Private donor scholarships

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Private donor scholarships are offered by private organizations and/or organizations not affiliated with SPC, unless noted. Additional information can be found on the organization’s website. Applications must be returned to the address given on the application form.

If you are a private donor and plan to send a scholarship check for an SPC student, make the check payable to St. Petersburg College. Send the check to: St. Petersburg College, Attn: Scholarships, P.O. Box 13489, St. Petersburg, FL 33733. Please include the student recipient's name and SPC ID number, as well as a contact name and phone number for the donor.

Each individual private donor determines what charges their scholarship will cover. Examples are tuition; tuition and fees; tuition, fees and books; and tuition and fees with remainder to student. If there are unused funds, the funds will be held at SPC for three terms. If they are unused at the end of the third term, they will automatically be returned to the donor. The donor or the student may request to have any unused funds returned to the donor at any time.

The links below are to third-party websites that SPC does not control or maintain. SPC is not responsible for the privacy policies employed by any third-party website. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of all third-party websites before submitting any personal information.

The scholarships listed below are in deadline date order. Scholarships are added as they become available, so check this page often.

Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC)

Description:

Provides scholarships to Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC) students.

Criteria:

Students with minimum SAT scores of Math-520 and Verbal-530 OR ACT scores of Math-21 or English-22

Contact:

MC1Mario Crittenden at NRRS Seminole, 813-714-0073

Deadline:

no deadline

US Navy Health Services Collegiate Scholarship Program

Description:

The US Navy Health Services Collegiate Scholarship Program is designed to provide financial incentive for college students in the health care allied professions to complete Master's, Doctoral degree, and Internship requirements and obtain commissions in the Medical Service Corps. Specialties include Social Worker, Pharmacy, Physician Assistant, Environmental Health, Health Care Administration, Industrial Hygiene, Optometry, and Medical and Dental school. The value of this program could be well over $200,000 during the course of a four-year professional school program. After graduation, you'll join the Navy's active duty team as a commissioned officer. Financial benefits:  placed in active duty status as OCSN (E-6), receiving full pay and allowances (except clothing allowance), current monthly pay is at least $4000, full medical and dental benefits for selectee and his/her dependents, and full access to military bases, facilities and services including commissary and exchange (grocery and department store). Tuition, books and other school expenses are the responsibility of the individual.

Criteria:

Applicants must be a US citizen, at least 18 years old and able to complete degree/certification requirements and be commissioned prior to 42nd birthday, enrolled in or accepted for transfer to an accredited college or university in a course of study for a designated health profession, must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale prior to and after selection, must be full-time attending all normal school sessions (two semesters or three quarters), official transcripts must be sent to the US Navy upon completion of each school term, degree/certification requirements must be fulfilled within specified time frame for your field of study which has been approved by Commander Navy Recruiting Command, and must meet physical requirements and pass a Military Entrance physical exam.

Contact:

LCDR David Forsyth, USN, Medical Officer Programs, 813-477-9037, david.forsyth@navy.mil & HMCS Mario O. Martin, USN, Medical Officer Programs, 813-972-1680, mario.o.martin@navy.mil

Deadline:

open

US Navy Health Professions Scholarship Program

Description:

The US Navy Health Professions Scholarship Program is an educational support program for individuals pursuing graduate degrees in professional medical programs and who have a desire to serve in the US Navy following graduation. Eligible degree programs include Medicine (allopathic (MD) or osteopathic (DO)), Dentistry (DDS or DMD), Optometry (OD), Podiatry (DPM) and Physician Assistant (PA-C)(masters level program only). Benefits include full tuition (no upper limit) and allowable fees, reimbursement for all required books, supplies and equipment (some limits apply), monthly stipend of $2157.30, full pay and allowances of an Ensign (O1) for 45 days per year (about $4500), $20,000 signing bonus (Medicine and Dentistry only), and reimbursement for student's health insurance if required by school.  Military/Service Commitment:  One year of active duty not in training, for each year of scholarship with a 3-year minimum.

