Category Archives: Outside Scholarships

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

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@chartermi.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.

The Builders Scholarship Foundation

Deadline: Applications must be postmarked by October 31, 2015. Finalists are required to attend an in-person interview at their offices (ideally next January) in Chicago.  Winners will be notified by April 2016.

Amount: $4,000/year per student.  Renewable up to two years.

The Builders Scholarship Foundation is pleased to announce that the application period for its 2015-2016 scholarship cycle is now open.  Since 2003, they have provided almost $220,000 in assistance to 49 deserving students pursuing engineering/construction management degrees at accredited Midwestern universities.

Please note the following eligibility requirements:

  •  Applicant must be college sophomore or junior seeking a career in construction (construction management, civil engineering, or mechanical engineering)
  • Applicant must have attended a Chicago area high school (see rules page for complete county listing)
  • Applicant must be a full-time student and either a U.S. citizen or documented permanent resident of the United States.

If you have any questions, please contact their office at 773-444-0465.

Application for scholarship available here: Builders Scholarship Foundation 2016 Application

Dealspot

Award: $1000

Deadline: September 24th 2015

All of us at Dealspotr.com are dedicated to helping consumers save money and find amazing deals by using online coupons, promo codes and printables. As part of that commitment, we want to help the next generation to become smart shoppers as well. We’ve decided to hand out a $1,000 scholarship to a current college student that has demonstrated expertise when it comes to saving money while at school.

Any U.S. resident enrolled in a university within the 50 states or the District of Columbia can apply for this scholarship. The $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to one student

For more information visit: http://dealspotr.com/scholarship-giveaway

Insights in Marketing

Award: $1,200

Deadline: December 31st 2015

Insights in Marketing, a research-based marketing consultancy are offering a $1,200 scholarship to one U.S. college student studying marketing, business or communications. 

Describe a marketing or advertising campaign you admire. How would you completely describe the target audience for the campaign?  How do you think the target audience informed the brand’s choice of messaging?

For more information visit: http://www.insightsinmarketing.com/blog/2015/07/the-2015-insights-in-marketing-scholarship.aspx

Blazing Glass Digital Marketing

Award: $2000

Deadline: December 31st

 Blazing Glass is a leading retailer of hearth products and a distributor of American Fireglass fireplaces, fire pits and other burner products. Our company prides itself in its supreme customer service, and we dedicate ourselves to excelling in the digital sphere. Having this in mind, we have created a scholarship aiming to assist students achieve the same in the field of digital marketing.

All students studying in the United States and Canada are welcome to apply. Students who have demonstrated a passion for learning and developing their skills AND who study a course/degree in Marketing, Commerce, Business or IT will be favored.

For more information visit: http://www.blazingglass.com/scholarship/

Innovation in Business Entrepreneurship

Award: $1000

Deadline: September 1st 2015

Applications will be accepted from currently-enrolled students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in any program related to business or entrepreneurship, with a current GPA of 3.0 or above. As the academic merits of any applicant will be used to determine their eligibility, as well as the content of their entry, we ask that a transcript be provided at the time of entry.

For more information visit :https://www.credibly.com/business-innovation-scholarship/

Jan Egerton and Don Smitley Mesothelioma Scholarship

Award: Varies

Deadlines: Varies

The scholarship is available to students in colleges and universities throughout the United States. Our goal is to help the educational efforts of students while raising awareness of mesothelioma, provide information about its prognosis and the dangers of being exposed to asbestos. Mesothelioma is a disease that affects men and women – both young and old.

For more information visit: mesotheliomahelp.org/scholarship-contest 

Chicago Scholarship

Award: $2,000

Deadline: August 1st 2015

To apply for the scholarship, applicant must be a student currently enrolled at a 2-year or 4-year college or university in the United States.

Applicant must be a current college student, have a cumulative high school grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.5 on a 4-point scale and have taken either the ACT or SAT test.

Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors

Applicant must have a cumulative college grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.5 on a 4-point scale and be enrolled full-time at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States for Fall 2015.

For more information visit: http://www.chicagoline.com/blog/a-better-chicago-scholarship

EveryCloud Tech Scholarship

Award: $1,000

Deadline: October 31st 2015

Eligibility is available for any student who is currently enrolled in the Fall/Spring school year of 2015/2016, at any university, college, technical or trade school located within the United States or Canada.  Student eligibility also requires the students maintain a cumulative GPA (Grade Point Average) of at least 3.0 (or equivalent ).
Students must be 17 years of age or older at the time they enroll.
Students must be of American/Canadian citizenship, or hold a valid student visa to study in the United States or Canada.

College Moving Scholarship

Award: $800

Deadline: December 5th 2015

College Moving Scholarship designed for your out-of-state students.

The imove College Moving Scholarship is a cash scholarship for students who are moving to out-of-state schools. Applicants must be incoming freshmen, returning students, or transfer students who are currently enrolled at the school they are describing in the scholarship form. The school must be in a separate state from the student’s primary residence.

Students can find more details and apply for the scholarship here: www.imove.com/scholarship