Student Services

To request a scholarship be added to this list, please contact Terri Bryson tbb@calhoun.edu or Becky Hilderbrand bth@calhoun.edu.

AWeber Email Marketing Scholarship (May 31, 2015)

AWeber is offering a $1,000 scholarship to one talented thinker and writer. To apply for the AWeber Email marketing Scholarship visit their website at http://www.aweber.com/email-marketing-scholarship.htm.

AutoAccessoriesGarage.com College & Automotive Trade School Scholarship (June 1, 2015)

 AAG is proud to announce their first $1000 Scholarship Contest. Visit their website at http://www.autoaccessoriesgarage.com/college-scholarship to apply. 

Sunoco Rewards Scholarships (Two $1,000 scholarships available) (May 31, 2015) 

Sunoco is offering a Creative Design Scholarship and a Digital Marketing Scholarship. To obtain additional information and/or apply for a scholarship please visit https://www.gosunoco.com/contests-and-sweepstakes/sunoco-rewards-scholarship.

Sports Unlimited 2014 Scholarship (April 20, 2015)

Sports Unlimited is dedicated to reaching further than the field, court, or diamond that you play on. They believe in fostering development and empowering ourselves and others through higher education because it takes as much courage to succeed in the classroom as it does on the field. Two times every year, they offer a $1,000 college scholarship to the athlete who inspires them most through his or her essay. If you intend to apply for the scholarship, visit http://www.sportsunlimitedinc.com/scholarship.html.

Rover $1,000 College Scholarship (May 31, 2015)

How do you feel about the rising popularity of sharing economy companies such as Airbnb, Rover, Uber, and Lyft? Tell Rover how you think the sharing economy will impact the future of the travel industry. Visit their website at http://www.orver.com/blog/rover-college-scholarship/ for more information and to apply.

Savvy Home Store (February 28, 2015)

 

Savvy Home Store, a retail company specializing in high quality custom sofas, recliners, sleeper sofas and more, announces a bi-annual scholarship program awarding one $600 scholarship to the student whose application materials best display a dedication to and strong interest in interior design or related field of study. For more information visit: http://www.savvyhomestore.com/content/scholarship.

Rasor Law Firm (entry and voting deadline March 31, 2015)

Rasor Law Firm is committed to fostering education and creativity in the community. In order to recognize students who are embracing their education, they are launching the Rasor Law Firm Marketing Ideas Scholarship.

They are looking for students who can think outside of the box and come up with creative and innovative ways to advertise a law firm. Submit your best marketing video for a chance to win one of two college scholarships. go to http://www.rasorlawfirm.com/law-firm-scholarship.html to apply.

Interior-Deluxe (April 15, 2015) 

Interior-Deluxe.com ,known for his vast collection of luxury modern lighting fixtures, believes in giving our youth a chance, that's why they're offering a need-based college scholarship of $1,500.  For more information visit their website at http://www.interior-deluxe.com/content/57-scholarship-program

 

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 www.resumecompanion.com/scholarship.

 

SavePlans (June 1, 2015)

SavePlans.com is currently offering a $750 college scholarship in 2015 to help assist students working towards their college degrees! Whether you are just starting college or you are going after your Masters degree, SavePlans.com wants to brighten your path! Information on this scholarship may be viewed at http://www.saveplans.com/scholarship.

 

Keating Dental Arts (May 24, 2015)

Keating Dental Arts has partnered with the American Business Women’s Association (ABWA) to launch the Keating Dental Arts National Scholarship, offering college women the opportunity to be awarded $2,000 for use toward tuition or books. http://www.keatingdentalarts.com/scholarship_program/.

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, http://www.shiftins.com/automobile/car-insurance-program.aspx . Annual application deadline is March 1st.  

 

SchoolSoup.com (ongoing)

SchoolSoup.com 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 www.schoolsoup.com/scholarship-directory/ for a complete scholarship list.


SaveOnEnergy.com (ongoing)

SaveOnEnergy.com 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 http://www.saveonenergy.com/energy-scholarship/ 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. http://www.businessmanagementdegree.com/Scholarships/ 

Sally Strain Memorial Scholarship (ongoing)

This scholarship is available to any student attending college. Please visit www.theonlinedegreeadvisor.com/scholarship for more information and essay topic.


