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Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program

Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants are pleased to be able to continue with our scholarship program for the 5th year. Students will submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page.

AES Engineers

The consulting firm of AES Engineers is committed to continuing its support of higher education by providing scholarships to deserving students. To be eligible the student needs to answer one of the essay questions that they will find on the scholarship webpage.

Affinity Plus Foundation Academic Scholarship Program

The Affinity Plus Foundation was chartered in 2000 to promote literacy and money management skills to people throughout Minnesota. Its mission is to help people better the quality of their lives and acheive financial literacy through the funding of sound personal financial education, understanding, and management programs. Since its formation, the Foundation has made significant strides toward that goal by funding and supporting a variety of programs and providing $25,000 each year in educational scholarships to deserving students. A total of five $5,000 scholarships will be awarded between four seperate divisions: Freshmen, Upperclassmen, Nontraditional students, and Masters/Doctoral. Applicants must be individual members of Affinity Plus. Applications are available in the Financial Aid office.

AmeriCorps Scholarship

AmeriCorps alumni admitted to Concordia University, St. Paul will be awarded a $5,000 scholarship. The scholarship can be applied toward tuition on any bachelor’s or master’s level program and will be distributed evenly across the student’s course of study. Students must maintain good academic standing including GPA requirements. Scholarship cannot be combined with other institutional discounts/scholarships, such as military, community college partnership(s) and employee discounts. Program participation will be evaluated on an annual basis. Requires annual submission of FAFSA. Not to exceed the cost of tuition less any other grant or scholarship aid.

Artistic Excellence in Print Design & Marketing Scholarship is pleased to offer the Artistic Excellence in Print Design & Marketing Scholarship, a $1,000 scholastic award granted annually to the most qualified and deserving U.S. undergraduate or graduate meeting the following criteria:

  • A current undergraduate or graduate majoring in Graphic Arts & Design or a related field
  • Currently enrolled with an accredited U.S. university, college or institution of higher learning
  • Recorded minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0

Applicants will be judged based on the completion and submission of a personal marketing package promoting themselves. This package must contain one (1) of each of the following:

  • Business card
  • Brochure
  • Poster
  • Flyer

Each individual piece in the package should showcase the applicant’s design skills and abilities. All pieces must work together to fully describe and display why the applicant deserves to be selected, highlighting academic achievements, experience and future goals relating to graphic design and art.


Due Date: Nov. 30 annually

Awarded: Dec. 31 annually

For more information and instructions on how to apply, please visit the following website.

Athnet Sports Recruiting Scholarship

At Athnet Sports Recruiting we believe in the ability of sports to teach young people important life lessons. As an organization committed to helping student athletes use sports to further their education, we are proud to be able to offer a $1,000 scholarship to a current or future college student who plays, or has played high school or college sports. The Athnet Scholarship committee will award the scholarship to the student whose essay best demonstrates how the lessons they learned through sport have positively impacted them as they pursue their college education.


Write a 400-500 word essay describing how the lessons you have learned through playing sports have positively impacted you as you pursue your college education.

Essay due June 1, 2015 by 12:00pm PST.

Email your essay and other required information

Please visit for addtional information.


B. Davis Scholarship

The generosity of sponsors have allowed them to offer a scholarship to help the students who visit our site. Visit for further details.

  • This Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution.
  • There is no age restriction
  • Be sure to include your name and the school you are attending this year and next
  • This is not an academic scholarship but we would like to know your current academic standing
  • Deadline: May 25, 2015
  • Amount of Award: $1,000
Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program

What is the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program?

The Gilman Scholarship Program offers awards for undergraduate study abroad and was established by the International Academic Opportunity Act of 2000. This scholarship provides awards for U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study and intern abroad programs worldwide.

Who Should Apply

The Gilman Scholarship Program is open to U.S. citizen undergraduate students who are planning to study and intern abroad.

When to Apply

The Gilman Scholarship Program accepts applications two times per year. Ideally, students should begin their application one full semester before their study abroad program or internship is scheduled to begin.

Summer 2014 & Fall 2014-15 Online Application

The online application for Summer 2014 and Fall 2014 / Academic Year 2014-15 study and intern abroad programs is now open! The deadline to submit your application is March 4, 2014 by 11:59pm Central Time. All applicants will be notified via email of the status of their application in December.

For additional information, please visit Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship.

Biermann Memorial Scholarship

The Biermann Memorial Scholarship is open to all current members of LC–MS congregations located in the state of Missouri who are attending any synodical Higher Education institution and working toward a degree that leads to a career in church work. Those who are in their vicarage or internship year are not eligible for scholarship funds for that academic year. Scholarship funds will be awarded each June for the following academic year.

Please click here for the application form.

BigSun Scholarship

The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. We are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in.

  • Deadline: June 19, 2015
  • Amount of Award: $500

The successful applicant will be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community.

Please visit to learn how to apply.

Boren Scholarship

Boren Scholarships provide up to $20,000 to U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are excluded. For a complete list of countries, click here.

Boren Scholars represent a variety of academic backgrounds, but all are interested in studying less commonly taught languages, including but not limited to Arabic, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, and Swahili. For a complete list of languages, click here.

Boren Scholarships are funded by the National Security Education Program (NSEP), which focuses on geographic areas, languages, and fields of study deemed critical to U.S. national security. Applicants should identify how their study abroad program, as well as their future academic and career goals, will contribute to U.S. national security, broadly defined. NSEP draws on a broad definition of national security, recognizing that the scope of national security has expanded to include not only the traditional concerns of protecting and promoting American well-being, but also the challenges of global society, including sustainable development, environmental degradation, global disease and hunger, population growth and migration, and economic competitiveness.

To view the Program Basics for the Boren Scholarship, click here.

  • Deadline: 2015-16 is February 4, 2015.
  • Amount of Award: $10,000/semester, $20,000/year
  • Scholarship webpage
Buildium’s Build U. Scholarship

Introducing Buildium’s Build U. Scholarship
Integrity. Simplicity. Balance. Service. Ownership.

We believe great companies are built upon a set of shared values like these (which happen to be our company values). Great software companies are also built upon quality design and engineering.

Introducing Buildium’s Build U. Scholarship. We’re giving away one $2,500 prize each semester to the Product Design, Interaction Design, Engineering, or Computer Science student who best explains how having a shared set of beliefs is important for building a great company.

The catch: You’ve got 1,000 words. Keep it short and sweet, but make it powerful and compelling. Then email your essay to We’ll read all the essays and pick the one that best exemplifies how shared beliefs can build a better company.

That’s it. Now get writing!

Scholarship details:

  • Two $2,500 cash scholarships will be awarded.
  • One scholarship will be awarded in the fall, another in the spring.
  • Applications will be reviewed by a selection committee made up of members of the Buildium Marketing team, with input from other teams. The decision of the committee will be based on originality and quality of writing.
  • Submission deadlines: October 31, 2014 (fall) and April 1, 2015 (spring).
  • Winners will be notified via email by November 28, 2014 and April 30, 2015.

