Scholarship Saturday – May 2, 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! Also, check out my lists of scholarships with May 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, May 2, 2015.

Blindsgalore National Scholarship
Sponsor: Blindsgalore
Amount: $2,000
Deadline: May 15, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to women college students who are U.S. citizens and have a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must submit an essay on how light affects their life.

Counterpath Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Counterpath
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: May 15, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to Canadian and American students enrolled in an accredited institution in Canada or the United States. Applicant must be enrolled full-time in a software engineering, computer science, or other program related to unified communications or telecommunications technology.

Mission Creek Orthodontics Scholarship
Sponsor: Mission Creek Orthodontics
Amount: $500
Deadline: May 15, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will be attending a college or university no later than December of 2015. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to a toy.

The Soozie Courter Hemophilia Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Pfizer Hemophilia
Amount: Up to $4,000
Deadline: May 20, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have been diagnosed with hemophilia A or hemophilia B.

Keating Dental Arts National Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Keating Dental Arts
Amount: $2,000
Deadline: May 24, 2015
Description: Scholarship s open to female students currently enrolled in college who have aspirations to be a business women in any area of study. Applicant must submit an essay on a life experience that has shaped who she is today and what challenges she has overcome in achieving her education.

Anthony Castelli Attorney’s Veteran’s College Scholarship
Sponsor: Anthony Castelli Attorney
Amount: $500
Deadline: May 25, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to current military veterans or honorably discharged veterans or parent, sibling, child or grandchild of a current or honorably discharged veteran.

Accident Survivor Scholarship
Sponsor: Zehl & Associates PC
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: May 30, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students at an accredited university who either personally was the victim of or has a family member (brother, sister, mother or father) who was the victim of a major accident.

$1,000 PicMonkey College Scholarship
Sponsor: The PicMonkey Blog
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: May 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college freshman who are residents of the United States or Canada. Applicant must submit a survey and an essay with 400-500 words on a topic related to a photograph.

Caretenders Scholarship
Sponsor: The Bridge Street Retirement Residence
Amount: $500
Deadline: May 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students attending an accredited university, college, trade or technical school in the fall of 2015. Applicant must submit an essay on a topic related to retirement.

Catina Rose Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Crime Victims United Charitable Foundation
Deadline: May 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors or high school graduates who were young victims of crime.

Chely Wright LIKE ME Scholarship
Sponsor: LIKE ME Organization
Amount: $1,205
Deadline: May 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who can show that they have actively advocated for LGBT issues.

Comeback Clothes Scholarship
Sponsor: Do Something
Amount: $10,000
Deadline: May 31, 2015
Description: Applicant must collect old and worn out clothing and take to an H&M store. For every 50 articles of clothing donated, applicant will get an entry into the scholarship contest.

Cottage Inn Scholarship
Sponsor: Cottage Inn
Amount: Up to $2,500
Deadline: May 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students accepted into an accredited college or university. Applicant must submit an essay on a topic related to how pizza can bring people together.

Crown & Caliber Entrepreneur’s Scholarship
Sponsor: Crown & Caliber
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: May 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students with an entrepreneurial spirit. Applicant must submit a business proposal plan for an online business start up that would challenge the likes of Google and Facebook.

Fifth Month Scholarship
Sponsor: ScholarshipExperts.com
Amount: $1,500
Deadline: May 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. Applicant will need to submit a short response to a given prompt.

Harris Personal Injury Lawyers Scholarship
Sponsor: Harris Personal Injury Lawyers, Inc.
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: May 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who have suffered a serious injury and are committed to demonstrating a determination to rebuild their lives by attending college. Applicant must submit an essay related to their injury and how it has affected their education.

HRI Scholarships
Sponsor: Horticultural Research Institute (HRI)
Amount: Up to $4,000
Deadline: May 31, 2015
Description: Scholarships are open to students majoring in landscape, horticulture, or related majors. Students should visit website for specific requirements as the organization offers multiple scholarships with different requirements.

Inheritance of Hope Legacy Scholarship
Sponsor: Inheritance of Hope
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: May 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are living with a terminally ill parent and can demonstrate a compelling personal and financial need. Applicant must submit a video answering given questions.

Krylon Clear Choice Art Scholarship
Sponsor: Krylon Products Group
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: May 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and college freshman and sophomore students in the United States and Canada. Applicants must be enrolled or accepted and seeking a degree at a U.S. or Canadian university, college or art school as a declared major in a visual arts program. Applicants must submit a portfolio of three to six images of artwork.

LM Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Leavitt Machinery
Amount: $500
Deadline: May 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students will be enrolled in a degree program (two years in length or greater) by September. Applicant must submit an essay on a topic related to safety procedures.

Moving Forward Scholarship
Sponsor: Dumbo Moving + Storage
Amount: $3,000
Deadline: May 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will be enrolling in college in the fall. Applicant must submit an essay on why they should be selected for the scholarship.

NAVEX Global Scholarship
Sponsor: NAVEX Global
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: May 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students in the United States who are currently enrolled as a full-time college freshman, sophomore, junior, or high school senior. Applicant must take a 14-question survey and submit an essay on a topic related to whistle-blowing.

Odebrecht Award for Sustainable Development
Sponsor: Odebrecht Organization
Amount: Up to $20,000
Deadline: May 31, 2015
Description: Award is open to undergraduate and graduate students from accredited universities across the United States. Sustainability projects may be undertaken individually or in a group of no more than three students under the supervision of an Advising Professor.

PBA Minerva Beauty Scholarship
Sponsor: Professional Beauty Association
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: May 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in an accredited cosmetology school.

Rentacomputer Cares Scholarship
Sponsor: Rentacomputer.com
Amount: $500
Deadline: May 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will be attending college within the next 12 months. Applicant must submit a 500-word essay describing their academic and career goals.

Smiles for Soldiers Scholarship
Sponsor: Do Something
Amount: $3,000
Deadline: May 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students 26 years of age or younger. Student must create thank-you cards for the troops. For every two cards created, students receives an entry into the scholarship drawing.

Student Caregiver Scholarship
Sponsor: Caring.com
Amount: $1,500
Deadline: May 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students attending a U.S. university or college in Fall 2015 and has been caring for an older relative while attending school. This includes current high school students who are matriculating in Fall 2015 and have been involved in caregiving during high school and intend to continue while attending college. Applicant must submit an essay or two-minute video telling the scholarship committee about their journey.

Sunoco Scholarships
Sponsor: Sunoco
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: May 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and full-time college freshman, sophomores and juniors.

Triple-Impact Competitor Scholarships
Sponsor: Positive Coaching Alliance/Deloitte
Amount: Up to $2,000
Deadline: May 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to high school juniors (class of 2016) who reside in the United States and play for a high school sports team or participate in club sports. Applicant must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher

 

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One Comment on “Scholarship Saturday – May 2, 2015

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