Available Outside Scholarships

 

We will update this listing as we become aware of outside scholarship opportunities that may be of benefit to Prescott College Students.  Please refer to the contact information listed for each scholarship as well as the deadline.

 

"No Essay" Scholarship

Eligibility:

  • Must be a high school, college, or graduate student, or planning to enroll within 12 months.
  • Applicant must be a legal resident of the United States. International students with valid visas are also eligible.

Deadline: Monthly

Amount: $2,000

 

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2015 Grasshopper Entrepreneur Scholarship

Eligibility:

Any current college student or incoming freshman enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program in a Spring, Summer, or Fall 2015 semester. Student must be enrolled at an accredited American college, university or trade school. 500-700 word essay on topic: As an entrepreneur, what do you believe the greatest barriers to entry are for starting a business, and how would you or do you try to overcome these to be successful?

Deadline: April 30, 2015

Amount: $5,000

 

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American Addiction Centers - Behavorial Health Academic Scholarship

Eligibility:

High school graduate by summer 2015, current full- or part-time undergraduate and graduate students entering or enrolled in behavioral health, nursing, counseling, psychology, social work, marriage/family therapy, or other program focusing on treating mental health and/or substance abuse issues. Must be US Citizen.

Submit application form with essay “Why is a career in behavioral health important to you?” (800 words max.)

Deadline: May 31st, 2015

Amount: 1st Place: $5,000 2nd Place: $2,500 3rd Place: $2,500

 

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American Indian Education Foundation - Graduate

Eligibility:

  • Native American, Alaska Native, or Native Hawaiian (student or parent must be Enrolled).
  • Attending or have been accepted to an accredited graduate school.
  • Must be enrolled between 6-18 credits.
  • GPA between 2.5-3.5 desirable.

Deadline: April 4th, 2015

Amount: Up to $2,000

 

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American Indian Education Foundation - Undergraduate

Eligibility:

  • Native American, or Alaska Native descent (student or parent must be Enrolled).
  • Attending an accredited 2 or 4 year college/university/technicla/vocational school.
  • Must be enrolled as a full-time student as an undergraduate.
  • GPA between 2.0-3.4 desirable.
  • An ACT score of 14 or above desirable.
  • Scholarship can only be used for tuition and books.

Deadline: April 4, 2015 (extra point towards score if completed by March 1st)

Amount: Up to $2,000

 

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American Indian Graduate Center

Eligibility:

  • Demonstration of one of the following:
  • All applicants must be able to demonstrate financial need through submission of a Financial Needs Form (FNF) (will be due July 13, 2014) and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • All applicants must be able to demonstrate personal enrollment in a federally recognized American Indian tribe or Alaska Native group, or possess one fourth (1/4) degree verifiable federally recognized American Indian blood through the submission of a Tribal Eligibility Certificate (TEC) (will be due July 13, 2014).

Amount: Varies

 

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American Psychological Association Scholarships Search Engine

Eligibility:

Eligibility: Use the American Psychological Association to find scholarships based on your field of study, education level, and more.

 

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Arizona Community Foundation

Eligibility:

 The Arizona Community Foundation allows high school seniors and current college students throughout Arizona to apply for more than 80 scholarship awards online with one general application.

 

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Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

Eligibility:

The applicant must be receiving a Federal Pell Grant or provide proof that he/she will be receiving a Pell Grant at the time of application or during the term of his/her study abroad program or internship.
• The applicant is applying to or has been accepted into a study abroad program or internship eligible for credit by the student's accredited institution of higher education in the U.S.
• The applicant is studying or interning abroad for at least four weeks (28 days) in one country - or two weeks (14 days) for current community college students - and no more than one academic year. Programs going to more than one country are eligible if the student will be in one country for at least four consecutive weeks.
• The applicant is studying or interning abroad in any country except Cuba or a country on the U.S. Department of State's current Travel Warning list. Students applying to programs in Mexico may only apply for scholarships to support study in Mexican states where no advisory is in effect according to the U.S. Department of State Travel Warning list.

Deadline: Varies dependent on which term you are planning to do the study abroad program.

Amount: Up to $5,000

 

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Collegenet Scholarship Election

Eligibility:

If you're a college student (or planning to be one within the next year), you'll be able to set up a profile and post to discussion forums. If others like what you say, they'll vote for you. If you like what they say, you can vote for them. Casting and receiving votes earns you points. If the total points you earn during the month places you as one of the top four candidates, you win a scholarship.

