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APRIL 2016

Denny's Hungry for Education Scholarship

  • Deadline: April 29, 2016
  • Website: http://www.dennyshungryforeducation.com/
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: Denny’s Hungry for Education (HFE) is a multicultural scholarship program targeting students from elementary through college and is designed to recognize and encourage academic accomplishments. Denny’s will partner with 8 leading non-profit minority advocacy organizations to launch the programs across the United States within Denny’s restaurant demographics. The program will award more than $200,000 in scholarships to deserving elementary, high school and college students for their ideas to help Denny’s fight childhood hunger. Details of the award dates and guidelines vary with HFE partner.

 

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Scholarships

  • Deadline: April 29, 2016
  • Website: http://www.cbcfinc.org/scholarships/  
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: The CBCF has awarded scholarships to talented and deserving students for nearly three decades. Each year, we award more than 200 scholarships to students across the United States. Recipients demonstrate leadership ability through exemplary community service and academic talent, while other received need-based scholarships to reward their persistence in pursuing a quality education. Our scholarship programs support current or upcoming college students across a variety of disciplines.

 

MAY 2016

Café Bustelo - El Café Del Futuro Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 27, 2016
  • Website: http://www.hacu.net/hacu/Scholarships.asp
  • Scholarship Amount: Nine (9) $5,000 college scholarships
  • Description: Full-time undergraduate or graduate students attending a four-year HACU-member institution within the United States or Puerto Rico. Students will be required to complete an 800 word essay on the following topic: Describe how your Latino heritage, family, and the community in which you grew up have impacted your desire and motivation to obtain a college degree. Additionally, describe what you intend to accomplish with your degree and how you will give back to your community.

 

Buford & Gonzalez Criminal Defense Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 31, 2016
  • Website: http://dwiresults.com/austin-criminal-lawyer/#scholarship-application
  • Scholarship Amount: $2,000
  • Description: Buford & Gonzalez, Attorneys in Austin, Texas, are pleased to offer the Buford & Gonzalez Scholarship. The Scholarship is open nationwide to those who will be attending college fall semester of 2016. Special consideration will be given to an undergraduate who is interested in pursuing a career in criminal defense but anyone meeting the requirements & can demonstrate an interested in pursuing a career in law will be considered. This Award will be presented to a current college students. The award will be presented to a currently enrolled college student who will not have graduated by fall semester of 2016 & is still attending courses at this time. This will be a one-time award. The Scholarship will be judged on merit and need. Academic achievements as well as any leadership experiences will be taken in to account.

 

MyBioSource Inc. Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 31, 2016
  • Website: http://www.mybiosource.com/page.php?name=scholarship   
  • Scholarship Amount: Five (5) $1,000 awards
  • Description: MyBioSource is proud to announce their annual “MyBioSource Scholarship Program.” MyBioSource is all about opening up doors to thriving students allowing them to explore the endless possibilities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. With our scholarship program, students will be able to use the award towards tuition, books, supplies, or other costs that come along with obtaining a higher education. MyBioSource knows the world of "STEM" is constantly changing and progressing and new discoveries are found every day, and just maybe one of the applicants selected will hold the key to next big break!

 

2016 Cottage Inn Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 31, 2016
  • Website: http://www.cottageinn.com/cottage-inn-scholarship/
  • Scholarship Amount: $2,500 1st place, $1,000 2nd place, and $500 3rd place
  • Description: Cottage Inn would like to recognize those that embrace education. Education is a fundamental need for the future growth of our nation. We are seeking applicants with a minimum of a 3.0 GPA in High School. The scholarship award will be made payable to the college or university of your choice to help pay for your education.

 

All-In-One Dental Innovations Winning Smile $500 Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 31, 2016
  • Website: http://allin1dental.com/winning-smile-scholarship-2016/
  • Scholarship Amount: $500
  • Description: Dr. James Huang challenges students to excel in school and beyond as they begin their career pursuits. At All-In-One Dental Innovations, we believe a winning smile can break down barriers, just as we hope our $500 college scholarship can help break down any financial barriers that may exist. One $500 scholarship will be awarded based on a combination of student merit and a 500-1000 word response to the following question, “How can a smile break down barriers within your world?”

