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Everyone has strengths and weaknesses. The problem is that we often ignore our weakness until it’s too late – like when we need to pass a test. All time basketball great, Michael Jordan once said: “If you push me towards something that you think is a weakness, then I will turn that perceived weakness into a strength.” So in the spirit of forcing you to confront your weakness and do something about it we present the $1,000 Weakness to Strength Scholarship. To apply simply complete the application on this page.
DEADLINE – OCTOBER 31, 2018
WELCOME HOME A VETERAN SCHOLARSHIP
You could win an easy $1,000 scholarship just by creating a banner to welcome a veteran home. Make a banner and mail it to your nearest community center (we’ll provide you the address). This will provide a heartwarming homecoming for a veteran and automatically enter you to win a $1,000 scholarship. Win-win!
The Lead Roster B2B Sales & Marketing Scholarship
A $1,000 Scholarship For Emerging Business Geniuses
The Lead Roster B2B Sales & Marketing Scholarship is a highly competitive award for high school and college students interested in sales & marketing. Unlike most scholarships which require a simple essay and “good luck” to win, the Lead Roster scholarship puts the tools for winning in your hands by judging your entry on your ability to market and sell your own ideas!
Students applying must submit the URL of a video they’ve uploaded to YouTube where you explain, present, convince, inspire, entertain, market and/or sell us your reason why you deserve to win this scholarship. The video can be anything that you feel will compell us to choose your entry as long as it has “Lead Roster Scholarship” in the title and is publicly viewable.
Studying in the fields of Business, Marketing, Computer Science, Communications, or IT are recommended but not required. Being passionate about communicating your ideas is an absolute must. We’re always excited to see what the next generation of business leaders will do to create a winning video!
Win $500 for college by entering the EK Insurance Scholarship video essay contest. Pick your insurance topic from the choices provided and start recording!
GE-REAGAN FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Honoring the legacy and character of our nation’s 40th President, the GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program rewards college-bound students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship with financial assistance to pursue higher education.
Each year, the Program selects numerous recipients to receive a $10,000 scholarship renewable for up to an additional three years – up to $40,000 total per recipient. Awards are for undergraduate study and may be used for education-related expenses, including tuition, fees, books, supplies, room, and board. In addition, Scholars are invited to participate in a special awards program and receive ongoing leadership-development support.
The Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund (SBMEF)
The Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund (SBMEF) is one of the country’s most highly respected grant and scholarship funds for women. SBMEF has been supporting businesswomen for more than 50 years. The fund assists women pursuing advanced educational goals enabling them to achieve business and professional success.
The National Board of Directors of the American Business Women’s Association (ABWA) serves as the SBMEF trustee’s, overseeing the funds administration. Each year the trustees strive to maximize funding to provide hundreds of American women with financial assistance to attend college, trade school and professional development.
The Key to SBMEF is the energy and commitment of ABWA members who sponsor applicants, make contributions, and raise money to champion the important mission of this fund.
DAR Good Citizen Scholarship
The NSDAR awards multiple scholarships to students showing dedication to the pursuit of degrees in diverse disciplines including history, law, nursing, and education.
The DAR Scholarship Committee awards scholarships to qualified applicants regardless of race, religion or sex. All applicants must be United States citizens. All multi-year scholarships, typically renewable up to four years, must be for consecutive years of attendance at an accredited college or university in the United States. The only exception is the American Indian Scholarship that is available for students pursuing vocational training.
2018 Forklift Systems ‘Giving Students A Lift Scholarship’
Forklift Systems wants to lift up a worthy undergraduate student. We are happy to announce the Forklift Systems ‘Giving Students A Lift Scholarship’. A $1,000.00 award will be provided to a deserving undergraduate student.
College can be something different for each student. When it comes down to it, college is about exploring your world to find out who you are and what you are passionate about in this life. Take that inspiration and write a 500 to 1,000-word essay on what field of study you are pursuing and what excites you about the subject. The scholarship award is a way for Forklift Systems to help one promising student on his or her journey through higher education. We hope to see many students participate. Be sure to read the rules and regulation details carefully before entering. No purchase or fees are required to enter.
