Miscellaneous Scholarships

Abacus Scholarship: Every Student Counts

The Abacus Scholarship sweepstakes recognizes the intrinsic value of every student journey, wherever it shall lead. It is a scholarship award where every entry is granted the same chance to win, where every student's journey is seen and celebrated as equal, valuable and necessary. We believe every student counts: regardless of where, when or how an individual's passions and circumstances lead them to becoming one.

1. The basics: The Abacus Scholarship is open to all students enrolled in any institution of higher education. Deadline: Midnight, December 15, and Midnight June 15, annually, 2 per calendar year awarded for $1234.00 each. Awards announced January 15 and July 15, annually.

3. Who qualifies: This scholarship is tailored to any student either enrolled or accepted for enrollment in full or part-time programs of study. Eligible applicants will also be U.S. citizens (born or naturalized), nationals or lawful permanent residents.

Amount: $1,234

DEADLINE: December 15 and June 15

For more information and application, please visit: http://www.gocollege.com/abacus/

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship

To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay on one of two topics found at  http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm The paper must be sent to them by email at scholarships@abbottandfenner.com

Amount: $1000
DEADLINE: June 15


AISC-ASE Scholarship

*Education Scholarships*

1. Student in any field of study
2. Parent must work for a company that is a member of ASE or contributes to the ASE Industry Promotional Fund
3. Must be full-time student

Amount: $2000
DEADLINE: April 15

For more information or application, please go on-line to http://www.associatedsteelerectors.org/Scholarships.htm.

 Albert Einstein Academic Scholarship

Applicant:

  • Must be a US Citizen or Permanent U.S. Resident
  • Enrolled in an accredited college or university
  • Working towards a Masters or Doctoral degree
  • Consent to provide a digital photograph of self and quote for display on OnlinePhDPrograms.com, if required to upon notification of winning the award.

Amount: $500
DEADLINE: October 1

To apply, please visit  http://www.onlinephdprograms.com/academic-scholarship/

 

Alpha Gamma Delta Eta Alumnae Scholarship

Applicant must be a junior or senior for the upcoming academic year and maintain a 3.0 G.P.A.  The following four criteria will be used to evaluate the applicant:
 
1. Intellectual and social commitment
2. Scholastic ability
3. Extracurricular achievements
4. Ability to articulate a career plan that shows motivation, initiative, and commitment.
 
Amount: none specified
DEADLINE: March 15
 
For more information  or application, please visit http://www.pcfoundation.org/scholar_apps_forms.html
 

Alpha Sigma Lambda Scholarship

For students who:
 
1. Completed 30 semester hours
2. Achieved 3.2 G.P.A.
3. Is 24 years of age or older
4. Is enrolled in baccalaureate degree
 
Student does NOT have to be member to apply.
 
Amount: $1200 (4 awarded)
             $1500 (3 awarded)
 
DEADLINE: Application must be submitted to the Continuing Education Office before April 30.
 
For more information or application, please visit the Financial Aid Office or Continuing Education Office. 

American Advertising Federation

For a full-time student registered in an advertising or marketing related field, such as Advertising, Marketing, Public Relations, Communications, Graphic Design, Video Production, Telecommunications, and Web Design.

Amount: $1,000

DEADLINE: March 25

For more information and application, please visit www.adfedfortwayne.org.

American Public Works Association Scholarship (APWA)

For candidates pursuing a degree in Public Works related field of study or who are employees of Public Works Agencies and are pursuing continuing education.

1. Preference to junior or higher standing
2. Preference to Public Works related major
3. Secondary preference to engineering or government related majors

Amount: up to $6000
DEADLINE: February 1

For more information or application, please visit http://chicago.apwa.net/resources/scholarships/

America's Best Blogging Scholarship

Criteria:
Currently enrolled or incoming freshman
Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above on a 4-point scale
U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident of the United States

Write a 500-600 word blog post answer the question on their site.

Amount: $1,000

DEADLINE: December 31

To apply, please go to http://yourlocalsecurity.com/scholarship

Balanced Man Scholarships

Sigma Phi Epsilon believes learning how to balance roles and activities in college is one of the most important life skills one can learn. We believe recognizing students who exhibit balance, all-around excellence, is one way to promote this important idea. Therefore, every year, we offer four Balanced Man Scholarships in the amount of (1) $1000 and (3) $500. These scholarships are offered to incoming male students who have excelled in the development of a Sound Mind and a Sound Body during their high school careers. Our aim is to reward men who exemplify these qualities, as we believe they are essential to leading a balanced life. Applicants for and recipients of the Balanced Man Scholarship are NOT obligated to join the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity. Our goal remains to award exceptional young men who have exemplified our four pillars of leaders, scholar, athlete, and gentleman in their high school careers.

