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The Dr. Alma S. Adams Scholarship for Outreach and Health Communications to Reduce Tobacco Use Among Priority Populations Deadline: Saturday, April 30, 2016
 

​Two scholarships will be awarded to students who have shown a commitment to reducing tobacco use through community service for an underserved community and through the use of visual arts.

The awards will be granted on a competitive basis for the following:
  • A record of commitment to community service on behalf of an underserved community and the best use of the visual arts, social or digital media art, creative writing or other creative endeavor to convey culturally appropriate health messages aimed at raising community awareness of tobacco's harmful impact or countering tobacco use by a priority population. 
Scholarship Criteria:
  1. Applicant must provide evidence of community activities in an underserved community setting. Service activities may include activism, outreach, or peer counseling in tobacco prevention or control.  The community service activity should be described in the personal statement.
  2. Applicants must submit documentation of financial need for scholarship funds (SAR report).
  3. Student pursuing a course of study in public health, communications, social work, education, liberal arts or a related field will be considered eligible.
  4. Applicants must have a Grade Point Average of at least a 3.0 (B average) for the most recent academic year.
  5. Student must be a United States citizen or a permanent legal resident to apply.
 
The Dr. Alma S. Adams Scholarship for Outreach and Health Communications to Reduce Tobacco Use Among Priority Populations Information
The ezDinero Latino Scholarship Deadline: Sunday, May 01, 2016
 

The goal of ezDinero financial solutions is to provide greater access and opportunity to higher education for outstanding students from underrepresented backgrounds. The program promotes academic excellence and encourages students to pursue and complete an undergraduate education in all discipline areas and graduate education for those students pursuing studies in computer science, mathematics, life/physical science, engineering, education, public health, library science and/or information science.

Scholarship Requirements:

  • Must be of Hispanic Heritage
  • Minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for High School Students
  • Plan to enroll Full-Time in an accredited not-for -profit 4 year university or graduate school during SPRING or FALL of scholarship cycle year
  • U.S. Citizen, Permanent Legal Resident, DACA or Eligible Non-Citizen (as defined by FAFSA)
  • Merit-based scholarships available for undergraduate and graduate students
  • All majors and graduate fields accepted
  • Scholarship awards are $1000 per application period
 
The ezDinero Latino Scholarship Information
WyzAnt College Scholarship Deadline: Sunday, May 01, 2016
 

​How to enter: Students submit an essay online of 150-300 words describing a person who inspires them. Twenty finalists will be selected by popular vote. Tutors on WyzAnt will select the three winning essays.

Open to any student who plans to be enrolled in a college or university sometime between August 1, 2016 and November 1, 2018.

 
WyzAnt College Scholarship Information
American Indian Services Deadline: Sunday, May 15, 2016
 
  • Visit website for info​rmation and application
  • Deadline for classes beginning in June
American Indian Services Information
Travel Nursing Education Scholarship Deadline: Tuesday, May 17, 2016
 

 

  • Applicant meets the age of 17 and older.
  • Currently enrolled in a full-time medicine related program and an accredited institution of learning.
  • Must maintain a minimum of GPA of 3.0.
  • Award amount is $1,000

 

Travel Nursing Education Scholarship Information
Big Fish Games Scholarship Deadline: Tuesday, May 31, 2016
 

 

  • $1000 online gaming scholarship
  • Open to all U.S. residents who are either high school seniors or college students who are already enrolled
  • Must write a 500-word essay on one of two topics related to the casual/mobile/online gaming industry​

 

 
 

Big Fish Games Scholarship Information
Father Joseph N. Patterson Foundation Scholarship Deadline: Tuesday, June 07, 2016
 

​Father Joseph N. Patterson Foundation Scholarship was established by Father Joseph N. Patterson to assist deserving young men and women attain their educational goals.

Criteria:

  • Scholarship (minimum grade point average: 2.8 on a 4.0 scale)
  • Evidence of financial need
  • Demonstration of leadership and community service
  • High School and College (undergraduate) student. (Scholarships not available for grad school or graduate students.)
Father Joseph N. Patterson Foundation Scholarship Information
The John Foy & Associates Strong Arm Leukemia Scholarship Deadline: Wednesday, June 15, 2016
 

​The John Foy & Associates "Strong Arm" Leukemia Scholarship is open to high-achieving college students who meet this criteria:

  • You or a loved one have been affected by leukemia
  • You are enrolled in an accredited college or university as an undergraduate or you are an incoming freshman at an accredited institution in the United States.
The John Foy & Associates Strong Arm Leukemia Scholarship Information
BigSun Scholarship Deadline: Friday, June 17, 2016
 
  • All student athletes are eligible regardless of the sport they are engaged in.
  • The student must be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute.
BigSun Scholarship Information
Friends of Hubbell Trading Post Deadline: Saturday, June 25, 2016
 
