Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship - Application Deadline September 30, 2016

APPLICATION DEADLINE: September 30, 2016
Award Amount(s): $1,000 - $10,000
Web site: http://www.xerox.com/jobs/minority-scholarships/enus.html

Details: Xerox is committed to the academic success of all minority students. That's why we offer a Technical Minority Scholarship that awards between $1,000 and $10,000 to qualified minorities enrolled in a technical degree program at the bachelor level or above.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Cumulative GPA (or high school GPA if a freshman)
  • Email address of the Financial Aid contact from the institution you will be attending as of September, 2016
  • Electronic version of your resume
Asian Women in Business Scholarship - Application Deadline: October 1, 2016

APPLICATION DEADLINE: October 1, 2016
Award Amount(s): $2,500
Web site: http://www.awib.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=Page.viewPage&pageId=811

Details: The Asian Women in Business (AWIB) Scholarship is awarded to exceptional Asian women who demonstrate a commitment to leadership, community service, and/or entrepreneurship. AWIB’s mission to address the identified needs and issues affecting the business and professional development of Asian Americans.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be female and of Asian or Pacific Islander ancestry (includes those who can trace their ancestry from Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Pakistan, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, or Vietnam)
  • Enrolled full-time in an accredited 4-year undergraduate institution in the U.S. at the time of application and award
  • Maintain a minimum 3.0 (out of 4.0) undergraduate GPA at the time of application
  • Have one or more of the following:
    • A leadership role in a community endeavor
    • A record of entrepreneurial achievement
  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident
Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards - Application Deadline: October 2, 2016

APPLICATION DEADLINE: October 2, 2016

Award Amount(s): $1,000 - $3,000
Web site: https://app.reviewr.com/hispanicheritage/site//hispanicheritage

Details: The Youth Awards program is presented by the Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) and its sponsors. Celebrating its 18th year the Youth Awards honors Latino high school students across the nation, we believe the talented Youth Awardees we honor each year are the leaders of today, not tomorrow and their impact will be felt in the classrooms, communities and the workforce. Join us as we identify, inspire and prepare our students to meet America’s priorities.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • A high school student graduating in the spring/summer of 2017
  • Planning to enroll in college in the fall 2017
  • Identify as Hispanic/Latino
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) or 7.5 (on a 10.0 scale)
  • Attend regional ceremony in your region. Attendance is mandatory and HHF will not cover any cost of attending
  • Be a U.S. Citizen/Permanent Resident/ qualify under DACA
Interior Deluxe General Scholarship: Application Deadline - October 15, 2016

APPLICATION DEADLINE: October 15, 2016
Award Amount(s): $1,500
Web site: https://www.interior-deluxe.com/scholarship/

Details: A college education can light up your life. Interior-Deluxe.com would love to help make that happen. Let us help you achieve your dreams of higher education. Show us how a college education will make a difference in your life and how you intend to use your college degree.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants must be attending or planning to attend a college or university in the United States.
  • Applicants must complete be willing to write an essay and share personal circumstances about their educational journey.
  • Applicants must be willing to share the scholarship website on social media networks.
Tungsten Rings Co. Scholarship Program: Application Deadline - October 15, 2016

APPLICATION DEADLINE: October 15, 2016

Award Amount(s): $1,000
Web site: https://www.tungstenringsco.com/submission.html 

Details: TungstenRingsCo.com is awarding a needs based scholarship to students who are aspiring to achieve higher education. At Tungsten Rings & Co. we understand the financial difficulties that students are facing today and we would like to help.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be enrolled in a two-year, four-year, graduate or vocational program.
  • Must attend school in the United States.
  • Must complete and submit a 3-part essay.
National Eagle Scout Association Scholarship: Application Deadline - October 31, 2016

APPLICATION DEADLINE: October 31, 2016

Award Amount(s): $2,500 - $5,000
Web site: http://www.nesa.org/2015_scholarships.html

