Private donor scholarships

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Private donor scholarships are offered by private organizations and/or organizations not affiliated with SPC, unless noted. Additional information can be found on the organization’s website. Applications must be returned to the address given on the application form.

If you are a private donor and plan to send a scholarship check for an SPC student, make the check payable to St. Petersburg College. Send the check to: St. Petersburg College, Attn: Scholarships, P.O. Box 13489, St. Petersburg, FL 33733. Please include the student recipient's name and SPC ID number, as well as a contact name and phone number for the donor.

Each individual private donor determines what charges their scholarship will cover. Examples are tuition; tuition and fees; tuition, fees and books; and tuition and fees with remainder to student. If there are unused funds, the funds will be held at SPC for three terms. If they are unused at the end of the third term, they will automatically be returned to the donor. The donor or the student may request to have any unused funds returned to the donor at any time.

The links below are to third-party websites that SPC does not control or maintain. SPC is not responsible for the privacy policies employed by any third-party website. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of all third-party websites before submitting any personal information.

The scholarships listed below are in deadline date order. Scholarships are added as they become available, so check this page often.

Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC)

Description:

Provides scholarships to Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC) students.

Criteria:

Students with minimum SAT scores of Math-520 and Verbal-530 OR ACT scores of Math-21 or English-22

Contact:

MC1Mario Crittenden at NRRS Seminole, 813-714-0073

Deadline:

no deadline

US Navy Health Services Collegiate Scholarship Program

Description:

The US Navy Health Services Collegiate Scholarship Program is designed to provide financial incentive for college students in the health care allied professions to complete Master's, Doctoral degree, and Internship requirements and obtain commissions in the Medical Service Corps. Specialties include Social Worker, Pharmacy, Physician Assistant, Environmental Health, Health Care Administration, Industrial Hygiene, Optometry, and Medical and Dental school. The value of this program could be well over $200,000 during the course of a four-year professional school program. After graduation, you'll join the Navy's active duty team as a commissioned officer. Financial benefits:  placed in active duty status as OCSN (E-6), receiving full pay and allowances (except clothing allowance), current monthly pay is at least $4000, full medical and dental benefits for selectee and his/her dependents, and full access to military bases, facilities and services including commissary and exchange (grocery and department store). Tuition, books and other school expenses are the responsibility of the individual.

Criteria:

Applicants must be a US citizen, at least 18 years old and able to complete degree/certification requirements and be commissioned prior to 42nd birthday, enrolled in or accepted for transfer to an accredited college or university in a course of study for a designated health profession, must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale prior to and after selection, must be full-time attending all normal school sessions (two semesters or three quarters), official transcripts must be sent to the US Navy upon completion of each school term, degree/certification requirements must be fulfilled within specified time frame for your field of study which has been approved by Commander Navy Recruiting Command, and must meet physical requirements and pass a Military Entrance physical exam.

Contact:

LCDR David Forsyth, USN, Medical Officer Programs, 813-477-9037, david.forsyth@navy.mil & HMCS Mario O. Martin, USN, Medical Officer Programs, 813-972-1680, mario.o.martin@navy.mil

Deadline:

open

US Navy Health Professions Scholarship Program

Description:

The US Navy Health Professions Scholarship Program is an educational support program for individuals pursuing graduate degrees in professional medical programs and who have a desire to serve in the US Navy following graduation. Eligible degree programs include Medicine (allopathic (MD) or osteopathic (DO)), Dentistry (DDS or DMD), Optometry (OD), Podiatry (DPM) and Physician Assistant (PA-C)(masters level program only). Benefits include full tuition (no upper limit) and allowable fees, reimbursement for all required books, supplies and equipment (some limits apply), monthly stipend of $2157.30, full pay and allowances of an Ensign (O1) for 45 days per year (about $4500), $20,000 signing bonus (Medicine and Dentistry only), and reimbursement for student's health insurance if required by school.  Military/Service Commitment:  One year of active duty not in training, for each year of scholarship with a 3-year minimum.

Criteria:

Applicants must be a U.S. citizen (dual-citizenship not permitted), physically qualified for a commission in the US Navy, and accepted into an accredited school in the US, Canada or Puerto Rico. Local medical officer program recruiters can assist with application, may apply prior to acceptance into school, early application is recommended, requires school transcripts, letters of recommendation and standardized test scores, must complete a physical exam (recruiter will schedule for you), and process typically takes 3 months to complete.

Contact:

LCDR David Forsyth, USN, Medical Officer Programs, 813-477-9037, david.forsyth@navy.mil & HMCS Mario O. Martin, USN, Medical Officer Programs, 813-972-1680, mario.o.martin@navy.mil

Deadline:

open

T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood Scholarship Program

Description:

The T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood Scholarship Program provides scholarships for early care educators and center directors to work towards earning an Associate's degree or credentials in early childhood education. It is funded by the Agency for Workforce Innovation Office of Early Learning and involves a three-way partnership for the sharing of expenses by the caregiver receiving the scholarship, the sponsoring child care center or family child care home and T.E.A.C.H. The majority of tuition and books costs are paid for and most T.E.A.C.H. participants receive a per-semester stipend for travel or for internet access as well as a bonus for caregivers and directors who complete their scholarship contract. In most scholarship models, reimbursement to the early childhood program or family child care home for release time given participants.

