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Competitive scholarships from corporations and nonprofits
Award Name Amount Deadline
SUEZ Corporate Scholars Program $5,000 December 31, 2017
Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education Scholarship $15,000 April 10, 2018
Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals $ - December 1, 2017
Thomas W. McDonald Sr. Saginaw Township Business Association Scholarship $ - February 15, 2018
PMI Eric Jenett Founders Scholarship $2,000 May 1, 2017
PMI Phoenix Chapter Scholarship $1,000 May 1, 2017
NDS Sophomore Merit Scholarship $1,500 April 15, 2017
Nellie Martin Carman Scholarship Fund $2,000 March 1, 2018
Mercatus Adam Smith Fellowship $10,000 March 15, 2018
Johnson & Wales University Scholarship $29,226 February 1, 2018

SUEZ Corporate Scholars Program

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: December 31, 2017
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The UNCF Corporate Scholars program will provide selected candidates a paid internship at a SUEZ for-profit facility. UNCF will provide a $5,000 scholarship for the academic year, paid for by the SUEZ Foundation. The internships will be offered at various locations including but not limited to: Paramus, New Jersey; West Nyack, New York; Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; Wilmington, Delaware; Richmond, VA; Nassau, NY; West Basin, CA and Pasadena, TX. Each candidate must go through the company's for-profit hiring process and will be expected to present to key Project/Department staff

a final report and/or PowerPoint presentation of their internship experience.Eligibility:-Must attend a four-year accredited university/college-Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA -College sophomore or college junior at the time of application-Major in: Accounting, Business Administration, Civil Engineering, Communications, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, English, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science(s), Health & Safety (Select Environmental Science), Finance, Human Resources, Marketing, Mechanical Engineering, Political Science, Pre-law or SociologyFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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.

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals

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

CBYX for Young Professionals is a yearlong fellowship, funded by the German Bundestag and U.S. Congress through the U.S. Department of State. The program annually gives 75 American young professionals the opportunity to study, work, and live with a host in Germany. The CBYX program consists of three phases: two months of German language school; four months of classes in your career field at a university, technical school, or professional school; and a five-month internship in your career field. Participants are placed throughout Germany. CBYX is primarily designed for participants in business, engineering, technical, vocational, and agricultural fields, though applicants in all fields are encouraged to apply.

Eligibility:-Have U.S. citizenship or permanent residence-Be between 18 and 24 years of age at the start of the program-Possess a high school diploma-Exhibit clear career goals and some relevant experience in their career field (experience can be work, internship, or volunteer)-Have a strong interest in German and international affairs, as well as a strong sense of American identity: be flexible, independent, and diplomaticFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Thomas W. McDonald Sr. Saginaw Township Business Association Scholarship

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

The Thomas (Tom) W. McDonald, Sr. Saginaw Township Business Association Scholarship is offered to promote continued education for students pursuing a degree in a business or business-related field at an accredited Michigan college or university. This scholarship was created to pay tribute to Saginaw Township Business Association (STBA) founder, Saginaw philanthropist, historian and businessman Tom McDonald. The STBA's objective is to enhance educational opportunities and future career opportunities in Saginaw Township and Saginaw County.

Eligibility:-Student, parent, or guardian must be a member of STBA or work for an STBA member employer-2.5 minimum GPA-Graduating high school senior or current college student-Full-time enrollment at an accredited Michigan college or university-Pursuing a vocational, associate, undergraduate, or graduate degree in business or a business-related field (accounting, business administration, business management, communications, entrepreneurship, finance, financial planning, human resources, etc.) For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

PMI Eric Jenett Founders Scholarship

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: May 1, 2017
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The PMI Educational Foundation Scholarship Program is pleased that you are interested in pursuing a career in project management. The Foundation has established a tuition scholarship program to assist qualified students in obtaining degrees from accredited academic institutions of higher learning in the field of project management. Scholarships are sponsored by PMI, PMI Components, corporations and universities.

