Other Scholarship Opportunities

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Title: Top 10 Black History Month Scholarships
Sponsor: Varies
Eligibility: See specific details of each Scholarship
Award: Varies
How to Apply: Additional information on the Scholarships can be found at http://www.blacknews.com/news/top_black_history_month_scholarships101.shtml
Due Date:

They vary based on scholarship but due dates start at Feburary 15th and the last due date is March 15th. 

Title: Polish University Club of New Jersey Scholarship
Sponsor: Polish University Club of New Jersey
Eligibility: Applicants must be a New Jersey resident of Polish descent; a full time student and a citizen or permanent resident of the U.S.; have completed their sophomore year as a full time student in an accredited college or university; have a cumulative GPA of 2.8 or higher; has financial need.
Award: Up to $2,000
How to Apply: Application available in the Financial Assistance Office or at http://www.pucnj.org/scholarships.php.
Due Date:

March 21, 2014

Title: Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship
Sponsor: Odenza
Eligibility: Applicants must be between the ages of 16 and 25 on March 30th, 2014; have at least one full year of post secondary studies remaining at the time of the award; (Current High School Students are also eligible.;) GPA of 2.5 or greater; a citizen of the United States or Canada.
Award: $500
How to Apply: Application at http://www.odenzascholarships.com/
Due Date:

March 30, 2014

Title: ASCO Numatics Engineering College Scholarship
Sponsor: ASCO Numatics
Eligibility: Applicants must be pursuing careers in engineering in industrial automation-related disciplines; have completed their sophomore year in a bachelor's degree program or enrolled in a graduate program, at the time of application; must be a U.S. citizen or legal U.S. resident.
Award: $5,000
How to Apply: Application at http://www.asconumatics.com/scholarship
Due Date:

March 31, 2014

Title: The Society of The Friendly Sons of St. Patrick Scholarship for Study Abroad
Sponsor: The Society of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick
Eligibility: Applicants must have completed Sophomore year by June of 2014; studying for a semester in Ireland or U.S.  for the 2014-15 academic year; good academic standing; have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or B Equivalent.
Award: Varies
How to Apply: Application information in the Financial Assistance Office and the Study Abroad Office
Due Date:

March 31, 2014

Title: Fieri Scholarship
Sponsor: Fieri Young Professionals of the Westchester Italian Cultural Center
Eligibility: Applicants must be Italian American origin; must already be attending a college or university; reside in the Bronx or Westchester County or be an active memebr of FIERI or be majoring in Italian with the intention to teach.
Award: $5,000
How to Apply: Applications in the Financial Assistance Office
Due Date:

Must be received by April 11, 2014 

Title: The Philadelphia Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Varies
Eligibility: See specific details of each Scholarship
Award: Varies based on Scholarship
How to Apply: Additional information on the Scholarships can be found at https://www.philafound.org
Due Date:

They vary based on scholarship but due dates start at April 1st  and the last due date is May 15th. 

Title: St. John's University Graduate Scholarship in Education
Sponsor: St. John's University
Eligibility: Applicants must have a record of significant achievement from a Catholic college or university and have completed a major or minor in education.
Award: Full-time study in one Master's degree Program in the Graduate Division of the School of Education at St. John's University
How to Apply: Application at http://www.stjohns.edu/admission/graduate/apply
Due Date:

April 1, 2014

Title: Discover Student Loans Scholarship
Sponsor: The Student Loan Corporation
Eligibility: Applicants must be a high school senior or current college student planning to attend or enrolled in a four year college or university in the U.S. in the fall of 2014 or must be the parent or legal guardian of an eligible student; a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident
Award: $1,000
How to Apply: Application at https://www.discover.com/student-loans/scholarships/award.html
Due Date:

April 15, 2014

Title: Patricia J. Vogel Scholarship
Sponsor: American Association of University Women, Lansdale Branch
Eligibility: Applicants must be a junior or senior in an undergraduate program, graduate student or in a certification program for a new career; be at least 24 years old; a resident of the North Penn, Wissahickon, or Souderton school districts; must explain her commitment ot her studies through the written application.
Award: Up to $500
How to Apply: Applications at http://aauwlansdale.org/scholarships.php
Due Date:

