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Competitive scholarships from corporations and nonprofits
Award Name Amount Deadline
Friends of MCC Foundation Scholarships $ - May 31, 2017
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
Charles L. Hebner Memorial Scholarship $ - March 6, 2018
CFPCA LGBT Endowed Scholarship $500 February 1, 2018
The Virginia Budge Award for the Creative and Performing Arts $500 April 17, 2017
The Marco Island Foundation for the Arts Scholarship $1,000 April 30, 2017
PINC (Poverty Is Not a Choice) Scholarship $5,000 March 15, 2018
JVS Chicago Scholarship Program $ - February 1, 2018

Friends of MCC Foundation Scholarships

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

In addition to several general scholarships available, several other specialized scholarships are available in: accounting, anthropology, art, athletics, business, construction management, culinary, cultural diversity, diversity, education/early childhood education, first generation, FIT fitness instructor training, GED, health care, horticulture/plant science, humanities, journalism/writing, manufacturing/manufacturing engineering, music, nursing, special needs, STEM, veterans and women in college scholarships.

Only high school seniors and first semester MCC students can submit their high school GPA where applicable. Returning MCC students must submit their cumulative MCC GPA. Transfer students must submit their college transcripts. Any district, community, high school or college sport, including teams and leagues, will qualify you for an athletic scholarship.For 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.

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.

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.

CFPCA LGBT Endowed Scholarship

Amount: $500
Deadline: February 1, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The CFPCA LGBT Endowed Scholarship provides financial support and hope to meritorious students who demonstrate positive sensitivity to and involvement in LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) issues. Preference is given to LGBT students although all students are invited to apply. Application and/or acceptance of the award will not be construed as an indication of the sexual orientation of the individual.

Eligibility:-All current undergraduate and graduate students enrolled at least half-time with majors in the College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts who are in good academic standing may apply for a grant from the fund-Applicants should demonstrate positive sensitivity to and involvement in LGBT issuesFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

The Virginia Budge Award for the Creative and Performing Arts

Amount: $500
Deadline: April 17, 2017
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The Virginia Budge Award exists to create, promote, develop, sponsor, sustain, facilitate and further the arts within Butler County, Ohio. For the mission of the committee, the term "arts" shall be defined and literally construed to include the making or doing of things that have form and beauty, and to encompass all forms of arts including the arts of music, painting, sculpture, dance, theater, film, opera, ballet and any other of the performing arts requiring and exhibiting an exceptional level of creativity, skill or talent.

To be eligible for this award, the applicant must be 12 years of age or older and attending school in Butler County, Ohio. Applicants must respond to three essay questions and submit three letters of recommendation (one from a current teacher/instructor in the applicant's field of fine arts, one from a current teacher/instructor not in the fine arts field, and one from nonrelated individual). Finalists will be asked to submit examples of their work or perform for the committee.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

The Marco Island Foundation for the Arts Scholarship

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

The Marco Island Foundation for the Arts (MIFA) awards scholarships to deserving students who reside on Marco Island, FL. and who have demonstrated excellence in visual, literary or performing arts, and intend to study one of the arts at the college level. Scholarships to be awarded will be up to $1,000.

Criteria:-Complete application form-Provide two letters of recommendation-Submit examples of work-Provide high school transcript-Provide narrative sketch-Participate in personal interview with scholarship committee-Attend reception to accept award if selectedFor 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.

JVS Chicago Scholarship Program

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

Educational scholarship funds from grants administered by the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago are available for Jewish college students. More than $500,000 each year is available for full-time students, predominantly those legally domiciled in the metropolitan Chicago area, who are identified as having promise for significant contributions in their chosen careers. Assistance is available for those in the helping professions.

Eligibility:-Must be Jewish-Were born and raised in the Chicago metropolitan area including Lake County, Indiana; or one continuous year of full-time employment in the Chicago-metro area prior to enrollment-Intend to remain in the Chicago-metro area after school-Demonstrate financial need-Demonstrate career promise-Available for an interview between March 1st and April 20th-Provide two professional/academic reference letters For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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