Criteria:

Applicants must be a U.S. citizen (dual-citizenship not permitted), physically qualified for a commission in the US Navy, and accepted into an accredited school in the US, Canada or Puerto Rico. Local medical officer program recruiters can assist with application, may apply prior to acceptance into school, early application is recommended, requires school transcripts, letters of recommendation and standardized test scores, must complete a physical exam (recruiter will schedule for you), and process typically takes 3 months to complete.

Contact:

LCDR David Forsyth, USN, Medical Officer Programs, 813-477-9037, david.forsyth@navy.mil & HMCS Mario O. Martin, USN, Medical Officer Programs, 813-972-1680, mario.o.martin@navy.mil

Deadline:

open

T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood Scholarship Program

Description:

The T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood Scholarship Program provides scholarships for early care educators and center directors to work towards earning an Associate's degree or credentials in early childhood education. It is funded by the Agency for Workforce Innovation Office of Early Learning and involves a three-way partnership for the sharing of expenses by the caregiver receiving the scholarship, the sponsoring child care center or family child care home and T.E.A.C.H. The majority of tuition and books costs are paid for and most T.E.A.C.H. participants receive a per-semester stipend for travel or for internet access as well as a bonus for caregivers and directors who complete their scholarship contract. In most scholarship models, reimbursement to the early childhood program or family child care home for release time given participants.

Criteria:

Depends on the individual scholarship applied for. See their website for more details.

Deadline:

no deadline

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Description:

Many scholarships are available through the Hispanic Scholarship Fund website. There are different deadlines and requirements for each scholarship.

Criteria:

Each scholarship has different requirements. Please see the website for more information.

Deadline:

deadlines vary

BG Scholarship

Description:

The BG Scholarship offers a $300 scholarship in memory of Brandon Goodman from his mother.

Criteria:

Applicants must be in high school or currently enrolled in college, have a minimum 2.0 GPA, and be a U.S. Citizen or an international student enrolled in school in the US. Applicants need to submit a 250 word essay about their academic goals and contributions to their school and/or community.

Deadline:

Last day of each month

Varsity Tutors

Description:

Varsity Tutors is offering a monthly $1000 scholarship where students must write an essay in response to a monthly prompt. Visitors to the webpage are able to vote via social media for submitted entries. The top five entries with the most votes are reviewed at the end of the month and one winner is chosen.

Criteria:

Only one entry per person per promotion period. Each submission must exceed 200 words and must not exceed 900 words. Printed essay font size may not be smaller than 12 pt. All essays must address the specific promotion question, must be original, must not have been previously published, released or distributed and must have been created and must be owned exclusively by the applicant.

Deadline:

Rolling

Education-Portal.com

Description:

The Education Portal is offering scholarships to help manage college costs with their new Tuition Won’t Stop Me Scholarship. The scholarships are offered weekly.

Criteria:

"Like" the Education-Portal.com Facebook page and fill out a brief entry form. Answer the scholarship question. For every "Like" posted to the wall, the scholarship amount will increase by $0.50.

Deadline:

every Wednesday at 12:00 PM PST

GP LSAT Prep Prelaw Scholarship

Description:

The Prelaw Scholarship is for undergraduates considering law school.  $1000 grants are awarded twice yearly (January 31 and June 30).

Criteria:

Applicant to a U.S. or Canadian law school.  Submit one sheet of paper with your name, contact information, and if applicable, class rank, extra-curricular activities, and a brief overview of your financial need.  On the same sheet, include an essay of not more than 250 words describing why you are a deserving recipient of the award.

Deadline:

January 31 and June 30 of each year

The Southern Scholarship Foundation

Description:

The Southern Scholarship Foundation is a non-profit organization which awards qualifying students with housing scholarships on the following campuses: FSU, UF, FAMU, and FGCU.

Criteria:

Interested applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA and a demonstrated financial need. Scholarship recipients live cooperatively in a house with students representing a variety of backgrounds and cultures. They do not pay rent, but are responsible for their fair share of basic household expenses such as food and utilities. The entire cost to the student averages $950 per semester. Only complete application packets will be reviewed for acceptance.

Deadline:

There is not an application deadline, however, submission by March 1 is encouraged as spots do fill quickly.

