10 Scholarships to Apply for Today!

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♦ Groza Learning Center Education Scholarship:

Created to help students interested in higher education reach their goal of attending college or university. This year, applicants will be asked to explain what ‘redemption’ means to them & how it has played a role in their lives & in their interactions with others. Doesn’t everyone love a good comeback story? 

Eligibility parameters are as follows:

1. High school students who graduate in 2017 & have been accepted into a college or university.
2. Students currently enrolled in a college or university.

Submission Deadline: November 30, 2017

♦  Rocco Basile Giving Documentary Photography Scholarship:

This scholarship is meant to encourage personal involvement in social issues & promote socially conscious documentary photography. One student will be chosen to receive a $1,000 scholarship to be applied to their higher learning education. To apply, please answer the following question with a short essay + photo – How can the power of photography change the world – Applicants do not have to be pursuing a photography degree, nor have to be experts. 

Eligibility parameters are as follows:

  • High school students graduating this calendar year and have been accepted into a college, university, trade school, or design school.
  • Students currently enrolled in a college, university, trade school, or design school.
  • All majors and areas of studies are encouraged to apply

Submission Deadline: March 1, 2018

♦ The John Jesensky Scholarship:

Aspiring musicians are often faced with a competitive field & numerous other hurdles. Higher education is already costly, regardless of major, & many students frequently drop musical pursuits & opt for more secure career paths. The John Jesensky  Scholarship was founded to support all colleges & to promote musical education. One student will be chosen to receive $1,000 to help their pursuit of higher learning. To apply, please answer the following question: What kind of impact does music really make on society?

Eligibility parameters are as follows:

  • Must be a citizen, national or legal permanent resident of the U.S
  • Must be either a high school senior or a college student currently enrolled full-time at an accredited U.S. vocational, junior college, or four-year college/university

Submission Deadline:

March 1, 2018

♦ The Rusty Tweed Economic Scholarship:

Awarded to an outstanding high school student or undergraduate in economics or finance related courses. Recipients of the scholarship are high school seniors or college undergraduates who have demonstrated excellence in their studies of economics or finance, & who have maintained a high-level of academic performance. The scholarship was founded by Rusty Tweed, president & owner of Tweed Financial Services. One candidate will be chosen to receive $1,000. To be considered, please answer the following question:Why does economics matter to you? Essays with a compelling personal voice will help set your entry apart.

Eligibility parameters are as follows:

    • High school students graduating this school year and have been accepted into a college, university, trade school, or design school.
    • Students currently enrolled in a college, university, trade school, or design school. Undergraduates enrolled in college do not have to be pursuing an economic major to be eligible

Submission Deadline: April 1, 2018

♦ The Summit Shah Scholarship:

Dr. Summit Shah has founded the Summit Shah Scholarship in reacting to the rising tuition costs. Dr. Shah, graduated as valedictorian from Bishop Watterson High School before attending Ohio State University, where he earned a Bachelor’s with Honors. He stayed at OSU & earned his MD from the College of Medicine at Ohio State. He has been a tireless advocate of access to higher education & has founded the Summit Shah Scholarship to ensure that deserving students from all parts of the economic spectrum can reach their academic goals. One student will be chosen to receive a $1,000 scholarship to be applied to their higher learning education. To be considered for the scholarship, please submit a short essay (500 words or less) recounting an incident or time when you experienced failure. How did it affect you, and what lessons did you learn?

Eligibility parameters are as follows:

  • High school students graduating this calendar year and have been accepted into a college, university, trade school, or design school are eligible to apply
  • Students currently enrolled in a college, university, trade school, or design school.
  • All majors and areas of studies are encouraged to apply

Submission Deadline:

May 1, 2018

♦ The Karl Jobst DDS Charity & Scholarship:

The Karl Jobst scholarship was created to provide support aspiring dentists, dental hygienists & those who wish to work in academia. Students from all majors & areas of study are encouraged to apply.

To be eligible, each applicant will be asked to submit a short essay discussing your strengths & unique traits & how they will help you in the future. The award for this scholarship is $1,000.  

Eligibility parameters are as follows:

  1. High school students graduating this calendar year, and have been accepted into a college, or university in the USA.
  2. Students currently enrolled in a college or university, and not having reached their senior year.
  3. All applicants must be a U.S. citizen from the 50 states or the District of Columbia.

Submission deadline: May 1, 2018

♦ The Nationwide Debt Direct Scholarship:

Created with the belief that everyone who wants to pursue a higher education should have the opportunity to do so.  Nationwide Debt Direct is committed to helping students receive a higher education, while also keeping their student debt as low as possible. Student loan debt statistics are shocking & can become debilitating to some students. This scholarship was created to show NDD’s commitment to supporting students who have thought about their financial future as well as their academic future. Students from all majors and areas of study are encouraged to apply.

Eligibility parameters are as follows:

  1. High school students graduating this calendar year, & have been accepted into a college, or university in the USA.
  2. Students currently enrolled in a college or university, and not having reached their senior year.
  3. All applicants must be a U.S. citizen from the 50 states or the District of Columbia.

 Submission deadline: May 1st, 2018

♦ The Aaron Minc Scholarship:

Created with the belief that everyone who wants to continue learning after high school should get a chance to do so. However, despite what we hope for our future high school graduates not everyone can afford the hefty fees that result from college. Aaron Minc has created this scholarship to give high schoolers the chance to further their education by awarding one person who provides an essay with a $1,500 academic scholarship. Eligibility parameters are as follows:
  1. Be an American high school student graduating by 2018 that has been accepted to a USA college or university.
  2. A current USA enrolled college or university student that hasn’t reached senior year.

Submission deadline: July 31st, 2018

 

♦ The Jason Kulpa Scholarship:

A quality education creates empowered, confident young professionals who are capable of creating significant changes in the world, & award-winning entrepreneur, Jason Kulpa – supports that endeavor. 

Eligibility parameters are as follows:

  • High school students who will graduate in 2018 & have already been selected to attend a college or university.
  • Students currently enrolled in a college or university but have yet to reach their senior year.

Submission deadline:  May 31st, 2018

♦ “Motherstucker’s Resolution Solution” in early 2015 outlined  GREAT resources for available scholarships from author Kira Janene Holt. See her available books on topic books at Amazon.com!

2015 MOM Resolution Solution: “Cookbook for Getting Your Kid to College”

 

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