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Scholarships

DEADLINE SCHOLARSHIP DESCRIPTION
04/25/2019 ASHG DNA Day Essay Contest

($100-$1,000) - For 9-12th graders. Must submit an essay addressing a question related to genetics.

04/30/2019 LeTendre Scholarship Fund

The National Association for the Education of Homeless Children & Youth provides scholarship assistance to students who are homeless or have experienced homelessness. NAEHCY will award a minimum of four (4) $2,000 scholarships for the 2019-2020 academic year.

04/30/2019 Western Union Family Scholarship Program

Selected scholarship recipients will receive USD $2,500 each to contribute toward tuition or school fees at an accredited post-secondary institution and will be selected based on criteria relating to the program's three pillars: Perseverance, Aspiration, and Community.

04/30/2019 HENAAC Scholarship

($500-$10,000) - Applicants must be of Hispanic origin and/or must significantly demonstrate leadership or service within the Hispanic community.

04/30/2019 SEA-MAR - Farm Worker Scholarship

($1,000) - Students who work or have worked OR, whose parent/legal guardian is or has worked as a farm worker.

04/30/2019 All About Education Scholarship

($3,000) - In 250 words or less submit a response to the question: "How will a $3,000 scholarship for education make a difference in your life?"

04/30/2019 E-waste Scholarship

($1,000) - Complete the application form including a 140-character message about e-waste. The top 10 applications will be selected as finalists. The finalists will be asked to write a full length 500- to 1,000-word essay about e-waste.

04/30/2019 County Office Scholarship

($1,000) - Please write a 500-1500 word essay for the following prompt: "Describe how one of the local government offices (or type of office) listed on our website has improved your own life and/or the lives of people around you." (Note scroll to bottom of site for info).

04/30/2019 Humane Education Network: A Voice for Animals HS Essay Contest

For HS students (ages 14-19). $150-$650. Rules & requirements may vary from year to year.

05/01/2019 Wells Fargo Scholarship for Undergraduates

The Wells Fargo Scholarships for Undergraduate American Indian and Alaska Native Students will fund full-time and degree-seeking college freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors who hold a current GPA of 2.7 or higher with up to $5,000 for one year of study in any chosen major at any accredited institution in the United States.

05/01/2019 Wilson-Hooper Veterinary Medicine Assistance Program

For native students pursuing a degree in Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or Veterinary Technology (Associates of Applied Science Degree). 

05/01/2019 International Teamster Women’s Caucus Scholarship Program

($500) - For daughters/sons of active or retired Teamster members who have at least 12 months of consecutive membership in good standing. Need to submit a 500 to 750 words on the following topic in your own words: “How can Unions motivate our youth and women, in particular, to become involved in the Union?”

05/01/2019 The Paradigm Challenge

($200 - $100,000) - The Paradigm Challenge is an annual competition that invites students aged 4 to 18 around the world to use kindness, creativity, and collaboration to help solve a real life problem and make a difference in the world.

05/01/2019 1-800-Wheelchair Scholarship Fund

($500) - Please submit a 'visual poem', in a style of your choosing, on the theme of overcoming a personal challenge. Limit your 'visual poem' to an 8.5in x 11in piece of paper. You can choose to represent words, images, or both. It can abstract or representational. Please include a personal statement that gives us an idea of who you are and how your poem relates to a challenge you've faced. The poem and essay (combined) should be between 500 and 1,000 words, but feel free to write a little more or less.

05/31/2019 Fifth Month Scholarship

($1,500) - In 250 words or less submit a response to the question: "May is the fifth month of the year. Write a letter to the number five explaining why five is important. Be serious or be funny. Either way, here's a high five to you for being original."

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