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.

The Alan Mulally Leadership in Engineering Scholarship – Michigan Tech Scholarship

The Ford Motor Company Fund has announced the Alan Mulally Leadership in Engineering Scholarship.  Alan Mulally is the former President and CEO of the Ford Motor Company.  To honor his outstanding service to Ford, the Company has established the Alan Mulally Leadership in Engineering Scholarship.

Deadline: March 15, 2019

Amount: One-time $10,000 


– Current Sophomore/Junior (Second and third year students)
– GPA: 3.5 or higher
– Majors related to Automotive Engineering (Preferred majors: Mechanical, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Science)
– Leadership role in academic or community based- settings (ex. On campus organizations, community volunteer work, other engineering related activities)


Application (Google Form)

– Your resume (PDF to be attached to the Google Form application)
– 1 recommendation letter from a faculty member (PDF to be attached to the Google Form application)
– 1 page essay (4000 characters including spaces) describing your interest in Automotive Engineering, leadership role(s) held, and why you feel you are the best candidate for this scholarship.

Questions: scholarships@mtu.edu

EduGeeks Essay Writing Contest

Deadline: May 31, 2019


First Prize – $450

Second Prize – $350

Third Prize – $300

Eligibility: The contest is open to individuals regardless of their location, age or nationality.


Please send us your essay to edugeeksclubcontest@gmail.com

  1. Word count: keep your writing from 600 to 1000 words.
  2. Your essay should be unique and written by yourself. We will check its uniqueness on plagiarism check software.
  3. It should be written in the English language only.
  4. Submission format: file either in doc. / docx. / pdf. named Essay_Contest_(your name and surname).
    Example: Essay_Contest_John_Smith

In the file also please designate:

  • Contact email
  • Country of origin
  • Your age
  • Topic of your essay
  1. The number of entries: you can submit a few essays if you would like to.
  2. The admission is FREE.
Essay topics:
  1. The most important lesson college has taught us.
  2. Pros and cons of being a straight-A student.
  3. The biggest difficulty I face while writing assignments.
  4. Why I don’t like studying but love learning.
  5. Should “gifted” students receive special educational treatment?
  6. Tech in the classroom: to what extent it is a reasonable implication.
  7. Why multicultural classroom is one of the best results of globalization.
  8. The person I still remember from school.


The BrightStar Systems Future Technologies Scholarship

Deadline: April 1, 2019

Amount: $1,000


  • All applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, as a full-time student at an accredited US college or university for the semester they are applying to receive the scholarship.
  • Applicants are not required to have a minimum GPA.
  • Domestic, international, and undocumented students may apply.
  • Students attending online universities are welcome to apply.
  • General interest in technology.


  • Please write a 1,000 to 1,500-word essay answering the following questions:
    • How does technology help to shape your day to day activities?
    • What is your favorite piece of technology? How do you use it?
    • How has technology helped you with your studies?
    • How do you see technology shaping how students learn in the future?
  • Please submit proof of enrollment or an acceptance letter in an accredited United States college or university. We will accept a recent transcript, acceptance letter, or tuition bill. Please note if you are in the process of applying for colleges and universities, please indicate your current school and submit a document with the schools you have currently applied to. If you are selected for the scholarship, we will ask you to provide proof of enrollment for your college or university at that time.
  • Please submit the form on the website, https://brightstarsystems.com/the-brightstar-systems-future-technologies-scholarship/

Questions: justin@brightstarsystems.com





GreenPal Business Scholarship

Deadline: October 30, 2019

Amount: $2,000 over 4 semesters ($500 per semester)


  1. Applicant must be graduating High School’s Senior Class in 2019 or currently enrolled in a college of business with a 3.5 or higher GPA
  2. Applicant must demonstrate high ambition and desire to be an entrepreneur or business owner
  3. Applicant must have a declared major or minor in the college of Business, Economics, or Finance.
  4. Funds must be used for full-time enrollment at accredited two or four-year colleges, Universities, vocational or technical schools in the United States

Application: To apply for the GreenPal Scholarship, email your essay (500-1000 words) along with a photo to scholarship @yourgreenpal.com .

Questions: https://www.yourgreenpal.com/scholarship

Galatians 6:10 Scholarship – Michigan Tech Scholarship

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 finaid@mtu.edu

Award: Michigan resident tuition, renewable for four years
Deadline: March 1, 2019
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 balarson@mtu.edu, cell 906-370-8797 for more details.

