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Outside Scholarships and Fellowships

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We offer this extensive list of scholarships as a convenience to students and families. Use it as the starting point of your search.

The scholarships are listed in order of deadline date.

The Pittsburgh Foundation — Scholarship Opportunities

The Pittsburgh Foundation is the seventeenth largest community foundation in the country. Since 1945, it has worked to improve the quality of life in the Pittsburgh region by evaluating and addressing community issues, promoting charitable giving, and connecting donors to the critical needs of the community. Numerous scholarship opportunities are available for students enrolled at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Organization of Chinese Americans (OCA) — Scholarship Opportunities

The Organization of Chinese Americans, Inc. (OCA) is a national nonprofit, nonpartisan advocacy organization of concerned Chinese Americans known as a leading organization in administering scholarships for Asian Pacific American students. OCA aims to embrace the hopes and aspirations of the nearly two million citizens and residents of Chinese ancestry in the United States as well as to better the lives of the ten million Asian Americans across the country.

Pennsylvania State Resource Family Association Scholarship

The Pennsylvania State Resource Family Association (PSFPA) continues its dedication and commitment to foster care through a scholarship fund for continued education. This fund was established in 1988 by the PSFPA for Pennsylvania’s foster children. In 2001, the program grew to include biological/adopted children of PSRFA’s members. The scholarship program is open to high school seniors who are presently in care through a private or public foster care agency in Pennsylvania or whose parents are active members of the Pennsylvania State Resource Family Association and who will be continuing their education.

  • Deadline: Various dates
  • Eligibility information and application: PSFPA website

CORE Scholarships

CORE offers promise scholarships to high school seniors to help pay first-year college expenses (including living expenses and books). The exact amount of a CORE Promise Scholarship will be determined by the Expected Family Contribution (EFC) as calculated through the completion of Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form.

To be eligible to apply within the 2015–2016 application cycle, you must be:

  • A 2015 graduate of a School District of Philadelphia public, charter, archdiocese, or private high school.
  • A resident of the City of Philadelphia. An applicant attending a parochial or private school must provide one item of proof of residency in Philadelphia along with one parent or legal guardian.
  • Planning to pursue an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree at a participating college or university.

In addition to the CORE Promise Scholarship, students can apply for CORE Reaching Independence by Saving for Education (RISE) Scholarship.  This is a matched savings program offering low-income students and families an 8:1 match for savings towards postsecondary education expenses at both 2 and 4 year colleges.

Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowships

Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowships are designed to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, to maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and to increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students.

​University Tutor

University Tutor helps students find the right tutor to achieve academic results.  The program will conduct a scholarship essay contest by posting a monthly essay prompt located at the UniversityTutor Website.  To enter, eligible participants must log on to the Website and submit a 300 word essay in response to the monthly prompt.  Winners of the contest will be awarded up to $1,000.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF)

The Hispanic Scholarship Fund offers various scholarship programs for Hispanic American undergraduate and graduate students enrolled full time in degree-seeking programs. During its thirty-two-year history, HSF has awarded more than 82,000 scholarships in excess of $221 million to Latino students. Scholarship awards generally range from $1,000 to $3,000. Deadline for submission: Scholarship application open January 1 

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply online: Hispanic Scholarship Fund

National Restaurant Association Foundation Scholarships

The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) encourages and supports senior high school students, undergraduate students, and educators who are committed to furthering their education and enhancing their careers in the restaurant and food-service industry by awarding scholarships through its scholarships. The NRAEF has awarded more than $1.7 million in 2008 to qualified and deserving students who are committed to furthering their education in restaurant and food-service management. Deadline for submission: various dates

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply: NRAEF: Scholarships

JPMorgan Chase/UNCF Corporate Scholars Programs

The JPMorgan Chase/UNCF Corporate Scholars Program has been established to increase minority student interest in JPMorgan Chase and expand the company’s pool of minority employees. Scholars participate in eight- to ten-week paid internships and receive financial need-based scholarships up to $10,000. Eligible students are sophomore and junior students seeking a bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, computer information systems, economics, engineering, finance, marketing, mathematics, operations management, or software engineering and must have a minimum GPA of 3.2. Deadline for submission: various dates

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply: UNCF

Wal-Mart Foundation Scholarships

Wal-Mart proudly sponsors various scholarship programs. Eligible students may or may not be an employee or Wal-Mart must have a cumulative high school GPA of 2.5. Other requirement may need to be met depending on the scholarship to which you are applying. Deadline for submission: various dates

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply: Wal-Mart Helps Students Pay for College

Varsity Tutors Scholarship

Varsity Tutors offers a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest to students who write the best essay in response to a monthly prompt. Visitors to the Varsity Tutors scholarship webpage will be able to vote via social media for submitted entries. The top five entries with the most votes will be reviewed by Varsity Tutors and one winner will be chosen who will receive a $1,000 college scholarship. Deadline for application submission:  various dates

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply: Varsity Tutors 

Graduate Programs Scholarship

Graduate Programs will award $1,000 scholarships to current graduate students and $1,000 toward student loan payments for recent grads within the last five years. To apply, Rate and Review your graduate school program on our website and enter our quarterly scholarship drawing. Deadline for submission: consideration made on a rolling basis

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply: Graduate Programs.com

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The American Chemical Society Scholars Program

The American Chemical Society provides scholarships for qualified applicants who want to enter the fields of chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, or other chemically related fields such as environmental science, materials science, or toxicology. The program is designed to encourage African-American, Hispanic/Latino, and American Indian students to pursue degrees in the chemical sciences and chemical technology. Deadline for submission: November 1 and March 1 annually

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply: American Chemical Society

Pennsylvania Black Conference on Higher Education Scholarship

The PBCOHE will award $1,000 scholarships to the most talented undergraduates and graduate African American students in Pennsylvania. Deadline for submission: January 9, 2015

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply: Pennsylvania Black Conference on Higher Education

Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship

Through the Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship, doctoral students may receive up to four years of financial support while pursuing degrees in the fields of study important to the Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration. Areas of specific interest include: nuclear science, materials under extreme conditions and hydrodynamics, and high-energy density physics. Deadline for application submission is: January 14, 2015

For more information and access to the online application, visit: Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship 

Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship

Dr. Anita Borg devoted her life to revolutionizing the way we think about technology and dismantling the barriers that keep women and minorities from entering the computing and technology fields. A group of female undergraduate and graduate students will each receive a $10,000 scholarship. All finalists and recipients will also be invited to an all-expenses paid trip to the Google Headquarters in California. Eligible candidates will be entering their senior year of undergraduate study or are graduate students in the United States pursuing a degree in computer science, computer engineering, or a related technical field and maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.5. Deadline for submission: January 15, 2015

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply: The Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship

Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh Scholarships

The Jewish federation of Greater Pittsburgh awards grants to students who reside in Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, Washington, and Westmoreland counties. Any Jewish high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate student with demonstrated need is eligible to apply. Deadline for submission: February 11, 2015

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply: Central Scholarship and Loan Referral Service

Instrumentation, Systems, and Automation Society (ISA)

The Instrumentation, Systems, and Automation Society is an association of industry professionals focused on promoting and advancing the field of automation and control. ISA is committed to assisting future automation professionals prepare for, kick off, and make the most of their careers by providing scholarships, discounted student memberships, opportunities to publish papers, student activities, and mentoring other activities. Deadline for submission: February 15, 2015

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply: ISA Home

Clark E. DeHaven Scholarship Trust

The Clark E. DeHaven Scholarship is intended to provide financial support to students who demonstrate a commitment to a food service career. Applicants must be currently enrolled in an accredited program that will lead to an undergraduate degree in a field of study designed to prepare students for careers in food service or related areas. The scholarship is intended to be used during the traditional academic year (Fall through Spring) for academic purposes such as tuition, fees, room and board, and/or books. Scholarships will be awarded to full-time undergraduate students only. Deadline for submission: February 16, 2015

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply: The National Association of College and University Food Services

Frank L. Greathouse Government Accounting Scholarship

The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada is pleased to announce the Frank L. Greathouse Government Accounting Scholarship competition. This scholarship competition is for undergraduate and graduate students who are enrolled full time in a university preparing for a career in state and local government finance in the United States or Canada. One of more scholarships of $3,500 each is available. Deadline for submission: February 20, 2015

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply: Government Finance Officers Association

Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship

The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada is pleased to announce the Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship. This scholarship competition is for minority students of public administration, accounting, finance, political science, economics, or business administration (with a specific focus on government or nonprofit management) at the upper-division undergraduate or graduate level. One scholarship of $7,000 is available for award. Deadline for submission: February 20,2015

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply: Government Finance Officers Association

John H. Jones Memorial Scholarship

The John H. Jones Memorial Scholarship Award will consist of registration, meals and lodging at the Annual PRPS State Conference and a certificate. The 2015 PRPS Annual Conference is March 22-25, 2015, at the Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square in Lancaster, PA.  Minimum qualifications for this award are:

  1. Full-time student in recreation and parks curriculum at a college or university in Pennsylvania at the time of the conference.
  2. Have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or equivalent.
  3. Outstanding involvement in student activities. 

