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  Scholarship Name Description Qualifications Deadline Contact Information/
Website
Bressman Law Traumatic Brain Injury scholarship $1,000 Students who have had a a severe head trauma; 3.0 GPA; essay, transcripts as on web site January 31, 2015 Application and information online
Goedeker's Appliances College Book Scholarship $500 for books Write essay about why attending college and your field of study are important to you. July 31, 2015 Apply online
Navy Health
Services Collegiate
Program
Join the Navy to accelerate your life     Online information and also contact for more info:
Navy Opportunity Information Center
PO Box 3155
Warminster, PA 18974
StraightForward
Minority Scholarship
$500 scholarship offered four times per year   Mar. 31,
Jun. 30,
Sep. 30,
Dec. 31
Apply Here
Cancer for College Scholarship Scholarship for current or former cancer patients

1. Must be a US resident
2. Must be current or former cancer patient
3. Must be willing to attend regional event associated with scholarship awarded and be comfortable with interviews or media coverage

4. Must be enrolled in an accredited university, community college, or trade school

January 31, 2015 Apply Online
SchoolSoup.Com Scholarship Information Site Varies When you sign up for this website you will be sent a weekly email with all of the scholarships that you might be eligible to apply for. Varies More information online
Washington Women in Need Grant Up to $5,000 WWIN is a non profit organization that provides education and health care grants to low-income women in Washington state. October 31 annually More information online.
Paralegal Career Scholarship $500 award Essay as on website. May 01, 2015 Information online
Cliffside Malibu Scholarship Five awards ranging from $2,500 to $750 See web site for awards for: Video; Website Design; Research Article; programming App varies with monthly and semester awards- see web site Apply online
Horatio Alger Scholarship Programs Various scholarships offered to high school students across the country

1. Must be a US Citizen

2. Must have a GPA of 2.0

3. Demonstrate integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity

4. Be involved in community activities

5. Have critical financial need

6. Be committed to completing a Bachelor's degree

7. Be enrolled as a high school senior set to graduate in 2010 and enroll in college that fall

Varies Information and applications available online
Ford Foundation Fellowships Predoctoral, dissertation or postdoctoral fellowships Check the website for specific requirements for each fellowship. November of the year prior to the start of graduate study Apply online.
Nursing Degree Scholarships Varies Varies Varies View specific qualifications and applications online.
Keating Dental Arts & American Business Women's Association scholarships $2,000 Female students currently enrolled; Submit essay as indicated on: "What life experiences have shaped who you are today and what challenges have you overcome in achieving your education" May 24, 2015 Apply online
Campus Explorer Scholarship $1,000 monthly scholarship Must be a legal resident of the US or District of Columbia and at least 16 years old. A winner is randomly selected each month. Apply online
  McMillen Foundation Art scholarship up to $25,000 annually; renwable Visual arts majors; other eligibility criteria as on web site May 08, 2015 Apply online
NursesLink.org Nursing Program Scholarship $1,000 award Students must be participating in a qualified undergraduate or certificate level nursing program. October 31st and April 30th Annually Apply online
Get Prepped LSAT Prep Scholarship $1,000 award Awarded twice yearly in January & June. Based on class rank, major/degree course, any LSAT test scores, best essay, and other factors. June 30th Annually Apply online.
Bid4Papers scholarship $500 first place, $200 second place Sumbit an essay as on web site February 25, 2015 Apply online
NinjaEssays.com scholarship $1,000 submit essay as on web site January 15, 2015 Information online
Express Metrix IT Asset Managment Scholarship $5,000 award Submit an essay answering how you hope to use your IT managment education/ background to make a postive impact on the buisness world January 15, 2015 Apply online
NursesLink.org CNA Training Scholarship $500 award Available to any student who is interested in becoming a certified nuring assistant. October 3 and April 30 annually Apply online
Ronal Weiss law firm scholarship $2,500 Submit essay as on web site April 17, 2015 Information online
  NursesLink.org College Student Scholarship $500 award

Available to any student enrolled in a NON-nursing college degree program, certificate course, or graduate program.

