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American Indian Services Deadline: Monday, February 15, 2016
 
  • Visit website for info​rmation and application
American Indian Services Information
MyHeart Scholarship Deadline: Monday, February 15, 2016
 

​To encourage the pursuit of knowledge in medicine, nursing, public health, nutrition, and exercise science.

  • Interested in the study of cardiovascular health or the pursuit of a career in the healthcare industry.
  • Pursuing an undergraduate, graduate, or medical degree (Two-year degrees are eligible.)
  • A current resident of the United States.
MyHeart Scholarship Information
Rayma Neeb Women's Re-Entry Scholarship Deadline: Tuesday, March 01, 2016
 

​Providing a $2,000 scholarship to a woman who has entered or re-entered college after at least a 4 year hiatus to enable herself to be self-sufficient. The course of study must qualify her for a higher position/profession than she currently has.

  • Be a U.S. Citizen or legal resident of the U.S. and a resident of Arizona.
  • Be enrolled (or accepted) in an accredited college, university, or trade school in a degree or diploma program.
  • Demonstrate financial need.
  • Have an enrollment status equal to at least a half-time student.
  • Have/maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale. This requirement shall be waived for the first term of re-entry.
Rayma Neeb Women's Re-Entry Scholarship Information
Marine Corps Scholarship Deadline: Wednesday, March 02, 2016
 

Scholarship applicants must be the child of one of the following:
  • Active Duty or reserve U.S. Marine
  • Veteran U.S. Marine who has received an honorable discharge, or who was killed while serving in the U.S. Marine Corps
  • Active duty or U.S. Navy Corpsman who is serving, or has served, with a U.S. Marine unit
  • Veteran U.S. navy Corpsman who served with a U.S. Marine unit and has received an honorable discharge, or was killed while serving in the U.S. Navy as a Corpsman attached to a Marine Unit
Additionally, applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria:
  • GPA of at least 2.0 (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Family adjusted gross income for the 2014 tax year that does not exceed $94,000. Non-taxable allowances are not included in determining adjusted gross income
  • Planning to attend an accredited undergraduate college or career training school in the upcoming academic year. We verify accreditation through College Navigator.  Students attending schools not listed in College Navigator will not be eligible for an award
The amount of the scholarships vary
 
Heroes Tribute Scholarship Program for children of the fallen:
The Scholarship Foundation guarantees scholarships of up to $30,000 over four years ($7,500 a year) to eligible children of the following:
  • Children of Marines and veteran Marines who were killed in the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001
  • Children of Marines and children of Navy Corpsmen attached to a marine unit, who were killed in combat operations after September 11, 2001
  • Children of Navy Religious Program Specialists attached to a Marine unit who were killed in combat operations on or after September 27, 2008; or
  • Children of Marines who were killed in training after September 27, 2008
Heroes Tribute Scholarship Program for children of the wounded:
The Scholarship Foundation provides scholarship support of $6,000 to $40,000 over four years ($1,500 -  $10,000) to eligible children of the following:
  • Children of Marines and Navy Corpsmen attached to a marine unit who were wounded in action in any war or conflict
  • Children of Marines and Navy Corpsmen attached to a Marine unit who were permanently retired from the Marine Corps or Navy as a result of their service related injury
  • Children of Marines and Navy Corpsmen attached to a Marine unit whose parent is currently ill or injured and serving with Wounded Warrior Regiment/Battalion
Limited Grandchildren Eligibility:
The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation administers programs for several Marine Corps associations that offer scholarships to the grandchildren of their members.  To qualify, students must provide proof* of their grandparents' membership in one of the following associations AND meet the established criteria set forth by the Scholarship foundation.  There are no exceptions.  These programs receive limited funding and now all who apply will receive a scholarship award.
  • 4th Marine Division Association of WWII
  • 5th Marine Division Association of WWII
  • 6th Marine Division Association of WWII
  • 531 Gray Ghost Squadron Association
  • 3rd Battalion/26th Marines**
  • Basic Class 3-56 Graduate***
  • Marines' Memorial Association
  • USMC/Combat Helicopter Association
*Proof of membership can include; membership card roster list, letter from the association indicating membership.  Proof of membership can include; membership card roster list, letter from the association indicating membership. 
**DD214 must indicate qualifying grandparent served with 3rd Battalion, 26th Marines.DD214 must indicate qualifying grandparent served with 3rd Battalion, 26th Marines.
***Must provide proof that qualifying grandparent graduated from The Basic School in March 1956
Marine Corps Scholarship Information
Tempe St. Luke's Hospital Scholarship Deadline: Friday, March 04, 2016
 

Any person who is a Maricopa County resident who intends to enroll or is enrolled as a full time student (6 or more hours) at an Arizona accredited college, university or technical school.

The applicant must plan to pursue a health-related career.

In order to be eligible, an applicant must have a 3.0 GPA out of a possible 4.0.
 
