic institution or any accredited post-secondary vocational schools. The school does not have to be located in Delaware.

For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

820 N French St

F1

Wilmington, DE 19801

302-577-8750

JCCIA Women’s Division Scholarship

Award Amount
$2,000
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
April 5, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

The Women’s Division of the Joint Civic Committee of Italian Americans is offering scholarships in the amount of $2,000 to young ladies, of Italian heritage, who are graduating at the end of the current school year. The Scholarship award will be presented on April 27 at the Scholarship Benefit Fashion Show and Dinner to be held at the Drury Lane Oak Brook, Oak Brook Terrace, Illinois.

Eligibility:
-Resident of Illinois
-At least one parent of the applicant must be of Italian descent
-Minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA
-Applicant must be a graduating high school senior who will be enrolled full-time in a two- or four-year accredited college/university or an accredited vocational/technical school
-Recipient must be present to accept the award

For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

3800 Division Street

Stone Park, IL 60165

jcc@jccia.com

708-450-9050

 

Jeannette Rankin Women’s Scholarship Fund

Award Amount
$2,000
Awards Available
87
Deadline
March 18, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

Each fall, Jeannette Rankin Women’s Scholarship Fund awards scholarships to low-income women, ages 35 and older, who have a vision of how a college education will benefit themselves, their families and their communities. The scholarships are open to students pursuing a technical or vocational education, an associate’s degree or a first bachelor’s degree. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

JRF’s low-income eligibility is based on the student’s estimated household income for the coming school year. Our income guidelines come from the Department of Labor’s Lower Living Standard. The figures, which can be found at the website, are updated each year by January 1st.An applicant for a JRF scholarship must be:
-A woman, age 35 or older
-Low-income
-A U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the United States
-Pursuing a technical or vocational education, an associate’s degree, or a first bachelor’s degree
-Enrolled in, or accepted to, a regionally or ACICS accredited schoolJRF accepts the following accreditations:
-Middle States Commission on Higher Education
-New England Association of Schools and Colleges
-Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
-Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
-Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
-Western Association of Schools and Colleges
-Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and SchoolsFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

April Greene

1 Huntington Road

#701

Athens, GA 30606

info@rankinfoundation.org

706-208-1211

 

Jewish Family and Children’s Services Scholarship

Award Amount
$1,500
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
October 31, 2017

Scholarship Description

 

Fulfilling our educational and vocational goals is one of life’s most empowering and impactful objectives. At JFCS, we annually help hundreds of Jewish students achieve these goals by providing them with loans and grants.

Eligibility:
-Must be Jewish
-Have been a legal and permanent resident of Sonoma, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, or northern Santa Clara counties for at least two years prior to submitting your application
-Demonstrate financial need based on the FAFSA and you/your family’s federal tax return
-Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA
-Although not required, candidates who demonstrate a meaningful connection and/or commitment to the Jewish community are desiredFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

michellel@jfcs.org

 

John and Florence Goll Scholarship

Award Amount
See Description
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
February 15, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

The John and Florence Goll Scholarship is for students who are members of or have connections to the First Congregational Church and demonstrate financial need.

Eligibility:
– Minimum 2.5 GPA
– Resident of Great Lakes Bay Region
– Priority will be given to full-time students
– Member of or demonstrated connection to First Congregational Church in Saginaw
– Pursuing an undergraduate degree or vocational training
– Demonstrated financial need

For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

leeann@saginawfoundation.org

989-755-0545

Jordan M. Draper Memorial Scholarship

Award Amount
See Description
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
February 15, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

It is in this spirit that the Jordan M. Draper Memorial Scholarship was established: to assist others in reaching their goals, to recognize those giving back to their community, to encourage students in becoming well-rounded individuals, and to inspire others to live life well.

Eligibility:
-Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA
-Heritage High School senior
-Must have participated in high school athletics at least one year
-Pursuing an undergraduate degree or vocational training
-Full-time enrollment

For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

leeann@saginawfoundation.org

989-755-0545

Judge Gary R. McDonald Memorial Scholarship

Award Amount
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Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
February 15, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

January 2004 marked the passing of a true champion of justice and compassion for the men and women of Michigan. Judge Gary R. McDonald, beloved father and friend, served the citizens of Saginaw and the rest of Michigan for over 30 years.
In honor of his esteemed service, the family and colleagues of this respected Michigan leader have created the Judge Gary R. McDonald Memorial Scholarship Fund. Its purpose is to grant students of Saginaw County the financial means to pursue a career in a law-related field so that Judge McDonald’s unrelenting pursuit of justice may continue in his honor.Eligibility:
– Minimum 2.5 GPA
– Saginaw County resident
– High school senior or college student
– Pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree or vocational training in a law-related field
– Full-time enrollmentFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

leeann@saginawfoundation.org

989-755-0545

Judith Heavenrich Memorial Scholarship

 

 

Award Amount
See Description
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
February 15, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

The Judith Heavenrich Memorial Scholarship was established to assist single, low-income mothers return to school to earn a degree or trade. Applicants must be a female Saginaw County resident and a low-income, single mother. Must be a non-traditional student (out of high school for at least six months with no academic experience or out of college for two consecutive semesters or more before returning to school); seeking an undergraduate degree, associates degree, or vocational training. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

leeann@saginawfoundation.org

989-755-0545

Junior League of Saginaw Valley Scholarship

 

 

Award Amount
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Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
February 15, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

The league has had many fundraising events in its history, always with the purpose of returning monies to the community through varied and needed projects. The Junior League of Saginaw Valley Scholarship is one of those projects.

Eligibility:
– Minimum 2.5 GPA
– Female
– College students, not a high school senior
– Resident of Saginaw, Bay, or Midland Counties
– Pursuing an undergraduate degree or vocational training
– Part or full-time enrollmentFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

leeann@saginawfoundation.org

989-755-0545

JVS Chicago Scholarship Program

 

 

Award Amount
See Description
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
February 1, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

Educational scholarship funds from grants administered by the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago are available for Jewish college students. More than $500,000 each year is available for full-time students, predominantly those legally domiciled in the metropolitan Chicago area, who are identified as having promise for significant contributions in their chosen careers. Assistance is available for those in the helping professions.

Eligibility:
-Must be Jewish
-Were born and raised in the Chicago metropolitan area including Lake County, Indiana; or one continuous year of full-time employment in the Chicago-metro area prior to enrollment
-Intend to remain in the Chicago-metro area after school
-Demonstrate financial need
-Demonstrate career promise
-Available for an interview between March 1st and April 20th
-Provide two professional/academic reference lettersFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

1 South Franklin Street

Chicago, IL 60606

jvsscholarship@jvschicago.org

312-673-3444

Kahdine Ann DaCosta Scholarship for Excellence in Leadership

 

 

Award Amount
$1,000
Awards Available
2
Deadline
March 1, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

The Kahdine Ann DaCosta Memorial Scholarship for Excellence in Leadership was established on October 15, 2011 in honor of Kahdine Ann DaCosta. Every year, I AM O’KAH! searches for students that embody Kahdine’s tenacious drive and unwavering dedication to the community.

Eligibility:
-Applicants must attend a high school in the Baltimore Metro area (Baltimore City, Baltimore County and Ann Arundel County) and be a senior in good standing, as defined by school and verified by official transcript
-Applicants must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 out of 4.0 or equivalent
-Have demonstrated leadership abilities through their participation in community service, extracurricular activities, or other activities shown to foster leadership skills. A minimum of two consecutive years of community service/activities is required
-Will enroll for the first time at an accredited two- or four-year college/university (including trade/vocational school where they will earn an associate degree) located in the United States in the upcoming academic year
-Have a demonstrated financial need, verified through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
-Must be a citizen, national, or legal permanent resident of the United States
-Must be a minority student: Black/ African-America n, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian/Pacific Islander, American or Latino/Hispanic American. Family members of I AM O’KAH! Inc. Board Members and Officers are not eligibleThe Kahdine Ann DaCosta Memorial Scholarship for Excellence in Leadership is administered by the College Bound Foundation. Students will have to register on the College Bound website and upload all required documentation to be considered.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

CollegeBound Foundation Associate Program Director

mthornton@collegeboundfoundation.org

410-783-2905 x 207

Kappa Zeta’s Stork’s Nest Scholarship

 

 

Award Amount
$1,500
Awards Available
1
Deadline
January 16, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

The scholarship is to be awarded to high school seniors or student with a GED who has completed the Storks Nest Education Program through Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., Kappa Zeta Chapter and the Stork’s Nest Charity Fund of Dallas, a non-profit organization.

Eligibility:
-Must have completed the Storks Nest Education Program through Kappa Zeta, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.
-Must be a high school senior or completed GED within the last year prior to submitting an application
-Must plan to pursue vocational school, trade school, or two- or four-year college/university within two years of completing the Storks Nest Education Program
-Must be a resident of Dallas CountyThe winner will receive a scholarship in the amount of $1,500; with $750 being distributed the first semester and $750 distributed the second semester if a GPA of 2.5 or higher is maintained.For information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Keshelia Calcote

P.O. Box 222131

Dallas, TX 75222-2131

snscholarship@kappazpb.org

214-941-3683

Katherine Mullinax Memorial Scholarship

 

 

Award Amount
$2,100
Awards Available
9
Deadline
March 8, 2018
Scholarship Description

 

Betty’s goals for this scholarship were to define broad criteria so as to make it available to most any student in Gratiot County who had the desire to pursue post-secondary education. The first scholarship was awarded in 2007, nearly 100 years following Mrs. Mullinax’s birth. This scholarship will continue for generations to come supporting Gratiot County youth in achieving their goals of higher education.

Eligibility:
-Must reside in Gratiot County and be either a graduating high school senior or full-time student enrolled in post-secondary educational institution including college, university, vocational and post-graduate study or previous scholarship recipient
-Preference is given to those demonstrating academic achievement, community service, and financial needFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

168 E Center Street

PO Box 248

Ithaca , MI 48847

bacre@gratiotfoundation.org

989-875-4222

 

Ken & Ellen McAllister Scholarship

Award Amount
See Description
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
February 15, 2018
Scholarship Description
The Ken & Ellen McAllister Scholarship was established in 1999 in memory of Ken and Ellen McAllister, strong advocates for higher education. Interested in lifelong learning, Ken and Ellen instilled that philosophy and love in their children and inspired each to pursue a college education. This scholarship honors and continues to keep alive Ken and Ellen’s legacy of advocacy and commitment to the value of higher education.

 

Eligibility:
-Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA
-Graduating senior from Arthur Hill or Saginaw High
-Pursuing an undergraduate degree at a Michigan college, university, vocational school, or apprenticeship program
-Full-time enrollmentFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Schoalrship Committee

leeann@saginawfoundation.org

989-755-0545

Kids’ Chance of Michigan

Award Amount
$5,000
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
Varies
Scholarship Description
At Kids’ Chance of Michigan we’re dedicated to helping Michigan kids who need it most – those who need assistance for college or vocational education because a parent has been killed or catastrophically injured in a work-related accident. Our mission is to raise funds to provide need based scholarships to qualifying kids ages 17-22 to pursue their educational dreams at a college, community college, trade or vocational school in Michigan.

 

Applications are accepted year-round. Scholarships are awarded in June or July.

Contact

Susan Delong

300 E. Long Lake Rd

Suite 200

Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304-2376

admin@kidschanceofmi.org

248-205-2760

Kids Chance of New York Work Compensation Scholarship

Award Amount
$10,000
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
Varies

Scholarship Description

 

Kids’ Chance of New York is a tax-exempt, charitable organization created with the purpose to provide scholarships for college and vocational education to children of New York workers who have been fatally or seriously injured in a work-related accident, resulting in financial need.The Kids’ Chance of New York scholarship is intended to assist in obtaining a vocational, college, or post-graduate education for financially needy, qualified, and deserving students. Students may not be older than 25 years of age. Students must have had a parent or guardian who has suffered a serious or fatal accidental injury or occupational disease while working for a New York employer.

The scholarship is good for one school year, and may be contingent upon grades. The applicant must reapply for the scholarship to continue. Renewals are contingent upon availability of funds. Scholarship awards vary and depend largely on the needs and educational expenses of the student. Scholarships may cover tuition, books, supplies, housing, meals and other expenses not covered by other grants and/or scholarships. Scholarships are paid directly to the educational institution. For full details and to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Gary Osborne

170 Old Country Road

Mineola, NY 11501

admin@kcnewyork.org

631-509-5925 x 105

Kinnett Scholarships for College/Further Education

Award Amount
$1,000
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
April 8, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

Since 2005, the Northern Suburban Special Education District (NSSED) Foundation has been helping to make the dream of college a reality for many students. The Kinnett Scholarship for College/Further Education, aimed at graduating seniors from NSSED-affiliated high schools, grants $1,000 scholarships to:

-Special Education students pursuing further education through college, vocational school, or post-secondary programs
-Students planning on pursuing a college degree in special educationEligibility:
-Any graduating senior from an NSSED affiliated high school program who fits one of the above purposes
-Students applying for a scholarship are required to submit a completed application, as well as a written essay indicating both the reason that the student deserves to receive the scholarship and the student’s plan for further education
-Must submit a list of student and community activities in which they have been involved, including service to children and/or families with disabilities; a list of awards or accomplishments; two letters of recommendation, one personal and one from a high school teacher or administrator; and a transcript indicating academic achievementPlease refer to the NSSED Foundation website for the application form, the list of required application packet contents and additional information. NSSED-affiliated high school districts include Deerfield and Highland Park High School District 113, Glenbrook High School District 225, New Trier High School District 203 and Lake Forest High School District 115.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Ginna Pugh

NSSED Foundation

P.O. Box 2575

Northbrook, IL 60065-2575

nssedfoundation@gmail.com

847-226-8705

Kosciusko County Community Foundation Scholarship

Award Amount
See Description
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
March 15, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

The Community Foundation has nearly 100 scholarship funds available, from which we awarded more than $457,000 in scholarships. Scholarships can be used for tuition, books and academic fees, but not for room and board.

The application is open to both traditional and non-traditional students. Traditional students are defined as those who transition straight from high school to college or a vocational/technical program. The Community Foundation defines non-traditional students as those who have taken one or more years between high school and enrolling in a higher education program. Non-traditional students are generally 23 years or older, but can be more narrowly defined by specific scholarship funds.An eligible applicant must be a current high school senior, high school or home-school program graduate, or have received a GED or TASC certificate. Applicants must be enrolled or planning to enroll in a higher education program for the upcoming academic year.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Kosciusko County Community Foundation

Scholarships@kcfoundation.org

574-267-1901

Kostrzewa-Sivey Educational Scholarship

Award Amount
See Description
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
February 15, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

John Sivey and Connie Kostrzewa-Sivey created the Kostrzewa-Sivey Education Scholarship in 2007 to honor their parents, John and Margaret Schwarz Sivey and Val and Julie Pawlik Kostrzewa. These scholarships will help participants in the Career Links Program fulfill their dreams of achieving an education. The Kostrzewa-Sivey Scholarship is available to all current, graduating participants in Career Links through the Saginaw County Business and Education Partnership.

Eligibility:
– Graduating high school senior participating in Career Links
– Saginaw County resident
– Part or full-time enrollment
– Pursuing an undergraduate degree or vocational training
– Attending a Michigan college or university unless a specific program requires an out of state schoolFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

leeann@saginawfoundation.org

989-755-0545

Kreager Family Scholarship

Award Amount
$2,500
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
March 1, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

This scholarship was established in 2001 by the Kreager family to provide financial assistance to college-bound graduating high school seniors. Graduating high school senior who is a Kalamazoo County resident or attends a high school within Kalamazoo County or a graduating high school senior who is enrolled in South Haven High School; planning to attend an accredited institution for vocational/technical training or a two- or four-year degree either part or full time. Must have suffered the loss of a parent or parents through death or abandonment after infancy. Demonstration of financial need according to the FAFSA; Preference may be given to graduating high school seniors from Gull Lake and South Haven High Schools, but this is not a requirement to apply.