October 31 and April 30 Annually Apply online
Scholarship Points Scholarship $10,000 award Join ScholarshipPoints and earn points for what you already do online: shopping, reading blogs, playing games, etc. Monthly Scholarship

Apply online

DegreeDirectory.org Social Sciences Scholarship $500 award Complete application with 100 word essay explaining how your degree program preparning you to achieve your goals. April 1, 2015 Apply online
"No Essay" College Scholarship $2000 award Open to all students who are planning to enroll in college in the next 12 months. Scholarships awarded monthly Apply online
Paving the Future Scholarship $2,500 Submit essay and business proposal as on web site June 15, 2015 Information online
Cosmetic Dreams Scholarship $500 award Submit a detailed (1,200 word) response to the provided essay question. February 25, 2015 Apply online
CheapCarInsurance.net Scholarship for Drunk Driving Victims $500 award The scholarship is open to students who have been the victim of a drunk-driving accident and are pursuing a major in Insurance, Risk-Management, Actuarial Science, Sales, Marketing, or Business Management. Semi-Annual award, due October 1 for Fall or March 15 for Spring Apply Online

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Construction & Engineering Scholarship

$1,000 award Student must be studying Engineering, Construction, or Architecture and have a minimum 3.0 GPA July (awarded annually)

Apply Here.

Website

Future Counselors of America Scholarship $1000 award Must be an undergraduate or graduate student majoring in Psychology. Must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.5. June 30, annually Apply Online
GraduatePrograms.com Scholarship $1000 award Rate your graduate program on their website A recipient is selected quarterly. Apply Online
HubShout Internet Marketing Scholarship Three $1000 awards

1. Must have completed at least one year of post-secondary education

2. Must have at least a 3.0 GPA

Available March 30 - November 1 2014 Apply Online
Pointe Pest Control scholarship $750 Freshmen students, Need-based, minimum g.p.a. 3.0; transcript required March 31, 2015 Apply online
Autodesk Design Scholarships Awards Vary See website for complete list of scholarships and details. Vary Apply online
The Andrew Flusche Scholarship $1000 award Make a video geared towards your peers on the topic of Underage Drunk Driving Prevention. January 28, 2015 Apply online
Express Metrix IT Asset Management Scholarship $5000 award Write a 500-1000 word essay describing in specific terms how you hope to use your IT managemenet education/background to make a positive impact in the business world. January 15, 2015 Apply online
DegreeDirectory.org Education and Teaching Scholarship $500 award Complete application with 100 word essay explaining how your degree program preparning you to achieve your goals. April 1, 2015 Apply online
Bridgat Undergraduate Scholarship $4,500 award

The scholarship is for undergraduate students who are studying in the U.S. or Canada. Must hold a cumulative grade point average of 2.7-4.0

October 1, 2014- December 31, 2014 Apply online
  DegreeDirectory.org Psychology and Counseling Scholarship $500 award Complete application with 100 word essay explaining how your degree program preparning you to achieve your goals. April 1, 2015 Apply online
DegreeDirectory.org Information Systems and Technology Management $500 award Complete application with 100 word essay explaining how your degree program preparning you to achieve your goals. April 1, 2015 Apply online
DegreeDirectory.org Communication and Journalism Scholarship $500 award Complete application with 100 word essay explaining how your degree program preparning you to achieve your goals. April 1, 2015 Apply online
The Drive to Learn Scholarship $1,000 award In 750-1000 words prepare a written response that addresses one of the prompts listed on their website May 1, 2015 Appy online
Rasor Law Firm scholarship $1,000 & $500 submit marketing video as on web site March 31, 2015 information online
The Company Corporation Quarterly Business Plan Contest

$1000 award

Submit in your completed business plan executive summary.

Awarded quarterly Apply online
ACT Second Year Scholarship

25 awards of $1,000

Demonstrate financial need.

 Be current postsecondary undergraduate students.

 Be enrolled as second-year students in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited four-year college or university

for the entire 2013-14 academic year.