Criteria:

Depends on the individual scholarship applied for. See their website for more details.

Deadline:

no deadline

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Description:

Many scholarships are available through the Hispanic Scholarship Fund website. There are different deadlines and requirements for each scholarship.

Criteria:

Each scholarship has different requirements. Please see the website for more information.

Deadline:

deadlines vary

BG Scholarship

Description:

The BG Scholarship offers a $300 scholarship in memory of Brandon Goodman from his mother.

Criteria:

Applicants must be in high school or currently enrolled in college, have a minimum 2.0 GPA, and be a U.S. Citizen or an international student enrolled in school in the US. Applicants need to submit a 250 word essay about their academic goals and contributions to their school and/or community.

Deadline:

Last day of each month

Varsity Tutors

Description:

Varsity Tutors is offering a monthly $1000 scholarship where students must write an essay in response to a monthly prompt. Visitors to the webpage are able to vote via social media for submitted entries. The top five entries with the most votes are reviewed at the end of the month and one winner is chosen.

Criteria:

Only one entry per person per promotion period. Each submission must exceed 200 words and must not exceed 900 words. Printed essay font size may not be smaller than 12 pt. All essays must address the specific promotion question, must be original, must not have been previously published, released or distributed and must have been created and must be owned exclusively by the applicant.

Deadline:

Rolling

Education-Portal.com

Description:

The Education Portal is offering scholarships to help manage college costs with their new Tuition Won’t Stop Me Scholarship. The scholarships are offered weekly.

Criteria:

"Like" the Education-Portal.com Facebook page and fill out a brief entry form. Answer the scholarship question. For every "Like" posted to the wall, the scholarship amount will increase by $0.50.

Deadline:

every Wednesday at 12:00 PM PST

GP LSAT Prep Prelaw Scholarship

Description:

The Prelaw Scholarship is for undergraduates considering law school.  $1000 grants are awarded twice yearly (January 31 and June 30).

Criteria:

Applicant to a U.S. or Canadian law school.  Submit one sheet of paper with your name, contact information, and if applicable, class rank, extra-curricular activities, and a brief overview of your financial need.  On the same sheet, include an essay of not more than 250 words describing why you are a deserving recipient of the award.

Deadline:

January 31 and June 30 of each year

The Southern Scholarship Foundation

Description:

The Southern Scholarship Foundation is a non-profit organization which awards qualifying students with housing scholarships on the following campuses: FSU, UF, FAMU, FGCU, Tallahassee Comm College and Santa Fe College.

Criteria:

Interested applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA and a demonstrated financial need. Scholarship recipients live cooperatively in a house with students representing a variety of backgrounds and cultures. They do not pay rent, but are responsible for their fair share of basic household expenses such as food and utilities. The entire cost to the student averages $950 per semester. Only complete application packets will be reviewed for acceptance.

Deadline:

There is not an application deadline, however, submission by March 1 is encouraged as spots do fill quickly.

UnCommon Goods Scholarship

Description:

UnCommon Goods is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be currently attending or planning to attend a college/university during the fall 2017 academic year and majoring in undergraduate art or design studies.

Deadline:

July 15 for fall enrollment and December 15 for spring enrollment

Florida Fund for Minority Teachers

Description:

The Florida Fund for Minority Teachers offers a $4000 scholarship to full-time students. Scholars are selected on the basis of qualities that would indicate their potential to become good teachers. These qualities include strong writing ability, communication skills, overall academic performance and evidence of commitment to the youth of America, preferably demonstrated through volunteer activities. Special consideration is given to community college graduates. Submit an application and supporting documents to Sherri Kent-Roberts, SPC Academic Program Coordinator, 727-341-4659.

Criteria:

Applicants must be a resident of the State of Florida; be a member of one of the following racial groups: African, American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, Asian American/Pacific Islander, or American Indian/Alaskan Native; be newly admitted into a teacher education program at any of FFMT’s participating universities/colleges; be a junior and have not earned a baccalaureate degree in Education; have earned 60 credit hours or an AA degree; and have not exceeded 18 hours of upper division education courses at the time of application. Scholarship recipients must attend a mandatory FFMT symposium each year they receive the award or they will not receive further funding. Upon graduation Scholarship recipients must agree to work in a public Florida schools for the number of academic years they receive the award or the scholarship becomes a loan that the student must pay back to the Fund. 

Deadline:

July. 1 for fall enrollment and Dec. 1 for spring enrollment.

PrincenFees Affiliate Marketing Scholarship

Description:

PrincenFees Affiliate Marketing is offering two $750 scholarships.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must currently be enrolled or accepted into a college/university for the upcoming semester, provide proof of acceptance or enrollment, have a minimum 2.8 GPA, and be ambitious and passionate. Applicants must also type a 1,000 to 1,500-word essay about a product that you have had first-hand experience with. This should be an informative and persuasive piece of writing. If the product left you with something to be desired, explain.

