Dream Dorm Design Challenge: Application Deadline - March 31, 2017

APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 31, 2017

Award Amount(s): $2,000
Web site: http://www.serenaandlily.com/dream-dorm-room-design-challenge.html

Details: Do you love creating beautiful living spaces? Are you considering a career in design? For the Dream Dorm Design Challenge, we want you to put your ideas into practice. Show us your creativity and design the room of your dreams!

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years of age of older.
  • Must be attending high school or college in the U.S.
  • If currently attending college, must be in an undergraduate, graduate or vocational program.
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. institutions.
  • 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.
Davis Putter Scholarship Fund: Application Deadline - April 1, 2017

APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 1, 2017

Award Amount(s): $10,000
Web site: http://www.davisputter.org/apply/apply-for-scholarships

Details: The Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund aids people active in movements for social and economic justice. These need-based scholarships are awarded to students who are able to do academic work at the college or university level and who are active in the progressive movement. Early recipients worked for civil rights, against McCarthyism and for peace in Vietnam. Recent grantees have been active in the struggle against racism, sexism, homophobia and other forms of oppression.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants must have participated in activities in the U.S.
  • Strong preference for applicants who plan on working in the U.S.
  • Must have financial need and documentation of financial standing.
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.
Band With Success Scholarship: Application Deadline - April 15, 2017

APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 15, 2017

Award Amount(s): $1,000
Web site: https://www.larsonjewelers.com/#Scholarship

Details:  Larson Jewelers created the “Band With Success Scholarship” to band together with both men and women who want to further their education and strive for a successful future. We are proud to offer scholarships to any students, age 16 or older, attending high school or enrolled in undergraduate, graduate, and vocational programs in the US.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be 16 years of age of older.
  • Must be attending high school or college in the U.S.
  • If currently attending college, must be in an undergraduate, graduate or vocational program.
Marine Memorial Scholarships: Application Deadline - April 21, 2017

APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 21, 2017

Award Amount(s): $2,500 - $10,000
Web site: http://mmanetcom.marineclub.com/ScholarshipsHome

Details: Increase your opportunity for education by applying for one of eight Marine Memorial Scholarships. Marines’ scholarships are offered in different categories, ranging from awards for those pursuing degrees in the health care field to those pursuing degrees in Engineering or Math.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants must be attending accredited undergraduate programs in the 2016-2017 school year.
  • All U.S. Military personnel who have transitioned from Active Duty to reserve or civilian status within the past 3 years may apply.
  • Additional eligibility requirements vary for each scholarship.
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.
Swiss Benevolent Society Scholarships: Application Deadline - April 30, 2017

APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 30, 2017

Award Amount(s): $500 - $2,000
Web site: http://www.sbssf.com/scholarships/index.php

Details: The Swiss Benevolent Society helps qualified applicants obtain a higher education in any field of endeavor at any accredited university or college in the United States. The scholarships are limited to students who are residents of Northern California. Students may apply every year while enrolled.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Based on need and merit
  • Awarded to students entering college through postgraduate studies.
  • Minimum GPA 3.2 for the last 2 years in high school, 3.0 for first year in college and 3.2 thereafter.
  • Be of Swiss descent by demonstrating that applicant or at least one parent is a Swiss national, registered with the Swiss Consulate General of San Francisco (or carry a valid Swiss passport).
  • Have resided in a county in Northern California for a minimum of three years preceding the date of initial application.
  • Have applied for admission to any accredited institution of higher learning in the United States offering a baccalaureate or graduate degree.
  • Be a full time student: 12 undergraduate or 9 graduate units per term.
BEF Freedom of Speech PSA Contest: Application Deadline - April 30, 2017

APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 30, 2017

Award Amount(s): $2,500
Web site: http://www.nabef.org/freedomofspeechpsa/default.asp

Details: The National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to reinforcing the future of broadcasting through a commitment to education and to advancing excellence in the diversity and community service efforts of our industry.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Open to college students enrolled during the 2016-2017 school year.
  • Must submit a 30-second television or radio public service announcement (PSA) that highlights the importance of free speech.
  • Must creatively address the question "What does freedom of speech mean to me?"
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.
SlickDeals Student Scholarship Program: Application Deadline - April 30, 2017

APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 30, 201

Award Amount(s): $2,500
Web site: https://slickdeals.net/scholarships/

Details: We want to provide exceptional students with an opportunity to focus more of their energy on academics, and ease the financial stress of achieving their goals. Our site is built to be a money-saving resource, and now we're proud to be able to offer a scholarship program in addition to that.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Must be at least 17 years of age
  • Must be currently accepted to an accredited university for a full-time undergraduate or graduate program in the United States for the fall 2017 semester/quarter
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
Worldstudio AIGA Scholarship: Application Deadline - May 1, 2017

APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 1, 2017

Award Amount(s): $1,000 to $5,000
Web site: http://www.aiga.org/worldstudio-scholarship/

Details: Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships benefit minority and economically disadvantaged students who are studying art and design disciplines in colleges and universities in the United States.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must study full-time
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Restricted to students studying Arts or Graphics/Graphic Arts/Printing
Electronic Document Scholarship Foundation: Application Deadline - May 1, 2017

APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 1, 2017

Award Amount(s): $1,000 - $5,000
Web site: http://www.edsf.org/what_we_do/

Details: EDSF's scholarship program enables students to receive the education necessary to pursue careers in the document management and graphic communications industry, while providing much needed assistance in offsetting the ever increasing financial burden. Scholarships are awarded based on scholastic achievement, honors received, participation in school activities and community service and organizational affiliations.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • To be eligible for a scholarship, students must have the following:
  • An interest in pursuing a career within the Document Management and Graphic Communication industry
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Full-time student attending an accredited institution.
JASNA's Annual Student Essay Contest: Application Deadline - May 21, 2017

APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 21, 2017
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Web site: http://www.jasna.org/essaycontest/

Details: The Jane Austen Society of North America (JASNA) encourages the study and appreciation of Jane Austen and her literary works. The Annual Student Essay Contest is one of many ways that JASNA helps to preserve her legacy as a prolific writer and as a woman who deeply valued education.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Open to students world-wide at the high school, college, and graduate school levels of study.
  • Students must be enrolled full-time or part-time in coursework during one or more semesters/quarters of the contest year.
First Art Gallery Annual Art and Design Scholarship: Application Deadline - May 31, 2017

APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 31, 2017

Award Amount(s): $1,000
Web site: https://www.1st-art-gallery.com/scholarship.html

Details: 1st Art Gallery wants to enable Art and Liberal Arts students (all disciplines) to further their education. Art students need to submit a piece of art that makes them proud. This can be any type of art submission including (but not limited to) a painting, photograph, statue, song, animation, video, film, illustration, story, poem or any other type of art. Liberal Arts students should apply with a recent sample of their writing, on any subject, limited to 2000 words.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be current high school students graduating this calendar year and have been accepted into a college, university, trade school, or design school OR
  • A student currently enrolled in a college, university, trade school, or design school.
NFT Financial Aid Scholarship: Application Deadline - May 31, 2017

APPLICATION DEADLINE: >May 31, 2017

Award Amount(s): $2,000
Web site: http://topnailfungustreatment.com/scholarship/

Details: Top Nail Fungus Treatment offers a yearly scholarship program to assist deserving students with financial aid.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • You must be a student pursuing any degree or majors in any degree.
  • You must be above 18 years.
  • We reserve all rights to verify your date of college enrollment or high school/college graduation.
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.
California Learners Scholarship: Application Deadline - June 15, 2017

APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 15, 2017

Award Amount(s): $1,000
Web site: https://coursehorse.com/san-francisco#scholarship

Details: As part of our launch in San Francisco, and commitment to local learning, we are announcing our $1,000 California Learner's Scholarship.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a high school seniors planning to attend college in California, or
  • Anyone enrolled in part-time or full-time college classes in California.
DealHack Scholarship: Application Deadline - June 30, 2017

APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 30, 2017

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

Details: At DealHack, we believe that volunteer involvement is an integral part of a strong and prosperous community. To encourage this value, we’ve decided to reward a college or university student who demonstrates outstanding volunteer involvement in their community. The winner of our annual award will receive a $1,500 USD scholarship to use towards their tuition.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be enrolled full-time at a college or university in the USA or Canada for the 2017-2018 academic year.
  • Be in good standing with their current academic institution.
  • Exemplify outstanding community volunteer involvement.
  • Have permission from a parent or legal guardian if they are under the age of 18.
Uncommon Goods Scholarship: Application Deadline - July 15, 2017

APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 15, 2017

Award Amount(s): $1,000
Web site: https://www.uncommongoods.com/scholarships

Details: Uncommon Goods knows isn't always easy when you're just starting out in a creative field of study. So, we're offering a scholarship to help hardworking student-artists out, because hey—you might be gracing our assortment with your work someday!

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be an undergraduate art or design major at an accredited university.
  • Applications from past winners will not be considered again.
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.
Garage Gym Planner Scholarship: Application Deadline - November 10, 2017

APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 10, 2017

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

Details: Words are a powerful medium and we understand that they are more important than ever when you consider good and effective content is what separates our website from the rest of our competitors. Students currently engaged with any course are free to apply. All you need to have is a flair for writing with insights into different fitness regimens.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must provide address of your school’s financial aid office.
  • Must be currently enrolled in a college or university and be able to supply your student ID number.
  • Must enter your submission in English.
Artistic Excellence in Print Design And Marketing Scholarship: Application Deadline - November 30, 2017

APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 30, 2017

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
Guitar Pal Art Scholarship: Application Deadline - December 1, 2017

APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 1, 2017

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

Details: The term ‘starving artist’ is all too familiar to those who have chosen to pursue a career in this field. If you want to be the best, you often have to learn from the best. This is what an art degree affords you. Unfortunately, the average degree can tend to get a little pricey and as time goes on, tuition fees simply get higher. This is why we, here at The Guitar Pal have decided to give one lucky person a much-needed break with this generous scholarship.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be enrolled in an Art program at a United States university, college, or music school.
  • If you are under the age of 18, get permission from a parent or legal guardian, prior to participating in this scholarship effort.
Green Health Drinks Scholarship: Application Deadline - December 31, 2017

APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 31, 2017

Award Amount(s): $2,000
Web site: http://www.healthdrinkshub.com/green-health-drinks-scholarship/

Details: We understand the significance of the information online and want to give a platform to students to exhibit their research and literary abilities in this area. That’s why We have created the Greens Health Drinks Scholarship for Undergraduate or Postgraduate students with the passion of writing and spreading knowledge to receive $2,000 award.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • May be enrolled in any accredited degree program
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/
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.