Scholarships

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Study Abroad Scholarships

  • Temple’s Passport ScholarshipIf you are a first-year freshman or transfer student and you’ve never had a passport, don’t forget to apply for Temple’s Passport Scholarship before June 30.
  • Diversity Abroad ScholarshipsDiversity Abroad scholarships are now accepting applications for Summer 2019 programs and beyond. Find out more information by visiting their website linked above.
  • Watanabe Scholarship for study in JapanApplications are open for The Watanabe Scholarship, which provides support for study in Japan. Find out if you’re eligible and apply.

External Scholarship Opportunities

Thursday, August 15: MarvelOptics.com National Scholarship Contest
MarvelOptics.com, a leading prescription eyeglass company is pleased to announce they will be holding a “MarvelOptics.com National Scholarship Contest”. The essay winner selected will receive a $1500 scholarship.  The founders of MarvelOptics.com are young entrepreneurs who know the value of quality education. They appreciate the hard work and ambition and believe that money should never become an obstacle when working towards one’s dreams.

Thursday, August 15: Elena Bathrick Scholarship
The Marie Maxey Foundation will award a $500 scholarship to support a Dreamer (Hispanic youth brought to the U.S. at an early age by undocumented parents from Mexico, Honduras, Guatemala or El Salvador) with college expenses. Qualified applicants must submit a 500-word essay on “The Most Important Hispanic Woman in My Life.” You must submit proof of acceptance and planned attendance to a college in the United States for either a two-year or four-degree. 

Thursday, August 15: Mesothelioma Scholarship
Danziger & De Llano, LLP. is now offering qualifying college students the chance to win a $2000 scholarship for detailing their personal experiences either living with cancer or watching a loved one battle cancer.  We hope to offer this financial assistance to help one deserving student meet his or her academic goals.

Thursday, August 15: Race Entry Student Scholarship
Race Entry is an online race registration company that supports students of all disciplines who pursue self-improvement and enhanced health through race preparation and participation. Annually Race Entry is offering a $500 scholarship to the winner of our annual “Race to Inspire” essay contest. Many people have different reasons for running in a race. We want to hear & share your inspiring story.

Thursday, August 15: “Senior Scholar” Scholarship
The “Senior Scholar” scholarship, presented by 65Medicare.org, is a scholarship program designed for a student, 50+ years old, returning to school to complete their degree or starting a new course of study.

Thursday, August 15: Robert J. DeBry Scholarship
$2,500 scholarship is open to currently enrolled college students in the United States

Thursday, August 15: Hackard Law Scholarship
$2,500 scholarship is open to students enrolled in a United States college or university at the time the scholarship is awarded

Friday, August 16: G2 Entrepreneurial Scholarship
Are you passionate about creating opportunities for yourself, then working to develop the skills and relationships necessary to cultivate them? Are you disciplined and adaptable? Are you resourceful and open-minded? Are you driven to solve problems and create value? If so, we invite you to apply for the G2 Entrepreneurial Scholarship.

Tuesday, August 20: LawnStarter Lawntrepreneur Scholarship
The Lawntrepreneur Scholarship is our way of funding tomorrow’s top entrepreneurs. Maybe you sowed the seeds of your entrepreneurial spirit by starting a lawn care company in high school. Maybe you’re planning on building the next big landscaping company. Either way, if you’ve got the entrepreneurial bug in you, then we want to help fund your dream. We’re fixing the large and disorganized lawn care industry, and we’re willing to grant $1000 to any student we believe has the potential to change the world through entrepreneurship. If you are interested in starting your own business, we’d love to hear from you.

Tuesday, August 20: Rest Right Mattress $500 Scholarship
Rest Right Mattress was established as a result of its founder’s college education, life experience and the powerful influence of mentors. Rest Right Mattress would like to introduce a Rest Right Mattress Scholarship which is available to student enrolled full-time at a post secondary institution for 2019-2020 school year. A single one-time $500 scholarship will be awarded to a student enrolled full time in a accredited U.S. post-secondary institution during the 2019-2020 school year. The scholarship is non-renewable.

Tuesday, August 20: VRtrepreneur Scholarship
The VRtrepreneur Scholarship is our way of funding tomorrow’s top technology entrepreneurs. Maybe you sowed the seeds of your entrepreneurial spirit by building websites or iPhone apps in high school. Maybe you’re planning on building the next big technology company. Either way, if you’ve got the entrepreneurial bug in you, then we want to help fund your dream. We’re willing to grant $1,000 to any student we believe has the potential to change the world through technology entrepreneurship. If you are interested in starting your own business, we’d love to hear from you.