ScholarshipExperts.com (ongoing)

ScholarshipExperts.com offers several scholarships for the upcoming academic year. For more details please visit www.scholarshipexperts.com


USBundles.com Scholarship (ongoing)

USBundles.com 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 http://www.usbundles.com/college-scholarship.


CheapAutoInsurance.org Scholarship Contest (ongoing)

CheapAutoInsurance.org 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, http://www.cheapautoinsurance.org/commercial-video-scholarship-win-500-to-help-pay-for-college.


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 www.accs.cc 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 www.scholarship.aws.org 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. http://www.college-scholarships.com


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 dmg@calhoun.edu.


Best of the Web (ongoing)

Resource for researching scholarships on the Internet. http://botw.org/ 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 transfer@muw.edu.


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: www.iie.org/gilman or email a request to gilmanscholars@iie.org.


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 http://www.launchprogram.org.


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 www.callmemister.clemson.edu or for more information call 1-800-640-2657 or email MISTER@clemson.edu.


FASTWEB Scholarship Search (ongoing)

Visit www.fastweb.com 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 www.thesalliemaefund.org


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 http://www.collegescholarships.org/loans/chela.htm.


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 www.tylenol.com/news/scholarship.


Free Scholarship Tool (ongoing)

The following link contains information on how students can maximize their financial aid with scholarships. Please visit www.nerdwallet.com/nerdscholar/scholarships.

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: http://www.logcabinrustics.com/scholarship.html The current quarterly opportunity is a $300 cash scholarship for architecture students.

 

LocalSatelliteTV.com (Enter by February 23, 2015)

After you earn your degree what TV show office would you most like to work in and why? Applicants are judged on creativity, thoughtfulness, and insight; along with how well they promoted their post. Articles with poor grammar, spelling, and lack of proofreading will not be considered. Apply by visiting the website at http://www.localsatellitetv.com/scholarship.

 

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 http://easternstar214.org/scholarships.html.


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 www.aubreyrose.org/DreamstoDollars. 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; http://usa.autodesk.com/adsk/servlet/pc/index?siteID=123112&id=17359857

 

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 www.redfcu.org/about/scholarships


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 http://wedcfoundation.org/scholarship-program



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, suebrantley@mhainmc.net 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 http://www.metalartstudio.com/design-contest-scholarship


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 http://www.smeef.org/scholarships/page/gene-haas-machine-technology-scholarships


Internships.com (ongoing)

To help local employers and students take advantage of internships, the Chamber of Commerce has partnered with Internships.com 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 http://www.internships.com/group/huntsville.


JustWalkers.com (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 http://justwalkers.com/mobility-scholarship-program


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 http://smeef.org/scholarships

Student Savings: The Ultimate Scholarship Resource Guide (ongoing)

See http://www.shopsleuth.com/resources/scholarship-guide

 

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 http://misspbsessaycontest.wordpress.com

 

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: http://roothlawfirm.com/nursing-home-abuse-prevention-scholarship/


Respiratory Care Scholarship $1,000 (ongoing)

JustNebulizers.com 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 http://justnebulizers.com/respiratory-care-scholarship 

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: http://roothlawfirm.com/nursing-home-abuse-prevention-scholarship/

 

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 https://getpocketbook.com/blog/pocketbook-zookal-scholarship-student-entrepreneurs/


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 http://www.webhostingjams.com/join-essay-writing-scholarships/


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 http://www.printdetective.com/scholarship

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 http://www.personalinjurylawcal.com/emergency-scholarship-fund.php

 

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 http://www.publichealthonline.org/scholarships-and-grants/



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 www.shepherduniversity.edu/digitalarts  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.

