Current Scholarships

From Failure To Promise Essay Contest

Deadline: 
July 31, 2015
Maximum Award: 
$10,000
Eligibility: 
High school seniors and college students
Comments: 
High school senior through graduate students are invited to participate

The “From Failure to Promise” Essay Contest is open to high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students.

To compete, you must write an essay of at least 1000 words that addresses the following questions:

The Language Learning Scholarship Contest

Deadline: 
July 31, 2014
Maximum Award: 
$1,000
Eligibility: 
High school seniors and college students

The Language Learning Scholarship Contest will be awarded to one student with the most thought-provoking and well-reasoned essay.
 

Select one of the two topics listed below, then write a responsive essay, 500 word minimum and 1000 word maximum.

Lincoln Forum Student Scholarships

Deadline: 
July 31, 2014
Maximum Award: 
Trip to annual conference in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Eligibility: 
Other, see comments
Comments: 
Elementary and high school students

The Lincoln Forum Student Scholarships program is offered to elementary and high school students with an interest in Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War. To participate, you must submit a letter demonstrating your interest in Lincoln. Although there is no financial award, three students will selected to attend an annual meeting of the Lincoln Forum held in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

VideoSurveillance.com College Scholarship

Deadline: 
August 1, 2014
Maximum Award: 
$1,000
Eligibility: 
High school seniors and college students

Create a video of 60 seconds or less to participate in the VideoSurveillance.com College Scholarship Program. You can create your video using a webcam, a Smartphone camera or a video camera. You video has to address the topic: "How would you use video surveillance to create a better and safer community?" The video must mention “VideoSurveillance.com” twice.

A. E. Robert Friedman PDCA Scholarship

Deadline: 
August 20, 2014
Maximum Award: 
$1,500
Eligibility: 
High school seniors and college students

The Painting and Decorating Contractors of America (PDCA) serves the coating and wall covering industry. The PDCA offers the A. E. Robert Friedman PDCA Scholarship. The annual awards are based upon character, financial need, and upon full or part-time attendance in an accredited junior college, college, university or post-graduate institution.

The Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund

Deadline: 
May 1, 2014
Maximum Award: 
$10,000
Eligibility: 
High school and college students (see comments)
Comments: 
You must be a high school or college student with financial need from New England.

The Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund provides college scholarships for students with financial need who display academic excellence, strong citizenship and character, and a desire to make a meaningful contribution to society.

·  The intent of the award is to enable students to attend college without accumulating burdensome debt.
·  In most cases, the Phillips Scholarship award ranges from $3,000 to $10,000 yearly.

Nordstrom Scholarship Program

Deadline: 
May 1, 2014
Maximum Award: 
$10,000
Eligibility: 
High school juniors
Comments: 
You must be a high school junior and live in one of the 28 states where Nordstrom has a full-line store to be eligible.

The Nordstrom Scholarship is for high school juniors who live in one of the 28 states where Nordstrom currently has an operating full-line store. There will be eighty scholarships awarded in the amount of $10,000 (paid out in installments of $2,500 over four years of college).

AEMP Foundation Legacy Scholarship Program

Deadline: 
May 1, 2014
Maximum Award: 
$2,000
Eligibility: 
High school and college students (see comments)
Comments: 
High school seniors and college students