Scholarship Saturday – January 9, 2016

Scholarship Saturday - January 9, 2016 | 29 #College #Scholarships and #Contests with upcoming deadlines | JLV College Counseling Blog

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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 list of scholarships January and February 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, January 9, 2016.

$10,000 Scholarship Essay Contest
Sponsor: EditRevise
Amount: Up to $10,000
Deadline: Jan. 15, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to students applying for an undergraduate degree for enrollment at an accredited institution within the United States or Canada in 2016 (or 2017 if taking a gap year). Applicant must submit an essay they submitted with a college application.

1-800-Wheelchair Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: 1-800-Wheelchair
Amount: $500
Deadline: Jan. 15, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to high school and undergraduate students who are at least 16 years of age and legal residents of the U.S. or hold a student visa. Applicant must provide a “visual poem” on the theme of overcoming a personal challenge.

Abry Brothers Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Abry Brothers
Amount: $200
Deadline: Jan. 15, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to students 16 years of age or older who are enrolled (or committed to attend) a two year, four year, or graduate program in the United States. Applicant must submit an essay on one of two given topics.

BMW/SAE Engineering Scholarship
Sponsor: Society of Automotive Engineers
Amount: $1,500
Deadline: Jan. 15, 2016
Description: Scholarship is for high school seniors who will be pursuing an engineering or related science degree through an ABET accredited program. Applicant must have a 3.75 GPA and be ranked in the 90th percentile in both math and critical reading on the SAT or composite ACT score.

Boling Rice, LLC Scholarship
Sponsor: Boling Rice, LLC
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Jan. 15, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming or current college students. Applicant must submit an essay on a topic related to distracted driving.

Dell Scholars Program
Sponsor: Michael and Susan Dell Foundation
Amount: $20,000
Deadline: Jan. 15, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who have participated in an approved college readiness program.

Discountrue Scholarship
Sponsor: Discountrue
Amount: $3,000
Deadline: Jan. 15, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens and students who possess an authorization to study in the United States and currently attending a United States university or college. Applicant must submit an application, transcripts, and an essay on how they can personally make the world a better place.

Girls Impact the World Film Festival Scholarship
Sponsor: Connecther
Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: Jan. 15, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to female high school and college students. Applicant must submit a 3-5 minute short film that either raises awareness about critical issues affecting women and girls around the world OR propose solutions to critical challenges faced by women.

Just Porter Backpack Creators’ Scholarship
Sponsor: Just Porter
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Jan. 15, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the U.S. who are at 18 years of age and an enrolled student in a post-secondary educational institution. Applicant must submit an essay on how their creativity is changing the world for the better and helped define who they are.

Love Your Body Poster Contest
Sponsor: National Organization for Women Foundation
Amount: $250
Deadline: Jan. 15, 2016
Description: Contest is open to female students. Applicant must create a poster that may be used as part of the national campaign to counteract the media’s use of narrow, unrealistic, negative images of women.

Mensa Foundation U.S. Scholarship
Sponsor: MENSA Education & Research Foundation
Amount: Varies
Deadline: Jan. 15, 2016
Description: Applicant must be enrolled in an accredited U.S. institution for the 2015-2016 academic year. Students does not need to be a MENSA member

MoversCorp.com Scholarship
Sponsor: MoversCorp.com
Amount: $500
Deadline: Jan. 15, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to current high school and college students. Applicant must submit an essay on a move they have made.

National Multiple Sclerosis Society Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National Multiple Sclerosis Society
Amount: Up to $3,000
Deadline: Jan. 15, 2016
Description: Applicant must have multiple sclerosis, or have a parent with multiple sclerosis. Applicant must be working towards an undergraduate degree during the 2016-2017 academic year.

National Sojourners Essay Contest
Sponsor: National Sojouners, Inc.
Amount: Up to $2,000
Deadline: Jan. 15, 2016
Description: Applicant must be a student in 9th through 12th grade. Applicant must submit an essay on a topic related to historical documents.

Professional BusinessWomen of California Scholarships
Sponsor: Professional BusinessWomen of California (PBWC)
Amount: Varies
Deadline: Jan. 15, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to women who are high school seniors in California. Applicant must submit a completed application, three letters of recommendation, and a personal essay related to leadership. If selected as a recipient of the scholarship, student must be present at the PBWC Annual Conference on March 22, 2016 in San Francisco (travel expenses not paid for by PBWC).

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2 Comments on “Scholarship Saturday – January 9, 2016

  1. Pingback: Scholarship Saturday – January 9, 2016 | Hispanic EdD Weblog

  2. Some of these are really good, but. Due on the 15th. Let me know what I can help with…

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