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Scholarships

NEVADA PROMISE SCHOLARSHIP

Nevada Promise Scholarship Program is sponsored by the Western Nevada College so that young Nevadans can attend WNC starting with the Fall 2018 semester, free of class fees. Applicants must be younger than 20 years old and not previously have been awarded an associate or bachelor's degree to be eligible for the scholarship. The scholarship stands to save Nevada families over $3000 per year. The scholarship provides financial assistance could cover school expenses, including tuition and fees, room and board, books and supplies, and transportation.

Western Nevada College is a public college serving northwest Nevada. It is accredited by the Northwest Association of Schools and of Colleges and Universities. The main branch of the college is located in Carson City, Nevada with other campuses in the cities of Fallon and Minden.

Eligibility:
All Scholarship applicants must be:
• Must be younger than 20 years old and not previously have been awarded an associate or bachelor's degree.
• Must be a bona fide resident of the state.
• Must have a high school diploma awarded by a public or private high school from Nevada or a public high school located in a county that borders this state that accepts pupils who are residents of this state, or a general equivalency diploma or equivalent document.
• Must not be in default of any federal student loan and not owe a refund to any federal program providing aid to students.
• Perform 20 hours of community service byApril 30, 2018.
How to Apply:
All interested applicant complete online application processes through the link: https://fafsa.ed.gov/
Financial Aid and Award Money:
• Financial assistance could cover school expenses, including tuition and fees, room and board, books and supplies, and transportation. Financial Assistance is composed of four major categories, including work-study, loans, and scholarships.
• Young Nevadans can attend WNC starting with the Fall 2018 semester, free of class fees.
Application Deadline:
Submit the WNC Nevada Promise application by October 31, 2017

 

Xerox Minority Scholarship

Who's Eligible

This scholarship is open to all U.S. citizens or legal residents who belong to at least one of the following minority groups:

African-American
Hispanic
Asian/Pacific Islander
American Indian/Alaska Native

Additionally, each recipient must be enrolled full-time in an accredited undergraduate or graduate program, earn a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA (for outgoing high school seniors, high school GPA will be considered in lieu of a college GPA), and be actively pursuing a degree in one of the following major fields of study:

Chemistry
Information Management
Computing & Software Systems
Material Science
Printing Management Science
Laser Optics
Physics
Material Science
Engineering (Chemical, Computer, Electrical, Imaging, Manufacturing, Mechanical, Optical, or Software)

What It Covers

The scholarship will award between $1,000 and $10,000 per student for each academic year.

Online programs are eligible.
How to Apply

Applicants must submit an electronic application no later than Sept. 30 if they wish to be considered for the following academic year. This application will ask each student to provide the following:

An electronic copy of his or her current resume
Background and contact information
Statement of intent regarding graduation and career goals

Deadline: September 30, 2017

 

Wendy's High School Heisman Scholarship

Win The Heisman
Yep, We're Serious.

Wendy's wants you to apply for "the most visible award in high school sports" which gives you a chance to win up to a $10,000* scholarship for college. If you're a high school senior-athlete and have the brains, passion, dedication and mad-skills on the field, you're already Heisman-worthy. So it's time to get some props for it. Help offset your college tuition and apply for the free scholarship today before it's too late.

Scholarships range from $1,000 - $10,000

School, State and National Awards

Easy to Apply
Applications Due: October 2, 2017

 

AES ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIPS

Scholarships for 2017

Purpose of Scholarships

AES Engineering is pleased to be able to continue offering scholarships to motivated students to help in the furthering of their education.
Scholarship Criteria

Our belief is that achieving a high grade point average should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped. For that reason we are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by an evaluation of 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.
How to Apply

Students must submit an essay of between 500 and 1000 words in answer to the following question:

When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful? What relationships or accomplishments will be important on this journey?

Amount of award: $500.00
Submit essay to scholarships@aesengineers.com

There is no application packet for this award. Please do not include your resume at this time.

Be sure to include your full name as well as the name of the school you are attending this year and your plans for next year.

Deadline for entry: October 6, 2017

 

Stokes Educational Scholarship Program (NSA)

