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Scholarship Searches:

  • AcademicInvest.com - a scholarship database with hundreds of listings for American and Canadian students.  Many of the scholarships are not specific to a school, region or field of study.  Students are not charged to use this service nor required to register on the website.​
  • Fastweb.com​
  • Schoolsoup.com - Free online database of private and college/university specific scholarships in the U.S.
  • Scholarshipexperts.com - a free scholarship matching service with a database of over 2.4 million scholarships. Scholarships are updated and added daily. 

State of Kansas Scholarships:

Kansas Distinguished Scholarship
Deadline: No specific date must submit each semester
Award: Total cost of tuition and fees
Description:

This program is designed to assist Kansas resident grad student who have been designated as a Brasenose, Chevening, Fulbright, Madison, Marshall, Mellon, Rhodes or Truman Scholar to obtain funding for tuition and fees to further their graduate studies at a Kansas Public University..

Application instructions:

Students who meet the criteria as a Kansas Distinguished Scholar must submit a letter to KBOR regarding their educational intent along with documentation of their scholar status and a copy of their billing statement. Information should be mailed to Kansas Board of Regents, 1000 SW Jackson Street, Suite 520, Topeka, KS 66612-1368

Kansas Ethnic Minority Scholarship
Deadline: May 1st
Award: $1,850 annually
Description:

This program is designed to assist financially needy, academically competitive students who are identified as members of any of the following ethnic/racial groups: African American, American Indian, or Alaskan Native, Asian or Pacific Islander, or Hispanic.

Application instructions:

Students who meet the criteria as an Ethnic Minority can apply online with the Kansas Board of Regents by May 1st. Paper applications are also available in FAS at the Service Desk. A $12.00 processing fee is due at the time of application completion. http://www.kansasregents.org/student_financial_aid

Kansas State Scholarship
Deadline: May 1st
Award: $1,000 annually
Description:

This program is designed to assist financially needy students in the top 20-40% of Kansas high school graduates who are designated as a State Scholar during their Senior year in high school

Application instructions:

State of Kansas Student Aid Application completed and submitted either online or the paper version and the $12.00 application fee must be submitted. (Priority deadline May 1) Submit an official copy of all academic transcripts. (Priority deadline May 1) Submit at least one letter of recommendation; academic, or employment-related. (Priority deadline May 1) If a current teacher, submit a copy of your teaching certificate or license. http://www.kansasregents.org/student_financial_aid

Kansas Teacher Service Scholarship
Deadline: May 1st
Award: Varies
Description:

Knowing that there is an increased need to employ qualified teachers in hard-to- fill disciplines and underserved geographic areas of the state, this program was enacted to increase the number of licensed and fully endorsed teachers in the state of Kansas. This service obligation scholarship program provides financial assistance to both students pursuing bachelor's degree programs and currently licensed teachers pursuing endorsement in hard-to-fill disciplines or master's degrees in hard-to-fill disciplines or either group planning to teach (K-12) in an underserved geographic are in Kansas.

Application instructions:

State of Kansas Student Aid Application completed and submitted either online or the paper version and the $12.00 application fee must be submitted. (Priority deadline May 1) Submit an official copy of all academic transcripts. (Priority deadline May 1)

Submit at least one letter of recommendation; academic, or employment-related. (Priority deadline May 1)

If a current teacher, submit a copy of your teaching certificate or license.

http://www.kansasregents.org/student_financial_aid

Kansas Military Service Scholarship
Deadline: May 1st
Award: Varies
Description:

This scholarship will be available to students who meet specified criteria and who served in Iraq and Afghanistan and have need.

Application instructions:

Student who meet the scholarship criteria can apply online with the Kansas Board of Regents by May 1st. Paper applications are also available in FAS at the Service Desk. A $12.00 processing fee is due at the time of application completion. http://www.kansasregents.org/student_financial_aid

Kansas Army National Guary Army Reserve Officer's Training Corps(ROTC) Scholarship Program
Deadline: Fall semester is the third Friday in September. Spring semester is the third Friday in February
Award: Total cost of tuition and fees
Description:

The purpose of this program is to assist highly qualified individuals who are motivated to achieve a college degree and acquire a Reserve officer commission in the Kansas Army National Guard.

Application instructions:

Student who meet the scholarship criteria can apply online with the Kansas Board of Regents by May 1st. Paper applications are also available in FAS at the Service Desk. A $12.00 processing fee is due at the time of application completion. http://www.kansasregents.org/student_financial_aid


Coca Cola Scholarships:

Coca-Cola Transfer Scholarship
Deadline: Jun 1
Award: $500 to $1,000
Description:

This scholarship is for transfer students pursuing their first undergraduate degree who are the children (or step-children claimed as dependents) of benefits- eligible KU faculty or staff members. Scholarships will be awarded  competitively based on the applicant's cumulative grade point average.

Application instructions:

Application may be made for the Coca-Cola Scholarship in one of two ways:

Indicate on the Application for Undergraduate Admission that you are the dependent of a KU employee; OR

Complete the following Application:

Coca-Cola Transfer Student Application

Coca-Cola Scholarship for Current Students
Deadline: not listed
Award: $500 to $1,000
Description:

Based on available funds, scholarships may be awarded to current degree seeking undergraduate KU students who are the children (or step-children claimed as dependents) of benefits eligible KU faculty or staff members (KU affiliates included). 

Application instructions:

Complete the following application:

Coca-Cola  Application for Current KU Students

Coca-Cola Incoming Freshman Scholarship
Deadline: not listed
Award: $1,000
Description:

This scholarship is for students pursuing their first undergraduate degree who are the children (or step-children claimed as dependents) of benefits-eligible KU faculty or staff members.  Priority deadline for the Coca-Cola Scholarship is June 1.

Application instructions:

Application may be made for the Coca-Cola Scholarship in one of two ways:

Indicate on the Application for Undergraduate Admission that you are the dependent of a KU employee; OR

Complete the following application:

Coca-Cola Scholarship Application for Incoming Freshmen


Abbott and Fenner Scholarship
Deadline: Jun 15, 2015
Award: $1,000
Description:

Available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post secondary institution.

ABODO I Heart My School Scholarship
Deadline: September 1 for Fall Award & January 31 for Spring Award
Award: $500
Description:

ABODO is an apartment search service that was started by a few guys from UW Madison. ABODO was built by students for students because they loved their school, but hated every time they had to find a new place to live. They decided to pull together all the best listings around campus and put them all on a map with powerful filters and real-time availability. It worked for them, so now they are on a mission to spread the love to campuses across the country! They loved their school and now they want to find out more about why you love your school. Applicants will submit a 500-1000 word essay about what makes their school so awesome.

Application instructions:

http://www.abodo.com/scholarship

AddressChange.us Special Delivery Scholarship
Deadline: December 31, 2014
Award: $1,000
Description:

Personal mail delivered by post has almost become an entirely nostalgic mode of communication. The convenience of the digital age has largely overrun everyday communication between people across the globe. Taking the time and effort to actually write a letter and actually physically send it through the post, ensures that added personal touch to notes sent to friends, family, and loved ones that digital mail just can't compete with. If you have ever been personally impacted in a profound way by a piece of mail that you have received, enter the AddressChange.us - Special Delivery Scholarship and you might receive an award of $1000.

Application instructions:

http://addresschange.us/scholarship

ADT Protect Your Home Scholarship
Deadline: December 31, 2014
Award: $500
Description:

ADT has developed extensive mobile technology to benefit the home security and automation industry so consumers can lead improved lives in the future. Interested applicants should write a 400-600 word essay on how mobile technology has been used in education and how it could improve education/classes for future students.

Application instructions:

http://homesecurity.io/scholarship

After College Scholarships
Deadline: varies
Award: varies
Description:

AfterCollege provides students with a way to discover entry-level jobs and internships based on their school, major and graduation date. Most AfterCollege scholarships are specific to a student's major or career path. Recipients are selected based on a brief, resume-style personal statement and the contents of their AfterCollege profile, such as honors, skills, work or volunteer experience, etc

AllJobOpenings.com Working Student Scholarship
Deadline: June 10, 2015
Award: $2000
Description:

AllJobOpenings knows that balancing your academic responsibilities with your social life is hard. Adding a job to the mix can make college feel downright impossible at times. The would like to help make things a little bit easier. The Working Student Scholarship will be awarded to a student who is currently attending college (and working while they do it).

