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AES Scholarship

Asian American Journalists Association Scholarship

Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest

ATTSavings.com Scholarship

B. Davis Scholarship

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

BigSun Athletics Scholarship

CableTV.com Scholarship

Consumer Advantages of Buying Custom Furniture Scholarship

Consumer Advantages of Buying Custom Jewelry Scholarship

DegreeDirectory.org Bachelor Degree Scholarship

Direct Marketing Educational Foundation

Education Portal

Entertainment Blogging Scholarship

Foreclosure.com Scholarship

Fred Rogers Memorial Scholarship

Fruit Company Gift Basket Entrepreneur Award

GFOA Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship

GFOA Frank L. Greathouse Government Accounting Scholarship

Glenn Miller Scholarship Competition

GP LSAT Prep Prelaw Scholarship

Grinnell Mutual Scholarship Program Iowa College Foundation

Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP)

Hormel Foods Charitable Trust Iowa College Foundation

Hy-Vee Foundation Scholarship Program

Insurance Accounting & Systems Association

Iowa Space Grant Consortium

Robert D Blue Scholarship

ScholarshipExperts.com

School Pride Scholarship

Sell Used Books Scholarship

SIT Study Abroad Scholarships

Sixt Rent A Car Scholarship

The Lincoln Forum Scholarship Prize Essay Contest

Tuition Won't Stop Me

The Westmar Endowment Scholarship Program

Wells Fargo CollegeSTEPS Sweepstakes

2011 WyzAnt College Scholarship

AES Scholarship
Deadline:  October 6, 2014
Award: 
$500

Eligibility:

  • High school seniors and all students attending a post secondary educational facility
  • You are not required to take engineering courses to be eligible

Additional Information: Further information, including previous winners, is available on our website at: http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm

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Asian American Journalists Association Scholarship

Deadline: MAY 3, 2013

Award: $5,000

$3,900 will go towards the student’s college education.$1,100 will go towards travel, lodging and registration costs for the student to attend AAJA’s national annual convention in August 2013 in
New York as a Voices student news project participant.Depending on the winner’s area of study, the student will also be paired with a professional print, online or broadcast mentor at the
convention to help them network.

Purpose

To encourage students to pursue journalism as a career.

To increase students’ critical thinking skills and abilities to research, learn and give an opinion on a topical news item and to take a stand on this particular issue.

Eligibility:

Applicants must be committed to AAJA’s mission. Applicants must
be college freshmen going into their sophomore year. AAJA membership
is not required to apply, but if the student is awarded the scholarship
he/she must become an AAJA student member.

Selection Criteria: Candidates must submit a complete application following all instructions and will be selected on the basis of:

Academic achievement

Demonstrated journalistic ability

Commitment to the field of journalism

Sensitivity to Asian American and Pacific Islander issues

Contact: For more information, go to
www.aaja.org/anna-chennault-scholarship

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Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest
Deadline: September (Annually)
Award: Range betATTSavings.com Scholarship
Deadline: September 17, 2013
Award: several between $50 and $10,000

Eligibility: Entrant must be enrolled in a full-time college degree program at the time of entry. Graduate and Undergraduate students may apply. Employees of the Ayn Rand Institute, its board of directors and their immediate family members are not eligible for this contest.

Apply: Scholarship applications can be downloaded off of the following website:  www.aynrand.org/contests/atlas.html

Contact: Email: essay@aynrand.org

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ATTSAVINGS.COM Scholarship

Award: $1,000

Deadline: December 18, 2013

Eligibility: Write a 300-500 essay as described on the website. Post it on your blog or website. Paste an embed code at the bottom of your post, then enter to win by submitting your information on the website.

Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen or pemanent legal resident of the United States and may not be an associate (employee) of ATTSavings.com.

  • Incoming freshman: Applicant must be a current student and have a cumulative high school GPA of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale and must have taken either the ACT or SAT test. Applicant must also be a high school or home school senior graduating or earning a GED between August 1, 2011 and July 31, 2012, who will enroll for fall 2012 as a freshman at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university.
  • Current Freshmen-Seniors: Applicant must have a cumulative college GPA of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale and be enrolled full-time at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university between August 1, 2011 and July 31, 2012.

