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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
Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals $ - December 1, 2017
The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Program $30,000 February 7, 2018
Saginaw Social Service Club - Norman D. Osborne Memorial Scholarship $ - February 15, 2018
Samuel Huntington Public Service Award $15,000 January 17, 2018
Lillian Kitchen and Zella Kitchen Challis Scholarship $2,000 March 15, 2018
The Robert Noyce Scholarship $30,000 March 1, 2018
Gill-Elliott Scholarship $2,000 March 15, 2018
GRCF Roger and Jacquelyn Vander Laan Family Scholarship $ - April 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Lillian Kitchen and Zella Kitchen Challis Scholarship

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: March 15, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

Thanks to our generous donors, Blue Grass Community Foundation is pleased to offer a variety of scholarships to area students seeking educational opportunities beyond high school.

This scholarship provides one annual award of $2,000 to a graduating senior from Harrison County High School in Cynthiana, Kentucky. The recipient must plan to major in science, math, engineering, pre-medicine, business, or education in college.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

The Robert Noyce Scholarship

Amount: $30,000
Deadline: March 1, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The Robert Noyce Scholarship program, authorized under the National Science Foundation Authorization Act, seeks to encourage talented science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) majors to become elementary, middle, and high school teachers by offering tuition scholarships of $15,000 per year for up to two years.

Ten scholarships will be awarded annually to qualified Trinity seniors and post-baccalaureate candidates in their Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) year. Noyce Scholars will join Trinity University's teacher preparation program and complete the M.A.T. before entering the teaching profession.Eligibility:-Juniors or seniors at Trinity University majoring in STEM subjects who are committed to becoming teachers-Individuals from Trinity or other universities who have completed an undergraduate major in a STEM subject and are applying for the post-baccalaureate M.A.T. programSelection criteria:-GPA (both overall and within the major field)-Outstanding intellectual potential as evidenced by references and interview-Outstanding pedagogical potential as evidenced by references and interview-Estimate of the candidate's ability to be an effective role model for students in high-need/low-income schools-Per National Science Foundation guidelines, U.S. citizenship or permanent resident statusFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Gill-Elliott Scholarship

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: March 15, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

Thanks to our generous donors, Blue Grass Community Foundation is pleased to offer a variety of scholarships to area students seeking educational opportunities beyond high school.

The Gill-Elliott Scholarship was established to honor William J. Elliott, a chemistry and physics teacher at Highlands High School (Fort Thomas, KY) for 32 years. This scholarship provides an annual award of $2,000 to a graduating senior from Highlands High School. The recipient must plan to major in the physical or biological sciences, math, engineering, pre-medicine, business, or education in college.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

GRCF Roger and Jacquelyn Vander Laan Family Scholarship

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

Grand Rapids Community Foundation awards hundreds of scholarships annually primarily to Kent County students bound for or in college, or those pursuing a technical career.

To be eligible for the Roger and Jacquelyn Vander Laan Family Scholarship, students must be seniors at South Christian High School entering a full-time program in the fall at any accredited college, university, vocational, or technical school and majoring in healthcare, education, or business. Applicants must also have financial need and a minimum 3.0 GPA.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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