APRIL DEADLINE SCHOLARSHIPS
*NDSEG NATIONAL DEFENSE SCIENCE & ENGINEERING GRADUATE FELLOWSHIP
As a means of increasing the number of U.S. citizens and nationals trained in science and engineering disciplines of military importance, the Department of Defense (DoD) plans to award approximately 200 new three-year graduate fellowships in April, subject to the availability of funds. The DoD will offer these fellowships to individuals who have demonstrated the ability and special aptitude for advanced training in science and engineering. Visit http://ndseg.asee.org/
Greater Saint Louis Community Foundation Renewal Scholarship Application
Deadline: April 15 Award: varies - renewable
The Community Foundation administers 35 scholarship programs. Many have their own application process, but the scholarship programs use the St. Louis Graduates’ Scholarship Central, a common scholarship application. This enables students to apply for all programs for which they are eligible on one form as well as access other private scholarships in the region. There are two deadlines for fall and spring. For fall applications are due January 15th and for Spring applications are due April 15th. For more information visit http://www.stlgives.org/scholarships/scholarship-opportunities/
* LARRY CARP MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Source: Lois and Ken Marshall
Program Description: Established as a memorial to Lois’ brother, Dr. Larry Carp, this scholarship will be awarded to a St. Louis graduating senior who is either an immigrant or the child of an immigrant to the USA who will pursue a degree in a STEM field of study. The recipient will demonstrate financial need at an accredited US college or university. Preference may be given to applicants who have participated in a music program.
High School senior from the St. Louis region
Immigrant or child of immigrants to the United States
Strong record and potential in a field of science, technology, engineering or math
Preference may be given to students who have also participated in music programs
Selection Criteria: Selection and determination of financial need are the responsibility of the Greater Saint Louis Community Foundation and may include evaluators from STEM fields. Applicants will be evaluated on the basis of their: application; extracurricular involvement, including evidence of scientific interests; essay on role of science to improve the human condition; two letters of reference - one from a science or math teacher; transcript and standardized test results that demonstrate past success and potential for future success in the sciences.
Financial need will be evaluated based on information provided by the student, family, and college, including application, FAFSA Student Aid Report, and Financial Aid award letter from the college the student will attend.
Awards: One award of $1,000
Renewable or one-time award: Renewable
Application period: Opens January 1; deadline is April 15. To apply visit: http://www.stlgives.org/news/2014/01/29/new-scholarship-opportunity-available/
*AFSA HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR SCHOLARSHIP CONTEST
Deadline: April 2nd. Award: $2,000.00
This scholarship is for high school seniors who are US citizens or legal residents. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must enroll in a college, university, or trade school in the United States beginning no later than fall 2014. To apply for this scholarship, applicants must read an essay about automatic fire sprinklers and then take an online test about it. Home school students may apply as long as their course of study is equivalent to that of a senior in high school. For more information or application, visit http://www.afsascholarship.org/hsinformation.html
American Nuclear Society Undergraduate Scholarship
Deadline: April 1 Award: Varies
These scholarships are for current undergraduate students who are pursuing a degree in nuclear science, nuclear engineering, or a nuclear-related field. Visit http://www.ans.org/honors/scholarships/
Desk and Derrick Educational Trust Scholarship
Deadline: April 1 Award: Varies
This scholarship is for students who are pursuing a career in petroleum, energy, an allied industry, or research and development of alternative fuels such as coal, electric, solar, wind hydroelectric, nuclear, and ethanol. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must have completed at least two years of undergraduate studies with a 3.2 overall GPA (80% or above in Canada) and be enrolled full-time. Visit http://www.theeducationaltrust.org/
Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation Scholarship
Deadline: April 1 Award: $2,000
This scholarship is for high school seniors and high school graduates who are pursuing a career in graphic communications, printing technology, printing management, or publishing. Visit http://www.printing.org/page/3273
Professional Engineers in Industry (PEI) Scholarship
Deadline: April 1 Award: $2,500
This scholarship is for engineering students who have completed a minimum of two semesters or three quarters of engineering undergraduate studies in an ABET-accredited program or are enrolled in graduate study. Visit http://www.nspe.org/resources/students/scholarships/professional-engineers-industry-scholarship
CI Construction Engineering Scholarship
Deadline: April 1 Award: $1,000
This scholarship is for undergraduate freshmen, sophomores, and juniors who are enrolled in a civil engineering program with a concentration in construction engineering or construction management. Visit http://www.asce.org/ci/Content.aspx?id=23622322159
Elizabeth Nash Foundation Scholarship Program
Deadline: April 1 Award: $1,000 – $2,500
This scholarship is for students with cystic fibrosis who are pursuing undergraduate or graduate (bachelor’s or master’s) degrees. Visit http://www.elizabethnashfoundation.org/scholarshipprogram.html
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 ourquarterly scholarship drawing.
Student Saver Scholarship
Being a smart Student Saver is more valuable than ever! DegreeDirectory.org wants to help our readers manage college costs by offering the Student Saver Scholarship. Find out how to enter and win!
$1,000 Monthly College Scholarship Contest. Write an essay in 250 words or more on the given subject. Monthly deadlines.
Student Design Competitions
Autodesk proudly sponsors competitions around the world. Our goal is to help advance student's knowledge and skills through challenges that inspire and prepare them for promising careers in architecture, engineering, and the digital arts. Check out the design competitions on-line and see how you can get involved!
The ScholarshipPoints membership program is free to join, fun to participate in, and provides you with the opportunity to win thousands of dollars in scholarships each month. Members earn points for doing what they already do online: shopping, reading blogs, playing games, searching the web, taking surveys, and more! The more you do–the more points you earn–the more chances you have at winning a scholarship. Register and you could be our next BIG scholarship winner! Deadlines are monthly.
Courage To Grow Scholarship
You must be a high school senior or a college student with a minimum GPA of 2.5 or better. U.S. citizens only please.
The Tuition Won't Stop Me Scholarship
It's no secret that students are frustrated with the rising costs of getting an education. Education-Portal.com wants to help by offering you the chance to win up to $1000 to help manage your college costs with our new Tuition Won't Stop Me Scholarship. Find out how!