American Bullion High School and College Scholarships
Deadline: January 1, 2015
Award: $2000
Description:

American Bullion believes in education and encourages students to improve their knowledge about finance and investing. American Bullion is a trusted leader for adding precious metals such as gold, silver, platinum, or palladium to individual retirement accounts. The American Bullion Financial Education Scholarship is offered to current high school and college students. Ten scholarships are awarded every year- Five (5) $250 High School Scholarships and Five (5) $500 College Scholarship

Andrew Flusche Scholarship Contest
Deadline: January 31, 2015
Award: $1000
Description:

Drinking and driving is an extreme problem among teens and young adults. This scholarship contest is to test the applicant’s ability to spread the word about these dangers to their peers. The task is for the student to create a public service announcement (PSA) to raise awareness of the severity of this problem. Applicants will be judged on creativity, as well as the persuasiveness and impact it will have on their peers.

Andrew Flusche Scholarship Contest
Deadline:Deccember 26, 2014
Award: $1000
Description:

Since its founding in 1972, Announcement Converters has provided the widest selection of in-stock blank envelopes, cards, folders, pouchettes, and paper in the industry. They know saving up for school can be tough and Announcement Converters believes that scholarships can give ambitious students the opportunity to focus on his or her studies instead of worrying about the cost of books and tuition. With that little extra help, they believe students can achieve greatness.

Aaron Seever Sales Scholarship
Deadline: September 30th, 2014
Award: $500 and an iPad mini
Description:

Bulwark Exterminating has created a scholarship to reward hard working students with ambitions for salesmanship. This scholarship honors Aaron Seever, a dedicated salesman whose creativity and passion drove him to success. The scholarship rewards a different student $500 every semester, along with an iPad Mini. Students must fill out the information required, including two 50 word or less essays

ACLS Recertification Healthcare Training Scholarship Plan
Deadline: December 31, 2014
Award: $2,000
Description:

ACLS Recertification feels it is truly inspiring to see people helping others in need and salutes those who dedicate their life to this purpose. In recognition of their selflessness, ACLS Recertification invites students to join the ACLS Healthcare Training Scholarship Plan and allow ACLS to help students to grow and reach their full potential as professionals in this field. ACLS will be giving out a $2,000 scholarship to the author of the winning essay and one (1) complimentary pass each to the ACLS Recertification program of their choice (ACLS, BLS, or PALS) valued at $275 to the second and third placers.

AT&T Internet and Education Scholarship
Deadline: December 15, 2014
Award: $1,000
Description:

Applicants will create an original infographic showing how students utilize social media in and out of the classroom.

Application instructions:

http://www.attsavings.com/scholarship

Arctic Physical Therapy Scholarship
Deadline: August 31
Award: $500
Description:

Scholarship Guidance offers the "Artic Physical Therapy Scholarship to a student who is attending a college or university no later than January of 2015, has a 3.0 gpa and submits answers to essay questions on the website.

Army ROTC Scholarships
Deadline: not listed
Award: Tuition, room, board, stipend
Description:

Applicants must be US Citizens age 17-27 with ACT scores of at least 19 or SAT of at least 920 and 2.5 gpa.  Eligible to join the ROTC

AFSCME/UNCF Union Scholars Program
Deadline: not listed
Award: $5,000 +$4,000 intern stipend
Description:

Sophomore or junior student of color in certain majors (see website) with a 2.5 GPA. Must demonstrate interest in working for social and economic justice through the labor movement.

Application instructions:

Application online at www.uncf.org.

AES Engineers Scholarship
Deadline: Oct 6, 2014
Award: $500
Description:

The consulting firm of AES Engineers is committed to continuing its support of higher education by providing scholarships to deserving students.  The scholarship will be offered on the basis of character, as determined by evaluating the answer to one of the essay questions on their website.

Autodesk Scholarships and Competitions
Deadline: Ongoing
Award: $1,000
Description:

Design competitions are a great way to sharpen your skills and show off creativity. Autodesk proudly sponsors competitions around the world with the goal of helping advance students’ knowledge and skills through challenges that inspire and prepare them for promising careers in architecture, engineering, and the digital arts.

BannerStandPros.com Scholarship
Deadline: August 31
Award: $500
Description:

The BannerStandPros.com scholarship is designed to foster creativity and promote passion in marketing and design for all industries. On behalf of the participating institutions, the goal of our scholarship is to provide financial assistance to students pursuing an education in the marking and design industries. Banner Stand Pros will award one $500 cash scholarship to the student who completes the best banner design following the specifications on the website.

Belly Go Round Scholarship
Deadline: varies
Award: $500
Description:

Belly Go Round, an online retailer of preowned maternity clothes, will be awarding scholarships to a college student working towards a career in child development, OBGYN or labor delivery nursing or teaching. Applicants don’t need to write a long winded essay or fill out any long application forms to apply. Just send BellyGoRound.com a short reply with your basic contact info and why you chose the profession you are working towards for your chance to win $500 towards school.

Belmont Anderson & Associates
Deadline: October 14
Award: $500
Description:

The Health Professionals and Specializing Physicians Scholarship Program will award $500 each year to a student striving to achieve their dream of studying to become a medical professional.

Best Price Nutrition Scholarship
Deadline: December 31
Award: $1000
Description:

: Best Price Nutrition is a company that loves to give back to the health science and nutrition community and feels that supporting students and their education is one of the best ways they can lend a hand. Applicants will fill out a survey and submit a 750 word essay.

Binpress Scholarship for Open Source
Deadline:May 1, 2015
Award: $500 (5)
Description:

Binpress is a platform for developers to publish and support their code for a living. They provide tools for marketing, licensing, customer support, and customization services for software components. Every year, Binpress will award five $500 scholarships for students who have shown a commitment to the open source community.

Black Pine Recreation Management Professionals Scholarship
Deadline: October 14
Award: $500
Description:

The Future Recreation Management Professionals Scholarship Program will award $500 every year to a student striving to achieve their dream of establishing a career in Recreation Management.

Big Sun Scholarship
Deadline: Jun 19, 2015
Award: $500
Description:

The BigSun Organization is proud to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits and are offering a scholarship to a deserving student athlete. All student athletes are eligible regardless of the sport they are engaged in.

Application instructions:

http://www.bigsunathletics.com

Brokerfish 2015 Scholarship
Deadline: December 31
Award: $1,000
Description:

BrokerFish.com helps people from all over the world find and buy international health insurance that's perfect for their needs. As an international company BrokerFish wants to help students realize the potentially life-changing impact that studying can have both personally and professionally. The BrokerFish University Scholarship is available in spring 2015 to students who are currently pursuing any university degree.

Business Community Impact Scholarship
Deadline: September 30
Award: $1000
Description:

The Business Community Impact Scholarship offered by Payroll Companies.us is open to both incoming freshmen as well as current undergraduate and graduate students. Applicants will submit a 1,000-1,500 word essay stating how a small business in their community has influenced their life, career, or educational aspirations.

Application instructions:

http://payrollcompanies.us/scholarship/

401k Business Financing Scholarship
Deadline: December 15, 2014
Award: $1000
Description:

MySolo401k.net is a leading facilitator of 401k small business financing. The 401k SelfStarter Plan, also known as a rollover as business startup (ROBS), allows entrepreneurs to fund a business or franchise with their retirement funds without taking a taxable distribution or loan. By minimizing debt, the business is more likely to succeed. Ultimately, this empowers individuals to turn their idea or concept from a dream into a reality. Applicants will submit an essay on the topic available at the website.

Carcovers.com Scholarship
Deadline: December 31, 2014
Award: $1000
Description:

Some people treat their cars like their children. They carefully wash and wax them, make certain not to park too close to other vehicles to avoid scratches and dents and tuck them into their garage at night. Many protect their vehicles with car covers, garage or not. These car owners do everything they can to make their vehicles last forever. CarCovers.com is looking for your thoughts on the best way to make a car last forever.

Cash Store Scholarship America Continuing Education Scholarship
Deadline: September 2014 - October 2014
Award: $1000
Description:

The Cash Store, in partnership with Scholarship America will be offering five individual scholarships for people who are 25 year of age or older and continuing their college education.

Application instructions:

http://www.cashstore.com/scholarship

 
CenturyLinkquote.com
Deadline: December 15, 2014
Award: $1,000
Description:

The use of social media in education is on the rise. Students and faculty are finding new ways to leverage social media tools like social networking sites, apps, message boards, and podcasts to encourage the learning process. CenturyLinkquote.com wants students to tell their top 5 ideas on how students can use social media to enhance the learning process in a 500 word or less essay.

Chalik & Chalik Survivor’s Scholarship
Deadline: January 1, 2015
Award: $1,000
Description:

A new college scholarship has been announced by Chalik & Chalik Law Offices. Aimed at those who have survived a serious medical diagnosis and are moving forward in their lives, this scholarship is open to anyone attending college or law school in the U.S. this spring.