Details: Eagle Scouts may apply for the NESA Merit or Academic Scholarships beginning in their senior year of high school and may continue applying every year up till the junior year in college. Applicants may win a NESA scholarship one time only. Previous NESA scholarship winners are not eligible to apply again. Merit scholarships are awarded based on school and Scouting participation and community service.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants must apply during their senior year in high school unless the Eagle Scout board of review is held after October 31, 2016. In those cases, the applicant must apply between August 1, 2017 and October 31, 2017 even if he is already attending college.
  • Eagle Scouts may apply for an academic scholarship one time only.
  • All academic scholarship applicants must have a minimum 1800 SAT (or 1290 if taken after March 2016), or 28 ACT score to apply.
  • All applicants must be members of the National Eagle Scout Association to receive a scholarship.
  • Applicants must not be attending any of the U.S. military academies.
Writers and Illustrators of the Future Contest: Application Deadline - October 31, 2016

APPLICATION DEADLINE: October 31, 2016

Award Amount(s): $500 - $1,000
Web site: http://www.writersofthefuture.com/enter-writer-contest/

Details: Writers of the Future Contest is an opportunity for new and amateur writers of new short stories or novelettes of science fiction or fantasy. No entry fee is required. Entrants retain all publication rights. All awards are adjudicated by professional writers only. The Contest has four quarters, beginning on October 1, January 1, April 1 and July 1.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • All entries must be original works, in English.
  • Plagiarism will result in disqualification.
  • Entries may not have been previously published in professional media.
  • To be eligible, entries must be works of prose, up to 17,000 words in length.
  • The Contest is open only to those who have not professionally published a novel or short novel, or more than one novelette, or more than three short stories, in any medium.
  • Entries submitted electronically must be double-spaced and must include the title and page number on each page, but not the author’s name.
  • Electronic submissions will separately include the author’s legal name, pen name if applicable, address, telephone number, e-mail address and approximate word count.
Ron Brown Scholarship - Application Deadline: November 1, 2016

APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 1, 2016
Award Amount(s): $10,000
Website: https://www.ronbrown.org/Media/Default/MediaGalleries/ApplicationPDFs/2015_Ron_Brown_Scholarship_Application.pdf

Details: The Ron Brown Scholar Program has a 19-year history of providing navigational resources to African American students. The Ron Brown Scholar Fund is a public charity, managed by an independent Board of Trustees. The Program which was named for the late Secretary of Commerce and inspired by his dedication to public service, focuses on encouraging civic engagement among Scholars while promoting academic excellence, community and lifelong interactions.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be Black/African American.
  • Must excel academically.
  • Must exhibit exceptional leadership potential.
  • Must participate in community service activities.
  • Demonstrate financial need.
  • Be a U.S. citizen or hold a permanent resident visa card.
  • Be a current high school senior at the time of your application. NOTE: Current college students are not eligible to apply.
American Association of Health and Disability Scholarship - Application Deadline: November 15, 2016

APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 15, 2016
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Web site: http://www.aahd.us/initiatives/scholarship-program/

Details: The mission of the American Association on Health and Disability (AAHD) is to contribute to national, state, and local efforts to promote health and wellness in people with disabilities and identify effective intervention strategies that reduce health disparities between people with disabilities and the general population. AAHD accomplishes its mission through research, education and advocacy at the national, state and community level.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicant must have a disability.
  • Applicant must be enrolled FULL TIME as undergraduate student and completed one full year of college, and is currently in their 2nd year of study in a program at a college or university pursuing an undergraduate degree; or enrolled PART TIME or FULL TIME in a graduate school, pursuing a post-graduate degree.
  • Preference will be given to students majoring in public health, disability studies, health promotion or a field related to disability and health.
  • Important: Applicants who have not yet graduated from high school will not be considered. High school student entering college in the fall of 2016 are NOT eligible to apply.
  • Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident living in the United States and enrolled in an accredited United States university.
Soroptomist International "Live Your Dream" Award - Application Deadline: November 15, 2016

APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 15, 2016

Award Amount(s): $3,000 - $10,000
Web site: http://www.soroptimist.org/awards/apply.html