Deadline: October 1
Scholarship: (1) $1000 and (3) $500
More info: http://www.valposigeps.org/page/balancedman
Contact person: Geoff Yates at gfresca@gmail.com

B. Davis Scholarship

This Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution.

1. Between the ages of 16 and 30
2. Be sure to include your name and the school you are attending this year and next
3. This is not an academic scholarship but we would like to know your current academic standing

Application Procedure:

To apply for this scholarship, you will need to write an essay of less than 1000 words on one of two topics given. Your submissions must be sent by email at awards@scholarshipquest.com


Amount: $1000
DEADLINE: May 25

 For more information and application, please visit http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm

Beta Rho Chapter Kappa Kappa Kappa Scholarship

Candidates must meet the following requirements:

1. A college sophomore level or higher and enrolled full-time

2. A high school graduate of one of these high schools: Andrean, Bishop, Noll, Crown Point, Gary, or Merriville

3. A U.S. ciitzen residing in Gary, Crown Point, or Merrillville

4. Have a strong academic standing (above 3.0 G.P.A.)

5. Demonstrate potential within their chosen field of study

 Amount: no amount specified

DEADLINE: January 20

 For more information and application, please contact Peggy Waluck at 219-988-3639 or e-mail waluk@netnitico.net.

BigSun Scholarship

Eligibility:

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.

Application:

Please send us a short essay answering the question on their website: http://www.bigsunathletics.com/.


E-mail: athleticawards@bigsunathletics.com

Amount: $500
DEADLINE: June 15
For more information, please visit: http://www.bigsunathletics.com/

Boren Scholarship

Boren Awards provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. students to study in Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East, where they can add important international and language components to their educations.

Amount: up to $20,000
DEADLINE: Feburary 10

For more information and application, please visit www.borenawards.org

Bridging Scholarship for Studying Abroad in Japan

Amount: $2500 for one semester or $4000 for one year
DEADLINE: April 6

For more information, please visit http://www.aatj.org/atj/studyabroad/scholarships.html.

CampusDiscover Scholarship

Open to U.S. students enrolled at a 2 year or 4 year college or university.

Amount: $2,500

DEADLINE: January 31

Apply at www.campusdiscovery.com/start

Campus Explorer Exclusive Scholarship

This is a monthly $1,000 giveaway, designed to help students pay for their higher-education expenses. Every month, Campus Explorer will announce a new scholarship – and a new way to win. A winner will be randomly selected from the entrants.

The contest is open to legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 16 years old at the time of entry.

Amount: $1,000
DEADLINE: end of each month

To apply, please visit https://www.campusexplorer.com/campus-explorer-scholarships/

Career Advancement Scholarships

*Indiana Extension Homemakers Association Career Advancement Scholarship*
Eligibility:

1. Applicant must be a homemaker twenty-five (25) years of age or older
2. Resident of Indiana
3. Undergraduate student

Amount: $500
DEADLINE: March 15


*Porter County Extension Homemaker Organization Career Advancement Scholarship*
Eligibility:

1. Applicant must be a homemaker twenty-five (25) years of age or older
2. Resident of Porter County, Indiana
3. Undergraduate student

Amount: $1000
DEADLINE: April 15

For more information about both scholarship opportunities, please visit http://www.extension.purdue.edu/ces/Porter/cfs/cfs.porterco.homemaker%20webpage.htm.

Datatel Scholars Foundation Scholarships

Datatel is the information management system provider used by Valparaiso University. As a Datatel client, Valparaiso University students are eligible for the following scholarships:

** Datatel Scholars Foundation Scholarship**

For outstanding students currently attending an eligible Datatel client
college or university [Valparaiso University qualifies].

**Angelfire Scholarship**

Honoring soldiers who have served during combat, the Angelfire scholarship is for outstanding students who served in the Vietnam War, their spouses and children, or refugees. Scholarships are also available for soldiers who served in Operation Desert Storm, Operation Enduring Freedom, and/or Operation Iraqi Freedom.

**Russ Griffith Memorial Scholarship (formerly Returning Student Scholarship)**

For outstanding students currently attending an eligible Datatel client institution [Valparaiso University qualifies] who have returned to school after a five year absence or more.

You must apply on-line at www.datatelscholars.org/students/

The application is open from September 1 to January 31.

