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Private Scholarships

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Last Update: August 21, 2017 4:22 PM


Opportunities with July 2017 Deadlines

July 1, 2017 - ALBA George Watt Prize Essay Contest - UG

Students from anywhere in the world are invited to submit an essay or thesis chapter about any aspect of the Spanish Civil War, the global political or cultural struggles against fascism in 1920s and 1930s, or the lifetime histories and contributions of the international volunteers who fought in support of the Spanish Republic from 1936 to 1938. The recipient will receive a $250 award. Click to apply.

July 1, 2017 - AIChE Minority Scholarship - UG

The AIChE Minority Scholarship Award is presented to selected AIChE undergraduate student members annually. Applicants shall be required to be undergraduates in chemical engineering during the current academic year and be members of a minority group that is under-represented in chemical engineering, i.e., African-American, Hispanic, Native American, Alaskan Native, Pacific Islander. Click to apply.

July 1, 2017 - MyLEDLighteningGuide Scholarship - UG

Applicant must be located within the US; Applicant must be a US Citizen; Applicant must be registered for Fall 2017; Applicant must have a 2.5 gpa or higher; Applicant must submit a 1000 words or less essay; Topics provided on website. Click to apply.

July 1, 2017 - The JM SEO & Social Media Marketing Scholarship - HS/UG

Applicants must be a high school senior or a college freshman in the 2016-2017 school year and not affiliated with the JM Internet Group. Click to apply.

July 14, 2017 - Family Travel Forum's Teen Travel Writing Scholarship - HS/UG/GR

Family Travel Forum (FTF) Organization is pleased to announce the FTF Teen Travel Writing Scholarship to encourage teens to share travel experiences in words and images. You are eligible if you are a younger writer, senior who has just graduated high school, college student or anyone else that wants to share a travel tale. Submit your travel blog today for a chance to win $1,000 towards school and travel. Click to apply.

July 14, 2017 - The Collective Bill Caspare Memorial Fund Scholarship - UG/GR

Collective LLC, through the O’Toole Media Awards, is pleased to introduce you “The Collective Bill Caspare Memorial Fund Scholarship”. The student must be a rising undergraduate junior or senior or a fully enrolled graduate student at the time of application. The scholarship program is intended to support diversity in the New Media and Data Science disciplines within advertising and media. Click to apply.

July 14, 2017 - Washington Media Fellows Scholarship - HS/UG

The Washington Media Scholars Foundation recognizes enthusiastic and qualified students by awarding several scholarships each academic year. The Media Fellows Program provides scholarships to students who are pursuing a career in a field related to public policy media strategy, research, and management. The program supports the academic development of undergraduates dedicated to pursuing a career related to the public policy advertising industry each academic year. The foundation provides annually a minimum of $50,000 depending on the funds available and the demonstrated need of applicants. Click to apply.

July 15, 2017 - ACHP-Smithsonian Cultural Heritage Fellowship - UG/GR

The Smithsonian Institution (SI) with the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) would like to announce “ACHP-Smithsonian Cultural Heritage Fellowship”. The theme for the 2017 Fall Semester ACHP-SI Fellowship is Latino Heritage. Those with an interest in learning more about the preservation of Latino culture, heritage, sites, and artifacts are especially encouraged to apply. The fellowship will provide $6,000 stipend to the winning candidates. Click to apply.

July 15, 2017 - Brian Bolton Graduate/Mature Student Essay Competition - UG/GR

The Freedom from Religion Foundation (FFRF) is pleased to introduce you “Brian Bolton Graduate/Mature Student Essay Competition”. The essay contest is open to North American graduate students up to age 30, or to undergraduate students ages 25-30. The purposes of the Freedom from Religion Foundation as stated in its bylaws, are to promote the constitutional principle of separation of state and church. The organization will provide total $7850 to the winning candidates and winners will also receive a school-year membership to FFRF, which includes a subscription to Freethought Today. Click to apply.

July 15, 2017 - Gemm Learning Dyslexia Scholarship - HS/UG

The Gemm Learning is offering the Gemm Learning Dyslexia Scholarship.The scholarship is available to students with dyslexia who will be attending college/university in the US/Canada in the fall of 2017. Gemm Learning provides online learning software to help children master the fundamentals of reading and learning, essential to becoming a lifelong learner. This scholarship is offered twice a year. Winners will get up to $1,000 award. Click to apply.

