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Resume Companion University Programs (ongoing)

Resume Companion is pleased to offer a $1,000.00 scholarship to one lucky applicant. Students must create and submit a resume, based on the life of any fictional or non-fictional character, from TV, history, or myth. Full details of the scholarship program and deadline dates may be viewed at

The Drive to Learn Scholarship (annual deadline each March 1st)

In an effort to contribute to the community, we have started a small scholarship fund. Our goal is to provide The Drive to Learn Scholarship to students on an annual basis. Please visit our website for more information, . Annual application deadline is March 1st. (ongoing) is one of the largest on-line databases of scholarships for students pursuing a post-secondary education with over 250,000 college specific and private scholarships listed. Please visit for a complete scholarship list. (ongoing) has recently created a $1,000.00 scholarship open to current students to help offset their out-of-pocket college expenses. Applicants will submit an essay about the sustainable advancements their schools are making. Please visit for more information.

Business Management Scholarships (ongoing)

Start your scholarship search with this directory of business management scholarships that can be sorted to find exactly the scholarship for your situation. 

Sally Strain Memorial Scholarship (ongoing)

This scholarship is available to any student attending college. Please visit for more information and essay topic. (ongoing) offers several scholarships for the upcoming academic year. For more details please visit Scholarship (ongoing) is offering a $1,000.00 scholarship. Interested students should submit a blogpost answering the question, "Do you think traditional or online schooling is better, and why?" Learn more by visiting Scholarship Contest (ongoing) is offering a $500.00 semi-annual scholarship. Interested students should submit an insurance video about Good and/or Bad Driving Habits. Remember to keep your video positive! Please visit our website for more information and application,

Alabama Department of Postsecondary Leadership in Child Care Scholarship Program (apply June 1, Sept 1 each year)

This scholarship provides financial assistance (tuition and selected fees) to qualified child care professionals working in child care centers/programs and family and group homes to obtain a Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential, Short-Term Certificate, Certificate, or Associate in Applied Science/Technology Degree in Child Development/Early Care and Education studies. Scholarship recipients must reside and work in Alabama. Applicants must apply for college admission and are encouraged to apply for financial aid prior to submitting this application. Download the application at then complete and mail to the Alabama Department of Postsecondary Education. Application must be received by the indicated deadlines, which are ongoing as follows: June 1 each year for Fall Semester enrollment and no later than September 1 for Spring and Summer semesters.

AWS Foundation, Inc. (ongoing)

The AWS Foundation is dedicated to meeting the needs for education and research in the field of welding and relating joining technologies. There is a new online application submission program for the 2014-15 school year for both the National Scholarship Program and the District Scholarship Program. Please visit for full information and to apply.

College Scholarships and Online Degrees (ongoing)

Links to 57 no-cost online scholarship searches, U.S. colleges for women, programs for students with learning disabilities, historically black colleges, 125 fully accredited colleges offering online degrees, links to Christian colleges, and much more helpful information.

The Morris K. Udall Foundation (ongoing)

The Morris K. Udall Foundation recognizes undergraduates with commitment and potential to pursue careers related to the environment, or committed to a career in tribal public policy or Native American health care. Please contact Ms. Dawn Hale at (256) 306-2630 or via email at

Best of the Web (ongoing)

Resource for researching scholarships on the Internet. and enter "scholarships" in the search bar.

Mississippi University for Women - Transfer Scholarship/Hearain Leadership Scholarship (ongoing)

For Sophomores searching for a place to continue their education, having already completed 60 hrs from community/junior college while maintaining a 2.5 GPA with demonstrated leadership ability. For more information, contact

Institute of International Education (ongoing)

The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program offers awards for undergraduate study abroad. This scholarship provides awards for U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study and intern abroad programs worldwide. For more information: or email a request to

Scholarships Available through the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) (ongoing)

Scholarships are available for youth ages 16-21 to enroll in Associate Degree or Certificate Programs. For more information contact Sundra Sandifer at the Decatur Career Center, 256-355-0142, extension 228.

