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JULY 2015

Halloween Express Summer 2015 Scholarship Contest

  • Deadline: July 10, 2015
  • Website: http://www.halloweenexpress.com/scholarship.php 
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: At Halloween Express we're all about liberty and The American Way. We know all too well that freedom isn't free. With Memorial Day and The 4th of July being patriotic events, our scholarship theme this summer is "What Freedom Means to Me.” Our scholarship essay contest encourages recent high school grads or college students to examine America's history along with their own experiences by submitting a 500 to 1000 word essay expressing their views on this topic. The best overall submission will be awarded a $1,000 scholarship.

 

Goedeker's Appliances Annual College Book Scholarship

  • Deadline: July 15, 2015
  • Website: http://www.goedekers.com/college-scholarship
  • Scholarship Amount: $500
  • Description: Any student that is enrolled in an accredited college is eligible to participate. This includes any grade level, freshman to senior; undergrad and graduate alike are eligible. Even if you are a transfer student, non-traditional student, studying abroad, or taking classes online, you can enter. Any major or field of study is acceptable. High school seniors that are enrolled in an accredited college, either for a dual credit program or for the upcoming semester, are eligible to enter as well. You must either be enrolled for the spring 2015 or registered for the fall 2015 semester. Being enrolled in summer classes does not make you eligible to enter.

 

Law Scholarship 2015

  • Deadline: July 15, 2015
  • Website: http://www.consoleandhollawell.com/law-scholarship-2015/
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: All applicants must be currently pursuing a law related degree, have a high school diploma or GED, and currently hold a 3.0 or higher GPA. Be a US citizen.

 

The MKTG Co. $1,999 Scholarship Award

  • Deadline: July 15, 2015
  • Website: http://www.themktgco.com/scholarship/
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,999
  • Description: We are proud to announce our new scholarship opportunity. It is available to any full-time student who is or will be attending a US college or university with an interest in marketing. We want to hear your thoughts on marketing and the future of it. To apply for this scholarship opportunity, we would like you to write an essay about marketing today as we enter the digital era and where you think it will be in the next five to ten years. The essay should be between 300-600 words.

 

ANA Annual Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: July 15, 2015
  • Website: http://www.neumannassociates.com/ana-annual-scholarship.cfm 
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: A Neumann & Associates, LLC has established an Annual $1,000 Business Scholarship Program sponsoring talented students who plan to pursue a career in business. The scholarship will be awarded to the student with the best 500-word essay entitled, “What it Takes to be Successful in Business” after the ANA team reviews all submissions. Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0, 15 hours of coursework taken (or registered for) in business related course work and be enrolled full-time at a university or college offering a business degree during the award period. Graduate students must hold at least one baccalaureate degree and be registered as a full-time graduate student.

 

TheHealthy.com Scholarship

  • Deadline: July 15, 2015
  • Website: http://www.thehealthy.com/scholarship/  
  • Scholarship Amount: $500
  • Description: TheHealthy.com will be awarding a scholarship of $500 to an incoming college student. With the increasing costs of education, TheHealthy.com decided to help make it easier for one student each year by providing this scholarship. We take pride in helping students reach their education goals through this financing. To apply for this scholarship. Fill out the information below to the best of your ability. Please write an essay that is 500 words minimum that relates to one of the topics below. The student who provides the most compelling and well written essay will be rewarded the scholarship. This will be judged by TheHealthy.com’s owner and writer.

 

Newman, Anzalone & Newman General Education Scholarship 2015

  • Deadline: July 15, 2015
  • Website: http://www.nyaccidentcase.com/scholarship.shtml 
  • Scholarship Amount: $500
  • Description: Newman, Anzalone and Newman will be awarding a $500 scholarship to a 2014-2015 high school graduate. Our goal is to help ease the financial burden caused be increasing education costs. Our law firm is honored to help incoming college students with this scholarship and are proud to help students reach their college goals. To apply for this scholarship, fill out the information below. We have provided 3 essay topics. Please write a 500 word minimum essay on one of the topics below. We will evaluate each student’s essay. Our firm will select the student with the best essay and reward them the scholarship.

 

Global Health Nursing Scholarship

  • Deadline: July 15, 2015
  • Website: http://nursejournal.org/global-health-nursing-scholarship/ 
  • Scholarship Amount: $3,000
  • Description: NurseJournal.org offers one deserving student each year this scholarship to help reach their educational goals. This merit-based Global Health Scholarship is awarded to a student to pay for the costs of their online or campus based education. It may be awarded to anyone who is currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate level, global health related program in nursing, medicine, or public health.

 

LendingTree Scholarship

  • Deadline: July 15, 2015
  • Website: https://www.lendingtree.com/about/scholarship      
  • Scholarship Amount: $2,500
  • Description: LendingTree has launched their first scholarship this year, available to students enrolling as freshmen in an undergraduate program this fall. The award amount is $2,500 with a deadline of July 15, 2015. Students can apply by writing a 200 word personal statement about why they believe a college education is worth the time, effort, and money required.

 

Helping the Helpers: The Caregiver Scholarship

  • Deadline: July 17, 2015
  • Website: http://www.comp7777.com/scholarship/ 
  • Scholarship Amount: $3,000
  • Description: Our firm is pleased to announce a $3,000 scholarship for those seeking education in a field related to the care of the injured and disabled. We know how valuable their skills are. Our clients tell us, and we see the results – the support and comfort these caregivers provide, long after the case is won. Students in any accredited program of higher education which services the injured or disabled are eligible. It’s for those pursuing a career in massage therapy, physical therapy, chiropractic, audiology and other healing arts. All we ask is that applicants tell us their story – why they chose to help those with physical ailments.

 

The Levin Firm $1,000 Scholarship

  • Deadline: July 17, 2015
  • Website: http://www.levininjuryfirm.com/scholarship/
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: At The Levin Firm, our Philadelphia car accident attorneys value education and helping those in need. We also understand that school can be a significant expense and know how hard it can be for students and their families to make ends meet. Between housing, tuition, books, and school supplies, the cost of attending college or graduate school can easily rise into the tens of thousands of dollars, if not more. In an effort to make things a little easier for students and their families, we are pleased to be offering a bi-yearly (February & July) $1,000 scholarship to individuals who are currently attending or planning on attending college or graduate school in the near future.

 

The Kaplan Group Annual Scholarship

  • Deadline: July 26, 2015
  • Website: http://www.kaplancollectionagency.com/scholarship/    
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: For over 20 years, The Kaplan Group has had extensive experience solving problems and negotiating B2B transactions for clients large and small. Now, we want to give back. We see value in continuous education and helping students grow. Because of this, The Kaplan Group is offering a $1,000 scholarship to any undergraduate or graduate student pursuing a business or law-oriented degree program.

 

LaMantia Law Firm Single Parent Scholarship

  • Deadline: July 27, 2015
  • Website: http://www.charlestonscdivorce.com/scholarship/   
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: According to a 2013 report from the US Census Bureau, the television version of the all-American family is largely a myth. We are no longer a nation where dad is out working while mom stays at home raising the kids. Since 1970, the number of married households with children has fallen by half - from 40% of US households down to 20%. Nearly half (46%) of all US households are either headed by a single parent or an unmarried couple. Another significant trend was the shift to working outside the home during the 2007-2009 recession. As a country, we still haven’t recovered completely, and couples often find two jobs are needed to support their family. It’s the pairing of these two trends that inspired the LaMantia Law Firm Single Parent Scholarship. There’s a rising number of solo parents trying to do it all - raise their kids and keep their household afloat. We want to help. Our scholarship will be available to a single parent pursuing higher education (either a college or law degree).

 

$1,000 Annual Scholarship for Grapevine Evaluations

  • Deadline: July 30, 2015
  • Website: http://www.grapevineevaluations.com/scholarship.aspx      
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: Once a year, Grapevine Evaluations awards a merit-based scholarship for a student pursuing higher education in the U.S. or Canada. Grapevine Evaluations provides a software tool that makes it easy to perform employee evaluations, and the company seeks to make educational opportunities available to those committed to studying and school. Any student who is entering or currently attending university or college as a full-time student is eligible.