Florida Fund for Minority Teachers

Description:

The Florida Fund for Minority Teachers offers a $4000 scholarship to full-time students. Scholars are selected on the basis of qualities that would indicate their potential to become good teachers. These qualities include strong writing ability, communication skills, overall academic performance and evidence of commitment to the youth of America, preferably demonstrated through volunteer activities. Special consideration is given to community college graduates. Submit an application and supporting documents to Sherri Kent-Roberts, SPC Academic Program Coordinator, 727-341-4659.

Criteria:

Applicants must be a resident of the State of Florida; be a member of one of the following racial groups: African, American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, Asian American/Pacific Islander, or American Indian/Alaskan Native; be newly admitted into a teacher education program at any of FFMT’s participating universities/colleges; be a junior and have not earned a baccalaureate degree in Education; have earned 60 credit hours or an AA degree; and have not exceeded 18 hours of upper division education courses at the time of application. Scholarship recipients must attend a mandatory FFMT symposium each year they receive the award or they will not receive further funding. Upon graduation Scholarship recipients must agree to work in a public Florida schools for the number of academic years they receive the award or the scholarship becomes a loan that the student must pay back to the Fund. 

Deadline:

Aug. 1 for fall enrollment and Nov. 15 for spring enrollment.

Bailey Family Foundation

Description:

The Bailey Family Foundation provides $5000 in financial assistance to students based on their academic record, financial need and level of community involvement.

Criteria:

Student must possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5, demonstrate financial need, must be a graduating high school senior or current college student, currently attending or plan to attend eligible schools listed in the application, must be a legal US resident, and must be pursuing their undergraduate degree or diploma. Scholarship is for tuition and tuition related fees only. If selected, application information will be verified. College scholarship is not renewable; however, previous winners may re-apply through the normal application process.

Deadline:

Jan. 1 - March 15 application period

Transfer Scholarship! FAMU Community College Scholarship

Description:

FAMU is offering scholarships to assist high achieving Florida community/junior college graduates. The annual amount of the scholarship depends on your GPA.

Criteria:

This partial scholarship is a two-year undergraduate scholarship awarded to an AA/AS degree transfer student who has a minimum 2.50 GPA and is not enrolled as a FAMU student.

Deadline:

Transfer Scholarship! Florida Tech Bridge to Success Transfer Scholarship

Description:

Florida Tech Bridge to Success Transfer Scholarship is offered to 10 students who have graduated with their Associate of Arts degree from a State of Florida public community college or college and have been admitted to FIT in the fall semester only. This scholarship is a combination of grants and scholarships equal to two years tuition at Florida Tech. This scholarship is mutually exclusive and cannot be combined with the Florida Tech Transfer or Scouting Scholarship. It is renewable after the satisfactory completion of 30 credits and submission of an updated FAFSA.

Criteria:

Applicants must be currently enrolled at a Florida state college at time of application; have a cumulative grade point average greater than or equal to 3.5 for all college work; be admitted to Florida Tech and file a FAFSA with the university before graduating from a Florida state college; and graduate with an A.A. degree by the end of the spring term prior to fall enrollment (students who completed their A.A. degree in December of the previous year may also be considered). Recipients must enroll as a full-time undergraduate at Florida Tech's main campus in Melbourne, FL before the scholarship takes effect.

Deadline:

Fry Scholarship

Description:

The Fry Scholarship was created to honor Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry, 28, or Lorena, TX. Sergeant Fry had one week left in his tour in Iraq in 2006, when he volunteered to continue working for seven more hours disarming explosive devices, despite having already sustained an injury to his hand. He made the ultimate sacrifice on March 8, 2006, in Anbar province, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated. He left behind a widow and three children.

Criteria:

Section 701 of the Choice Act expands the Fry Scholarship to include the surviving spouses of Servicemembers who died in the line of duty after September 10, 2001. Prior to this law, only children of those who died i the line of duty were eligible for this benefit. The law states that eligible spouses are entitle to receive:

  • 36 months of full benefits, equal to 100% level of the Post-9/11 GI Bill, this includes tuition and fee payment, a monthly housing allowance, and a stipend for books and supplies
  • Training must start on or after January 1, 2015, training prior to January 1, 2015 is not eligible to receive benefits under Section 701
  • A spouse has 15 years from the date of the Service Member's death to utilize benefits. If a spouse remarries, benefits end the date of the remarriage.