Deadline for submission:  February 20, 2015

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply:  PA Recreation & Park Society

Robert W. Crawford Memorial Scholarship Award

The Robert W. Crawford Memorial Scholarship Award will consist of registration, meals and lodging at the Annual PRPS State Conference, a certificate, plus a $500 scholarship. The 2015 PRPS Annual Conference is March 22-25, 2015, at the Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square in Lancaster, PA.
Minimum qualifications for this award are: 

  1. Full-time student in recreation and parks curriculum at a college or university in Pennsylvania at the time of the conference.
  2. Have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or equivalent.
  3. Outstanding involvement in student activities.
  4. Member in good standing of PRPS 

Deadline for submission:  February 20, 2015

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply:  PA Recreation & Park Society

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Mesothelioma Group Scholarship

The Mesothelioma Group is proud to present the first bi-annual Mesothelioma Group Cancer Scholarship, awarding $1,500 to one male and one female student who have experienced and overcome strong adversity in the face of cancer. Valid applicants include those diagnosed with cancer (active or in remission), those who have lost a parent to cancer, or those whose parent is currently fighting cancer.  Deadline for submission:  December 1, 2014 for Spring 2015 Enrollment; March 1, 2015 for Fall 2015 Enrollment

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply:  Mesothelioma Group Scholarship

McKee Scholars

The Estate of John McKee, through the McKee Scholarship Committee, offers scholarships for college or vocational training to high school seniors or graduates (not over age 19 years at the time of the application) who meet all of the following criteria: (a) fatherless boys (i.e., whose biological or lost adoptive father is actually dead or has been declared missing by a competent authority) of any race; "missing" may also include permanently absent, dysfunctional, and not functioning as a father to the applicant; (b) in need of financial assistance; and (c) native to the five-county Philadelphia, Pennsylvania area (Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia). Deadline for submission: March 1 annually

See website for complete eligibility information and application to apply: McKee Scholars

Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation — Wildlife Leadership Awards

The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation’s Wildlife Leadership Awards Program was established to recognize, encourage, and promote leadership among future wildlife management professionals. Each year, the Elk foundation awards up to ten $2,000 scholarships to outstanding college juniors and seniors studying in a wildlife-related natural resource program. Deadline for submission: March 1 annually

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply: Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation

Pennsylvania Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (PRAEF) Scholarship Program

The Pennsylvania Restaurant Association Educational Foundation offers scholarships to graduating high school seniors furthering their education in the hospitality industry and to students currently enrolled in an accredited Hospitality Culinary Arts program in an accredited post-secondary institution. Deadline for submission: March 1 annually

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply: PRAEF

The Drive to Learn Scholarship

Shift Insurance is offering the Drive to Learn scholarship award to college students across the United States to honor the learning done in and outside of classroom walls. If you are currently a full-time student at a four-year university, graduate program, community college, or trade school, Shift Insurance wants to hear from you. Simply tell them about an important learning experience you had while on the road, either as a driver or a passenger. Deadline for submission: May 1, 2015 

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply: Shift Insurance

HubShout Internet Marketing Scholarship

Students who have completed at least one year of post-secondary education and are working toward a career in online marketing are invited to apply for the HubShout Scholarship. A scholarship will be awarded to two students ($1,000 each) who have at least a 3.0 GPA and can best demonstrate a passion for online marketing. Deadline for submission: March 1 and November 1 annually

See website for additional information and to apply: HubShout Internet Marketing Scholarship

Indiana Business and Professional Women’s Club (BPW) Scholarship

This scholarship in the amount of $500 is open to undergraduate students with a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better and who have completed at least 28 credits. Applicant must maintain a permanent residence in Indiana County and demonstrate involvement in the campus community as well as a commitment to the local community. Application and further details are available at the Indiana BPW website. Deadline for submission: March 2, 2015

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply: Indiana BPW

Graham Sefton Baskin and Anna Mae Sweeney Baskin Foundation Scholarship

The Graham Sefton Baskin and Anna Mae Sweeney Baskin Foundation awards scholarships for higher education to those person (i) attending or who attended Marion Center Area High School, and (ii) who intend to pursue or are pursing a degree or career in nursing or physical education.  Deadline for submission:  March 15, 2015

For application materials and questions, please contact:  Erin Fritz, IUP Office of Financial Aid, at efritz@iup.edu

National Federation of the Blind Scholarship

The National Federation of the Blind provides a broad array of scholarships worth $3,000 - $12,000 to recognize achievement by blind scholars. Applicants must be legally blind in both eyes and pursuing a full-time, post-secondary course of study. Scholarship winners also must participate in the entire NFB national convention with all expenses paid. The convention provides opportunities to develop mentoring relationships and network with the nation’s most dynamic leaders of the blind community. Deadline for submission: March 31, 2015

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply: NFB — National Federation of the Blind Scholarship Program

Suzanne M. Lynch Memorial Scholarship

The Suzanne M. Lynch memorial scholarship was created to assist interior design majors who are completing their junior year at one of the following colleges: IUP, LaRoche College, Mercyhurst College, Carlow College, or the Art Institute of Pittsburgh. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and demonstrate financial need. Deadline for submission: March 31 annually

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply: Suzanne M. Lynch Memorial Scholarship Fund — The Pittsburgh Foundation 

American Association of University Women Scholarships

Two Scholarships are offered for the 2014-15 Academic Year by the Indiana Branch of the American Association of University Women (co-sponsored by IUP Women’s Studies Program). 

  1. A $500 scholarship award for AY 2014-15 is offered by the Indiana County Branch of the American Association of University Women to an IUP Undergraduate Female Student living in Indiana County with an outstanding academic record who has earned at least 30 IUP credits, and is planning to fulfill the course requirements for a Women’s Studies minor.
  2. A $500 scholarship award for AY 2014-15 is offered by the Indiana County Branch of the American Association of University Women to an IUP Undergraduate or Graduate female student living in Indiana County who considers herself to be a non-traditional student. For the purposes of this scholarship, the granting organization – the Indiana Branch-AAUW – defines ‘non-traditional’ eligibility as a female student whose academic progress has been challenged or delayed because of family, dependents, economic or other extenuating circumstances that have placed her academic progress at risk. Undergraduate applicants must have earned at least 30 IUP undergraduate credits; graduate student applicants must have earned at least 6 IUP graduate credits.

Deadline for submission:  March 31, 2015

Contact Lingyan.Yang@iup.edu or wheatley@iup.edu for application materials. 

