Scholarship Saturday – August 15, 2015

Scholarship Saturday - August 15, 2015 - 15 college scholarships and contests with upcoming deadlines. | JLV College Counseling Blog

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! Lastly, check out my lists of scholarships with August and September 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, August 15, 2015.

NursingTrack.com Nursing School Scholarship
Sponsor: NursingTrack.com
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Aug. 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled or enrolling in the next six months in an undergraduate, graduate or certificate level nursing education program.

Karman Healthcare Mobility Scholarship
Sponsor: Karman Healthcare
Amount: $500
Deadline: Sept. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to college and university students with a mobility disability who use a wheelchair, or other mobility devices on a regular basis.

NABF Scholarships
Sponsor: National Amateur Baseball Federation (NABF)
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Sept. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in an accredited college or university in good standing. Applicant must be a current participant in a league properly sanctioned and sponsored by a NABF member association.

NOADN Scholarship
Sponsor: Hurst Review Services
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Sept. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to prelicensure students enrolled at a member ADN school.

The Summer Challenge Scholarship
Sponsor: College Greenlight
Amount: $500
Deadline: Sept. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students who embody College Greenlight’s mission in one or more of the following ways: demonstrated financial need, underrepresented minority status, or by being the first in their family to attend college. Applicant must create a College Greenlight profile.

Walmart Associate Scholarship
Sponsor: Walmart
Amount: Up to $3,000
Deadline: Sept. 3, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students employed part-time or full-time with any division of Walmart for at least six consecutive months prior to the scholarship due date.

Peace Scholarship
Sponsor: El-Hibri Foundation
Amount: $5,000
Deadline: Sept. 4, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students in their first year of a graduate degree or certificate program relevant to peace education or conflict transformation in an American university.

Charles Moo Scholarship
Sponsor: Johnson and Moo Entertainment Law Firm
Amount: $500
Deadline: Sept. 7, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students of Asian descent who are currently attending a college or university. Applicant must submit an essay on the following prompt: “Provide three ideas on how new businesses can use social media to increase revenue.”

Love Your Career Scholarship
Sponsor: JonesTshirts.com
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Sept. 7, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students. Applicant must submit an essay describing at least three steps that they plan to take in the next year to start a path towards having a career that they love.

DirectTextbook.com Haiku Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: DirectTextbook.com
Amount: $500
Deadline: Sept. 9, 2015
Description: Contest is open to high school graduates who are legal residents of the United States and currently enrolled in an accredited two or four-year college or university for Fall 2015. Applicant must submit an original haiku poem that captures the essence of what the word “emerge” means to them.

The Gene and John Athletic Fund Scholarship
Sponsor: Stonewall Community Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: Sept. 10, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to LGBTQ athletes looking to continue their education and LGBTQ students actively pursing a sports career, either professional or recreationally.

Student Map and Poster Competition
Sponsor: North American Carographic Information Society
Amount: $500
Deadline: Sept. 11, 2015
Description: Contestant must submit a map, research poster, or other displays of cartography-related work that was completed during the 2014-2015 academic year.

BEF General Academic Scholarships
Sponsor: Boomer Esiason Foundation
Amount: Up to $2,500
Deadline: Sept. 14, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students with cystic fibrosis who are pursuing undergraduate or graduate degrees.

Law & Justice Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Davis Law Group, P.S.
Amount: Up to $1,000
Deadline: Sept. 14, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens currently attending or have been previously accepted and registered to attend an accredited college or university in the United States. Applicant must be pursuing a degree in the Law & Justice field.

What’s your Nickfluence Animation Challenge
Sponsor: Get Schooled | Nickelodeon
Amount: $25,000
Deadline: Sept. 14, 2015
Description: Scholarship portion of the challenge is open to students between the ages of 17 and 24 years old, and currently enrolled or accepted to attend a college, university, or post-graduate/higher education institution. Applicant must submit an original animated film that is three minutes or shorter to show how Nickelodeon has influenced the applicant as an artist or person.

Note: Please use my scholarship lists as just one of the resources you use to look for scholarships. Here are nine others places to look for scholarships.

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