Deadline:

August 15 for fall enrollment and Dec. 31 for winter enrollment

Single Parent Scholarship

Description:

CustodyXChange is offering a $500 scholarship for the Summer, $1,000 scholarship for the Fall, and a $1,000 for the Spring for single parent students.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicant must have primary physical custody of one or more minor children, be enrolled full-time at an accredited college, and have a GPA of 3.0 higher or be a first year student. To apply, send email to scholarships@custodyxchange.com, and attach the following:

  • A 400 to 500 word essay, "How will you use your education to improve your family?"
  • Your unofficial college transcript or admissions letter

Deadline:

April 30th for summer enrollment, August 31st for fall enrollment, and December 31st for spring enrollement

Bailey Family Foundation

Description:

The Bailey Family Foundation provides $5000 in financial assistance to students based on their academic record, financial need and level of community involvement.

Criteria:

Student must possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5, demonstrate financial need, must be a graduating high school senior or current college student, currently attending or plan to attend eligible schools listed in the application, must be a legal US resident, and must be pursuing their undergraduate degree or diploma. Scholarship is for tuition and tuition related fees only. If selected, application information will be verified. College scholarship is not renewable; however, previous winners may re-apply through the normal application process.

Deadline:

Jan. 1 - Feb. 28 application period

$1,000 Scholarship Monthly Sweepstakes

Description:

College Ave is offering a monthly $1,000 sweepstakes for college students.

Criteria:

Enter into the sweepstakes for a chance to win $1,000, through the website link found above. Be sure to check back each month, for a chance to enter again.

Deadline:

Each Month

Transfer Scholarship! FAMU Community College Scholarship

Description:

FAMU is offering scholarships to assist high achieving Florida community/junior college graduates. The annual amount of the scholarship depends on your GPA.

Criteria:

This partial scholarship is a two-year undergraduate scholarship awarded to an AA/AS degree transfer student who has a minimum 2.50 GPA and is not enrolled as a FAMU student.

Deadline:

Transfer Scholarship! Florida Tech Bridge to Success Transfer Scholarship

Description:

Florida Tech Bridge to Success Transfer Scholarship is offered to 10 students who have graduated with their Associate of Arts degree from a State of Florida public community college or college and have been admitted to FIT in the fall semester only. This scholarship is a combination of grants and scholarships equal to two years tuition at Florida Tech. This scholarship is mutually exclusive and cannot be combined with the Florida Tech Transfer or Scouting Scholarship. It is renewable after the satisfactory completion of 30 credits and submission of an updated FAFSA.

Criteria:

Applicants must be currently enrolled at a Florida state college at time of application; have a cumulative grade point average greater than or equal to 3.5 for all college work; be admitted to Florida Tech and file a FAFSA with the university before graduating from a Florida state college; and graduate with an A.A. degree by the end of the spring term prior to fall enrollment (students who completed their A.A. degree in December of the previous year may also be considered). Recipients must enroll as a full-time undergraduate at Florida Tech's main campus in Melbourne, FL before the scholarship takes effect.

Deadline:

Pinellas Opportunity Council

Description:

The Pinellas Opportunity Council offers great resources in the following areas:  Case management, Referrals/resource mobilization, Emergency assistance (rent/mortgage, utilities, food, transportation - upon availability of funds), Training/education completion (tuition assistance for last semester), Youth/extra curriculum activity assistance, Financial assistance with books, uniforms, testing, background checks, licensing fees, etc.

Criteria:

Available to heads of household age 21 or older, must have legal custody of children under the age of 18, must be enrolled in their last 15 hours of college or other final stage of training, must present proof of enrollment in school/training, and must meet income requirements. For information, contact 727-823-4101, x25 in south county or 727-937-9393 in north county.

Deadline:

Mattress Help Scholarship

Description:

Mattress Help is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be current high school (or home-schooled) seniors attending school in the U.S. or Canada or be a current college student already studying at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution. You must also be a U.S. citizen, anticipating completion of high-school diploma at time of application or already in possession of high-school diploma/GED, planning to or currently pursuing a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution, and carrying a minimum 3.00 GPA.  In order to apply, you must create a short video (no longer than 5 minutes) that answers the following:

  • What factors most negatively and positively affect your sleep?
  • Assess the quality of your own sleep health and discuss some ways that you can improve it?
  • Make your video creative and impactful both to yourself and others.
  • The most creative submission will win the scholarship each year

Upload your video to YouTube, make sure it is titled "Mattress Help Scholarship Submission-Your Name-Year" and include the link when you submit the application.

Deadline:

September 25th of each year

Fry Scholarship

Description:

The Fry Scholarship was created to honor Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry, 28, or Lorena, TX. Sergeant Fry had one week left in his tour in Iraq in 2006, when he volunteered to continue working for seven more hours disarming explosive devices, despite having already sustained an injury to his hand. He made the ultimate sacrifice on March 8, 2006, in Anbar province, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated. He left behind a widow and three children.

Criteria:

Section 701 of the Choice Act expands the Fry Scholarship to include the surviving spouses of Service members who died in the line of duty after September 10, 2001. Prior to this law, only children of those who died i the line of duty were eligible for this benefit. The law states that eligible spouses are entitle to receive:

  • 36 months of full benefits, equal to 100% level of the Post-9/11 GI Bill, this includes tuition and fee payment, a monthly housing allowance, and a stipend for books and supplies
  • Training must start on or after January 1, 2015, training prior to January 1, 2015 is not eligible to receive benefits under Section 701
  • A spouse has 15 years from the date of the Service Member's death to utilize benefits. If a spouse remarries, benefits end the date of the remarriage.