Scholarship requirements:

  • College or university student in good standing at an accredited public or private university. (Please attach a copy of your unofficial transcript to your email in PDF format for verification.)
  • Must be enrolled in a Product Design, Interaction Design, Engineering, or Computer Science program.
  • Student must be at least 18 years of age.
  • One entry per student per semester.
  • Please use email. The subject line should read “Scholarship Essay” and students should include their first and last name, email address, and phone number.
  • We love legible fonts, so please use Arial, Times New Roman, etc.
  • Someone already wrote War and Peace. Please keep it to 1,000 words.

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For addtional information and application instructions, please visit the following website.



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Question: Do we need gigabit internet speed? In less than 400 words tell us whether or not you think we need access to gigabit internet and why it’s important.

Deadline: June 17, 2015

Rules and Regulations

Apply at:

Chicago Injury Center – Disabled Veterans Scholarship

Chicago Injury Center believes in helping those who have courageously served our country. Education has the ability to give those who have suffered a physical or emotional injury the ability to gain access to a society that they may be ordinarily shut off from without a sufficient education.

Having a degree or certification not only provides a wounded warrior with the self-esteem that they may have lost with their injury, but also provides them with the ability to provide for themselves and their family. When a vet can focus on his or her studies as opposed to struggling to juggle the expenses associated with an education, their chances for success are greatly increased.

Chicago Injury Center (CIC) is proud to offer a series of scholarships available to disabled veterans enrolled in: community college, under-graduate, or graduate course of study. This CIC scholarship program will award scholarships in the amounts of $1,000 (1), $500 (1) and $250 (2). These scholarships will be available annually and will follow the deadlines and other requirements stated below.

For more information please visit:

Cottage Inn Scholarship

Cottage Inn would like to recognize those that embrace education. Education is a fundamental need for the future growth of our nation. We are seeking applicants with a minimum of a 3.0 GPA in High School. The scholarship award will be made payable to the college or university of your choice to help pay for your education.

Cottage Inn will award three scholarships in the amounts of $2,500, $1,000, and $500.

Duration of Fund: One-time gift.

Deadline: Application Deadline for the 1st annual scholarship –May 31, 2015 and each year following as long as the scholarship program continues. Essays will be accepted thru the May deadline and Scholarships will be awarded on August 30th or required date for enrollment payment deadlines of that same year, based on the particular university or college for which the applicant has applied and been accepted.


1st place Runner-up Runner-up
$2,500 $1,000 $500

Cottage Inn Requires the Following:

  • An essay describing how pizza can bring people together for the greater good of improving communities and society as a whole (please keep essays around 1,500 words)
  • Proof of a minimum High School GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Applicants must be residents of the United State of America
  • Acceptance into an accredited college or university in the United States of America

For more information and how to apply, please visit the following website.

College In Scholarship

Creative Bioscience Fitness Scholarship

The Fitness Scholarship is designed to encourage and promote a healthier lifestyle and to help college students learn about healthy eating habits early. A scholarship of $1,000 is awarded once per year, once in January. Creative Bioscience is the industry leader for diet supplements and diet support services. Our business success depends on maintaining a positive brand image and delivering a quality product to the market.

Entry Guidelines for Scholarship:

1. 300 – 500 Word Essay – Visit Browse through the site and spend some time getting familiar with the products, company and information. Choose something that interests you from the site. Write an essay about that subject, focusing on why it interests you. Reference the content/website that you are writing about.

2. Submit your written entry after filling out required contact information on the scholarship webpage. Scholarship Scholarship Program: Why is your credit score important for your future success? has assisted thousands of consumers in finding effective solutions to reclaim their credit scores and reports. also understands that building a solid understanding of credit reports and scores during ones college years is important. For these reasons, the company is pleased to offer the “CreditRepair.comScholarship Fund.”

Affording college can be tough, and with the increasing costs of tuition, books, and housing, students need all the help they can get. Sometimes that means taking out a loan or using credit cards to cover costs. While taking on debt may be unavoidable to complete an education, students can learn to avoid harming their credit scores and credit reports in the process. is offering an opportunity to be considered for this scholarship to students in the United States who write an essay about: What is your credit score, and why is it important for your future success

Award amount –

Three gifts will be awarded each semester (spring and fall) totaling $5,000.

  1. Credit Vision Award – $3,000
  2. Credit Education Award – $1,500
  3. Credit Awareness Award – $500

When Is The Deadline to Apply?

Entries must be submitted by Saturday, February 28, 2015 at midnight. The winning applicant will be selected Monday, March 9, 2015. The scholarship will be applied to 2015 spring semester (or quarter, if applicable) tuition.

For additional information please visit:


Doctor on Demand

Doctor on Demand is a company operating at the intersection of health and technology. Every day our patients save thousands of dollars and hours while getting world-class medical treatment through a simple Video Visit with a Board Certified Physician. By providing fast, easy, and cost-effective access to some of the best physicians in the country, we’ve been able to help tens of thousands of patients, while giving our physicians the chance to focus on delivering world-class patient care.

We all know there are tremendous structural issues in our health care system. Video Medicine can address these issues in many ways. That’s why we are thrilled to launch the first annual scholarship offered by Doctor On Demand. This initiative is meant to help support the next generation of doctors, nurses, and health service professionals as they embark on a career in a rapidly changing landscape and highlight the innovative ways they will shape the future.

The Doctor On Demand scholarship is available to any Medical, or Undergraduate student enrolled in a health-related field-of-study at an accredited college or university for the fall of 2015. This includes current, and recently graduated high-school students who will be attending their first semester fall 2015.

Scholarship award: $5,000
Application Deadline: July 31, 2015
Award Date: August 17, 2015

For addtional information and application instructions, please visit the following website.


Elevation Scholars

LowVArates – Military Scholarship
Amount of Award: $1,250
Deadline: July 1, 2015
Military Students

Tenshon – Tenshon Scholarship

Amount of Award: $1,500 (per semester)

Fall Semester – July 15th
Spring Semester – December 15th

Architecture, Design or Engineering Scholarship

Bulwark – Aaron Seever Sales Scholarship

Amount of Award: $500 and an iPad Mini (every semester)

Fall Semester: Sept. 30, 2015
Spring Semester: January 31, 2015

Epsilon Sigma Alpha Foundation Scholarships

The ESA Foundation awards numerous scholarships annually. To view the scholarships available, please click on the links below.


Giva, Inc. Corporate Scholarship

Giva Semi-Annual Student Scholarship and Worldwide Community Ambassador Award
Two Award Cycles Each Year
Deadlines June 1st and December 1st

Grants for anyone attending a college or university worldwide

Giva’s Corporate Student Scholarship and Worldwide Community Ambassador Award is for anyone attending a college or university worldwide. This scholarship grant is aimed at assisting undergraduate or graduate students further their education as well as expand their social responsibility and community service footprint in the world. There is no specific course of study or major required.