Lark Health Scholarship

Deadline: July 10, 2019

Amount: $3,500 in three awards ($2,000; $1,000; $500)

Application: We want you to submit a 1-2 page essay, 1.5 spaced, detailing an initiative that you would like to see happen — were you a policy maker, healthcare entrepreneur, or public health worker — to prevent or delay one of the most pressing health issues facing Americans today.

Questions: gillian@lark.com



LGO Scholarship for Digital Excellence

Deadline: January 29, 2019 AND June 30, 2019

Amount: $1,000

Eligibility: The contest is open to registered undergraduate full-time students at accredited four-year colleges or universities in the United States or Canada during the Fall 2018 Semester or spring of 2019.


You will complete your application and submit your entry via email at info@letsgetoptimized.com

Application requirements:

  • Proof of Government issued ID
  • Your Essay (minimum 1000 words)
  • A copy of your unofficial transcript (minimum of 3.0 cumulative GPA)
  • All majors schools are welcome to apply

Essay prompt:

As time passes, the digital sphere is encompassing more and more areas of our lives. How do you think the future will look like for business start-ups and smaller companies when they market their business? With the way things are progressing, we can get a pretty clear picture of how things will turn. Please share your thoughts on this with us. All essays will be posted on Let’s get Optimized Blog and the winner will be featured to millions of our social followers as Let’s Get Optimized ’s future Marketing guru.

Questions:  info@letsgetoptimized.com

Human Resources and Accounting Scholarship Program

Deadline: May 31, 2019

Amount: $1,000


  • The students should have enrolled or in the process of enrolling with accredited college/university in USA or Canada for full time degree course related to HR including business management, psychology, organization development, etc.
  • Minimum grade point average scored should be 3.0 GPA
  • The undergraduate or postgraduate students yearning to achieve this scholarship should be a citizen or legal resident of USA or Canada.
  • The students more than 18 years of age are eligible to opt for this scholarship program
  • Students having a time gap between graduation and post graduation do not qualify for this scholarship
  • Students applying should have graduated from high school / secondary school or equivalent
  • Before applying, the students must have completed at least one term of college or university after completing graduation from high school


  • Students Contact Information
  • Students Current Resume
  • Students Transcripts
  • Thesis on “Ideal Sourcing Strategies that a recruiter can use
  • Two reference letters including the character of the applicant, career accomplishments volunteered, work ethics & values, and need of the scholarship. (Note: These reference letters should be from coaches, work colleagues or professors and not from family members or relatives.)

Questions: https://www.aistechnolabs.com/human-resource-scholarship-program/

Business Energy Scholarship 2018-2019

Deadline: April 1, 2019

Amount: $1,000


  • Membership in the scholarship program is absolutely free
  • All students currently registered in a college or vocational schools qualify to apply.
  • All candidates must be eighteen years of age by the start of the program.
  • Each student is permitted to send only one essay.


All student applicants must include the following details in their email upon submission:

  • Full names
  • Home address and telephone number
  • Name of the university or vocational school; field of study; year of graduation
  • Proof of attendance of an educational institution is required for participation

Qualifying scholars will be emailed

Essay Topic

All student applicants must submit a complete, unique and well-written 1000+ words essay on the following topic:

“Should we be using more renewable energy on the planet? Highlight the benefits of renewable energies—and how they can improve our economy, health and environment.”

Please, submit the essay in a word .doc file format and tell us about your scholastic goals and plans for after graduation. Additionally, tell us why you feel you deserve to win this scholarship. Good Luck!

Questions: https://ukbusinessenergy.co.uk/scholarship/

Traumatic Brain Injury Scholarship

Deadline: December 15, 2019

Amount: $1,000


  • Applicant is currently enrolled at or accepted to an accredited college in the U.S.
  • Applicant demonstrates academic achievement as reflected by a cumulative minimum 3.0 GPA in either high school or undergraduate transcripts.
  • Applicant has a documented diagnosis provided by a licensed healthcare professional.
  • Applicant cannot have been a previous recipient of a Bressman Law scholarship.


  • A completed Scholarship Application Form.
  • A 1-3 page typed essay about your struggle with a traumatic brain injury, how you received the injury, how your life has changed since, the issues you’ve encountered and how you’ve overcome them.
  • An official copy of high school or undergrad college transcripts for all schools attended.
  • Documentation of your diagnosis from a qualified medical professional.
  • Proof of Legal Residency in U.S. (i.e. birth certificate, passport, permanent resident card, etc

Application materials should be mailed to: 5186 Blazer Pkwy,  Dublin, OH 43017 to the attention of David Bressman

Questions: https://www.bressmanlaw.com/scholarship/?msID=8463069d-fcb8-4352-9440-7e43ab848050