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Outside Scholarships

Outside scholarships, those that are not offered through Centenary, are a great way to pay for school without increasing debt. The following scholarship opportunities have been made known to Centenary College and will change as deadlines pass and new opportunities become available. Please check this page regularly for updates to new and reoccurring scholarship opportunities.

Outside Scholarship Search Engines

 

Career One Stop

FastWeb

Independent College Fund of New Jersey

Latino College Dollars

Minority Scholarships Gateway List

Peterson's

Sallie Mae

Scholarship Experts

Scholarships.com

Scholarships for Hispanics

School Soup

The College Board

United Methodist Higher Education Foundation

Zinch

 

General Outside Scholarships

 

2013/2014 Carpey Law Legal Scholarship Opportunity

Eligibility: The scholarship will be awarded to the student who submits the best essay about one of the topics noted on the above website.

Deadline: 05/01/2014

 

$1,000 PicMonkey College Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicant must be a resident of the United States or Canada who is a graduating high school senior or a freshman in college. You cannot be related to anyone in the PicMonkey staff.

Deadline: 05/31/2014

 

$1,000 Safe Driver Scholarship

Eligibility: See website for details.

Deadline: 07/11/2014

 

$3,000 All About Education Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicants must be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application, and must be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia. Additionally, applicants must be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2020) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education.

Deadline: 05/30/2014

 

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program

Eligibility: The A&F Scholarships are available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post secondary institution.

Deadline: 07/14/2014

 

AES Engineers Scholarship

Eligibility: To be eligible, the student needs to answer one of the essay questions listed on the AES Engineers website.

Deadline: 10/06/2014

 

AmeriQuest Transportation Services Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicant must respond to a 500 word essay and must provide proof of college enrollment.

Deadline: 05/16/2014

 

Arctic Physical Therapy Scholarship $500

Eligibility: Applicant must be attending college on a full or part-time basis by January 2015, and have achieved a GPA of 3.0 or greater during the last academic year.

Deadline: 08/31/2014

 

AWeber Email Marketing Scholarship

Eligibility: The scholarship is open to students in the United States who are currently enrolled as full-time college freshman, sophomores and juniors, as well as high school seniors. Only one entry is permitted per student.

Deadline: 05/01/2014

 

B. Davis Scholarship

Eligibility: This scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as students currently registered in any post secondary institution.

Deadline: 05/26/2014

 

Big Fish On line Games Scholarship

Eligibility: This scholarship is open to college-bound graduating high school seniors and students currently enrolled in college (U.S. students only).

Deadline: 05/31/2014

 

Blitz Lead Manager $1,000 Annual Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicant must be in high school or be transitioning from high school to college or university, or be already enrolled in a college or university within the U.S. or Canada.

Deadline: 12/31/2014

 

Boomtown Internet Group Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicant must respond to one of the four essay topics listed on the scholarship website.

Deadline: 04/14/2014

 

Brian White Academic Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicants must be currently enrolled in an accredited high school, college, or university in the U.S., or must be enrolled as either an undergraduate or in the final year of high school. Additionally, the applicant must be 17 years of age or older.

Deadline: 07/01/2014

 

Brickhouse Security $10,000 College Scholarship

Eligibility: Eligible applicants must be the individual, spouse, or dependants of a former or currently employed uniformed law enforcement officer in the United States who was wounded, disabled or suffered serious injury in the line of duty. Applicants must also be a high school graduate or current college student with a minimum 3.0/4.0 cumulative High School GPA.

Deadline: Not specified.

 

Cash Store $1,000 Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicants must be a high school graduate

Deadline: 05/2014 (exact date not specified)

 

CenturyLinkQuote.com Scholarships - Students, Social Media and Education

Eligibility: The recipient must be actively enrolled full-time as a freshman, sophomore, junior, senior, or graduate student in fall 2014 and for the entire academic year without interruption, barring illness, emergency, or military service.

Deadline: 06/22/2014

 

Classic Diamond House $1,000 Annual Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicant must be a high school senior or transitioning from high school to college/university. Additionally, applicant may be already enrolled in a college/university within the U.S. or Canada.