Apply: www.attsavings.com/scholarship

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B. Davis Scholarship
Deadline: May 26, 2014
Award: 1,000

Eligibility: Varies

Apply:http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm

Additional Information: See website for application

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Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship
Deadline: March 1 (annually)
Award: up to $5,000

Eligibility: Applicants must be a citizen of the United States, permanent residents are not eligible. Applicants must be an undergraduate student in good standing at an institution of higher education located in the United States. Students may be attending a two- or four-year institution. Applicants must be receiving federal Pell Grant funding during the academic term of his/her study abroad, the applicant is applying to or been accepted for a program of study abroad that is no less than four weeks in one counrty and no more than one academic year. Applicant must not be studying in a country that is currently under a Travel Warning issued by the United States Department of State or Cuba. (see website for more details)

Apply: Applications must be done online at:  http://www.iie.org/en/Programs/Gilman-Scholarship-Program

Contact: Applicants (last name A-L): Aileen O'Donnell Email: gilman@iie.org  Phone: (713) 621-6300, ext 25  Applicants (last name M-Z) Olga Tunga Phone: 713-621-6300 ext 24 Email: gilmanapp@iie.org

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BigSun Athletics Scholarship
Deadline:  June 20,2014
Award: $500

Eligibility: High school senior or attending a post secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at that institution or community.

Apply: Online at www.bigsunathletics.com

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CableTV.com Scholarship
Deadline:  June (annually)
Award: $1,000

Eligibility:

  • Open to current or prospective college students who are enrolled or planning to enroll in a college or university program
  • Complete one of two essay questions in 1,000 words or less

Apply: www.cabletv.com/scholarship

Contact: Tyler, Scholarship Coordinator (801)424-0018 ext. 7217

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Consumer Advantages of Buying Custom Furniture Scholarship
Deadline:  December 15, 2013
Award: $1,000

Eligibility: Any student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program in fall 2012 or spring 2013 at any accredited American college, university, or trade school.

Apply: www.custommade.com/scholarships/comsumer-advantages-of-buying-custom-furniture-scholarship/

Contact: Zach Williamson Scholarship Manager CustomMade.com 99 First St. Cambridge, MA 02141 Ph (617) 300-0169 ext 133

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Consumer Advantages of Buying Custom Jewelry Scholarship
Deadline:  December 15, 2013
Award: $1,000

Eligibility: Any student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program in fall 2012 or spring 2013 at any accredited American college, university, or trade school.

Apply:http://www.custommade.com/scholarships/consumer-advantages-of-buying-custom-jewelry-scholarship/

Contact: Zach Williamson Scholarship Manager CustomMade.com 99 First St. Cambridge, MA 02141 Ph (617) 300-0169 ext 133

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DegreeDirectory.org Bachelor Degree Scholarship

Deadline:April 1

Award: $500-$1,000

Additional Information:  Scholarships are available for Social Sciences, Business and Communications, and Journalism. See the website for more information.

http://degreedirectory.org/pages/scholarship_home.html

 

Direct Marketing Educational Foundation
Deadline:  April 30, 2013
Award: $1,000-$5,000

Eligibility:

  • Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Enrolled in an accredited 4 year undergraduate institution or as a graduate student
  • Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) in his or her major, and a 3.0 overall
  • Show a commitment to pursuing a career in direct/interactive marketing (i.e. applicants should have taken one or more courses focused on: direct marketing, interactive marketing, email marketing, electronic marketing, mobile marketing, social marketing, business to business marketing, not for profit marketing, database marketing, customer relationship marketing, or integrated marketing communications). Students with internships focused in this area will also be considered.
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Apply: See website for full details

Contact:www.directworks.org/students

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Education Portal
Deadline:  April 1, 2013
Award: (5) up to $1,000

Eligibility: Varies

Additional Information: To view and Apply for the individual awards please follow the links below:

Computer Science/Computer Engineering Degree-Undg. Academic Award

www.education_portal.com/pages/Computer_Science_Academic_Scholarship.html

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Degrees- Undg. Academic Award

www.education-portal.com/pages/Criminal_Justice_and_Law_Enforcement_Degrees_-_Undergraduate_Academic_Awards.htm

Liberal Arts and General Studies Degrees-Undg. Academic Award

www.education-portal.com/pages/Liberal_Arts_and_General_Studies_Degrees_-_Undergraduate_Academic_Award.html

Architecture and Drafting Degrees-Undergraduate Academic Award

www.education-portal.com/pages/Architecture_and_Drafting_Degrees_-_Undergraduate_Academic_Award.html

Undergraduate Distance Learning Degrees-Academic Award

www.education-portal.com/pages/Undergraduate_Distance_Learning_Degrees_-_Academic_Award.html

Contact: Eileen O'Connor, Scholarship Coordinator Email: eileen.oconnor@education-portal.com Phone: (650) 425-7512

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Entertainment Blogging Scholarship
Deadline:  December 21, 2013
Award: $1,000

Eligibility:

  • Applicant Must be a U.S. Citizen or permanent legal resident of the United States and may not be an asociate (employee) of an division of USDish.com
  • Incoming freshman: Applicant must be a current student and have a cumulative high school GPA of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale and must have taken either the ACT or SAT test. Applicant must also be a high school or home school senior graduating or earning a GED between August 1, 2011 and July 31, 2012, who will enroll for fall 2012 as a freshman at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university.
  • Current Freshmen-Seniors: Applicant must have a cumulative college GPA of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale and be enrolled full-time at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university between August 1, 2011 and July 31, 2012.