John Family Health Careers Scholarship

The John Family Health Careers Scholarship at Evangelical Community Hospital provides 4 annual awards of $5,000 to students entering college for the purpose of pursuing a career as a respiratory therapist, medical technologist, medical imaging technologist, clinical laboratory scientist, or cytotechnologist. Applicants must have a diploma or equivalent from high schools in Union, Snyder, or Northumberland counties, Pennsylvania. Deadline for submission: April 1 annually

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply: Evangelical Community Hospital

Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association Scholarship

The Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association endeavors to promote health and safety within the mining industry. This scholarship shall be open to persons currently employed or who are pursuing careers in the mining industry, safety, and health fields. High school graduates, undergraduates, and graduate students currently enrolled in a college or university are all eligible to apply. Deadline for submission: April 1 annually

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply: Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association Scholarship Program

Nursing Program Scholarship

NursesLink.org is offering a $1,000 Nursing Program Scholarship available to any student participating in a qualified undergraduate or certificate level nursing program.  Deadline for submission:  April 1, 2014

See website for complete eligibility information to apply:  NursesLink.org

Education Portal—Computer Science and Computer Engineering Academic Scholarship

Through this scholarship, $1,000 is awarded to a student pursuing a degree in computer science. Areas of study that will be considered include computer science, computer engineering, computer information systems, software engineering, database management, computer networking, computer programming, and information technology management. Applicants must complete an application, be a U.S. citizen, must be enrolled in an accredited college or university, and must have a minimum of 30 semester hours still to be completed. Deadline for submission: April 1, 2015

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply: Education Portal, Computer Science

AICPA Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students

AICPA awards scholarships to minority students who show outstanding potential for becoming certified public accountants. Scholarships are available for both undergraduate and graduate students up to $5,000. Applicants must be enrolled full time. Deadline for submission: April 1, 2014. 2015-2016 requirements will be posted December, 2014

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply: Scholarships for Minority Accounting Students

Kids' Chance of Pennsylvania Scholarship

Kids' Chance is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping children of workers who were killed or seriously injured in a work-related accident.  Kids' Chance maintains an ongoing scholarship application process to allocate funds that they raise for students.  Deadline for submission:  April 15, 2015

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply:  Kids' Chance

National Scholarship Program for Students with Disabilities

The ChairScholars National Scholarship Program provides eligible high school seniors and college freshmen with tuition funds to attend the college or university of their choice. To be considered, an applicant must be physically challenged or may be chair-confined, have a verifiable unmet financial need, have at least a B average, and show some form of significant community service or social contribution in the past. Deadline for submission: April 15

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply: ChairScholars Foundation

Pittsburgh Advertising Federation Scholarship

The Pittsburgh Advertising Federation Scholarship was created at the Pittsburgh Foundation to build stronger ties between the Pittsburgh advertising community and university-level students entering the advertising field. The motivation for this scholarship is to inspire and reward outstanding candidates who have demonstrated potential success in the field and bring cultural diversity to the Pittsburgh advertising industry. The Pittsburgh Advertising Federation Scholarship Fund will provide scholarships generally in the amount of $1,500 to undergraduate students (junior and senior level) who demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in advertising. Deadline for submission: April 15

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply: The Pittsburgh Foundation

The Noyce Scholarship

The Noyce Scholarship is sponsored by the Collaborative for Excellence in Teacher Preparation in Pennsylvania with the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. The scholarship is intended for undergraduate and graduate students majoring in science or mathematics who intend to teach in a "high need" school. The maximum award is $10,000 annually. Deadline for submission: April 20 for Fall Awards; October 20 Spring Awards 

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply: PA Foundation

Senior Care Scholarship

Available to students enrolled in an associate's, bachelor's, or graduate level program in any field related to gerontology at an accredited school. This includes students studying medicine, nursing, social work, or sociology. Award winners will be selected based on a letter of introduction and a 500-word essay on why they have chosen to go into a field that will serve our aging population. Deadline for submission: April 30

See website for additional information and to apply: A Place For Mom

Orchid Care Scholarship by Orchids Made Easy

OrchidsMadeEasy.com offers an annual orchid care scholarship to qualified undergraduate or graduate student pursuing a program in Botany, Horticulture, Environmental Science, Conservation, or related field.  Deadline for submission:  May 1 annually

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply:  OrchidsMadeEasy.com

​Lawnstarter Lawntrepreneur Scholarship

The Lawntrepreneur Scholarship is a way of funding tomorrow’s top entrepreneurs. Maybe you sowed the seeds of your entrepreneurial spirit by starting a lawn care company in high school. Maybe you’re planning on building the next big landscaping company. Either way, if you've got the entrepreneurial bug in you, then this scholarship can help fund your dream. This scholarship offers a grant of $1000 (and instant access to our LawnStarter Pro software) to any student who has the potential to change the world through entrepreneurship.  Recipient will be announced June 1, 2015.  Deadline for submission:  May 1, 2015.

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply:  Lawntrepreneur​

David A. Bielski Educational Scholarship

The award recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student attending any accredited degree program in any System of Higher Education. The applicant must be a union member, or a dependent child of a union member, or a grandchild residing in the home of a union member in good standing of a local union affiliated with the NWPA Area Labor Federation, AFL-CIO. A 500 word essay must be submitted on the topic, "What made you choose your major/minor and how will it impact others?" Deadline for submission: May 3

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply: Northwestern Pennsylvania Area Labor Federation, AFL-CIO

​Get Girls Golfing Scholarship

The Get Girls Golfing Scholarship will be granted annually to one female high school senior that plays golf competitively in high school and intends to play golf as a freshman at a 2 or 4 year college.  The scholarship will be awarded based on a combination of golf accomplishments, personal achievement, and overall need.  The Get Girls Golfing Scholarship awards $1,500 to be applied towards tuition, books, board and other expenses.  Deadline for submission May 15, 2015

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply:  Get Girls Golfing

SunTrust Off to College Scholarship

High school seniors can win a $1,000 scholarship for their first-year expenses at an accredited college. It is free to enter, and one winner will be chosen every two weeks from October 31, 2014, through May 15, 2015. Only one entry per person for each drawing; however, students can register after each drawing for the next scheduled drawing. Submissions begin October 31, 2014 and may be submitted through May 15, 2015.

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply: SunTrust — Off To College Scholarship Sweepstakes

1-800 Wheelchair.com Scholarship

The 1800wheelchair scholarship awards two $500 scholarships each year. In the past, they have asked applicants to explore mobility issues on campus, overcoming personal challenges and much more. Participants must maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 (or equivalent). Deadline for submission: January 30, 2015

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply:  1800wheelchair.com

Hartford Technology Rental Scholarship

Hartford Technology Rental Company would like to help current students who are engaged in the study of Information Technology and have a focus on mobile technology application writing.  They are offering undergraduate students at the Junior and Senior level an opportunity to apply.  Deadline for submission:  March 1, 2015.

See website for additional information and to apply:  Hartford Technology Rental Company

National Health Service Corps Scholarship

The NHSC Scholarship Program (SP) awards scholarships each year to students pursuing careers in primary care. In return, students commit to serving for two to four years, upon graduation and completion of training. All students applying to the program must be a U.S. citizen or national and enrolled or accepted in an eligible degree program at a U.S. accredited school in Medicine: MD or DO; Dentistry: DMD or DDS; Nurse Practitioner (Adult, Family, Geriatrics, Pediatrics, Psychiatric, or Women’s health); Certified Nurse-Midwife; and Physician Assistant. Deadline for submission: May 15

See website for complete eligibility and to apply: National Health Service Corps Scholarship

B. Davis Scholarship

This scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution.  To apply for this scholarship students need to write an essay of less than 1,000 words on the topic:  Pick a controversial problem on high school or college/university campuses and suggest a solution.  Deadline for submission:  May 25, 2015.