Application instructions:

http://www.chaliklaw.com/scholarship/

Champion Appliance Care – DIY Instructional Video Scholarship Contest
Deadline: December 31
Award: $500
Description:

Champion Appliance Care wants to give students a chance to share their knowledge of appliance/home care and repair, so they have created a scholarship that asks students to create a do-it-yourself instructional video ti teach viewers some household repair tasks. The winner of this scholarship will receive a $500 reward to go towards the student’s higher education. Video essays should be clear and concise, as well as convey a sense of creativity. Keep in mind, these videos can be as simple as changing a light bulb to as complex as fixing a washing machine.

Cliffside Malibu Scholarship Program
Deadline: Ongoing
Award: $1,000 to $2,000
Description:

Cliffside Malibu Foundation is offering several scholarships for a wide range of entries, research, programming, design, or video submissions all welcome

The Clubs of America Scholarship Award
Deadline: August 31
Award: $1,500
Description:

Greatclubs.com is offering a $1500 annual scholarship to help students consider their aspirations, and ease the burden of the costs of higher education. Students who are interested in applying and maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA are expected to either write an 800 word essay, or create a YouTube video on where they see themselves in 10 years.

CreditRepair.com Scholarship
Deadline: December 31, 2014
Award: varies
Description:

CreditRepair.com has assisted thousands of consumers in finding effective solutions to reclaim their credit scores and reports. CreditRepair.com also understands that building a solid understanding of credit reports and scores during ones college years is important. For these reasons, the company is pleased to offer the CreditRepair.com Scholarship.

COIT Clean Living Scholarship
Deadline: October 31
Award: $2,000
Description:

COIT.com has a business that focuses on carpet cleaning, grout cleaning and upholstery cleaning. They recently launched a scholarship based on applicants submitting a short video about what clean living means to them? One part of growing up and being in college is learning to take care of one’s space. Whether that’s figuring out that dishwashing liquid shouldn’t go in a dishwasher, or how to spackle nail holes to keep the deposit, there are a million little lessons to learn about managing a clean space. Applicants will tell a story about how they take care of their self and their living space.

Application instructions:

http://www.coit.com/scholarship

CollegeMapper Scholarship
Deadline: Every month
Award: $500
Description:

CollegeMapper is an online tool that helps high school students through the college admissions process. They also work with organizations such as the University of Washington Dream Project and the Boys and Girls Club to help low income and first-generation college students get into college.

ConsumerAffairs International Scholarship Programme
Deadline: April and December
Award: $1,000
Description:

The Consumer Affairs International Scholarship programme is designed to facilitate the immersion of international students into the UK educational system. A scholarship will be awarded bi-annually in December and April to the winner of their essay contest to assist with the costs of studying abroad in the U.K.

CheapAutoInsurance.org
Deadline: not listed
Award: $500
Description:

CheapAutoInsurance.org will award a scholarship to at least one winner per year for their best rendition of a commercial promoting auto insurance and its value to high school and college students.  Submission deadlines are October 1 and March 1 each year.

CourseHorse Learner’s Scholarship
Deadline: November 25
Award: $1,000
Description:

Every year the CourseHorse Learner’s Scholarship recognizes students who value education and aspire towards lifelong learning. Our mission is to facilitate learning opportunities for everyone, to increase ease and confidence in discovering one’s path to personal enrichment. They are looking for students who are passionate about learning and will never stop discovering.

Application instructions:

http://coursehorse.com/scholarship

Critical Systems, Inc. Breakthrough Technologies Scholarship
Deadline: Spring Award application period is March 15th thru April 30; Fall Award application period is Sept 15th thru Oct 31st
Award: $1000
Description:

Critical Systems, Inc. is committed to supporting the breakthrough technologies that are being developed in Semiconductor and related industries. They provide the gas delivery, gas abatement, and orbital welding, and other products & services that are fundamental to these technologies. Many of their customers are universities and research organizations where these technologies are first cultivated. That is why Critical Systems is now offering the Breakthrough Technologies Scholarship. This scholarship will be awarded to 3rd or 4th year engineering and science students pursuing a career that involves the use of micro and/or nano technologies (MEMS, Solar PV, Thin Film or the like). There are currently 2 scholarships being awarded annually – one Spring Award, and one Fall Award.

Campus Explorer Scholarship
Deadline: not listed
Award: $1,000
Description:

Campus Explorer gives a $1,000 scholarship each month.  They will announce a new scholarship - and a new way to win each month.  A winner will be randomly selected from the entrants.

Costa Rica Early Start Study Abroad Program
Deadline: not listed
Award: $1,200
Description:

The Costa Rica Early Start Study Abroad Program Scholarship is funded by the generous support of Richard Paegelow, KU Alumnus and former participant of the San Jose, Costa Rica study abroad program. Awards are designed to assist KU undergraduate students who can benefit from the month-long Early Start program to strengthen language and cultural adaptation skills in anticipation of semester study at Universidad de Costa Rica.  The scholarship totals $1,200 which covers most of the expenses connected with studying in the Escuela de Filologia for the month. 

Application instructions:

Apply Online: https://ku.studioabroad.com/? go=EarlyStartScholarship

Dane G Hansen Scholarships
Deadline: December 1
Award: $4,000 to $10,000
Description:

The Dane G Hanson foundation offers scholarships to students graduating from high schools in 26 counties in Northwest Kansas including Cheyenne, Cloud, Decatur, Ellis, Ellsworth, Gove, Graham, Jewell, Lincoln, Logan, Mitchell, Norton, Osborne, Ottawa, Phillips, Rawlins, Republic, Rooks, Russell, Saline, Sheridan, Sherman, Smith, Thomas, Trego and Wallace. Applicants must plan on attending a University in Kansas (students attending an out-of-state school should not apply).

Application instructions:

www.danehansenfoundation.org

Dane G Hansen Community or Technical College Transfer Scholarship
Deadline: February 1, 2015
Award: $4,000
Description:

The Dane G Hanson foundation has 20 scholarships available for Kansas Community and Technical College students. Community College students must have completed a minimum of 32 hours and Technical College students must have completed an associate of applied science degree and must plan on attending a Kansas college or university.

Application instructions:

www.danehansenfoundation.org

DataTech Labs – Disguise your External Hard Drive Scholarship Contest
Deadline: December 31, 2014
Award: $1,000
Description:

Datatech Labs has seen far too many cases of hard drives being stolen because hard drives can be very valuable and they look like hard drives. This year, they are giving students the opportunity to come up with a creative hard drive disguise in order to prevent hard drives from being stolen and want to see how creative applicants can be with their disguise of the external hard drive. Create the disguise, take a picture of the disguise in action, post images on Pinterest, and send DataTech Labs the link.

Application instructions:

http://www.datatechlab.com/scholarship

1Dental.com Dentistry Scholarship
Deadline: December 21, 2014
Award: $4,000
Description:

1Dental.com understands the value of investing in the future of dentistry and they have created a Dentistry Scholarship to be awarded to one aspiring dental student for the 2015 spring semester. Applicants will submit a 500 word essay.

Application instructions:

http://www.1dental.com/scholarship/

Design a Shirt, Win a Scholarship Contest
Deadline: December 1
Award: $500
Description:

The Print Detective Design a T-Shirt scholarship is a really easy and fun way to get $500 to help pay for school. Use your creativity to design your very own T- shirt. Upload your custom T-shirt design to Facebook and then get all of your friends and family to vote for your design. The entrant who gets the most votes will win $500 to finance their college education. Our scholarship winner will also receive a free T-shirt featuring their original design.

DietSpotlight.com Scholarship
Deadline: December 31
Award: $3000 (1) $1000 (3)
Description:

The Dietspotlight.com Research Leadership Scholarship Program was created in hopes that it may encourage students in various health fields to work toward a future in which obesity and its related problems can be controlled. Applicants will submit a 900-1500 word essay.

Digicert Internet Security Scholarship
Deadline: November 1, 2014
Award: $1,000
Description:

Description: Most of today’s websites are secured with SSL Certificates, but even in the past few years Internet security has changed immensely. Digicert wants you to think about how fast the Internet security landscape is changing and submit a 400- 600 word essay explaining how you see it evolving and improving in the future for both personal and business purposes. Be creative and think outside the box.

Dialed Web Design Scholarship
Deadline: December 31, 2014
Award: $500
Description:

Send Dialed Web Design your name, email and a 300 word essay on why you deserve their scholarship. Please include GPA, achievements, clubs and activities you want considered. The best applications will include community service, examples of positivity in the community and volunteer stories. Dialed Web design will then pick the applicants best suited for the award.

