Private Scholarships Search
|Frank M. & Gertrude R. Doyle Foundation||Application open December 1 to March 1
1) You are a graduating senior or past graduate (G.E.D. is acceptable) of the Washoe County School District in Northern Nevada.
2) You are a graduate or student of the Washoe Adult High School in Northern Nevada.
3) You are a graduating senior or past graduate (G.E.D. is acceptable) of the Huntington Beach Union High School District in Southern California.
4) You are a graduate or student of the Huntington Beach Adult High School in the Huntington Beach Union High School District in Southern California
5) You are a graduate/current or previous student of any of the following Community Colleges in Southern California: Coastline, Cypress, Fullerton, Golden West, Irvine Valley, Orange Coast, Saddleback, Santa Ana or Santiago Canyon||www.doyle.curvine.com/scholarships/applications/|
|Ronald McDonald House Charities (RHMC) US Scholarship Program||Graduating High School Seniors from northern Nevada who are legal US residents should apply for one of 37 renewable scholarships awarded each year! The deadline is January 21 and award notices are sent in May and June. Awards are renewable for up to four years of undergraduate study.||www.rmhc-reno.org/html/scholarships.html|
|Soroptimist International of Truckee Meadows Scholarships||Please refer to the website for specifics regarding the multiple scholarship applications available annually for both women in Northern Nevada currently attending Northern Nevada institutions of Higher Education and graduating seniors from Washoe County high schools. Please see the website for details of individual opportunities. Applications available from October through March annually with submission deadlines in mid-December through mid-March. There are multiple awards annually which range from $500 to $10,000.||www.sitmnv.org/scholarships_awards.html|
|T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood Nevada||Apply for a T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood Nevada scholarship today and get 80% of costs covered toward your bachelor degree in Human Development and Family Studies!
Please review our website for more program details, eligibility requirements, and contact information.||www.nvteach.org|
|Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS) Program||This scholarship will pay all unmet need based on the cost of attendance for both undergraduate and, if you pursue certain majors, graduate studies! Applications are available for high school seniors each August through mid-January. Students are eligible to be considered for a GMS scholarship if they meet all of the following criteria: (1) Are African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian & Pacific Islander American or Hispanic American. (2) Are a citizen, national or legal permanent resident of the United States. (3) Have attained a cumulative high school GPA of 3.3 on an unweighted 4.0 scale or have earned a GED. (4) Will enroll for the first time at a U.S. located, accredited college or university (5) Have demonstrated leadership abilities through participation in community service, extracurricular or other activities. (6) Meet the Federal Pell Grant eligibility criteria. (7) Have completed and submitted all three required forms: the student's application (Nominee Person||scholarships.gmsp.org/Program/Details/0fb486dd-d32c-4a4f-a0c5-d911d7d89cb7|
|Otto Huth Scholarship||This fund is available to children in custody of the Nevada Division of Child and Family Services who meet the following criteria: the child must have been in our custody in a foster or group home and must be graduating from high school or receiving the GED the year of application. Deadline for application is April 15th of each year.||www.dcfs.state.nv.us/DCFS_IndependentLiving-OtherEd.htm|
|NAHAS Scholarship Endowment||APPLICATION DEADLINE - MARCH 28
Two $6,000.00 scholarships awarded annually ($1,500/yr. for 4 yrs.) For application or additional information, please contact Shelly Nahas Aldean or Robin Nahas Stevenson at (775) 885-8282.
• Applicant must be a graduating senior from a Northern Nevada High School, public or private.
• Applicant must have a record of community service.
• Applicant must show academic ability (minimum grade point average of 3.5).
• Applicant must have proof of admission to the University of Nevada - Reno.
• Applicant must have competed in a competitive sports program for at least two years.
• Applicant must remain in good standing in order to maintain eligibility (must maintain at least a 3.0 GPA and take no fewer than 12 units per semester).
• Applicant must be a U. S. citizen.Each applicant should obtain three (3) letters of recommendation from his/her coach, teacher or counselor and someone acquainted with the applicant's community service.|
|Nothern Nevada's Children's Cancer Foundation's Inspire Scholarship||This scholarship is available to those who have been diagnosed with a form of cancer, are a current resident of Nevada, accepted into an accredited institution 2013-2014 school year, between the ages of 18-25, and display and aspiring attitude. Annual application deadline varies each spring. For more information contact Leslie@nvchildrenscancer.org||www.nvchildrenscancer.org/how-we-help/inspire-adolescent-young-adult-survivors/|
|Raymond H. Berner Memorial Scholarship||Applicant must have graduated from a Northern Nevada high school|
Applicant must have a minimum college GPA of 2.75 (high school minimum is 3.0)
Applicant must include an application, a 1-2 page statement (see website for topics), list of activities (see website), transcripts, and one letter of recommendation. Apply each March.