DegreeDirectory Communication and Journalism Scholarship

For students who are interested in pursuing bachelor level degrees related to Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, Business Communications, Advertising, and Broadcasting.

Amount: $500 scholarship
DEADLINE:  April 1

For more information, please visit:

http://degreedirectory.org/pages/Communications_and_Journalism_Bachelors_Degree_Scholarship.html

DegreeDirectory Online Bachelor Degree Scholarship

For full-time or part-time students who are interested in pursuing any online bachelor level degree.

Amount: $500 scholarship
DEADLINE:  April 1

For more information, please visit:

http://degreedirectory.org/pages/Online_Bachelors_Degree_Scholarship.html

Delta Theta Tau Fern Rowe Scholarship

For a nontraditional student, male or female, who has completed some post high school education and wants to continue their education.

Amount: $600
DEADLINE: April 15

For more information or application, please visit the Financial Aid Office.

Education-portal.com Scholarships

1. Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Degrees - Undergraduate Academic Award
http://education-portal.com/pages/Criminal_Justice_and_Law_Enforcement_Degrees_-_Undergraduate_Academic_Award.html
A $500 academic award given to a student pursuing any associate or bachelor degree program emphasizing Criminal Justice or Law Enforcement. Areas of study that will be considered include Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, Homeland Security, Sociology with Law/Criminal emphasis, Corrections, Computer Forensics, and Forensic Psychology, among others.

2. Liberal Arts and General Studies Degrees - Undergraduate Academic Award
http://education-portal.com/pages/Liberal_Arts_and_General_Studies_Degrees_-_Undergraduate_Academic_Award.html
A $500 academic award given to a student pursuing an associate or bachelor degree program emphasizing Liberal Arts, General Studies, or Humanities.

3. Architecture and Drafting Degrees - Undergraduate Academic Award
http://education-portal.com/pages/Architecture_and_Drafting_Degrees_-_Undergraduate_Academic_Award.html
A $500 academic award given to a student pursuing an associate or bachelor degree program emphasizing Architecture, Architectural Drafting or Design, or Architectural Engineering.

4. Computer Science and Computer Engineering Degrees - Undergraduate Academic Award
http://education-portal.com/pages/Computer_Science_Academic_Scholarship.html
A $1,000 academic award given to a student pursuing a degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering. Areas of study that will be considered include Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Information Systems, Software Engineering, Database Management, Computer Networking, Computer Programming and Information Technology Management.

5. Undergraduate Distance Learning Degrees - Academic Award
http://education-portal.com/pages/Undergraduate_Distance_Learning_Degrees_-_Academic_Award.html
A $500 academic award given to a student pursuing a distance learning associate or bachelor degree program. Available to all part-time or full-time undergraduate students completing an online degree program.

6. Graduate Scholarships

7. Win Free Textbooks for a Year! Sponsored by Education-Portal.com
http://eduport.al/nSq1Fe
Grand prize winner will receive $1,000 for textbooks. Secondary referral prize winner will receive $500. Sweepstakes runs August 1st - 31st and November 1-30. Students must be 18 years of age and enrolled in academic courses.

8. Architecture and Drafting Degrees - Undergraduate Academic Award
http://education-portal.com/pages/Architecture_and_Drafting_Degrees_-_Undergraduate_Academic_Award.html
A $500 academic award given to a student pursuing an associate or bachelor degree emphasizing Architecture, Architectural Drafting, Architectural Design, or Architectural Engineering.

9. Tuition Won't Stop Me College Scholarship
This oppportunity gives students the chance to win up to $25,000 to fund their education.
All students need to do is share their education dreams and goals with us in 100 words or less for a chance to win the scholarship.
DEADLINE: November 1

Deadline for all above scholarships is April 1 unless noted otherwise.

Eli Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest

This is an annual competition that challenges college students to submti essays on urgent ethical issues. Studnets entering the contest are required to partner with a Faculty Sponsor.

Eligibility:

*Full-time juniors or seniors

Amount: $500-$5000

DEADLINE: December 1

For more inforamation and guidelines, please visit www.ethicsprize.org.

Fine Art Finals Midwest Scholarship Competition

For any major. Open to Associate, Bachelor, and Masters Degree students. Finalists will be selected based on quality, originality, and creativity of their work.

Media accepted for competition are:

Drawing, Printmaking, Sculpture, Jewelry, Fibers, Photography, Digital Art, and Graphic Design.

Amount:  First Place: $1200
              Second Place: $600
              Third Place: $300
              Two Honorable Mentions: $50

DEADLINE: November 15

For more information and application, please visit www.fineARTfinals.com.

