$1,000 DISH Promotions Scholarship (5/31/2017)

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Dish Promotions is having a writing contest and the winner will be awarded with a $1,000 scholarship.

Applicants must answer in 600 to 1000 words, the following:

Explain what makes watching a sporting event live more valuable than watching it pre-recorded, and why this is different from most other programming.

Additionally, two professional sources are required (Wikipedia does not count as a professional source). Also, all applicants must use perma.cc if they choose to use online sources and use MLA citation style for their work. *Citations will not be included in the word count limit.*

To learn more about this opportunity or to access the application, click HERE.

 

 

Shout It Out Scholarship (09/30/17)

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Do you have something to say to the world? Unigo is offering a $1,500 scholarship for students to express their opinion in a short essay. The Shout It Out committee is looking for people who have something to say to the world. It can be as simple as “hi mom” or “college is a struggle.”

Requirements:

  • Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application
  • Be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia
  • Be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2023) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education

Essay Prompt:

“If you could say one thing to the entire world at once, what would it be and why?” (250 words or less)

The application can be found here

Behavioral Health Academic Scholarship (05/31/2017)

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This scholarship is open to students studying behavioral health, counseling, psychology, social work, nursing, and related sciences. The American Additions Centers (AAA) is a resource that help individuals overcome the obstacle of addiction in the hopes of being able to have a healthy long term life. Scholarship awards consist of:

  • 1st place: $5,000
  • 2nd place $2,500
  • 3rd place: $2,500

Requirements:

  • In the form of a first-person essay, answer the question below in no more than 500 words
  • Submit an application here

Eligibility:

  • High School graduates as of Summer 2017
  • Open to full or part-time college undergraduate or graduate students
  • Enrolled or entering an academic program in nursing, counseling, psychology, social work, marriage/family therapy, or other curriculum that focuses on treating mental health and substance use disorders.

Essay Question:

In your chosen area of Behavioral Science study, what do you see as current challenges for getting individuals into addiction treatment? What are your suggestions for how to fix this problem?

 

THE SLEEKLENS ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM (03/30/17)

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Sleeklens is a group of photographers and designers who work with Adobe Lightroom and Photography. They believe that individual effort and brilliance should be rewarded and wants to give back to community through this $2000 scholarship for 3 students. The scholarship is for the 2017-2018 academic school year.

Eligibility:

  1. Enrolled as a full-time student in an accredited University or College
  2. High school school students can apply but must show proof of legitimate college acceptance via letter
  3. Each student can only apply once per year. Previous winners should not apply as their applications will be disqualified immediately

Requirements:

  1. Submit an essay between 2000 and 2600 words to scholarship@Sleeklens.com
  2. Submit an application, which can be found here

Essay topic:

Students use social media and the internet in all kinds of ways, from keeping in touch with their friends to researching for and submitting assignments. One of the least thought about uses of social media is leveraging it to get a job after college. Discuss some of the ways that you could use social media to get a job after college. What are some of the advantages and disadvantages of using social media to get a job after college?

ADT $500 Scholarship (May 1st, 2016)

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The ADT Scholarship gives $500 towards your college tuition. ADT focuses on home security and so the scholarship requires that you write a 500-700 word essay based on the following questions: “What programs and strategies would you implement to better your community? How would you these strengthen the city and improve its residents’ safety?”Your 500-700 word essay should answer those questions and describe how your community program(s) will reduce crime. Essays will reviewed by a selected team of judges and the winning essay will be announced on September 30th, 2016.

Eligibility & Requirements:

  • Must be enrolled in a full-time, accredited college or university.
  • Must be a U.S citizen or permanent legal resident of the U.S.
  •  Must submit a 500-700 word essay (described above)
  • Must submit your name, email address,contact info, and essay in a word doc via email to scholarship@choosehomesecurity.com by May 1st, 2016.

Deadline:  May 1st, 2016

For more information visit the link here. You can also email any questions you may have about the ADT Scholarship at scholarship@choosehomesecurity.com. This scholarship is a great way to help pay your tuition. Apply today!

Art & Justice Fellowship Program (4/14/16)

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The Art & Justice Fellowship Program is an opportunity to receive a $2,000 scholarship, 6 academic credits, and internships at NYC museums like the MoMa, MET, Queens Museum, and El Museo del Barrio. The fellowship is a great opportunity to network, become apart of a community that focuses on issues related to art and justice, and to build your resume.

Eligibility & Requirements:

  • Open to all sophomores, juniors, and seniors.
  • Strong interest in the visual arts
  • At least one 100 level course in Art History or Studio Art at john Jay College (a minor in the Arts is also a plus)
  • Cover Letter explaining the applicant’s interest in the program
  • One reference from a professor (name and email contact)
  • Unofficial Transcript from John Jay College
  • A Resume
  • Finalists will go through an interview process by a representative of the Art & Justice Fellowship Program

Deadline: Applications must be emailed to Professor Claudia Calirman, Director of the Art & Justice Fellowship Program by April 14th, 2016

Those chosen for the Art & Justice Fellowship will take two classes- one in the Fall of 2016 and another in Spring 2017. Internships will begin in the Spring of 2017 and allow students to apply the skills and knowledge they gained in taking the required courses to excel in their internships. The fellowship also offers research experience with select faculty members from the Art & Music Department and those selected receive specialized academic advisement from a faculty mentor. For more information and to interact with the Arts & Justice Fellowship see their Facebook page here.

Only 10 applicants will be selected so make sure you establish a competitive application and get all of the requirements in on time. 

 

All About Education Scholarship (April 30th, 2016)

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The All About Education Scholarship was founded by a company, Unigo, that focuses on improving people’s lives through education. Unigo believes that “education is the key to success” and that because college can be so expensive, sometimes students need scholarships to keep the doors to their opportunities open. The All About Education Scholarship helps do just that by offering students the opportunity to win $3,000 towards their education!

Eligibility:

  • Must be 13 years of age or older at the time of submitting the application
  • Be a legal resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia.
  • Be currently enrolled (or enrolled no later than the fall of 2022) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education.

Requirements: 

  1. Create a free account with Unigo to fill out the application
  2. Submit an online, short written response (250 words or less) for the following question: “How will a $3,000 scholarship for education make a difference in your life?”

Deadline: The application and short written response deadline is April 30th, 2016

The All About Education Scholarship is an awesome opportunity to earn money towards your education. The $3,000 award can be used for loans, help you pursue your dream degree, or be used to help pay your current tuition. Unigo designed this scholarship to showcase your aspirations and lets you decide how the $3,000 will better your academic journey! For more information and to access the application, click here