Application Requirements:
-Essay submitted through eGRANT
-Include how extracurricular activities volunteer experiences and leadership roles have helped to prepare you for your choice of study. If you have overcome challenges or improved in motivation and achievement during high school and/or college please provide this information as well
-Two (2) copies of the scholarship recommendation form and letters of recommendation
-An official cumulative transcript through the first semester or trimester of the senior year including ACT/SAT scoresFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

402 East Michigan Avenue

Kalamazoo, MI 49007

info@kalfound.org

269-381-4416

Kris Paper Legacy Scholarship For Women In Technology

Award Amount
$1,500
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
April 15, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

The Kris Paper Legacy Scholarship for Women in Technology provides an annual scholarship to a graduating female high school senior or returning female college student who intends to further their education at a two-year or four-year college, university, vocational, or technical school who share Kris Paper’s love of technology and will be seeking a degree in a technology related field.

The students eligible for assistance shall be graduating female seniors or returning female college students from the greater Kansas City area, have a minimum 3.2 GPA (rigor of curriculum will be taken into consideration), and regularly attend classes. Financial need and community service will also be taken into consideration.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

L. Gordon, Jr. and June D. Pfefferkorn Student Aid Fund

Award Amount
See Description
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
August 15, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

The scholarship may provide non-renewable awards to students who will pursue full-time undergraduate degrees from an accredited vocational/technical school, community college, or college/university in pursuit of a certificate, diploma or
degree. Scholarships will be applied to the cost of undergraduate tuition, fees, room and board, and other college expenses.To receive consideration, applicants must:
-Be residents of Forsyth County
-Have a minimum cumulative unweighted GPA of 2.5
-Demonstrate financial needFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

751 West Fourth Street

Suite 200

Winston-Salem, NC 27101-2702

StudentAid@wsfoundation.org

336-714-3445

Latino Resources College Scholarship Fund

Award Amount
$2,000
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
May 31, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

The Latino Resources College Scholarship Fund was launched in 2014 as a responsive Latino student success initiative. Through the Latino Resources College Scholarship Fund monetary awards are made to exceptional Latino college students in order to support increased Latino college completion rates. Latino students who are pursuing college education goals at a two-year community college, vocational school, four-year university – as well as graduate students – are invited to apply for our competitive scholarship awards. This program invests in Latino students who demonstrate academic excellence, civic engagement, leadership and financial need. This student success initiative is aligned with the mission of the Latino Resources nonprofit organization and its commitment to connect Latinos to resources, services and educational programs that promote active Latino civic participation within their respective communities.

Eligibility:
-Must be a U.S. citizen, legal permanent resident, or meet the criteria for DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) Approved Students
-Must have a permanent residence within Cook County, Illinois
-Must have applied to or be enrolled as a full-time student in a college, university, or graduate school, including 2-year colleges, or vocational schools that lead to an associate’s degree, certification, or licensureFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Dr. Elena Garcia Ansani

2100 Ridge Avenue

Suite G203

Evanston, IL 60201

info@latinoresources.org

847-675-0075

LEAGUE Foundation Academic Scholarships

Award Amount
$2,500
Awards Available
1
Deadline
April 30, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

Since 1996, the LEAGUE at AT&T Foundation has awarded scholarships to self-identified lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (GLBT) graduating U.S. high school seniors based on the following achievements: a 3.0 GPA; significant involvement in community service; and acceptance to an accredited U.S. college or university. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

208 S. Akard St.

Room 251012

Dallas, TX 75202

info@leaguefoundation.org

214-757-3013

Lee Essie and Charlie McMillan, Jr. Active/Inactive Military and Military Veteran Scholarship

Award Amount
See Description
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
February 15, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

In Saginaw, Mrs. McMillan worked as a licensed beautician and a pianist for several local churches. Mr. McMillan worked full-time at General Motors Grey Iron foundry – a career spanning 41 years. At the same time, Mr. McMillan worked several part-time jobs.

Eligibility:
-Must have a minimum 2.5 GPA
-Saginaw County resident
-High school senior or college student
-Pursuing an undergraduate, graduate degree, or vocational studies
-Applicant must be active or inactive military or a military veteran
-Part or full-time enrollmentFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

leeann@saginawfoundation.org

989-755-0545

Lee Essie and Charlie McMillan, Jr. Cosmetology Scholarship

Award Amount
See Description
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
February 15, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

In Saginaw, Mrs. McMillan worked as a licensed beautician and a pianist for several local churches. Mr. McMillan worked full-time at General Motors Grey Iron foundry – a career spanning 41 years. At the same time, Mr. McMillan worked several part-time jobs; the most memorable was selling gospel sheet music.

Eligibility:
– Minimum 2.5 GPA
– Saginaw County resident
– High school senior or college student
– Pursuing an undergraduate, graduate degree, or vocational studies in cosmetology
– Part or full-time enrollmentFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

leeann@saginawfoundation.org

989-755-0545

Lee Essie and Charlie McMillan, Jr. Medical Scholarship

Award Amount
See Description
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
February 15, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

In Saginaw, Mrs. McMillan worked as a licensed beautician and a pianist for several local churches. Mr. McMillan worked full-time at General Motors Grey Iron foundry – a career spanning 41 years. At the same time, Mr. McMillan worked several part-time jobs.

Eligibility:
-Must have a minimum 2.5 GPA
-Saginaw County resident
-High school senior or college student
-Pursuing an undergraduate, graduate degree, or vocational studies in the medical field of study
-Part or full-time enrollmentFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

leeann@saginawfoundation.org

989-755-0545

Lee Essie and Charlie McMillan, Jr. Music Scholarship

Award Amount
See Description
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
February 15, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

In Saginaw, Mrs. McMillan worked as a licensed beautician and a pianist for several local churches. Mr. McMillan worked full-time at General Motors Grey Iron foundry – a career spanning 41 years. At the same time, Mr. McMillan worked several part-time jobs. The most memorable was selling gospel sheet music.

Qualifications for the Music Scholarship:
-Minimum 2.5 GPA
-Saginaw County resident
-High school senior or college student
-Pursuing an undergraduate, graduate degree, or vocational studies
-Applicant must have at least one year of practical experience or training in instrumental music
-Part or full-time enrollmentFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Saginaw Community Foundation

leeann@saginawfoundation.org

989-755-0545

Lily Pabilona Emerging Entrepreneur Scholarship

Award Amount
$5,000
Awards Available
1
Deadline
May 31, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

The Lily Pabilona Emerging Entrepreneur Scholarship recognizes Asian American high school, graduate and post-graduate students pursuing a career in entrepreneurship. This scholarship will provide awards for U.S. students attending accredited American universities. Scholarship Winners will be invited to attend our annual charity event, Fashion for a Passion, held in Fall in Dallas, Texas.

Eligibility:
-Must be of at least 50% Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity
-Must be a citizen, national or legal permanent resident of the U.S
-Must be either a high school senior or a college student currently enrolled full-time at an accredited U.S. vocational, junior college, or four-year college/university and must be a full-time, degree-seeking student by the upcoming academic calendar year and pursuing a major or concentration in Entrepreneurship
-Have demonstrated leadership abilities through participation in community service, extracurricular, or other activities
-Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
-Family members of Board members are ineligibleFor more information and to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

3839 McKinney Ave. Ste. 155-231

Dallas, TX 75204

469-583-4661

Live Out Loud Scholarship Program

Award Amount
$10,000
Awards Available
3
Deadline
March 1, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

The Live Out Loud Educational Scholarship was created to provide financial support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) youth who are pursuing a college degree. Students must be graduating high school seniors from the Tri-State area including New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. Awards are based on leadership, community service/involvement, academic achievement, personal essay, letters of recommendation, interview, financial need, and future goals. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

45 W. 36th St.

6th Floor

New York, NY 10018

jd@liveoutloud.info

212-378-4091

Loren and Becky Roslund Scholarship

 

 

Award Amount
$800
Awards Available
1
Deadline
March 8, 2018

Scholarship Description

 

Loren and Becky Roslund began building their farm in 1977. As their daughters, Angie and Allison were born, the family farm continued to practice modern technology and efficiency, all the while remembering to keep the family involved. After growing up with agriculture at their fingertips, the Roslund Family established this scholarship in 2009 to assist other young adults interested in the agricultural or agri-business field. The scholarship is awarded to any graduating high school senior in Gratiot County to pursue a degree in agriculture, engineering, computers, drafting or similar area of study at a university, college or trade school.

Eligibility:
-Must be a graduating senior of a Gratiot County high school pursuing post-secondary education at a college, university or vocational/trade school
-Previous recipients may reapply without preference
-Must have a minimum 2.5 GPA
-Preference to students pursuing a career in agriculture, engineering, computer-aided drafting or similar area
-Must demonstrate financial need
-Must provide a personal letter of reference from a non-family member (such as clergy, teacher or advisor)For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact

Scholarship Committee

168 East Center Street

Ithaca , MI 48847

bacre@gratiotfoundation.org

989-875-4222

 

  • Marathon Petroleum Scholars Program
  • Award Amount
    $10,000
    Awards Available
    40
    Deadline
    January 15, 2018
  • Scholarship Description
  • The Marathon Petroleum Scholars Program was established to assist employees’ children who plan to continue education in college or vocational school programs. Renewable and non-renewable scholarships are offered each year for full-time study at an accredited institution of the student’s choice.

    Eligibility:
    -Children of regular full-time or regular part-time employees of Marathon or Speedway SuperAmerica LLC (part-time employees must have one year of service as of the application deadline
    -Children of retired or deceased employees including regular full-time or part-time employees at the time of retirement or death
    -Must be a high school senior with at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA and plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two-year or four-year college/university or an accredited vocational-technical school
    -SAT/ACT scoresFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • One Scholarship Way
  • Saint Peter, MN 56082
  • Martin Luther King School Dream Foundation

    Award Amount
    See Description
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    April 1, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • The Martin Luther King School Dream Foundation was organized to provide scholarships for students who received high school diplomas or GED’s no earlier than spring 1999; had a minimum two years’ attendance at Martin Luther King Elementary School; have been accepted into a program at any accredited post-secondary school; have written an essay about their career and future dreams, and can document twenty or more community service hours during high school

      For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

    • Contact
    • Scholarship Committee
    • 705 Spruce St.
    • Edmonds, WA 98020
    • lindsher@aol.com
    • 425-778-1847
  • Mary K. and Grace Feahr Williams Scholarship
  • Award Amount
    See Description
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    February 15, 2018
  • Scholarship Description
  • Grace Feahr Williams graduated from Saginaw High School in 1904 and her daughter Mary in 1935. Miss Williams was a school secretary in the Saginaw Public Schools for 43 years. She retired in 1981. The Mary K. and Grace Feahr Williams Scholarship was established in 2006 to give a graduating senior from Saginaw High School financial assistance to pursue their educational goals.

    Qualifications:
    -Minimum 2.0 GPA
    -Saginaw High School Senior
    -Pursuing an undergraduate degree or vocational training
    -Part-/full time enrollmentFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

  • Contact
  • Saginaw Community Foundation
  • leeann@saginawfoundation.org
  • 989-755-0545
  • Mary Rowena Cooper Scholarship
  • Award Amount
    See Description
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    August 15, 2018
  • Scholarship Description
  • The Mary Rowena Cooper Scholarship was established in January 1998 to provide financial aid for children of veterans who served in Vietnam. The non-renewable scholarship is for students seeking degrees, certificates, or diplomas at vocational/technical schools, colleges, or universities. Award amounts vary and are based on financial need.

    Eligibility:
    -Have achieved a current cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0
    -Be enrolled a minimum of six credit hours/semester during the academic year
    -Be a U.S. citizen
    -Be a child of a living or deceased veteran who served in VietnamFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • 751 West Fourth Street
  • Suite 200
  • Winston-Salem, NC 27101-2072
  • StudentAid@wsfoundation.org
  • 336-714-3445
  • Maximum Independence Scholarship

    Award Amount
    $1,000
    Awards Available
    10
    Deadline
    March 16, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • Recognizing the ever-increasing need for financial assistance to help defray the cost of higher education, Goodwill Industries of Southwest Oklahoma and North Texas, Inc. (GoodwillSONT) will be awarding ten scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each in the spring to high school seniors. Our mission is to help people with disabilities and disadvantages achieve maximum independence; it is our hope that with our financial assistance, a few select high school seniors who aspire to continue their education can indeed achieve that dream. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
    • Contact
    • Leah M. Doney-Neel
    • 1901 Gore Blvd.
    • Lawton, OK 73501
    • ldoneyneel@goodwillsont.org
    • 580-699-5580 x 3004

    Melvin Kruger Endowed Scholarship Program

    Award Amount
    $20,000
    Awards Available
    25
    Deadline
    January 31, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • The National Roofing Foundation (NRF) has established a scholarship program to assist employees, immediate family members of employees or immediate family of NRCA contractor members who plan to pursue post-secondary education in college and vocational programs. Scholarship recipients will receive funding for up to four years of full-time study at any accredited post-secondary institution of the student’s choice.

      Awards are renewable for up to three years of undergraduate study or until a bachelor’s degree is earned provided recipients renew annually and maintain a 3.0 GPA.

      For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

    • Contact
    • Scholarship Committee
    • One Scholarship Way
    • P.O. Box 297
    • Saint Peter, MN 56082
    • 800-323-9545 x 7513

    Mercedes-Benz US International Scholarships

    Award Amount
    $2,000
    Awards Available
    10
    Deadline
    March 15, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • MBUSI established the program in 2003 to assist Alabama high school seniors and dependent children of MBUSI Team Members who plan to continue education in college or vocational school programs.

      If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a one-time scholarship. Up to ten (10) awards will be granted each year, with half of the scholarships being granted to children of Team Members, the other half to students from high schools in the selected areas.

      Interested students must complete the application and mail it along with a current, complete official transcript of grades to: “Scholarship America,” which manages the program for MBUSI.

      The Mercedes-Benz U.S. International Scholarship Program has been established by Mercedes-Benz U.S. International, Inc. (MBUSI) to assist Alabama high school seniors and dependent children of MBUSI Team Members who plan to continue education in college or vocational school programs. Scholarships are offered each year for full-time study at an accredited institution of the student’s choice.

      Eligibility:
      1. High school seniors from the following areas in Alabama: Jefferson County and Tuscaloosa County, who plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school by the fall term following the application period.

      or

      2. High school seniors who are dependent children of full-time Mercedes-Benz U.S. International, Inc. Team Members who plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year. Children of Management Team are not eligible.

      For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

    • Contact
    • Scholarship Committee
    • One Scholarship Way
    • St. Peter, MN 56082
    • 507-931-1682

    Michael R. Gall Memorial Scholarship

    Award Amount
    See Description
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    February 15, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • The loss of Michael Gall has left an enormous hole in every place that he has touched and that he will never be able to touch again. It is the hope of Michael’s family, HHS students, HHS staff and his numerous friends that this memorial will help others to remember his unique character and his smile that has always conveyed so much.