LAUNCH Program Services for Decatur-Morgan County/Limestone County residents. (ongoing)

LAUNCH serves out-of-school young adults ages 16-21 by providing assistance with GED completion and post-secondary training, plus employment assistance. Interested applicants please contact Tyrone Phillips at 256-665-1564 or visit

Call Me MISTER (Mentors Instructing Students Toward Effective Role Models) (ongoing)

A collaboration between Clemson University and private historically black colleges (Benedict College, Claflin University, and Morris College), the Call Me MISTER program is an effort to address the critical shortage of African American male teachers, particularly among South Carolina's lowest performing schools. Program participants are selected from among under-served, socio-economically disadvantaged and educationally at-risk communities. Two letters of recommendation are required: one (1) from a teacher, guidance counselor, or principal at the high school from which the diploma is earned, and one (1) from a person of the student's choice who can express involvement in the community and/or potential for entering the teaching profession. An essay entitled "Why I Want to Teach" is also a requirement, and it should address the student's motivation for entering the teaching profession and the contributions he will make to the profession and to the community. Complete the Call Me MISTER online application at or for more information call 1-800-640-2657 or email

FASTWEB Scholarship Search (ongoing)

Visit for full details.

The Sallie Mae Fund Scholarship Program (ongoing)

Since 2001, the Fund has awarded $15.5 million in scholarships to more than 6,350 students. Programs have been based on financial need and conducted in partnership with organizations such as UNCF, the Hispanic College Fund, the National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education, and more. To be eligible for the Sallie Mae Fund Scholarship Program, students must be accepted and enrolled at a Title IV eligible, accredited, postsecondary two or four year university, vocational, or technical school in the United States or Puerto Rico and meet program-specific eligibility requirements. For more information visit

Chela Education/The College Scholarships Foundation (ongoing)

Browse scholarship categories such as: athletic, minority, degree level, by subject, by state, etc. Applicants must submit a short essay about how they plan to pay for their education and then submit it online with an application. For more information, visit

The Tylenol Future Care Scholarship (ongoing)

Tuition assistance for Healthcare students. For 23 years, the makers of Tylenol have awarded more than $8.9 million in scholarships to students pursuing an education in healthcare. The Tylenol company is proud to support those dedicated to a lifetime of caring for others. For more information and to apply online, please visit

Free Scholarship Tool (ongoing)

The following link contains information on how students can maximize their financial aid with scholarships. Please visit

Log Cabin Rustics Scholarship (ongoing)

Designed to foster creativity and promote passion in the architecture and design industry, this scholarship is made available through Log Cabin Rustics and all the information can be found through this link: The current quarterly opportunity is a $300 cash scholarship for architecture students.


CBYX for Young Professionals (apply by 12/1/14)

Community college students in all career fields are encouraged to apply for a year-long scholarship program to live, study, and intern in Germany. CBYX is funded by the U.S. Congress and German Bundestag, and is awarded to 75 American young professionals annually. No prior German language skills are required. Applicants in all fields may participate, and those in business, engineering, technical, vocational, and agricultural fields are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants must be between the ages of 18-24 at the start of the program, and have clear career goals and preferably some work experience in their career field. Apply online at before the application deadline of December 1.

Order of the Eastern Star, Athens Chapter #214 (ongoing)

Athens Chapter #214 is offering a $500 scholarship to one graduating high school student of Limestone County, Alabama. There is no requirement to be affiliated with the Order of the Eastern Star in any way to qualify. See full information and details at

Aubrey Rose Foundation - Dreams to Dollars Challenge (register by 12/31/15)

The Aubrey Rose Foundation's Dreams to Dollars Challenge is for college students across the country. Students will craft and execute marketing, business and social media plans to develop charitable contributions to help families with medically fragile children. Interested students can register between now and December 31, 2015 at Once registered, the student will receive information about establishing an online development page. 

Essay-Based Scholarship Opportunities

The following scholarships are being sponsored by companies as a way to give back to the community and are open to all U.S. residents who are either high school seniors or already enrolled college students. The requirements vary for each, but most only require students to write a 500-word essay on a topic related to the sponsor's industry. For essay topics and more detailed information on the scholarships, check out these sites:

Autodesk Scholarships and Competitions; deadline ongoing;


Redstone Federal Credit Union (RFCU) (ongoing)

Each year, RFCU sets aside a $2,000 scholarship for an undergraduate student at UA Huntsville, Alabama A&M University, Oakwood University, Middle Tennessee State University, Drake State Technical College, Calhoun Community College and Athens State University. The application is simple and requires a 300-word essay. For more information and annual application deadlines, please visit

Women's Economic Development Council Foundation Annual Award (ongoing)

The WEDC Foundation has a unique scholarship program. Scholars receive financial assistance to use for tuition and books, or for other activities that enable them to stay in school such as childcare or transportation. Following an application, interview and selection process, scholarships are awarded each Spring to new and returning students for use in the upcoming school year, with amounts varying per student. For full details, please visit

W. P. Maxwell Scholarship (Morgan County, AL residents) (ongoing)

The W. P. Maxwell Scholarship is awarded each year to an individual of junior or higher standing in a college or university. This student needs to be majoring in a human services field, but those in related fields should also apply. Home residence must be in Morgan County, Alabama. For full details, please contact Sue Brantley, Mental Health Association in Morgan County, to request a W. P. Maxwell Scholarship application.

