Non-Institutional Scholarships

Scholarships

Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship see website
University of Michigan Community College Transfer Scholarship see website
ShoesTracker Scholarship September 9, 2018
Laser Spine Institute Scholarship June 15, 2018
AudioReputation Annual Scholarship August 1, 2018
Beldon Scholarship September 1, 2018
Michigan Realtors Scholarship Trust June 30, 2018
ZipRecruiter Winter/Spring Scholarship Promotion June 30, 2018
The Health Organization Scholarship July 31, 2018
99Bitcoins Scholarship August 1, 2018
Allied.com Military Scholarship Competition 2018 December 15, 2018
The Cover Guy 5th Annual Scholarship July 1, 2018
Kalu Yala Scholarship December 31, 2018
Sure Oak Scholarship July 15, 2018
Profisee Computer and Information Systems Scholarship November 30, 2018
My Military Savings Scholarship June 8, 2018
NorthAmerican.com Military Scholarship Competition 2018 December 15, 2018
Wikibuy eCommerce and Online Retail Scholarship August 21, 2018
Fieldboom Worldwide Student Scholarship December 31, 2018
John M. Parker Educational Memorial Foundation Scholarship June 1, 2018
CRUSH Your Exam Scholarship October 15, 2018
AGMA Foundation Scholarships July 2, 2018
ABC Fundraising Volunteer Recognition Scholarship June 30, 2018
Coastal.com Scholarship 2018 July 1, 2018
JMJ Phillip Group Scholarship July 1, 2018
CoinIQ Future of Cryptocurrency Scholarship August 31, 2018
Tuition Funding Sources see website
Fastweb.com see website

Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship

Public Law 111-32, the Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship, amends the Post-9/11 GI Bill (chapter 33) to include the children of service members who die in the line of duty after September 10, 2001.  The benefit is effective August 1, 2009; the same day the Post-9/11 GI Bill takes effect. 

Eligible children attending school may receive:

  • Full tuition and fees paid directly to the school for all public school in-state students.  For those attending private or foreign schools, benefits are capped at a statutory minimum amount per academic year.
  • A monthly housing allowance.
  • A stipend for books and supplies.

Who is eligible?  Children of active duty members of the Armed Forces who have died in the line of duty on or after September 11, 2001 are eligible for this benefit.  A child may be married or over the age of 23 and still be eligible. 

Eligible children:

  • Are entitled to 36 months of benefits at the 100% level
  • May use the benefit until his or her 33rd birthday
  • Are not eligible for the Yellow Ribbon Program

Rules for eligible children serving, or who have served, in the Armed Forces:

  • If the child is eligible under the Montgomery GI Bill Active Duty, Montgomery GI Bill Selected Reserve, and/or the Reserve Educational Assistance Program (REAP), he or she must relinquish eligibility under one of those programs to receive benefits under Post-9/11 GI Bill.
  • A child's character of discharge from his or her own service does not impact eligibility resulting from the line of duty death of a parent.
  • A child on active duty will receive benefits at the active duty benefit rate.
  • A child may qualify for up to 36 months of benefits under the Fry Scholarship Program, and possibly another 36 months of benefits of the Post 9/11 GI Bill based on their own service.  An individual may also receive additional entitlement if another parent transfers entitlement to the individual.

Children who have used or wish to use entitlement under Dependents’ Educational Assistance (DEA):

  • If a child is eligible for the Fry Scholarship, he or she may be eligible for VA's Dependents' Educational Assistance Program (DEA).  Although the benefits cannot be used at the same time, a child may be eligible for up to 48 months of benefits between the two programs. 

Visit the U.S. Department of Affairs for more information.

How to apply:
Go to VA's website and click on “Apply for Benefits.”  Paper versions of the form (VA Form 22-5490) may also be printed.  A parent or guardian must sign the application if the child is under age 18.

