Category Archives: Outside Scholarships

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

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.

 

 


Nuclear Propulsion Officer Candidate Program

Nuclear Propulsion Officer Candidate Program

Sophomores, juniors, seniors and graduate students can receive a $15,000 sign-on bonus plus $3,800 per month until you graduate through this U.S. Navy program. There are no drills or uniforms. Available positions include naval reactors engineer, nuclear reactor prototype instructor, nuclear power school instructor, submarine and surface nuclear propulsion officer. Must be a U.S. citizen within 30 months of graduation (18 months for naval reactors engineer).

For information call (224)-244-4912 or email andrew.dzyuba@navy.mil.

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German American Chambers of Commerce – Heinz Prechter Scholarships

The Michigan Chapter of the German American Chamber of Commerce of the Midwest is proud to announce that it is continuing its successful scholarship program in 2017 by awarding up to three scholarships of $2,000 each to qualified applicants in or around May.

Recipients are selected through an application and in-person interview process, open to students who are currently enrolled in good standing at a public or private college or university in Michigan, junior-class level or above, and pursuing an internship in Germany in 2017.

Also encouraged to apply are college or university professors conducting study projects aimed at exposing a group of students to Germany, its culture, language, and business environment. The letter of application should include pertinent project details such as number of students participating, key objectives, Germany travel dates, and associated cost.

Application Deadline: April 30, 2017

This scholarship program originated in 2002 and continues to honor Heinz Prechter for the unparalleled contributions he made to the advancement of international relations between Michigan and Germany. We hope to encourage more Michigan students to gain direct exposure to Germany and its social and business culture by living and working there. For more details and application requirements, please access the Scholarship Section on our

Website: http://www.gaccmi.org/scholarships