 

JUNE 2016

The Greene Broillet & Wheeler Scholarship

  • Deadline: June 1, 2016
  • Website: http://www.greene-broillet.com/About-GBW/The-Greene-Broillet-Wheeler-Scholarship.shtml
  • Scholarship Amount: Five (5) $1,000 scholarships
  • Description: At Greene Broillet & Wheeler, our motto is "Where Success is a Tradition." This applies not only to the way we approach the law, but also to academic achievement. As such, we are proud to offer five (5) scholarships ($1,000 each, sent directly to the winners' schools) to help exceptional young people begin or continue their educational journeys and start making success their own tradition.

 

Discover Student Loans Scholarship

  • Deadline: June 8, 2016
  • Website: https://www.discover.com/student-loans/scholarships/award.html 
  • Scholarship Amount: A total of 10 $2,500 scholarships will be awarded during each drawing
  • Description: As part of our promise to encourage responsible borrowing and help students maximize free money to help pay for college, we are happy to announce that for 2016 we are expanding our annual scholarship sweepstakes to a total of $100,000 in scholarships to 40 students. Winners will be randomly drawn on: June 8, 2016; September 6, 2016; December 6, 2016; and March 7, 2017. No purchase or student loan is necessary for students to enter or win.

 

WebstaurantStore Annual Scholarship

  • Deadline: June 15, 2016
  • Website: http://www.webstaurantstore.com/scholarship/  
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,500
  • Description: The scholarship is open to all students who are currently enrolled in a Culinary Arts or Hospitality Management program at an accredited American College or culinary school.

 

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Diabetes Scholarship

  • Deadline: June 15, 2016
  • Website: https://www.losangelesduiattorney.com/los-angeles-dui-attorney-diabetes-scholarship/
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: It is our pleasure to announce the first ever Los Angeles DUI Attorney Scholarship. This $1,000 scholarship is intended to support one hard working, high achieving college student who lives with diabetes. Many of us involved in the site have seen firsthand how diabetes can change a life. Often, it comes without warning and it can radically alter how a person lives from day to day. But we also believe that diabetes should not be an impediment to pursuing your dreams. We want to help a student with diabetes complete their college education and launch their career.

 

The Mike Morse Law Firm Scholarship

  • Deadline: June 15, 2016
  • Website: http://www.855mikewins.com/mike-morse-law-firm-scholarship/
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000 First place, $500 runner-up
  • Description: As a part of our commitment to promoting more community engagement, and safe driving we are proud to support future leaders by providing the Mike Morse Law Firm Scholarship. Undergraduate students attending an accredited university in the United States in the fall of 2016 with the intention to go to law school are eligible to apply. Submissions will be judged based on both academic merit and the content of the essay question response.

 

LawTrek Scholarship

  • Deadline: June 20, 2016
  • Website: https://www.lawtrek.com/scholarship-2/
  • Scholarship Amount: Two (2) $2,500 scholarships
  • Description: LawTrek is a national law firm, formed on the principle of providing the best possible service to our clients. It is our belief that with success comes the responsibility of helping the next generation. It is to serve this purpose and belief that we are now awarding two annual scholarships. They are renewable.

 

ABC Humane Wildlife Control & Prevention, Inc.’s Academic Scholarship

  • Deadline: June 26, 2016
  • Website: http://abcwildlife.com/abc-humane-wildlife-control-prevention-inc-s-academic-scholarship
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: At ABC Wildlife, we believe diversity is critical in every scientific field from biology to chemical engineering. While women represent 48% of the American workforce, they make up only 13% of engineering professionals and a mere 7.2% in the field of mechanical engineering. Overall, women are critically underrepresented in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. As a woman-owned corporation operating in a largely male field, we understand the remarkable impact women can have when allowed to break through. We want to pave the way for other women pursuing their dreams in the scientific world, which is why ABC Wildlife is introducing a scholarship designed to increase the number of women studying and influencing the future of science, including technology, engineering and math.