See website for additional information and to apply:  B. Davis Scholarships

Glen Beach Memorial Scholarship, Bedford County Conservation Scholarship

The Bedford County Conservation District is offering a $500 scholarship in honor of the late Glen Beach and his contributions in conservation tillage, funded through the No-Till Rental Equipment Program. The scholarship is available to Bedford County High School graduates and/or Bedford County residents who are undergraduate college students in the field of agriculture, environmental studies, soils, or natural resources. Applicants should be sophomore, junior, or senior status. Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic merit, curriculum of study, quality of the written essay, and career goals that are consistent with the BCCD mission. The BCCD encourages stewardship and conservation of natural resources for this and future generations. BCCD strives to develop, implement, and improve ways to use land that sustain the productive capacity and enhance the environment. BCCD promotes the conservation of soil, water, and related natural resources on working land, land producing food, and other services that improve the quality of life. Successful recipients will be notified by postal mail shortly after the committee selection—anticipate scholarship availability in September. For complete information, contact Bedford Country Conservation District, Scholarship Committee, Fairlawn Court Suite 3, 702 W. Pitt Street, Bedford, PA 15522. Telephone 814-623-8099. Deadline for submission: May 31

See website for complete information: Bedford County Conservation

William Plank Memorial Scholarship, Bedford County Conservation District

A special $500 memorial scholarship has been established in honor of environmentalist William Plank for his dedication to conservation. The William Plank Memorial Scholarship is available to an undergraduate college student in the field of environmental studies. Courses should be related to natural resources, soils, plants, animal science, agriculture, or forestry. Applicants should be sophomore, junior, or senior status. Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of financial need, academic merit, curriculum of study, quality of the written essay, and career goals that are consistent with the BCCD mission. The BCCD encourages stewardship and conservation of natural resources for this and future generations. BCCD strives to develop, implement, and improve ways to use land that sustain the productive capacity and enhance the environment. BCCD promotes the conservation of soil, water, and related natural resources on working land, land producing food, and other services that improve the quality of life. The scholarship will be available as early as September 2008 for disbursement. The successful applicant will be notified by postal mail soon after the committee has arrived at a decision. Please note that the money will be paid directly to the school of your choice after confirmation of enrollment, and that online courses are eligible. The funds must be used within one year of notification of the scholarship award. For more information, contact Bedford County Conservation District, Scholarship Committee, Fairlawn Court Suite 3, 702 W Pitt Street, Bedford, PA 15522. Telephone 814-623-8099. Deadline for submission: May 31

See website for complete eligibility and application to apply: Bedford County Conservation

ProofreadingServices.com Scholarships

ProofreadingServices.com is offering six scholarships ranging from $100 to $500 this year.  The scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors and undergraduate/graduate students.   An applicant should write about a defining moment in his/her life in the style of a favorite children's author.  Deadline for submission:  June 1, 2015

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply:  ProofreadingServices.com

​Chicago Injury Center Scholarship for Disabled Veterans

The Chicago Injury Center is proud to offer four scholarships for disabled US Veterans, ranging from $250 to $1000. Applicants should write a 500+ word essay discussing the unique challenges they have faced as a disabled veteran and how their experiences have prepared them to overcome the challenges they will see as students.  Deadline for submission:  June 1, 2015

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply:  Disabled Veteran​

Abbott and Fenner Annual Scholarship Awards

Abbott and Fenner are committed to continuing our efforts at helping those who have the desire and ambition to succeed. The winner(s) of this annual scholarship will receive a $1,000 award within two weeks of the listed deadline. All applicants should include their full name and mailing address with their submissions. Deadline for submission: June 15, 2015

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply: Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Awards

Extremeterrain Student Scholarship Program

ExtremeTerrain is comprised of Jeep Wrangler enthusiasts who value the Jeep culture as well as the preservation of public lands. By investing in students and communities that share our sentiments on land preservation, ExtremeTerrain is investing in the future of not just Jeep culture, but also the future of our sacred public lands. Two $3,000 scholarships are being offered, one for the fall semester and one for the spring semester. Students who are pursuing a degree in Environmental Studies, Environmental Research, Land Use, Earth & Atmosphere Studies, Sustainable Land Management, Parks and Recreation, Sustainable Agriculture Systems are eligible to apply.  Deadline for submission:  June 15 and October 15 every year

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply:  ExtremeTerrain

Job-Applications.com Scholarship

Job-Applications.com is proud to announce their new initiative, a college scholarship awarded once a year designed to help working parents currently enrolled in higher education. The Working Parent College Scholarship Award Program is open to any person who:

  1. Is a full or part-time student who is in an accredited U.S. post-secondary educational institution (including, but not limited to, college, university or trade school, or similarly accredited program) with a current cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher at that institution; and
  2. Has worked an average of at least twelve (12) hours for each of the previous four (4) weeks at the time of applying; and
  3. Is a residential parent of at least one minor child; and
  4. Is a legal resident of the United States of America; and
  5. Is currently enrolled and furthering his or her education at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution or program; and
  6. Is eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of applying; and
  7. Completes and submits the official Application form within the relevant periods for the periodic scholarships to be awarded. Deadline for submission: December 13, 2014

See website for complete eligibility information to apply: Job-Applications.com

Evergreen Garden Club

The Evergreen Garden Club is offering two $1,000 scholarships to students of Indiana County schools.  These scholarships are open to any 2014 graduating senior or any student who is a resident of Indiana County currently attending a college or university.  Qualifications are:  (1)Must be a legal resident of Indiana County and have a GPA of 3.25 or greater; (2) intended course of study should fall within one of the following:  agriculture, biology, civic planning, environmental/environmental health studies, land conservation, landscape architecture, plant pathology, water conservation, agronomy, botany, earth sciences, forestry, horticulture, land management, landscape design, turf grass management, wildlife science, or any other related field or science.  Deadline for submission:  June 15

For application materials and questions, please contact:  Erin Fritz, IUP Office of Financial Aid, at efritz@iup.edu

BigSun Scholarship

The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. BigSun is offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in. Deadline for submission: June 19, 2015

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply: BigSun Scholarship

USBundles.com Scholarship

USBundles.com is offering a $1,000 scholarship. You will need to submit in less than 400 words an essay describing what you think Google will look like in ten years. Deadline for submission: December 15, 2015

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply: USBundles.com

​1st Summit Bank G. H. Miller Scholarship

1st Summit Bank is offering each summer a $2,500 scholarship for the importance of educating youth to a student who is registered as a full time college student for the Fall 2015 term at a Pennsylvania based institution.  Criteria is that you must be a high school graduate and current resident of Cambria, Somerset, Indiana, Blair, or Westmoreland County.  Deadline for submission:  June 27, 2015​

​For application materials and questions, please contact:  Erin Fritz, IUP Office of Financial Aid, at efritz@iup.edu

Future Counselors of America Scholarship

Annual scholarship awards $1,000 to U.S. undergraduates and graduates majoring in Psychology who seek a career in relationship counseling or a related field. Applicants will be judged based on academic achievement (minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA) and a minimum 500- to maximum 900-word essay entitled "The Psychology of Online Dating." The essay should address the psychological issues and challenges facing singles given the growing popularity of online dating, and how relationship professionals can help online daters navigate these challenges. Deadline for submission: June 30 Annually; July 31 Annually

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply: Future Counselors of America

Spokeo Connections Scholarship

Scholarship applicants must write an original 1,000-1,600 essay on the topic provided on Spokeo's website.  To be eligible, applicants must be either a recently graduated high school senior who will enroll as a freshman at a four-year or two-year college or university in the Fall of 2015 OR a full-time student currently enrolled at a an accredited four-year or two-year college or university; maintain a GPA of 3.0 or above; and must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. A one-time scholarship of $1,000 will be awarded.  Deadline for submission:  December 10, 2014

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply:  Spokeo

Car Insurance Comparison.com Scholarship

A Safe Driver Scholarship of $1,000 is awarded to any student who is currently attending or planning to attend college or some form of higher education.  Requirements include:  Participation in one of the following Safe Driver Programs listed on the website, create a form of social awareness that inspires other students to focus on safe driving (video, artwork, essay, etc.), and completed application.  Deadline for submission:  July 10, 2015

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply:  Car Insurance Comparison

Goedeker's College Scholarship

Goedeker's is offering a $500 scholarship for college textbooks plus (2) $100 scholarships awarded to honorable mentions.  Applicants must write a 300 word essay about why they are attending college and why their field of study is important to them.  Also, there is a minimum GPA requirement of a 3.0.  Deadline for submission:  July 31, 2015

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply:  Goedeker's

AES Engineers Scholarship

AES Engineers believes that achieving a high grade point average should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped. For that reason they are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by evaluating the essays that are submitted. Scholarships are intended for our future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post secondary educational facility. You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible. Students must submit an essay of between 500 and 1,000 words in answer to the following question: Reflecting on your personal experiences and/or circumstances, tell us something about yourself that distinguishes you as a potential scholarship candidate. Deadline for submission: October 6, 2015