Deadline: 05/15/2014

 

CollegeClasses.com 2014 "Breaking Down the Barrier" Scholarship Award

Eligibility: Applicant must be a legal resident of the United States, and must be 16 years of age or older at the same time of application. Applicant must be enrolled or applying for enrollment in a degree program and must consent to allow collegeclasses.com to display your name, photograph and educational aspirations if selected as the winner.

Deadline: 05/15/2014

 

Corcentric Accounting Software Scholarship

Eligibility: This scholarship is open to currently enrolled full-time college freshman, sophomores, and juniors, as well as to high school seniors in the United States who will attend college.

Deadline: 05/23/2014

 

Emergency University Spring 2014 Scholarship Opportunity

Eligibility: Applicant must be a graduating senior in high school, or a freshman, sophomore, or junior in college. Applicant must not have any relationship to Emergency University or Emergency University employees.

Deadline: 04/30/2014

 

Find A Law Scholarship - $500.00

Eligibility: Student must be enrolled in full-time studies at a college, trades, or technical school by no later than September 2014. Additionally, the student must currently reside in the United States and intend in continuing studies in the United States. Complete the on line form and short question by the deadline.

Deadline: 05/15/2014

 

Foreclosure.com Scholarship Program

Eligibility: Currently enrolled college students (graduate students, law students and/or high school seniors are NOT eligible) are invited to apply by submitting an essay. Freshmen entering Fall 2014 are eligible once they have received student identification numbers. See website for essay topic and instructions.

Deadline: 12/15/2014

 

Giva Corporate Student Scholarship

Eligibility: Giva's corporate student scholarship and grant is for anyone attending a college or university. This scholarship is aimed at assisting undergraduate or graduate students further their education. There is no specific course of study or major required.

Deadline: 06/01/2014

 

Global Lift Equipment Scholarship - $500

Eligibility: Applicant must be currently attending or planning on attending a post-secondary institution no later than the Fall of 2014, and must have a GPA of 2.5 or greater. Applicant must also submit a short story, detailed instructions can be found on the application page.

Deadline: 06/15/2014

 

GMR Transcription College Academic Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicant must be enrolled in a college/university and use college e-mail address to register.

Deadline: Ongoing quarterly on March 15th, June 15th, September 15th, and December 15th.

 

Goedeker's College Scholarship

Eligibility: Any student that is enrolled in an accredited college is eligible to participate. This includes any grade level, freshman to senior; undergrad and graduate alike are eligible. Even if you are a transfer student, non-traditional student, or taking classes on line,k you can enter. Any major field or field of study is acceptable. High school seniors that are enrolled in an accredited college, either for a dual credit program or for an upcoming semester, are eligible to enter as well.

Deadline: 07/31/2014

 

Got a Spine Scholarship - $500

Eligibility: Applicant must be attending college or university no later than October 2014 on a full-time basis, and have achieved a GPA of a 2.5 or greater during the last academic year.

Deadline: 06/02/2014

 

Graduate Programs Foundation

Eligibility: Graduate Programs will award $1,000 scholarships to pre-grad students who are current undergraduates (Juniors and Seniors) in an accredited institution who are thinking of applying to Grad school, or are recent college graduates who are thinking about going to Grad school. In order to apply, the student must provide some basic information and a “Statement of Purpose.”

Deadline: March 31, June 30, September 30 and December 31

 

Griswold Home Care $1,000 Scholarship

Eligibility: Not specified.

Deadline: 05/01/2014

 

Heart on Your Wrist Scholarship

Eligibility: All entries must be original, and written by the applicant. You must be currently enrolled as a full-time college freshman, sophomore, or junior, or be a high school senior in the United States planning to attend college.

Deadline: 05/15/2014

 

HotelsCheap Scholarship Program

Eligibility: Students enrolled in a a two year, four year, or graduate program are eligible to apply.

Deadline: 04/15/2014

 

IssueTrack Help Desk Software Scholarship

Eligibility: Not specified.

