January

January Scholarships

anyoption Scholarship To enter participants must write an essay that is no less than 1,200 words on “Investing for young adults”.
The essay should address, but is not limited to the following points:
Is there an ideal age to begin investing?
The challenges faced by young investor.
What are the benefits of investing when young?
What types of investments are good for young investors?
To enter email essay and copy of valid student id to: scholarshipcompetition@anyoption.com

CollegeMapper
Every month, CollegeMapper offers high school students a chance to apply for a $500 scholarship to their intended school of study.  To be eligible for this contest you must be currently enrolled at a high school in the United States and plan to attend a college or university in the United States. Please click on the link for more details.

Graduate Programs Scholarship
Graduate Programs will award $1,000 scholarships to current graduate students and $1,000 toward student loan payments for recent grads within the last five years. To apply, Rate and Review your graduate school program on our website and enter our quarterly scholarship drawing.

The Tuition Won't Stop Me Scholarship
It's no secret that students are frustrated with the rising costs of getting an education. Education-Portal.com wants to help by offering you the chance to win up to $5000 to help manage your college costs with our new Tuition Won't Stop Me Scholarship. Find out how!

Varsity Tutors
$1,000 Monthly College Scholarship Contest. Write an essay in 250 words or more on the given subject. Monthly deadlines.

ScholarshipPoints
The ScholarshipPoints membership program is free to join, fun to participate in, and provides you with the opportunity to win thousands of dollars in scholarships each month. Members earn points for doing what they already do online: shopping, reading blogs, playing games, searching the web, taking surveys, and more! The more you do–the more points you earn–the more chances you have at winning a scholarship. Register and you could be our next BIG scholarship winner!  Deadlines are monthly.

Scholarships for Minority Students
Minority students may have unexpected barriers to cross when looking for scholarships. Here under number 7 is compiled list of 100 minority scholarships, which are sortable by subject area and award amount.  Short details are offered about each scholarship, but by clicking on the associated URL, you will discover more guidelines specified for application. Deadline varies.

Student Design Competitions
Autodesk proudly sponsors competitions around the world. Our goal is to help advance student's knowledge and skills through challenges that inspire and prepare them for promising careers in architecture, engineering, and the digital arts.  Check out the design competitions on-line and see how you can get involved!

Innovation in Education Scholarship
We at LA Tutors are passionate about sparking the creative genius in students and would love to commend those outstanding students who have a made a difference in the lives of others in some innovative or technological fashion.  In order to achieve this, we have established a scholarship for students who meet certain criteria that are listed on our web page.  All submissions must be uploaded no later than 11:59 pm PST on the 20th of each month. The submission window closes starting the 21st and will reopen on the 1st at 8:00 a.m.

Avvo Scholarship Program
The Undergraduate/Pre-Law scholarship is open to students intending to pursue
a graduate law program, including but not limited to those in an official pre-law
program or common pre-law majors such as Political Science, Economics, Accounting or Finance, English, Philosophy, Criminal Justice, Engineering, Medicine, etc. Award $5,000.  Submit essay submissions must be 500-800 words. Deadline January 1, 2015.

American Bullion Scholarship
American Bullion believes in education and encourages students to improve their knowledge about finance and investing. The American Bullion Financial Education Scholarship is offered to current high school and college students. Ten scholarships are awarded every year. Winning submissions are selected by a team of executives at American Bullion. Application Deadline: January 1, 2015

$1,000 Scholarship Giveaway
Resume Companion is a US based industry leader in resume services, having been in operation since 2008. Our scholarship program is designed to get the student population of the US thinking about resumes at an early stage, ensuring they have practice in this essential area of career progression, before they head into the vocational world. Each semester, we are offering a $1,000 scholarship to the student who can create the best resume, based on the life of any fictional or non-fictional character, from TV, history, literature or myth. Applications received from January 1, 2014– July 15, 2014 will eligible to receive scholarship funds for Fall 2014 semester.

Mike Ornstein Scholarship Contest
This is an award to be given to a full-time student attending a U.S. College or University for the 2015-2016 academic year. The scholarship will be payable through the educational institution on behalf of the student. Applicants for the scholarship, must submit their essay. Submissions will be judged by a panel and a student will be awarded scholarship based on creativity and overall thought on the subject. Essay submissions will be accepted from January 1, 2015 through April 15, 2015. The winner will be notified on or about July 15, 2015.

Boling Rice, LLC Scholarship
What changes or new measures could be adopted in order to reduce
the risk that cellphone use poses to other motorists, pedestrians,
or bicyclists?  Boling Rice, LLC Offering $1000 Scholarship.  Answer
the question and submit a 500+ word essay.  Deadline January 15, 2015.

