Scholarship Saturday – Feb. 14, 2015

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 the last Scholarship Saturday, check it out. There are scholarships there that are still open! Lastly, check out my lists of scholarships with February and March deadlines. Only brief information about each scholarship is listed. Therefore, you are encouraged to visit the scholarship websites to get further details about eligibility and requirements.

Here are your scholarships for Saturday, February 14, 2015.

Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation Scholars Program
Sponsor: Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation & Library
Award Amount: Up to $8,000
Deadline: Feb. 20, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students in Ventura County, California who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, character, communication skills, academic achievement, and commitment to Ventura County.

A Nurse I Am Scholarship
Sponsor: Cherokee Uniforms
Award Amount: $2,000
Deadline: Mar. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are enrolled or accepted for enrollment in an accredited LVN/LPN, RN degree (AND or BSN), diploma, or RN-to-BSN program, and must begin/have begun class no later than Jan. 31, 2015.

A.A.C.L. Scholarship
Sponsor: Armenian-American Citizens League Educational Fund
Award Amount: Up to $2,000
Deadline: Mar. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to permanent residents of the United states who have been living in California for at least two years and are of Armenian descent. Applicant must be enrolled full-time at an accredited college n the United States and maintain at least a 3.0 GPA.

ACS Scholars Program
Sponsor: American Chemical Society (ACS)
Award Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: Mar. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to African-American, Hispanic/Latino, or American Indian students who are graduating high school seniors or college freshmen, sophomores or juniors intending to or already majoring in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering or a chemically-related science.

American Council of the Blind Scholarship Program
Sponsor: American Council of the Blind (ACB)
Award Amount: Up to $3,500
Deadline: Mar. 1, 2015
Description: Applicant must be a legally blind student who is a graduating high school senior enrolling in higher education in the fall, or a current undergraduate, graduate or vocational student.

Anchor Scholarship
Sponsor: Anchor Scholarship Foundation
Award Amount: $2,000
Deadline: Mar. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to family members (children or spouses) of qualified Surface Navy sailors.

Barbara Wiedner and Dorothy Vandercook Peace Scholarship
Sponsor: Barbara Wiedner and Dorothy Vandercook Memorial Scholarship Foundation
Award Amount: Up to $500
Deadline: Mar. 1, 2015
Description: Applicant must be a high school senior or college freshman who can provide evidence of leadership and/or personal initiative in activities or in an organization relating to peace and social justice, nuclear disarmament, and/or conflict resolution.

Blacks at Microsoft Scholarships
Sponsor: Blacks at Microsoft (BAM)
Award Amount: $5,000
Deadline: Mar. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors of African descent who plan to attend a four-year college or university in the fall. Applicant must be pursuing a bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science, computer information systems or select business programs.

Children of Warriors National Presidents’ Scholarship
Sponsor: American Legion Auxiliary (ALA)
Award Amount: Up to $3,500
Deadline: Mar. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to daughters, sons, grandsons, granddaughters, great-granddaughters, great-grandsons or veterans who served in the Armed Forces during WWI, WWII, Korean War, Vietnam War, Lebanon and Grenada, Panama, or Desert Shield/Storm Gulf/War on Terrorism.

EngineerGirl Essay Contest
Sponsor: National Academy of Engineering
Award Amount: Up to $500
Deadline: Mar. 1, 2015
Description: Essay contest is open to girls and boys in grades 3-12. Applicant must submit an essay on a topic related to technology and sports.

Eric Dostie Memorial College Scholarships
Sponsor: NuFactor Specialty Pharmacy
Award Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Mar. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students with hemophilia or a related bleeding disorder, or to the family members. Applicant must be a citizen of the United States and enrolled full-time in an accredited two our four-year college program.

Greg Goff Leadership Awards
Sponsor: National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) Foundation
Award Amount: $2,000
Deadline: Mar. 1, 2015
Description: Applicant must be a high school senior with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and history of outstanding leadership.