Giva will award $1000 scholarships to undergraduate or graduate students who write thoughtful essays in answering the following questions:

How will you use your talents and education to make the world a better place for future generations? What are your career and personal goals and why?

The essay needs to be between 600-1000 words, and must be submitted to our mailing address no later than June 1st or December 1st of each year. A current resume must also be included with the essay. Giva will choose the scholarship winners and will award the scholarships by August 15th and February 15th of each year. Students can only apply once in any 12-month period.

In addition to the scholarship winners will be entered into Giva’s six-month Worldwide Community Ambassador essay program. Giva will provide a social media platform wherein subsequent essays written by the award winners will be published on the Giva website, as well as other social media. The essays will reflect the personal experiences, perspectives and aspirations of the winners in order to encourage and inspire others.

Your educational institution must post this scholarship announcement on their public web site so that all students at your school have an opportunity to apply. If you found Giva’s scholarship on another web site, please advise your school of our scholarship and ask them to please post it on their public web site. Otherwise, you will not be eligible.

Essays may be competitively judged in a public forum and posted anonymously on Giva’s public web site for judging so do not include private information in your essay or anything you do not want posted on the Internet.

Eligibility & Applying

All students, regardless of major, currently attending a college or university degree program either full or part-time are eligible and encouraged to apply. The award is for school tuition so the scholarship check will be written out to the student’s educational institution. Giva employees, family relatives and vendors are not eligible.

You must send a hard copy of this application, essay and resume to Giva’s headquarters mailing address and also send Giva an electronic version of all documents. Please see the application for emailing instructions.

Click to download an application.

Giva mailing address:
1030 E. El Camino Real, Suite 200
Sunnyvale, CA 94087
Attention: Student Scholarship Selection Committee

For additional information please visit:

Global Health Scholarship offers one deserving student each year this scholarship to help reach their educational goals. This merit-based Global Health Scholarship is awarded to a student to pay for the costs of their online or campus based education. It may be awarded to anyone who is currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate level, global health related program in nursing, medicine, or public health.

International students are welcome to apply if they are currently be enrolled in a qualified program.

All military are welcome.

Students who are participating in any type of Global Health program may qualify for this scholarship including nurses, public health workers and physicians.

Amount $3,000

Deadline July 15th (Every Year)

For more information on how to apply, please click the link below.

GMR Web Team Marketing Scholarship

GMR Web Team is a full service digital marketing agency in Orange County, CA that offers one-stop solutions for all internet marketing needs. Our company works with small and medium established businesses as well as small funded start-up companies. We provide every client with customized internet marketing strategies, website design, and on-going maintenance.

Scholarship Amount:

GMR Web Team will be funding a $1000 academic scholarship per semester.


  • 3.0 minimum cumulative GPA
  • Full-time enrollment (12 units or more)


Imagine that you’re the business owner of a luggage brand that is about to launch nationwide. You already have an existing e-Commerce website but no digital marketing strategy. Write the marketing plan in a word document and describe what steps you would take to market this business and back it up with logical reasoning. The winning marketing plan will be featured on GMR Web Team’s blog


This is a semester scholarship and will be awarded in the spring and fall semester. Students are welcome to apply for the scholarship throughout the year. Applicants will receive a confirmation email, where they will be prompted to verify the scholarship entry.

The deadlines are as follows, deadline dates: January 3rd and July 30th. Winners will be contacted via school email provided.

For more information and how to apply, please click the following link:

If you have any questions, please contact:

Upon application completion, you will receive an automated email response. Our scholarship winners will be contacted by via student email provided.

Goodwin & Scieszka Innovation Scholarship

The Law Offices of Goodwin & Scieszka, an AV preeminent rated firm by Martindale-Hubbell®, has been happy to provide over 28 years of legal service to victims of car accidents, dog bites, and medical malpractice. After more than 26 years of providing pro bono work with our annual Law Day, we have fitted over ten thousand free bike helmets, distributed free smoke detectors, and dispensed free legal advice as a way to give back to the community. Now we are pleased to support the future lawyers of America with the launch of the first ever Goodwin & Scieszka Innovation Scholarship, awarded to three high-achieving, bright students intending to pursue a career in law.

With a grand prize of $1,000 and two runners-up receiving $500 each, the Innovation Scholarship will be accepting applications from current students attending either an accredited law school or an accredited university in the United States. Applicants will be judged on their academic merits as well as the content of the application essay they provide.

Great Lakes STEM Scholarships

Students majoring in science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) disciplines, may be eligible to receive $2,500 scholarships under the new Great Lakes National Scholarship Program. Up to 750 scholarships totaling $1.875 million will be awarded to new and continuing students who qualify.

To be eligible, a student must:

  • Be enrolled full-time with a major in a STEM discipline at a public or private two- or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school.
  • Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.75.
  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  • Demonstrate financial need.
  • Deadline Expired: Scholarship applications will be accepted through May 11, 2012, or until 20,000 applications have been received. Finalists will be notified by June 1, 2012.
  • Amount of Award: $2500
  • Scholarship webpage


Helen N. & Harold B. Shapira Heart Undergraduate Scholarship

In 1969 the Helen N. & Harold B. Shapira Undergraduate Scholarship was established to assist young men and women pursuing degrees in medicine and science. This $1,000 scholarship award is given annually to an undergraduate student enrolled in a four year Minnesota college or university and working in a medically related curriculum with potential application to patients with diseases of the heart and blood vessel system.

  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Who is Eligible: Minnesota Students Only
  • Deadline: April 1, 2015

Candidates must submit the appropriate form and complete all requirements. Applications must be fully completed to receive consideration. Click here to download the form or please visit has a continued interested in helping students who express a solid aptitude for learning and who are committed to attaining a college degree. Winners will be announced accordingly.

General Scholarship for Higher Learning: Spring 2015
Award Amount $1,500
Deadline April 15, 2015

If you would like to apply for ongoing scholarship opportunities. The scholarship link is:

  • Applicants must be residents of the United States
  • Applicants must be at least 16 years of age
  • All majors are encouraged to apply
  • Finalists will be determined by our executive team


IME/LEDC Latino Scholarship Fund

The Latino Scholarship Fund, started in 2006, offers financial assistance to graduating Latino seniors in Minnesota to attend any type of post-secondary institution. Since 2006, we have given over $150,000 in scholarships. This year, we are awarding seven scholarships ranging between $2,000-$3,500 each.

Please visit the following website for additional information and to download the application. Applications must be received no later than March 31, 2014.

