Friday, December 7, 2018

Scholarships for Underrepresented Students Interested in STEAM (Spring 2019 Deadlines)

I found this great online article about scholarships for underrepresented and minority students interested in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics). If you are looking at going into one of these areas, then check out these scholarships!




Here is a quick overview on the types of scholarships that are available.

        1) For students interested in Architecture (up to $20,000)

        2) For students interested in Technology (a renewable scholarship for $5,000)

        3) For women interested in Engineering (multiple scholarships available)

        4) For Hispanic students interested in STEM (a renewable scholarship up to $10,000)

        5) Any underrepresented student interested in Computer Science ($10,000)

Follow the link above to find out more information!

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

The National Honor Society Scholarship (up to $25,000) - Due December 7, 2018

Are you a member of the Iraan High School National Honor Society? As a member, are you in good standing? You maybe eligible to apply for the NHS Scholarship.



Student applications are due by December 7, 2018. The school's affiliation number is 00022865. A total of $2 million will be awarded among 600 scholarship winners, with the national winner receiving $25,000.

Visit www.nhs.us/scholarship to learn more.

Imagine America Scholarships ($1,000) - Due December 31, 2018

Are you looking for scholarships to support trade schools and career colleges? This scholarship is for you! Review the information below, and you could win one of five Imagine America Scholarships for $1,000! Deadline to apply is December 31, 2018.

Eligibility:

  • Student must have a high school GPA of 2.5 or greater
  • Student must have financial need
  • Student must demonstrate voluntary community service during senior year
Applications can be found by going to:



Very Important Person Voice Scholarship ($5,000) - Due December 31, 2018

Take surveys and earn rewards! Register at VIP Voice and be entered to win a $5,000 scholarship. Deadline to enter is December 31, 2018. Only one award is available.

Eligibility:

  • Student must be a United States citizen and currently be enrolled in college or high school
  • Student must be at least 13 years of age or older
Applications can be found by going to:


CrossLites Scholarship ($4,000) - Due December 31, 2018

The mission of the CrossLites team is foster the spread of Dr. Parker's message to a broader audience across the world in order to improve society. Review the information below. You could earn one of 27 awards! Deadline to apply is December 31, 2018.

Eligibility:

  • Student must be a high school, college, or graduate student
  • Student must write a reflective essay (400-600 words) based on one of Dr. Parker's quotes or messages
Applications can be found by going to:

Thiel Fellowship ($100,000) - Due December 31, 2018

The Thiel Fellowship was founded by technology entrepreneur and investor Peter Thiel in 2011. The Thiel Fellowship is a two-year program for young people who want to build new things. Thiel Fellows skip or stop out of college to receive a $100,000 grant and support from the Thiel Foundation's network of founders, investors, and scientists. Approximately 20-30 awards are given each year, so look at this interesting opportunity for more information. The deadline to apply is December 31, 2018.




Eligibility:

  • Student must be under the age of 22
  • Student is interested in designing and building things
Applications can be found by going to:

Final Fantasy Fan Scholarship ($1,000) - Due December 15, 2018

The Final Fantasy Fan Scholarship is a highly competitive award for high school and college students who enjoy the Final Fantasy game franchise. You have invested many hours in the world of Final Fantasy, and how you have the opportunity for Final Fantasy to invest in your world! Checkout the scholarship opportunity available. One winner will be awarded $1,000. The deadline to apply is December 15, 2018.



Eligibility:

  • Student must be in high school or college AND enjoy the Final Fantasy game franchise
  • Student must submit a brief essay explaining their relationship with Final Fantasy games
Applications can be found by going to:

Foot Locker Scholar Athletes ($20,000) - Due December 14, 2018

Foot Locker is looking for students that embody good sportsmanship and strong moral character. Students should also be passionate and committed to empowering the community in which he/she lives, and be a confident and enthusiastic about being a leader. If you have these qualities, then consider applying for the Foot Locker Scholar Athletes scholarship. Twenty awards for $20,000 will be awarded. The deadline to apply is December 14, 2018.

Eligibility:

  • Student must be entering a four-year college in the Fall of 2019
  • Student must be currently involved in high school sports, intramural sports, or community-based sports
  • Student must have a minimum GPA of 3.0
Applications can be found by going to:


Science Ambassador Scholarship ($40,000) - Due December 11, 2018

The Science Ambassador Scholarship is a full-tuition scholarship for a woman in science, technology, engineering, or math. There is one award for $40,000. The deadline to apply is December 11, 2018.

Eligibility:

  • Student must be a high school senior or an undergraduate student
  • Student must attend a school in the United States
Application information can be found by going to:


This application process is much different than other applications, so review this information now and start planning!

Don't Forget -- Burger King Scholarships are Due December 15, 2018



High school seniors are invited to apply to receive up to $50,000 in scholarship awards for the 2019-2020 school year!

Seniors must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale to be eligible, and must be active in their community through volunteering, sports, clubs and/or religious organizations. 

APPLY TODAY!

Applications are due by December 15, 2018. Visit www.burgerkingscholars.com.

AXA Achievement Scholarship ($25,000) - Due December 14, 2018

Do you have what it takes to become an AXA Achiever? Scholarship winners are known as AXA Achievers, and share these qualities:

  • Ambition and Drive
  • Determination to set and reach goals
  • Respect for self, family and community
  • Ability to succeed in college
If this is you, then apply today for this scholarship! The AXA Achievement Scholarship provides over $1.4 million in scholarships to young people through the nation representing all 50 states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico. Students have the ability to receive a $2,500, $10,000 or $25,000 scholarship! In addition, for every student who wins a scholarship, a grant in the amount of $1,000 will be made to the winner's school.


Eligibility:

  • Student must be a United States citizen or legal resident living or claiming residency in one of the 50 United States, Washington, D.C., or Puerto Rico.
  • Student must be a current high school senior who plans to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college.
Application can be found at:

Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships ($5,000) - Due December 5, 2018

The Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships are designed to recognize and reward the great steps students are taking to fight hunger in our communities across the United States. This organization is awarding 5 awards at $5,000!! The deadline to apply is TODAY (December 5, 2018).

Eligibility:

  • Student must be enrolled in an accredited education institution (Kindergarten through graduate school) in the United States. 
  • Student has demonstrated on-going commitment to their community by performing unpaid volunteer services.
Applications can be found at: