Scholarship Saturday – May 9, 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 May and June 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 9, 2015.

Margarian Scholarship
Sponsor: The Margarian Law Firm
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: May 29, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to high school juniors and seniors and current undergraduate college students who can demonstrate a commitment to their Armenian heritage.

Savingforcollege.com’s $1,529 Scholarship Sweepstake
Sponsor: Savingforcollege.com
Amount: $1,529
Deadline: May 31, 2015
Description: Applicant must complete the following sentence: “What is your reason to open a 529 plan?”

Designated Texter Scholarship
Sponsor: Do Something
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: May 31, 2015
Description: According to sources, “32% of alcohol impaired motorists were between 21 and 24.” Applicant must provide their mobile number, as well as the number of three friends. Applicant and friends will receive information and tipis to stop friends from driving drunk. By providing mobile numbers, applicant will be entered into the scholarship contest.

Wildlife Cards Scholarship
Sponsor: Do Something
Amount: $3,000
Deadline: May 31, 2015
Description: Applicant must create thank-you notes and send them to wildlife rangers. For every two cards sent, the applicant will receive one entry into the scholarship contest.

“Aspiring Animation Professional” Scholarship
Sponsor: Animation Career Review
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Jun. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who intend to purse an animation related field at an accredited post-secondary school or college.

180 Medical Scholarship Program
Sponsor: 180 Medical
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Jun. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students attending a two-year, four-year, or graduate school program full-time in the fall. Applicant must be under a physician’s care for a spinal cord injury, spina bifida, transverse myelitis, neurogenic bladder, or ostomy.

American Ground Water Trust Annual Scholarships
Sponsor: American Ground Water Trust
Amount: Up to $2,000
Deadline: Jun. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarships are open to high school seniors who are intending to pursue a career in a ground water related field.

American Indian Nurse Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National Society of the Colonial Dames of America (NSCDA)
Amount: $1,500
Deadline: Jun. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to American Indian college students enrolled in a nursing or health education program.

Athnet Sports Recruiting Scholarship
Sponsor: Athnet Sports Recruiting
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Jun. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors or current college students who are current or former high school or college athletes. Applicant must submit an essay on the lessons they have learned playing sports.

Berrien Fragos Thorn Arts Scholarships for Migrant Farmworkers
Sponsor: Geneseo Migrant Center
Amount: Up to $2,500
Deadline: Jun. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarships are open to individuals 16 years of age or older who have a history of movement to obtain work in agriculture. Applicant must demonstrate an interest in pursuing further development of their talents.

Betty Rendel Scholarship
Sponsor: National Federation of Republican Women
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Jun. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to female undergraduates who are majoring in political science, government or economics and have successfully completed at least two years of college coursework.

Duck Tape “Stuck at Prom” Contest
Sponsor: ShurTech Brands, LLC
Amount: Up to $10,000
Deadline: Jun. 1, 2015
Description: Contestant must create DIY prom attire using Duck Tape.

Education is Power Scholarship
Sponsor: MedPro Rx
Amount: Up to $2,500
Deadline: Jun. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students entering or attending a community college, junior college, four-year college, university, or vocational school in the fall of 2015. Applicant must be living with Hemophilia and von Willebrand Disease.

ExceptionalNurse.com College Scholarship
Sponsor: ExceptionalNurse.com
Amount: Up to $500
Deadline: Jun. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students with a documented disability who have applied to, or already been admitted to, a college or university program on a full-time basis.

Exede Internet Scholarship
Sponsor: Exede
Amount: $500
Deadline: Jun. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled full-time in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at an accredited college or university or high school seniors planning to attend college in Fall 2015. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to the Internet.

Fraser institute Essay Contest
Sponsor: Fraser Institute
Amount: Up to $1,500
Deadline: Jun. 1, 2015
Description: Contest is open to high school, college and graduate students. The contest is open to Canadians and international students (including U.S. citizens). Applicants must submit an essay on the topic, “National Security and the Role of Government: Safety vs. Privacy in a Technological Age.”