April 18, 2014

Title: Carpenter's Company 2014 Scholarship
Sponsor: The Carpenters' Company of the City and County of Philadlephia
Eligibility: Applicants must be a full-time student in their third or fourth year of an accredited degree program in Architecture, Structural Engineering, or Construction Engineering/Management; must have financial need; minimum GPA 3.3.
Award: Up to $5,000
How to Apply: Applications in the Financial Aid Office and the Engineering Department.
Due Date:

April 22, 2014

Title: Hartford Technology Rental Scholarship
Sponsor: Hartford Technology Rental Conpany
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled full-time as a junior or senior; with financial need; resident of US; majoring in information technology or an IT related field and demonstrating a focus on mobile technology application writing; GPA of 3.0.
Award: Up to $1000
How to Apply:

Application information online at http://www.hartfordrents.com/scholarship

Due Date: April 30, 2014
Title: Senior Care Innovation Scholarship
Sponsor: A Place For Mom
Eligibility: Applicant must be enrolled in an associate's, bachelor's or graduate level program in the fields of nurising, sociology, gerontology, long term care administration, social work, or medicine at a 2 or 4 year college or university; a U.S. Citizen or a Permanent Resident of the U.S.; GPA 3.0 or greater.
Award: $1,000
How to Apply: Application at http://www.aplaceformom.com/scholarship
Due Date:

April 30, 2014

Title: B. Davis Scholarship
Sponsor: Student Award Search Aid
Eligibility: This scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution.
Award: $1,000
How to Apply: Application at http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm
Due Date:

May 26, 2014

Title: Source Supply College Scholarship
Sponsor: Source Supply Company
Eligibility: Applicants must be students in the U.S. who are currently enrolled as full-time college, freshman, sophomores and juniors, as well as high school seniors.
Award: $1,000
How to Apply: Application at http://sourcesupplycompany.com/t-SSC_CollegeScholarship.aspx
Due Date:

May 31, 2014

Title: Beverly J. Smith Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: American Association of University Women, Harrisburg Branch
Eligibility:

Applicants must be female student having completed at least 60 credits toward a Bachelor's degree by the end of spring term 2014; enrolling as  full-time in a Baccalaureate degree in the fall 2014 term at a college or university in Pennsylvania; permanent resident of of Dauphin, Cumberland, or Perry County; minimum GPA of 3.4; demonstrate financial need. 

Award: $2,500
How to Apply: Application at http://www.harrisburg-pa.aauw.net
Due Date:

June 1, 2014

Title: Martha M. Dohner Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: American Association of University Women, Harrisburg Branch
Eligibility:

Applicants must be female student having completed at least 15 credits toward a Bachelor's degree by the end of spring term 2014; enrolling as  full-time in a Baccalaureate degree in the fall 2014 term at a college or university in Pennsylvania; permanent resident of of Dauphin, or Cumberland; minimum GPA of 3.25; demonstrate financial need. 

Award: $1,000
How to Apply: Application at http://www.harrisburg-pa.aauw.net
Due Date:

June 1, 2014

Title: Abbott & Fenner Scholarship
Sponsor: Abbott & Fenner
Eligibility:

All High School juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post secondary institution.

Award: $1,000
How to Apply: Application at http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm
Due Date:

June 14, 2014

Title: QuikshipToner.com Scholarship
Sponsor: Quikship California Inc.
Eligibility: Applicant must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program in Fall 2013 or Spring 2014 at any accredited American college, university or trade school.  Must be a U.S. Resident.
Award: $1,500
How to Apply: Application at http://www.quikshiptoner.com/catalog/scholarship_program.php
Due Date: June 15, 2014
Title: Aaron Seever Sales Scholarship
Sponsor: Bulwark Pest Control
Eligibility:

Any current student enrolled in a college or university.  Candidates will have a proven record of high quality sales.  Candidates should be able to describe how their own creativity, honesty and determination brought revenue to their employer.

Award: $500 and an iPad Mini
How to Apply: Application at  http://www.bulwarkpestcontrol.com/scholarship.php
Due Date:

September 30, 2014

Title: Smith Monitoring Scholarship
Sponsor: Smith Monitoring
Eligibility:

Applicants must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Legal Resident; must be a high school or home school senior graduating  or earning a GED and will be attending an accredited college or university by fall semester 2014 or enrolled full-time at an college or university; GPA 3.1 or higher.

