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Scholarship NameAward
$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.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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$1,000
Deadline
Jul 31
Offered by
Scholarship Points
Description
ScholarshipPoints.com will give away over $100,000 in free college scholarships this year including a $1,000 scholarship every month! Apply now!
How to apply
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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.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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AGCO Corporation FFA Scholarship$2,000
Deadline
February 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be current FFA members and high school seniors or college students planning to enroll or currently enrolled full-time. They must have one of the following undergraduate majors: agronomy, crop science, general agriculture, agricultural communications, education, journalism, extension, public relations, business management, economics, sales and marketing, engineering, mechanization, agriculture power and equipment or welding. Students only need to complete the online application one time to be considered for all FFA-administered scholarships. The application requires information about the students' activities and a 1,000-word essay. Awards may be used for books, supplies, tuition, fees and room and board. Students must show financial need and evidence of community service participation.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Alma White - Delta Kappa Gamma ScholarshipVaries
Deadline
February 20
Renewable
No
Offered by
Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships
1164 Bishop Street, Suite 800
Honolulu, HI 96813
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be majoring in education. Students must be a college junior, college senior or graduate student.
How to apply
To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.
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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.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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CEC Undergraduate and Graduate Student Scholarships$1,000
Deadline
October 19
Renewable
No
Offered by
Council for Exceptional Children
1110 North Glebe Road
Suite 300
Arlington, VA 22201
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students enrolled at an accredited college or university graduating in the academic year the award is given. Applicants must be members of the Student CEC with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Selection is based on an essay, GPA, letters of recommendation and extracurricular activities.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Christa McAuliffe Scholarship $500
Deadline
April 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation
404 James Robertson Parkway
Suite 1510, Parkway Towers
Nashville, TN 37243
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be in the second semester of their junior year in a teaching program at a Tennessee college, and they must be enrolled full-time. Students must have at least a 3.5 GPA and an SAT or ACT score that is at least as high as the national average. They must not have any defaulted state or federal student loans. Recipients must agree to teach in a Tennessee elementary or secondary school for a period of time upon graduation.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Dr. Hans and Clara Zimmerman Foundation Education ScholarshipVaries
Deadline
February 20
Renewable
No
Offered by
Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships
1164 Bishop Street, Suite 800
Honolulu, HI 96813
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants major in education with an emphasis in teaching. They must have a GPA of 2.8 or higher, demonstrate good character and be full-time students. Preference is given to students of Hawaiian ethnicity and to students with at least two years of teaching experience. Applicants must discuss their teaching philosophies in their personal statement.
How to apply
To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.
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Edith M. Allen ScholarshipVaries
Deadline
March 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
United Methodist Church
Office of Loans and Scholarships
P.O. BOX 340007
Nashville, TN 37203-0007
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must have been active members of the United Methodist Church for at least three years. They must be majoring in education, social work, medicine or other health fields. Students may be pursuing undergraduate or graduate degrees. They must have at least a B+ average.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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$1,000
Deadline
Jul 31
Offered by
Cappex
Description
This is an easy scholarship offered every month. There is no GPA requirement and no essay to write! All you have to do is create a Cappex profile. Click ‘apply’ and you may have just made $1,000!
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Epsilon Sigma Alpha $500-$2,500
Deadline
April 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
College Foundation of North Carolina
P.O. Box 41966
Raleigh, NC 27629
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited college or university, either at the undergraduate level or as a North Carolina teacher seeking training, and must be training to work with special needs children up to the age of 21 in an educational setting. They must agree to teach at a North Carolina public school for at least one year after graduation.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Gilbert Matching Student Grant$200-$2,500
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
Massachusetts Department of Higher Education
Office of Student Financial Assistance
454 Broadway
Suite 200
Revere, MA 02151
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Students must be permanent residents of Massachusetts, demonstrate financial need, maintain satisfactory academic progress and attend an eligible Massachusetts institution. Applicants must not have earned a bachelor's or professional degree, nor a first diploma from a hospital or professional nursing program.
