P.E.O International Grants and Loans for Women Students

Deadline: rolling

Award Amount: Variable

The P.E.O. International Houghton Chapter has several grants and loans available for women students at Michigan Tech. Please visit their web site here  and contact Susan Beck at PEOPCEELF@charter.net for more details and application instructions.

P.E.O. was founded in 1869 by seven students at Iowa Wesleyan College in Mount Pleasant, Iowa. Today, P.E.O. has grown to nearly a quarter of a million members in chapters throughout the U.S. and Canada, with headquarters in Des Moines, Iowa. Their focus is to help women to achieve education.

Vivint Smart Home Scholarship

Vivint Smart Home Scholarship

Award Amount

$5,000

Deadline

April 1, 2017 at 11:59 PM

Applicant Eligibility Requirements

  • Open to high school seniors or college students who are legal residents of the United States
  • Scholarship payable to the winner who should be living in the United States
  • Student must enroll in semester beginning no later than September 30, 2017
  • Winner is not based on financial need
  • Home-schooled students may apply so long as your course of study is equivalent to a high school senior
  • Applicants required to submit a video (see “Make A Video” tab for details)
  • Student must be planning on or already enrolled in one of the eligible majors listed in the Scholarship Official Rules

Francis Dugan Scholarship

The Francis Dugan Scholarship was created by the American Institute of Constructors (AIC) Education Foundation to award financial scholarships to students in Accredited Construction Management related Associate and Baccalaureate Degree Programs.

The Dugan Scholarship is named for longtime AIC Member and AIC Education Foundation Founder Francis R. Dugan, CPC, FAIC.  Fran passed away on December 26, 2014.  Mr. Dugan was a member of the AIC for over 45 years, a Past National President, and CPC #93. Each year one $2,000 scholarship will be awarded.

Eligibility

  1. Must be a full-time student within an accredited Construction Management or Construction Related Associate or Baccalaureate Program or a student entering an accredited program. Student within 12 months of college graduation are not eligible.
  2. Students must have achieved a minimum grade point average of 3.0 based on a 4.0 scale at the time of application.
  3. Incoming freshman are not eligible.
  4. Scholarships are not automatically renewed but may be applied for in consecutive years.

Application Process

Students who wish to apply for the Dugan Scholarship must comply with all requirements and application procedures.  Please click hereto view the full scholarship procedures.

  1. Applicant must submit a Dugan Scholarship Application during the Application Cycle, Between July 1, 2016 and February 28, 2017.  The scholarship will be announced by March 31, 2017 and payable by check soon after.
  2. An official application will consist of the Dugan Scholarship Application and supporting documentation as listed on the application.

Submittal Information

Applications must be submitted between July 1, 2016 and February 28, 2017 to be considered.  The Application and supporting documentation must be submitted together.

PDF’s may be emailed to the AIC Education Foundation at info@professionalconstructor.org.

Paper copies may be submitted via postal mail to:

AIC Education Foundation

19 Mantua Road

Mt. Royal, NJ 08061

Aura Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship 2016-2017

Purpose: Provide a scholarship for a student currently enrolled in a health-related program.

Amount: Two recipients will receive a $1,000 scholarship

Deadline: January 31, 2017

Award Criteria: Applicant must be a resident of Baraga County with preference given to an Aura resident. Applicant must be currently enrolled and on sophomore standing or higher at a college or university or be accepted into a 2 year program in a health-related program and should have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale).

Applicant Process:

  •  A letter including contact information
  • A short essay stating intent to apply for this scholarship
  • Two personal/character references with contact information
  • Recent/current grade report or transcript indicating major and cumulative GPA

For more information please contact:

Mary Williams, Vice President
13224 Shore Rd
L’Anse, Michigan 49946
Phone: (906) 524-5551

NASCAR Chevrolet Diversity Scholarship Contest

The NASCAR/Chevrolet Diversity Scholarship offers college students an opportunity to learn and become involved in STEM, a key area of importance to the success and future of GM and the motorsports industry.

Four selected winners will be awarded a scholarship, and an exclusive behind-the-scenes experience at a NASCAR race, including a tour of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series garage, pace car rides and meet-and-greets with Team Chevy drivers and Chevrolet NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Program Manager, Alba Colon. Students can submit a 90-second video that describes a STEM related racing application and its significance to motorsports. Entrees will be judged on technical accuracy, creativity and production value. The deadline to enter is Saturday, October 15, 2016.

To be eligible, students must be currently enrolled, at least part-time, in an accredited college or university within the United States, including Puerto Rico, be between the ages of 18 and 25 at the time of entry and submit a YouTube link through the scholarship website.

