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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/students/student_financial_aid/scholarships_and_grants

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/students/student_financial_aid/scholarships_and_grants

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/students/student_financial_aid/scholarships_and_grants

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/students/student_financial_aid/scholarships_and_grants

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/students/student_financial_aid/scholarships_and_grants

Kansas Federation of Republican Women Scholarship
Deadline:March 1
Award:$
Description:

The Greater Salina Community Foundation is seeking applications for the Kansas Federation of Republican Women Scholarship. Applicants must be a female who is a registered member of the Republican party currently attending a Kansas College or University, with a declared major of Political Science, History, Public Administration, Healthcare, Law or Education entering their junior or senior year of undergraduate study, or attending graduate school and whose primary residence is located in the State of Kansas.

Application instructions:

www.gscf.org


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


Alpha Phi - Gamma Delta Scholarship
Deadline: May 1, 2015
Award: Varies
Description:

University of Kansas students who are relatives of members in good standing of the Alpha Phi Sorority are eligible to apply for the Alpha Phi – Gamma Delta Chapter Scholarship. Preference will be given to relatives of Gamma Delta Chapter members. Applicants must submit a completed application form and the accompanying Recommendation Form, completed by the Alpha Phi relative, in order to be considered. The scholarship awards will be made for one academic year. To be considered for subsequent awards, the applicant must submit new application and recommendation forms.

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

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 Advisors Group Scholarship
Deadline:March 21, 2015
Award: $1000
Description:

American Advisors Group will award a scholarship to a highly motivated student who is committed to making smart financial decisions and expresses an interest in learning best practices. Applicants will submit an essay of 800 words or less about why it is important to save money.

American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Scholarship
Deadline: February 2, 2015
Award: varies
Description:

ACEC is looking for scholarship applicants for five General Scholarships and one Specialty Scholarship. Students must be entering their junior, senior, fifth, or master’s degree year, in the fall of 2015 to qualify for the general scholarships. The Specialty Scholarship is open to students enrolled in a Master’s degree program for Structural Engineering in the fall of 2015. ACEC of Kansas will also consider applicants for smaller local scholarships.

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.

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.

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.

Association of State Dam Safety Officials Scholarships
Deadline:March 31, 2015
Award:$5,000 to $10,000
Description:

The ASDSO Scholarship will be awarded to a student who will be enrolled full-time at the senior level during the 2015/16 academic year in an accredited civil engineering program, or in a related field as determined by ASDSO. Applicants must demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in hydraulics, hydrology or geotechnical disciplines, or in another discipline related to the design, construction and operation of dams. Financial need, work experience and academics will also be taken into consideration.

Alpha Omicron Pi Scholarship
Deadline:General Needs Analysis submitted to KU Financial Aid & Scholarships by April 15 Scholarship Application submitted by May 1
Award:varies
Description:

The Alpha Omicron Pi Scholarships is sponsored by the Greater Kansas City Alumnae Chapter of Alpha Omicron Pi. Applicants must be initiated members of Alpha Omicron Pi, a University of Kansas graduate or undergraduate student, and demonstrate financial need as determined by the FAFSA. A General Needs Analysis (link can be found at website below) must be completed and submitted to the University of Kansas Financial Aid & Scholarships office.

Anyoption.com Scholarship
Deadline:
Award:$500
Description:

Anyoption, the world’s leading binary option trading platform believes that through education and personal development the sky really is the limit. With that in mind, they are proud to announce their higher education scholarship competition. Applicants must be less than 25, enrolled full-time in a higher level institute and submit an essay of no less than 1200 words on “investing for young adults”.

Axol Life Science Scholarship
Deadline:June 30
Award:$2,000
Description:

Axol Life Science Scholarship is available to graduate or undergraduate students pursuing a life-science degree. Applicants will submit a 1000 word essay on a life-science topic of their choice.

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.

BestColleges.com Scholarships and Resources for Women
Deadline: varies
Award: varies
Description:

BestColleges.com, a site that features college planning tools and academic resources has created the College Scholarships and Resources for Women with busy college students in mind, simplifying the list of scholarships and providing the opportunity to read more about only the most relevant. With a focus on STEM subjects, their resource includes scholarships sorted across academic interests and personal demographics, as well as a collection of organizations dedicated to helping women further their education and professional development following graduation.

