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Scholarships

Dell Learn More, Do More Sweepstakes

ELIGIBILITY: The ‘Dell Learn More, Do More’ Sweepstakes is open to registered Fastweb members who are legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, and who are at least thirteen (13) years of age.

ENTRY: Complete the Registration Form located at http://www.fastweb.com/contests/dell-learn-more-do-more-sweepstakes/enter . After Initial Entry, Entrants may gain one additional entry per day by logging into their free Fastweb account during the Promotion Period.

PRIZES/ODDS:

One (1) Grand Prize Winner will win a Dell™ Inspiron™ 15 5000 Series touch (Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of $799.99) AND a Dell Venue™ 8 Pro tablet (ARV $299.99). Total value of the Grand Prize is $1,099.98).

One (1) First Prize Winner will also be awarded, a Dell Inspiron 11 3000 Series 2-in-1 (ARV $399.99).

DEADLINE: Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 12:00pm (CST).

http://www.fastweb.com/contests/dell-learn-more-do-more-sweepstakes

Mark A. Forester Scholarship

Rocky Mountain Mattress Company proudly contributes to The Mark Forester Foundation scholarship fund and is now holding an essay contest; the contest winner will receive a $1000 scholarship in the name of The Mark Forester Foundation.

Any student who is currently enrolled in school, or will be enrolled during 2014 can apply for the Mark A. Forester scholarship.

To enter, the student must write a 300-500-word essay explaining how they go about honoring America's military heroes. You can simply send the essay, with your full name, school you will be attending, and contact information to scholarship@rockymountainmattress.com.

Deadline: The deadline to submit an essay is July 31st, 2014 at midnight. Essays will then be reviewed and the winner will be announced on August 4th, 2014.

The $1000 award will only be usable for tuition and book costs and the check will be written to the winner's school of choice.

Storage Scholarship

Submit a 250 to 400-Word Essay

Write and submit a 250 to 400-word essay.

Students will answer: “Given that you already have the necessities for college, if you could only take what fits into a backpack, what would you bring?”

In addition to submitting an essay, participants also have the option to submit a video that helps communicate the idea of the essay.

Amount: $2,500

Deadline: July 31st, 2014

http://www.storage.com/scholarships/

Tutor the People Essay Scholarship

Criteria for Scholarship Entry:

Eligible students must:

  • Be enrolled in an accredited high school, college or university in the United States
  • Currently be in their senior year of high school or enrolled as an undergraduate in a U.S accredited post-secondary institution
  • Hold academic “Good Standing” at current institution (not on academic probation or suspension)
  • Have a current cumlulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher (or equivalent)

Essay Submission Details:

Please provide the following:

  • Your typed, one-page essay in a legible font (Times New Roman, Arial, or other common, legible font; 12 pt) with your full name, email address, phone number, and home address at the top
  • Printed, official transcript or statement of your GPA from your school

Optional, not required:

  • A list of any relevant volunteer experience that helps support your story. For any experience listed, please provide:
  • Name of the Organization
  • Brief (1-2 sentence) description of work performed
  • Number of service hours performed
  • Contact information of Supervisor and Organization: Name, Phone Number, and Email address

Scholarship Deadline: All entries must be postmarked by July 31, 2014.

$500

http://tutorthepeople.com/scholarship/

2014 From Failure to Promise Essay Contest

My Mentor Was Me Video Challenge

How does it work?

Contestants are required to produce and upload an original video identifying and describing the impact a mentor has had on "your" pursuit of success and the importance of mentor-mentee relationships.

Who can apply?

High-school seniors and college students (undergraduate & graduate) pursuing a degree at an accredited college in the United States in the Fall of 2014 are encouraged to apply.

Videos will be rated and ranked by a panel of judges on the basis of originality, creativity, and quality of reflection + the number of "likes". The winner will be notified on September 1, 2014. The winning video will be published on this site.

Grand Prize: $1,000.00

Deadline: July 31, 2014 - 11:59:59 pm CST

www.mymentorwasme.net

ARTBA’s Student Transportation Video

 


The 2014 contest is now open and accepting applications.

Submit a video for a chance to win a $500 cash prize!

There has been a lot of talk about transportation and infrastructure lately, ranging from debates in high school to debates in Congress. The American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) would like to know what you think. Now in its fourth year, the Transportation Video Contest has just opened, and students of all ages are encouraged to apply!

