Other Scholarship Opportunities

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Title: Blue White Scholarship  
Sponsor: Blue White Foundation  
Eligibility: Are accepted into, or enrolled Full-Time, in an Undergraduate Degree Program at Villanova University for the Academic Year 2015-16 as a rising Junior or rising Senior with good academic standing; Demonstrate Exemplary Character, Strong Motivation, and Personal Integrity; Have Strong Academic Ability; Have a Superior Work Ethic as demonstrated by Employment History or alternatively by a combination of Community Service and Employment History; Have an unmet financial need as verified by the Villanova University Office of Financial Assistance; Are not members of any athletic team according to the established guidelines of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).   
Award: Varies with a Maximum Amount of $10,000  
How to Apply: Application at http://bluewhiteclub.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Scholarship-Application-2015-2016-Final.pdf  
Due Date: March 20, 2015  
     
Title: MassMutual Scholars Program  
Sponsor: Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company  
Eligibility:

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident; full-time student entering their Sophomore, Junior, or Senior year; minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0; completed 2015-2016 FAFSA

Preference will be given to students who demonstrate:

-An interest in pursuing a career in the insurance and financial services industry

-Leadership and participation in extra-curricular activities

 
Award: $5,000  
How to Apply: Application at http://www.massmutual.scholarsapply.org  
Due Date: March 31, 2015  
     
Title: National Federation of the Blind Scholarship  
Sponsor: National Federation of the Blind  
Eligibility: Applicant must be legally blind in both eyes; reside in the United States, District of Columbia, or Puerto Rico; must be pursuing or planning to pursue a full-time, postsecondary course of study in a degree program; must participate in the entire NFB national convention and in all of its scheduled scholarship program activities.  
Award: $3,000-$12,000  
How to Apply: Application at http://www.nfb.org/scholarships  
Due Date: March 31, 2015  
     
Title: Graduate Programs Pre-Grad Scholarship  
Sponsor: GraduatePrograms.com  
Eligibility: Applicant must be a recent college graduate (no more than 5 years beyond receipt of degree) university student or a current undergraduate in an accredited institution who is thinking of applying to one of the graduate schools listed on www.graduateprograms.com; a legal resident of the United States or an international student with a valid visa.  
Award: $1,000  
How to Apply: Application at http://www.graduateprograms.com/pre-grad-registration/  
Due Date: March 31, June 30, September 30 and December 31.  
     
Title: St. John's University Graduate Education Scholarhip  
Sponsor: St. John's University  
Eligibility: Applicants must have a significant achievement from a Catholic college or university and completed a major or minor in Education.  
Award: Full-Time Study in Master's Degree Program at 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, 2015  
Title: Society of the Friendly Sons of Saint Patrick
Sponsor: The Society of the Friendly Sons of Saint Patrick
Eligibility:

Applicants must be in good academic standing; must have completed Sophomore year by June of 2014; must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0; must be studying for a semester in Ireland or the United States for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Award: $1,500
How to Apply: For information on how to apply please visit: http://www.friendlysons.com/scholarships/
Due Date:

April 1, 2015

Title: ActuatorZone's Annual Scholarship Program
Sponsor: ActuatorZone
Eligibility:

Must be enrolled full-time in an engineering program; must have either a Canadian or American citizenship; high-academic performance will be determined by reviewing high-school transcripts; must demonstrate financial need

Applicants who have won the award in previous years, employees and family members of Progressive Automations are not eligible to apply for this award.

