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JobApplicationsOnline.com, out of Canton, Ohio, is providing a scholarship for working students to help pay for school. Each school year, a working student receives $1,000 toward college tuition costs. There is no fee for the application. To apply, students must simply write an essay discussing the complexities of paying your way through college, explain how you are able to manage it, and describe what the process has taught you about personal and financial responsibility. The application deadline is August 9th, 2014, and the scholarship will be awarded August 15th, 2014. This is an annual scholarship, therefore if your students are unable to apply this year, as the deadline is approaching, they will be able to apply for next year’s scholarship. http://jobapplicationsonline.com/scholarship/ .

The Bradley R. Corbett Scholarship is open to any students of any degree seeking category. The student must submit an essay between 500 and 1,000 words on any one of a list of choices. For more information, visit http://www.bradleycorbettlaw.com/scholarship/.

CoachUP is currently offering a scholarship. You don’t have to be the team MVP to score a scholarship. You could be a stellar student with a high academic record, or a devoted volunteer to your community, or local nonprofit. We’re looking specifically for how sports helped shaped your life for the better. Winners must be a current senior high school student who has applied to college, or a current college student with at least one year left in school. All you need to do is complete a personal essay and a video no more than 1 minute and 30 seconds. Application deadline August 10, 2014. For more information, visit http://scholarship.coachup.com/apply/.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is currently offering future science scholars an opportunity to win $10,000 in scholarship funding for the 2014-2015 fall semester. The scholarship was created to help provide educational opportunities for the future generation of scientists. Graduate students or undergraduate students must be enrolled in an accredited college for the 2014-2015 fall semester to qualify for this scholarship. A pre-selected committee will award two $10,000 scholarships and four $5,000 scholarships among the candidates. Deadline is August 1, 2014. Go to for additional information or an application.

Arctic Physical Therapy Scholarship is offering a $500 scholarship. Our physical therapy practice is dedicated to offering the highest standard of rehabilitative services for the community. As a physical therapy specialist, we pride ourselves in providing excellent care and collaborative treatment. Through our commitment to individualized service, a comprehensive treatment plan is created for each of our patients. Everyone can benefit from physical therapy whether you are living with a chronic illness, recovering from a work illness or suffering after that weekend hockey game. Student must submit an essay: In fewer than 1,000 words, write an essay that outlines at least three ways physical therapy can make a difference in an individual’s ability to live an active, healthy lifestyle. Deadline: August 31, 2014. For more information and to apply, visit www.scholarshipguidance.com.

The Rehabilitation Division of the San Antonio Lighthouse for the Blind is pleased to provide you information on the Emma Freeman Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to individuals who are legally blind with a 2.5 GPA or higher and who would like to attend an accredited college or university. The individual must meet all of the admissions requirements of the school he/she chooses to attend. Applications can be downloaded at www.salighthouse.org. If you would like more information, contact Angela Grayeagle, the scholarship administrator at 210-533-5195.

Job-Application.com is proud to announce their new initiative, a $1,000 college scholarship awarded once a year which is designed to help working parents currently enrolled in higher education. They are here to assist you get the education you need to get the job you’ve always wanted. No purchase or payment of any kind is necessary to enter or win. Requirements are a 600 to 1000 word essay, clearly outlining three keys to successfully balancing parenthood, working and excelling in school.
About the scholarship: Why are we doing this? President of Job-Applications.com Doug Crawford explains, “We want to get more involved with our users and give back in an even bigger way. Not only do we want to help people get a job, we want to help people get better jobs.”
Deadline: December 14, 2014. Awards will be issued by December 19, 2014. For more information, rules and eligibility, visit http://www.job-applications.com/scholarships/.

DOMO Scholarship for Business Management is offering two (2) $2,500 scholarships for the 2014 academic year, for college students who are studying business management and who show an interest in analytics. Probably the easiest $2,500 a student will ever earn. All you need to do is complete a survey and write a 500-word essay. The survey questions will focus on attitudes around data, big data, social media and analytics and decision making for leaders. To apply, visit http://www.domo.com/#scholarship. Deadline: 2014 Academic school year.

Education Matters Scholarship is offering $5,000 to one recipient. Applicants must be legal resident of the 50 United States, currently enrolled to accredited post-secondary intuitions, and must complete an online search profile on ScholarshipExperts.com. Applicants must submit an online short written response (250 words or less) for the question: “What would you say to someone who thinks education doesn’t matter, or that college is a waste of time and money?” Deadline: November 30, 2014.

Top 10 List Scholarship is being offered in the amount of $1,500 and is being provided by ScholarshipExperts.com. The applicant must submit an online short written response (250 words or less) for the question: “Create a Top 10 List List of the top 10 reasons you should get this scholarship.” Deadline: March 31, 2015.

Make Me Laugh Scholarship is offering $1,500 to one recipient. Applicants must be legal resident of the 50 United States, currently enrolled to accredited post-secondary institutions, and must complete an online search profile on ScholarshipExperts.com. Submit a short written response online  (250 words or less) for the question: “What would you say to someone who thinks education doesn’t matter, or that college is a waste of time and money?” Deadline: Sunday August 31, 2014.