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply: AES Engineers

Nursing Program Scholarship

NursesLink.org is offering a $1,000 Nursing Program Scholarship available to any student participating in a qualified undergraduate or certificate level nursing program.  Deadline for submission:  April 30; July 31; October 31 annually 

See website for complete eligibility information to apply:  NursesLink.org

Buckfire Disability Scholarship Program

The Disability Scholarship is $1,000 and will be awarded to a student who is currently attending an accredited college or university. The scholarship is open to students with any type of disability, including but not limited to physical disabilities, medical conditions, mental, and psychiatric conditions, speech and language, learning disabilities, behavioral conditions, and all other conditions. Applicants must be a US citizen enrolled at an accredited college, have a disability diagnosis, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and have completed at least one semester of classes at an accredited college.   A one page essay and application are required. Deadline for submission:  June 1, 2015

See website for complete eligibility information to apply:  Buckfire Law

Giva Student Scholarship

Giva, Inc., a technology company located in Silicon Valley, is excited to offer its annual $1,000 student scholarship to undergraduate or graduate students. There is no specific course of study or major required.  All eligible students will be required to compose a thoughtful essay between 500 – 1,000 words answering the question: “How will you use your talents and education to make the world a better place for future generations? What are your career and personal goals and why?” Award winners are required to perform some community service volunteer work.  Deadline for submission:  June 1 and December 1 Every Year

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply:  Giva, Inc.

Foreclosure.com Scholarship Program

The Foreclosure.com Scholarship Program will reward five current college students with nearly $10,000 in academic grants by writing an 800- to 2,000-word essay on the following subject: What creative solutions, programs, and/or initiatives to stimulate the United States housing market, as well as to turn the foreclosure tide, must a presidential candidate outline/promise to earn your vote? Deadline for submission: December 15, 2014

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply: Foreclosure.com

Offers.com Savvy Saver Scholarship

Offers.com knows how important it is for college students to keep a close eye on their spending. We want students to tell us how they use the Internet to save money on their college expenses. The student with the best essay on the topic will receive a $2,500 scholarship. Deadline for submission: December 15, 2014

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply: Offers.com

New Economy Technology Scholarship (NETS) Program

The New Economy Technology Scholarship Program is administrated jointly by the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency and the Pennsylvania Department of Education. This scholarship makes financial aid available to undergraduates studying in an approved science field.

The goal of this program is to help address the critical need to educate and retain a workforce of highly trained technology experts that will help Pennsylvania attract and support new employers. Recipients of these scholarships must agree to work full time in Pennsylvania following graduation, one year for each year that a scholarship award is received. These scholarships are not based on financial need.

New Economy Technology Scholarships provide up to $3,000 per year based on total educational costs (tuition and mandatory fees, room, board, and an allowance for books) to students who are enrolled full time, for a maximum of three years. Deadline for submission: December 31, 2014

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply: PHEAA — New Economy Technology Scholarship (NETS)

The Foundation of the National Student Nurses’ Association, Inc.

The Foundation of the National Student Nurses’ Association (FNSNA) was created in 1969 to honor Frances Tompkins, the association’s first executive director. This scholarship is for undergraduate students who are pursuing their first degree in nursing. Awards range from $1,000 to $5,000. Deadline for submission:  January 16, 2015

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply: National Student Nurses’ Association — NSNA

Tutor the People Essay Scholarship

Tutor the People is committed to its mission of helping unprivileged students gain access to higher education, particularly for those who live in low socioeconomic areas. They believe that in order to create opportunities for entire communities, they must first devote attention to individuals and lead others by example.

Active Data

The $1,000 Active Calendar Scholarship 2015

At Active Data, they are big believers in higher education, so they started a little college scholarship program to help one student make their college experience more affordable. If you are a college student or are soon to become one, entering is easy.

American Residential Warranty Home Warranty Scholarship

American Residential Warranty (ARW), an innovator in the Home Warranty and Home Protection services Industries, is located in beautiful Boca Raton, Florida with service and claims administration centers located in Chicago Illinois and Lake Champagne Illinois. . Reaching millions of consumers through its national television advertising campaigns, ARW has become one of the fastest growing home warranty companies in the industry and one of the most recognizable and trusted names by consumers! 

iModule Scholarship Program

iModules is proud to be able to give back to our clients and the communities they serve by helping students with their academic pursuits. Now in its eighth year, the iModules Scholarship Program annually provides individual financial scholarships to students enrolled in secondary or higher education institutions that are current iModules clients.

Vititoe Law Group

Attorney James W. Vititoe and the Vititoe Law Group want to acknowledge students who excel academically and demonstrate outstanding leadership potential and who have had a family member serve in the Armed Forces.

DigiCert Scholarship: Wifi Security

DigiCert wants to bring awareness to all of the Wifi security issues that are out there and show people how they can keep their devices and information secure while still using public Wi-Fi.

DigiCert Scholarship: Internet of Things

DigiCert wants to students to think about how internet connectivity has evolved and will continue to evolve in order to allow different types of electronic devices to use the internet to help simplify everyone’s life.

DigiCert Scholarship: Internet Security

Even though most of today’s websites are secured, Internet security has changed immensely in the past few years. DigiCert wants students to think about how fast the Internet security landscape is changing.

ShipDig Scholarship

USPostmail.org is the largest and most accurate database of post office locations, hours, phone numbers, directions, and services provided in the United States. With the rising cost for tuition, room and board, books, and other education related expenses, USPostmail.og wants to help students both on and off the internet. Incoming students and current students who are U.S. citizens are welcome to apply.

Learn.org

Learn.org wants to offer scholarships to students pursuing a number of different majors and degrees, including an Associate Degree, Bachelor Degree, Master Degree, and Online Degree.

  • Deadline: 4/1/2015
  • Eligibility information and to apply: Learn.org

College Language Association

The College Language Association wants to award students with a scholarship to study abroad in Summer 2015, Fall 2016, Winter 2016, or Spring 2016. Undergraduate and graduate students have to be studying abroad with a program.

CompareCards Scholarship

 CompareCards wants to test students’ knowledge in pop culture and math skills. CompareCards wants to give students the chance to award a $2,500 scholarship to a student who can answer tough trivia questions.

Stonycreek Conemaugh River Improvement Project (SCRIP)

The Stonycreek-Conemaugh River Improvement Project (SCRIP) was created in 1991 to address water quality problems in the Upper Conemaugh Basin. SCRIP is a coalition of grass roots groups and local resource agencies drawing ins portsmen, environmental groups, municipalities, business, etc.  SCRIP is offering a scholarship to a student in a conservation/environmental field of study at a Pennsylvania university. 

  • Deadline: 3/30/2015
  • Eligibility information and to apply: SCRIP

Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation

The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation provides need-based scholarships to the children of Marines and Navy Corpsmen who attend an accredited undergraduate college or vocational/technical institution. 

  • Deadline: 3/1/2015
  • Applications and eligibility criteria: www.mcsf.org

Philanthropy News Digest

Philanthropy News Digest publishes RFP's and notices of awards as a free service for grant-making organizations and nonprofits.  It recognizes a number of different areas, topcs, organizations, and majors.  

Assisted Living

Assisted living is a community-based long-term living arrangement designed for seniors who need some help with the activities of daily living (ADLs), but who want to preserve as much independence as possible. Typically, the help seniors get in assisted living facilities is individualized to meet each resident’s needs and desires. SeniorAdvisor.com, the premier ratings and reviews site for senior services providers nationwide, is proud to announce our second annual scholarship for advancement in higher education

  • Deadline: December 31, 2015
  • Eligibility information and to apply: Senior Advisor

Central Scholarship

The Central Scholarship and Loan Referral Service (CSLRS) of the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh coordinates the efforts of a group of organizations, agencies and scholarship endowment funds that provide scholarships to local Jewish students enrolled in an accredited institution of higher education.

Senior Care Scholarship

A Place for Mom Annual Senior Care Innovation Scholarship: Five $1,000 scholarships available to students enrolled in gerontology, medicine, nursing, social work, sociology, psychology, physical or occupational therapy, speech pathology, or long-term care administration. 

