Scholarship Saturday – August 30, 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!). And, check out my list of scholarships with September deadlines.

Here are your scholarships for Saturday, August 30, 2014

2nd Annual Electric Dog Fence DIY Scholarship
Sponsor: Dog Fence DIY
Amount: $1,000 – Two Scholarships. Each scholarship will be distributed in two installments of $500 each per criteria.
Deadline: September 1, 2014
Eligibility: Applicant must be in pre-veterinary studies program, DVM program or vocational program or community college program working on technical or support degrees associated to the service of animals. Applicant must be enrolled full-time and in good standing at accredited university and hold a minimum 3.5 GPA.
Requirements: Applicant must submit 1,000-word essay.

BEF General Academic Scholarships
Sponsor: Boomer Esiason Foundation
Amount: $500 – $2,500
Deadline: September 15, 2014
Eligibility: Applicant must be current undergraduate or graduate school student with cystic fibrosis.
Requirements: Applicant must submit completed application, essay, recent photo, letter from physician, transcript, letter of acceptance from academic institution, detailed breakdown of tuition costs from academic institution and W2 form for both parents or tax return if self-employed.

Nathan L. Anderson Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Nathan L. Anderson Memorial Scholarship Foundation, Inc.
Amount: Varies
Deadline: September 15, 2014
Eligibility: Applicant must be an undergraduate student studying Computer Science, Aviation, Nursing or Music.
Requirements: Applicant must submit completed application and two letters of recommendation.

“5 Simple Words” Scholarship
Sponsor: Unigo Group
Amount: $10,000 – Four Awards
Deadline: September 30, 2014
Eligibility: Applicant must register or have an account with Unigo. Applicant must be 14 years of age or older, 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 2019) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education.
Requirements: Provide five words that illustrate what your life will be like ten years after college graduation.

“Advice to Your High School Self” Scholarship
Sponsor: CampusDiscovery
Amount: $5,000
Deadline: September 30, 2014
Eligibility: Applicant must be U.S. students enrolled at a college or university.
Requirements: Applicant must complete an interactive college survey and application.

“Hit the Books” Scholarship
Sponsor: Coffee Serv Inc.
Amount: $500
Deadline: September 30, 2014
Eligibility: Applicant must be aged 18-25 and enrolled in an accredited college or university.
Requirements: Applicant must submit an essay of no more than 500 words.

“Launch Your Dreams” Scholarship Competition
Sponsor: Go*VETS (Guided Operations: Veterans Educational Training System) Foundation
Amount: $2,500
Deadline: September 30, 2014
Eligibility: Applicant must be a U.S. veteran or spouse of a veteran or active military. Applicant must be currently enrolled, or scheduled to enroll in continuing education and must be a citizen of the U.S.
Requirements: Applicant must explain how $2,500 will help you achieve your dreams and why you deserve the grant in 250 words or less.

2014 TakeLessons Scholarship
Sponsor: TakeLessons
Amount: 1st prize – $5,000; 2nd prize – $2,000; 3rd Prize – $1,000
Deadline: September 30, 2014
Eligibility: Applicant must be a U.S. resident who will be enrolled in a U.S. college or university between August 1, 2014 and May 31, 2015.
Requirements: Submit a 250-word essay and promote your essay.

Aaron Seever Sales Scholarship
Sponsor: Bulwark Exterminating
Amount: $500 and an iPad Mini
Deadline: September 30, 2014
Eligibility: Applicant must be a current student at an accredited college or university with a proven record of high quality sales.
Requirements: Applicant must submit short online application.

CaptainU $2,000 Student-Athlete Scholarship
Sponsor: CaptainU
Amount: $2,000
Deadline: September 30, 2014
Eligibility: Applicant must be a student athlete currently enrolled in high school or junior college and planning to attend a four year university.
Requirements: Applicant must have a CaptainU profile and like the CaptainU Facebook page.

Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship
Sponsor: Digital Responsibility
Amount: $1,500
Deadline: September 30, 2014
Eligibility: Applicant must be current high school or college student who is a U.S. citizen or legal resident.
Requirements: Applicant must submit short online form and provide a 140-character statement that completes a sentence about testing and driving.

Helicopter 2050 Challenge
Sponsor: By Kids for Kids Company
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: September 30, 2014
Eligibility: Applicant must be age 9-16 years old and a legal resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia.
Requirements: Applicant must submit online form and share your vision or design for the helicopter of 2050.

Good Luck!

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One Comment on “Scholarship Saturday – August 30, 2014

  1. Pingback: Scholarship Saturday – September 6, 2014 | JLV College Counseling

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