 

Scholarship RN to BSN Online Program

  • Deadline: July 31, 2015
  • Website: http://www.rntobsnonlineprogram.com/scholarship-program/
  • Scholarship Amount: $500
  • Description: To be eligible for this scholarship applicant must be at least 18 years old. Applicant must be currently attending a college or university, or will be attending in the fall of 2015. Applicant must have a min. of 3.0 GPA based on the previous school year’s academic performance.

 

Doctor on Demand Scholarship

  • Deadline: July 31, 2015
  • Website: http://www.doctorondemand.com/scholarships
  • Scholarship Amount: $5,000
  • Description: Doctor on Demand is a company operating at the intersection of health and technology. The Doctor on Demand scholarship is available to any Medical, or Undergraduate student enrolled in a health-related field-of-study at an accredited college or university for the fall of 2015. As part of the application process, please answer the following question in 500-600 words: Please remember a time where you knew for certain you wanted to enter a medical field. Was there a specific event that triggered this? Was it something you were always drawn to? Why have you chosen health services over any other career?

 

Steinger, Iscoe & Greene Latin Heritage Law Student Scholarship

  • Deadline: July 31, 2015
  • Website: http://www.injurylawyers.com/latin-heritage-scholarship/
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: Steinger, Iscoe & Greene are proud to serve the people of Florida and California and to give back to our community. Since 1997, we have worked to represent those injured by the carelessness and negligence of others and to help victims and their families get back on their feet. Now we are pleased to present a $1,000 scholarship to one student of Hispanic descent seeking to obtain a law degree. Applicants will be judged based on the quality of their essay, the content of their application and their academic merits. We encourage all eligible students to apply and look forward to awarding this scholarship.

 

Howell & Christmas, LLC Visionary Scholarship

  • Deadline: July 31, 2015
  • Website: http://www.howellandchristmas.com/visionary-scholarship/ 
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: The law offices of Howell & Christmas, LLC, a 10 out of 10 Avvo rated law firm is proud to have served the working men and women of South Carolina, with combined legal experience of over 30 years, in all types of accident and injury cases including car accidents, work accidents and medical malpractice. We have provided over 17 years of pro-bono work in our communities and started the non-profit Low country Helmets for Kids whose mission is to give away free bicycle and skateboard helmets and help prevent childhood brain injuries from occurring. Now we are pleased to support the future lawyers of America with the launch of their first ever Howell & Christmas, LLC Visionary Scholarship, $1,000 will be awarded to a high-achieving, bright student who intends to pursue a career in law. Applicants will be judged on the content of their application, the essay they provide and on their academic merits.

 

Avonte Oquendo Memorial Scholarship for Autism

  • Deadline: July 31, 2015
  • Website: http://www.perecman.com/autism-scholarship/
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: All of us at The Perecman Firm were touched by the story of 14-year-old Avonte Oquendo, an autistic boy who went missing after he wandered away from school in 2013. The outpouring of support and assistance that accompanied the search for Avonte was unprecedented. Although Avonte tragically did not make it home alive, we want to show the same support for the autistic community in memory of this extraordinary young man. That is why The Perecman Firm is offering a $1,000 scholarship for a college student living with autism, or whose loved one is living with autism.

 

Invensis Young Thinker Scholarship Essay Award

  • Deadline: July 31, 2015
  • Website: http://www.invensis.net/about-us/scholarship.php
  • Scholarship Amount: $500
  • Description: At Invensis, we believe innovative ideas can come from any professional in our organization and are not just the prerogative of managers. Extending this philosophy, we would like to encourage young thinkers to continue on the path of success and earn recognition that would enable them to get a foothold in the industry of their choice. It is our pleasure to announce the launch of the Invensis Young Thinker Scholarship Essay Award. This award is a unique opportunity for students in USA, UK and Australia to showcase their knowledge and skills in the form of an insightful essay and win laurels for their efforts. The scholarship prize for the best essay received across all regions is $500.

 

YourMesotheliomaLawFirm.com Scholarship

  • Deadline: July 31, 2015
  • Website: http://www.yourmesotheliomalawfirm.com/scholarships   
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: The YourMesotheliomaLawFirm.com Scholarship was created to raise awareness about the dangers of asbestos exposure, the disease mesothelioma, and to increase understanding of the actions taken across different disciplines as a response. This scholarship is open to all students enrolled in an accredited college or trade school. YourMesotheliomaLawFirm.com will award one $1,000 scholarship to the student who writes the best response to the following questions: 1) What is the history of asbestos use in the United States? 2) How is asbestos exposure linked to mesothelioma diagnoses? and 3) What has been the response (medical, governmental, legal or otherwise) to revelations about the danger of asbestos?

 

OklahomaLawyer.com Make Us Proud Scholarship

  • Deadline: July 31, 2015
  • Website: http://www.oklahomalawyer.com/oklahomalawyer-com-make-us-proud-scholarship/    
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: We are pleased to announce a $1,000 scholarship to be paid directly to an accredited college or university in the U.S., to be applied to the winner’s student account. The winning essay will be on a topic related to one of Hasbrook & Hasbrook’s nine practice areas (personal injury, auto accidents, medical malpractice, dangerous drugs and medical devices, employment law, nursing home abuse, insurance law, car dealership fraud, and product liability). Submission of entries will be until July 31, 2015 and the winner will be announced on or before August 31, 2015.

 

GoodCall Scholarship

  • Deadline: July 31, 2015
  • Website: http://www.goodcall.com/scholarship/#details     
  • Scholarship Amount: $2,500
  • Description: At GoodCall, we try to help people make smarter decisions by giving them access to important data. We 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?

 

ARC Immigrant Scholar Award

  • Deadline: July 31, 2015
  • Website: http://www.charlotte-chiropractic.com/immigrant-scholar-award/     
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: Accident Recovery Center is a chiropractic clinic that frequently helps immigrants of all nationalities recover from automobile accidents, in fact immigrants make up almost fifty percent of the Accident Recovery Centers patients. We feel that sponsoring a $1,000 scholarship is a great way to give back and assist with the tuition and expenses at a qualifying undergraduate institution. The ARC Scholar Award is just one part of our efforts to help the immigrant community in addition to programs like Toys for Tots, food and back to school supply drives.

 

Auger & Auger Disabled Scholar Award

  • Deadline: Fall Semester - July 31, Spring Semester - November 30
  • Website: http://www.augerlaw.com/disabled-scholar-award/    
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: As a personal injury law firm, our attorneys frequently represent families who are coping with the aftermath of serious injuries and disabling impairments. We observe firsthand the unique challenges that disabled men and women face and see the strength and perseverance necessary to overcome expectations. As part of our efforts to give back to the disabled community, Auger & Auger is sponsoring a $1,000 scholarship, given twice a year, to assist with tuition and expenses at a qualifying undergraduate institution.

 

LAMBER-GOODNOW INJURY LAW TEAM EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIPS

  • Deadline: July 31 and December 1, 2015
  • Website: http://lambergoodnow.com/scholarships/         
  • Scholarship Amount: Eight (8) $1,000 Scholarships
  • Description: The Lamber-Goodnow Injury Law Team awards several academic scholarships to students pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees in a range of programs and schools. Follow the links on our website to find out more about each of our scholarship opportunities.

 

AUGUST 2015

2015 Nurses Make a Difference Scholarship

  • Deadline: August 1, 2015
  • Website: http://www.cascadehealthcaresolutions.com/Chs_Scholarship_a/364.htm
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: This scholarship is available for current students in an undergraduate nursing degree program at an accredited college or university or high school students who have been accepted into a college and plan to study nursing. All applicants must have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 and be a legal resident of the USA or hold a valid student visa. The winning applicant must provide verification of enrollment at an undergraduate school with a nursing program or acceptance into a school with an undergraduate nursing program. Additionally, the winning applicant must provide a profile photo and brief biography to be displayed at www.cascadehealthcaresolutions.com. Employees or family members of Cascade Healthcare Solutions are not eligible to participate.

