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Frank M. & Gertrude R. Doyle FoundationApplication 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 Truckee Meadows Community College or any of the following Community Colleges in Southern California: Coastline, Cypress, Fullerton, Golden West, Irvine Valley, Orange Coast, Saddleback, Santa Ana or Santiago
Ronald McDonald House Charities (RHMC) US Scholarship ProgramGraduating High School Seniors from northern Nevada who are legal US residents under age 21 should apply for one of 38 renewable scholarships awarded each year! The deadline is January 20 and award notices are sent in May. Awards are renewable for up to four years of undergraduate
Soroptimist International of Truckee Meadows ScholarshipsPlease refer to the website for specifics regarding the multiple scholarship applications available annually for women in Northern Nevada currently attending Northern Nevada institutions of Higher Education as well as graduating seniors from Washoe County high schools. Please see the website for details of individual opportunities. Applications available from October through January annually with submission deadlines in mid-November (for the highest potential value) through mid-February. There are multiple awards annually which range from $500 to $6,000 at the local level up to $10,000 at the international
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
The Benevolent and Protective Order of ElksThe Elks National Foundation provides $3.74 million in college scholarships each year through its three scholarship programs. Please visit the foundation's website for more information on its scholarship
Otto Huth ScholarshipThis 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
NAHAS Scholarship EndowmentAPPLICATION 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 at CRITERIA 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.
Nevada Women's Fund (NWF) ScholarshipsNWF scholarships range from $500 to $5,000 and are designated for women who reside in northern Nevada pursuing a course of study at a northern Nevada educational institution and earning at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA. 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 this on a case by case basis. Scholarships may be used for undergraduate, graduate studies or vocational study with minimum half time enrollment. Applications open in January and the application deadline is February 28th annually with announcements in
Benjamin A. Gilman International ScholarshipsScholarships of up to $5,000 to study and intern abroad. Must be Pell eligible US Citizen. Study abroad program must be for credit and at least 4 weeks long. Study in Cuba and State Department "Travel Warning list" countries currently prohibited. Preference given to students who self disclose in essays if they are ethnically diverse, first generation college students, students with disabilities, or students within STEM majors. Applications for spring study abroad close the first Tuesday of October. Applications for summer, fall or full year study close the first Tuesday of
Nevada Agricultural Foundation ScholarshipUp to 20 $2,000+ scholarships available to Nevadans who are graduating high school seniors or current college students enrolled in an agricultural related field of study and intending to pursue an agricultural career. Awards are based on financial need, scholastic proficiency, character, service, and specialized talents. Be concise! Preference to 4-H/FFA members. Applications and transcripts are due prior to March 15 with notification to winners in mid
Nevada Department of Education Dave Cook Memorial ScholarshipThis is a four year renewing scholarship for an incoming freshman who is a Nevada Resident pursuing a degree in education from an NSHE institution. The recipient must pledge to teach in Nevada for 3 years after graduation. Must maintain a 3.2 GPA, be a full time student majoring in education, and demonstrate financial need annually. The scholarship is limited to registration and mandatory fees and books. Apply prior to July
Soroptimist International of Reno ScholarshipsPlease refer to the website for specifics regarding the multiple scholarship applications available annually for women in Northern Nevada currently attending Northern Nevada institutions of Higher Education as well as graduating seniors from Washoe County high schools. Please see the website for details of individual opportunities. Submission deadlines in December (for the highest potential value) and March. There are multiple awards annually which range up to $2,500 at the chapter level up to $10,000 at the international
Rollan Melton PFA ScholarshipA $1,000 scholarship offered to graduating Washoe County School District seniors with at least a 2.5 GPA who attended Rollan Melton Elementary School. Scholarship applications must be postmarked by February
Reno Rodeo FoundationOne year scholarships of $1,000 to $2,500 are available with an application deadline of March 23. Winners are notified in May. Scholarships are awarded to students based on the following criteria: •Applicants must have graduated from a northern Nevada high school with a grade point average of 3.0 or better. Returning applicants must be full time and have earned at least a 3.0 in college. •Students must declare a major in the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology, Natural Resources or the College of Science specific to Pre-Vet or Pre-Med degrees or declare a major in the Colleges of Business, Education, or Nursing at an accredited northern Nevada College or
El Dorado County Local ScholarshipsScholarships 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 - most are due in