Award: $1,000
How to Apply: Application at http://www.smithmonitoring.com/scholarship/
Due Date:

December 31, 2014

Title: "No Essay" College Scholarship
Sponsor:  College Prowler
Eligibility: Any one looking to attend college or graduate college in the next 12 months.
Award: $2,000
How to Apply: Application online  www.collegeprowler.com
Due Date: Monthly
Title: Scholarships and Awards for Minority Students
Sponsor: www.onlineschools.org
Eligibility: Varies by Scholarship and Award
Award: Varies
How to Apply: Review scholarships available at http://www.onlineschools.org/financial-aid/minority/
Due Date:

Varies

Title: Advanced Education Nursing Traineeship
Sponsor:  Villanova University School of Nursing
Eligibility: Master of Science students enrolled as full-time or part-time. If part-time, must graduate within 12 months of receiving funds. All tracks, except clinical case manager and nurse anesthesia students currently beyond the first 12 months of study. Post master's certificate tracks eligible. Applicants should also have a GPA 3.0 or higher and be a United States citizen, non-citizen national or foreign national possessing visa permitting permanent residence in US.
Award: Tuition fees, monthly stipend
How to Apply: Contact the Dean's Office in the College of Nursing 
Due Date: N/A
Title: AmeriCorps
Sponsor:  AmeriCorps
Eligibility: College graduate willing to join AmeriCorps for 1 year
Award: Education Award: pays back student loans, student loan forbearance or deferment, Payment of accrued interest on a student loan forbearance by AmeriCorps, Modest living allowance, Health care during time of service
How to Apply: Application online http://www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps/segal-americorps-education-award
Due Date: N/A
Title: Bridge to Tomorrow Grant Program
Sponsor:  Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
Eligibility: Varies based on Scholarship
Award: Up to $15,000 per semester
How to Apply: (800) 498-6478 or http://www.jkcf.org/
Due Date: N/A
Title: Central Scholarship Bureau
Sponsor: Central Scholarship Bureau
Eligibility: Eligibilty varies based on scholarship. However applicants to these scholarships must be permanent residents of Maryland State.
Award: Varies
How to Apply: Application online  www.centralsb.org
Due Date: April 1, 2013
Title: College Scholarships
Sponsor:  College Scholarship.Org
Eligibility: Varies based on Scholarship
Award: Varies
How to Apply: Application online  www.collegescholarships.org
Due Date: N/A
Title: FastWeb Scholarships
Sponsor: FastWeb Scholarships
Eligibility: Eligibilty varies based on scholarship. Get personalized awards based on your individual profile. 
Award: Varies
How to Apply: Applications online  http://www.fastweb.com/college-scholarships
Due Date: Varies
Title: Emergency Assistance Award for Haitians
Sponsor:  Institute of International Education
Eligibility: Haitian citizen; enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program and your studies have been disrupted by the Jan 2010 earthquake.
Award: Varies
How to Apply: Contact Office of International Students, Connelly Center 
Due Date: N/A
Title: Emergency Nurses Association
Sponsor:  Emergency Nurses Association
Eligibility: All scholarship applicants MUST be EDNA members for at least 12 months prior to applying and MUST be currently licensed Registered Nurses.
Award: Varies
How to Apply: Application online www.ena.org
Due Date: N/A
Title: Latino College Dollars Scholarship
Sponsor:  Scholarships for Latino Students
Eligibility: Varies based on Scholarship
Award: Varies
How to Apply: Application online www.latinocollegedollars.org
Due Date: N/A
Title: Liberty Scholarships/Internships
Sponsor: Institute for Humane Studies
Eligibility: Undergraduate and Graduate applicants should be passionate about individual liberty and free markets.
Award: Varies
How to Apply: Application online www.TheIHS.org/libertyscholarships
Due Date: N/A
Title: Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship
Sponsor:  Dept of Veterans Affairs
Eligibility: Children of active duty members of the Armed Forces who died in the line of duty on or after September 11, 2001.
Award: Varies
How to Apply: Application online  www.gibill.va.gov
Due Date: N/A
Title: National League for Nursing (NLN)
Sponsor:  Johnson & Johnson
Eligibility: Undergraduate, Graduate and Continuing Education Students
Award: Varies
How to Apply: Contact the Dean's Office in the College of Nursing  www.discovernursing.com
Due Date: N/A
Title: Nurse Anesthesia Traineeship