 

FREE SPEECH SCHOLARSHIP

  • Deadline: August 1, 2015
  • Website: http://www.philliphmiller.com/free-speech-scholarship/ 
  • Scholarship Amount: Two (2) $1,000 scholarships
  • Description: At Miller Law Offices, we believe that education and free speech are important aspects of our democracy and make America great. We want to support young people who attend college and in their hearts understand the significance of freedom of speech. We are offering two $1,000 scholarships to help make that happen for 2 people this year. To apply, write a 500+ word essay on “Freedom of Speech makes America Great.” Defend & explain your answer.

 

The Belltown Spine & Wellness Scholarship

  • Deadline: August 1, 2015
  • Website: http://belltownchiro.com/scholarship/
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: For years, Belltown Spine & Wellness has been committed to providing care and comfort to the community. Now, we want to help in a slightly different way: A $1000 scholarship for one promising student. To enter, write and submit an essay that answers the question: In what ways can a holistic perspective improve healthcare in the U.S.?

 

Dee Siceloff Scholarship Award

  • Deadline: August 1, 2015
  • Website: http://www.walkingcanes.net/info/Dee_Siceloff_Scholarship_Award  
  • Scholarship Amount: $500
  • Description: Dee Siceloff Scholarship Award is awarded every August 1st to an Undergraduate Student that is enrolled full time in a College or University. This person must have been diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis and in need of the financial award of this program. Ms. Dee Siceloff was a lady who had Multiple Sclerosis and finally died from complications of this horrible disease in 2009 after 14 years of fighting it. WalkingCanes.Net is proud and honored to award this money to a full time student with MS on her behalf.

 

Digital Third Coast’s Digital Marketing Scholarship

  • Deadline: August 1, 2015
  • Website: http://www.digitalthirdcoast.net/blog/dtc-digital-marketing-scholarship
  • Scholarship Amount: $500
  • Description: With all the changes search engine marketing (SEM) has seen in the past ten years, we can’t know for sure what it will look like in the next five or ten years. In a 500+ word essay, share how you think digital marketing will develop in the next five to ten years, and what you think the industry will be like when you’re out of school and working in the marketing industry. You may focus on how one aspect of digital marketing will change, or you can address how each branch of digital marketing will grow to interact with the others.

 

Guiding Light Scholarship

  • Deadline: August 1, 2015
  • Website: http://www.nfcperformance.com/guiding-light-scholarship       
  • Scholarship Amount: $500
  • Description: We’ve all had a time in our lives when we’ve needed a little guidance. We want to know who has helped you see or has led you down the right path. Whether it’s a teacher, family member, or friend. We want to hear about it and shine some light on the person who has been influential to you. We will choose a winner to receive a $500 tuition scholarship once a year.

 

The Jim Dodson Law Scholarship

  • Deadline: August 1, 2015
  • Website: http://www.jimdodsonlaw.com/library/the-jim-dodson-law-scholarship.cfm        
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,500
  • Description: Florida accident attorney, Jim Dodson strongly believes in the value of a college education and learning, a lifelong goal. He understands earning a college education can be a significant financial burden for a student and their family. While at FSU, Jim often worked three jobs a semester to pay for his own college education. With this in mind, Jim Dodson Law is pleased to offer an annual $1,500 scholarship. Please see the details and guidelines by clicking on the website link.

 

AVANT GARDEN DÉCOR'S $500 Horticulture Scholarship

  • Deadline: August 10, 2015
  • Website: http://www.avantgardendecor.com/scholarship
  • Scholarship Amount: $500
  • Description: Do you have an experience or set of experiences that led you to absolutely love growing things? Is there a person or group of people, an encounter or series of encounters with plants you can point to as being particularly inspirational in your journey toward pursuing this scholarship? Craft a narrative to help us understand. Use your poetic ability and your story-telling prowess to paint the picture of your path towards studying plants. We strongly encourage you to include visual content - photos or a video - to augment your story and to help us see the plant-world through your eyes. We also want your words to show us where you see yourself going in this world. It's up to you to find a creative way to incorporate your vision of the future with your story of the past.

 

Wholesale Halloween Costumes $500 Scholarship Award

  • Deadline: August 12, 2015
  • Website: http://www.wholesalehalloweencostumes.com/scholarship/      
  • Scholarship Amount: $500
  • Description: Use your creative abilities to earn scholarship money. You could win $500 to put toward your college expenses. The winner of our WHC scholarship contest will have their submission featured on our Facebook page and our blog. The Wholesale Halloween Costumes Scholarship is offered to part-time and fulltime college students. One applicant will be selected to receive a $500 scholarship award. Our goal is to contribute to higher education and learning by offering the winning student financial assistance to help cover the expenses of tuition and books.

 

2015 Legal Scholarship

  • Deadline: August 15, 2015
  • Website: http://floridaaccidentlawhelp.com/about/legal-scholarship-2015/ 
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: The attorneys in our statewide law firm have represented the injured, throughout the entire state of Florida, for over 50 years. All applicants for this scholarship program must currently be pursuing or enrolled in a law program at their college or university. A high school diploma must be currently held, or soon be held in order to be accepted into the program. You must currently hold a 3.0 GPA whether in High school or College/University.

 

Healthy Home Scholarship

  • Deadline: August 15, 2015
  • Website: http://www.olshanfoundation.com/scholarships
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: As a leader in the foundation repair industry, Olshan Foundation Solutions understands the importance of investing in the future. To demonstrate this support, we offer the Olshan Healthy Home Scholarship to qualifying candidates. The scholarship, for the sum of $1,000, is open to students pursuing a degree from an accredited University. The scholarship is granted for a year at a time, but winners may reapply on an annual basis. Applicants will be required to apply online, write an essay and submit a video.

 

Stroble Law College Scholarship

  • Deadline: August 15, 2015
  • Website: http://www.stroble.com/scholarship    
  • Scholarship Amount: $500
  • Description: The Michigan personal injury law firm of Stroble Law is happy to announce that it will be awarding a $500 bi-yearly scholarship to a student who is planning to attend a college or university during the 2015-2016 academic year. In order to participate in the competition, an applicant must either be currently enrolled at an accredited college or university or be planning to enroll for the fall 2015 semester. In order to apply, applicants must write a 500-word essay on the following topic: According to a study conducted by the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI), texting while driving doubled the risk of a crash or near-crash event and resulted in drivers taking their eyes off of the road for an average of 23 seconds. In response to these risks, many states have taken steps to limit or even prohibit the use of handheld devices, such as cellphone, while driving. These measures have been met with varying degrees of success. What types of legal penalties would you believe would effectively deter drivers from texting?

 

Distracted Driver Awareness Scholarship

  • Deadline: August 15, 2015
  • Website: http://www.neilburnslaw.com/distracted-driver-awareness-scholarship/
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: Distracted driving causes thousands of accidents each year. At the Law Office of Neil Burns, we see firsthand the personal injuries that these motor vehicle collisions cause. This $1,000 scholarship is for any person in the United States seeking post-secondary education. We are not limiting the Distracted Driving Scholarship to any particular major or degree. Between housing, books, and tuition we understand that higher education is expensive and we seek to help relieve the burden for a deserving student.

 

Annual Family Law Scholarship Essay Contest and Scholarship Program for Law Students

  • Deadline: August 31, 2015
  • Website: http://www.cafamilydivorcelawyer.com/scholarship/essay-contest/
  • Scholarship Amount: $2,000 first place; $1,000 second place
  • Description: This year marks Yanez & Associates first Annual Family Law Scholarship Essay Contest and Scholarship Program for Law Students. The essay contest will focus on Domestic Violence in America. The goal of the contest is to increase awareness of the growing issue of domestic violence. This law school scholarship program will consist of two annual scholarships. All current law students and prospective law students awaiting admission to a law school are eligible. Law school students who enter the essay contest will write a 2,500 to 3,500 word essay. The two winning essays will be posted on the cafamilydivorcelawyer.com article section and credit will be given to the winning writers. The law schools must be located within the USA.