Nevada Broadcasters Foundation Scholarship Applicants must meet these criteria: (1) Nevada resident; Must submit proof of a valid Nevada I.D., (2) Accepted to or attending a Nevada post- secondary institution (two-or four-year college), (3) Enrolled in a broadcast or related curriculum such as broadcast journalism, broadcast accounting, broadcast engineering, etc, (4) Enrolled in at least 12 credit hours (full-time) each semester the scholarship is in effect, (5) Minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale or equivalent, (6) Application signed by college radio/TV/ communications department head or high school counselor certifying the applicant meets the eligibility criteria. Please visit the website for more
Kenny C. Guinn Memorial Millennium Scholarship ApplicationApply by April 1 for the Kenny C. Guinn Memorial Millennium Scholarship of up to $4,500 for tuition, fees and books. Criteria: 1. Must currently be an eligible Millennium Scholar; 2. Must be entering his/her senior or last year of college with 90 or more credits at an NSHE institution; 3. Be enrolled in and remain enrolled in a course of study leading to licensure in elementary or secondary education; 4. Maintain a college grade point average of not less than 3.5 on a 4.0 grading scale; 5. State a commitment to teaching in Nevada upon graduation; and 6. Have a commendable record of community
Hispanic Scholarship Fund Scholarships (Multiple)Applicants must be of Hispanic heritage and there is an emphasis on STEM majors. Scholarships range from $500 to $5,000 and are open to graduate and undergraduate students. To qualify, you must:
Have a 3.0 High School GPA and/or a 2.5 college GPA
Be a U.S. citizen, legal permanent resident, DACA or 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.
Complete the FAFSA or state Dream Act financial aid application (if applicable).
Various P.E.O. Women's ScholarshipsAll applicants must be female residents of California studying full time. Awards are based upon academic excellence, integrity, character and financial need. Applications are available between September 1 and January 10 with a February 1 submission deadline for application, transcripts and outside reference
Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS) ProgramThe Gates Millennium Scholars Program scholarship application is open from Aug 1 through January 13 and, if awarded, will pay all unmet need based on the cost of attendance for both undergraduate and, if you pursue certain majors, graduate studies! 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 full time 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
Sixt Rent a Car ScholarshipSixt rent a car is pleased to offer five high school seniors the opportunity to receive a $5,000 scholarship and become a Sixt Scholar. The program is designed to assist high school students who plan to continue their education in college. Scholarships are offered for full-time study at an accredited institution of the student’s choice. Requirements Have a Minimum 3.7 GPA on a 4.0 Scale Graduating High School Senior in the USA Plan to enroll in a full time 2 or 4 year university Mandatory Application Materials A completed Application Appraisal Form Copy of your high school transcript Deadline: November
American Indian ServicesApplicants 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.
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, nursing, and education. The DAR Scholarship Committee awards scholarships to qualified applicants who are US Citizens regardless of race, religion, or sex. 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 10. Please visit the website for more
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
ASCO Numatics Industrial Automation Engineering College ScholarshipMerit-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
Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (various)Our scholarships of up to $8,000 per recipient are open to U.S. Citizen's and permanent residents and range from the arts, environmental studies, to a general scholarship open to students of all majors. All of our scholarships are open to students who will be full-time, undergraduate students for the fall school year. Some scholarships are also open to graduate students. Please see the website for a listing of current (and new) scholarships. Our scholarship applications are open from mid December through May with submission deadlines from February 28 through May
Pat Cox Memorial ScholarshipPrior to March 1 annually, complete the application. The Pat Cox Memorial Scholarship awards funds each 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
Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO) ScholarshipApplicants 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
National Garden Clubs (NGC) Inc. Scholarship35 one-year scholarships of $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 through your home state by February 1 each year!
Honey Lake Hospice ScholarshipEach 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
Science, Mathematics & Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service ProgramThe 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
Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) College Scholarship ProgramThe 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, geology, and earth sciences). Applications open in January and are due by mid
American Indian Education Foundation ScholarshipApplicant 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
Survivors ScholarshipThe Survivors Scholarship asks applicants to submit a short personal essay about how their cancer or significant medical issue influenced their choice to pursue a higher education. Academic requirements are set at a current GPA of 3.0 or above. Students entering college for the first time will have to document acceptance at an accredited institution, and all applicants must be U.S. citizens or legal residents. Applications are due in July and November. For more information, please visit the website.