  • Deadline: April 15, 2015
  • Eligibility information and to apply: A Place for Mom

Evergreen Garden Club

The Evergreen Garden Club is offering two scholarships to students of Indiana County schools.  The scholarships honor members who have made significant contributions to the Evergreen Garden Club over the years.  Each applicant will be considered for both scholarships. 

  • Deadline: March 20, 2015
  • For an application, contact Erin Fritz at efritz@iup.edu

Business Plan Scholarship for Students with Disabilities

Have you written a business plan for a competition, class, or just to further your own entrepreneurial ventures?  If so, Fit Small Business invites you to apply for the Business Plan scholarship in order to find out what you learned from writing a business plan. 

CounterPath Scholarships

CounterPath is making an effort to support and encourage the next generation of innovators in the telecommunications area, and wants to increase awareness for Computer Science students.

  • Deadline: various dates
  • Eligibility information and to apply: CounterPath

Community Foundation

For over 30 years we have helped donors in both Western Pennsylvania and Eastern Ohio build lasting legacies and helped to shape responses to community needs through philanthropic leadership, commitment, and compassion. The Community Foundation of Western PA and Eastern OH includes the assets of six component regional foundations Shenango Valley, Northern Mercer County, Lawrence County,Trumbull County ,Grove City , and Northern Trumbull County. By awarding scholarships, the Foundation and our donors hope to help individuals from all over the community obtain the education that will help them prepare for their dreams. 

Mometrix College Scholarships

Mometrix Test Preparation wants to know the different preparation practices of students. They are having a scholarship essay contest with those participating writing about their test preparation practices. 

Distinctive Window Treatment Plus

Are you a creative, motivated individual interested in studying design at one of the New York area’s many design schools? No matter what design discipline you follow, we invite you to present your vision and showcase your knowledge.

Students interested in this scholarship are invited to participate in our essay competition. The topic to be explored for this year’s scholarship essay contest is “Today’s Design Trends Across Different Markets.”

Reed Tech

Innovations drive progress, economic growth and are the engine that moves patent-driven companies forward. Students who have studied STEM majors have gone on to develop innovations that have materially changed both our work and leisure lives. For this essay, please write about a significant innovation, what benefits it has provided and how you would improve upon it.

  • Deadline: 5/30/2015
  • Eligibility information and to apply: Reed Tech

Southland Electrical Supply

Are you interested in furthering your career and life by going to college? Is your dream to become the next Alfred Nobel? Are you looking for ways to cut tuition costs? Students who are studying or planning to study in a STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) major or a related field or trade are invited to take part in our essay competition.

Please write an essay about "How innovation affects the science, technology and trade industry" Take this concept and apply it to a field or trade of your choice, explaining how innovation has changed and will continue to change your chosen discipline.

AmeriQuest

Students who are studying or are planning to study a technology or business derived major, or a related field or trade, are invited to take part in our $1,000 scholarship essay competition.  Whether you know it or not, the transportation industry is suffering from a serious shortage of drivers. This problem has forced the industry to begin reevaluating its practices, hoping to attract a new pool of young, qualified drivers. The topic for this year’s scholarship essay competition is, “What can the transportation industry do to attract a new generation of drivers?”

For your essay, take this concept and present your ideas as to how the industry can best market these jobs to young adults and millennials.

  • Deadline: 5/30/2015
  • Eligibility information and to apply: AmeriQuest

Corcentric

One of the prevailing issues facing so many young adults in the U.S. is the large student debt they carry upon graduating from college. Saving early through 529 plans and Roth IRA’s are just some of the ways to offset a portion of that debt.  Consider what you or your parents did or are doing to prepare for your college education. If you were able to advise young students on this issue, what would you advise them to do?

This scholarship is open to currently enrolled full-time college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors, as well as to high school seniors in the United States who will attend college.

  • Deadline: 5/30/2015
  • Eligibility information and to apply: Cocentric

Nissenbaum Law Group

The Nissenbaum Law Group, a multi-state law firm with a focus in Internet law, has established the Nissenbaum Internet Law Scholarship. It is geared to undergraduate and post-graduate students of an American scholastic institution. The two winners will each receive a $500 scholarship. The firm may also award non-monetary honorable mention(s). 

The topic for the scholarship essay is: How can the American legal system improve its approach to policing and regulating digital technology without unduly stifling innovation and civil liberties?

Iron Security Scholarship

The Iron Security Scholarship fund wants to award a college-bound high school senior or student enrolled in a full-time undergraduate or graduate program in the United States.

Martha M. Dohner Memorial Scholarship

The Martha M. Dohner Scholarship was established as part of the AAUW’s commitment to the community and education of women. The AAUW wants to honor Ms. Dohner by assisting with the education of a woman pursuing her first baccalaureate degree at a Pennsylvania college or university. 

  • Deadline: 6/1/2015
  • Eligibility information and to apply: AAUW

Beverly J. Smith Memorial Scholarship

The Beverly J. Smith Memorial scholarship was established by the Harrisburg Branch of the AAUW to honor the past president. She devoted her life to helping people of diverse nationalities begin new lives and obtain education, and the AAUW wants to honor her by doing the same. 

  • Deadline: 6/1/2015
  • Eligibility information and to apply: AAUW

Sue C. Peck Scholarship

The Sue C. Peck Scholarship was established by the Harrisburg Branch of the AAUW as part of their continued commitment to the education of women. Mrs. Peck is an active member of the community and is involved in assisting women pursue an education. Therefore, she is sponsoring this scholarship for the education of a women enrolled at a Pennsylvania college or university. 

  • Deadline: 6/1/2015
  • Eligibility information and to apply: AAUW

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program

Abbott & Fenner are committed to continuing efforts with helping those wo have the desire and ambition to succeed. They focus on assisting business with budgeting and business planning.

Tattoo Art Scholarship

InkAddict wants students to show off their creativity by submitting their best example of original tattoo art or art that could be used on tattoo inspired clothing. This scholarship is for students who are pursuing a degree in Graphic Design or Art.

  • Deadline: 6/15/2015
  • Eligibility information and to apply: InkAddict

Auger & Auger Disabled Scholar Award

Auger & Auger Attorneys at Law are proud to support the disabled students intending to pursue an undergraduate college degree. Their attorneys represent families who are coping with the aftermath in injuries, and understand the challenges that disabled men and women face.

  • Deadline: Fall 2015: 7/31/2015; Spring 2016: 11/30/2015

A Better Chicago Scholarship

Chicago is known for its architecture, world-renowned museums, and the skyline. A Better Chicago wants students to share their ideas about making the city of Chicago better. 

Brilliance

At Brilliance, the heart of success lies in the creativity, curiosity, and originality of their designs. They want to give students the opportunity to show their creativity by designing a one of a kind piece of jewelry. 

  • Deadline: 8/01/2015
  • Eligibility information and to apply: Brilliance

The Expert Institute

The Expert Institute wants to recognize members of the healthcare and life science communities for being an essential part of American justice. 

Colin U. Miller and Mary H. Miller Charitable Trust

The Colin U. Miller and Mary H. Miller Charitable Trust for the Advancement of Education was created by Elizabeth Ann Norris.  They were dedicated to the pursuit of academic excellence and wanted to benefit those students who exhibit a level of scholastic achievement and dedication to education and community deserving of recognition and award.

  • Deadline: 5/15/2015
  • For eligibility information and application information: Contact Erin Fritz at efritz@iup.edu

DietSpotlight Scholarship

The Dietspotlight Research Leadership Scholarship Program was created in hopes that it may encourage students in various health fields to work toward a future in which obesity and it's related problems can be controlled. Obesity is a nationwide epidemic and healthcare costs related to this epidemic have reach staggering proportions.

  • Deadline: 12/31/2015
  • For eligibility information and to apply: Dietspotlight

Dolman Law Group

The Clearwater auto accident attorneys at Dolman Law Group understand the value that education holds. Going along with this, they also understand how college can be a a tremendous financial strain on both students and their families. Any student attending college during the 2015-2016 academic year.

Clark Scholarship

The International Gem Society (IGS) was founded by Donald Clark with the mission to improve people's access to information about the field of gemology. Any student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at any time during the calendar year 2015 at any accredited college, university, or trade school.

