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Teacher Shortage Scholarship

Eligibility

  • Be accepted into, and maintain enrollment in, a PESB-approved teacher preparation program leading to an initial teacher certificate (generally the applicant will be enrolled as a junior or senior in undergraduate studies or graduate school.)
  • Intend to pursue an initial teacher certificate with an endorsement in a shortage area.
  • Must file the current FAFSA or WASFA.
  • Must have unmet financial need.

How to Apply:

Further submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s form below.

STEM Scholarship

Eligibility

  • Citizen or a permanent United States resident
  • At least 18 years old at the date of entry
  • At the date of the award, you must be enrolled (or accepted with plans to attend) a college or university in the United States listed here
  • Minimum GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent)
  • Field of study is related to science, technology, engineering, math (STEM)

How to Apply:

  • To apply for this scholarship, first create a Course Hero account, then write a 500-word essay answering the following question:
    • ‘Smart city technology can be almost invisible to their residents, and many people may not be aware of how technology is boosting safety, livability and more in these cities. What’s one current or coming technology that is changing or will change how cities work?’

 

Further submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website

DR. ARTHUR A. KEZIAN DDS SCIENCE SCHOLARSHIP 2020-2021

Eligibility

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must be attending a College or University in the Fall of 2020
  • Must be a resident of the United States or Canada
  • Must complete the application form, including the essay prior to the deadline

How to Apply:

  • Write a 1–2 page essay on why you deserve the Dr. Arthur A. Kezian DDS Science Scholarship
  • Resume or CV
  • Official Transcript (GPA needs to be above 3.0)
  • SAT Score Report
  • DAT, GRE, or MCAT Score Report
  • 1 Minute Video Clip introducing yourself (optional but recommended)
  • Scholarship will open on: November 1, 2020
  • Scholarship deadline: March 31 , 2021 at 11:59 PM EST

Further submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website

David Ghozland Scholarship Program 2020

Eligibility

  • Applicant must currently be enrolled at an accredited college or university in the United States.
  • Applicant must also be majoring in human biology, chemistry, anatomy, or related sciences major working toward a degree

How to Apply:

  • Please submit an essay of up to 1,000 words (maximum) that answers the following question:
    • As we move into a new decade, what do you believe is the most important goal for the advancement of women’s health research and why?

Further submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website

AISES A.T. Anderson Scholarship (2020-2021)

Eligibility:

  • Any STEM related degree such as Mathematics, Medical Sciences, Physical Science, Technology, Science, Engineering, or Natural Resources.
  • Students must be full-time undergraduate or graduate students at an accredited two-year or four-year college/university for the 2020-2021 academic year.
  • Applicants must be: an enrolled citizen or a decedent of an enrolled citizen of a federal or state recognized American Indian Tribe or Alaska Native Village; or Native Hawaiian or decedent from a Native Hawaiian; or Pacific Islander or decedent from Pacific Islander; or Indigenous person of Canada. Enrollment documents and/or a copy of birth certificate(s) showing descendancy from an enrolled citizen, Indigenous group of Canada, Native Hawaiian, or Pacific Islander are acceptable. Applicant may also, instead, provide a copy of their Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood or Certificate of Degree of Alaska Native Blood (CDIB) card.

How to Apply:

  • Essays: Students are required to submit 3 essays, up to 500 words each.  These essays are an important part of the scholarship review process.
    • Essay Prompt 1: Please share a personal statement highlighting your background, academic achievements, and interests. Include information on courses taken and any honors or advanced placement courses. Talk about what motivates and challenges you intellectually and what impact you hope to have in your community and/or profession.
    • Essay Prompt 2: What stimulated your interest in your chosen major or area of study?
    • Essay Prompt 3:  What activity or activities (cultural, community-related, occupational, academic, athletic, etc.) most clearly reflect your character?  Please describe your participation. Why is participation in this activity or these activities important to you?

 

Further submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

Washington State Opportunity Scholarship- Baccalaureate Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements:

  • RESIDENCY
    • Be a Washington state resident as defined by state Legislature (RCW 28B.15.012).
    • Earn a high school diploma or GED from a Washington state institution by June of the year of application.
  • FINANCIAL NEED
  • ACADEMIC RECORD
    • A cumulative grade point average (GPA) as of application date of at least 2.75 (on a 4.0 scale), demonstrated on either a current college or high school transcript; OR
    • A passing GED score, demonstrated on an official score report.
  • ENROLLMENT PLAN
    • Plan to pursue an eligible science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) or health care major as defined on the eligible majors list.
    • Plan to enroll at an eligible Washington state institution for the fall term following selection as defined on the list of eligible college and universities.
    • Plan to enroll at least half-time (six or more credits) every term. Scholars are not expected to enroll in nor does WSOS fund summer term.
  • PREVIOUS EDUCATION EXPERIENCE
    • Do not yet have a bachelor’s degree.
    • Applicant must currently be a:
      • High school senior or graduate (high school equivalency)
      • College freshman or college sophomore. If the applicant has completed any college terms or college credits post high-school, they must meet either the maximum term OR maximum credit requirement stated below:
        1. Maximum Terms Completed: The applicant must have completed no more than six quarters or four semesters of college at the end of the current academic year; OR
        2. Maximum Credits Earned: The applicant must have earned no more than 90 quarter or 60 semester credits at the end of the current academic year
      • If you are still unsure, we recommend on using this credit/term eligibility flowchart to determine if you are eligible to apply.

Application Process

Interested applicants must complete the entire application process. Applicants must:

  1. Complete all application sections via the Scholarship Application Portal and click “Submit” by the application deadline.
  2. Mail a copy of your transcript or GED scores to WSOS c/o Baccalaureate Scholarship at this address: 1414 31st Ave S., Suite 302, Seattle, WA 98144.
  3. Submit the FAFSA or WASFA for the relevant academic year by the deadline on the application timeline.

The application will require approximately 60 to 90 minutes to complete. Applicants may start the application, save progress and return to complete it later up until the application deadline. Applicants should know what college they expect to attend and what major they intend to complete before beginning their application.

 

Further submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

Rise Marketing STEM Scholarship

Eligibility:

  • Must be an undergraduate or postgraduate student at an accredited University.
  • Must be majoring in a STEM field.

How to Apply:

  • Student must write a short essay about themselves.
  • Additionally the student must complete the online application found on the scholarships website.

 

STEM Lights Me Up Scholarship

Eligibility:

  • Must be a full-time or part-time student at an accredited University or be a high school student during the 2019-2020 school year.
  • Must be or planning to be majoring in a STEM field.

How to Apply:

  • Write a 1,000 word essay of the following question:
    • “What lights you up about STEM?”
  • Then make sure to visit the scholarship website and fill out the online application.

Antibodies.com Scholarship Program

Eligibility:

  • Candidates must be majoring in a Life Science field.
  • Candidates must be enrolled as a freshman, undergraduate, or graduate student.
  • Candidates must answer all questions in the application form.
  • Applications must be submitted by the 1st August 2020.

Further Details:

  • Go to the scholarship website and fill out the online application.

Further submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

Aviva Systems Biology Scholarship

Eligibility:

  • Open to life science students enrolled in an accredited college or university
  • No minimum GPA required. If selected, we will require a copy of your latest transcript (official or unofficial) to confirm enrollment
  • Domestic and international students may apply

Application process checklist:

  1. Fill out scholarship application form found on the companies website.
  2. Write a personal statement discussing your career goals and how you hope to contribute to your community.
  3. Email form and personal statement to scholarship@avivasysbio.com with subject “Scholarship Application – Fall 2019” in attention to Delia Rowan.

Questions?