T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood NevadaApply 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
Spencer Educational FoundationA variety of Scholarships for full time undergraduate students. While each scholarship has distinct eligibility requirements, students are required to complete one application. Application deadline January. 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 Student Caregiver ScholarshipAre you caring for an adult relative while enrolled in a U.S. college or university? When you're living with your aging loved one, managing their finances because they no longer can, taking them to doctors appointments -- we know that caregiving can be both difficult and rewarding. As America’s leading senior care resource for family caregivers, we know that juggling the responsibilities of caregiving and student life is a unique challenge. is offering three $1,500 scholarships to university students attending an accredited U.S. college or university who care for aging relatives. Before May 31 or December 31, submit your story though a 1500-word essay or 2-minute video telling us about your journey. Who are you caring for and how are you involved as their caregiver? How has your role as a caregiver influenced the decision for your major/career path? How would this scholarship be helpful to you in your current student-caregiving role?
Horatio Alger Scholarship programSince 1984, Horatio Alger Association Members and Friends have been funding need-based college scholarships to support deserving young people to overcome their adversity and pursue their dreams through higher education. Open to high school seniors with values ranging at up to $22,
ACWA Water Law and Policy ScholarshipApplicants 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 FellowshipsTo 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
Pisacano Leadership Foundation ScholarshipStudents 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
United Negro College FundThis organization funds a wide variety of scholarships valued at up to $5,000 with application deadlines extending to late
Life & Health Insurance Foundation For Education (LIFE) ScholarshipThis 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
Nevada Association of Conservation Districts ScholarshipApplicant must be a resident of Nevada. Applicant must already be enrolled in a post-secondary program or will be enrolling and attending an institution of higher education within the year. Preference given to students pursuing an education in agriculture, renewable natural resources or a related field. For more information and to receive the application contact Jake Tibbitts at or 775-237-6010. Application deadline May 8th.
Thermo Scientific Pierce ScholarshipThermo Fisher Scientific is offering science scholars an opportunity to win $10,000. This scholarship was created to help provide educational opportunities for future 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 - Minimum 3.0 GPA - Candidates must complete an application & submit unofficial transcripts [if selected, an official transcript will be required] Application deadline Nov.
U.S. Bank Internet ScholarshipFive $5,000 scholarships are awarded. Available to high school seniors and college undergraduates. Applications are open from March through early
Francis Sylvia Zverina ScholarshipTwo 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 The application is not available online. Applications due April 1.
National Federation of the Blind (NFB) Scholarship ProgramApplicants must be legally blind, living in the United States, enrolled in accredited universities, and winners must attend the NFB annual
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
AAC's Behavioral Health Academic Scholarship ProgramIn an effort to help those who are helping others, AAC is excited to offer 3 scholarships for those studying in the fields of behavioral health, counseling, psychology, social work, nursing or related sciences. Scholarships are open to full or part-time undergraduate or college graduate students. Students must be entering or enrolled in behavioral health, nursing, counseling, psychology, social work, marriage/ family therapy, or other program focusing on treating mental health and/or substance abuse issues. Students must write an essay on the following topic: Why are you interested in pursuing a career in behavioral sciences? Please visit website for more
Ron Brown ScholarshipThe 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
Nevada Garden ClubsOne $1,500 one-year scholarship available to full-time students (excluding doctoral candidates) attending a Nevada institution with Nevada residency. Applicants must have a mimimum 3.25 GPA and major in conservation, forestry, environmental control, land management, alternative energy or related subjects. Applicants must intend a career on pursuing a career related to gardening, landscape design, environmental issues, floral design or horticulture. General application forms must be submitted through your home state (state of legal residence) by February each year. Winners announced each April.
Clark E. DeHaven ScholarshipApplicants 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
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. Many December 15
Pacific Region Garden Clubs ScholarshipsTwo $1,000 one-year scholarship available to full-time juniors, seniors or master's students (sophomores may submit an application for their junior year). Applicants must have a mimimum 3.25 GPA and major in conservation, forestry, environmental control, land management, alternative energy or related subjects. General application forms must be submitted through your home state (state of legal residence) by January 31 each year. Winners announced each
Nursing School ScholarshipTo qualify, students must be currently enrolled or enrolling in the next 6 months in an undergraduate, graduate or certificate level nursing education program. The winning applicant will be selected based on the merit of their application and scholarship essay. Students must submit an essay answering the following prompt: Please choose one current issue that you feel is most important in nursing today and describe in several paragraphs what the issue is and why you feel it is important. Deadline is August 31. Please see the website for more
Google Scholarships (Multiple)Google offers multiple scholarships for students who are pursuing a degree in computer science or technology related fields. Please visit the website for details on the specific
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
Shutterfly Computer Science ScholarsShutterfly will award $5,500 to you and $4,500 split between your high school, middle school and elementary school! Requirements: 18 years old at the time of application Proof of computer science major Must have completed primary, middle and high school in the United States No personal, identifying information on your essay, including ethnic background, race, city, state or country of birth Write a minimum 600-800 maximum word essay on the required topic Applicants cannot be related to an employee of Shutterfly or any of its related companies Deadline to apply: August
F. Edward Herbert Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship ProgramThe 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 Semester. Deadline is December 14!