 

Clubs of America Scholarship

  • Deadline: August 31, 2015
  • Website: http://www.greatclubs.com/scholarship-award-for-career-success.asp
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: Clubs of America’s $1,000 annual scholarship will help students consider their aspirations as well as ease the burden of the costs of higher education. Applicants are required to write an essay of no fewer than 600 words about their career aspirations and how their current course load will help them achieve success in their careers. Where do you see yourself 10 years from now? Thinking outside the box is encouraged!

 

Law Enforcement Family Member Scholarship

  • Deadline: August 31, 2015
  • Website: http://www.faleslaw.com/law-enforcement-family-member-scholarship.html      
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: This scholarship will be awarded to a student (undergraduate or graduate) enrolled at either an accredited law school or an accredited university. The student must have a family member (such as a parent, spouse or sibling) who is or was an active duty member of law enforcement, including reserve officers and retired, deceased or disabled officers. To be eligible, a candidate must submit a 1-3 page typed essay describing the impact of the law enforcement member on the candidate’s life. Candidates must be full-time students with a current GPA of at least a 3.0.

 

Shutterfly Business Scholarship

  • Deadline: August 31, 2015
  • Website: http://www.shutterfly.com/business-scholarship/   
  • Scholarship Amount: $5,500
  • Description: Shutterfly is proud to announce the $10,000 educational program we've established to help business majors like you achieve your educational goals. The program supports not only you, with $5,500 of the $10,000, but also your community by awarding $4,500 of it in equal shares to the primary, middle and high schools where you graduated. So, if you win, it's a win-win for you and your community.

 

Shutterfly Graphic Design Scholarship

  • Deadline: August 31, 2015
  • Website: http://www.shutterfly.com/graphic-design-scholarship/    
  • Scholarship Amount: $5,500
  • Description: Shutterfly is proud to announce the $10,000 educational program we've established to help business majors like you achieve your educational goals. The program supports not only you, with $5,500 of the $10,000, but also your community by awarding $4,500 of it in equal shares to the primary, middle and high schools where you graduated. So, if you win, it's a win-win for you and your community.

 

Shutterfly Computer Science Scholarship

  • Deadline: August 31, 2015
  • Website: http://www.shutterfly.com/computer-science-scholarship/     
  • Scholarship Amount: $5,500
  • Description: Shutterfly is proud to announce the $10,000 educational program we've established to help business majors like you achieve your educational goals. The program supports not only you, with $5,500 of the $10,000, but also your community by awarding $4,500 of it in equal shares to the primary, middle and high schools where you graduated. So, if you win, it's a win-win for you and your community.

 

EveryCloud Scholarship

  • Deadline: August 31, 2015
  • Website: http://www.everycloudtech.com/everycloudtechcom-scholarship  
  • Scholarship Amount: $2,000
  • Description: Everycloud Technologies LLC is a cloud based Email filtering and spam blocking services company, which operates out of the US and UK and is launching its new scholarship program for 2015. EveryCloud understands that gaining a good education can be expensive and so is offering a contribution to 1 student of $2,000. Click on the above website link for conditions required to enroll and participate in the EveryCloud scholarship program.

 

Moxie Customer Service Scholarship

  • Deadline: Fall Deadline - August 31, 2015; Spring Deadline - December 31, 2015
  • Website: http://moxiepestaz.com/moxie-scholarship/        
  • Scholarship Amount: $500
  • Description: A $500 award will be given during each fall and spring semester. Moxie Pest Control of Arizona’s Management Team will review all short essays and a new winner will be selected each semester. All future and current college students planning to attend or currently attending a nationally accredited university are encouraged to apply. Winning essays will briefly and carefully describe an instance when you provided above and beyond customer service and the outcome of that experience.

 

SEPTEMBER 2015

Single Parent Scholarships for Moms & Dads

  • Deadline: September 1, 2015
  • Website: http://www.druglawsuitsource.com/single-parent-scholarship-2015/ 
  • Scholarship Amount: Two $1,000 scholarships
  • Description: Drug Lawsuit Source understands the challenges of single parents raising children and attending school at the same time. Your commitment to education is a great way to improve your life and to teach your kids important life lessons about goal setting, perseverance, and the importance of education. If you are the child of a single parent attending school, you will want to let your mother or father know about this great opportunity to help with their tuition payments. Make sure they apply today. To help single parents reach their educational goals, we are offering two single parent scholarships in the amount of $1,000.00 each. One scholarship will be awarded to a single mom and the other will be awarded to a single dad.

 

Allied Van Lines Scholarship 2015

  • Deadline: September 1, 2015
  • Website: http://www.allied.com/scholarship 
  • Scholarship Amount: Five (5) $1,000 Scholarships
  • Description: Allied Van Lines is excited to offer a 2015 scholarship program aimed at students whose area of study focuses on logistics and moving-related fields. We are committed to growing our industry and supporting the brightest students in logistics and moving. To apply, submit a brief essay of between 400 and 800 words, detailing why a career in logistics/supply chain management is your college major of choice. A personalized tone, referencing sincere firsthand experience and sentiment, is best - no need to be too formal. We want to know why you truly believe in logistics as the best career path for you.

 

HigherVisibility Marketing Scholarship 2015

  • Deadline: September 1, 2015
  • Website: http://www.highervisibility.com/marketing-scholarship/      
  • Scholarship Amount: Three (3) $1,000 Scholarships
  • Description: As one of the nation’s top SEO companies, we believe that providing support opportunities for students in the fields of marketing, journalism, and similar internet marketing fields is key in successfully cultivating the future of the tech sphere, across search engine optimization and beyond, for years to come. This year will mark the first in a series of internet marketing scholarships we’re hopeful to continue offering to aspiring digital marketers for years to come – click on the above website link to find out about the contest’s requirements, deadlines, and more.

 

Charles Moo Scholarship

  • Deadline: September 7, 2015
  • Website: http://www.johnson-moo.com/charles-moo-scholarship/
  • Scholarship Amount: $500
  • Description: Want to win a $500 scholarship? Write 450-700 words for the prompt, "Provide three ideas on how new businesses can use social media to increase revenue." This scholarship is open to students of Asian descent who are pursuing higher education in America.

 

OCTOBER 2015

Financial Success for Single Mothers Scholarship

  • Deadline: October 1, 2015
  • Website: http://paymaster.co/financial-success-single-mothers-scholarship/
  • Scholarship Amount: $750
  • Description: This scholarship is open a single mother enrolled in at least 6 units at a two year college, trade school, four year college, or graduate school; a minimum 2.3 college G.P.A; at least 18 years of age.

 

2015 Paralegal Career Scholarship

  • Deadline: October 1, 2015
  • Website: http://www.paralegal411.org/careers/#scholarship/prefilter  
  • Scholarship Amount: $500
  • Description: The 2015 Paralegal Career Scholarship is a $500 scholarship awarded annually to a paralegal student who is pursuing a career in the paralegal field. The scholarship will be awarded to the candidate who provides the best 200-300 word essay about why they want to become a paralegal. To be eligible, students must be enrolled in a paralegal degree program at a college or university or a high school student who has been accepted to a college and plans to study a paralegal related major.

 

Ignite AG Customer Advisory Board Scholarship

  • Deadline: October 1, 2015
  • Website: http://www.igniteag.com/IgniteAG-Customer-Advisory-Board-Scholarship.aspx
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: Ignite Advisory Group is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a current undergraduate or graduate (e.g. MBA) student seeking to enter a marketing field focused around customer engagement or research. The purpose of this scholarship is to inspire future marketing leaders to consider the querying of and direction from customers in regards to marketing planning and campaigning, and the role that customer advisory boards can play in gathering key input, engendering customer loyalty and increasing revenue.