In honor of the distinguished service career of the founders of the Project Management Institute, the PMI Board of Directors has established the PMI Fellows Founders Scholarship. The scholarship is open to any student enrolled in an accredited college or university, pursuing a bachelors degree in project management or a project management related field.For more information and to apply online, please visit our website. Questions can be addressed to pmief@pmi.org

PMI Phoenix Chapter Scholarship

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: May 1, 2017
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The PMI Educational Foundation Scholarship Program is pleased that you are interested in pursuing a career in project management. The Foundation has established a tuition scholarship program to assist qualified students in obtaining degrees from accredited academic institutions of higher learning in the field of project management. Scholarships are sponsored by PMI, PMI Components, corporations and universities.

To be eligible for the PMI Phoenix Chapter Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: - Must be a student in an accredited college or university pursuing a bachelor's, master's, or doctoral degree in Project Management or a related field - Applicants must be a resident of ArizonaFor more information and to apply online, please visit our website. Questions can be addressed to pmief@pmi.org

NDS Sophomore Merit Scholarship

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: April 15, 2017
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The National Dairy Shrine Sophomore Merit Scholarship is to encourage qualified undergraduate students to pursue careers in the dairy industry or related occupations. Major areas include dairy production, dairy or agricultural economics, communication, or accounting, dairy research scientist, dairy genetics, dairy equipment, dairy feed or pharmaceutical marketing or sales, dairy consultant, dairy extension, education or university dairy professor.

The scholarship is available to any undergraduate student currently enrolled in their sophomore year in a four-year college with an explicit interest in the dairy industry. Students can only receive this scholarship once. The applicant must have at least a cumulative 2.5 GPA. The scholarship will be paid when the winners are recognized at the National Dairy Shrine Awards Banquet. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Nellie Martin Carman Scholarship Fund

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: March 1, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

Founded in 1949, the Nellie Martin Carman Scholarship is available to graduating seniors from public high schools in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties in Washington state. Application forms are only available through these high schools and candidates for the scholarship are nominated by their school each year. Awards range from $500 to $2,000 a year, and scholarships are renewable for four (4) years of college in the state of Washington. Approximately 35-40 awards are made each year depending on funds available for new awards and renewal awards.

Eligibility:-Be a graduating senior from a public high school in the county of King, Pierce or Snohomish in the state of Washington in the year of appointment-Be a United States citizen-Plan to attend a college in the state of Washington on a full-time basisMusic, sculpture, drawing, interior decorating or domestic science are not accepted as major subject courses.For more information and to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Mercatus Adam Smith Fellowship

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

The aim of the fellowships is to introduce students to and encourage them to critically engage key thinkers in political economy. Smith Fellows spend three weekends during the academic year and one week during the summer in residence at George Mason University participating in workshops and seminars on the Austrian, Virginia, and Bloomington schools of political economy.

The $10,000 award includes a quarterly stipend and travel and lodging to attend colloquia hosted by the Mercatus Center. Fellowship winners are eligible to re-apply each year of their studies. Smith Fellows are also eligible to apply for conference and research support.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Johnson & Wales University Scholarship

Amount: $29,226
Deadline: February 1, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

Johnson & Wales University is a private, nonprofit institution with approximately 16,000 graduate, undergraduate and online students at its four campuses in Providence, R.I.; North Miami, Fla.; Denver, Colo.; and Charlotte, N.C. An innovative educational leader, the university offers degree programs in arts and sciences, business, culinary arts, education, nutrition, hospitality, physician assistant studies, engineering, and design. Its unique model integrates arts and sciences and industry-focused, education with work experience and leadership opportunities, inspiring students to achieve professional success and lifelong personal growth.

Eligibility: Pursuing a four-year degree in equine or equestrian science, agricultural communications, businessmanagement, finance, food service management, agricultural policy or systems management, sales and marketing, parks, recreation and tourism studies, hospitality, dietetics or any major offered at Johnson & Wales University. Must have a minimum 3.5 GPA. ACT of 22, SAT of 1030 out of 1600 required. Renewable for a full-time, day school student maintaining satisfactory academic progress. Must be active and support the JWU FFA chapter as a member while enrolledat JWU.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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