|Community Foundation of Western Nevada Scholarships (Multiple)||The Community Foundation of Western Nevada offer multiple scholarships for a wide variety of students. For details on specific scholarships, please visit the website. Applications open in February and deadlines range from the end of February through April.||nevadafund.org/receive/|
|Nevada Women's Fund (NWF) Scholarships||NWF scholarships are designated for northern Nevada women pursuing a course of study at a northern Nevada educational institution. If an eligible applicant wishes to pursue a course of study that is not offered at a northern Nevada (or Nevada) institution, the NWF will consider allocating a scholarship for pursuit of study at an out of region or out of state institution. The NWF allocations committee reserves the right to make these decisions on a case by case basis. Scholarships may be used for undergraduate, graduate studies or vocational study. Applications open in January and the application deadline is February 28th annually.||www.nevadawomensfund.org/apps/scholarships.cfm|
|Greater Nevada Credit Union Scholarship||Graduating high school seniors who are a Greater Nevada member or the child of a Greater Nevada member. Selection criteria will be based primarily on financial need. Additional criteria will include academic performance, school and community involvment and written recommendations from school and community leaders. Selected recipients are required to be enrolled or attend school on a full time basis. Applications open in January and close at the end of March||www.gncu.org/about-us/community-involvement/gncu-college-scholarships.html|
|Reno Area Chapter 99s Women Pilots (Private Certificate) Scholarship||Applicants must currently reside within 75 nm of Reno, have lived in the area for at least a year, hold a valid student pilot cerfiticate or pilot's license and current medical, and have not been a recipient of any Reno Area 99s scholarship for the past three years; and have completed first solo flight. For further information call KayLynn Marble (775) 848-8712 or Deb Richied (775) 853-1314||www.renohighsierra99s.org/|
|American Indian Services||Applicants must be one-quarter Native American Blood|
Applicant must be an undergraduate student with no more than 150 credits with a minimum GPA of 2.25 For more information, please visit the website.
|American Business Women's Association (ABWA) - Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund Scholarships||Eligible candidates are women who are citizens of the U.S. and who are seeking a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university. Each scholarship has a variety of additional criteria and the application deadline is May 15 annually. Awards range from $5,000 to $10,000.||www.sbmef.org|
|AES Engineers Scholarship||Students must submit an essay of between 500 and 1000 words in answer to the following question: When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful? What people, things and accomplishments do you need? Students are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible.||www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm|
|American Indian Education Foundation Scholarship||Applicant must be of Native American or Alaska Native descent|
Enrolled as a full-time student
An ACT score of 14 or above is desirable
Applicant must submit packet (see application for complete list). Applications due annually in April.
|Hispanic Scholarship Fund Scholarships (Multiple)||Applicants must be of Hispanic heritage. To qualify, you must: |
Be a community college or undergraduate student
Be a U.S. citizen, legal permanent resident, or an eligible non-citizen
Have plans to enroll FULL-TIME at a two or four year U.S. accredited institution in the U.S., Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, or Guam in the upcoming academic year.
Be pursuing first undergraduate degree.