March 15, 2015 Information and application online
Jason S. Newcombe law office scholarship $1,000 Submit video showing interest in legal field February 28, 2015 Apply online
The Ornament Shop Scholarship $500 award Respond to the essay question listed on thier website in less than 1000 words. June 1, 2015 Apply online
CITIDental Boston Scholarship $500 award Submit a 1,000 word response to the essay question on their website. January 31, 2015

Apply online

 

National Scholarships in Political Science Varies This website lists multiple scholarships currently avalible that pertain to the political science field. Varies Learn more here
Attorney Stewart Guss scholarship $1,000 Essay: "What Law Would You Change and Why?" March 1, 2015 Send e-mail to scholarship@attorneyguss.com; see information online
Domo Scholarship for Business Management

Two $2500 awards

College students who are studying business management and who show an interest in analytics.   Apply online
Artistic Excellence in Print Design and Marketing Scholarship $1,000 award Applicants will be judged based on the completion and submission of a personal marketing package promoting themselves. There is a list of required items on their website. November 30, annually Apply online
Lexington Law Scholarship program $5,000 Minimum g.p.a. 2.5; submit essay about how you effectively fixed or established their good credit February 07, 2015, & August 31, 2015 Information & apply online
Making College Affordable: An Online Guide for Hispanic Students Varies Scholarships found on this website are usually based on financial need, cultural background, educational and civic achievements, or hobbies. Varies Learn more online
Sweatblock Social Confidence Scholarship $2000 award Choose from one of the three essay topics listed on their website July 15th annually Apply online
Washington Teacher Scholarships Vary per scholarship Varies Varies More information online
The Levin Firm Scholarship Two $1,000 awards To apply submit a 500+ word essay on the topic listed on their website January 31, 2015 Apply online
Power of Light Foundation Scholarship Unknown Must be in a STEM program and be excelling in your program. Unknown Apply online
Dickson Law Group scholarship $1,000 submit video essay applicant as on web site May 05, 2015 information online

Minority Student Scholarships

(multiple scholarships available)

Vary See information page for details. Varies Apply online
Senior Care Innovation Scholarship $1,000 award Offered to students interested in the fields of aging and gerontology. Write a letter describing your history of working or volunteering with seniors. Choose one of the essay topics listed on their webiste. April 15, 2015 Apply online
Abodo.com scholarship $500 submit essay as described on web site, must be currently enrolled January 31 & September 1 Information and apply online
Dolman Law scholarship $1,100 Submit video essay as on web site January 15, 2015 apply online
Healthcare students- list of schoarships for students pursuing medical sonography as an Ultrasound Technician varies see each individual scholarship; for students planning career in medical sonography varies Ultrasound Scholarship List page is online
Bookoo.com scholarship $1,000 apply as instructed on web site July 1, 2015 Apply online
Interior-Deluxe scholarship $1,500 Submit essay as on web site April 15, 2015 Application information online
Driver's Job List scholarship for students pursuing degree in Logistics/Supply Chain Management $1,000, & $500 Submit essay as on web site; 3.0 GPA May 15, 2015 Information online
HotelsCheap.org scholarship $1,500, two scholarships one awarded fall, one in spring Submit essay as on web site April 15, 2015, October 15, 2015 Information online
A Better America Scholarship: Global English Editing $1.500 to one university student, $1.000 to one high school student Submit essay as indicated on web site December 31, 2014 for college students; July 31, 2015 for high school students Online
OWL- Florence Marie Bauer Scholarship $2,000 Woman over 40, no dependent children, resident of Seattle/King Count April 30, 2015 Information available
Savvy Home Store Scholarship $600 Submit personal statement and 5 original interior design layouts and/or furniture designs February 28, 2015 Information online
WA Daughters of the American Revolution scholarship $1,000 Juniors majoring in history, emphasis on U.S. history; submit letter and other documents February 2, 2015 Application information
AREVA & Eastern WA Society of Women Engineers (SWE) $1,000 Women preparing for careers in engineering in WA, OR and Idaho February 28, 2015 Application and information online
Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity scholarship awards range $5,000, $2,500, $1,500, $500 Juniors or Seniors; essay on an ethical issue that you have encountered December 08, 2014 Application and information online
Epsilon Sigma Alpha Foundation scholarship; multiple scholarships varies Criteria vary depending upon scholarship as on web site February 2, 2015 Information online
Boling Rice LLC law firm scholarship $1,000 Submit essay one legal topic as indicated January 15, 2015 Information online
Pelican Water Systems scholarship $1,500, $1,000 & $500 Essay as on web site; 3.5 GPA; one letter of recommendation Bi-annually; April 17, 2015, October 16, 2015 Information online
Local SatelliteTV.com scholarship $500 submit essay as on web site February23, 2015 Information and apply online
ABWA / Blindsgalore.com scholarship $2,000 Submit essay on how light affects your life; GPA 3.0 May 15, 2015 Information online
Daniel B. Goldberg scholarship $12,000 Full-time graduate student preparing for career in state and local government finance February 20, 2015 Information online
DRK Mental Illness scholarship $1,000 Applicants with documented diagnosis; 3.0 GPA January 16, 2015 Application information online
  Mesothelioma Cancer Awareness scholarship $1,000 submit essay as on web site May 31, 2015 application information online
  Government Finance Officers Association scholarship, Frank L. Greathouse Government Accounting Scholarship