Foreclosure.com Scholarship Program

Must answer a question on their site between 800 to 2000 words.

Amount: First prize receives $5000
Second through Fifth place receives $1000

DEADLINE: December 1

For more information, please visit: www.foreclosure.com/scholarship

 

Gail Walker Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship will be given based on the following criteria:
  • Scholastic achievement.
  • Personal integrity.
  • Active participation in and service to their community.
  • Active participation in senior year of high school, college freshman or sophomore.
  • Must have a grade point average (GPA) between 3.5 to 2.5 on a 4 point scale.
  • Active participation at a job or jobs in your community within the last 4 years.

Amount: $1,000
DEADLINE: none specified

For more information and application, please visit www.macuonline.org.

Gemvara Scholarship

Who: Any student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program in Fall 2011 or Spring 2012 at any accredited American college or university
What: Two $1,250 scholarships will be awarded, one for each topic below
When: Submission deadline is December 15, 2011
How: Applicants must submit an essay of 350 words

To apply, please visit http://www.gemvara.com/Scholarships/scholarship/view/

Glamour Scholarship

Any woman who is currently a full-time junior. Looking for young women with leadership experience, academic excellence, and inspiring goals.

For an application and more information, please visit the Financial Aid Office.  You may also go on-line to www.glamour.com/about/top-10-college-women.

Amount: $3,000
DEADLINE: December 1

GoCollege.com Scholarships

The Abacus Scholarship
Starting this year, we began offering the Abacus Scholarship: Every Student Counts. It is a scholarship contest open to ALL students and awards $1234 twice every year. The entry form and details are here:
http://www.gocollege.com/abacus/

Amount: $1,234

Deadline: December 15 and June 15


The Lucky Draw Scholarship
We offer a monthly $250 scholarship, drawn from students who contribute their opinions of how we can improve our website. This helps us create better resources and provides an easy opportunity to earn:
http://www.gocollege.com/lucky-draw-scholarship.html

Amount: $250

Deadline: One every month

Guild Scholarships

These are for qualifying dependents of Valpo Guild members. Apply through the Guild Office or use their online scholarship application.

Humane Studies Fellowships

The Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University is offering undergraduate and graduate fellowships, internships, and scholarships in a variety of categories.

Amount: varies per category
DEADLINES:Spring: November 15, Summer: January 31, Fall: July 1

For more information about the program or to apply, please visit www.TheIHS.org

iModules Scholarship

Applicant must be:

1. Full time student for the Fall 2011 semester

2. Attending or will be attending a school that is an iModules client (Valparaiso University is an iModules client)

3. Have a minimum of a C average

The applicant writes an essay of no more than 1,000 words responding to one of their prompts.

Amount: $1,500
DEADLINE: April 1

For more information and writing prompts, please visit www.imodules.com/scholarships 

 

Indiana ILG Scholarship

The Indiana Industry Liaison Group (IILG) is proud to announce a scholarship opportunity for students in the State of Indiana who are (1) individuals studying programs or classes related to the diversity/Affirmative Action (AA)/Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO); or (2) individuals with work or volunteer experience for diversity/AA/EEO organizations.

Amount: $1000
DEADLINE: April 1

For more information or application, please visit http://www.indianailg.org/scholardetails2012.html

Indiana Sheriffs' Association Scholarship Program

Applicant must:

1. Be an Indiana resident
2. Be committed to pursing an education and career in a law enforcement field
3. Be a current member of the association or dependent child or grandchild of a current member
4. Be full-time

Amount: $500
DEADLINE: April 1

For more information or application, please visit the Financial Aid Office.

Kappa Kappa Scholarship

Candidates must be:

1. At least college sophomore
2. U.S. citizen
3. Residing in Northwest Indiana or a graduate of a high school in Northwest Indiana
4. Full-time

For more information, contact Kathy Koscilniak by e-mail at mkcayman1517@aol.com or phone at 219-663-8208.

H. Kent Weldon Scholarship Program

Eligibility:

  1. Be resident of Indiana
  2. Be junior or senior in upcoming year
  3. Be receiving a Pell Grant or Indiana State Grant

Amount: $500
DEADLINE: Return to the Financial Aid Office by April 21. Application does not become available until April 1 to the Office of Financial Aid.

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

The mission of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is to help young people of exceptional promise reach their full potential through education. *We focus in particular on scholarships for outstanding individuals with financial need.* The summaries below link to full descriptions of our four scholarship programs. See information on our grants programs at the tab on the left.