S10,000 College Scholarship
As a way of giving back, even though it only scratches the surface, we are offering a $10,000 scholarship to current or former uniformed law enforcement officer in the United States who was wounded in the line of duty. These funds are to be dispersed among up to three qualified applicants. The funds granted can be used for your child's education, your education, or your spouse's college education. Applications will be accepted through April 1st, 2014. For more information visit: www.brickhousesecurity.com/category/company+info/scholarship.do
Q Link Wireless Scholarship Program
Q Link Wireless a leading provider of the Federal Lifeline Program, is proud to announce our first $1,000 scholarship available to current college students and graduating high school students. This scholarship is for the 2014 academic year and can be applied to tuition, books and other education related costs. The deadline to apply for this scholarship is April 1st, 2014.
Internet Security Scholarship
Most of today’s websites are secured with SSL Certificates, but even in the past few years Internet security has changed immensely. We want you to think about how fast the Internet security landscape is changing and explain how you see it evolving and improving in the future for both personal and business purposes. Be creative and think outside the box. Submit by April 1, 2014
CollegeClasses.com 2014 Scholarship Award Program
CollegeClasses.com is pleased to announce our yearly scholarship award program for 2014. Students who are currently enrolled or applying for enrollment in a degree program at an accredited college or university may apply. Please find the scholarship award that best fits you. Applications may be submitted between January 15, 2014 and May 1, 2014.
The Movers Corp University Scholarship Program
Our scholarship program is intended to help students think about online marketing at an early stage. A scholarship of $1000 will be provided each semester to a student who provides 500-1000 word synopsis of online marketing ideas intended at increasing the awareness of the MoversCorp brand. Applications received from February 15, 2014– July 15, 2014 will eligible to receive the scholarship for Fall 2014 semester. Applications received from September 15, 2014– January 15, 2015 will eligible to receive the scholarship for Spring 2015 semester.
$1,000 Scholarship Giveaway
Resume Companion is a US based industry leader in resume services, having been in operation since 2008. Our scholarship program is designed to get the student population of the US thinking about resumes at an early stage, ensuring they have practice in this essential area of career progression, before they head into the vocational world. Each semester, we are offering a $1,000 scholarship to the student who can create the best resume, based on the life of any fictional or non-fictional character, from TV, history, literature or myth. Applications received from January 1, 2014– July 15, 2014 will eligible to receive scholarship funds for Fall 2014 semester.
Study Habits Scholarship
The Peter Pasula Mortgage Solutions offer one $500 scholarship to a student who best answers the following essay question. "If you were asked to help an incoming freshman ( grade 9) with his/her study habits, what are the 10 best study habit tips you would provide them? And why do you believe each is important?" Deadline April 1, 2014
Media & Technology Blogging Scholarship
What draws you to various types of technology? What do you take away from them? Are you driven by social, academic, technological or other interests? Write an English-language blog entry of 300 to 1,000 words discussing your interaction with technology and how it functions as part of your interaction with society. All submissions are due by 5 p.m. EST April 1, 2014.
Peter Pasula Study Habits Scholarship
The Peter Pasula Mortgage Solutions "Study Habits" scholarhsip provides one $500 scholarship to a student who best answeres the essay question. Please ensure you submit your application prior to the deadline (April 1, 2014)
Rigid Lifelines Fall Protection Scholarship
This contest was created exclusively for United States high school seniors who have been accepted to an accredited college or university and have an interest in workplace safety. Students from across the country are encouraged to participate by submitting an essay answering one of the posted questions. The deadline for receipt of essays is April 1, 2014.
Learn.org Social Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Scholarship
To provide financial assistance to students who are interested in pursuing bachelor level degrees related to Political Science, Anthropology, Sociology, Psychology, Economics and History. Deadline: April 1st, 2015
Various program of study and scholarship amounts. Scholarship Deadline: April 1st, 2014. For more information, visit: http://study.com/pages/Academic_Awards_Home.html
Degree Directory.org Academic Business Scholarship
To provide financial assistance to undergraduate students who are interested in pursuing bachelor level degrees related to business management, information systems management, marketing, finance, accounting, human resource management, and entrepreneurship. Deadline: April 1st, 2014
Japanese American Citizens League Scholarship
Every applicant must be an active National JACL member. JACL Membership is open to everyone of any ethnic background. All who meet eligibility criteria are welcomed and encouraged to apply. Note: applicants need to hold an Individual or Student/Youth Membership April 1, 2014
Degree Directory.org Commuication and Journalism
To provide financial assistance to students who are interested in pursuing bachelor level degrees related to Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, Business Communications, Advertising, and Broadcasting. Deadline: April 1st, 2014
Washington Interactive Network and enterprise Seattle
Two, $10,000 scholarships will be awarded to women or minorities pursuing undergraduate or graduate degrees in Interactive Media Development, Computer Science and Engineering, Game Design, or Digital Art and Animation. Deadline for applications is April 1, 2014.
Disney-Student Veterans of America Scholarship
The Disney-SVA Scholarship will award three (3) scholarships at $10,000 each to student veterans pursuing a degree in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM). Deadline is April 01, 2014.
Broadcasting Your Aspirations Scholarship
Write a 500-1000 word blog post about some way television has influenced your post-graduate career aspirations. It can be about a show, a character, a news anchor, technology—anything! Once you've written your post and it's up on your blog, come to the web page and fill out the form. Share your blog with others and GetDirectTV will share the winners on getdirecttv.org too! All submissions are due by 5 p.m. EST April 1, 2014.
The Woodinville Garden Club is funding two $2000 scholarships, The Founder's Scholarship and the The Memorial Scholarship. The application guidelines are to be followed exactly. Applications not conforming to the specifications outlined below will be disqualified. Application deadline is April 5, 2014.