2 awards, $7,000 each

Submit statement of proposed career plan in state and local government finance; other criteria as on web site February 20, 2015 Information online
  Minorities in Government Finance scholarship $7,000 Submit statement of proposed career plan in state and local government finance; other criteria as on web site February 20, 2015 Information online
  Daniel B. Goldberg scholarship $12,000 Graduate student pursuing career in public finance, state or local government finance February 20, 2015 Information online
  Government Finance Professional Development scholarship 4 awards, $7,000 each Employees of a state or local goverment, part-time graduate students preparing to continue career in state and local government finance February 20, 2015 Information online
  NursingProgramsHelp.com scholarship $1,500 Nursing students pursuing an RN program; submit essay as on web site January 10, 2015 Information online
  SBO.net scholarship $1,000 Submit essay as indicated on web site March 31, 2015 Information and application at www.sbo.net
  Stewart J. Guss scholarship $1,000 Submit essay as on web site: What Law Would You Change and Why? March 01, 2015 Information online
  Veterinary Technician Schools scholarship $500 Short essay, as on web site January 15, 2015 Information online
  NursingTrack.com scholarship $1,000 Nursing students in program; submit essay August 31, every year Information online
  Abodo "I Love My School" scholarship $500 Submit essay as on web site January 31 and September 01 Information and apply online
  Mometrix Test Preparation scholarship 3 awards: $5,000, $2,000 & $1,000 Submit essay as on web site May 22, 2015 Information and apply online
  DRK Attorneys scholarship $1,000 Students who have suffered from mental illness; 3.0 GPA January 16, 2015 Information and application online
  Marketing EDGE scholarship for marketing students varies Submit online application April 15, 2015 Information online
  Barbara Bowden Promisingi Leaders of Tacoma scholarship $1,000 Submit video as on web site February 28, 2015 Information online
  AAG scholarship $1,000 submit essay as on web site March 21, 2015 Information online
  AWeber Email Marketing scholarship $1,000 submit survey and essay as on May 31, 2015 Information online
  Crown & Caliber Entrepreneur's scholarship $1,000 submit business proposal plan for an online business startup as on web site May 31, 2015 Information online
  NAVEX Global scholarship $1,000 submit survey and essay as on web site May 31, 2015 Information at www.navexglobal.com/scholarship
  Evolve IP Cloud Services scholarship $1,000 submit survey and essay as on web site April 30, 2015 Information online
  CSC Global Online Brand Protection scholarship $1,000 submit essay as on web site May 31, 2015 Information online
  American Indian Endowed scholarship varies, range from $500-$2,000 meet criteria as on web site; must submit application form, personal statement, transcripts, & letters of recommendation as on web site February 01, 2015 information and application online
 

remoteDBA.com scholarship

 