DiversityJobs.com Scholarship
Deadline: April 30, 2015
Award: $2,000
Description:

DiversityJobs.com offers three scholarships annually for currently enrolled minority undergraduate or graduate students.

Done Plumbing & Heating Scholarship
Deadline: December 31, 2014
Award: $500
Description:

Done Plumbing & Heating is offering a $500 scholarship for students who are inspired by DIY tasks. The award will be granted towards higher education. You must be 18 years or older to apply and must be accepted into a trade school or collegiate organization. We are looking for an original DIY project that pertains to your job interest. The assignment is to create a DIY tutorial video that shows your process from beginning to the end. You will be judged on creativity and usefulness. To apply, create this effective tutorial and upload this to YouTube. Then, send the URL of your posted video to marketing@itsdone.com along with your name, school you are enrolled in, and your area of study.

Application instructions:

http://www.itsdone.com/

Dry Defender Protect Your Bed Scholarship
Deadline: June 30, 2015
Award: $1,000
Description:

Dry Defender offers a wide range of affordable premium bedding, including plastic mattress covers, breathable mattress covers, mattress protectors, mattress pads, underpads, and overlays. Dry Defender’s mission is to protect America’s mattresses from spills, accidents, dust mites, bed bugs, mildew and mold, and other allergens. ProtectiveBedding.com is proud to be the official partner store of Dry Defender. Dry Defender needs an arch-nemesis and is offering a scholarship to the applicant who comes up with the most creative arch-nemesis.

EApplicants.com Scholarship
Deadline: May 1, 2015
Award: $1,500
Description:

EApplicants.com is ecstatic to reveal their brand new scholarship program intended to aid students who are currently working their way through their college. In today’s society, most students enrolled in a university education face higher expenses than ever, and EApplicants.com is excited to provide a little bit of support to well-deserving students who are dedicated to their future. Applicants will submit an 800 to 1000 word essay elaborating on the difficulties of paying their way through their education.

Ejobapplications.com Scholarship
Deadline: : December 30
Award: $1,000
Description:

EJobApplications.com is an authority resource for job applications and career information for top companies in the United States who provides tips on how to build a resume, how to excel during an interview, and ultimately how to land the job of your choice. This is a free online resource helping people find specific information and advice on how to apply online and offline to major companies in the U.S.

Environmental Institute for Golf
Deadline: not listed
Award: Various
Description:

A number of different scholarships for students pursuing careers in the golf course industry, future turfgrass researchers and educators, children and grandchildren of GCSAA members, and foreign students studying in the United States.

Eve’s Addiction Scholarship
Deadline: Aug. 25, 2014
Award: $1000
Description:

Full details, selection criteria and application forms are available on the website

Education-Portal.com Tuition Won't Stop Me Scholarship
Deadline: October 7, 2014
Award: $1,000
Description:

Education-Portal.com offers a bimonthly Tuition Won't Stop Me Scholarship with a guaranteed amount of $100 which increases for every new Like the Education- Portal.com Facebook page received

Families of Freedom
Deadline: not listed
Award: Undesignated
Description:

Children and/or spouses of those killed or permanently disabled as a result of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.

Application instructions:

www.familiesoffreedom.com

Fitness Awareness Scholarship
Deadline: Monthly Deadlines
Award: $2,500
Description:

The Fitness Awareness Scholarship is offered by Fitness Surprise. Up to four scholarships will be awarded for 2014 to future/current graduate and undergraduate students.

FlightNetwork Fly High Scholarship
Deadline: Applications open from June 1, 2014 to December 15, 2014
Award: $1,000
Description:

FlightNetwork is the largest Canadian owned online travel agency in Canada and the second most visited travel site behind Expedia. Applicants must submit a 500-1000 word essay about a travel related experience or topic. The winning essay will be featured on the FlightNetwork.com blog

Foreclosure.com Scholarship Program
Deadline: December 15
Award: $1,000 to $5,000
Description:

Each year, Foreclosure.com challenges future leaders of America to provide creative solutions/ideas to many of the nation's most critical issues, real estate/housing in particular, which can be used to help turnaround the market. Currently enrolled college students (graduate students, law students and/or high school seniors are NOT eligible) are invited to apply by submitting an essay and freshman entering Fall 2014 are eligible once they have received a student ID number.

FrontierBundles.com
Deadline: December 15, 2014
Award: $1,000
Description:

Create a poster that raises awareness of student cyber bullying. Applicants can create the poster in any medium they see fit from photography to hand- drawn art -- just make sure it is engaging and creative.

Application instructions:

http://frontierbundles.com/scholarship

Future First Nursing Scholarship
Deadline: August 14, 2015
Award: $500
Description:

Best Online RN to BSN Program proudly announces their 2015 scholarship which will be awarded to one college student. Applicants must be enrolled in an RN nursing degree program with an accredited nursing school.

Goedeker’s Applicances College Book Scholarships
Deadline: May 1, 2015
Award: $500 (2) $100 (4)
Description:

Goedeker’s is a St. Louis-based, family-oriented company that has been in operation since 1951 who are dedicated to excellence in service, convenience in shopping, and offering quality products at affordable prices. Goedeker’s awards scholarships, including one specifically for public service families, to help toward the cost of college textbooks. Applicants will submit a minimum 300 word essay.

Get Prepped LSAT Prep Law Scholarship
Deadline: not listed
Award: $1,000
Description:

To help current law student experiencing financial difficulties to be able to continue their studies.

GlobalEnglishEditing Scholarship
Deadline: November 21
Award: $1,500
Description:

The Global English Editing Scholarship is to reward students who will make the United States better and is offered each year to a high performing student in the U.S. Applicants must outline in 200 words or less how they intend to make positive change to America after finishing their university degree.

Giva Semi-Annual Student Scholarship Award
Deadline: June 1st and December 1st
Award: $1,000
Description:

Giva, Inc., a technology company located in Silicon Valley is excited to offer a semi-annual scholarship to assist undergraduate or graduate students attending a college or university further their education. All applicants will be required to compose a thoughtful essay between 500-1000 words answering the questions "How will you use your talents and education to make the world a better place for future generations? What are your career and personal goals and why?" Winners are required to perform some community service volunteer work.

Application instructions:

www.givainc.com/scholarships

Global Trade Specialist Scholarship Contest
Deadline: August 31
Award: $1,000
Description:

The history of China’s economic and social revolution has had a great impact on the global economy. For this scholarship students will submita book report on China Road: A Journey into the Future of a Rising Power written by Rob Glifford. These book reports will be judged on how well the student can understand the key idea put forth in the book

Application instructions:

http://www.mgtrading.com/scholarship/

Graduate Programs Foundation Scholarships
Deadline: not listed
Award: $1,000
Description:

Graduate Programs.com . offers both Pre-Grad Scholarships (available to college juniors and seniors) and Graduate Scholarships or a $1,000 student loan payment to those who have completed grad school within the last five years. More information is available on their website.

Application instructions:

http://www.graduateprograms.com/

Greater Kansas City Community Foundation
Deadline: not listed
Award: Varies
Description:

A large number of scholarships of all different types are offered by this foundation. See the website for more details.

Application instructions:

www.gkccf.org/scholarships

GMR Transcription Scholarship
Deadline: not listed
Award: $500
Description:

GMR Transcription is a leading transcription services company that transcribes voice recordings for academic, business, legal, non-profit and other organizations and offers ongoing quarterly awards for both English and Spanish translation students.

Graduate Programs Foundation Scholarship
Deadline: not listed
Award: $1,000
Description:

Graduate Programs will award $1,000 scholarships to current graduate students and $1,000 toward student loan payments for recent grads during the last five years.

Greater Kansas City Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Deadline: not listed
Award: Varies
Description:

Permanent resident of the Greater Kansas City area who is or will be a full- time student. Applicants must be Hispanic.

Application instructions:

www.hispanicdevelopmentfund.org

GoCollege.com Lucky Draw Scholarship
Deadline: not listed
Award: $250
Description:

GoCollege.com offers a free $250 monthly scholarship to students who use the GoCollege.com website

Get Prepped LSAT Prep PreLaw Scholarship
Deadline: not listed
Award: $1,000
Description:

To help students wishing to attend law school to pay for law school application fees, LSAT testing fees, and other related costs.

HomeInsurance.com Scholarship
Deadline: December 31
Award: $1,000
Description:

HomeInsurance.com is offering a $1,000 scholarship, open to current students, to help offset tuition costs. Students are asked to create an original article on one of the two topics provided on the website

HSA for America’s Scholarship Program
Deadline: November 20
Award: $500
Description:

HSA for America encourages higher education and believes every student should have an opportunity to continue his or her education. They will be awarding their first-ever scholarship to the student who best describes the benefits of “price transparency” when it comes to medical care and continue to award a scholarship on a bi-annual basis.