      Eligibility:
      – Minimum 2.5 GPA
      – Heritage High School senior
      – Pursuing an undergraduate degree or vocational training
      – Full-time enrollment

      For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

    • Contact
    • Scholarship Committee
    • leeann@saginawfoundation.org
    • 989-755-0545

    Michigan Sugar Company Employee Scholarship

    Award Amount
    See Description
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    February 15, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • The Michigan Sugar Company Employee Scholarship was established in 2014 to support and honor our 1,500+ employees and their families. The need to acquire additional skills after high school, be it vocational school or college, is extremely important. Through this scholarship, Michigan Sugar Company hopes to show its commitment to continuing education while encouraging family members of our employees to achieve post-high school education. One scholarship will be awarded to a son/daughter or grandson/granddaughter of employees from each of our factory locations. Also, one additional scholarship will be presented to a relative of our other four locations (Corporate, Carrollton, Fremont, and Findlay). The sugar industry is a major economic contributor in Bay City, Caro, Croswell, and Sebewaing and this scholarship will help support those towns for many years.

      Eligibility:
      -Must have a minimum 2.5 GPA
      -Part or full-time enrollment
      -Pursuing an undergraduate degree or vocational training

      For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

    • Contact
    • Scholarship Committee
    • leeann@saginawfoundation.org
    • 989-755-0545

    Mildred Chaffin Portner Scholarship

    Award Amount
    $1,000
    Awards Available
    1
    Deadline
    March 8, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • The Gratiot County Community Foundation, incorporated in 1992, is a vehicle for receiving charitable gifts that will remain forever in Gratiot County. As a non-profit corporation, we are classified as a public charity under the Internal Revenue Code, making donors eligible for federal tax deductions and a State of Michigan tax credit. Gifts to the Foundation may be in cash, real estate, securities, life insurance policies, and/or personal property and may be made during one’s lifetime or through wills and trusts.

      Eligibility:
      -Must be a Gratiot County high school junior or senior
      -Must use scholarship in pursuit of a post-secondary education at a college or university or in a vocational or technical program
      -Must complete and submit a historical essay focused on a person, place or event in Gratiot County
      The essay must:
      -Be typewritten and double-spaced in a 12 point font size with one inch margins all around
      -Include a title page, annotated bibliography and the body of the paper be no more three 8.5 x 11-inch pages in length;
      -Not be bound in any way other than a paper-clip
      -Utilize at least one original source identified in an annotated bibliography
      -Follow current and generally accepted rules for writing an historical essay
      -Students are encouraged to use the Gratiot County Historical and Genealogical Society, and/or other local historical and genealogical societies, as a resource in writing the historical essay
      -Essays will be archived at the Gratiot County Historical and Genealogical Society as a resource for future research

      For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

    • Contact
    • Brenda Acre
    • 168 East Center Street
    • PO BOx 248
    • Ithaca , MI 48847
    • bacre@gratiotfoundation.org
    • 989-875-4222

    Mildred Culbert Kelly & Fred W. Kelly Non-Traditional Student Scholarship

    Award Amount
    See Description
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    February 15, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • Mildred Culbert Kelly and Fred W. Kelly never had children, but they were generous with contributions of time and talent to church and community groups that focused on youngsters. Mildred Culbert Kelly and Fred W. Kelly’s legacy continues to assist youth with scholarships for students who might not otherwise obtain a college or vocational degree.

      Eligibility:
      -Must be a non-traditional adult student
      -Pursuing an undergraduate or vocational degree
      -Saginaw County resident

      For more information and to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

    • Contact
    • Scholarship Committee
    • leeann@saginawfoundation.org
    • 989-755-0545

    Mildred Culbert Kelly & Fred W. Kelly Traditional Student Scholarship

    Award Amount
    See Description
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    February 15, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • Mildred Culbert Kelly and Fred W. Kelly never had children, but they were generous with contributions of time and talent to church and community groups that focused on youngsters. Mildred Culbert Kelly and Fred W. Kelly’s legacy continues to assist youth with scholarships for students who might not otherwise obtain a college or vocational degree.

      Eligibility:
      – Graduating high school senior
      – Must have a minimum 2.5 GPA
      – Pursuing an undergraduate or vocational degree
      – Saginaw County resident

      For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

    • Contact
    • Scholarship Committee
    • leeann@saginawfoundation.org
    • 989-755-0545

    Mildred Sorensen National Scholarship

    Award Amount
    $750
    Awards Available
    1
    Deadline
    March 1, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • The Danish Sisterhood of America is very proud of its Scholarship and Grant Program. Our Scholarship and Grant Program is made possible through generous endowments and memorial funds and are being supplemented by donations from individual members, lodges, and districts of the Danish Sisterhood.

      To be eligible for the Mildred Sorensen National Scholarship, students must have a 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale and be a high school graduate enrolled in a technical (vocational) educational program leading to a certificate, diploma, associate’s degree, or higher.

      For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

    • Contact
    • DSS Scholarship Chair
    • 16116 SW Deline Ct.
    • Beaverton, OR 97007
    • trustee2@danishsisterhood.com
    • 503-848-0837

    Ministerial Financial Assistance from the Baptist General Convention of Texas

    Award Amount
    $1,125
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    July 15, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • The Baptist General Convention of Texas (also known as BGCT or Texas Baptists) provides generous support for theological education through funds given cooperatively by churches and individuals across the state. BGCT Ministerial Financial Assistance is for students who demonstrate a call to ministry and are preparing for ministry through enrollment in a degree program at one of the nine universities which partner with the BGCT.

      Eligibility:
      -Enrolled (full-time or part-time) as a Hardin-Simmons University undergraduate student
      -Exhibit a personal call to vocational ministry
      -Be an active member of a Baptist church
      -For your first year you may be an active member of any Baptist church to qualify. After your first year, you must be a member of a church affiliated with the BGCT.
      -Complete requirements for Endowed Scholarships for Ministerial Students including Undergraduate Ministerial Student Profile Form and a written statement of your sense of calling.
      -Complete the First-Year Certification Form for Ministerial Financial Assistance provided by the BGCT
      -Letter of recommendation from your pastor (letters from immediate family members are not accepted)

      Scholarships are renewable every year by submit the Certification Renewal Form provided by the BGCT, maintaining at least a 2.0 GPA, and completing the requirements of Logsdon School of Theology’s Ministry Guidance Program.

    • Contact
    • Director
    • Logsdon Ministry Guidance Office
    • 2200 Hickory Box 16235
    • Abilene, TX 79698
    • mstone@hsutx.edu
    • 325-670-1268

    Minnesota Indian Scholarship Program

    Award Amount
    $50,000
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    July 1, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • Minnesota Indian Scholarship Program provides post-secondary financial assistance to eligible Minnesota resident students who are of one-fourth or more Indian ancestry and demonstrate financial need for an award.

      Scholarships are available to eligible Indian undergraduate students enrolled at least three-quarters of the time and graduate students enrolled at least half-time.

      Eligibility:
      -One-fourth or more American Indian
      -A Minnesota resident
      -Enrolled in an accredited college, university or vocational school in Minnesota
      -An undergrad student who qualifies for either a Pell or State Grant and demonstrates financial need or a graduate student who demonstrates financial need

      Students are eligible to receive scholarship funding for a maximum of ten years, five years for undergraduate study and an additional five years for graduate-level study. Undergraduate students seeking less than a four-year degree can receive a maximum of three years of scholarship funding in order to preserve two years of eligibility to complete a four-year degree. Students may receive the scholarship for only one degree per undergraduate educational level and one terminal degree.

      For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

    • Contact
    • Lara Gerhardson
    • 1450 Energy Park Drive
    • Suite 350
    • St. Paul, MN 55108-5227
    • 651-642-0567

    Minnesota Masonic Charities Vocational Scholarship

    Award Amount
    $2,000
    Awards Available
    20
    Deadline
    March 1, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • The Minnesota Masonic Charities Scholarships Program is the most comprehensive in the state, offering worthy students more and diverse award opportunities. The program provides high school seniors, vocational students and college undergraduates with awards that are not only generous, but also renewable.

      Eligibility:
      -Must have graduated from a Minnesota high school and be a Minnesota resident
      -Must demonstrate a dedicated career path

      For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

    • Contact
    • Kelly Johns
    • 11501 Masonic Home Drive
    • Bloomington, MN 55437-3699
    • kelly.johns@mnmasonic.org
    • 952-948-6202

    Mitchell/Tufts Scholarship

    Award Amount
    See Description
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    May 13, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • The Dallas Foundation manages a number of scholarships for students with diverse interests. The Mitchell/Tufts Foundation Scholarship was established at The Dallas Foundation in 2014. The Goal of the Fund is to make a college degree or vocational certification possible for members or persons active in the life of a Presbyterian church in the Presbyterian Church USA (PCUSA)in North Central Texas, or in Los Angeles California, who are students of promise and can demonstrate financial need.

      Preference is given to:
      -Members or persons active in the life of the First Presbyterian Church, Richardson Texas, or Westminister Presbyterian Church, Los Angeles California.
      -A Student of Promise: A Student of Promise may not be a 4.0 student, star athlete, or the most well-known student on campus, but considering some of the events in their lives, they are doing a tremendous job keeping a “C” average and maintaining a good attendance record.
      -A Middle-Class Student: A middle-class student may come from a family with incomes too high to qualify for existing financial aid programs, but still unable to afford the fees without relying heavily on student loans.

      Renewal is not automatic, but past recipients are encouraged to reapply each year.

      For more information and to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

    • Contact
    • The Dallas Foundation
    • Reagan Place at Old Parkland
    • 3963 Maple Avenue, Ste. 390
    • Dallas, TX 75219
    • scholarships@dallasfoundation.org
    • 214-741-9898

    National Help America Hard of Hearing Scholarship

    Award Amount
    $1,000
    Awards Available
    9
    Deadline
    March 26, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • The scholarship is open nationally to high school seniors who have a hearing loss, which requires the use of hearing aid(s) in their daily life. The purpose of this scholarship is to help students with hearing challenges reach their full potential by giving them the gift of sound. This will further allow the students to build confidence and self-esteem as they prepare to begin their college or vocational school education.

      All scholarship essays must be between 500-1,500 words, single-spaced in 12-point Arial font with 1″ margins.

      The scholarship recipient will receive two state-of-the-art ReSound Hearing Aids which best fit his/her hearing loss, along with a $500 scholarship to the student’s college or vocational school of choice.

      For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

    • Contact
    • Mitchel Shapiro
    • P.O. Box 1245
    • Smithtown, NY 11787
    • info@fssny.org
    • 631-366-3461

    National Help America See Low Vision Scholarship

    Award Amount
    $1,000
    Awards Available
    1
    Deadline
    March 26, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • The scholarship is open nationally to high school seniors who are considered legally blind and have low vision or are visually impaired, requiring the use of visual aid(s), other than the use of eyeglasses, in their daily life. The purpose of this scholarship is to help students with visual challenges reach their full potential. This will further allow the students to build confidence and self-esteem as they prepare to begin their college or vocational school education.

      All essays must be between 500-1500 words, single-spaced in12-point Arial font with 1″ margins.

      For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

    • Contact
    • Scholarship Committee
    • P.O. Box 1245
    • Smithtown, NY 11787
    • info@fssny.org
    • 631-366-3461
  • National Help America See Scholarship for A Blind Student
  • Award Amount
    $1,000
    Awards Available
    1
    Deadline
    March 26, 2018
  • Scholarship Description
  • The scholarship is open nationally to high school seniors who are considered legally blind and have low vision or are visually impaired, requiring the use of visual aid(s), other than the use of eyeglasses, in their daily life. The purpose of this scholarship is to help students with visual challenges reach their full potential. This will further allow the students to build confidence and self-esteem as they prepare to begin their college or vocational school education. The recipient of this scholarship will be selected by an independent group of judges to be determined by the Foundation For Sight & Sound, a 501c3 Not for Profit Corporation.

    The scholarship will award one student per school year with $500 towards the student’s college or vocational school of choice and ZoomText Screen Enhancement software. The essay should highlight the student’s creativity, research and life experiences. It must also include, but is not limited to, responses to the following questions that pertain to student’s situation:-What is blindness and how does it apply to you?
    -How have your peers and teachers supported your academic achievements?
    -How has blindness affected your productivity in school?
    -What challenges do you face as a blind student? How are you overcoming those challenges?
    -What accessibility aids do you feel have or will increase your ability to learn?
    -List the ways accessibility aids will improve your education, work and social goals.
    -Explain what new activities you will engage in or pursue during college.
    -How do you expect your life to change once you start college and pursue your career goals?
    -Do you think your social, educational, work, and interpersonal relationships will be different?
    -What are you looking to accomplish with your college degree in your life and how this award
    will help you achieve your goals for the future?
    -How will you advocate for self-determination for students and other individuals who are blind?All essays must be between 500-1,500 words, single-spaced in 12-point Arial font with 1″ margins.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

  • Contact
  • Mitchel Shapiro
  • P.O. Box 1245
  • Smithtown, NY 11787
  • info@fssny.org
  • 631-366-3461
  • NCJW Jackson-Stricks Scholarships

    Award Amount
    $2,500
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    April 15, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • The Jackson-Stricks Scholarships, offered by National Council of Jewish Women New York, are one-time awards of $2,500, and are available to students with physical challenges who are currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program in the New York Metropolitan Area.

      This scholarship provides grants to enable individuals with physical challenges to pursue academic study or vocational training that will lead to a more independent life.

      For more details and to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

    • Contact
    • Naomi Skop Richter
    • 241 West 72nd Street
    • New York, NY 10023
    • jss@ncjwny.org
    • 212-687-5030

    Nebraska Elks Association Vocational Scholarship Grants

    Award Amount
    See Description
    Awards Available
    2
    Deadline
    January 1, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • The vocational scholarship grants are open to high school seniors who plan to attend a trade school, technical school or community college. These grants are for seniors who plan to attend a two-year (or less) vocational-technical program for an associate degree, diploma or certificate. It is not intended for students who will be attending a four-year college. You cannot submit applications to both the Vocational Scholarship and the Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship. One boy and one girl applicant will be submitted from each Nebraska Elks Lodge to the state association. The application is to be returned to the applicants local Elks Lodge.

      Submission materials:
      -A 200-word statement summarizing personal activities, accomplishments, needs and objectives which the applicant thinks qualifies him or her for a grant, and outlines career goals and course planned
      -A letter of not over 150 words from a parent or other person having knowledge of the facts, presenting a picture of the family situation, and showing the applicant’s family background (such as number of children in family, number of children still at home, and any information to establish factors to be judged under judging standards)
      -A brief letter of endorsement from a responsible person, not related to the applicant, other than an educator, who has had an opportunity to personally observe the applicant and who can give a worthwhile opinion of the character, industry, disposition, and general worthiness of the applicant. Additional letters may be written if desired. No more than two additional letters may be written
      -No more than two letters from educators
      -School transcript and standardized test scores

      For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

    • Contact
    • Scholarship Committee

    Nels Andersen Scholarship

    Award Amount
    See Description
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    February 15, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • The Saginaw County Child Development Centers, Inc. (1967-1998) was a pioneer in early childhood education. As an innovator of several groundbreaking projects for preschoolers and their parents, the agency successfully operated numerous programs, including Head Start. In recognition of one of the founding fathers of the Saginaw County Child Development Centers (SCCDC), the Board of Directors founded the Nels Andersen Scholarship. Under Mr. Andersen’s devoted direction, the agency grew to serve nearly 1,000 children, with 16 childcare centers throughout Saginaw County and a staff of more than 150 employees.

      Eligibility:
      -Mus have a minimum 2.5 GPA
      -Must be a Saginaw County resident
      -High school senior or college student
      -Pursuing undergraduate studies or vocational training in early childhood development or elementary education
      -Part-time enrollment is acceptable, although preference will be given to students enrolled full-time
      -Former participants/parents/employees of Saginaw County Head Start programs may be given special preference

      For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

    • Contact
    • Scholarship Committee
    • leeann@saginawfoundation.org
    • 989-755-0545

    NFIB Young Entrepreneur Award

    Award Amount
    $15,000
    Awards Available
    95
    Deadline
    December 18, 2017
    • Scholarship Description
    • The NFIB Young Entrepreneur Awards are non-renewable scholarships created to recognize young people who have demonstrated entrepreneurial spirit and initiative. The scholarships are valued between $2,000 and $15,000. The NFIB Young Entrepreneur program was established to raise awareness among the nation’s youth of the critical role that private enterprise and entrepreneurship play in the building of America.