$3.500 for students pursuing studies in computer science or computer engineering with demonstrated interest in database administration or data science; submit essay as on web site, and a visual infographic, and a cover letter March 15, 2015 Information online
 

Buick Achievers Scholarship

 

50 awards, up to $25,000 per year, renewable apply as indicated on web site; for applicants pursuing studies in Engineering/Technology or select Design and Business related programs as on web site February 27, 2015 Information and apply online
 

Cliffside Malibu scholarships

 

5 awards, $750-$2,500 must be in relation to addiction or addiction treatment; multiple interests, topics on web; apply with a video, web page, research articl, idea for app May 31, 2015 Information and apply online
 

Expert Institute Healthcare & Life Sciences scholarship

 

$1,000 Submit essay as on web site about improving the practice of law December 31, 2015 Information and apply online
  Reed Tech $1,000 submit essay as on web site, describing a significant innovation, benefits it has provided and how you would improve upon it May 30, 2015 Information and apply online
  DistinctiveWindows.com scholarship $1,000 submit essay as on web site on design trends across different markets May 25, 2015 Information and apply online
  Southland Electrical Supply $1,000 submit essay on "How Innovation affects the science, technology and trade industry" May 30, 2015 Information and apply online
  Active Calendar scholarship $1,000 submit essay as on web site April 20, 2015 Information and apply online
  AmeriQuest Transportation Services scholarship $1,000 submit essay as on web site May 30, 2015 Information and apply online
  Corcentric Accouonting Software scholarship $1,000 submit essay as on website related, with your advice to save for college expenses May 30, 2015 Information and apply online
  Iron Security scholarship $500 submit blog post as indicated on web site May 31, 2015 Information and apply online
  Nissenbaum Internet Law scholarship 2 awards, $500 each submit essay as on web site May 30, 2015 Iinformation and apply online
  Renton Community Foundation scholarship multiple scholarships; typically range $1000-$5000 must live within Renton School District boundaris or have graduated from a Renton High School; personal essay, letters of recommendation, copy of most recent transcript(s) and verification of admittance to SPU April 03, 2015 Information and application process online at WashBoard.org
 

Dr. Alma S. Adams scholarship for Outreach and Health Communications to Reduce Tobacco Use Among Priority Populations

 

2 awards, $5,000 each demonstrate record of commitment to community service on behalf of an underserved community; best use of the visual arts, social or digital media art, creative writing or other creative endeavor to convey culturally appropriate health messages April 30, 2015 Informnation online
 

Washington State Opportunity Scholarship--for students pursuing eligible high-demand majors in science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) or health care

 

$2,500-$7,500, amounts vary based on number of credits completed; over 700 new recipients in 2015-16 Freshman, sophomore or High School senior at time of application; WA state resident; earned HS diploma or GED from WA high school; submit 2015-16 FAFSA by Mar. 09, 2015; other creiter as on web site March 02, 2015, 5:00 p.m. for application; & also submit 2015-16 FAFSA by March 09, 2015 Information and application online
  Mesothelioma Cancer Center scholarship $5,000, two awards   January 20, 2015, and August 20, 2015 Information and apply online
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           


Study Abroad Scholarships
  Scholarship Name Description Qualifications Deadline Contact Information/
Website
  Gilman International Scholarship Program amounts vary Must be receiving Federal Pell Grant; accepted into study abroad program; at least four weeks (28 days) in one country March 03, 2015 for Summer 2015 & Fall-Winter-Spring 2015-16; see program deadlines as on web page Information online
DAAD Undergraduate Scholarships Award of 615 Euros/Month

1. Stay must last 4-10 months

2. Student must be a junior or senior while in Germany

 
Apply online.
DAAD Information Visits Award of 30 Euros/Day

1. For trips 7-12 days long in Germany

2. Groups should consist of 10-15 students

  Apply online.
Boren Awards for International Study Award of up to $20,000 for U.S. students to study world regions critical to U.S. interests