Friday, August 23: Rapid Formations Entrepreneur Scholarship Programme
Now in its fifth year, our Entrepreneur Scholarship Programme is open to all individuals who are currently undertaking undergraduate or postgraduate study at an officially-recognised higher learning institution in the UK or the US. The aim of the award is to assist with the financial costs of study, through which the acquisition and development of skills will potentially culminate in a successful enterprise.

Thursday, August 29: Vectorworks Design Competition. You are designing the future. Faced with some of the biggest design challenges of our time, students are boldly imagining a brighter world and using design tools to share these visions with others. The Vectorworks Design Scholarship seeks to promote excellence in design and observe how the next generation will transform the world. Finalists receive $3,000 scholarship, and one receives a $7,000 scholarship.

Saturday, August 31: PipelineDeals Women in Tech Scholarship.
PipelineDeals is offering a $2,500 Essay Scholarship with a focus on women in the software industry and women in the workplace. (Note that Architecture is often considered technology/STEM for scholarship purposes).

Saturday, August 31: College is Power Scholarship
College is Power provides students with the information and tools they need to go back to school. The company hopes their scholarship program will be a great financial tool for one student who is pursuing higher education. All those enrolled or planning to enroll in college are eligible to apply. Simply submit an online application along with a short statement explaining your primary goal for going to college.

Saturday, August 31: ResumePundits Scholarship
Besides offering professional resume writing services, ResumePundits’ mission is to help further students’ careers. They believe that education is the key to success and hope their scholarship helps one student achieve their dreams. Students can apply by submitting a short essay that answers the following question: How can we prevent technology from taking away jobs?

Saturday, August 31: Active Life Scholarship for Political Expression
Current college, graduate school or adult learners are eligible for $1,000. May be used at any college to study any major. This scholarship is designed to encourage students to explore and express their political opinions and become more active in both local and national politics.

Saturday, August 31: 2nd Chance Scholarship
The Second Chance College Scholarships Contest is open to citizens and aliens legally residing in the USA with High School Diploma, GED or equivalent. Scholarship funds are payable to the winner’s college/university or certified trade school in the United States; winner must enroll or already be enrolled for Spring 2020 session. Winner selection is NOT based on financial need, GPA or demographic criteria.

Saturday, August 31: Austin Divorce Lawyer Academic Scholarship
In order to apply, applicant must be enrolled or accepted at an accredited college or university. This scholarship will be awarded based our review of your 1,000 word essay on Why is it important to provide affordable legal services to low income families? Be as specific as possible. The student who submits an answer that is the most thought provoking and innovative will be awarded the scholarship.

Saturday, August 31: Scholarship for Latino Students
Buenas Opiniones awards its annual Latino scholarships through its various scholarship programs, including scholarships geared specifically for high school seniors, community college students, and current college students. In order to be eligible for any of them, you must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be pursuing or plan to pursue a technical, undergraduate or graduate degree in the upcoming academic year.

Saturday, August 31: CHASA Scholarship
CHASA is proud to offer college and vocational school scholarships for students with a diagnosis of hemiplegia or hemiparesis due to any cause, or a diagnosis of pediatric stroke. CHASA has awarded scholarships annually since 2000.

Saturday, August 31: The Claude S. Weiler Scholarship for Amputee College Students
The National Amputation Foundation is proud to offer scholarships to college students with a major limb amputation, who will be attending an accredited university as a full time student. A major limb amputation is described as loss of limb beginning at or above the wrist or ankle. 

Saturday, August 31: The Clubs of America Scholarship Program
Write an essay of no fewer than 600 words about your career aspirations and how your current studies will help you achieve success in your career. Where do you see yourself 10 years from now? Thinking outside the box is encouraged!

Saturday, August 31: Single Parent Scholarships
The Custody X Change Giving Fund awards three scholarships to single parents each year. Simply submit a 400 to 500 word essay, “How will you use your education to improve your family?”

Saturday, August 31: Fix The Photo Academic Scholarship
Beginning March 01, 2019, we are announcing a scholarship program for 2019 year. We will choose three lucky winners to receive $1,500 to cover  expenses for studying or just self-development. We are totally confident that your talents and eagerness to make this world better must be appreciated. Thus, we have created this beneficial program exactly for students who are eager to open new horizons.

Saturday, August 31: Florida Rentals Annual Dream Vacation Scholarship
At Florida Rentals we know how hard you work all semester. Studying, stressing, and late night writing can take their toll. We think you deserve a vacation, or at least to dream about one. Unfortunately, dream vacations (and college tuition) can be expensive! To help with these costs, we are awarding one student a $1,000 scholarship to put towards his or her education. Eligible students should submit a 1,000 word essay to scholarship@floridarentals.com describing their dream vacation. Where would you go? What would you do when you were there? Who would you want with you? What would your accommodations look like? Use your imagination!

