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First 10 scholarships:
We the Students Essay Contest
 
Amount:
Up to $5000
Awards:
15
Deadline:
February 7
Essay contest. For 2016, n 500-800 words, answer the following question: The Founders believed in the sanctity/vital importance of the individual liberties guaranteed in the Bill of Rights. To what extent (or in what ways) has our government compromised on these liberties in the name of security or the general welfare? In your answer, incorporate the principles and specific examples (including current events) that support your conclusion.
Contact:
The Bill of Rights Institute 200 North Glebe Road, Suite 200 Arlington, VA 22203 Fax: 703.894.1791 Phone: (800) 838-7870 ext.10 E-mail: essaycontest@billofrightsinstitute.org Website: www.billofrightsinstitute.org
AMS Undergraduate Named Scholarship
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 7
Applicants must be entering their final year of undergraduate study in the fall of 2014 and provide evidence of acceptance as a full-time student at an accredited U.S. institution at the time of the award. Applicants must be pursuing a degree in the atmospheric or related sciences. Applicants must have a minimum grade point average of 3.25 on a 4.0-point scale. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or hold permanent resident status. No age restriction exists.
Contact:
AMS Scholarship Program 45 Beacon Street Boston, MA 02108 Contact: Donna Fernandez, Development and Student Program Manager, 617-227-2426 ext. 246, dFernandez@ametsoc.org Website: www.ametsoc.org
ACRES Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
Feb 7
To be eligible for an ACRES teacher scholarship award, an individual must be: currently or recently employed by a rural school district as a certified teacher in regular or special education; working with students with disabilities or with regular education students and "retooling" for work in a special education setting; pursuing a goal of increasing skills in special education or "retooling" from a regular education to a special education career; and a citizen of the United States.
Contact:
For more information on this scholarship award, please contact: ACRES HEADQUARTERS 304-293-3450 acres-sped@mail.wvu.edu
Carlton Fields Diversity Scholarship
 
Amount:
A paid position in the summer associate program and a $5,000 scholarship.
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 7
Diverse background, including ethnicity, race, gender, sexual orientation, culture, or disabilities. Good standing as a first-year law student at an ABA accredited law school. A record of achievement that demonstrates great promise for a successful legal career. A high level of work intensity and aspire to practice law in a highly focused but collegial setting. Demonstrated leadership ability, excellent writing and interpersonal skills, and academic achievement.
Contact:
Shannon Williams Director of Legal Talent Management 100 South Ashley Drive Suite 400 Tampa, Florida 33602-5300 direct 813.229.4172 fax 813.229.4133 swilliams@carltonfields.com
The Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology SICB Libbie H. Hyman Memorial Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1500 - $3500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 8
This scholarship, in memory of Libbie H. Hyman, one of America's foremost invertebrate zoologists, provides assistance to students to take courses OR to carry on research on INVERTEBRATES at a marine, freshwater, or terrestrial field station. The amount of the 2016 award is anticipated to be $1500 - $3500. The Hyman Scholarship is intended to help support a first meaningful field station experience for a first or second year graduate student, or an advanced undergraduate.
Contact:
For questions regarding the program, contact the chair of the Libbie H. Hyman Memorial Scholarship Committee: Dr. Jennifer Burnaford Department of Biological Science (MH-282) California State University, Fullerton 800 North State College Blvd. Fullerton, CA 92831-3599 Phone: 657-278-2382 Fax: 657-278-3426 jburnaford@fullerton.edu Url: sicb.org/grants/hyman/
Fred Rogers Memorial Scholarship
 
Amount:
$10,000
Awards:
2
Deadline:
February 8
The scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students (Masters or Ph.D.) of accredited colleges or universities. Winners are mentored by children's programming professionals during the academic year. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment through coursework or experience to any combination of at least two of the following fields: early childhood education, child development/child psychology, film/television production, music, animation or production of cross-platform entertainment. Applicant must have the ultimate goal of working in children's media. Particular attention will be given to applicants from inner city or rural communities.
Contact:
Contact: Michele Fowble at 818-754-2802 Website: www.emmysfoundation.org/fred-rogers-memorial-scholarship
John R. Spears Education Scholarship
 
Amount:
$6000 over the course of 4 years.
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 8
Open to West Virginia residents who are planning to enroll or enrolled to attend Glenville State College.Pursuing a degree in education. Minimum 3.0 G.P.A.. Demonstrate financial aid. A resident of one of the following West Virginia counties: Barbour, Braxton, Brooke, Calhoun, Clay, Doddridge, Gilmer, Grant, Hancock, Harrison, Lewis, Marion, Marshall, Mineral, Monongalia, Ohio, Pleasants, Preston, Ritchie, Roane, Taylor, Tucker, Tyler, Upshur, Wetzel, or Wood.
Contact:
Robert H. Mollohan Family Charitable Foundation Inc. 1000 Technology Drive Suite 2000 Fairmont, WV 26554 Phone: 304-333-6783 Fax: 304-333-3900 Website: www.mollohanfoundation.org
Mary Olive Eddy Jones Art Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Feb 08
Applicants must be upcoming college sophomore or junior undergraduate students who are pursuing an art degree at a West Virginia College or University. Must have attended high school in West Virginia and have a strong interest in art.
Contact:
Robert H. Mollohan Family Charitable Foundation Inc. 1000 Technology Drive Suite 2000 Fairmont, WV 26554 Phone: 304-333-6783 Fax: 304-333-3900 Website: www.mollohanfoundation.org
Teaming to Win Scholarship
 
Amount:
1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Feb 08
Applicant must be a college sophomore or junior undergraduate student who is pursuing a degree in business administration. Must be West Virginia resident. Minimum 3.0 G.P.A.. Demonstrated leadership potential.
Contact:
Robert H. Mollohan Family Charitable Foundation Inc. 1000 Technology Drive Suite 2000 Fairmont, WV 26554 Phone: 304-333-6783 Fax: 304-333-3900 Website: www.mollohanfoundation.org
Herff Jones Believe in You Scholarship
 
Amount:
Up to $12,000
Awards:
47 State awards at $2,000 each 1 National Semi - finalist at $5,000 1 National Finalist at $8,500 1 National Winner at $12,000
Deadline:
February 8
An eligible applicant must be a current high school senior and must be nominated by a school principal, counselor or advisor.
Contact:
Website: www.herffjones.com For additional information regarding the scholarship program contact: International Scholarship and Tuition Services, Inc. Phone 855.670.4787 Email info@applyists.com