Applies To
The Stokes Educational Scholarship Program, formerly known as the Undergraduate Training Program, facilitates the recruitment of individuals, particularly minority high school students, who have demonstrated skills critical to NSA. Stokes is open to high school seniors planning on majoring in computer science or computer/electrical engineering.
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As an NSA employee with the Stokes Program, you will attend college full-time, receive up to $30,000 per year for tuition and mandatory fees, and work during the summers at NSA for 12 weeks in areas that are related to your course of study. You'll acquire real-world experience and receive a year-round salary. You must maintain at least a 2.75 GPA on a 4.0 scale each semester/quarter in the freshman year and a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale each semester/quarter after the freshman year. If selected as a program participant, you are required to work in your area of study for NSA after your college graduation for at least one-and-one-half times the length of study. If you leave NSA employment earlier, you must reimburse the government for your tuition.
Benefits
• Tuition and mandatory fees of up to $30,000 per year at the college of your choice
• Housing and travel entitlements available during summer employment (if the distance between NSA and the school exceeds 75 miles)
• Year-round salary
• Guaranteed continued employment with NSA after graduation
• Annual leave, sick leave and paid federal holidays
• Health and life insurance
• Participation in federal retirement plans
Qualifications for High School Students
You must major in computer science or computer/electrical engineering and meet the following requirements:
• Must be a U.S. citizen.
• Must be eligible to be granted a security clearance.
• Unweighted GPA of 3.0 or higher is preferred.
• Must be high school senior at the time of application.
• A minimum SAT/college board score of 1200 (600 Evidence-Based Reading and Writing, 600 Math)or ACT of 25
• Demonstrated leadership abilities
Computer Science
NSA computer scientists work in such areas as applications programming, computer security and graphics, and the design and implementation of software involving database management systems, real-time systems, networking and distributed processing systems.
Computer or Electrical Engineering
The challenges and experiences in these areas range from pure and applied research, design, development and testing to project management and systems analysis. You will be involved in projects that focus on communication systems, computer security and networking, microprocessor applications, software engineering and optics.
How to Apply
Program applications will be accepted between September 1st and October 31st each year. Applications must be submitted online and postmarked before October 31st. Applications received after the deadline, as well as incomplete packets, will not be considered. To apply for the Stokes Educational Scholarship Program, applicants must first:
• Submit a resume online during open season by visiting the National Security Agency Careers page . Under "Basic Job Search," type in the keywords "Stokes Educational Scholarship Program" and click on "Search." Select "Stokes Educational Scholarship Program" and click "Apply Now." Follow the directions as prompted.
Once your resume has been submitted online, please submit the following by mail:
• Letter of recommendation from a teacher/counselor/advisor who can attest to your academic ability
• One-page essay entitled, "I want a career at NSA because..."
• An official transcript from your high school which indicates your unweighted cumulative GPA and class rank (if applicable)
• Photocopy of your SAT/ACT or college board scores (required for all high school students)
• Three (3) pages of supplemental information, if desired. This information can be anything that would enhance your application, such as an original essay, etc.
All resumes must include the following information:
• Name
• Full address
• Phone number
• Email address
• Date of birth
• High school
• Unweighted GPA
• Preferred college major (CS, CE, EE)
• Honors or AP courses
• Highest SAT score for math and verbal
• ACT scores (if taken)
• College boards (applicable in Puerto Rico)
• Class size and rank (if applicable)
• Extracurricular activities
• School activities
• Leadership positions held
Submit your completed application package to:
National Security Agency,
9800 Savage Rd., Suite 6779
Fort George G. Meade, MD 20755-6779
Attention: MB3, Stokes Program
For more information
If you would like additional information about the Stokes Educational Scholarship Program, please contact us at the address above or call us at 1-866-NSA-HIRE or 410-854-4725.

Deadline: October 31, 2017

 

Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship

Award Amount

$20,000
Awards Available 150
Apply Now!

Scholarship Description
The Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. Applicants must be current high school/home-schooled seniors attending school in the U.S, anticipating completion of a high school diploma at the time of application and planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Contact
Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 442
Atlanta, GA 30301-0442
scholars@coca-cola.com
800-306-2653

Deadline: October 31, 2017

 

VOICE OF DEMOCRACY SCHOLARSHIP

Established in 1947, our Voice of Democracy audio-essay program provides high school students with the unique opportunity to express themselves in regards to a democratic and patriotic-themed recorded essay. Each year, nearly 40,000 9-12 grade students from across the country enter to win their share of $2.1 million in educational scholarships and incentives awarded through the program.
The national first-place winner receives a $30,000 scholarship paid directly to the recipient's American university, college or vocational/technical school. A complete list of other national scholarships range from $1,000-$16,000, and the first-place winner from each VFW Department (state) wins a minimum scholarship of $1,000 and an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C. Want to apply? Read the rules and eligibility requirements and download the entry form and brochure before you submit your entry at your local VFW Post.
The 2017-18 theme is: American History: Our Hope for the Future

 

Liaison's Data-Inspired Future Scholarships
Submitted by Abraham Jozsef
Who Can Apply:
• Applicant must be a high school senior or college student
• Applicant must submit a video entry (see video guidelines below)
• Applicant must submit a resume
• Scholarship recipient has no obligation to Liaison Technologies
• No submission of credit card or Social Security Number information is required to apply
• The scholarship winner will receive the funds directly from Liaison. However, these funds must be used to pay for tuition at a qualifying college, university or technical school for continuing education.
• To qualify, the school must be located within the United States of America or Canada. Exceptions can be made for international programs. However, this information must be disclosed at the time of the scholarship application.
• This scholarship is available to citizens and legal permanent residents of the United States of America and Canada.
• The scholarship is available to both undergraduate and graduate school applicants.
Submission: Create a 30-60 second video that:
• Discusses/explains/demonstrates an important aspect of data in today's or tomorrow's society
• Includes one interesting fact about yourself

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: October 31, 2017

P.E.O. STAR Scholarships

Who's Eligible

This scholarship is open to female U.S. citizens or legal residents who are currently attending high school as seniors and meet the following criteria:

Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
Plans to attend an accredited, four-year university in the U.S. or Canada the following fall
Demonstrates "excellence in leadership, academics, extracurricular activities, community service, and potential for future success"

What It Covers

This non-renewable $2,500 award may cover tuition, books and supplies, administrative fees, and other related expenses; however, using the monies to pay for room and board may be reported as taxable income.

