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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AES Engineering Scholarship

Eligibility:

AES Engineering is pleased to be able to continue offering scholarships to motivated students to help in the furthering of their education.
Our belief is that achieving a high grade point average should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped. For that reason we are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by evaluated the essays that are submitted.

Scholarships are intended for our future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post secondary educational facility.

You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible.

How to Apply
Students must submit an essay of between 500 and 1000 words in answer to the following question:

When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful?  What people, things and accomplishments do you need?
Submit essay to: scholarships@aesengineers.com

Deadline: October 6, 2014

Amount: $500

 

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America's Best Blogging Scholarship

Eligibility:

  • Currently enrolled or incoming freshman
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above on a 4-point scale
  • U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident of the United States

Deadline: Biannual/Ongoing

Amount: $1,000

 

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American Ground Water Trust (one application for 3 different opportunities)

Eligibility:

  • High school senior entering an accredited university/college in the U.S.
  • U.S. citizen or legal resident of the U.S.
  • Undergraduate, full-time student for the upcoming year and have at least a 3.0 GPA.
  • Intend to pursue a career in a ground water related field.
  • Must either have completed a science/environmental project at high school which directly involved ground water resources, OR have had a vacation/out of school work experience that is related to the environment and natural resources.

Deadline: June 1st (same date every year)

Amount: $1,000 - $2,000

 

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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 (same date every year)

Amount: Dependent on the number of credits enrolled.

 

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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 4th (same date every year) Extra points on your score if received BEFORE March 1st

Amount: Up to $2,000

 

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American Indian Graduate Center

Eligibility:

Amount: Varies

 

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Arctic Physical Therapy Scholarship

Eligibility:

To be Eligible a student must:

 

1) Be attending college or university no later than January of 2015.

2) Be attending college or university on a full-time or part-time basis by January of 2015.

3) Have achieved a GPA of 3.0 or greater during their last academic year

4) Be attending a school in the U.S. or Canada by January of 2015.

5) Submit answers to the essay questions no later than 11:59 PM EST on the day of the deadline.

 

*Note that you can be enrolled in any field of study.

Deadline: August 31, 2014

Amount: $500

 

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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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Concentric Accounting Software Scholarship

Eligibility:

We are offering a $1,000 scholarship to one talented thinker and writer. To apply, write an essay (500 words maximum) that addresses the question below:
Today, with online banking, debit cards, and Paypal payments, managing your personal finances may seem easier. But with no actual cash changing hands, tracking your account balances becomes increasingly important.  If you were teaching a course on managing personal finances, using your own experiences as an example, how would you instruct your students to take charge and manage their finances effectively?
E-mail your essay as a PDF or Microsoft Word document to mruhl@corcentric.com  along with your:
• Name
• E-mail address
• Postal address
• Phone number
• High school name and location (city and state) OR College/University you will attend and/or to which you have applied OR
• College/University you are currently attending (city and state)
Submissions must be received by May 23rd, 2014
This scholarship is open to currently enrolled full-time college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors, as well as to high school seniors in the United States who will attend college.

Deadline: May 23rd, 2014

Amount: $1,000

 

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DegreeDirectory.org Education and Teaching Master's Degree Scholarship

Eligibility:

  • Students pursuing Education and Teaching Master's Degree.
  • Degree programs considered include but are not limited to:  Teaching, Curriculum and Instruction, Education Administration, Educational Leadership, Early Childhood Education, and Educational Technology.
  • Selection based on academic history, extracurricular activities, and employment history.
  • Must be enrolled full-time.

Deadline: April 1st (same date every year)

Amount: $500

 

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DegreeDirectory.org Psychology and Counseling Master's Degree Scholarship

Eligibility:

  • Students pursuing Psychology and Counseling Master's Degree.
  • Degree programs considered include but are not limited to:  Community Counseling, Marriage and Family Counseling, Counseling Psychology, Guidance Counseling, Mental Health Counseling, and Clinical Psychology.
  • Selection based on academic history, extracurricular activities, and employment history.
  • Must be enrolled full-time.

Deadline: April 1st (same date every year)

Amount: $500

 

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Education-Portal.com Liberal Arts Scholarship

Eligibility:

- Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

  • Must be enrolled (or accepted) in an accredited college/university.
  • Graduating high school seniors who meet the above mentioned criteria may apply.
  • Must have a minimum of 30 semester hours or 45 quarter hours still to be completed.
  • Must consent to provide a digital photograph of self and quote for display on Education-Portal.com if notified as the award winner by the selection committee.