Help Johnny Scholarship
Deadline: not listed
Award: $5,000 renewable
Description:

Available to any student that is 19 years or under.

Hark Digital Media Scholarship
Deadline: Apr 20
Award: $1,000
Description:

Hark believes in the importance and power of Education and offers a $1000 scholarship to put towards the pursuit of a higher education.

Application instructions:

http://www.hark.com/about/scholarship

Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Deadline: not listed
Award: Various
Description:

Scholarships for students of Hispanic heritage.

Application instructions:

www.hsf.net

Hispanic Scholarship Fund Community College Transfer Scholarship
Deadline: not listed
Award: $1,000 to $5,000
Description:

Scholarships for Hispanic Community College students transfering to a four year college or university

Application instructions:

www.hsf.net/innerContent.aspx?id=428

Hazing Awareness Fund
Deadline: not listed
Award: $700
Description:

Scholarship for books & supplies. All students enrolled in a college with a greek social setting who have a 2.0 or higher may enter.

Hidden Triforce of Wisdom Scholarship
Deadline: December 15
Award: $500
Description:

The Hidden Triforce of Wisdom Scholarship is available to either part-time or full-time college students. Applicants must submit a 500-2000 word essay about a time the applicant has displayed an exceptional amount of courage or wisdom to accomplish a goal in life

Application instructions:

http://hiddentriforce.com/scholarship/

Home Alarms Educational Scholarship
Deadline: December 15
Award: $500
Description:

Apex Direct – ADT Home Security is providing a scholarship to the applicant who submits the best 500-700 word essay on the future of home security technology, how it will change over the next 10 years and how it will better society as a whole.

Application instructions:

http://www.home-alarms.ca/scholarship

HotelsCheap.org Scholarship
Deadline: October 15, 2014
Award: $1500
Description:

HotelsCheap is offering college scholarships for students aspiring to achieve a college education. 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. High school students, undergraduate students, master degree students, and adult learners are all encouraged to apply.

Application instructions:

http://www.hotelscheap.org/scholarship

IHS Conference & Research Grant
Deadline: December 15
Award: $750
Description:

The IHS Conference & Research Grant is awarded to current PhD students advancing the principles of personal liberty and economic freedom through an academic career and are available to cover travel, conference fees, and other career-related expenses

Application instructions:

https://www.theihs.org/

IHS PhD Application Fee Waiver
Deadline: December 15
Award: $300
Description:

This program offsets application costs so that applicants can afford to apply to more programs. Undergraduates and recent graduates applying for full-time doctorate programs starting in the 2015-16 academic year who demonstrate interest in individual and economic freedom, and strong academic potential are also essential

Application instructions:

https://www.theihs.org/

Influence Print 2014 Scholarship
Deadline: December 31
Award: $1000
Description:

Influence Print’s first annual visual communication design scholarship is offered for students majoring or interested in design and applied arts or graphic design with strong academic records and outstanding creative abilities. Applicants will submit their best design for chance at a college scholarship and nationwide recognition.

Interior-Deluxe Scholarship
Deadline: December 1
Award: $1500
Description:

Education is important, and having a college degree can make a huge difference to a student’s future. Financing a college education, however, can be difficult. Interior- Deluxe believes in giving our youth a chance by offering need-based college scholarship. Applying for the scholarship is easy. All applicants have to do is answer four questions that are open-ended yet thought-provoking available on the website.

Internet.frontier.com Scholarship
Deadline: November 16
Award: $2,000
Description:

Technology is changing education and college students have a front row seat to see exactly how technology is influencing higher education. Applicants will write and submit a blog post to internet.frontier.com about its influence on their college education.

ItaliaRail.com Scholarship
Deadline: November 30, 2014
Award: $1000
Description:

ItaliaRail is a small Boston-area based travel company that specializes in rail travel throughout Italy. The scholarship will be awarded to two qualified applicants in the Fall and Spring Semesters of each academic year, with $1,000 to be put toward their study abroad program in Italy. They have established this scholarship to help interested and eligible students realize their dream of studying abroad.

Application instructions:

http://www.italiarail.com/scholarship

James B. Pearson Fellowship
Deadline: Apr 1
Award: Varies
Description:

The James B. Pearson Fellowship provides assistance to graduate students with approved study abroad programs.  The average stipend is $2,456 and more funding may be available depending on the length of the study abroad program.

Application instructions:

James B Pearson Fellowship Application

Jan Egerton and Don Smitley Mesothelioma Scholarship
Deadline: October 7
Award: Varies
Description:

MesotheliomaHelp is pleased to announce the “Jan Egerton and Don Smitley Mesothelioma Scholarships.” They are proud to offer ten (10) scholarships in the names of these two mesothelioma warriors. These scholarships are available to students in colleges and universities throughout the United States. The goal is to help the educational efforts of students while raising awareness for mesothelioma and its cure.

JustJobs Scholarship
Deadline: not listed
Award: $2,000
Description:

JustJobs.com awards three scholarships annually to currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate students form registered schools in the U.S.

JustNebulizers.com Respiratory Care Scholarship
Deadline: December 31
Award: $1,000
Description:

The JustNebulizers.com Scholarship will be awarded to a college student with a respiratory condition such as asthma, cystic fibrosis, chronic bronchitis or COPD requiring medication. Applicants will send a creative video under three minutes long answering the two questions on the website.

Job-Applications.com Working Parent College Scholarship
Deadline: Dec 14, 2014
Award: $1000
Description:

Job-Applications.com is proud to announce their new initiative, a college scholarship awarded once a year designed to help working parents currently enrolled in higher education. Applicants must submit a 600 to 1000 word essay clearly outlining three keys to successfully balancing parenthood, working, and excelling in school.

JW Surety Bonds Scholarship
Deadline: : November 21
Award: $25,000
Description:

The JW Surety Bonds $25,000 Scholarship Giveaway was created to give students, both undergraduate and graduate, a chance to win up to $25,000 toward college tuition, while providing an opportunity to showcase skills in their respective fields of study. With their applications, students will submit original content focused on a specific business category provided. Upon being reviewed, selected entries will be posted the company’s blog, and the student will be entered for a chance to win the scholarship at year end, payable to the institution for tuition only.

Karin Riley Porter Attorney at Law Good Works Scholarship
Deadline: January 1, 2015
Award: $500
Description:

Karin Riley Porter Attorney at Law believes that it is essential to lead by example and give back to one’s community. This is true both for those directly involved in the legal profession, and for those who are employed in other professions that contribute to the growth and success of the Commonwealth. To this end, the firm is dedicated to providing educational opportunities for future lawyers and other college and university students who are also actively engaged in making their community a better place by leading and planning community service projects and are pleased to announce the annual Karin Riley Porter Attorney at Law Good Works Scholarship.

Kiddie Collection Scholarship
Deadline: December 5
Award: $3500
Description:

Kiddie Collection celebrates the movers, the shakers, the doers, the makers-the dreamers who still believe that dreams come true by offering a scholarship based on their “The I Want to be ________ When I Grow Up Contest”. Submit an essay detailing how their scholarship will help you realize your childhood dreams.

Krill Oil - Educate Your Heart' Scholarship
Deadline: Dec 31
Award: $1,000
Description:

Everest Nutrition, a leader in providing superior quality nutraceutical supplements across North Ameria, is pleased to announce its "Krill Oil - Educate Your Heart' Scholarship".  They will be giving two students $1000 who are pursuing further education beyond high school level.

Kush Arora Criminal Justice Reform Scholarship
Deadline: May 1, 2015
Award: $500
Description:

Mr. Arora takes his role and responsibilities within the Maryland criminal justice system very seriously. He also takes seriously the need for students to recognize whether they believe the laws that govern society are just or unjust, and why. These traits are valuable in all citizens, not just criminal justice professionals, and Mr. Arora is dedicated to providing financial support and academic recognition to those who will pursue or support reasoned legal reform in the future.

LIVFund Scholarship
Deadline: not listed
Award: $500
Description:

The LIVFund (Learn, Intern, Volunteer) Scholarship Fund was established to further the mission of promoting cultural exchange between Latin America and the rest of the world.  Scholarships will be awarded to individuals 18 and up who have plans to study, intern or volunteer abroad for at least one (1) week in the following countries: Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Uruguay, Venezuela. 

Application instructions:

http://www.livfund.org

LatPro.com Scholarship
Deadline: not listed
Award: $2,000
Description:

LatPro.com offers three scholarships annually to currently enrolled Hispanic undergraduate or graduate students.

