Truth Initiative Scholarship

Deadline April 30th

Criteria

1. Applicant must provide evidence of community service activities in an underserved community setting. Service activities may include but not limited to activism, outreach or peer counseling in tobacco prevention or control. The community service experience should be described in your personal statement.

2. Applicant pursuing a course of study in public health, communications, social work, education, liberal arts or related field will be considered eligible.

3. Applicant must submit documentation of financial need to be considered for scholarship funds (SAR report).

4. Applicant must have a minimum of 2.0 GPA for the most recent academic year.

5. Applicant must be United States citizen or a permanent legal resident.

Scholarship applications will be accepted through April 30th, 2016 at 6 pm EST.

If you have any questions, please email adamsscholarship@truthinitiative.org

http://truthinitiative.org/news/college-grad-school-scholarship-rewards-creativity-and-community-service 

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Irene S. Wischer Education Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: March 4, 2016

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS*

To apply for an Irene S. Wischer Education Foundation Scholarship, you must:

  • be a U.S. citizen
  • be a legal resident of Texas for 12 consecutive months prior to completing the scholarship application
  • be a person of good character
  • demonstrate academic potential and ability
  • demonstrate a need for financial assistance

Follow link for scholarship application, rules and guidelines.

https://www.frostbank.com/Pages/wischer-scholarship.aspx

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Women’s Ministries Scholarship

Deadline: October 15, 2015

Who Is Eligible?

Any woman who is enrolled in a Seventh-day Adventist college in the North American Division and, if from outside NAD, has a green card. Primary consideration will be given to those in their last two years of undergraduate study. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of need, ability, and the recipient’s determination to improve herself.

Applicants must hold a current GPA of at least 2.5.

More information including application can be found at the following link:

http://www.nadwm.org/article/267/resources/scholarships

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Medical Terminology Scholarship

Eligibility:

College students studying: Biology, Chemistry, Medicine, Nursing, Optometry, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, & Physician’s Assistant.

How it works:

*Participants must register with CKSF to take the scholarship quizzes.

  • There are three quizzes, one each month,  leading up to a Championship Round.
  • The top 25% are advanced to the Championship Round in December

Quiz dates:

 Quiz 1: 9/14/2015 – 11/29/2015 – Anatomy and Physiology

Quiz 2: 10/1/2015 – 11/29/2015 – Medical Terminology (+Anat. & Phys.)

Quiz 3: 11/1/2015 – 11/29/2015 – Medical Terminology (+Anat. & Phys.)

National Championship Round: 12/2/2015 – 12/06/2015 – Cumulative Quiz

Additional criteria including application can be found by clicking the following link.

http://blog.cksf.net/health-professions-medical-terminology-scholarship/

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Fifth-Year Accounting Scholarship

The program is available to students who:

  • Are classified as residents of Texas
  • Are enrolled at least half-time
  • Have filed an Application of Intent to take the CPA examination with the Board
  • Have completed a baccalaureate degree or at least 120 hours of college course work at the beginning of the term in which the award is being made
  • Has no more than 30 semester hours remaining of course work to meet the following education requirements to take the CPA exam:

 

  • 150 semester hours of college credit;
  • 30 semester hours of upper level accounting courses;
  • 24 semester hours of upper level business courses; and
  • 3 semester hours of a Board-approved ethics course
  • Are deemed to be making satisfactory academic progress
  • Have not already been approved for or taken the CPA examination
  • Have registered for the Selective Service or are exempt from this requirement
  • Demonstrate financial need

 

For more information on how to apply:

See Chanda Reins Accounting Instructor or Duane Valencia in Financial Aid

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The Prize in Ethics Essay Contest

Deadline: December 14, 2015

Registered undergraduate full-time Juniors or Seniors at accredited four-year colleges or universities in the United States during the Fall 2013 Semester.

In 3,000 to 4,000 words articulate with clarity an ethical issue that you have encountered and analyze what it has taught you about ethics and yourself.

Follow link for scholarship application, rules and guidelines.

http://www.eliewieselfoundation.org/contest2016.aspx

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North American Division Graduate Hispanic Scholarship

Deadline: September 29 or February 28

Criteria:

  • Must be Seventh-day Adventist church member in good standing.
  • Applicant must be Hispanic, North American Division-based (intending to live and work in the United States, Canada, Bermuda, Guam or Micronesia), and a citizen or permanent resident of the United States, Canada, Bermuda, Guam or Micronesia.
  • Must be an enrolled full-time student (or taking a minimum of 12 hours per semester) in a graduate professional school.

Additional criteria including application can be found by clicking the following link.

http://www.nadadventist.org/site/1/docs/Graduate%20Hispanic%20Scholarship%20App_editable.pdf

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Graduate Regional Scholarship

Deadline: December 1

Criteria:

  • Full Time Student in NAD-Based Graduate School
  • Citizen of Bermuda, Canada, or the USA
  • Member in good and regular standing with membership in one of

    the following conferences/unions:

    -Allegheny East Conference

    -Allegheny West Conference

    -Central States Conference

    -Lake Region Conference

    -North Pacific Union Conference

    -Northeastern Conference

    -Pacific Union Conference

    -South Atlantic Conference

    -South Central Conference

    -Southeastern Conference

    -Southwest Region Conference

Please review Approved Courses of Study before applying

http://www.nadadventist.org/site/1/docs/Regional%20Scholarship%20Application%20Form%202013.pdf

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Scholarship Search Engines

How to determine a scholarship scams:

http://www.finaid.org/scholarships/scams2.phtml

https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/types/scams

Search Engines(Alphabetical Order): Most require creating a profile to access scholarships

CollegeBoard

Colleges.Niche

FastWeb

FinAid Scholarship

ScholarshipMonkey

Scholarships.com

UniGo

USHLI – Scholarships for Non-Citizens

There are many, many more – these are just a few to get you started.

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MENSA Scholarship Program

Deadline: January 15, 2015

The Foundation’s college scholarship program bases its awards totally on essays written by the applicants. Consideration is not given to grades, academic program or financial need.

Foundation scholarships are awarded on the basis of an essay of no more than 550 words that describes the applicant’s career, vocational, or academic goals. The general awards are unrestricted as to age, race, gender, level of post-secondary education, grade point average and financial need. It is NOT necessary that the applicant be a member of Mensa.

Follow link for scholarship application, rules and guidelines.

www.mensafoundation.org/scholarships

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