Scholarship Saturday – Mar. 7, 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 March and April 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, March 7, 2015.

Beyond the Boroughs Scholarship
Sponsor: Beyond the Boroughs National Scholarship Fund
Amount: Up to $20,000
Deadline: Mar. 15, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who have been accepted to an accredited four-year college, university, or equivalent and is from a low-income household.

Tri-Valley Retired Educators’ Scholarship Award
Sponsor: California Retired Teachers Association Tri-Valley Division 85
Amount: $2,000
Deadline: Mar. 21, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors or community college transfer students who live in Livermore, Pleasanton, Dublin, or Sunol (California) with plans of having a career in education.

BCL – CND – Tippi Hedren Nail Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Beauty Changes Lives Foundation and CND
Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: Mar. 23, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to prospective and newer students entering a nail program at a qualifying nail technology school. Applicant must submit a short video or essay on a given topic.

Nicholas A. Virgilio Memorial Haiku Competition
Sponsor: Haiku Society of America
Amount: $50
Deadline: Mar. 25, 2015
Description: Contest is open to students in grades 7 through 12. Student can submit up to three haiku poems.

AABE National Scholarships
Sponsor: American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE)
Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: Mar. 27, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are members of one of the underrepresented minority groups in the sciences or related areas of technology. Applicant must demonstrate financial need and plan to major in business, engineering, technology, mathematics, or physical science.

Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships
Sponsor: Worldstudio Foundation/American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA)
Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: Mar. 27, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors or current undergraduate or graduate students who are or will be pursuing a degree in a design or art discipline.

National Help America Hear Scholarship
Sponsor: Foundation for Sight & Sound
Amount: $500
Deadline: Mar. 29, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who have a hearing loss which requires the use of hearing aid(s) in their daily life.

National Help America See Low Vision Scholarship
Sponsor: Foundation for Sight & Sound
Amount: $500
Deadline: Mar. 29, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who are considered legally blind and have low vision or are visually impaired, requiring the use of visual aid(s), other than the use of eyeglasses, in their daily life.

National Help America See Scholarship
Sponsor: Foundation for Sight & Sound
Amount: $500
Deadline: Mar. 29, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who are considered totally blind.

Bob Gurnsey Scholarship Awards
Sponsor: Paintball Scholarship Fund
Amount: Up to $2,500
Deadline: Mar. 30, 2015
Description: Applicant must be a graduating high school senior who is a current paintball player.

Dave Fulstone II Scholarship Award
Sponsor: Nevada Farm Bureau
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Mar. 30, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students graduating from an accredited Nevada High School in 2015 and furthering their education in a course of study pertaining to agriculture.

HSF General College Scholarships for High School Students
Sponsor: Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF)
Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: Mar. 30, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students of Hispanic descent who are graduating high school seniors, community colleges students, transfer students, college students, or graduate students.

Incight Scholarship
Sponsor: Incight
Amount: Up to $2,500
Deadline: Mar. 30, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will be enrolled full-time in post-secondary education for the 2015-2016 academic year. Applicant must be a resident of California, Oregon or Washington and have a documented disability.

Roger K. Summit Scholarship
Sponsor: ProQuest
Amount: $5,000
Deadline: Mar. 30, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to graduate students studying Library and Information Science.

“Resist the Ist: Defy Stereotypes” Scholarship
Sponsor: Unigo
Amount: $10,000
Deadline: Mar. 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are 14 years of age or older, a legal resident of one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia, and completes registration with Unigo.com Applicant must be enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2019) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher learning within the United States.

#RealPrincess Scholarship
Sponsor: Do Something
Amount: $4,000
Deadline: Mar. 31, 2015
Description: Applicant must draw a new princess urging Disney to show strong women on screen. Applicant must take a picture and share it on Instagram with a given caption.

2015 ABA YLD Law Day Art Contest
Sponsor: American Bar Association
Amount: Up to $750
Deadline: Mar. 31, 2015
Description: Contest is open to students, student groups, and classes in grades 9-12 (or the equivalent) in the United States. Contestants must submit an art piece celebrating the 800th anniversary of the sealing of Magna Carta in June 1215.

AHEPA Educational Foundation (AEF) Scholarship
Sponsor: Order of AHEPA
Amount: $2,000
Deadline: Mar. 31, 2015
Description: Applicant must be an active member of the AHEPA Family or of Greek descent, or the child of a member, in good standing, of AHEPA, the Daughters of Penelope, Sons of Pericles or the Maids of Athena.

Barbara Clark Award for Excellence in Writing
Sponsor: California Association for the Gifted
Amount: $100
Deadline: Mar. 31, 2015
Description: Applicant must be a student currently in grades 9-12 in a recognized California educational setting. Applicant must submit an essay on a subject of vital interest to the student that has an impact on society as a whole.

Big Fish 2015 Gaming Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: Big Fish Games
Amount: $5,000
Deadline: Mar. 31, 2015
Description: Contest is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are preparing to graduate from high school and/or who are currently enrolled in a college program. Contestant must create their own video game concept.

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One Comment on “Scholarship Saturday – Mar. 7, 2015

  1. Pingback: Scholarship Saturday – Mar. 14, 2015 | JLV College Counseling

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