      Eligibility:
      -Must be a graduating high school senior entering their freshman year at an accredited (not for profit) two- or four-year university, college or vocational/technical institute
      -Applicants must be running their own small business in order to be considered for an award

      For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

    • Contact
    • Scholarship Committee
    • 1201 F Street NW
    • Suite 200
    • Washington, DC 20004
    • yef@nfib.org

    NLEAFCF – Victoria Ovis Memorial Scholarship

    Award Amount
    See Description
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    July 1, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • The Victoria Ovis Memorial scholarship is awarded annually to a child of a law enforcement officer or firefighter who was killed or permanently disabled in the line of duty. Awards are based on financial need as well as scholarship and other achievements, such as a demonstrated leadership, outstanding performance in the arts or sports, and/or volunteer activities benefiting the community. The recipient of this award must be a student from or reside and attend school in New York State or the New York metro area. A declared major is not required, but preference is given to eligible candidates who are majoring in criminology or pre-law.

      Eligibility:
      -Applicants must be dependent children, stepchildren or legally adopted children of an eligible law enforcement officer or firefighter who was killed or totally and permanently disabled in the line of duty
      -Submit a physician’s certification of the “total and permanent disability.” The physician must be a doctor of medicine or osteopathy who is legally authorized to practice in a state
      -Must have been conceived prior to the death or total and permanent disability of the eligible officer or firefighter
      -An applicant who is an adopted child must have been adopted by the eligible officer or firefighter prior to, or the adoption process must have begun prior to, the date of the death or total and permanent disability
      -An applicant who is a stepchild must have been listed as a dependent on the eligible officer or firefighter’s federal and state income tax returns in the income tax years immediately prior to the death or total and permanent disability
      -Awards are based on financial need, scholarship, and other achievements such as a demonstrated leadership, outstanding performance in the arts or sports, and/or volunteer activities benefiting the community
      -Candidates must be pursuing a bachelor’s degree, associate’s degree, undergraduate certificate or undergraduate diploma at an accredited college, university or technical/vocational institution in the United States that participates in the federal financial aid programs offered through the U.S. Department of Education
      -Candidate must be enrolled as a full-time student during the entire academic year
      -Maintain a minimum 2.7 GPA
      -Candidate must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States attending school in the United States
      -Current NLEAFCF officers and employees, and members of their immediate families are not eligible to apply

      The Victoria Ovis Memorial Scholarship is awarded for a single academic year and is not renewable.

      For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

    • Contact
    • Scholarship Committee
    • 928 Broadway
    • Suite 703
    • New York, NY 10010
    • nleafcf@nleafcf.org
    • 646-822-4236

    NLEAFCF – Vincent Bennett, Jr. Memorial Scholarship

    Award Amount
    $20,000
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    July 1, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • The Vincent Bennett, Jr. Memorial scholarship is awarded annually to an incoming freshman who is the child of a law enforcement officer or firefighter who was killed or permanently disabled in the line of duty. This award recognizes financial need, as well as academic achievement, and the candidate must show a strong commitment to service in the community. A declared major is not required, but preference is given to eligible candidates who are majoring in the engineering fields.

      Eligibility:
      -The applicant must have been conceived prior to the death or total and permanent disability of the eligible officer or firefighter
      -An applicant who is an adopted child must have been adopted by the eligible officer or firefighter prior to, or the adoption process must have begun prior to, the date of the death or total and permanent disability
      -An applicant who is a stepchild must have been listed as a dependent on the eligible officer or firefighter’s federal and state income tax returns in the income tax years immediately prior to the death or total and permanent disability
      -Must be pursuing a bachelor’s degree, associate’s degree, or certificate at any accredited college, university or technical/vocational institution in the United States that participates in the federal financial aid programs offered through the U.S. Department of Education. Preference is given to students pursuing their first degree or certificate
      -Be enrolled as a full-time student during the entire academic year
      -Maintain a minimum 2.7 GPA
      -Make satisfactory academic progress toward the completion of their program as defined by the institution
      -Be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States attending school in the United States
      -Current NLEAFCF officers, employees, and members of their immediate families are not eligible to apply

      The scholarship is a $20,000 award over a four year period ($5,000 per year). The awardee must maintain all academic eligibility requirements during the four years of the award.

      For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

    • Contact
    • Scholarship Committee
    • 928 Broadway, Suite 703
    • New York, NY 10010
    • nleafcf@nleafcf.org
    • 646-822-4236

    NLEAFCF General Scholarship

    Award Amount
    $20,000
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    July 1, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • General scholarships are for a single academic year. Awards are based on financial need as well as academic merit and other achievements, such as a demonstrated leadership, outstanding performance in the arts or sports, and/or volunteer activities benefiting the community. The number of scholarships varies from year to year. This scholarship is renewable up to a maximum of four (4) years, depending on the availability of funds and the financial need and the academic record of the awardee.

      Eligibility:
      -Applicant must have been conceived prior to the death or total and permanent disability of the eligible officer or firefighter
      -An applicant who is an adopted child must have been adopted by the eligible officer or firefighter prior to, or the adoption process must have begun prior to, the date of the death or total and permanent disability
      -An applicant who is a stepchild must have been listed as a dependent on the eligible officer or firefighter’s federal and state income tax returns in the income tax years immediately prior to the death or total and permanent disability
      -Be pursuing a bachelor’s degree, associate’s degree, or certificate at any accredited college, university or technical/vocational institution in the United States
      -Preference is given to students pursuing their first degree or certificate
      -Be enrolled as a full-time student during the entire academic year
      -Maintain a minimum 2.7 GPA
      -Make satisfactory academic progress toward the completion of their program as defined by the institution
      -Candidate must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States attending school in the United States
      -Current NLEAFCF officers and employees, and members of their immediate families are not eligible to apply

      For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

    • Contact
    • Scholarship Committee
    • 928 Broadway
    • Suite 703
    • New York, NY 10010
    • nleafcf@nleafcf.org
    • 646-822-4236

    Oklahoma Christian University Current Student Biblical Studies Scholarship

    Award Amount
    See Description
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    March 1, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • Oklahoma Christian awards more than $19 million in institutional scholarships and grants every year. Generous donors make it possible for Oklahoma Christian to offer a variety of scholarships for new and returning students majoring in preaching, Bible, ministry, vocational ministry and more.

      For more information, visit our website.

    • Contact
    • College of Biblical Studies
    • Oklahoma Christian University
    • Box 11000
    • Oklahoma City, OK 73136
    • josh.bailey@oc.edu
    • 800-877-5010

    Oklahoma Christian University New Student Biblical Studies Scholarship

    Award Amount
    See Description
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    March 1, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • Oklahoma Christian University applicants interested in becoming Bible majors are encouraged to apply for College of Biblical Studies endowed scholarship awards. Generous donors make it possible for Oklahoma Christian to offer a variety of scholarships for new and returning students majoring in preaching, Bible, ministry, vocational ministry and more. Award amounts vary based on academic profile and demonstrated financial need.

      For more information, contact the College of Biblical Studies.

    • Contact
    • College of Biblical Studies
    • Oklahoma Christian University
    • Box 11000
    • Oklahoma City, OK 73136
    • josh.bailey@oc.edu
    • 800-877-5010

    Olga Christensen National Scholarship

    Award Amount
    $500
    Awards Available
    1
    Deadline
    March 1, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • The Danish Sisterhood of America is very proud of its Scholarship and Grant Program. Our Scholarship and Grant Program is made possible through generous endowments and memorial funds and are being supplemented by donations from individual members, lodges, and districts of the Danish Sisterhood.

      To be eligible for the Olga Christensen National Scholarship, applicants must have a 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale, and be a high school graduate enrolled in a technical (vocational) educational program leading to an associates degree or higher.

      For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

    • Contact
    • DSS Scholarship Chair
    • 16116 SW Deline Ct.
    • Beaverton, OR 97007
    • trustee2@danishsisterhood.com
    • 503-848-0837

    Osage Nation Higher Education Scholarship

    Award Amount
    See Description
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    May 11, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • The Osage Nation Higher Education Scholarship is available to Osage students with an Osage tribal membership card attending a college or university. Please be aware this is not an entitlement program and students will remain eligible if all requirements and compliance is maintained per the Osage Nation Department of Education – Higher Education Scholarships and Incentives Policy and Procedures. Funding is intended to minimize or alleviate the financial responsibility of the student, however seeking other financial support is encouraged.

      Important Notice for all Scholarship Applicants:
      -Osage Nation Higher Education scholarship applications for associates, bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees are now being administered by a third party, Scholarship America.
      -Vocational and career technology student applications will continue to be administered by the Osage Nation Department of Education.

      For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

    • Contact
    • Osage Nation Scholarship Program
    • Osage Nation Scholarship Program/Scholarship Management Services
    • One Scholarship Way
    • St. Peter, MN 56082
    • OsageNation@scholarshipamerica.org
    • 855-758-8609

      OSWILG/Harry S. Chandler Memorial Scholarship

      Award Amount
      $1,000
      Awards Available
      4
      Deadline
      April 22, 2018
      • Scholarship Description
      • The Harry S. Chandler Memorial Scholarship is to be used by a high school graduate from Multnomah, Clackamas, Washington, Clark, Marion, Columbia, Umatilla, or Coos counties in Oregon. Applicants are asked to submit a 2-page essay addressing the meaning of diversity, how diversity has influenced your life so far, the role that diversity will play in achieving your educational goals and/or the role diversity will play in your career or vocational goals. The scholarship may be used for tuition, books and/or other educational expenses for college, university, or trade school (as approved by the scholarship committee).

        For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

      • Contact
      • Scholarship Committee
      • PO Box 1086
      • Sherwood, OR 97140
      • oswilg@canby.com
      • 971-202-2184

    Our Littlest Angel – Callie M. Wilson Memorial Scholarship

    Award Amount
    See Description
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    February 15, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • The “Our Littlest Angels – Callie M. Wilson Memorial Scholarship” was established in 2011 to assist students interested in the field of Nursing. Applicants must demonstrate strong leadership skills and a passion for infants and nursing.

      Eligibility:
      -Graduating high school student
      -Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA
      -Resident of Saginaw, Bay, or Midland Counties
      -Pursuing an undergraduate, vocational, or associates degree in a nursing field
      -Full-time enrollment

      For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

    • Contact
    • Scholarship Committee
    • leeann@saginawfoundation.org
    • 989-755-0545

    PAF’s Scholarships for Survivors

    Award Amount
    $3,000
    Awards Available
    12
    Deadline
    February 25, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • The purpose of our scholarship program is to provide support to individuals that are legal residents of the United States of America, under the age of 25, who have been diagnosed with or treated for cancer, a chronic, or life threatening debilitating disease within the past five years. Applicant must write an essay on how their diagnosis has impacted their life and their future goals.

      For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

    • Contact
    • Shawn Nason
    • 421 Butler Farm Road
    • Hampton, VA 23666
    • events@patientadvocate.org
    • 757-952-1370

    Palo Alto Rotary Club Vocational Scholarships

    Award Amount
    $2,000
    Awards Available
    10
    Deadline
    March 1, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • The Rotary Club of Palo Alto Vocational Scholarships for the upcoming school year are intended to provide financial assistance to students who wish to enroll in an accredited vocational program at regional schools, such as the community colleges in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties. Eligible students will enroll in a program leading to a certificate or degree in a vocational field. These scholarships are not intended for general academic pursuits, for students intending to transfer to four-year colleges, or for graduate degrees.

      Up to 10 scholarships will be awarded in amounts varying from $1,000 to $2,000. The award will be paid to the student upon confirmation of enrollment: it is intended to support the vocational educational goals of the recipient and may be used for tuition or other expenses incurred in pursuit of the educational program.

      Eligible applicants include:
      – High school seniors who will graduate in June and will enroll in a vocational program in the upcoming fall semester
      – Students currently enrolled in an accredited vocational program described above, and continuing in that program in the fall
      – Returning students with high school degrees who have been out of school and are returning to pursue a vocational education

      All applicants must enroll in no fewer than six units in an accredited career/vocational program in fall and must intend to remain enrolled in six units or more for the full academic year. For more information, please visit our website.

    • Contact
    • The Rotary Club of Palo Alto
    • Vocational Scholarship Committee
    • P. O. Box 592
    • Palo Alto, CA 94302
    • PARotaryRecords@aol.com

    Patsy Takemoto Mink Foundation Scholarship

    Award Amount
    $5,000
    Awards Available
    5
    Deadline
    August 1, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • Established in 2003, the Patsy Takemoto Mink Education Foundation aims to carry on some of Congresswoman Mink’s most ardent commitments: educational access, support, and opportunity for low-income women, especially mothers; and educational enrichment for children.

      To be eligible for this award, applicants must meet the following criteria:
      – Must be a woman of at least 17 years of age
      – Must be a mother, with minor children
      – Must be enrolled in a skills training, ESL, or GED program; or pursuing a technical/vocational degree, an associate degree, a first bachelor’s degree, or a professional/master’s/doctoral degree
      – Must be enrolled in an accredited program during the upcoming academic year
      – Must be low-income (annual family income less than $20,000 for a family of two; $24,000 for a family of three; $28,000 for a family of four)

      The application will be available in the spring. To download the application, visit our website at that time.

    • Contact
    • Scholarship Administrator
    • PO Box 769
    • Granby, MA 01033

    Pauahi Foudation Scholarship Program for Kamehameha Schools Seniors

    Award Amount
    See Description
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    December 16, 2017
    • Scholarship Description
    • The Pauahi Foundation administers scholarships that have been created by private donors and awards these scholarships supporting college level areas of study, as well as trade and vocational courses. Many awards may be determined based on merit, while some include specific criteria such as geographic location, field of study, financial need or grade point averages.

      Eligibility:
      -Be a classified, degree-seeking student
      -Be attending an institution in Hawai`i or the continental U.S.
      -Be attending school as a full-time student
      -Be attending a two- or four-year accredited institution

      For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

    • Contact
    • Scholarship Committee
    • 567 South King Street
    • Suite 160
    • Honolulu, HI 96813-3036
    • scholarships@pauahi.org
    • 808-534-3966

    Pauahi Foundation Public Scholarships

    Award Amount
    See Description
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    March 18, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • The Pauahi Foundation administers scholarships that have been created by private donors and awards these scholarships supporting college level areas of study, as well as trade and vocational courses. Many awards may be determined based on merit, while some include specific criteria such as geographic location, field of study, financial need or grade point averages.

      Scholarships are available to the general public, including graduates of Kamehameha Schools. Foundation scholarships are supplemental and may not cover the full cost of education. Students are also encouraged to apply for educational financial assistance from state, federal, and private funds and contribute from their own earnings. Foundation awards are subject to availability of funds.

      Eligibility:
      -Be a classified, degree-seeking student
      -Be attending an institution in Hawaii or the continental U.S.
      -Be attending school as a full-time student unless specifically noted in the scholarship listing
      -Be attending a two or four-year accredited institution

      For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

    • Contact
    • Pauahi Foundation
    • 567 South King Street, Suite 160
    • Honolulu, HI 96813-3036
    • scholarships@pauahi.org
    • 808-534-3966

    Perceptions of Saginaw Valley Scholarship

    Award Amount
    See Description
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    February 15, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • The Perceptions organization was formed in 2002 to provide educational programs, networking opportunities and services for the well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals and their families, allies, and their community-at-large. The scholarship will be awarded to a Michigan resident who has demonstrated a passion for promoting mutual respect and acceptance across borders of race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression.