Application instructions:

http://learn.latpro.com/scholarship/

Look Twice, Save a Life Scholarship
Deadline: December 1
Award: $1000
Description:

InsuranceProviders.com is proud to introduce a new scholarship promoting motorcycle safety among students. Applicants will create a form of social awareness that inspires other students to focus on Looking Twice for Motorcycle Safety. This can be a video, artwork, essay or anything that would engage other students to focus on safe driving.

LowVARates.com Scholarship
Deadline: December 31
Award: $1,250 semiannually
Description:

LowVARates.com presents a college scholarship to a deserving military student. Military students currently enrolled in college may also enter the contest and there is no age requirement for the college scholarship applicants. Children with a mother or father serving in any branch of the U.S. Armed Forces are eligible to apply for the college scholarship.

Lexington Law Scholarship
Deadline: February 28, 2015
Award: $10,000
Description:

Lexingtonlaw.com is offering an annual scholarship to help college students maintain great credit scores. Students interested in applying for the scholarship are required to write an essay of 800 words about what a credit score means to them, impacts their financial future, and how they plan to develop a great credit score during their college years.

Majux Marketing Scholarship
Deadline: July 30, 2015
Award: $1,000
Description:

The Majux Marketing Scholarship applicants must be graduate or undergraduate students entering the 2015-2016 academic year pursuing a degree in Business or Marketing.

Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund Grants for Women from Developing Countries
Deadline: January 15, 2015
Award: varies
Description:

The Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund provides grants to women from developing countries to help further their education and strengthen their leadership skills to improve the lives of women and children in developing countries.

Application instructions:

http://www.mmmf-grants.org/

Mark Jensen MD - Future Physicians Scholarship Program
Deadline: : October 14
Award: $500
Description:

Dr. Mark Jensen MD understands firsthand the financial challenges of getting through college, medical school, and specialization training. Through hard work, diligence, and by using scholarship opportunities like this, Dr. Jensen was able to become the reconstructive plastic surgeon he is today. The Future Physicians Scholarship Program is his way of giving back and will award $500 every year to a student striving to achieve their dream of entering the medical professional field.

Application instructions:

http://markjensenmd.com/#scholarship

MAWISTA Scholarship
Deadline: : January 1, 2015
Award: Monthly $tipend
Description:

For MAWISTA it is very important to promote young people with a child who decide to study abroad. Studying with a child means to have more additional stress. It is a big challenge and requires a lot of organizational skills. They are looking for students who won’t give up and who would like to finish their study even with double stress (study and child) because this is very important to them.

Application instructions:

http://www.mawista.com/en/scholarship/

MesotheliamaHelp.org
Deadline: Deadline Varies
Award: $100 to $5,000
Description:

MesotheliomaHelp.org announces the Jan Egerton and Don Smitley Scholarship essay contest to help spread awareness of the life threatening disease mesothelioma. They are giving out ten (10) scholarships to deserving students in colleges and universities throughout the United States. It is their hope to help the educational efforts of students while raising awareness for mesothelioma and its cure.

Mhelpdesk Video Scholarship
Deadline: December 15
Award: $1,500
Description:

Mhelpdesk is looking for someone who is witty and savvy with technology to help them build the next game-changing advertisement. Applicants will create a commercial via a 60 second video directed at businesses who can use Mhelpdesk’s software

Application instructions:

http://mhelpdesk.com/scholarship/

Movers Corp Scholarship
Deadline: Deadline Varies
Award: $1000
Description:

Movers Corp Scholarship program is intended to help students think about online marketing at an early state. A scholarship will be provided each semester to a student who provides a 500-1000 word synopsis of online marketing ideas intended at increasing the awareness of the Movers Corp brand.

My Recipe - My Heritage Scholarship Guidelines
Deadline: not listed
Award: Up to $1,500
Description:

Both US citizens and foreign students currently attending a US college, university, or another institution of higher education are eligible to participate by submitting an essay that explores the place culinary traditions hold in one's cultural/ethnic identity.

Application instructions:

www.fastrecipes.com/scholarship2010 /

MyBookBuyer.com
Deadline: not listed
Award: $1,250 Grand Prize scholarship and $250 Runner Up scholarship
Description:

MyBookBuyer.com is an online book and textbook buyback service of Beagle Books and they offer two scholarships based on an ongoing scholarship essay contest. 

Novus Biologicals Scholarship Program
Deadline: December 5
Award: $1500
Description:

Research is a critical component for the development and advancement in the life science community. Novus Biologicals want to further scientific achievement by helping students who are interested in developing a career in science. The Novus Biologicals Scholarship Program is awarded twice a year to students pursuing a degree in a science related field.

Navy Scholarship and Tuition Assistance Program
Deadline: not listed
Award: Varies
Description:

The Navy offers financial assistance programs that can help pay for your education - with no service obligation until after schooling is complete.  There are many generous programs for students purusing undergraduate course work and beyond.

National Scholars Honor Society
Deadline: not listed
Award: Various
Description:

Recipient must be a member of NSHS

Application instructions:

www.CollegeHonors.org

Olshan Foundation Healthy Home Scholarship
Deadline: August 15, 2014
Award: $1,000
Description:

As a leader in the foundation repair industry, Olshan Foundation Solutions understands the importance of investing in the future. To demonstrate this support, they are offering the Olshan Healthy Home Scholarship to one student pursuing a degree from an accredited University with a minimum 2.75 GPA.

PChealthboost.com Scholarship
Deadline: December 1
Award: $1,000 (2)
Description:

Boost Software provides pc optimization software solutions catering to everyday computer needs. The company was built on integrity and the customer experience and believes in empowering computer users, and that includes college and university students who do the majority of their work with computers. Boost Software is proud to announce the PC Health Boost Scholarship Award in Computer Technology with the goal to help college students develop a lifelong relationship with their computer in order to enhance their career and educational opportunities.

Application instructions:

Click on "Current Scholarships" at http://www.pchealthboost.com/blog/pc-healthboost- scholarship-award/

Phi Delta Kappa International Prospective Educator Scholarship
Deadline: not listed
Award: $1,000
Description:

The PDK Education Foundation offers 15 $1,000 general scholarships for prospective educators and also oversees a group of undergraduate scholarships with special criteria that are available to students of various backgrounds and status.

Application instructions:

http://www.pdkintl.org/

Pi Beta Phi Educational Foundation Women’s Scholarship - Spring, 2015
Deadline: September 30, 2014
Award: Not Listed
Description:

The Pi Beta Phi Educational Foundation Women’s Scholarship is for women undergraduate students at the University of Kansas.   Applicants DO NOT have to be a member of a sorority.  Criteria might include, but are not limited to, graduation from a Kansas high school, financial need, student debt already accrued, academic performance, future goals and community service.

Application Instructions:

Application available here

Pi Beta Phi Educational Foundation Women’s Scholarship - Fall, 2015
Deadline: April 1, 2015
Award: Not Listed
Description:

The Pi Beta Phi Educational Foundation Women’s Scholarship is for women undergraduate students at the University of Kansas.   Applicants DO NOT have to be a member of a sorority.  Criteria might include, but are not limited to, graduation from a Kansas high school, financial need, student debt already accrued, academic performance, future goals and community service.

Application Instructions:

Application available here

P.E.O Program for Continuing Education Grant
Deadline: Varies
Award: Up to $3,000
Description:

The P.E.O. Program for Continuing Education is a grant program providing financial assistance to women whose education has been interrupted and who find it necessary to return to school to support themselves and/or their families. Applicants must demonstrate a need for financial assistance with their educational expenses to improve their marketable skills for employment. The grant is not intended to be used in covering the cost of prerequisite courses which may be necessary for securing admission to an educational program.

Application instructions:

PCE Pre-Application and Expense Worksheet.

Contact Patty Baker at 785.842.2121 for sponsorship and interview information.

Kansas P.E.O. Sunflower Grant
Deadline: October 1, February 1, May 1 Award: Varies
Description:

The P.E.O. Sisterhood is an international women’s organization dedicated to providing educational opportunities for women. The Kansas P.E.O. Chapter offers the Sunflower Grant which is a non-educational grant that can be used for any reasonable human need to provide support to the applicant, be they man, woman or child. Applicants must be a resident of Kansas. The Sunflower Grant will be paid directly to a place of business, vendor or service provider. It will not be paid directly to applicant.

Application instructions:

Sunflower Grant Application

Contact Jan Lewis at 785.843.4607 OR Bonnie Johnston at 785.766.9501 for sponsorship and information.

PEO Sisterhood
Deadline: not listed
Award: Various
Description:

Female student must be nominated from PEO Chapter.