Deadline: April 1st 2013

Amount: $500

 

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Father Joseph N. Patterson Foundations

Eligibility:

Scholarship Criteria

 

Minimum GPA of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale

Evidence of Financial Need

Demonstration of Leadership and Community Service

High School and College Students(undergraduate).  

*scholarship is not available for grade school or graduate students

 

PLEASE CALL THE FINANCIAL AID OFFICE FOR THE APPLICATION

 

Or email questions to:  fatherpattersonfoundation@gmail.com

Deadline: June 7, 2014

 

Goedeker's Scholarship

Eligibility:

Applying for a Scholarship


Write an essay about why attending college and your field of study are important to you. Give us some insight into your personal background, your philosophy about learning, why you chose your field in particular, and any other information you feel is relevant. These will be judged based on originality, creativity, organization of thought, and proper spelling, punctuation, and grammar.
Awards Available


The grand prize is a $500 scholarship. Two $100 scholarships will also be awarded to honorable mention entries.


Submission Requirements
• Essay length should be 300 words minimum
• Proof that you have a 3.0 GPA or higher
• Clear contact information (name, mailing address, preferred means of contact)
• A few sentences about yourself and a recent photo of yourself which will be used for publicity purposes on Goedeker’s Home Life blog
• Proof that you are enrolled in an accredited college for the spring 2014 semester

Deadline: July 31, 2014

Amount: One $500 and two $100

 

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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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Heart On Your Wrist

Eligibility:

Are you a student looking for ways to offset the heavy cost of college?  Are you passionate about jewelry design?  Heart On Your Wrist wants to help you!  We believe in small business and higher education and we want to help you achieve your dreams.  The Heart On Your Wrist Scholarship Program is designed to encourage innovation and passion in jewelry and jewelry design.

We are offering a $1,000 scholarship to one talented thinker and writer. To apply, write an essay (500 words maximum) that addresses the question below:
• What innovative ways do you see social media changing the way people buy jewelry?
E-mail your essay as a PDF or Microsoft Word document to mktg@heartonyourwrist.com along with your:
•    Name
•    E-mail address
•    Postal address
•    Phone number
•    High school name and location (city and state) OR College/University you will attend and/or to which you have applied OR College/University you are currently attending (city and state)
There are just a few guidelines for your entry!
1. All entries must be original, and written by the applicant.
2. Your entry must be emailed as an attachment to Mktg@heartonyourwrist.com. PDF or Word are preferred.
3. Submissions must be received by May 15, 2014.  The winner will be announced June 1, 2014.
4. You must be currently enrolled as a full-time college freshmen, sophomore, or junior, or be a high school seniors in the United States planning to attend college.
5. Include a picture of yourself for bonus points!  You could be featured on our blog or our Facebook page.

Deadline: May 15, 2014

Amount: $1,000

 

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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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Mango Salute Hello Scholarship

Eligibility:

Mango Salute is proud to be offering a $1,000 (USD) scholarship to a college or graduate student.

The Essay
Essays must address the topic below and be within the specified word limit.
Topic: “The Way We Say Hello and How It Has Developed In Space And Time.”
Word Limit: 500-1,000words
Deadline: 1st May, 2014 by 5:00pm EST

Eligibility Rules
The applicant must:
• Be accepted or be currently enrolled in a college/graduate program for 2014
• Be over 16 years of age

Deadline: May 1, 2014

Amount: $1,000

 

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MCO Scholarship

Eligibility:

To be Eligible a student must:

 

A) Be attending college or university no later than December of 2014.

B) Be attending college or university on a full-time basis by December of 2014.

C) Submit an answer to the essay question no later than 11:59 PM EST on May 15, 2014.

D) Be currently in your last year of high school or a freshman, sophomore, or junior in college/university.

Deadline: May 15, 2014

Amount: $500

 

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Mercury Satellite Digital Dreamer Scholarship

Eligibility:

The digital media is not only something we enjoy, it is an essential part of our lives as well. Its enables us to quickly research information, connect with long lost friends, entertain, and inspire. If you are inspired by digital media then this is your opportunity to receive a $500 dollars with MercurySat's Digital Dreamer Scholarship.

Who Can Apply?
At this time, our scholarship is open to any undergraduate student actively enrolled full-time at an accredited higher learning institution in the United States. Student's can apply for the MercurySat Digital Dreamer Scholarship if you meet the following requirements:
• You are a United States Citizen or Permanent legal Resident of the U.S.
• You are a full-time student enrolled in an undergraduate program at an accredited institution.
• You have a current grade point average(GPA) of 3.0 or higher.