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

Bryant Surety Bond Scholarships
Deadline: June 15, 2015
Award: $1,000 (2)
Description:

Bryant Surety Bonds is a small, family-run business that specializes in surety bonds for all applicant types. Started in 2007 they have helped thousands of individuals start the new business they’ve always dreamed of by bonding their start up. They plan on helping the next generation by offering two scholarship opportunities, an Essay Scholarship and a Visual Content Scholarship.

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/

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, 2015
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.

Common Form Finance or Accounting Scholarship
Deadline: May 30, 2015
Award: $1,000
Description:

Common Form is thrilled to announce they are offering a scholarship to one of the top finance or accounting students in the country as their way to give back in a small way. As a tax software company they have a vested interested in helping future finance professionals maximize their potential and join this extremely important industry. In addition to academic excellence the ideal candidate will have a passion for community service and a track record of volunteering.

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.

Cottage Inn Scholarship
Deadline: May 31, 2015
Award: $500
Description:

Cottage Inn would like to recognize those that embrace education. Education is a fundamental need for the future growth of our nation. They are seeking applicants with a minimum of a 3.0 GPA in High School. Applicants will submit a 1500 word essay based on the subject posted on the website

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.

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

CompareCards.com Scholarship
Deadline:varies
Award:$2,500
Description:

Each month CompareCards will award a scholarship to a college student in need who can answer a tricky trivia question and the follow up tiebreaker question.

CourseHorse Learner’s Scholarship
Deadline:May 31
Award:$1,000 (awarded quarterly)
Description:

Throughout the year, the CourseHorse Learner’s Scholarship recognizes young people who demonstrate a dedication to education and aspiration towards lifelong learning. At CourseHorse, their mission is to increase the ease and confidence in discovering one’s path to personal enrichment and to celebrate students who show a passion for learning.

Application instructions:

http://coursehorse.com/scholarship

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

Donald L. Erb Memorial Scholarship
Deadline: Feb. 23, 2015
Award: $3,400
Description:

The Donald L. Erb Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of Donald L. Erb who began his college education at the University of Kansas but his studies there were interrupted by World War II. After serving in the Army Air Corp he completed his college education at the University of Nebraska. Mr. Erb loved his profession as a Certified Public Accountant and served many clients in several cities in Nebraska. Applicants for this scholarship must be a college junior, senior or graduate student in the coming school year; a resident of or high school graduate from Lincoln, Keith, Deuel, or Cheyenne counties in Nebraska; majoring in Accounting; or in Business with an emphasis or concentration in accounting; and attending any accredited college or university in Nebraska or attending the University of Kansas.

Application instructions:

Please click here

Desk and Derrick Educational Trust Scholarship
Deadline: April 1, 2015
Award: $1500 (10) & $1000 (3)
Description:

The Desk and Derrick Educational Trust scholarship is offered to students from the U.S. or Canada who have completed two years of undergraduate studies with a minimum 3.2 gpa. Applicants must be pursuing a degree in a major related to qualifying for full-time employment in the petroleum, energy or allied industries fields. Majors such as geology, geophysics, petroleum, engineering, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, energy management, and nuclear engineering qualify.

Application instructions:

Please click here

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.

Doctor On Demand Scholarship
Deadline: July 1, 2015
Award: $5000
Description:

The Doctor On Demand Scholarship will award a scholarship to an exceptional student representing the next generation of modern medicine. The Doctor On Demand scholarship is available to any Medical, or Undergraduate student enrolled in a health-related field-of-study at an accredited college or university for the fall of 2015

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.

Delta Theta Chi Sorority National Memorial Scholarship
Deadline: February 1, 2015
Award: $3,000 (2)
Description:

The Delta Theta Chi Sorority, a National Organization for Women, makes the National Memorial Scholarship available to both high school and college students.

Application instructions:

For information and application email scholarships@ku.edu

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.

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

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.

FitSmallBusiness “Business Plan” Scholarship
Deadline: February 15, 2015
Award: $1,000
Description:

FitSmallBusiness invites students who have written a business plan for a competition, class, or to further their own entrepreneurial ventures to apply for the Business Plan Scholarship. They are interested in finding out what applicants learned from writing a business plan based on a 500 to 1000 essay. The scholarship is open to students with any type of disability, including but not limited to physical disabilities, medical conditions, mental and psychiatric conditions, speech and language, learning disabilities, behavioral conditions, and all other disabling conditions.

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.