Application instructions:

Send email to: kayhale@sunflower.com

Power Graphics Digital Imaging Scholarship
Deadline: August 31
Award: $500
Description:

The Power Graphics Digital Imaging scholarship is designed to foster creativity and promote passion in the marketing and design industry for students. On behalf of the participating institutions, the goal of our scholarship is to provide financial assistance to students pursuing an education in marketing, graphic design, or any other related field. Applicants will submit a 500 to 1000 word essay.

Price Benowitz Social Justice Scholarship
Deadline: December 15
Award: $1,000
Description:

Price Benowitz LLP believes strongly in advancing the cause of social justice and ensuring that all people, regardless of their socio-economic standing, can realize their full potential and, in turn, give back to their communities. A strong component of any successful social justice program is education, and the firm is equally dedicated to providing valuable educational opportunities to future lawyers and other students who are also passionate about affecting positive social change through volunteer and professional work opportunities. As such, they are pleased to sponsor the annual Price Benowitz Social Justice Scholarship, which will seek to achieve the goals of championing social justice through quality education.

Printaholic.com Scholarship
Deadline: November 30 (annually)
Award: $1,000
Description:

Printaholic.com is pleased to offer the Artistic Excellence in Print Design & Marketing Scholarship to the most qualified and deserving U.S. undergraduate or graduate majoring in Graphic Arts or Design related field. Applicants must submit a personal marketing package promoting themselves which includes a business card, brochure, poster and flyer.

Application instructions:

http://www.printaholic.com/scholarship/

Rand Marketing Web Design Scholarship
Deadline: December 31
Award: $1,000
Description:

Rand Marketing believes that scholarships can give an aspiring web designer/artist the opportunity to focus on his or her web designs instead of worrying about the cost of books and tuition. The Rand Marketing Scholarship is about artistic and creative ability. Applicants must submit an essay of 250 words or more and include why the applicant expects his or her education to enhance their design creativity and career goals.

Application instructions:

http://randmarketing.com/scholarship/

Reeves Law Group Scholarship
Deadline: December 31, 2014
Award: $1,000
Description:

The Reeves Law Group is offering their first annual scholarship and they are interested in hearing from students about a time that they stood up for someone who was not able to stand up for themselves. They are also interested in hearing how that experience has impacted your life and the lives of the person or persons you may have helped

Rosenfield Injury Lawyer’s Single Mother Scholarship
Deadline: Every month
Award: $500
Description:

Rosenfield Injury Lawyers’ believes in the empowerment of single mothers through education. Education has the power to open doors for single mothers and even their children. Having a degree or certification can enable a woman to expand her lifetime earning potential, increase her gross income, and provide her with better job opportunities. Applicants will submit a 500+ word essay on the advantages of going back to school while caring for children as a mother.

Rotary Scholarships
Deadline: not listed
Award: not listed
Description:

Rotary District 5690, composed of Rotary Clubs in southern Kansas and the Panhandle of Oklahoma, offers a variety of graduate-level scholarships for study abroad.

Rising Farmworker Dream Fund Pre-MBA Fellowship
Deadline: not listed
Award: Undesignated
Description:

For son and daughters of farm workers applying for an MBA within the next 12 months

Application instructions:

www.risingfarmworkers.org/

Rising Farmworker Dream Fund MBA Prep Fellowship
Deadline: not listed
Award: Undesignated
Description:

Son/daughter of a farmworker and/or have worked in the agricultural sector as farm laborer for minimum of five years.  Funds used for preparing for MBA admissions.

Application instructions:

www.risingfarmworkers.org/

RN to BSN Financial Aid Resources
Deadline: varies
Award: varies
Description:

RN to BSN.org is a newly launched project to provide a searchable database of financial resources, including grants, federal aid and scholarships, for both current and prospective students pursuing a degree in nursing.

Application instructions:

http://www.rntobsn.org/

Safe Driver Scholarship
Deadline: July 10, 2015
Award: $1000
Description:

The Safe Driver Scholarship will be awarded to a student currently attending or planning to attend college or some form of higher education who participates in one of the Safe Driver Programs listed on the website and creates a form of social awareness that inspires other students to focus on safe driving. This can be a video, artwork, essay or anything that would engage other students to focus on safe driving.

SatelliteInternet.net Scholarship
Deadline: December 15
Award: $1000
Description:

SatelliteInternet.net is offering a scholarship to the applicant who submits the best an 600 to 800 word essay answering the question "Satellite Internet helps more people access the Web. Suppose everyone could have access to the Internet. What do you feel is possible with Internet everywhere?"

SaveOnEnergy.com Scholarship
Deadline: October 31
Award: $1000
Description:

Based on the research of SaveOnEnergy.com not many people understand what energy deregulation is and they would like to try and change that. They are offering a scholarship in the hopes of getting more college students engaged in thinking about energy policies. Applicants must submit an essay about energy deregulation and how it works.

See Through Canoe Yearly Scholarship
Deadline: Applications accepted every Nov 1 thru Nov 30
Award: $1,000
Description:

See Through Canoe LLC is happy to offer a scholarship every year to a college student demonstrating a passion and commitment to a career in Forestry or Environmental Resources. Having grown up with a strong sense of the importance of nature and the environment, the owner of See Through Canoe seeks to honor his father’s life by awarding this scholarship to a deserving student.

SeniorAdvisor.com Scholarship
Deadline: December 31
Award: $1,500
Description:

SeniorAdvisor.com is the premier consumer ratings and reviews site for senior living communities nationwide. Providing easy access to the information families need when making a senior living decision, SeniorAdvisor.com features trusted reviews and advice on local communities from residents and their loved ones. They feel it is important to support students in pursuit of higher education and potential senior care leadership. The scholarship is open to students enrolled in an associate's degree, bachelor's degree or graduate level program at an accredited 2-year college or 4-year university and will submit a 500-750 word essay on one of our three essay topics.

Senior Planning Social Work & Eldercare Award
Deadline: December 12
Award: varies
Description:

The Senior Planning Social Work & Eldercare Award is for those who have demonstrated a commitment to the community in regards to healthcare and social assistance and intend to apply those experiences to a future career in the social work field. Open to applicants with fewer than 90 credit hours towards their current degree.

SoftwareProviders.com Scholarship
Deadline: September 30, 2014
Award: $1,000
Description:

Applicants will submit a 600-800 word essay based on one of two topics about software available at the SoftwareProviders website.

Soroptimist Live Your Dreams Award for Women
Deadline: November 15
Award: Up to $2,000
Description:

For women who provide the primary financial support in their households with demonstrated financial need and who are seeking an undergraduate education or vocational/skills training program. You must be enrolled in or accepted into a program.

Application instructions:

Application and reference forms can be obtained by sending an email to jriley@ku.edu

Senior Planning Social Work & Eldercare Award Scholarship
Deadline: December 12
Award: varies
Description:

Senior Planning Social Work & Eldercare Award Scholarship is open to applicants with fewer than 90 credit hours towards their current degree. Applicants shall be working towards a degree in social work with the intent of assisting seniors and the elderly upon graduation.

Shift Insurance The Drive to Learn Scholarship
Deadline: May 1, 2015
Award: $5000
Description:

Since the company's inception, Shift Insurance has aimed to change the way you think about insurance and now they aim to change the way you think about learning. Pursuing post-secondary education can provide students with important experiences that extend their knowledge and contributes to personal growth. However, there are also life experiences that occur outside the classroom that can offer bits of wisdom in our lives. Consider driving, for instance. The majority of the country’s population spends a good chunk of time behind the wheel and/or as passengers on a regular basis but how often do any of us seize the opportunity to reflect on these experiences? Share your experiences with Shift Insurance and take advantage of their new scholarship opportunity!

Sixt Rent a Car Scholarship
Deadline: not listed
Award: $5000
Description:

Sixt rent a car is offering five graduating high school seniors the opportunity to receive a $5,000 scholarship and the chance to become a Sixt Scholar. The program is designed to assist high school students who plan to continue their education in college. Scholarships are offered each year for full-time study at an accredited institution of the student’s choice

Sell Used Books Scholarship
Deadline: not listed
Award: $1,000
Description:

SellUsedBooks.com will award a $1,000 scholarship biannually based on a 500 word essay answering the question provided on their website.

The SEO Scholarship
Deadline:September 5
Award: $1,000
Description:

Fit Small Business is encouraging college students to learn search engine optimization techniques by providing a $1,000 scholarship for a student that demonstrates skill and knowledge of SEO. The student who achieves the highest ranking in google’s organic search results for a web page which they create will be eligible for the scholarship.