Online programs are eligible.
How to Apply

Strong candidates for the scholarship must first pass an interview stage with a representative of their local P.E.O. chapter. Approved applicants must then submit the following materials no later than November 1,2017 of their final year of high school in order to be considered for the scholarship:

Completed application with basic biographical information
One high school transcript
An essay that details the student's collegiate and career goals
Two activity charts that describe the applicant's experience with extracurricular activities and community/volunteer service

 

2018 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards honors middle level and high school students who make meaningful contributions to their communities through volunteer service.

Applications are now open for 2018 awards!

Through November 7, 2017, students in grades 5-12 are invited to apply for 2018 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards if they have volunteered within the past year. Top honorees earn cash awards and all-expense-paid trips to Washington, D.C. Those who qualify can also receive the President's Volunteer Service Award.

Applications can be certified by a principal or head of a Girl Scout council, county 4-H organization, American Red Cross chapter, YMCA, or affiliate of Points of Light's HandsOn Network.

Key Dates

Student application deadline: November 7, 2017
November 17, 2017: Certification deadline
February 6, 2018: Announcement of state-level judging results
April 28-May 1, 2018: National recognition events in Washington, D.C.

 

Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship Program

The application for the College Scholarship Program is currently open.

For any questions regarding the application, please email us or call 800-941-3300.

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program is an undergraduate scholarship program available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend and graduate from the nation's best four-year colleges and universities. Selected from a nationwide pool of applicants, up to 40 students will become Jack Kent Cooke Scholars and have access to funding for up to four years for undergraduate studies.
Each award is intended to cover a significant share of the student's educational expenses - including tuition, living expenses, books and required fees. Awards vary by individual, based on the cost of tuition as well as other grants or scholarships he or she may receive.
This highly competitive scholarship includes:
• Up to $40,000 per year to attend a four-year accredited undergraduate school
• Ability to pursue any area of study
• Personal advising about selecting a college and navigating financial aid
• Multifaceted advising about how to transition to college and maximize the college student experience

Selection Criteria
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholars are selected based on exceptional academic ability and achievement, financial need, persistence, service to others, and leadership.
Selection Process
A rigorous application review includes analysis of grades, standardized test scores, participation in available advanced courses, student essays, letters of recommendation, and family finances. Each year 30-40 students will be selected into the program.
Minimum Eligibility Requirements
At a minimum, applicants must:
• Plan to graduate from a U.S. high school in spring 2018
• Intend to enroll in an accredited four-year college or university beginning in fall 2018
• Earn a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above
• SAT combined critical reading and math score of 1200 or above and/or ACT composite score of 26 or above
• Demonstrate significant unmet financial need. We will consider applicants with family income up to $95,000. However, we anticipate that a majority of scholarship recipients will be eligible to receive a Pell grant
• SAT combined critical reading and math score of 1200 or above and/or ACT composite score of 26 or above
• Demonstrate significant unmet financial need. We will consider applicants with family income up to $95,000. However, we anticipate that a majority of scholarship recipients will be eligible to receive a Pell grant.

The deadline for all materials is: November 14, 2017

Organization of Chinese Americans (OCA) AXA Achievement Scholarship

Who's Eligible

This scholarship is open to any U.S. citizen or legal resident who can claim Asian or Pacific Islander heritage, as well as citizens of the Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, and Palau. Additionally, applicants must:

Be enrolled at an accredited U.S. college or university for the fall semester immediately following the announcement of the scholarship recipients
Have a minimum 2.7 cumulative GPA
Demonstrate financial need by filing a FAFSA

What It Covers

Fifty-two applicants (one from each state, as well as the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico) will be chosen as AXA Achievers; each one will receive a one-time scholarship award of $10,000. Additionally, the 10 strongest candidates among these 52 recipients will be chosen to receive a bonus $15,000 award for a total award of $25,000. These monies must be exclusively used for undergraduate education-related expenses.

Online programs are eligible.

How to Apply

Students must register online with the AXA Foundation, and then submit an application that includes the following information no later than Dec. 15:

Details about extracurricular activities, employment experience, and community service involvement.
Current high school cumulative on a 4.0 scale
An essay prompt that asks the applicant to discuss their outstanding achievements. The AXA Foundation provides the following advice for applicants:
"Read through the online application's essay questions and carefully consider your responses."
"Be sure to fully capture and articulate what makes your achievement truly outstanding."
"You may wish to use word processing software to write and edit your responses. If you copy and paste your responses into the appropriate application fields, review the pasted text carefully for any character shifting or replacements that may have occurred. Also, place the cursor into the pasted text to activate the application's character counter function."

