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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
Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals $ - December 1, 2017
Nellie Martin Carman Scholarship Fund $2,000 March 1, 2018
Mercatus Adam Smith Fellowship $10,000 March 15, 2018
United Advisory Scholarship Commission Scholarship - Elbert Curtiss and Margaret Nienstedt Fisher $ - February 15, 2018
JAINA Academic Scholarship $1,500 May 31, 2017
ALBA George Watt Memorial Essay Contest $250 July 15, 2017
Geoffrey Beene National Scholarship $30,000 November 1, 2017
The Beinecke Scholarship Program $34,000 February 17, 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.

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.

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.

United Advisory Scholarship Commission Scholarship - Elbert Curtiss and Margaret Nienstedt Fisher

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

When Margaret Fisher passed away in New York in 1965, she left instructions in her will that a scholarship fund was to be created in the name of her parents. Margaret's mother, Margaret Nienstedt Fisher, was the daughter of Saginaw "pioneers" and her father was a Mechanical Engineer and a member of the Board of Education for the Saginaw Public School District. This scholarship is to assist graduating students from any public school in Saginaw in their pursuit of a degree in science or engineering, or a Liberal Arts Degree.

Eligibility:- Graduating senior from a Saginaw Public School- Female pursuing a liberal arts degree, or a male pursuing a science/engineering degree- Pursuing a liberal arts degree- Must reside in the Saginaw Public School District- Full-time enrollment For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

JAINA Academic Scholarship

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: May 31, 2017
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The Academic Scholarship Committee provides support for any bright, hard-working, goal-oriented, practicing Jain youth in North America to be able to afford to attend an institution of higher learning where they can develop their skills and talents, and eventually make the community, country and world a better place. This committee has created the JAINA Academic Scholarship Program (JASP) which has provided numerous need-based scholarships for high school seniors in North America.

For any bright, hard-working, goal-oriented, practicing Jain youth in North America to be able to afford to attend an institution of higher learning where s/he can develop her/his skills and talents, and eventually make the community, country and world a better place.The JAINA Academic Scholarship program (JASP) will provide educational scholarships to high school seniors going into college who wish to pursue higher learning in the fields of arts, science, engineering and literature . At this time JAINA will not provide fellowships or loans. The scholarship award will be known as the need-based JAINA Academic Scholarship Award(JASP).Eligibility:-Be a practicing Jain, which includes vegetarianism-Demonstrate financial need -Have a GPA of 3.0 or higher-Be accepted to an accredited college/university in a degree program in North America for the fall term-Provide one academic reference letter-Provide one personal reference letter-Write a statement of purpose: an essay of 500 words explaining how the intended field of education will relate to personal, professional, academic, and/or spiritual goals. Applicant must also separately explain why they should be the one selected for this award-Must obtain a letter of recommendation from JAINA directors from your local Jain centerInitially, JAINA intends to provide ten (10) academic scholarships every year toward higher learning in the fields of science, engineering, arts or literature. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

ALBA George Watt Memorial Essay Contest

Amount: $250
Deadline: July 15, 2017
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

This annual essay competition was established in 1998 to honor Lincoln vet George Watt, a writer and lifelong activist central to the creation of ALBA.

Students from anywhere in the world are invited to submit an essay or thesis chapter about any aspect of the Spanish Civil War, the global political or cultural struggles against fascism in 1920s and 1930s, or the lifetime histories and contributions of the international volunteers who fought in support of the Spanish Republic from 1936 to 1938. Work will be judged on the basis of originality, quality of research, and effectiveness of argument or presentation. The prize is awarded in three categories: pre-collegiate, undergraduate and graduate studies. Undergraduate award:-Essays must be between 2,000 and 10,500 words-Submissions may be in Spanish or English-Submissions must have been produced to fulfill an undergraduate course or degree requirement Graduate award:-Submissions must be between 3,500 and 12,500 words-Submissions may be in Spanish or English-Applicant must currently be registered as a graduate student and work must be related to graduate studies For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Geoffrey Beene National Scholarship

Amount: $30,000
Deadline: November 1, 2017
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

As fashion's leading educational non-profit, FSF grants the single largest sum of money and total number of scholarships in the entire industry. Annually, we present scholarships from $5,000 to $30,000 to the best and brightest students in both business and design.

Underwriter of the annual Geoffrey Beene Awards Dinner and contributor of over $5 million to the YMA FSF, the Geoffrey Beene Foundation offers four $30,000 scholarships annually to the most qualified and deserving scholarships. Each member school can submit one nominee who is then required to compete in the Geoffrey Beene case study. Eight finalists are chosen to come to the New York City to present their case study to the YMA SFS Executive Committee. The top four finalists are announced at the Awards Gala and granted an additional $30,000 scholarship award. In addition to the four $30,000 scholarships granted by the Geoffrey Beene Foundation, there are also four $10,000 scholarships awarded to the remaining Geoffrey Beene finalists. Eligibility:-Qualifying students must be enrolled as full-time students at one of the YMA FSF member schools-Eligible students must be a current freshman, sophomore, junior or senior. Please note seniors graduating in fall cannot compete for the scholarship-Must have an overall 3.0 GPA or higher-Majors closely aligned to the fashion industry, including, but not limited to: advertising, communications, consumer science, apparel design, graphic design, economics, fiber science, finance, information technology, management, marketing, merchandising, retail studies, supply chain management, etc.-Students must have a desire and passion to enter the fashion industry-Only one previous year $5,000 YMA FSF scholarship winner from each school is eligible for the Geoffrey Beene Scholarship and must be nominated by his or her school to be consideredFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

The Beinecke Scholarship Program

Amount: $34,000
Deadline: February 17, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The Beinecke Scholarship Program awards each scholar $4,000 immediately prior to entering graduate school and an additional $30,000 while attending graduate school. There are no geographic restrictions on the use of the scholarship.

Students must be a college junior pursuing a bachelor's degree and plan to enter a master's or doctoral program in the arts, humanities or social sciences. Students in the social sciences who plan to pursue graduate study in neuroscience should not apply. Nominations are made by the college or university. Students should contact their campus liaison for information.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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