Scholarship Saturday – Feb. 21, 2015

Scholarship Saturday

Current Scholarships Available Here

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 21, 2015.

M. Josephine O’Neil Arts Award
Sponsor: Delta Kappa Gamma Society International Lambda State Organization
Award Amount: Varies
Deadline: Mar. 1, 2015
Description: Award is open to females who are legal residents of Illinois and in or approaching her junior year at an accredited college or university and majoring in one or more of the arts (music, dance, drama, or fine arts).

Bucks for Books Scholarship
Sponsor: Lodi Grape Festival
Award Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Mar. 2, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors graduating from a school in the Lodi Unified School District or whose primary residence is within the Lodi Unified School District, or college students who graduated from a high school in the Lodi Unified School District.

Engineering For You 2 Video Contest
Sponsor: National Academy of Engineering (NAE)
Award Amount: Up to $25,000
Deadline: Mar. 2, 2015
Description: Competition is open to all individuals, including students in grades K-12 and current college and graduate students. Contestants must submit a video on a topic related to engineering.

GEICO Achievement Award
Sponsor: GEICO
Award Amount: $2,500
Deadline: Mar. 2, 2015
Description: Applicant must be enrolled full-time at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States with sophomore or junior status. Applicant must be majoring in business, computer science, mathematics or a related field and have demonstrated leadership on campus or within the community.

Harriet Fitzgerald Scholarship
Sponsor: The Sunflower Initiative
Award Amount: $10,000
Deadline: Mar. 2, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to highly motivated female graduating high school seniors who have a desire to attend a women’s college in either the United States or Canada.

NPPA Scholarship
Sponsor: National Press Photographers Foundation
Award Amount: Varies
Deadline: Mar. 2, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are currently enrolled in an accredited four-year college or university in the U.S. or Canada or have been accepted at a four-year institution to complete suspended studies. Applicant must provide evidence for an aptitude for photojournalism as well as academic ability and financial need.

Tzu Chi Scholars
Sponsor: Tzu Chi Foundation
Award Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Mar. 2, 2015
Description: Applicant must be a U.S. high school senior who will enroll in an accredited U.S. college full-time during the entire academic year of 2015-2016. Applicant must demonstrate strong financial need for college tuition.

Vincent de Paul Scholarship
Sponsor: SCL Health
Award Amount: Up to $3,000
Deadline: Mar. 2, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to dependent children and stepchildren, age 25 and under, of regular full-time and part-time associates of SCL Health and its affiliates. Applicant must be a high school senior or graduate who plans to enroll or students who are already enrolled in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school.

“Frame My Future” Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: Church Hill Classics
Award Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Mar. 3, 2015
Description: Applicant must be a legal resident of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia and intend to enroll as a full-time student at a U.S. college or university in the 2015-2016 academic year. Applicant must submit an original creative image that shows “how you want to Frame Your Future!”

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State
Award Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: Mar. 3, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate students in good academic standing who are U.S. citizens. Applicant must be receiving a Federal Pell Grant and is applying to or has been accepted into a study abroad program or internship.

Life Lessons Essay Contest
Sponsor: Life and Health Insurance Foundation for Education
Award Amount: Up to $15,000
Deadline: Mar. 3, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, who are between 17 and 24 years of age and have experienced the death of a parent or legal guardian. Applicant must be currently enrolled in, or have been accepted to, a college, university or trade school. Applicant must submit a 500-word-essay or a 3-minute video discussing how the death of their parent or guardian affected their life financially and emotionally.

SanDisk Scholars Program
Sponsor: SanDisk
Award Amount: Up to $10,000
Deadline: Mar. 3, 2015
Description: Applicant must be a high school senior or college freshman or sophomore who will be majoring in (or planning to major in) Computer Science, Engineering or a related field.

yconic Health and Medical Student Scholarship – link no longer available now that deadline has passed
Sponsor: yconic
Award Amount: $3,500
Deadline: Mar. 3, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. residents who are enrolled (or will be) in a healthcare related program at an accredited institution of learning.

Hamilton Award
Sponsor: Alexander Hamilton Friends Association
Award Amount: $500
Deadline: Mar. 5, 2015
Description: Award is open to high school juniors who are college bound with a strong record of community service and academic achievement. Student must have financial and/or personal need.

Annual Kaplun Essay Contest
Sponsor: Morris J. and Betty Kaplun Foundation
Award Amount: Up to $1,800
Deadline: Mar. 6, 2015
Description: Contest is open to students in grades 7 through 12. Applicant must submit an essay related to Jewish values. Students do not have to be Jewish to enter.

DNA Day Essay Contest
Sponsor: American Society of Human Genetics
Award Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Mar. 6, 2015
Description: Contest is open to high school students in grades 9-12. Applicant must submit an essay on a topic related to genetics.

NoFilter Scholarship Slam
Sponsor: Power Poetry
Award Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Mar. 6, 2015
Description: Applicant must be 25 years of age or younger and a current or former high school student who will attend or is attending college within the United States or its territories. Applicant must submit a poem addressing the questions, “What do your selfie photos look like without filters? What do your words sound like without filters?”

Religious Liberty Essay Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty
Award Amount: Up to $2,000
Deadline: Mar. 6, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to high school juniors and seniors. Applicant must write an essay on a topic related to religious liberty.

ACEC Scholarships
Sponsor: American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC)
Deadline: Mar. 9, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students seeking degrees in engineering who will be entering their junior, senior, fifth, or master’s degree year in the fall of 2015 at an ABET-accredited engineering program or in an accredited land-surveying program.

Leadership 1000 Scholarship
Sponsor: College Success Foundation – Washington State
Award Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: Mar. 9, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students who plan to attend, or currently attending, an eligible four-year college or university in Washington State whose family income does not exceed the amount listed by family size (available on website).

Women in Technology Scholarship (WIT)
Sponsor: Visionary Integration Professional (VIP)
Award Amount: $2,500
Deadline: Mar. 9, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled at, or accepted into, either a two or four-year college or university within the United States for the 2015 school year. Applicant must be planning a career in computer science, information technology, management information systems, computer engineering, or related field.

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3 Comments on “Scholarship Saturday – Feb. 21, 2015

  1. I wanted to share another lesser-known scholarship…

    Professional Reps, a small business in the foodservice industry, is handing out three scholarships for the 2015 academic school year. The three scholarships available are:

    The Amana Leadership Scholarship ($2,500)
    The Hungry To Lead Scholarship ($2,500)
    Leadership Recognition Award ($500)

    We would love to award this money to foodservice/hospitality program students. This is a huge opportunity for students as only a few apply – great chances! See if you qualify and apply at http://www.hungrytolead.com.

    Thank you and we hope to receive an application from you!

    • Hi Tessa. Thanks for sharing information about the Hungry to Lead scholarships. I would be happy to include them on upcoming lists I post on my blog, as well as examiner.com

  2. Pingback: Scholarship Saturday – Feb. 28, 2015 | JLV College Counseling

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