|Government Finance Officers Association (Mulitple annual scholarships)||Daniel B. Goldberg - $11,000 scholarship open to full-time graduate students interested in pursuing a career in state and local government finance; Frank L Greathouse Government Accounting - $6,000 each; Minorities in Government Accounting -$6,000; Government Finance Professional Development Scholarship - $6,000 each - open to part-time graduate students currently employed by a state or local government. Winners will be invited to the annual conference of GFOA May 18-21 - expenses paid. Deadline for application is February 21.||www.gfoa.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=96&Itemid=107|
|AICPA Scholarships (Multiple Annual Scholarships)||The AICPA offers many scholarship opportunities for accounting students at varying points in their academic careers. Application deadline April 1. For more details, please visit the AICPA website.||www.aicpa.org/BecomeACPA/Scholarships/Pages/default.aspx|
|El Dorado County Local Scholarships||Scholarships are available to individuals who reside in El Dorado County (or resided in El Dorado County at the time of high school graduation) and are: 1) graduating high school seniors or college, university or graduate school students, and 2) Minimum cumulative GPA is 3.0. Various scholarships are advertised on the site and applications are due annually prior to May 1.||www.edc-scholarships.org/default.asp|
|NSPE Engineering Scholarships (Multiple)||Applicants must be students currently enrolled in good standing in a ABET accredited engineering program. Please visit the website for details on specific scholarships.||www.nspe.org/Students/Scholarships/index.html|
|Nevada Water Resources Scholarships||Scholarships will be awarded to a student attending a Nevada university or community college. Qualified students must be pursuing a degree in the field of water resources. For more information, please visit the website. Application deadline is December 1.||www.nvwra.org/scholarship-opportunities/|
|The "Do-Over" Scholarship and 12 others||These scholarships, which range from $1,000 to $3,000, are open to all U.S. students 13 years of age or older who will attend an accredited institution of higher education. Scholarships will be awarded annually to students who best respond to each of the various topics. Application deadlines vary for each scholarship annually.||www.scholarshipexperts.com/apply.htx|
| ASCO Numatics Industrial Automation Engineering College Scholarship||Merit-based and will be awarded on the candidate's potential for leadership and for making a significant contribution to the engineering, instrumentation, systems, and automation professions, particularly as they relate to the application of fluid control and fluid power technologies. Scholarship recipients may be eligible for an ASCO Numatics internship.||www.asconumatics.com/LiteratureRequest/ASCO-Numatics-Scholarship-learnmore.aspx|
|Soroptimist International Women's Opportunity Scholarship||Eligible applicants for these $10,000 awards must be women who provide the primary financial support for their families, and who are enrolled in or have been accepted to a vocational/skills training program or an undergraduate degree program. Applicants must demonstrate financial need. Only residents of Soroptimist International of the Americas' 19 member countries and territories are eligible to apply. Applications are available through the Soroptimist website and must be submitted prior to December 1.||www.soroptimist.org/awards/apply.html|
|Pediatric Dentist of Tomorrow Scholarship||The scholarship will award $500 every year to a student striving to achieve their dream of entering the dental field. To apply, submit a 300-1,000 word essay along with your contact information to email@example.com. The essay contest is open only to those legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are 18 years of age or older at the time of submission and who are currently enrolled in an accredited college or university or who will be enrolled by March 1 and aspires to a career in the dental field. Current employees, officers, directors and agents of Sponsor and its related companies and members of their immediate families (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and persons residing at the same address are not eligible. Void where prohibited.||www.smilereef.com/pediatric-dentist-of-tomorrow-scholarship/|
|Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO) Scholarship||Applicants must be U.S. citizens and enrolled full-time at the senior level in an accredited civil engineering program, or in a related field as determined by ASDSO, and must demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in hydraulics, hydrology or geotechnical disciplines or in another discipline related to the design, construction and operation of dams. Annual deadlinein March. Please visit website for more information.||www.damsafety.org/community/students/?p=61c91bdd-f19b-42e0-aac2-d62d424ab2b9|
|National Garden Clubs (NGC) Inc. Scholarship||One-year scholarship ($3500) available to full-time juniors, seniors or graduate students, sophomores may submit an application for their junior year. Applicants must also be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident of the U.S. A mimimum 3.25 GPA is required. Applicants must be planning a career related to gardening, landscape design, environmental issues, floral design or horticulture in one of the following majors: Agronomy, Agriculture Education, Floriculture, Horticulture, Landscape Design, Botany-Biology, Forestry, Wildlife Science, Plant Pathology/Science, Rural/Urban City Planning, Habitat or Forest/Systems Ecology, Environmental Concerns (Management: Environmental/Horticulture Resource/Environmental Behavior), Environmental Conservation (incl. Engineering, Law etc), and Land Management. General application forms must be submitted by March 1 each year!||www.gardenclub.org/scholarships/|
|Honey Lake Hospice Scholarship||Each year we sponsor a deserving student by awarding a monetary scholarship. This student must be able to describe his or her interest in a field related to Hospice and Palliative Care. Applications due by March 15!
BASIS FOR AWARD:
The applicant must have successfully completed his/her first semester of college with a minimum GPA of 2.5 and will be continuing her/his education in the field of nursing, medicine or related health care at an accredited 2 year or 4 year College or University.
