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Berta Lee White Scholarship
$3,000
This scholarship was established in honor of Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation's former State Women's Leadership Committee Chair, Berta "Bert" Lee White. This scholarship will be awarded to a woman enrolled in an agriculture degree at a Mississippi university or community college. GUIDELINES: 1. Scholarships will be awarded through the Mississippi Farm Bureau Women's Programs Department Berta Lee White Scholarship Fund. a. Scholarships in the amount of $3,000 each for four female students attending any Mississippi university or community college. 2. Payment of each scholarship will be made in two (2) equal installments during the two (2) semesters of the school...
Deadline
May 31, 2022
This scholarship was established in honor of Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation's former State Women's Leadership Committee Chair, Berta "Bert" Lee White. This scholarship will be awarded to a woman enrolled in an agriculture degree at a Mississippi university or community college.

GUIDELINES:

1. Scholarships will be awarded through the Mississippi Farm Bureau Women's Programs Department Berta Lee White Scholarship Fund.

a. Scholarships in the amount of $3,000 each for four female students attending any Mississippi university or community college.

2. Payment of each scholarship will be made in two (2) equal installments during the two (2) semesters of the school year, immediately following the award of this scholarship. If the student withdraws from school the scholarship terminates.

3. Payment will be made directly to the university or community college in the student's name upon notification of student's enrollment in an agriculture related course of study.

4. To be eligible to receive the second payment, the student must again be enrolled in an agricultural related course of study and must have maintained at least a 2.5 grade point average out of a possible 4.0 during the first semester. A letter from the university or community college documenting these two (2) requirements is essential.

5. If the funds for the second semester are forfeited, that money will be placed in the Berta Lee White Scholarship Fund. If, for any reason, the recipient fails to enroll or does not enroll in an agricultural related course of study at the beginning of the fall semester, the scholarship will be awarded to an alternate recipient chosen in the initial selected process.

ELIGIBILITY:

1. Recipients must be a Mississippi Farm Bureau member or a member of a Mississippi Farm Bureau family for at least 60 days prior to applying.

2. She must enroll in an agricultural related area of study or already be enrolled in an agricultural related course of study at a Mississippi university or community college.

3. Recipient must submit a completed application and supporting materials on or before June 1.

4. The applicant must have completed at least one full year of college courses.
1890 Scholars Program
$40,000
The USDA/1890 National Scholars Program is a partnership between of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities. The program awards scholarships to students to attend one of 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities. What does a scholarship under the USDA/1890 National Scholars Program provide? A scholarship under the USDA/1890 National Scholars Program provides: A) Full tuition; B) Employment with the USDA during the summer and after graduation; C) Employee benefits while employed with USDA; D) Fees; E) Books; F) Use of a laptop computer, printer, and software while on scholarship; G) Room and board for...
Deadline
Jan 31, 2023
The USDA/1890 National Scholars Program is a partnership between of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities. The program awards scholarships to students to attend one of 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities.

What does a scholarship under the USDA/1890 National Scholars Program provide?

A scholarship under the USDA/1890 National Scholars Program provides:

A) Full tuition;

B) Employment with the USDA during the summer and after graduation;

C) Employee benefits while employed with USDA;

D) Fees;

E) Books;

F) Use of a laptop computer, printer, and software while on scholarship;

G) Room and board for each of the 4 academic years.

What are the eligibility requirements for the USDA/1890 National Scholars Program?

Eligibility requirements for the USDA/1890 National Scholars Program are as follows: Applicants must be U.S. citizens who have a high school diploma or a G.E.D. certificate and are starting their first year of college for a bachelor's degree. (Note: Since this program is intended to increase the number of students studying agriculture, food, natural resource sciences, or other related disciplines at participating institutions, currently enrolled bachelor-level students in these institutions are not eligible to apply.)

