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List of scholarships for STEM majors

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Competitive scholarships from corporations and nonprofits
Award Name Amount Deadline
USDA 1890 National Scholars Program $ - January 31, 2018
CFMA Portland Chapter Scholarship $3,000 March 15, 2018
Frank L. Greathouse Government Accounting Scholarship $8,000 February 19, 2018
UNCF CVS Pharmacy, Inc. Business Scholarship $5,000 March 31, 2018
Illinois CPA Society Accounting Tuition Scholarship $4,000 April 1, 2018
Indiana CPA Society education Foundation Scholarship $ - April 24, 2017
IASA Insurance Industry Collegiate Scholarship Program $5,000 February 28, 2018
Illinois CPA Society Accounting Textbook Scholarship $500 April 1, 2018
The Mike Molino RV Learning Center's Scholarship Program $2,500 June 2, 2017
Friends of MCC Foundation Scholarships $ - May 31, 2017

USDA 1890 National Scholars Program

Amount: $ -
Deadline: January 31, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The USDA/1890 National Scholars Program is a partnership between of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities. The program awards scholarships to students attending one of 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities, pursuing a bachelor degree in agriculture, natural resources, food science, nutrition, or related academic disciplines, and willing to work full-time in the USDA upon graduation.

Eligibility:- Be a U.S. citizen- Be a graduating high school senior or expect to hold a high school diploma or G.E.D. certificate- Have a high school cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better - Be interested in attending one of the eighteen 1890 Land-Grant Universities- Intend to study agriculture, food, natural resource sciences, or other related academic disciplines- Demonstrate leadership and community serviceFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

CFMA Portland Chapter Scholarship

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: March 15, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The objective of the CFMA Student Scholarship is to enable full-time students interested in finance, accounting or construction management to pursue their education in the subject.

Committee Mission:-Award scholarships to high-achieving students with majors in accounting, finance, or construction management-Increase student awareness of CFMA and careers in the construction industry-Promote education for employees of member firms who are pursuing accounting, finance, or construction management degreesFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Frank L. Greathouse Government Accounting Scholarship

Amount: $8,000
Deadline: February 19, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The Frank L. Greathouse Government Scholarship is available for award to two graduate or undergraduate students

enrolled in full-time study preparing for a career in state and local government finance. The winners of the scholarship were invited to attend the GFOA’s annual conference, where the awards were presented. This scholarship is funded by the Government Finance Officers Association. Eligibility:-Currently a full-time student in an undergraduate or graduate accounting program preparing for a career in state and local government finance-Undergraduate students must be in the process of completing at least their junior year by the time the scholarship is awarded-Citizen or permanent resident of the United States or Canada-Recommendation by student’s academic adviser or the chair of the accounting program-Student has not been a past winner of a scholarship program administered by the GFOA

UNCF CVS Pharmacy, Inc. Business Scholarship

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: March 31, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

CVS Caremark has a commitment to widening the net of student scholars in business. As such, they have partnered with UNCF to create scholarships for students studying Business (and business related fields). Selected students will receive a $5,000 scholarship.

Eligibility: - Minimum 3.0 GPA- Demonstrated unmet financial need (as verified by their college or university)- Pursuing an undergraduate or planning a graduate/professional degree in business (finance, accounting, human resources)- Business students must attend an accredited four-year undergraduate or master's level program- Students must be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident- Must be enrolled full-time in the upcoming fall semester For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Illinois CPA Society Accounting Tuition Scholarship

Amount: $4,000
Deadline: April 1, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The CPA Endowment Fund of Illinois, the Illinois CPA Society’s charitable partner, provides life-changing scholarships and training programs to deserving accounting students across the state. The Accounting Tuition scholarship is open to college seniors or graduate students.

All applicants must meet the following criteria:-Be a U.S. citizen or legal resident and be an Illinois resident-Be enrolled in an Illinois college or university-Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0/4.0 or equivalent-Plan to sit for the CPA exam in Illinois within three years of the application date, and demonstrate progress in accounting courses-Demonstrate achievement and financial needFor more information and to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Indiana CPA Society education Foundation Scholarship

Amount: $ -
Deadline: April 24, 2017
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The Indiana CPA Society provides financial assistance to encourage accounting careers and promote financial activities for Indiana students. One such effort is the awarding of $50,000 in scholarships since 2002 to 57 students at independent campuses across the state through the Indiana CPA Educational Foundation.

Eligibility requirements:-The student must be a resident of Indiana-Attending an ICI member institution or Ball State University -Pursuing accounting studies and classes that will lead to a major in accounting or its equivalent, with a career interest in the accounting and finance field-Be a member of the Indiana CPA Society (student membership is free)-The student must be in good standing at his/her college/university and be entering their junior year of college after having completed four semesters of course work by the end of the current semesterFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

IASA Insurance Industry Collegiate Scholarship Program

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: February 28, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The IASA Scholarship provides scholarships to students preparing for a career in the insurance industry. College scholarships are awarded to individuals at a sophomore level or above who are enrolled in a college with an insurance program or who are preparing to pursue a career in insurance, and whose course of study is working toward a degree in insurance accounting, finance, information technology, actuarial science or risk management.

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

Illinois CPA Society Accounting Textbook Scholarship

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

The CPA Endowment Fund of Illinois, the Illinois CPA Society’s charitable partner, provides life-changing scholarships and training programs to deserving accounting students across the state. The Accounting Textbook Scholarship is offered to juniors, seniors, and graduate students.

All applicants must meet the following criteria:-Be a U.S. citizen or legal resident and be an Illinois resident-Be enrolled in an Illinois college or university-Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0/4.0 or equivalent-Plan to sit for the CPA exam in Illinois within three years of the application date, and demonstrate progress in accounting courses-Demonstrate achievement and financial needFor more information and to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

The Mike Molino RV Learning Center's Scholarship Program

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

The Mike Molino RV Learning Center's Scholarship Program encourages deserving college undergraduates majoring in business, finance, economics, accounting or other RV industry-related subjects to apply for the award. The program offers financial assistance to help foster the next generation of RV industry leaders. Therefore a factor for awarding the scholarship is an applicant’s background of RV industry employment or a desire to work in the RV business after completing post-secondary education. RVDA members are able to offer this opportunity to their team specifically because of their employment in the RV industry. Posters publicizing the scholarship are available through the RV Learning Center so dealers can display them in the workplace to alert employees to the opportunity. Dealer principals, their family and dependents, are not eligible.

Qualified applicants:-Submit a completed application and fact sheet in its entirety-Have a 2.8 or better cumulative grade point average, and a 1050 minimum SAT score (1575 minimum on the 2400 point scale). A minimum ACT composite score of 22 is also acceptable-Are rising sophomores, juniors, or seniors in college-Provide a 500 word essay on their goals and objectives for attending college-Submit a copy of their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)-Demonstrate the ability and willingness to fund a portion of their educational expenses on their own-Attend an accredited four-year college or universityFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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.

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Opportunities for micro-scholarships

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$1,500 $600 $3,000
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