  • Must be a Member of the Navajo or Hopi Nation
  • Currently attending a four year college or university in AZ, CO, NM, or UT.
  • Entering your junior or senior year in fall 2012 or winter 2012
  • A declared major field of study or enrollment in special degree program
  • Current cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
 

Mail completed application to: 

Friends of Hubbell Scholarship Committee
4111 S. La Corta Drive
Tempe, AZ 85282
 

Friends of Hubbell Trading Post Information
Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship Program Deadline: Thursday, June 30, 2016
 

 

  • Applicant must be enrolled as a graduate or an undergraduate at an accredited U.S college or university for Fall 2015. 
  • Must have declared a major in either Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry or related science field
  • Has a maintained GPA of 3.0 or higher.

 

Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship Program Information
Hanlon Law Dyslexia Scholarship Deadline: Thursday, June 30, 2016
 

​Write a 500+ word essay sharing your story and how you would benefit from this scholarship. Also include your academic goals including the college you will be going to/are currently enrolled as well as what career path you plan to pursue.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be graduating high school in 2016 or actively enrolled in an accredited college or university
  • Submit a 500+ word essay by June 30, 2016Hanlon Law Dyslexia Scholarship
Hanlon Law Dyslexia Scholarship Information
The Drive to Learn Scholarship Deadline: Friday, July 01, 2016
 
  • ​Must be enrolled full time (12 or more credits)
  • U.S. Citizen and non-U.S. Citizens
  • 750-1000 word essay on ONE prompt on the application

 

The Drive to Learn Scholarship Information
Rosenbaum & Associates Firefighting Scholarship Deadline: Friday, July 01, 2016
 

​To be eligible, a participant must:

  • Be graduating high school in 2016 or actively enrolled in an accredited technical school, college, or university in the U.S.
  • Have a biological or step parent who has served as a firefighter
  • Submit their 500+ essay by July 1, 2016 answering the prompt- How has your parent being a firefighter influenced your life?
Rosenbaum & Associates Firefighting Scholarship Information
Practical Recovery Self-Empowerment Scholarship Deadline: Friday, July 01, 2016
 

​Practical Recovery's mission is to raise awareness around self-empowering addiction treatment and provide an alternative to the 12 step approach for those struggling with addiction.

Criteria:

  • Full time rising junior, junior, senior or graduate student
  • Minimum 3.5 GPA
  • Currently enrolled in any nationally accredited US school
  • Student majoring in any of the social sciences, nursing, medicine and/or studies of law

 

 
Practical Recovery Self-Empowerment Scholarship Information
Bridging Your Career: The RN to BSN Scholarship Deadline: Monday, August 01, 2016
 

​Requirements:

  • Be 18 years of age or older when submitting application
  • Be actively enrolled in an accredited RN to BSN program
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.5
  • Submit a 500-1000 word essay
  • Amount: $500
Bridging Your Career: The RN to BSN Scholarship Information
Nursing.org's Nurses First Scholarship Deadline: Monday, August 01, 2016
 

​Requirements:

  • Be 18 years of age or older when submitting application
  • Be actively enrolled in an accredited nursing program
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.5
  • Submit a 500-1000 word essay
  • Amount: $1,000
Nursing.org's Nurses First Scholarship Information
Breaking Barriers: Scholarship for Men in Nursing Deadline: Monday, August 01, 2016
 

​Requirements:

  • Be male and 18 years of age or older when submitting application
  • Be actively enrolled in an accredited nursing program
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.5
  • Submit a 500-1000 word essay
  • Amount: $500
Breaking Barriers: Scholarship for Men in Nursing Information
PromoCodeWatch $1,000 Smart Spender Scholarship Deadline: Monday, August 01, 2016
 

​Eligibility Criteria

  • Entering or attending any post-secondary institution in the United States.
  • Permanent resident of the United States.
  • Complete all application requirements before deadline
  • Like PromoCodeWatch on Facebook
  • Follow PromoCodeWatch on Twitter
PromoCodeWatch $1,000 Smart Spender Scholarship Information
HigherVisibility Marketing Scholarship 2016 Deadline: Thursday, September 01, 2016
 

​Scholarship to offer additional assistance for students wishing to break into web service and similar industries. This year will mark the first in a series of internet marketing scholarships we're hopeful to continue offering to aspiring digital marketers for years to come.

  • US. Citizen (or permanent resident)
  • Enrolled (enrolling) as a full-time student of accredited college/university within the U.S. for completion of undergraduate degree in Marketing, Journalism or equivalent field.
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA.
  • Limit of one (1) entry per contestant.
  • Employees and professional affiliates of HigherVisibility (and their immediate families) are not eligible.