Deadline: 05/31/2014

 

The $1,000 Active Data Scholarship

Eligibility: You must be currently enrolled in college classes or a high school senior that will be enrolling in 2014.

Deadline: 04/23/2014

 

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Scholarship Program

Eligibility: Please see website for details.

Deadline: This scholarship program has various deadlines for each phase of the application process. Please see website for details.

 

Launch Education Scholarship for Innovation

Eligibility: Students must currently be enrolled as a high school senior planning to attend a college or university within the United States in the fall of 2014. Students must have a cumulative high school Grade Point Average of at least 3.0 (or the equivalent). Must be an American citizen or hold a valid student visa. Winning participants will be required to submit a photo for promotional purposes.

Deadline: 05/02/2014

 

Lift Parts Express Scholarship - $500

Eligibility: Applicant must be a current senior in high school or be a freshman/sophomore in college. Applicant must be enrolled or expected to be enrolled by the Fall of 2014.

Deadline: 06/30/2014

 

LM Scholarship Program - $500

Eligibility: Applicant must be currently enrolled or expect to be enrolled in a degree program by September 2014. Applicant must also have a GPA of a 3.0 or higher and submit an answer to the essay question. (See link)

Deadline: 05/31/2014

 

MCO $500 Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicant must be attending college or university on a full-time basis no later than December of 2014, or may be in the last year of high school or a freshman, sophomore, or junior in college.

Deadline: 05/15/2014

 

Mango Salute Hello Scholarship

Eligibility: Not specified.

Deadline: 05/01/2014

 

Movers Corp Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Legal Resident and may not be an associate (employee) of any division of MoversCorp.com. Applicants must be at least 17 years of age. Only one entry per contestant.

Deadline: Applications received from February 15, 2014– July 15, 2014 will eligible to receive the scholarship for Fall 2014 semester.
Applications received from September 15, 2014– January 15, 2015 will eligible to receive the scholarship for Spring 2015 semester.

 

Non12StepRehab.org Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicant must be a high school senior or transitioning from high school to college or university. Applicant may also be enrolled in a college or university in the United States or Canada. Employees and their immediate family members of Non12StepRehabs.org are not eligible to participate.

Deadline: 06/01/2014

 

Odenza Vacations College Scholarship - $500

Eligibility: Applicant must be between the ages of 17 and 24 on September 1, 2014, and must submit an answer to the essay question, which can be found on the application page. Additionally, applicant must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher.

Deadline: 06/01/2014

 

Ornament Shop Annual $500 Scholarship Award

Eligibility: Open to all college/university students in the United States. One entry per student.

Deadline: 06/15/2014

 

PeopleSmart Scholarship

Eligibility: Students need to be currently enrolled in a public or private high school (9-12th grade). All participants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the United States. Current Inflection LLC employees or the immediate family of current Inflection LLC employees are not eligible for entry.

Deadline: 04/30/2014

 

PlushBeds Living a Green Lifestyle & the Steps to Get There Scholarship Essay Contest

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate green degree program in Fall 2014 or Spring 2015 at any accredited American college, university or trade school.

Deadline: 08/15/2014

 

PSEG Scholarship for Advancing Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Majors

Eligibility: Applicant must be enrolled as a full-time student at any ICFNJ member institution, and must be seeking a degree in a STEM major (priority will be given to Engineering majors). Applicant must be entering their junior or senior year, and possess a minimum GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale. Applicant must demonstrate a commitment to the environment (special consideration will be given to students engaged in global warming and climate change initiatives, conservation and community greening).

Deadline: 05/30/2014

 

RE/MAX of New Jersey $1,000 Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicant must be a graduating senior in high school or currently enrolled in an undergraduate program with an expected graduation no earlier than December 2014.

Deadline: 04/30/2014

 

Resume Genius Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, in full time university education for the semester they are applying to receive the scholarship fund.

Deadline: Applications received from January 1, 2014 – December 15, 2014 will eligible to receive scholarship funds for Spring 2015 semester.