 

Deadline:

Begins Nov. 3, 2014

NursesLink.org - College Student Scholarship

Description:

NursesLink.org is offering a $500 scholarship to help students pay for the costs of education, based on merit.

Criteria:

Can be awarded to anyone enrolling in the next six months or currently enrolled in a NON-nursing education program offered by a community college, trade school or university.

The winning applicant will be selected by the administrative staff of NursesLink.org, based upon the merit of their application package. Approximately 1/3 of the weight will come from the formal application and 2/3 of the weight will come from the essay. The formal application criteria are a combination of GPA, extra curricular activities and employment history (if applicable).

The criteria considered in the essay is the author’s ability to present a meaningful answer that speaks directly to the essay question and provides insightful facts to support their claims.The 500-800 word essay for the Spring 2014 College Student Scholarship (deadline April 30th 2014) will ask the student to address the following:  Please describe your passion to succeed in life and how education will help you achieve your goals. Please give several detailed examples. 

Deadline:

April 30 and October 31 of every year

Up to $7,500! Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship & Excellence in Education

Description:

The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship & Excellence in Education Foundation operates an educational scholarship program of up to 300 scholarships designed to provide up to $7,500 per year for outstanding U.S. students with excellent academic records and demonstrated interest in, and potential for, careers in mathematics, the natural sciences and engineering.    

Criteria:

Student must be a full-time matriculated sophomore or junior in 2014-15, have a B average or equivalent, stand in the upper fourth of the class, and be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or U.S. national.  No paper applications will be accepted.

Deadline:

January 23, 2015 by 5 p.m. CST

Levin Firm

Description:

The Levin Firm is offering two $1,000 scholarships to individuals who are currently enrolled in or actively applying to a college or graduate/professional program.

Criteria:

In order to apply, applicants must submit a 500+ word essay on the following topic:  Millions of people each year are injured in accidents involving cars and other motor vehicles. What are some ways the law can be changed in order to make our roads and highways safer? Out of the pool of applicants, the Levin Firm will choose five finalists. They will post the five finalists' essays on their blog and social media pages. The finalists are responsible for promoting their entries within their social media networks. The two winners will be determined by the amount of social media "buzz" the winning essays generate in terms of likes, retweets, +1s, or shares. See additional Application Guidelines on the website.

Deadline:

Jan. 31, 2015

Local competition! Network of Executive Women

Description:

The Network of Executive Women is offering four $1000 scholarships.

Criteria:

Eligibility requirements are as follows:  currently enrolled and has completed at least one semester of higher education at a Florida school in pursuit of chosen business or professional career, maintains a satisfactory grade point average, demonstrates a financial need, exhibits a strong motivation for education and commitment to success, must be female and must be a US citizen. Applications must also include: a cover letter stating why you feel you should receive this scholarship. Please include a statement as to your plans as they relate to your educational and career objectives and future goals. You may also include any honors, clubs, athletic participation, volunteer work, etc. Two letters of recommendation are required, one personal and one professional. Recipients are invited to attend a luncheon on March 11.

Deadline:

February 1, 2015

Up to $30,000 for graduate or professional school! Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation

Description:

The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation awards merit-based scholarships to students who plan to pursue careers in government or elsewhere in public service.  Truman Scholars receive up to $30,000 for graduate or professional school, participate in leadership development activities, and have special opportunities for internships and employment with the federal government.

Criteria:

Each nominee for the Truman Scholarship must be:  a full-time junior-level student at a four-year institution pursuing a bachelor's degree during the 2014-15 academic year; nominated by the representative at his or her institution; in the upper quarter of his or her class; and a US citizen or a United States national from American Samoa or the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Resident aliens (green card holders) are not eligible.  A good candidate has an extensive records of public and community service; has outstanding leadership potential and communication skills; and is committed to a career in government or elsewhere in public service, as defined by the Foundation. More detailed criteria can be found at the Truman Foundation website.