WOODINVILLE GARDEN CLUB SCHOLARSHIP
In 2014, the Woodinville Garden Club is funding three $2000 scholarships, The Founder's Scholarship, a Judie Philips' Rosarian Memorial Scholarship and the Memorial Scholarship. Applicants must be pursuing further education in horticulture, botany, landscape design, floral design, or environment studies. Application deadline is April 11, 2014
Boomtown Internet Group Scholarship Opportunity
We are excited to announce that Boomtown Internet Group will award one college student with a $500 scholarship. The scholarship will go to the winner of the best essay written about one of the topics listed online. The deadline for submissions is Monday, April 14, 2014.
Edward E. Carlson Student Leadership Award
Named for one of Seattle's foremost civic leaders, the Edward E. Carlson Student Leadership Award recognizes individual students who have demonstrated a strong commitment to public service, provided outstanding leadership in the community, and who are committed to continued creative civic participation. To be eligible for the Edward E. Carlson Student Leadership Award, candidates must be enrolled as a junior or senior at the University of Washington during the current academic year and working toward their first baccalaureate degree. The application deadline is Tuesday, April 15, 2014.
Buses for Sale $1,000 Scholarship
Awarded to the best 1,000-1,500 word essay on transportation issues in rural U.S. areas.The deadline for submissions is April 15, 2014.
Army Nurse Corps Association
Nursing or anesthesia students who plan to enter a component of the US Army and are enrolled in a program not funded by any component of the US Army or Nursing or anesthesia students who have previously served in a component of the US Army. All applications must be submitted by April 15 2014.
General Scholarship for Higher Learning
HotelsCheap.org is awarding a need-based scholarship of $2,500 to college students. We at Hotelscheap understand that financing your education can be difficult; as a result we would like to lend a hand. Submission Deadline: April 15, 2014.
Zonta Women in Business scholarship
Women pursuing a business or business-related degree who demonstrate outstanding potential in the field are eligible. Online students are also eligible. Members and employees of Zonta International or the Zonta International Foundation are not eligible to apply for the Scholarships. The application period begins in January with full applications due to the local club. Send applications, along with all required support documentation, to: Zonta of East King County (ZEKC), 8512 – 122nd Ave NE, Ste. 1 – Kirkland, WA 98033. Phone: 425-533-5407; email: [email protected]
The HotelsCheap Scholarship Program
HotelsCheap.org is awarding a need-based scholarship of $1,500 to college students. To apply for the scholarship, student must answer four personal, open-ended, and thought-provoking questions. Submission Deadline: April 15, 2014
Buses for Sale Scholarship Opportunity
Buses for Sale is awarding one college student with a $1,000 scholarship to a school of his or her choice. The scholarship will go to the winner of the best essay written about one of the topics listed on the web.The deadline for submissions is Tuesday, April 15, 2014.
Youth Volunteer Scholarship Award
BBG provides the Youth Volunteer Scholarship Award to recognize and reward a student who demonstrates a passion for volunteering, while maintaining a high level of academic achievement. For a chance to win this scholarship you need to explain in less than 1000 words why you have chosen to volunteer your time with the organization(s) that you have and how your experience has changed your file. The deadline to apply is April 15, 2014.
We are big believers in higher education, but we know it’s really expensive. If you are a college student or are soon to become one, entering is easy. Just write an essay between 500-1,000 words telling us why knowing what’s happening on campus is vital to your success as a student. We will pick our favorite to award the $1,000 prize. Submission deadline is Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014.
Scholarship is funded by the Washington State Legislature. This competitive scholarship helps academically promising undergraduate students with significant financial need access international learning opportunities. Application requires two essays, one with a response limited to 800 words, and a second optional response of no more than 300 words. Deadline is April 24 2014 at 5 pm.
This scholarship program supports students who are seeking a baccalaureate, master’s or doctoral degree in nursing with a GPA of 3.25 or higher.The deadlines are April 30, July 31 and October 31.
$1,000 NursesLink.org 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. This award is given out twice every year. Refer to official rules and regulations online.Scholarship Deadlines: April 30th, Oct 31st (Every Year)
CNA Training Scholarship
NursesLink.org is offering a $500 CNA Training Scholarship available to any student interested in becoming a certified nursing assistant. This award is given out twice every year. The official rules and regulations are listed online. Scholarship Deadlines: April 30th, Oct 31st (Every Year)
College Student Scholarship
NursesLink.org is offering a $500 College Student Scholarship available to any student enrolled in a NON-nursing college degree program, certificate course or graduate program. This award is given out twice every year. The official rules and regulations are listed online. Scholarship Deadlines: April 30th, Oct 31st (Every Year)
I Heart My Hometown Scholarship Award
RE/MAX of New Jersey is excited to launch a new scholarship opportunity for high school and university students who are in pursuit of a college degree. To be considered for this $1,000 scholarship you need to write several short responses to questions posted.Deadline: Wednesday April 30th, 2014.
Emergency University Spring 2014 Scholarship
To be considered you need to create a medical emergency response plan regarding one of the scenatios provided. Highlight how you would communicate the Emergency Response Plan to those that would be involved. Entry Deadline: Wednesday April 30th, 2014.
MercurySat Digital Dreamer Scholarship
If you are inspired by digital media then this is your opportunity to receive a $500 dollars with MercurySat's Digital Dreamer Scholarship. To apply write a creative, original essay of no fewer then 500 but no more then 1,000 words in length by the deadline date (April 30, 2014).
The Illuminating Ideas Scholarship
Westway Electric Supply is excited to launch a new scholarship opportunity. Instead of writing another essay explaining why you deserve this scholarship, we want to get your creative juices flowing. Write a hypothetical letter to your school administrators persuading them to install energy efficient lighting in your school’s stadium, arena, or basketball court. Deadline: Wednesday April 30th, 2014.
Peoplesmart is running an essay contest on the subject of privacy in the 21st century and what it means to the current generation of high school seniors. The contest winner will receive $2,500 and his or her essay will be published on the PeopleSmart website and blog. Submissions are being accepted until April 30th, 2014.