Deadline: Monthly

Amount: Please Check with Provider

 

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FrontierBundles.com Cyberbullying Awareness

Eligibility:

Eligibility: Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Legal Resident of the United States. Incoming freshman: Applicant must be a current student and have a cumulative high school grade point average of at least 2.5 and taken either ACT or SAT. Current college students: Applicant must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.5 and be enrolled full-time.

Deadline: June 17, 2015

Amount: $1000

 

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Golden Key International Honour Society

Eligibility:

  • Attending a college or university in the U.S.
  • Must have a 3.7 GPA
  • Must be a Golden Key International Honour Society Member
  • For membership info, contact:  memberservices@goldenkey.org

Deadline: Various

Amount: Various

 

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Graduate Programs Foundation

Eligibility:

  • Must be current graduate student for a chance to win $1,000 scholarship
  • Must be graduate in the last five years for a chance to win $1,000 toward student loan payments

Deadline: Drawings happen quarterly

Amount: $1,000 Scholarships for current students or $1,000 toward loan payments for recent grads

 

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Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Eligibility:

Founded in 1975, the Hispanic Scholarship Fund provides scholarships to Latino students, as well as related support services.  HSF seeks to give students all the tools they need to apply to college, do well in their course work, graduate, enter a profession, excel, help lead our nation going forward, and mentor the generations to come.
As the nation’s largest not-for-profit organization supporting Hispanic American higher education, HSF has awarded over $400 million in scholarships and provides a range of ancillary programs for candidates, scholars, and their families.
HSF further strives to make college education a top priority for every Latino family across the nation and to mobilize our community to proactively advance that goal – each individual, over a lifetime, in every way he/she can.  For more information about the Hispanic Scholarship Fund please continue to browse our website.

 

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Learn.org Academic Scholarships

Eligibility:

Varies based on the category of the scholarship. Use the academic scholarships link located on the top right side of the home page for latest scholarship applications and criteria.

Deadline: April 1st, 2015

Amount: $500 - $1000

 

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Public Lands Foundation George Lea Founder Scholarship

Eligibility:

  • Demonstrated academic excellence—Minimum cumulative Grade Point Ave. of 3.00
  • Evidence of financial need
  • Juniors, Seniors and Masters-level graduate students from Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University, the University of Arizona, or Prescott College only may apply
  • Major in a natural resource or public land policy curriculum
  • Full-time student
  • Application, letter of recommendation, and resume must be submitted.  The application can be found by clicking the "George Lea Founder's Scholarship" link under the directory at www.publicland.org.

Deadline: March 15, 2015

Amount: $5000

 

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Resources for Students with Disabilities

Eligibility:

Below is a link to view listing to numerous scholarship options for students with disabilities that range from national financial aid opportunities to local opportunities within the United States and Canada. Each scholarship profile indicates whether online programs at accredited colleges or universities are eligible for the award.

 

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Scholarship Points

Eligibility:

  • Enrolled or will be enrolled in the next 12 months, in a college or university in the U.S.

Deadline: Monthly

Amount: Up to $10,000

 

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Soroptimist - Women's Opportunity Awards

Eligibility:

  • Must be accepted at an accredited two- or four-year college or university in the U.S.
  • Woman pursuing first undergraduate degree.
  • Be the primary financial support for her family.

Deadline: Range: July 1st - November 15th Each Year

Amount: $ 5,000 - $ 10,000

 

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U.S. Department of Labor Scholarship Search Engine

Eligibility:

Use the Department of Labor Search Engine to find scholarships based on your location, education level and more..

 

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Veteran's United Foundation Scholarship

Eligibility:

  • A current active-duty service member
  • Veteran of the United States Armed Forces
  • Spouse of military member or veteran
  • Surviving spouse or child of a fallen soldier
  • Child of a military member or veteran
  • Must maintain a cumulative gpa of 2.5

Deadline: Bi-Annual

Amount: Five Bi-annual $2,000 scholarships

 

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Women’s Independence Scholarship Program

Eligibility:

  • Survived domestic violence (partner abuse) and a U.S. citizen or legal resident.
  • Officially accepted into an accredited course of study at a U.S. post-secondary institution.
  • Demonstrates a critical need for financial assistance.
  • Exhibits strong desire, ability and determination to complete a training and/or academic program.
  • Has a definate plan to use the desired training to upgrade skills for career advancement, to train for a new career field, or to enter or reenter the job market.
  • Is sponsored by a non-profit domestic violence service agency willing to mentor and provide support for the student throughout her educational experience.

Deadline: Ongoing – At least two months before the start date of your academic program

Amount: Varies

 

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