Gates Millennium Scholars Program
The Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS) Program selects 1,000 talented students each year to receive a good-through-graduation scholarship to use at any college or university of their choice. The 2015 GMS Online Application is open until the Wednesday, January 14, 2015 11:59 pm EST deadline.

Mawista Scholarship
We would like to offer the scholarship to a person studying abroad with a child. Studying with a child means to have more additional stress. It is a big challenge and requires a lot of organizational skills. For MAWISTA it is very important to promote especially young people with a child who decided to study abroad.  e winner of the scholarship will receive a monthly scholarship of 500 Euro during a 12-month period. That way, you will have more time to take care of your child.  Interested parties have the possibility to apply online until January 15, 2015.

$1,000 Book Marketing Scholarship
Smith Publicity is offering a one-time scholarship to one high school or college/university student in the United States.  The scholarship will be awarded to the student who submits the best essay on persuasive writing. Deadline for submissions: January 13, 2014.

Express Metrix IT Asset Management Scholarship
Express Metrix will be awarding one (1) $5,000 scholarship to a student interested in pursuing a career in IT management. Applications will be evaluated based on an essay (500-1000 words) describing, in specific terms, how you hope to use your IT management education/background to make a positive impact in the business world. Submission Closes January 15, 2015

GOYA Foods Culinary Arts & Food Sciences Scholarship Program
The GOYA Foods Culinary Arts and Food Sciences Scholarship Program is available on a competitive basis to students entering a four-year institution as freshmen who are Culinary Arts majors.Application Deadline January 20, 2014

Providian Medical Scholarship
To apply for the scholarship, you must submit an original essay of up to 1,500 words that describes how medical equipment technology has changed the face of a college course and curriculum. Entries can also include a look toward the future and how this area of study will continue to evolve and advance.  Entries must be post marked by June 21st for Summer Entry Deadline or Jan 15th for Winter Entry Deadline

American Society of Women Accountants
Eligibility:
1. Full or part-time student pursuing a degree in accounting or CPA designation
2. Applicant intends to major in accounting and has completed basic accounting courses
3. Applicant must be a student in the Puget Sound area
Scholarship Application Must Be Postmarked By: January 31, 2014

GP LSAT Prep Prelaw Scholarship
The Prelaw Scholarship is for undergraduates interested in applying to law school.   $1000 grants are awarded twice yearly (January 31, June 30).  Application review items include a personal statement, LSAT test scores (if any), class rank and college courses.  For details, visit ‘scholarships’ at GP LSAT Prep (link http://www.getprepped.com/  or go to http://www.getprepped.com/lsatprep/schlrs )

Courage To Grow Scholarship
You must be a high school senior or a college student with a minimum GPA of 2.5 or better. U.S. citizens only please.

The Newbeginning  Student Scholarship Program
The Newbeginning  Student Scholarship Program is available to any student who is college bound or in college. Lives in the USA with a minimum 2.0 GPA. Essay is required.  Deadline: 

BG Scholarship
Award competition offered monthly to current college students who submit an essay about their academic goals and contributions to school/community.

AfterCollege/AACN Scholarship
This scholarship program supports students who are seeking a baccalaureate, master’s or doctoral degree in nursing with a GPA of 3.25 or higher.The deadlines are  January 31, April 30, July 31 and October 31.

Humane Studies Fellowships
The Humane Studies Fellowship is a non-residency fellowship program that awards up to $15,000 per year. Moreover, it provides individual advising and an extensive support network to help ensure academic success before and after you receive your degree. Deadline: January 31

Aaron Seever Sales Scholarship
Every semester one winner will win $500 and an iPad Mini. To apply for this scholarship; answer two questions in fifty words or less as well as providing other basic information. Fall Quarter Deadline: January 31, 2015

The Levin Firm Scholarship
At The Levin Firm, we value education and helping those in need.  In an effort to make things a little easier for students and their families, we are pleased to be offering two yearly $1,000 scholarships to individuals who are currently attending or planning on attending college or graduate school in the near future.  All of the application pieces must be received by January 31, 2015.

Accounting and Financial Women’s Alliance
Students majoring in accounting or finance with a minimum cumulative college GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or the equivalent. Candidates will be reviewed on leadership, character comminication skills and scholastic average and financial need. Deadline January 31, 2015. See website for the online application and directions.

Did You Know?

About 89 percent of all UW Bothell students are from the state of Washington.