 

Deadline:

Begins Nov. 3, 2014

NursesLink.org - College Student Scholarship

Description:

NursesLink.org is offering a $500 scholarship to help students pay for the costs of education, based on merit.

Criteria:

Can be awarded to anyone enrolling in the next six months or currently enrolled in a NON-nursing education program offered by a community college, trade school or university.

The winning applicant will be selected by the administrative staff of NursesLink.org, based upon the merit of their application package. Approximately 1/3 of the weight will come from the formal application and 2/3 of the weight will come from the essay. The formal application criteria are a combination of GPA, extra curricular activities and employment history (if applicable).

The criteria considered in the essay is the author’s ability to present a meaningful answer that speaks directly to the essay question and provides insightful facts to support their claims. The 500-800 word essay for the Spring 2014 College Student Scholarship (deadline April 30th 2014) will ask the student to address the following:  Please describe your passion to succeed in life and how education will help you achieve your goals. Please give several detailed examples. 

Deadline:

April 30 and October 31 of every year

LA Tutors

Description:

LA Tutors is offering a monthly $500 scholarship

Criteria:

Applicants must currently be enrolled as a high school or college/university student within the US or Canada; must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 (or the equivalent); must be a citizen of, or hold a valid student visa in the US or Canada; must have designated an innovative project that makes a difference in the lives of others (this could be a website, series of blogs, an app, fundraising event, etc); must submit an essay describing the goal of the particular project and provide a link to access the content and supporting documentation; the essay, idea or creation must the applicant's original work; must submit a letter of recommendation evaluating the quality of the work and a photo taken during project execution.

Deadline:

Open monthly on the 1st at 8 am through the 20th at 11:59 pm PST

PDAD Scholarship

Description:

PayDayAllDay is offering a $500 scholarship two times a year, aiming at helping students cover their study-related costs.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be enrolled full-time in high school or at least part-time in college, graduate, professional, or trade school. Be a U.S. citizen and have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.8. Applicants must also submit an original video or infographic, along with a 750 word essay discussing one of the following topics:

  • The Hidden Dangers of Long-Term Debt
  • Irresistible Purchases that I Regret Spending my Credit on
  • The Practical Financial Lessons that Adulthood Teaches You

Deadline:

October 31st and April 30th

Abels & Annes Scholarship Essay Contest

Description:

Abels & Annes, P.C. is offering a $1,500 scholarship.

Criteria:

Any current high school senior, undergraduate, or law student who will be attending am accredited college/university or law school in 2019 in the U.S. is eligible to apply. Applicants must also answer the following essay contest: Driving is one very important way we retain our independence. As we age, however, our risk of accident increases. What are some main ways elderly people can remain behind the wheel? What sort of invention/device (beyond autonomous cars) would you create in order to make cars safer for the elderly? 

Deadline:

December 15, 2018 @ 9AM CST

New! CFR Rinkens' Transportation & Logistics Scholarship

Description:

CFR Rinkens is offering a $500 scholarship.

Criteria:

The essay contest is open to full-time students currently enrolled in a college/university. Applicants must submit a 1000-1500 word essay on what you think the future of transportation and logistics looks like.

Deadline:

December 15, 2018

Darras Law Scholarship

Description:

Darras Law Firm is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited United States college/university during the 2018-2019 academic year. To participate in the essay contest, applicants should write a 600-800 word essay answering the following prompt: "Discuss the existing financial safety net and whether it is adequate to address the needs of workers who become disabled. What steps can a young person joining the workforce take to avoid financial catastrophe if an injury or sickness renders them unable to earn a living at some point in their career?"
 

Deadline:

December 15, 2018 @ 9AM EST

Gaming Industry Scholarship

Description:

Into The AM is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must demonstrate passion for video games and the industry, funds must be used for full-time enrollment at accredited two or four-year colleges, universities, vocational or technical schools in the United States, applicants may apply only once per calendar year, and submissions should be in English. Applicants must also submit a 500-1000 word essay answering the following: "How has gaming positively affected your life and how do you see the industry growing in the next 4 years?" 

Deadline:

December 15, 2018

New! William W. Hurst Law Scholarship

Description:

William W. Hurst is offering a $500 scholarship.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be enrolled in an accredited college, university, or law school in the United States for the Spring of 2019. This includes high school seniors, freshman, sophomores, juniors, college seniors, and law students (L1, L2, L3). Applicants must also comply with all requirements set forth in the "Essay Submission Procedure" section found on the website. To participate, applicants should write a 600-word essay answering the following question: " The growth of autonomous technology has led to the testing of self-driving vehicles on our roadways. With this technology comes new challenges dealing with public safety on our roads and freeways. What safety challenges do these self-driving cars pose and what type of rules and regulations should we consider to ensure safe roads for the public?"

Deadline:

December 20, 2018 @9AM EST

Arnold Palmer Annual Scholarship

Description:

Arnold Palmer Annual is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be a full time or part time undergraduate/postgraduate student currently studying at an accredited college/university. (international students are welcomed to apply) and type a 500-1000 word essay on the following topic: "The Impact of Animation on Society" Include your written essay and all the details below in a Word .doc file: Your details (first name, last name, phone, and address), School/University Name, Area of Study, and Any School ID or Document (Proof that you are a student at the mentioned school).

