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AES Engineers AES Engineering is pleased to offer scholarships to motivated students to help in the furthering of their education. This scholarship is intended for future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. $500

Must be a high school senior or any student attending a post
secondary educational facility. You are NOT required to be taking
engineering courses in order to be eligible for this award.  Recipients will be chosen on the basis of character as determined by essay evaluation.

Students must submit an essay of between 500 and 1000 words in answer to the following question:

When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful?  What relationships or accomplishments will be important on this journey?


Submit essay to: scholarships@aesengineers.com

Be sure to include your full name as well as the name of the school you are attending this year and your plans for next year.
There is no application packet for this award. Please do not include your resume at this time.

More Info on AES Engineers
October 6, 2016
American Indian College Fund Provides scholarships to American Indian/Alaska Native students attending tribal colleges and other accredited public and non-profit private colleges across the United States. Varies
  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0
  • Full time enrollment
  • Registered as a member of a federal or state recognized tribe or a descendant of at least one grandparent or parent who is an enrolled member

For a complete list of available scholarships and eligibility requirements, click here.

Must apply online.

More Info on American Indian College Fund
January 1 to May 31 each year
Army Emergency Relief (AER) Award Varies

spouses and dependent children of soldiers

See website at http://www.aerhq.org/dnn563/Scholarships.aspx

May 1 - Annually
Bella Ella Boutique Scholarship Bella Ella Boutique is hosting a unique opportunity for a current student to showcase their individuality and earn some extra cash for school expenses! $500
  • To be eligible, the entrant must post a photo on Instagram or Facebook and tag Bella Ella (@bellaellaboutique on Instagram and Facebook) and include the hashtag #YOLOBEB.The entrant must also be a current follower of Bella Ella at the end of the entry period.
  • The winning photo will be chosen by the Bella Ella team based on the quality of the photo along with the associated description. The entrant of the photo is the only person eligible regardless of whether other individuals are featured in the photo as well.
  • Entrant agrees that the photo can be posted on the Bella Ella Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter accounts and used for other promotional purposes.
  • Applicant must be a legal resident of the United States. International students with valid visas are also eligible.
  • The prize will be awarded directly to the winner. Winners will be contacted directly via Instagram.
  • You must be at least 17+ years old to enter. There is no upper age limit to this scholarship.
  • We reserve the right to verify the date of your high school graduation and/or college enrollment. We also have the right to verify your visa if you are an international student.

  • All photos submitted must be an original work taken by the individual submitting them. Do not submit photos you found online, that have been watermarked, or have a copyright.
  • To be eligible the student must include the hashtag #YOLOBEB  (not counted as part of your 200 words) and tag @bellaellaboutique on Instagram and Facebook.
  • You must have permission and consent from any individuals in the photo for the use of their image before submission.

 

  1. Post an image on Instagram or Facebook with an answer to the prompt, in 200 words or less with the hashtag #YOLOBEB and tag Bella Ella (@bellaellaboutique on Instagram or Facebook).
  2. Submissions must be received by December 31, 2016.
  3. Each submission that tags @bellaellaboutique with the hashtag #YOLOBEB will be reviewed. The winner will be selected by the Bella Ella team based on the quality and creativity of the photo & the 200 word description. The winner will be contacted directly via Instagram or Facebook in January, 2017 and their name and winning submission will be announced on our social media pages and corporate website
More Info on Bella Ella Boutique Scholarship
Dec 31, 2016
Brown, PC Tax Practice Group Since its inception, Brown, PC, has provided experience and mentorship to students through our internship programs. In an effort to continue to give back and assist the next generation of entrepreneurs, Brown, PC is offering the following scholarship to current U.S. undergraduate business students. $500
  • Current U.S. undergrad
  • Pursuing bachelor degree in business
  • Demonstrated interest in entrepreneurship

Candidates should submit a cover letter summarizing their interest and experience in entrepreneurship to Kristen.Brown@brownpc.com. Cover letters should also include the following information:

  • Name
  • Email Address
  • Street, City, State & Zip Code
  • Phone Number
  • University Name & City, State
  • Student ID
  • GPA (minimum 3.0 in college studies)
  • Expected Graduation Date

Candidates are encouraged to submit, along with their letter, any documents demonstrating their interest in entrepreneurship.