Art Design Contest and Scholarship (ongoing)

The contest and corresponding scholarship is open to students enrolled in any art program such as painting, graphic design, drawing, sculpting, animation, interior design, architecture, film, etc. The purpose is to encourage art students to a real-world application of commercial art and give them an opportunity to start or build their portfolio. Students will submit an original design based on the assigned theme, along with a video/slideshow of the design being created. The first place winner and first runner up will receive scholarships, production-run copies of their design, portfolio recognition, and more. For more information please visit

Gene Haas Machine Technology Scholarships (ongoing)

The Gene Haas Foundation Machine Technology Scholarship helps ease the financial burden of qualified students who are interested in machine operation and maintenance coursework. Graduating high school seniors, students currently enrolled in machining or machining technology programs, GED recipients and displaced workers (anyone unemployed or looking to change their career) who want to pursue an associate degree or technology certificate in machining are eligible for the one-year scholarship. Award amounts will range from $1,000 to $2,500 for each scholarship, depending on the cost of the applicant's program. The scholarship is currently available to Unites States residents only. For complete details please visit (ongoing)

To help local employers and students take advantage of internships, the Chamber of Commerce has partnered with to create a landing page for Huntsville/Madison County. The site features sections for students to create profiles and for employers and educators to post opportunities. Employers can also search for students in their priority fields. To learn more, visit the Chamber's landing page at (ongoing)

Just Walkers is offering a $1,000 scholarship to undergraduate or graduate students with a mobility disability. To apply, students write an essay answering the question, "Describe a time when you faced a major obstacle. What did you do and what did the experience teach you?" For more information please visit

SME Education Foundation (ongoing)

Since 1998, the SME Education Foundation has provided over $8.1 million in financial aid through its various scholarship programs. The Foundation awards scholarships to graduating high school seniors, current undergraduates and masters or doctoral degree students pursuing degrees in manufacturing and related fields at two-year and four-year colleges. Visit the website and register your name and email address to be automatically notified when the application process opens in the fall. Go to

Student Savings: The Ultimate Scholarship Resource Guide (ongoing)



New Scholarship for Female Students (ongoing)

Phi Beta Sigma has launched a scholarship for women. The awards are $100, $250, and $500. Full information is available at


Nursing Scholarship (ongoing)

A scholarship is available for nursing students for the 2014-2015 school year. The scholarship's goal is to raise awareness with the next generation of nurses about Nursing Home Abuse. Please find out more about it here:

Respiratory Care Scholarship $1,000 (ongoing) is offering a $1,000 Respiratory Care Scholarship. This award is open to undergraduate and graduate students with respiratory conditions such as asthma, cystic fibrosis, chronic bronchitis, or COPD. For information visit their scholarship page at 

Nursing Scholarship (ongoing)

A scholarship is available for nursing students for the 2014-2015 school year. The scholarship's goal is to raise awareness with the next generation of nurses about Nursing Home Abuse. Please find out more about it here:


The Pocketbook-Zookal Scholarship for Student Entrepreneurs (ongoing)

Open to all students who are: currently enrolled in a university course, aged 18 or older, and interested in entrepreneurship. Bonus points for students who: have a startup idea they'd like to pursue or are already pursuing, have worked in a startup, or have shown some kind of interest in startups. For further information please visit

WebHostingJams Scholarship $1,000  (ongoing)

Scholarships are awarded to student applicants who demonstrate ambition and a sincere desire to succeed. Scholarship eligibility requirements: Current full time or part time student with GPA of at least 3.0 attending an accredited U.S. post-secondary school; applicant must have worked at least 12 hours for the last 4 weeks before applying; applicant must have a parent (resident) with at least one child who is a minor; applicant must be a U.S. citizen who is 18 yrs of age or older at the time of applying. The student must personally write and submit an essay (700-1,000 words) legibly written or typed on standard 8.5 x 11 paper on how technology has influenced and changed the day to day life of humanity. The essay must be submitted at