Penny Stocks Lab Biannual Scholarship Contest
Penny Stocks Lab is proud to announce fall and spring scholarship essay contest. We encourage any student with an interest in finance, penny stocks, investing, or trading to enter for a chance to support their education with our $1,000 scholarship. End Date: April 30, 2014
Wholesale Halloween Costumes $500 Scholarship Award
Use your musical abilities to earn scholarship money. You could win $500 to put toward your college expenses. The winner of our WHC Jingle contest will have their jingle featured on our Facebook page and our blog. Use your imagination while following the rules outlined on the website and you could be the scholarship winner. Submission must be in by April 30, 2014
In offering this scholarship, it is our goal to help provide access higher education to one student so that they may go on to become uniquely extraordinary members of their communities. To apply take the short survey on obesity-related issues and write a 500 word essay discussing topic posted. Deadline: April 30, 2014.
Imagine Cup Games Competition
Deadline: April 30th
Ages: College Freshman to Graduate Year 5
The Imagine Cup Games Competition is available to students with an interest in video game design.
To enter the contest you, or your team, must submit a desktop or tablet game using Windows, or a mobile game using Windows Phone, or a browser game using Windows Azure.
Games can support multiple languages as long as English is represented and be no bigger than 500 MB to be eligible entries.
Get more information on the Imagine Cup Games Competition.
Visionary Scholarship Program
Deadline: April 1st
Award: Varies $1,000 to $5,000
Requirements to Apply:
Deadline: April 2nd
Awards: $5,000 renewable
Requirements to apply:
· Have applied to be a full-time studentat a 2-year or 4-year accredited college
· Have a GPA of 3.0 or greater
· Be pursuing a degree in Engineering, Basic Sciences, or Manufacturing Technology
· Have demonstrated a commitment to community service/involvement
Obtain the application visiting www.spirol.com/company/news/scholarships.php
Deadline: April 4th
Requirements to apply:
· Must fill out the standard application, have a minimum GPA of 3.0, provide 2 letters of recommendation
· Write a constructive essay on “Why do I deserve the scholarship, and what qualities do I have that make me valuable.”
· Annual household income may not exceed $70,000.
Log on to http://www.c21gold.net/Scholarship_Application/page_2536719.html for more information and get access to the application.
Oz Moving & Storage Scholarship
Deadline: April 4th
Award: $1,000 scholarship
Requirements to apply:
· A minimum of 500 words
For more information, log on to www.ozmoving.com/scholarship and apply.
RevZilla College Scholarship
Deadline: April 20th
Requirements to apply:
· Must be a graduating senior in high school
· Can’t be related to any of theTeamZilla staff or their extended family.
· Must submit a 500-1000 words essay in response to their question located on their site.
Log on to www.revzilla.com/revzilla-college-scholarship-2014 for more information.
Deadline: April 20, 2014
Requirements to apply:
· Must be a graduating high school senior or a freshman/sophomore in college
· Can’t be related to anyone at Sports Unlimited
· Write an assay of 500-1,000 words to: “Describe a coach or mentor you’re looked up to in your athletic career.”
Log on to http://www.sportsunlimetedinc.com/2014-scholarship.html for more information and apply.
Emergency University Scholarship
Deadline: April 30
Requirements to apply:
· Must be a graduating high school senior
· Must not have any relationship to Emergency University or Emergency University employees.
· Only one entry per student is permitted.
· You need to formulate a plan from one of the scenarios and do a brief survey.
Log on to www.emergencyuniversity.com/news/scholarship.aspx for more information.
Deadline: April 30
Requirements to Apply:
· Must be attending an accredited post-secondary institution by the fall of this year at the latest.
· Students must be enrolled or planning to enroll at any level in any program that is two years in length or longer.
· Students must be Canadian or U.S.residents.
· Must submit an essay question describing your favorite car from the organization’s website and give 3 reasons why you would choose that particular vehicle.
Visit their website: www.kelownadealerships.ca/used/365/toyota_used_kelowna.php for more details and the application.
National Black Nurses Association Scholarships
Deadline: April 15
Amount: $1,000 to $5,000
Must be a member of NBNA
Currently enrolled in a BSN, ADN, Diploma, LPN or LVN program
In good scholastic standing at the time of application and must have 1 full year of school remaining
Website: NBNA Scholarship webpage - http://www.nbna.org/content.asp?contentid=82
CNOR Exam and Study Material Grant
Deadline: Grant applications must be postmarked by April 15
Amount: Twelve (12) grants of $500 each for CNOR exam and study materials
Recipients must meet all CNOR exam eligibility requirements in effect at the time of application.
No grants are available for re-certification fees or for anyone who has once held the credential but let it lapse.
Members of the CCI Board and staff, AORN Board of Directors, AORN staff, or the AORN Foundation Board of Trustees are not eligible to apply for a grant.
Individuals must apply for the CNOR exam by September 30, 2014, the voucher expiration date.
M. D. "Jack" Murphy Memorial Nurses Scholarship
Deadline: April 20
Amount: $750, can be extended for an additional year
One applicant planning a career as a Registered Nurse. The scholarship must be used the first fall semester upon completion of high school.
Must be the descendant* of a veteran having served 90 days on active duty in the Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps or Coast Guard of the United States, and having an honorable discharge. A copy of the veteran's discharge or separation notice must be submitted with the application. The copy must show the date the veteran entered service and the date the veteran left service.
Be a resident of the state of Missouri.
Shall be an unmarried dependent under the age of 21.
Must be attending an accredited college/university as a full-time student.
Consideration for scholarship will be determined annually for high school graduates in NEED of financial aid to attend a college/university.
Applicant must graduate in the top 40% of his/her class. Counselor's statement must be attached.
Deadline: April 30
Amount: Two (2) scholarships worth $5,000 distributed to top nursing school applicants each year
Maintain at least a 3.2 grade point average in current program or at last school attended.
Be admitted or enrolled in a baccalaureate or higher degree nursing program at an AACN member institution affiliated with CertifiedBackground.com (see http://www.aacn.nche.edu/students/scholarships/CBSchools.pdf) OR have submitted your application to a nursing school through NursingCAS (see https://portal.nursingcas.org).