Latino Economic Development Center


iModules Scholarship

10 scholarships will be awarded in the amount of $1,500 each. Visit the website for additional information. The minimum qualifications for the scholarship are as follows:

  • Must be a full time student for the Fall 2012 semester.
  • Must have a minimum 2.0 GPA.
  • Deadline: April 1, 2014
  • Website:


Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Transfer Scholarship Lutheran Community

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation’s Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship honors excellence by supporting outstanding community college students with financial need to transfer to and complete their bachelor’s degrees at the nation’s top four-year colleges and universities.

James Madison Fellowship

The James Madison Fellowship, a federal program, offers pre-service (as well as in-service) teachers of government and history up to $24,000 to complete a Master’s degree in fields related to the U.S. Constitution. The program has awarded over 1200 fellowships since its inception in 1992.

Junior Fellows (those who have not yet taught) have two years to complete full-time graduate studies at any accredited college or university in the country. In the past two decades, fellows have matriculated at nearly 400 colleges and universities around the nation.

After receiving their degree, Junior Fellows are required to teach in a secondary school for at least two years. I am pleased to report, however, that the majority of our Junior Fellows choose to pursue career in teaching. To date, over 2 million secondary students in all 50 states have been taught by James Madison Fellows.

The fellowships are awarded on a competitive basis, but candidates only compete with candidates from within each state—not on a nation-wide basis. Our goal is to award at least one James Madison Fellowship per year per state. Full details of the fellowship as well as applications are available at the Madison Foundation’s website, Applications are due each year on March 1.


LAGRANT Foundation

The LAGRANT Foundation (TLF) Scholarship Program

The 2015 scholarship application is now available! Please visit the undergraduate and graduate pages for additional information about each.

The LAGRANT Foundation (TLF) will award 40 scholarships in 2015. Of the 40, 20 undergraduate ethnically diverse minority undergraduate students will receive scholarships of $2,500 each and 20 graduate students will receive scholarships of $5,000 each. Students must be attending four-year accredited institutions in the U.S. and pursuing careers in the fields of advertising, marketing or public relations.

Program Description:

The scholarship recipients will receive a trip to Chicago where they will participate in career building activities from June 7 – 9, 2015. This includes a welcome dinner with a keynote speaker, two day-long career development workshops and a scholarship & donor recognition reception. During these activities, students will have the opportunity to meet industry professionals, network and gain exposure to the advertising, marketing and public relations world.

TLF accepts applications from undergraduate students (current freshmen, sophomores, juniors and non-graduating seniors ONLY) and graduate students.

The deadline is February 27, 2015 5:00 p.m. PST. If you submit your application on February 27, 2015, you have until March 2, 2015 to confirm your application was successfully received Applications resubmitted after March 2, 2015, will not be considered.

Undergraduate students can find additional information and application instructions about TLF scholarships here.

Graduate students can find additional information and application instructions about TLF scholarships here.

For more information about The LAGRANT Foundation, click here.

Lexington Law Scholarship

Lexington Law, the trusted leader in helping people repair their credit reports understands the importance of financial planning and maintaining a great credit score, especially for college students. For this reason, the company is pleased to offer the “Lexington Law Scholarship Award” fund.

Affording college can be a challenge. With the increasing costs of tuition, books, housing, utilities, food, etc., students need all the help they can get. Sometimes that means taking out a loan or using a credit card to cover costs. Taking on debt may be unavoidable to complete an education, but students can learn to avoid harming their credit scores in the process.

Lexington Law is offering this scholarship to students in the United States who write an essay about what a credit score means to them, how they think they will use it in the future, and how they will maintain a good credit score during their college years. Lexington Law believes it is never too early to start thinking about your credit score and your credit report.

Amount: $10,000

Deadline: Saturday, February 7, 2015 at midnight.

Please visit Lexington Law and the following webpage for additional application instructions.

Lutheran Community Foundation

The Lutheran Community Foundation is pleased to announce the availability of scholarship awards from The Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church of North Minneapolis Scholarship Program. Candidates for the scholarship awards must be members of a congregation in the Minnesota South District of the LCMS. Applicants must also meet the following qualifications:

To be eligible, a candidate must:

  1. Be a high school graduating senior and a member of a congregation that holds an active LCF Organizaitonal Fund;
  2. Demonstrate financial need and submit a copy of their FAFSA Student Aid Report;
  3. Plan to attend an accredited Lutheran affilitated college or university. At the time of the award, candidates must be enrolled on a full-time basis, based upon the respective institution’s definition of “full-time” status;
  4. Be in good academic standing with a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 grading system as confirmed LCF receipt of official transcript verifying GPA;
  5. Submit essays on the topics described on page 4 of application;
  6. Ensure receipt of two confidential letters of recommendation-one authored by the candidate’s pastor and one authored by a teacher – by the deadline May 15, 2015.

To find an application or a full list of eligibility qualifications, please visit the financial aid office or the scholarship webpage.

Lutheran Women’s Missionary League – Florida-Georgia

Florida-Georgia LWML

Criteria: Must have been a member of a congregation of the FL-GA, SELC or English District of the LC-MS in the states of Florida or Georgia for the eighteen (18) months prior to filing an application, and be enrolled full-time in a rostered church worker program.

Amount: $500 – $2,000 each will be awarded for the school year 2014-2015 depending on maintenance of GPA, and will be given in two installments, half at the beginning and half at mid-point of the school year.

Deadline: June 1, 2014.

Please click here for the complete application packet.

Lutheran Women’s Missionary League – Missouri District

LWML – Missouri District

Church Worker’s Study Grants

GRANTS ARE AVAILABLE: For both Seminary Students and persons going into full time professional church work in the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod.

WHO MAY APPLY: Applicants must be a member of a congregation in the Missouri District, Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, SELC or English District Lutheran congregations for twelve (12) months prior to filling an application. Applicatns must be preparing for full-time professional work in the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod and be enrolled in a university or seminary of the Luterhan Church-Missouri Synod full time.

APPLICATIONS: Applications are available from Financial Aid Office, your home pastor, your LWML society or online at Revised application 2014-2015.pdf

TIMELINE: Applications must be postmarked or received via email by April 1, 2014 to qualify for the 2014-2015 school year.

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: LWML Church Workers Study Grants Chairman, Diane Knutson, 2034 Hwy. 52, Tuscumbia, MO. 65082. Email at or call 573-369-2530.

Lutheran Women’s Missionary League – Nebraska South District

The LWML Nebraska South District again has scholarships available through its Mite Box program for the 2014/2015 school year in the amount of $500 per student per academic year. The applicant must be from the Nebraska South District, enrolled as a full time student in a synodically affiliated college such as Concordia, and must plan to be in full time professional church work upon completion of studies.

Amount: $500 per academic year, for each student selected.


  • Applicant must be from the Nebraska South District
  • Applicant must be enrolled as a full time student in a synodically affiliated college, university or seminary and be a member of the Luterhan Church – Missouri Synod or applicant can be enrolled in synod’s Delto or Specific Ministry Pastor program.
  • Applicant must plan to be in full time professional service for the church upon completion of studies.