More Info on Brown, PC Tax Practice Group
Dec 5, 2016
Cancer for College To provide hope and inspiration to cancer survivors and amputees by providing college scholarships. $250-$16,000
  • Must be a cancer patient, cancer survivor and/or amputee.
  • See website for other requirements
More Info on Cancer for College January 31 annually
CU International Club Student Scholarship Non-institutional award $500/semester, $1000/year
  1. International students enrolled full-time at Cameron University
  2. International students in good standing
  3. Students who will have completed at least two semesters by completion of the spring semester
  4. Active paid members of the CU International Club

Complete the application and submit with all required documents to the International Student Office no later than the last Friday in July.

No later than last Friday in July
Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) National Society The NSDAR awards multiple scholarships to students showing dedication to the pursuit of degrees in diverse disciplines including history, law, nursing, and education. Varies

All applicants must be citizens of the United States and must attend or plan to attend an accredited college or university in the United States.  DAR chapter sponsorship is not required; however, a chapter or state chairman may work with the applicant to put the information together to send to the DAR Scholarship Committee.

All applications must be postmarked by February 10. See more info for complete rules and an application.

More Info on Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) National Society
Postmark by February 10th annually
Facing Acne Scholarship $2,000
  • Be a high school senior (home schooling is accepted) in the U.S. OR a college student currently enrolled in accredited U.S. Based college or university
  • Be a U.S. Citizen
  • Have a high school diploma (or GED) or expecting to receive their high school diploma before the 2017-2018 school year
  • Be working towards a degree at an accredited U.S. Based college or university, or planning to do so
  • Have and maintain a 3.00 GPA

More info on how to apply

March 31, 2017
Financial Aid for Disabled Students Welcome to our financial aid and scholarship guide for students with disabilities, one of the few comprehensive and simple-to-use directories of its kind. $1000

Financial Aid for Disabled Students is a listing of numerous scholarship options for students with a varied range of disabilities. Requirements are specific to each scholarship listed on the web page.

How to apply

More Info on Financial Aid for Disabled Students
Specific to each scholarship
Foreclosure.Com Scholarship Foreclosure.com challenges future leaders of America to provide creative solutions/ideas to many of the nation's most critical issues, real estate/housing in particular, which can be used to help turnaround the market. $1,000-$5,000

Currently enrolled college students

Scholarship rules and how to apply.

More Info on Foreclosure.Com Scholarship
Dec 16, 2016
Gates Millennium Scholars award varies

Minorities with a HS gpa of 3.3 or higher entering college
for the first time. See more info for additional criteria.

For a complete listing of scholarships, requirements
and applications see More Info.

More Info on Gates Millennium Scholars
January 24-Annually
Goedeker's Appliances Annual College Book Scholarship Goedeker’s believes in your potential and would love to see you flourish. That is why we are offering a $500 grand prize scholarship toward costly college textbooks. $500

Any student that is enrolled in an accredited college is eligible to participate.

High school seniors that are enrolled in an accredited college, either for a dual credit program or for the upcoming semester, are eligible to enter as well.

You must either be enrolled for the spring 2017 or registered for the fall 2017 semester. Being enrolled in summer classes does not make you eligible to enter.

Any student that is enrolled in an accredited college is eligible to participate. This includes any grade level, freshman to senior; undergrad and graduate alike are eligible. Even if you are a transfer student, non-traditional student, studying abroad, or taking classes online, you can enter. Any major or field of study is acceptable.

High school seniors that are enrolled in an accredited college, either for a dual credit program or for the upcoming semester, are eligible to enter as well.

You must either be enrolled for the spring 2015 or registered for the fall 2015 semester. Being enrolled in summer classes does not make you eligible to enter.

- See more at: http://www.goedekers.com/college-scholarship#sthash.NSDKdOGK.dpuf

Any student that is enrolled in an accredited college is eligible to participate. This includes any grade level, freshman to senior; undergrad and graduate alike are eligible. Even if you are a transfer student, non-traditional student, studying abroad, or taking classes online, you can enter. Any major or field of study is acceptable.

High school seniors that are enrolled in an accredited college, either for a dual credit program or for the upcoming semester, are eligible to enter as well.

You must either be enrolled for the spring 2015 or registered for the fall 2015 semester. Being enrolled in summer classes does not make you eligible to enter.

