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Amount:
$1000 per semester
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 15 for summer and fall courses November 6 for spring (January) courses.
Cook County Higher Education (CCHE) offers the Wes Hedstrom Scholarship to distance education students in Cook County, Minnesota. Named in honor of the late Wes Hedstrom, who was a Board of Director for CCHE and a life-long advocate for education, the Wes Hedstrom Scholarship provides funding to distance education students who need that extra bit of help that can make college possible.
Contact:
Cook County Higher Education - North Shore Campus - 300 West 3rd Street P. O. Box 57 - Grand Marais, MN 55604 (218) 387-3411 email: highered@boreal.org Website: www.northshorecampus.org
Amount:
$500
Awards:
1
Deadline:
April 15
The Michel S. Beaupre Scholarship is a $500 scholarsip awarded to a Cook County Minnesota applicant interested in pursing a trade degree or diploma. One $500 award is made per year. Applicants must fulfill the following criteria: The applicant is enrolled (or is in the process of enrolling) in a degree program focuisng on a trade degree or diploma. Applicable trade topics are: Electical, Carpentry, Surveying, Automotive, Refrigeration, Plumbing, Industrial Mechanics, Milling, and Welding.
Contact:
NORTH SHORE CAMPUS 300 W 3RD STREET P.O. BOX 57 GRAND MARAIS, MN 55604 (218)387-3411 FAX: (218)387-3413 HIGHERED@NORTHSHORECAMPUS.ORG https://www.northshorecampus.org/michelscholar.php
Amount:
Up to $5000 per year
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 15, October 15
Submit documentation from the Utah Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS) or the Utah Refugee Minor Program to verify eligibility for the scholarship. For assistance, please contact Jennifer Larson at 801- 707-9734 or jblarson@utah.gov Be under 26 years old at the time of application. Be admitted to a Utah System of Higher Education institution, including Applied Technology Centers (ATCs) and Skill Centers. Be a U.S. citizen or legal resident as well as a Utah resident. Submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form (available at www.fafsa.ed.gov) and qualify for a Pell Grant. The scholarship committee may review the circumstances of applicants who do not qualify for a Pell Grant and waive the requirement in specific instances. Complete and submit the attached TAL Scholarship application form.
Contact:
Please contact Jennifer Larson, 801 707-9734 or jblarson@utah.gov for assistance. https://www.slcc.edu/diversity/multicultural-mentoring-programs/olene-s-walker-scholarship.aspx
Amount:
Up to $11,000 per academic year.
Awards:
600
Deadline:
April 15 and November 15
Be a resident of the St. Louis metropolitan area for at least two years prior to the date of the application or have graduated from a St. Louis metropolitan area high school in the past two years. The metropolitan area includes St. Louis city, the Missouri counties of St. Louis, Franklin, Jefferson, Lincoln, St. Charles, or Warren, and the Illinois counties of Bond, Calhoun, Clinton, Jersey, Macoupin, Madison, Monroe, or St. Clair. Demonstrate financial need Have achieved a minimum cumulative 2.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale Plan to enroll in or be currently enrolled in a certificate or degree program at an accredited, nonprofit institution of higher education Applicants with history of educational loan default or bankruptcy are asked to submit a statement of explanation Be seeking a first certificate, associate, or bachelor's degree All fields of study, except the ministry and divinity degrees, are eligible for funding. Students who have already obtained a bachelor's degree are not eligible to apply. In order to complete the online application process, applicants must complete two essays, upload the following supporting documents, and ensure that a letter of recommendation is received by the deadline. 2019-2020 Student Aid Report (SAR) High school and official college transcripts 2019-2020 financial aid award letter Online letter of recommendation (Note: As the applicant, it is your responsibility to inform your recommender to watch for an email sent on your behalf that will explain how to complete this process.) In addition to the required documents above, The Scholarship Foundation reserves the right to obtain copies of applicant and parent federal tax returns in order to verify information provided in the Student Aid Report.
Contact:
The Scholarship Foundation of St. Louis 6825 Clayton Ave, Suite 100, St. Louis, MO 63139 (314) 725-7990 info@sfstl.org Website: www.sfstl.org
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
2 Recipients Montly
Deadline:
April 15 (15th of EVERY month)
High school seniors or active college students must: Be attending, active members of their local church. College students who attend school away from home will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis, and a representative from the Scholarship committee will verify the applicant's membership status with his or her home church. Have attained at least a 3.0 grade point average on 4.0 scale in previous school semester/marking period. Provide an official transcript from their high school or college that includes their GPA. An official transcript is obtained from the guidance counselor or college registrar. No report cards, progress reports, photo copies, faxes, or hand delivered documents will be accepted. Be already enrolled or have plans to be enrolled full time in an undergraduate degree program. Be permanent residents of New York, New Jersey or Connecticut, but may attend school outside of these areas.
