Eligibility: For students attending a U.S. university or college who have been caring for an older relative while attending school. Includes current high school students who are matriculating in January 2016 and have been involved in caregiving during high school and intend to continue while attending college. Topic of the ESSAY is located at their website. APPARENTLY: A two-minute video is an alternative to the essay.
I am the oldest daughter of a single mother with five kids. I was a victim of sexual abuse when in was 13 in the city of Los Angeles. Now i am working almost full time and trying to finish high school strong. I will be attending Cal Polytechnic Pomona in the Fall of 2015 and there hope to receive a masters. Ever since i was born we have living off of welfare and picking up furniture form streets, as well as clothing and food from different churches and organizations. This scholarship can probably help me get a car or even help myself get better clothing be a bit more independent from my mother.
The University of Wisconsin Stevens Point (UWSP) established the Elizabeth Pfiffner Debot Memorial Scholarship for nontraditional students. According to UWSP, nontraditional students are students 25 years of age and older, seeking their undergraduate degree.
Be sure to follow up with your teachers and let them know about the status of your scholarship, whether you won or lost. Also, be sure to ask for letters of recommendation at least a month ahead of the due date. This gives your teacher the necessary time to write a thoughtful letter in support of your application.
The essays are typically the most difficult part of the scholarship application. For this part, you should plan on setting aside about three hours to complete an essay that is about 1,000 words. Try to write the essay from your heart. Scholarship committees want to hear about how much you desire this scholarship, the obstacles you have overcome in your life, and how this scholarship will help you achieve your dreams.
If writing is a strong point for you, look for these types of contests. Many students are too lazy to write essays, or they may simply not be good at it. There are fewer entries for these scholarship contests, and thus they can be easier to win, as long as you are articulate.
Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Czech Republic, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia not be a national from any of the EEA· EFTA states: Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway not be a resident on any of the above countries not have carried out their main activities (studies, training, work, etc.) for more than a total of 12 months over the last five years (until 28 February 2013) in any of the above countries. It is noted that for the 2014/2015 Academic Year dedicated geografical windows will probably be opened by the European Commission which will allow students to apply for dedicated Category A Scholarships. These windows should be: Western Balkans &Turkey window (Albania, Bosnia· Herzegovina, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Kosovo – this designation is without prejudice to positions on status and is in line with UNSCR 1244 and the IJ Opinion on the Kosovo Declaration of Independence as well…
For each item you send to scholarship committees, keep a copy, in case someone asks for additional documentation during the process of reviewing applications. It’s easy to lose a letter of recommendation or other documents, and you want to be sure that each committee in the list of weird scholarships you apply for has everything they need to choose you.
Deadline is in late March
The Electronic Security Association maintains the Youth Scholarship Program, which will award scholarships to two children of active-duty police officers and firefighters. The first place winner will receive $7,500 to put toward their college education and the second place winner will receive $2,500. Awards are based on a combination of academic achievement, national test scores, extracurricular participation and an essay titled, “What it means to me to have my parent or guardian involved in securing our community.”
Off to College Scholarship Sweepstakes
Sponsor: SunTrust Bank
Eligibility Requirements: Available for high schools students planning to enroll in college and to students already in college and expecting to be there in fall. This is good for accredited colleges and trade schools. By all that we can tell, no scholarship essay is required. It sounds like the inner is picked from a drawing.
Money: Multiple scholarships worth $1,000 will be awarded.
Sponsor: Student Insights
Eligibility Requirements: “This contest is open to high school seniors residing in all U.S. states, except Wyoming, Alaska, and Hawaii, and planning to attend college or career school after completing high school.”
“To enter the contest, entrants must complete and submit the application survey found at . No scholarship essay or purchase is necessary.
Student Insights will award the following prizes:
The GSCNC Gold Award Scholarships are given to young women who have earned their Girl Scout Gold Award. Only 17 of these scholarships are given every year. To qualify for one of these scholarships, young women will interview with local businesswomen, submit high school transcripts, and submit a personal reflection essay. Semifinalists who are not selected for this scholarship will still receive a bond worth $200.