Scholarships

 

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Scholarships

DEADLINE SCHOLARSHIP DESCRIPTION
04/30/2018 SEA-MAR - Farm Worker Scholarship

($1,000) - Students who work or have worked OR, whose parent/legal guardian is or has worked as a farm worker.

04/30/2018 HENAAC Scholarship

($500-$10,000) - Applicants must be of Hispanic origin and/or must significantly demonstrate leadership or service within the Hispanic community.

04/30/2018 E-waste Scholarship

($1,000) - Complete the application form including a 140-character message about e-waste. The top 10 applications will be selected as finalists. The finalists will be asked to write a full length 500- to 1,000-word essay about e-waste.

05/01/2018 International Teamster Women’s Caucus Scholarship Program

($500) - For daughters/sons of active or retired Teamster members who have at least 12 months of consecutive membership in good standing. Need to submit a 500 to 750 words on the following topic in your own words: “How can Unions motivate our youth and women, in particular, to become involved in the Union?”

05/01/2018 The Paradigm Challenge

($200 - $100,000) - The Paradigm Challenge is an annual competition that invites students aged 4 to 18 around the world to use kindness, creativity, and collaboration to help solve a real life problem and make a difference in the world.

05/01/2018 1-800-Wheelchair Scholarship Fund

($500) - Please submit a 'visual poem', in a style of your choosing, on the theme of overcoming a personal challenge. Limit your 'visual poem' to an 8.5in x 11in piece of paper. You can choose to represent words, images, or both. It can abstract or representational. Please include a personal statement that gives us an idea of who you are and how your poem relates to a challenge you've faced. The poem and essay (combined) should be between 500 and 1,000 words, but feel free to write a little more or less.

05/31/2018 Fifth Month Scholarship

($1,500) - In 250 words or less submit a response to 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."

06/01/2018 Berrien Fragos Thorn Arts Scholarships for Migrant Farmworkers

($500 - $2,500) - Students must demonstrate an interest in pursuing further development of their talents in the arts.

06/30/2018 Do-Over Scholarship

($1,500) - In 250 words or less submit a response to the question: "If you could get one 'do-over' in life, what would it be and why?"

07/25/2018 ERCA Community Contribution Scholarship

($1,000-$5,000) - 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.

07/31/2018 Flavor of the Month Scholarship

($1,500) - In 250 words or less submit a response to the question: "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?"

11/01/2018 Thiel Fellowship

($100,000) - Founded by technology entrepreneur and investor Peter Thiel in 2011, the Thiel Fellowship is a two-year program for young people who want to build new things. Thiel Fellows skip or stop out of college to receive a $100,000 grant and support from the Thiel Foundation’s network of founders, investors, and scientists. 

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