Category Archives: Outside Scholarships

Scholarship announcements. These posts will appear on the FinAid homepage.

Galatians 6:10 Scholarship – Michigan Tech Scholarship – Deadline Extended

Michigan Tech is accepting letters of recommendation for the Galatians 6:10 Scholarship

The winner of this scholarship will receive four years of tuition at the Michigan resident tuition level. The criteria are simply that the incoming freshman be pursuing a degree in Engineering or the Sciences, that they submit a letter of interest to tell the donor more about themselves and their faith, and that they obtain a letter of support from a member of the Clergy who is willing to speak on their behalf.

Once the student applies and is accepted to Michigan Tech University, they simply send the two letters to the Student Financial Services Center at  Michigan Tech, 1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton, MI 49931 or email to

Award: Michigan resident tuition, renewable for four years
Deadline: February 28, 2018 – both letters must be received by this date
Application: Submit two letters:
1) Letter of Interest to inform donor more about themselves and their faith.
2) Letter of Support from a Clergy member on behalf of the student.


You may contact Ben Larson at, cell 906-370-8797 for more details.

Female Athlete $1,000 Scholarship


Deadline: $1,000

Amount: May 30, 2018

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



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: 



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:



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 Include your name, age, major, and accredited university or college.



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:



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:


Website: $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



AICPA Legacy Scholarship


Deadline: March 1, 2018

Amount: Varies per scholarship. Ranges from $3,000-$5,000.

Eligibility: Three different scholarships, including awards for community college transfer students and for students with an undergrad degree in something other than accounting or business who plan to pursue a graduate degree in accounting. All applicants must maintain a GPA of at least 3.0. See website for more eligibility requirements.

Application: Applications for scholarships are available on their website.



Viber Mobile Technology Scholarship

Deadline: June 1, 2018

Amount: Three awards of $1,000 each.

Eligibility: U.S. Citizens or Permanent Legal Residents of the U.S. Enrolled at an accredited college or university during the 2017-2018 academic year.

Application: Write a 400-500 word essay on: How you believe mobile technology will change in the next ten years. Include a 20-100 word personal introduction, title email “Viber Scholarship Submission – Last Name, First Name”
Email application documents to