Deadline:

December 25, 2018

New! Zavodnick Zavodnick & Lasky, LLC

Description:

Zavodnick Zavodnick & Lasky, LLC is offering a $1,000 college scholarship.

Criteria:

In order to participate, applicants must be currently enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited United States college or university in the near future and should write a 500-word essay responding to the following question: The Occupational Health & Safety Administration indicates that approximately 6.5 million people are working at construction sites around the country on any given day. Job accidents can happen in any industry, but these incidents are more likely in the construction industry. How can business owners and employees work together to ensure that construction workers are safe on their job, and help avoid the risks that lead to injuries or even death? Responses will be evaluated based upon the following criteria: the quality of the writing, originality, the thoughtfulness of the response, and the applicant's demonstrated potential for success in their chosen field of study. Along with the essay, applicants should provide the following information:  their full name, address, and phone number; the name of the educational institution they are attending or plan to attend; their current or proposed course of study; and contact information for their parent or guardian, if the applicant is under 18 years old.

Deadline:

December 30, 2018 @ 9AM PST

Florida Tour Guide Scholarship

Description:

The Zebra is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

Criteria:

Applicants must be currently enrolled at or planning to attend a four-year university, graduate program, community college, or trade school located in the continental United States. Entrants should create an original video not exceeding 2 minutes. Each video submission must be hosted on YouTube or Vimeo, and should be submitted to scholarships@thezebra.com Use the following prompt for your video submission: "So, Florida students, we want to see your favorite road trip destination(s) in your state- from your unique perspective. If it makes sense to hit the open road and be our virtual tour guide, that's great! But there are no limits to what we're looking for: a narrated animation, a slideshow of memorabilia, an illustrated map of the best roadside attractions on the way. This is a chance for your to showcase any place you love in as an original way as possible." 

Deadline:

December 31, 2018 @ 11:59PM CST

Internet Marketing Scholarship

Description:

TastySerps is offering a $1,000 scholarship to an individual who is currently attending college or graduate school in the neat future.

Criteria:

To apply, applicants must submit a 1000+ word essay on the following topic: "How would you deliver an internet marketing strategy that is creative and drives traffic to the business owner's website for more sales." 

Deadline:

December 31, 2018 @9AM EST

216 Marketing, Business or Web Development College Scholarship

Description:

216 Marketing is offering a $500 scholarship award to any student that is currently enrolled, or recent high school graduates who are pursuing a post-secondary degree on web development, marketing or business.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must currently be enrolled in a post-secondary education or high school seniors/recent graduates who are going to be pursuing a degree in one of the following: web development, marketing or business. Must be a full-time student currently enrolled in classes for the current year of the upcoming school year (incoming high school seniors), and must have a minimum 3.2 GPA.  Applicants must also submit a 1000 word essay as to why they deserve this scholarship out of all other applicants ans how this scholarship will help you achieve your academic and career goals.  

Deadline:

December 31, 2018

Expert Institute's 2018 Healthcare and Life Sciences Scholarship

Description:

Expert Institute is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a student who is in the medicine and the life of sciences field.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be actively pursuing a degree related to healthcare or the life sciences and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicants must also submit a 1000-2000 word essay on "How you feel your specialized knowledge and training could be applied to improving the practice of law." 

Deadline:

December 31, 2018

EVOKE-ative Writing Scholarship

Description:

EVOKE is offering a $500 scholarship to one U.S. undergraduate student studying English, writing, or public relations.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must currently be attending a U.S. college/university with a focus in English, Writing, Public Relations or Marketing (or the equivalent); have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.25, evidenced by the submission of an official transcript; and submit one writing-related piece of undergraduate work from the past year.

Deadline:

December 31, 2018

Minority Students in Veterinary Medicine Scholarship

Description:

365 Pet Insurance is offering a $500 scholarship.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be of Hispanic, African-American, Native American, Pacific Islander or other minority designation, complete the online application, submit a one-page resume describing animal welfare related activities, provide two letters of reference, and provide proof of full-time enrollment in a veterinary medicine program. Applicants must also submit a 300-500 word essay on one of the following topics:

  • What Veterinary Medicine Means to You
  • The Greatest Challenges Facing Animal Health
  • The Role of Nutrition in Animal Health

This scholarship is for Spring 2019 or Fall 2019.
 

 

Deadline:

December 31, 2018

ParkOn Scholarship

Description:

ParkOn is offering two (2) scholarships for $500.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be enrolled full time in high school or at least part time in college (undergraduate only) and must posses a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0. Applicants must also submit a 600-word essay answering the following question: "Analyze the effects of driverless cars on airport parking. What are the benefits of using airport parking and what are the cons?" 

Deadline:

December 31, 2018, 9AM EST

Student Voice Scholarship

Description:

Raphaelson & Levine Law Firm is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be a lawful permanent resident or United States resident, be accepted or currently enrolled in a credited college, university or graduate school within the United States, and have an average GPA of 3.0 or higher. Applicants must also submit an official copy of school transcript, complete the online application form, and submit a 350-600 word typed essay about a period of your life when you faced a significant moral or ethical challenge, and the factors or individuals that influenced your decision. In addition to your essay, please provide an individual statement as to why you should receive this opportunity and in what way it would impact your schooling.