 

SeniorHomes Caregiver Scholarship

  • Deadline: June 30, 2016
  • Website: http://www.seniorhomes.com/scholarship
  • Scholarship Amount: Two (2) $1,000 scholarships
  • Description: Caregiving is a full-time job unto itself. And then when you add the challenges of being a full-time student - in addition to managing your own life - you are facing three full-time jobs and only 24 hours in the day. Yet you cannot walk away from any of these responsibilities. SeniorHomes.com understands what you are facing and would like to support you in achieving your goals of graduating and providing the best care possible for your loved one. We are offering two $1,000 scholarships for caregivers who are actively enrolled in a U.S. college or university.

 

ShirtSpace Scholarship

  • Deadline: June 30, 2016
  • Website: https://www.shirtspace.com/scholarship
  • Scholarship Amount: $2,500
  • Description: The rules are simple. To qualify, all participants must be college-bound high school seniors or currently enrolled in college. We strongly encourage applicants to follow ShirtSpace on Facebook and Instagram. Each applicant must design a tee on their own - no exceptions! Our favorite T-shirt designs will be exciting, unique, and will deliver an inspiring message. Whoever shows us the most impressive and original design will be the ShirtSpace scholarship winner!

 

JULY 2016

The Drive to Learn Scholarship

  • Deadline: July 1, 2016
  • Website: http://www.shiftins.com/automobile/car-insurance-program.aspx 
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: The Drive to Learn scholarship award to college students across the United States to honor the learning done in and outside of classroom walls. If you are currently a full-time student at a four-year university, graduate program, community college, or trade school, Shift Insurance wants to hear from you. Simply tell us about an important learning experience you had while on the road - either as a driver or a passenger - and you could receive $1,000!

 

Windy City Scholarship

 

The DogVacay Scholarship

  • Deadline: July 1, 2016
  • Website: https://dogvacay.com/scholarship/
  • Scholarship Amount: $3,500
  • Description: DogVacay started as an answer to an unmet need. Back in 2012, our CEO Aaron Hirschhorn and his wife began offering pet sitting in their own home - after a stressful and expensive kennel stay for their dog, Rocky. Customer interest and bookings grew, and they quickly realized the potential for DogVacay. Many successful startups have begun in a similar way: By providing a unique solution to an existing problem. With this contest, we want you to harness that kind of entrepreneurial spirit. The winner will receive a $3,500 scholarship and a one-on-one session with our CEO.

 

NEWH Women Leaders Scholarship

  • Deadline: July 1, 2016
  • Website: http://newh.org/available-scholarships/  
  • Scholarship Amount: $5,000
  • Description: The NEWH Women Leaders Scholarship sponsored by HMG is a $5,000 scholarship open to female students pursuing a Hospitality Management degree. The scholarship winner will be honored at the Boutique Design Power Players: Women Leaders in Hospitality Breakfast in New York City on November 14th, 2016. The scholarship recipient is required to attend the breakfast with travel and lodging for (1) night provided by NEWH, Inc. Applications must be received by July 1st, 2016.

 

NEWH Clifford R. Tuttle Scholarship

  • Deadline: July 1, 2016
  • Website: http://newh.org/available-scholarships/  
  • Scholarship Amount: $5,000
  • Description: The NEWH Clifford R. Tuttle scholarship is a $5,000 scholarship open to students pursuing a degree in Hospitality Interior Design. The scholarship winner will be honored at HD Platinum Circle Awards in New York City, in November 2016. The scholarship recipient is required to attend the breakfast with travel and lodging for (1) night provided by NEWH, Inc. Applications must be received by July 1st, 2016.

 

Dental or Hygiene School Scholarship

  • Deadline: July 1, 2016
  • Website: http://klinedentistry.com/#scholarship
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: Each year, the Daniel Kline Education Scholarship awards one scholarship to a select dental or hygiene school student. We seek essay submissions from students who are creative thinkers and problem solvers. Whether you are a curious researcher or someone who envisions a career of service, we want to hear from you.

 

Daniel Kline Education Scholarship

  • Deadline: July 1, 2016
  • Website: http://klinedentistry.com/#scholarship
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: Each year, the Daniel Kline Education Scholarship awards one scholarship to a select high school or college student. We seek essay submissions from students who are contemplating a career in the dental arena. Whether you are studying basic science or behavior sciences, we want to hear from you.

