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.

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.   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. Deadline: January 1, 2015

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.  Deadline: January 15, 2015.

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.  Deadline: January 15, 2015.

QuikshipToner.com Student Scholarship - $1500 Essay Contest
We're a California based company looking to give away a $1500 scholarship to the winner of the contest.  Submit your essay, 1,000-word minimum, on the topic provided.  Deadline: 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: 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.
Deadline: 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. 

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.

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.  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. 
Deadline: January 31, 2015.

Accounting and Financial Women’s Alliance
Bellevue Chapter
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.

Did You Know?

Fifty-one percent of UW Bothell's first year students are the first in their families to attend college.