The applicant should have an interest in gerontology, oncology and/or hospice and palliative care and be able to express that interest in an essay.||http://honeylakehospice.org/annual-scholarship.html|
|Science, Mathematics & Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program||The SMART Scholarship for Service Program is open only to citizens of the United States. Persons who hold permanent resident status are not eligible. Proof of citizenship will be required. Students must be at least 18 years of age to be eligible. Applicants for undergraduate awards must be already enrolled in a U.S. college or university. Applicants must also be pursuing a degree in or closely related to a Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) disciplines. Awardees must be eligible to receive and hold a security clearance. For a detailed list of eligible degree programs, details about the security clearance process & an application, please visit the program website.||www.asee.org/smart|
|Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) College Scholarship Program||The Sacramento Post of the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) awards scholarships annually to high school and college students who are studying engineering or related technical disciplines. Scholarships will vary from $1,000 to $4,000 for students in high school, junior college, and college students that are pursuing a degree in any engineering field or related technical sciences (including architecture, mathematics, physics, chemistry, geology, and earth sciences). Please note that biology, microbiology, and related natural sciences are no longer considered to be engineering-related majors. Applications open in January and are due by mid March.||www.samesacramento.org/committees_scholarship.shtml|
|ISA Educational Foundations Scholarship||Recipients of awards are full-time college or university students in either a graduate, undergraduate, or 2 yr. degree program with at least an overall GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale. Students should be enrolled in a program in automation and control or a closely related field. Application deadline is February 15||www.isa.org/Content/NavigationMenu/General_Information/Students/Scholarships/Scholarships.htm|
|Spokeo Connections||Students will submit an original essay no later than November 20th for a spring semester scholarship of $1,000. The deadline for the coming academic year is July 1. All entries must be submitted through the official Spokeo Connections Scholarship submission form found through our official site.
To be eligible, applicants must be either a recently graduated high school senior who will enroll as a freshman at a four-year or two-year college or university in the Spring of 2014 OR a full-time student currently enrolled at a an accredited four-year or two-year college or university; maintain a GPA of 3.0 or above; and must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.||www.spokeo.com/spokeo-connections-scholarship|
|Legal Leaders Scholarship||The Console & Hollawell $1,000 Legal Leaders Scholarship is available to students who are pursuing a career in law. Applicants must be pursuing a degree in the following areas: pre-law, paralegal studies, or working towards their juris doctorate in any concentration of the law. Must be a full-time student attending (or planning to attend on a full-time basis) an accredited institution of higher education with a 3.0 GPA. Application is due in July||www.consoleandhollawell.com/pages/legal-leaders-scholarship/|
|The Drive to Learn Scholarship||Applicants must be U.S. citizens enrolled full time (at least 12 undergraduate units or 6-9 graduate units) at a single educational institution located in the continental United States. Must submit a 750-1000 word response to one of four essay prompts along with the application. Deadline to submit is March 1.||www.shiftins.com/automobile/car-insurance-program.aspx|
|The Parker Waichman Scholarship||The Parker Waichman law firm is sponsoring an essay contest on the topic of "How would you change a current US law to improve society?" The winner of the contest will be awarded $1,000 to use towards tuition. To enter, simply write a 300-500 word essay explaining an existing law - federal, state or local - and demonstrate examples of how changing the law would enhance rights. Deadline is July 31||www.yourlawyer.com/topics/overview/parker-waichman-scholarship|
|Jonathan O. Davis Scholarship||Applicants must be of graduate level and enrolled in an M.S or Ph.D. program with research experience in the geologic component or geologic techniques focused on the Great Basin and adjacent areas|
Applicants should include (1) a cover letter explaining how he/she qualifies for the award (2) a current resume (3)a two-page, single spaced description of the thesis/dissertation research, which also clearly documents the geological orientation and research significance; and (4) a letter of recommendation from the thesis/dissertation supervisor, which emphasizes the student's ability and potential as a Quarernary scientist. Apply by February 15.
|NPG Scholarship||High school seniors as well as currently-enrolled college undergraduates are invited to answer a population-related question, with their own experience and insight guiding their ideas for a solution. Winners receive a designated scholarship amount, paid towards undergraduate tuition at the accredited college or university they attend. For more information, please visit the website.||www.npg.org/scholarships.html|
|ACWA Water Law and Policy Scholarship||Applicants must be graduate students pursuing a master's, doctorate or law degree in a field related to or identified with law, policy or public administration|
Applicants must demonstrate a focus or concentration in the field of California water resources
Applicants must have completed their undergraduate work and be enrolled in at least eight units per term. Applications must be postmarked by APRIL 1 of each year.