*Graduate*
This program awards scholarships worth up to $50,000 each to college seniors or recent graduates to attend *graduate or professional programs*.

*Undergraduate Transfer*
This program awards scholarships worth up to $30,000 each to students and recent alumni *from community colleges or two-year institutions* who will pursue bachelor's degrees at four-year institutions.

*Young Scholars*
Through this Program, the Foundation selects *high-achieving youth* with financial need and provides them throughout high school with individualized educational opportunities and support that will enable them to develop their talents and abilities.

*September 11*
Scholarships for spouses and dependents of victims of *September 11th or the 2001 anthrax attacks* currently enrolled in college or trade school who demonstrate financial need.

Please visit their website at www.jkcf.org/ for more information.

Kids Chance of Indiana, Inc. Scholarship

Available to children of Indiana workers who were fatally or catastrophically injured as a result of a work-related accident or occupational disease.

Amount: up to $6000
DEADLINE: open

For more information or application, please visit www.kidschancein.org.

Rachel Lake Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to an Indiana resident seeking a post-secondary degree in religious studies. Applicants may include graduating high school seniors, college students enrolled as full time students or graduate students.
 
Amount: up to $2,000
DEADLINE: March 10
 
Applications and the application guidelines can be found at www.madisonccf.org. One generic application is used to apply for all their scholarships. Please review their spreadsheet of possible scholarships.
 
Please contact the Madison Co. Community Foundation at their email address info@madisonccf.org or by phone 765-644-0002 with any questions.

La Plaza's Financial Guide to Scholarships

Please click here for more information about the scholarships they have researched.

Law Blogger's Scholarship

Applicants must currently be attending an accredited 2 or 4 year college/university.
Applicants must have a cumulitive GPA of 2.5 or higher.
Applicants may be attending full-time or part-time.
Applicants may be undergraduate or graduate students, but must be officially pursuing a degree in law.

A 300-500 word essay must be written on the topic found on their website: http://www.joshuapondlaw.com/scholarship

Amount: $500

DEADLINE: January 31

Leona Bruno Scholarship

his scholarship will be given based on the following criteria:
  • Scholastic achievement.
  • Personal integrity.
  • Active participation in and service to their attending school.
  • Active participation in and service to their community.

Amount: $1,000
DEADLINE: none specified

For more information and application, please visit www.macuonline.org.

Legend Scholarship

Applicant must be enrolled in one of these six educational institutions in Northwest Indiana: Calumet College of St. Joseph, Indiana University Northwest, Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana Northwest, Purdue University Calumet, Purdue University North Central, and Valparaiso University.

The applicant must:

1. Be a current student
2. Be in good academic standing
3. Have completed a minimum of 24 credit hours

Amount: $1000
DEADLINE: March 15 (must be returned to the Financial Aid Office)

For more information or application, please visit the Financial Aid Office or go on-line to http://www.legacyfoundationlakeco.org/scholarships/Legends%20Scholarship%20Application.pdf

Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund

This program is for women from developing countries to help support their education.

Amount: $12,000-$15,000
DEADLINE: September for Fall and February for Spring

For more information and application, please visit www.mmmf-grants.org.

Military Scholarship

This scholarship search is funded by the VA Mortgage Center.com. They offer five (5), bi-yearly scholarships in the amount of $1500.

Qualifications:

1. Current and prospective ROTC program students
2. Active-duty military personnel with plans to attend college
3. Honorably Discharged Veterans of the US military
4. Sons and daughters of Veterans or Active-duty military

To apply, please visit www.vamortgagecenter.com/scholarships.html.

MyBookBuyer.com Textbooks For a Year Scholarship

Write an essay on one of their prompts found on their website.
  
Amount: One Grand Prize: $1,250
(2) Runner up: $250
DEADLINE: October 31
  
For more information and application, please visit: http://www.mybookbuyer.com/textbooks-for-a-year-scholarship.htm

John and Carol Myers Scholarship Fund

The John and Carol Myers Scholarship Fund was designed for the benefit of residents of the 7th Congressional District and is presented by the Wabash Valley Community Foundation.

Students must be residents in one of the following counties:

Benton    Clay     Fountain    Martin      Morgan      Putnam      Vermillion
Boone     Clinton  Greene      Monroe      Owen        Sullivan    Vigo     
Brown     Davies   Hendricks   Montgomery  Parke       Tippecanoe  Warren   

Student must have completed no less than one year of post secondary education
Student has a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0
Student has volunteered during the political campaign of a Republican candidate, worked for the Republican Party, or worked for an affiliated organization.

