Scholarship Saturday – August 2, 2014

Scholarship Saturday

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There are thousands of scholarships out there. Some are large scholarships that are well publicized, while others are lesser known. My goal is to share some lesser-known scholarships with my readers every Saturday.

Don’t wait. Apply for these great scholarships today! (And if you missed last week’s Scholarship Saturday, check it out. There are scholarships there that are still open!)

Here are your scholarships for Saturday, August 2, 2014

Atlanta Dental Spa Scholarship
Sponsor: Atlanta Dental Spa
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: August 18, 2014
Eligibility: Scholarship is open to all high school juniors and seniors, and all students currently registered in an accredited post secondary institution, college, or technical school.
Requirements: Student must submit an essay with 1,000 words or less.

Solutionreach Scholarship
Sponsor: Solutionreach
Amount: $2,000
Deadline: August 18, 2014
Eligibility: Scholarship is open to any undergraduate student currently enrolled in an accredited US college or university with a minimum of 9 credits and a GPA of 3.0.
Requirements: Student must submit an 800-1,200 word essay and a brief biography.

Police Scanner Scholarship
Sponsor: Zip Scanners
Amount: $500
Deadline: August 20, 2014
Eligibility: Applicant must be a current college student or high school senior entering college and maintain at least a 2.0 GPA. Applicant must be enrolled in college fall of 2014.
Requirements: Student must submit a 500+ word essay and a brief biography.

Women in Public Finance Scholarship
Sponsor: Women in Public Finance (WPF)
Amount: $3,000 – 10 Scholarships
Deadline: August 25, 2014
Eligibility: Applicant must be a female, college-bound high school student entering her senior year in the fall of 2014. Student must have a 3.0 GPA, exhibit leadership and have an interest in pursuing a public finance related career in finance, government, nonprofits or law.
Requirements: Student must submit application, two short essays and a copy of the most recent high school transcript.

AFSA Second Chance Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: American Fire Sprinkler Association
Amount: $1,000 – 5 Scholarships
Deadline: August 27, 2014
Eligibility: Scholarship is open to citizens and aliens legally residing in the USA with high school diploma, GED or equivalent. Scholarship winner must enroll or already be enrolled in college for Spring 2015 session.
Requirements: Applicant must read the provided essay on fire sprinklers and take a ten-question multiple-choice test. Each correct answer will receive one (1) entry into the scholarship drawing. Ten (10) entries are possible.

Bryce Thomson Scholarship Award
Sponsor: National Ice Cream Retailers Association (NICRA)
Amount: Ten (10) scholarships. One (1) $3,500 scholarship; Two (2) $2,500 scholarships; One (1) $2,000 scholarship; One (1) $1,500 scholarship; Five (5) $1,000 scholarships.
Deadline: August 27, 2014
Eligibility: Applicant must be a high school senior who have applied or have already been accepted to an accredited college or university. In addition, applicants can be students who are now college freshman, sophomores or juniors. Applicant must be an employee of a member of the National Ice Cream Retailers Association.
Requirements: Applicant must submit completed application, brief essay detailing goals and plans and a recommendation letter from a member of the National Ice Cream Retailers Association. Recommender must also submit a $25 application fee.

Linda Lael Miller Scholarships for Women Program
Sponsor: Linda Lael Miller
Amount: Up to $1,000 – multiple scholarships
Deadline: August 29, 2014
Eligibility: Scholarship is open to women 25 years old or older and who are legal residents of the United States or Canada attending or enrolled to attend a U.S. or Canadian college or university.
Requirements: Applicant must submit completed application form and a 500-word essay.
Scholarship website – link no longer available now that deadline has passed

Mary Cone Barrie Scholarship
Sponsor: Destiny Solutions
Amount: $2,500 – 2 Scholarships
Deadline: August 29, 2014
Eligibility: Scholarship is available to non-traditional students in the United States and Canada. Applicant must be 25 years of age and have taken an extended absence from school.
Requirements: Applicant must submit completed application form, a letter of reference and confirmation of enrollment from institution.

