Scholarship America Dream Award

Deadline:

November 1, 2016

Description:

Scholarship America’s Dream Award scholarships will be awarded to students selected from across the nation who are entering their second year or higher of education beyond high school. The scholarships will be renewable and growing in amount each year, allowing students to receive aid throughout their college career.

Eligibility:

  • Be at least 17 years of age.
  • Be U.S. citizens, U.S. permanent residents (holders of a Permanent Resident Card), or individuals granted deferred action status under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program (DACA).
  • Have received a high school diploma or the equivalent from a U.S. school by September 2016.
  • Have completed or expect to successfully complete a minimum of one full year of postsecondary education by June 2017.
  • Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at the sophomore year level or higher at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school in the United States for the entire 2017-18 academic year.
  • Be studying to obtain an associate’s or first bachelor’s degree.
  • Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent).
  • Demonstrate financial need.

How to Apply:

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If you have questions regarding the eligibility criteria or application process for the program, please contact us by email at dreamaward@scholarshipamerica.org or by phone at 507-931-1682.

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Xero Accounting Software Scholarship

Deadline:

September 30, 2016

Description:

Here at Xero we work closely with accountants, bookkeepers and financial advisors – so we know what an important role they play in business. We also know that the more of these talented folks there are, the better the business world will function. That’s why we’re giving away a $5,000 scholarship towards a degree focused on accounting, economics or finance.

Award Schedule: Awarded two times per year.

Eligibility:

  • Applicant must be studying in the area(s) of accounting, business and/or finance.
  • a legal U.S. resident
  • currently enrolled as a full-time student at an accredited university or business school in the United States
  • Essay on the following questions is required:
  1. How is cloud technology changing the world of accounting, finance and/or economics?
  2. What impact do you see this having on your career?
  3. What changes do you predict the accounting industry will face in the next decade?
  4. How do you (1) intend to react to these changes and (2) contribute to the industry?
  5. What compels you to study accounting, economics and/or finance?
  6. What role does technology play in your chosen industry and how will you use it in your career?
  • Minimum 3.5 GPA required.

How to Apply:

Submit applications to submissions@xero.com

Application Details and Terms & Conditions can be found Here.

Visit their website Here.

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American Montessori Society Teacher Education Scholarships

Deadline:

May 2, 2016

Description:

Every year, the American Montessori Society awards teacher education scholarships to aspiring Montessori teachers.

Through the awarding of Teacher Education Scholarships, AMS supports the growth of Montessori teachers of tomorrow.

Those eligible to apply for scholarships are individuals who have been accepted, are in the process of being accepted, or are already enrolled in an AMS-affiliated teacher education program.

How to Apply:

Download and complete the 2016 AMS Scholarship Application.
Submission deadline: May 2, 2016

Applicants are considered on the basis of financial need, a compelling personal statement, 3 letters of recommendation, and official verification of acceptance into an AMS-affiliated program. Recipients are selected by a committee, currently chaired by Suzanne Bayer, who also serves as chair of the Teachers Section of the AMS Board of Directors.

If you have questions, contact Abbie Kelly.

Visit their website Here.

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Udall Undergraduate Scholarship

Deadline:

March 3, 2016

Description:

The Udall Foundation awards scholarships to college sophomores and juniors for leadership, public service, and commitment to issues related to American Indian nations or to the environment.

In 2016, the Udall Foundation will award 60 scholarships of up to $7,000 each, and anticipates that at least 20 scholarships will be awarded in Tribal Public Policy and Native Health Care.

The Udall scholarship honors the legacies of Morris Udall and Stewart Udall, whose careers had a significant impact on American Indian self-governance, health care, and the stewardship of public lands and natural resources.

Eligibility:

  • Are you working towards positive solutions to environmental challenges or to issues impacting Indian country?
  • Have you demonstrated your commitment to one of these areas through public service?
  • Do you inspire and motivate others to take action?
  • Are you committed to making a difference through civility and consensus building?

Consider the Udall Scholarship. To learn more, click on the category below that best fits your interests and goals.

Udall Scholars are selected on the basis of:

  • Commitment to a career related to the environment, or to tribal public policy, or to American Indian health care;
  • Leadership, public service, consensus building, and integrity;
  • Academic achievement
  • An understanding of the Udall legacy, demonstrated through the application essay.

View the Application Rating Form

Tribal PolicyFor American Indians and Alaska Natives working on an array of policy issues in Indian country

Native Health CareFor American Indian and Alaska Natives pursuing health-related careers

EnvironmentFor undergraduates interested in conservation and environmental issues

How to Apply:

Step 1: Determine if the Udall Scholarship is right for you. Review About the Scholarship and Who Should Apply pages.

Step 2: Find your Facultyrep. Only your school’s Udall faculty representative can give you access to the online application. Contact your faculty rep today; many schools have internal deadlines up to six months earlier than the Udall Foundation’s submission deadline of 3/2/2016.

Step 3: Review the sample application. The Udall Scholarship is a highly competitive award; start now so that you can prepare the best application possible. Work closely with your faculty rep as you revise your application.

Step 4: Request your letters of recommendation and transcripts. Visit our FAQs to learn more.

Step 5: Revise, revise, revise. Visit Advice and Guidance for additional information.

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Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

Deadline:

March 1, 2016

Description:

The Gilman Scholarship Program aims to diversify the kinds of students who study and intern abroad and the regions where they go.

The Gilman Scholarship is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and is open to U.S. undergraduate students who demonstrate high financial need. 

Eligibility:  

  • The applicant must be receiving a Federal Pell Grant
  • The applicant is applying to or has been accepted into a study abroad program or internship eligible for credit by the student’s accredited institution of higher education in the U.S.
  • The applicant is studying or interning abroad for at least four weeks (28 days) in one country – or two weeks (14 days) for current community college students – and no more than one academic year.
  • The applicant is studying or interning abroad in any country except those on the U.S. Department of State’s current Travel Warning list.