 

PSYCHOLOGY ACCESS SCHOLARSHIP FOR ONLINE & CAMPUS-BASED STUDY

  • Deadline: October 1, 2015
  • Website: http://mastersinpsychologyguide.com/scholarships/    
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,500
  • Description: This scholarship is open to U.S. & Canadian based students pursuing a Bachelors or Master's degree specifically in the areas of Psychology, Counseling, Therapy or Social Work. 2-year college students enrolled in an undergraduate level program next year are also eligible to receive the scholarship. Candidates are judged on academic history, extracurricular activities, employment history and essay. Funds are sent directly to the recipient by check to the student's permanent mailing address. If financial aid was used for the program, a check will be cut directly to the institution.

 

Ignite AG Customer Advisory Board Scholarship

  • Deadline: October 1, 2015
  • Website: http://www.igniteag.com/IgniteAG-Customer-Advisory-Board-Scholarship.aspx  
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: Ignite Advisory Group is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a current undergraduate or graduate (e.g. MBA) student seeking to enter a marketing field focused around customer engagement or research. The purpose of this scholarship is to inspire future marketing leaders to consider the querying of and direction from customers in regards to marketing planning and campaigning, and the role that customer advisory boards can play in gathering key input, engendering customer loyalty and increasing revenue.

 

Financial Growth for LGBTQ Scholarship

  • Deadline: October 15, 2015
  • Website: http://paymaster.co/financial-success-single-mothers-scholarship/
  • Scholarship Amount: $750
  • Description: This scholarship is open to a student who identifies as LGBTQ and is enrolled in at least 6 units at a two year college, trade school, four year college, or graduate school; a minimum 2.3 college G.P.A; at least 18 years of age.

 

Tungsten Rings & Co. Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: October 15, 2015
  • Website: https://www.tungstenringsco.com/#scholarship        
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: TungstenRingsCo.com is the leading retailer of high quality tungsten rings and wedding rings in cobalt chrome, ceramic and titanium. Tungsten Rings & Co. is proud to offer scholarships to students, age 16 and older, attending high school or enrolled in undergraduate, graduate and vocational programs in the US. Our needs based scholarship rewards students who are aspiring to achieve higher education and pursue their dreams. At Tungsten Rings & Co., we understand the financial difficulties students are facing today and we would like to help.

 

Branson Shows Inspired Scholarship

  • Deadline: October 15, 2015
  • Website: http://www.bransonshowtickets.com/scholarship/   
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: BransonShowTickets.com is proud to present the Branson Shows Inspired Scholarship, an essay-style scholarship designed to assist in furthering education for young people. One annual scholarship will be awarded as a one-time grant in the amount of $1,000 to the winning essay recipient or academic institution. The scholarship will be deposited to the financial aid office of the institution enrolled in by the winner. A new recipient will be chosen each year, allowing a greater number of applicants to benefit. Scholarship recipient must enroll, or be enrolled in an institution for higher learning, or they will forge the awarded scholarship to the runner up.

 

ExtremeTerrain’s Student Scholarships

  • Deadline: October 15, 2015
  • Website: http://www.extremeterrain.com/scholarships.html       
  • Scholarship Amount: Two (2) $3,000 Scholarships
  • Description: ExtremeTerrain is offering two $3,000 scholarships, one for the fall semester and one for the spring Semester to eligible students pursuing a degree in Environmental Studies, Environmental Research, Land Use, Earth and Atmosphere Studies, Sustainable Land Management, Parks and Recreation, or Sustainable Agriculture Systems. Students should submit a 700-1500 word essay to scholarships@extremeterrain.com that describes who you are, why you feel it is important to maintain access to public lands for recreational use and how you plan to use your degree to advocate for the recreational use of public lands. Essays should be submitted as a PDF or Microsoft Word document to be eligible for consideration and must also be accompanied with proof of current enrollment in an accredited United States college or university.

 

NOVEMBER 2015

Yottabyte Innovations in Software Scholarship

  • Deadline date: November 15, 2015
  • Website: http://www.yottabyte.com/scholarship/innovations-software-scholarship/
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: Applicants must be an undergraduate or graduate student studying software programming, engineering or technology at an accredited university in the US. Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Student must submit a copy of their undergraduate transcript and an essay.

BBZ Limo Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: November 28, 2015
  • Website: http://bbzlimo.com/scholarship/ 
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: Every Year, The BBZ Limo’s Scholarship Contest will require students to think outside the box and strategize how to STEP UP in the real world. The contest requires you to create a short 2-5 minute video of yourself talking about how ideas help shape the world around us, why education is a critical element to future success, and touching on why you strive for greatness “what motivates you?” Please include real world examples of what you have done to help provide guidance and navigation into. The winner of this scholarship will receive $1,000 to put towards higher education, plus the opportunity to intern with one of the hottest companies in the digital marketing space.

 

CustomerBloom’s Scholarship Contest

  • Deadline: November 30, 2015
  • Website: http://www.customerbloom.com/scholarship-program/ 
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: Every Year, The CustomerBlooms Scholarship Contest will require students to think outside the box and strategize how to STEP UP in the real world. The contest requires you to create a short 2-5 minute video of yourself talking about how ideas help shape the world around us, why education is a critical element to future success, and touching on why you strive for greatness. What motivates you? The winner of this scholarship will receive $1,000 to put towards higher education. Plus the opportunity to intern with one of the hottest companies in the digital marketing space.

 

The Biannual Joseph J. LoRusso College Scholarship Essay Contest

  • Deadline: November 30, 2015
  • Website: http://injuryflorida.lawyer/scholarship/   
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: The essay contest is open to students who are planning on attending an accredited United States college or university during the fall 2015 semester. Both current college students and those starting college next fall are welcome to apply. In order to participate in the contest, applicants must submit a 500-word essay answering the following question as an attachment to lorussoscholarship@yahoo.com by November 30, 2015: Late last year, Miami launched a new bike sharing program that allows people in the Miami area to rent a bicycle at an hourly rate or by purchasing a membership. Bicycle accidents can cause serious injuries that may leave victims with significant medical issues. Under what circumstances should the company that runs the program be held liable for accidents in which their bikes were involved? Why?

 

DECEMBER 2015

Greg Baumgartner Annual Scholarship

  • Deadline: December 1, 2015
  • Website: http://www.texas-truckaccidentlawyer.com/scholarship/greg-baumgartner-scholarship/
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: The importance of education cannot be overstated. We understand how difficult obtaining an education can be for some young men and women, particularly when the student must provide for their own higher education. At times it may seem overwhelming, yet with the will, there is a way. In an effort to give back to our community, attorney Greg Baumgartner is offering a $1,000 scholarship to help a young person obtain an education. The scholarship targets a student who is paying their way through school without parental assistance. To apply, please write a short essay (not to exceed 500 words) about yourself, your educational goals and the reasons for needing a scholarship. Attorney Greg Baumgartner will award one applicant each year a one-time $1000 scholarship to be used for tuition or books.

 

Rogers Law Firm 2015 Scholarship Essay Contest

  • Deadline: December 1, 2015
  • Website: http://rogerslawtx.com/lawyer/2015-Scholarship-Essay-Contest_cp14383.htm    
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: Personal injury attorney Sheadyn R. Rogers of Rogers Law Firm is dedicated to promoting justice for victims of serious accidents caused by the negligence of other persons or corporations. Sheadyn R. Rogers is also dedicated to promoting the education of the public with respect to issues pertaining to personal injury law in order to promote safety and increased awareness of risks that exist to the general public. With these principles in mind, Rogers Law Firm is honored to offer a one-time, non-renewable scholarship of $1,000 to one college student who wins the Rogers Law Firm 2015 Scholarship Essay Contest.

