Scholarship Saturday – Mar. 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 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 14, 2015.

CAN Thrive Thriving Care Givers Scholarship
Sponsor: CAN Thrive
Amount: Up to $1,500
Deadline: Mar. 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is for students who are applying to or attending a Nursing, LPN, or CAN program.

CaptainU $2,000 Student-Athlete Scholarship
Sponsor: CaptainU
Amount: $2,000
Deadline: Mar. 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to student athletes who are currently enrolled in high school or junior college and plan to attend a four-year university.

Cognizant Making the Future Scholarship
Sponsor: Cognizant
Amount: $5,000
Deadline: Mar. 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students eligible to enroll (graduating high school seniors) or currently enrolled students at a two or four-year accredited college or university ad plan on pursing a career in a STEM field.

Creative Patriot Art Awards
Sponsor: Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars
Amount: Up to $10,000
Deadline: Mar. 31, 2015
Description: Applicant must be in grades 9-12. Applicant must submit an original piece of art that expresses patriotism to the local Ladies Auxiliary Scholarships Chairman.

Crystal Green Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Blood Assurance
Amount: $1,500
Deadline: Mar. 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors planning to enter an accredited two or four-year college or university. Students do not need to be blood donors, but donors will be given special consideration. Applicant must write a detailed marketing plan for a new blood drive promotion.

disABLEDperson, Inc. National Scholarship Competition
Sponsor: disABLEDperson, Inc.
Amount: $2,000
Deadline: Mar. 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students with disabilities who are enrolled in a two or four-year college or university in the United States. Student must submit an essay on the topic of the Social Security Disability Income Program.

Dr. Arnita Young Boswell Scholarship
Sponsor: National Hook-Up of Black Women (NHBW)
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Mar. 31, 2015
Description: Applicant must be an African-American student at an accredited college or university who is involved in school and community activities. Scholarship is open to female and male students.

Footwear Warriors Scholarships
Sponsor: Two Ten Footwear Foundation
Amount: Up to $3,000
Deadline: Mar. 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to veterans currently employed, or returning to work in the footwear industry after their tour of duty.

Future Post-Secondary Students Scholarship
Sponsor: American Culinary Federation
Deadline: Mar. 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students accepted to an accredited, post-secondary college, with a major in either culinary or pastry arts, or be an ACF registered apprentice.

Galvanize the Future: An Edgar K. Schutz Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: American Galvanizers Association (AGA)
Amount: Up to $2,500
Deadline: Mar. 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate or graduate students of any age who are enrolled at an accredited college or university in North American who are studying architecture, civil engineering, structural engineering, construction management, material science, or other related field.

Gamers Helping Gamers Scholarship
Sponsor: Gamers Helping Gamers
Amount: $5,000
Deadline: Mar. 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and college students who have an interest in Magic: The Gathering trading card game.

Germans from Russia Heritage Society Essay Contest
Sponsor: Germans from Russia Heritage Society (GRHS) Youth Committee
Amount: Up to $1,000
Deadline: Mar. 31, 2015
Description: Contest is open to students attending public, private, parochial, or home schools, and to students attending accredited universities. Student must submit an essay on a topic related to German Russian history, heritage or culture. Student does not need to be ethnic German-Russian to enter contest.

Hearthstone Housing Foundation Academic Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Hearthstone Housing Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: Mar. 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students between the ages of 16-25 years of age who reside at a Hearthstone Housing Foundation property or in a county where a Hearthstone property is located (specific location details available on website) and demonstrate financial need, or come from a low-income household.

James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Teamsters
Amount: Up to $10,000
Deadline: Mar. 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to sons, daughters, and financial dependents of Teamster members who are graduating high school seniors. Applicant must be in the top 15 percent of their high school class and planning to attend an accredited four-year college or university.

Jerry Fuchs “Making a Difference” Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Minority Athletes Networking Etc., Inc.
Amount: Varies
Deadline: Mar. 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students with a B or C grade point average or have high SAT scores but a low GPA. Applicant must be an athlete and/or students looking to go into a technical/medical area and have a single parent or come from an at risk family.

MassMutual Scholars
Sponsor: MassMutual Financial Group
Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: Mar. 31, 2015
Description: Program is open to students of all majors who will be entering their sophomore, junior, senior, or fifth-year senior year in pursuit of an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university.

Naqvi Scholarship
Sponsor: Naqvi Injury Law
Amount: $2,000
Deadline: Mar. 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and graduates from the state of Nevada who are or will be seeking a law oriented degree.

National Federation of the Blind Scholarship
Sponsor: National Federation of the Blind (NFB)
Amount: Up to $12,000
Deadline: Mar. 31, 2015
Description: Applicant must be legally blind in both eyes and reside in the United States, the District of Columbia or Puerto Rico.

National WWII Museum Essay Contest
Sponsor: The National World War II Museum
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Mar. 31, 2015
Description: Contest is open to middle school and high school students in the United States, U.S. territories, and military bases. Contestant must submit an essay answering the following questions: “How do you define a hero?”

