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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
Arizona Public Service Navajo Scholars Program for Tribal Colleges $6,000 May 31, 2017
Mercatus Adam Smith Fellowship $10,000 March 15, 2018
Study & Internship Program (SIP) in Germany - UAS7 $ - February 15, 2018
Saginaw Social Service Club - Norman D. Osborne Memorial Scholarship $ - February 15, 2018
Charles L. Hebner Memorial Scholarship $ - March 6, 2018
ALBA George Watt Memorial Essay Contest $250 July 15, 2017
The Beinecke Scholarship Program $34,000 February 17, 2018
ISF-MSA West Scholarship $3,000 March 21, 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.

Arizona Public Service Navajo Scholars Program for Tribal Colleges

Amount: $6,000
Deadline: May 31, 2017
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

Native American/Alaska Native undergraduate students attending tribal colleges and universities are eligible to apply for both the American Indian College Fund Full Circle Scholarship Program and the American Indian College Fund TCU Scholarship Program.

Minimum general eligibility requirements for both scholarships include:-U.S. citizenship-Enrollment in an accredited tribal college or university-Registered as a member of a federal or state recognized tribe, or a descendant of at least one grandparent or parent who is an enrolled tribal member (Alaska Natives may also use Native Corporation membership) -Submission of a completed on-line applicationExtra Eligibility for the Arizona Public Service Navajo Scholars Program:-Be a Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior in college-Minimum 2.8 GPA-Students at Diné College, Navajo Technical College or Southwest Indian Polytechnic Institute-Majoring in science, engineering, technology or math (or a related field)-Navajo Nation tribal member and membership in any Shiprock Agency Chapter-Interest in interning or working for Arizona Public ServiceFor more information or 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.

Saginaw Social Service Club - Norman D. Osborne Memorial Scholarship

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

The Saginaw Social Service Club, established in 1936, provides this scholarship in memory of Norman Osborne. The Saginaw Social Service Club's goals are to promote social work, the exchange of ideas and information on social questions, and the development of professional relationships to enhance public service.

Eligibility:- Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA- Saginaw County resident- Pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in a human service field- Must be at least a college sophomore at time of application- Part or full-time enrollment 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.

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.

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.

ISF-MSA West Scholarship

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: March 21, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

ISF offers many joint scholarships to Muslim Student/University Alumni groups that share its common mission and vision. ISF is honored to work with the MSA-West to host the ISF-MSA West Scholarship.

Eligibility:-Be attending an accredited MSA West member university in the U.S. and attended the MSA West Conference-Majoring in an ISF supported field of study-Maintaining a minimum 3.0 GPA-A citizen or permanent resident of the U.S.-An undergraduate (sophomore/junior/senior) or of graduate standing including Ph.D.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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