|U.S. Army Center of Military History Dissertation Fellowships||To support scholarly research and writing among qualified civilian graduate students preparing dissertations in the history of warfare, the Center offers three Dissertation Fellowships each year. One, funded by the National Museum of the U.S. Army, is designed to support dissertations that explore the material culture of the Army; the two others support research in the more general areas of military history in all its many aspects. In your application please specify if you wish to compete for the two general fellowships or for the Museums fellowship. These fellowships carry a $10,000 stipend and access to the Center's facilities and technical expertise. Application information is available on the website and applications must be postmarked by January 15.||www.history.army.mil/html/about/df-geninfo.html|
|Pisacano Leadership Foundation Scholarship||Students who have made a commitment to the field of Family Medicine and who will enter their fourth years of medical school in the fall may apply. Please visit website for more details.||www.fpleaders.org|
|Spencer Educational Foundation||A variety of Scholarships for Full-Time Undergraduate Students. While each scholarship has distinct eligibility requirements, students are required to complete one full-time application. The Education Committee of the Foundation will consider applicants who meet the following criteria:
Full-time student (12 hours or more per term) - undergraduate junior/senior
Field of study - normally a major or minor in a risk management discipline
Career objective in risk management
GPA of 3.0 or higher
Relevant work experience
Leadership skills |
Please visit website for more information.
|Life & Health Insurance Foundation For Education (LIFE) Scholarship||This is a scholarship program to benefit students who have suffered the death of a parent or guardian. Applicants are required to submit an essay (500 words MAX) or video (3-minutes MAX) describing how losing a parent or guardian affected you emotionally and financially. Essays should describe the impact that life insurance (or the lack thereof) had on family finances and on the ability of students to fund college costs. Scholarships range from $2,000 to $15,000. Apply during March.||www.lifehappens.org/scholarship|
|The Actuarial Foundation Scholarships (Multiple)||The Actuarial Foundation supports the future of the actuarial profession and fosters the best and brightest students through its scholarships. These scholarships and programs not only offset the cost of education for individuals, but are prestigious honors. Award recipients are selected by representatives of the actuarial profession, who may one day be their peers. For more information, please visit the website.||www.actuarialfoundation.org/programs/actuarial/scholarships.shtml|
|Various P.E.O. Women's Scholarships||All applicants must be female residents of California studying in the United States. Awards are based upon academic excellence, integrity, character and financial need. Applicant must be working toward a degree in the broad field of medicine and have completed her first year of graduate study in her field before applying. Applications are sent only upon written request by the prospective applicant, between September 1 and January 10 annually. Requests must be sent to the current chairman of the committee.||www.peocalifornia.org|
|U.S. Bank Internet Scholarship||Forty $1,000 scholarships are awarded in a random drawing. No essays required. Available to high school seniors and college undergraduates. Applications are open from January through May.||www.usbank.com/community/financial-education/scholarship.html|
|Concrete Masonry Association of California and Nevada Scholarships|| Scholarships for undergraduate and graduate level engineering and architectural students who study concrete masonry as an architectural and structural building material. Please visit website for details.||www.cmacn.org/annual-scholarships.htm|
|Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Scholarships (Multiple Annual Scholarships)||Multiple scholarships are awarded to students showing dedication to the pursuit of degrees in diverse disciplines including history, law, nursing, and education. The DAR Scholarship Committee awards scholarships to qualified applicants regardless of race, religion, sex or national origin. All multi-year scholarships, typically renewable up to four years, must be for consecutive years of attendance at an accredited college or university in the United States. All applications must be postmarked by February 15. Please visit the website for more details.||www.dar.org/natsociety/edout_scholar.cfm|
|Army Emergency Relief Scholarships (Multiple)||Army Emergency Relief maintains two scholarship programs: the Spouse Education Assistance Program and the MG James Ursano Scholarship Program for dependent children. Both scholarships provide financial assistance for students who are pursuing their first undergraduate degree. Please visit the website for more details.||www.aerhq.org/dnn563/Scholarships.aspx|