- See more at: http://www.goedekers.com/college-scholarship#sthash.NSDKdOGK.dpuf

Info on how to apply

July 9, 2017
Goedeker's Appliances Annual Public Service College Book Scholarship Those who balance serving our country with a desire to further their education deserve our utmost respect and any help we can give them. That is why we would like to extend a special scholarship to people who are employed in public service positions in particular. $500

Any person in a public service position that is enrolled in an accredited college is eligible to participate. This includes government employees, police officers, firefighters, non-profit employees, active members of the military, reserves, and veterans. Spouses and children of these public service employees are also eligible.

You must either be enrolled for the spring 2017 or registered for the fall 2017 semester. Being enrolled in summer classes does not make you eligible to enter.

Info on how to apply

July 9, 2017
Hispanic Scholarship Fund The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF)offers different scholarship programs for Hispanic American students enrolled full-time in a degree-seeking program at a U.S. accredited Title-IV eligible institution in the U.S. Puerto Rico, and U.S. Virgin Islands. During its 29-year history, HSF has awarded more than 68,000 scholarships in excess of $144 million to Latino students. $500 - $2500
  • Be of Hispanic heritage
  • Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 (note expired)
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA required on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent)
  • Must have applied for federal financial aid.
More Info on Hispanic Scholarship Fund August annually
LA Kelley Communications Scholarships (multiple listings) LA Kelley Communications was founded in 1990 with the belief that any individual facing hardship, adversity or challenges-when given the right tools-can overcome, triumph, and even grow stronger in character and confidence. Empowering yourself to design and elevate your life requires education. The hemophilia community is fortunate to have abundant scholarships available to current and future college students with bleeding disorders to help them get the education they need to live the lives they dream. specific to each scholarship

See website for details.

www.kelleycom.com/

More Info on LA Kelley Communications Scholarships (multiple listings)
Various
Lawton Noon Lions 4-yr Scholarship The Lawton Noon Lions Club supports students at our local university (Cameron) through its scholarship program. The scholarships will be awarded to those individuals considered by the Scholarship Committee to be most deserving based on academics, ability, and civic activities. $6,000

1. Must be a first-time freshman attending Cameron University.

2. Must be pursuing a baccalaureate degree.

3. Scholarship committee will evaluate applicants based on academics, ability, and civic activities.

4. Must maintain full-time status and 3.0 GPA.

Submit a Lawton Noon Lions Club 4-Year Scholarship Application

February 1st, Annually
Lawton Noon Lions Club Semester Scholarship The Lawton Noon Lions Club supports the education of individuals through its scholarship program. The scholarships will be awarded to those individuals considered by the Scholarship Committee to be most deserving based on academics, ability, and civic activities. $150 - $500 per semester

Must be enrolled full-time or part-time at either Cameron University or Great Plains Technology Center

The scholarships will be awarded to those individuals considered by the Scholarship Committee to be the most deserving based on academics, ability, and civic activities.

Please mail completed application to:
Lawton Noon Lions Club
Attn: Scholarship Committee
P. O. Box 673
Lawton, OK 73502

Submit a Lawton Noon Lions Club Semester Scholarship Application.

July 1 for Fall & Dec 1 for Spring
National Federation of the Blind To recognize achievement by blind scholars, the National Federation of the Blind annually offers blind college students in the United States and Puerto Rico the opportunity to win one of thirty merit-based, national-level scholarships worth from $3,000 to $12,000. All scholarships awarded are based on academic excellence, community service, and leadership. Various amounts ranging from $3000-$12000

Must be legally blind. See more info for additional requirements.

Go to:

More Info on National Federation of the Blind
March 31-Annually
National Garden Clubs Inc. NGC is proud of its college scholarship program which offers financial aid to students majoring in fields of study related to horticulture and the environment. Applicant must be planning a career related to gardening, landscape design, environmental issues, floral design or horticulture. $3500
  • U.S. Citizen
  • Full-time undergrad or graduate student
  • GPA of at least 3.25
  • Must be majoring in one of the following:

Agronomy
Agriculture Education
Floriculture
Horticulture
Landscape Design
Botany, Biology
Forestry
Wildlife Science
Plant Pathology/Science
City (Rural & Urban) Planning
Habitat or Forest/Systems Ecology
Environmental Concerns (Management: Environmental, Horticulture Resource/Environmental Behavior)
Environmental Conservation (inc. Engineering, etc.)
Land Management and/or other related or allied subjects.

Apply here.