 

imove College Moving Scholarship

  • Deadline: December 5, 2015
  • Website: http://www.imove.com/scholarship     
  • Scholarship Amount: $800 first place; $500 second and $300 third
  • Description: The imove College Moving Scholarship is a cash scholarship for students who are moving to out-of-state schools. Applicants must be incoming freshmen, returning students, or transfer students who are currently enrolled at the school they are describing in the scholarship form. The school must be in a separate state from the student's primary residence.

 

Flosum Scholarship

  • Deadline: December 15, 2015
  • Website: http://www.flosum.com/apply-flosum-scholarship/       
  • Scholarship Amount: $750
  • Description: IDC estimates that this year alone that 60% of the budget will be spent on IT maintenance. This number is projected to grow fifty-fold by the year 2020. Right now and in the near future, companies need a complete lifecycle management framework to help manage and control the applications. We want to encourage students to pursue release management careers and to play an active role in the new data-centric global economy. This $750 scholarship award is open students pursuing or intending to pursue their bachelor’s degree in the fields of computer engineering, computer science or in another technical discipline such as electrical engineering, physics or mathematics with an interest in the field of computer science.

 

2015 Clark Scholarship

  • Deadline: December 15, 2015
  • Website: http://www.gemsociety.org/scholarships/  
  • Scholarship Amount: $350
  • Description: The International Gem Society (“IGS”) was founded by Donald Clark, CSM with the mission to improve people’s access to information about the field of gemology. As a result, IGS seeks to encourage students who have a particular interest in geology, gems, lapidary arts or gemology. In honor of Donald Clark, IGS has endowed a $350 annual scholarship. We encourage any student to apply for our annual scholarship opportunity detailed below. You do not need to be a gemology student or trade student to apply - all students are eligible.

 

Jacoby & Meyers Future Legal Minds Scholarship

  • Deadline: December 15, 2015
  • Website: https://www.jacobyandmeyers.com/scholarship2015/ 
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: As America’s most recognized law firm we are always looking to identify and reward young, talented individuals that are eager to succeed and make a difference. In 2015, Jacoby and Meyers will endow a scholarship for law school or undergraduate college students who demonstrate the highest level of acumen. The $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a single student to help support their efforts in continuing their education. Any law school or undergraduate student attending a four-year accredited university is eligible to apply. Please submit an essay of up to 1,000 words (maximum) answering the following question: “How do you plan on making a difference using your future law degree?”

 

UNHINGE HARDWARE NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

  • Deadline: December 19, 2015
  • Website: http://unhingehardware.com/national-scholarship/        
  • Scholarship Amount: $2,000
  • Description: Unhinge has launched a national scholarship in conjunction with the American Women's Business Association (ABWA) to help women grow, prosper and become leaders in business. This is a national essay contest and we want to know, “How does the design around you influence both life and/or business?” The scholarship will award the winner of the essay contest two thousand dollars for the 2016 Spring semester.

 

The Expert Institute's Annual Healthcare and Life Sciences Scholarship

  • Deadline: December 31, 2015
  • Website: http://www.theexpertinstitute.com/writing-contest-medical-scholarship/     
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: Without the technical insights provided by members of the healthcare and life science communities, attorneys would not be able to effectively seek justice for their clients. From prescription drug and medical device torts, to intellectual property disputes surrounding proprietary biological research, healthcare and life science professionals have become an essential part of American justice. In recognition of these vital contributions to the practice of law, The Expert Institute is offering a $1000 scholarship to students in medicine and the life sciences.

 

2015 Future of Assisted Living Scholarship

  • Deadline: December 31, 2015
  • Website: https://www.senioradvisor.com/ind/assisted-living#VD1zmC4AADAAdvp_    
  • Scholarship Amount: Two (2) $2,000 scholarships
  • Description: SeniorAdvisor.com, the premier ratings and reviews site for senior services providers nationwide, is proud to announce our second annual scholarship for advancement in higher education. This is a general scholarship which will award each of the selected applicants with a financial donation of $2,000. This scholarship will be awarded to students enrolled in an accredited college or university during the academic year.

 

Dietspotlight.com Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: December 31, 2015
  • Website: http://www.dietspotlight.com/scholarship/   
  • Scholarship Amount: $3,000 first place, three (3) additional $1,000 scholarships
  • Description: The Dietspotlight.com Research Leadership Scholarship Program was created in hopes that it may encourage students in various health fields to work toward a future in which obesity and its related problems can be controlled. Discuss the merits of the idea that obesity is an involuntary medical condition (which grants access to disabled-person parking spots, extra airplane seats, etc.) versus the idea that obesity is the negative consequence of unhealthy lifestyle choices. What kinds of messages should young people be exposed to regarding this topic? Should our society work toward shared values where it’s perfectly OK to be obese, despite the costs, or should society liken obesity to smoking, and discourage it through popular media messages and a trend of decreased accommodation.

 

Wattel & York Scholarship Award

  • Deadline: December 31, 2015
  • Website: http://www.wattelandyork.com/scholarship-award/    
  • Scholarship Amount: Two (2) $500 scholarships
  • Description: Arizona personal injury firm Wattel & York is pleased to announce an annual scholarship opportunity to benefit single mothers who wish to attain a college or graduate degree. Higher education in this country is expensive and competitive, and yet such challenges pale in comparison to those faced by single mothers who must go the extra mile to raise the funds, raise their children, and rise to the challenge of academic competition all at the same time.

 

Surgical Watch - Disability Scholarship Award Program

  • Deadline: December 31, 2015
  • Website: http://surgicalwatch.com/scholarship-award/ 
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: Surgical Watch is happy to launch its first Disability Scholarship Award, created for eligible students with dreams of pursuing a career in their field of choice. The demands of higher education are great for any student without the added burdens of learning disabilities and physical challenges that so many students bear without complaint or reward. This scholarship offers a unique funding opportunity to students who have never let their disabilities dictate the scope of their future achievements. You must be currently accepted or enrolled in a 4-year college program, or currently accepted or enrolled in an ABA-accredited law school.

 

The Eisbrouch & Marsh Scholarship Award

  • Deadline: December 31, 2015
  • Website: http://emlawoffices.com/scholarship-award/       
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: The New Jersey personal injury lawyers of Eisbrouch & Marsh are thrilled to announce the launch of a new scholarship program designed to help single mothers complete their college or graduate level education. We know how hard single mothers must work to care for themselves and families while also pursuing their academic and professional goals. It’s a daunting and costly undertaking. But also one that is possible to achieve with diligence, focus, and a strong support network. We want to be part of that support system. The Eisbrouch & Marsh Scholarship of $1,000 was created to assist single mothers who are equally committed to completing their degree and raising their families. Please review the details on our website to determine your eligibility.

 

HeadsetPlus.com $1,000 College Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: December 31, 2015
  • Website: http://headsetplus.com/newsdesk95/newsdesk_info.html
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: HeadsetPlus.com is please to help an ambitious student toward his/her college with a $1,000 scholarship. The contest requires you to create a short YouTube video about yourself, your past achievements and how you can help shape the world around us, why college education is important, and tell us what motivates you? Give us examples what you have achieved in school and outside of school.

 

A Better America Scholarship Program 2015

  • Deadline: December 31, 2015
  • Website: https://geediting.com/about/scholarship-program/ 
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: Global English Editing awards scholarships to students in the United States who intend to make a positive contribution to the country’s future. We award $1,000 to one university student each year. We do this because as a company we want to reach out to the student generation and reward initiative, innovation and lofty idealism. Students must outline in 200 words or less how they intend to change America. As an editing and proofreading company, we value high quality writing, and therefore we will look kindly upon well written entries. Please submit your entry to scholarship@geediting.com and include your name, university or school and contact details.

 

TRUTH IN AGING NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

  • Deadline: December 31, 2015
  • Website: https://www.truthinaging.com/national-scholarship   
  • Scholarship Amount: $2,000
  • Description: Truth in Aging has launched a national scholarship in conjunction with the American Women's Business Association (ABWA) to help women grow, prosper and become leaders in business. This is a national essay contest and we want to know, “How you have overcome challenges in academic, personal or business environments that have equipped you with the knowledge and skills to succeed in your specific area of study or industry?" The scholarship will award the winner of the essay contest two thousand dollars for the 2016 Spring semester.

