December Scholarships

Dr. Robert Hawkins Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: The John Philip Sousa Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 5, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently attending a college or university in the United States who are working towards a degree in instrumental (Band) music education.

John W. Walker III Scholarship
Sponsor: The Law office of Evan W. Walker
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: December 5, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to current 1L, 2L and 3L students. Applicant must submit an essay on how “Actions Have Consequences.”

Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers’ Annual Single Mother Scholarship
Sponsor: Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 5, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students who are mothers and have at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must submit an essay on the advantages of going back to school while caring for their child as a mother.

Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships
Sponsor: Sodexo Stop Hunder Foundation
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: December 5, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students in kindergarten through graduate school (ages 5-25) who have demonstrated ongoing commitment to their community by performing unpaid volunteer services impacting hunger in the United States within the last 12 months.

TicketHelp Scholarship
Sponsor: TicketHelp
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 5, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who have had a driver’s license for at least one year. Applicant must have a minimum 2.8 GPA and have no tickets or incidents on their traffic record for the past three years. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to distracted drivers.

Eco-Friendly Sustainability Scholarship
Sponsor: Elite Fixtures
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 8, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors who are between the ages f 16 and 22 years of age. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to sustainability.

Marks & Harrison Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Marks & Harrison
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: December 8, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors from Essex, Rappahannock, Northumberland, Washington & Lee and Lancaster (Virginia) high schools who will be going to college. Applicant must submit an essay or video on distracted driving.

NJCPA Scholarship
Sponsor: New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA)
Amount: $7,000
Closing Date: December 8, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to college-bound high school seniors intending to major in accounting. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or lawfully admitted for permanent residence, and a New Jersey resident attending a New Jersey public, parochial or home school high school.

Surefire CPR Scholarship
Sponsor: SureFire CPR
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 8, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who are/will be studying in a medical speciality (nursing, physical therapy, etc.). Applicant must submit two short essays on why they want to enter the medical field.

Letters About Literature Competition
Sponsor: Center for the Book in the Library of Congress
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: December 9, 2017
Description: Competition is open to students in grades four through 12. Applicant must select a fiction or nonfiction book, poem or play and write a personal letter to the author on how the author’s work changed the applicant or their view of the world.

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