July 15, 2017 - NEWH ICON of Industry Scholarship Award - UG

NEWH, Inc. is pleased to introduce you the 13th in a series, NEWH ICON of Industry Scholarship Award. Currently enrolled student attending an accredited college have 3.0 cumulative GPA are eligible to the scholarship program. The mission of NEWH is to promote a high standard of achievement for women in hospitality and related fields. The applicant who will win the scholarship program will get scholarship prize in the amount of $7,500. Click to apply.

July 15, 2017 - The law Office of Bradley R. Corbett Scholarship - HS/UG

Bradley R. Corbett, a qualified and experienced criminal defense attorney is offering an annual scholarship to one college/university student in the United States. To be entering in scholarship contest, the candidates are required to submit an essay. The winning candidate will get an annual award of $2000 that can be used towards tuition or books at an accredited college or university. Click to apply.

July 15, 2017 - 2017 Legal Scholarship- HS/UG/GR

Applicant must be currently pursuing a law related degree or be accepted into a legal program, hold a high school diploma or GED within the 2016-2017 school year and currently hold at least a 3.0 GPA. Click to apply.

July 17, 2017 - Annual Reif and Billy Legal Scholarship - UG/GR

Applicant must be a citizen of the united States, have a GPA greater than 3.0, and must demonstrate plans to enroll for admission‚ or have proof of current full-time enrollment at an accredited institution in pursuit of a J.D. Click to apply.

July 17, 2017 - Novus Biologicals Scholarship Program - HS/UG/GR

Applicant must have a major declared in a science related field and enrolled or accepted for enrollment in a university or college for the 2017-2018 academic school year. Click to apply.

July 18, 2017 - R&D Systems Scholarship - HS/UG

Applicant must be enrolled or be accepted for enrollment with a declared major in a science related field. Click to apply.

July 18, 2017 - The Natural Healthy Living Scholarship - UG/GR

The Natural Healthy Living is now offering its scholarship, the Natural Healthy Living Scholarship. The program is open to undergraduate or postgraduate students with the passion of “Health & Wellness”. In order to apply for this program, the candidates are required to write an essay on the topic: Nutrition over a Lifetime. The purpose of the program is to recognize the power of the written words online and offline and want to help the creative minds exhibit their abilities in this area. The winner will receive up to a $500 award. Click to apply.

July 19, 2017 - Bank Mobile Scholarship - HS/UG

BankMobile Foundation is offering a $1,500 scholarship to one (1) excellent undergraduate or graduate student who is blazing a trail and shaking things up in the world of financial empowerment. Click to apply.

July 20, 2017 - The James Dyson Award - UG/GR

Take the next step toward your career goals by applying for “The James Dyson Award” which is awarded by James Dyson Foundation. James Dyson Award is an international award and open to current and recent design engineering students. The James Dyson Award celebrates and publicizes the work of young designers on a global platform. Click to apply.

July 21, 2017 - Quit Smoking Community Scholarship - HS/UG

Do you have something special to share with the world that can help bring awareness to the hazards of smoking? If yes, Quit Smoking Community has good news for you: we’re offering $3000 in scholarships every semester to those, who bring awareness to the dangers of smoking. Click to apply.

July 27, 2017 - ERCA Community Contribution Scholarship - HS

The Educational Research Center of America (ERCA) is excited to announce Community Contribution Scholarship for students who have recognized a need or problem in their community and have determined a way to address the issue. The competition is open to all high school students who are legal residents of the United States.The mission of the program is “motivates students to explore career pathways relevant to their interests, education, and passion”. Click to apply.

July 28, 2017 - Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation Scholarship - UG/GR

The Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation will be offering our annual TCRHCC Nursing Scholarship. Funding will be awarded to 4 Native American Nursing Students. Click to apply.

July 29, 2017 - SIPES Foundation Earth Science Scholarship - UG

The Society of Independent Professional Earth Scientists (SIPES) Foundation is pleased to announce its scholarship named as the SIPES Foundation Earth Science Scholarship. Anyone currently enrolled as upper-division or graduate students, who are majoring in any earth science – such as geology, geophysics, or petroleum engineering with a G.P.A. of 3.5 or better, are eligible to apply. Click to apply.

July 31, 2017 - Annual Innovation Scholarship - UG/GR

RenegadeWorks is offering three scholarships totaling $1,750 to the top contest entrants to use towards educational expenses. The scholarship is open to students currently attending or accepted to a 2 or 4 year university within the US that are 18 years of age or older. To compete in the scholarship contest, submit an original essay of 500-600 words in addition to the application. Click to apply.

