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Competitive scholarships from corporations and nonprofits
Award Name Amount Deadline
Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education Scholarship $15,000 April 10, 2018
Scarlett Family Foundation Scholarship $60,000 December 15, 2017
James M. & Erma T. Freemont Scholarship Program $ - February 3, 2018
Clarkston Scholars Program $10,000 January 15, 2018
Washington State Opportunity Scholarship $7,500 February 28, 2018
Study & Internship Program (SIP) in Germany - UAS7 $ - February 15, 2018
Saginaw Social Service Club - Norman D. Osborne Memorial Scholarship $ - February 15, 2018
Motorola Solutions Foundation Public Safety Explorer Scholarship $2,000 October 31, 2017
SMART Scholarship for Service $ - December 1, 2017
Mister Rogers Memorial Scholarship $5,000 January 31, 2018

Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education Scholarship

Amount: $15,000
Deadline: April 10, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education was created under the Will of Evalee C. Schwarz to provide interest-free loans to undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate exceptional academic performance and significant financial need.

Eligibility:- Be a U.S. citizen at the time of application- Qualify for financial need in the form of government grants. Applicants must have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $5,815 or less as it appears on their FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR)- Be enrolled in a school in the state in which the student resides *possible exceptions apply- Standardized test scores must be in the top 15% of nation-wide- Must not be seeking a law degree For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Scarlett Family Foundation Scholarship

Amount: $60,000
Deadline: December 15, 2017
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

Scarlett Family Foundation Scholarships are open to high school seniors and college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors who will graduate or have graduated from high school in one of the following Middle Tennessee counties: Bedford, Cannon, Cheatham, Clay, Coffee, Cumberland, Davidson, Dekalb, Dickson, Fentress, Franklin, Giles, Hickman, Houston, Humphreys, Jackson, Lawrence, Lewis, Lincoln, Macon, Marshall, Maury, Montgomery, Moore, Overton, Perry, Pickett, Putnam, Robertson, Rutherford, Smith, Stewart, Sumner, Trousdale, Van Buren, Warren, Wayne, White, Williamson and Wilson.

Scarlett Family Foundation scholarships are open to middle Tennessee high school seniors, who will graduate or obtain a GED prior to June 1st and to college freshman, sophomores and juniors. Eligibility:-Must demonstrate financial need-Must be planning to pursue a business degree at a four-year, not-for-profit college-Have a minimum GPA of 2.5-Pursuing a business or STEM approved degree at a 4 year, non-profit college or university -Planning to enroll full-time in the fallFor more information and to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

James M. & Erma T. Freemont Scholarship Program

Amount: $ -
Deadline: February 3, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The Freemont Foundation Scholarship Program is available to graduating high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students. Selected from a nationwide pool of applicants, qualified recipients will become Freemont Scholars.

Eligibility:- Must be a graduating high school senior (must plan on attending a HBCU) or an undergraduate students (must currently attend a HBCU); graduate students are eligible to apply For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Clarkston Scholars Program

Amount: $10,000
Deadline: January 15, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

A Clarkston Scholar is a highly-driven student who excels in the classroom, has a focused interest and passion for the life sciences industry and intends to enter the life sciences industry upon graduation. The Clarkston Scholars Program will provide one sophomore attending a four-year college/university undergraduate program in Pennsylvania who is majoring in a life sciences-related field of study a scholarship award, dispersed once for junior year and once for senior year. In addition, the Clarkston Scholar will receive exposure to the life sciences industry through mentoring with Clarkston Consulting and participation in Pennsylvania Bio events over the course of the two-year scholarship award period.

Eligibility:-Be a sophomore at a four-year accredited college or university undergraduate program -Attend a college or university in Pennsylvania-Be enrolled in a life sciences major (e.g. biomedical, biotechnology, chemistry, pharmacy)-Have and maintain a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.0 or higher for the entire duration of the scholarship-Be available to participate in an in-person interview in the greater Philadelphia area with a Clarkston Consulting representative as part of the finalist selection process-Be available March 9 for the scholarship award ceremony-Be willing to attend two events in the Philadelphia area per year, to be approved by their Clarkston mentor-Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the United StatesEssay: In 500 words or less, write an essay stating your opinion of an issue impacting the pharmaceutical and biotech industry in the state of Pennsylvania.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Washington State Opportunity Scholarship

Amount: $7,500
Deadline: February 28, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The Washington State Opportunity Scholarship (WSOS) supports low- and middle-income students pursuing eligible high-demand majors in science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) or health care and encourages recipients to work in Washington state once they complete their degrees. Students must have a minimum 2.75 GPA and plan to enroll in an eligible Washington state college or university.