Lambda Pi Alpha Sorority Scholarship
Deadline: April 30
Be an undergraduate DACA or citizen student who has completed at least one semester of nursing coursework.
Submit a recent official school transcript showing a GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
Submit a typed statement of reason or desire to receive this scholarship
Submit three (3) letters of recommendation, one of which must be from a nursing faculty member.
Successfully complete an interview with the scholarship committee.
Kamryn Lambert Memorial Scholarship
Deadline: April 30
Maryland high school senior who wants to pursue an education in nursing
Essay describing an obstacle or adversity you have overcome and how it has impacted your life
High school transcript
Frank Lanza Memorial Scholarships
Deadline: April 30
Amount: 20 scholarships of $2,500 each
Applicants need not be members of Phi Theta Kappa to apply.
Candidates must have completed by June 2014 at least 50 percent of course work in an associate degree in nursing, respiratory care, or emergency medical services program at a regionally accredited community college. Students selected as Frank Lanza Scholars will be required to submit verification.
Applicants must provide documentation of enrollment in a minimum of six semester hours for the current fall semester at a regionally accredited community college in an associate degree registered nursing, respiratory care or emergency medical services program.
Part‐time students, full‐time students and international students are eligible to apply.
Students with previous associate, bachelor's or master's degrees are eligible to apply.
Pre‐major students and certificate students are ineligible to apply.
The director of the program in which the applicant is enrolled (registered nursing, respiratory care or emergency medical services) must complete the Institutional Certification and Eligibility Form by the application deadline. Failure to submit this form will result in an incomplete application.
Applicants must post a minimum of a 3.00 cumulative grade point average out of a possible 4.0 on all course work at the time of application, with no courses marked as incomplete.
The student must hold temporary or permanent residency in the country of the community college the student is attending or possess a visa considered appropriate by the college.
The applicant's record must be free from suspension, probation or other disciplinary action.
The applicant's record must be free from any criminal conduct or if the applicant is a convicted felon, he or she must have completed all conditions of sentencing, including probation.
The Doty E. Nash Educational Assistance Scholarship
Deadline: April 1 Award:$1,000
Scholarship Description: The brothers of King David Lodge #100, a subordinate lodge of the Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge, Free and Accepted Masons, State of Illinois and its Jurisdiction, are proud to announce its first annual Doty E. Nash Educational Assistance Scholarship. Doty E. Nash was a member of King David Lodge #100, where he served as Worshipful Master (President) in 1959. Because of his numerous professional and personal accomplishments, the title of Honorary Past Grand Master was bestowed upon him, one of the highest honors a Master Mason can receive. The objective of this Educational Assistance Fund is to provide financial support to incoming college freshman who exhibit a diligent commitment to fulfill life’s goals through education. Renewable: No
Scholarship Qualifications: Be a graduating senior at a Chicago or suburban public or private high school.
Required Documentation: Submit official high school transcripts
• Submit ACT / SAT Scores
• Complete an Application Profile (see application)
• Submit a typewritten argumentative essay (450 to 500 words maximum) on the given topic
• Supply three (3) letters of recommendation. The letters of recommendation shall attest to the applicant’s character and commitment to higher education
• Submit an official acceptance letter from an accredited college or university
Coalition of Black Trade Unionists Scholarship
Deadline: April 1st Award: $2,000
Scholarship Description: Each year CBTU awards ten scholarships to high school and college students in the names of two men who exemplified union activism and a thirst for knowledge.
Scholarship Renewable: Varies Scholarship Qualifications: Must have written evidence of acceptance and or attendance at an accredited college/university. College student must have a “C” average GPA among other criteria. This will be a determining factor in the selection process. Among other requirements, students must submit a typewritten essay on “Why Should Young People Get Involved in Politics?” of no less than 300 words. Application forms and more scholarship information are available from CBTU’s national office. Write: CBTU Office, P.O. Box 66268, Washington, DC 20035-6268.
Required Documentation: Undergraduate scholarship application
• An official copy of SAT or ACT scores
• Official school transcript and a photograph
• Three letters of recommendation from people other than relatives, dated and addressed to the CBTU
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Scholarship Program
Deadline: April 16th Application: Will become available in September
Scholarship Description: The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute scholarship opportunities are afforded to Latino students in the United States who have a history of performing public service-oriented activities in their communities and who demonstrate a desire to continue their civic engagement in the future. There is no Grade Point Average (GPA) or academic major requirement. Apply if you consider yourself to be a student with excellent leadership potential.
Scholarship Award Amount: S1,000; 2,500; $5,000 (Varies depending on degree obtained)
Scholarship Qualifications: Full-time enrollment in a United States Department of Education accredited community college, four-year
university, or graduate/professional program during the period for which scholarship is requested
• Demonstrated financial need
• Consistent, active participation in public and/or community service activities
• Strong writing skills
• U.S. citizenship or legal permanent residency
Required Documentation: Application with supplemental materials (please check the website for updated information).
The Dora Gerlach Memorial Scholarship
Website: http://afeatherinthewind.org/AFITW%20Scholarship%20Fund.html or www.chooseyourfuture.org/scholarships
Scholarship Description: “A Feather in the Wind” is a scholarship program for CPS students.
Scholarship Award Amount: $500
Scholarship Qualifications: Must have a GPA of at least 3.5 and have been accepted to an accredited college/ university.
Required Documentation: Completed application-- includes two essay questions. Each essay cannot exceed 1,000 words.
Open to DREAMers: Unknown
Scholarship Deadline: April 30, 2014
Edward G. Irvin Scholarship
Deadline: April 1 Award: $5,000
Scholarship Description: The Edward G. Irvin scholarship is provided through the Kappa Alpha Psi foundation. It is awarded to graduating male high school seniors and designed to supplement some of the student’s extra collegiate expenses (i.e. books and fees). The award is given annually to deserving high school students throughout the United States.