Video Submission Deadline: August 1, 2014

The top two student videos (one winner in each category), as selected by ARTBA, will each be awarded a $500 cash prize. The winners, along with other submitted videos, may be shown at the ARTBA National Convention. Entrants may work in teams, but only ONE prize is awarded per video. Submitted videos may also be featured on the ARTBA website, screened on YouTube, and/or other promotional venues. Entrants should create an original two (2) to four (4) minute video examining any aspect of transportation in the United States. Some suggested topics include:

  • U.S. Transportation Infrastructure 101
  • How infrastructure is built and paid for
  • What are the costs and financing needs of transportation infrastructure
  • What are the impacts of congestion and changing travel demands
  • What are the “man on the street” impressions of the industry versus reality
  • Recent transportation and urban design/development patterns
ARTBA is looking for creativity, so stretch the bounds of your imagination! Entrants must submit a video in one of two categories based on their school attendance through August of 2014:
  • Category One: Entrants are in elementary, middle of high school. This includes high school students who graduated in 2014 but may be planning to continue their studies at a post-secondary institution. Teachers/directors of elementary, middle, or high school students are eligible to participate with their class/program; however, the video must primarily be the work of the students.

http://www.artba.org/video-contest/

Inspirational Basketball Student-Athlete Scholarship

ENTRY GUIDELINES:

SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT:

$500 towards your education.

APPLICANTS:

The scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college students.

TELL US YOUR STORY:

Write an essay about how you plan to balance your academics and sport’s life while attending college. Don’t forget to be creative!

SEND US YOUR PLAN:

Go to http://inspirationalbasketball.com/student-athlete-scholarship/ and submit your essay no later than August 10, 2014.

Atlanta Dental Spa Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements

This yearly scholarship is available to all high school juniors or seniors, and all students currently registered in any accredited post-secondary institution, college, or technical school.

 

Award Value: $1,000 

Application Deadline: August 18th, 2014

 

This scholarship award is merit based and judged solely by the team at Atlanta Dental Spa.  

 

How to Apply

To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay on the topic listed below. Your essay should be between 250 to 1,000 words. Please do not exceed 1,000 words. As we all know, quantity does NOT equal quality.  Write from the heart to address the questions below. Please note: grammar, syntax, and well-formulated ideas are taken into consideration during the review process. 

All submissions must be sent to us by email at: scholarship@atlantadentalspa.com.

Include the following information in the body of your email:

  1. Your full name, address, and contact details.
  2. The name of the high school or post-secondary institution that you are currently enrolled in.
  3. The name of the post-secondary institution you will attend for the fall 2014 semester. 
  4. Your essay as a word attachment or PDF file.

2014 Essay Question: Please tailor your submission to address up to all three questions below. The questions are designed to provide insight into your academic history, goals, and how you plan to use the scholarship, if awarded. 
 

  1. What is the most difficult challenge you’ve faced in your life? What did you do to overcome it?
  2. Where do you see yourself in five years?
  3. How will this scholarship contribute to your academic, professional, or personal goals?

Police Scanners Scholarship

The Zip Scanners College Scholarship is a $500 scholarship awarded to one candidate yearly.

Zip Scanners College Scholarship Details:

Value: $500
Deadline: 8/20/14

Eligibility Requirements:

Must be a current college student or high school senior entering college

Student must have maintained at least a 2.0 GPA

Student must be attending college or university in the fall or 2014

Essay Topic:

Please write a 500+ word essay about anything police scanner related.  There is no wrong topic -  topics could include:

How police scanners are used

A story about police scanners

Top 10 police scanners uses

The future of police scanners

A history of police scanners

Police scanners and the media

Anything - we read a lot of these so please feel free to be as creative as you'd like.

How to apply:

If you’re interested please submit to us via email to luke @ zipscanners.com the following:

In the subject line put ‘Zip Scanners College Scholarship’

Your Full Name

Email Address

Post Address

University

Intended Major

Year to Graduate College

Phone Number

Brief Personal Bio (3 sentence max)

Your police scanner essay attached as a word doc

Dance Daddy, Move Mamma 25K Scholarship

Entering the Dance Daddy, Move Momma contest is easy. Participants record a five (5) to fifteen (15) second video of their parents dancing and upload it to either Instagram or Vine with the hashtag #Jam25KEntry. Three participants will be selected to go onto the fan voting stage, which will be announced on August 22. The grand prizewinner will be announced no later than September 12 on-air with Elvis Duran and The Morning Show, as well as KIIS-FM in Los Angeles' On Air with Ryan Seacrest. Throughout the contest, entrants will have the opportunity to win weekly prizes from Jam Audio. For official contest rules and eligibility head over to: http://www.jamaudio.com/

Deadline: August 22nd, 2014

Bryce Thomson Scholarship

The Bryce Thomson Scholarship Award, established in 1995 by the Board of Directors of the National Ice Cream Retailers Association (NICRA), honors Bryce Thomson, a man whose fifty-five plus years of commitment to the ice cream industry is unparalleled.
 