Deadline:

Feb. 3, 2015

Local competition! Miniature Art Society of Florida

Description:

The Miniature Art Society of Florida is offering $500 to $1500 scholarships.  The number of scholarships depends on the number of qualified applicants and available funds. Applicants must be from Pinellas County and plan to continue their Fine Arts education. Select "MASF College Application Form."
 

Criteria:

In addition to the MASF College Application Form, ALL of the following must be received (a "title" for each information category would be helpful):  your cover letter with additional information helpful to MASF Scholarship Committee; your current resume, as of the date in your signature block on the application; official, sealed, college transcript; non-curriculum college activities related to your plans and goals; volunteer activities while a college student; job experience(s) while a college student; art shows and exhibitions you have entered, and awards you have earned; a brief statement of your college education plans, goals and major; a letter from your art professor (teacher) outlining your college achievements; the name, title, and mailing address of the financial officer at your college; a brief statement of your career plans and goals; your preferred interview date, March 14 or 21; 2 1/4 x 3 1/4 color photo, for MASF publicity purposes; copy of college ID card, showing your student ID number; and a copy of Social Security ID card showing your Social Security Number (SSN is required by the IRS; submission may be deferred until scholarship is awarded).

Deadline:

February 13, 2015

Up to $100,000! Buick Achievers Scholarship Program

Description:

The Buick Achievers Scholarship Program is offering up to $25,000 per year for 50 first-time freshman or existing college students, renewable up to four years and one additional year for those entering a qualified five-year engineering program.  The actual award amount will not exceed the total cost of the student's tuition, fees, books, supplies, required equipment, room and board and other allowable expenses, less any gift aid known at the time of application (scholarships, grants and other awards that do not have to be paid back). Awards are renewable for the given years noted above or until a bachelor's degree is earned, whichever occurs first. Renewal is contingent upon maintaining a cumulative 3.0 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale), full-time enrollment and continuing to major in an eligible field of study. Awards are for students of any age, for undergraduate study only.

Criteria:

Applicants must be high school seniors, high school graduates or current postsecondary undergraduate students; plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited four-year college or university based in the U.S. or Puerto Rico for the entire 2015-16 academic year (excluding proprietary and online schools); plan to major in a specified course of study that focuses on Engineering/Technology or select Design and Business-related programs of study, list of eligible majors; be interested in pursuing a career in the automotive or related industries using these areas of study; and be a U.S. citizen and have permanent residence in the United States or Puerto Rico. Scholarship recipients are selected based on the following factors:  academic achievement and financial need; participation and leadership in community and school activities, work experience and interest in pursuing a career in the automotive or related industry; please note special consideration will be given to the following applicants:  first-generation college attendees, females, minorities, military veterans and dependents of military personnel. The majority of the scholarships will be awarded to students majoring in STEM disciplines.

Deadline:

Feb. 27, 2015 by 5 p.m. EST

New! Stewart J Guss College Student Scholarship

Description:

Stewart J Guss College Student Scholarship is offering a yearly scholarship designed to alleviate some of the financial pressure on present and future students with the desire and potential to succeed.

Criteria:

Applicants must be an aspiring or current college student and must participate in the 1000-word essay competition on the following topic:  What Law Would You Change and Why?

Deadline:

March 1, 2015

Local competition! Pinellas Park Art Society

Description:

The Pinellas Park Art Society is offering a $1,500 scholarship based on artistic abilities and fulfillment of the application requirements.

Criteria:

Applications are open to all Pinellas County high school seniors - public, private or home-schooled, or to college students currently enrolled in a visual arts program.

Deadline:

March 15, 2015

New! Wellcentive Annual Medical Scholarship for Veterans

Description:

Inspired by one of the co-founders, a former US Marine, Wellcentive stands in support of our armed forces who valiantly serve and protect our interests and citizens around the world, and especially those who wish to contribute to the field of medicine.  Wellcentive is offering a $1000 scholarship to one achievement-focused veteran pursuing a Doctor of Medicine degree.

Criteria:

You must be either an active or retired member of the military in any branch. Additionally, you must be enrolled or accepted at an accredited medical college or university within the United States or a pre-med major at an accredited undergraduate university in the coming academic year. Applicants must have a minimum 2.8 GPA, respond to a 500-word essay and submit an official copy of their transcript.