Details: Soroptomist International is a global volunteer organization working to improve the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • You must be a woman and the primary financial support for yourself and your dependents. Dependents can include children, spouse, partner, siblings and/or parents.
  • Must have financial need.
  • Must be enrolled in an undergraduate degree program.
  • Reside in the United States
  • Have not previously received a Soroptimist Women’s Opportunity or Live Your Dream Award.
  • You must not already have a graduate degree.
  • Must have a Social Security number or Tax ID number.
Artistic Excellence in Print Design And Marketing Scholarship - Application Deadline: November 30, 2016

APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 30, 2016

Award Amount(s): $1,000
Web site: http://www.printaholic.com/scholarship/

 

Details: Printaholic.com is pleased to offer the Artistic Excellence in Print Design & Marketing Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded annually to the most qualified and deserving U.S. undergraduate or graduate. Applicants will be judged based on the completion and submission of a personal marketing package promoting themselves. This package must contain one business card, one brochure, one poster, and one flyer.


Eligibility Requirements:

  • A current undergraduate or graduate majoring in Graphic Arts & Design or a related field
  • Currently enrolled with an accredited U.S. university, college or institution of higher learning
  • Recorded minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
HostGator Small Business Scholarship - Application Deadline: November 30, 2016

APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 30, 2016
Award Amount(s): $1,500
Web site: http://www.hostgator.com/blog/small-business-scholarship/

Details: The HostGator Small Business Scholarship is designed to help aspiring entrepreneurs and tech professionals share their ideas for the future while having the chance to earn a scholarship to help pay for their education.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants must be enrolled in an associate's degree, bachelor's degree or graduate level program at an accredited 2-year college or 4-year university during the 2016-2017 academic year. Students of all majors are encouraged to apply.
  • Employees of or immediate family members of employees of HostGator or Endurance International Group are ineligible for this award.
Advanced Prevention Lawsuit Legal Scholarship - Application Deadline: December 5, 2016

APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 5, 2016

Award Amount(s): $1,000
Web site: https://www.lawsuitlegal.com/giving-back/scholarship.php

Details: Lawsuit Legal is pleased to announce an annual sponsorship award of $1,000 for U.S. high school seniors seeking a degree in an accredited university. The program will be awarded for the first time in 2016, and will continue annually to provide opportunity and support in the form of financial awards to students working to build skills and advance their education for use in service of their communities.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Have a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Be entering freshman year (or attending first year) in college
  • Plan to declare a major in any field of study
  • Be a U.S. citizen or have permanent residency
Jay Kennedy Memorial Scholarship: Application Deadline - December 15, 2016

APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 15, 2016

Award Amount(s): $15,000
Web site: http://cartoonistfoundation.reuben.org/jay-kennedy/

Details: The annual Jay Kennedy Memorial Scholarship, in memory of the late King Features editor, was funded by the Hearst Foundation Syndicate and additional generous donations from other prominent cartoonists. The scholarship recipient is feted at the annual NCS Reuben Awards Convention attended by the world’s leading cartoonists.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants must be students at a 4-year college in the United States, Canada or Mexico.
  • Applicants must be a college Junior or Senior during the 2016-2017 academic year.
  • Applicants do not have to be art majors to be eligible for this scholarship.
  • Applicants are required to send 8 samples of their own cartooning artwork.
Caring.com Student-Caregiver Bi-Annual Scholarship: Application Deadline - December 31, 2016

APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 31, 2016

Award Amount(s): $1,500
Web site: https://www.caring.com/scholarship

Details: Caring.com is the leading online destination for those seeking information and support as they care for aging grandparents, parents, spouses, and other loved ones. We offer a bi-annual scholarship to caregivers in the United States.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants must submit a 1,500-word essay or 2 minute video about their story.
  • Applicants must be attending an accredited U.S. college or university.
  • Applicants must be caring for aging relatives in the United States
Influence Print Award for Design Excellence 2016: Application Deadling - December 31, 2016

APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 31, 2016

Award Amount(s): $1,000
Web site: http://www.influenceprint.com/design-scholarship/