Apply: www.usdish.com/scholarship

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Foreclosure.com Scholarship
Deadline:  December 15, 2013
Award: $1,000-$5,000

Eligibility:The Foreclosure.com 2012 Scholarship Program is open only to those legal residents of the fifty United States, the U.S. Territories, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico who are thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application and who are currently enrolled in a U.S. accredited, post-secondary institution of higher learning (college, university, or trade school). Current employees, officers, directors and agents of Sponsor and its related companies and members of their immediate families (defined as spouses, parents, siblings and children) and persons residing at the same address are not eligible to win. Void where prohibited. No purchase of any kind is necessary.

To enter, submit a complete scholarship application online at the Sponsor’s Website no later than December 1, 2012.  This application must include an original, previously unpublished response to the scholarship topic, “What creative solutions, programs and/or initiatives to stimulate the United States housing market, as well as to turn the foreclosure tide, must a presidential candidate outline/promise to earn your vote?

Apply: www.foreclosure.com/scholarship/

Contact: Foreclosure.com 1095 NW Broken Sound Pkwy STE. 200 Boca Raton, FL 33487

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Fred Rogers Memorial Scholarship
Deadline:  February (annually)
Award: $10,000

Eligibility: Majoring in one of the following: early childhood education, child development/child psychology, film/television production, music, animation. Applicant must have the ultimate goal of working in children's media.

Apply: Scholarship applications must be done online at the following web site:  http://www.emmysfoundation.org/fred-rogers-memorial-scholarship

Contact: Please direct all inquiries to Michele Fowble at 818-754-2802 Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation 5220 Lankershim Blvd. North Hollywood, CA91601-3109

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Fruit Company Gift Basket Entrepreneur Award

Deadline: April 30, 2013
Award:  $4,000

Eligibility: U.S. high school graduate who has the drive and vision to make their mark on the business world

Apply: http://www.thefruitcompany.com/page/the-fruit-company-gift-basket-entrepreneur-award.pdf

Contact: scholarships@thefruitcompany.com

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Government Finance Officers Association for the US and Canada
Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship

Deadline: Annual
Award:  $5,000

Eligibility: Must be a current Full- or Part-time upper-division Undergraduate OR Graduate student in public administration, (governmental) accounting, finance, political science, economics or business administration (with a specific focus on government or nonprofit management). Must belong to one of the following groups (as defined by the U.S. Census Bureau): Black or African American, American Indian or Alaskan native, Asian native, Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, Hispanic or Latino. Must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States or Canada. Student must not have been a past winner of a scholarship administered by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada.

Apply: Applications can be downloaded off the website www.gfoa.org under "Student Opportunities."  For more information, please see this scholarship folder in the Office of Student Financial Planning in Carnegie Hall.

Contact: Scholarship Committee, Government Finance Officers Association, 203 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2700, Chicago, IL 60601-1210; Phone: (312) 977-9700

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Government Finance Officers Association of the US and Canada
Frank L. Greathouse Government Accounting Scholarship

Deadline:  Annual
Award:  $3,500

Eligibility: Must be a full-time student in an Undergraduate OR Graduate accounting program who is preparing for a career in state and local government finance. Undergraduate students must be in the process of completing at least their junior year by the time the scholarship is awarded. Must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States or Canada. Student must not have been a past winner of a scholarship administered by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada is not eligible to apply.

Apply: Applications can be downloaded off the website www.gfoa.org under "Student Opportunities."  For more information, please see this scholarship folder in the Office of Student Financial Planning in Carnegie Hall.

Contact: Scholarship Committee, Government Finance Officers Association, 203 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2700, Chicago, IL 60601-1210; Phone: (312) 977-9700

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Glenn Miller Scholarship Competition
Deadline:  March (Annually)
Award:  $3,000, $2,000, and $1,000

Eligibility: Applicant must be a graduating high school senior or first year college student who intends to make music a central part of their future life. 