Applications received from January 1, 2015 – December 15, 2015 will eligible to receive scholarship funds for Spring 2016 semester.

 

Shine Bright Scholarship for Fall 2014/Spring 2015

Eligibility: The Eve's Addiction Scholarship is open to high school seniors and any student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program in Fall 2014 or Spring 2015 at any accredited U.S. college or university. One student will be awarded a $1,000 scholarship.

Deadline: 08/15/2014

 

Spokeo Connections Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicants must be either a recently graduated high school senior who will enroll as a freshman at a four-year or two-year college or university in the Spring of 2014 OR a full-time student currently enrolled at an accredited four-year or two-year college or university. Applicants must also maintain a GPA of 3.0 or above and must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

Deadline: 11/20/2013 for the Spring 2014 award

07/01/2014 for the Fall 2014 award

 

Sussex County Chamber of Commerce Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicants must be a resident of Sussex County who is pursuing full-time post-secondary education who demonstrates need. The applicant must have consistently demonstrated a positive attitude, excellent attendance record, enthusiasm, reliability, punctuality, community involvement, a good work ethic, and a successful academic record.

Deadline: 04/11/2014

 

The CPAP Shop Essay College Scholarship for 2013/2014

Eligibility: See website.

Deadline: 05/01/2014

 

The Pocketbook-Zookal Scholarship For Student Entrepreneurs 

Eligibility:Applicant currently enrolled in a university course or tertiary course, be 18 years or older and be interested in entrepreneurship.

Deadline:  05/14/2014

 

TruFit Good Citizen Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicants must write an essay of no more than 500 words demonstrating their good citizenship through community volunteerism and leadership. They must also provide two references that are directly connected to their community involvement.

Deadline: 05/06/2014

 

USBundles.com 2013 Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Legal Resident of the United States. Employees of USBundles.com, its parents, affiliates and subsidiaries, participating advertising and promotion agencies, and prize suppliers (and members of their immediate family and/or those living in the same household of each such employee) are not eligible.

Incoming freshman: Applicant must be a current student and have a cumulative high school grade point average of at least 2.5 on a 4-point scale and must have taken either the ACT or SAT test. Applicant must also be a high school or home school senior graduating or earning a GED between August 1, 2013 and July 31, 2014 and will be attending an accredited college or university by fall semester 2014.

Current freshman, sophomores, juniors, and seniors: Applicant must have a cumulative college grade point average of at least 2.5 on a 4-point scale, and be enrolled full-time at an accredited college or university between August 1, 2013 and July 31, 2014.

Deadline: 06/22/2014

 

Westway Electric Supply Illuminating Ideas Scholarship

Eligibility: Westway Electric Supply's Illuminating Ideas Scholarship is open to high school and university students who are in pursuit of a college degree with an expected graduation no earlier than December 2014.

Deadline: 04/30/2014

 

Your Favorite Car Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicant must be attending an accredited post-secondary institution by the fall of 2014 at the latest. Applicant must be enrolled or planning to enroll in a program that is at least two years in length.

Deadline: 04/30/2014

 

Athletic Scholarships

 

Athnet Sports Recruiting Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicant must have been or currently be an athlete at the high school or college level, and must be a current college student or a high school senior entering college.

Deadline: 05/01/2014

 

BigSun Scholarship

Eligibility: All student athletes are eligibility for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in.

Deadline: 06/20/2014

 

CoachUp Scholarship

Eligibility: See website for details.

Deadline: 05/06/2014

 

Sports Unlimited 2014 Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicant must be a graduating high school senior or a freshman/sophomore in college who is not related to anyone at Sports Unlimited.

Deadline: 04/20/2014

 

Accounting

 

The NJSCPA College Scholarship Program

Eligibility: The New Jersey Society of CPAs College Scholarship Program provides scholarships to accounting students at New Jersey colleges. The scholarships are available to college students currently in their junior year or seniors who will be entering an accounting-related graduate program.