Deadline: Applications must be postmarked and mailed no later than June 1, 2014.

An application packet consists of the following items, in order and stapled.

  1. Application form
  2. Paragraph
  3. Letter of Reference
  4. Transcript or proof of grades of the academic achievements of the pats two years.

Applications may be obtained at our website at, and mailed no later than June 1, 2014 to:

Charlene Albertson, Scholarship Chairman, 506 Apollo Road, McCook, NE 69001.

If you have any questions, you may contact me at, or 308-737-1057.

Lutheran Women’s Missionary League – South Wisconsin District

The South Wisconsin District LWML has scholarships available for women preparing for church work in the LCMS. The number and amount of scholarships varies from year to year depending on funds available for that year. To be eligible to apply, the student must be:

  • An active female member of a congregation of the South Wisconsin District of the LCMS and a resident of the SWD prior to college.
  • Preparing for full-time service in the LCMS.
  • Enrolled as an undergraduate student.
  • Deadline Expired: April 2012

To find an application or for questions, please visit the South Wisconsin District LWML website.

Lutheran Women’s Missionary League – Wyoming District

Six (6) scholarships for the 2014-2015 school year will be awarded to students who are members of the Wyoming District Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod and will be attending a Lutheran school studying for full-time church work.

The amount of each scholarship is $1100, which will be equally divided between the first and second semesters. Two alternates will be chosen as recipients in case one of the original recipients becomes ineligible.

In addition, one (1) scholarship in the amount of $1000 will be awarded to an applicant who meets the above requirements. If there are no qualified applicants, this scholarship may be awarded to a descendent of Alex and LeOra Pitsch who is studying for full-time church work.


To obtain an application form, please write or email to:

Terri Denniston
Wyoming District LWML
Scholarship Chairman
150 Aspen Circle
Torrington WY 82240

(307) 532-0113

Or access a form online:


MassMutual Financial Group

MassMutual Scholars Program Offeres $150,000 in Scholarships to High Achieving College Students Across the Country.

For the sixth straight year, Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) will offer $150,000 in scholarships to high-achieving college students across the country. The program will provide scholarships of up to $5,000 to approximately 30 hard-working students who have an interest in pursuing careers in the insurance and financial services industries.

Eligible students of all majors will be considered who are entering their sophomore, junior, senior, or 5th-year senior year of undergraduate study at an accredited U.S. college or university and are interested in pursing a creer in the insurance and financial services industry.

The scholarship application is available from January 3 – May 2, 2014. Students can apply online at

Mike Augustin Scholarship

The Mike Augustin scholarship fund has been created in honor of the former St. Paul Pioneer Press sports writer. Mr. Augustin covered Minnesota sports for many years. He was especially fond of the Minnesota schools and their emphasis on a liberal arts education.

Believing in the importance of acknowledging the fine accomplishments of those who dedicate both time and energy in being a student, the Mike Augustin scholarship fund is offering four $500 scholarships to qualified applicants.

Qualification requirements include:

  1. Must be going to be a Junior or Senior, full-time college status for the enrollment year at a Minnesota College or University
  2. Must have a major interest in the field of communication studies or education
  3. Must have an accumulative GPA of 3.0 or above

Application requirements include:

  1. Submit a 1 page essay that includes your goals and future professional aspirations in your field of study. You may want to include an experience that has been important in clarifying or strengthening your motivation for a career in communication studies or education.
  2. Provide a current college transcript.
  3. Provide one letter of recommendation.
  4. Completion of included application.
  5. Complete applications must be received by June 1 of the enrollment year.
  6. Previous winners are not eligible.

Click here for complete application T C Augustin Scholarship.pdf

Military VA Loan – Disability Awareness Scholarship is pleased to offer scholarships in support of disability awareness. Every year, a prospective or current college student will be selected to receive a $1,000 scholarship to help with the costs associated with attending school.

Applicants should submit an essay between 500 and 1000 words about how they or someone they knew overcame disability to do something great. This year’s potential award winners will be judged by the editorial staff of and selected on February 10th, 2013. Applications for this scholarship period will close one month prior to the announcement date on January 10th, 2013.

Applications are welcome and accepted from anybody who meets the Application requirements. Whether or not you have a disability, we would love to review your application, as the scholarship is not restricted – only meant to bring awareness. is proud to support the advancement of disability awareness and hopes to be able to contribute to continued disability support and improving the schooling of those with disabilities.

Miller Birthplace Society Scholarship

Clarinda’s Glenn Miller Birthplace Society is offering scholarships of $4,000, $2,000 & $1,000 to instrumentalists. The vocal scholarships will also be $4,000, $2,000, and $1,000. These scholarships, which are awarded without regard to any other award, may be used for any education-related expense.

It is not the purpose of this competition to select Glenn Miller look-alikes or sound-alikes, nor is it limited to pop music performance. Rather, in honoring Glenn, we wish to seek out and assist promising young talents in any field of applied music who may be musical leaders tomorrow.

  • Amount of Award: $4,000, $2,000, and $1,000
  • Deadline Expired: March 1, 2013
  • For more information, visit the scholarship’s website.
Minnesota Association of Public Accountants

The Minnesota Association of Public Accountants (MAPA) is a professional organization of accountants in public practice who provide accounting and financial statement services for individuals and small business firms. Certified and non-certified accountants are encouraged to apply for membership. The purpose of the Association is to further the knowledge of the practitioner and offer a source of current information and interplay of ideas among professionals.

  • Amount: Varies, generally $750, based on number of qualified applicants.
  • Undergraduate students entering their junior, senior or fifth year and enrolled in a degree program at an accredited 4-year college or university, majoring in accounting with the intention to practice in the field of public accounting, and have at least a 2.5 or better grade point average.
  • Must be U.S. citizens attending a U.S. accredited school and be a Minnesota resident.
  • Deadline: April 15.

For an application and additional information please click here.

Minnesota Heart Research Scholarships

The American Heart Association is working with partners to provide scholarships that allow students to explore the field of cardiovascular research as a career by providing opportunities to work with researchers at Minnesota institutions during June, July and August of 2012.

– Minnesota students only. One scholarship is for undergraduates.
– The scholars will be chosen on merit by an American Heart Association, Midwest Affiliate committee of medical professionals and lay people.

Submissions will only be accepted electronically

Minnesota High Tech Association Foundation

The Minnesota High Tech Association Foundation (MHTF) scholarships are for Minnesota undergraduate students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines. These awards include $2,500 and $5,000 awards and can include internship opportunities at MHTA member companies. MHTF supports diversity in this application and award process.