      Eligibility:
      – Must have a minimum 2.5 GPA
      – Must be a Michigan resident
      – High school senior, college student, or non-traditional student
      – Pursuing a graduate or undergraduate degree or vocational training
      – Demonstrated a commitment to promoting respect and acceptance of diversity across all borders including race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression
      – Part or full-time enrollment

      For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

    • Contact
    • Scholarship Committee
    • leeann@saginawfoundation.org
    • 989-755-0545

    Pfizer Soozie Courter Hemophilia Scholarship Program

    Award Amount
    $4,000
    Awards Available
    15
    Deadline
    May 6, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • Scholarships will be awarded to applicants with hemophilia A or hemophilia B who present the best combination of a creative and persuasive essay, excellent recommendations, and superior academic standing.

      To be eligible, you must:
      -Have been diagnosed with hemophilia A or hemophilia B
      -Be a U.S. resident attending a school in the U.S.
      -Be a high school senior or graduate, have completed high school or an equivalent (GED), or be currently accepted to (or enrolled in) a junior college, college (undergraduate or graduate), or vocational school

      For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

    • Contact
    • Scholarship Committee
    • 450 West 15th Street
    • Suite 700
    • New York, NY 10011
    • pfizerscholarship@inventivhealth.com
    • 844-202-9344

    Pine Cone Foundation Scholarship

    Award Amount
    $5,350
    Awards Available
    5
    Deadline
    May 15, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • The Pine Cone Foundation (PCF) is a 501c3, and its mission is to support the higher education goals of learning disabled students in Sacramento by offering multi-year scholarship monies to assist with community college expenses.

      The PCF scholarship program assists eligible students with documented learning disabilities who demonstrate academic promise, plan to enroll at a PCF partner institution and meet the Board of Governors Fee Waiver (BOGW) criteria. The award monies support students specifically with purchasing books and prescription glasses, as well as covering health, student center, parking permit and Universal Transit Pass fees.

      Eligibility:
      -Be a graduating high school senior who will be attending community college in the fall with a course load of at least 8 credits
      -Plan on enrolling at Sierra College or the Los Rios Community College District (American River, Cosumnes River, Folsom Lake and Sacramento City colleges)
      -Demonstrate financial need
      -Must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher
      -Provide most current documentation of an identified learning disability; attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder alone is not considered to be a learning disability; eligible candidates with AD/HD must also provide documentation of a specific learning disability
      -Provide a signed letter of reference from a teacher, high school counselor, principal of present high school or extracurricular activity leader
      -Be a United States citizen
      -Submit an application with all required paperwork in one package, postmarked before the deadline date; any incomplete or late applications will be disqualified

      The award monies support students specifically with purchasing books and prescription glasses, as well as covering health, student center, parking permit and Universal Transit Pass fees. PCF offers ongoing funding for up to 3 years for students seeking associate, technical and vocational degrees who maintain an 8 to 12 unit enrollment status and a GPA of 2.5 or higher. For associate degree students who successfully transfer to a four-year institution, after 3 years at community college, a one-time $2,000 tuition scholarship is remitted. Once awarded a PCF scholarship, it is a year-round support program that can total up to $5,350 over a three-year period.

      For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

    • Contact
    • Scholarship Committee
    • admin@pineconefoundation.org

    Pittsburgh Metropolitan Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Scholarships

    Award Amount
    $2,000
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    April 30, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • The Pittsburgh Metropolitan Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (PMAHCC) realizes the substantial rewards of giving a way into educational opportunities to eager Hispanic students. PMAHCC supports scholarship funds of the Hispanic community in Pittsburgh and continues to give time and effort in the accumulation and security of their resources to benefit the continuous rise of the number of outstanding students.

      Eligibility:
      -Be attending or accepted into an accredited post-high school educational institution, including two- and four-year college/universities or trade/vocational schools in the United States
      -Reside in one of the following counties: Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Westmoreland, or Washington
      -Demonstrate unmet financial need of at least $1,000 after financial need has been awarded
      -Have at least one parent of Hispanic ancestry (at least one of the applicants’ grandparents must be Hispanic)
      -Minimum 3.0 GPA
      -Enroll as a full-time student

      For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

    • Contact
    • Scholarship Committee
    • One Oxford Centre
    • 301 Grant Street, Suite 4300
    • Pittsburgh, PA 15219
    • chamber@pmahcc.org
    • 412-577-4008

    Pride Foundation Scholarships

    Award Amount
    $10,000
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    January 13, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • The Pride Foundation offers more than 50 different scholarships though there is only one application to complete. Scholarships are available to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and straight-ally (straight and supportive of LGBT issues) students as well as students from LGBT families. Students must either be residents of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon or Washington (but may study anywhere) or be attending school in one of those five states. We particularly encourage applications from LGBT students of color and trans students. Students must be high school seniors, currently enrolled in college, university, trade, vocational or certificate programs or planning to enroll in the next school year. High school freshman, sophomores or juniors are not eligible. Successful applicants demonstrate a commitment to social justice. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
    • Contact
    • Anthony Papini
    • 1122 E. Pike Street
    • PMB #1001
    • Seattle, WA 98122-3916
    • scholarships@pridefoundation.org
    • 206-323-3318 x 110

    Randy Greve Memorial Scholarship

    Award Amount
    $1,000
    Awards Available
    1
    Deadline
    February 15, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • To be eligible for the Randy Greve Memorial Scholarship, the applicant must be Botkins high school (Shelby Co., Ohio) senior. Preference is given to students pursuing a two-year vocational or technical program (secondary consideration to four-year degree applicants).

      For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

    • Contact
    • Scholarship Committee
    • 100 S. Main Ave.
    • Suite 202
    • Sidney, OH 45365-2771
    • info@commfoun.com
    • 937-497-7800
  • Reverend William D. Aldridge, Sr., Scholarship
  • Award Amount
    See Description
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    February 15, 2018
  • Scholarship Description
  • The Reverend William Desmond Aldridge, the second oldest of five children, was born May 1, 1927, in Europa, Mississippi. The Reverend Aldridge was called to the ministry in 1944 at the age of 17. He completed three years of study at Rusk College before accepting his first pastorship in 1948. The Reverend Aldridge was named pastor of Christ Community Church on Easter Sunday in 1954, making him one of the longest-serving pastors in Saginaw County.

    Eligibility:
    – Minimum 2.0 GPA
    – Applicant, parent, or legal guardian must be a current member of Christ Community Church
    – High school senior
    – Pursuing undergraduate studies or vocational certification
    – Full-time enrollmentFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • leeann@saginawfoundation.org
  • 989-755-0545
  • Roadway Worker Memorial Scholarship
  • Award Amount
    $6,000
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    February 15, 2018
  • Scholarship Description
  • The American Traffic Safety Services Foundation Roadway Worker Memorial Scholarship Program, awarded annually, provides financial assistance for post-high school education to the dependents (children or spouses) of roadway workers killed or permanently disabled in work zone accidents, including mobile operations and the installation of roadway safety features. Spouses of fallen workers and parents with custody or legal guardianship of surviving children are also eligible.

    Eligible applicants must be dependents of roadway workers killed or permanently disabled in work zones related construction or maintenance activities, including mobile operations and the installation of roadway safety features.The scholarship must have applied to a post-secondary school or institution that requires a high school diploma or Graduate Equivalent Degree (G.E.D.) for admission, including any public or private four-year accredited college or university, two-year accredited college, or vocational-technical college or a training institution.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • 15 Riverside Parkway
  • Suite 100
  • Fredericksburg, VA 22406
  • foundation@atssa.com
  • 540-368-1701
  • Robert H. Short/Cumberland Community Foundation Scholars Program
  • Award Amount
    See Description
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    March 15, 2018
  • Scholarship Description
  • CF’s largest scholarship program is the Robert H. Short/Cumberland Community Foundation Scholars Program. This program is made possible by an endowment gift from the estate of Robert H. Short. A successful businessman and a brilliant investor, Short always regretted that he had not attended college. He acquired his wealth through hard work, conservative living, and a successful self-designed investment strategy. Short died at age 89 in February 2011 after a brief illness. He wanted to help kids go to college, so upon his death in 2011, CCF received a generous bequest from his estate to continue his support for students.

    The Robert H. Short/Cumberland Community Foundation Scholars Program is available for students attending Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville Technical Community College, and Methodist University. Students must demonstrate a strong record of school/community service and maintain a 3.0 GPA. For more information about this scholarship program, contact the school you will attend in the fall, as each will have their own requirements.General eligibility:
    -Resident of Cumberland County
    -Students who will attend college, university, vocational or technical institutions as a full-time student in the fall or within six months following the award
    -Academic achievement and potential as indicated by class rank, GPA, and/or standardized test scores (SAT or ACT)
    -Financial needFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • susan@cumberlandcf.org
  • 910-483-4449
  • Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) Scholars Award
  • Award Amount
    $1,000
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    January 18, 2018
  • Scholarship Description
  • RMHC U.S. Scholarships are for students in the United States living in areas where there are participating local RMHC Chapters. Please note that not all Chapters offer all four scholarships.

    Eligibility:
    -Must be a current high school senior who is eligible to attend a two- or four-year college, university or vocational/technical school
    -Must be a legal U.S. resident
    -Must be less than 21 years of age
    -Must reside within the geographic boundaries of a participating chapterFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • RMHC@applyists.com
  • 866-664-0236
  • Ronald McDonald House Charities African American Future Achievers

    Award Amount
    See Description
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    January 18, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • Local Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) Chapters, with support from RMHC Global and McDonald’s Corporation (McDonald’s), offer scholarships to students from communities who face limited access to educational and career opportunities.

      Eligibility:
      -Currently enrolled high school seniors who have at least one parent of African American or Black Caribbean heritage and who are eligible to attend a two- or four-year college, university or vocational/technical school with a complete course of study
      -Applicants must be legal U.S. residents, be less than 21 years of age and reside within the geographic boundaries of a participating Chapter that offers a scholarship under the Future Achievers Scholarship program
      -Applicants may apply for only one RMHC scholarship program

      For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

    • Contact
    • Scholarship Committee
    • P.O. Box 22376
    • Nashville, TN 37202
    • RMHC@applyists.com
    • 855-670-4787

    Ronald McDonald House Charities of Northeastern Ohio, Inc.

    Award Amount
    See Description
    Awards Available
    64
    Deadline
    Varies
    • Scholarship Description
    • With education costs spiraling ever higher, a college education is beyond the financial reach of many outstanding students. The RMHC Scholarship Program opens the door to higher education for graduating high school seniors who face limited access to educational and career opportunities.

      Ronald McDonald House Charities of Northeastern Ohio, Inc., (RMHC-NEO) will award 60 scholarships for $1,000 and 4 scholarships of $2,000 each, one of which will be renewable for two years.

      The RMHC Scholarship Program seeks to invest in students who are exemplary role models in their communities and have the initiative to fulfill their educational goals. The goal of the program is simple: to identify and invest in future leaders.

      The RMHC Scholarship Program is comprised of four individual scholarships. There will be one online application for all four scholarships.

      • RMHC®/ASIA (Asian Students Increasing Achievement) Applicant must have at least one parent of Asian-Pacific heritage
      • RMHC®/African American Future Achievers. Applicant must have at least one parent of African American or Black Caribbean heritage.
      • RMHC®/HACER (Hispanic American Commitment to Educational Resources). Applicant must have at least one parent of Hispanic/Latino heritage.
      • RMHC® Scholars. All students are eligible to apply regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender, disability or national origin.

      Scholarship applicants must
      • live within the RMHC-NEO geographic service area consisting of twenty (20) counties in Northeast Ohio. These counties are: Ashland, Ashtabula, Carroll, Coshocton, Crawford, Cuyahoga, Erie, Geauga, Harrison, Holmes, Huron, Lake, Lorain, Medina, Portage, Richland, Stark, Summit, Tuscarawas, and Wayne.
      • Be a legal U.S. resident.
      • Be under 21 years of age.
      • Carry a minimum 2.7 GPA.
      • Disclose other scholarship programs for which he/she has applied.
      • Plan to enroll and attend an institution of higher education or a vocational/technical school during the academic year following graduation.
      • Complete and submit a scholarship application online and send required supporting materials and documentation to ISTS postmarked no later than the application deadline date.
      • Apply for only one of the scholarships offered by the local RMHC Chapter. If a student is multi-racial, they still must choose only one scholarship to which to apply.
      • Be willing to provide additional verification of all information in the scholarship application, upon request.

      Students are selected and awards are distributed based on demonstrated academic achievement, community involvement/leadership and financial need.

      Application process for scholarship year will open October 1st.

      Any questions about the RMHC Scholarship Program application process, please contact International Scholarship and Tuition Services, Inc. (ISTS)

    • Contact
    • Scholarship Program Director
    • 6611 Rockside Road, Suite 105
    • Independence, OH 44131
    • Director@rmhc-neo.org
    • 216-986-0855

    Ruth Regina Halcli Memorial Scholarship

    Award Amount
    See Description
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    February 15, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • Ruth was born on Sept. 16, 1920 to Arthur and Lydia Marcoux. She was one of four children. Ruth lived in Saginaw all her life and was employed by Lufkin Rule Company for many years. She was married to Joseph Halcli until 1969. The Ruth Regina Halcli Memorial Scholarship is offered to encourage the giving of oneself back to the Saginaw Community.

      Eligibility:
      – Minimum 3.0 GPA
      – Resident of Saginaw County
      – High school senior or college student
      – Pursuing an undergraduate, graduate, vocational, or associate degree
      – Part- or full-time enrollmentFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website

    • Contact
    • Scholarship Committee
    • leeann@saginawfoundation.org
    • 989-755-0545

    Saginaw Community Foundation – Collaborative Scholarship

    Award Amount
    See Description
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    February 15, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • The Saginaw Community Foundation (SCF) established the SCF Collaborative Scholarships in 2006 as a collaboration of tributes to individuals and organizations.

      Eligibility:
      -Must have a minimum 2.0 GPA
      -Saginaw County resident
      -High school or college student
      -Pursuing an undergraduate, graduate, vocational, or associate degree
      -Attend a Michigan college or university, unless an out-of-state school is necessary for a specialized field of study
      -Part or full-time enrollmentFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

    • Contact
    • Scholarship Committee
    • 1 Tuscola
    • Suite 100B
    • Saginar , MI 48607
    • leeann@saginawfoundation.org
    • 989-755-0545

    Saginaw High School Class of 2001 – Two-Year College/Vocational Program Scholarship

    Award Amount
    See Description
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    February 15, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • The Saginaw High School Class of 2001 had a desire to give back to the community. Through the creation of this scholarship, that dream has been fulfilled. During the time of our secondary education, we lost four fellow Trojan classmates who had their dreams cut short: Dontay Boyd (1998), Steve Johnson (1999), Erica Davis (2001) and Benjamin Henderson (2001). The Saginaw High School Class of 2001 Scholarships will help fund the dreams of students who have the desire to pursue higher education. We understand that although a high school diploma is a good start, it may not be the only requirement for an individual to excel in their field.