Deadline: Fall of each year

 

The NJSCPA High School Scholarship Program

Eligibility: The NJSCPA High School Scholarship Program awards scholarships to high school seniors who plan to major in accounting based on their academic standing, standardized test scores and an essay. These scholarships are presented over four years and range in value from $6,500 to $10,000.

Deadline: Fall of each year

 

Xero 2014 Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicants must be legal US residents, and must be currently enrolled full-time at an accredited university or business school in the US. Applicants must be focusing their studies on accounting or finance.

Deadline: 08/30/2014


Art and Design


Biology


Business Administration

 

CollegeClasses.com Business Scholarship Award

Eligibility: Students must currently be enrolled as a high school senior planning to attend a college or university within the United States in the fall of 2014. Students must have a cumulative high school Grade Point Average of at least 3.0 (or the equivalent). Must be an American citizen or hold a valid student visa. Winning participants will be required to submit a photo for promotional purposes.

Deadline: 05/01/2014

 

Digital Marketing Scholarship

Eligibility: Not specified.

Deadline: 06/01/2014

 

Employee Ownership in America: A Scholarship Opportunity from SES Advisors

Eligibility: This scholarship is open to currently enrolled full-time college freshman, sophomores, and juniors, as well as to high school seniors in the United States who will attend college.

Deadline: 05/16/2014

 


The Direct Marketing Educational Foundation Scholarship


Eligibility: Applicant must be a U.S. resident, a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.


Deadline: Varies by award.

 

The Kaplan Group Annual Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program pursuing a business or law-oriented degree.

Deadline: 07/27/2014

 

Communication

 

AP-Google Scholarship


Eligibility: The AP-Google Journalism and Technology Scholarship Program foster new journalism skills in undergraduate and graduate students developing projects at the intersection of journalism and technology.

Deadline: The deadline for the 2013/14 academic year was February 8, 2013 however you can check back next winter as this scholarship will be offered again next year.


Criminal Justice

 

CollegeClasses.com Law & Justice Scholarship Award

Eligibility: Must be a legal resident of the United States.
Must be 16 years of age or older at the time of application.
Must be enrolled or applying for enrollment in a law and justice degree program. Must consent to allow CollegeClasses.com to display your name, photograph and educational aspirations if selected as the winner.

Deadline: 05/15/2014


Education


English


Environmental Science

 

New Jersey Association of Conservation Districts Memorial Conservation Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicant must be a New Jersey resident, a full time student in good standing at an accredited college (not necessarily in NJ). Additionally, applicant must have successfully completed or will complete by the scholarship award date, at least four full semesters of study. Applicant must be an enrolled in a curriculum major of agriculture or natural resource conservation, including agronomy, soil science, plant science, forestry, geography, agricultural education, environmental science, wildlife or fisheries management, environmental engineering, agricultural/resource economics or other major related to conservation.

Deadline: 04/15/2014

 

Orchids Made Easy Annual Orchid Care Scholarship

Eligibility: This scholarship is available to qualified undergraduate or graduate students pursuing a program in Botany, Horticulture, Environmental Science, Conservation, or a related field, with a focus on orchids.

Deadline: 05/01/2014

PSEG Scholarship for Advancing Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Majors

Eligibility: Applicant must be enrolled as a full-time student at any ICFNJ member institution, and must be seeking a degree in a STEM major (priority will be given to Engineering majors). Applicant must be entering their junior or senior year, and possess a minimum GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale. Applicant must demonstrate a commitment to the environment (special consideration will be given to students engaged in global warming and climate change initiatives, conservation and community greening).

Deadline: 05/30/2014

 

Equine Studies

 

Agriculture Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicant must be a Sussex County resident as a New Jersey high school senior, or a current student in an agricultural course of study in college (2 or 4 year school). The applicant must be in good academic standing, and must have plans to enroll in an agricultural course of study as a two year, four year, or graduate student. The applicant must complete the Agricultural Scholarship application and must provide a statement of future goals. (See website for details).