Details: Influence Print’s annual visual communication design scholarship is offered for students majoring or interested in design and applied arts or graphic design with strong academic records and outstanding creative abilities.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or permanent legal resident
  • Applicants may not be an employee of any division of Influence to Print.
  • Must have cumulative college GPA of 2.5 for undergraduate students.
  • Must have cumulative college GPA of 3.0 for graduate students.
SEO Expert Scholarship - Application Deadline: December 31, 2016

APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 31, 2016

Award Amount(s): $10,000
Web site: http://seo.expert/scholarship/

Details: The SEO Expert Scholarship is designed to help students who are majoring in web-based technology who have a passion for educating others about search engine optimization, online marketing, and the future of online business tools.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be a junior, senior or graduate student majoring in marketing, business, or a web-based technology
  • Hold a 2.75 grade point average
  • Write a 1,500 to 2,000 word article about a topic relevant to search engine optimization and online marketing
  • You must give permission for SEO Expert to publish your essay on its website
  • Be a citizen of the United States
Margaret McNamara Educational Grant - Application Deadline: January 15, 2017

APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 15, 2017

Award Amount(s): $15,000
Web site: http://www.mmeg.org/apply/

Details: For 35 years, the Margaret McNamara Educational Grants Foundation has been supporting women from developing countries in their pursuit of higher education.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be at least 25 years old at time of application deadline.
  • Be a national of a country listed on the MMEG Country Eligibility List.
  • Be enrolled at an accredited academic institution at time of application and plan to be enrolled for a full academic year after receipt of grant.
  • Already be enrolled as full-time student with relevant student visa and plan to continue studying full-time in the following academic year.
  • Must NOT be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident (green card).
Writers & Illustrators of the Future Contest: Application Dealine - January 31, 2017

APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 31, 2016

Award Amount(s): $500 - $1,000
Web site: http://www.writersofthefuture.com/enter-writer-contest/

Details: Writers of the Future Contest is an opportunity for new and amateur writers of new short stories or novelettes of science fiction or fantasy. No entry fee is required. Entrants retain all publication rights. All awards are adjudicated by professional writers only. The contest has four quarters, beginning on October 1, January 1, April 1 and July 1.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • All entries must be original works, in English.
  • Plagiarism will result in disqualification.
  • Entries may not have been previously published in professional media.
  • To be eligible, entries must be works of prose, up to 17,000 words in length.
  • The Contest is open only to those who have not professionally published a novel or short novel, or more than one novelette, or more than three short stories, in any medium.
  • Entries submitted electronically must be double-spaced and must include the title and page number on each page, but not the author’s name.
  • Electronic submissions will separately include the author’s legal name, pen name if applicable, address, telephone number, e-mail address and approximate word count.
ProNet David W. Lakamp AIA Scholarship: Application Deadline - March 1, 2017

APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 1, 2017

Award Amount(s): $5,000
Web site: http://www.aia.org/education/AIAS075223

Details: This scholarship was initiated in 1990 and renamed for David W. Lakamp - a founder of ProNet and a trusted insurance advisor to the architectural profession. In his honor two students who best demonstrate strong interest in practice and risk management will each receive a $5,000 award.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Fourth year students in a NAAB accredited degree program, or
  • First year students in a NAAB accredited architecture degree program for students with undergraduate degrees in another discipline.
  • Eligible applicants must have a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 and, if applicable, a cumulative graduate GPA of 3.0.
  • Eligible applicants must demonstrate an interest/or concentration in practice or risk management.
Blacks at Microsoft Scholarship - Application Deadline: March 1, 2017

APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 1, 2017
Award Amount(s): $5,000
Web site: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/diversity/programs/blacks-scholarships.aspx

Details: Blacks at Microsoft (BAM) is a company-sponsored employee network dedicated to supporting the continued growth and development of black employees at Microsoft Corporation. This year, BAM will award two US$5,000 scholarships to outstanding high-school seniors who are interested in pursuing careers in technology. The scholarships are renewable, so winners who continue to meet the criteria can receive an annual $5,000 award for up to four years.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be a high-school senior of African descent (for example, African American, African, or Ethiopian).
  • Plan to attend a four-year college or university in the fall of the year following high-school graduation.
  • Plan to pursue a bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science, computer information systems, or select business programs (such as finance, business administration, or marketing).
  • Demonstrate a passion for technology.
  • Demonstrate leadership at school or in the community.
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher.
  • Require financial assistance to attend college.
National Press Photographers Foundation Scholarships - Application Deadline: March 1, 2017

APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 1, 2017

Award Amount(s): $2,000 - $4000
Web site: http://nppf.org/nppf-scholarships-grants-and-awards/

Details: NPPF scholarships are awarded to encourage those with the talent and dedication to photojournalism and who need financial help to continue their studies. These awards are directed toward those studying full-time or returning to college.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be currently enrolled full-time in an accredited four-year college or university in the U.S. or Canada or have been accepted at a four-year institution to complete suspended studies.
  • Provide evidence of an aptitude for photojournalism as well as academic ability and financial need.
  • Provide grade point average as an indication that applicant can successfully complete college studies.
  • Explain financial need.
  • Use the scholarship at the beginning of the next semester. Otherwise, it will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate candidate.
The Gallery Collection's Greeting Card Scholarship Contest - Application Deadline: March 2, 2017

APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 2, 2017

Award Amount(s): $10,000
Web site: http://www.gallerycollection.com/greeting-cards-scholarship.htm

Details: The Gallery Collection feels that encouraging creativity and promoting education is important. That's why we introduced our first annual national Create-a-Greeting-Card Scholarship Contest in 2007.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Only 1 entry per person is allowed
  • Submit photo, artwork or computer graphic for the front of a greeting card
  • Designs should be appropriate for business and consumer use
  • Photo, art or graphics submitted must be your own original work/creation
International Furnishings and Design Association Scholarships: Application Deadline - March 31, 2017

APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 31, 2017

Award Amount(s): $1,000 - $3,000
Web site: http://www.ifdaef.org/student-scholarships

Details: The IFDA Educational Foundation's mission is to foster educational and philanthropic activities to enhance the furnishings and design industries.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants must be undergraduate students attending U.S. instituions.
  • Applicants must be seeking a degree in interior design or related design/furnishings program.
  • All applications must be in English.
  • Applicants may be part-time or full-time students.
Study.com Distance Learning Degree Academic Scholarship: Application Deadline - April 1, 2017

APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 1, 2017

Award Amount(s): $500
Web site: http://study.com/pages/Undergraduate_Distance_Learning_Degrees_-_Academic_Award.html

Details: At Study.com, we provide online learning opportunities, tutoring, and scholarships for students to become the best, most educated versions of themselves. A $500 award will be given to a student pursuing a distance learning associate or bachelor degree program.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent U.S. Resident
  • Must be enrolled (or accepted) in an accredited college or university and planning on continuing the next year.
  • Graduating high school seniors who meet the above mentioned criteria may apply.
  • Must have a minimum of 30 semester or 45 quarter hours still to be completed.
  • Must consent to provide a digital photograph of self and quote for display on Study.com if notified as the award winner by the selection committee.
Study.com Architecture and Drafting Degree Scholarship: Application Deadline - April 1, 2017

APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 1, 2017

Award Amount(s): $500
Web site: http://study.com/pages/Architecture_and_Drafting_Degrees_-_Undergraduate_Academic_Award.html

Details: At Study.com, we provide online learning opportunities, tutoring, and scholarships for students to become the best, most educated versions of themselves. A $500 award will be given to a student pursuing an associate's or bachelor's degree program emphasizing Architecture, Architectural Drafting or Design, and Architectural Engineering.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent U.S. Resident
  • Must be enrolled (or accepted) in an accredited college or university and planning on continuing the next year.
  • Graduating high school seniors who meet the above mentioned criteria may apply.
  • Must have a minimum of 30 semester or 45 quarter hours still to be completed.
  • Must consent to provide a digital photograph of self and quote for display on Study.com if notified as the award winner by the selection committee.
Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest - Application Deadline: April 28, 2017

APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 28th, 2017

Award Amount(s): From $50 to $20,000
Web site: https://www.aynrand.org/students/essay-contests#atlasshrugged-1