Deadline: April 30, 2014

Amount: $500

 

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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: December 1st (Same day every year)

Amount: $ 5,000 - $ 10,000

 

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Sunkist Growers Scholarship-A.W. Bodine

Eligibility:

The Bodine-Sunkist scholarship honors the memory of Sunkist board vice chairman Arthur W. Bodine.

Eligibility requirements include: financial need and a family or personal involvement in California or Arizona agriculture. It is open to students entering any phase of their undergraduate college career, at any school, and in any field of study. Please remember that the student and/or a member of the immediate family (parents/siblings/grandparents) must be, have been or currently be involved in California or Arizona agriculture.

The number of recipients varies each year, with selection based on factors such as financial need, grade point average, college board test scores, recommendations and an essay.

Since it was established in 1985, over 275 awards have been presented, many to students who are the first in their families to attend college. Sunkist is proud to play a role in the success of these outstanding young men and women.
If you or someone you know meets the agricultural, academic, and financial requirements and would like to apply, please open the link below to the scholarship application.

Deadline: April 30, 2014

 

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The Zachary McMahan Fochtman Scholarship Foundation

Eligibility:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Currently enrolled or has been recently accepted into an accredited Wilderness Therapy, Wilderness Education, or other youth directed program that prepares for direct counseling support for "at risk" or challenged youth.

Deadline: November 15th

Amount: $1,000

 

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Tillman Military Scholars

Eligibility:

BECOME A MILITARY SCHOLAR
The application to join the 6th Class of Tillman Military Scholars will be open from February 7- March 6, 2014, at 11:59pm EST.
Members of each class of Tillman Military Scholars represent a rich and diverse set of backgrounds, experiences and ambitions. They exemplify strong leadership potential and a drive to make a positive impact on our communities and country.

Questions about the application process? Please contact
scholarships@pattillmanfoundation.org

Deadline: March 6, 2014

 

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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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Udall Scholarship

Eligibility:

In , the Foundation expects to award 50 scholarships of up to $5000 and 50 honorable mentions to sophomore and junior level college students committed to careers related to the environment, tribal public policy, or Native American health care.


Scholarships are offered in any of three categories:
• To students who have demonstrated commitment to careers related to the environment including policy, engineering, science, education, urban planning and renewal, business, health, justice, economics, and other related fields; or
• To Native American and Alaska Native students who have demonstrated commitment to careers related to tribal public policy, including fields related to tribal sovereignty, tribal governance, tribal law, Native American education, Native American justice, natural resource management, cultural preservation and revitalization, Native American economic development, and other areas affecting Native American communities; or
• To Native American and Alaska Native students who have demonstrated commitment to careers related to Native health care, including health care administration, social work, medicine, dentistry, counseling, and research into health conditions affecting Native American communities, and other related fields.

Deadline: Application must be submitted by March 5, 2014

 

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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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whisper n thunder

Eligibility:

The nomination will be written in an email format if at all possible. Please address the following questions in your nomination letter:

1) Share with us ways in which the you have demonstrated leadership, creativity, and academic achievement.

2) In what ways have you demonstrated a desire to serve your Native community? Include examples of service to others, family and Native community work and/or organization.

3) List your 3 most outstanding personality traits and why they will contribute to the your future in a positive way.

4) Answer the following questions:
a. Reason for financial assistance?
b. What is your grade point average?
c. What are your plans for the future? Include both school and intended profession.

5) Please write an essay answering one of the following two questions. The essay must accompany your application.

"What is the greatest contribution Native culture can give as a gift to the global community?"

-or-

"In an effort to correct American history to reflect the true history of North American and Native interaction, how would you seek to educate all people of all races about what has happened, and what needs to happen?"

6) Students who receive the scholarship agree to write for each issue of Whisper n Thunder during the academic year of their award (3 of the 4 issues, starting with the October issue), sharing about their educational experience.

Deadline: APPLICATION DUE MAY 1st

Amount: Varies

 

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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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Your Favorite Car Scholarship

Eligibility:

Scholarship Eligibility:

 

A Student Must:

A) Attending an accredited post-secondary institution by the fall of 2014 at the latest. Students who will be entering an accredited post-secondary institution in the fall of 2013 are also eligible.

B) A student can be enrolled or planning to enroll at any level in any program that is two years in length or longer. Additionally, students must be a Canadian or United States residents.

C) Complete the Online Form and Short Question by no later than April 30th, 2014.

Deadline: April 30, 2014

Amount: $500

 

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