Deadline: 04/15/2014

 

AQHF Youth Scholarship


Eligibility: Ideal candidates are members of AQHA or AQHYA who have completed a minimum of three years cumulative membership; are ranked within the upper 25% of their high school graduating class; exhibit an affinity for the advancement of the American Quarter Horse, and demonstrate leadership potential. Members must be a high school or home schooled senior when applying.


Deadline: Not specified.


Boon San Kitty Scholarship


Eligibility: Ideal candidates are a current AQHA or AQHYA member with a minimum cumulative 3.0 grade point average. Member must apply during their senior year of high school. Current or previous AQHF scholarship recipients are not eligible to receive this scholarship. Funding for this scholarship will be applied to a four-year undergraduate degree program of the student's choice.


Deadline: Not specified.


Scoop Vessels Scholarship


Eligibility: Ideal candidates are current members of AQHA who demonstrate a strong work ethic and financial need. Members must apply while enrolled as a sophomore in an accredited college or university. Recipient must maintain a minimum cumulative 2.5 grade point average. Funding for this scholarship will be applied to the junior and senior year of a four-year undergraduate degree program of the student's choice.


Deadline: Not specified.


Rusty and Kay Moody Post-Graduate Scholarship


Eligibility: Ideal candidates are a current AQHA member with a minimum cumulative 3.0 grade point average. Members must apply while enrolled at an accredited college or university. Funding for this scholarship will be applied to a two-year graduate level degree program of the student's choice.


Deadline: Not specified.


Excellence in Equine and Agricultural Involvement Scholarship


Eligibility: Ideal candidates are a current AQHA or AQHYA member who exemplifies the characteristics of leadership and excellence acquired through participation in equine and or agriculture activities; has a minimum cumulative 3.5 grade point average demonstrating academic proficiency, and does not compete in AQHA-approved shows. Member must apply during their senior year of high school or while enrolled at an accredited college or university.


Deadline: Not specified.

 

USHJA Foundation Grant for the College Preparatory Invitational

Eligibility: The USHJA Foundation, a non-profit organization with a mission to advance and promote the hunter and jumper disciplines by supporting the programs of the USHJA, is pleased to award a $1,500 travel grant to attend the College Preparatory Invitational for two qualified applicants.

Deadline: 11/30 of each year


Fashion


Global Studies


Graphic Design and Multimedia Arts

 

AIGA Worldstudio Scholarships


Eligibility: Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships benefit minority and economically disadvantaged students who are studying art and design disciplines in colleges and universities in the United States. Applicants must be citizens from the United States or possess a Permanent Resident Card (Form I-551). Applicants must be pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in a discipline such as advertising (art direction only), fine arts, graphic design, illustration, interactive design/motion graphics or photography.


Deadline: The application deadline for 2013-14 scholarships has passed. Check back next year for future award opportunities.

 

Creative Design Scholarship

Eligibility: Not specified.

Deadline: 06/01/2014


History


Mathematics

 

PSEG Scholarship for Advancing Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Majors

Eligibility: Applicant must be enrolled as a full-time student at any ICFNJ member institution, and must be seeking a degree in a STEM major (priority will be given to Engineering majors). Applicant must be entering their junior or senior year, and possess a minimum GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale. Applicant must demonstrate a commitment to the environment (special consideration will be given to students engaged in global warming and climate change initiatives, conservation and community greening).

Deadline: 05/30/2014


Political and Governmental Affairs


Psychology


Social Work


Sociology

 

A Place for Mom Senior Care Innovative Scholarship

Eligibility: A Place for Mom Senior Care Innovation Scholarship: Five $1000 scholarships available to students enrolled in an associate’s, bachelor’s, or graduate level program at an accredited school in the fields of gerontology, medicine, nursing, social work, sociology, or long-term care administration.

Deadline: 04/30/2014


Theater Arts


United Methodist

 

Foundation Merit Scholars Program

Eligibility:

  • Must be a full and active member of the United Methodist Church for at least one year
  • Minimum grade point average of 3.0 (or equivalent)
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Enrolled in a full-time degree program at a United Methodist-related institution
  • Citizen or permanent resident of the United States
  • Seminary students must be working toward ordination at the master's level

Deadline: 10/01/2014
 

Graduate

 

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Scholarship Program

Eligibility: Please see website for details.