Deadline: December 15, 2017

 

Rubincam Youth Award

The National Genealogical Society (NGS) is pleased to announce the Rubincam Youth Award. The Award is available to students in grades 10 to 12 or between the ages of 16 and 18. To be considered, you must submit a single - line genealogy in a biographical format for five generations.The award encourages and recognizes their youth as the next generation of family historians.The mission of the NGS is to serve and grow the genealogical community by providing education and training, fostering increased quality and standards, and promoting access to and preservation of genealogical records". The program is offering an award in two categories- Senior and the junior winner will receive a $500 and $250 cash prize.

The National Genealogical Society was organized in Washington, D.C. in 1903. The preliminary first meeting was held on 24 April and the formal organization effected 11 November. In 1953 in anticipation of the fiftieth anniversary, a committee was formed to compile a history.
Eligibility:
• Young people worldwide are eligible to apply.
• Senior- High school students in grades 10-12 or between the ages of 16-18
• Junior- Middle school students in grades 7-9 or between the ages of 13-15 years
• NGS membership is not required.
• Students must apply for the appropriate age/grade award.
How to Apply:
To apply for the Rubincam Youth Award, the following downloadable PDF files detail submission requirements for both the senior and the junior categories (submissions must be in English and be original unpublished work that becomes the property of NGS and will not be returned). The links are:
• Senior Rubincam Youth Award Submission Requirements http://www.ngsgenealogy.org/galleries/awards_files/Rubincam_Youth_Requirements_Senior.pdf.pdf
• Junior Rubincam Youth Award Submission Requirements http://www.ngsgenealogy.org/galleries/awards_files/Rubincam_Youth_Requirements_Junior.pdf
• Other Citation Forms http://www.ngsgenealogy.org/galleries/awards_files/othercitationformats.pdf
• Suggested Referenceshttp://www.ngsgenealogy.org/galleries/awards_files/Suggested_references.pdf
Submitting Details:
The complete submission must submit to the given address:
NGS Rubincam Award
National Genealogical Society
3108 Columbia Pike, Suite 300
Arlington, Virginia 22204-4370 USA
Financial Aid and Award Money:
The awards may be given annually to a student in either one or two age categories for an appropriately prepared genealogy.
• The senior the award winner receives a $500 cash prize, a plaque, and a one-year NGS membership (non-print).
• Junior- The award winner receives a $250 cash prize, a plaque, and a one-year NGS membership (nonprint).

E-mail contact information is required for all submissions.

Deadline: December 15, 2017

 

The Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Program

Foot Locker wants to celebrate YOU, not just because you scored the game-winning point, but because sports have helped you grow into a strong leader at school and in your community. Hence, they are offering The Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Program to honor student-athletes who demonstrate exceptional academic ability and strong leadership skills in sports, in their schools, and within their communities. Twenty-Foot Locker Scholar Athletes will each receive $20,000 in college scholarship money and also many other benefits.
Foot Locker Foundation, Inc is a leading global retailer of athletically inspired shoes and apparel. The company also operates a direct to customer business offering athletic footwear, apparel, and equipment through its internet, mobile, and catalog channels.
Eligibility:
In order to be eligible for the Foot Locker Scholar Athletes program, the applicant must:
• Be a current high school senior entering a four-year, accredited US college or university in the Fall of 2017
• Be currently a member (in good standing) of a high school sports team or be involved in after-school sports (e.g. intramurals, martial arts, etc.)
• Have maintained an unweighted GPA of 3.0 or higher from ninth grade to first semester of 12th grade
• Be a U.S. citizen or US Permanent Legal Resident
• Foot Locker employees and their immediate family members are ineligible
How to Apply:

For applying the scholarship, the candidates must register themselves through the given link: https://footlockerscholarathletes.com/register?
• Your full application, including your one non-family letter recommendation, is submitted on time in order to be considered
• Applicants are required to write and submit two (2) Essays, the first one not more than five hundred words in length, and the second one not more than five hundred words in length, describing or explaining how he/she demonstrate excellence in school, on his/her community.
Financial Aid and Award Money:
• Twenty Foot Locker Scholar Athletes will each receive $20,000 in college scholarship money for their excellence in school, on their sports teams, and in their communities.
• The scholarship will be awarded in four equal annual payments of $5,000 throughout the winner's four-year college career.
• In addition to the $20,000 Foot Locker Scholar Athletes scholarship, one of the 20 winners will also be selected for the Ken C. Hicks scholarship for demonstrating superior educational achievement, outstanding leadership, and a true love of the game. This winner will receive an additional $5000 award (for a total of $25,000). This student will receive their scholarship in four yearly installments, each of $6,250.
Application Deadline:December 16, 2017, at 5pm EST for all candidates (even if you live in Central, Mountain, or Pacific Coast time zones).