Adoptions From the Heart Birth Parent ScholarshipThis scholarship is available to students who meet the following criteria: (1) Must have placed a child for adoption in or after 1985 (letter from your adoption agency or attorney must be provided), (2) Must have been accepted to a college or trade school. (verification required), (3) Must show a financial need (w-2 or previous year tax return), (4) Must write an essay regarding their adoption story, (5) maintain a 2.5 or higher grade point average (GPA), (6) Complete a scholarship application form and submit it prior to each semesters deadline, and (7) Provide a copy of your transcript from the previous semester. Application deadlines are December 1 and July 1. Please visit the website for more
Veterans United Scholarship$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 less than 500 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 in May. Fall submissions will be accepted October 1st - 31st with recipients being announced in ScholarshipAny student who will be enrolled in the upcoming semester is eligible to apply. In order to apply, students must write a 1000 word essay describing at least 3 steps that you plan to take in the next year to start a path towards having a career that you love. Scholarship closes January 11 and September 12. Please visit the website for more
Sigma Phi Epsilon Balanced Man ScholarshipThis 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
Government Finance Officers Association (Mulitple annual scholarships)Daniel B. Goldberg - $13,000 scholarship open to full-time graduate students interested in pursuing a career in state and local government finance; Frank L Greathouse Government Accounting - $8,000 each; Minorities in Government Accounting -$8,000; Government Finance Professional Development Scholarship - $8,000 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
Delta Kappa Gamma Nu Chapter Education ScholarshipsUniversity education majors with sophomore or higher class standing who are female residents of Carson City, Douglas, Storey or Lyon County may apply for a $500-$1,000 scholarship by submitting an official transcript, two letters of recommendation and an essay of 500 words or less about yourself, your current financial situation and why you are a worthy recipient. Mail complete applications to Mrs. Ann Williams 901 E. 2nd St. Carson City, NV 89701 before April 5. Recipients are expected to attend a luncheon May 7.
Mark A. Forester ScholarshipAny student who is currently enrolled in school, or will be enrolled during the year can apply annually prior to Dec 21. 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
HotelsCheap Scholarship ProgramHotelsCheap 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
Shutterfly Business ScholarsShutterfly will award $5,500 to you and $4,500 split between your high school, middle school and elementary school! Requirements: 18 years old at the time of application Proof of business major Must have completed primary, middle and high school in the United States No personal, identifying information on your essay, including ethnic background, race, city, state or country of birth Write a minimum 600-800 maximum word essay on the required topic Applicants cannot be related to an employee of Shutterfly or any of its related companies Deadline to apply: August
Islamic Scholarship FundMinimum requirements to apply for a scholarship: Muslim or active member of the Muslim community; Enrollment at an accredited university in the U.S. by August 2015; Majoring in an ISF supported major (Visit website for complete list at www. Maintaining a minimum 3.0 Grade Point Average; Citizen or Permanent Resident of the U.S.; Undergraduate (sophomore/junior/senior) or graduate/PhD. Multiple scholarships are available. Please visit the website for a list of ISF supported majors and more information on the available
Boomer Benefits ScholarshipThe application period for this $1,000 scholarship ends 8/15. Eligibility criteria include: U. S. Citizen age 50 or older who is currently enrolled in a two year, four year or graduate program at an accredited public or private school including community colleges, technical schools and four-year universities. Minimum 3.0 GPA. See website for complete
Webucator Scholarships for Computer Science StudentsWebucator Scholarships are open to students who meet all of the following criteria: (1) Student is enrolled full time in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at a college or university in the United States. (2) Student has completed at least one computer science class with a grade of at least 3.4 out of 4.0 or the equivalent. (3) Student has concrete plans to take at least one computer science class in the upcoming school year. (4)Student has a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 out of 4.0 or the equivalent. (5) Student agrees that Webucator may announce his/her name and college on its website and social media. Scholarships are not limited to students who plan to go into the field of computer science, but are open to all students who study computer science with the intention of using the knowledge gained to provide leadership in their chosen field. Application requires copy of transcript, a recommendation from a computer science professor, and a 250-300 word essay