Amount: none specified
DEADLINE: January 15

For more information and application, please visit www.wvcf.com.

National Federation of the Blind

*Kenneth Jernigan Scholarship*

Eligible students:

1. Must be legally blind
2. Must be living in the United States (include Puerto Rico)
3. Must be enrolled in accredited university

Amount: ranges from $3000 to $12,000
DEADLINE: March 31

For more information or application, please visit www.nfb.org/scholarships.

NextStudent Scholarship Search Engine

Allows you to browse more than 5.9 million scholarships. You may create multiple search profiles and search on-line anytime. It is free to use. NextStudent will never sell, rent, or share your personal information.

Please visit this link to apply now! www.nextstudentloans.com/sse1

NPSE Education Foundation Scholarships

**Undergraduate Scholarships**

*NSPE Auxiliary Legacy Scholarship*

For female undergraduate entering their junior year. It is a one time disbursement of $2000 at the beginning of their junior year. Eligible applicants must be NSPE Members/Student Members. Must be U.S. citizen.
Amount: $2,000
DEADLINE: March 1

*NSPE Education Foundation Steinman Scholarship*

Awarded to two currently enrolled undergraduate students entering their junior year. Applicant must be currently enrolled, in good academic standing, entering junior year in the fall, and be U.S. citizen.
Amount: $5000
DEADLINE: March 1

*The Paul H. Robbins, P.E., Honorary Scholarship*

For a current undergraduate student entering their junior year.  It is a one time disbursement of $10,000 at the beginning of their junior year. Eligible applicants must be NSPE Members/Student Members. Must be U.S. citizen.
Amount: $10,000
DEADLINE: March 1

Opportunities for Student through Institute for Human Studies

Internships, Scholarships, and Essay Contests**

The Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University has dedicated itself for over 40 years to help undergraduate and graduate students pursue their intellectual interests.

Scholarships available:
1. Humane Studies Fellowships
2. Film and Fiction Scholarships

Internships available:
1. Koch Summer Fellowships
2. Journalism Internships
3. Broadcast Journalism Internships
4. Production Internships

Writing Contests available:
1. Globalization
2. The Environment
3. Civil Liberties

For more information about each program, please visit their website at www.theihs.org.

Replicon Scholarship

This scholarship is open to any (currently enrolled) student over the age of 18 and attending a state/provincially accredited college or university in the United States of America or Canada.

The Time Tracking Software Scholarship will award $500USD towards tuition and/or education fees to the applicant who best displays knowledge of how time tracking software can add value to organizations today.

In 1000 words or less, entrants must write about how time tracking software can help an organization in business today, and are scored based on their creative approach, applicability to a real world business setting, clarity of their message and supporting research, statements or quotes.

Amount: $500
DEADLINE: Open from September 1 to January 5

For more information, please visit http://www.replicon.com/scholarships/timetrackingsoftware.aspx

Sallie Mae 911 Education Fund

This fund was created in response to the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. The scholarship program is open to children of those who were killed or permanently disabled as a result of the terrorist attacks, and who are enrolled as full-time undergraduate students at approved, accredited institutions.

Scholarship awards of up to $2,500 per applicant, per school year, are available and may be renewed on an annual basis, subject to satisfactory academic progress.

Download an application from www.thesalliemaefund.org

Scholarships Offered by Sallie Mae

Please visit their site at www.thesalliemaefund.org/scholarships for updated information on a variety of scholarships they offer. They are: First In My Family Scholarship, American Dream Scholarship, Unmet Need Scholarship, Writers of Passage Scholarship, and Sallie Mae 911 Education Fund. They also have General Scholarships, "Latino College Dollars" Scholarships, and "Black College Dollars" Scholarships.

Applications become available after January 1 of every year.

Scholarships.com

A free scholarship database of more than 2.7 million awards.. Please visit www.scholarships.com

Scholarships4school.com

Directory to find and view scholarships.

www.scholarships4school.com

 

ScholarshipExperts.com

This is a free scholarship database. To research, please go to www.scholarshipexperts.com

Some scholarships available:

* College Prowler "No Essay" Scholarship

* Cappex "A GPA Isn't Everything" Scholarship

* Cappex "I Don't Want to Pay" Scholarship

* Superpower Scholarship

*Campus Discovery $2,500 "Advice to Your High School Self" Scholarship

*Zinch Super Student Stimulus Scholarship

*All About Education Scholarship

*Scholarship Points Scholarship

*What's Your Widget Scholarship

*Do-Over Scholarship

ScholarshipGuidance.com

A website of outside scholarship opportunities.

www.scholarhshipguidance.com

SellUsedBooks.com Scholarship

Write a 500 word essay and you could win $1,000!