Scholarship award Amount: $5,000 total for four years ($1,250 per year)
Renewable: Yes Number of Years Renewable: 4
Scholarship Qualifications: Graduating high school male of African-American descent;
• Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale);
• Completion of ACT and/or SAT standard exam; and
• Active participation in extracurricular activities and/or community service programs
Required Documentation: Completed application
• Two letters of recommendation
• 300-word autobiography
• Official transcript
• All other documentation as outlined on scholarship application
NAAIA Chicago Scholarship for DACA & Citizens
Deadline: April 1 Award: $1,000
Scholarship Description: The National African-American Insurance Association (NAAIA) Chicago was founded on the principal need to positively exploit the talent pool of and business opportunities for African Americans. Working with the national organization, NAAIA Chicago builds alliances with insurance industry trade associations as well as those that represent the interests of minorities in this industry.
Scholarship Qualifications: High School Senior attending CPS; No GPA requirement
Required Documentation: ACT scores
Essay: Why do you deserve this scholarship?
Acceptance letter from college/university attending
National Merit Scholarship Program
Deadline: April Award: $2,500
Scholarship Description: High school juniors enter the National Merit Program by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT). If your school does not administer this test, talk to your counselor. Of the 1.5 million entrants, some 50,000 with the highest PSAT/NMSQT® Selection Index scores (critical reading + mathematics + writing skills scores) qualify for recognition in the National Merit®Scholarship Program. In April following the fall test administration, high-scoring participants from every state are invited to name two colleges or universities to which they would like to be referred by NMSC. In early September, about 16,000
students, or approximately one-third of the 50,000 high scorers, are notified that they have qualified as Semifinalists. In February, some 15,000 Semifinalists are notified by mail at their home addresses that they have advanced to Finalist standing. High school principals are notified and provided with a certificate to present to each Finalist.
Scholarship Qualifications: Be enrolled as a high school student, progressing normally toward graduation or completion of high school, and planning to enter college no later than the fall of the current year.
• Be a citizen of the United States; or be a U.S. lawful permanent resident
• Take the 2013 PSAT/NMSQT in the specified year of the high school program and no later than the third year in grades 9-12, regardless of grade classification or educational pattern
Required Documentation: Completion of the 2013 PSAT/NMSQT
Your PSAT/NMSQT results are automatically submitted and reviewed for eligible scholarships.
National Organization of Black Law Enforcement
Deadline: April 15 Scholarship Award Amount: $1,000 (Charles L. Gittens Scholarship); $1,000 (Larry Bolden Scholarship) $3,500 (Irlet Anderson Scholarship)
Scholarship Description: NOBLE is committed to equity in matters related to law enforcement, its mission to ensure equity in the administration of justice, and its unyielding commitment to work towards the elimination of racism and bias of any type within the law enforcement field. This includes a commitment to equal treatment in the administration of justice and within the law enforcement field for all people, regardless of sexual orientation or gender expression. If you have any questions, please contact the NOBLE National Office at (703) 658-1529 or e-mail Wilmae Leach at [email protected]
Scholarship Qualifications: Must be pursuing a degree in any of the Social Sciences, including technology, forensic investigations, and other criminal investigative studies, to further a career in law enforcement or criminal justice.
Society of Women Engineers Chicago Regional Section Scholarship
Deadline: April 10 Award: $1,500
Application: Will become available online February 2014
Scholarship Description: Scholarships are awarded to graduating high school female students accepted into an engineering or computer science program at an accredited college or university.
Scholarship Qualifications: Applicant must be a female
• The applicant’s home must be in a zip code with these three numbers as the first three digits: IL 600-608, 610-611, and 613; IN 463-466
• The applicant must be a freshman, re-entry or transfer student accepted into an engineering or computer science program at an accredited college or university for the Fall 2014 semester
• The applicant’s grade point average must be a 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale
Required Documentation: Completed application; Official transcript; Letter of recommendation from a non-relative; One-page essay
Ruth Lilly Poetry Fellowship
Deadline: April 30 Award: $15,000
These fellowships are awarded to young poets in order to encourage the further writing and study of poetry. To qualify, applicants must be at least 21 years of age and no older than 31 as of April 30, 2014. Applicants also must be US citizens. To apply, applicants must submit an application packet that includes ten pages of poetry. For more information, visit:
Tang Scholarship - Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Deadline: April 30 Award: $15,000
This scholarship is for LGBTQ Asian/Pacific Islander students in one of the following Bay Area counties in California: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Napa, Sonoma, and Solano. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be US citizens; have a minimum 3.0 GPA; and be between the age of 17 and 25 on April 30, 2014. Applicants must demonstrate financial hardship and academic promise. For more information, visit: http://www.siliconvalleycf.org/scholarships/di/tang
American Legion Legacy Scholarship
Deadline: April 15 Award: $10,000
This scholarship is for children, legally adopted children, children of a spouse by a prior marriage, and dependent children of active duty US military, National Guard, or military reservists who were federalized and died on active duty on or after September 11, 2001. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be high school seniors or high school graduates and plan to attend an accredited institution of higher education in the United States on a full-time basis. For more information, visit: http://www.legion.org/scholarships/legacy
Kelly Rooney Memorial Scholarship Award
Deadline: April 30 Award: $10,000
This scholarship is for graduating high school senior athletes who have a mother who passed away from any form of cancer. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must show leadership potential and plan to attend an accredited and approved four-year college or university within the United States. Applicants must be US citizens. For more information and applications visit: http://save2ndbase.com/scholarship.php
Princess Grace Awards in Choreography - Princess Grace Foundation
Deadline: April 30 Award: $10,000
This grant program is for dancers with at least three years of choreographic experience; within these three years, a maximum of two years may include dances created for college, university, and workshop setting. A minimum of one year must include work created for professional dance companies. Applicants must be nominated by the Artistic Director of a non-profit dance company or the Director of a non-profit dance organization/festival housing residencies for emerging choreographers within the United States. No more than three works may have been created on the nominating company/organization. To apply, applicants must create an original work for public concert performance(s) that will be presented by the nominating organization during the grant period. For more information visit
PNC Bank’s “Serving With Integrity” Scholarship
Deadline: April 30 Award: $10,000
T This scholarship is for student veterans who define "Serving with Integrity" and who were honorably discharged or are currently serving. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be undergraduate students, and at a minimum, a second-semester freshmen during the application process. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be majoring in business management, accounting, economics, finance, marketing, mathematics, computer science, or information technology. For more information and applications visit:
George A. Strait Minority ScholarshipAmerican Association of Law Libraries
Deadline: April 1
This scholarship is for African Americans, American Indians, Native Alaskans, Asians, Pacific Islanders, Hispanics, or members of other minority groups who have meaningful law library experience. Applicants must be degree candidates at accredited library or law schools, and intend to have a career in law librarianship. Financial need must be demonstrated for this scholarship.