Apply: For more information, please see this scholarship folder in the Office of Student Financial Planning located in Carnegie Hall or visit www.glennmiller.org/scholarships.html

Contact: Phone: (712) 542-2461 or Email: caldrich@clarinda.k12.ia.us Mail: Glenn Miller Birthplace Society, Scholarship Program, PO Box 61, Clarinda, IA 51632

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GP LSAT Prep Prelaw Scholarship
Deadline:  January 31st and June 30th
Award:  $1,000

Eligibility: Current undergraduate students considering law school.

Apply:www.getprepped.com/ or www.getprepped.com/lsatprep/schlrs

Contact: Alice McDaniel 1-800-508-4473

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Grinnell Mutual Scholarship Program Iowa College Foundation
Deadline:  April (Annually)
Award:  $1,000

Eligibility: Applicant must be a dependent child (natural, adopted, or step-child) of a current employee of the Company or of an affiliate mutual company. Applicant must attend an ICF member college or university in the Fall as a Full-Time student.  All grade levels will be considered, but freshman status will be given preference. Applicant must have a minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale.

Apply: Applications can be obtained by calling the donor.

Contact: Velma A. Peters, Phone: (515) 282-0473

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Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP)
Deadline:  Varies
Award:  Full tuition, reimbursement for books and fees, monthly stipend

Eligibility: Currently enrolled or accepted to an accredited medical school in the United State or Puerto Rico.

Contact: SSG Cedric Crumbley, Army Health Care Recruiter, 2900 100th St. Ste. 105, Urbandale IA 50322 Phone: 877-798-1982  Email: cedric.crumbley@usarec.army.mil  Website: www.goarmy.com/amedd

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Hormel Foods Charitable Trust Iowa College Foundation
Deadline:  April (Annually)
Award:  $2,000 (12 scholarships will be awarded)

Eligibility: Applicant must be a dependent child (natural, adopted, or step-child) of a full-time employee (including retired or deceased employee) of the company. Applicant must be planning to attend an ICF member college or university in the fall as a Full-Time student. Applicant must have a minimum 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.

Apply: Applications can be obtained by calling the donor.

Contact: Velma A. Peters, Phone: (515) 282-0473

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Hy-Vee Foundation Scholarship Program
Deadline: February (Annually)
Award:  $1,000

Eligibility: Must have been employed at a Hy-Vee location (office, distribution, retail) and/or subsidiary location after June 1, 2009. Must be classifed as a full-time student in their freshman, sophomore, or junior year during time of application process. 

Apply: Submit scholarship application to: Hy-Vee Foundation, 5820 Westown Parkway, West Des Moines, IA 50266. More information is available in the Office of Student Financial Planning in Carnegie Hall or check out www.iowagrocers.com for information on additional scholarships available.

Contact: Lynn Hoskins Phone: (515) 267-2915, Email: lhoskins@hy-vee.com

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Insurance Accounting & Systems Association (IASA) New Insurance Industry Scholarship Program
Deadline: Received or postmarked on or before March 1, 2013
Award:  (3) $2,000

Eligibility: Students who are at sophomore level or above and working toward a degree in Information Technology, Accounting or Risk Management. Have at least a 3.0 grade average. Not receiving full reimbursement for tuition from an employer or from any other outside source. Recommended by a current member, or member company, of IASA.

Apply: Online at www.iasa.org/Members/AM/Template.cfm?Section=Scholarship_Program

Contact: Wendy Gibson, IASA Vice President of Industry Relations Phone:214-354-1019 Website: www.iasa.org

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 Iowa Space Grant Consortium
Deadline: Varies
Award:  Varies by program

Eligibility: Several scholarship and internship opportunities are available for students majoring in STEM disciplines. Please go to the following link for more information on the various programs.

Apply: http://www.iaspacegrant.org/students

 

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Robert D Blue Scholarship
Deadline:  May (Annually)
Award: up to $1,000

Eligibility: The applicant must be an Iowa resident planning to attend an Iowa college/university during the upcoming school year.

Apply: All applications must be completed online at www.rdblue.org

Contact: Alicia Ronne Phone: (515) 242-5270, Email: Alicia.ronne@iowa.gov

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ScholarshipExperts.com Scholarships
Deadline:  Varies
Award: 5 different scholarships up to $2,500

Eligibility: U.S. students enrolled at a 2 or 4 year college or university.

Apply: www.ScholarshipExperts.com

Contact: 3020 Hartley Road Ste. 220 Jacksonville, Fl 32257 Phone: 904-483-2930

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School Pride Scholarship
Deadline: December 18, 2013
Award: $1,000

Eligibility:

  • Applicant Must be a U.S. Citizen or permanent legal resident of the United States and may not be an asociate (employee) of an division of CenturyLinkQuote.com
  • Incoming freshman: Applicant must be a current student and have a cumulative high school GPA of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale and must have taken either the ACT or SAT test. Applicant must also be a high school or home school senior graduating or earning a GED between August 1, 2011 and July 31, 2012, who will enroll for fall 2012 as a freshman at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university.
  • Current Freshmen-Seniors: Applicant must have a cumulative college GPA of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale and be enrolled full-time at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university between August 1, 2012 and July 31, 2013.

