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San Antonio Region (SAR) Chapter of the Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS)- annual undergraduate and graduate scholarship competition. Applications must be submitted through the local WTS SAR Chapter as typed Word documents. Scholarships are competitive and based on the applicant's specific transportation goals, academic record, and transportation-related activities or job skills. Applicants wishing to be considered by the SAR Chapter must: 1. Be a women 2. Be currently enrolled in a college or university pursuing a degree in transportation or transportation-related field 3. Have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher 4. Plan to pursue a career in transportation or in a transportation-related field 5. Maintain a permanent residence or attend school in South, South Central or West Texas http://www.wtsinternational.org/sanantonio//schola... The WTS SAR Chapter will consider each scholarship candidate who meets all of the above criteria and whose complete application package is received by November 3, 2014.

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.

CreditRepair.com Scholarship Program Amount of Award: 3 Separate Winners ranging from $500 to $3,000;Deadline: December 31, 2014;Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 https://www.creditrepair.com/#scholarship

Schoolsoup.com is pleased to announce a new $1,000 scholarship for college students in the United States. Schoolsoup.com’s "I am Applying” Scholarship applications are being accepted now, with the 1st semi-annual scholarship award distributed January 31, 2015.  Students can apply here……they just have tell us a scholarship they have or intend on applying for in the next year. Share with friends and increase your odds. Get a bonus entry for each friend that enters.

Lexington Law - Lexington Law Scholarship Program Amount of Award: $5,000 for two semesters; Deadline: February 28, 2015; Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 https://www.lexingtonlaw.com/credit-education/news...

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/

LowVARates - Military College Scholarship. Military students currently enrolled in college may also enter the contest and there is no age requirement for the college scholarship applicants. Children with a mother or father serving in any branch of the U.S. Armed Forces are eligible to apply for the college scholarship. Amount of Award: $1,250 – Deadline: Dec. 31, 2014. http://www.lowvarates.com/scholarship

SeniorAdvisor.com In-Home Care Innovation Scholarship: Three $1,500 scholarships available to students enrolled in an associate's degree, bachelor's degree or graduate level program at an accredited 2-year college or 4-year university. Each eligible student will submit a 500-750 word essay on one of our three essay topics. Deadline is December 31, 2014. Scholarship award recipients will be announced January 31, 2015.

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/.

ProofreadingServices.com will award six scholarships ranging from $100 to $500. Three scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors and three will be awarded to university students (graduate students and undergraduate students are judged in the same category). To qualify, you must be enrolled in a US university or high school, you must meet our GPA minimum of 3.2, and you must write an essay responding to the prompt below and submit it online by June 1, 2015. The winners of this year's writing scholarships will be announced in late July 2015, and their entries will be posted on our blog for thousands of writers to read. http://www.proofreadingservices.com/pages/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.

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/.

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.

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.

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.

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.