Deadline: This scholarship program has various deadlines for each phase of the application process. Please see website for details.

 

The Kaplan Group Annual Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program pursuing a business or law-oriented degree.

Deadline: 07/27/2014


Sergeant John Basilone Memorial Postgraduate Scholarship

Eligibility: Postgraduate student enrolled at an accredited program at a college/university in the United States.

Deadline: Ongoing


Scholarships by Ethnic/Cultural Background

Dr. Benjamin Cottone Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: The UNICO Foundation, Inc. will grant a $5,000 scholarship, paid on award, to a student pursuing graduate education at an accredited

Deadline: 04/15/2014


The Ella T. Grasso Literary Scholarship

Eligibility: Student attending an accredited college or university in the United States. The purpose of this scholarship is to acknowledge the author of an exceptional essay or short story on a positive Italian American experience. Student must be a United States Citizen of Italian Heritage.


Deadline: 04/15/2014

 

Sergeant John Basilone Memorial Postgraduate Scholarship

Eligibility: The UNICO Foundation, Inc. will grant up to a maximum of $6,000, for a postgraduate scholarship, to a student attending an accredited program at a college/university in the United States at $1,500 per year. A candidate must be a United States citizen of Italian heritage.

Deadline: 04/15/2014

 

Scholarships for Students with Disabilities

 

Scholarships for Veterans

 

Liljegren Law Group Military Family Scholarship 2014

Eligibility: The Liljegren Law Group has created the Military Family Scholarship to help our servicemen and women and their families who are continuing their education. Applicants must be enrolled at an accredited high school, college, or university in the U.S. Applicant must be 17 years or older, and must be a military member, veteran, or have a parent or spouse who is or was in the military. Applicant must be in good academic standing and have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0.

Deadline: 06/05/2014

 

Scholarships for Women

 

Career Development Grants

These grants support women who hold a Bachelor's degree and are preparing to advance their careers, change careers, or re-enter the work force. Special consideration is given to AAUW members, women of color, and women pursuing their first advanced degree or credentials in nontraditional fields. Awards range from $2,000 to $8,000.

 

Eileen Iannotta Memorial Scholarship

Soroptimist International comprises almost 100,000 members in 119 countries around the world. The heart of Soroptimist’s mission is to "make a difference for women" through volunteer service to the community. Projects are carefully chosen to address challenges unique to today’s women. Soroptimist, a recognized authority on matters that women value most, uses its international voice and official status with the United Nations to advocate on behalf of women’s issues.

Eligibility: The applicant must be a woman with financial need who is attending or has been accepted into an accredited post secondary degree program. A copy of your completed income tax return for the year 2005 is required.

For details and to apply for this scholarship, please contact:

Soroptimist International of Hackettstown, New Jersey
Lydia Ghachem, Scholarship Chair
304 Grand Ave.
Hackettstown, NJ 07840
Phone: (908) 852-3164

 

ELCA (Lutheran) Scholarships for Administrative Leadership

The Arne Administrative Scholarship provides assistance to women interested in reaching the top of their field as administrators. The additional education may be pursued through full-time attendance in school, night courses, or summer sessions.

 

Jeannette Rankin Foundation

Awards grants to low-income women (over the age of 35) who have a vision of how their education will benefit themselves, their families, and their communities. The JRF grants are for $2000 and will be awarded in the fall. The funds are not limited to just tuition expenses, but can also be used for books, supplies, transportation, childcare, or any other living expenses.

 

Linda Lael Miller Scholarships

These scholarships are awarded to women who are 25 years or older, non-traditional students who have a difficult time finding scholarships for which they qualify. As in previous years, the scholarship funds may be used not only for tuition and books, but also for child care, transportation and other expenses not covered by traditional scholarships.

 

P.E.O. Program for Continuing Education

Provides grants up to $1,500 for educational expenses, (e.g., tuition, books, transportation, childcare) to women whose education has been interrupted and who find it necessary to resume studies due to changing demands in their lives.