Deadline:

March 15, 2015

Attn Registered Voters! Florida State Association of Supervisors of Elections (FSASE)

Description:

The Florida State Association of Supervisors of Elections (FSASE), comprised of the 67 county supervisors, will award three $1,200 scholarships. 

Criteria:

Applicants must be registered voters who have lived in Florida for at least two years and must be majoring in Political Science/Public Administration/Business Administration or Journalism/Mass Communication; a citizen of the United States; be enrolled or accepted as a full-time student in a Southern Association of Colleges and Schools accredited senior college or university in Florida (no postgraduate or second-degree students); have finished two years of junior college or undergraduate work (enough credits for enrollment as a junior); submit two letters of recommendation: one from the college or university last attended or graduated from and one from a citizen of good standing in the community; submit a resume of your high school and/or college activities as well as what you have done for your community; demonstrate a financial need and furnish a financial statement, which shows what your own contribution is to your educational expenses (student does not have to submit an official form, can just send a statement of their financial need); have maintained a "C" average or above for the previous year; be available for a personal interview by the Supervisor of Elections in the county where you are registered to vote; and BE REGISTERED TO VOTE (written verification required by Supervisor submitting application where you are registered to vote). Applicant must maintain a "C" average or above.

Deadline:

March 16, 2015 at 5 pm

SBO.net Scholarship Program

Description:

SBO.net Scholarship Program is offering a $1000 scholarship.

Criteria:

Any high school senior or college student is eligible to apply. Write an essay between 500 and 1000 words on one of two topics surrounding the topic of the future of professional sports with the ever growing amounts of investment from television rights and the advancements of technology. Entries with typos or grammatical errors will not be considered.

Deadline:

11:59 pm EST on March 31, 2015

New! anyoption.com

Description:

anyoption.com offering a $500 scholarship.

Criteria:

To be eligible for the scholarship, participants must be less than 25 years of age and enrolled full-time in a higher level education institute. The subject of study is not specifically related to any particular field, it is open to anyone who is studying full-time to earn a degree, diploma or certificate. To enter, participants must write an essay that is no less than 1200 words on "Investing for young adults."

Deadline:

March 31, 2015

New! HR Software Insight Technology Scholarship

Description:

HR Software Insight Technology Scholarship is offering a $1000 scholarship to tech-savvy students interested in pursuing a career in Human Resources.

Criteria:

Applicants must write a 600-1000 word essay on the future of HR, focusing on how technology will continue to impact change and how companies recruit, hire, develop, and evaluate their employees. Applicants must be a resident of the United States, be enrolled at the undergraduate level in a college or university or in your final year of high school. Applicants must be in good standing with your school.

Deadline:

March 31, 2015

New! Community Veterinary Partners

Description:

Community Veterinary Partners is offering a $1000 scholarship for those who are currently attending college or who will be attending college or graduate school in the next year.

Criteria:

Animal loving applicants are asked to submit a 500+ word essay.

Deadline:

April 1, 2015

New! A Place for Mom Senior Care Innovation Scholarship

Description:

A Place for Mom Senior Care Innovation Scholarship is offering five $1000 scholarships to university students who intend to use their education to help the senior population such as nursing, medicine, sociology, social work or genontology.

Criteria:

The annual scholarship award is for five students enrolled in an associates degree, bachelors degree or graduate level program in a medical, nursing or social sciences related major. The student must intend on pursuing a career that involves working with senior citizens. The applicant must be attending classes at an accredited college or university at the time of the spring deadline. Employees and members of their immediate family and persons living in the same household are not eligible to apply. Applicants must complete a letter of introduction and an essay that is between 500 and 900 words on a selected topic and sign a Scholarship Award Agreement. Scholarship will be awarded to five students who write the most compelling essay in each of five categories (see website for categories) as judged by an outside panel of senior living professionals.

Deadline:

April 15, 2015 by 11:59 pm

New! Post Office Locator Scholarship

Description:

Post Office Locator Scholarship is offering a $500 scholarship.