 

Discover Student Loans Scholarship Award Sweepstakes

Sponsor: Discover Student Loans

Amount: Forty (40) $2,500 scholarships (random drawings on 06/08/17, 09/06/17 and 01/08/18)
Eligibility: Open only to residents of the fifty (50) United States, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. territories who are at least sixteen (16) years old at the time of entry. Entrants must also be high school senior students who will be (or college students who are) enrolled at least half-time in a Bachelor's or Associate's degree program or graduate program at an eligible school or parent/legal guardians of students that satisfy the above eligibility requirements. For more information visit their website at
https://scholarship.collegecovered.com/rules.html.
Deadline: December 31, 2017, for 01/08/18 drawing

 

Ron Brown Scholar Program

Who's Eligible

This award is open to any male or female African-American high school senior with an exemplary academic record and a background in community leadership.
What It Covers

Selected applicants will receive an annual scholarship award of $10,000 for up to four years for a total of $40,000. The monies may be spent to cover tuition, fees, books, room and board, computers, health insurance, and other academic expenses.

Online programs are eligible.
How to Apply

Applicants must submit an application (in a single packet) containing the following items:

A list of the student's extracurricular activities, community projects, employment, and other activities
Each entry should include dates of participation, number of hours per week spent on each activity, and all positions held
All awards, honors, and other types of formal recognition earned during high school (academic and extracurricular achievements should be included)
Written responses to two essays included in the application packet. Each essay should not exceed 500 words
Two letters of recommendation, one of which is written by a teacher, principal, or school advisor
One official transcript that includes the current course load, as well as a profile of the student's school (location, enrollment type, courses offered, et al)

Deadline: January 9, 2018

 

Gates Millennium Scholars

Who's Eligible

The GMS is open to U.S. citizens or legal residents who have earned a 3.3 cumulative GPA in high school, are planning to enroll at an accredited higher learning institution as first-time college students, and belong to the following minority groups:

·         African American

·         American Indian/Alaska Native (documented proof of descent from a federally recognized tribe will be required)

·         Asian American/Pacific Islander

·         Hispanic American

What It Covers

The GMS is designed to help support students with costs related to "unmet need and self-help aid." Scholarship awards vary by monetary amount; the average recipient has been awarded $12,227 per academic year.

Online programs are eligible.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit the following three items:

One application that has been completed by the student.

One 'Nominator Form' that has been completed by an education professional (principal, teacher, guidance counselor, or academic advisor)

One 'Recommender Form' that has been submitted by an adult who can verify the student is active with local community service and leadership activities is familiar with the student's community service and leadership activities

If the person who serves as a Nominator is also familiar with the extra-curricular, community-level involvement, then he or she may also serve as the Recommender

Deadline: January 13, 2018

 

McDonalds, Ronald McDonald House Charities

Who's Eligible

RMHC offers three different scholarships that are exclusively reserved for students belonging to certain minority groups

RMHC/Asia: Candidates must have at least one parent of Asian-Pacific descent.
RMHC/African-American Future Achievers: Candidates must have at least one parent of African-American or Black Caribbean descent.
RMHC/Hispanic American: Candidates must have at least one parent of Hispanic/Latino descent.

Please note that high school seniors may only apply to one of the four available scholarships. Additionally, applicants must provide proof of enrollment at an accredited, post-secondary institution for the upcoming academic year and meet the following criteria:

Be a high school senior (21 or younger) with a minimum 2.7 cumulative GPA
Be eligible to attend a two- or four-year college, university or technical school with a full course of study
Be a U.S. resident or legal resident
Live in a participating RMHC Chapter's geographic area
Submit a complete application and all required documentation by the deadline on the application

What It Covers

The amount of each scholarship will depend on the local chapter that awards it (most award at least $1,000 to recipients). The monies may be spent on tuition, books, administrative fees, supplies, and equipment. Scholarship money may not be spent on room and board; otherwise the award will be subject to taxation. Funds are transferable to any accredited two- or four-year university or vocational school if the recipients decides to enroll in a different institution.

Online programs are eligible.
How to Apply

All applicants must submit an application containing the following items:

One official high school transcript that includes grades and other information for all four years; students may request this document through their high school's main office
The first one or two pages of the last Federal Tax Form 1040 filed by your parent(s) or guardian(s); the 'Adjusted Gross Income (AGI)' must be clearly visible. Students should not submit a W2 form; applicants who do so may be rejected.
One letter of recommendation from a teacher or member of the community who can confirm your extra-curricular involvement in the local community

Deadline: January 18, 2018

 

Microsoft Technical Scholarships for Minorities and Women

Who's Eligible

Anyone who is enrolled full-time in a four-year Bachelor of Arts program at an accredited university in the U.S., Canada, or Mexico may apply for these scholarships; however, preference will be given to applicants who are female, belong to a minority group, or have a disability. Additionally, scholarship recipients must:

Actively pursue a degree in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, math, physics, or other STEM-related field

Demonstrate an interest in computer science

Maintain a 3.0 GPA throughout the academic year

Apply for and (if selected) complete a 12-week, salaried internship at Microsoft headquarters in Washington state

What It Covers

Recipients will be awarded either full or partial tuition for the entire academic year; full tuition amounts are determined by the financial aid office at the recipient's higher learning institution. Funds are not transferable to other colleges or universities, and must be exclusively used for tuition payments.