For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Study & Internship Program (SIP) in Germany - UAS7

Amount: $ -
Deadline: February 15, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

Internships typically last 5-6 months, but UAS7 research internships may run from 2-6 months, depending on the specifications of the project description. Recipients will receive a full tuition waiver for both semesters (enrollment is also required during the internship to maintain residency in Germany) and the benefits provided to exchange students at the host UAS. Successful SIP applicants are eligible for a UAS7 Travel Scholarship.

Applicants must be full-time sophomores or juniors in good academic standing and currently enrolled in an undergraduate program at an accredited U.S. or Canadian college/university, in a field represented on UAS7 campuses.Competitive applicants will have a minimum 3.0 GPA, language skills commensurate with their proposed course of study and internship in Germany, strong support from academic and study abroad advisors, and a well-reasoned study plan and statement of motivation. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Saginaw Social Service Club - Norman D. Osborne Memorial Scholarship

Amount: $ -
Deadline: February 15, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The Saginaw Social Service Club, established in 1936, provides this scholarship in memory of Norman Osborne. The Saginaw Social Service Club's goals are to promote social work, the exchange of ideas and information on social questions, and the development of professional relationships to enhance public service.

Eligibility:- Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA- Saginaw County resident- Pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in a human service field- Must be at least a college sophomore at time of application- Part or full-time enrollment For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Motorola Solutions Foundation Public Safety Explorer Scholarship

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: October 31, 2017
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The National Exploring Committee will award five (5) $2,000 individual scholarships to law enforcement, fire/EMS, health, aviation, or law & government explorers studying in the field of public safety. Applicant's description of their personal record should show that they can successfully complete the public safety career educational activity for which they are requesting the scholarship. Also, their personal record should show their involvement in life skills, citizenship,

leadership, and character education experiences that add to the quality of life.Eligibility:-Currently registered and active in a law enforcement, fire/EMS, health, aviation, or law & government exploring post-Parent or guardian approval if under 18 years of age-Three letters of recommendation (i.e. post-Advisor, public safety professional, teacher, employer, community leader, etc.)-500-word educational plan showing how you are going to finance your goal for a career in public safetyFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

SMART Scholarship for Service

Amount: $ -
Deadline: December 1, 2017
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service is a scholarship for service program that provides students with a stipend (starting between $22,500 and $38,000 per year), full tuition, health coverage, book allowance of $1,000, and other education expenses.

SMART has been established by the Department of Defense (DoD) to support the education, recruitment and retention of undergraduate and graduate students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) studies. The SMART Scholarship for Service Program is open only to U.S. citizens and nationals, and students must be at least 18 years of age to be eligible. There is an employment opportunity with the DoD with this program.Eligibility:-Must be a U.S. citizen -18 years of age or older -Able to participate in summer internships at DoD laboratories-Willing to accept post-graduate employment with the DoD-A student in good standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 -Pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in one of the approved disciplines -Undergraduate applicants must be currently enrolled in a regionally accredited U.S. college or university and have a high school diploma/GED. Current high school students are not eligible to apply.-Graduate applicants can be either currently enrolled in a regionally accredited U.S. college or university or awaiting notification of admission to such. If awaiting admission, you must be accepted for entrance in the upcoming fall term.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Mister Rogers Memorial Scholarship

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: January 31, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The Television Academy Foundation's Mister Rogers Memorial Scholarship Program awards two scholarships to graduating seniors (must be continuing directly to graduate school) and graduate students (Masters or Ph.D) to support and encourage them to pursue a career in children's media and further the values and principles of Fred Rogers' work. The scholarships are project-based and may not be used for tuition. Applicants must have the ultimate goal of working in children's media.

Applicants must demonstrate a commitment - through coursework or experience - to any combination of at least two of the following fields:-Early childhood education-Child development/child psychology-Film/television production-Music-Animation-Production of cross-platform entertainmentFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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