Varsity Tutors holds a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest where students must write an essay in response to a monthly prompt. Entries are reviewed by Varsity Tutors at the end of the month and one winner is subsequently chosen to receive the $1,000 college scholarship each month. Interested students can enter the contest here:http://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship
The Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO) offers academic scholarships to deserving students. The Scholarship Program supports the mission of COMTO by promoting, strengthening and expanding the roles of minorities in all aspects of transportation. For more details and to apply, please see: http://www.comtomichigan.org/scholarships.html.
See scholarship Web site for annual deadlines.
Over here at GoGrad.org, our passion is providing students with tools that can help them be successful in reaching their goals. As you know, no two students are alike, but when it comes time to apply for scholarships it can sometimes seem like it. We’ve put together some guides that are just as unique as the students you serve—we’d love if you checked out a couple below:
MBA Scholarships: http://www.gograd.org/financial-aid/scholarships/mba/
Scholarships for Women: http://www.gograd.org/financial-aid/scholarships/women/
Scholarships for Military Veterans: http://www.gograd.org/financial-aid/scholarships/military-veterans/
LBGTQ Scholarships: http://www.gograd.org/financial-aid/scholarships/lgbtq/
We know the scholarship process can be confusing, that’s why we put together these guides to help students find, apply for, and receive scholarships that will help keep them on track to graduation.
The Kalamazoo Community Foundation offers several scholarships to Kalamazoo County (Michigan) and Van Buren County (Michigan) students. I am forwarding this information to you in hopes that you will include this information in newsletters, post the information on bulletin boards and forward it to students who may be eligible for them (please note that the criteria is different for each scholarship). Your students may be particularly interested in the Benjamin and Cherie Gubin Scholarship. Students can apply using the eGrant scholarship application available here.
Eligibility Criteria: Kalamazoo County resident during senior year in high school or graduate of a Kalamazoo County high school; enrolling or enrolled full time in an accredited master’s, Ph.D. or professional degree program such as law or medicine; must demonstrate academic achievement and potential for success at the graduate level with a minimum 3.0 GPA; must demonstrate financial need.
See their Web site for the annual deadline.
The Accident Recovery Center (a chiropractic clinic located in Charlotte, NC) frequently helps immigrants of all nationalities recover from automobile accidents. In fact, immigrants make up almost fifty percent of the Accident Recovery Centers patients. We observe firsthand the unique challenges that immigrants face on a day to day basis. Please visit http://www.charlotte-chiropractic.com/immigrant-scholar-award/ for more details.