HERE ARE SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOU IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO GO INTO THE FIELD OF AVIATION! IT IS QUITE AN EXCITING FIELD!
New scholarship announcement….
The VABA is pleased to announce the introduction of the
Colonel James L. Graham, Jr. Memorial Aviation Scholarship
The annual Colonel James L. Graham, Jr. Memorial Aviation Scholarship, in the amount of $12,000 (twelve thousand dollars), will be awarded for the first time in 2018. Jim’s wife, Ann, created the scholarship for applicants who show that same passion for flying and the ambition of obtaining a pilot’s certification, allowing them to pursue a career as a pilot. The scholarship will be paid directly to a recognized flight school or institution in the name of the awardee. Applications are now being accepted, the deadline for submission is October 15, 2018. The award announcement will be made in early December.
For more information regarding requirements and how to apply, please click here.
Purdue Polytechnic Institute Aviation Scholarship
More than $600,000 in scholarships are awarded annually by the Purdue Polytechnic Institute to its students based on merit and financial need. Last year, over 300 students benefited from scholarships awarded by the college. To be considered, beginning and continuing Polytechnic students must submit a Purdue Supplemental Scholarship Application every year for which they wish to receive a scholarship.
2019 HELICOPTER PILOT SCHOLARSHIPS – NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS
Welcome to what could be the start of your brand new and exciting career as a helicopter pilot! Applications are now closed for our 2018 programme, so if you have already applied then we look forward to seeing you at the selection process. Our 2019 Scholarship Programme opens soon and for the seventh year running Helicentre Aviation Academy are seeking enthusiastic and motivated applicants to fund through their professional helicopter piot training in 2019.
We have so far inversted over half a million pounds in Scholarship awards since the programme began, in a bid to encourage prospective new pilots into indusrty and assist with our recruitment of Commercial Pilots and Flight Instructors. The 2019 Scholarship programme is going to be bigger than ever, valued at well over £100,000 in total. Please note you must be able to fund your Private Pilot’s Licence in the first instance – the Scholarship programme does not cover this part of the modular training course. There are plenty of ways to make this more affordable so please get in touch for full details.
BROADCAST JOURNALISM SCHOLARSHIPS
Here are a few scholarship opportunities for Broadcast Journalism degrees:
BROADCAST EDUCATION ASSOCIATION (BEA) SCHOLARSHIPS
The Broadcast Education Association (BEA) is the premiere international academic media organization, driving insights, excellence in media production, and career advancement for educators, students, and professionals. The association’s publications, annual convention, web-based programs, and regional district activities provide opportunities for juried production competition and presentation of current scholarly research related to aspects of the electronic media. These areas include media audiences, economics, law and policy, regulation, news, management, aesthetics, social effects, history, and criticism, among others. BEA is concerned with electronic media curricula, placing an emphasis on interactions among the purposes, developments, and practices of the industry and imparting this information to future professionals. BEA serves as a forum for exposition, analysis and debate of issues of social importance to develop members’ awareness and sensitivity to these issues and to their ramifications, which will ultimately help students develop as more thoughtful practitioners.
BEA is the professional development association for professors, industry professionals and students involved in teaching and research related to radio, television, and other electronic media. BEA administers scholarships annually, to honor broadcasters and the electronic media profession. The BEA Two Year Award is for study at member schools offering only freshman and sophomore instruction, or for use at a four-year member school by a graduate of a BEA two-year campus. All other scholarships are awarded to juniors, seniors and graduate students attending BEA Member institutions.