Criteria:

Applicants are asked to submit a 500-1000 word essay about the most interesting item you have ever received in the mail. Essays will be judged by the executive scholarship committee on how well-written, compelling and persuasive they are. Applications are open to all students enrolled in accredited academic institutions, and high school seniors who are enrolling upon graduation. Students of all majors and intended majors are welcome to participate. Applicants must be residents of the United States. Applicants must be at least 16 years of age. Awards will be sent directly to the financial aid office of the institution of the finalist's enrollment.

Deadline:

April 15, 2015

New! Ronald D. Weiss College Scholarship

Description:

Ronald D. Weiss College Scholarship is offering a $2500 scholarship to incoming and existing college students.

Criteria:

In order to be eligible to apply for the scholarship, applicants must fit the following criteria:  be currently enrolled in a college or university or planning to enroll as a freshman for the 2015-2016 academic year, be in good academic standing with your current educational institution, and if under 18, must have the permission of your parent or guardian to apply. Applicants must submit an essay to scholarships@ny-bankrupcy.com (topic is listed on the website). The following factors will be considered in determining the winner:  demonstrated understanding of the issues raised, originality, quality of writing, and the applicant's demonstrated potential for success in a field related to law

Deadline:

April 17, 2015

New! Century Link Internet Service

Description:

Century Link Internet Service is offering a $1000 scholarship.
 

Criteria:

Applicants must write an original blog post of 500-800 words of thoughtful writing that demonstrates your personal experience on "The Internet has increased my awareness of _________ and this is how."

Contact:

Century Link Internet Service

Deadline:

April 24, 2015

New! Penn Lease

Description:

Penn Lease is offering a scholarship of $500.

Criteria:

Applicants must write a 1500-2000 word essay on one of the topics listed on the website. Applicants must submit proof of enrollment in a college or university for the fall of 2015.

Deadline:

May 29, 2015

New! American Addiction Centers

Description:

American Addiction Centers are offering $10,000 in a Behavioral Health Academic Scholarship Program (first place: $5,000, second and third place: $2,500)

Criteria:

Applicants must be a high school graduate as of summer 2015. The scholarship is open to full or part-time undergraduate or college graduate students. Applicants must be entering or enrolled in behavioral health, nursing, counseling, psychology, social work, marriage/family therapy, or other program focusing on treating mental health and/or substance abuse issues. Applicants must write an essay (800 words max.).

Deadline:

May 31, 2015

New! Drug Lawsuit Source - Two Single Parent Scholarship Awards

Description:

Drug Lawsuit Source is offering two single parent scholarship awards in the amount of $1000 each. One scholarship will be awarded to a single mom and the other will be awarded to a single dad.

Criteria:

You must be a single parent helping to raise at least one child. You do not have to have full-time custody but must be involved in raising the child. You must be currently enrolled in a US high school, trade school, apprentice school, junior college, college, university, or graduate school in the United States. You must have a GPA of 2.7 or higher and are required to submit a copy of your transcript indicating your grade point average. You may submit an unofficial school transcript. You must submit a 300-600 word essay explaining your career goals and the challenges of being a single parent in school.

Deadline:

June 1, 2015

New! Carpey Law

Description:

Carpey Law is offering a scholarship worth $500 to an undergraduate who is enrolled in a college or university in the United States, and who demonstrates a critical mind and attention to detail in their essay.

Criteria:

Applicants must be in an incoming or current student attending school in the US. Applicants must submit a 1000-1500 word essay on motorcycle laws and helmet use. More details about the essay requirements are on the website.

Deadline:

June 12, 2015

New! Boomtown Internet Group

Description:

Boomtown Internet Group is offering a $500 scholarship to the winner of the best essay.

Criteria:

Applicants must write an essay of 1000-1500 words on one of the topics listed. Applicants must prove enrollment in a college or university.

Deadline:

June 12, 2015

New! CPAP Shop Essay College Scholarship

Description:

CPAP Shop Essay College Scholarship is offering a $1000 scholarship to a college student pursuing a medical college degree related to sleep or a related program.

Criteria:

Students must complete a 500-1000 word essay (topics listed on the website) and must prove enrollment in college or affiliated program.