To be eligible, applicant must follow all specific instructions within this application.  All applications must be typed and signed by the applicant, as well as other entities as indicated on the application.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.
 
Applications and guideline materials may be downloaded from the Tempe St. Luke’s Hospital website in the “Community Education” section at tempestlukeshospital.com. Additional information and questions can be directed to the Tempe St. Luke’s Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship Committee at TSLHAUX.SC@GMAIL.COM
 

​To apply: Complete application according to the Tempe St. Luke's Auxiliary Scholarship Guidelines and send application to:

Tempe St. Luke's Hospital

Auxiliary Scholarship c/o Volunteer Services

1500 S. Mill Avenue

Tempe, AZ 85281


Tempe St. Luke's Hospital Scholarship Information
Alpha Epsilon Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International Recruitment Grant Deadline: Saturday, March 05, 2016
 

​Scholarship available to female students who have started on the road to becoming a successful educator. End goal is that the recipient will become a classroom teacher in the future. After the recipient has graduated and received her Certification and a teaching placement, the Chapter mentors that teach for a period of up to five years.

  • Scholarship to range from $500 to $1,000
  • Applicant must write a letter explaining her educational goals, work related experiences, and reason for requesting financial assistance. (Any circumstances the student feels that the Grant Committee should know, regarding her application and needs should be explained in her letter.)
  • This letter is submitted with the completed application (signed and dated), two (2) Letters of Recommendation, and the student's most recent transcript(s) of college credits.
  • Application deadline is March 5, 2016. (All applications must be received PRIOR TO March 5, 2016.

Alpha Epsilon Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International Recruitment Grant Application


Arizona Business Aviation Association Scholarship Deadline: Sunday, March 06, 2016
 

​AZBAA is proud to offer business aviation scholarships in both Spring and Fall. Applicants must be 18 or older, legal Arizona residents, and pursuing a career in business aviation. Scholarship funds are paid directly to the student's educational institution or training program, and can pay tuition, flight ratings, recurring training, etc. Please complete the online application requirements to be considered for the scholarship.

Arizona Business Aviation Association Scholarship Information
$ dealspotr Couponing in College Scholarship Deadline: Friday, March 25, 2016
 

​$2,500 scholarship to a current college student that has demonstrated expertise when it comes to utilizing coupons and deals to save money while in college.

  • Must be a U.S. resident enrolled in a university within the 50 states or the District of Columbia
  • Must demonstrate both knowledge in couponing and saving money, while demonstrating the technical aptitude to understand how to publish online.
  • Must publish a 500+ word essay providing tips and strategies for utilizing coupons of any type (physical, digital, mobile) to save money while in college on a blog or any website which allows the publication of articles.
$ dealspotr Couponing in College Scholarship Information
Alpha Kappa Alpha Scholarship Deadline: Saturday, March 26, 2016
 

Applications for scholarships are now being accepted from qualified students who:

  • Are graduating high school seniors entering a four-year college or university OR are community college students transferring to a four-year college or university
  • Have a minimum GPA (grade point average) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Are interested in careers in education (for the Dr. Peggy L. Payne Memorial Scholarship only).
Alpha Kappa Alpha Scholarship Information
Insureon Scholarship Deadline: Thursday, March 31, 2016
 
  • $2,500.00 Scholarship
  • 500-1000 Essay describing how a small business has changed your life.

 

Insureon Scholarship Information
The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance Scholarship Deadline: Thursday, March 31, 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.
 

​Fall 2015 Semester


The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance Scholarship Information
SuretyBonds.com Small Business Scholarship Deadline: Thursday, March 31, 2016
 
  • ​Must be U.S. citizen and/or resident of the U.S. (and its territories and possessions)
  • Enrolled full-time for Fall 2016 at an institution of higher learning
  • Submit essay about "How small business ownership (personal, parent, grandparent, and/or legal guardian) has shaped you into the person you are today.

 

SuretyBonds.com Small Business Scholarship Information
North American Van Lines 2016 Logistics Scholarship Competition Deadline: Friday, April 15, 2016
 

​Five lucky qualified entrants will each win a $1,000 scholarship towards their degree in logistics or supply chain management at the college or university of their choice.

Please click on the website link to see all eligibility requirements.

North American Van Lines 2016 Logistics Scholarship Competition Information
Paul R. Ball Scholarship - Mountain America Credit Union Deadline: Saturday, April 16, 2016
 

​Eligibility Requirements include the following:

1. Must be a U.S. citizen.

2. Member or spouse, dependent child or legal ward* of a member of Mountain America Credit Union.

3. Currently enrolled in or accepted at an accredited two- or four-year college or university and registering full-time for undergraduate study.

4. Achieved a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 (C+), during the last three reporting periods.

*A dependent child or legal ward must be unmarried and age 25 or younger.

 

Paul R. Ball Scholarship - Mountain America Credit Union Information
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
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
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
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
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
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
  • Spead the word on safelty 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