Online programs are eligible.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit an application containing the following items:

Resume: One copy of the student's official academic transcript

Answers (no more than one page total) for the following application detail questions: What is your estimated tuition cost for the academic year (base cost; not including room and board or books)?

Is your tuition in state, out of state, private, or international?

Would receiving a Microsoft scholarship adversely impact any other financial aid you will receive for the academic year?

Answers to the following essay questions:

Describe how you demonstrate your passion for technology outside the classroom

Describe the toughest technical problem you've worked on, how you addressed the problem, your role in reaching the outcome if it was team-based, and the final outcome

Describe a situation that demonstrates initiative and your willingness to go above and beyond

Describe how you are currently funding your college education

Letter of referral from a professor, faculty member, or academic advisor

Confirmation page from online application to the Microsoft Internship Program

Deadline: January 26, 2018

 

Arsham Amirikian Engineering Scholarship

The purpose for this scholarship is to provide financial assistance to an engineering student pursuing a career in the application of the art of welding in civil and structural engineering.
Eligibility
The Arsham Amirikian Welding Scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate student pursuing a minimum four-year bachelors degree in civil engineering or welding related degree at an accredited university. All applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements.
1. Applicant must be a minimum of eighteen years of age.
2. Applicant must have a minimum high school diploma or equivalent.
3. Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 grade point average.
4. Proof of financial need is required to qualify.
5. Applicant must be a citizen of the United States and plan to attend an accredited engineering school located within the United States
6. Applicant must submit all required application information.
7. Maintain a minimum 3.0 grade point average throughout the academic year to apply for continued assistance in successive years. The maximum time allowed for financial aid under this grant is four years.
The award will be presented to individuals nationwide. Applicant does not have to be a member of the American Welding Society.
The AWS Foundation does not discriminate by age, race, color, national origin, disability, creed, or gender.
Selection
The recipient will be chosen by a Selection Committee comprised of five (5) members, selected by the Education Scholarship Committee. The Selection Committee will determine award recipient in February of each year. Recipient will be announced at the National Awards Luncheon.
Awards
One $2,500 award will be given annually. No recipient shall receive more than one AWS National Scholarship award per year.
No awards will be paid to the recipient. All awards are for tuition and books only, and will be paid directly to the academic institution by the AWS Foundation.
Deadline: February 15, 2018

 

 

The Jackie Robinson Foundation Grant

Who's Eligible

This award is open to any male or female African-American high school senior who is a U.S. citizen or legal resident, and meets the following criteria:

Is planning to attend an accredited four-year institution in the United States
Demonstrates leadership potential and a commitment to community service

Has a financial need
Has earned a minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined for math and critical reading, or a composite ACT score of 21
Has not earned a degree from a two- or four-year college at the time of application

What It Covers

Selected applicants will receive an annual $7,500 award for all four years of undergraduate study. The monies may be used to cover tuition, books, supplies, administrative fees, room and board, and other college-related expenses.

Online programs are eligible.
How to Apply

Applicants must submit an online application, as well as the following items:

One letter of recommendation (online only)
SAT and/or ACT scores sent directly from the testing agencies (the JRF's college codes are: SAT: 4248, ACT: 6570)

Applicants who are invited to interview for the scholarship will be required to bring the following items:

Official high school transcript
Proof of U.S. citizenship
Student Aid Report

Deadline: March 30, 2018

 

Undergraduate Academic Scholarships
Computer Science & Computer Engineering

Scholarship Description
$1,000 awarded to a student pursuing a degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering. 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.
• Amount: $1,000
• One Award Annually
Previous Scholarship Winner - $1,000 Award
Requirements
Scholarship applicants should be pursuing a degree at the associate degree level or higher in a program related to Computer Science or Computer Engineering including:
• Computer Science
• Computer Engineering
• Computer Information Systems
• Software Engineering
• Information Technology Management
• Networking Technology
• Database Management
• Computer Programming
Selection & Eligibility Criteria
Selection will be based on academic history and extracurricular activities. Financial need will not be considered.
• Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent U.S. Resident
• Must be enrolled (or accepted) in an accredited college or university and planning on continuing the next year.
• Graduating high school seniors who meet the above mentioned criteria may apply.
• Must have a minimum of 30 semester or 45 quarter hours still to be completed.
• Must consent to provide a digital photograph of self and quote for display on Study.com if notified as the award winner by the selection committee.
Funds
The winner will be notified following the deadline and the award will be sent directly to the recipient by check to the permanent mailing address noted in the application.
Academic award winners who accumulate more than $600.00 in prizes over a one-year period will be issued an IRS form 1099 (or the equivalent). This will require contest winners to provide Study.com with certain personal information prior to receipt of their winnings.