Applicant must:

A) Be a U.S. citizen;

B) Be an entering freshman;

C) Hold a high school diploma or G.E.D. certificate;

D) Have a high school GPA of 3.0 or better;

E) Have a combined verbal/math score of 1,000 or more on the SAT or a composite score of 21 or more on the ACT;

F) Attend one of the eighteen 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Institutions;

G) Study agriculture, food, natural resource sciences, or other related disciplines;

H) Demonstrate leadership and community service;

I) Apply for admission to the institution(s) of his or her choice;

J) Submit an official transcript with the school seal and an authorized official's signature;

K) Sign all applications (original signature only);

L) All application materials must be postmarked no later than February 1st and sent to the institution(s) selected by the applicant to attend.
Stuck at Prom Scholarship
$10,000
We’re giving away $20,000 in cash scholarships to high school students who make the best prom attire out of Duck Brand duct tape. So, stock up on your favorite colors and prints now to create something that will wow our judges! STEP #1 - CREATE Create and wear your original promwear using Duck Brand duct tape and/or Duck Brand crafting tape. Remember to take a high resolution pic of the big moment! See official rules for details. STEP #2 - SUBMIT Fill out the entry form where you’ll upload at least one pic of yourself in your Duck promwear and...
Deadline
Jun 07, 2022
We’re giving away $20,000 in cash scholarships to high school students who make the best prom attire out of Duck Brand duct tape. So, stock up on your favorite colors and prints now to create something that will wow our judges!

STEP #1 - CREATE

Create and wear your original promwear using Duck Brand duct tape and/or Duck Brand crafting tape. Remember to take a high resolution pic of the big moment! See official rules for details.

STEP #2 - SUBMIT

Fill out the entry form where you’ll upload at least one pic of yourself in your Duck promwear and fill in more details. Don’t forget to get your parent’s permission if you’re under 18 years old for the photography release. After you submit, a confirmation email will be delivered right to your inbox.

STEP #3 - VOTE

Have a favorite you want to win? Register and vote on this site using your email address and wait to hear the results.

Eligibility

The Contest is open to any participant who meets the following requirements (an “Eligible Participant”):

(i) is a legal resident of (and is physically located or resides in) the United States, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and all U.S. territories and possessions (excluding, Maryland, Tennessee, Colorado, Vermont, Nebraska and North Dakota), or is a legal resident of (and is physically located or resides in) Canada (excluding the Province of Quebec);

(ii) is 14 years of age or older; and

(iii) is enrolled in a high school or home school association at the high-school level during the 2021-2022 school year.

Anyone who was designated as a Finalist in a previous Duck Brand Duct Tape Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest is not eligible to participate in this Contest. Void where prohibited. The following persons are ineligible to enter: Employees, directors and officers (and their immediate families including spouse, parents, children, siblings, and their respective spouses), and their respective household members (whether related or not), of Sponsor, and their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, divisions, advertising and promotion agencies, and all others associated with the design, execution, production, development, and promotion of this Contest.
SILA Foundation Scholarships
$1,000
Between April 1st-May 31st each year, the Securities and Insurance Licensing Association Foundation, Inc. (SILA Foundation, Inc.) is proud to offer the availability of ten one thousand dollar ($1000.00) scholarships to students focused on careers in the insurance and securities industry for use at any accredited post-secondary college or university within the continental United States. Applicant Requirements A) Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident B) Have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.00 or better C) Be enrolled in one of the following areas of study: 1) Business administration 2) Education 3) Finance or accounting 4) Insurance studies...
Deadline
May 30, 2022
Between April 1st-May 31st each year, the Securities and Insurance Licensing Association Foundation, Inc. (SILA Foundation, Inc.) is proud to offer the availability of ten one thousand dollar ($1000.00) scholarships to students focused on careers in the insurance and securities industry for use at any accredited post-secondary college or university within the continental United States.

Applicant Requirements

A) Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident

B) Have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.00 or better

C) Be enrolled in one of the following areas of study:

1) Business administration

2) Education

3) Finance or accounting

4) Insurance studies

5) Marketing

6) Mathematics

D) Be enrolled in a minimum of twelve (12) credit hours at an accredited post-secondary school OR

E) Be employed full-time and enrolled in a minimum of six (6) credit hours at an accredited post-secondary school

Application Requirements

A) A completed and electronically signed SILA Foundation Scholarship Application (submissions accepted April 1-May 31st)

B) A copy of a scholastic transcript that proves the academic requirement

Note: If you are a high school graduating senior please provide a copy of your high school transcript. If selected, you MUST provide a copy of your upcoming fall enrollment schedule from your college/university before we can release the fund.