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

GreenPal’s Scholarship for Tomorrow’s Entreprenuer
Deadline: May 30th
Award: $500
Description:

The purpose of The GreenPal Small Business Scholarship is to assist a motivated, driven student and future business leader. They believe that the generation of today's students are the future employers of tomorrow. The future of our county will be forged by the entrepreneurial spirit of today's generation. Applicants will submit a 500-1000 word essay.

Application instructions:

http://www.yourgreenpal.com/scholarship

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

Greater Kansas City, MO Nat’l Women In Construction (NAWIC) Scholarships
Deadline: March 31, 2015
Award: varies
Description:

The purpose of the Greater Kansas City, MO NAWIC Scholarship is to promote and enhance the construction industry through the granting of scholarship assistance to students pursuing academic studies in construction related fields. Applicants must be pursuing a career in a construction–related field; enrolled as a full-time student and have at least one term or study remaining.

Application instructions:

Please click here

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.

Government Finance Officers Association Spring 2015 Scholarships
Deadline:February 20, 2015
Award:various scholarship available
Description:

TThe Government Finance Officers Association which serves government finance professionals throughout the country will award Spring 2015 scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students that have a superior record of academic achievement and/or job performance and show promise of completion of their studies at a high level of performance. Candidates should have plans to pursue a career in state or local government finance.

HR Software Insight HR Technology Scholarship
Deadline: March 31, 2015
Award: $1,000
Description:

Technology is having a profound impact on Human Resources. o help promote the continued integration of HR and technology, HR Software Insight is offering a scholarship to tech-savvy students interested in pursuing a career in Human Resources. Applicants will submit a 600 to 1000 word essay.

Healthy Communities Undergraduate Fellowship
Deadline: March 30, 2015
Award: $500
Description:

The aim of the Healthy Communities Undergraduate Fellowship is to support outstanding student engagement in building healthy and more just communities. Successful applicants will agree to participate in a one-half day “Building Healthy Communities Workshop” at the KU Work Group in early Fall; Implement their proposed project to build healthy communities during the semester (or year); and Report on what they did and learned and its impact.

Application instructions:

Please click here

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.

HotelsCheap.org Scholarship
Deadline: April 15th, 2015
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

Herbert Q Adams and Elberta E Adams Scholarship Fund
Deadline: April 28, 2015
Award: $1,000 1st semester and $500 each subsequent semester
Description:

The Herbert Q Adams and Elberta E Adams Scholarship Fund offers scholarship to graduates of Allen County, Kansas high schools who are in Teacher Education programs, Bookkeeping or Carpentry.

Application instructions:

For information and application email scholarships@ku.edu

Institute for Humane Studies PhD Scholarship
Deadline: March 1
Award: $1,500
Description:

The IHS PhD Scholarship is open to entering and currently-enrolled PhD students intending a career in academia whose work advances the principles of individual liberty and economic freedom.

Application instructions:

https://www.theihs.org/

Interior-Deluxe Scholarship
Deadline: June 15, 2015
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.

International Foodservice Editorial Council Scholarship
Deadline:March 15, 2015
Award: varies
Description:

The International Foodservice Editorial Council (IFEC) awards scholarships annually to students with experience and/or education in the combination of food or foodservice and the communication arts. Awards are intended to assist students planning to pursue careers as writers, editors, public relations practitioners, marketing communicators and similar within the food or foodservice industries.

Application instructions:

www.ifeconline.com

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.

Iron Security Scholarship
Deadline: May 31
Award: $500
Description:

Iron Security.com is offering a scholarship to assist a deserving college student who is looking forward to or currently attending college. Applicants will write an original blog post of at least 500 words on the question available on the website.

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.

Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago’s Academic Scholarship
Deadline: February 1, 2015
Award: $1,000 to $8,000
Description:

Educational scholarship funds from grants administered by the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago are available for Jewish college and graduate students. Approximately $500,000 is available each year for full-time students, predominantly those legally domiciled in the metropolitan Chicago area, who are identified as having promise for significant contributions in their chosen careers.

Application instructions:

http://jvschicago.org/scholarship/

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.

KHERF Scholarships
Deadline: March 31, 2015
Award: varies
Description:

Kansas Hospital Education and Research Foundation (KHERF) awards scholarships to Kansans wishing to improve their education and skills. Three organizations partner with KHERF to assist Kansans in pursuing education in any discipline of patient care or administration. There are opportunities for undergraduate students in Nursing; graduate students in any health care discipline; students pursuing education necessary to become health care faculty; undergraduate students in non-nursing health care fields; student in health care administration; students in hospital human resources related fields; and students in a technical Health IT related field. .