 

MINERVA’S NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

  • Deadline: December 31, 2015
  • Website: http://minerva-associates.com/national-scholarship/    
  • Scholarship Amount: $2,000
  • Description: Minerva Associates has launched a national scholarship in conjunction with the American Women's Business Association (ABWA) to help women grow, prosper and become leaders in business. This is a national essay contest and we want to know “What is the most creative way you have overcome prejudice in a school, social, work or professional setting?” The scholarship will award the winner of the essay contest two thousand dollars for the 2016 Spring semester.

 

Gordon & Doner Scholarship for Collegiate Academic Success

  • Deadline: December 31, 2015
  • Website: http://www.fortheinjured.com/fl-universities.html#top  
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,500
  • Description: The Gordon & Doner Scholarship for Collegiate Academic Success is open to all eligible students that are currently attending a college or university in the state of Florida. All scholarship funds are to be dispersed to the scholarship winner by the end of January 2016. The scholarship winner is determined solely by - and at the discretion of - the selection committee at the law offices of Gordon & Doner. The decision of that selection committee is final. Enrollment as a law student is NOT a requirement for this scholarship. However, preference will be given to applicants that express an interest in law and/or the United States justice system.

 

ACLS Medical Training Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: December 31, 2015
  • Website: https://www.aclsmedicaltraining.com/scholarship/      
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000 first place and two (2) runners-up prizes
  • Description: ACLS Medical Training is interested in hearing how you think about providing emergency medical care. You are entering a profession in which you may be called upon to provide basic life support, advanced cardiovascular life support, or pediatric advanced life support. Are you excited? Is this scary? How will you handle the situation when the time comes? If you have already performed lifesaving techniques, what was it like? Did you use the skills you were taught? There are no correct answers – we are looking for honest, compelling essays.

 

Character Counts Scholarship

  • Deadline: December 31, 2015
  • Website: https://www.aclsmedicaltraining.com/scholarship/      
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000 first place and two (2) runners-up prizes
  • Description: ACLS Medical Training is interested in hearing how you think about providing emergency medical care. You are entering a profession in which you may be called upon to provide basic life support, advanced cardiovascular life support, or pediatric advanced life support. Are you excited? Is this scary? How will you handle the situation when the time comes? If you have already performed lifesaving techniques, what was it like? Did you use the skills you were taught? There are no correct answers – we are looking for honest, compelling essays.

 

Shopventory Entrepreneurial Scholarship

  • Deadline: December 31, 2015
  • Website: https://shopventory.com/shopventory-entrepreneurial-scholarship     
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: Shopventory is excited to announce that we're offering a scholarship to one of the top entrepreneurially minded students in the country! We're thrilled to give back in this small way, and as a small business we have a vested interested in helping future business owners maximize their potential. Please click on the above website link for details and apply for the scholarship.

 

Luxe Translation Scholarship

  • Deadline: Spring Semester – December 31; Fall Semester – June 1
  • Website: http://www.luxetranslation.com/      
  • Scholarship Amount: Two (2) $500 scholarships, one per cycle
  • Description: Luxe Translation Services (LTS) is a full-service translation company providing translation and interpretation services in over 220 live languages. Each year, LTS will award two scholarships, each in the amount of $500, to two students wishing to pursue a career that will help to promote diversity. Most qualified students will be pursuing degrees in one (or more) of the following majors: Linguistics, any foreign language or foreign literature, International Relations, Journalism, Ethnic Studies, African-American/Black Studies, American Indian/Native American Studies, Asian-American Studies, Deaf Studies, Disability Studies, Folklore Studies, Gay/Lesbian Studies, Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies, Women's Studies, Film Studies, Music, Theatre, Social Work. However, other majors may also be eligible, depending on how they describe their motivations in their essays.

 

JANUARY 2016

Peter L. Johnston Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: January 1, 2016
  • Website: http://www.lawofpj.com/scholarship-program/    
  • Scholarship Amount: $500
  • Description: At Peter L. Johnston LLC, our Philadelphia Attorneys value education and helping those further their education. Since college price continue to rise, our Philadelphia lawyers want to help with your college tuition by announcing the Peter L. Johnston Scholarship Program for $500. This scholarship is for students who are currently attending or planning to attend college or graduate school. Our essay topics are generally gear toward law students but creativity and research has prevailed.

 

National Debt Relief Scholarship

  • Deadline: January 31, 2016
  • Website: https://www.nationaldebtrelief.com/#applyforscholarship       
  • Scholarship Amount: Five (5) $1,000 scholarships
  • Description: National Debt Relief will award 5 scholarships of $1,000 each to outstanding college students pursuing studies in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) fields. To apply, provide a unique solution to the following issue: Come up with a unique way to solve the $1+ trillion dollar student loan crisis.

 

MARCH 2016

Michael Kiely Strong Roots Scholarship and Essay Contest

  • Deadline: March 1, 2016
  • Website: http://virginiacriminallawyernow.com/2016-scholarship.html      
  • Scholarship Amount: $500
  • Description: As day-to-day life becomes increasingly digital and experiences become increasingly “remote,” discussion about what it takes to build healthy communities becomes more and more important. Michael Kiely is proud to sponsor the Strong Roots Scholarship and Essay Contest as a way to promote discussion about the meaning of community in the digital age and as a way to sponsor educational opportunities for individuals who are dedicated to building strong communities where passions and careers can take root.

 

April Cockerham DREAM Act Scholarship

  • Deadline: March 1, 2016
  • Website: http://immigration.pricebenowitz.com/#scholarship
  • Scholarship Amount: $500
  • Description: Price Benowitz is excited to announce the April Cockerham DREAM Act Scholarship, which is a $500 scholarship for the 2016-2017 school year. Eligible applicants will: 1) Be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary institution (if you are a high school senior, you should be enrolled for the 2016-2017 year by June 2016) and 2) Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.

 

Tatiana Mendez Future Resources Scholarship

  • Deadline: March 1, 2016
  • Website: http://criminallawsvirginia.com/#scholarship
  • Scholarship Amount: $500
  • Description: The Tatiana Mendez Future Resources Scholarship is a great opportunity for students interested in the protection of natural resources. Eligibility and applications requirements for the scholarship include: 1) Minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA; 2) An updated resume demonstrating an interest in environmental stewardship and protecting natural resources; 3) An official transcript and 4) A 500-word essay on: What do you believe is the biggest issue that currently threatens our nation’s natural resources, and what are at least two ways we can begin working to fix this issue?

 

YEAR-ROUND/VARIES

LA Tutors Scholarship

  • Deadline: The 20th of each month
  • Website: http://www.latutors123.com/scholarship
  • Scholarship Amount: $500
  • Description: We at LA Tutors are passionate about sparking the creative genius in students and would love to commend those outstanding students who have a made a difference in the lives of others in some innovative or technological fashion. In order to achieve this, we have established a scholarship for students who meet certain criteria. All submissions must be uploaded no later than 11:59 PM PST on the 20th of each month. The submission window closes starting the 21st and will reopen on the 1st at 8:00 AM.

 

CompareCards Scholarship

  • Deadline: The 14th of each month
  • Website: http://www.comparecards.com/scholarship-award
  • Scholarship Amount: $2,500
  • Description: Each month CompareCards will award $2,500 to any qualifying college (or college bound) student in need who can answer a tricky trivia question. Using their best pop culture and math skills, and probably a bit of help from Professor Google, students should be able to answer a series of questions to arrive at a final answer in no time! After the submission deadline, CompareCards will gather all the correct answers and a tiebreaker question will be emailed, with a link to submit the answer. Students who submit the correct tiebreaker answer will be entered into a random drawing and one winner will be selected.