|Campus Discovery $2,500 "Advice to Your High School Self" Scholarship||This scholarship is open to U.S. citizens enrolled at any two- or four-year college in the U.S. Applicants must complete an online survey, and respond in 200 words or less : "Assume you could go back in time and talk to yourself as a high school senior. Knowing what you know now about college life and making the transition, what advice would you give yourself?" Please apply online prior to January 31 annually.||www.campusdiscovery.com/start|
|Ron Brown Scholarship||The Ron Brown Scholar Program seeks to identify African-American high school seniors who will make significant contributions to society. Applicants must excel academically, exhibit exceptional leadership potential, participate in community service activities and demonstrate financial need. The applicant must be a US citizen or hold a permanent resident visa card. Current college students are not eligible to apply. For more information, please visit the website.||www.ronbrown.org|
|Point Foundation - The National LGBT Scholarship Fund||Point Foundation is the nation's large scholarship granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) students of merit. Individuals enrolled in either an undergradute or graduate program, beginning or continuing in the fall, are eligible to apply. Interested applicants should visit Point's website to review current Point Scholars's biographies and assess the type of scholars that are generally selected. Applicants do not need straight A's to apply, yet Point is looking for individuals who have proven leadership skills, excellent scholastic achievements, and want to make a difference in the world. All applicants are evaluated on the totality of their situation including academic accomplishments, financial, leadership within estra-curricular and career-related activities, personal circumstances and goals for the future. Apply online.||http://www.pointfoundation.org/OnlineApplicationInfo|
|Clark E. DeHaven Scholarship||Applicants must be sophmore, juniors, or seniors planning for a career in the foodservice industry and majoring in a foodservice-related field of study. Application deadline is February 15.||www.nacufs.org/careers-scholarships/|
|Phi Kappa Phi Scholarships (Multiple)|| Scholarships awarded to outstanding students, Phi Kappa Phi members and chapters through the Society's various awards competitions: the Fellowship, Phi Kappa Phi Scholar & Artist, Study Abroad Grants, Literacy Grants, and Love of Learning. For details on specific awards, please visit the website.||www.phikappaphi.org/web/Awards/Scholarships_Awards.html|
|National Federation of the Blind (NFB) Scholarship Program||Applicants must be legally blind, living in the United States, enrolled in accredited universities, and winners must attend the NFB annual convention.||www.nfb.org/scholarships|
|New Look Laser Tattoo Removal Semiannual Scholarship||This is a merit-based scholarship for students pursuing higher education with an emphasis in one of the following fields: Nursing, Medicine, Engineering, Natural or Applied Sciences. This is a semi-annual scholarship with the application deadline for the Fall scholarship of June 30 and the Spring scholarship deadline of November 30.||www.newlookhouston.com/New_Look_Scholarship.html|
|Google Scholarships (Multiple)||Google offers multiple scholarships for students who are pursuing a degree in computer science or technology. Please visit the website for details on the specific scholarships.||www.google.com/edu/students/scholarships.html|
|Minority Medical Student Award Program (MMSAP)||The Minority Medical Student Award Program (MMSAP) is an 8- to 12-week research experience for medical students from the United States and Canada. Students collaborate with an ASH member who serves as their research mentor. At the end of the research experience, students present their findings at the Promoting Minorities in Hematology Presentations at the ASH annual meeting. In addition, students who participate in this program may apply to the program for a second summer research experience. Applicants must be enrolled in MD, DO, or MD/PhD medical school programs. The application process runs through early March but a mentor must be requested prior to early January||www.hematology.org/Awards/MMSAP/2624.aspx|
|Beans for Brains Scholarship Program||The Beans for Brains Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship for students attending an accredited and approved institution of higher education. The scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors, undergraduate, graduate and professional school students in any course of study. To be eligible for a Beans for Brains Scholarship, an applicant must know how to knit or crochet and must complete the annual application during March.||www.jimmybeanswool.com/scholarship|
|F. Edward Herbert Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship Program||The HPSP is available for students pursuing advanced degrees in medicine, dentistry, veterinary science, psychiatric nursing, optometry or psychology. To qualify for the Health Professions Scholarship Program, you must: |
Be a U.S. citizen with a baccalaureate degree from an accredited school
Be enrolled in (or have a letter or acceptance from) an accredited graduate program in the U.S. or Puerto Rico (varies by specialty) Maintain full-time student status during the length of the program.