ELIGIBILITY: Applicants must display a strong academic record, leadership in both school and community activities or part-time work schedule and demonstrate financial need.  All applicants must be employed by an active NICRA member in good standing at the time of application.
 
REQUIREMENTS: Your application must include the completed application, a letter of recommendation from your employer (an active member of NICRA in good standing, your official high school and/or official college transcript (in a sealed envelope with the proper seal from the school) and the applicable fee, paid by your employer.
 
DEADLINE: All four pieces of information must be mailed in the same envelope and be received in the NICRA Office by Wednesday, August 27, 2014 for you to be considered for a scholarship. You may also include the results of the FAFSA form, if available.
 
AWARD: This year ten scholarships will be awarded in the following amounts: One $3,500; Two $2,500; One $2,000; One $1,500; and Five $1,000, totaling $17,000. You will also have a choice as to how the money is awarded, for tuition, books, lab fees or room and board.Funds must be used within one year of the award.
 

Explore More Scholarship

How to Enter

Step 1: Write

Take your own life experiences and write a 500 to 700 word blog post about the given topic. Submit the post by 5 p.m. on September 1, 2014.

Step 2: Apply and Share

Fill out the application low, including the URL to your 500 to 700 word blog post. After that, share your blog with friends, family and the world.

Step 3: Win Big!

A select panel of judges will evaluate your post for quality, creativity and style. The winner of the $2,000 scholarship will be announced on or after September 30, 2014.

http://www.directtvdeal.com/scholarship.html

Siemens Competition

The Siemens Foundation established the Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology in 1999. The Competition is the nation’s premiere science research competition for high school students and seeks to promote excellence by encouraging students to undertake individual or team research projects. It fosters intensive research that improves students' understanding of the value of scientific study and informs their consideration of future careers in these disciplines.

Deadline: September 30th, 2014

Award: Scholarships for winning projects range from $1,000 to $100,000

https://siemenscompetition.discoveryeducation.com/about

First Freedom Student Competition 2014/2015

The First Freedom Student Competition is a first-semester national essay and video contest. It offers high-school students an opportunity to compete for $2,500 awards as they examine the history and current-day relevance of religious freedom, and then, by written essay or video production, present their evaluation.  The competition is open to students in the United States and U.S. territories, and to American schools and American home-schooled students worldwide.  We invite 9th - 12th grade students at all levels of academic placement to participate.

The online student registration DEADLINE  is Monday, November 17, 2014.  The postmark deadline for mailing the entry and its accompanying materials is the following Monday, November 24, 2014.

http://www.firstfreedom.org/education/students.html

Rubincam Youth Award

Award: $500

Applicants must be in Grades 10 to 12, or between the ages of 16 to 18.

Deadline: December 31st - Annually

Website: http://www.ngsgenealogy.org/cs/rubincam_youth_award/nomination_form

Rubincam Youth Award Submission Requirements

Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship

Young people spend an average of 7.5 hours a day consuming media--and this doesn't include computer use for schoolwork--according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. With technology always at the ready at your fingertips, it can be a challenge to unplug. But taking a break from technology is healthy for both the mind and body.

The purpose of this scholarship is to help you understand the negative effects of too much screen time. For more information on technology addiction, please see these articles.

 

Scholarship Application Form

Who Are You?

 

First Name

Last Name

Address

City

State

 

Zip

Email Address

Phone

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Birthday

 

Gender

 

Graduation Year 

 

GPA

 

What best describes your primary career goal for going to school?

Personal Statement

140-character statement that completes this sentence:
Instead of spending time with technology, I'd rather...
 

 140 characters remaining.
 
 

Who may apply: You must be a high school freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior or a current or entering college or graduate school student of any level. Home schooled students are also eligible. There is no age limit. You must also be a U.S. citizen or legal resident.

How to apply: Complete the application form at http://www.digitalresponsibility.org/technology-addiction-awareness-scholarship including a 140-character message about technology addiction. The top 10 applications will be selected as finalists. The finalists will be asked to write a full length 500- to 1,000-word essay about technology addiction.

Deadline: January 30, 2015

How we'll select the winner: We'll select the 10 finalists based on the content of the 140-character message. The winner and runner-up will be selected based on the content and creativity of the 500- to 1,000-word essay.

Awards: The winner will receive a $1,500 scholarship, and the runner-up will receive a $500 scholarship.

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