 

Hawkins Spizman Kilgo, LLC Childhood Cancer Awareness Scholarship

  • Deadline: July 31, 2016
  • Website: http://www.hawkinsduilaw.com/childhood-cancer-awareness-scholarship/ 
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: At Hawkins Spizman Kilgo, LLC, we have worked in support of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta (CHOA) for years. We know how difficult the struggle with cancer is. We believe all cancer survivors and their loved ones should have the opportunity for higher education. We encourage all eligible students to apply, and look forward to granting this scholarship.

 

Optical Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: July 31, 2016
  • Website: http://www.coastal.com/scholarships
  • Scholarship Amount: $5,000
  • Description: We understand that many students face a major challenge when it comes to paying for their education. Because we believe strongly in supporting the future of the eye care industry, we wanted to let you know that we now offer a $5,000 scholarship opportunity for students taking part in accredited optical programs (including pre-optometry).

 

AUGUST 2016

Masergy STEM Scholarship Program 2016

  • Deadline: August 15, 2016
  • Website: https://www.masergy.com/stem-scholarship 
  • Scholarship Amount: $5,000
  • Description: Masergy is proud to support the next generation of STEM majors by providing one $5,000 scholarship to a student continuing their STEM education. This scholarship will be awarded to a single undergraduate or graduate student in order to help their efforts towards earning a degree. Any student with a main focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) attending a 4-year accredited university is eligible to apply.

 

Hackard Law Scholarship

  • Deadline: August 16, 2016
  • Website: http://www.hackardlaw.com/Academic-Scholarship.shtml
  • Scholarship Amount: $2,500
  • Description: Promoting education on elder issues goes hand-in-hand with renewed respect for our elders. With that goal in mind, Hackard Law is honored to provide a one-time, non-renewable scholarship of $2,500 to one college student who wins the Hackard Law 2016 Scholarship Essay Contest.

 

Asbestos.com Scholarship

  • Deadline: August 20, 2016
  • 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.

 

Clubs of America Scholarship

  • Deadline: August 31, 2016
  • Website: http://www.greatclubs.com/scholarship-award-for-career-success.asp  
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: As much as they have enjoyed serving their customers, Clubs of America has also committed to serving students. They believe students who passionately pursue their career goals will one day be able to delight the customers and clients they serve as well. That is why Clubs of America is proud to offer the "Clubs of America Scholarship Award" for students pursuing their career aspirations. This $1,000 annual scholarship will help students consider their aspirations as well as ease the burden of the costs of higher education. Clubs of America proudly invites all eligible students to apply by writing an essay about how their current courses will help them achieve success in their careers.

 

SEPTEMBER 2016

MaxHome Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: September 1, 2016
  • Website: http://www.maxhomenow.com/scholarship.html
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,500
  • Description: To be eligible, applicant must have a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA and submit a 1,000-1,500 word essay entitled “MaxHome Scholarship.” Student must be a US undergraduate in business, business management, advertising, marketing, or related fields. The essay must answer the following question: In 2006, our team developed our mission statement “Everybody Happy” because we truly believe that we can make customers, employees, and vendors happy every day. What are three ways you believe technology will influence the future of customer service and satisfaction?

 

NOVEMBER 2016

Culinary and Hospitality Program Scholarship

  • Deadline: November 1, 2016
  • Website: https://www.tigerchef.com/scholarship.php
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: TigerChef is excited to be giving away a scholarship to any culinary student who submits a winning essay on what inspired them to choose an educational path in the food industry! TigerChef is a wholesale restaurant equipment supply store, servicing the restaurant and catering business for the past 10 years. Our expertise in the food industry drives our success and has aided us greatly in establishing and maintaining our fine reputation.

 

The All Pro Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning Scholarship

  • Deadline: November 30, 2016
  • Website: http://www.allproplumbers.com/scholarships-for-students.htm# 
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: If you have an interest in engineering, home design, or home improvements such as plumbing, heating or air conditioning you are eligible to apply for our scholarship program. Eligible students can reside in any state. The program is NOT limited to just Riverside, San Bernardino or Los Angeles. Whether you are from Ontario, Rancho Cuchamonga or any of the local towns in this great country we would like to hear from you about your educational goals.

