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List of scholarships for Physical education sport and physical activity majors

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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
Nellie Martin Carman Scholarship Fund $2,000 March 1, 2018
The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Program $30,000 February 7, 2018
The Vegetarian Resource Group College Scholarship $10,000 February 20, 2018
Samuel Huntington Public Service Award $15,000 January 17, 2018
WHS' NEXTGen Border Security Contest $2,500 August 30, 2017
Jewish Community Center (JCC) North American Graduate Scholarship $10,000 February 1, 2018
Spring LabRoots Scholarship $3,000 April 30, 2017
Billy Smith Memorial Scholarship $ - 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.

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.

The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Program

Amount: $30,000
Deadline: February 7, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation - the federal memorial to our thirty-third President - awards merit-based scholarships to college students who plan to pursue careers in government or elsewhere in public service. Truman scholarships are for current undergraduates for graduate or professional school, participation in leadership development activities, and have special opportunities for internships and employment with the federal government.

Eligibility:-Be a full-time junior-level student at a four-year institution pursuing a bachelor's degree. "Junior" refers to a student who plans to continue full-time undergraduate study and who expects to receive a baccalaureate degree the following year or is in their third year of collegiate study expects to graduate during the same year-Nominated by the Truman Scholarship faculty representative at his/her institution-In the upper quarter of his/her class-Be a United States citizen or a U.S. national from American Samoa or the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Resident aliens (green card holders) are not eligible-Have an extensive record of public and community service-Have outstanding leadership potential and communication skills-Is committed to a career in government or elsewhere in public service as defined by the foundationFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

The Vegetarian Resource Group College Scholarship

Amount: $10,000
Deadline: February 20, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

Due to the generosity of an anonymous donor, The Vegetarian Resource Group each year will award $20,000 in college scholarship money to graduating U.S. high school students who have promoted vegetarianism in their schools and/or communities. Vegetarians do not eat meat, fish, or fowl. Vegans are vegetarians who do not use other animal products such as dairy or eggs. Entries may only be sent by students graduating from high school in spring of the year the award is given.

Applicants will be judged on having shown compassion, courage, and a strong commitment to promoting a peaceful world through a vegetarian diet/lifestyle. Payment will be made to the student's college (U.S. based only). Winners of the scholarships give permission to release their names to the media. Applications and essays become property of The Vegetarian Resource Group. Finalists may be asked for more information. For more information and to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Samuel Huntington Public Service Award

Amount: $15,000
Deadline: January 17, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The Samuel Huntington Public Service Award provides a $15,000 stipend to a graduating college senior to pursue public service anywhere in the world. The Award allows recipients to engage in a meaningful public service activity for one year before proceeding on to graduate school or a career. Recently, three past award recipients have won an unsolicited, prestigious McArthur "genius" grant; been named U.S. Surgeon General; and been recognized as a Forbes "30 Under 30" entrepreneur.

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

WHS' NEXTGen Border Security Contest

Amount: $2,500
Deadline: August 30, 2017
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

Women in Homeland Security (WHS)'s Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) initiative seeks solutions that recognize the challenges of securing the borders of the United States and encourages students to research the issue and consider the challenges that have hampered efforts for a secure border. The winning solutions would recognize the difficulty managing porous and underground terrain, lack of reliable sensor monitoring/detection, the inconsistency of information transmission to command centers, bad weather providing "false positives", presence of law enforcement personnel, among others. A proposal application and a video description and demonstration of the solution are required.

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

Jewish Community Center (JCC) North American Graduate Scholarship

Amount: $10,000
Deadline: February 1, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The JCC Association Graduate Scholarship Program provides financial aid for students to use towards a master's degree that will lead to or enhance professional careers in the Jewish Community Center movement.

Full-time students receive up to $10,000 per year for a one or two-year period to pursue graduate studies that lead to a professional career in the JCC Movement. As a JCC Association of North America Graduate scholar, each recipient will participate in a program of selected JCC Association educational experiences and career development seminars. Acceptable graduate degrees include Jewish communal service, nonprofit management or MBA, public policy, sports management, health and physical education, Jewish studies, social work, early childhood education, and many others.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Spring LabRoots Scholarship

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: April 30, 2017
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The scholarship will fund one undergraduate or graduate student for one year and is worth $3,000. The scholarship is merit-based, and applicants can show their qualifications and need in the application process. LabRoots supports undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines. This program is open to students both in, and outside the US; there are no geographical limits for applicants. LabRoots wishes to encourage all students to stay in science and aims to help students work towards their research and educational goals. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Billy Smith Memorial Scholarship

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

The Billy Smith Memorial Scholarship was established because Billy was always helping people in any way that he could. It is a sport-related scholarship because it memorializes the activities Billy loved most.

Eligibility:-Applicant must be a graduating high school senior -Must reside in Winnebago, Boone, Ogle or Stephenson County-Must have played at least three years of baseball or softball in high school, including senior year-Must major in a sports-related field in college-Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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