1. Must be matriculated in an accredited U.S. college or university

2. Must have a foreign language component

Mid-February for following academic year Apply online.
Global Studies Grant to Support the Study of Int'l Affairs $1,000 scholarship with an emphasis on education and service 1. Student must be in good academic standing January 8 More information online.
ULS Scholarship $500 and $100 scholarships offered 1. Students must have previously studied abroad February 29th for the following academic year Apply online.
Blog Abroad Grant Ten $500 awards

1. Students must go on program affiliated with Diversity Abroad

2. Minimum 2.75 GPA

3. Must be willing to share experiences via blogs, pictures, and videos at least twice a week

4. Economically disadvantaged students, African-American, Asian-American, Hispanic/Latino, Multiracial/ethnic, or Native-American undergraduate students as well as students who study in non-traditional locations (outside western Europe & Australia) are strongly encouraged to apply

March 1 for Summer, April 19 for Fall Apply Online
Freeman Awards $3,000-$7,000 scholarships offered to students studying in Asia

1. Students must demonstrate financial need

2. Study tour must last minimum of 10 weeks

March for programs May-July, April for programs Aug-Nov, October for programs Dec-April Apply online.
StudyAbroad.com Scholarship

Varies

Multiple scholarships for different types of trips and locations Varies Apply Online
Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

Up to $5,000 awards

Scholarships are intended for students of limited financial means to pursue academic studies abroad Continuous Apply online.
  Marshall Scholarships 40 awards each year; include a personal allowance for residence and cost of living, tuition fees, grants for books, travel, etc, and travel to and from the US Must be American citizens at time of application, apply within 2 years of graduating from your UG college or university, have at least a 3.7 GPA, not be studying for or hold a British university degree, and must take up your award within 3 years of graduating from college in the US Continuous Apply online.
CollegeScholarships.org Varies Has a breakdown of scholarships offered by country Varies Apply Online
AIFS International Semester Scholarship $500-$1000 award

1. Sutdent must be participating in an AIFS program

2. Minimum 3.0 GPA

March 1 for Summer, April 15 for Autumn, September 15 for Spring Apply Online
CIEE Scholarships $1000-$5000 award

1. Student must be participating in a CIEE program

2. Must have demonstrated financial need

3. Member of a group traditionally underrepresented in study abroad

April 1 for Summer & Fall, November 1 for Winter & Spring Apply Online
Mildred Towle Scholarship Amount Unknown

1. Demonstrated financial need

2. Resident of Hawaii

3. Minimum 3.0 GPA

March 1 Apply Online
Golden Key Study Abroad Scholarship $1000 award Student must be a member of Golden Key Honor Society March 1 Apply Online
Bridging Scholarship $2500 award Student must by studying in Japan March 1 Apply Online
Butex Scholarship £500 award

1. Student must be studying in the UK at a Butex-affiliated school (U-Kent included)

2. One semester minimum

May 31 Apply Online
Fund for Education Abroad Scholarships Up to $10,000 award Minimum of 4 weeks abroad November Apply Online
Foundation for Global Scholars Scholarships $500-$2500 award Can be used for semester, summer, short term, full year, and internship programs March 31 for Summer, July 31 for Fall, November 30 for Winter/Spring Apply Online
Fullbright U.S. Student Program Varies Specific requirements vary for the different programs offered by Fullbright March 1 Apply Online
Kymanox Memorial Scholarship

$1000 award

1. Minimum of 8 weeks abroad

2. Preference given for students with financial need

3. Preference given to students studying in a non-English speaking country

4. Preference given to Engineering, Math, or Science majors

May 6 Apply Online
LIVFund Scholarship $500 award Student must be studying or interning in Latin America Year-round, awarded twice per month Apply Online
SPU scholarships for Study Abroad Programs-sponsored by SPU Varies Submit essay as described on web; must have 3.0 g.p.a.; available for fall or winter programs only May 01, 2015 Apply online
FlightNetwork.com scholarship $1,000 GPA 3.0, submit essay as on web site about a travel related experience or topic December 31, 2014 Apply online
         
         
         




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