Applications for the following scholarship opportunities and many others can be found on the websites below.
This is an annual scholarship for students aspiring to become teachers. Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible. The amount of the scholarship is $1,000. We define minority as someone of one of the following ethnicities: African-American, Hispanic, Native American, Pacific Islander. Get more information by clicking here.
This scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution. The amount of the scholarship is $1,000. The deadline is May 28, 2012. For additional information, click here.
This scholarship opportunity is being offered by the law firm of Console & Hollawell, P.C. The Console & Hollawell $1,000 Legal Leaders Scholarship is open to high school seniors, college students, and law students. It is our hope that this scholarship can help a student pursue their dream to assist others through their work in the law. For additional information, click here.
Any student (future or current) that has been accepted or attends a community college, technical/trade college, or university may apply. The amount of the scholarship is $1,250. There are multiple deadlines. For complete information, click here.
DiversityJobs.com's new scholarship program for diversity and minority students awards $2,000 three times annually to currently enrolled undergrads or graduate students from registered schools in the US. The deadlines are December 31, April 30 and August 31, and there is no application fee. Get more information by clicking here.
Great Lakes Educational Loan Services, Inc. is offering $2,500 scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students enrolling in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) programs. Up to 750 awards will be granted to qualified students from across the country. The application must be one of the first 20,000 submitted electronically by 11:59 p.m. Central Time, April 5, 2013. Once 20,000 applications are submitted, the application period will be over. Note: This may happen before the April 5 close date so apply early! Get more information by clicking here.
Student must be a resident of Hawaii. Approximately 44 different scholarship opportunities offered. Application procedures are simple. Award amounts range from $200 to thousands per award. Get more information by clicking here.
ACWA continues its academic scholarship program by offering a $5,000
scholarship in the name of water leader Clair A. Hill to a qualified student in various water resources-related fields of study. To be considered for the scholarship, applicants must have completed their sophomore work at the time of the award. They must also be a California resident, enrolled in a college for university in the state and have a strong interest and course of study in the environmental or water-related fields. They will be judged not only on their scholastic achievement but the degree of interest in the water or related area they demonstrate. The applicant is expected to demonstrate commitment to the field of water resources by pursuing a degree related to, or identified with water resources related fields of study (i.e. engineering, agricultural and/or urban water supply, environmental studies or public administration). Click here for complete guidelines, and here for the application, or go to http:/www.acwa.com/content/clair-hill-scholarship-0 or contact Katherine Parker, EBMUD scholarship coordinator, at 510-287-0204. Applications mailed in and postmarked by February 1, 2012.
JustJobs.com’s new scholarship program awards $2,000 three times annually to currently enrolled undergrads or graduate students from registered schools in the US. The deadlines are December 31, April 30 and August 31, and there is no application fee. Get more information by clicking here.
Since 1972, Jewish Vocational Service has awarded more than $5 million to over 3,500 financially challenged Jewish students from Los Angeles pursuing higher education. This year alone, JVS is distributing $400,000 to 160 deserving recipients attending colleges, graduate schools and vocational schools around the country. The online application period closes March 16, 2012. Get more information by clicking here.
Kinecta Federal Credit Union is dedicated to helping young adults reach their financial and academic goals. Through our charitable donations program, Kinecta Community, we are proud to offer eight deserving young members a $2,000 scholarship to assist them in making higher education a reality. All applications and supporting materials must be postmarked by March 17, 2012 and sent to the Kinecta Community Division, CU/55, 1440 Rosecrans Ave., Manhattan Beach, CA 90266. Get more information by clicking here or go to the application by clicking here.
Student must be enrolled full-time. Awards are based upon financial need, ethnicity, and academic excellence. Award amounts vary. Apply by February 28. Get more information by clicking here.
LatPro.com’s new scholarship program for Hispanic students awards $2,000 three times annually to currently enrolled undergrads or graduate students from registered schools in the US. The deadlines are December 31, April 30 and August 31, and there is no application fee. Get more information by clicking here.
This scholarship is available to college juniors, majoring in Business with a 3.40+ college GPA. Students must have completed between 60 and 89 college units. Eight $5,000 scholarships are available for current juniors, renewable if the student continues to meet the scholarship requirements. Liberty Mutual will also proved an opportunity for recipients to apply for a paid internship next summer. A copy of the application form can be downloaded from the Foundation for Independent Higher Education website by clicking here. The form should be completed and mailed directly to the Foundation for Independent Higher Education at the address on the application. The deadline is November 1.