 

NSF FITS-STEM Scholarship

  • Deadline: Varies
  • Website: http://www.fit.edu/ugrad/transfer/stem-scholarship.php
  • Scholarship Amount: Up to $10,000 per year for a two-year period, based on financial need
  • Description: The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Florida Tech a grant to provide scholarship opportunities, termed as FITS-STEM (Florida Institute of Technology scholarships in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math) scholarships, to students who transfer from community or state colleges into the programs of civil, chemical or ocean engineering. The objective of the scholarships is to help address the growing need for engineers in these specific disciplines. Transfer students will be educated by expert faculty, will have the opportunity to participate in leading sustainability related research, receive specialized mentoring and receive hands-on career advisement and support.

 

Army ROTC Scholarships – Two-Year Scholarship

  • Deadline: Varies
  • Website: http://www.goarmy.com/rotc/college-students/two-year-scholarships.html
  • Scholarship Amount: Varies 
  • Description:  If you're interested in enrolling in Army ROTC and you are in college, you can start by taking an Army ROTC basic elective course. If you have at least two or more years remaining toward your undergraduate degree but not enough time to complete the Basic Course, you can enter the Army ROTC Advanced Course by completing the Leader's Training Course held at Fort Knox, Kentucky, during the summer.  Talk to your campus Military Science department about other ways to join Army ROTC and incentives available, including opportunities to compete for two-, three-, or four-year scholarships.

 

Army ROTC Scholarships – Three-Year Scholarship

  • Deadline: Varies
  • Website: http://www.goarmy.com/rotc/college-students/two-year-scholarships.html
  • Scholarship Amount: Varies 
  • Description:  If you're interested in enrolling in Army ROTC and you are in college, you can start by taking an Army ROTC basic elective course. If you have at least two or more years remaining toward your undergraduate degree but not enough time to complete the Basic Course, you can enter the Army ROTC Advanced Course by completing the Leader's Training Course held at Fort Knox, Kentucky, during the summer.  Talk to your campus Military Science department about other ways to join Army ROTC and incentives available, including opportunities to compete for two-, three-, or four-year scholarships.

 

Women's Independence Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: Applications are accepted year-round, on a rolling basis.
  • Website: http://www.wispinc.org
  • Scholarship Amount: $2,000
  • Description: WISP, Inc. has the mission to enhance efforts to end domestic violence by offering access to higher education. To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, the applicant must be a woman who is a direct survivor of intimate partner abuse, be currently attending (or thinking about attending school ) at a 2 or 4-year college, a technical institute, or a training school,  be a citizen or legal resident of the United States, demonstrates a critical need for financial assistance, 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, and has sought services from a non-profit, domestic violence agency for a minimum of 6 consecutive months, and this agency is willing act as sponsor by mentoring and providing support to the student throughout her educational experience. Scholarship recipients must achieve and maintain a minimum 2.75 GPA to remain in the program. Special consideration will be given to those interested in using their education to further the rights of, and options for, women and girls. Funds to assist with expenses for graduate school are limited. Support is available for full or part-time students interested in attending accredited programs at educational institutions. Preference will be given to state supported community colleges, colleges or universities. Applications are accepted on a continuous basis, but should be submitted no later than 2 months before the start date of the program to be attended. Scholarship is renewable. A typed statement responding to some questions, sponsorship agreement form, and letters of recommendation are required.

 

BrickHouse Security’s Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: Applications are accepted year-round, on a rolling basis
  • Website: http://www.brickhousesecurity.com/category/company+info/scholarship.do
  • Scholarship Amount: Up to $10,000
  • Description: In order to qualify for this scholarship you need to confirm that you are a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident. You maintain a mailing address in the United States and are willing to provide it to BrickHouse Security. You acknowledge that BrickHouse Security has made no representation as to the tax consequences or legal ramifications of your acceptance of any scholarship and you have not relied on the same. You understand that accepting financial aid in the form of a scholarship may potentially affect my child’s ability to receive state or federal financial aid. Also, applicant need to provide High School Graduate or Current College Student and a minimum 3.0 Cumulative High School GPA.

 

Noodle’s College Student Scholarship Sweepstakes

  • Deadline: The end of each month
  • Website: https://www.noodle.com/scholarships/college
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: What college student couldn’t use a little extra money for books or tuition? Noodle, the leading education site, is excited to announce a new College Student Scholarship Sweepstakes, where students can share information about their school for a chance to win $1,000. There’ll be one lucky winner every month! To receive an entry into the Sweepstakes, entrants will need to visit and register for an account on the website.

 

Asbestos.com Scholarship

  • Deadline: January 20th for the Spring semester and August 20th for the Fall semester
  • Website: http://www.asbestos.com/scholarship/
  • Scholarship Amount: $3,000 first place, $2,000 second place
  • Description: Asbestos.com awards $5,000 in scholarships each semester to students who bring awareness to asbestos-related cancers. Asbestos is a toxic mineral that causes mesothelioma, an often terminal cancer affecting more than 3,000 Americans annually. The topic you choose should bring light to the issues surrounding mesothelioma and help raise awareness about the disease, research, promising clinical trials, survivors and caregivers. We will publish the winning entries on our scholarship page and promote them exclusively on our social media accounts. One-time payment for the eligible semester will be sent directly to the winners' schools.

 

Abry Brothers Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: The 15th of each month
  • Website: http://www.abrybros.com/scholarships/    
  • Scholarship Amount: $200
  • Description: To demonstrate our continued commitment to our customers and community we offer the Abry Brothers Scholarship to qualifying student a candidate who exemplifies leadership and commitment to health and safety in the home. The scholarship, for the sum of $200, is open to students pursuing a degree from an accredited college or university. The scholarship is granted for the current school year, and the winners are eligible to apply for the following school years.

 

1800 Foundation Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: The 15th of each month
  • Website: http://www.1800foundation.com/scholarships/
  • Scholarship Amount: $200
  • Description: To demonstrate our continued commitment to home safety to our customers and community we offer the 1800 Foundation Scholarship to qualifying student a candidate who exemplifies leadership and commitment to health and safety in the home. The scholarship, for the sum of $200, is open to students pursuing a degree from an accredited college or university. The scholarship is granted for the current school year, and the winners are eligible to apply for the following school years.

 

TEACH Grant

  • Deadline: Varies
  • Website: Contact the Financial Aid Office at the college where you will be enrolled to find out if they will participate in the TEACH Grant Program
  • Scholarship Amount: $4,000
  • Description: The Inheritance of Hope Legacy Scholarship is awarded to a college-bound high school senior who is living with a terminally ill parent and who demonstrates a compelling personal and financial need, a strong sense of family, and collegiate promise. The Inheritance of Hope Legacy Scholarship is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia. Applicants should record a video of themselves of no more than 5 minutes answering three questions, and complete and submit the online application form, including the video entry. Entry must be submitted in English, be the entrant’s original creation, be true and verifiable and created solely by entrant. A letter must be received from a doctor verifying that the parent has been diagnosed with a terminal illness.

 

Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant

  • Deadline: Varies
  • Website: https://studentaid.ed.gov/types/grants-scholarships/iraq-afghanistan-service
  • Scholarship Amount: Up to $5,311.71
  • Description: The Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant is awarded to a student whose parent or guardian died as a result of performing military service in Iraq or Afghanistan after September 11, 2001 and the student is not receiving a Federal Pell Grant only because of that program's need requirement, but meet the remaining Federal Pell Grant eligibility requirements. The grant is not based on financial need nor is it considered estimated financial assistance that reduces the amount of any other Federal student aid that the student may also qualify for. The grant award is equal to the amount of a maximum Pell Grant for the award year, not to exceed the cost of attendance for that award year. Applicants should be under 24 years old or should be studying in college at least part-time at the time of the parent's or guardian's death. For the 2014-15 academic year, the duration of a student's eligibility to receive an Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant is limited to a total of 12 semesters (or its equivalent). Awards: Up to $5,311.71. Contact your Financial Aid Office.



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