 

DietSpotlight.com - 4 awards available (apply by 12/31/14)

DietSpotlight.com 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 http://www.dietspotlight.com/scholarship/



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 www.aplaceformom.com/scholarship

AddressChange.us 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 AddressChange.us 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 AddressChange.us.  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 http://addresschange.us/scholarship

 

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 http://www.attsavings.com/scholarships and for full rules and regulations, visit http://www.attsavings.com/scholarship/rules 
 

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 http://www.onlinemedicalassistantprograms.net/health-care-scholarship/



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 http://protectivebedding.com/dry-defender-protect-your-bed-scholarship


FindCNAClasses.com - Free Scholarship Resource 

FindCNAClasses.com 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: http://www.findcnaclasses.com/scholarship/


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 FlightNetwork.com 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 http://www.flightnetwork.com/pages/scholarship



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: http://www.ninjaessays.com/blog/essay-writing-contest/


NursingProgramsHelp.com Scholarship - $1,500 - (apply by January 10, 2015) 

NursingProgramsHelp.com 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 http://www.nursingprogramshelp.com/scholarship/



SeniorAdvisor.com 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 https://www.senioradvisor.com/ind/in-home-care#scholarship


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, http://smart.asee.org/about/  For more information about how to apply for the scholarship, please visit http://smart.asee.org/apply

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 http://homesecurity.io/scholarship

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 mesothelioma.com/scholarship

 

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 exmed.net/500.  Be sure to include the hashtage #ExmedScholarship when posting your response to twitter.  Additional information can be found at  http://www.exmed.net/t-scholarships.aspx

 

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  http://shortcoursefinder.com.au/about-us/scholarship/

 

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  http://www.pensxpress.com/scholarships.html.

 

Pet Plan 2014 Scholarship (March 31, 2015)

Petplan wants to hear your ideas to help improve the lives of four-legged friends. Enter their first-ever Scholarship Contest and you could win $1,000! - See more at: http://www.gopetplan.com/scholarship.

Griswold Home Care 2014 Scholarship (Ongoing/Biannual)

Griswold Home Care offers a $1,000 bi-annual scholarship to a qualified student pursuing a bachelor’s, associate’s, graduate, or professional degree at an accredited college or university.
Read more: http://www.griswoldhomecare.com/scholarship.

Evolve IP Tech in Schools Scholarship (April 30, 2015)

Evolve IP believes that technology effects all aspects of our lives and are pleased to offer a $1,000 scholarship to a deserving high school or collegiate student who plans on a career in technology or computer sciences. Please visit http://www.evolveip.net/about/careers/scholarship for more information. 

Revzilla Design Scholarship (June 1, 2015)

Test your design skills to create a new t-shirt design for the ZLA army. Enter to win $1000 for college expenses. Visit the website at http://www.revzilla.com/revzilla-design-scholarship-2014 to apply.

Lamps.com 2014 Scholarship (June 1, 2015)

How does lighting affect your learning environment or living? Lamps.com would like to know and are offering a $1,000 scholarship at http://www.lamps.com/scholarship-2014.

PicMonkey $1000 Scholarship (May 31, 2015)

PicMonkey’s all about making software do your bidding; how about letting it pay your bills? Announcing the second annual PicMonkey College Scholarship competition. Take our survey and write a 400-500 word essay for your chance to win $1,000! Visit http://www.picmonkey.com/blog/1000-picmonkey-college-scholarship/.

RE/MAX of New Jersey 2014 Scholarship (One $2,000 scholarship and One $1,000 scholarship) (April 30, 2015).

Our 2015 scholarship aims to show America the #RealNJ. We ask you capture the most amazing pieces of New Jersey and we ask that you do it in the medium that allows you to most effectively express yourself. http://www.remax-nj.com/scholarship.aspx.

NAVEX Global Policy and Procedure Management Software Scholarship (May 31, 2015)

NAVEX Global, a leading provider of governance, risk and compliance software and solutions, has funded a $1,000 scholarship to encourage the study of ethics and compliance within organizations. For further information visit http://www.navexglobal.com/policy-management-software-scholarship.

The Company Corporation's Quarterly Business Plan contest (Ongoing/Quarterly)

The Company Corporation has been offering small business owners and entrepreneurs the opportunity to win money for their ideas and hard work for almost two years now. Visit: https://www.incorporate.com/business_plan_contest.html to find out how you could be a winner!

Crown & Caliber Entrepreneur's Scholarship (May 31, 2015)

As a young start up organization, Crown and Caliber is an advocate of the entrepreneurial spirit and because of this passion we’re offering one student a $1,000 scholarship based on their entrepreneurial abilities! - See more at: http://www.crownandcaliber.com/crown-caliber-entrepreneurs-scholarship/.

