College Scholarships

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First 10 scholarships:
The New York Times College Scholarship Program
 
Amount:
Up to $7500 per year, renewable up to 3 years
Awards:
21
Deadline:
Oct 26
For New York City high school seniors attending a public, parochial or private high school in New York City. Must demonstrate academic achievement, a commitment to learning especially in the face of financial and other obstacles and community service.
Contact:
The New York Times Company 620 Eighth Avenue New York, NY 10018 General Inquiries: (212) 556-1234 URL: www.nytco.com/social_responsibility/college_scholarship_program.html
DoSomething.org Bully Text Scholarship
 
Amount:
$3000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
October 26
Open to U.S. and Canada citizens. Must reside in the United States. This promotion is void where restricted or prohibited by law. Each participant must enter the phone numbers of 6 friends 25 years or younger and click "play game" at www.dosomething.org/bullytext. All entries that follow these requirements will be entered into a random drawing.
TheDream.US ScholarshipNew!
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
October 26
This scholarship is available to high school seniors or high school graduates with demonstrated financial need who are first time college students and seek to earn a career-ready associate's or bachelor's degree at one of our Partner Colleges. Scholars are selected from a nationwide pool of applicants. The Community College Graduate Scholarship is available to community college students with demonstrated financial need who have earned their associate's degrees and seek to complete their bachelor's degrees at one of our four-year Partner Colleges. Contact for more eligibility requirements.
Contact:
Email: thedream.us@scholarshipamerica.org Telephone: 1-507-931-1682 and ask for the THEDREAM.US Scholarship Program Url: www.thedream.us/scholars/
Activ8 Scholarship
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
October 28
Activ8 provides scholarships to Latino students who demonstrate a financial need. Scholarship recipients will be required to provide proof of enrollment and financial need. Please attach a copy of your tax return and your EFC as shown on your FAFSA application and a copy of your college transcripts or high school transcripts if you will be an incoming college freshman. Also include two letters of recommendation 1. Academic recommendation 2. Professional recommendation (if you are not working, please submit 2 Academic recommendations from Professors/Teachers).
Contact:
Activ8, 8624 Crawford Ave, Skokie, IL 60076 Attn: Activ8 Scholarship Committee or to: activ8scommittee@gmail.com Website: www.activ8chicago.com
Friends of Nursing ScholarshipsNew!
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
October 30
Students must be enrolled in a baccalaureate or higher degree program at participating Colorado Schools of Nursing. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Must be an undergraduate junior, senior or graduate level student. Preference given to those students planning to practice in Colorado.
Contact:
Friends of Nursing P.O. Box 735 Englewood, CO 80151-0735 Email Inquiries: ColoradoFON@gmail.com Website: www.thefon.org
The Association for Women in Sports Media (AWSM) Scholarship/InternshipNew!
 
Amount:
$1000 plus paid internship
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
October 31
The winner in the categories of print/online, magazine, broadcast reporting, broadcast production, and public relations will receive a $1,000 scholarship and be placed in a paid internship. Our 2014 interns worked at ESPN, Sports Illustrated, CNN, MLB.com, the Denver Post, the Colorado Springs Gazette, and USA Softball. Applicant must be a female and a full-time student.
Contact:
The Association for Women in Sports Media (AWSM) 7742 Spalding Dr. #377 Norcross, GA 30092 E-mail: info@awsmonline.org Contact: Coemala Alltra alltrac80@gmail.com
The Woodrow Wilson-Rockefeller Brothers Fund Fellowships for Aspiring Teachers of Color
 
Amount:
$30000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
October 31
Must be a person of color (African American/Black, Asian, Hispanic, Latino(a), Native American) in his/her senior year of undergraduate preparation; be nominated by an eligible nominating institution; demonstrate a commitment to the program and its goals; have U.S. citizenship or permanent residency; expect to attain a bachelor's degree by June 30; have substantial background in the arts and sciences and high academic performance with a cumulative undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale (negotiable for applicants from institutions that do not employ a 4.0 GPA scale); are not currently in a teacher preparation program which leads to initial teacher certification.
Contact:
Mailing Address: P. O. Box 5281 Princeton, NJ 08543-5281 Street Address: 5 Vaughn Drive Suite 300 Princeton, NJ 08540-6313 Note: Please use this address for any materials sent via express delivery or courier service. Telephone: (609) 452-7007 For individual staff telephone extensions and emails, see our staff directory. Fax: (609) 452-0066 Website: www.woodrow.org
George Choy Memorial / Gay Asian Pacific Alliance (GAPA) Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
October 31
Must be self-identified as an Asian/Pacific Islander; (at least 25% API ancestry). Must be involved in the LGBTIQQ community (priority will be given to those self-identified as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender). Must be in the process of applying to, or are currently attending school in one of the nine Bay Area counties (Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Napa, Sonoma, and Solano). Must be currently living in or will be studying in one of the nine Bay Area counties (Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Napa, Sonoma, and Solano) Must have minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.00.
Contact:
GAPA P. O. Box 421884 San Francisco, CA 94142-1884 For more info, email us at info@gapa.org
Sharps Compliance Scholarship Essay Contest
 
Amount:
$750-$1500
Awards:
3
Deadline:
October 31
To be eligible to win Sharps' scholarship, you must be a U.S. or Canadian citizen and have been accepted to, or be currently enrolled in an accredited university for the Spring semester in healthcare related studies. Proof of eligibility may be required.
Contact:
Sharps Compliance, Inc., 9220 Kirby Drive, Ste. 500, Houston, TX 77054, Attn: Michelle Toro Direct any questions you may have to scholarship@sharpsinc.com Website: www.sharpsinc.com
Courage to Grow Scholarship
 
Amount:
$500
Awards:
1
Deadline:
October 31
You must be a junior or senior in high school or college student with a minimum GPA of 2.5 or better. U.S. citizens only please. Submit essay (250 words or less) why you believe that you should be awarded this scholarship.
Contact:
Support@CourageToGrowScholarship.com PO BOX 2507 Chelan, Wa. 98816 (509) 731-3056 Website: www.couragetogrowscholarship.com