Category Archives: Outside Scholarships

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

Supply Chain Management Scholarship – Residents of Illinois, New Jersey, California or Pennsylvania

Applicants must be undergraduates, majoring in Supply Chain Management and either in college in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, California or Illinois, or maintain a permanent residence in one of those states.

Candidates must have a demonstrated strength in academics as well as leadership and character. Qualified candidates will also be considered for employment and internship opportunities.

Application Deadlines: November 1st for Spring Semester and July 1st for Fall Semester (rolling)

See CDS’s Web site for more information and to apply.

SEO Expert Scholarship

Annual writing contest for students majoring in business, communication, journalism, and/or web-based technology who are juniors, seniors and/or graduate students.

To be eligible for an SEO Expert scholarship, the applicant must:

• Hold a 2.75 grade point average

• Write a 1,500 to 2,000 word article about a topic relevant to search engine optimization and online marketing

• Authorize SEO Expert permission to publish their essay on its website

• Be a citizen of the United States of America

Award value: $10,000

See Web site for application details and deadlines.

Vivid Seats scholarship

Scholarships totaling $3,000 will be awarded to each of the three (3) winning applicants. In order to be considered for the Vivid Seats Scholarship Program, students must meet the following criteria:

  • High school senior or college freshman, sophomore, or junior
  • Attending a non-profit institution
  • Pursuing or intend to pursue a degree in either sports, theater, or the arts (music/other)
  • Have a minimum GPA of 2.5

Applications will be accepted Dec. 1, 2016 through Feb. 28, 2017

See: Vivid Seats Scholarship Web site

Vivint Smart Home Scholarship

Vivint Smart Home Scholarship

Award Amount

$5,000

Applicant Eligibility Requirements

  • Open to high school seniors or college students who are legal residents of the United States.
  • Scholarship payable to the winner who should be living in the United States.
  • Student must enroll in semester beginning no later than September 30, 2017.
  • Winner is not based on financial need
  • Home-schooled students may apply so long as your course of study is equivalent to a high school senior.
  • Applicants required to submit a video (see “Make A Video” tab for details).
  • Student must be planning on a or already enrolled in one of the eligible majors listed in the Scholarship Office Rules.

Francis Dugan Scholarship

The Francis Dugan Scholarship was created by the American Institute of Constructors (AIC) Education Foundation to award financial scholarships to students in Accredited Construction Management related Associate and Baccalaureate Degree Programs.

The Dugan Scholarship is named for longtime AIC Member and AIC Education Foundation Founder Francis R. Dugan, CPC, FAIC.  Fran passed away on December 26, 2014.  Mr. Dugan was a member of the AIC for over 45 years, a Past National President, and CPC #93. Each year one $2,000 scholarship will be awarded.

Eligibility

  1. Must be a full-time student within an accredited Construction Management or Construction Related Associate or Baccalaureate Program or a student entering an accredited program. Student within 12 months of college graduation are not eligible.
  2. Students must have achieved a minimum grade point average of 3.0 based on a 4.0 scale at the time of application.
  3. Incoming freshman are not eligible.
  4. Scholarships are not automatically renewed but may be applied for in consecutive years.

Application Process

Students who wish to apply for the Dugan Scholarship must comply with all requirements and application procedures.  Please click hereto view the full scholarship procedures.

  1. Applicant must submit a Dugan Scholarship Application during the Application Cycle (see Web site for details)
  2. An official application will consist of the Dugan Scholarship Application and supporting documentation as listed on the application.

Submittal Information

The Application and supporting documentation must be submitted together.

PDF’s may be emailed to the AIC Education Foundation at info@professionalconstructor.org.

Paper copies may be submitted via postal mail to:

AIC Education Foundation

19 Mantua Road

Mt. Royal, NJ 08061

Aura Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship 2016-2017

Purpose: Provide a scholarship for a student currently enrolled in a health-related program.

Amount: Two recipients will receive a $1,000 scholarship

Award Criteria: Applicant must be a resident of Baraga County with preference given to an Aura resident. Applicant must be currently enrolled and on sophomore standing or higher at a college or university or be accepted into a 2 year program in a health-related program and should have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale).

Applicant Process:

  •  A letter including contact information
  • A short essay stating intent to apply for this scholarship
  • Two personal/character references with contact information
  • Recent/current grade report or transcript indicating major and cumulative GPA

For more information please contact:

Mary Williams, Vice President
13224 Shore Rd
L’Anse, Michigan 49946
Phone: (906) 524-5551

NASCAR Chevrolet Diversity Scholarship Contest

The NASCAR/Chevrolet Diversity Scholarship offers college students an opportunity to learn and become involved in STEM, a key area of importance to the success and future of GM and the motorsports industry.

Four selected winners will be awarded a scholarship, and an exclusive behind-the-scenes experience at a NASCAR race, including a tour of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series garage, pace car rides and meet-and-greets with Team Chevy drivers and Chevrolet NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Program Manager, Alba Colon. Students can submit a 90-second video that describes a STEM related racing application and its significance to motorsports. Entrees will be judged on technical accuracy, creativity and production value. The deadline to enter is Saturday, October 15, 2016.

To be eligible, students must be currently enrolled, at least part-time, in an accredited college or university within the United States, including Puerto Rico, be between the ages of 18 and 25 at the time of entry and submit a YouTube link through the scholarship website.

See this Michigan Chronicle article for more details: Chevrolet, NASCAR announce Diversity Scholarship Contest for STEM

For more information or to submit an entree, visit http://chevyscholarship.nascardiversity.com.