2015 Clark Scholarship
Award Amount: $5350
Application Deadline: December 15, 2015
Sponsor: International Gem Society
Scholarship Website: http://www.gemsociety.org/scholarships/
The International Gem Society (IGS) was founded by Donald Clark, with the mission to improve people's access to information about the field of gemology.
Eligibility: Any student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at any time during the calendar year 2015 at any accredited American college, university or trade school.
Requirements: Submit a 1000 word essay on the following question: “In your opinion, what are the three most important scientific concepts underlying the study of gemology?"
ADT "Safe From the Start" Scholarship
Award Amount: $500
Application Deadline: December 31, 2015
Sponsor: Advanced Direct Security (ADT)
Scholarship Website: http://www.safefromthestart.org/scholarship
Advanced Direct Security (ADT) is hosting a new $500 education scholarship. The scholarship recipient will receive a one-time award that is made payable to the student's approved college/university and mailed directly to the designated college/university.
Eligibility: You must currently be enrolled at a college/university or enrolling in the upcoming semester and be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident of the United States
Requirements: Submit a 500-600 word essay on the following question: “Many homes are adding home automation features, like thermostat control and light management. ADT Pulse ties in both home automation and remote security access - it's a game changer in the home security industry. How do these improve home protection? And what future advancements do you envision in this field?"
Live Your Dream Award
Award Amount: Up to $5000 per region
Application Deadline: November 15, 2015
Sponsor: Soroptimist International
Scholarship Website: http://www.soroptimist.org/awards/live-your-dream-awards.html
The Soroptimist Live Your Dream Award program has disbursed more than $30 million to tens of thousands of women who have oversome poverty, domestic and sexual violence, divorce, death of a spouse or other life changes. They are women who had the courage and determination to turn their lives around.
Recipients may sue the cash award to offset any costs associated with their efforts to attain higher education, including books, childcare and transportation, The program begins on the club level, where award amounts vary. Club recipients become eligible to receive region-level awards, which are granted through Soroptimist's 20 geographic regions, Currently, each Soroptimist region grants one first-place award for $5000.
Eligibility: Eligible recipients must be women who provide the primary financial support for their families, and who are enrolled in or have been accepted to a vocational/skills training program or an undergraduate degree program.
Requirements: Complete the application and submit by the deadline.
CourseMinded Online Course Scholarship
Award Amount: $1000
Application Deadline: June 16, 2016
Scholarship Website: http://www.courseminded.com/#/scholarship/1/
The CourseMinded Online Course Scholarship is a highly competitive award for those interested in online teaching & online learning.
Eligibility: Any student that is interested in teaching online, or taking online classes who is passionate about online learning.
Requirements: Students applying must list the online courses they've taught, have taken, or intend on taking, as well as why you're interested in online learning and what you think the future of online courses will look like. The website can be about any topic the student is passionate about.
Grasshopper Entrepreneur Scholarship
Award Amount: $5000
Application Deadline: April 30, 2016
Sponsor: Grasshopper, Inc.
Scholarship Website: http://grasshopper.com/entrepreneur-scholarship/
Founded by two entrepreneurs, Grasshopper has been making it easier to start and grow a small business since 2003. Back then, we started as just two guys with a dream and to date have served over 150,000 entrepreneurs (and we're still growing).
Today our commitment to helping entrepreneurs is stronger than ever, and to that end we are proud to introduce the Grasshopper Entrepreneur Scholarship, designed to help young entrepreneurs afford the rising cost of education and help them along the road to entrepreneurship.
Grasshopper will award one (1) $5,000 scholarship for the best submitted entry determined by our judges. The scholarship will be awarded in check form, made payable directly to the university that the winner is, or will be, attending for a school term in 2016.
Eligibility: Any current college student or incoming freshman enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program in a Spring, Summer, or Fall 2016 semester. Student must be enrolled at an accredited American college, university or trade school.
Requirements: Submit a 500-700 word essay on the following topic: "What does market disruption mean to you as an entrepreneur? What would you do to create market disruption for your business?