Deadline:

December 31, 2018

Tenge Law Firm Scholarship

Description:

Tenge Law Firm is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

Criteria:

This scholarship is available for both high school and college students, it is highly favored towards students who are pursuing a course in Law, Political Science, Sociology, Criminology, Media Studies or other law related courses. Applicants must be enrolled or planning to enroll in a US accredited college during the 2018-2019 year. Each candidate is required to submit a 500 to 1,000-word essay on why they want to pursue a career or course on Law, Political Science, Sociology, Criminology, Media Studies, or any other law related course or career. 

Deadline:

December 31, 2018

The Emroch & Kilduff Scholarship Essay

Description:

The Emroch & Kilduff Firm is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

Criteria:

In order to be eligible, applicants must be a high school senior in the graduating class of 2019, planning to enroll in an accredited United States college/university during the 2019 academic year. Applicants must also submit a 600-word essay answering the following question: Texting and driving/distracted driving are among some of the top causes of accidents on our roads. Review your state's laws on texting and driving. Do you think laws need to be revamped? What invention or device would you invent in order to help lower the temptation to drive while distracted? 

Deadline:

December 31, 2018 @ 9AM EST

New! CNCMachine.Net Scholarship

Description:

CNCMachine.Net is offering a $2,000 scholarship.

Criteria:

The award is available for Certificate, Associates, Undergraduate, and Graduate students. Applicants must submit a 500-1000 word essay detailing three new and/or innovative methods in which the industry as a whole can effectively increase the number of young professionals seeking to begin a career in the manufacturing industry.

Deadline:

January 1, 2019

DLE Lawyers Video Scholarship

Description:

DLE Lawyers is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a student who is pursuing a medical related degree: an undergraduate degree in a pre-medical field, nursing degree, physician's assistant degree, medical assistant degree, M.D. or D.O. degrees, doctor of nurse practitioner, nurse anesthetist, dentist, psychiatry, chiropractor, or any other medical degrees.

Criteria:

To be eligible, you must be a citizen of the U.S., must be able to demonstrate full-time enrollment at an accredited college/university in pursuit of a degree related to the medical field, and must maintain a minimum GPA score of 3.0 through the time that you are applying. If you have not been accepted into a program yet, you can apply for the scholarship, but no funds will be released without proof of acceptance or enrollment. Applicants must also submit a 5-10 minute video explaining "the most common types of car accident injuries." Please include at least three different types of injuries and how they are caused from car accidents in specific. Title the video "DLE Lawyers Car Accidents Injuries" and then your first and last name + school.

Deadline:

January 1, 2019

Public Service Scholarship

Description:

State Records is offering a $1,000 scholarship for the 2019 school year.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must complete the online application and submit a 1000-1500 essay answering the following questions:

1.) How can society improve through the use of digital public records? 

2.) As a public employee, how do you believe access to public records can affect you and your community. 

Deadline:

January 1, 2019

Alert1 Student for Seniors Scholarship

Description:

Alert1 is offering a $250 scholarship to a student attending an accredited U.S. college/university who wants to help seniors.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be a U.S. citizen, attending an accredited U.S. college/university in the U.S. This scholarship is open to high school students who will be attending an accredited college/university. Applicants must follow all instructions and agree to Alert1's Student for Seniors Scholarship Agreement, and must answer the following three questions (under 300 words each):

  • What is your experience with seniors?
  • What is the most important lesson you've learned from seniors?
  • How will you help seniors in your chosen career?

Applicants must submit and complete the application form by the deadline. No exceptions will be made for applicants after the deadline.

 

Deadline:

January 10, 2019 @ 11:59PM PST

Berkowitz & Myer Scholarship Essay Contest

Description:

Berkowitz & Myer is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be planning to enroll in an accredited U.S. college/university during the 2018-2019 academic year. Applicants must also submit a 600-word essay answering the following question: Currently, under the Federal Bankruptcy Code, federal student loans are almost never eligible for discharge. Explain the pro's and con's of whether Congress should change the Federal Bankruptcy Code to allow these loans to be discharged. The, take a position and explain why you think federal student loans should not be allowed to be discharged in bankruptcy, like other unsecured debts (i.e. credit cards, medical bills, etc..). 

Deadline:

January 15, 2019 @ 9AM EST

G2 Crowd Entrepreneurial Scholarship

Description:

G2 Crowd is awarding $5,000 to 12 college students who exemplify an entrepreneurial spirit and mindset.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be a full-time student, currently enrolled (or about to enroll) in an credited college/university within the United States and have a verifiable minimum GPA of 2.5 on a standard scale. Applicants must also submit a 500 word essay answering the following question: How have you applied your entrepreneurial spirit to overcome past adversity?  

Deadline:

January 18, 2019 @ 5pm CST

Meldon Law College Scholarship

Description:

Meldon Law is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be planning to attend an accredited U.S. college/university in the 2019-2019 academic year. Participants must also submit one 5-6 minute video which includes a 1-2 minute video bio, and 2-3 minute video essay on one of the following topics:

  • Research your state's gun purchasing process, and requirements a resident must meet in order to purchase a firearm. Do you believe this process should be changed or updated? What changes or updates would your suggest?
  • School across the country have different protocols in place to protect students and employees from gun-related violence. Investigate your school's safety protocols. Are there ways your school, or schools in general, can change protocols to make them more effective? What changes would you make to schools or school policies to help protect everyone from gun-related violence?

