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First 10 Non Traditional scholarships:

Leopold Schepp Foundation Scholarships
Amount:
Up to $9000
Awards:
200
Deadline:
There is not a specific deadline for submitting a Request for an Application. The cutoff is automatically imposed when a sufficient number of requests have been received. The Foundation is accepting requests for the 2018-2019 academic year. Renewal applications for the 2018-19 year will be sent directly to returning scholars in November 2017.
Eligibility Guidelines 1. Undergraduates must be under 30 years of age at the time of application. Graduates must be under 40 years of age at the time of application. 2. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale and must enroll full-time in a four year bachelor degree or approved graduate program. 3. PhD candidates who have only the dissertation to complete and who are not enrolled in class full-time are not eligible. 4. High school seniors are eligible to apply during their senior year in high school for their first year in college. 5. Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States. 6. Scholars who are requesting aid for a second degree at the same level for which a degree has already been awarded are not eligible to apply, for example, a second Bachelor's Degree or second Master's Degree. 7. Due to limited funding, the number of applications given to students enrolled in graduate study at medical, law or business school is limited. 8. A personal interview in New York City is required of all applicants. Travel expenses are not reimbursed. 9. Students who have previously applied for a Leopold Schepp Foundation Scholarship and who were denied an award are not eligible to reapply.
Contact:
The Leopold Schepp Foundation 551 Fifth Avenue Suite 3000 New York, NY 10176-3201. Phone: 212 692 0191 Website: www.scheppfoundation.org
Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Varies according to county
Eligible applicants are single parents living in Arkansas who are considered economically disadvantaged and who have custodial care of one or more children under the age of eighteen. Eligible applicants are those who have not previously earned a diploma or degree from a four-year institution of higher learning.
Contact:
State Foundation Office 614 East Emma Avenue Suite 119 Springdale, AR 72764 Ph: 479.927.1402 Fax: 479.927.0755 www.aspsf.org To access applications in your county, visit: www.aspsf.org/students_spscholarships.html
Association of Nontraditional Students in Higher Education Scholarships
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
January/February
Applicants must be a member of ANTSHE and either a graduate student, or an undergraduate student at either a two or four year institution. Eligible applicants must maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average as follows: graduate students must have a minimum GPA of 3.5, and undergraduate students must have a minimum 3.25 GPA.
Contact:
Contact Dr. R. Lee Viar IV to learn about some of the scholarship and/or sponsorship opportunities available at ANTSHE: Call: 301-992-2901 or email: president@antsheboardofdirectors.org Website: www.antshe.org
Women's Independent Scholarship Program (WISP)
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
No deadline.
A woman who meets the following requirements is eligible to apply: * Survived intimate partner abuse & has been separated from their abuser a minimum of one year; * Is a citizen or legal resident of the United States; * Has applied to or is officially accepted into an accredited course of study at a United States institution; * Demonstrates a critical need for financial assistance; * Exhibits a strong desire and the ability to complete a training and/or academic program; * Has a definite plan to use the desired training to upgrade skills for career advancement, to train for a new career field, or to enter or reenter the job market; and * Has sought services from a non-profit, domestic violence agency for a minimum of 6 consecutive months, and this agency is willing act as sponsor by mentoring and providing support to the student throughout her educational experience.
Contact:
Women's Independence Scholarship Fund (WISP) 4900 Randall Parkway, Suite H Wilmington, NC 28403 Phone: 910-397-7742 Toll Free: 866-255-7742 www.wispinc.org
Adult Students in Scholastic Transition Scholarship
Amount:
$2000-$10000
Awards:
13
Deadline:
Contact local ASIST chapter for deadline
Open to adult students at transitional points in their lives. Applicants may be single parents, individuals just entering the workforce or displaced workers. Open to women only. Applicants must live within 50 miles of local ASIST chapter to qualify.