      Eligibility:
      – Graduating high school senior from Saginaw High School
      – Pursuing a two-year college degree or vocational program
      – Minimum 2.0 GPA
      – Part or full-time enrollmentFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

    • Contact
    • Scholarship Committee
    • leeann@saginawfoundation.org
    • 989-755-0545

    Screen Actors Guild John L. Dales Scholarship Fund – Transitional Scholarships

    Award Amount
    $4,000
    Awards Available
    10
    Deadline
    March 15, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • Applicants for the SAG-AFTRA Foundation Transitional Scholarships will be selected in accordance with the following criteria:

      -Applicants must be a SAG-AFTRA member with at least 10 years of vested pension credits OR a lifetime earnings of $150,000 within the SAG-AFTRA jurisdiction
      -Submit a transcript of all high school, college and university courses and evaluation, SAT or ACT scores, and any other relevant information regarding prior academic history and achievement, including extracurricular activities
      -Submit a copy of the previous years Federal Income Tax Returns for applicant and spouse, if applicable, including Schedules A, B & D
      -If either the applicant or spouse is incorporated, the Corporate Tax Return must be submitted as well as “S” Corp IRS Form.
      -Submit a detailed disclosure of current assets, liabilities, and expenses
      -Write a personal essay between 350-750 words on a topic of their personal choice. A new essay is required for reapplication
      -Submit two personal letters of recommendation from persons in the new field who can speak to the applicant’s aptitude in the area and ability to fulfill the outlined educational requirements. New letters of recommendation are required for reapplication
      -Universities, colleges, specialty adult schools, and trade/vocational schools must be fully accredited and licensed
      -Dependents of members on Honorable Withdrawal or Deceased are eligible to apply

    • Contact
    • Director of Assistance Programs
    • Screen Actors Guild Foundation
    • 5757 Wilshire Boulevard, 7th Floor
    • Los Angeles, CA 90036-3600
    • dlloyd@sag.org
    • 323-549-6649

    Second Marine Division Association Memorial Scholarship

    Award Amount
    $1,000
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    April 1, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • The Second Marine Division Association Memorial Scholarship is an annual scholarship grant in the form of a check made payable to the applicant and the school. Applicants must reapply each year. In recent years, the value of the grant has averaged $1,000 per year.

      Applicant must be an unmarried dependent son, daughter or grandchild of an individual who has served in the 2nd Marine Division or a unit attached to the Division. At the time of application, the applicant must be one of the following:
      – A senior in high school
      – A high school graduate
      – Currently enrolled as a full-time student in an accredited college or vocational/technical schoolScholarship grants are not awarded for graduate study. A 2.5 GPA is also required for consideration. The applicant’s family income should not normally exceed $70,000 for the taxable year preceding the school year for which assistance is requested.

    • Contact
    • Memorial Scholarship Fund
    • PO Box 8180
    • Camp Lejeune, NC 28547-8180
    • 910-451-3167

    Selma McKrill Brown Scholarship

    Award Amount
    See Description
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    April 1, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • The Selma McKrill Brown Scholarship provides financial assistance to any person seeking to improve his or her skills or advance his or her education by attending any properly accredited or certified educational organization or program. The recipients are selected by a scholarship committee after carefully considering the scholastic record, financial need, record of service in the Armed Forces (if any) and the goals of the applicant. The scholarship may be used for a college or university, business school, a vocational school, a professional training program, or any accredited course.

      Eligibility:
      -Be a U.S. citizen
      -Resident of Kosciusko County, Indiana at the time of high school graduation
      -An active member of a church (must include a letter of recommendation from a pastor)For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

    • Contact
    • Lake City Bank Wealth Advisory Group
    • 114 E. Market Street
    • Warsaw, IN 46580
    • 574-267-9110

    Selma McKrill Brown Scholarship

    Award Amount
    See Description
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    April 1, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • The Selma McKrill Brown Scholarship provides financial assistance to any person seeking to improve his or her skills or advance his or her education by attending any properly accredited or certified educational organization or program. The recipients are selected by a scholarship committee after carefully considering the scholastic record, financial need, record of service in the Armed Forces (if any) and the goals of the applicant. The scholarship may be used for a college or university, business school, a vocational school, a professional training program, or any accredited course.

      Eligibility:
      -Be a U.S. citizen
      -Resident of Kosciusko County, Indiana at the time of high school graduation
      -An active member of a church (must include a letter of recommendation from a pastor)For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

    • Contact
    • Lake City Bank Wealth Advisory Group
    • 114 E. Market Street
    • Warsaw, IN 46580
    • 574-267-9110

    Sertoma Hard of Hearing or Deaf Scholarship

    Award Amount
    $1,000
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    May 1, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • Sertoma’s Scholarship for the hard of hearing or deaf, is the leading funder of scholarships for hard of hearing or deaf students since the program’s inception in 1994. Students with a clinically-significant bilateral hearing loss, graduating from high school, or undergraduate students pursuing four-year college degrees in any discipline are eligible for the scholarship.

      Qualifications:
      -Must have a minimum 40dB bilateral hearing loss, as evidenced on audiogram by an SRT & PTA of 40dB or greater in both ears
      -Must be a citizen of the United States of America
      -Must be pursuing a bachelor’s degree on a full-time bases at a college or university in the United States (graduate degrees, associates degrees, community colleges, and vocational programs do not qualify)
      -Have a minimum 3.2 GPAThis scholarship is to cover tuition, books, and supplies. The recipient may use the funds for any semester, including summer, during the awarded academic school year.

      For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

    • Contact
    • Scholarship Committee
    • 1912 E. Meyer Blvd.
    • Kansas City, MO 64132
    • 816-333-8300

    SFM Foundation Scholarship

    Award Amount
    $10,000
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    March 31, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • SFM Foundation is a non-profit organization created to administer a post-secondary education scholarship program to benefit children of workers disabled or fatally injured in work-related accidents.

      Basic eligibility requirements:
      -Must be the natural, adopted, step-child or full dependent of a worker injured or killed in a work-related accident during the course and scope of employment with a Minnesota, Wisconsin, or Iowa-based employer and entitled to receive benefits under the Minnesota Workers’ Compensation Act, Worker’s Compensation Act of Wisconsin or Iowa’s workers’ compensation law
      -Must be a Minnesota, Wisconsin, or Iowa resident between the ages of 16 and 25 at the time of the application
      -Must have a high school diploma, GED, or be a high school student in good standing. Academic achievement, aptitude, extracurricular activities, and community service of the applicant are considered
      -Grade point average will be reviewed against the number of hours the applicant works and his/her community involvement
      -Must be pursuing a primary college or university degree (bachelor’s or associate’s) or vocational education and training (certificate or license) from any accredited school
      -Must demonstrate financial needFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

    • Contact
    • Scholarship Committee
    • P.O. Box 582992
    • Minneapolis, MN 55458-2992
    • info@sfmfoundation.com
    • 952-838-4200

    Shaw-Worth Memorial Scholarship

    Award Amount
    $3,500
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    March 25, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • The Shaw-Worth Memorial Scholarship honors New England high school seniors who demonstrate a humane ethic. Each award is given as payment to the college, university, or specialized training academy at which the recipient will be matriculating in fall of the upcoming academic year. Students from New England public, private, parochial and vocational schools are eligible.

      Actions meriting the award may include long-term, direct work on behalf of animals; inspiring leadership in animal protection organizations; papers, speeches or presentations on humane topics; and heroic rescues of animals in danger. A humane attitude, an understanding of humane ethics and past performance on behalf of animals are essential. A passive liking for animals or the mere desire to enter an animal care field does not justify the award, nor does animal conservation for the purpose of maintaining hunting stocks. High scholastic standing is not a requisite for this scholarship; please do not include academic transcripts in the application. Financial need is also not a consideration.

      For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

    • Contact
    • Scholarship Committee
    • 2100 L st, NW
    • Washington, DC 20037
    • 802-368-2790

    Sons of Italy Scholarship

    Award Amount
    See Description
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    February 15, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • The Sons of Italy Scholarship is sponsored by the Sacra Famiglia Saginaw Lodge 2456 of the Sons of Italy. The Sons of Italy is a fraternal organization that promotes Italian heritage, culture, language and the education of its membership.
      The Sacra Famiglia Saginaw Lodge 2456 was formed in March 1980. Lodge 2456 supports many civic events and is especially involved in local charities concerned with children. In October 1988, the Sons of Italy Scholarship was established to promote education for Lodge 2456 members and their sons, daughters, and grandchildren. No student can be awarded more than one Sons of Italy-sponsored scholarship.Eligibility:
      -Minimum 2.5 GPA
      -Applicant must be a current member or the son, daughter, or grandchild of a current Sons of Italy Lodge 2456 member (must have been a member in good standing since January 1 of the previous year)
      -Pursuing undergraduate, graduate, or vocational studies
      -Part or full-time enrollmentFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
    • Contact
    • Scholarship Committee
    • leeann@saginawfoundation.org
    • 989-755-0545

    Sons of Italy Scholarship – Frances DiMercurio Memorial Scholarship

    Award Amount
    See Description
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    February 15, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • The Sons of Italy Lodge 2456 established the Frances DiMercurio Memorial Scholarship in memory of a special woman who played an integral role in the Lodge’s early success. As the wife of the Lodge’s first president, John DiMercurio, First Lady Frances, better known as Fran, always supported Lodge activities. No student can win more than one Sons of Italy-sponsored scholarship.

      Eligibility:
      -Must have a minimum 2.5 GPA
      -Applicant must be a current member or the son, daughter, or grandchild of a current Sons of Italy Lodge 2456 member in good standing since January 1 of the previous year
      -Pursuing undergraduate, graduate, or vocational studies
      -Part or full-time enrollment

      For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

    • Contact
    • Scholarship Committee
    • leeann@saginawfoundation.org
    • 989-755-0545

    Spring Meadow Nursery Scholarship

    Award Amount
    $3,000
    Awards Available
    3
    Deadline
    May 31, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • The Spring Meadow Scholarship Fund is dedicated to helping aspiring students from across the country obtain a degree in horticulture. Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate program in landscape, horticulture, vocational agriculture, or related discipline. Applicant must be interested in woody plant production, wood plant propagation, woody plant breeding, and/or horticultural sales and marketing. An overall 2.25 GPA is required, with a minimum 2.7 GPA in their major.

      For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

    • Contact
    • Scholarship Committee
    • 2130 Stella Court
    • Columbus , OH 43125
    • 614-487-1117

    State Farm Good Neighbor Scholarship

    Award Amount
    $5,000
    Awards Available
    50
    Deadline
    Varies
    • Scholarship Description
    • The State Farm Companies Foundation believes all children deserve an education that helps them reach their potential and prepares them for life. The State Farm Good Neighbor Scholarship Program was established to provide financial assistance to students who plan to attend college, technical, or vocational school, but may not be able to meet the expenses of a higher education without such aid and often do not qualify for other scholarships.

      Eligibility:
      -High school senior
      -Student with a cumulative GPA between 2.5 and 3.2
      -Must have demonstrated financial need
      -U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the U.S.

      For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

    • Contact
    • Scholarship Committee
    • statefarm@scholarshipamerica.org
    • 507-931-1682

    SVC Foundation Scholarship

    Award Amount
    $10,000
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    December 1, 2017
    • Scholarship Description
    • The SVC scholarship fund is intended to further the education of any individual who is entering or is currently enrolled in a course of study related to vacuum coating technology at an accredited educational institution may apply. Past scholarship winners are welcome to re-apply, provided that they still meet the required criteria. Preference will be given to practioners, undergraduate and graduate students whose major is engineering, physics, materials science and other fields related to vacuum coating.

      Scholarships provide a financial award to be used toward:
      -Tuition, books, and fees
      -Travel to appropriate conferences

      Criteria for consideration:
      -Relevance of applicant’s field of study to vacuum coating technology and the goals of the Society of Vacuum Coaters and its charitable and educational foundation
      -Academic achievement, including grades, courses selected, interdisciplinary skills and interests
      -The applicant’s personal qualities including motivation, social values, maturity, and goals
      -Financial need

      For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

    • Contact
    • Paolo Raugei
    • P.O. Box 1202
    • Albuquerque, NM 87184-0202
    • praugei@att.net
    • 505-856-7188

    Swiss Benevolent Society of San Francisco Need & Merit Scholarships

    Award Amount
    See Description
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    April 30, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • The Swiss Benevolent Society General Scholarship, the Silvia & Jacques Iselin Scholarship and the Willy Isler Scholarship are based on need and merit and are available to deserving students entering college through postgraduate studies. Students must demonstrate financial need, be worthy, show an aptitude for their chosen field of study and a minimum G.P.A. of 3.2 for the last two years in high school, 3.0 for the first year in college and 3.2 thereafter.

      To be eligible, all applicants must:
      -Be of Swiss descent by demonstrating that applicant or at least one parent is a Swiss national, registered with the Swiss Consulate in San Francisco (or carrying a valid Swiss Passport)
      -Have resided in Northern California for a minimum of three years preceding the date of initial application
      -Have applied for admission to any institution of higher learning in the United States offering a baccalaureate degree
      (In exceptional cases, students attending a community college or an accredited vocational school in California may be considered)
      -Be full time students: (12 undergraduate or 9 graduate units per term)

      For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

    • Contact
    • Scholarship Committee
    • 456 Montgomery Street, #1500
    • San Francisco, CA 94104-1233
    • scholarships@sbssf.com

    Taco Bell Live Más Scholarship

    Award Amount
    $25,000
    Awards Available
    220
    Deadline
    Varies
    • Scholarship Description
    • We’re looking for the next generation of innovators, creators and dreamers – whose post-high school education we will help fund. This is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for the next generation. Create and submit a video (2 minutes or less in length) that tells us the story of your life’s passion. It could be a short film, animation or just a simple testimonial. This is not about how well you can make a film – we just want you to show us your talents and explain why you should be considered for a Live Más Scholarship. You must be between 16 and 24 years of age, on track to apply for accredited post-high school/post-secondary educational programs (including accredited two and four-year colleges, universities, vocational-technical and trade schools) or pending receipt of a high-school diploma or G.E.D equivalent. There are two application phases, check online for the dates for each phase deadline. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
    • Contact
    • Scholarship Committee
    • 1 Glen Bell Way
    • Irvine, CA 92618
    • tacobellfoundation@tacobell.com
    • 949-863-3915

    TEDS PhD G. Walter Hansen Fellowship

    Award Amount
    $10,000
    Awards Available
    3
    Deadline
    January 15, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • The G. Walter Hansen Fellowship supports three Ph.D. students whose vocational interests and academic research focus on yielding more faithful and effective strategies for biblical-theological ministry, creating a global culture of collaboration among evangelical ministers of the Word.

      The Hansen Fellowship awards unrestricted fellowships to talented incoming and returning full-time TEDS Ph.D. students who have shown a remarkable academic performance, exceptional engagement with the center and its mission, and an extraordinary potential as a servant-leader in Christ’s kingdom. Exceptional Fellows may receive a one-year renewal of their Fellowships, making them HCTU Fellows for a total of two years (excluding TEDS department fellows and program scholars).

      Eligibility:
      -Must demonstrate commitment to the biblical and theological ministries of the Church
      -Must show outstanding academic performance and scholarly potential
      -Must have a strong commitment to engaging culture from a Christian and biblical position
      -Must show an understanding and support of the HCTU mission

      For more information and to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

    • Contact
    • Admissions Office
    • hctu@tiu.edu
    • 847-945-8800

    The AIEF Undergraduate Scholarship Program

    Award Amount
    $2,000
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    April 4, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • The American Indian Education Foundation was established to support educational opportunities for American Indian and
      Alaska Native students. Our vision is strong, self-sufficient American Indian communities. Scholarships are awarded for each school year and are chosen by a national selection committee. Decisions are based on an overall assessment of the application.Applicant Criteria:
      -Native American or Alaska Native descent (student or one parent must be enrolled and have documentation)
      -Attending an accredited 2 or 4-year college/university or technical/vocational school
      -Must be enrolled as a full-time student
      -GPA between 2.0-3.4 is desirable (but ALL current or future undergraduate college students are encouraged to apply)
      -An ACT score of 14 or above is desirable
      -Scholarships are available for undergraduate studies only
      –Online colleges are not applicable
      -Scholarship can only be used for tuition and booksFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
    • Contact
    • American Indian Education Foundation
    • 1310 E. Riverview Dr.
    • Phoenix, AZ 85034
    • cacker@nativepartnership.org
    • 866-866-8642

    The Biogen Hemophilia Scholarship Program

    Award Amount
    See Description
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    April 15, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • At Biogen, we believe knowledge is the first step to empowerment. We’re proud to enable students with hemophilia to pursue their passions through a wide range of academic scholarships, including individual awards for vocational/technical schools, community colleges, and four-year colleges and universities.