Deadline: April 1st, 2018

Welcome to the Society of Women Engineers Scholarship Application System

The SWE Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to women studying baccalaureate or graduate programs, in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology and computer science. In 2016, SWE awarded approximately 230 new and renewed scholarships valued at over $750,000.
Sophomores and above: Applications for the 2017-2018 academic year will open December 1, 2016.
SWE provides one application for sophomores through graduate students and one application for freshmen. Applicants complete an application and are considered for all scholarships that they are eligible for. Applications will be available for the 2017-2018 academic year:
Scholarship are typically awarded in May (sophomore, junior, senior and graduate students) and July (freshmen students) for use during the upcoming academic year. Scholarship payments are made in September. Recipients are announced in September also.
More information on eligibility and requirements is available on the scholarships pages of the SWE website. A few main eligibility points:
• Only women are eligible.
• Undergraduate applicants must be planning to study an ABET-accredited program in engineering, technology, or computing in the upcoming academic year.
• Masters and PhD candidates must be enrolled or accepted at a school with ABET-accredited programs in engineering, computing, or technology.
• You must be planning to attend full time (exceptions are made for reentry and non-traditional applicants).
• You must not be fully funded for tuition, fees, and books and equivalent.
• Transcripts must be in English. See link for more details
Accredited programs are based on ABET accreditation for universities in the U.S. The list of SWE-approved programs is the same list as the ABET-accredited programs in engineering (EAC), computing (CAC), and technology (TAC). Visit abet.org for more information.
SWE's Scholarship Program is open to both SWE members and non-members; however, some of the scholarships do require SWE membership. Read about the benefits of SWE membership.

Submitting an Application
Please read through the instructions below.
Confirm your eligibility.
Click on Register Now to create your login and password.
• You will use this login and password to enter the online application system.
• SWE Members: Use the Register Now option if you have not accessed the scholarship system previously.
Fill out your Profile information.
• Once you submit your profile, you will be automatically logged out so SWE can verify your email address.
Check Your Email.
• You will receive an email from SWE. This email will contain a link for you to access to verify your registration. Click the link provided in your email to verify your account.
Tip: Identify the SWE Application System as a safe sender. Add scholarships@swe.org to your address book to ensure that emails from SWE are delivered to your inbox.
Login and complete the following steps. Please note that you steps 2 and 3 can be concurrent. Do not wait until you complete step 2 to pursue step 3. We recommend submitting your reference contact information as soon as possible.
APPLICATION
STEP 1: SELECT YOUR CLASS LEVEL
• Select your class level from the drop down list.
STEP 2: FILL OUT & CONFIRM YOUR APPLICATION
When you login after verifying your account, select your application from the list of Available Applications (there should only be at most one at any time).
• Fill out the questions on the application page and click 'Continue'. Additionally, you may 'Save for Later' and come back at any point before the deadline to submit the application.
• Confirm the responses you submitted, the terms and conditions, add your signature and 'Confirm and Submit'.
STEP 3: COMPLETE ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
• By the same deadline as step 2, applicants must also submit contact information for: A faculty reference, a personal reference, and (if applicable) a university financial aid contact. To view the instructions on how to complete these requirements, please click on the appropriate "Show Instructions" link.
• Both references must also complete their recommendations for your application to be considered. Their deadline is ~1 week after the applicant deadline.
• Once SWE has received and processed your documents, the status will say 'Received' or 'Completed' next to each item.
Best wishes with the application process!
Register Now to start the process.

Freshmen Application: March 1, 2018 - May 1

Sophomores through Graduate Students Application: December 1, 2017 - February 15, 2018
Note all deadlines are 5:00 p.m. central time. There will be no exceptions to the deadlines.

The Generation Google Scholarship 

Who's Eligible

This scholarship is open to high school seniors and enrolled college students. High school seniors must:

Plan to enroll as full-time students at an accredited university in the U.S. or Canada during the academic year.
Intend to earn a degree and pursue a career in computer science, computer engineering, or another related field.
Belong to at least one of the following minority groups:
African-American
Hispanic
American Indian/Alaska Native
Females
Disabled individuals
Be able to attend Google's Computer Science Summer Institute (CSSI) in the summer

Enrolled college students who wish to be considered for this award must:

Be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate or graduate program at an accredited university for the academic year and plan to be enrolled in or accepted as a full-time student at a university in the U.S. or Canada during the school year.
Earn a degree in computer science, computer engineering, or a related field.
Demonstrate a strong academic record.
Belong to one of the following minority groups:
African-American
Hispanic
American Indian/Alaska Native
Female

What It Covers

Selected students enrolled at U.S. schools will receive $10,000 for the school year; those enrolled at schools in Canada will receive 5,000 Canadian dollars.