  • Must be pursuing an undergraduate degree in a STEM field on in STEM teaching.
  • Only students with sophomore through senior academic status in the current school year may apply. Sophomore status may include students who have achieved this status through advanced placement (AP) credit or post-secondary options (PSEO)s.
  • Applicants must be enrolled at an accredited, Minnesota-based higher education institution.
  • Deadline Expired for application is March 31, 2013.

Application form and more detailed information is available at Scholarship

This program was founded to help future Minnesota employees get the skills they need in our ever changing and growing work force.

Basic Scholarships Requirements:

  • Students must complete this form
  • Students must be enrolled and acknowledge acceptance into a 2 year or 4 year program at a Minnesota accredited school
  • Students must plan to on attending the school within 90 days
  • Additional requirements are listed on our scholarship section
  • Deadline: N/A
  • Amount of Award: $1,000
Missouri District of the Lutheran Laymen’s League

The Missouri District of the Lutheran Laymen’s League offers grants to students from the Missouri District attending one of the Concordia Colleges or Universities, and who plan to go into full time church work. The grant is for one year and is renewable each year for a minimum of $100 per year.

  • Amount: $100
  • Deadline: July 1, 2014

The completed application should be sent by July 1, 2014, to the Cleo L. Steffens at 6013 La Chateau Court, St. Louis, Missouri 63129.

A downloadable grant application is available at by clicking here.

My Recipe- My Heritage Scholarship Essay Contest

Both US citizens and foreign students currently attending a US college, university, or another institution of higher education are eligible to participate. The essay should explore the place culinary traditions hold in one’s cultural/ethnic identity. The essay should include a favorite recipe that is of great personal significance. Essays may feature actual or fictional events, as long as both are historically accurate. Essays should display good knowledge and familiarity with one?s heritage.

  • Amount of Award: $1500, $750, and $500
  • Deadline: The contest will be closed for additional entries once the first 200 essays are received. Winners will be announced within 8 weeks after the last entry has been submitted.
  • More information: Visit the scholarship’s website.


North Suburban Communications Commission

Scholarship applications for Communications students are now available from the North Suburban Communications Commission for anyone living in the ten-city area who has completed at least one year of college or vocational program.

Applications can be picked up at city halls, libraries, high school counseling offices and college financial aid offices; also at (then click on NSCC) or call the NSCC office at 651-792-7500.


Phillips Scholarship Program

Students who are eligible for this scholarship must:

  • Aspire to serve disadvantaged people
  • Have a 2.75 GPA or higher
  • Be a sophomore in 2010-2011 academic year
  • Be committed to designing and implementing a Minnesota-focused service project

2012 – 2014 Competition

  • Junior Year Scholarship: $6,000
  • Senior Year Scholarship: $6,000
  • Summer 2013 Stipend: $4,000
  • Project Resource Funding: $500
  • TOTAL AWARD: $16,500

Turn completed applications into the Financial Aid office before February 25, 2012 (Expired). Please visit for more information.

Providian Medical Scholarship

Providian Medical, a leading company in the sales and service of new and refurbished ultrasound, MRI, and CT medical equipment, is pleased to announce its first annual “Providian Medical Scholarship.” At Providian Medical, we believe that education is key for anyone preparing to enter the workplace and embark on a career. To that end, we hope to play a small part in helping students achieve their educational goals with this bi-annual $500 scholarship.

To apply for the scholarship, you must submit an original essay of up to 1,500 words that describes how medical equipment technology has changed the face of a college course and curriculum. Entries can also include a look toward the future and how this area of study will continue to evolve and advance.

Applications will be reviewed by a selection committee made up of principles and employees of Providian Medical. The decision of the panel will be based on originality, research, and quality of the essay submitted. Any student planning for a medical or veterinary career is especially encouraged to enter, however, students on any career path are also welcome to apply.

Requirements for entry:
Must be enrolled at an accredited high school, college or university in the United States
Must be either in your final year of high school or enrolled at the undergraduate level in “good standing”
Must be age 16 or older
Must be attending a U.S.-based institution
Must maintain a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher (or equivalent)
Entries must be post marked by June 21st for our Summer Entry Deadline or Jan 15th for our Winter Entry Deadline

For more informatoin, please visit


RARE Educational Scholarship

The Robbinsdale Association of Retired Educators, RARE, announces a one year scholarship for persons pursuing a career in education. The amount of the scholarship(s) will depend upon the yearly donations from retired educators. In 2011, five (5) $1000.00 scholarships were awarded. Eligible recepients should fit into at least one of the following categories:

  • An individual who has already completed at least two years of college by September 2012 with plans to become a teacher.
  • An individual who wishes to make a career change within education.
  • A teacher wishing to change teaching fields.

For additional information and how to apply, please click here.

  • Deadline Expired: May 12th, 2012
Research Associateship Programs

The mission of the NRC Research Associateship Programs (RAP) is to promote excellence in scientific and technological research conducted by the U. S. government through the administration of programs offering graduate, postdoctoral, and senior level research opportunities at sponsoring federal laboratories and affiliated institutions.



Rocky Mountain Mattress is offering an annual $1,000.00 scholarship as an award to the winner of the Mark A. Forester essay contest. Details about the contest and scholarship prize can be found here: is offering a semiannual $1,250.00 scholarship as an award for winning a writing contest. This contest is available to all students, regardless of major, and details regarding the contest and scholarship can be found here: At the bottom of the page in their banner you will find the Scholarship tab to bring up.

Tenshon is offering a semiannual scholarship of $1500.00 awarded to the applicant that shows to most creativity and practicality in a design using their basic shade sail product. Further details regarding deadlines and requirements are held here at:

Aaron Seever Sales Scholarship Bulwark Exterminating has created a scholarship to reward hard working students with ambitions for salesmanship. This scholarship honors Aaron Seever, a dedicated salesman whose creativity and passion drove him to success. The scholarship rewards a different student $500 every semester, along with an iPad Mini. Students must fill out the information required, including two 50 word or less essay questions.

Parker Waichman Scholarship Parker Waichman Law Firm is offering a $1,000 scholarship awarded to the student that best represents the need for change in a current federal, state, or local law. Students will participate by writing a 300-500 word essay explaining the existing law as well as how to amend or abolish this law and their reasoning for this need.

Please let me know if you have any questions about these scholarships.

Jason Walker

“No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.” ― Charles Dickens

Scholarship Guidance

Global Lift Equipment Scholarship – $500 – 1 Award (Deadline: Oct. 25th, 2013)

To be Eligible a student must:

  1. Be currently attending or planning on attending a post-secondary institution in Canada or the US in September of 2013 or September of 2014
  2. Submit a short story. Detailed instructions can be found on the application page.
  3. Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater.

Applications can be found by going to:

Below you will find new Scholarships that we have just added to the website:

Your Favorite Car Scholarship – $500 – 1 Award (Deadline: April 30, 2014)

To be Eligible a student must:

  1. Be between the ages of 16-22 on the day your application is due.
  2. Be enrolled in a college, university, trades, or technical school by no later than the Fall of 2013.
  3. Submit an essay answering the question.

