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A Place for Mom Senior Care Innovation Scholarship: Five $1000 scholarships available to students enrolled in gerontology, medicine, nursing, social work, sociology, psychology, physical or occupational therapy, speech pathology or long-term care administration. Deadline April 15. This will be the due date every year. Essay topic and details found www.aplaceformom.com/scholarship.

Varsity Tutors College Scholarship Contest: http://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship

Good360’s biannual $1,000 Sustainability Scholarship Program: http://good360.org/sustainability-scholarship

Engage the Crowd Scholarship: Every Year, The Engage the Crowd Scholarship Contest will require students to think outside the box and strategize how to STEP UP in the real
world. The contest requires you to create a Short 2-5 minute video of yourself talking about how ideas help shape the world around us, why education is a critical element to future success, and touching on why you strive for greatness ” what motivates you”? Real world examples of what you have done to help provide guidance and navigation into maximizing your potential in the business world of Marketing and today’s generation of online success. http://engagethecrowd.com/scholarship

Mesu Solutions Scholarship: This is a fresh $250 scholarship award open to students who are currently pursuing or intending to pursue their bachelor's and master's degree in the field of Healthcare and Information Technology. http://mesusolutions.com/Blogs/Apply_For_The_Mesu_Solutions_Scholarship

Pelican Water’s annual $3,000 College Scholarship Program: http://www.pelicanwater.com/scholarship.php

The Law Offices of John Phebus: Applicants will need to fill out the form on our scholarship page www.phebuslawaz.com/The-Law-Offices-of-John-Phebus... and complete a short essay discussing an accomplishment or event, formal or informal, that marked their transition from childhood to adulthood within their culture, community, or family.

Walnut Solutions Scholarship: For students pursuing their education in Computer Science; Deadline- February 1, 2016: http://walnutsolutions.in/seo-expert-scholarship/

Legacy Planning Scholarship: http://www.themckenziefirm.com/the-mckenzie-law-firm-egacy-planning-scholarship/

The Elie Wiesel Foundation Prize in Ethics: Essay contest; enter at www.ethicsprize.org Deadline: December 14, 2015

Next Door Storage Create your Space Scholarship: To be eligible the student must be a current freshman or incoming freshman for the Spring 2016 semester. In a 600-word essay, share what you would do with an extra 100 square feet of space in your dorm room. The deadline is February 29, 2016. For complete details visit: www.nextdoorselfstorage.com/create-your-space-scholarship

Gagne, Scherer & Associates, LLC., Scholarship: http://militarytriallawyers.com/college-scholarshi...

Zeiger Firm Scholarship: http://brianzeiger.com/scholarship

Student-Caregiver Scholarship: Every 6 months Caring.com (a caregiving website) will award $1,500 each to 3 students going to school while caring for a relative or loved one. https://www.caring.com/scholarship

National Debt Relief Scholarship: This is scholarship award is open to graduate and undergraduate students pursuing studies in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) fields. Deadline: January 31, 2016. Winner announced: February 1, 2016. http://www.nationaldebtrelief.com/#applyforscholarship

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Foster Child College Scholarship: This scholarship is available to incoming college students who are currently placed in foster care, placed into a ward, group home or private home of a state certified caregiver/foster parent.http://www.quirklawyers.com/our-firm/foster-child-...
First Generation College Scholarship: This scholarship is available to incoming college students who's parents have never attended a 4 year college/university or community college upon graduation from high school.http://www.quirklawyers.com/our-firm/first-generat...

Knapp & Roberts Autism Scholarship: A $2,500 scholarship for college-bound kids who have a sibling with autism. Our firm wants to raise awareness for not only the children with autism, but the supporting family members as well. To apply, please write a 500+ word essay sharing your family’s story, where you’re going to college, what career you plan on pursuing, and how you would benefit from this scholarship. http://www.knappandroberts.com/scholarship/

Fantasy Sports Daily Scholarship:  We are interested in helping students who demonstrate a strong aptitude for higher learning, have a drive to improve themselves, and a desire to improve society in general. Winners will be determined by the Fantasy Sports Daily Executive team each Spring and Fall semester. Our Fall 2015 Scholarship Award is currently available and open to all eligible students who apply through our online application located here: https://www.fantasysportsdaily.com/scholarship

ThePennyHoarder.com Frugal Student Scholarship: ThePennyHoarder will reward (1) student with a $2000 "Frugal Student" scholarship. Applicants must be actively enrolled in a college or university and submit a brief (150 words or less) essay describing an inventive way they have earned or saved extra money.The application submission deadline is December 31, 2015 and a winner will be selected March 1, 2016. Applicants may enter here: http://www.thepennyhoarder.com/frugal-student-scholarship/

Flosum 2015 Scholarship:This is a new $750 scholarship award open to pursuing or intending to pursue their bachelor’s degree which can be in the fields of computer engineering, computer science or in another technical discipline such as electrical engineering, physics or mathematics with an interest in the field of computer science.Scholarship Details: http://www.flosum.com/apply-flosum-scholarship/ Submit your scholarship application to: apply-scholarship@flosum.com Submission deadline: December 15, 2015

Texas Right to Life Pro-Life College Scholarship: Recipients of the college fellowship program must have three years remaining in their degree, and they will earn up to $8,000 while promoting the sanctity of human life. www.txrtl.com/studentcentral

The Honolulu HI 5 Dream Home Scholarship contest aims to encourage students to express their views on owning their dream homes. We are looking for participants on this search and you can see the details of the scholarship here:http://www.honoluluhi5.com/blog/dream-home-scholarship/

Discover Student Loans Scholarship Sweepstakes:We are giving away $50,000 in scholarships to high school and undergraduate students. Now through February 29, 2016, students are automatically entered to win a $2,500 scholarship when they sign up to receive helpful tips on planning and paying for college. Five winners will be randomly drawn on: June 8, 2015, September 7, 2015, December 7, 2015, March 7, 2016 No purchase or student loan necessary for students to enter or win. To learn more about our scholarship sweepstakes, visit Discover.com/student-loans/scholarships/award.html.

SoftwareProviders.com scholarship is for $1,000 and both current and future students are eligible. To enter, students simply need to write a 600-800 word essay on 1 of 2 topics related to the impact of software and technology. We will be posting the winner as well as other noteworthy articles to our blog. Please see our scholarship page for further details: http://softwareproviders.com/scholarship.

The Bradley R. Corbett Scholarship is open to all 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/.

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.

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