This is a one-time, $1,500 scholarship for women who are actively pursuing an academic discipline leading to a career in international trade, business, law or related international field. Must be U.S. citizen or legal U.S. resident with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Get more information by clicking here, and then on the "Scholarship Program" button on the left. You may also contact them via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by U.S. Mail at: Women in International Trade - LA; Scholarship Committee; PO Box 4250; Sunland, CA 91041. The application deadline is November 9.
We here at The Law Office of Joshua Pond want to give back to the community and help encourage future attorneys, judges, and leaders. So, we decided to offer financial assistance to those who have chosen to embark on that path. It is our hope that this scholarship will aid in the future success of many students to come! We're asking students to write a 300-500 word essay answering the following question: "Do you agree or disagree with the death penalty? If you agree, why? If you disagree, what do you propose we do instead?" The scholarship amount is $500. Get more information by clicking here. The deadline is January 31, 2012.
This scholarship is intended to help defray the costs of studying abroad. Applicants must have completed at least two years of university course work. Awards range up to $25,000. Get more information by clicking here, and then typing the scholarship name in the search field.
This is a one-time, $1,500 scholarship for women who are actively pursuing an academic discipline leading to a career in international trade, business, law or related international field. Must be U.S. citizen or legal U.S. resident with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Get more information by clicking here, and then on the "Scholarship Program" button on the left. You may also contact them via email at email@example.com or by U.S. Mail at: Women in International Trade - LA; Scholarship Award; PO Box 4250; Sunland, CA 91041. The application deadline is November 9.
This scholarship is open to women residing in the United States or Canada and who have at least two full-time semesters remaining to complete their undergraduate degree. Get more information by clicking here.
At Charter One, one of our core values is community service. We want to reward student leaders who have invested time and energy into making their community a better place. The TruFit Good Citizen Scholarship is awarded to students who demonstrate the difference they have made in their communities though volunteering. With a total prize allocation of $50,000, we are awarding (1) $5000 Grand Prize, (4) $2,500 Second Prizes, and (35) $1,000 Third Prizes. Scholarship entries will be accepted April 1 – 30. Get more information by clicking here.
This scholarship program offers $1,500.00 scholarships to qualified full-time undergraduates, graduate and professional students, and $750.00 scholarships to qualified half-time undergraduates. For complete eligibility information and to apply online or download a scholarship application, click here and select "Scholarship Information" from the "Express Links" menu.
The Vinci and Ellsworthe scholarship was established to benefit students who are pursuing a bachelor's degree at Seaver College. Preference will be given to students whose academic work or personal involvement has demonstrated a commitment to promoting the health (mental or physical) and wellness of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered (LGBT) community. Emphasis will be on actual service, volunteerism, employment, and extracurricular activities. Applications must be submitted no later than July 15, 2013. Get more information by clicking here.
There are several college scholarship services available to interested students and parents listed below.
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This is a reliable source and an excellent starting point. Provides information on scholarship databases and search services (www.finaid.org).
This site boasts over 800,000 different scholarships, representing over $2.8 billion. It is updated daily. (www.nextstudentloans.com).
Largest free scholarship search service on the Internet. Students register online, and Fast Web responds with a list of matching award programs (www.fastweb.com or 800-327-8932).
A free scholarship service accessing over 3,000,000 scholarships worth over $16 billion. It is updated daily (www.salliemae.com/scholarships).
Connects to over 600,000 sources of Financial Assistance. They also have information on college costs and savings plans (www.wiredscholar.com).
Financial aid information and advice. Includes a calculator to help determine how much of the college costs your family may be expected to pay (www.collegeboard.org).
Compare your information to a database of over 600,000 scholarship awards, worth over 1.4 billion dollars, from over 8,000 scholarship sources (www.scholarships.com).
A helpful site that walks you through the process of applying for scholarships, including such things as how best to prepare for the interview (www.scholarshiphelp.org).
This website was developed solely for the purpose of helping stuents locate and apply for scholarships. The site is free and there is no charge for information or the application (www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm).
A DOE hotline that will answer questions about everything from filling out financial aid forms to options on repaying student debt (800-4-FED-AID (800-433-3243)).
Most scholarships are available to students of all backgrounds, abilities and levels. They are not limited to freshmen entering college, students with high academic averages, or those who can demonstrate financial need. Most scholarship applications require a written personal statement which should explain who you are, discuss your accomplishments and future goals, and set you apart from other applicants. It is helpful to be involved in extra-curricular activities. Volunteer work and group activities are often favorably looked upon by scholarship committees.