      To be eligible, you must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident diagnosed with hemophilia A or B, and be enrolled in a vocational/technical school or two or four-year accredited college or university.

      Please prepare up to 300 words on each question:
      1. Describe an influential person in your life (such as a teacher, employer, mentor or family member), and how they have helped change your view of yourself and of the world. You may use examples from your family life, community service or extracurricular activities
      2. Tell us about yourself and how your background has affected your choices for the future

      For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

    • Contact
    • Scholarship Committee
    • 855-670-4787

    The Chesapeake Scholarship

    Award Amount
    $80,000
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    April 17, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • The Dallas Foundation manages a number of scholarships for students with diverse interests. The Chesapeake Energy Scholarship was established at The Dallas Foundation by Chesapeake Energy Corporation. The goal of the Fund is to make a college degree or vocational certification possible for minority and socially disadvantaged youth.

      Eligibility:
      – Be a graduating senior at one of the following DISD high schools: W.H. Adamson High School, Emmet J Conrad, Justin F. Kimball high School, A. Maceo Smith New Tech High School, North Dallas High School, L. G. Pinkston High School, Skyline High School, H. Grady Spruce High School, Sunset High School, W.W. Samuell High School
      – Have participated in the Education is Freedom program
      – Have a minimum 3.0 GPA
      – Have taken either the ACT or SAT
      – Have applied and plan to attend an accredited college, university, or vocational school
      – Be a U.S. citizen or legal resident
      – Be female or a member of a minority group as defined by the DFW Airport M/WBE Program. (The term minority generally includes the following groups: American Indians, Aleuts, Asian-Pacific Americans, Black Americans, Eskimos, Hispanic Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Subcontinent Asian Americans)

      The scholarship will be reviewed annually and may be renewed for up to four years.

      For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

    • Contact
    • Scholarship Committee
    • 306 West 7th Street
    • Suite 1045
    • Forth Worth, TX 76102
    • AWhite@northTexasCF.org
    • 817-877-0702

    The Chief Petty Officer Scholarship Fund

    Award Amount
    $2,000
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    April 1, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • You are eligible to apply for the CPO Scholarship only if your sponsor achieved the rank of Chief Petty Officer in the United States Navy. Furthermore, your sponsor must be currently serving on Active duty or Reserve duty, or must have been honorably discharged, transferred to Fleet Reserve status, or Retired from the Naval Service as a Chief, Senior Chief, or Master Chief Petty Officer.

      Candidates submitting scholarship applications must, in the year of submission of their scholarship application:
      -Be about to graduate or have graduated from an accredited high school, or equivalent educational institution or have successfully earned a General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
      -Must intend to enter, or be currently enrolled in a community college, vocational college, college or university to complete the curriculum prescribed in or to be graduated with an AA, AS, BA or BS degree
      -Must be the immediate family member of either an active duty, retired, or reserve Chief Petty Officer (children may be
      natural, adopted or step-children)

      For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

    • Contact
    • Senior Enlisted Academy Alumni Association
    • C/O The CPO Scholarship Fund
    • 1269 Elliot Avenue
    • Newport, RI 02841-1525
    • cposfboard@cposf.org
    • 401-253-1600

    The Clara Abbott Foundation Scholarship

    Award Amount
    See Description
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    April 15, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • The Clara Abbott Foundation offers need-based scholarships to help the dependent children of Abbott employees attend accredited colleges or universities, community colleges, vocational and trade schools. Awards are offered to students enrolled in full- or part-time studies to obtain their first undergraduate degree.

      Current employees must have a minimum of two years of continuous Abbott service as of The Clara Abbott Foundation’s application deadline date. Students must:

      -Be a dependent, unmarried child or step-child of the Abbott employee
      -Be 17–24 years of age as of The Foundation’s application deadline date
      -Have or will obtain their high school degree prior to the upcoming school year
      -Be applying for a scholarship to attend one of the following accredited schools: university, college (must qualify as a university (or equivalent), vocational school, or trade school.

      For further details and how to apply, please visit the provider’s website.

    • Contact
    • Scholarship Director
    • 1175 Tri-State Parkway
    • Suite 200
    • Gurnee, IL 60031
    • claraabbottfoundation@abbott.com
    • 800-972-3859

    The Explore More Scholarship

    Award Amount
    $3,000
    Awards Available
    95
    Deadline
    May 1, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • Applicants to the DIRECTV Scholarship Program must be:
      -Dependent children, age 24 and under, of full-time DIRECTV employees in good standing (no current or pending disciplinary action) who have a minimum of 90 days of employment with the company as of May 1 and who are still employed and in good standing at the time awards are paid
      -U.S. and Latin American high school seniors, graduates, or current postsecondary undergraduates
      -Enrolled in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two-or-four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school, or the international equivalent, for the entire academic yearRequired documents:
      1. A current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Transcripts must display student name, school name, grades and credit hours for each course and term in which each course was taken.
      2. Copy of the first two pages of the DIRECTV employee’s most recently filed IRS Form 1040, or applicable National Tax Documentation for students outside of the U.S.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
    • Contact
    • Scholarship Committee
    • contactus@applyists.com
    • 855-670-4787

    The George Snow Scholarship Fund

    Award Amount
    See Description
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    February 1, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • The George Snow Scholarship Fund offers need-based scholarships to high school seniors attending:
      -All Palm Beach County High Schools
      -Blanche Ely and Pompano Beach High Schools in Northern Broward County
      -All Homeschooled students who will be attending a high school in Palm Beach County or Blanche Ely and Pompano Beach High Schools in Northern Broward County
      -Women in Miami/Dade County, Broward County, and Palm Beach County interested in obtaining degrees in the Technology and Engineering fieldsThe fund looks for applicants who have financial need, are active in their high school community, have strong educational and career goals, and are self-motivated.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
    • Contact
    • Scholarship Committee
    • 201 Plaza Real
    • Suite 260
    • Boca Raton, FL 33432
    • pperrin@scholarship.org
    • 561-347-6799

    The JSSA Educational Scholarship Fund

    Award Amount
    $6,000
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    May 2, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • Scholarships are awarded annually to a high school senior who has completed significant volunteer services within the local Jewish community in addition to high school graduation service requirements. The JSSA Educational Scholarship Fund is awarded primarily based on financial need, and recipients are eligible for up to two years of funding.

      Applicants must be:
      -A high school senior at a Montgomery County public high school
      -A U.S. Citizen or Working Towards Citizenship
      -Accepted into an accredited four-year undergraduate program, vocational school, or community college

      Awards may not be used for:
      -A student attending private or parochial school
      -Graduate or post-graduate students

      Any awardee who does not complete a full year of school must repay the scholarship.

      For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

    • Contact
    • Jewish Social Service Agency
    • 200 Wood Hill Road
    • Rockville, MD 20850
    • dbecker@jssa.org
    • 301-610-8353

    The JSSA Educational Scholarship Fund

    Award Amount
    $6,000
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    May 2, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • Scholarships are awarded annually to a high school senior who has completed significant volunteer services within the local Jewish community in addition to high school graduation service requirements. The JSSA Educational Scholarship Fund is awarded primarily based on financial need, and recipients are eligible for up to two years of funding.

      Applicants must be:
      -A high school senior at a Montgomery County public high school
      -A U.S. Citizen or Working Towards Citizenship
      -Accepted into an accredited four-year undergraduate program, vocational school, or community college

      Awards may not be used for:
      -A student attending private or parochial school
      -Graduate or post-graduate students

      Any awardee who does not complete a full year of school must repay the scholarship.

      For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

    • Contact
    • Jewish Social Service Agency
    • 200 Wood Hill Road
    • Rockville, MD 20850
    • dbecker@jssa.org
    • 301-610-8353

    The Mary Lou Marks Smith Scholarship

    Award Amount
    $1,000
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    March 1, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • GCFM believes in supporting education. Horticulture-based education is supported by the Garden Club Federation of Maine, GCFM Districts and GCFM local garden clubs. It is today’s students that will be the leaders of tomorrow, ensuring the preservation of our natural resources of the planet Earth. Applicants majoring in: horticulture, floriculture, landscape design, conservation, forestry, botany, agronomy, plant pathology, environmental concerns, ecology, land management and other/or other garden fields.

      The Mary Lou Marks Smith Scholarship is awarded to a community college student majoring in horticulture, floral design or other gardening related fields who is a legal resident of the State of Maine. The scholarship, in the amount of $1,000, will be given every other year, in odd-numbered years. It is mailed to the college at the beginning of the second semester.

      Applicants will be judged on the following:

      -Aptitude in the field of horticulture
      -Academic Record
      -Avocational interests and vocational potential
      -Character
      -Financial Need

      For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

    • Contact
    • Barbara Longstaff
    • 651 River Road, Eliot
    • scholarships@mainegardenclubs.org

    The PepsiCo Foundation ExCEL Awards

    Award Amount
    $20,000
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    February 3, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • The ExCEL Awards encourage and support post-secondary education for children of PepsiCo employees. The awards are offered worldwide for undergraduate study at four-year colleges and universities, two-year colleges and vocational-technical schools. Students may attend college in any country.

      Sons and daughters of PepsiCo employees who meet the criteria listed below are eligible to apply for scholarships:
      -Dependent children, age 24 and under, of regular full-time or part-time employees in salary Band 2 and below, inclusive of those on short-term disability, long-term disability, and non-disciplinary leave, who are confirmed as employees during the verification process. Dependent children are defined as natural or legally adopted children or dependent stepchildren primarily supported by the employee
      -High school seniors, graduates, or current undergraduates who will be enrolled in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited college, university, or vocational-technical school for the entire academic year
      -Children of employees in Salary Band 2 and below are eligible
      -Children of joint venture employees are not eligible.
      -Children of employees who are temporary or on severance or suspended for disciplinary reasons are not eligible

      Eligible Divisions:
      -PepsiCo, Inc.
      -Frito Lay North America
      -PepsiCo North America Beverages
      -PepsiCo Beverages Company
      -PepsiCo North American Nutrition, i.e. Quaker, Tropicana, Gatorade
      -PepsiCo Canada Beverages
      -PepsiCo Latin American
      -PepsiCo Asia, Middle East and North Africa (AMENA)
      -PepsiCo Europe, Sub-Saharan Africa (ESSA)
      -Pepsi Bottling Ventures (North Carolina, South Carolina, Maryland and Delaware)

      For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

    • Contact
    • Scholarship Committee
    • One Scholarship Way
    • Saint Peter, MN 56802
    • pepsico@scholarshipamerica.org
    • 507-931-8360

    The Shire / Michael Yasick ADHD Scholarship Program

    Award Amount
    $2,000
    Awards Available
    50
    Deadline
    March 8, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • The Michael Yasick ADHD Scholarship by Shire recognizes and supports individuals diagnosed with ADHD in the U.S. who are pursuing higher education. The scholarship includes a $2,000 monetary award and a prepaid year of ADHD coaching from the Edge Foundation to assist in meeting the challenges of higher education. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
    • Contact
    • Scholarship Committee
    • P.O. Box 562
    • Chestertown, MD 21060
    • 855-474-4732

    The Silver Shield Foundation

    Award Amount
    See Description
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    Varies
    • Scholarship Description
    • The Silver Shield Foundation has been helping children of police officers and firefighters killed in the line of duty with the cost of their education. We set aside an education fund for each surviving child to assist with tuition payments for prep school, college and university undergraduate and graduate school, vocational and technical school, and tutoring services. The tuition assistance program is flexible, aiming to meet each family’s specific needs. We send payments directly to the schools and tutors, and we maintain contact with the families to follow the children’s education.

      For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

    • Contact
    • Scholarship Committee
    • 300 Park Avenue, 17th Floor
    • New York, NY 10022
    • moreinfo@silvershieldfoundation.org
    • 800-811-4692

    The Tang Scholarship

    Award Amount
    $15,000
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    April 30, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • This scholarship is to help LGBT youth (ages 17-25) proudly achieve educational pursuits and dreams without shame. Students who self-identify as Asian/Pacific Islander and gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender; (at least 25 percent API ancestry); and who are involved in the GLBT community are eligible to apply. Students must graduate from a high school in one of the nine (9) Bay Area counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara County, Napa, Sonoma or Solano. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
    • Contact
    • Edward Tang
    • P. O. Box 6961
    • San Carlos, CA 94070-6961
    • ecmt@yahoo.com
    • 650-888-6309

    The Winston-Salem A.F. Clement Trust

    Award Amount
    $2,000
    Awards Available
    2
    Deadline
    April 1, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • The A.F. Clement Trust Scholarship was established in 1970 and repurposed in 2011 to provide scholarships for students who have been in foster care or had two deceased parents prior to the student’s 18th birthday. The scholarship may provide up to two renewable awards for students who will pursue post-secondary education or vocational training leading to a certificate, degree, or diploma. Scholarships will be applied to the cost of undergraduate tuition, fees, room and board, and other college expenses. In any year when no students are identified by the deadline, the grantable income may be added to the need-based student aid process.

      Eligibility:
      -Must be residents of Forsyth County, NC
      -Have a current minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 or received a GED
      -Demonstrate financial need
      -Must be enrolled in a minimum of six credit hours per semester
      -Must have been in foster care or had two deceased parents prior to their 18th birthday

      For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

    • Contact
    • Scholarship Committee
    • 751 W. Fourth St
    • Suite 200
    • Winston-Salem, NC 27101-2702
    • StudentAid@wsfoundation.org
    • 336-714-3445

    Thomas P. Orr Scholarship

    Award Amount
    See Description
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    February 15, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • The Thomas P. Orr Scholarship Fund was established at Freeland High School in September 1999 and transferred to the Saginaw Community Foundation in 2006. “A great school district can only be developed with great leadership.” This was Tom Orr’s philosophy and goal for the Freeland Community School District. This scholarship fund was established in memory of Mr. Orr who was the Superintendent of the Freeland Community School District for 15 years. He was extraordinarily proud of this district and the pride that the Freeland community and its students regularly demonstrate. May his memory live on in the hearts and lives of all who knew him and may the recipients of this scholarship never forget the importance of great leadership.

      Eligibility:
      – Minimum 2.5 GPA
      – Graduating senior from Freeland High school
      – Pursuing an undergraduate or vocational degree at an accredited institution
      – Part or full-time enrollment

      For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

    • Contact
    • Scholarship Committee
    • leeann@saginawfoundation.org
    • 989-755-0545

    Thomas S. and Patricia A. Tilot Memorial Scholarship

    Award Amount
    See Description
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    February 15, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • Thomas Tilot was known throughout the community as a leader. He was involved in the Saginaw Public Schools from the time he graduated from the original Saginaw High School in 1950, to the time he was first elected to the school board in 1987, and until his death in 2000. Thomas served as board president from 1992-1995 and was a leader of the Building & Grounds Committee. He was a frequent visitor to school events and volunteered as an elementary reading tutor. The Thomas Spencer Tilot, Sr., Memorial Scholarship was established to support students who will pursue vocational or technical training beyond high school.

