Category Archives: Outside Scholarships

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

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.

Application:

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).

Application:

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

Eligibility:

  • 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.

 


2018 Personal Injury Scholarship

Deadline: August 1, 2018

Amount: $500

Eligibility:

  • This scholarship is offered to any student currently enrolled in an accredited community college, undergraduate, or graduate program in the United States. This includes incoming first-year college students who are high school graduates or possess a GED.
  • The scholarship candidate must be able to show proof of admission or attendance (e.g., a transcript or acceptance letter) at an accredited educational program, as stated above.
  • The scholarship candidate must be in good academic standing, with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.
  • The scholarship candidate must have an interest in the legal field and be pursuing (or intending to pursue) a career in this industry. (Note: The candidate does not have to be attending law school specifically.)

 

Application:

Please submit the following documents in order to be considered:

  • An up-to-date resumé or C.V.
  • A current unofficial transcript from the candidate’s college. Incoming first-year college students may submit a current unofficial transcript from their high school and a copy of their college acceptance letter (PDF file type preferred).
  • A brief essay response (1000 words maximum) addressing the following:

Tell us how your education has influenced your life and why you wish to pursue a career in the legal industry. How has your education shaped your values and your goals? What do you wish to accomplish by entering the legal field? How will your higher education help you contribute to your community in positive and lasting ways?

Questions: nadia@injurylawlv.com

Website: https://injurylawlv.com/2018-personal-injury-scholarship.html

 

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

 


Cannon, Hadfield, Stieben & Doutt, LLC $1,000 Scholarship

Deadline: August 1, 2018

Amount: $1,000

Eligibility: This scholarship is open to any student who is currently enrolled in an accredited undergraduate, graduate, or professional program in the United States. This includes accredited community college students as well as high school seniors and students who possess a GED who have been accepted to or are enrolled in an accredited program.

  • The scholarship applicant must be able to demonstrate their commitment towards excellence and social justice.
  • All eligible candidates must be in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.50 or above.

Application:

Answer the following questions in an essay of 1,000 words or less:

When you graduate, what kind of work do you plan to do that will promote justice, equal rights, and opportunities for all?

How is your education helping you to achieve your goals to work in a field where you will promote civil justice?

How have you already demonstrated your commitment towards excellence in your academic and work goals?

Application Materials

  • Updated resume
  • Essay, 1,000 word maximum. See essay questions above.
  • Current unofficial transcript

Questions: scholarship@cannonlaw.com

Website: https://cannonlaw.com/excellence-civil-justice-scholarship-2018.html

 

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

 


SteelKiwi $1,000 Scholarship

Deadline: August 1, 2018

Amount: $1,000

Eligibility: First time, full-time undergraduate students in Fall 2018. Declared major in computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related technical field. Minimum overall GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

Application: Online Application, official transcript, resume, proof of college enrollment, letter of reference from a STEM instructor.

Additionally, you need to complete one of the following tasks:

  1. Write a 1,200-word proposal for a new mobile application that you would personally be excited to develop.
  2. Write a 1,200-word essay describing what you believe to be the next most impactful innovation in the world of technology or specifically in the field of software engineering.

Questions: scholarship@steelkiwi.com

Website: https://steelkiwi.com/scholarship/

 

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


Health Careers Scholarship

Deadline: May 7, 2018

Amount: 6 scholarships for $7,500 a year (half each semester)

Eligibility: If you are graduating with your first degree from an accredited four year institution at the end of the Spring Term of 2019 through the Spring Term of 2020, you are eligible to apply. You must be enrolled as a full-time student and pursuing a career in a health related field for the two full semesters leading up to your graduation date.

Application: Online Application and <500 word essay

Questions? scholarship@gallagherstudent.com

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


Female Athlete $1,000 Scholarship

batandballgame

Deadline: May 30, 2018

Amount: $1,000

Eligibility: Female students who are studying for a degree in one or more of the following: Sports Science, Sports Physiotherapy. Sports Management, Physical and Sport Education, Sport Psychology, Sports Nutrition, Sports Rehabilitation, any Sports-related degree.

Application: 400-600 word essay response to on of the following topics:
– “Are there women in sports today that you see as role models? Who and why?”
– “Why is baseball important to the sporting world in general?”
– “Where will the sport of baseball be 10 years from now?”
– “In your perspective, how has sport changed in the last two decades”
Submit essay and personal details via email to scholarship@batandballgame.com

Questions? info@batandballgame.com

Website: https://batandballgame.com/scholarship/


LuggagePicker $2,000 Scholarship

luggagepicker

Deadline: May 4, 2018

Amount: $2,000

Eligibility: Currently enrolled student at any school or college and can get a proof of enrollment.

Application: 1,000 word essay on the following topic: “Is the world really big? Moving around the world in less than one day”. Format essay as specified on website and email to: scholarship@luggagepicker.com. 

Questions? scholarship@luggagepicker.com. 

Website: http://luggagepicker.com/scholarship/