Category: Outside Scholarships

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

Army ROTC $5k Signing Bonus

Michigan Tech Army ROTC received funding and approval to award $5K to any qualified student who wants to contract with Army ROTC.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Returning student ( This doesn’t apply to current ROTC cadets)
  • US citizen
  • Must be able to pass a physical
  • Must have at least two full years remaining at MTU.

The deadline to apply is July 25th.

Students must attend basic camp at Ft. McCoy, WI from Aug 7 to Aug 15 and transportation, meals, and lodging, and equipment will be provided.

Interested students should email armyrotc@mtu.edu for more information and to apply.


Mechanical Contractors Association (MCA) of Chicago Scholarship Program

Amount:  minimum of $1,000; 15 possible scholarship opportunities

Eligibility:

  • Majoring in one of the following:
    • Industrial Technology,
    • Construction Management,
    • Engineering or
    • another similar field
  • Interested in a career in Mechanical Contracting

Application: One application applies for multiple scholarships.

Submit Applications: submit through this Google Form


Modern Castle $1,000 Scholarship

Modern Castle

 

Deadline: March 31, 2020

Amount: $1,000

Eligibility:

  • A currently enrolled high school (or home-schooled) senior planning on attending an accredited post-secondary institution in the US in the following year OR an undergraduate student currently enrolled in an accredited post-secondary institution in the US
  • Anticipating completion of high school diploma at the time of this application (or already enrolled in an accredited post-secondary institution in the US)
  • Grade point average of at least 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • US Citizen

Application:

To enter for a chance to win the Modern Castle $1,000 scholarship please create a short video (no longer than 5 minutes) answering the following questions:

  • While you were growing up, what aspects of your home felt modern?
  • What technological trends do you think will most dramatically impact the way the modern home runs in the future?
  • What aspects of the home do you feel are most in need of modernization? Using current and / or near-future technology, how would you modernize it?

Please upload your video to YouTube and email the video link here.

Questions: https://moderncastle.com/scholarships/

 

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

 


The Self-Publishing School Creative Writing Scholarship

Self-Publishing School

Deadline: Annually, February 21

Amount: $1,000

Eligibility:

  • 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 that they are applying to receive the scholarship.
  • Applicants are required to have at least a 2.5GPA
  • Applicants are not required to have a specific Major.

Application: Submit your application below with the required information including your 500-word maximum essay. The essay topic is your choice: It could be a message that you want to share with the world. It could be a preview of the first chapter of your book idea, a personal story or a cause that you care about!

Application Link

Questions: https://self-publishingschool.com/scholarship/

 

 

 

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

 


Women in STEM Bi-Annual Scholarship

“The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that women will hold just 20% of computing jobs by 2025.”

Deadline: March 22, 2020

Amount: $3,000

Eligibility: Women applicants must currently be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at a 4-year, 2-year, vocational, or technical institution in the United States to be eligible. Women must either be majoring in a STEM field or be actively engaged in personal projects or jobs in the STEM field to apply.

Application:

ESSAY TOPIC

Please write an essay that shares your career goals in STEM and how you plan on achieving them. What are your current activities in STEM fields? What is your dream job? What type of impact do you want to have in STEM fields?

ESSAY LENGTH
500–1000 words

Questions: contact@bold.org

https://bold.org/scholarship/minority-women-in-stem-bi-annual-scholarship/

 

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

 


Underrepresented Minority majoring in STEM Scholarship

In 2016, only 22% of degrees in STEM were earned by underrepresented minority students.

You should apply to this scholarship if you are a minority student passionate about STEM and are a believer in using technology to transform our lives for the better. We’re excited to hear your ideas, your passion, and where you see yourself contributing to this subject.

Deadline: Annually, August 15

Amount: $1,000

Eligibility:

  • All applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited US college or university or the semester that they are applying to receive the scholarship.
    • If you are unsure if your school is accredited, you can use the US Department of Education’s search tool to see if your school features on their list. https://ope.ed.gov/dapip/#/home
  • Applicants are required to have a minimum 3.0 GPA.
  • Domestic, international, and undocumented students may apply.
  • Students attending online universities are welcome to apply.
  • Applicants should be an underrepresented minority majoring in a STEM-related subject or a high level of interest in the STEM field. If selected, there will be verification of minority status via school or other.

Application:

Application Link

  • Please write a 1,000-word essay answering the following questions:
    • How do you plan to use technology to improve the lives of others?
    • How do you feel that underrepresented groups can be encouraged to go into the STEM field?
    • What businesses do you admire that encourage minority students to pursue a career in the STEM field?
  • Please submit proof of enrollment or an acceptance letter in an accredited learning institution. 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 Sygma Technology’s Promotion of STEM Education For Minority Students Award form linked below. Applications submitted by email may not be reviewed.

Questions: 

https://www.sygmatechnology.com/scholarship

 

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