Application instructions:

Please click here

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.

Lawnstarter Lawntrepreneur Scholarship
Deadline: May 1, 2015
Award: $1,000
Description:

The Lawntrepreneur Scholarship is to help tomorrow’s top entrepreneurs. Many students sowed the seeds of their entrepreneurial spirit by starting a lawn care company in high school or are planning on building the next big landscaping company. Lawnstarter wants to help fund the dreams of students who have the entrepreneurial bug.

Application instructions:

http://lawnstarter.com/scholarship

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

Localsatellitetv.com Scholarship
Deadline: February 23, 2015
Award: $500
Description:

Applicants will write a 300-500 word essay describing why they would like to work in the TV show of their choosing including why they made the choice they did.

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/

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.

Learn.org’s Student Saver Scholarship
Deadline: April 4
Award: $1,000
Description:

Learn.org feels that being a smart student is more valuable than ever and they want to help students manage college costs by offering the Student Saver Scholarship.

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.

Marketing EDGE Scholarship
Deadline: April 15, 2015
Award: varies
Description:

Marketing EDGE is a 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to educating, developing, growing, and employing college students in the field of marketing. Scholarships are awarded in a competitive to both undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate an interest in pursuing careers in the marketing industry.

Application instructions:

www.marketingEDGE.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

Medbillingcodingsschool.com Scholarship
Deadline: April 15, 2015
Award: $1,500
Description:

Medbillingcodingschool.com offers a new annual scholarship intended to help students who are working their way through their education. Applicants will submit a 600-1800 word essay elaborating on the difficulties of pay their way through education.

Medical Alert Near Me The Effect of Grandparents Scholarship
Deadline: June 1, 2015
Award: $1,000
Description:

Applicants with a minimum 3.0 gpa will submit an original and factual short story in the range of 500-1000 words on how their grandparent affected your life and why.

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.

The MKTG Co. Scholarship
Deadline: April 30, 2015
Award: $1,999
Description:

The MKTG Co. is an internet marketing company for businesses small to large. As traditional marketing mediums such as TV and Radio advertising are disappearing, marketing is moving into the digital era at a rapid rate. The MKTG Co. is at the forefront of this movement and prides itself on being able to provide elite internet marketing services to any company that wants to gain high visibility online. Applicants will submit a 300-600 word essay about marketing in the digital era.

Application instructions:

http://www.themktgco.com/scholarship/

Mosaic Clinic Hair Transplant Center Scholarship
Deadline:August 30, 2015
Award: $500
Description:

As a Houston hair transplant leader Mosaic Clinic Hair Transplant Center feels it is their responsibility to give back to the community and further advance the world of education. As such, the Mosaic Clinic is offering a scholarship for those who need tuition assistance. This will be paid directly to the school of the winning applicants. Applicants will need to mail in a resume as well as a 500 word essay as to how they, or a family member, have been affected by hair loss. The thinning hair story can include details about the restoration journey, if applicable.

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. 

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

Nursing Track Scholarship
Deadline: August 31 yearly
Award: $1,000
Description:

NursingTrack.com is offering a $1,000 Nursing School Scholarship available to any student participating in a qualified undergraduate, graduate or certificate level nursing program. This award is given out once every year.NSHS

Patti Johnson Wilson Foundation Scholarship
Deadline: submit application to the Financial Aid Office by March 16, 2015
Award: Approximately $3,000 and $5,000
Description:

The Patti Johnson Wilson Foundation grants scholarships to undergraduate student majoring in Music, Engineering or Liberal Arts (Anthropology, Classics, English, History, Languages, Literature, Philosophy, Psychology and Sociology). The Foundation trustees consider academic record, financial need, professor’s letter of recommendation and the applicant’s desire to supplement his or her college expenses through part-time employment, preferably at least 10 hours per week. The minimum grade point average for scholarship consideration is 3.5. The PJW scholarship is restricted to Sophomore, Junior and Senior undergraduates at the University of Tulsa, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma State University, Oklahoma City University, University of Kansas, Kansas State University and the University of Arkansas.

Application instructions:

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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 - Fall, 2015
Deadline: March 30, 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

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

Phlebotomyschoolcareer.com is thrilled to reveal their brand new annual scholarship program intended to help students who are working their way through their education. Applicants will submit a 700-1000 word essay elaborating on the difficulties of pay their way through education.