C) A letter of reference

D) Employment verification letter if applying for consideration as a full-time employee

Note: If you fail to provide all required documentation at the time of application, your application will not be considered. If you request a copy of your transcript to be sent directly to us from your college/university, please upload the receipt from your request.

What you need to know

A) Applications are accepted from April 1 through May 31

B) Scholarships are awarded for the upcoming school year

C) Recipients are awarded based on the substance and value of the application information provided

D) Applications are evaluated and approved by the SILA Foundation

E) If chosen as a scholarship recipient, proof of citizenship or permanent residency is required (i.e. copy of US Passport, or birth certificate, or state issued driver's license, or USCIS Permanent Resident Card)
Got a Spine Scholarship
$500
To be eligible for the Arctic Chiropractic "Got a Spine Scholarship" a student must: 1) Be attending college or university no later than October of 2023. 2) Be attending college or university on a full-time basis by October of 2023. 3) Have achieved a GPA of 2.5 or greater during their last academic year. 4) Be a U.S. or Canadian resident. 5) Be attending a school in the U.S. or Canada by October of 2023. 6) Submit answers to the essay questions no later than 11:59 PM EST on the day of the deadline. *Note that you can be enrolled...
Deadline
May 01, 2023
To be eligible for the Arctic Chiropractic "Got a Spine Scholarship" a student must:

1) Be attending college or university no later than October of 2023.

2) Be attending college or university on a full-time basis by October of 2023.

3) Have achieved a GPA of 2.5 or greater during their last academic year.

4) Be a U.S. or Canadian resident.

5) Be attending a school in the U.S. or Canada by October of 2023.

6) Submit answers to the essay questions no later than 11:59 PM EST on the day of the deadline.

*Note that you can be enrolled in any field of study.
Odenza Vacations College Scholarship
$500
To be considered eligible for the Odenza Vacations College Scholarship you must: 1) Be between the ages of 17 and 24 on September 1st, 2023. 2) Submit an answer to the essay question, which can be found on the application page, prior to the May 1st, 2023 deadline. 3) Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater. 4) Be a resident of the United States or Canada. The scholarship winner will be announced roughly 6 weeks after the deadline and will be posted on this website immediately after. All applications must be received by 11:59 pm ET on the day of...
Deadline
Apr 30, 2023
To be considered eligible for the Odenza Vacations College Scholarship you must:

1) Be between the ages of 17 and 24 on September 1st, 2023.

2) Submit an answer to the essay question, which can be found on the application page, prior to the May 1st, 2023 deadline.

3) Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater.

4) Be a resident of the United States or Canada.

The scholarship winner will be announced roughly 6 weeks after the deadline and will be posted on this website immediately after. All applications must be received by 11:59 pm ET on the day of the deadline. No late applications will be reviewed.
Bryon Riesch Scholarship
$4,000
A $2000 to $4000 scholarship shall be awarded to two to three individuals with neurological disabilities, or the child of that person, for post high school education yearly (once a year). All of the following criteria must be met by an applicant to be considered eligible. A) Priority going to direct spinal cord injuries and diseases resulting in paralysis such as spinal tumors, strokes or aneurysms affecting the spinal cord, or spina bifida. Other diseases and disorders that would be considered include MS, traumatic brain injuries, Parkinson’s and cerebral palsy B) The applicant must have a high school or college...
Deadline
Jun 15, 2022
A $2000 to $4000 scholarship shall be awarded to two to three individuals with neurological disabilities, or the child of that person, for post high school education yearly (once a year). All of the following criteria must be met by an applicant to be considered eligible.

A) Priority going to direct spinal cord injuries and diseases resulting in paralysis such as spinal tumors, strokes or aneurysms affecting the spinal cord, or spina bifida. Other diseases and disorders that would be considered include MS, traumatic brain injuries, Parkinson’s and cerebral palsy

B) The applicant must have a high school or college GPA of 2.5 or higher.

C) There are no income restrictions.