Deadline:

June 12, 2015

New! Sanders Firm Scholarship

Description:

Sanders Firm Scholarship is offering $1000 to reward undergraduate or law school students who have demonstrated a meaningful commitment to his or her local community.

Criteria:

Applicants must be accepted, or enrolled in a 4-year college or university program OR accepted, enrolled in an ABA-accredited law school. Applicants must have maintained a minimum 3.0 GPA at their current institution. Applicants are required to write a 1500-2000 word statement that addresses their community involvement including answers to an essay question, provide proof of attendance or acceptance, and a copy of their official transcript for their most recently completed semester of school.

Deadline:

June 30, 2015

New! TheHealthy.com

Description:

TheHealthy.com is offering a $500 scholarship to an incoming college student.

Criteria:

Applicants must submit a 500 word essay (topics are listed on the website). Applicants must provide an unofficial transcript and proof of enrollment or acceptance letter. Applicants must submit an additional essay of 200 words.

Deadline:

July 15, 2015

New! EverSpark Interactive JJ Hennessey Honorary Epilepsy Scholarship

Description:

EverSpark Interactive JJ Hennessey Honorary Epilepsy Scholarship is offering a $1000 scholarship to one high-achieving student with epilepsy.

Criteria:

Applicants must be currently enrolled in or have been accepted to an accredited college or university and have been diagnosed with epilepsy (any form). Applicants must have a minimum 2.8 GPA, submit an official copy of their transcript, submit an application form and a video essay no longer than 2 minutes (topics are listed on the website).

Deadline:

July 31, 2015

New! Icing On The Ring Triumph Over Breast Cancer Scholarship

Description:

Icing On The Ring Triumph Over Breast Cancer Scholarship is offering one $1000 scholarship to assist one achievement-oriented student who is struggling with or has survived breast cancer.

Criteria:

The applicants must either be currently enrolled at an accredited university, or have been accepted to an accredited university. Applicants must have a minimum 2.8 GPA, complete a 500-1000 word essay and submit an official copy of their transcript.

Deadline:

July 31 for fall semester and Nov. 30 for spring semester

New! Steinger, Iscoe & Greene Injury Lawyers

Description:

Steinger, Iscoe & Greene Injury Law Scholarship for Child Advocates are offering a semi-annual $1000 scholarship for a child advocate or abuse survivor seeking a law degree.

Criteria:

The scholarship is open to dedicated students who either have personally worked to protect children's rights or stop abuse either as a volunteer, as a counselor, in your professional work or by legal means; or you are an abuse survivor who wishes to use your own experiences to help others. All applicants must either be currently enrolled in or accepted to an accredited law school, or a current undergraduate student with the intention to go to law school.

Deadline:

July 31 for fall semester and Nov. 30 for spring semester

New! Auger & Auger Disabled Scholar Award

Description:

Auger & Auger Disabled Scholar Award is offering a $1000 scholarship to one high-achieving, bright student intending to pursue an undergraduate college degree, to assist with tuition and expenses at a qualifying undergraduate institution.

Criteria:

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 2.8 GPA and must submit the following:  a 500-1000 word essay, documented proof of disability, and an official high school transcript. Applicants will be judged on their academic merits as well as the content of the application and essay they provide.

Deadline:

July 31 for fall semester and Nov. 30 for spring semester

Paymaster.co

Description:

Paymasters.co is offering several scholarships with deadlines ranging from Mar. 1, 2015 - Oct. 15, 2015.  They include the Structured Settlement, College Networking, Single Mothers Success and LGBTQ Scholarships.

Criteria:

Each scholarship requires an essay (topics listed on the website). By applying for any of the scholarships, you agree to provide co-authorship rights to your response and you agree to allow posting of your biographical information. The winning responses will be published as a resource for other students to utilize. Paymaster.co may use your response to create a derivative work, such as an article or video. Your bio will be posted to provide transparency. Government identification that you are at least 18 years of age is required. Enrollment and GPA requirements are different based on the scholarship. Submissions deemed plagiarized will not be considered.

Deadline:

Mar. 1 - Oct. 15, 2015