Deadline:

January 20, 2019 @ 9AM EST

New! Kristopher K. Greenwood & Associates Scholarship

Description:

Kristopher K. Greenwood & Associates is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be a U.S. resident or resident alien who is registered at a U.S. college/university and must submit a 500 to 1000 word essay answering the following question: What do you think the field of family and divorce law will be like in the next 10 years?

Deadline:

January 28, 2019 @ 11:59PM

Blake Rubin Scholarship

Description:

Blake Rubin Scholarship is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must currently be a high school senior that has been accepted into a college/university or is a current college/university student (including undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate students) who aren't in their final year of study. Applicants must also submit a 500 word or less response to the following question: "Who is your role model in life and why?"  

Deadline:

January 31, 2019

Florida Law Group Scholarship

Description:

The Florida Law Group is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be planning to enroll in an accredited U.S. college/university in the Spring 2019 semester, incoming and existing law students enrolled in the Spring 2019 semester (1L, 2L, 3L) are eligible to participate. Applicants must also submit a 600 word essay answering the following question: "Explain why correcting the legislative drafting mistake, also known as "Scivener's Error" is a difficult process. How would you change Scrivener's Error to more of a streamlined process? Would you propose statues or laws to identify the error(s) in order to reduce misinterpretation? Provide previous evidence showcasing the strict processes of correcting these so-called errors.
 

Deadline:

January 31, 2019 @9am EST

Kenneth P. Carp Scholarship

Description:

Law Office of Kenneth Carp are offering a $1,000 scholarship.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be planning to attend or currently enrolled in an accredited United States college/university. In order to participate, applicants must submit a 500-word essay answering the following question: "Although there are many positive reasons to avoid Probate, there are practical reasons to take advantage of a court supervised process. Please discuss the process, and explain in detail which situations probate is a good decision, and which situations probate is not a good solution." 

Deadline:

January 31, 2019 @ 9AM EST

Mark Alvarado Scholarship

Description:

Mark Alvarado is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

Criteria:

To be eligible, you must be a current college/university student that has not reached your final year in your degree program or be a current high school senior that has already been accepted into a college/university. Applicants must also submit a 500 word essay on the following question: " How can schools better prepare students for the workforce? For example, students in San Francisco Unified District (SFUSD) are often going into a high tech workforce in the Silicon Valley, are they well prepared for this type of work?" 

Deadline:

January 31, 2019

Nationwide Debt Reduction Services Scholarship

Description:

Nationwide Debt Reduction Services is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

Criteria:

In order to be eligible, applicants must be a high school senior that has been accepted into a college/university or be a current college student that is not in their final year. Applicants must also submit a 500-word essay on the following topic: "What is one money tip that you learned that you feel will help you become financially stable after graduation?" 

Deadline:

January 31, 2019

InsureSTAT Scholarship Essay Contest

Description:

InsureSTAT is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be a U.S. citizens currently enrolled in an accredited American 2- or 4-year college/university, and must have at least a 2.5 GPA. To enter, students must submit a 500-to 700-word essay on one the following topics:

  • How can disability insurance give disabled people the freedom to accomplish their goals?
  • How can disability insurance help prepare people for unseen disasters?
  • Why is disability insurance a worthwhile investment, especially when it comes to student loan protection?

Deadline:

February 12, 2019 @ 12 noon EST

Chrissy Weems Scholarship

Description:

Chrissy Weems Scholarship is offering a $1,000 scholarship to help future entrepreneurs and small business owners of our world.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be a high school senior that has been accepted into a college/university or a current college student that is not in their final year. Applicants must also submit a 500-word essay one the following topic: "Share an adversity in your life that you have fought to overcome and what you have learned from it."  

Deadline:

February 28, 2019

Polito & Associates, LLC Scholarship Contest

Description:

Polito & Associates, LLC is offering a $2,500 scholarship to the essay winner.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be enrolled in an accredited college/university in the U.S. for the Spring and/or Fall of 2019. This includes high school seniors, freshman, sophomores, juniors, college seniors, and law students. Applicants must comply with all requirements set forth in the "Essay Submission Procedure" section found on the website. To participate in the contest, applicants must write a 600-word essay answering the following question: "How have you faced tragedy, loss or defeat, and found ways to overcome it in your own life? What role does that tragedy or loss play in your aspirations for college or further education?
 

Deadline:

February 28, 2019 @ 9AM EST

Mapes Law Offices Scholarship

Description:

Mapes Law Offices is offering a 1,000 scholarship.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must have a financial need, evidence that you are currently attending college or college acceptance letter, and a U.S. citizenship or legal permanent resident status not required. Applicants must also submit a 500-word essay explaining the pressure of debt has affected you.

Deadline:

March 1, 2019

Supplement Critique Scholarship

Description:

Supplement Critique is offering a $1,500 scholarship.