Applications can be found by going to:

Global Lift Equipment Scholarship – $500 – 1 Award (Deadline: Oct. 25th, 2013)

To be Eligible a student must:

  1. Be currently attending or planning on attending a post-secondary institution in Canada or the US in September of 2013 or September of 2014
  2. Submit a short story. Detailed instructions can be found on the application page.
  3. Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater.

Applications can be found by going to:

Carrington Dental Centre Scholarship – $500 – 1 Award (Deadline: Oct. 30th, 2013)

To be Eligible a student must:

  1. Be between the ages of 16-22.
  2. Answer the Essay Question prior to the Oct. 30th deadline.
  3. Be enrolled in a college, university, trades, or technical school by no later than the Fall of 2014.

Applications can be found by going to:

Senior Care Innovation Scholarship

A Place for Mom Senior Care Innovation Scholarship: Five $1000 scholarships available to students enrolled in an associate’s, bachelor’s, or graduate level program at an accredited school in the fields of gerontology, medicine, nursing, social work, sociology, or long-term care administration. Deadline April 15, 2015. Essay topic and details found at

SFM Foundation

SFM Foundation was created in 2008 to make a difference in the lives of families affected by workplace accidents. In our first five years, we have awarded approximately $443,000 in scholarships to students whose parents were killed or injured on the job.

Scholarships are available to qualifying students whose parents have been disabled or fatally injured in the course of working for Minnesota or Wisconsin employers. Each scholarship receipient is eligible for up to $5,000 per year and can receive scholarships annually through graduation.

For additional information, instructions, and application forms. Please visit Application deadline: March 31.

Spokeo Connections Scholarship
Spokeo is proud to bring back our scholarship for another semester, and we’re excited to award our fourth winner for Fall 2015. Our scholarship is open to undergraduates, graduates, and high school seniors who submit the best essay addressing one of three prompts.
We want to make it easy for your students to access our scholarship and keep our deadlines consistent. We offer two scholarships annually, one in the fall and one in the spring:
Deadline: July 1st 11:59PM (PST)
Winner Announced: August 1, 2015
Deadline: December 10th 11:59PM (PST)
Winner Announced: January 20, 2016

For additional information and how to apply, click the following link.

St. Paul Branch American Associate of University Women (AAUW)

The St. Paul Branch American Associate of University Women (AAUW) has been empowering women as individuals and as a community since 1981. For more than 130 years, we have worked together as a national grassroots organization to improve the lives of millions of women and their families.

Returning Woman Scholarship (pdf). This scholarship is intended to help a woman from the St. Paul area who is at least 25 years old and whose undergraduate education has been interrupted, who has been accepted in a two-year degree program at an accredited college or university. The amont of the scholarship is $3,000 and will be awarded for one year. Applications are available by clicking this link below or by sending your name and address to St. Paul AAUW Scholarship Trust, 990 Summit Ave., St. Paul, MN 55105.

  • Returning Woman Scholarship
  • Amount: $3,000
  • Deadline: March 13, 2014
  • Application

For more information, please visit

A list of scholarships that Minnesota students are eligible for. Since 2003, has been providing scholarship management services for companies, as well as a comprehensive database of scholarships for students.

Peter Pasula Study Habits Scholarship – $500 – 1 Award (Deadline: April 1, 2014)

Student Eligibility:

  1. Must be attending an accredited post-secondary institution by the fall of 2014.
  2. Must be enrolled by the fall of 2014 in any level of any program that is two years in length or longer.
  3. Must answer the essay question found on the application form.

Applications can be found by going to:

Your Favorite Car Scholarship – $500 – 1 Award (Deadline: April 30, 2014)

Student Eligibility:

  1. Must be attending an accredited post-secondary institution by the fall of 2014 at the latest.
  2. Must be enrolled or planning to enroll in a program that is at least two years in length.

Applications can be found by going to:

MCO Scholarship – $500 – 1 Award (Deadline: May 15, 2014)

Student Eligibility:

  1. Must be attending college or university no later than December of 2014.
  2. Must be attending college or university on a full-time basis by December of 2014.
  3. Must submit an answer to the essay question no later than 11:59 PM EST on May 15, 2014.
  4. Must be currently in your last year of high school or a freshman, sophomore, or junior in college/university.

Applications can be found by going to:

Find a Law Scholarship – $500 – 1 Award (Deadline: May 15, 2014)

Student Eligibility:

  1. Must be enrolled in full-time studies at a college, trades, or technical school by no later than the Fall of 2014.
  2. Must currently reside in the United States and intend on continuing studies in the United States.
  3. Must complete the Online Form and Short Question by no later than May 15, 2014.

Applications can be found by going to:

Maple Leaf Dentistry Scholarship – $500 – 1 Award (Deadline: May 30, 2014)

Student Eligibility:

  1. Must be attending school at the undergraduate level in the fall of 2014 and can be enrolled in any year.
  2. Must have contributed at least 100 hours of volunteer work over the last 2 calendar years.
  3. Must possess a GPA of 3.0 or higher in his/her last academic year.

Applications can be found by going to:

LM Scholarship Program – $500 – 1 Award (Deadline: May 31, 2014)

Student Eligibility:

  1. Must be currently enrolled or expect to be enrolled in a degree program by September.
  2. Must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and submit an answer to the essay question.

Applications can be found by going to:

Odenza Vacations College Scholarship – $500 – 1 Award (Deadline: June 1, 2014)

Student Eligibility:

  1. Must be between the ages of 17 and 24 on September 1st, 2014.
  2. Must submit an answer to the essay question, which can be found on the application page.
  3. Must have a GPA of 2.5 or greater.

Applications can be found by going to:

Got a Spine Scholarship – $500 – 1 Award (Deadline: June 2, 2014)

Student Eligibility:

  1. Must be attending college or university no later than October of 2014.
  2. Must be attending college or university on a full-time basis by October of 2014.
  3. Must have achieved a GPA of 2.5 or greater during the last academic year.

Applications can be found by going to:

Global Life Equipment Scholarship – $500 – 1 Award (Deadline: June 15, 2014)

Student Eligibility:

  1. Must be currently attending or planning on attending a post-secondary institution no later than the Fall of 2014.
  2. Must submit a short story. Detailed instructions can be foud on the application page.
  3. Must have a GPA of 2.5 or greater.

Applications can be found by going to:

Life Parts Express Scholarship – $500 – 1 Award (Deadline: June 30, 2014)

Student Eligibility:

  1. Must a current Senior in High School or
  2. Be a Freshman or Sophomore in College/University
  3. Must be enrolled or expected to be enrolled by the Fall of 2014.

Applications can be found by going to:


T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood MINNESOTA

T.E.A.C.H. MINNESOTA is now accepting applications! Please email about any questions regarding this program.