A Place for Mom Senior Care Innovation Scholarship
Deadline: April 15, 2015
Award: $1,000 (5)
Description:

A Place for Mom Senior Living Advisors will award five (5) $1000 scholarships to students enrolled in an associate’s, bachelor’s, or graduate level program at an accredited school in the fields of gerontology, medicine, nursing, social work, sociology, or long-term care administration. Essay topic and details found at their website.

Application instructions:

www.aplaceformom.com/scholarship

POSGuys Scholarship
Deadline: February 10, 2015
Award: not listed
Description:

POSGuys scholarship is available for high school students over the age of 16, undergraduate students, master degree students, and adult learners. Students currently enrolled in a two year, four year, or graduate program are eligible

Application instructions:

https://posguys.com/scholarship/

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/

ProDental Scholarship
Deadline: Spring - April 1, 2015 Fall – Oct. 1, 2015
Award: $250 (2)
Description:

ProDental knows just how important education is and with the cost of higher education continuing to rise, the ProDental Scholarship aims to help students with financial compensation while earning their degree.The ProDental Scholarship will be to assist students with the cost of fees for tuition, books, living expenses, or other school-related costs. Applicants will submit an essay.

Application instructions:

http://prodentalgroup.com/scholarship/

Pauline and Richard A Cook Scholarship
Deadline: March 1
Award:
Description:

The Community Foundation for Cloud County awards the Pauline and Richard A Cook Scholarship. Applicants must be a North Central Kansas resident, preferably from Cloud County, Kansas. Additionally, applicants will be a sophomore in good standing who is attending either Cloud County Community College, Fort Hays State University, Kansas State University, or the University of Kansas.

Rocket 55 Scholarship
Deadline: May 31, 2015
Award: $1,000
Description:

Rocket 55, a digital marketing firm offers a scholarship for students interested in digital marketing. Applicants will provide a 300-500 word essay on one of the three marketing-related topics detailed on the scholarship webpage.

Application instructions:

http://www.rocket55.com/scholarship.php

Rocky Law Firm Max McElhaney Memorial Educational Scholarship
Deadline: March 31, 2015
Award: $2,500
Description:

Sponsored by Rocky McElhaney Law Firm, the Max McElhaney Memorial Educational Scholarship has been established to honor the life and love of Rocky’s Uncle Max and to award a scholarship to an undergraduate student, enrolled in a 4-year program at a public or private college or university majoring in either History or Education. Financial need will be taken into consideration.

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.

Rotary District 5690 Global Grant Scholarship
Deadline:February 1 (annually)
Award:$30,000
Description:

The Rotary District 5690 Global Grant Scholarship is for one to four years of graduate study at a fully accredited college or university located outside of the US. Applicants must be studying in one or more of the following areas of focus: Peace and Conflict Resolution; Disease Prevention and Treatment; Water and Sanitation; Maternal and Child Health; Basic Education and Literacy; Economic and Community Development. Applicants must also submit an endorsement of support by a sponsoring Rotary Club.

Application instructions:

http://www.rotary5690.org/

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/

Remote DBA Scholarship
Deadline:March 15, 2015
Award: $3,500
Description:

Remote DBA will award a scholarship to an outstanding college student pursuing studies in computer science or computer engineering with a demonstrated interest in the fields of database administration or data science. Applicants will submit a 1000-word essay comparing 3 different database technologies of their choosing along with a visual infographic to accompany the essay.

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.

Sanders Firm Scholarship
Deadline: June 30, 2015
Award: $1000
Description:

The Sanders Firm is proud to recognize students committed to supporting their local communities by volunteering their time in furtherance of the issues that matter most to them. As personal injury lawyers, civil rights attorneys, parents, and friends they are consistently impressed with students who place the needs of others before their own, and believe that such generosity of spirit should be recognized and rewarded. Applicants are required to write a 1500-2000 statement that addresses their community involvement.

 

Application instructions:

http://thesandersfirm.com/scholarship/

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.

SavePlans.com Scholarship
Deadline: February 23, 2015
Award: $750
Description:

SavePlans.com is currently offering a college scholarship to help assist students working toward their college degree. Applicants must submit an original short essay (500-100 words) answering the questions available on the website.

Application instructions:

http://www.saveplans.com/scholarship

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.

SoftwareProviders.com Scholarship
Deadline: January 15, 2015, April 15, 2015, July 15, 2015, October 15, 2015
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.

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.