Online programs are eligible.
How to Apply

Applicants must complete an online application that includes the following items:

General background (contact information, as well as information about all schools the student plans to attend during the academic year)
A copy of his or her current resume
Academic transcripts from current and (if a degree was earned) former universities
Two letters of reference from a professor, instructor, academic advisor, or employer/supervisor
Responses to four essay questions

 

Educator's Legacy Scholarship
Undergraduate | Admissions | Apply | Educator's Legacy Scholarship
For Children of K12 Educators and Community College Full-time Employees

To honor and recognize the importance of excellent teaching, McDaniel College offers a scholarship of up to $100,000 ($25,000 annually) to the children of K-12 and community college educators who have at least four years of current employment in a school setting and are eligible for full-time benefits at their institutions. Any service in a K-12 school or community college qualifies as long as the employment is directly through the school or college - teachers, counselors, nurses, support staff, administrators - at least four years of service equals recognition with up to a four-year scholarship, based on the student's status as freshman or transfer. Students are required to live on campus to receive the $25,000 scholarship. The scholarship award for students who are eligible to commute is $20,000 annually.
WHO CAN APPLY?

Current high school seniors who complete a college preparatory program with at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA.

Undergraduate transfer students who enter McDaniel College for the first time (Fall of 2016 or later) with a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA in college coursework who have not yet attained a bachelor's degree.

Parent or guardian must meet educator eligibility requirements and submit appropriate verification information.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Your parent or guardian must be currently employed full time in K-12 education or at the community college level where he/she is directly employed by the college and receiving full-time benefits. Parents or guardians must have worked full time in education for a minimum of the past four consecutive school years. The expectation is that the parent is a full-time educator by profession and currently engaged in the field of education.

Any kind of service in a K-12 school or community college qualifies - faculty, staff, administrators - as long as the verification process is completed successfully. A letter verifying dates of employment must be submitted to the McDaniel Office of Admissions by the principal, president, or designated Human Resources officer.

This scholarship is designated for undergraduate students who are pursuing their first bachelor's degree.
HOW MANY RECIPIENTS WILL RECEIVE EDUCATOR'S LEGACY SCHOLARSHIPS AND WHAT IS THE VALUE?

If you complete the full admission process and are admitted to McDaniel, and you submit the appropriate criteria for the Educator's Legacy Scholarship verification, then you will receive the ELS. There is no limit to the number of recipients each fall.

For a student residing on campus at McDaniel, the Educator's Legacy Scholarship is valued at $25,000 annually for up to four years, a $100,000 value. Commuting students are eligible for an Educator's Legacy Scholarship valued at $20,000 annually with a four-year value of $80,000.

To retain the scholarship, you must maintain continuous full-time enrollment at McDaniel College for up to eight consecutive semesters or until your graduation, whichever comes first.

HOW TO APPLY?

First-year students should complete the following steps:

Complete and file the online employment verification form.
Your parent's school administrator (principal or designated Human Resources director) will need to verify the employment record in writing on school letterhead.
Submit The McDaniel Application or The Common Application for admission.
Send a copy of your high school transcript.
Submit a Secondary School Report form and two letters of recommendation from academic sources.
Provide SAT or ACT scores unless you qualify for our Test Optional Plan.
Send a $50 application fee or official fee waiver.

Transfer students should:

Complete and file the online employment verification form.
Your parent's school administrator (principal or designated Human Resources director) will need to verify the employment record in writing on school letterhead.
Submit The McDaniel Application or The Common Application for admission.
Refer to the Transfer Student Apply page for additional information about supporting documents to complete the transfer admission requirements, including official transcripts from all colleges attended, the Residential Student Release Form (if applicable), and $50 application fee or waiver.

PICK THE DEADLINE THAT WORKS BEST FOR YOU.

McDaniel offers a wide range of admission deadlines for first-year and transfer students. Once we receive all your credentials, we will include your application for review at the next appropriate deadline. Consideration for the McDaniel Educator's Legacy Scholarship will be based on the credentials submitted at the time of admission.

The deadline you choose should reflect the final credentials you intend to submit. All application materials may be submitted online or by regular mail - choose the option you prefer.

 

Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarships

  The Elks National Foundation is glad to announce its Most Valuable Student Scholarship Contest for 2017-18. This student scholarship contest is open to any high school senior who is a US Citizen. The ENF is able to help Elks build stronger communities, Elks-offer your Lodge an opportunity to serve your community in ways that will raise the Lodge's profile, energize the membership, encourage former members to return to the fold. The Elks National Foundation will award a total of $2.44 million to this year's 500 finalists. Twenty top awards range from $20,000 to $50,000 over four years. Four hundred and eighty runners-up receive $4,000 scholarships.

The mission of the Elks National Foundation is to help Elks build stronger communities. The ENF is able to help Elks build stronger communities thanks to contributions from our generous donors.

Eligibility:

To be eligible for the scholarship you must be

Any high school senior who is a citizen of the United States is eligible to apply.
Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks.
College students are not eligible to apply.
Applicants must be citizens of the United States on the date their applications are signed; permanent legal resident status does not qualify.
Male and female students compete separately.

How to Apply:

The 2018 application for ELKS Most Valuable Student Contest will open on September 1, 2017.

Financial Aid and Award Money:

First Place: 2 awards of $50,000 each
Second Place: 2 awards of $40,000 each
Third Place: 2 awards of $30,000 each
Fourth Place: 14 awards of $20,000 each
Runners Up: 480 awards of $4000 each

 

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