For more information
Toll-free 1-(888) GIBILL-1


University of Michigan Community College Transfer Scholarships

Award amount: varies

The University of Michigan Community College Scholarship is awarded to high-achieving Michigan community college transfer students entering the University of Michigan. 

Eligibility:  Students must have significant experience attending a Michigan community college up to and including an associate degree. 

To be considered for a University of Michigan Community College Transfer Scholarship, a student must:

  • Be accepted for admission and enrolled full-time at the University of Michigan.  Apply for financial aid.  Follow these steps to apply:
    • Submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to the federal processor.  The FAFSA is available on the web beginning Jan. 1.  Be sure to list Federal Code 002325 so that a copy will be sent to U-M.
    • Complete and submit the CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE application. The profile is available beginning Oct. 1.  Be sure to list CSS Code 1839 so that a record will be sent to U-M.

 ShoesTracker Scholarship

Award amount:  $2,000

Eligibility: 

  • Must be a high school, college, or university student.
  • Must submit an original essay (500 to 2,000 words).  Your essay must be written in English, and address three questions (see website for questions).

Visit ShoesTracker Scholarship for information

Application deadline:  September 9, 2018


Laser Spine Institute Scholarship

Award amount:  $1,500

Eligibilityall applicants must

  • Prove full-time enrollment during the spring and/or summer semester with a school transcript no older than January 1.
  • Intend to continue a full-time enrollment status in the fall semester.  Proof of enrollment or acceptance to new school must be provided.
  • Currently have a minimum 3.5 GPA at a university or college.
  • Be seeking a degree in a health- or science-based program, with an interest in pursuing a career in health care.
  • Have an active .edu email address at the university or college you attend.

How to apply:

  • Submit a 750- to 1,000-word essay on the assigned topic:  What do you feel are the three most critical issues facing the health care industry today, and what ideas would you put into place to help address them?
  • Email your official transcript, essay, signed application, and Terms and Conditions PDF to scholarships@laserspineinstitute.com.

Visit Laser Spine Institute Scholarship for application and information

Application deadline:  June 15, 2018


 AudioReputation Annual Scholarship

Award amount:  $1,000

Eligibility requirements:

  • Must be currently attending or planning to attend a college or university during the 2018 academic year.
  • Must be in good standing with your current educational institution.
  • Must apply for the scholarship via email and provide your full name, address, and the name of the institution you attend or plan to attend.
  • Must submit an original essay.

Visit AudioReputation Annual Scholarship for information

Application deadline:  August 15, 2018


Beldon Scholarship

Award amount:  $1,000

Eligibility:

  • Must be seeking a degree in business, management, communications, marketing, or a related field.
  • Must have a minimum 3.5 GPA.
  • Must submit an essay (1,500 to 2,000 words) entitled "Beldon Scholarship."
  • Must include your full name and .edu email address in your essay document.

Mail your official transcript and essay to:

Beldon
Attn:  Scholarship Committee
5039 West Ave.
San Antonio, TX  78213-0380

or email your documents to scholarship@beldon.com

Visit Beldon Scholarship for application, essay prompt, and information

Application deadline:  September 1, 2018   


Michigan Realtors Scholarship Trust

Award amount:  $500 to $3,000

Eligibility:

  • Must have a grade point average of at least 2.0 on a 4.0 scale or the equivalent of a C average.
  • Must exemplify character, including demonstrated evidence of good citizenship.
  • Must be taking courses which are related to the real estate field, such as real estate, business, marketing, finance, or law.
  • Must be a full-time student and resident of Michigan, entering junior, senior, or post-graduate work at a university or college.
  • Must provide a copy of your college transcript, to date.
  • Must complete application requirements and submit by June 30 for the following academic year.

 Visit Michigan Realtors Scholarship Trust for application and information

Application deadline:  June 30, 2018


ZipRecruiter Winter/Spring Scholarship Promotion

Award amount:  $3,000

Eligibility:

  • Must be a legal resident of one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Must be enrolled as a student at an accredited high school, college, or university in the United States.