This is an on-going opportunity. To learn more, please visit their website.

Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH)

As of the 2008 Fall semester the College of Education will be participating in the Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant Program that provides grants of up to $4,000 per year to students who agree to teach in high need fields in school serving low income families. If you are interested in this program, read the Federal Student Aid TEACH Fact Sheet for a brief discussion of the program.

High needs fields: there are two categories of high need fields. Students in the fields specified by the federal legislation will always be eligible for TEACH Grants. There are additional fields, unique to each state that are currently eligible (but these fields may change and may not apply in other states). Below is a listing of the federal fields and of those specific to Minnesota.

Federal High Needs Fields Minnesota High Needs Field
Mathematics Bilingual
Science Chemistry
A foreign language Earth and Space Science
Bilingual Education English as a Second Language
Special Education General Science
Reading specialist Life Science
Special Education—including EBD & LD
World Languages

Each year you receive a TEACH Grant, you must sign a TEACH Grant Agreement to Serve that will be available electronically on a Department of Education Web site. The TEACH Grant Agreement to Serve specifies the conditions under which the grant will be awarded, the teaching service requirements, and includes an acknowledgment by you that you understand that if you do not meet the teaching service requirements you must repay the grant as a Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loan, with interest accrued from the date the grant funds were disbursed. Specifically, the TEACH Grant Agreement to Serve will require the following:

  • For each TEACH Grant-eligible program for which you received TEACH Grant funds, you must serve as a full-time teacher for a total of at least four academic years within eight calendar years after you completed or withdrew from the academic program for which you received the TEACH Grant.
  • You must perform the teaching service as a highly-qualified teacher at a low-income school. The term highly-qualified teacher is defined in section 9101(23) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 or in section 602(10) of the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act.
  • Your teaching service must be in a high-need field.
  • You must comply with any other requirements that the Department of Education determines to be necessary.
  • If you do not complete the required teaching service obligation, TEACH Grant funds you received will be converted to a Federal Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loan that you must repay, with interest charged from the date of each TEACH Grant disbursement.

Other TEACH Grant Links

The Bradley R. Corbett Scholarship

Bradley R. Corbett, a qualified and experienced criminal defense attorney located in San Diego, is offering an annual $2,000 scholarship to one college/university student in the United States.

The scholarship will be awarded to the student who submits the best overall essay on one of the topics below:

  1. How will you further benefit our society by obtaining a degree?
  2. Why is there a high correlation between the level of education attained by an incarcerated person and his or her recidivism rate?
  3. How does education help break the cycle of poverty?

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a US citizen
  • Scholarship funds is to be used exclusively for school tuition and related expenses.
  • Open to any students of any degree seeking category.
  • No minimum GPA requirement.

The winning recipient will be notified of the selection annually on or about Agust 15.

Deadline: Completed applications must be submitted no later than July 15.

Please visit the following webpage for addtional information.

The Fruit Company Scholarships (2)

Roy Webster Memorial Scholarship

Founder of Webster Orchards and Grandfather to owner Scott Webster, Roy Webster was a visionary orchardist, prominent businessman, and a dedicated family man. In honor of his legacy, planting the roots that would one day become The Fruit Company®, we are proud to present the Roy Webster Memorial Scholarship. This award is for graduates of Oregon and Washington high schools pursuing degrees from U.S. colleges and universities. Please visit the scholarhsip webpage or the Financial Aid Office for an application.

The Fruit Company® Gift Basket Entrepreneur Award

As a leader in the online gifting industry, The Fruit Company® is always looking to support advancements in Search Marketing, Social Media, and Online Business. To help inspire and assist the next generation of ecommerce front-runners we created The Fruit Company Gift Basket Entrepreneur Award. This scholarship will be given to the U.S. high school graduate we feel has the drive and vision to make their mark on the business world. Please visit the scholarhsip webpage or the Financial Aid Office for an application.

The Home Security Scholarship

YourLocalSecurity.come Offers a $1,000 SCHOLARSHIP!

The student who can write an essay with the most effective, compelling, and creative ideas to help curb crime in our communities will earn $1,000!


  • Spring 2013 is due by June 30th, 2013 (Expired).
  • Winners announced July 16th, 2013.
  • Fall 2013 is due by Dec 31, 2013.
  • Winners announced Feb 1st, 2014.

Open to: Enrolled students & incoming freshmen.

Minimum 2.5 GPA

For more information and to apply, click here.


U.S. Bank Scholarships

U.S. Bank has 40 $1,000 scholarships available to high school seniors and college undergraduate students. Recepients will be determined randomly. To be eligible for a scholarship, the student must be:

  • A high school senior planning to enroll or a current college freshmen, sophomore, or junior at an eligible four-year college or univeristy.
  • Enrolled by September 2012
  • A United States citizen or permanent resident alien.
  • Deadline Expired: aplications will be accepted starting late January 2013 until May 31, 2013.
  • Applications are done online on the scholarship’s webpage

UsBundles is offering $1000 to the college student who writes the best essay on the following topic:

College textbooks are expensive, but the Internet is changing the way textbooks are acquired. Online and digital textbooks are often cheaper or even free, but are they better than printed textbooks?

“Make a case for or against online/digital textbooks”

For more information, visit the scholarship webpage.


Show USDirect your game day spirit on Instagram!

Win a $1,000 scholarship! Snap a photo of you showing off your school pride on game day and you could win $1,000 toward your college tuition.

  • Amount: $1,000
  • Deadline Expired: June 15, 2013

To be eligible, follow three easy steps. Visit USDirect’s scholarship page for more details:


Win $1,000 Toward Tuition!

If you could only choose one TV show to watch during your entire college career, which one would you choose and why?

Enter To Win By December 21, 2014

Here’s How to Enter:

1 Write a 300-500 word article about which TV character you would most like to have as a college roommate and why. Please include the specific characteristics that you like about this character. Do they inspire you? Are they the ultimate wing man? Can you count on their help with your homework?
2 Post your article on the official USDish Facebook page here. Please include a photo of the character you have chosen along with your essay response.
3 Make sure to “Like” our Facebook page to receive updates about the scholarship throughout the semester. We will be contacting the winner via Facebook, so keep your eyes open for the announcement.

Please be sure to visit the link below for full disclosure of the Rules & Regulations.


Vincent L. Hawkinson Foundation Scholarship

The Vincent L. Hawkinson Foundation is looking for students who demonstrate a commitment to peace and justice through one or more of these ways: a specific project, leadership in a peace/justice oranization, a courageous demonstration of commitment, or serving as a role model for others. The available scholarships for the Fall semester of 2012 are as follows:

  • Scholarships of $4,000 – $5,000 will be awarded in the fall of 2013.
  • Deadline Expired: Application postmarked by March 15, 2013.
  • To find an application or for questions, please visit the scholarship webpage.