Saturday, August 31: The Hammock Expert Scholarship Program
At The Hammock Expert we recognize that the investment in knowledge pays the best interest for the future. That is why we are excited to announce the creation of an annual college / technical school scholarship for high school, undergraduate and graduate students. Each year we will award up to $6,000 in scholarships, in $1,500 increments, to deserving students that are looking to be successful in life.

Saturday, August 31: HomeBase Mortgages 2019-2020 Annual Scholarship Program
Homebase Mortgages is proud to announce our 2nd annual Scholarship Program for the 2019-2020 school year! The chosen student will be awarded a $2,500 CDN grant towards their education! This scholarship is available to both Canadian and US students.

Saturday, August 31: iVein® Health & Wellness Scholarship
Any current full-time undergraduate/graduate student attending an accredited US university or college with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.7 is welcome to apply. Eligible students will write an essay of 800 to 1000 words, promoting a practical approach to healthy lifestyle during college years and how these habits can be sustained over a lifetime and demonstrate detailed knowledge of health and wellness and discuss why healthy living is a lifetime endeavor based on your personal experiences.

Saturday, August 31: Law Offices of Sean M. Cleary 2019 Scholarship
A high school or college student charged with DUI will lose the driving license for a period, be on probation, and serve mandatory jail time. He or she may also face a disciplinary hearing at his/her high school or college. We encourage you to apply to our scholarship program, online applications will be considered. Inspired by a personal story, tell us Why You Shouldn’t Drink & Drive.

Saturday, August 31: Make Me Laugh Scholarship
Make Me Laugh is a fun scholarship that lets you cut loose and lighten things up. Looking for a scholarship for comedians? Now is your chance to show us your funny bone. Perhaps you always have an embarrassing – but funny – story to share. Great! We’ll promise to laugh with you, not at you. The point is that not all scholarships have to be serious. Relax and have fun! The only thing serious about the Make Me Laugh Scholarship is the money you could win towards your college education. With $1,500 – you could be laughing your way to the bank!

Saturday, August 31: Win Free College Tuition Scholarship
Get a chance to win a $2,500 scholarship for college just by registering at NextStepU.com. No essay, no minimum GPA — it’s the easiest scholarship you’ll apply for!

Saturday, August 31: The Press Cleaners Scholarship
Here at Press, we love to see new ideas flourish, and it’s one of the main reasons that we created our scholarship. We’re growing quick and want to give back to students in need of a little help in their own entrepreneurial ventures.

Saturday, August 31: RentHop Apartment Scholarship
The RentHop Apartment Scholarship awards up to $2,000 a year to eligible undergraduate students in bachelors and associate degree programs in the US who demonstrate the ambition, diligence, leadership, and entrepreneurial spirit that is central to our company culture.

Saturday, August 31: $1,000 Scholarship Detective Launch Scholarship
ScholarshipDetective is a free scholarship search engine. To celebrate our launch we are awarding two $1,000 college scholarships. To enter just complete this application including a 140 character or less statement on how you plan to use the scholarship money. We will be awarding one scholarship for the best reason. Deadline for entry is August 31, 2019. 

Saturday, August 31: WikiJob Student Scholarships
WikiJob was founded in 2007 and provides detailed advice on how to excel at job applications, interviews and psychometric tests. Our information is free, but we recognise that the process of applying for roles at major graduate employers has hidden costs – whether that’s transport, accommodation, or paying for courses or practice packages. Each year, we will aim to support one individual who is finding it difficult to meet those costs, by offering a scholarship intended to cover some of the expense. We see this as an investment in future talent.

Saturday, August 31: Leaders Save Lives Scholarship Program
Coordinate a summer blood drive through the Leaders Save Lives program and join the impressive group of youth across the nation who are helping save lives with the American Red Cross. You could earn leadership experience, volunteer hours, an Amazon.com Gift Card and be entered to win a college scholarship. Sign up to host a blood drive while school is out of session during one of the program time frames. Form a recruitment committee to help make your blood drive a success. Recruit your friends, family and the community to donate at your blood drive. 

Saturday, August 31: Self-Publishing School Creative Writing Scholarship
$1,000 scholarship for those enrolled and actively pursuing a valid undergraduate or associate degree in the United States

Friday, October 16:  Freedom Alliance Scholarship
The Freedom Alliance Scholarship fund is for the children of military personnel who have been killed or permanently disabled in an operational mission or training accident.

Tuesday, December 31: The Brightech DIY Project Scholarship
To inspire your creativity we’re giving away a $1000 scholarship to the most creative, innovative and unique project that uses a magnifier lamp. You can use any medium you want. It can be a sewing project, paint, your hobby, electronics, you name it.

Thursday, April 30: Norristown Garden Club Scholarships
Norristown Garden Club has been offering scholarships to students who plan to further their education in horticulture related fields since 1971. Tyler students regularly receive these if they apply!