BEA SCHOLARSHIPS IN BROADCASTING & ELECTRONIC MEDIA
The Broadcast Education Association is the premiere international academic media
organization, promoting insights, excellence in media production, and career advancement for
educators, students, and professionals. BEA administers scholarships annually, to honor
broadcasters and the entire electronic media profession. The BEA Founders Awards are for
students enrolled in a BEA 2-Year member institution or graduates of these programs now
enrolled in a BEA 4-Year institution. All other scholarships are awarded to juniors, seniors and
graduate students at BEA member institutions.
ABE VORON AWARD
Three scholarships; $3,000 each
Study toward a career in RADIO- Sponsored by the Abe Voron Committee
JOHN BAYLISS AWARD
One scholarship; $2,500
Study toward a career in RADIO – Sponsored by the John Bayliss Foundation
BEA FOUNDERS AWARD
Two scholarships; $1,500 each
Study any electronic media area. Preference given to students enrolled in a BEA 2-Year member
institution or graduates of these programs now enrolled in a BEA 4-Year institution – Sponsored by BEA
VINCENT T. WASILEWSKI AWARD
One scholarship; $4,000
Graduate students only. Study any electronic media area – Sponsored by Patrick Communications, LLC
LIBRARY OF AMERICAN BROADCASTING FOUNDATION AWARD
One scholarship; $3,000
Graduate students with a demonstrated research interest in broadcast history –
Sponsored by the Library of American Broadcasting Foundation
RICHARD EATON FOUNDATION AWARD
One scholarship; $2,500
Study any electronic media area – Sponsored by the Richard Eaton Foundation
PETER B. ORLIK AWARD
One scholarship; $3,000
Study any electronic media area – Sponsored by the BEA Peter B. Orlik Scholarship Endowment
DENTAL SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIPS
HERE ARE SOME SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES FOR FUTURE DENTISTS:
JustHomeMedical.com Health Care Leaders Scholarship
Just Home Medical—the online resource for all your home medical supplies—is proud to announce our first ever JustHomeMedical.com Health Care Leaders Scholarship! As part of our ongoing commitment to helping families maintain healthy lifestyles, we will be awarding a $1,000 scholarship to one healthcare student. Best of all, we don’t require any boring essays or long application forms. To apply, simply make a video answering the question: “What are your long and short-term goals as a future healthcare leader?”
The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation
The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation was established by Congress in 1986 to serve as a living memorial to honor the lifetime work of Senator Barry Goldwater, who served his country for 56 years as a soldier and statesman, including 30 years in the U.S. Senate.
HOSA is proud to partner with STEM Premier to provide our members with the opportunity to apply for scholarships. Scholarships are generously provided by HOSA partners.
Through this application process, HOSA and its partners provide scholarships to HOSA members in a variety of career fields:
- Dentist/Dental Hygienist
- Nurse/Nurse Specialist
- Allied Health (numerous occupations)
- Physical Therapist
- Doctor/Physician Assistant
- Public Health
- Speech Therapist/Speech-Language Pathologist
- Nuclear Medicine
- Occupational Therapist
- Recreational Therapist
- and others!
COSMETOLOGY AND HAIR STYLIST SCHOLARSHIPS
Here are some scholarship opportunities for cosmetology and hair stylist programs:
SINCE 2013, THE BEAUTY CHANGES LIVES FOUNDATION HAS AWARDED OVER $5 MILLION AND OVER 300 SCHOLARSHIPS TO COSMETOLOGY, NAIL, MASSAGE, AND ESTHETIC STUDENTS.
BEAUTY SCHOOL DIRECTORY SCHOLARSHIP
Do you dream of the day you can graduate from cosmetology school and pass the state licensing exams for a rewarding career in beauty, but you’re not sure how you’re going to pay for it? Are you looking for a way to pay for your cosmetology education at the beauty school of your dreams? Apply now for a chance to win a $2,500 cosmetology scholarship from Beauty Schools Marketing Group!
Get Rewarded With Rosy
Introducing the ROSY REWARDS scholarship program by Rosy Salon Software. A $10,000 annual scholarship fund just for future salon professionals!