How to apply
Applications are available from your school's financial aid office.
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Ichiro and Masako Hirata ScholarshipVaries
Deadline
February 20
Renewable
No
Offered by
Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships
1164 Bishop Street, Suite 800
Honolulu, HI 96813
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be majoring or concentrating in education. They must be college juniors, college seniors or graduate students and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
How to apply
To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.
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Jack Kinnaman Scholarship$2,000
Deadline
April 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
National Education Association
NEA-Retired, Room 410
1201 16th Street NW
Washington, DC 20036
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be NEA student members, major in education and have a minimum 2.5 GPA. An essay describing activities in NEA, a brief paragraph describing financial need, two letters of recommendation and a copy of the most recent transcript are required.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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$500
Deadline
Jun 1
Offered by
HSJunior
Description
Open to all high school juniors in the class of 2016.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Maine State Chamber of Commerce Scholarship$1,500
Deadline
April 19
Renewable
No
Offered by
Maine Education Services
131 Presumpscot Street
Portland, ME 04103
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be currently attending a Maine high school in order to be eligible for the high school award, and preference may be given to students who are planning to attend Maine colleges. Preference will also be given to students who are planning to major in fields related to education or business. Students applying for the adult award must have independent status and must be studying education at a two-year college.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Mathematics and Science Teachers Scholarship ProgramUp to full tuition
Deadline
October 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
Massachusetts Department of Higher Education
Office of Student Financial Assistance
454 Broadway
Suite 200
Revere, MA 02151
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be currently teaching math or science at a Massachusetts public K-12 school, and they must continue to be employed in that capacity throughout the completion of the degree. Students must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program for certification in math or science. They must sign an agreement to continue teaching one of these subjects in Massachusetts for a specified length of time after completion of the degree program.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Minority Teacher/Special Education Services ScholarshipUp to $4,000
Deadline
October 4
Renewable
No
Offered by
State Student Assistance Commission of Indiana
150 W. Market Street
Suite 500
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be enrolled or planning to enroll in college full-time. Students must have at least a 2.0 GPA, and financial need may be considered. Preference will be given to black and Hispanic students. Students must agree to work in the state of Indiana for a period of time after graduation.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Paraprofessional Teacher Preparation GrantUp to $7,500
Deadline
July 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
Massachusetts Department of Higher Education
Office of Student Financial Assistance
454 Broadway
Suite 200
Revere, MA 02151
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be employed for at least two years as a paraprofessional in a Massachusetts public school and enroll in an undergraduate program leading to teacher certification, or be employed as a paraprofessional for less than two years and enroll in an undergraduate course of study leading to teacher certification in a high need discipline. Applicants must not have previously earned a bachelor's degree.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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$500
Deadline
Jun 1
Offered by
HSSenior
Description
Open to all high school seniors in the class of 2015.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Sallie Mae Bank Scholarships$5,000
Deadline
March 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
Sallie Mae Bank
P.O. Box 9500
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18773-9500
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be undergraduate students who are majoring in engineering, nursing or teaching. They must provide proof of application and acceptance from an approved, accredited institution of higher learning in Salt Lake County or Utah County, Utah. Students enrolling in an online school must provide proof of residence in one of these counties.
How to apply
Applications are available from financial aid departments of qualifying schools.
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Workforce Shortage Student Assistance Grant ProgramUp to $19,000
Deadline
July 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
Maryland Higher Education Commission
Office of Student Financial Assistance
839 Bestgate Road, Suite 400
Annapolis, MD 21401
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be currently enrolled or planning to enroll in a Maryland postsecondary school. Dependent students must have parents who also live in Maryland. Eligible majors are chosen to address current state or regional needs and usually include the following: child care, human services, teaching, nursing, physical and occupational therapy and public service. Students must agree to begin working within that employment field within one year of graduation at a rate of one year for every year that the scholarship was granted.
How to apply
Applications are available online in January.
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