Qualify as a commissioned officer in the United States Army Reserve
|Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest||$5,000 Grand Prize available to undergraduate full-time Juniors or Seniors at accredited four year colleges or universities in the United States during the Fall 2012 Semester. The suggested essay topic: Articulate with clarity an ethical issue that you have encountered and analyze what it has taught you about ethics and yourself. Deadline is December 2!||www.ethicsprize.org|
|Art Metal Workshop Inc's "Wrought Iron Art" Scholarship||Annually, there will be 2 $1,000 scholarships. Must be a currently enrolled student at a school within the United States or Canada and maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students must be 16 years or older at time of enrollment and submit a 500-3000 word essay prior to 12/1 annually.||www.art-metal.ca/scholarship.html|
|Veterans United Scholarship||Five bi-annual $2,000 scholarships will be awarded to help pay for tuition and books. Potential applicants must be pursuing a post-secondary degree at an accredited college or university, submit a transcript reflecting a minimum 2.5 GPA (4.0 scale), and have a connection to the military in one of the following ways: Active-duty service member, Veteran, Spouse of active-duty military member or veteran, Surviving spouse of a fallen soldier, Child of a military member or veteran. Applicants must also submit an essay no longer than 750 words based on one of three prompts made available in the spring (March 15th) and fall (September 15th) by the Veterans United Foundation. Spring essays will be accepted April 1st - 30th and recipients will be announced by May 15th. Fall submissions will be accepted October 1st - 31st with recipients being announced by November 15th.||www.veteransunited.com/about/scholarships/|
|Marketing EDGE Scholarships||A number of scholarships are available to undergraduate and graduate students who have demonstrated an interest in pursuing careers in direct/interactive marketing i.e. email, social media, digital marketing, etc. A complete listing and description of these scholarships is listed on the provided link. Application is open from November through early May.||www.marketingedge.org/marketing-programs/student-marketing-scholarships|
|Sigma Phi Epsilon Balanced Man Scholarship||This scholarship is available to incoming male freshman attending the University of Nevada this fall. Applicants should strive to live a balanced lifestyle through criteria that includes leadership, scholarship, gentlemanly behavior and athleticism. There is no obligation to join the Fraternity if you receive one of the scholarships. Annual application deadline varies each spring.||www.SigEpNV.org|
|MedicareSupplementalInsurance.com's Therapy Professionals Scholarship||This $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to one recipient annually. Applicants must apply prior to December 15 and be a person 17 years of age or older who demonstrates interest in physical, massage, recreational, or occupational therapy or psychology professions and has a 3.0 GPA at an accredited institution of learning within the United States.||www.medicaresupplementalinsurance.com/scholarship.html|
|Nursing Education Scholarship||This $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to one recipient annually. This scholarship is open to any person 17 years of age or older who is currently accepted or attending full time a medicine related program at an accredited institution of learning. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicant shall submit an essay prior to January 10 of at least 500 words but no more than 1000 words that explain what they hope to accomplish in the medical field and how they will impact the lives of others with the education and knowledge they acquire while in medical training. Essay will also include the studentâ€™s opinion of why they feel they should be selected to receive the scholarship funds.||www.travelnursing.org/nursing-scholarship.php|
|Mark A. Forester Scholarship||Any student who is currently enrolled in school, or will be enrolled during the year can apply annually prior to July 31. To enter, the student must write a 300-500-word essay explaining how they go about honoring America's military heroes. You can simply send the essay, with your full name, school you will be attending, and contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org.||www.rockymountainmattress.com/company/mark-a-forester-scholarship.php|
|HotelsCheap Scholarship Program||HotelsCheap is offering college scholarships for students aspiring to achieve a college education. Having attended college ourselves, we appreciate the difficulty students face in financing their education, and we recognize the benefits a college degree can provide. That's why our need-based scholarship rewards students who are looking to better themselves, who have goals and dreams, and who are committed to achieving a college degree. US students who are 16 years of age or older are encouraged to apply for our scholarships. High school students, undergraduate students, master degree students, and adult learners are all encouraged to apply.||www.hotelscheap.org/scholarship|
|Costa Rican Vacations Scholarship||The scholarship is open to US citizens who are enrolled in an undergraduate degree connected to the fields of tourism, sustainable development or sustainable tourism. Applicants must submit proof from their college/university that confirms their eligibility. Students wishing to apply must submit a 600-700 word essay detailing the reasons they chose their specific field of study and what their career goals are in relation to this field. Applications must be received by August 1st.||www.vacationscostarica.com/about-us/scholarships/|
|Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship||Thermo Fisher Scientific is offering our future science scholars an opportunity to win $10,000 in scholarship funding. This scholarship was created to help provide educational opportunities for the future generation of scientists. Graduate students or undergraduate students must be enrolled in an accredited college to qualify for this scholarship. A pre-selected committee will award two $10,000 scholarships and four $5,000 scholarships among the candidates. Scholarship Award Criteria:
- Candidate must have a declared major of Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry or a related life science field