Design a Shirt, Win a Scholarship $500 - (apply by 12/1/14)

The "Design a Shirt, Win a Scholarship" contest allows students to enter their unique t-shirt designs and vote on their favorites. The entry with the most votes will win a $500 scholarship. You can read the full scholarship guidelines at

Nadrich & Cohen Civil Justice Scholarship $1,000 (ongoing)

In a continued quest for legal education to produce thoughtful lawyers who will uphold the Constitution and Bill of Rights, Nadrich & Cohen LLP is offering a $1,000 scholarship to full-time students for the 2014-15 school year. These students are to have a commitment to the civil justice system. For full application and scholarship details please visit


Public Health Scholarship Resources (ongoing)

A no-cost, non-commercial scholarship and financial aid guide is available for students seeking degrees in Public Health and other Healthcare specialties. This guide provides unique value by helping students identify health related scholarship opportunities across several health care categories by a variety of sources in one easy to use page. The scholarship resource guide is available at

Shepherd University Hollywood CG School of Digital Arts - Full Tuition Scholarships (ongoing)

Shepherd University in Los Angeles, CA through its Hollywood CG School of Digital Arts is offering full tuition scholarships to students with creative and brilliant ideas to be the next generation in the entertainment industry. If you are a student who excels in academics and has a desire and talent in digital arts, please see full details at  Students who are selected will have the opportunity to learn from some of the industry's best who have worked for DreamWorks, Disney, Nickelodeon, 20th Century Fox, and Sony Pictures. - 4 awards available (apply by 12/31/14) is offering an essay contest where students can share their ideas on the relationship between body weight and self-esteem. Four awards are available: one for $3000 and three for $1000. Find out more about this opportunity at

A Place for Mom: Senior Care Innovation Scholarship (apply by 4/15/15)

Five $1000 scholarships are available to students enrolled in an associate's, bachelor's or graduate level program at an accredited school in the fields of gerontology, medicine, nursing, social work, sociology, psychology, PT/OT, speech pathology or long-term care administration. Apply by April 15, 2015. Essay topic and details can be found at 2015 Special Delivery Scholarship (apply by 12/31/14)

While digital mail may be fast, its very accessibility has made it very impersonal. Taking the time and effort to actually write a letter and physically send it through the post ensures an added personal touch to friends, family, and loved ones that digital mail just can't compete with. If you have ever been personally impacted in a profound way by a piece of mail that you have received, enter the Special Delivery Scholarship and you might receive an award of $1,000. Ensure you meet the following requirements before submitting your application: You are a full-time undergraduate student presently enrolled in an accredited post-secondary college or university. You are either a citizen of the United States or a permanent legal resident of the United States. You hold a minimum 3.0 grade point average, or higher. You are not an employee or a direct relative of a current employee at  To apply: write an interesting and original essay on the topic "Recount a time when you received a piece of mail that changed your life, and outline how it effected your future (500-1,000 words in length). For full details please visit


Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers Single Mothers Scholarship (apply by 12/5/14)

Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers is awarding two scholarships to single mothers - one enrolled in a U.S. undergraduate program and one enrolled in law school. Applicants should submit a 500-word essay detailing how motherhood has prepared them for the challenges they encounter in school. Details regarding submission of the essay and other eligibility requirements can be found at

Design a T-Shirt - $500 Scholarship from Print Detective (apply by 12/1/14)

The Print Detective Design a T-Shirt scholarship is an easy and fun way to get $500 to help pay for school. Use your creativity to design and upload your custom T-shirt design and get all of your friends and family to vote for your design. The entrant who gets the most votes will win. You must be a U.S. citizen or a permanent legal resident of the U.S.; a full-time student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate-level degree program at an accredited college or university, or a  high school senior planning to attend college in 2014-2015; and have a current grade point average of 3.0 or higher. For full details please visit


AT&T Internet and Education Scholarship $1,000 (apply by 12/15/14)

To enter the AT&T Internet and Education Scholarship, you will create an infographic showing how students utilize social media in and out of the classroom. To access the application, please see and for full rules and regulations, visit 

Online Medical Assistant Programs - 100 Word Essay Health Care Scholarship (apply by 9/31/14 and 12/31/14)

Awards are available to four winners each year, for $500 each. To enter, applicants will write a 100-200 word essay, be at least 18 years old at the time of disbursement, be a citizen of the U.S., and be enrolled in a Health Care related field. The funds are unrestricted so you can use the award for tuition, books, housing, food, etc.  For full details and to access the application, please visit