 
Award: $1,000  
How to Apply: Application online http://www.actuatorzone.com/actuatorzones-annual-scholarship-program  
Due Date: April 1, 2015  
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  http://www.central-scholarship.org
Due Date: April 1, 2015
Title: ASCO Numatics Industrial Automation 2015 Engineering College Scholarship
Sponsor: ASCO Numatics
Eligibility: must be a U.S. Citizen or Legal Resident; must be entering Junior or Senior year in a 4 year undergraduate program or enrolled in a graduate program; must be enrolled full-time in an engineering, instrumentation, systems, electrical, mechanical, or automation discipline; must have at least a 3.2 GPA  
Award: $5,000  
How to Apply: Application online http://www.asconumatics.com/scholarship  
Due Date: April 3, 2015  
Title: FIERI Scholarship
Sponsor: FIERI, An Organization of Students & Young Professionals Celebrating Italian Culture
Eligibility: Must be of Italian American origin; must already be attending college; must reside in the Bronx or Westchester County, NY or be an active member of FIERI or be majoring in Italian with the intention to teach  
Award: $2,000  
How to Apply: Application online http://wiccny.org/get-involved/fieri-young-professionals-group  
Due Date: April 10, 2015  
Title: Carpenters' Company Scholarship  
Sponsor: Carpenters' Company of the City and County of Philadelphia  
Eligibility: Candidates must be  full-time students in their 3rd or 4th year of degree program in Architecture, Structural Engineering  or Costruction Engineering /Management; must have financial need; maintain a GPA of 3.3.  
Award: Up to $5,000  
How to Apply: Application online http://www.ushistory.org/carpentershall/company/pdfs/scholarshipApplication2015.pdf  
Due Date: April 20, 2015  
Title: PASFAA Scholarship  
Sponsor: The Pennsylvania Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
 
Eligibility:

Pennsylvania resident - If you are 18 years of age or older you must be a Pennsylvania resident for at least the 12 consecutive months before you file the FAFSA (excluding any time you are enrolled in a Pennsylvania postsecondary school, if you came into or remained in Pennsylvania for the purpose of attending a school or college). If you are under 18 years of age you must have a supporting parent or guardian who has been a Pennsylvania resident for at least the 12 consecutive months before you filed the FAFSA. Enrolled at least half-time, in a degree-seeking program in a post-secondary institution of higher education; Have a minimum GPA of 2.5 from a post-secondary institution of higher education.

Scholarships are non-renewable, but students are welcome to reapply.   

 
Award: Minimum of $500  
How to Apply: http://pasfaa.org/docs/toc_scholarships.html  
Due Date: May 1, 2015  
Title: 2015 NURSE Corps Scholarship  
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Health and Human Servces  
Eligibility:    
Award: Tuition and Fees  
How to Apply:    
Due Date: June 15, 2015  
Title: A & F Scholarship
Sponsor: Abbott & Fenner
Eligibility: Must be enrolled at an accredited post-secondary institution.  
Award: $1,000  
How to Apply:

Application online http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm 

To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay on the topic below. The essay should be between 500 and 1000 words. Your submissions must be sent by email to: scholarships@abbottandfenner.com

Describe your educational career and life goals.  Explain your plan for achieving these goals.  Include your degree/major, why you selected it, and how this degree/major will help you achieve your goals.

 
Due Date: June 15, 2015  
Title: The SweatBlock "Social Confidence" Scholarship
Sponsor: SweatBlock
Eligibility: Must be a U.S. citizen; must be a full-time student (or planning to attend on a full-time basis) at an accredited institution of higher education;   
Award: $2,000  
How to Apply: Application online http://www.sweatblock.com/scholarship  
Due Date: July 15, 2015  
Title: HubShout Internet Marketing Scholarship  
Sponsor: HubShout  
Eligibility: Must have completed at least one year of post-secondary education; have at least a 3.00 GPA; demonstrate a passion for online marketing  
Award: $1,000  
How to Apply: Application online http://hubshout.com/?p=Scholarship  
Due Date: November 1st  
Title: TicketCity Annual College Scholarship Program  
Sponsor: TicketCity  
Eligibility:

Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident; enrolled full-time at an accredited 4 year institution; minimum GPA of 2.5

Employees and affiliates of TicketCity and immediate families are not eligible

 
Award: $3,000  
How to Apply: Application online http://www.ticketcity.com/ticketcity-annual-college-scholarship-program.html  
Due Date: November 10, 2015  
Title: "No Essay" College Scholarship
Sponsor:  College Prowler
Eligibility:

Applicants must be a legal resident of the United States; international students with valid visas are also eligible; be currently attending, or within the next 12 months plan to enroll in, a high school or college listed on niche.com, or be the parent of a student who falls into one of those categories.

Award: $2,000
How to Apply: Application online https://colleges.niche.com/scholarship/apply.aspx
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: 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: Student Scholarships
Sponsor: StudentScholarships.org
Eligibility: Eligibilty varies based on scholarship.
Award: Varies
How to Apply: Applications online http://www.studentscholarships.org/
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