Great Lakes Borrowers Services Scholarship

 

Award Amount

  • $2,500

Details

Great Lakes Educational Loan Services, Inc. is offering $2,500 scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students enrolling in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) programs. Up to 750 awards will be granted to qualified students from across the country.

Applicants must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Be high school seniors or graduates or be current postsecondary undergraduates or graduate level students.
  • Be United States citizens or permanent residents.
  • Plan to enroll in full-time science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) undergraduate or graduate field of study at an accredited non-profit public or private two-year or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school in the United States for the entire 2014-2015 academic year.
  • Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent).
  • Demonstrate financial need.

Only online applications via this website will be accepted. You, the student, are responsible for gathering and submitting all required information. This is a competitive program. Your application is evaluated on the information supplied; therefore, answer all applicable questions as completely as possible. Read and follow the instructions provided for each section of application.

Before registering, you may wish to gather the following information needed to submit your application:

  • Parent or alternate contact’s telephone number and email address
  • Your transcript of grades
  • Work history
  • School and community activities
  • Short statement of your educational and career objectives
  • Financial information from the most recently submitted tax return

The application must be one of the first 20,000 submitted electronically by 11:59 p.m. Central Time, April 5, 2014. Once 20,000 applications are submitted, the application period will be over. Note this may happen before the April 5 close date so apply early!

Deadline

  • April 5

Website

https://www.scholarsapply.org/greatlakes/

MassMutual Scholars Program

 

Award Amount

  • Up to $5,000

Details

The MassMutual Scholars program is funded by the Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company and is focused on expanding access and opportunity of higher education and employment to students who reflect the rich cultural diversity of our nation. We seek to increase the number of students completing college nationally, raise awareness of careers in financial services, and recruit and retain the top talent touched by our programs.

In 2014, MassMutual looks forward to offering $150,000 in total funding; assisting at least 30 students entering their sophomore, junior, senior, or fifth year of undergraduate coursework with a scholarship worth up to $5,000. Students must complete and submit for federal financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid Form (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.ed.gov and be interested in pursuing a career in the insurance and financial services industry.

To participate in the competition, you must comply with the following eligibility criteria:

· Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident

· Will be entering sophomore, junior, senior or 5th-year senior year in pursuit of an undergraduate degree at an accredited two- or four-year college or university

· Have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale

· Plan to attend a degree-seeking program, full-time at a U.S. accredited institution in the U.S., Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, or Guam

· Interested in pursuing a career in the insurance and financial services industry

· Demonstrate leadership and participation in extra-curricular activities

Deadline

  • May 2

Website

https://massmutual.scholarsapply.org/

Dr. Alma S. Adams Scholarship

 

Award Amount

  • $5,000

Details

The scholarship, named for founding Legacy board member, Dr. Alma S. Adams will award two $5,000 scholarships to pursue undergraduate or graduate studies at an accredited institution of higher education in the United States. The awards will be granted on a competitive basis for the following: a) a record of commitment to community service on behalf of an underserved community, preferably related to tobacco prevention and/or control and b) the best use of the visual arts, media, creative writing or other creative endeavor to convey culturally appropriate health messages aimed at raising awareness of tobacco’s harmful impact.

Priority populations are those populations that are disproportionately targeted by the tobacco industry, or who often lack the tools and resources to combat smoking in their communities. They include residents of low-income communities, U.S. racial/ethnic minorities (African American, Alaska Native, American Indian, Asian, Hispanic/Latino, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander), the Gay/Lesbian/Bi-sexual/Transgender community and other populations that have significantly higher than average smoking prevalence rates.

Deadline

  • April 30

Website

http://www.legacyforhealth.org/adams-scholarship.aspx

 

 

Frame My Future Scholarship

Award Amount

  • $1,000

Details

Submit an original creative image (photograph, collage, poem, drawing, etc)

Judges will select Finalists based on the creativity of the full entry, including the entry image and accompanying description(maximum of 500 characters).

Deadline

  • March 5

Website

http://www.diplomaframe.com/contests/frame-my-future-scholarship-contest-2014.aspx

 

 

  • Be your own work and relate to the theme – This is how I want to Frame My Future
  • Contain proper grammar and spelling

 

The Drive To Learn Scholarship

Award Amount

  • $1,000

Details

Must read the Terms and Conditions – Our full Terms and Conditions section must be read and agreed to in order to qualify for the program; Full time student – Applicants must be enrolled full time (at least 12 undergraduate units or 6-9 graduate units) at a single educational institution located in the continental United States; Citizenship – U.S citizens and non-U.S. citizens are eligible to apply; Response to Prompt – In 750-1000 words, prepare a written response that addresses ONE of the essay prompts on the website.

Deadline

March 1

Website

http://www.shiftins.com/automobile/car-insurance-program.aspx

GreenPal Business Scholarship

Award Amount

  • $2,000

Details

Applicant must be graduating High School’s Senior Class in 2014 or currently enrolled in a college of business with a 3.0 or higher GPA; Applicant must demonstrate high ambition and desire to be an entrepreneur or business owner; Applicant must have a declared major in the college of Business; Funds must be used for full-time enrollment at accredited, nonprofit two or four-year colleges, universities, vocational or technical schools in the United States.

Deadline

  • May 30

Website

http://yourgreenpal.com/scholarship

 

 

Crystal Group Innovation in Engineering Scholarship

Award Amount

  • $1,000

Details

The Crystal Group Innovation in Engineering Scholarship is awarded each year to one full-time student pursuing an undergraduate degree in engineering. This scholarship opportunity is for a member of the military (including current military, reservists and veterans), a child of a military service-member, or a spouse of a military member.

Deadline

  • April 30

Website

http://www.crystalrugged.com/scholarships/engineering-scholarship/

 

Direct TV Beats Cable Scholarship

Award Amount

  • $2,500

Details

You will need to write a 500-word essay about your favorite type of technology and why it is important to you All applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent legal residents of the United States. Academic Requirements: All applicants must be either: (1) a high school or home school senior graduating or earning a GED between August 1, 2013, and June 1, 2014, who will enroll as a freshman at a two-year or four-year college or university in fall 2014, or (2) a student enrolled during the 2013-14 academic year on a full-time basis and in good academic standing at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university or in an accredited graduate school program.

Deadline

  • April 30

Website

http://www.directtvbeatscable.com/technology-scholarship.html#how-tier

 

NYSOSIA Grand Lodge Foundation Scholarship

Award Amount

Varies

Details

The NY State Order of the Sons of Italy in America (NYSOSIA)  honors young collegians in their academic pursuits.

Applicant must be of Italian descent and a resident of New York State.Undergraduate and graduate awards are presented to high school or college students who will begin full-time study for the fall academic term of the year their application is eligible to apply for competition. The scholarship awards are based on academic excellence and service. Students must have an average of 85% or above to apply.

An official application form must be completed and accompanied by the following documentation:

  • Official high school or college transcript, including official results from all standardized tests. SAT/ACT scores should be included.
  • Class rank and size of graduating class.
  • Two letters of recommendation from teachers, counselors, professors or educational administrators.
  • Student essay summarizing educational and career goals, school and community service and a discussion of the significance of the student’s Italian heritage.

An application fee of $10.00, made payable to the NYSOSIA Grand Lodge Foundation, Inc. must be included with each application.

Deadline

March 31

Website

http://nysosia.org/index.asp