How to Apply:

Click here for application.

For more information, visit their website here.

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Burl Cockrell Memorial Scholarship

Deadline:

June 1, 2016

Description:

Texas Environmental Health Association

Each year, the Committee on Professional Education will accept applications for the Burl Cockrell Memorial Scholarship Award from members or member’s immediate family who are enrolled in accredited college or university with major course work in environmental or public health.  Criteria have been established by the Committee on Professional Education and approved by the Governing Council.

Eligibility:

  • In order to be eligible for the Burl Cockrell Memorial Scholarship the applicant, or a member of the applicant’s immediate family (i.e. spouse, parent, grandparent, or child), must be a member of the Texas Environmental Health Association (TEHA) on the date of the application.
    • Learn how to become a member here.
  • Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited college or university. Preference will be given to those applicants that have chosen major coursework in an environmental and/or public health related field.
  • Provide current college transcript along with the application.
  • Proof of enrollment will be required prior to the distribution of scholarship monies.
  • Letters of recommendation are accepted, though not required

How to Apply:

Learn how to become a member here.

Click here for application.

Completed applications should be submitted to the following address:

Texas Environmental Health Association

ATTN: Scholarship Committee

P. O. Box 889

Wolfforth, TX 79382

For more information, visit their website here.

 

 

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NURSE Corps Scholarship Program

Deadline:

May 5, 2016

Description:

NURSE Corps Scholarship Program enables students accepted or enrolled in a diploma, associate, baccalaureate, or graduate nursing programs, including RN to BSN, RN to MSN-NP, Direct Entry MSN-NP program to receive funding for tuition, fees and other educational costs in exchange for working at an eligible NURSE Corps site upon graduation.

The NURSE Corps Scholarship Program is a selective program of the U.S. Government that helps alleviate the critical shortage of nurses currently experienced by certain types of health care facilities located in Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs). Upon graduation, NURSE Corps Scholarship recipients work at these facilities for at least two years, earning the same competitive salary and benefits as any new hire.

Benefits: 

The NURSE Corps Scholarship Program provides nursing students with financial support in exchange for a commitment to serve at least two years in a qualifying NURSE Corps site.

Participants receive:

  • tuition
  • eligible fees
  • other reasonable costs, such as books, clinical supplies/instruments and uniforms.
  • monthly stipend of ($1,330 for the 2016-2017 academic year)

Eligibility:

  • U.S. citizens (born or naturalized), nationals or lawful permanent residents
  • enrolled or accepted for enrollment in a professional nursing degree program (baccalaureate, graduate, associate degree, or diploma) at accredited school of nursing located in the U.S.
  • begin classes no later than September 30
  • free from any Federal judgment liens
  • free from existing service commitments
  • not delinquent on a Federal debt

How to Apply:

Click here for application instructions.

Click here for complete webinar program explanation.

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For more information, visit their website here.

 

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Nursing Education Scholarship

Deadline:

May 17, 2016

Description:

TravelNursing.org is proud to support the advancement of medicine and science and hopes to be able to contribute to the education of those who diligently strive to improve the health of the future.

Eligibility:

  • GPA: 3.0 or higher
  • Age: 17 years or older
  • Enrollment status: Accepted to or currently attending a full-time nursing or medical program at an accredited institution.

Interested applicants must submit a 500-1000 word essay explaining what they hope to accomplish during their career in the medical field.

How to Apply:

Click here for application.

For more information, visit their website here.

Reach them by email at scholarship@travelnursing.org

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Undergraduate Scholarship Program (CIA)

Deadline:

October 15, 2016

Description:

If you are a college freshman or sophomore enrolled in a 4-or 5-year college program, who is looking for career experience in a dynamic environment, apply to the CIA’s Undergraduate Scholar Program and contribute to the work of the nation before you graduate.

The Undergraduate Scholar Program was developed, in part, to assist minority and disabled students, but application is open to all students who meet the requirements. The program offers unmatched experience. You’ll complete work sessions during each summer break, increasing your knowledge and job responsibilities while assisting intelligence professionals and applying your academic skills.

Eligibility:

The Scholar Program is extremely competitive. We ask that all applicants meet the following requirements:

  • US citizenship
  • 18 years of age by April 1, 2016
  • 1000 SAT (Math and Verbal) or 21 ACT scores or higher
  • 3.0/4.0 scale college GPA or higher
  • Financial need as demonstrated by the household income ceiling up to $70,000 for a family of four, and $80,000 for a family of five or more
  • Meet the same employment standards as permanent employees, successfully completing both security and medical processing
  • Available to work in the Washington, D.C., area during your periods of employment.

If you are eligible for this Program, apply online between Aug. 1 and Oct. 15.

How to Apply:

Click here for application instructions.

Click here for application.

Click here for the Qualification Supplement form.

For more information, visit their website here.

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Senior Caregiver Scholarship

Deadline:

July 15, 2016

Description:

We, at Senior Advice,  are offering a $1000 scholarship to an eligible student who has been a caregiver for an adult relative. One student, who will be attending college or university in the Fall of 2016, will receive a $1000 for tuition and/or books.

Eligibility:

  • Students must be attending a two or four year university or college in the Fall of 2016. They must have been involved in caregiving for a family member.
  • SeniorAdvice.com employees and their family members are not eligible to apply for this scholarship.
  • Submission of application is regarded as acknowledgement and adherence to the following agreement guidelines below.
  • Application must be submitted by July 15, 2016. Scholarship winners will be notified by August 1, 2016.

How to apply:

More Information & Application, visit their website here

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