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 15
The College JumpStart Scholarship is an annual, merit-based competition -- financial need is not considered -- that is open to 10th-12th graders, college students and non-traditional students. The main requirement is that you are committed to going to school and can express your goals for getting a higher education. The first place prize is a $1,000 scholarship to help cover educational expenses. This award can be used at any college or university in the United States.
Contact:
College JumpStart Scholarship c/o College JumpStart Scholarship Fund 4546 B10 El Camino Real No. 325 Los Altos, California 94022 By Email: admin@jumpstart-scholarship.net Url: www.jumpstart-scholarship.net
Amount:
Up to $20,000 (paid over three or four years, must meet renewal requirements)
Awards:
Up to 30
Deadline:
April 18
Female student, pursuing first undergraduate degree or certificate program. Graduating high school senior or re-entry student planning to attend a college in the San Mateo County Community College District (Cañada College, College of San Mateo and Skyline Community College). Demonstrated financial hardship. Serious about improving her life through education. United States citizen or eligible non-citizen (eligible non-citizens include United States legal residents and A.B. 540 students).
Contact:
Questions about applying? Contact 650.450.5487 or scholarships@siliconvalleycf.org https://www.siliconvalleycf.org/scholarships/calderilla
Amount:
Up to $4000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 19
ANSWER Scholarship applicants must meet the following criteria (Note: Applicants who have already earned a 4-year degree are not eligible to apply). Be a %u201Cnontraditional%u201D female student age 25 or older at the time of the application deadline. Applicants may be married or single. Be the primary caregiver to at least one school-age child (enrolled in grades Pre-Kindergarten %u2013 12). This includes natural born, legally adopted children or children for whom legal guardianship has been granted. The children must live in the home with the applicant. Be U.S. citizens, including foreign-born U.S. citizens, and legal residents of one of the following counties: Mecklenburg, Cabarrus, Gaston, Iredell, Lincoln, Stanly or Union in North Carolinas or Lancaster or York in South Carolina. Be enrolled or plan to enroll as a full-time, degree-seeking student at an accredited institution in Mecklenburg and surrounding counties, seeking a first-time bachelor's degree in any subject, a two-year nursing degree, or a two-year degree in CPCC's Health Careers Program or Information Technology. Recipients are not eligible to receive scholarship monies if attending a for-profit school. ANSWER has a stellar graduation rate because all scholarship recipients are provided with a mentor for the duration of the scholarship and are required to participate in our Mentors For Mom Program. This includes attendance at the Mentors For Mom workshops held one Saturday a month during the months of September, October, November, January, February and March. These workshops include programs on professional, career and personal development. Learn more about the program at Mentor For Mom. Recipients must maintain satisfactory performance (a G.P.A. of 2.5 or above) and meet the following mentoring requirements: Have contact (phone, email, or an in person visit) once a month with an assigned mentor. Attend the Mentors For Mom workshops and also an annual luncheon in May honoring new graduates.
Contact:
For questions about The ANSWER Scholarship Endowment or the Mentors For Mom Program, please contact the founder, Susan Andersen, at info@answerscholarship.org or 704-544-1988. Contact Information: For questions about this application, please contact Scholarships Department at scholars@fftc.org
Amount:
$1200
Awards:
1
Deadline:
April 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.
Amount:
$1200
Awards:
1
Deadline:
April 20
The BPW/Maine Futurama Foundation awards a scholarship in the amount of $1200 to a woman enrolled in, or returning to, an accredited college or training program of more than one year in length. The Continuing Education Scholarship is designed to assist a student 22 years of age or older in meeting educational expenses after the first year of study has been completed. The scholarship payment will be made directly to the school to be applied to the second academic semester. The Maine Community Foundation will send a check in December to school/college; if student is still enrolled, both school/college and student must sign check. Criteria The applicant must meet the following requirements: %uF0B7 Be a Maine resident who has completed or will have completed by the end of the spring semester at least one year of college of an accredited training program requiring attendance for more than one year. %uF0B7 Need financial assistance to complete educational program. %uF0B7 Have a definite plan to complete the educational program. %uF0B7 Be a student in good standing at the educational institution or on approval leave of absence of not more than a year.