Simformotion LLC Cat Simulators Scholarship - $2,000 (April 30, 2015)

Simformotion LLC, manufacturers of Cat Simulators, is pleased to offer an academic collegiate scholarship to a deserving student enrolled in an operator training program. The award is for the 2015-2016 school year. Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited program; the institution must utilize Cat Simulators hardware and software as part of their training; the student must be in good academic standing; preference given to student with financial need as determined by the office of financial assistance. For further information please contact Mallory Schlink at mschlink@catsimulators.com or 1-309-266-2645.

2015 The Effects of Grandparents Scholarship (June 1, 2015)

Medical Alert Near Me is pleased to offer The Effects of Grandparents Scholarship for 2015. Write a short story (500-1000 words, original and factual) on how your grandparent affected your life and why. Requirements: You are a full-time undergraduate student presently enrolled in an accredited post-secondary college or university; you hold a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher; you are not an employee or a direct relative of a current employee at MedicalAlertNearMe.com. To apply, send your short story to scholarship@medicalalertnearme.com. The subject line of the email should be in the format (Your Name - Scholarship App). For full details please visit http://www.medicalalertnearme.com/scholarship

Double D Trailers Scholarships - $5,000 and $500 (May 1, 2015)

The Double D Trailers annual $5,000 scholarship is open to students attending high school, college or university in pursuit of an engineering design and degree of study as an undergraduate and graduate with a Bachelor's Degree. Applicants will create an engineering design for either a completely new horse trailer or an improvement on an existing horse trailer. For full details and to apply, visit https://www.doubledtrailers.com/scholarship-5000/
The Double D Trailers annual $500 scholarship is available to students attending high school, college or university who are following a curriculum path leading to a degree of study as an undergraduate and graduate with a Bachelor's Degree. Eligible students should demonstrate an interest in horses either through ownership or involvement in equine organizations and activities. For full details and to apply, visit https://www.doubledtrailers.com/scholarship-500/

CollegeFish.Org 

CollegeFish.org is dedicated to serving as an online resource to promote positive two year completion and transfer pathways, empowering students and the higher education personnel who support them to achieve their goals in a seamless, timely manner. Powered by Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), the International Honor Society of Community Colleges, CollegeFish.org is open to all community college students attending partner institutions. Local PTK advisors at Calhoun Community College are Necia Nicholas nnicholas@calhoun.edu and Ragan Chastain rbc@calhoun.edu


Source Supply Scholarship - $1,000  (May 31, 2015)

Source Supply Company, a leading wholesaler in janitorial, facility, and maintenance products online, is offering scholarships of $1,000 for one creative thinker and writer. Applicants will reply to the following essay prompt in 1,000 words: Please discuss the importance of keeping the environment clean. How does recycling make an impact on the environment? And how can the systems we, as a nation, have in place be improved? To be eligible, please email your essay to info@sourcesupplycompany.com by May 31, 2015. Please be sure to reference Source Supply College Scholarship Essay Content in the subject line of your email. The scholarship is open to students in the United States who are currently enrolled as full-time college freshmen, sophomores and juniors, as well as high school students. For more information, visit http://sourcesupplycompany.com/t-SSC_CollegeScholarship.aspx


Timothy Briggs Scholarship by North Alabama Chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers Professionals (N AL NSBE) - $1,000 -  (January 12, 2015)

The North Alabama Chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers Professionals (N AL NSBE) invites high school seniors to participate in the 2014-2015 Timothy Briggs Scholarship. N AL NSBE was established out of a need to stimulate and sustain minority participation in Engineering and Applied Sciences. The criteria for the Timothy Briggs Scholarship are as follows: Minority, high school senior student in North Alabama Area; cumulative grade point average of 2.75 or above; evidence of community service and leadership ability; will attend an accredited college or university the following school year; two letters of recommendation; required to undergo an interview (finalists only). For complete details and to receive an application packet, please contact Melissa Jackson at 256-468-8867 or nsbenorthalabamaae@gmail.com


EK Insurance Scholarship - $500 - (December 30, 2015)

Students interested in the EK Insurance Scholarship must compose and submit a 750-1,000 word essay on either of the following topics:
1.) Car insurance can be expensive - especially for young drivers. What are the best ways to legally lower your car insurance premiums?
2.) Most car insurers use a credit score as a major factor in determining premiums. What are the pros and cons of this practice and why do most insurers use it?
More information can be found at ekinsurance.com/scholarship/