To download the application, visit http://www.aallnet.org/main-menu/Member-Resources/scholarships/George-A-Strait-Minority-Scholarship/AALL-Scholarship-and-George-A-Strait-Minority-Scholarship-Application.pdf
AICPA Scholarship for Minority Accounting StudentsAmerican Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Deadline: April 1 Award:$5,000
This scholarship is for underrepresented minorities in the accounting profession (African American, Hispanic/Latino, Native American, or Asian American). To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students enrolled full-time, and pursuing a degree in an accounting-related major. Applicants must have maintained an overall and major GPA of at least 3.3 and have completed at least 30 semester hours of college course work. Applicants must also be AICPA student affiliate members; students can join AICPA online at no cost. Applicants must also be US citizens or permanent residents and have some financial need. AICPA staff and their family members are not eligible for this scholarship. For more information, visit: http://www.aicpa.org/Career/DiversityInitiatives/Pages/smas.aspx
Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers Scholarships
Deadline: April 30th Award:$1,000 to $5,000
Hispanic college students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering and math are invited to apply for more than $2 million in scholarships through AHETEMS (Advancing Hispanic Excellence in Technology, Engineering, Math and Science), the educational foundation of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE).
Students may apply for as many scholarships as they please, as long as they are eligible. The values range from $1,000 to $5,000. There is no fee to apply and individuals may apply for multiple scholarships using only one application form. All applications must be postmarked by April 1st.
The different scholarships vary in terms of qualifications and the amount of scholarship money granted, but all scholarships require a minimum 3.0 GPA both at the time of application and throughout the scholarship period. Students must be registered fulltime (taking at least 12 credit hours as an undergraduate or nine credit hours as a graduate student) in a STEM discipline. Applicants may find specific requirements and apply for all scholarships online. For more information, visit:
Deadline: April 4 Award: Varies
This scholarship is for current high school seniors entering college in the fall or students currently attending a college or university or equivalent (culinary school, for example). To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be from a low-income household. Applicants must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher; be accepted to an accredited four-year college, university, or equivalent; and demonstrate involvement in extracurricular activity or work. Visit http://www.beyondtheboroughs.org/
Deadline: April 5 Award: $2,500
This scholarship is for high school seniors and current undergraduate or graduate college students. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must plan to enroll full-time in a science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) field of study at an accredited, non-profit public or private two- or four-year college, university, or vocational/technical school in the United States for the entire 2014-2015 academic year. Applicants must demonstrate financial need, have a 2.75 GPA, and be US citizens or permanent residents. Once 20,000 scholarship applications are submitted, the application period will be over; note that this may happen before the April 5 close date, so applicants are encouraged to apply early. Visit: https://www.mygreatlakes.org/educate/knowledge-center/national-scholarship.html
Deadline: April 5 Award: $2,500
This award is for undergraduate students currently enrolled in a four-year college or university in the United States. To enter, applicants must submit up to three news stories that has been published in a college or university newspaper/publication or in an online version. Visit: http://www.tfas.org/NovakFellowships
Deadline: April 7 Award: $2,600
This scholarship is for students currently enrolled as freshman in the current year at any accredited four-year college or university. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be pursuing a career within one of the STEM fields, have a minimum 2.75 GPA, and be US citizens. The AT&T Community NETwork Scholarship will be a renewal award based on continued eligibility. Visit https://scholarships.uncf.org/Program/Details/c33b3c96-ee94-4dbe-a3a9-b00029ff68c0
Deadline: April 11 Award: $2,500
These scholarships are for students who are studying abroad for a minimum of four weeks. To qualify for these scholarships, applicants must be enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate, or professional degree program at a US college or university where transfer credit from an academic program abroad will be applied to your US degree being earned. Applicants also must have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA. Multiple types of scholarships are available; see website for details.
