Scholarship Saturday – Feb. 28, 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 28, 2015.

2015 Vince Jacknewitz Scholarship
Sponsor: Anheuser-Busch Employees’ Credit Union, American Eagle Credit Union & Purina Credit Union
Award Amount: $1,500
Deadline: Mar. 13, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to members of ABECU/AECU/PCU who are graduating high school seniors and accepted as an incoming freshman at an accredited college or university.

BEF General Academic Scholarships
Sponsor: Boomer Esiason Foundation
Award Amount: Up to $2,500
Deadline: Mar. 13, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students with cystic fibrosis who are pursuing undergraduate or graduate degrees.

General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant Program
Sponsor: Air Force Aid Society (AFAS)
Award Amount: Varies
Deadline: Mar. 13, 2015
Description: Applicant must be a dependent of an Air Force member, spouse of an Active Duty member, or a surviving spouse of an Air Force member who will be a high school graduate enrolled or accepted as a full-time undergraduate student during the 2015-2016 academic year.

Heroes’ Legacy Scholarships
Sponsor: Fisher House Foundation
Deadline: Mar. 14, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to dependent unmarried children under the age of 23 of active duty personnel, Reserve/Guard, and retired military members, or survivors of service members who died while on active duty.

ACT Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Account Country Technology (ACT) Foundation
Award Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Mar. 15, 2015
Description: Applicants must demonstrate financial need. There are two scholarship programs available for 1. graduating high school seniors in communities surrounding Account Control Technology, Inc.’s offices and 2. undergraduate students who plan and qualify to enroll as second-year students in full-time undergraduate study.

American Foreign Service Association National High School Essay Contest
Sponsor: American Foreign Service Association (AFSA)
Award Amount: $2,500
Deadline: Mar. 15, 2015
Description: Contest is open to high school students in grades 9-12 who are U.S. citizens. Students must submit an essay on a given topic related to the Foreign Service.

California Groundwater Association Scholarship
Sponsor: California Groundwater Association
Award Amount: Up to $2,500
Deadline: Mar. 15, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to California residents with an interest in ground water technology. Applicant must submit a 500 word essay demonstrating their interest in ground water technology.

HGA and Dendel Scholarship
Sponsor: Handweavers Guild of America (HGA)
Award Amount: $4,000
Deadline: Mar. 15, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate program in the field of fiber arts.

Junior Duck Stamp Contest
Sponsor: United States Fish & Wildlife Service
Award Amount: Up to $2,000
Deadline: Mar. 15, 2015
Description: Contest is open to students in grades K-12 who attend public, private, or home schools in the United States and the U.S. territories. Contestant must draw, paint, or sketch a picture of an eligible North American waterfowl species.

NSCA Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA) Foundation
Award Amount: $1,500
Deadline: Mar. 15, 2015
Description: Scholarships are open to high school seniors and college students who are or will be pursuing careers in strength and conditioning. The foundation offers multiple scholarships.

Par Aide’s Joseph S. Garske Collegiate Grant Program
Sponsor: Golf Course Superintendents Association of America
Award Amount: $7,500
Deadline: Mar. 15, 2015
Description: Applicant must be a graduating high school senior and accepted at an institution of higher learning for the upcoming year. One or more of the applicant’s parents or step-parents must have been a GCSAA member for five or more consecutive years and must be a current GCSAA member.

Pediatric Dentist of Tomorrow Scholarships
Sponsor: SmileReef.com
Award Amount: $500
Deadline: Mar. 15, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are 18 years of age or older who have aspiration of entering the dental field in the future.

Remote DBA Scholarship
Sponsor: Remote DBA
Award Amount: $3,500
Deadline: Mar. 15, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors or students currently enrolled in an accredited four-year university or college in the United States. Applicant must be pursuing or intending to pursue their bachelor’s degree in the field of computer engineering, computer science, or another technical discipline.

Ronald Reagen Leadership Award
Sponsor: Tau Kappa Epsilon
Award Amount: $1,100
Deadline: Mar. 15, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity. Scholarship recognizes academic achievement and outstanding leadership, as demonstrated by activities and accomplishments within the chapter, on campus, and in the community.

Sister Rita Jeanne Journalist of the Year Scholarship
Sponsor: Journalism Education Association (JEA)
Award Amount: Up to $5,00
Deadline: Mar. 15, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who have participated in high school journalism for at least two years. Applicant must be a student of a JEA adviser and a state winner. To be considered for the scholarship, applicant must submit a portfolio of their work.

UCT Heaston Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Order of United Commercial Travelers of America (UCT)
Award Amount: Up to $6,000
Deadline: Mar. 15, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who demonstrate evidence of hard work to overcome obstacles, academic success, extracurricular success in high school, and commitment to community service.

Washington Wine Industry Foundation Scholarships 
Sponsor: Washington Wine Industry Foundation
Award Amount: Up to $2,000
Deadline: Mar. 15, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students attending Washington colleges who are pursuing for careers in grape and wine related industries.

John L. Dales Scholarship
Sponsor: Screen Actors Guild Foundation
Award Amount: Varies
Deadline: Mar. 16, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to SAG-AFTRA members or dependents of SAG-AFTRA members who are active and in good standing. In addition to required application materials, applicant must submit an essay on a topic of their choice.

National Independent Automobile Dealers Association Scholarship
Sponsor: National Independent Automobile Dealers Association (NIADA) Foundation
Award Amount: $3,500
Deadline: Mar. 16, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors in the United States who have maintained an outstanding academic achievement record.

Toyota TeenDrive365 Video Challenge
Sponsor: Toyota TeenDrive365 and Discovery Education
Award Amount: Up to $15,000
Deadline: Mar. 16, 2015
Description: Challenge is open to legal U.S. residents who are at least 13 years of age and are students enrolled in grades 9-12 at a public, private or parochial school in the United States. Student must create a 60-90 second video that demonstrates the importance of safer teen driving.

Anthem Essay Contest
Sponsor: Ayn Rand Institute
Award Amount: Up to $2,000
Deadline: Mar. 20, 2015
Description: Contest is open to students in grades 8-10. Applicant must submit an essay that answers a given question related to the book.

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