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.

OPPU Achievers $2,500 Scholarship

Deadline: September 30; December 31; March 31; June 30

Amount: Four scholarships a year, $2,500


  • Be enrolled full time in high school or at least part time in college, graduate, professional, or trade school.
  • Possess a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0/4.0.
  • Be a U.S. citizen.


Application: To apply for the OppU Achievers Scholarship, submit a short essay responding to the prompted question. Scholarship decisions are based solely on an applicant’s essay response.

Questions: ilaghzaoui@opploans.com

Website: https://www.opploans.com/scholarship/


*Please review scholarship website prior to application to determine eligibility and legitimacy.

Richard J. Banta Law $1,000 Scholarship

Deadline: August 1, 2018

Amount: $1,000


Any student currently enrolled in an accredited community college, undergraduate or graduate program in the United States.

The scholarship candidate must be able to demonstrate their passion towards civil justice through volunteer, professional and/or educational experiences.

All eligible candidates must be in good academic standing, with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 or above


1. Essay Respond to the following question in 1,000 words or less:

What can be done to influence society in a way that will ensure that ALL people have access to our civil justice system and the protections that are supposed to be provided to them under the law? What steps have you taken and/or are you planning to take to positively influence society to uphold all people’s rights to the civil justice system?

2. An updated resume

3. A current unofficial transcript

Questions: rjbanta@comcast.net

Website: https://www.richardbantalaw.com/richard-j-banta-law-civil-justice-scholarship-2018/


*Please review scholarship prior to application to determine eligibility and legitimacy.


Market Biz $1,000 Scholarship

Deadline: November 30, 2018

Amount: $1,000


  • Be at least 18 years old.
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • Already be accepted for the 2018 intake to the USA or Canadian college, accredited college, a trade school or any other form of further education post-secondary/high school.
  • If you have not already been accepted, then you should be planning to enroll in any of the above in the fall of 2018.



Here are the topics. Choose one to write on:

  1. How has technology changed the face of market research through the years?
  2. The Impact of Online Market Research on Society
  3. Identify two poor market research techniques, and suggest how they could be improved?

If possible, do try to enrich your article with a creative video or an infographic. Though it is not mandatory, it will help to show your creative thinking capabilities.

Questions: admin@market.biz 

Website: https://market.biz/scholarship/


*Please review scholarship prior to application to determine eligibility and legitimacy.

Charles W. Finkl Scholarship Program

Deadline: April 15, 2018

Amount: $4,000 over two years


  • Current college sophomores or college juniors.
  • Enrolling full-time at an accredited four-year college or university for the entire upcoming academic year.
  • Majoring in chemical, computer, electrical, industrial, materials, mechanical, or metallurgical engineering.
  • Citizens of Canada, Mexico or the United States.
  • Maintaining a minimum cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.75 or above, on a 4.0 scale.



  • A current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Transcripts must display student name, school name, grade and credit hours earned for each course, and term in which each course was taken.

Also as part of your application, one online recommendation must be submitted on your behalf by April 19, 2018.

Questions: info@forgings.org

Website: https://learnmore.scholarsapply.org/forging/


*Please review scholarship prior to application to determine eligibility and legitimacy.

Medigo $2,000 Scholarship

Deadline: September 1, 2018

Amount: $2,000

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled, or have been offered a place, at a university or college in the United States of America.


Question: How should a company ensure that all nationalities, races and cultures are celebrated and integrated in an office environment?

Please produce an essay of 800-1,200 words. Applicants should write about two examples of how a company has managed diversity in the workforce. The student should then come up with one original idea themself. Briefly explain all three ideas and then evaluate in detail why you think they are good examples. Applicants are free to include images if they’d like.

The essays will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

  1. Creativity of the student’s approach
  2. Student’s ability to craft an essay
  3. Relevance of essay to its topic

Questions: scholarship@medigo.com

Website: https://www.medigo.com/blog/about-us/scholarship/


*Please review scholarship prior to application to determine eligibility and legitimacy.


Law Office of William W. Hurst Bi-Annual $500 Scholarship

Deadline: July 31, 2018

Amount: Bi-annual $500

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited college, university, or law school in the United States for the Spring and/or Fall of 2018. This includes high school seniors, freshman, sophomores, juniors, college seniors, and law students (L1, L2, L3).


To participate in the contest, applicants should write a 600-word essay answering the following question:

“Accidents can have devastating effects on those involved and their loved ones. Describe how an accident has impacted your life, what you did to overcome its impacts, and what changes you made to make sure a similar accident didn’t occur in the future.”

Questions: (317) 636-0808

Website: https://billhurst.com/scholarship/


*Please review scholarship prior to application to determine eligibility and legitimacy.


11must Digital Media $1,200 Scholarship

Deadline: August 31, 2018

Amount: $1,200


  • Must be a high school, trade school, and college or university student majoring in Business, Communications or a Web-Based technology.
  • Good command of English Language.
  • Ability to produce great content on the topic “Latest Digital Media Trends That Are Going To Impact 2018
  • Minimum GPA required; 2.5
  • Must be a citizen of the United States of America


Application: Submit an essay between 800 and 1000 words on topic Latest Digital Media Trends That Are Going To Impact 2018.

Questions: (777) 856-4944 or 11mustdigimedia@gmail.com

Website: http://11must.com/digital-media-scholarship/


*Please review scholarship prior to application to determine eligibility and legitimacy.

Kapture Semi-Annual $500 Scholarship

Deadline: April 30, 2018

Amount: Semi-annual $500

Eligibility: You must be enrolled as a full time student at a post-secondary institution in the United States or Canada

Application: Tell us your ideas on how to provide green pest control services. Think about what happens when pests enter a home and the potential risks that come with it. What do you think is the right balance between actively eliminating the pest and focusing on not having chemicals impact the environment? We require a minimum essay of 500 words.

Questions: scholarship@kapturepest.com

Website: http://www.kapturepest.com/scholarship/


*Please review scholarship prior to application to determine eligibility and legitimacy.


Fishfinder Guides $1,000 Scholarships

Deadline: January 2, 2019


Eligibility: This scholarship is only for undergraduate and postgraduate students and those who have excellent writing talent. They must have an ability to think beyond the imagination and can impress our experts with their skills.

Application: Students just have to write 1000-1500 words content on our given topic. They can also write the content on their own topic but that content should be based on the fishing. Remember only the best-written content will win our scholarship.

Questions: scholarship@fishfinderguides.com

Website: http://www.fishfinderguides.com/scholarship/


*Please review scholarship prior to application to determine eligibility and legitimacy.