Details: This contest is open to undergraduate and graduate students. To enter, students must read Ayn Rand's novel Atlas Shrugged and write an essay (800 to 1600 words) on one of the topics provided on the website.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Open to all undergraduate and graduate students.
  • No fewer than 800 to 1600 maximum words.
  • One entry per student.
Writers & Illustrators of the Future Contest: Application Deadline - April 30, 2017

APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 30, 2017

Award Amount(s): $500 - $1,000
Web site: http://www.writersofthefuture.com/enter-writer-contest/

Details: Writers of the Future Contest is an opportunity for new and amateur writers of new short stories or novelettes of science fiction or fantasy. No entry fee is required. The contest has four quarters, beginning on October 1, January 1, April 1 and July 1. Entrants retain all publication rights. All awards are adjudicated by professional writers only.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • All entries must be original works, in English.
  • Plagiarism will result in disqualification.
  • Entries may not have been previously published in professional media.
  • To be eligible, entries must be works of prose, up to 17,000 words in length.
  • The contest is open only to those who have not professionally published a novel or short novel, or more than one novelette, or more than three short stories, in any medium.
  • Entries submitted electronically must be double-spaced and must include the title and page number on each page, but not the author’s name.
  • Electronic submissions will separately include the author’s legal name, pen name if applicable, address, telephone number, e-mail address and approximate word count.
Abbott and Fenner Scholarship: Application Deadline - June 12, 2017

APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 12, 2017

Award Amount(s): $1,000
Web site: http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm

Details: Abbott & Fenner are committed to continuing our efforts at helping those who have the desire and ambition to succeed. The winner(s) of this annual scholarship will receive their award within 2 weeks of the listed deadline.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • All applicants must submit an 500 – 1000 word essay on one of the topics listed on the website
  • All applicants should include their full name and mailing address with their submissions.
  • All applicants must be high school juniors, seniors, or currently enrolled in an accredited post-secondary school.
Writers & Illustrators of the Future Contest: Application Deadline - July 31, 2017

APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 31, 2017

Award Amount(s): $500 - $1,000
Web site: http://www.writersofthefuture.com/enter-writer-contest/

Details: Writers of the Future Contest is an opportunity for new and amateur writers of new short stories or novelettes of science fiction or fantasy. No entry fee is required. Entrants retain all publication rights. All awards are adjudicated by professional writers only. The contest has four quarters, beginning on October 1, January 1, April 1 and July 1.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • All entries must be original works, in English.
  • Plagiarism will result in disqualification.
  • Entries may not have been previously published in professional media.
  • To be eligible, entries must be works of prose, up to 17,000 words in length.
  • The contest is open only to those who have not professionally published a novel or short novel, or more than one novelette, or more than three short stories, in any medium.
  • Entries submitted electronically must be double-spaced and must include the title and page number on each page, but not the author’s name.
  • Electronic submissions will separately include the author’s legal name, pen name if applicable, address, telephone number, e-mail address and approximate word count.
SEIU Moe Foner Scholarship Program for Visual & Performing Arts - Application Deadline: Open (No Deadline)

APPLICATION DEADLINE: OPEN (No Deadline)
Award Amount(s): $5,000
Web site: http://www.seiu.org/moe-foner-scholarship-program

Details: This award is for full-time students with majors in the performing arts including, but not limited to: drama, music, dance, opera, marching bands, and other musical ensembles.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be an undergraduate student
  • Must study full-time
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must not be attending high school currently
  • Restricted to students studying Performing Arts or Arts
  • Must be affiliated with Service Employees International Union
The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant - Application Deadline: Open (No Deadline)

APPLICATION DEADLINE: OPEN (No Deadline)
Award Amount(s): $15,000
Web site: https://www.elizabethgreenshieldsfoundation.org

Details: Available to emerging figurative artists with a representational style of painting, drawing, sculpture, or printmaking. Offers additional renewal awards to selected applicants.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must attend a university, a four-year college or a two-year college
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Restricted to individuals with the following interests: art
Cynthia Kuo Scholarship - Application Deadline: Open (No Deadline)