Criteria:

Students who are currently enrolled in a college, university, or trade school are encouraged to submit their written 1000 word essay, answering the following question: "What steps can young American take to promote healthier living in local communities?" 

Deadline:

March 1, 2019

Law Offices of George Salinas

Description:

Law Offices of George Salinas is offering a $1,250 scholarship to help students achieve their educational goals.

Criteria:

In order to be eligible, applicants must be enrolled in an accredited college, university, or law school in the United States for the Spring of 2019. This includes high school seniors, freshman, sophomores, juniors, college seniors, and law students (L1, L2, L3). Applicants must also comply with all requirements set forth in the "Essay Submission Procedure" found on the website. Applicants must also write a 600-word essay answering the following question: " The growth of autonomous driving technology has led to many companies to begin testing self-driving vehicles on our roadways. With this technology comes new challenges dealing with public safety on our roads. What safety challenges do these self-driving cars present and what type of regulations should we consider to ensure safe roads for the public?"
 

Deadline:

March 30, 2019 @ 9AM CST

MU30's Scholarship for Women in Finance

Description:

Money Under 30 is offering two one-time scholarships. First place will receive a $2,000 scholarship, and the runner-up will receive a $1,000 scholarship.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be a female or identify themselves as females, plan to enroll as a full-time student at an accredited university in the United States for the 2019-202 academic year, be pursuing a degree in Finance, Business Administration, Accounting, Economics or a degree in a closely related financial field, and be a U.S. citizen or legal resident.

Deadline:

March 31, 2019

Exact Data (See the World) Scholarship

Description:

Exact Data is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be enrolled in an accredited two or four-year college/university within the U.S. There are no citizenship requirements, but this award is not intended for students returning home for the summers. Students from all backgrounds and majors are encouraged to apply.

Deadline:

April 1, 2019

Ronald D. Weiss College Scholarship

Description:

Ronald D. Weiss College Scholarship is offering a $2500 scholarship to incoming and existing college students.

Criteria:

In order to be eligible to apply for the scholarship, applicants must fit the following criteria:  be currently enrolled in a college or university or planning to enroll as a freshman for the 2019-20 academic year, be in good academic standing with your current educational institution, and if under 18, must have the permission of your parent or guardian to apply. Applicants must submit an essay to scholarships@ny-bankrupcy.com (topic is listed on the website). The following factors will be considered in determining the winner:  demonstrated understanding of the issues raised, originality, quality of writing, and the applicant's demonstrated potential for success in a field related to law

Deadline:

April 21, 2019

Down To Five Scholarship

Description:

Down To Five is offering a $500 scholarship.

Criteria:

All undergraduate and graduate students are welcome to apply. In 800-1000 words, tell us about the most memorable life experience(s) you have had and how it/they has influenced you.

Deadline:

April 30, 2019

B. Davis Scholarship

Description:

Student Award Search is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

Criteria:

This scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution. Applicants must submit an essay of less than 1000 words on the following topic: Describe the three characteristics of leadership you value most. Discuss why you believe that these traits are so important and how you feel that they are developed in an individual. 

Deadline:

May 24, 2019

Tommy Smith Scholarship

Description:

Tommy Smith Scholarship is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be either a current college or university student, or a high school senior who has been accepted into a college/university. Applicants must also submit a 500-word essay answering the following: "If you could start any business while in college or afterward what would it be and why?" 

Deadline:

May 31, 2019

New! Addiction Recovery Scholarship

Description:

The Watershed is offering a $1,000 scholarship to an individual in recovery from drug addiction and/or alcoholism who wishes to further their education at an accredited college/university.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, have completed 1 year at an accredited college/university, currently enrolled in an accredited college/university, and have been in recovery from drug addiction and/or addiction and/or alcoholism for at least 2 years. Applicants must also submit a 500 word essay that describes why you are passionate about advancing your education.

Deadline:

June 30, 2019

New! Addiction Science Scholarship

Description:

The Watershed is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a student who is pursuing a degree and/or career in the field of Addiction Sciences.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and be either enrolled or accepted to an accredited college/university for a degree in the Addiction Science field. Applicants must also submit a 500 word essay that expresses your desire to work in the Addiction Science field.

Deadline:

June 30, 2019

New! Health Care Scholarship

Description:

The Watershed is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a student who is in the Health Care field.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be a U.S. citizen or have a permanent residency and be either enrolled or accepted to an accredited college/university for a degree in the Health Care field. Applicants must also submit a 500 word essay describing your desires to become part of the Health Care industry.

Deadline:

June 30, 2019

Lodlois Scholarship

Description:

Lodlois is offering two scholarships, 1st place for $1,000 and 2nd place for $250.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be either a undergraduate or graduate student of 18+ age and currently enrolled in a US-based college/university. Applicants must also submit a 700+ word essay on the topic of: "Online Product Reviews: Why Both Consumers and Business Need Them" Entries that contain plagiarized text from other articles that are not your own will not be accepted.

Deadline:

June 30, 2019

Dealsscoop Scholarship

Description:

Dealsscoop is offering a $500 scholarship.

Criteria:

The eligibility requirement is all scholarship entries must be for an intentional educational purpose, and the prize money must be used toward an educational venture. Applicants must write a 500-1000 word essay on any marketing or educational topic of your choice. 

Deadline:

September 1, 2019