- Graduate students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA in both Undergraduate and Graduate work
- Sophomores and Juniors must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative college GPA
- Freshman must have a cumulative unweighted high school GPA of > 3.0
- Candidates must complete an application & submit unofficial transcripts [if selected, an official transcript will be required]
- Although not required for an ap||thermoscientific.com/
|Francis Sylvia Zverina Scholarship||Two scholarships of $8,000 will be awarded to two students with a good scholastic standing who are American citizens in need of financial assistance, who are studying horticulture or related fields such as landscape architecture and horticultural therapy, and whose horticultural career goals involve teaching/research or work in the public sector. Applicants must have completed their 2nd/Sophomore or 3rd/Junior year of an undergraduate school by August 2014 or 4th/Senior year in a 5-year undergraduate program and may be residents of any state who are attending an accredited college or university anywhere in the United States. If interested, please contact Carol Braverman, Scholarship Chair at email@example.com. The application is not available online. Applications due April 1.|
|Former Foster Youth||If you are a former foster youth currently attending school or thinking of attending school you are likely eligible for financial assistance.||www.childrenscabinet.org/main.asp?pID=304|
|SuretyBonds.com Small Business Success Student
Scholarship Program||The SuretyBonds.com Small Business Success Student Scholarship Program is
open to students in every state. All entries must be received no later than
March 31, 2014, to be eligible for the contest. Applications may only be
submitted online. Each student must submit a 500 to 1,000-word essay
about "How small business ownership (personal, parent, grandparent, or
legal guardian) has shaped you into the person you are today."||www.suretybonds.com/scholarships|
|Moverscorp.com Scholarship||The winners will be selected based on overall writing ability and the evaluation of tip/advice for students that are planning to move. The minimum requirement is that your story should include at minimum 500 words but not more than 800 words. People move all the time and for many reasons, and students are no exception. Everyone has a story and different experience. The main purpose of this scholarship is to help other students to avoid obstacles when relocating to a new residence. Scholarship entries received from February 15 – July 15 will be eligible to receive the scholarship for Fall semester. Scholarship entries received from September 15 – January 15 will be eligible to receive the scholarship for Spring semester.Essays should be sent it to firstname.lastname@example.org in word or PDF format. Please visit the website for more information.||www.moverscorp.com/moving_scholarship/|
|Bollards in My Community Scholarship||Reliance Foundry is currently awarding a total of $4,000.00 in scholarship prizes for presentations describing the functions bollards play in contemporary communities. Submit a presentation that describes the functions bollards play at a site in your community. Do bollards contribute to the safety of the residents of your neighborhood, or do you know of a site where they just look really cool? Reliance Foundry will accept submissions in the form of essays, infographics, videos, or any other form of multimedia that effectively conveys how bollards have improved a site in your community. Use whatever media works best for demonstrating the value that bollards bring to your community. Reliance Foundry’s marketing department will select one first prize winner and two runners up for presentations that most clearly demonstrate the positive effect bollards have on a streetscape in their community. Winners will be selected based on their depth of research, the creativity shown and the overall ||www.reliance-foundry.com/scholarships|
|Nevada Agricultural Foundation Scholarship||Graduating high school seniors or current college students who will/are enrolled in an agricultural related field of study, demonstrate financial need, scholastic proficiency, character, service, and specialized talents.||http://nevadaagriculturalfoundation.org/scholarships.html|
|Blue Sky Family Dental Scholarship||The Blue Sky Family Dental Scholarship supports students who are pursuing a future in the field of health. This is an award offered to students who have
demonstrated academic success in their respective disciplines and shown
great promise in becoming outstanding healthcare professionals.
Eligible students must be U.S. citizens enrolled in a dental, health
science, or nursing program at an accredited school and possess a 3.00
or higher GPA. Provide a personal statement on why you believe dentistry or your current field of study is the best choice for your career. Include a personal introduction, inspirations for pursuing this profession, the challenges you must meet, and what goals you are looking to achieve at the start of your career. Please visit the website for complete details.||www.robertmondavidds.com/blue-sky-family-dental-scholarship.html|
|The Yellow Pages United Mark Smith Scholarship||To be eligible, students must meet the following criteria: (1)Be majoring in marketing, graphic design, or other related majors at an accredited university or college in the U.S. (2) Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 (3)Be a full-time student for the 2014 school year and (4) Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Students must submit an infographic that depicts the evolution of marketing from the previous generation to now. Deadline is May 31. Please visit the website for more information.||www.yellowpagesunited.co/yellow-pages-united-mark-smith-scholarship/|
|Pat Cox Memorial Scholarship||Prior to March 1 annually, complete the application. The Pat Cox Memorial Scholarship awards $500 year to a student who will be enrolled in college next year. Alumni of Natchez Elementary School (Wadsworth, NV) may receive extra consideration but non-alumni may also apply and are fully eligible. The scholarship recognizes the tireless dedication of Pat Cox and the bright futures of Natchez students in obtaining a college education. Financial Need and a Minimum 2.5 weighted cumulative High School GPA are requirements.||https://sites.google.com/site/patcoxmemorialscholarship/|