The 2014 Health Wonk Scholarship - Information provided by ScholarLaunch (Zach Sullivan - zach@scholarlaunch.com) - (1) $2,500 & (1) $1,500

healthinsurance.org is offering two annual scholarships, a Gold Award of $2,500 and a Silver Award of $1,500.  Applicants are required to submit a 1,000-2,000-word essay on any topic pertinent to clinical care, public health research, health policy, health care, and population health in the United States. Further details can be found: http://www.healthinsurance.org/scholarship/

Career Step Scholarship - Information provided by ScholarLaunch (Zach Sullivan - zach@scholarlaunch.com) - (3) annual scholarships

Career Step is offering 3 annual scholarships. Each scholarship aims to help high school seniors, single mothers and military service members and spouses. The scholarships will aid students in the cost of tuition and books. To apply, submit a 800-1000 word essay or video about a topic listed on Career Step's scholarship website.  Further details can be found here: http://www.careerstep.com/scholarships

Lexingtonlaw.com - Information provided by ScholarLaunch (Zach Sullivan - zach@scholarlaunch.com) - (1) $10,000 annual scholarship or $5,000 per spring and fall semesters

This scholarship is aimed to help college students maintain great credit scores.  Students interested in applying for the scholarship are required to write an essay of 800 words about what a credit score means to them, impacts their financial future, and how they plan to develop a great credit score during their college years.  Further details can be found here: https://www.lexingtonlaw.com/credit-education/newsroom/lexington-law-news/what-does-a-credit-score-mean-to-you.html

Credit Repair Scholarship - Information provided by ScholarLaunch (Zach Sullivan - zach@scholarlaunch.com) - (1) $5,000

Credit Repair is offering a $5,000 scholarship as an award for writing an 800 word essay. The essay must pertain to your credit score and why it is important for your future success. The student can also submit a YouTube video entry. Students must have a 2.5 GPA or higher. Further details can be found: https://www.creditrepair.com/#scholarship

Rocky Mountain Mattress - Information provided by ScholarLaunch (Zach Sullivan - zach@scholarlaunch.com) - (1) $1,000 annual

Rocky Mountain Mattress is offering an annual $1,000.00 scholarship as a prize to the winner of the Mark A. Forester essay contest. Details about the contest and scholarship prize can be found here: http://www.rockymountainmattress.com/company/mark-a-forester-scholarship.php

Bachus & Schanker, LLC Scholarship - Information provided by ScholarLaunch (Zach Sullivan - zach@scholarlaunch.com) - (1) $2,000

This scholarship is a semiannual award for students attending a 4-year university with a 3.0 GPA. The Scholarship can be used to assist with cost of tuition. To apply students must write a 800 word essay about their opinion on the importance of the 7th Amendment and how it affects their life. Further details can be found: http:www.coloradolaw.net/scholarship/

The Naegle Law Firm Scholarship - Information provided by ScholarLaunch (Zach Sullivan - zach@scholarlaunch.com) - (1) $2,000 annual

The Naegle Law firm is offering a $2000 annual scholarship for current or former military service members who are also full-time students. Applicant must write a 500-word essay on the given topics. Student must include honor pledge and activities and community involvement. Further details can be found: http://naeglelawfirm.com/scholarship/

The Raab Collection Stewards of History Scholarship - Information provided by ScholarLaunch (Zach Sullivan - zach@scholarlaunch.com) - (1) $2,000 annual

The Raab Collection is offering a $2000 annual scholarship for juniors and seniors who are majoring in history, and have a passion for historical documents, and historical preservation in the 21st century. Applicant must write an 800-word essay on what role technology will play in the preservation of history. Further details can be found: http://raabcollection.com/scholarship

The Christopher W. Keyser Undergraduate Scholarship - Information provided by ScholarLaunch (Zach Sullivan - zach@scholarlaunch.com) - (1) $1,500 annual

Keyser Law, P.A. is offering a $1,500 annual scholarship for all undergraduate students pursuing a degree and career in the legal or criminal justice field. Applicants are required to submit a 1,000-1,500 word essay regarding our current legal system. Further details can be found: http://www.keyserdefense.com/contact-us/christopher-keyser-scholarship