Flavor of the Month Scholarship is offering $1,50 to one recipient. Applicants must be legal resident of the 50 United States, currently enrolled to accredited post-secondary institutions, and must complete an online search profile on ScholarshipExperts.com. Submit a short written response online (250 words or less) for the question: “Summer and ice cream go hand-in-hand. In fact, July is National Ice Cream Month and that’s the inspiration behind this award. We think people are very similar to ice cream; some are nutty, others a little exotic. While some are very comforting. If you were an ice cream flavor, which would you be and why?” Deadline: July 31, 2014.

Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship is offering $2,000 to one recipient. Applicants must be legal resident of the 50 United States, currently enrolled to accredited post-secondary intuitions, and must complete an online search profile on ScholarshipExperts.com. Submit a short written response online (250 words or less) for the prompt: “Imagine that your high school/college has been overrun with zombies. Your math professor, the cafeteria ladies and even your best friend have all joined the walking dead. Use your brain to flesh out a plan to avoid the zombies, including where you would hide and the top five things you would bring with you to stay alive.” Deadline: October 31, 2014.

Shout It Out Scholarship is offering $1,500 to one recipient. Applicants must be legal resident of the 50 United States, currently enrolled to accredited post-secondary intuitions, and must complete an online search profile on ScholarshipExperts.com. Submit an online short written response (250 words or less) for the question: “If you could say one thing to the entire world at once, what would it be and why?” Deadline: January 15, 2015.

The Commemorative Air Force Wings Over Houston Airshow Scholarship Program has established a scholarship program for college students who have completed their second year of study in aviation or a related field. The applicant’s academic discipline does not have to be in a technical area but may include business, management, marketing or other fields that are directly related to aviation. These scholarships are indent to assist and reward students who have demonstrated academic potential, leadership, and extracurricular involvement. Selection will be made by the Wings Over Houston Scholarship Committee in July 2014 and the winner notified by the end of August 2014. For more information, requirements, and to obtain an application by mail or email go to http://www.wingsoverhouston.com.

Eve’s Addiction Scholarship is offering a $1,000 scholarship which is available for Fall 2014/Spring 2015 students. Eve’s Addiction, the leading online retailer in sterling silver jewelry, has invested a lot in things that shine, and now we want to invest in the brightest young students to give them every opportunity to succeed with this scholarship. This scholarship is open to high school seniors and any student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program. Submit your essay of 500 words or more to scholarship@evesaddiction.com. Please complete a 500-word essay on the following topic and one applicant will be chosen as the recipient of the scholarship. The question is “How can the web give a company a competitive advantage? Submission Deadline is: August 15, 2014. For more information, visit www.evesaddiction.com/scholarship.html.

Hartford Technology Rental Company IT Scholarship is offering two $1,000 scholarships and wants to provide financial assistance to students at the junior and senior level who are concentrating in the study of information technology with a focus on mobile technology application writing, and who have a proven need for funds to meet their tuition costs. HTR believes the goals we have achieved as a company can be attributed in large part to those individual lessons, both academic and otherwise. Each of us learned at the universities we attended therefore, we’d like to help current students who are engaged in the study of information technology. One scholarship will be awarded May 15, 2014 (with a deadline of April 30, 2014) and the other scholarship will be awarded December 15, 2014 (with a submission deadline of November 30, 2014). For more information, visit http://www.hartfordrents.com/scholarship.

Foreclosure.com Scholarship Program is back for another year and submissions are being accepted from now until the Deadline: December 15, 2014. Students currently enrolled in college are invited to apply by submitting an essay. Freshman entering fall 2014 are eligible once they have received student identification numbers. Top prize is $5000 and second through fifth is $1,000. Essay topic: “The foreclosure crisis that swept the nation several years ago claimed countless well-to-do homeowners, who were forced out of their house when the economy hit rock-bottom. Those victims have transitioned into potential "boomerang buyers." How can these buyers with checkered pasts best take advantage of the current desirable real estate market conditions? There are a several actions these "boomerang buyers" can take to get back into home ownership. Please describe in your own words how the rent-to-own options, among others, might best benefit these folks until they are ready to go all in on another mortgage. Requirements: Minimum 800 words, maximum 2,000. Deadline: December 15, 2014. For more information, visit www.foreclosure.com/scholarship.

AES Engineers Consulting Firm is committed to continuing its support of higher education by providing scholarships to deserving students. Our belief is that achieving a high grade point average should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped. For that reason, we are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by evaluated the essays that are submitted. Scholarships are intended for our future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post-secondary educational facility. You are not required to be taking engineering course to be eligible. Award amount is $500 and deadline is  October 6, 2014. Submit essay to: scholarships@aesengineers.com. There is no application packet for this award. Please do not include your resume at this time. The essay question is: When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful? What people, things and accomplishments do you need? Be sure to include you full name as well as the name of school you are attending this year. For more information, visit http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm.

ImIn.com Shoppers get coupons from imin.com for great ways of spending less money on their everyday purchases. Imin.com wants to also help someone with some savings on their college or trade school education. Think of it as a coupon that saves you $1,000 on either tuition or books for your college career. All that’s required from you is to fashion a unique 650-word essay by December 31, 2014 based on the $1,000 Imin.com Scholarship theme, “Do coupons influence your purchasing decisions…why, or why not?” After e-mailing it to scholarships@imin.com, your essay is placed on imin.com to be voted on by the Imin.com users. Receive enough votes to become one of the top 10 vote-getters, and your essay is reviewed by a committee at Imin.com, who selects the winner by January 31, 2015. Receive all of the facts about the $1,000 Imin.com Scholarship at http://www.imin.com.

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