Giva Corporate Student Scholarship and Worldwide Community Ambassador Award
Sponsor: Giva, Inc.
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Jun. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to current college and graduate students. Applicant must submit an essay answering two questions: “How will you use your talents and education to make the world a better place for future generations?” and “What are your career and personal goals and why?”

Goodwin & Scieska Innovation Scholarship
Sponsor: The Law Offices of Goodwin & Scieszka
Amount: Up to $1,000
Deadline: Jun. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to current law students at an accredited law school within the U.S. or at an accredited undergraduate university planning to attend law school. Applicant must submit an essay on one of three given prompts related to the legal system.

GSCAA Scholars Competition
Sponsor: Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) Foundation
Amount: Up to $6,000
Deadline: Jun. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in a recognized undergraduate program in a major field related to turf management. Applicant must also be a member of GCSAA.

Hungry to Lead Scholarships
Sponsor: Professional Reps
Amount: Up to $2,500
Deadline: Jun. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarships are open to high school seniors and college students who are registered or pre-registered to attend an accredited school in the United States. Applicant must be pursuing a degree in food service/hospitality, or something directly related.

International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) Foundation
Amount: Varies
Deadline: Jun. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to current members of the American and Canadian Fire Service. Applicants must currently be active members of a state, county, providential, municipal, community, industrial, or federal fire department.

Jack and Jill of America Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
Amount: Up to $2,500
Deadline: Jun. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to African American students who are graduating high school seniors. Applicant must become and maintain full-time status at an accredited, four-year post secondary institution beginning in the fall of 2015 and be working towards a bachelor’s degree.

Joe Francis Haircare Scholarship
Sponsor: Joe Francis Haircare Scholarship Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Jun. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently applying for entrance into Cosmetology/Barber School, or actively enrolled in a Cosmetology/Barber program.

Knights of Columbus Vocations Scholarships
Sponsor: Knights of Columbus
Amount: $2,500
Deadline: Jun. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to men in their first four years of theology study for the Catholic priesthood.

National Pathfinder Scholarship
Sponsor: National Federation of Republican Women
Amount: $2,500
Deadline: Jun. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to college sophomores, juniors, and seniors, and students enrolled in a Master’s Program.

Odenza Vacations College Scholarship
Sponsor: Odenza Vacations
Amount: $500
Deadline: Jun. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students between the ages of 17 and 24 years of age. Applicant must submit an essay explaining why they want to go to college.

Old School Impact Scholarship
Sponsor: Do Something
Amount: $5,000
Deadline: Jun. 1, 2015
Description: Do Something has 10 different ways students can use their skills to improve the lives of adults. For every campaign a student completes, they will earn a chance to win the scholarship.

ProofreadingServices.com High School and University Writing Scholarships
Sponsor: Laika Ventures, LLC
Amount: Up to $500
Deadline: Jun. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college students in the United States. Applicant must write an essay on a topic related to the student’s favorite children’s author.

Rural Scholarship Essay Contest
Sponsor: blazeWIFI
Amount: $500
Deadline: Jun. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time students enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate-level degree program at an accredited college or university. Applicant must submit a blog post on a topic related to their preference of living in the city or country.

Save Plans College Scholarship
Sponsor: Save Plans Discount Dental Cards
Amount: $750
Deadline: Jun. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled full-time in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at an accredited college or university or high school seniors planning to attend college in Fall 2015. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to going to the dentist.

Student Academy Awards Competition
Sponsor: Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: Jun. 1, 2015
Description: Award is open to student filmmakers who are enrolled as a full-time student in a degree-granting program at a college or university recognized by the SAA Executive Committee. Applicant must submit an original film.

William J. Schulz High School Essay Contest
Sponsor: Freedom From Religion Foundation
Amount: Up to $3,000
Deadline: Jun. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to North American high school seniors who are graduating in spring 2015 and enrolling in college in the fall of 2015. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to freedom of religion.

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One Comment on “Scholarship Saturday – May 9, 2015

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