Deadline: April 11 Award: $1,000
This scholarship is for college-bound high school senior students who have a chronic disease or other challenge to their physical/mental health. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must demonstrate superior academics and extracurricular achievements. To apply, applicants must submit a brief statement of their health conditions, how they have managed to excel notwithstanding the condition, and their plans for advanced education after high school. Visit: http://thesusannafoundation.org/
Deadline: April 11 Award: $1,000
This scholarship is for current or former high school students who currently attend or will attend a college within the United States or its terrorities. Applicants must be 25 years of age or younger. To apply, applicants must imagine they have the power to change any one thing (big or small) and submit an original poem about what they would change and why. See website for additional details. Virist: http://www.powerpoetry.org/poetry-slams/what-would-you-change-scholarship-slam
Signet Classics Student Scholarship Essay Contest
Deadline: April 14 Award: $1,000
This scholarship is for high school juniors and seniors who are between the ages of 16 and 18. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be attending a high school located in the fifty United States or the District of Columbia, or be home schooled students between the ages of 16 and 18 who are residents of the fifty states or the District of Columbia. To apply for this scholarship, applicants must submit an essay on one of the topics listed on the website about a specified book; this year's book is "Beowulf." Visit: http://www.us.penguingroup.com/static/pages/services-academic/essayhome.html
Shell Oil Company Technical Scholarship
Deadline: April 14 Award: $5,000
This scholarship is for college sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are majoring in one of the following disciplines: geology, geophysics or physics; chemical, civil, electrical, mechanical, petroleum, geological, or geophysical engineering. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must have a minimum 3.2 GPA; be US citizens or be authorized to work on a full-time basis; be enrolled full-time; and attend one of the specified institutions listed on the website. Visit: http://www.shell.us/aboutshell/careers-tpkg/students-and-graduates/scholarships/bachelor-degree-student/shell-technical-scholarship.html
ChairScholars National Scholarship Program
Deadline: April 15 Award: $5,000
This scholarship is for high school seniors and college undergraduates who have a serious physical challenge and may or may not use a wheelchair for mobility. The physical challenge must be significant and affect activities of daily living; no minor disability will be considered. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must have at least a "B" average, have verifiable unmet financial need, and show some form of major community service or social contribution in the past. Visit: http://www.chairscholars.org/index.php/apply-for-a-scholarship/national-program
Irlet Anderson Scholarship Award
Deadline: April 15 Award: $3,500
This scholarship is for current high school seniors who will receive a diploma prior to the award announcement (before August 2013). To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be pursuing a degree in any of the social sciences, including technology, forensic investigations, and other criminal investigative studies, to further a career in law enforcement or criminal justice. Applicants must have a 3.7 GPA, demonstrate financial need, be accepted to an accredited academic institution, and be US citizens. Visit: http://www.noblenational.org/communityoutreach/noblescholarships.html
Brown and Caldwell Minority Scholarship Program
Deadline: April 15 Award: $5,000
This scholarship is for minorities who are US citizens or permanent residents. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be full-time juniors, seniors, or graduate-level students at an accredited college/university. Applicants must have a declared major in civil, chemical, or environmental engineering, or one of the environmental sciences, and have a cumulative 3.0 GPA or higher. Visit: http://www.brownandcaldwell.com/ScholarshipMinority.asp
Verbal Ink Transcription Services Scholarship
Deadline: April 18 Award: $1,500
This scholarship is for graduating high school seniors and current college freshman. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must have a cumulative GPA above 3.0 and be enrolled in an accredited two- or four-year institution of higher learning for the following fall quarter/semester. To apply, applicants must submit an essay that shares a story about how language has helped them express their voice. Visit: http://verbalink.com/transcription-services-scholarship
S.O.S. College Scholarship
Deadline: April 20 Award: $1,000
This scholarship is for high school seniors who have a parent who has battled with cancer sometime during the student’s four years of high school and is still living. A letter of nomination must be submitted by a teacher from the student's senior year of high school. Please see website for nomination instructions. Visit: http://www.unitedcancersurvivorsofamerica.org/students-of-survivors-program.html
FiSCA National Scholarship Program
Deadline: April 21 Award: $2,000
This scholarship is for college-bound high school seniors. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be US citizens, nationals, or permanent residents. Two scholarships will be awarded per region; see application to identify your region and the address to which you should mail your scholarship application materials. Selection will be based on academic achievement, leadership skills in school and the community, perseverance in the face of significant obstacles, and an essay. Visit: http://www.fisca.org/Content/NavigationMenu/CommunityOutreach/FiSCANationalScholarshipProgram/
Al Schuman Ecolab First-Time Freshman Entrepreneurial Scholarship
Deadline: April 23 Award: $3,500
This scholarship is for first-time college freshmen who are committed to their education and careers in the restaurant or food-service industry while demonstrating strong entrepreneurial spirit. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA or a GED average standard score of 470 or higher, plan to use the scholarship in a foodservice-related program at a participating college or university (see website for a list of schools), be enrolled or plan to enroll as full-time or substantial part-time students taking a minimum of nine credit hours each term, and plan to be enrolled for at least the two upcoming consecutive semesters. Applicants also must be US citizens or permanent residents. Students may only receive one NRAEF scholarship per calendar year. Visit: http://www.nraef.org/Students/Scholarships/Al-Schuman-Ecolab
Ayn Rand “The Fountainhead” Essay Contest
Deadline: April 26 Award: $10,000
This essay contest is for 11th and 12th graders worldwide. To apply, applicants must submit an essay for the book "The Fountainhead" by Ayn Rand on one of the topics listed on the website. Essays will be judged on whether they are clearly written, articulate, and logically organized. Winning essays must demonstrate an outstanding grasp of the philosophic meaning of "The Fountainhead." This contest has no citizenship requirements. Visit: http://essaycontest.aynrandnovels.org/TheFountainhead.aspx?theme=blue
Great Minds in STEM/HENAAC Scholars Program
Deadline: April 30 Award: $10,000
This scholarship is for students of Hispanic origin and/or who significantly participate in and promote organizations and activities in the Hispanic community. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be majoring in science, technology, engineering, or math; have an overall 3.0 GPA; and be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program for the fall 2014 semester. Scholarship recipients must attend the HENAAC Conference to receive the scholarship. Non-US citizens are encouraged to apply. Visit: http://www.greatmindsinstem.org/college/henaac-scholarship-application-guidelines
AAGS Graduate Fellowship
The Award American Congress on Surveying and Mapping (ACSM)
Deadline: April 15 Award: $2,000
To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be enrolled in or accepted to a graduate program in geodetic surveying or geodesy. Preference will be given to applicants with at least two years of employment experience in the surveying profession. To apply visit:
COURAGE TO GROW SCHOLARSHIPS IS AWARDED EVERY MONTH OF THE YEAR
Deadline: varies Award: $500
Candidate must be a junior or senior in high school or college student with a minimum GPA of 2.5 or better. U.S. citizens only. Easy application online. Brief essay. For more information and to apply, visit: http://couragetogrowscholarship.com/
DrugNews College Scholarship
Deadline: April 30th Award: $1,000.00
DrugNews is the #1 consumer resource for drug research, development, safety and litigation news. DrugNews supports those who research the safety of medications or help develop new drug concepts. As part of its mission, we offer a scholarship programs for the Summer and Fall semesters! These awards target those students planning a career in drug research, or with family members affected by a permanent drug injury.
The scholarships awards $1,000 to a deserving undergraduate student each semester. Requirements are:
See more at: http://www.drugnews.net/scholarship/#sthash.YHs0qyrr.dpuf