Clean It Supply Scholarship - $1,000 - (apply by November 21, 2014) 

Clean It Supply announces a $1,000.00 scholarship. Applicants will write a concise article based on one of four prompts. Read all rules and get more information about the scholarship at

The Dry Defender Protect Your Bed Scholarship - $1,000 - (ongoing) 

The Dry Defender Protect Your Bed Scholarship is a $1,000 award open to any undergraduate or graduate student. To apply, students must make a creative piece (comic, short film, drawing, poem, etc.) featuring the Dry Defender mascot. For additional information, please visit - Free Scholarship Resource is an online resource designed to help students interested in a career as a certified nurse's assistant (CNA). The site contains a wealth of information that will help make things easier for you as you decide on this new career path. You will find carefully selected CNA sources and insightful articles about this rewarding career field. Please visit the site for full details:

FlightNetwork's Fly High Scholarship - $1,000 - (apply by December 31, 2014) 

The Fly High Scholarship Program asks students to submit a 500-1,000 word essay about a travel-related experience or topic. The winning essay will be featured on the blog and will also secure the winner a one-time scholarship of $1,000 towards the cost of their University or College education. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. To apply, please visit the website at

NinjaEssays Writing Contest (ongoing) 

The purpose of the NinjaEssays Writing Contest is to inspire writers from all around the world to showcase their creative and critical thinking skills. Please visit the website for more information and to start your application process: Scholarship - $1,500 - (apply by January 10, 2015) is offering a $1,500 scholarship to current/future nursing students in the United States. The winner will be announced on January 20, 2015, so apply right away. Get more details and complete your application at In-Home Care Innovation Scholarship: "Home Health Care for Seniors" - 3 scholarships of $1,500 - (apply by December 31, 2014) 

Three $1,500 scholarships are available to students enrolled in an associate's degree, bachelor's degree, or graduate level program at an accredited 2-year college or 4-year university. Each eligible student will submit a 500-750 word essay on one of three essay topics. Essay topics and scholarship details can be found at

SMART Scholarship (Science, Mathematics & Research for Transformation) - (apply by December 15, 2014) 

The SMART Scholarship application is now open. The SMART program aims to increase the number of scientists and engineers in the DoD. The program is particularly interested in supporting individuals that demonstrate an aptitude and interest in conducting theoretical and applied research. As such, the program primarily targets "hands-on-the-bench" researchers and engineers. Individuals applying to the program should have a strong interest in working for the DoD as a civilian research scientist or engineer. Applicants must be pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in one of the disciplines listed on the About SMART page,  For more information about how to apply for the scholarship, please visit

ADT Protect Your Home - (apply by December 31, 2014)

ADT is offering a one-time $500 scholarship to students currently enrolled at a college/university or enrolled in the upcoming semester. Interested students should write a 400-600 word essay, on how mobile technology has been used in education and how it could improve education/classes for future students.  More information on how to apply is available at

The Mesothelioma Awareness Cancer Alliance Scholarship - (ongoing)

The Mesothelioma Awareness Cancer Alliance Scholarship is a $4,000 scholarship awarded each semester to a student that has dealt with cancer, personally or within his or her family. For additional information, please visit


F.C. Tucker Spring 2015 Scholarship - (apply by December 15, 2014)

The F.C. Tucker scholarship is a $1,500 award presented to the student that best demonstrates the valus and principles that F.C. Tucker considers crucial to running a successful business.  Applicants will need to demonstrate their personal values through an essay in addition to submitting a personal statement.  Get more details at  


Express Medical Supply Scholarship - (apply by December 31, 2014)

Express Medical Supply is offering a $500 scholarship to applicants that can answer this simple question: "If you could make one book required reading for everyone in the world, which book would it be and why?".  The response is limited to 108 characters and must be posted to both twitter and the scholarship page  Be sure to include the hashtage #ExmedScholarship when posting your response to twitter.  Additional information can be found at


Short Course Finder Scholarship - (apply by April 15, 2015)

This $500 award is available to anyone residing in Australia or internationally, with a desire to learn.  In 250 words or less, students must answer the following question: "How will this scholarship help you achieve your goals?"  For more details on how to apply visit


PensXpress Scholarship - (apply by December 1, 2014; next application process begins February 1, 2015)

PensXpress is offering a $500 scholarship to the student that submits an original video about the use of promotional pens in creative or guerilla marketing.  Please see the following link for more information regarding this scholarship