See this Michigan Chronicle article for more details: Chevrolet, NASCAR announce Diversity Scholarship Contest for STEM

For more information or to submit an entree, visit http://chevyscholarship.nascardiversity.com.

Asthma & Allergy Scholarship

According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), asthma affects approximately 25.9 million Americans and more than 50 million Americans suffer from allergies. With Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month in May, it is our pleasure to contribute to the effort to raise awareness with the first ever National Garage Door Atlanta Asthma and Allergy Scholarship. This scholarship is intended to assist one hard working, high achieving college student who lives with asthma or allergies.

Eligibility: Been diagnosed with asthma or suffer from any type of allergy
Currently enrolled students with a minimum GPA of 3.00

 
Application: Choose one of the topics below, and write a 500-1,000 work essay

  1. In what ways has having asthma or allergies shaped or changed your life plans? How did you go about confronting and overcoming these limitations to push forward with your goals?
  2. What’s one thing you think would make the biggest difference in how society treats asthma and allergies?
  3. If you could give one piece of advice to someone who has just learned they have asthma or allergies what would it be? Why?

Submit essay and Application form here.

Deadline: December 15, 2016
Amount: $1,000, one time

Remote DBA Scholarship

For 2016, Remote DBA will be offering scholarship for students interested in pursuing a data-focused or data science career.

IDC estimates that last year, over 2 zettabytes of data was created. This number is projected to grow by twenty-fold by the year 2020 to 40 zettabytes or an equivalent of 5000GB for every man, woman and child on earth. Right now and in the near future, companies of all sizes will need data professionals, database administrators (DBAs), and data scientists to help manage and make sense of the enormous amount of new data generated.

Remote DBA wants to encourage students to pursue data-focused careers and to play an active role in the new data-centric global economy.

Eligibility: Currently enrolled college students with a minimum GPA of 2.80
Graduating High School seniors with a minimum GPA of 3.00
How to Apply:

  • Write an essay on the topic “My Vision for the World 20 Years from Now: How Technology Will Change Everything around Us.” In your essay, be sure to discuss the role of technology and easy access to information or data in transforming our everyday lives. We encourage you to be creative and to use specific examples. Think about both new emerging as well as science fiction-like futuristic technologies yet to be invented. Discuss how examples of these technologies may improve lives across urban, rural or global environments.
  • Include a cover letter. Be sure to include your name, your college, college year, graduating year and intended major. In your cover letter, explain how you plan to use the scholarship and why we should select your application.

 

Submit your scholarship application, including your essay and cover letter to apply-scholarship@remotedba.com.

Deadline: May 1, 2016
Awarded: May 15, 2016

Amount: $2,000, one time

Scholarship Link

Ford Blue Oval Scholarship

The Ford College Network (FCN) is proud to announce  a $2000 scholarship available to students at Michigan Tech for the fall of 2016. Students who meet the following criteria are invited to email Andy Gutierrez at aagutier@mtu.edu to apply for the scholarship:

  • Students must be currently enrolled in an engineering, computer science, IT, or a business program at Michigan Tech
  • Students must express interest in the automotive industry*
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Sophomore or Junior class standing (students must be a Sophomore or Junior as of fall 2016).  
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or Green Card holder and able to work in the United States
In order to be considered, applicants must explain their interest in the automotive industry in 2-3 sentences (no more, no less), which will be shared with Ford. In addition, applicants must be willing to share their contact information with the Ford College Network in order to receive information from Ford about important opportunities, including scholarships, internships, and Ford Motor Company’s on-campus recruiting visits.   Furthermore, this scholarship is non-renewable and will be awarded for fall 2016.
The deadline for applications/submissions is May 1

Music to Our Ears Scholarship

Furnace Record Pressing, believes there is an audiophile in each and every one of us. After all – who doesn’t love top quality sound? With the resurgence of vinyl records, this generation is being reintroduced to the unparalleled analog experience. As sound and duplication ambassadors, Furnace Record Pressing encourages all individuals to express themselves through music. That is why they have created the Music to Our Ears Scholarship.

Deadline: Due 10/31/2016
Awarded 11/30/2016

Application: In at least 500 words answer the following question,

“Music is a gift shared by everyone around the world. How have you shared the gift of music with those in your family, life, and community?”

Your application should include the following items: Include your essay as an email attachment with your full name, email address, mailing address, and a phone number at the top of your essay. Please include 1-2 sentences about yourself (What school, college or university you attend or plan to attend and your plans for the future)

Please submit the above documents to: eric@furnacemfg.com

Amount: $500, one time

Scholarship Link

 

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