GoodCall ScholarshipWe want to know about a great decision you've made in your life. Write an essay between 400 and 500 words detailing one of the most important decisions you've made in your life. What information did you rely on? What decision did you make? How did you know it was the right choice? Use the form below to enter this contest by December 31 or July 31. We will award $2,500 to the writer of the best essay, as decided upon by our panel of judges. Minimum 3.0
Sleeklens Academic ScholarshipThree $2,000 scholarships are offerred to the students with the best essay response. Deadline is March
Reservation Counter College ScholarshipUS students enrolled in colleges, universities and private institutions. This need-based scholarship program is designed to support and motivate students to value and make the most of their education. This $1,500 scholarship has application deadlines in mid October and Mid April
Software Providers ScholarshipStudent must be a female U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident of the United States and be enrolled full-time in a technology related field at an accredited institution. Essays must be between 400 and 500 words in length. All essays must be submitted online. Deadline is July 15. For more information please visit the
The Infoparrot Scholarship of Academic ExcellenceInfoparrot is glad to announce that it has launched its scholarship program for 2015. The winners of the scholarship will receive $1,250 for their educational expenses for the academic year. As Infoparrot believes in sharing resources, it has a strong focus on giving back to the community. APPLICATION PROCESS 1. Write an essay and send it to scholarships at 2. Fill up this form. Don’t skip any information. 3. Submit your application within 11:59PM EST, December 31, 2015. Three winners every year but a student can only win once. Population (UG, GR, HS Senior): UG, GR and HS Senior Requirements: Write an
DiamondHerbs ScholarshipOur board created the Diamond Herbs Scholarship Award to encourage and support higher education. Students have the opportunity to earn an annual scholarship to ease the financial burden of tuition. Current degree seeking student with at least a 3.0 GPA. Write a 500 word essay on the benefits of alternative medicine versus pharmaceutical drugs and submit it to as a .doc or .pdf attachment. Deadline is July
FlipKey Study Abroad ScholarshipAt FlipKey, we value the importance of travel and cultural immersion as a way to learn about the world firsthand. To encourage this, we are awarding one full time degree seeking student who will study abroad during the upcoming academic year (Summer - Spring) a $1,000 scholarship to put towards studying abroad. Eligible students should submit a 1,000 word essay to describing why travel is important to him or her. Essays will be judged based on the following criteria: content, style and creativity. One essay per entrant only. Please include your name, college or university at which you are enrolled full time, mailing and email address, and documentation of current or upcoming enrollment in a study abroad program.The deadline to apply is August
American Association of University Women Fallon BranchIn order to be eligible for this $1,000 scholarship, the applicant must be a resident of Churchill County at least 25 years old and must have completed at least 12 credits of college work and hold a 3.0 grade point average (GPA) or better. The applicant must complete nine or more semester credits (or the equivalent) each term with at least a 3.0 GPA during the upcoming year. Courses taken must be part of a prescribed program or certification at a regionally accredited institution leading to a recognized degree. This scholarship will be contingent upon meeting the above requirements. Applications must be typed. Application deadline is April 15th. Please contact Kathryn Reynolds for application at
Cash Store Continuing Education ScholarshipIn order to be eligible for this $1,000 scholarship you do NOT have to be a customer of Cash Store! You do need to be: 25 years of age or older at the time of application. U.S. Citizens. High school graduates, a current undergraduate, or graduate student. Enrolled as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or vocation/technical school for the entire academic year located within the 50 United States, Washington D.C., Puerto Rico, or the US Virgin Islands. Demonstrate a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale Cash Store employees and their immediate family (spouse or children) are NOT eligible for this scholarship program.
American Muscle Automotive ScholarshipsTwo $2,000 scholarships awarded each semester to a student pursuing an automotive themed major. Fall deadline is October 15 and spring deadline is June 15th. A 750-1,500 word essay is required with more details available at the scholarship website. Proof of enrollment is required with your application for the
American Business Women's Association (ABWA) - Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund ScholarshipsEligible candidates are women with at least a 3.0 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,