How to apply:

  • Submit one 500- to 800-word essay on both of the following topics.  Your essay should address both Topic 1 and Topic 2, below.
    • Topic 1: Describe a job you have previously held or currently hold.
    • Topic 2: Describe your ideal post-graduate job.

Visit ZipRecruiter Winter/Spring Scholarship Promotion for complete information

Application deadline:  June 30, 2018


 The Health Organization Scholarship

Award amount:  $1,000

Eligibility:

  • Applicants will possess an interest in health, health science, nutrition, disease prevention, or a related topic.
  • Must be a new, incoming college or university freshman for the fall 2018-2019 academic year or a returning college/university student.
  • Must submit a 1,000- to 1,500-word essay that demonstrates a clear understanding of the need for an integrated, natural, 'whole body' approach to health and wellness.  The topic can be of your choosing, but you must convey the benefits of healthy living through positive lifestyle choices, exercise, nutrition, stress management, natural supplements, etc.  Your essay does not have to include all of these elements, but should touch on one or more in a creative, educational way, and be backed up by facts.
  • Include your full name, email address, the name and address of the college or university you plan to attend, and proof of enrollment (we will accept scanned copies of your acceptance letter and/or your financial aid office letter that specifies school, and other documentation that specifically verifies student enrollment).

Visit The Health Organization Scholarship for application and information

Application deadline: July 31, 2018


 99Bitcoins Scholarship

Award amount:  $1,500

Eligibility and Application Requirements:

  • Must be a high school senior who has been accepted to an accredited university or a current undergraduate student enrolled in an accredited university.
  • Must submit a 1,500- to 2,000-word essay about the future of cryptocurrency.  Where do you see cryptocurrency going in the next five to ten years?  How will you use your education to help improve cryptocurrency?
  • In addition to your essay, please record a five- to 15-minute video elaborating on the key points addressed in your essay.
  • Submit proof of enrollment or an acceptance letter in an accredited university that is listed on the official website of the U.S. Department of Education.  Applicants attending military academies are ineligible for this scholarship.  All school transfers are subject to accreditation approval.
  • Please be advised (see our privacy policy) that your submission can be shared publicly.

Visit 99Bitcoins Scholarship for application and information

Application deadline:  August 1, 2018


Allied.com Military Scholarship Competition 2018

Award amount:  $1,000

Application requirements:

  • Complete all required sections of the application.
  • Attach the following documents to your application:
    • Copy of your most recent transcript(s)
    • Verification of enrollment at your college or university
    • Your essay
    • Copy of your DD214 (member 4) or a signed letter from Command certifying active duty status
  • Essay: Submit a brief essay (400 to 800 words) detailing why a career in logistics/supply chain management is your college major of choice.  A personalized tone, referencing sincere, firsthand experience and sentiment, is best - no need to be too formal.

Visit Allied.com Military Scholarship Competition 2018 for application and information

Application deadline:  December 15, 2018


The Cover Guy 5th Annual Scholarship

Award amount:  $500

Eligibility:

  • Must be enrolled (or plan to enroll) in a program at a university, college, or trade school in the United States or Canada for the upcoming (2018-2019) academic year.
  • Must submit a 500- to 1,000-word essay addressing your experience with hot tubs, backyard experiences, how hot tubs improve life, etc.
  • One submission per applicant, submitted via email, only.  Please include your:
    • Name, phone number, address, student ID number, school name, and program of study.
    • Essay.
    • Short explanation about why you should be considered for the award (grades, volunteer work, etc.).

Visit The Cover Guy 5th Annual Scholarship for information

Application deadline:  July 1, 2018


Kalu Yala Scholarship

Award amount:  $1,000

Eligibility:

  • Must be a high school senior who has been accepted to a college or university, or a current college or university student who is not in their final semester (undergraduate, graduate, or post-graduate).
  • Must submit a 500-word essay addressing the topic "The Main Benefits of Studying Abroad."

