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Scholarship Spotlight: Get Ready Scholarship, $500

Scholarship Spotlight: Get Ready Scholarship, $500

The APHA Get Ready Scholarship is available to high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students. To be eligible for this award you must write an essay between 500 to 750 words ...

Published February 16, 2010
Scholarship Spotlight: APHA Get Ready Scholarship

Scholarship Spotlight: APHA Get Ready Scholarship

The APHA Get Ready Scholarship is available to high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students. To be eligible for this award you must write an essay between 500 to 750 words ...

Published March 1, 2010
Scholarship Spotlight: New York Education Foundation, $1,500

Scholarship Spotlight: New York Education Foundation, $1,500

This is a national scholarship available to graduating high school seniors and first time college freshmen. Applicants must also be a U.S. Citizen or legal permanent resident, plan on attending a ...

Published March 15, 2010
America's 9/11 Foundation, Inc. Scholarship

America's 9/11 Foundation, Inc. Scholarship

The America's 9/11 Foundation, Inc. Scholarship is available to students whose parent is a first responder (EMS, Fire or Police) either paid or volunteer. Also required is an essay of between ...

Published March 15, 2010
American Legion National High School Oratorical Contest

American Legion National High School Oratorical Contest

Apply for the American Legion National High School Oratorical Contest.

Published December 20, 2010
Scholarship Spotlight: Shell Internship

Scholarship Spotlight: Shell Internship

The Shell Internship is available to students who are interested in gaining valuable work experience, while discovering first hand whether Shell could be the place to start your career. You must ...

Published December 20, 2010
Scholarship Spotlight: Public Affairs Council Internship

Scholarship Spotlight: Public Affairs Council Internship

The Public Affairs Council Internship is open to students who have concentrations of study that include political science, social science, pre-law, marketing, business, communications, journalism or a related study. The intern ...

Published January 7, 2011
Scholarship Spotlight: Scholarship for Military Children

Scholarship Spotlight: Scholarship for Military Children

The Scholarship for Military Children is available to unmarried children under the age of 23 of active duty, Reserve/Guard, and retired military service members or survivors of service members who died ...

Published January 28, 2011
Scholarship Spotlight: "A GPA Isn't Everything" $1,000

Scholarship Spotlight: "A GPA Isn't Everything" $1,000

Have a strong extracurricular, leadership and/or volunteer record, but a lack luster GPA? If you answered "yes" than this scholarship is for you! This scholarship will award $1,000 to one student ...

Published October 16, 2009
Scholarship Spotlight: The Davis-Putter Scholarship

Scholarship Spotlight: The Davis-Putter Scholarship

The Davis-Putter Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students actively involved in the progressive movement. Early recipients of this scholarship were working for civil rights, against McCarthyism and for peace ...

Published January 28, 2011
Scholarship Spotlight: U.S. Air Force Health Professions Scholarship Program

Scholarship Spotlight: U.S. Air Force Health Professions Scholarship Program

The U.S. Air Force Health Professions Scholarship Program is open to students in the U.S. Air Force who have been accepted to an accredited graduate institution to pursue health professions. Applicants ...

Published February 11, 2011
Irma Dobkin Universal Design $2,000 Grant

Irma Dobkin Universal Design $2,000 Grant

Get to work designers and you could earn yourself $2,000. Universal design is defined as a discipline by which to create solutions, design spaces, and develop products that suit the needs ...

Published April 7, 2010
Sir John M. Templeton Fellowships $2,500 Essay Contest

Sir John M. Templeton Fellowships $2,500 Essay Contest

“Everyone wants to live at the expense of the state. They forget the state wants to live at the expense of everyone.” -Frederic Bastiat (1801–1850). The Sir John M. Templeton Fellowship ...

Published April 9, 2010
Scholarship Spotlight: The New Threats to Freedom Essay Contest

Scholarship Spotlight: The New Threats to Freedom Essay Contest

The New Threats to Freedom Essay Contest is open to students pursuing a degree at an accredited college or university in the United States. To be considered for the short form ...

Published October 14, 2010
Scholarship Spotlight: First Freedom Student Competition

Scholarship Spotlight: First Freedom Student Competition

The First Freedom Student Competition for $2,500 is open to high school students in the U.S. and its territories as well as to home schooled students. The competition requires students to ...

Published October 22, 2010
Scholarship Spotlight: Nexstar Legacy Foundation Scholarship

Scholarship Spotlight: Nexstar Legacy Foundation Scholarship

The Nexstar Legacy Foundation Scholarship is for current college-aged students interested in entering the plumbing, HVAC, and/or electrical fields. Scholarships are awarded in varying amounts are to be used toward continuing ...

Published October 22, 2010
Scholarship Spotlight: Caroline H. Newhouse Scholarship

Scholarship Spotlight: Caroline H. Newhouse Scholarship

The Caroline H. Newhouse Scholarship is a $2,000 opportunity to assist dancers in starting or returning to their professional dance career through further education and training. Those considering application must be ...

Published October 22, 2010
Scholarship Spotlight: “Beyond Oil” College Essay Contest $1,000

Scholarship Spotlight: “Beyond Oil” College Essay Contest $1,000

The "Beyond Oil" College Essay Contest is open to undergraduate students worldwide. To be considered, you must submit an 800 - to 1500 - word essay on the following topic: "What ...

Published October 27, 2010
Scholarship Providers of the Year Named

Scholarship Providers of the Year Named

Megan Barnes (left) and Kathy Simon Abels (right), from the Simon Family Foundation, accept the Independent Scholarship Provider of the Year Award from FastWeb Publisher, Mark Kantrowitz (center).

By Lauren Anderson Youngblood
Published October 29, 2009
November is National Scholarship Month!

November is National Scholarship Month!

National Scholarship Month The month of November is devoted to raising awareness of the need for scholarship support for postsecondary education. Scholarships help students realize their dreams. (National Scholarship Month was ...

Mark Kantrowitz
Published November 1, 2010