  • Deadline: 12/15/2015
  • For eligibility information and to apply: Gem Society

Quota Gold Scholarship

Quota International Inc. is a international service organization that links members of all ages, occupations, and nationalities in a worldwide network of service and friendship. The Quota Gold Scholarship was established in honor and memory of charter members Rose Reschini and Fran Supinka and is designed to offer support to a non-traditional female student. 

  • Deadline: 4/1/2015
  • Eligibility and application information: Contact Kristin Rombaugh, Gold Scholarship Chairperson at kristin.rombaugh@gmail.com

Delta Kappa Gamma Scholarship for Future Teachers

The mission of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International is to promote the professional and personal growth of women and educators and excellence in education. The award is designed to financially assist eligible education majors pursue their educational goals.

Peter Leads Stock Trading Scholarship

The Peter Leeds Stock Trading Scholarship provides financial assistance to one student each year who demonstrates knowledge, passion, and a promising future in stock trading, finance, and economics. 

  • Deadline: 10/1/2015
  • Eligibility information and to apply: Peter Leeds

Kaplan Group 2015 Business Scholarship

For over 20 years, the Kaplan Group has had extensive experience solving problems and negotiating B2B transactions for clients both large and small. Now, they wanted to help give back to those pursing higher education. Any student attending a 2-year or 4-year college or university in a business-related field is welcome to apply.

  • Deadline: 6/26/2015
  • For eligibility and information to apply: Kaplan Group

Anthony Castelli Attorney's Veteran's College Scholarship

In order to honor Anthony's father, Lt. Jr. Grade Joseph A. Castelli, a World War II Navy hero, Anthony Castelli is awarded a scholarship to veteran's. This is an annual scholarship awarded to a current military veteran or honorably discharged veteran or parent, sibling, child, or grandchild of a current or honorably discharged veteran.

Student-Caregiver Annual Scholarship

Caring.com understands that care giving can be both difficult and rewarding. As America's leading senior care resource for family caregivers, they know that juggling the responsibilities of caregiving and student life is a unique challenge. Any  student attending a U.S. college or university who have been caring for an older relative while attending school is welcome to apply.

  • Deadline: 5/31/15
  • For eligibility information and to apply: Caring.com

Online Accounting Degree Scholarship

Those at OnlineAccountingDegrees.net have a mission of helping students with a passion for numbers and strong analytical skills successfully enter the accounting field. Any incoming student for fall 2015 pursuing a bachelor's  degree in accounting is welcome to apply.

Free Speech Scholarship

Those at Miller Law Office believe that education and free speech are important aspects of our democracy and make American great. They want to support young people who attend college and understand the significance of the freedom of speech. Any student enrolled at an accredited technical school, college, or university in the U.S. is welcome to apply.

K9 Carts 2015 Annual Scholarship

K9 Carts is dedicated to serving handicapped dogs and cats worldwide. They want to inspire the next generation of animal lovers by sponsoring a $1,000 scholarship for students. Any student enrolled in a Veterinary Medicine or related program for Fall 2010 is welcome to apply.

  • Deadline: 8/31/15
  • For eligibility information and to apply: K9 Carts

Best Hospitality Degrees Scholarship

Best Hospitality Degrees are dedicated to helping students receive a quality education in hospitality management to build a successful career. Any student enrolled individual's pursuing a degree at a hospitality accredited college is welcome to apply.

CustomMade Scholarships

CustomMade empowers individuals who believe in buying custom and disrupting the system of buying mass-produced, impersonal and low quality goods. They want to hear from students who are passionate about custom and empower them with scholarships to further their career.

Goodwin & Scieszka Innovation Scholarship

The 2015 Goodwin & Scieszka Innovation Scholarship is awarding one first place award of $1,000 and two runner-up awards​ of $500 each.  Eligible students must submit a copy of their transcript and currently be enrolled in an accredited law school within the US or planning to attend an accredited law school within the US.  Applicants will be judged on their academic merits as well as the content of the application essay provided.

​Deadline:  June 1, 2015

Eligibility information and to apply:  Goodwin & Scieszka

GetApp.com

GetApp.com is offering three scholarships to individuals who are full of innovative ideas and who are able to voice their thoughts.  Requirements are to write a 500 word essay in response to one of two questions posted on their scholarship webpage related to apps, technology, and business.  Scholarships awarded are $3,000, $1,500, and $500.

  • Deadline:  April 30, 2015
  • Eligibility information and to​ apply:  GetApps

Aftermath Services Collegiate Scholarship

Aftermath utilizes best practices for bloodborne pathogen safety and has a clear understanding of emergency procedures and follows them exactly.  Aftermath is a trailblazer in research and establishing best practices for the biohazard remediation industry.  Being offered are two scholarships to two students registered at a higher education institution or is a graduating high school senior enrolled in a 2 or 4 year program, certification program, or graduate program.  A minimum GPA of 3.0 and transcript are required to apply.  These scholarships are open to all majors. 

  • Deadline:  ​June 30, 2015
  • Eligibility information and to apply:  Aftermath

​UCHE College Scholarship

This scholarship will be awarded to one student who submits a 500 word essay and it will be judged on substantive quality of the response, quality of the writing, originality, demonstrated understanding of the topic and potential for success in a field related to law.  The $1,000 scholarship is being offered by Chicago criminal defense lawyer Nenye Uche, who is a skilled criminal defense litigator and handles all areas of criminal law.  His law fim is offering the scholarship to an incoming or current college student who meets the eligibility requirements.

​Karman Healthcare Scholarship Fund

​Karman Healthcare is proud to announce that they will be providing high school, college, and university students with a scholarship opportunity to help them reach their ultimate goals in life.  The scholarship will apply to students who have a mobility disability, have excelled academically and to those who have a regard for disability awareness in America.  The theme to earn one of two $500 scholarships is to create a presentation of why disability awarenenss is important.  The entries can include essays and poems.  Students must be currently enrolled at an accredited college or university, aged 16 or older, have a mobility disability that is used on a regular basis, and maintain a GPA of at least 2.5.

  • Deadline:  September 1 annually​
  • Eligibility information and to apply:  Karman Healthcare

Abarent Alberta Construction & Trades Scholarship

Abarent Construction, a provider of basement waterproofing and foundation repair in the Edmonton, Canada area, is pleased to announce​ the Abarent Alberta Construction Scholarship.  Alberta is a booming metropolis for qualified construction and trades personnel.  Abarent Construction is honored to support trades and construction students across Alberta by awarding one student with a $500 scholarship.  Our scholarship program will help this student with the cost of tuition, supplies or even a much needed vacation.

Zumper Apartments Scholarship

We are Zumper, a national home and apartment rental search site.  Finding a place to rent has been difficult for too long, so we're out to completely change the game.  We've built the first apartment search platform that not only helps you find the perfect place, but also apply for an apartment.​  We are offering a $1,000 scholarship to an outstanding student who has helped their classmates or community in a tremendous way.  Maybe you started a club that raised $10,000 for charity, or championed recycling and sustainable practices across campus.  Whatever it is, we'd love to hear about it.  Any legal resident in high school or college who will be attending an accredited university or college in Fall 2015 is eligible to apply.

  • Deadline:  April 15, 2015 & November 15, 2015 Annually
  • Eligibility information and to apply:  Zumper​

Albertson & Davidson, LLP College Scholarship

At Albertson & Davidson, LLP, we understand that college can place a tremendous financial strain on both students and their families.  As a result, we are offering a $2,500 annual scholarship to a current or prospective college student.  In order to participate applicants must be attending or planning to attend a college or university in the Fall 2015, must be in good academic standing, and write a wri​tten essay.