 

HigherVisibility Marketing Scholarship 2016 Information
bant.io Scholarship Deadline: Friday, September 30, 2016
 
  • Open to all students who are currently enrolled in a high school, college, university, or trade school
  • Applicants must be enrolled or enroll no later than the fall of 2016
  • ​$2,000 scholarship
  • Application must include a short, original, previously unpublished written response to the scholarship topic
bant.io Scholarship Information
The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance Scholarship Deadline: Thursday, December 01, 2016
 
  • Those who have battled cancer at any point in their lives (not limited to mesothelioma).
  • Those who have a parent, sibling, immediate family member or close friend that has battled or is currently fighting cancer
  • Must be enrolled full-time at an accredited two-year or four-year university, community college or junior college, or a graduate degree program.
  • This scholarship is offered nationwide to United States citizens.
  • Students must be in academic “Good Standing” and have a minimum Grade Point Average of 3.0 or higher to be eligible.
 
Spring 2017 Semester

The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance Scholarship Information
Lamber-Goodnow Injury Law Team Education Nursing Scholarship Deadline: Thursday, December 01, 2016
 

​Each year the Lamber-Goodnow Injury Law Tem awards a $1,000 nursing scholarship to a driven, caring and compassionate future nurse.

Eligibility criteria for applicants:

1. Must either be applying to a nursing program that you will continue to be enrolled in through the following academic year.

2. Essay submission must be received by December 1, each year

Lamber-Goodnow Injury Law Team Education Nursing Scholarship Information
Lamber-Goodnow Injury Law Team Education College Scholarships Deadline: Thursday, December 01, 2016
 

​Lamber-Goodnow Injury Law Team is offering two $1,000 College Scholarships.

Eligibility criteria for applicants:

1. Enrolled at an accredited high school, college or university. Please note that all types of colleges, including four-year, community colleges and "junior colleges qualify for eligibility.

2. Must have a minimum GPA of 2.8.

3. Essay submission must be received by December 1, each year.

Lamber-Goodnow Injury Law Team Education College Scholarships Information
Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers' Single Mother Scholarship Deadline: Monday, December 05, 2016
 

 

  • ​Enrollment in an accredited high school, college or university in the U.S.
  • Must be a mother who is attending school
  • Maintain a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of a minimum of 3.0
  • To apply for a scholarship from RIL, write a 500+ word essay on the advantages of going back to school while caring for your children as a mother. How do you believe motherhood has helped prepare you for the challenges that you will face as a student? Examples may include the ability to succeed in time management skills, ability to listen carefully to others and ability to effectively manage multiple priorities. Craft your essay and explain your answer.
  • Submissions are accepted via email by Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers (we are not accepting print applications) email: Jonathan@rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com must include: ‘Scholarship’ in the subject
  • You accept that your essay will be published on the RIL website and social media if chosen as a finalist
  • Must submit a copy of your transcript indicating your Grade Point Average (GPA) – we accept unofficial transcripts
  • Applicants should make a digital copy of their scholarship application for their own records

 

By submitting your essay, you authorize Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers to post the material on its website and social media channels.

 
Email: Jonathan@rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com​
Your email must include "Scholarship" in the subject.

Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers' Single Mother Scholarship Information
HeadsetPlus.com Annual College Scholarship Deadline: Saturday, December 31, 2016
 
  • ​High school senior entering college, current college students, or graduate school
  • Must have maintained at least a 3.0 GPA
  • Must be at least 16 years of age
  • Must be legal residents or U.S. citizen
HeadsetPlus.com Annual College Scholarship Information
Spread the Word on Safety Scholarship Deadline: Friday, January 06, 2017
 

Applicant Requirements

  • Applicants must be either a current graduating high school senior with acceptance to an accredited school or an undergraduate student at an accredited institution within the United States
  • Applicants must have a minimum 3.2 GPA
  • Applicants must submit an official high school or college transcript
  • Applicants must be a United States citizen
  • Write an informative and creative essay on one of your chosen topics on safety between 300 - 500 words
  • Submit your application and essay on our website and await a post link 24-48 hours after submission
  • Spread the word on safety by sharing your essay post link on social media via Google+ and Facebook. The applicant with the most social shares on their essay wins.
  • Read the terms and conditions
Spread the Word on Safety Scholarship Information
Active Renter Property Management Entrepreneur Scholarship Deadline: Sunday, January 15, 2017
 

​Active Renter is a Phoenix Property Management Firm that works throughout Maricopa County and believe that entrepreneurial spirit is the key to innovation and societal advancement. Therefore, this scholarship was created to assist a young scholar in the pursuit of their entrepreneurial goals.

  • Transcripts (official or unofficial) are required.
  • Application
  • Essays
  • Proof of business
 

​To apply and for more information click here.


Active Renter Property Management Entrepreneur Scholarship Information