Are you a cosmetology, barber or esthetics student? Are you as passionate about the industry as we are? Do you know somebody else who is? Enter below for a chance to win one of 12 scholarships offered annually!
Here are some scholarship opportunities for our future veterinarians!
AQHF Youth Scholarship ($8,000 four-year scholarship)
Ideal candidates are members of AQHA or AQHYA who have completed a minimum of three years cumulative membership; are ranked within the upper 25% of their high school graduating class; exhibit an affinity for the advancement of the American Quarter Horse, and demonstrate leadership potential. Members must be a high school or home-schooled senior when applying. Students currently enrolled as a first-year college freshman are not eligible for consideration. Current or previous AQHF scholarship recipients are not eligible to receive this scholarship. Recipients must maintain a minimum cumulative 2.5-grade point average. Funding for this scholarship will be applied to a four-year undergraduate degree program of the student’s choice.
CAREER PATH SCHOLARSHIPS
Many fields of employment are tied either directly or indirectly to the horse industry. Career path scholarships allow students to obtain a degree in areas such as racing, animal science, journalism, communications, therapeutic/adaptive riding and veterinary medicine. Support for students within these fields is imperative to the sustainability and advancement of our industry. Undergraduate, graduate or doctoral level degrees can be completed by students through these scholarship opportunities.
The Charles Shelton Foundation Scholarship
The Charles Shelton Foundation Scholarship provides one non-renewable $2,500 award offered annually.
Once the scholarship recipient has enrolled in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education and submitted proof of enrollment to the sponsor, the scholarship will be awarded in the form of a check made payable to the institution attended by the scholarship recipient.
CULINARY ARTS SCHOLARSHIPS
HERE ARE SOME CULINARY ARTS SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES!
AMERICAN CULINARY FEDERATION SCHOLARSHIPS
The American Culinary Federation Education Foundation, with the support of the American Academy of Chefs (AAC), is pleased to offer a limited number of scholarships annually to students:
- Apprenticeship program – up to $1,500
- Certificate programs – up to $1,500
- Post-secondary degree programs – up to $2,500
CULINARY INSTITUTE OF AMERICA SCHOLARSHIPS
We offer Culinary Institute of America scholarships and grants through our New York, California, and Texas campuses for qualified culinary arts students.
Lionsdeal.com. is launching an exciting new scholarship program where we will be awarding $ 1,200 USD to (2) students a year (bi-annually) enrolled in college pursuing a career in the foodservice and hospitality industry. In order to win this scholarship the participant must submit an essay describing why they decided to pursue a culinary career.
CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO ON THIS LIONSDEAL.COM SCHOLARSHIP
SOCIAL WORK SCHOLARSHIPS
Here are some scholarship opportunities if you would like to go into the field of SOCIAL WORK!
The Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund
The Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund aids people active in movements for social and economic justice. These need-based scholarships are awarded to students who are able to do academic work at the college or university level or are enrolled in a trade or technical program and who are active in the progressive movement.
Early recipients worked for civil rights, against McCarthyism and for peace in Vietnam. Recent grantees have been active in the struggle against racism, sexism, homophobia and other forms of oppression; building the movement for economic justice; and creating peace through international anti-imperialist solidarity. Applicants must have participated in activities in the US, and there is a strong preference for applicants who plan on working in this country.
The maximum grant available from the Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund is $10,000 per year (from July 1 through June 30). Grants are disbursed to cover each separate semester, quarter or term during which the grantee is attending school. Grants must be used in the year they are awarded and cannot be deferred or carried over. Recipients must reapply each year support is sought. Applications must be submitted no later than April 1. Applicants will be informed of decisions in July.
CENIE “JOMO” WILLIAMS TUITION SCHOLARSHIP- (2) Awards of $2,500
Cenie “Jomo” Williams, Jr. was the first elected President of the National Association of Black Social Workers. He was elected President of the New York City Association of Black Social Workers in 1969 and developed many community programs that brought positive changes in the New York community, and built the New York City Chapter into the organization’s largest chapter. When elected to the Presidency of the National Association of Black Social Workers in 1970, Williams’ put forth tremendous efforts to develop and organize new chapters, both nationally and internationally.
In 1974, Cenie was appointed the first Executive Director of the National Association of Black Social Workers. As director, the continued his work with the international affiliates which resulted in the development of the National Association of Black Social Workers’ International Education Conference. Until the time of departure in 1983, Cenie never gave up fighting for justice. His passion to serve can only be surpassed by this love for African people everywhere.
SCHOLARSHIP CRITERIA • Student must have a 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale • Student must be an African American and demonstrate community service • Student must express research interest in the black community • Student must be enrolled for full-time study at an accredited United States social work program in the semester that the award will be granted.
SELENA DANETTE BROWN BOOK SCHOLARSHIP- (4) Awards of $250.00
Selena Brown was a social work student at the University of Michigan. She had worked hard to attend school and was killed in Detroit by a family member. Selena was very active in NABSW and highly thought of by students and members of the Association.
SCHOLARSHIP CRITERIA • Student must have a 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale • Student must be an African American and demonstrate community service • Student must express research interest in the Black community • Student must be enrolled for full-time study at an accredited United States social work program in the semester that the award will be granted.
Now here are some scholarship opportunities for Music Majors!
Whether you’re a talented flutist or an aspiring composer, attending an excellent music school can help you achieve your goals. However, the cost can be prohibitive. For example, it costs over $62,000 per year to attend The Juilliard School, a world-renowned university for musicians and performers.
But you might not have to cover the expenses on your own. A number of music scholarships are available to help reduce your education costs.
NATIONAL YOUNG ARTS FOUNDATION
YoungArts’ signature program is an application-based award for emerging artists ages 15–18 or in grades 10–12 from across the United States. Selected through a blind adjudication process conducted by an independent panel of highly accomplished artists, YoungArts winners receive valuable support, including financial awards of up to $10,000, professional development and educational experiences working with renowned mentors, and performance and exhibition opportunities at some of the nation’s leading cultural institutions.
Throughout the year, the Foundation works to administer the various competitions for awards, scholarships, internships and commissions.
There are many scholarship and grant opportunities offered through this organization.
CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE BMI Foundation
JOHN LENNON SCHOLARSHIP
The John Lennon Scholarships are an annual competition open to student songwriters and composers of contemporary musical genres including alternative, pop, rock, indie, electronica, R&B, and experimental. Over the past twenty years, more than $400,000 in scholarships has been awarded to talented young musicians from colleges and universities throughout the United States, making this award one of the nation’s most esteemed accolades for emerging songwriters.
Established in 1997 by Yoko Ono in conjunction with the BMI Foundation, this scholarship program honors the memory of one of the preeminent songwriters of the 20th century. Lennon’s enormous creative legacy includes “I Want To Hold Your Hand,” “Strawberry Fields,” “Imagine,” “I Am the Walrus,” “All You Need Is Love,” and “Come Together,” and continues to inspire and uplift new generations of music lovers around the world.
Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Performing Arts Scholarship
If you’re an African-American or black college student majoring in the performing arts, you might qualify for the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Performing Arts Scholarship. Award winners receive $3,000.
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.
HERE ARE SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES FOR OUR FUTURE METEOROLOGISTS:
Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Ernest F. Hollings (Hollings) scholarship program
The Hollings Scholarship Program provides successful undergraduate applicants with awards that include academic assistance (up to $9,500 per year) for two years of full-time study and a 10-week, full-time paid ($700/week) internship at a NOAA facility during the summer.
NWAF SCHOLARSHIP/GRANT APPLICATIONS
The National Weather Association Foundation awards scholarships and grants to undergraduate and, in some cases, graduate students majoring in meteorology or a related field. To learn more about the eligibility and application process for each, please click on the links below.
