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Competitive scholarships from corporations and nonprofits
Award Name Amount Deadline
Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education Scholarship $15,000 April 10, 2018
Mercatus Adam Smith Fellowship $10,000 March 15, 2018
Saginaw Social Service Club - Norman D. Osborne Memorial Scholarship $ - February 15, 2018
JVS Chicago Scholarship Program $ - February 1, 2018
Center for Hellenic Studies Fellowship $17,000 October 16, 2017
Henry J. and Pauline M. Armstrong Scholarship $1,500 March 15, 2018
United Methodist GBHEM Ministry as a Career Scholarships $10,000 March 1, 2018
Von Ogden Vogt Scholarship $ - April 15, 2017
Wayne J. & Wanda M. Lillich Scholarship $200 March 15, 2018
The Rev. Chuck and Nancy Thomas Scholarship $ - March 25, 2018

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.

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.

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.

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.

Center for Hellenic Studies Fellowship

Amount: $17,000
Deadline: October 16, 2017
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The purpose of the fellowship program is to encourage and support research of the highest quality on topics related to ancient Greece or, more generally, Hellenism. This includes but is not limited to the study of Greek-speaking cultures and their influence on others - from those who inhabited the more immediate regions around the Mediterranean to more distant populations in Europe and Asia.

Anyone who is qualified to benefit from the resources of the CHS and contribute to the goals as outlined above may apply. Applicants must be at least 21 years old. The CHS rigorously supports the principles of affirmative action and equal opportunity in its selection of fellows.The proposed research may concern any aspect of Hellenism approached through any discipline including, but not limited to, area and ethnic studies, anthropology, archaeology, art history, education, history, literary criticism, the natural and physical sciences, philology, philosophy, political science, religious studies, sociology, as well as related subfields.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Henry J. and Pauline M. Armstrong Scholarship

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: March 15, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The Lincoln Community Foundation manages over 70 scholarship funds. The Henry J. & Pauline M. Armstrong Scholarship is for seniors or graduates of Waverly High School in Waverly, Nebraska who are, or plan to major in agriculture, home economics or veterinary medicine, or are male students who will attend a Lutheran seminary with the intention of becoming a minister. Applicants must have financial need.

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

United Methodist GBHEM Ministry as a Career Scholarships

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

GBHEM Scholarships administers scholarship programs with one general application. Criteria for each scholarship program varies.

The minimum requirements for Ministry scholarships are:-Applicants must be U.S. citizens, permanent residents, or DACA person-Applicants must be an active full member of The United Methodist Church for at least 1 year (International applicants must be active full members for at least 3 years. Other Methodist denominations are not eligible.)-Applicants must be pursuing a degree program at an accredited institution in the U.S.-Applicants must be enrolled in at least masters program for ministry -Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA (Note: The Baker Scholarship for ministry students requires a minimum 3.0 GPA)-Applicants must be full-time students according to their school’s standards for the program for which they are enrolledFor more information and to apply, visit the website above.

Von Ogden Vogt Scholarship

Amount: $ -
Deadline: April 15, 2017
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

This scholarship was established in 2001 by Walter and Carolyn Vogt to honor Walter’s father The Rev. Dr. Von Ogden Vogt and his dedication and commitment to Unitarian Universalism. Scholarships are given to support the intellectual, spiritual, and professional development of future Unitarian Universalist ministers who are attending Meadville Lombard Theological School.

Wayne J. & Wanda M. Lillich Scholarship

Amount: $200
Deadline: March 15, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The Lincoln Community Foundation manages over 70 scholarship funds. To be eligible for the Wayne J. & Wanda M. Lillich Scholarship, students must be seniors at Johnson County Central High School planning to major in medicine, religion, or business, have financial need, and academic capacity.

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

The Rev. Chuck and Nancy Thomas Scholarship

Amount: $ -
Deadline: March 25, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

This scholarship serves Unitarian Universalism, and individual Unitarian Universalists like Chuck and Nancy Thomas, by valuing a history of service and leadership as critical elements of a call toward professional theological training. Each year it supports a student in the first year of seminary or in preparatory academic work. Scholars qualify for the award by demonstrating their outstanding commitment to Unitarian Universalism as lay leaders. Those who wish to submit a nomination should write a letter of recommendation showing a connection between the individual's ministry and their life goals along with examples of their strong leadership skills.

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