 

Society of Women Engineers Reentry Scholarships

The reentry scholarships were established to assist women in obtaining the credentials necessary to reenter the workforce as engineers. Eligibility is restricted to women who have been out of the engineering workforce as well as out of school for a minimum of two years prior to reentry. Recipients may be entering any undergraduate or graduate year, including doctoral programs, as full or part time students.

 

Soroptimist's Women's Opportunity Awards

These are cash awards that assist women entering or re-entering the workforce in obtaining the education and skills training they need to improve their employment status. These awards are for women who are attending, or have been accepted to, a vocational/skills training program, or an undergraduate degree program. Recipients may use for any expenses related to their educational pursuits. These include tuition and books, housing, child care and transportation. Awards vary up to $10,000.

 

Talbot’s Women's Scholarship Fund

Five women will each be awarded $10,000 scholarships and 50 women will each be awarded $1,000 scholarships. All applicants must be seeking an undergraduate degree from an accredited two- or four-year college or university, or vocational-technical school. Only applicants seeking a bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university are eligible to receive a $10,000 award. Scholarship awards are based primarily on financial need and previous achievements for women who earned their high school diploma or GED at least 10 years ago.

 

Scholarships for Minorities

 

Scholarships for Adult Learners

 

AAIA Displaced Homemaker Scholarship

The Association on American Indian Affairs offers Displaced Homemaker Scholarships in the amount of $1000 each, to those men and women who would not otherwise be able to complete their educational goals due to family responsibilities. Funds may be used to assist with child care, transportation and basic living expenses, etc. in addition to educational costs. Disbursement is made during the first semester. Applicants must be full time students. This scholarship does not automatically renew. Students are eligible to apply on a yearly basis. Deadline for application is July 20.

 

AFCEA Scholarship for Working Professionals

The scholarship will provide $1,500 to those students pursuing an undergraduate degree while employed in the science and technology disciplines directly related to the mission of AFCEA. Candidates must be at least second-year students attending an accredited college or university in the United States. The scholarship is intended for students attending school on a part-time basis, whether at a two-year community college or a four-year institution. Part-time status will be defined as enrollment in at least two classes per semester with a declared major in a science or technology degree program.

 

Golden Key’s GEICO Life Scholarship

This award recognizes outstanding members of Golden Key who achieve academic excellence while balancing additional commitments such as family and/or career. Ten $1,000 awards awarded annually.

 

Job-Applications.com Scholarship Programs

Eligibility: See website for details.

Deadline: 12/19/2014

 

Kazimour Scholarship

Dr. Kim Kazimour and ANTSHE (Association of Nontraditional Students in Higher Education) sponsor the annual Kazimour Scholarship which gives three $500 Awards, two for undergraduate students (two-year and four-year) and one for a graduate student. Applicant must be an ANTSHE member.

 

The Wal-Mart Higher REACH Scholarships

These are awarded to non-traditional students who have been employed by Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. for at least one year as of February 1. Winners may receive up to $2,000 payable over one year (award amount varies depending on part-time or full-time enrollment).To be eligible for the program, candidates must be able to identify their career goals and objectives along with meeting the necessary educational and financial requirements.

 

Scholarships for Students Studying Abroad

 

DiMattio Celli Family Study Abroad Scholarship

Eligibility: The UNICO Foundation will grant two scholarships, valued at $1,250 each, for study in Italy. Candidates must be currently enrolled, full-time in an accredited college or university in the United States, pursuing a degree. The study abroad program must be eligible for credit by the student's college/university. A candidate must be a United States citizen of Italian heritage.

Deadline: 04/15/2014

 

ItaliaRail Scholarship Program

Eligibility: Applicant must be enrolled in second or third year undergraduate education program at a recognized US university or college. Additionally, applicant must be accepted and confirmed for participation in an Italy study abroad program (having a deposit to hold place). Applicant must have at least a 3.25 cumulative GPA and be awarded financial aid.

Deadline: 05/31/2014