Visit Kalu Yala Scholarship for application and information

Application deadline:  December 31, 2018


Sure Oak Scholarship

Award amount:  $1,000

How to apply:

  • Complete the application.
  • Provide proof of enrollment:  transcripts, tuition receipt, or acceptance letter will be accepted.  Please submit as .jpeg, .pdf., or .doc.
  • Essay (1,000 to 1,500 words) on personal goals.  Please submit as .jpeg, .pdf, or .doc.
    • How will an education from your college or university help you achieve your goals?
    • What drew you to this particular college or university?
    • Where do you see yourself in the next five years?
    • How do you plan to get there?

Visit Sure Oak Scholarship for application and information

Application deadline:  July 15, 2018


Profisee Computer and Information Systems Scholarship

Award amount:  $1,000

Eligibility:

  • Applicants must be high school students graduating in 2018 or currently enrolled in a college or university in the United States.
  • Must be seeking or plan to seek a degree in Information Systems and Technology, Computer Science, or a related field.
  • Must submit a short (minimum 500 words) essay stating why you believe computer engineering or information systems is important to today's business environment.

Visit Profisee Computer and Information Systems Scholarship for application and information

Application deadline:  November 30, 2018


My Military Savings Scholarship

Award amount:  $1,000

Eligibility:

  • Applicants must be full-time undergraduate students.
  • Must have a cumulative GPA of at lease 3.5.
  • Must be majoring in business, advertising, communications, marketing, or education.
  • Must submit an original essay (1,500 to 2,00 words) answering the following prompt:  What do you believe are three unique challenges faced by modern military families today, and what are solutions to each challenge?
  • Essay should include your full name, .edu email address, and a copy of your official transcripts.

Visit My Military Savings Scholarship for information

Application deadline:  June 8, 2018


NorthAmerican.com Military Scholarship Competition 2018

Award amount:  $1,000

Eligibility requirements:

  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  • Enrolled (or will be enrolled) as a full-time student at an accredited college/university in the United States for completion of an undergraduate degree in Logistics or an equivalent field.
  • Applicants must be one of the following:
    • An honorably discharged veteran or current member of the active military (including National Guard or Reserves).
    • A spouse of a current military service member or honorably discharged veteran.
    • A child (under age 21 or full-time student under age 23) of a current military service member or honorably discharged veteran.

Application requirements:

  • Complete all required sections of the application form.
  • Submit a copy of your DD214 (member 4) or a signed letter from Command certifying active duty status.
  • Be sure to attach the following documents to your application:
    • A copy of your most recent transcript(s)
    • Verification of enrollment at your college/university
    • Your essay

Essay:  submit a brief essay (400 to 800 words) detailig why a career in logistics/supply chain management is your college major of choice.  A personalized tone referencing sincere first-hand experience and sentiment is best - no need to be too formal.

Visit NorthAmerican.com Military Scholarship Competition 2018 for application and information

Application deadline:  December 15, 2018


Wikibuy eCommerce and Online Retail Scholarship

Award amount:  $2,500

Eligibility & instructions:

  • Must be enrolled in a business degree program (currently, or in fall 2018) at an accredited community college or university.
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 3.4.
  • Must submit a 500-word essay addressing the following prompt:  Which trending technologies will affect the future of online retail and eCommerce the most in the next 20 years?
  • Must submit a cover letter containing the following information:
    • Name
    • School
    • Field of study
    • Year of school
    • Phone number
    • Email address
    • Link to your Twitter and Facebook profiles (LinkedIn optional).
    • Email your essay and cover letter in a PDF format to scholarshipsubmissions@wikibuy.com

Visit Wikibuy eCommerce and Online Retail Scholarship for information

Application deadline:  August 21, 2018


Fieldboom Worldwide Student Scholarship

Award amount:  $1,500

Eligibility:

  • Must be seeking a degree at an accredited college or university.  This scholarship was created to help foster the next generation of marketers, software developers, and entrepreneurs.
  • Must submit one piece of work.  There are no limits on the form of this work.  Examples would be a marketing plan, an essay related to business, an overview of an existing business, etc.

