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First 10 scholarships:
Pearson Prize for Higher Education
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
100
Deadline:
April 19
Applicants must have obtained a high school diploma or equivalent. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above. Currently enrolled and pursuing a degree full-time at an accredited career college, two-year or four-year college, or university. (Graduate students are not eligible to Must have at least one full year of college completed AND 30 or more credits accumulated by February 25, 2013. Note: Courses or credits obtained prior to entering college (e.g., Advanced Placement credits) do not count toward this total. You will have at least one full year (two semesters) of college remaining after you would be named a Pearson Prize Fellow in Fall 2013 (In other words, you are graduating in or after May 2014), and you are not currently entering/in graduate school. (Note: If you will be graduating from a community college prior to May 2014 but will be immediately transferring to an undergraduate program the following semester, you do meet this requirement). You are not related to a Pearson employee. You have not previously received a Pearson Prize grant or fellowship.
New Jersey Vietnam Veterans' Memorial Foundation Scholarship
 
Amount:
$2500
Awards:
2
Deadline:
April 19
Open to High School Seniors from New Jersey who plan to further their education either at a College, University or Trade/Technical School. n addition to the scholarship application, and proof of acceptance to a college or trade school, all applicants must submit an essay about his/her visit to the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans' Memorial, located off the Garden State Parkway at exit 116 in Holmdel.
Contact:
NJVVM Scholarship Program, 1 Memorial Lane, P.O. Box 648, Holmdel, NJ 07733. For a scholarship application form or more information about the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans' Memorial Foundation, please visit www.njvvmf.org or call (732) 335-0033 xt. 100
Futurama Career Advancement Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1200
Awards:
1
Deadline:
Apr 20
This scholarship is open to women who are Maine residents, thirty years of age or older, need financial assistance in order to improve skills or to complete education for career advancement, have a definite plan to use the desired training in a practical and immediate way to improve chances for advancement, to train for a new career field, or to enter or reenter the job market. Applicants must also provide information about the specific course of study at an accredited school, be qualified as an applicant for the course, and be officially accepted into the program or course of study.
Contact:
University of Maine- Farmington 224 Main Street Farmington, ME 04938 Phone: (207) 778-7100 FAX: (207) 778-8178 TDD: (207) 778-7000 e- Mail: umfaid@maine.edu
Futurama Continuing Education Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1200
Awards:
1
Deadline:
Apr 20
Applicants must be female Maine residents who have completed (or will have completed by the end of the Spring semester) at least one year of college or of an accredited program requiring attendance for more than one year, be a student in good standing at the educational institution or be on an approved absence of not more that one year, be able to demonstrate financial need, and have a definite plan to complete their educational program (whether leading to a Bachelors degree, an Associates degree, or other certificate).
Contact:
University of Maine- Farmington 224 Main Street Farmington, ME 04938 Phone: (207) 778-7100 FAX: (207) 778-8178 TDD: (207) 778-7000 e- Mail: umfaid@maine.edu
Futurama Rachel Lemieux Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1200
Awards:
1
Deadline:
Apr 20
Applicants must be Maine residents who will graduate or who have graduated from high school and who will in enroll in an accredited college or school or post-secondary education this year, must be able to demonstrate financial need, and have a realistic goal relating to educational plans.
Contact:
University of Maine- Farmington 224 Main Street Farmington, ME 04938 Phone: (207) 778-7100 FAX: (207) 778-8178 TDD: (207) 778-7000 e- Mail: umfaid@maine.edu
DisAbility Awareness Foundation, Inc.
 
Amount:
2000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Apr 20
1. Be a resident of Orange County. 2. Be a senior student in good standing (as approved by a member of the high school guidance department). 3. Actively participate in at least one school program (i.e. club, sport, newspaper, etc., verification required). 4. Be well rounded in terms of Academics (2.0 or better grade point average). 5. Be involved in a community program. 6. Upon graduation, continue their education at a junior or four year college, or an appropriate vocational school. (Verification required.) 7. Show a desire to educate and inspire others to make the most of their potential.
Contact:
Dis Ability Awareness Foundation 21418 Canaria Mission Viejo, CA 92692 949-598-2952
Livonia Spree Scholarship
 
Amount:
$2000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Apr 20
Applicant must be a graduating high school senior who plans to attend a Michigan community college, university or accredited technical school. Must be a Livonia resident and graduating from a Livonia high school. Selection is based on academic performance (GPA), activities or experience related to the chosen field, extra curricular activities (in and out of school) and/or employment, and financial need. Scholarships may be used to supplement other funds received for the same school.
Contact:
Livonia Youth Commission 33000 Civic Center Drive Livonia, Michigan 48154 For more information call City Hall at 734-466-2540 www.livoniaspree.com
Athletes Kickin' Cancer Scholarship
 
Amount:
Minimum $1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Apr 20
The Athlete will be nominated by his/her High School Coach. The coach will write a letter of nomination including the following.... 1. A general history of the Athlete as he/she relates to the team 2. The impact the Athlete has had on the team 3. The impact the Athlete has made on you, the coach. 4. If the Athlete has cancer, explain the Athlete's specific type cancer, general overview of treatments and present health status. If the Athlete's parent is fighting cancer, give a general overview of their situation. 5. Please give us any other information you would like to share about the player and why he/she should recieve the scholarship award. Coaches Please Note: Nominations must be sent from your school e-mail address.
Contact:
Forward your letter of Nomination to: Scholarship@athleteskickincancer.com
Markowski-Leach Scholarships
 
Amount:
$1500
Awards:
varies
Deadline:
April 20
Open to LGBTQ undergraduate and graduate students at Stanford University, San Francisco State University or University of California-Berkeley. Must have a minimum 2.5 GPA (Undergraduates).
Contact:
The Markowski- Leach Scholarship Committee P. O. Box 13315 %u 2013 PMB #206 Oakland, CA 94661-0315 E-mail: mlscholarships@gmail.com Website: www.mlscholarships.org University Contacts San Francisco State University: Rose Carmona, Student Financial Aid rcarmona@sfsu.edu Stanford University: Jeff Shelby, Financial Aids shelby@stanford.edu University of California - Berkeley: Bill Brockett, School of Public Health wbrocket@berkeley.edu
RevZilla.com College Scholarship Contest
 
Amount:
1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Apr 20
Headed to college and want to win $1000 bucks to buy books, food or other "stuff"? Enter the RevZilla.com College Scholarship Contest and win $1000 bucks. Its simple, answer in 500-1000 words one of the following questions: * How has riding a motorcycle changed you as a person? * How do you think riding a motorcycle could change you life in the long run? * Describe the raddest adventure you could have on a Motorcycle and why you would love it. 1. You must be a graduating senior or a freshmen or sophomore in college 2. You can't be related to any of TeamZilla staff or our extended family. 3. You must be graduating high school or in college between the ages of 16 (super smart) and 21 (you made some mistakes). 4. We reserve the right to verify date of HS graduation and/or college enrollment