MIND THE GAP SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM - Information provided by ScholarLaunch (Zach Sullivan - zach@scholarlaunch.com) - (2) $1,000 annual

Mind The Gap is offering two annual scholarships of $1,000 each. Applicants are required to submit a 300-to-500 word essay regarding what role music has played in their development as a student and person. Further details can be found: http://www.wemindthegap.com/scholarship_program.html

The Acculynx Scholarship for Higher Education - Information provided by ScholarLaunch (Zach Sullivan - zach@scholarlaunch.com) - (1) $2,000 annual

Acculynx is offering an annual scholarship of $2,000 to students at any four-year college of technical school. Applicants must either write an essay that is no shorter than 800 words or create a video about a specific software or app that they cannot live without or how it makes their life easier or better. Further details can be found: http://acculynx.com/scholarship

The 72 Degrees National Scholarship - Information provided by ScholarLaunch (Zach Sullivan - zach@scholarlaunch.com) - (1) $500 annual

72 Degrees Air Conditioning and Heating is offering an annual scholarship of $500. Applicants must write a 400-600 word essay about potential cooling solutions for individuals in areas without easy access to air conditioning. Further details can be found: http://www.72degreesaz.com/72-degrees-national-scholarship/

The Plumbing Masters National Scholarship - Information provided by ScholarLaunch (Zach Sullivan - zach@scholarlaunch.com) - (1) $500 annual

Plumbing Masters is offering an annual scholarship of $500. Applicants must submit a 400-600 word essay about what they consider to be the most innovative invention in the field of plumbing and why. Further details can be found: http://plumbingmastersaz.com/plumbing-masters-national-scholarship/

IVein Health & Wellness Scholarship - Information provided by ScholarLaunch (Zach Sullivan - zach@scholarlaunch.com) - (1) $2,000 semi-annual

Intermountain Vein Center is offering all students a semi-annual scholarship of $2,000. Applicants must submit an essay of 800-1000 words promoting a healthy lifestyle during college and obtaining lifelong habits. Further details can be found: http://www.ivein.com/scholarship/

Siegfriedandjensen.com - Information provided by ScholarLaunch (Zach Sullivan - zach@scholarlaunch.com) - (1) $1,000

This scholarship is to help students pursuing a professional degree cover the costs of tuition. Students interested in applying for the scholarship are required to write two 500-700 word essays explaining how an injury attorney can make a difference and an act of service performed in the last 3 weeks that has changed the student's life. Further details can be found here: http://www.siegfriedandjensen.com/scholarships

The LogoMaker Scholarship - Information provided by ScholarLaunch (Zach Sullivan - zach@scholarlaunch.com) - (1) $2,500 annual

LogoMaker is proud to announce their scholarship program for U.S. students enrolled in undergraduate studies. They will be offering a $2,500 annual scholarship to help students pay for tuition, books and other academic fees. To apply, write a 500-700 word essay on the impact of art and design in commerce. Include a page long bio. Deadline is July 31st. Further details can be found her: http://www.logomaker.com/scholar.html

Solutionreach.com - Information provided by ScholarLaunch (Zach Sullivan - zach@scholarlaunch.com) - (1) $4,000 annual

This scholarship is to help students achieve their educational goals. To apply students must maintain a 3.0 GPA and submit an 800-1200 word essay illustrating how upcoming communication technology will improve communication and healthcare for patients. Further details can be found here: http://www.solutionreach.com/solutionreach-scholarship/solutionreach-communication-technology-scholarship

HerbAffair - Information provided by ScholarLaunch (Zach Sullivan - zach@scholarlaunch.com) - (1) $1,000 annual

HerbAffair is proud to announce their $1000 annual scholarship. The scholarship aims to assist students with the cost of books and tuition. Students interested in applying for the scholarship are required to write a 500 word essay about the benefits of alternative medicine compared to pharmaceutical drugs. Student must have a 3.0 GPA. Further details can be found here: http://www.herbaffair.com/scholarship/

The Ski Butlers Scholarship - Information provided by ScholarLaunch (Zach Sullivan - zach@scholarlaunch.com) - (1) $2,000 annual

Ski Butlers is offering an annual $2000 scholarship to students with a passion for skiing/riding on mountains. The scholarship will aid in the cost of tuition and other school costs. Eligible students must submit a 600 word essay and a photo. Further details can be found: http://skibutlers.com/scholarship

The Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Scholarship - Information provided by ScholarLaunch (Zach Sullivan - zach@scholarlaunch.com) - (1) $1,500 annual

Naagtag is proud to offer a $1500 annual scholarship to raise Cystic Fibrosis Awareness. The scholarship will assist students with the cost of tuition, books or other school fees. To apply student must write a 500-800 word essay on one of three Cystic Fibrosis related topics. Further details can be found: http://www.naagtag.com/awareness-scholarship-for-cystic-fibrosis

LowVARates.com - Information provided by ScholarLaunch (Zach Sullivan - zach@scholarlaunch.com) - (1) $1,250.00 semi-annual

This semi-annual scholarship is an award for winning a writing contest. This contest is available to all students, regardless of major, and details regarding the contest and scholarship can be found here: http://www.lowvarates.com/2013-military-college-scholarship

2015 Iron Security Scholarship - $500 - (May 31, 2015)

The Iron Security College Scholarship Blog Contest is sponsored by Iron Security and is open to all high school seniors and full-time college students in the United States that maintain a 2.5 GPA. This is the first year of offering this scholarship and we're hoping to be able to provide this scholarship for years to come. The full scholarship guidelines and requirements are listed here: http://www.ironsecurity.com/scholarship-opportunity

Zip Conferencing Scholarship - $2,500 - (June 3, 2015)

The Zip Conferencing Scholarship is open to all communications, marketing and business school students. Zip Conferencing will award one $2500 scholarship to the student who writes the best 500-1000 word response to the following questions:
1.) In what ways have the use of new communication technologies affected the way that you interact with the world around you?
2.) How do you plan on employing the skills learned from those experiences in pursuit of your professional goals?
To learn more about the requirements and submission process, please visit http://www.zipconferencing.com/zip-conferencing-scholarship.php

AAC's Behavioral Health Academic Scholarship - (1st place $5,000 / 2nd place $2,500 / 3rd place $2,500) - (May 31, 2015)

American Addiction Centers, a national leader in addiction treatment, is offering $10,000 in scholarships for those majoring in behavioral health, nursing, counseling, psychology, social work, marriage/family therapy, or other program focusing on treating mental health and/or substance abuse issues. The need for qualified people in this field has never been greater, and these scholarships are our small way of  helping those who choose to help others.  Students that wish to apply must submit an application form with the essay "Why is a career in behavioral health important to you?" (800 words max.) Application forms can be found at http://americanaddictioncenters.org/behavioral-health-academic-scholarship/

CompareCards Scholarship - $2,500 - (Monthly)

Each month CompareCards will award $2,500 to any qualifying college (or college bound) student in need who can answer a tricky trivia question. Using their best pop culture and math skills, and probably a bit of help from Professor Google, students should be able to answer a series of questions to arrive at a final answer in no time! More information about this scholarship application process can be found at http://www.comparecards.com/scholarship-award

Lamps.com Scholarship - $1,000 - (June 1, 2015)

For this year's Lamps.com Scholarship contest, the premise is pretty simple. In 500-1000 words, expound upon the following topic: Tell us about your dream workspace. How does the design and placement of lighting keep creativity flowing in this space? How does lighting affect your mood, mental state, and productivity? Secondly, design a blueprint implementing your idea. (Feel free to use Lamps.com to incorporate your favorite product into your project.) Finally, fill out our 5-minute survey to complete you entry. For further information, you may access the lamps.com website http://www.lamps.com/scholarship-2015

Anyoption.com Scholarship - $500

To be eligible, participants must be less than 25 years of age and enrolled fulltime in a higher level education institute. Additionally, participants must write and essay that is no less than 1,200 words on "Investing for young adults". For more information regarding the essay and its submission, visit http://www.anyoption.com/blog/anyoption-scholarship/

MesotheliomaHelp.org Scholarship - $10,000 annual - (March 23, 2015)

MesotheliomaHelp.org will be awarding (10) different award amounts to deserving students throughout the U.S. The purpose of the scholarship is to assist with educational efforts, as well as raise awareness for Mesothelioma, and its effects. Applicants are required to participate in a 750-1,500 word essay contest.  More information may be found at http://www.mesotheliomahelp.org/scholarship-contest/