To apply, visit: http://www.sellusedbooks.com/sell-used-books-college-essay.htm

Amount: $1000
DEADLINE:  October 31 for Fall and April 30 for Spring

Sir Isaac Newton Honors Scholarship

Applicant:

  • Must be a US Citizen or Permanent U.S. Resident
  • Enrolled in an accredited college or university
  • Received any form of academic recognition
  • Consent to provide a digital photograph of self and quote for display on OnlineSchools.org, if required to upon notification of winning the award.
Amount: $500
DEADLINE:  October 1

For more information and application, please visit  http://www.onlineschools.org/academic-scholarship/

StudentScholarships.org Scholarship Opportunities

 

*SMART Scholarship*

Must be a U.S citizen and proof of citizenship is required.

Must be at least 18 years of age.

Amount: $25,000

DEADLINE:  December 15

To apply, please visit http://www.studentscholarships.org/awards.php

 

*Union PLUS Scholarship*

Open to students attending a college or university, a community college, or a technical college or trade school.

Applicants for scholarships are evaluated according to academic ability, social awareness, financial need and appreciation of labor.


Amount: $4,000

DEADLINE: January 31

To apply, please visit http://www.studentscholarships.org/awards.php

 

*National FFA Scholarships*

Scholarships are sponsored by businesses and individuals through the National FFA Foundation and are given for a wide variety of experiences, career goals and higher education plans. The selection process takes into account the whole student - FFA involvement, work experience, Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE), community service, leadership skills and academics.

Amount: $1,000

DEADLINE: February 15

To apply, please visit http://www.studentscholarships.org/awards.php

 

*Peace Scholarships*

Both must apply:

1. You are a freshman at time of application, AND

2. You can provide evidence of leadership and/or personal initiative in activities or in an organization relating to peace and social justice, nuclear disarmament, and/or conflict resolution.

Amount: $1,000

DEADLINE: March 1

To apply, please visit http://www.studentscholarships.org/awards.php

 

*Odenza Marketing Scholarship*

Applicant must:

1. Be between the ages of 16 and 25 on March 30

2. Submit answers to the essay questions, which can be found on the application page

Amount: $500

DEADLINE: March 30

To apply, please visit http://www.studentscholarships.org/awards.php

 

*Vancouver Restaurant Scholarship*

Applicant must:

1. Be between ages of 15-21 as of May 30

2. Be a full-time student in either high school or college

3. Answer the essay question found on the application page

Amount: $500

DEADLINE: May 30

To apply, please visit http://www.studentscholarships.org/awards.php

 

*Healthy Lifestyles Scholarship*

Applicant must:

1. As of May 30, be under 25 years of age

2. Be currently a senior in high school or in your first  year of college

Amount: $5,000

DEADLINE: May 30

To apply, please visit http://www.studentscholarships.org/awards.php

 

*Big Dig Scholarship*

Applicant must:

1. Be currently in grade 12 and entering into your first year of college or currently be in your first or second year of college

2. Submit an essay that is under 1000 words

Amount: $3,000

DEADLINE: June 1

To apply, please visit http://www.studentscholarships.org/awards.php

 

*Man Mac Automatic Transmission Scholarship*

Be enrolled or expected to be enrolled in an undergraduate program at a school located in Canada or the United State.

Amount: $500

DEADLINE: June 15

To apply, please visit http://www.studentscholarships.org/awards.php

 

*BBG Communications Scholarship*

Applicant must:

1. Be between the ages of 16 and 21 on June 30

2. Submit answers to the two essay questions, which can be found on the application page

Amount: $1,000

DEADLINE: June 20

To apply, please visit http://www.studentscholarships.org/awards.php

Study Abroad Scholarship

The National Security Education Program (NSEP) funds U.S. students to study and/or conduct research in other countries, to educate Americans in cross-cultural and global issues and strengthen U.S. economic competitiveness and national security.

To learn more about the Boren programs, sign up for the webinars below at

http://www.borenawards.org/program

Amount: $20,000 to $30,000

DEADLINE:   January 25 for Graduates
February 10 for Undergraduates

For more information  and application, please visit  http://www.valpo.edu/studyabroad/gettingstarted/scholarships_funding1.php

Talbots Scholarship Program

ELIGIBILITY

Applicants to the 2012 Talbots Scholarship Foundation must:

  • Be women currently residing in the United States or Canada;
  • Be women who have earned a high school diploma or their GED on or before September 2002;
  • Be enrolled or planning to enroll in full- or part-time undergraduate study at an accredited 2- or 4- year college or university;
  • Be attending the full 2012-2013 academic year and receiving a degree no earlier than May 2013; and
  • Have at least two semesters (24 credit hours or more) remaining to complete an undergraduate degree as of the beginning of the 2012 fall academic term.