The NWAF also awards Sol Hirsch Education Fund Grants annually to teachers/educators of grades K–12 to help improve the education of their students, school and/or community in the science of meteorology. Please click on the Sol Hirsch Grants link below to learn more of the eligibility and application process and previous grant winners.
Links to NWAF Scholarship and Grants (note – follow us on Facebook and Twitter for announcements on scholarship openings and closings)
ALL OF THESE SCHOLARSHIPS ARE NOW CLOSED TO APPLY – BUT STAY ON THEIR WEBSITE FOR NEXT YEAR’S OPENINGS!
|The NWAF David Sankey Minority Scholarship in Meteorology||CLOSED until Spring 2019|
|The NWAF Dr. Roderick A. Scofield Scholarship in Meteorology||CLOSED until Spring 2019|
|The NWAF Ken Reeves Memorial AccuWeather Undergraduate Scholarship in Meteorology||CLOSED until Spring 2019|
|The NWAF Broadcast Meteorology Scholarship||CLOSED until Spring 2019|
|The NWAF Arthur C. Pike Scholarship in Meteorology||CLOSED until Fall 2018|
|The NWAF Phillips Family Undergraduate Scholarship for Meteorology||CLOSED until Fall 2018|
|The NWAF Bob Glahn Scholarship in Statistical Meteorology||CLOSED until Fall 2018|
|The NWAF Meteorological Satellite Applications Award Grant||CLOSED until Spring 2019|
|The NWAF Sol Hirsch Education Fund Grant||CLOSED until Spring 2019|
|The David Freeman NWA Past President’s Fund||CLOSED until Summer 2019|
Scholarships, grants, and financial aid are available to students in many forms.
The scholarships listed on this page are all “guaranteed”.
By guaranteed scholarships, we mean those which are unlimited in number, and require no interview, essay, portfolio, audition, competition or other “secondary” requirement. Just meet the criteria listed, adhere to the application deadlines set by the individual colleges and universities, gain admission, enroll, and receive your scholarship or scholarships. Remember that, in many cases, the scholarships are mutually exclusive…you will generally receive the largest scholarship or grant for which you qualify.
And, generally, you will have to meet some minimum requirements to renew and retain any scholarships and grants awarded to you.
Despite our continuing effort to maintain the accuracy of the information on this site, it is possible that one or more of the scholarships listed have been changed in some way or even discontinued. To avoid disappointment or misunderstandings, we strongly suggest that you verify all scholarship information with the offering college or university before beginning the application process to be certain the scholarship is still being offered and to ensure that you are fully aware of initial qualifying criteria, deadlines, and renewal requirements.
Also, please be aware that many institutions listed below offer grants, financial aid, and awards other than those listed. We have only listed those meeting our definition of “guaranteed”. And, be advised that many colleges require anyone applying for aid to complete financial aid forms, even if they have no demonstrated financial need.
We wanted to bring you the information on what you need to do while you are in high school to be able to attract the schools and get your sports scholarships!
Play Division I Sports
If you want to compete in NCAA sports at a Division I school, you need to register with the NCAA Eligibility Center to make sure you stay on track to meet initial-eligibility standards.
Here is a checklist directly from the NCAA website for Grade 9 through Grade 12 on what you have to do!
Get Ready. Get Set. Go!
- Ask your counselor for a list of your high school’s NCAA core courses to make sure you take the right classes.
- Register with the NCAA Eligibility Center at eligibilitycenter.org.
- Check with your counselor to make sure you will graduate on time with the required number of NCAA core courses.
- Take the ACT or SAT and submit your scores to the NCAA using code 9999.
- At the end of the year, ask your counselor to upload your official transcript to the NCAA Eligibility Center.
- Finish your last NCAA core courses.
- Take the ACT or SAT again, if necessary, and submit your scores to the NCAA using code 9999.
- Complete all academic and amateurism questions in your NCAA Eligibility Center account at eligibilitycenter.org.
- After you graduate, ask your counselor to submit your final official transcript with proof of graduation to the NCAA Eligibility Center.
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