Contact:
Adult Students in Scholastic Transition Scholarship Executive Women International 515 East 700 South, Suite 2A Salt Lake City, Utah 84102 Phone: 801-355-2800 E-mail: ewi@executivewomen.org Website: www.executivewomen.org
AFCEA Young Entrepreneur Scholarship
Amount:
$2000
Awards:
Unspecified
Deadline:
ON HOLD
Candidate must be a U.S. citizen, attending an accredited college or university in the United States as either a traditional or distance-learning student, and working toward a degree in the following C4I-related fields of electrical, computer, chemical, systems or communications engineering; computer science; physics; mathematics; technology management; computer information systems; management information systems or related fields. Business majors with a minor in science or technology are also eligible. An overall GPA of 3.0 on 4.0 scale or better is required. Undergraduate applications will be accepted from sophomore, junior and senior students - minimum second-year students please. Graduate applications will be accepted from students who have completed at least two postgraduate-level courses and are enrolled in an eligible degree-granting master's degree program.
Contact:
Mr. Fred H. Rainbow Vice President and Executive Director AFCEA Educational Foundation 4400 Fair Lakes Court Fairfax, VA 22033 Contact: Julie Lama Phone: (703) 631-6174
American Indian Ambassadors Program
Amount:
unspecified
Awards:
unspecified
Deadline:
contact
Open to Native Americans (including Alaska Natives and Native Hawaiians, federally and non-federally recognized tribes, and urban and reservation residents) from the United States between the ages of 25-35. Ambassadors remain in their communities and come together for four group meetings in and outside the U.S. Interested emerging leaders must submit an official application, including two nominations and a proposal outlining a plan for a community-based project. A leadership development and community building initiative based on traditional Indigenous values for Native Americans seeking to: Positively impact their community. Strengthen their ability to improve their communities well-being. Reaffirm cultural values and identity. Incorporate traditional values into strategies for the future.
Contact:
Americans for Indian Opportunity 1001 Marquette Avenue, NW Albuquerque, NM 87102 505/842/8677 Fax: 505/842-8658 www.aio.org
NFMC Awards
Amount:
Varies ($750,000 available funds per year)
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Contact
The National Federation of Music Clubs (NFMC) offers more than $750,000 in competition and award prizes on the local, state andnational level. The Biennial Young Artist and Ellis Duo-Pianists competitions award a total of $50,000 in awards and two years of performance bookings. Additional competitions are sponsored by the Federation in a wide range of categories, including voice, instrumental music, composition, dance, conducting, handicapped and visually impaired, and music therapy. NFMC also sponsors more than 40annual and biennial awards for students desiring to attend SummerMusic Centers. Contact for individual scholarship details.
Contact:
National Federation of Music Clubs 1646 W Smith Valley Road Greenwood, IN 46142 https://www.nfmc-music.org/competitions-awards/
Ortner Scholarship Program
Amount:
Up to $1000
Awards:
25
Deadline:
Contact for deadline
The scholarships, administered by the ADS Technical Education Committee, seek to recruit new students into diesel training programs at institutions participating in the association's "TechSmart" program. To be eligible you must meet the following requirements: # be enrolled as a first or second year student at a TechSmart member school # submit an application and transcripts of prior education experience for review by the Technical Education Committee # be sponsored by a TechSmart member instructor or a current ADS member TechSmart Schools: * Alfred State College * Madison Area Technical College * Minnesota West Community and Technical College * University of Northwestern Ohio * Oklahoma State University * Wyoming Technical Institute
Contact:
David Fehling Executive Director Association of Diesel Specialists P.O. Box 26487 Overland Park, KS 66225 Tel. 913-345-0288 Fax. 913-345-0299 www.automotivescholarships.com/scholarshiptype.cfm?type=13
Outward Bound Leadership Scholarships
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
$6000
Deadline:
First-come, first-serve
Outward Bound Leadership Scholarships are awarded to high school juniors and seniors (going on to college) and college/university students between the ages of 17 and 23. Youth scholars receive full-tuition awards to attend 22-day mountaineering courses in the United States (see list of available courses). These courses challenge participants to learn new skills, work as a team, care for the environment and further develop leadership skills. Examples of leadership considered in the application process may include: student government, community service, or other activities where students demonstrate a determination for excellence.
Contact:
Please contact the Scholarship Department at 888-837-5204 ext. 2433 or email scholarships@outwardbound.org if you have any questions.