Talbots Scholarship Foundation will award $180,000 in college scholarships for the 2012 academic year, including up to seventeen (17) $10,000 scholarships and one (1) $30,000 scholarship to an extraordinary finalist demonstrating courage, conviction and an insatiable entrepreneurial spirit.

DEADLINE: January 3

Learn more about the program and how to apply by visiting https://www.talbots.com/scholarship

Twin Cities Single Lutheran Adult (TCSLA) Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements:

1. Must be legal resident of the Twin Cities Metropolitan area
2. Member of a Lutheran church
3. Is a sophomore or junior at a Lutheran college

Amount: $600
DEADLINE:  April 1

For more information and application, please visit the Financial Aid Office.

Undergraduate Fellowships

The Fund for Theological Education is offering undergraduate fellowships.

To be eligible, you must:

1. Be nominated by a professor, school administrator, current pastor, or campus minister
2. Be a current sophomore or junior in college with minimum G.P.A. of 3.0
3. Have interest in exploring ordained ministry as a vocation
4. Be a U.S. or Canadian citizen
5. Be under the age of 30
6. Demonstrate leadership ability in your church or school community

Amount: $2000
DEADLINE: Nomination: February 1
                     Application: March 15

For more information and application, please visit www.thefund.org

UPS Scholarship

Application available Fall semester in the Financial Aid Office.

Amount: varies
DEADLINE: September

U.S. Bank's Scholarship Program

Available to high school seniors and college undergraduate students. No essay requirement.

Amount: $1000
DEADLINE: application is open from October to March

To apply, please visit http://www.usbank.com/scholarship

VA Mortgage Center Scholarship Program

Eligible applicants:

    *  Current and prospective ROTC program students
    * Active duty Military personnel with plans to attend college
    * Honorably Discharged Veterans of the U.S. Military
    * Sons and daughters of Veterans or active duty Military

Amount: $1500
DEADLINE: writing prompts are available April 1 and  October 1

For more information and application, please visit http://www.vamortgagecenter.com/scholarships.html

Verizon Wireless Black History Month Essay

Write an essay about how the evolution of wireless technology has changed the world we live in.
 
Applicants must be a graduating senior and a resident of one of the following: Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Eastern Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, or Virginia.
 
Amount: $5000
DEADLINE: March 15
 
For more information and application, please visit http://www.uncf.org/forstudents/scholarDetailSGA.asp?id=445 

Women Scholarships

* Women in Transition Scholarship*
 
For a woman re-entering workforce, changing careers, or is a displaced worker who has applied as a part-time student. For females 30 years of age or older and who have been Indiana resident for at least 1 year.
 
Amount: $1,000
DEADLINE: February 15
 
 
* Working Woman Scholarship*
 
For a woman who is employed at least 20 hours a week and is attending an institution at least half-time. For females 25 years of age or older and who have been an Indiana resident for at least 1 year.
 
Amount: $1,000
DEADLINE: February 15
 
 
* Dr. Bertha Beazley Memorial Endowed Scholarship*
 
For a woman who will be junior or senior in a medical field. Must be have been Indiana resident for at least 1 year.
 
Amount: $500
DEADLINE: February 15
 
 
*Girl Scout Scholarship*
 
For a woman who is attending school at least half-time. Available to a Girl Scout who has completed the INFBPW patch and has been an Indiana resident for at least 1 year.
 
Amount: $500
DEADLINE: February 15
 
 
*Lynn Rhoades Memorial Scholarship*
 
Woman who is employed at least 20 hours per week and attending school at least half-time. For a female who is 25 years of age or older and has been Indiana resident for at least 1 year and majoring in accounting.
 
Amount: $500
DEADLINE: February 15
 
For more information or applications, please visit www.bpwindiana.org

YWCA of Indianapolis Scholarship/Mentoring Application

Criteria:

1. Female, aged 18 to 55
2. Attending or about to enter an Indiana accredited post-high school educational institution
3. Demonstrate financial need and high scholastic performance

Amount: $2500
DEADLINE: February 1

For more information and application, please visit YWCA's website at http://www.ywca.org/site/pp.asp?c=qkI3KgMTIrF&b=3841369.