From Failure to Promise Scholarship Essay Contest

Deadline:

July 31, 2016

Description:

In 2014, Dr. C. Moorer published his 2nd ground breaking work, From Failure to Promise: 360 Degrees. It is an inspirational autobiography in which Moorer shares his 20-year journey, espousing how God transformed his life and took him from college flunk-out to engineer and, ultimately, to university professor and dean.

Eligibility:

  • Currently a H.S. senior or college student
  • At least a 2.5 cumlative GPA
  • Read the book “From Failure to Promise: 360 Degrees” (Dr. C. Moorer)
  • Write an essay (min. 1500 words)

How to Apply:

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Staver Law Group National Scholarship

Deadline:

December 1, 2016

Description:

We are dedicated to helping students navigate their situations, and we have designed this scholarship to award a student whose essay shows an understanding and appreciation for the type of work we do.

Eligibility:

  • Be a United States citizen or permanent resident.
  • Be accepted to or currently enrolled in an accredited college, university, or graduate program within the United States.
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Applicants should also demonstrate good character and strong motivation despite challenges.

How to Apply:

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Scholarship for At-Risk Youth

Deadline:

July 31, 2016

Description:

Here at Carr & Weatherby, we care deeply about the homeless population in Atlanta. We have worked extensively with the Atlanta Mission, which provides food and shelter for the homeless in our area, and we want to help in our own way. We have created a Scholarship for At-Risk Youth, which we hope can help create a brighter future for deserving students pursuing their dreams.

Eligibility:

  • You are either accepted to or currently enrolled in an accredited college or university within the United States.
  • Minimum 2.8 GPA.
  • You must submit an official copy of your transcript, your completed application, and your essay using the online form. Essays are to be no more than 250 words.

How to Apply:

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Quit Smoking Community Scholarship

Deadline:

July 21, 2016 and January 21, 2017

Description:

Our goal at QuitSmokingCommunity is to help people understand how smoking affects their lives and make a step towards raising awareness of smoking-related diseases and benefits of quitting smoking. It doesn’t matter if you’re a current or a former smoker—share your vision to inspire more people quit smoking and win money for college!

Eligibility:

  • 18 years or older.
  • a student enrolled full-time in a U.S. institution for graduate or undergraduate program. (U.S. territories are excluded)
  • an American citizen or lawful permanent resident, currently living in the United States

How to Apply:

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Lighting55 Scholarship Program

Deadline:

October 15, 2016

Description: 

LIGHTING55 is offering college based scholarships for students aspiring to achieve a college education. We recognize the benefits a college degree can provide. That’s why our need-based scholarship rewards students who are looking to better themselves, who have goals and dreams, and who are committed to achieving a college degree.

Eligibility:

Our scholarship program aims to reach students from ALL COUNTRIES ,of all majors who are 16 years of age or older. High school students, undergraduate students, master degree students as well as adult learners are all encouraged to apply.

How to Apply:

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Ernst Law Group Brain Injury Caregivers Scholarship

Deadline:

July 31, 2016

Description:

The Ernst Law Group is proud to show our support of family members and caregivers of those with serious brain injuries. This scholarship is meant to help one deserving student whose life has been touched by a loved one’s injury.

Eligibility:

  • You are currently enrolled in or have been accepted to an accredited college or university
  • You are, or have been, a caregiver of someone living with a serious brain injury
  • You have a minimum 2.8 GPA
  • You must submit an official copy of your transcript, your written essay and your completed application using the form below

How to Apply:

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Sleepopolis Scholarship Program

Deadline:

March 31, 2017

Description:

Sleepopolis believes deeply in the value of education and giving back. My college experience and education helped prepare me for both personal and professional challenges. It’s my hope that I can help others achieve that experience as well.

Eligibility:

  • Current high school (or home-schooled) seniors attending school in the United States OR current college students already studying at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution
  • U.S. citizens
  • Minimum 3.00 GPA

How to Apply:

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Last Year’s scholarship winning Video.

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Jorge Caballero Student Leadership Award

Deadline:

August 21, 2016

Description:

Deloitte LLP, in partnership with the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), is offering the Jorge Caballero Student Leadership Award. This award provides up to $10,000 in scholarship funds for high-achieving Hispanics studying accounting who have demonstrated leadership qualities through academics and community involvement.

Eligibility:

  • Accounting major with definitive plans to meet the 150 hour requirement for obtaining CPA certification
  • GPA: 3.5 or above
  • Full-time student attending a four-year college or university
  • Classification: Sophomore or Junior
  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident

How to Apply:

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Just Porter Backpack College Scholarship

Deadline:

August 31, 2016 and January 15, 2017

Description:

Just Porter makes backpacks to empower students to do their best work, and we have created our college scholarships program to help promote education for students while providing financial aid for college.

Eligibility:

  • Legal resident of the US
  • 18 years of age or older
  • You must be an enrolled student, full time or part time (at least 6 hours),

How to Apply: 

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Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF)

About Us

Based in Washington, D.C., the Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) is the nation’s largest non-profit provider of college scholarships for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI). APIASF creates opportunities for students to access, complete, and succeed after post-secondary education; thereby developing future leaders who will excel in their careers, serve as role models in their communities, and will ultimately contribute to a more vibrant America.

Learn more about available funds Here. 

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Hispanic Scholarship Fund

About Us

Founded in 1975, the Hispanic Scholarship Fund empowers Latino families with the knowledge and resources to successfully complete a higher education, while providing scholarships and support services to as many exceptional Hispanic American students as possible. HSF strives to make college education a top priority for every Latino family across the nation, mobilizing our community to proactively advance that goal – each individual, over a lifetime, in every way he/she can.

Learn more about available funds Here

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Marti Foundation

About Us

The Marti Foundation is a small non-profit corporation that was organized exclusively for educational purposes.  The Foundation is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit.

Our scholarships are for college and technical school students who are from Johnson County, Texas.  The colleges and schools must be accredited, non-profit institutions.

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International Education Financial Aid

About Us

The International Education Financial Aid website, IEFA.org, is the premier internet resource listing financial aid information for students who wish to study in a foreign country. Here, you will find the most comprehensive listing of grants, scholarships, loan programs and other information to assist students in their quest to study abroad.Our mission is to “promote international education worldwide through the development and publication of the most comprehensive database of International Education Financial Aid information available on the Internet”.

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College Scholarships.Org

About Us

We created this site to serve people who are interested in college funding. What makes us unique is that we list a broad array of funding opportunities without asking for information from you. There are no long forms to fill out in order to access our resources. For example, you can find any of the following without filling out forms with your personal information.

  • scholarships for Native Americans
  • nursing scholarship programs
  • California grants and scholarships
  • loan opportunities

We give you a list of available funding sources, and let you quickly move on to the application process.

Click Here for more information.

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Scholarship America

About Us 

Scholarship America’s mission is to mobilize America, through scholarships and educational support, to make postsecondary success possible for all students.
Our vision is one of a world in which the completion of higher education with manageable debt is a reality for all.

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