No Bull Scholarship
Sponsor: Do Something
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Mar. 31, 2015
Description: According to a U.S. Department of Education report, almost one in four students reported being bullied at school during the school year in 2011. Students must sign up to learn ways to combat bullying with their friends by providing their cell phone number. Student will be entered into a scholarship drawing for signing up.

Princess Grace Foundation-USA – Theater Scholarship
Sponsor: Princess Grace Foundation-USA
Amount: Varies
Deadline: Mar. 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is for students in their last year of professional training at a non-profit school located in the United States. Applicant must submit an online application, resume, personal statement and work samples. Student must be nominated by a school department chair/dean or company artistic director.

Princess Grace Foundation-USA – Playwriting Scholarships
Sponsor: Princess Grace Foundation-USA
Amount: Varies
Deadline: Mar. 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is for students in their last year of professional training at a non-profit school located in the United States. Applicant must submit an online application, resume, personal statement and work samples. Student must be nominated by a school department chair/dean or company artistic director.

Rev. Charlie E. & Cinderella S. Taylor Sr. Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship
Sponsor: Reverend Charles E. and Cinderella S. Taylor Sr. Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Mar. 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are active in church, school and community organizations. Applicant must write an essay entitled, “How I will use my education to bless others.”

Shower Songs Scholarship
Sponsor: Do Something
Amount: $4,000
Deadline: Mar. 31, 2015
Description: Applicant must create a five-minute playlist to bring awareness that by reducing showers to five minutes, the average person could save an average of 1,500 gallons of water per year. Applicant must take a screenshot of their favorite playlist and share the songs with friends.

Souper Drive Scholarship
Sponsor: Do Something
Amount: $4,000
Deadline: Mar. 31, 2015
Description: Student must run a soup drive and deliver it to their local Meals on Wheels location. Applicant must submit a picture as proof.

Spence Reese Scholarship
Sponsor: Boys & Girls Club of Greater San Diego
Amount: $4,000
Deadline: Mar. 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to male students in their senior year of high school planning to pursue higher education in medicine, engineering, law, or political science. Applicant does not need to be a San Diego resident or a BGC member to apply for the scholarship. However, finalist may be required to attend a personal interview in San Diego, California.

Student Avatar Design Contest
Sponsor: SmithMicro Software
Amount: $2,500
Deadline: Mar. 31, 2015
Description: Contest is open to students in grades 9 through 12. Student must create an avatar for Spring’s Visual Voicemail service.

Superpower Scholarship
Sponsor: ScholarshipExperts.com
Amount: $2,500
Deadline: Mar. 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students 13 years of age or older who are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia and are currently enrolled (or will enroll no later than the fall of 2021) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. In a short written response, student must explain which superhero or villain they would want to changes places with for a day and why.

Techlaw, LLP Scholarship – link no longer available now that deadline has passed
Sponsor: TechLaw, LLP
Amount: $500
Deadline: Mar. 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will be attending an accredited four-year college or university or law school in the United States in the following academic year. Student must submit a short essay on a given topic related to copyright protection, as well as a short response to why the student feels they are an outstanding person who should receive the scholarship.

The Meaning of Family $1,000 Scholarship – link no longer available now that deadline has passed
Sponsor: RCKTSHP
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Mar. 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are 16 years of age or older and is a Canadian resident or international students studying in Canada. Applicant must submit a short essay about what family means to them.

The Murray Wise Associates Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Murray Wise Associates LLC
Amount: Varies
Deadline: Mar. 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who have been accepted for enrollment at an accredited college, university, or community college in a course of study related to agriculture or agribusiness. Students already enrolled in such institutions and courses of study may also apply.

The Savage Paul Revere Society’s “What Does It Mean To Be An American” Essay Contest
Sponsor: The Savage Paul Revere Society
Amount: Up to $10,000
Deadline: Mar. 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students 17 years of age or older who have been accepted to a two or four-year accredited institution within the United States. Applicant must submit an essay based on the topic: “What does it mean to be an American?”

Undergraduate Studies Scholarship for Students of Armenian origin
Sponsor: Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation
Amount: $5,000
Deadline: Mar. 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students 25 years of age or younger who are of Armenian origin and enrolled or accepted in a higher education institution.

US Premium Garcinia Cambogia Scholarship
Sponsor: US Premium Garcinia Cambogia
Amount: $500
Deadline: Mar. 31, 2015
Description: Applicant must be currently residing in the United States and enrolled full-time in high school or college. Applicant must submit an essay of 500 words or more on a given topic related to obesity.

USPC Scholarships
Sponsor: United States Pony Clubs, Inc.
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Mar. 31, 2015
Description: Applicant must be an active Pony Club member who is currently enrolled in (or been accepted to) an institution of higher education. Multiple scholarships opportunities available.

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