Apply: www.centurylinkquote.com/scholarship

Contact: CenturyLinkQuote.com 5202 W. Douglas Corrigan Way, Ste. 300 Salt Lake City, UT 84116

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Sell Used Books Scholarship
Deadline:  April 30, 2013
Award: $1,000

Eligibility:

  • Essays must be between 300-500 words
  • Essays must be submitted through the SellUsedBooks.com online form
  • Open to college and university students 18 and older who are legal residents of the United States
  • ellUsedBooks.com employees and their relatives are not eligible to win
  • Students may only enter once per scholarship period
  • All submitted essays become the property of MyBookDrive, Inc.
  • Winning essays will appear on the SellUsedBooks.com website, along with the author's name<

Apply: See website for application

Contact: www.sellusedbooks.com/sell-used-books-college-essay.htm

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SIT Study Abroad Scholarships
Deadline:
  Varies
Award:
Awards generally range from $500 to $5,000 for semester programs, and $300 to $3,000 for summer programs

Eligibility: Varies

Apply: www.sit.edu/studyabroad/scholarships.htm

Contact: 1-800-257-7751 PO Box 676, 1 Kipling Rd. Brattleboro, VT 05302 USA

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Sixt Rent A Car Scholarship

Deadline:  March 3, 2014

Award: $5,000

Eligibility:   Applicants to the Sixt Scholars Program must -

•             Be graduating high school seniors within the United States.

•             Plan to enroll in full time undergraduate study at an accredited two year or four year college or university for the entire 2014-2015 academic year.

•             Have a minimum grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent).

Apply: :   http://www.sixt.com/actions/sixt-scholars

Contact: sixt@scholarshipamerica.org

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The Lincoln Forum Scholarship Prize Essay Contest
Deadline:  July (Annually)
Award: $250-$1,000

Eligibility: Applicant must be a full time student in a U.S. college or university during the spring 2012 semester. Applicant need not be a U.S. citizen. There is no application form for the contest. The essay and your contact information serve as your application.

Apply: Scholarship information can be found at the following web site:  http://www.the lincolnforum.org/scholarship-essay-contest.php

Contact: Don McCue, Phone: (909) 798-7632, Email: archives@akspl.org

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Tuition Won't Stop Me Scholarship
Deadline: December 23, 2013

Award:  $1,000

Eligibility:

  • Entrants must "like" Education-Portal.com on Facebook in order to be eligible to win. Entrants must be enrolled in a degree, diploma, or certificate program, but anyone can help increase the scholarship by liking the Education-Portal.com Facebook page
  • Fill out the brief entry form
  • Be sure to answer the scholarship question

Additional Information: go to www.education-portal.com/articles/Tuition_Scholarship.html

Contact: See website

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The Westmar Endowment Scholarship Program
Deadline: April 1, 2014

Award:  $500-$5000

Eligibility: Applicant must be a freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior beginning in the fall of 2012, and must plan to attend one of ICF's member colleges or universities (or a satellite campus of an ICF institution) as a full-time student. Courses must be taken on the campus of the institution. Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA to qualify for the "Presidentia" award and at least a 2.5 GPA for the remaining awards.

Apply: Online at http://www.iowacollegefoundation.org/students_westmar_end_app.html

Contact: Iowa College Foundation, 505 5th Ave, Suite 1034, Des Moines, IA 50309 phone: 515-282-0473  fax: 515-282-9508 email: jack@iaicu-icf.edu

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Wells Fargo CollegeSTEPS Sweepstakes
Deadline:
Sweepstakes winners will be chosen by random drawings throughout the year

Award: $1,000

Eligibility: High school and college students

Additional Information: For more information and to enroll into CollegeSteps Sweepstakes go online: www.wellsfargo.com/collegesteps

Contact: see website

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WyzAnt College Scholarship
Deadline:
May 1, 2014

Award:  up to $3,000

Eligibility: Open

Apply: http://www.wyzant.com/Scholarships/

Contact: Justin Chiles WyzAnt Inc. Phone: 877-999-2681 Ext. 231 Fax: 773-345-5525

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University News
August 20, 2014
The Iowa Commission on Volunteer Service (ICVS) announced the selection of Courtney Howell as the August 2014 Iowa AmeriCorps Member of the Month.
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