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.

Media Rooms of the Future Essay Scholarship

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Media Rooms of the Future.
2017-2018 Scholarship from Lighthouse Technologies (recurring)

Deadline: April 20, 2018
Awarded: May, 2018
Eligibility: Minimum 2.5 GPA and in good academic standing (for more eligibility requirements please see: http://www.onelighthouse.com/technology-scholarship/)
Amount: $1,000
Scholarship topic: Media Rooms of the Future: What will be installed in media rooms in the future?

How to apply:

Write a 500-2000 word essay telling us the story of what your “media room of the future” looks like.

Things to consider might include:

  • What gear is in the room?
    (This can be anything – including things not yet invented.)
  • What does it feel like to be in the room?
  • Can you physically interact with the media playing?
  • Obviously 8-tracks and records and even DVDs are becoming obsolete, so in the future, how does the media get stored and delivered?

 

Please apply for the scholarship though Lighthouse Technologies Google form found here

More information: http://www.onelighthouse.com/technology-scholarship/

 


Michigan Garden Clubs, Inc. Scholarship

2018-2019 School Year

Michigan Garden Clubs, Inc. Scholarship Application

Deadline: February 1st, 2018

Eligibility: Current College juniors, seniors, and graduate students enrolled full time and majoring in one of the following fields of study:

  • Agronomy
  • Agriculture Education
  • Floriculture
  • Horticulture
  • Landscape Design
  • Botany, Biology
  • Forestry
  • Wildlife Science
  • Plant Pathology/Science
  • City (Rural & Urban) Planning
  • Habitat or Forest/Systems Ecology
  • Environmental Concerns (Management: Environmental, Horticulture Resource/Environmental Behavior)
  • Environmental Conservation (inc. Engineering, etc.)
  • Land Management and/or other related or allied subjects

Award Amount: One Michigan resident will receive $1,000 scholarship and will continue on to compete for a National Scholarship amount of a maximum of $5,000 in scholarships.

Application: Please see attached forms for application information or visit gardenclub.org


CatLitterHelp.com Scholarship

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CatLitterHelp.com’s yearly Search for A Scholar is back again this year to give away a scholarship fund of $1,500 to one deserving student.

The application is free. Are you interested? Check if you meet these requirements:

  • Currently enrolled in an educational institution
  • Not more than 23 years old

If you have ticked off the two items above, listed below are the steps you have to follow:

  1. Read up on cat allergies and write about its symptoms, how it affects pet owners, and the ways on how to cope with it. The written output must be at least 500 words.

*Submission of your written work denotes your full permission for CatLitterHelp.com’s use of it

  1. Write a short biography about yourself. Mention your pet/s and how you care for them (if you have any).
  2. List down Basic Personal Information (e.g. address, school & contact number).

*This is being asked only for communication purposes. Details will not be shared with third parties.

  1. Combine all your written files into a zip folder and email it to us at scholarship@catlitterhelp.com before April 1, 2018.

The announcement of the winner will be on April 10, 2018. The chosen scholar will be contacted to finalize details of fund transfer (either check or bank deposit).


Think Ahead Scholarship

Carved Lake Art is offering a Think Ahead Scholarship to encourage students to start thinking about the future of lakes and seas, as well as the living creatures in them.

Application: 1,000 word essay on “Preserving Aquatic Ecosystems”. Give a background on the current state of freshwater and marine life, and discuss what people can do to maintain or improve the current condition of aquatic ecosystems.
Other Application Requirements:
– Admission/Enrollment Confirmation
– Biography (100 words)
– Basic Personal Information (including home/school address and contact number)
Deadline: May 15, 2018

Amount: $1500, one time.

More information visit https://www.carvedlakeart.com/scholarship-s/366.htm

 

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GamingScan Scholarship

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Calling out all student gamers and gaming enthusiasts!

GamingScan is giving out $1500 through their Annual Gamer’s Scholarship Program.