Hays C. Kirby Essay Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: Joe Foss Institute
Award Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: Mar. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to high school students in grades 9-12 who attend a public, private, alternative, parochial school, or a home study program. Applicant must submit an essay on the topic, “I love my country because…”

HubShout Online Marketing Scholarships
Sponsor: HubShout
Award Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Mar. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have completed at least one year of post-secondary education and have at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant should be on the path to a business or marketing career that will involve online marketing.

James Madison Junior Fellowship Program
Sponsor: James Madison Memorial Foundation
Award Amount: $12,000
Deadline: Mar. 1, 2015
Description: Fellowship is open to U.S. citizens or U.S. nationals who are teachers, or plan to become a teacher, of American history, American government, or social studies at the secondary school level (grades 7-12). Applicant must possess a bachelor’s degree or plan to receive a bachelor’s degree no later than Aug. 31 of the year the student is applying.

Knights of Columbus Endowed Scholarships
Sponsor: Knights of Columbus
Award Amount: Varies
Deadline: Mar. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarships are for students who will be entering their freshman year of an undergraduate program at a Catholic college or university in the United States. The organization has multiple scholarship programs.

Maureen L. and Howard Blitman, P.E. Scholarship
Sponsor: National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE)
Award Amount: $5,000
Deadline: Mar. 1, 2015
Description: Applicant must be a high school senior who is a member of an underrepresented ethnic minority (African-American, Hispanic, or Native American) and has been accepted into an ABET-accredited engineering program at a four-year college or university.

NANBPWC National Scholarship
Sponsor: National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs (NANBPWC)
Award Amount: Varies
Deadline: Mar. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarships are open to female African American students. Three scholarships available for different age groups: 1. high school seniors, 2. current college students. 3. Age 35 and older.

NASA Space Settlement Contest
Sponsor: NASA Ames Research Center
Award Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: Mar. 1, 2015
Description: Contest is open to students in grades 7-12 from anywhere in the world. Student must develop a design for an orbital space settlement. Students can apply as individuals, small teams (two to five team members) or large teams (more than six team members).

National Presbyterian College Scholarship
Sponsor: Presbyterian Mission Agency
Award Amount: $1,500
Deadline: Mar. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) members entering college in fall 2015 at a Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) related college or university.

Phoebe Ann Rose Scholarship
Sponsor: Phoebe Ann Rose Scholarship Foundation
Award Amount: $500
Deadline: Mar. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students with talent in music who are between the ages of 14 and 26 and plan to study music. Applicant must also have history of volunteering.

Richard G. Zimmerman Journalism Scholarship
Sponsor: National Press Club
Award Amount: $5,000
Deadline: Mar. 1, 2015
Description: Applicant must be a graduating high school senior who plans to pursue a career in journalism. Applicant must submit three work samples and other application materials.

SEG Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) Foundation
Award Amount: Up to $14,000
Deadline: Mar. 1, 2015
Description: Applicant must be either a high school senior planning to enter college next fall or an undergraduate or graduate student whose grades are above average. Applicant must be intending to pursue a college curriculum directed towards a career in applied geophysics or a closely related field.

Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults
Sponsor: Ulman Fund for Young Adults
Award Amount: $2,500
Deadline: Mar. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to individuals who have been affected by cancer through their own diagnosis or the diagnosis of a loved one. Applicant must have been between the ages of 15 and 39 during their own diagnosis/treatment or during the diagnosis/treatment of their parent or sibling.

Women’s Western Golf Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Women’s Western Golf Foundation (WWGF)
Award Amount: $8,000 ($2,000 per year)
Deadline: Mar. 1, 2015
Description: Applicant must be a female high school senior who participates in golf.

Young Naturalist Awards
Sponsor: American Museum of Natural History
Award Amount: Up to $2,500
Deadline: Mar. 1, 2015
Description: Competition is open to students who are in seventh through twelfth grades and are enrolled in a public, private, parochial, or home school in the United States, Canada, the U.S. territories, or a U.S. sponsored school abroad. Student must plan and conduct their own scientific investigation and submit their findings.

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3 Comments on “Scholarship Saturday – Feb. 14, 2015

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