School Grants Blog Scholarship
Deadline: Aug 31
Award: $500
Description:

School Grants Blog is giving a $500 scholarship to one lucky student as a "thank you" because SchoolGrantsBlog.com is now one of the most popular destinations for anyone looking for help with school grants, scholarships, and other educational needs. This scholarship is available to students registered full-time at an accredited post secondary institution in Canada or the U.S. for the upcoming school year.

Scholarships for Women
Deadline: Varies
Award: Varies
Description:

Women-specific scholarships originated decades ago as a way to encourage more women to consider pursuing college-level education. At that time, female students were a minority. While the ranks of women in college have greatly expanded over the years, there is a continued effort to increase the diversity of the student population, create additional opportunities, and encourage entry into non-traditional fields of study, such as Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). The link below presents women-specific scholarships by field or major, including the general criteria for each scholarship.

Scholarship Guidance
Deadline: Varies
Award: $500
Description:

Description: Scholarship Guidance has an ongoing list of scholarships for students attending a post -secondary institution.

Application instructions:

http://www.scholarshipguidance.com/

SkylightsForLess.com Scholarship
Deadline: July 10, 2015
Award: $500
Description:

SkylightsForLess.com, the premiere online supplier of VEULX Skylight products, is excited to offer their first annual scholarship opportunity available to current college students and graduating high school students who plan to major in: Photography, Art, Graphics Design, Architecture, Interior Design or other majors (open to all majors). The scholarship may be used to cover tuition, books, on campus room & board or other related educational expenses.

Smile for the Future Scholarship
Deadline: February 2, 2015
Award: $1,000
Description:

Los Angeles dentist Dr. Shervin M. Louie is a champion for the pursuit of academic success. As the creator and funder of the Smile for the Future scholarship, he aims to provide the resources and inspiration to help students launch themselves into their dream professions. Success starts with education and Dr. Louie hopes students can receive the most out of their academic career. Applicants will submit a 1000 word response to the essay question on the website.

Softwareproviders.com Scholarship
Deadline: September 30
Award: $1,000 (2)
Description:

Softwareproviders.com, a software education company, has created a scholarship to help aid tuition costs as part of their business launch. Applicants will write a 600-800 word essay on 1 of 2 topics related to the impact of software and technology.

Application instructions:

http://softwareproviders.com/scholarship

Student Debt Relief Scholarship
Deadline: Applications accepted between December 1 and December 31
Award: $2,000
Description:

Student Debt Relief is committed to helping students receive a higher education, while keeping their student debt as low as possible. Student Debt Relief offers a scholarship that will be paid directly to any college or university towards the cost of tuition on behalf of the winner of the 1500 word essay contest.

Sutliff & Stout Scholarship Program
Deadline: December 31
Award: up to $250 to $1,000
Description:

Come up with an idea for technology which would effectively put an end to texting and driving and create a prototype of that technology. Sutliff and Stout would like to see how creative you can make the prototype. It does not necessarily need to work.

TakeLessons Scholarship
Deadline: September 30
Award: $5000, $2000, $1000
Description:

TakeLessons is all about helping students find their passion, whether it’s academic, musical, artistic, or something totally off-the-wall. And for many, heading to college is a huge step toward the career of their dreams and reaching their ultimate goals and they are there to help with a little financial assistance. Applicants will submit a short essay.

Terry Eaton Attorney At Law College/Law School Scholarship
Deadline: January 5, 2015
Award: $500
Description:

Terry Eaton is offering an annual scholarship to African American and Hispanic students from single-mother homes who are committed to pursuing a quality education and who have demonstrated ability for overcoming adversity and challenges related to their background.

Tony Munter Whistleblower Attorney Transparency Scholarship
Deadline: June 15, 2015
Award: $500
Description:

As a whistleblower attorney, Tony Munter is a firm believer in qui tam and reward laws which provide individuals with the ability to help fight fraud. Exposing corruption and fraud in both the public and private sectors requires dedication and a solid understanding of why it is important to assist those who have observed or fallen victim to fraud. The Tony Munter Whistleblower Attorney Transparency Scholarship if for students who have demonstrated a particular interest in working with whistleblowers in both the public and private sector and who plan to pursue a career in the legal field, or any profession where transparency and accountability are important

Truman Heartland Community Foundation Scholarships
Deadline: not listed
Award: Various
Description:

This foundation coordinates over 140 scholarship funds for students in the Kansas City area.

Application instructions:

www.thcf.org

Tenshon Scholarship
Deadline: December 15
Award: $1,500
Description:

Tenshon is the manufacturer of Shade Sails, an artistic shade canopy that provides sun shade for parks, playgrounds, backyard patios, and other outdoor living spaces.  They are offering a semi-annual scholarship to a student that incorporates the most creative and practical use of their sun shade.  Applicants will be required to create a design using Tenshon's standard size shade sail that is unique to a venue of applicant's choice.

Application instructions:

www.tenshon.com/scholarship.html

Triangle Pest Control Scholarship
Deadline: March 2, 2015
Award: $1,000
Description:

Triangle Pest Control has established technology as one of their primary goals. In order to fuel this goal, Triangle Pest Control has created a merit-based scholarship fund for individuals seeking education in environmental studies. Education at the undergraduate level is important from a professional standpoint, in addition to the betterment of green technology.

Application instructions:

www.tenshon.com/scholarship.html

United Negro College Fund
Deadline: not listed
Award: Varies
Description:

The United Negro College Fund Program Services Department manages various scholarship programs.  Each program has its own eligiblity criteria, deadlines and required documentation. 

USBundles.com The Future of Google
Deadline: December 15, 2014
Award: $1,000
Description:

The use of social media in education is on the rise. Students and faculty are finding new ways to leverage social media tools like social networking sites, apps, message boards, and podcasts to encourage the learning process. CenturyLinkquote.com wants students to tell their top 5 ideas on how students can use social media to enhance the learning process in a 500 word or less essay.

United Tribes of Kansas and SE Nebraska WIA Program
Deadline: not listed
Award: not listed
Description:

The United Tribes of Kansas and SE Nebraska WIA Program helps American Indians, Alaskan Natives and Hawaiian Natives with scholarship money for their college tuition.  Must be an enrolled members of a Federally Recognized Tribe.

Application instructions:

e-mail: Rita Campbell at utwia2@carsoncomm.com

or call: 785-595-3291

Varsity Tutors College Scholarship Contest
Deadline: not listed
Award: $1,000
Description:

Varsity Tutors offers a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest to students who write the best essay in response to a monthly prompt.

Versitas Education Scholarship
Deadline: August 31
Award: $1,000
Description:

Versitas is a corporate software training company, providing organizations with both onsite and online business skills training for their employees. They understand the real world value of ongoing education and it is one of the main reasons they we are offering a scholarship to outstanding students pursuing majors in the business world. Their goal is to help you with your education, so you can go on to help others.

Veterans United Foundation Scholarship
Deadline: October 31
Award: $1,000
Description:

Veterans United Foundation, formed and fully funded by Veterans United Home Loans and its employees, strives to enhance lives by recognizing the selfless contributions of service members and their families through support of such individuals in need. The program’s primary goal is to assist military service members and their families by awarding up to twenty bi-annual $2,000 scholarships to help pay for tuition and books. Fall scholarship application period is September 15 – October 31

Wells Fargo
Deadline: Winners are chosen through random drawings held throughout the year
Award: $1,000
Description:

When a student signs up to receive college tips and tools from Wells Fargo, they will automatically be entered in the CollegeSTEPS Sweepstakes for a chance to win $1,000.  A total of 40 $1,000 prizes will be awarded. 

Application instructions:

http://wellsfargo.com/collegesteps

William Gary Allen Scholarship
Deadline: October 31
Award: $1,500
Description:

William Gary Allen is a real estate developer that deals with luxury, custom-home communities and will award a scholarship to the student who submits the best essay based on the topic of “A Vision of the Home of the Future”.

Wimdu Scholarship
Deadline: September 30
Award: $2,000
Description:

The Wimdu Scholarship programme is designed to recognize the skills that are fundamental to a successful marketing campaign in a fast-paced, global economy. A scholarship will be provided annually in January to assist a promising student interested in pursuing a career in business and marketing related fields.

Application instructions:

http://www.wimdu.com/scholarship

Yottabyte Innovations in Software Scholarship
Deadline: November 15
Award: $500 & $1000
Description:

At Yottabyte they believe that innovations in software will positively impact how we work, live and play in our increasingly connected world. As an industry leader in software-defined storage and software-defined datacenters, that make hyper converged architectures possible, they are driving the next wave of innovation by leveraging the cloud. As a part of their commitment to developing future talent, we are proud to support future software innovators by providing the Yottabyte Innovations in Software Scholarship.


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