Are you up for it? Here’s what you need to do:

  1. In not less than 500 words, write a compelling essay about this year’s chosen topic: “Debunking Gaming Stereotypes”. We want to see the most common stereotypes about gaming and gamers, and then a contrasting explanation of what or how it really is in real life. You may include your own experience or those of people you know.
  2. Write a short biography (100) about yourself and include at the bottom of the page a personal information section (full name, age, address, school, contact number and you’re all-time favorite game).
  3. Email the essay and biography (.docx) along with a copy of your school’s admission form to scholarship@gamingscan.com.

Applications due May 10, 2018



2017 Ewen-Trout Creek Margaret Dittman Memorial Education Grant

The Margaret Dittman Memorial Education Grant was established by her husband, Mr. Gene Dittman, to assist past and present graduates of Ewen-Trout Creek High School of good character and in financial need to continue their education. Mr. Dittman recognizes the rising cost of higher education has made it more difficult for individuals of modest means to advance and complete their education. Through his generosity, this grant will be offered biannually.

The Ewen-Trout Creek Community Education Committee will be accepting applications, for the 2017 Fall semester, for this unique grant opportunity. Only completed applications postmarked by the deadline date will be considered.  The grant is awarded for the 2017 Fall semester only.  You must be a full time student, 12 credits or more. The deadline for application submission is FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2017.  The number of grant recipients and the award amount will be determined by the grant review committee.

Any further education you are seeking, a 2 year degree, a trade school degree, a 4 year degree or beyond,  PLEASE APPLY.  Even though you have submitted an application in the past, you may have been a recipient, or financial need/status has changed, PLEASE APPLY.

The names of the recipients of the grant will be released to local media for publication. The Committee will only notify the applicants selected for the grant award.

To request and submit an application, please contact:

Ewen-Trout Creek Community Education Committee % Tammy Gibson

14312 Airport Road

Ewen, MI  49925

Or call, 906-813-0620 


Builders Foundation Scholarship

The Builders Foundation is excited to announce that, for the first year, the Builders Foundation Scholarship application is available online!  Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Be a sophomore or junior at time of application
  • Be a graduate of a Chicagoland area high school (16 counties in Illinois, southeast Wisconsin, and northwest Indiana)
  • Be majoring in Construction Management or Construction Engineering (civil/environmental/mechanical)

For more information about the scholarship, go to our website. Please let me know if you have any questions. Thank you for promoting this to your students!


The Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program

2017 The Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program is available for US students who are enrolled in graduating high school senior, undergraduate studies, college graduates and the applicants who have a  cumulative grade point average of 3.2 or higher on a 4.0 scale.

The award amount is $37,500.

The application deadline is September 21, 2017.

Applicants can get more information through the given link: The Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program


American Muscle Student Scholarship Program

American Muscle awards two scholarships for $2,000 each, twice a year to students who are pursuing an automotive degree or related field of study (such as Mechanical Engineering).  This scholarship is ongoing and will be available for both the spring and fall semesters each year.

Those students who have exceptional drive and ambition should submit a 700-1500 word essay to scholarships@americanmuscle.com telling us who you are and how you plan on using your automotive education to incite positive change and innovation within the custom car industry. All entries must be submitted as a PDF or Microsoft Word document to be eligible for consideration and must also be accompanied by proof of current enrollment in an accredited United States college or university.

Please submit your essays by 12:00PM EST on October 15th for all spring semester applicants and by June 15th for all fall applicants. Winning scholarships will be paid directly to the school as a tuition payment.

Winners will be selected by November 15th for all spring contestants and by July 15th for fall applicants.

This is a permanent program that is offered every year and is open for submissions each spring and fall semester!

WHO IS ELIGIBLE:

Only students currently enrolled full-time in an American college, technical institute, or high school seniors planning to attend a college or post-secondary institution are eligible to be awarded a scholarship through this program.

AmericanMuscle Student Scholarships are non-renewable, however, winning applicants may re-enter in future contests by writing and resubmitting a new essay. Only one essay per student, per semester is allowed.

Scholarships are restricted to those students pursuing an automotive degree or related field of study.

Please see  American Muscle’s Website for details.