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$2,000
Deadline
Jul 31
Offered by
College Prowler
Description
Students can use the money to help cover tuition, housing, meal plans, books, computers, or any education-related expenses.
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$1,000
Deadline
Jul 31
Offered by
Scholarship Points
Description
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$10,000
Deadline
Sep 30
Offered by
Unigo
Description
Apply to win one of four $10,000 college scholarship with just 5 Simple Words that illustrate what life will be like 10 years after college graduation. Just answer a few short and simple questions to complete the application for a chance to win $10,000 toward your college education.
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BSA Research FellowshipUp to $6,000
Deadline
December 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
Bibliographical Society of America
P.O. Box 1537
Lenox Hill Station
New York, NY 10021
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must submit proposals for studying books as historical evidence or an examination of the history of book trades or publishing history.
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Catherine W. Pierce ScholarshipUp to $5,000
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
P.O. Box 10444
Fairfax, VA 22031-8044
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and have unmet financial need that is verified by the college or university financial aid office. UNCF students are encouraged to complete the UNCF General Scholarship application to be matched with scholarships for which they meet the criteria.
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$1,000 - $1,000
Deadline
Sep 30
Offered by
Niche Parent Survey
Description
Love it or hate it, tell us about your child's school! A few survey responses will earn you an entry into our monthly $1,000 Parent Survey Scholarship that can be used to finance your child's education.
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Enid Hall Griswold Memorial Scholarship$1,000
Deadline
February 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
Committee Services Office
Attn.: Scholarships
1776 D Street NW
Washington, DC 20006-5303
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be college juniors or seniors majoring in political science, history, government or economics. All applicants must obtain a letter of sponsorship from their local DAR chapter. However, affiliation with DAR is not required.
How to apply
Applications are available by written request with a self-addressed, stamped envelope.
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Junior FellowshipsUp to $47,000
Deadline
November 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
Dumbarton Oaks
1703 32nd Street NW
Washington, DC 20007
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants at the time of application should have fulfilled all preliminary requirements for a Ph.D. and be willing to work on a dissertation or final project at Dumbarton Oaks under the direction of a faculty member at their own university. The fellowships are in the following areas: Byzantine Studies (including related aspects of late Roman, early Christian, western medieval, Slavic and Near Eastern Studies), Pre-Columbian Studies (of Mexico, Central America and Andean South America) and garden and landscape studies. Fellowships are based on demonstrated scholarly ability and preparation of the candidate (including knowledge of the required languages) and value of the study or project and its relevance to Dumbarton Oaks.
How to apply
Applicants must submit ten complete, collated sets of: application letter, proposal and personal and professional data. They must also submit an official transcript and three recommendation letters, with one from the faculty advisor.
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Predoctoral Fellowships for Historians of American Art to Travel AbroadUp to $6,000
Deadline
November 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
National Gallery of Art
2000B South Club Drive
Landover, MD 20785
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be nominated by the chair of a graduate department of art history or other appropriate department. Each department may support two candidates. Applicants should submit proposals, itineraries, a curriculum vitae, two letters of support from professors and an additional letter of nomination from the chair. The fellowship is for a period of six to eight weeks of continuous travel abroad in areas such as Africa, Asia, South America or Europe to sites of historical and cultural interest. The travel fellowship is intended to encourage art-historical experience beyond the applicant’s major field not for the advancement of a dissertation. Preference is given to those who have had little opportunity for professional travel abroad.
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Application materials are described online.
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William G. Saletic ScholarshipUp to $1,000
Deadline
March 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
Independent Colleges of Washington
600 Stewart Street
Suite 600
Seattle, WA 98101
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be juniors or seniors who are studying or majoring in politics or history. Students attending Gonzaga University, Heritage University, Pacific Lutheran University, Saint Martin's University, Seattle Pacific University, Seattle University, University of Puget Sound, Walla Walla University, Whitman College or Whitworth University are eligible.
How to apply
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$1,000
Deadline
Jul 31
Offered by
Cappex
Description
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