C.I.P. Scholarship
Sponsor: College Is Power
Amount: $1,500
Deadline: August 31, 2014
Eligibility: Scholarship is open to students age 17 and older who are currently in college or plan to start college within the next 12 months.
Requirements: Applicant must submit a short online form and a short statement (150 words or less).

Claude S. Weiler Scholarship for Amputee College Scholarship
Sponsor: National Amputation Foundation
Amount: $500 – 6 Scholarships
Deadline: August 31, 2014
Eligibility: Scholarship is open to college students with a major limb amputation, who will be attending an accredited university as a full-time student.
Requirements: Applicant must submit a letter from a physician, a letter from college confirming enrollment, copy of transcript and a short letter from student explaining how the loss of limb(s) has affect his or her life.

Clubs of America Scholarship Award
Sponsor: Clubs of America
Amount: $1,500
Deadline: August 31, 2014
Eligibility: Applicant must be a current student of an accredited U.S. college or university with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0
Requirements: Applicant must submit an essay of no fewer than 800 words about their career aspirations.

Luis E. Torres Scholarship Award
Sponsor: Luis E. Torres Scholarship Fund
Amount: $500 – $1,000
Deadline: August 31, 2014
Eligibility: Applicant must have a documented illness or disability, be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident, and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5. Applicant must plan to enroll full-time in a degree-seeking program at a two or four year U.S. accredited institution in the U.S., Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Island or Guam during the 2014-2015 academic year. Student must also apply for federal financial aid by completing the FAFSA and be pursuing first undergraduate or graduate degrees.
Requirements: Applicant must submit completed application and a copy of an official transcript.

Make Me Laugh Scholarship
Sponsor: ScholarshipExperts.com
Amount: $1,500
Deadline: August 31, 2014
Eligibility: Applicant must be thirteen (13) years of age or older, be a legal resident of the fifty (50 United States or the District of Columbia and be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2020) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education.
Requirements: Applicant must submit a short written response describing an incident in life, funny or embarrassing (fact or fiction), and make them laugh.

The 6th GotScholarship Give Away – A Summer Special Opportunity
Sponsor: GotChosen, Inc.
Amount: $20,000
Deadline: August 31, 2014
Eligibility: Giveaway is open to United State and international students and alumni. New York residents are not eligible to participate. Entrants must be 18 years or older.
Requirements: Entrants must register with the website to get one entry. Entrants can get more entries by getting sponsors. There is no cost or financial obligation to be a sponsor.

“Go Ennounce Yourself” Scholarship
Sponsor: GoEnnounce.com
Amount: $500
Deadline: August 31, 2014 (Scholarship is offered every month)
Eligibility: Student must have or create a GoEnnounce profile. Student must be currently enrolled in high school and planning to attend a 4-year college.
Requirements: Create GoEnnounce profile.

Fastweb Refer a Friend Sweepstake
Sponsor: Fastweb Sweepstakes
Amount: $500
Deadline: August 31, 2014 (Scholarship is offered every month)
Eligibility: Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least thirteen (13) years of age and have or create a Fastweb membership (free).
Requirements: Fill out short form.

Student of the Month Scholarship
Sponsor: Degreed
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: August 31, 2014 (Scholarship is offered every month)
Eligibility: Open to all USA & international college students, graduate students, college graduates, and informal learners are eligible, age 18 or older.
Requirements: Complete short scholarship form and describe an idea for a mobile app that you would be interested in building in 100 words or less.

Admittedly “Improve Your Chances” Scholarship
Sponsor: Admittedly
Amount: $500
Deadline: August 31, 2014 (Scholarship is offered every month)
Eligibility: Open to all high school students and college students, and those planning to enroll within 12 months and must be a legal resident of the United States. International students with valid student visas are also eligible.
Requirements: Must create or have an account with Admittedly and complete short application form.

College Prowler “No Essay” Scholarship
Sponsor: College Prowler
Amount: $2,000
Deadline: August 31, 2014 (Scholarship is offered every month)
Eligibility: Open to all high school, college, and graduate students and those planning to enroll within 12 months. Applicant must be legal resident of the United States. International students with valid visas are also eligible.
Requirements: Must create or having an account with Niche and then fill out short form.

Good Luck!

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3 Comments on “Scholarship Saturday – August 2, 2014

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