More Info on National Garden Clubs Inc.
February 1st - Annually
NMFA's Joanne Holbrook Patton Military Spouse Scholarship The mission of this scholarship program is to help prepare military spouses for meaningful employment and to better contribute to their family’s financial security. $500-$2500

Spouse of uniformed service member (active duty, National Guard and Reserve, retirees, and survivors) pursuing undergrad or grad degree

How to apply

Applications open December-January annually
OK-AHEAD Scholarships OK-AHEAD’s purpose is to further full participation for individuals with disabilities in Oklahoma post-secondary education through collaboration, information dissemination, advocacy, professional and policy development, and research. Oklahoma Association on Higher Education and Disability continues its mission for disability service providers and the students they serve. OK-AHEAD is a state affiliate of AHEAD, a premier professional association for individuals serving students with disabilities in higher education. $500
  • High school senior or a current post-secondary student with plans to pursue  an education at an Oklahoma technology center or two-year or four year college/university.
  • Provide documentation regarding disability (such as a letter from a physician or anything else you feel necessary to assist the scholarship coordinator in making a decision concerning your eligibility to be considered a person with a disability.
  • Enrolled in at least 6 hours of coursework.
  • Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale or homeschool equivalent.

Completed application packets may be sent to the following address: 

OK-AHEAD Scholarship Committee

c/o Brenda Dawes

OK ABLE Tech

Oklahoma State University Wellness Center
1514 W. Hall of Fame
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, OK 74078-2026

Scholarship Application

More Info on OK-AHEAD Scholarships
March 1 - Annually
Oklahoma's Promise/OHLAP Oklahomans want to see deserving students succeed – students who study and work hard, but whose families find it difficult to afford college. Ok's Promise is designed to help these students make it happen financially. Varies

Incoming Freshmen

See website for details.

More Info on Oklahoma's Promise/OHLAP
Scholarships for Hispanic and Latino Students BestColleges.com has developed a financial aid guide and list of scholarships specifically geared towards Hispanic and Latino students. Varies

Varies

Visit http://www.bestcolleges.com/financial-aid/hispanic-latino-scholarships/ for more information.

Truth Initiative - Dr. Alma S. Adams Scholarship This scholarship will recognize two recipients with commitment to community service and the use of creative arts to reduce tobacco use in an underserved population. $5000
  • Must be pursuing a course of study in public health, communications, social work, education, liberal arts, or a related field.
  • Must be a United States citizen or permanent legal resident.
  • Must have a minimum 2.0 GPA for the most recent academic year.
  • Must submit documentation of financial need from FAFSA (SAR Report)
  • Must provide evidence of community service activities in an underserved community setting. Service activities may include but not limited to activism, outreach or peer counseling in tobacco prevention or control. The community service experience should be described in your personal statement.

Apply Here.

More Info on Truth Initiative - Dr. Alma S. Adams Scholarship
Deadline: April 30th
Tylenol Future Care Scholarship For 23 years, the makers of TYLENOL® have awarded more than $8.9 million in scholarships to students pursuing an education in healthcare. We are proud to support those dedicated to a lifetime of caring for others. $1000-$5000

Eligibility:

  • Must be a resident of the 50 United States, Puerto Rico or the District of Columbia

  • If the applicant is an undergraduate student: must have completed at least one year of undergraduate course study by the Spring of 2014 at an accredited two or four year college, university or vocational – technical school, and be able to provide proof of enrollment to a public health/health education, med school, nursing and/or pharmacy degree program

  • If the applicant is a graduate student: must be able to provide proof of enrollment to a graduate program in public health/health education, med school, nursing and/or pharmacy degree program

  • Must have one or more years of school remaining

How to apply and application tips

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Applications available May 1 to June 30 annually
United States Field Artillery Association Award Varies

USFAA members or their immediate family members

More Info on United States Field Artillery Association April 1-Annually
Vicaps.com Scholarship Listings Various scholarship opportunities for the deaf and hearing impaired. Varies

Click here to view scholarship listings.

Click here to view scholarship listings.

Varies
Wyatt F. and Mattie M. Jeltz Memorial Scholarship award

Minority student, full-time, accumulated 30 credit hours, college gpa of 2.8 or higher

Complete application and submit it to the Wyatt F. and Mattie M. Jeltz Memorial Scholarship Foundation.

More Info on Wyatt F. and Mattie M. Jeltz Memorial Scholarship
August 15 and December 20

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