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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.

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

Dr. Alma S Adams 2015 Scholarship for Outreach and Health Communications to Reduce Tobacco Use Among Priority Populations: www.legacyforhealth.org/adamscholarship Deadline: April 30, 2015

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/

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.

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/.

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.