Sponsor:  Villanova University School of Nursing
Eligibility: MSN student, full-time
Award: Varies
How to Apply: Contact the Dean's Office in the College of Nursing 
Due Date: N/A
Title: Nursing Education Loan Repayment Agreement
Sponsor:  Division of Health Services
Eligibility: Maintain good grades.
Award: 60% of loan 2 years, 85% of loan 3 years.
How to Apply: Application online www.pheaa.org
Due Date: N/A
Title: Nursing Excellence Fellowship Grant
Sponsor:  National Hemophilia Foundation
Eligibility: RN's or Graduates
Award: $20,000 per research or clinical project (Conduct nursing research or clinical projects in bleeding disorders). 12-18 month term
How to Apply: Application online www.hemophilia.org
Due Date: N/A
Title: Online Marketing Scholarship
Sponsor:  Vovia Online Marketing
Eligibility: Scholarships are open to students currently enrolled as an undergraduate student. Students must submit an essay about online marketing.
Award: $1000
How to Apply: Application online www.vovia.com/scholarships/scholarship-rules
Due Date: N/A
Title: Police Corps Scholarships
Sponsor:  US Department of Justice
Eligibility: Enrolled full-time pursuing a bachelors degree in any major.
Award: $7,500 per year ($30,000 maximum)
How to Apply: U.S. Department of Justice Response Center at (800) 421-6770
Due Date: N/A
Title: PSNA Scholarship
Sponsor:  PA State Nurses' Association
Eligibility: BSN & MSN candidates
Award: $500 (BSN) $1,000 (MSN)
How to Apply: Application online www.psna.org
Due Date: N/A
Title: Sallie Mae Fund
Sponsor:  The Sallie Mae Fund
Eligibility: Be accepted and plan to enroll as an undergraduate at a Title IV eligible, accredited, postsecondary, two- or four-year college or university, vocational or technical school in the United States or Puerto Rico, and meet program-specific eligibility requirements.
Award: Varies
How to Apply: Application online  http://go.salliemae.com/scholarship/
Due Date: Varies
Title: Sallie Mae Education 911 Fund
Sponsor:  The Sallie Mae Fund
Eligibility: Children of those who were killed or permanently disabled in the 9/11 attacks. This fund also provides grants, which enable spouses of those who were killed or deemed permanently disabled in the 9/11 attacks to pay off their Sallie Mae education loans.
Award: Up to $2,500
How to Apply: Application online  http://www.armstrong.edu/images/finaid/Scholarships/sept_11.pdf
Due Date: Applications due to Financial Aid Administrator by May 1
Title: The Scholarship Experts
Sponsor: ScholarshipExperts.com
Eligibility: Eligibilty varies based on scholarship.
Award: Varies
How to Apply: Application online  scholarshipexperts.com
Due Date: Varies
Title: Scholarship Fund for Christian Vocations
Sponsor:  United Methodist Women
Eligibility: Scholarships are only awarded to United Methodist students of the Western Pennsylvania Conference.
Award: $500-$2,000
How to Apply: Request Application via mail: The Western Pennsylvania Conference of United Methodist Women's Mission Coordinator for Education and Interpretation: Dr. Nancy C. Jones, 117 Georgetown Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15229-1549   See Drisana Garlington-Rodriguez in the Office of Financial Assistance
Due Date: N/A
Title: Scholarship Fund for Nursing Educators
Sponsor:  NLN Foundation for Nursing education, an affiliate of the National League for Nursing (NLN) and Johnson & Johnson
Eligibility: Nursing school candidates
Award: Unspecified
How to Apply: Dennis Hartenstine at (212) 812-0329 or www.discovernursing.com
Due Date: N/A
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Title: Sigma Theta Tau International Research Grant
Sponsor:  Sigma Theta Tau
Eligibility: Member of Sigma Theta Tau Research Proposal, intent and ability to do study.
Award: Up to $3,000
How to Apply: Application online www.nursingsociety.org
Due Date: N/A
Title: School Soup Scholarship Directory
Sponsor: SchoolSoup.com
Eligibility: Varies based on Scholarship
Award: Varies
How to Apply: Application online  http://schoolsoup.com/scholarship-directory/
Due Date: N/A
Title: Southeastern Pennsylvania League for Nursing Inc.
Sponsor:  Southeastern Pennsylvania League for Nursing Inc.
Eligibility: Professional Nursing Student enrolled in Southeastern PA program
Award: Varies
How to Apply: Application online www.nln.org
Due Date: N/A
Title: Soroptomist International of the Americas
Sponsor:  Soroptomist International
Eligibility: Mature Women, Heads of Households
Award: Varies
How to Apply: Application online www.soroptimist.org
Due Date: N/A