LawDoctors.com Essay Scholarship

The medical malpractice lawyers of Law Doctors - Barry D. Lang, M.D. & Associates will be awarding a scholarship of $500 to a 2014-2015 high school graduate who plans to further their education with college. The goal of this scholarship is to help one incoming college student with the financial burden that higher education presents. The $500 scholarship amount can help with books, school supplies and other things that will help the scholarship winner start out college a step ahead.  Deadline for submission: July 15, 2015

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply:  LawDoctors

$1,000 Annual Scholarship for Grapevine Evaluations

Once a year, Grapevine Evaluations awards a merit-based scholarship for a student pursuing higher education in the U.S. or Canada.  Grapevine Evaluations provides a software tool that makes it easy to perform employee evaluations, and the company seeks to make educational opportunities available to those committed to studying and school. Any student who is entering or currently attending university or college as a full-time student is eligible.  Grapevine Evaluations hopes to help alleviate some of the financial stress for a hard working student. Grapevine Evaluations’ owner Wes Houston thinks this kind of encouragement goes beyond a dollar sign, and strives to support the success of inspired youth.  Deadline for submission: July 30, 2015

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply:  Grapevine

Graduation Source Essay Scholarship - $2,500, $1,000 and $750

The leading online retailer for graduation products is offering three scholarship awards.  Students need to submit and essay proposal on how you could better the education/school system through the exchange of information (data). 

Deadline for submission: June 30 annually

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply:  Graduation Source

$1,000 HeadSetPlus.com Annual College Scholarship Program

Headset Pluswould like to help an ambitious college student toward his/her college expenses with a $1000 scholarship . The contest requires you to create a short YouTube video about yourself, your past achievements and how you can help shape the world around you, why college education is important, and tell us what motivates you? Give us examples what you have achieved in school and outside of school.  Deadline for submission: December 31 annually

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply: HeadSetPlus

The HotelsCheap Scholarship Program

HotelsCheap.org is a leading provider of hotel accommodations worldwide, offering discount reservation services in top destinations like New York City, Las Vegas and Orlando. In addition to featuring the lowest hotel rates on the Internet, HotelsCheap is proud to offer ongoing college scholarship awards for students aspiring to achieve a college education. 

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply:  HotelsCheap

Boling Rice, LLC $1000 Essay Scholarship

At the Atlanta law firm of Boling Rice, LLC, our attorneys understand the value of education as well as the often significant costs associated with obtaining one.  As attorneys, we are well aware of the financial strain that tuition, books, parking, and other educational expenses can put on both students and families. We value helping people who show promise and initiative, and for this purpose are pleased to be offering a $1,000 yearly scholarship to help students meet their financial needs.

Deadline for submission: January 15 annually

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply:  Boling Rice

Secrets of the Hire Scholarship (SOH)

The SOH Scholarship Fund was established in 2014. The mission of the SOH scholarship is to provide financial assistance to individuals enrolled in undergraduate studies from a fully accredited college/university.  The SOH Scholarship Fund awards scholarships on the basis of a comprehensive process.  Areas that are reviewed by the committee include, but are not limited to the following: Academic Accomplishments, Community Service, and Financial Need.

Deadline for submission: June 8, 2015

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply:  Secrets

The Zebra Safe Driver Scholarship

As an insurance agency, The Zebra has a natural interest in keeping drivers safe—fewer distracted drivers mean fewer accidents, which drives rates down for everyone—win-win, right? But as a group of individuals, and drivers, with our own lives, our own loved ones and our own concerns, we have a truly vested interest in stopping texting and driving, too.  That is what the Safe Driver Scholarship is about: the chance for students nationwide to inspire and educate us, our readers, and young drivers everywhere who could benefit from their peers’ experience. 

Deadline for submission: August 31, 2015

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply:  Zebra

For Diehard Fans Scholarships

The For Diehard Fans Scholarship is offered to part time and full time college students. One applicant will be selected to receive a $500 scholarship award. Our goal is to contribute to higher education and learning by offering the winning student financial assistance to help cover the expenses of tuition and books. As a bunch of college grads ourselves, we understand that every bit helps.  Deadline for submission: varies

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply:  Diehard Fans

Branson Shows Inspired Essay Scholarship

The Branson Shows Inspired Scholarship is an essay-style scholarship designed to assist in furthering education for young people.  Deadline for submission: October 15 annually.

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply:  Branson Shows

Rand Marketing Web Design Scholarship

Our scholarship is about your artistic and creative ability. Rand Marketing is offering a $1000 scholarship to enable one student chosen from all entries to pursue his or her education demonstrating a passion for design and a creative submission.  Deadline for submission: August 1, 2015

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply: http://randmarketing.com/scholarship/

Reservation Counter College Scholarship

Reservation Counter is offering a scholarship program for US students enrolled in colleges, universities and private institutions. This need-based scholarship program is designed to support and motivate students to value and make the most of their education. Reservation Counter looks to give scholarship awards to deserving students to achieve higher quality education, and are actively promoting education to encourage students to improve their knowledge and strive for excellence.  Deadline for submission: October 15, 2015

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply: http://www.reservationcounter.com/scholarships/

Moxie Customer Service Scholarship

A $500 award will be given during each Fall and Spring semester. Moxie Pest Control of Arizona’s Management Team will review all short essays and a new winner will be selected each semester. All future and current college students planning to attend or currently attending a nationally accredited university are encouraged to apply. Winning essays will briefly and carefully describe an instance when you provided above and beyond customer service and the outcome of that experience.  Deadline for submission: August 31, 2015 and December 31, 2015

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply: http://moxiepestaz.com/moxie-scholarship/

A Better America Scholarship

Students must outline in 200 words or less how they intend to change America. As an editing and proofreading company, we value high quality writing, and therefore we will look kindly upon well written entries.  Deadline for submission: December 31, 2015

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply: https://geediting.com/about/scholarship-program

Autism Scholarship

The Kelly Law Team is providing two $1000 scholarships for individuals directly affected by autism.  These scholarships are available to  anyone who has autism, ages 16-30 and will be awarded on 7/1/2015.  (Must be 16-30 years of age on 6/30/2015).

Deadline for submission: July 1, 2015

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply: http://www.jkphoenixpersonalinjuryattorney.com/autism-scholarship-2015/

Tungsten Rings & Co. Scholarship

TungstenRingsCo.com is the leading retailer of high quality tungsten rings and wedding rings in cobalt chrome, ceramic and titanium. Tungsten Rings & Co. is proud to offer scholarships to students, age 16 and older, attending high school or enrolled in undergraduate, graduate and vocational programs in the US.  Deadline for submission:  October 15 & April 15 Annually

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply: https://www.tungstenringsco.com/#scholarship

Interior-Deluxe.com Scholarship

Interior-Deluxe.com known for it’s vast collection of luxury lighting and modern ligh fixtures believes in giving our youth a chance, that’s why we’re offering a need-based college scholarship of $1,500.  Deadline for submission:  October 15, 2015

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply: http://www.interior-deluxe.com/content/58-scholarship

Storage.com Scholarship

Storage.com, a leader in the self-storage industry is offering two $2,500 awards to the winners of our essay contest. The scholarship will be awarded to one person in each of the following categories: high school senior and current college student.  Deadline for submission:  August 1, 2015


See website for complete eligibility information and to apply: http://www.storage.com/scholarships/

MEDIGO Scholarship

MEDIGO is currently granting a scholarship award to the value of $2000 for one student currently enrolled on a course in marketing, tourism management, healthcare marketing, or business administration.  MEDIGO is an online platform that connects patients with healthcare worldwide, with the aim of simplifying the process of booking medical travel. As part of our commitment to improving access to healthcare, we want to recognize the talent of one exceptional student who can deliver a strategy to develop the MEDIGO brand in the United States.  Deadline for submission:  July 31, 2015

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply: http://medigo.com/blog/about-us/scholarship/

Home Defender Scholarship

Home Defender is hosting a new $500 Educational Scholarship.  Interested students should write a 500-700 word essay on the topic of home security protection.  Deadline for submission:  December 31, 2015

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply: http://www.ralarm.com/scholarship

BE More Scholarship

Bounce Energy, Inc. ("Bounce Energy") is continuously looking for ways to give back to the community that supports us and emPOWER future generations to achieve their dreams of advanced education. To do so, we created the "BE More" Scholarship Contest where 3 qualified students (must be residents in either Texas, New York, or Pennsylvania)will be awarded $2,500. Each applicant must submit online the required application, which requires a short essay of up to 500 words.  Deadline for submission:  June 26, 2015

See website for complete eligibility information and to apply: http://www.bounceenergy.com/scholarships

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