APPLICATION DEADLINE: OPEN (No Deadline)

Award Amount(s): $5,000
Web site: http://www.siliconvalleycf.org/scholarships/cynthia-kuo-scholarship

Details: Scholarship for overseas Chinese students who are actively involved in the Christian faith and/or Christian youth groups. This fund was established in June 2012.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Chinese students who are either first-generation in the U.S. or born overseas and planning to attend a four-year college in the US on a full-time basis
  • Actively involved in the Christian faith or Christian youth group
  • Graduating high school senior or current college student
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Demonstrated financial need
The Ehrlich Rominger Scholarship Fund - Application Deadline: Open (No Deadline)

APPLICATION DEADLINE: OPEN (No Deadline)

Award Amount(s): $5,000
Web site: http://www.siliconvalleycf.org/scholarships/ehrlich-rominger-scholarship

Details: The Ehrlich Rominger Scholarship Fund was established by Mr. Joseph Ehrlich and Mr. Jack Rominger to assist with the education of future architectural professionals.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Currently enrolled in a college or university program leading to a degree in architecture
  • Current resident of Santa Clara County and legal resident of the United States
Roshan Rahbari Scholarship Fund - Application Deadline: Open (No Deadline)

APPLICATION DEADLINE: OPEN (No Deadline)

Award Amount(s): $5,000
Web site: http://www.siliconvalleycf.org/scholarships/roshan-rahbari-scholarship-fund

Details: The Roshan Rahbari Scholarship Fund seeks to support outstanding community college students with financial need to transfer to and complete their bachelor's degrees at four-year colleges and universities.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Current resident of California
  • Current community college student transferring to a four-year college or university on a part-time or full-time basis
  • Minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0
  • Demonstrated service to community or school
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Character qualities such as integrity, compassion and generosity
The Stephanie Brown Cadet Memorial Foundation - Application Deadline: Open (No Deadline)

APPLICATION DEADLINE: OPEN (No Deadline)

Award Amount(s): $12,000
Web site: http://www.siliconvalleycf.org/scholarships/stephanie-brown-cadet-memorial-scholarship
Details: The Stephanie Brown Cadet Memorial Foundation seeks to enhance and enrich the lives of others and to help ensure a more fair and equitable society.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Graduating high school seniors or college students who are in good standing
  • Demonstrated community service within the last 18 months
  • Minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Planning to enroll or currently enrolled in a two- or four-year college or vocational school on a part-time or full-time basis
  • Current resident of the greater San Francisco Bay Area
The Tang Scholarship - Application Deadline: Open (No Deadline)

APPLICATION DEADLINE: OPEN (No Deadline)

Award Amount(s): $15,000
Web site: http://www.siliconvalleycf.org/scholarships/tang-scholarship

Details: This scholarship annually awards two outstanding students combined scholarships totaling up to $15,000. These scholarships are renewable for a maximum of three additional years (for a total of four years), provided each student annually meets the renewal requirements.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Self-identified as Asian/Pacific Islander (at least 25 percent Asian/Pacific Islander ancestry), lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender and involved in the LGBT community
  • Graduate of a high school in one of the nine Bay Area counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Napa, Sonoma or Solano
  • Full-time enrollment in an accredited two- or four-year college, community college, university, graduate school or vocational school
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Demonstrated academic promise
  • Demonstrated financial hardship
  • United States citizen or legal resident
  • Be between the ages of 17 and 25 on or before April 30, 2016
Mohsen Arts Foundation: Application Deadline - OPEN (No Deadline)

APPLICATION DEADLINE: OPEN (No Deadline)

Award Amount(s): Varies
Web site: http://www.mohsenarts.org/

Details: The Mohsen Arts Foundation is a 501c3 non-profit arts & education organization founded in 2014. By awarding scholarships, we hope to encourage the next generation of Middle Eastern, Arab and Southeast Asian artists through education, practice, and self-expression.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be pursuing an art-related degree in an accredited college or university.
  • Must be of Middle Eastern, Arab, or Southeast Asian descent.
  • Applicants do not need to be US citizens to apply.