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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
Fergus Area College Foundation Scholarship $5,000 April 1, 2018
Nellie Martin Carman Scholarship Fund $2,000 March 1, 2018
Mercatus Adam Smith Fellowship $10,000 March 15, 2018
Study & Internship Program (SIP) in Germany - UAS7 $ - February 15, 2018
Charles L. Hebner Memorial Scholarship $ - March 6, 2018
Support Creativity Scholarship $1,000 May 1, 2017
The Frederic Whitaker & Eileen Monaghan Whitaker Foundation Scholarship Fund $2,000 May 31, 2017
PINC (Poverty Is Not a Choice) Scholarship $5,000 March 15, 2018
Mary Doctor Performing Arts Scholarship $10,000 March 16, 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.

Fergus Area College Foundation Scholarship

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: April 1, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

Fergus Area College Foundation offers a variety of scholarships to both first- and second-year students for classes taken on the M State Fergus Falls campus.

Eligibility:-Enrolled for a minimum of 12 credits each semester for classes taken on the Fergus Falls campus (We may, at our discretion, prorate for Fergus Falls campus credits if you are taking 12 or more credits total from any M State campus or online and have a minimum of 8 on-campus in Fergus Falls. Prorating means we will only pay for the credits you take with the Fergus Falls campus.) -Must have a high school GPA of 2.5 or greater -Current high school or college transcript -Demonstrated leadership experience -Letters of recommendation -Written responses to several questions -If you have the minimum of 8 credits ON the Fergus Falls campus, we will also pay up to 4 credits of online classes to complete your 12 credits. We do not pay for other campus credits.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.

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.

Charles L. Hebner Memorial Scholarship

Amount: $ -
Deadline: March 6, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The Charles L. Hebner Memorial Scholarship was established in honor of the former Speaker of the State House of Representatives. The scholarship is renewable so long as recipients maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Eligibility:-Must be a legal resident of Delaware-Must be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen-High school senior who ranks in upper half of class and has a combined score of 1000 on the SAT-Enrolled full-time at the University of Delaware or Delaware State University-Majoring in the humanities or social sciences. Preference will be given to political science majors-Must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) prior to the application deadlineEssay (1,000 to 1,200 words on one of the following topics):1. With the continuing economic challenges facing the U.S. and the international community, what strategies would you implement to ensure that the next generation will be able to afford college, find rewarding employment, and save for the future? 2. Every generation is different from the previous generation in important ways. How is your generation different from that of your parents? Use specific reasons and examples to explain your answer. 3. If you could invent something new, what product would you develop? Use specific details to explain why this invention is needed. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Support Creativity Scholarship

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

Design something creative that illustrates your passion for your specific creative field. This can be done in absolutely any medium (drawing, painting, animation, digital media, film, etc.) Submit an essay that explains this piece of work. Also, make sure to express why you should receive this scholarship and any financial hardship that you may be going through. It can be as long as you want and as short as you dare.

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

The Frederic Whitaker & Eileen Monaghan Whitaker Foundation Scholarship Fund

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

Art students entering today's professional art and museum world are expected to have rigorous training and a diverse educational background. The Frederic Whitaker and Eileen Monaghan Whitaker Scholarship Program was established in 2014 to assist art students whose undergraduate degree includes an emphasis on watercolor or art history/museum studies, in meeting those demands.

Over the course of the application process, students will demonstrate their knowledge of Frederic Whitaker and Eileen Monaghan Whitaker’s paintings and history, by submitting a short essay or the applicant's own watercolor paintings. Upon evaluation, scholarships will be awarded for the upcoming fa semester.Three scholarships are offered:Two (2) $2,000 Bachelor of Fine Art Scholarships (watercolor emphasis)One (1) $2,000 Bachelor of Art in Art History or Museum StudiesEligibility:-Must be an undergraduate student at a national accredited degree granting institution working towards a Bachelor's degree in Fine Art, Art History, or Museum Studies-Must be a student in good academic standing with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicants will be required to submit an official transcript should they be selected for the scholarship-Must be an American Citizen (with an American passport) or a legal resident (with a green card) of the United States Scholarship finalists will be asked to submit their social security numbers-Must be 18 years or older at the time of entryFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

PINC (Poverty Is Not a Choice) Scholarship

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: March 15, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The PINC Scholarhip is for students who are current graduating seniors or graduates of public or private high schools (including home schools) in Lancaster County, Nebraska. Preference given to home-schooled students. Applicant must intend to study music or the arts in college. Applicant must demonstrate extreme financial need – only applicants with an EFC (expected family contribution from FAFSA report) under $5,000 will be accepted. Applicant must demonstrate a record of participation in music or the arts. First preference to previous PINC Scholarship recipients who re-apply, meet stated criteria, and have maintained a college GPA of 2.5 or higher.

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

Mary Doctor Performing Arts Scholarship

Amount: $10,000
Deadline: March 16, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The Mary Doctor Performing Arts Scholarship Fund was established in honor of Mary Doctor, an astute Charlotte area business owner and a tremendous supporter of young people and Blumenthal Performing Arts.

At the discretion of the Mary Doctor Performing Arts Scholarship Committee, two Charlotte Region high school seniors are selected each year to receive annually renewable scholarships of up to $10,000 each. The two annual recipients are selected among applicants who demonstrate:Eligibility:-Must demonstrate financial need-Academic ability-Above-average ability and great interest in one or more areas of the performing arts-Plans to pursue an undergraduate degree (to major) in a discipline related to the performing arts (e.g. music, dance, theatre, technical theatre, arts administration and teaching)-Acceptance by a university or college with an established performing arts program-Enrollment or preparation to enroll as a full-time student (at least 12 credit hours)For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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