D) Applications will be accepted only from individuals that are in their last semester of high school or currently in college.

E) Applicants must be attending a four-year college, pursuing an associate degree or attending a post graduate program.

F) A written essay of 200 words or less is required.

The essay should describe the reasons why the applicant deserves the scholarship. The essay should be typed and double spaced.

G) The applicant must list five and ten-year goals.

H) The applicant has to provide a list of work experience.

I) All application materials must be in by 6/17/2022.

Qualifications & Priority To Receive a Scholarship

A) Individuals suffering from a direct spinal cord injury or disease resulting in paralysis such as spinal tumors, strokes or aneurysms affecting the spinal cord, or spina bifida are given first priority. Other diseases and disorders that would be considered include MS, traumatic brain injuries, Parkinson’s and cerebral palsy. Conditions such as ADHD or dyslexia do not qualify.

B) Priority is also given to people living in Wisconsin, but scholarships still may be given out to individuals residing in the United States depending on the funds available.
Maritime Workers Scholarship
$2,500
The Laborde Earles Law Firm LLC offers a maritime workers scholarship to a deserving student. The 2022 Maritime Workers Scholarship is $2,500, and the application deadline is June 15, 2022. Eligibility The Maritime Workers Scholarship is open to all college applicants planning to study engineering, mechanics, or other related maritime careers. Eligibility guidelines include: A) A minimum GPA of 3.0 B) Being admitted to or currently attending a college or university C) Submitting an essay according to the application requirements D) Applicant agreeing to terms and conditions The scholarship award goes to the best submission that meets all required guidelines....
Deadline
Jun 14, 2022
The Laborde Earles Law Firm LLC offers a maritime workers scholarship to a deserving student. The 2022 Maritime Workers Scholarship is $2,500, and the application deadline is June 15, 2022.

Eligibility

The Maritime Workers Scholarship is open to all college applicants planning to study engineering, mechanics, or other related maritime careers. Eligibility guidelines include:

A) A minimum GPA of 3.0

B) Being admitted to or currently attending a college or university

C) Submitting an essay according to the application requirements

D) Applicant agreeing to terms and conditions

The scholarship award goes to the best submission that meets all required guidelines.

Application Guidelines

Applicants must write an essay presenting their goals for their future post-higher education. Our legal team encourages applications to share with us how your chosen area of study will help you reach your goal.

We want to get to know you, so make it personal! Tell us what attracted you to the maritime field, what your dream position within the industry is, and how you plan to use the $2,500 in scholarship funds.

Please limit the submission to 1,000 words. Essays must be submitted in a PDF format, accompanying the application.
Review It Scholarship
$1,000
Dr. Gabriel and Christine Chiu are active philanthropists who avidly support a variety of organizations such as: Children Mending Hearts, Cedars Sinai, the American Red Cross, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, John Wayne Cancer Institute, Children's Action Network, GenArt, AVIVA, Project Angel Food, Center Dance Arts, Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Obesity, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Help for Orphans, the American Red Cross, P.S. Arts, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Art of Elysium, Nancy Davis Foundation for Multiple Sclerosis, Children's Action Network and the Music Center. Student Eligibility To be eligible for the Dr. Gabriel and Christine Chiu "Review It" Scholarship...
Deadline
May 14, 2023
Dr. Gabriel and Christine Chiu are active philanthropists who avidly support a variety of organizations such as: Children Mending Hearts, Cedars Sinai, the American Red Cross, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, John Wayne Cancer Institute, Children's Action Network, GenArt, AVIVA, Project Angel Food, Center Dance Arts, Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Obesity, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Help for Orphans, the American Red Cross, P.S. Arts, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Art of Elysium, Nancy Davis Foundation for Multiple Sclerosis, Children's Action Network and the Music Center.

Student Eligibility

To be eligible for the Dr. Gabriel and Christine Chiu "Review It" Scholarship a student must:

1) Be attending college or university no later than September of 2023.

2) Have achieved a GPA of 2.5 or greater during their last academic year.

3) Be attending or planning to attend a school in the US.

4) Submit answers to the essay questions no later than 11:59 PM EST on the day of the deadline.