July 31, 2017 - ANR Scholarship Program - GR

The French National Research Agency is offering their ANR scholarship to students with an interest in Marketing, Communication, Electronics and Technology. This golden opportunity is a chance for graduate students to generate ideas and partnerships between academia and industry. Click to apply.

July 31, 2017 - ArriveAliveTX Distracted Driving Scholarship - UG/GR

Patterson Law Group has designed a scholarship program termed as “ArriveAliveTX Distracted Driving Scholarship”. Patterson Law Group is looking for motivated and passionate students to create a realistic distracted driving awareness campaign to reduce the number of accidents in the state of Texas and to make roads safer for Texas families. The Patterson Law provides access to justice to those who are hurting, regardless of the severity. The scholarship amount of 1,939 will be awarded to the recipient. Click to apply.

July 31, 2017 - CineSpace Short Film Competition - HS/UG/GR

The NASA and Houston Cinema Arts Society (HCAS) are offering the “CineSpaceShort Film Competition” to filmmakers around the world. Professional and aspiring filmmakers (at least 18 years-old) from all around the world are invited to participate, and will have a chance to share their work inspired by (and using) real NASA footage that has been collected from over 50 years of space history! Total $28,000 award will be awarded by competition. Grand prize will be $10,000, second- $5,000, and third- $3,000. Besides the above awards, the Jury may also award two additional prizes of $4,000 each. Click to apply.

July 31, 2017 - ForEverglades Scholarship - GR

The Everglades Foundation is committed to supporting graduate research students actively pursuing the development of innovative scientific methods to advance the understanding of Everglades’ physical, chemical or biological processes, or research in economic impacts of environmental changes. Hence the foundation provides fellowship and scholarships for advanced research in support of the restoration of the Florida Everglades. Click to apply.

July 31, 2017 - From Failure to Promise Scholarship Essay Contest - HS/UG/GR

The Dr. C. Moorer & Associates, Inc. is offering an essay contest named as “From Failure to Promise Scholarship Essay Contest”. The contest is open to high school seniors, undergraduate and graduate-level college students. The mission of the program is to encourage, mentor, and motivate students and educators to achieve great promise that results in improved global citizenship. The organization will provide up to $10,000 to 1st place winner and three prizes of $500 each to honorable mentions. Click to apply.

July 31, 2017 - MedEvac Foundation International Children's Scholarship - HS/UG

The MedEvac Foundation International has supported research, education, and outreach programs that enhance the industry’s ability to provide quality medical care, provide safe & effective air and ground medical transportation for every patient in need. The program is open to those students who are enrolled or accepted into an accredited college, university or vocational-technical school. The purpose of the program is to provide financial assistance for higher education to children who lost a parent in an air medical or critical care ground transport accident. Click to apply.

July 31, 2017 - Naval Intelligence Essay Contest - HS/UG/GR

The mission of the U.S. Naval Institute is to provide an independent forum for those who dare to read, think, speak, and write to advance the professional, literary, and scientific understanding of sea power and other issues critical to global security. Hence the Institute is pleased to announce the Naval Intelligence Essay Contest. The contest is open to any contributor like active duty military, reservists, veterans, government civilian personnel, and civilians. The institute is giving voice to those who seek the finest Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard. Click to apply.

July 31, 2017 - Platt Family Scholarship Prize Essay - UG

The Lincoln Forum is pleased to announce its annual “Platt Family Scholarship Prize Essay Contest”. The essay contest is open to the students who are full-time, undergraduate students in an American College or University. Special contributions of the forum to the field of Lincoln studies contribute through a roster of activities and projects including symposia, tours, and student essay competitions. The total amount of the essay contest announced by them is $2,700 for the winners. Click to apply.

July 31, 2017 - Redfin Scholarship - HS/UG

Applicant must be a legal U.S. resident, a graduating high school senior or current freshman, sophomore, or junior in college attending an accredited university or college and have a GPA greater than a 3.5. Click to apply.

July 31, 2017 - Senior Planning Social Work & Eldercare Award - HS/UG

Senior Planning has chosen to help ensure the next generation of medical social workers are ready to provide the care that American seniors will need by offering one and five annuals awards. This fall scholarship is open to applicants with fewer than 90 credit hours towards a degree in social work with the intent on assisting seniors and the elderly upon graduation. Click to apply.

July 31, 2017 - The Minecraft Scholarship - HS/UG

“Apex Minecraft Hosting” is offering their “Minecraft Scholarship” to those students who are currently enrolled in high school or college and have a good GPA throughout the year. The aim of the scholarship is to empower and support financially weak students who want to get high education. In this scholarship program, students will get up to $2,000. Click to apply.