Scholarships

 

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Scholarships

DEADLINE SCHOLARSHIP DESCRIPTION
04/15/2017 SEA-Mar Scholarship for Children of Farmworkers

For HS seniors and college students who show commitment to their education and demonstrate leadership. Open to 1079 students. 

05/15/2017 Pledge Your #Collegiance

Pledging 101:
The Basics of Collegiance

  1. Who can pledge? Only current high school seniors in the U.S. who will be attending a 2- or 4-year U.S. college or university in 2017 are eligible to win.

  2. The standard legal stuff. Any music, images, or footage included in your video must be original. You may not use any materials published by a third party that might infringe on third-party rights.

  3. Be kind. Your video must be suitable for public viewing—it must not contain any pornography, nudity, or sexually explicit imagery; obscene, hateful, demeaning offensive, or abusive imagery or language; harassing, disparaging, or defamatory content; or any other type of indecent content that portrays or encourages illegal activity.

How to Pledge:

  1. Instagram: Announce your college decision on Instagram in a video, Boomerang, or photo.

  2. #Tag: Enter to win by tagging your post with #Collegiance by May 15.

  3. Win: The 10 most creative entries win cash prizes, including $5K for the best video.

05/31/2017 Fifth Month Scholarship

Submit an online short written response (250 words or less) for the question: "May is the fifth month of the year. Write a letter to the number five explaining why five is important. Be serious or be funny. Either way, here's a high five to you for being original." 

05/31/2017 American Indian College Fund Full Circle Scholarship

Scholarships available to students attending non-tribal colleges.

05/31/2017 UW Young Executives of Color Program

EOC is a nine-month college pipeline program hosted by the University of Washington Foster School of Business. The program currently serves 170 high school sophomores, juniors and seniors from 75 schools in the state Washington. Students attend sessions on the UW campus one Saturday every month for college preparation, business lectures, professional development, and powerful mentorship. YEOC is a FREE nine-month program. The only cost to students is transportation to UW Seattle.

05/31/2017 Crash Text Dummy

Just enter your number and three friends’ below. You’ll all receive an invite for Crash Text Dummy and receive tips on keeping your friends safer behind the wheel. Plus, you’ll be entered to win a $5,000 scholarship!

05/31/2017 Accenture American Indian Scholarship

Applicants must be an enrolled member of a U.S. federally recognized American Indian tribe or Alaska Native group, verified through submission of the AIGC Tribal Eligibility Certificate (TEC) form and be seeking a degree and career in fields of study including: various engineering, computer science, operations management, management, finance, marketing and other business oriented fields

06/01/2017 Berrien Fragos Thorn Arts Scholarships for Migrant Farmworkers

Must demonstrate an interest in pursuing further development of their talents in the arts. Min. 16 years old. Need not be enrolled in school.

06/30/2017 Do-Over Scholarship

What we learn from our mistakes can often be invaluable - but we're here to help put a price to it. While we can't undo the past, this fun scholarship is available to students looking for a unique way to earn free college money. Our Do-Over Scholarship will award $1,500 to one lucky applicant. Don't let "applying for this scholarship" be that do-over moment for you!

06/30/2017 Scholarship Poetry Contest - Fall Issue

Open to all U.S. HS students. Applicant must submit an original poem with 20 lines or less. Up to $500.

06/30/2017 Navigate Your Future Scholarship

A $2,500 scholarship offered to a HS graduate continuing his or her education in the aviation industry.

06/30/2017 BBG Communications Award

The $500 BBG Communications scholarship is designed for students between the ages of 16 and 21 who are currently in or will be attending an institution of higher education in the Fall of 2017.

06/30/2017 AWG Minority Scholarship

For African American, Hispanic, and American Indian women. Must be full-time students pursuing an undergraduate degree in the geosciences (geology, geophysics, geochemistry, hydrology, meteorology, physical oceanography, planetary geology, or earth science education) at an accredited college or university. HS students who will enter one of these fields during their freshman year may also apply. Applicants must be contributors to the larger world community through their academic and personal strengths. Scholarship awards include AWG membership.

07/26/2017 ERCA Community Contribution Scholarship

The Community contribution scholarship is open to all High School students who have recognized a need or problem in their community and have determined a way to address the issue.

07/31/2017 Flavor of the Month Scholarship

"Summer and ice cream go hand-in-hand. In fact, July is National Ice Cream Month, and that's the inspiration behind this award. We think people are very similar to ice cream; some are nutty, others a little exotic, while some are very comforting. If you were an ice cream flavor, which would you be and why?" (250 words or less)

Applicants must:

  • Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application
  • Be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia
  • Be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2023) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education

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