Visit Fieldboom Worldwide Student Scholarship for application and information

Application deadline:  December 31, 2018


John M. Parker Educational Memorial Foundation Scholarship

Call James Zellen at 248.647.8878 for application and information


 

CRUSH Your Exam Scholarship

Award amount:  $1,000

Eligibility:

  • Must be enrolled or plan to enroll as a full-time student at an accredited college or university for the fall 2018 semester.
  • Must have a passion for business and project management.
  • Must write and submit a 1,000-word essay answering the following questions:
    • Project managers are needed across many different industries; why do you think that is the case?
    • What are the top five skills a project manager needs to possess?
    • When managing a new project, what would be your first process?
    • What are your career aspirations and what online tools or resources do you think you'll utilize to enhance your journey?
  • Must include proof of enrollment in an accredited college or university.
  • Submit the CRUSH Your Exam Scholarship form.

Visit CRUSH Your Exam Scholarship for application and information

Application deadline:  October 15, 2018


AGMA Foundation Scholarships

Award amount:  varies

AGMA Foundation Scholarships are awarded to students who aspire to have a career in the gear industry and/or a career in power transmission as it relates to the gear industry.

Evaluation criteria:

  • Grade point average must be 3.0 or higher.
  • Internship, co-op, community, volunteer, and other extracurricular activities.
  • Work experience in the gear and/or power transmission industry.
  • Two letters of recommendation.
  • Honors, awards, and other recognition of the applicant's work and leadership skills.
  • Personal statement regarding proposed program of study, career goals, and financial need.

Visit AGMA Foundation Scholarships for application and information

Application deadline:  July 2, 2018


ABC Fundraising Volunteer Recognition Scholarship

Award amount:  $2,500

Application requirements:

  • Complete the Volunteer Verification form.
  • Submit an 800- to 1,000-word essay reflecting on your volunteer and fundraising experience.  How has your volunteer work shaped you into the person you are today?  How do you plan to continue your volunteer work in the future?  Essays can include photos, charts, or infographics, where appropriate.

Visit ABC Fundraising Volunteer Recognition Scholarship for application and information

Application deadline:  June 30, 2018


Coastal.com Scholarship 2018

Award amount:  $5,000

Eligibility:

  • Must be a full-time undergraduate student enrolled at an accredited college or university in the United States.
  • Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher.
  • Must write and submit a 500- to 600-word essay answering the question:  Upon graduation, how do you plan to use your education to make a possible difference in the world?

 Visit Coastal.com Scholarship 2018 for application and information

Application deadline:  July 1, 2018


 

JMJ Phillip Group Scholarship

Award amount:  $1,000

Eligibility:

  • Must be currently enrolled (or plan to attend) a U.S. college or university for fall 2018.  High school students must include a copy of their college acceptance letter.
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 3.6.  Current unofficial transcripts must be sent with application.
  • Must include a letter of reference from a current or former teacher or a current or former employer.
  • Must submit a 500- to 1,000-word essay addressing the following prompt:  How can STEM graduates in 2022 change the world in 2040?

 Visit JMJ Phillip Group Scholarship for application and information

Application deadline:  July 1, 2018


CoinIQ Future of Cryptocurrency Scholarship

Award amount:  varies

Requirements:

  • Applicants must be enrolled in a high school, undergraduate program, graduate program, or post-graduate progrm in the U.S. or Canada.
  • Applicants must submit a 500-word essay, written in English, addressing the following prompt:  What role with will cryptocurrency play in society five years from now?

Visit CoinIQ Future of Cryptocurrency Scholarship for application and information

Application deadline:  August 31, 2018


 

Tuition Funding Sources

Award amount:  see website for details

Tuition Funding Sources is a scholarship database

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Fastweb

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Fastweb is a scholarship database

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