2018 Upper Peninsula Road Builders (UPRB) Scholarships

The Board of the Upper Peninsula Road Builders Scholarship Fund is offering scholarships to currently enrolled Civil Engineer and Survey Engineering students at Michigan Tech University.  The awards range between $500 and $1,000 and are not renewable. The scholarship application (attached) has information on selection criteria, as well as information about the UP Road Builders and the people who have set up endowments in their name under this family of scholarships.

Due May 1, 2017 by 5.pm.

Application: UP Road Builders Scholarship Application 2017-2018 new


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.

Cannon, Hadfield, Stieben & Doutt, LLC $1,000 Scholarship

Deadline: August 1, 2018

Amount: $1,000

Eligibility: This scholarship is open to any student who is currently enrolled in an accredited undergraduate, graduate, or professional program in the United States. This includes accredited community college students as well as high school seniors and students who possess a GED who have been accepted to or are enrolled in an accredited program.

  • The scholarship applicant must be able to demonstrate their commitment towards excellence and social justice.
  • All eligible candidates must be in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.50 or above.


Answer the following questions in an essay of 1,000 words or less:

When you graduate, what kind of work do you plan to do that will promote justice, equal rights, and opportunities for all?

How is your education helping you to achieve your goals to work in a field where you will promote civil justice?

How have you already demonstrated your commitment towards excellence in your academic and work goals?

Application Materials

  • Updated resume
  • Essay, 1,000 word maximum. See essay questions above.
  • Current unofficial transcript

Questions: scholarship@cannonlaw.com

Website: https://cannonlaw.com/excellence-civil-justice-scholarship-2018.html


*Please review scholarship prior to application to determine eligibility and legitimacy.


SteelKiwi $1,000 Scholarship

Deadline: August 1, 2018

Amount: $1,000

Eligibility: First time, full-time undergraduate students in Fall 2018. Declared major in computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related technical field. Minimum overall GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

Application: Online Application, official transcript, resume, proof of college enrollment, letter of reference from a STEM instructor.

Additionally, you need to complete one of the following tasks:

  1. Write a 1,200-word proposal for a new mobile application that you would personally be excited to develop.
  2. Write a 1,200-word essay describing what you believe to be the next most impactful innovation in the world of technology or specifically in the field of software engineering.

Questions: scholarship@steelkiwi.com

Website: https://steelkiwi.com/scholarship/


*Please review scholarship prior to application to determine eligibility and legitimacy.

Health Careers Scholarship

Deadline: May 7, 2018

Amount: 6 scholarships for $7,500 a year (half each semester)

Eligibility: If you are graduating with your first degree from an accredited four year institution at the end of the Spring Term of 2019 through the Spring Term of 2020, you are eligible to apply. You must be enrolled as a full-time student and pursuing a career in a health related field for the two full semesters leading up to your graduation date.

Application: Online Application and <500 word essay

Questions? scholarship@gallagherstudent.com

Website: https://www.gallagherstudent.com/scholarship/

Female Athlete $1,000 Scholarship


Deadline: May 30, 2018

Amount: $1,000

Eligibility: Female students who are studying for a degree in one or more of the following: Sports Science, Sports Physiotherapy. Sports Management, Physical and Sport Education, Sport Psychology, Sports Nutrition, Sports Rehabilitation, any Sports-related degree.

Application: 400-600 word essay response to on of the following topics:
– “Are there women in sports today that you see as role models? Who and why?”
– “Why is baseball important to the sporting world in general?”
– “Where will the sport of baseball be 10 years from now?”
– “In your perspective, how has sport changed in the last two decades”
Submit essay and personal details via email to scholarship@batandballgame.com

Questions? info@batandballgame.com

Website: https://batandballgame.com/scholarship/

LuggagePicker $2,000 Scholarship


Deadline: May 4, 2018

Amount: $2,000

Eligibility: Currently enrolled student at any school or college and can get a proof of enrollment.

Application: 1,000 word essay on the following topic: “Is the world really big? Moving around the world in less than one day”. Format essay as specified on website and email to: scholarship@luggagepicker.com. 

Questions? scholarship@luggagepicker.com. 

Website: http://luggagepicker.com/scholarship/

Product Review Contest by ChoiceInspire


Deadline: May 20, 2018

Amount: 1st place $500; 2nd and 3rd place $150

Eligibility: Applicants must be currently attending or planning to attend a college or university, must be in good academic standing with educational institution. Applicants under 18 years of age must have permission from a parent or legal guardian.

Application: 1,000-2,000 word essay reviewing a “geeky product (e.g. computers, gaming, cameras, headphones..)”. You may write about one product or multiple. Submit article in a word document, be sure to include your contact information to email: contest@choiceinspire.com

Questions? contest@choiceinspire.com

Website: https://choiceinspire.com/product-review-contest-choiceinspire

Graphic Design or Applied Arts Scholarship


Deadline: July 1, 2018

Amount: $1,000

Eligibility: High school senior or undergraduate student pursuing a Graphic Design or Applied Arts degree. Must be legal U.S. resident and at least 18 years of age.

Application: Submit a unique visual design displayed on the blank trade show display provided on their website. Applicants are encourages to think outside the box. In addition to this graphic design example, submit a short essay (200-300 words) answering the following question: “Why are you passionate about pursuing a degree in Graphic Design or Applied Arts?” Email application documents to scholarship@indydisplays.com. Include your name, age, major, and accredited university or college.

Questions? scholarship@indydisplays.com

Website: http://www.indydisplays.com/content/16-graphic-arts-scholarship

99Bitcoins $1,500 Scholarship


Deadline: August 1, 2018

Amount: $1,500

Eligibility: High school senior or current undergraduate student enrolled in an accredited university.

Application: Write a 1,500-2,000 word essay about the future of crypto-currency. Where do you see crypto-currency going in the next 5-10 years? How will you use your education to help improve crypto-currency? In addition to your essay, submit a 5-15 minute video elaborating on the key points addressed in your essay. See website for additional online application requirements: https://99bitcoins.com/99bitcoins-cryptocurrency-scholarship-for-academic-studies/

Questions? hayley@99bitcoins.com

Website: https://99bitcoins.com/99bitcoins-cryptocurrency-scholarship-for-academic-studies/

Healthery Healthcare or Education Monthly Scholarship


Deadline: Rolling Monthly Basis

Amount: $1,000 each month

Eligibility: Student must be at least 18 years of age, studying in the U.S., minimum GPA of 2.8 or higher, currently enrolled in school majoring in a health-care or education-related field.

Application: Submit a 500-750 word essay that describes your career ambitions and why you are currently studying education or healthcare degree. See website for more required application documents. Email documents to: submissions@cprnearme.com

Questions? submissions@cprnearme.com

Website: https://healthery.com/scholarship/

Shoppok.com $1,200 Scholarship


Deadline: August 10, 2018

Amount: $1,200

Eligibility: College or university students who are both over the age of 18 years old and who also have a minimum GPA of 2.5 or higher.

Application: Submit an essay (1,000-1,500 words) on one of the following two topics:
– “How to build a successful social media marketing plan”
– “What are the advantages of advertising in classifieds?”
Email essay response to scholarship@shoppok.com

Questions? scholarship@shoppok.com

Website: http://www.shoppok.com/scholarship.html