      Eligibility:
      – Minimum 2.5 GPA
      – High school senior
      – City of Saginaw resident
      – Pursuing vocational or technical training
      – Attending an accredited Michigan school
      – Part-/full-time enrollment

      For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

    • Contact
    • Scholarship Committee
    • leeann@saginawfoundation.org
    • 989-755-0545
  • Thomas W. McDonald Sr. Saginaw Township Business Association Scholarship
  • Award Amount
    See Description
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    February 15, 2018
  • Scholarship Description
  • The Thomas (Tom) W. McDonald, Sr. Saginaw Township Business Association Scholarship is offered to promote continued education for students pursuing a degree in a business or business-related field at an accredited Michigan college or university. This scholarship was created to pay tribute to Saginaw Township Business Association (STBA) founder, Saginaw philanthropist, historian and businessman Tom McDonald. The STBA’s objective is to enhance educational opportunities and future career opportunities in Saginaw Township and Saginaw County.

    Eligibility:
    -Student, parent, or guardian must be a member of STBA or work for an STBA member employer
    -2.5 minimum GPA
    -Graduating high school senior or current college student
    -Full-time enrollment at an accredited Michigan college or university
    -Pursuing a vocational, associate, undergraduate, or graduate degree in business or a business-related field (accounting, business administration, business management, communications, entrepreneurship, finance, financial planning, human resources, etc.)For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • leeann@saginawfoundation.org
  • 989-755-0545
  • Tiderington Family Scholarship
  • Award Amount
    See Description
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    February 15, 2018
  • Scholarship Description
  • The Tiderington Family Scholarship was established in 1996 by Dr. Robert H. and Charlotte Hughes Tiderington and their three sons, Robert III, James and Thomas, to provide funding for students pursuing a vocational career. Neither Dr. Tiderington nor his wife Charlotte graduated from college. Although the Tideringtons emphasize a college education, they recognize that not everybody wants to, or should, go to college. “We desperately need plumbers and carpenters and others who prefer physical labor. Therefore, we would like to provide scholarships for vocational training.”

    Eligibility:
    – Must have a minimum 2.5 GPA
    – Saginaw County resident
    – Pursuing vocational studies
    – Full-time enrollmentFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • leeann@saginawfoundation.org
  • 989-755-0545
  • Tidewater AGC Educational Scholarships
  • Award Amount
    $5,000
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    November 18, 2017
  • Scholarship Description
  • Tidewater AGC of Virginia is offering academic scholarships for the purpose of assisting students interested in pursuing a career in engineering, design, construction and related professions.

    Eligibility:
    -Must be enrolled in a two-year or four-year college or university, vocational technical or community college/continuing education program
    -Must be pursuing a construction-related degree or a tradesman journeyman classification, business degree or engineering degree
    -Must be one of the following:
    1. Employed by a Tidewater district AGC member firm,
    2. An immediate family member of an employee of a Tidewater district AGC member firm, or
    3. A member of an AGC Student Chapter.
    -All college or university applicants must be entering school during the next academic year to be eligibleFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

  • Contact
  • Dick Moyers
  • 11950 Nuckols Road
  • Glen Allen, VA 23058
  • Rmoyers395@aol.com
  • 804-218-3755
  • Trina M. Batchelor Memorial Scholarship
  • Award Amount
    $1,500
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    April 1, 2018
  • Scholarship Description
  • The Trina M. Batchelor Memorial Scholarship was established by Stephen P. Batchelor in 2013 in memory of Trina M. Batchelor to provide scholarships to graduating high school seniors who attend a Forsyth County high school and reside in the Foundation’s service area. The scholarship may provide a non-renewable award for students who will pursue full-time
    undergraduate degrees from accredited vocational/technical school, community college, or college/university in pursuit of a certificate, diploma or degree. Scholarships will be applied to the cost of undergraduate tuition, fees, room and board, and other college expenses.To receive consideration, applicants must:
    -Attend a Forsyth County high school and reside in The Winston-Salem Foundation’s service area
    -Be graduating high school seniors
    -Have a minimum cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.0
    -Demonstrate financial need, but not restricted to lower incomes (student’s financial need and merit will be equally weighted)For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
  • Contact
  • Student Aid Department
  • 751 W Fourth St
  • Suite 200
  • Winston-Salem, NC 27101-2702
  • StudentAid@wsfoundation.org
  • 336-714-3445
  • Trina M. Batchelor Memorial Scholarship
  • Award Amount
    $1,500
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    April 1, 2018
  • Scholarship Description
  • The Trina M. Batchelor Memorial Scholarship was established by Stephen P. Batchelor in 2013 in memory of Trina M. Batchelor to provide scholarships to graduating high school seniors who attend a Forsyth County high school and reside in the Foundation’s service area. The scholarship may provide a non-renewable award for students who will pursue full-time
    undergraduate degrees from accredited vocational/technical school, community college, or college/university in pursuit of a certificate, diploma or degree. Scholarships will be applied to the cost of undergraduate tuition, fees, room and board, and other college expenses.To receive consideration, applicants must:
    -Attend a Forsyth County high school and reside in The Winston-Salem Foundation’s service area
    -Be graduating high school seniors
    -Have a minimum cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.0
    -Demonstrate financial need, but not restricted to lower incomes (student’s financial need and merit will be equally weighted)For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
  • Contact
  • Student Aid Department
  • 751 W Fourth St
  • Suite 200
  • Winston-Salem, NC 27101-2702
  • StudentAid@wsfoundation.org
  • 336-714-3445
  • Two Ten Higher Education Scholarship
  • Award Amount
    $12,000
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    April 1, 2018
  • Scholarship Description
  • Two Ten Higher Education Scholarships is a need-based scholarship program, with awards based on financial need in addition to academic performance and personal character. Applicants or their parents must have a minimum of two years’ employment in the footwear industry (1,000 hours over two years). Students must be enrolled or about to enroll in an accredited two or four-year college, university, vocational/technical school or nursing school, and maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA to renew the scholarship.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • 1466 Main Street
  • Waltham, MA 02451
  • contactus@applyists.com
  • 800-346-3210
  • UCT Scholarship Program
  • Award Amount
    $2,500
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    November 15, 2017
  • Scholarship Description
  • UCT has been dedicated to helping people with intellectual disabilities for more than 40 years. One of the ways that the organization does this is to provide scholarships to individuals who are pursuing college degrees or certification to teach persons with intellectual disabilities. The following are the qualifications for individuals who wish to apply for a UCT scholarship:

    Eligibility:
    -Be a teacher of people with intellectual disabilities who needs additional coursework to be certified or to retain certification
    -Be an experienced teacher who wishes to become certified to teach people with intellectual disabilities.
    -Have a bachelor’s or master’s degree and wish to pursue graduate work in special education with an emphasis on teaching people with intellectual disabilities
    -Be a college junior or senior whose undergraduate course of study is special education specifically focusing on teaching people with intellectual disabilities
    -Be enrolled in courses to become a certified instructor under a structured trade, vocational or recreation program at a facility for people with intellectual disabilities
    -Be in the second year of a two-year associate’s degree program in an accredited school, with the course of study specifically focusing on teaching people with intellectual disabilities
    -Applicants teaching or studying special education focusing on areas other than intellectual disabilities are
    not eligible
    -Applicants must plan to be of service to people with intellectual disabilities in the United States or Canada.
    -Applicants must demonstrate a justifiable need for financial assistanceApplicants teaching in areas of special education other than intellectual disabilities are not eligible. Applicants must plan to be of service to people with intellectual disabilities in the United States or Canada.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

  • Contact
  • Ann Marshall
  • 1801 Watermark Drive
  • Suite 100, P.O. Box 159019
  • Columbus, OH 43215-8619
  • amarshall@uct.org
  • 800-848-0123 x 126
  • VFW Voice of Democracy Competition
  • Award Amount
    $30,000
    Awards Available
    54
    Deadline
    November 1, 2017
  • Scholarship Description
  • Since 1947, the Voice of Democracy has been the Veterans of Foreign Wars’ (VFW’s) premier scholarship program. Each year, almost 40,000 high school students compete for more than $2 million in scholarships and incentives. Students compete by writing and recording an audio essay on an annual patriotic theme.

    The VFW established the Voice of Democracy program (VOD) in 1947 to provide students grades 9-12 the opportunity to express themselves in regards to democratic ideas and principles.Prizes and scholarships can be awarded at the Post, District, state and national level. Department (State) winners receive an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C., February 25 – March 1 to tour the city, be honored by the VFW and its VFW Auxiliary and receive their portion of $153,000 in national awards, the top scholarship being $30,000.This Year’s Theme is “My Responsibility to America”:
    Students should record their reading of the draft to an audio CD or flash drive. The recording can be no shorter than three minutes and no longer than five minutes (plus or minus five seconds).

    Entries begin at the post level. Once the student creates their essay and completes burning the audio version to an audio CD/flash drive, they can submit their typed version, CD/flash drive and the Voice of Democracy entry form to their local participating VFW Post.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

  • Contact
  • Kris Harmer
  • 406 West 34th Street
  • Kansas City, MO 64111
  • kharmer@vfw.org
  • 816-968-1117
  • Vocational (Bettinger, Holden & Perry) Scholarship
  • Award Amount
    $4,000
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    May 1, 2018
  • Scholarship Description
  • The Vocational (Bettinger, Holden & Perry) scholarship requires students to be in a one or two-year program with the intent to become a grower or greenhouse manager. The vocational scholarship awards a scholarship in honor of:
    Leonard Bettinger, who was a successful greenhouse grower in the Bettinger Farms family business in Toledo, Ohio, and was president of the BPI trade association from 1974-76; John Holden, who had a long, helpful career at Ball Seed Co. and was active in the BPI trade association since it’s inception, attending the very first “pre-BPI” conference in 1968; Jim Perry, who was a respected wholesale nurseryman, who grew Perry’s Plants of La Puente, California, into one of the largest bedding plant operations in the U.S and was president of BPI from 1972-1974.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
  • Contact
  • American Floral Endowment
  • 1601 Duke St.
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • daker@afeendowment.org
  • 703-838-5211
  • Washington Women in Need Education Grant
  • Award Amount
    $5,000
    Awards Available
    55
    Deadline
    Varies
  • Scholarship Description
  • Washington Women in Need (WWIN) makes grants to low-income women in Washington state who are ready for transformation and looking to build a better future for themselves, their families, and their communities for generations to come. The Education Grant provides up to $5,000 in funding over the course of one calendar year. It can be used to pay for tuition, mandatory fees, and required books and supplies at the approved Washington college or university of your choice. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
  • Contact
  • Lindie Gardner
  • 232 5th Ave South
  • Sutie 201
  • Kirkland, WA 98033
  • 425-451-8838 x 301
  • WFLA National Scholarship
  • Award Amount
    $4,000
    Awards Available
    25
    Deadline
    March 1, 2018
  • Scholarship Description
  • Western Fraternal Life Association recognizes the need for higher education and the increasing cost of obtaining this goal for its members. Ten national scholarships will be awarded annually for up to $1,000 to qualified WFLA members attending college or vocational programs. Traditional and nontraditional students are eligible.

    The applicant must be a WFLA member in good standing for two years prior to the application deadline. Applicant must be accepted or attending as a full-time student at a college/university or vocational/technical institution.All applications and other academic information must be received by WFLA no later than March 1st. The scholarships will be awarded the following May for the coming fall semester. Applications are accepted from September 15 through March 1st for the next full school year.For more information and to apply, visit the Western Fraternal Life website.

  • Contact
  • Fraternal Manager
  • 1900 First Ave. NE
  • Cedar Rapids, IA 52402-5372
  • wflains@wflains.org
  • 877-935-2467
  • William J. Blair Scholarship Fund

    Award Amount
    $1,500
    Awards Available
    2
    Deadline
    April 1, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • This fund was created through an estate gift from William J. Blair. Scholarships provide assistance to graduating seniors and families from any Fort Collins high school who are unable to pay for a college or vocational school education. Applicant must be a graduating senior, attending a post-secondary college or vocational school, and rank in the upper 50% of the graduating class. An essay is required discussing post-secondary plans, career goals, and why those choices were made. This is a needs-based award.
    • Contact
    • Community Foundation of Northern Colorado
    • 4745 Wheaton Drive #100
    • Fort Collins, CO 80521
    • 970-488-1986

    Woman-to-Woman Scholarship

    Award Amount
    $500
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    Varies
    • Scholarship Description
    • The purpose of this scholarship is to provide a source of education support for women who reside in the South Plains area, who are 50 years of age or older, and find themselves in need of additional education or vocational training in order to obtain employment or to make a needed change in their current employment situation.

      Women who are 50 years of age or older and who reside in the South Plains area may apply for assistance through the Woman-to-Woman Scholarship Fund. These are competitive awards with the primary areas of consideration being:
      -Need for education or training to either enter the workforce or to make a needed change in their current employment situation
      -Must demonstrate financial need
      -Current enrollment or application for admission to a college/university or vocational training programApplications are due May 30 for the fall semesters and November 15 for the spring semester.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

    • Contact
    • Scholarship Committee
    • 6102 82nd Street
    • 8B
    • Lubbock, TX 79424
    • 806-762-8061

    Women of Colors, Inc. Scholarship

    Award Amount
    See Description
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    February 15, 2018
    • Scholarship Description
    • The Women of Colors, Inc. Scholarship will be awarded each year to a Great Empowering Motivational Sessions (GEMS) member that is an area high school senior actively involved in efforts to empower young women and in activities that address issues affecting young women in the Saginaw Community. GEMS program members will be given priority. If no GEMS members are high school seniors, applications will be accepted from non-GEMS applicants. The scholarship will be presented at the Annual Women of Colors Anniversary & Sweetheart Getaway Fundraiser to be held in March.

      Eligibility:
      -Graduating high school seniors from Saginaw County
      -Minimum 2.5 GPA
      -Open to both males and females
      -Pursuing a vocational certification, associate, or undergraduate degree
      -Member of GEMS (Great Empowering Motivational Sessions). If no GEMS members qualify, this scholarship will be open to non-members
      -Recipient must be willing to make an oral presentation at the Annual Women of Colors Anniversary & Sweetheart Getaway Fundraiser to be held in MarchFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

    • Contact
    • Scholarship Committee
    • leeann@saginawfoundation.org
    • 989-755-0545
  • Women’s Independence Scholarship Program

    Award Amount
    $2,000
    Awards Available
    See Description
    Deadline
    Varies
    • Scholarship Description
    • The objective of the Women’s Independence Scholarship Program is to help survivors of intimate partner abuse obtain an education that will, in turn, offer them the chance to secure employment, personal independence, and self-sufficiency. Support is available for full or part-time students interested in attending accredited programs at educational institutions listed below, in order of preference:

      -State-supported community colleges
      -State-supported colleges or universities
      -Technical/vocational schools
      -Private colleges or universities
      -Proprietary schoolsEligibility:
      -Survived intimate partner abuse & has been separated from their abuser a minimum of one year, but not more than seven
      -Is a citizen or permanent legal resident of the U.S.
      -Has applied to or is officially accepted into an accredited course of study at a United States institution
      -Demonstrates a critical need for financial assistance
      -Exhibits a strong desire and the ability to complete a training and/or academic program
      -Has a definite plan to use the desired training to upgrade skills for career advancement, to train for a new career field, or to enter or reenter the job market
      -Has sought services from a non-profit, domestic violence agency for a minimum of 6 consecutive months, and this agency is willing to act as sponsor by mentoring and providing support to the student throughout her educational experienceFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

    • Contact
    • Nancy Soward
    • 4900 Randall Parkway
    • Suite H
    • Wilmington, NC 28403
    • nancy@wispinc.org
    • 910-397-7742
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