Scholarship Saturday – August 22, 2015

Scholarship Saturday - August 22, 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 22, 2015.

The Bully Text: Superstar Edition Scholarship
Sponsor: Do Something
Amount: $5,000
Deadline: Aug. 31, 2015
Description: According to sources, “Almost 1 in 4 students reports being bulled in school.” Applicant will team up with friends to stop bullying by playing a fun, interactive game on their phone.

Buy Books Better Sweepstakes
Sponsor: Text.com
Amount: $500 Amazon Gift Card
Deadline: Sept. 12, 2015
Description: Sweepstakes is open to students 18 years of age or older.

Teen Travel Writing Scholarship
Sponsor: Family Travel Forum
Amount: Up to $1,000
Deadline: Sept. 14, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students ages 13-18 and attending grades 8-12 in the United States or Canada, or an American international school abroad, or be enrolled in a U.S. homeschool program. Applicant must share a travel story.

1-800-Wheelchair Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: 1-800-Wheelchair
Amount: $500
Deadline: Sept. 15, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled at an accredited high school, college, or university in the United State who are at least 16 years of age. Applicant must be a current undergraduate student or enrolled in their final year of high school. Applicant must submit a “visual” poem on the theme of overcoming a personal challenge.

CareerFitter Online Scholarship
Sponsor: CareerFitter
Amount: $500
Deadline: Sept. 15, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming freshman and current college students. Applicant must take a free career test and submit an essay on their perfect career.

ICON of Industry Scholarship Award
Sponsor: NEWH: The Hospitality Industry Network
Amount: $7,500
Deadline: Sept. 15, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate or graduate students pursuing a career objective in the Hospitality industry with an emphasis towards interior or textile design.

NLA Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Nathan L. Anderson Memorial Scholarship Foundation, Inc.
Amount: Varies
Deadline: Sept. 15, 2015
Description: Applicant must be an undergraduate student studying Computer Science, Aviation, Nursing or Music.

ShipDig.com Scholarship
Sponsor: ShipDig.com
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Sept. 15, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and college students enrolled in an accredited academic institution. Applicant must submit an essay on the most interesting item they have received in the mail.

U.S. Bank Financial Genius Scholarship
Sponsor: U.S. Bankcorp
Amount: $5,000
Deadline: Sept. 17, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college students who will be enrolled in college by Sept. 1, 2015. Applicant must complete a scholarship application and all eight Financial Genius for Life education modules available at the scholarship website.

We the Future Contest
Sponsor: Constituting America
Amount: Varied based on class standing
Deadline: Sept. 17, 2015
Description: Contest is open to K-12 students, college students, law school students, graduate schools students, adults 25 years of age and older, and seniors 65 years of age and older. Each age group has different requirements, so applicants should visit website for details.

NHHF Scholarship
Sponsor: National Hispanic Health Foundation (NHHF)
Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: Sept. 18, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled full-time in an accredited graduate program in dental, medical, nursing, public health or health policy. Applicants are not required to be Hispanic, however, an affinity for the health of Hispanic communities and an interest in NHHF Scholars Alumnus activities is required.

Tweet for Success Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: Dial My Calls
Amount: $250
Deadline: Sept. 18, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the United States who are high school graduates or hold their GED and are currently enrolled in an accredited two or four year college for Fall 2015. Applicant must submit a short response (140 characters or less) to a given prompt related to online courses.

MAES Scholarship Program
Sponsor: MAES Latinos in Science and Engineering
Amount: Varies
Deadline: Sept. 21, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students 18 years of age or older who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents and a MAES Student Member in good standing. Applicant must be pursuing a STEM degree at an accredited U.S. university or community college.

Siemens Competition
Sponsor: Siemens Foundation
Amount: Up to $100,000
Deadline: Sept. 22, 2015
Description:  Competition is open to individuals and teams of up to three students in grades nine through 12. Students are encouraged to do research in mathematics, engineering, biological, or physical science

AANP Grants and Education Advancement Scholarships
Sponsor:  American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)
Amount:  $2,500
Deadline:  Sept. 23, 2015
Description:  Scholarship opportunities are available to AANP NP or Student members currently enrolled in an accredited graduate school in pursuit of an advanced degree or certificate and scheduled to complete an eligible NP program in 2016.

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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One Comment on “Scholarship Saturday – August 22, 2015

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