Spokeo Connections Scholarship
Deadline: Dec. 10, 2014 - Spring 2015 scholarship July 1, 2015 - Fall 2015 scholarship
Award: $1,000
Description:

Spokeo is about big ideas. The student who submits the best 1000 to 1600 word essay about one of the three topics listed on the Spokeo website will be awarded the Spokeo Connections Scholarship.

STEM Scholarship For Women
Deadline: Ongoing with October 31 and April 15 deadlines
Award: $2000
Description:

Best Value Schools STEM Scholarship for Women is to recognize that the unique perspectives and life experiences women bring to the STEM field will aid in scientific innovation, improved product design and creative solution development. This scholarship is an ongoing scholarship will be offered to a woman enrolled in a STEM degree program to not only help offset the future gender wage gap they are likely to experience, but to also encourage the development of these crucial technological skills that are necessary in our rapidly changing world.

SuretyBonds.com Small Business Success Student Scholarship
Deadline: March 31, 2015
Award: $1,500 (3)
Description:

SuretyBonds.com has been serving the small business community since 2009 working alongside entrepreneurs and business owners helping them launch new ventures or grow existing ones. They hope to hear all about the small business experiences young entrepreneurs across the nation have gained, whether personally or from observing family members working to make a way for themselves. Applicants will submit a 500 to1000 word essay.

Application instructions:

http://www.suretybonds.com/scholarships

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.

Steroidal.com Student Fitness Scholarship
Deadline:
Award:
Description:

Applicants will fill out a survey about fitness, health and nutrition habits and submit a copy of their transcript.

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

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. 

University Women’s Club of The University of Kansas Scholarship
Deadline: February 6, 2015 at 12:00 noon
Award: Varies
Description:

The University Women’s Club (UWC) Scholarship was established in 1915 for the purpose of assisting academically meritorious women students at the University of Kansas with financial aid. All KU women students who have successfully completed 12 credit hours of undergraduate course work at KU with a GPA of 3.50 or greater, or nine credit hours of graduate course work at KU with a GPA of 3.60 or greater are eligible. KU’s Office of the University Registrar and Financial Aid and Scholarship Office (FAS) must verify academic eligibility. No member of the University Women’s Club Scholarship Committee or her immediate family is eligible to apply.

Application instructions:

Application available here.

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 Mesothelioma Cancer Awareness Scholarship
Deadline: March 31, 2015
Award: $1,000
Description:

Mesothelioma.net is dedicated to increasing awareness of mesothelioma cancer, a rare and aggressive disease, by providing support, education, and resources to the public. Veterans who worked on Navy ships filled with asbestos were particularly susceptible to being diagnosed with mesothelioma. Mesothelioma.net will be offering a scholarship to students who are either seniors in high school or freshmen or sophomores in college. Children of Veterans are encouraged to apply, but a relationship to a Veteran is not necessary to win this scholarship

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

VSOD and Exede Future of the Internet Scholarship
Deadline:June 1, 2015
Award: $500
Description:

VSOD and Exede believe in propelling the future of the world online and offline by offering a college scholarship in 2015 to help assist students working towards a degree and to increase awareness in internet technologies and connectivity in the United States. Applicants will be required to submit a 600 to 1000 word essay.

Application instructions:

http://www.vsod.net/scholarship

Webucator Scholarships for Computer Science Students
Deadline: March 31, 2015
Award: $1,000
Description:

Webucator's Scholarships aim to support students who are studying Computer Science. Scholarships will be awarded to eligible students who show the greatest potential for leadership in the field of computer science. Leadership can be shown in a variety of ways - through education, innovation, communication, and more. The scholarships are not limited to students who plan to go into the field of computer science, but are open to all students who study computer science with the intention of using the knowledge gained to provide leadership in their chosen field.

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”.

Wholesale Halloween Costumes Scholarship
Deadline:January 28
Award: $500
Description:

Wholesale Halloween Costumes wants you to use your creative abilities to earn scholarship money by designing a Facebook Cover image for their Facebook page. Winner of the contest will have their contest submission featured on the Facebook page and their blog.

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.

Terry L. McKanna Scholarship –KS Section of American Water Works Assoc
Deadline: May 29, 2015
Award: $1000
Description:

The Kansas Section of American Water Works Association (KsAWWA) has established a scholarship fund entitled the Terry L. McKanna Scholarship Fund (TLMSF) for qualified students enrolled in an accredited college or university in the State of Kansas. Qualifying curriculum for scholarship applicants shall include courses related to civil or environmental engineering or environmental science with emphasis on career fields associated with the Waterworks Industry.

Application instructions:

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