 

DECEMBER 2016

National Garage Door Atlanta Asthma and Allergy Scholarship

  • Deadline: December 15, 2016
  • Website: https://www.nationalgaragedooratlanta.com/asthma-and-allergy-college-scholarship/
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Description: As a family owned and operated company, all of us here at National Garage have seen firsthand how asthma and allergies can affect one’s life. We know that often times, the effects can appear without warning, and once activated, they can radically change someone’s day-to-day rituals. We are urging all students to apply and look forward to reading all of the essays submitted, as well as bestowing the scholarship to one student of our committee’s choice.

 

YEAR-ROUND/VARIES

Self Storage Finders 2016 Save My Space Scholarship

  • Deadline: December 16, 2016
  • Website: http://www.selfstoragefinders.com/scholarship.aspx
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,250
  • Description: Self Storage Finders is offering a scholarship to help alleviate some of those expenses. You will need to write one essay. Choose one of the following prompts: 1) People use self storage for a variety of reasons. Some people use self storage to keep important items safe that they don't want damaged or lost. What would be in your personal storage unit? Why? 2) Write anything about self storage. It can be fiction or nonfiction. It can be useful or fanciful. Your essay needs to be between 500-600 words.

UNCF Scholarships

  • Deadline: Varies
  • Website: https://scholarships.uncf.org/
  • Scholarship Amount: Varies
  • Description: Welcome to the UNCF scholarships, programs, internships and fellowships website. UNCF manages various scholarship programs and each program has its own eligibility criteria, open/close dates and required documentation. To apply for a UNCF scholarship, you must apply through the on-line application process. As many of the UNCF scholarships require that the scholarship recipient apply for Federal Student Aid, it is recommended that applicants complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

 

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

  • Deadline: Varies
  • Website: http://www.goarmy.com/rotc/college-students.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.

 

SFEFCU’s Tuition Reimbursement Scholarship

  • Deadline: Ongoing
  • Website: https://www.sfefcu.org/services/scholarship_mdc.html      
  • Scholarship Amount: Up to $1,000
  • Description: All MDC students who are South Florida Educational FCU members are eligible to win our MDC Tuition Reimbursement Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded at the end of the Fall, Spring and Summer semesters.

 

TEACH Grant

  • Deadline: Varies
  • Website: https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/types/grants-scholarships/teach
  • Scholarship Amount: $4,000
  • Description: The TEACH Grant Program provides grants of up to $4,000 a year to students who are completing or plan to complete course work needed to begin a career in teaching. As a condition for receiving a TEACH Grant, you must sign a TEACH Grant Agreement to Serve in which you agree to (among other requirements) teach in a high-need field; at an elementary school, secondary school, or educational service agency that serves students from low-income families; and for at least four complete academic years within eight years after completing (or ceasing enrollment in) the course of study for which you received the grant. For any 2015–16 TEACH Grant first disbursed on or after Oct. 1, 2015, and before Oct. 1, 2016, the maximum award of $4,000 is reduced by 6.8 percent ($272), resulting in a maximum award of $3,728. Contact your Financial Aid Office for more information.

 

Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant

  • Deadline: Varies
  • Website: https://studentaid.ed.gov/types/grants-scholarships/iraq-afghanistan-service
  • Scholarship Amount: Up to $5,353.43
  • 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 any 2015–16 Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant first disbursed on or after Oct. 1, 2014, and before Oct. 1, 2015, the maximum award of $5,775 is reduced by 7.3 percent ($421.57), resulting in a maximum award of $5,353.43. Contact your Financial Aid Office for more information.

 

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.

 

Wells Fargo Veterans Emergency Grants

  • Deadline: Ongoing
  • Website: https://www.scholarsapply.org/wellsfargoveteransemergency/
  • Scholarship Amount: Up to $1,000
  • Description: For college students, an unexpected financial setback can be a major disruption on the path to a degree. The Wells Fargo Veterans Emergency Grants are designed to help U.S. military veterans who are enrolled in postsecondary education meet their household expenses, ensuring that they are able to stay in school without creating undue financial hardship for themselves or their families. The Wells Fargo Veterans Emergency Grant Program makes immediate grants available to eligible veterans who are pursuing a postsecondary degree, and who experience unexpected financial difficulties that might cause them to drop out of school. One-time grants up to $1,000 will be awarded on an ongoing basis while funds are available; grant amounts will be determined based on the cost of the emergency need.



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