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“Invest in Your Future” College Scholarship

Eligibility

  • Must be pursuing a degree in a field which promotes financial literacy such as Business, Law, Finance, Accounting, or Economics.
  • Must be enrolled in a college or university located within the United States or its territories and accredited by the U.S. Department of Education (for a list of accredited institutions, see http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/Search.aspx) at the time of application and at the time the Scholarship is awarded.
  • Must be at least 17 years old at the time of application.
  • Must be a United States citizen and resident of the United States.
  • Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA

How to Apply:

  • Students must also complete a 500-word essay on the topic of financial planning. Referring to these following questions:
    • What are your short and long-term financial goals? How do you plan to achieve these goals? What financial strategies (such as budgeting, investing, saving, and debt management) will you use and why?

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

ISES Aristocrat/VGT Scholarship (2020-2021)

Eligibility:

  • Must be pursuing a degree in the following areas: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Development, Electrical Engineering, Finance, Human Resources, Supply Chain, and related fields.
  • Must be a full-time undergraduate student (or high school senior headed to higher education) at an accredited college/university or full-time graduate student.
  • 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.

AFWA Seattle Chapter Scholarship

Eligibility

  • Must be either a part-time or full-time student, pursuing either an associate’s of applied science, bachelor’s or master’s degree in accounting or finance or an equivalent designated post-baccalaureate certificate of accounting or finance.
  • Shall have completed a minimum of 30 semester hours or 45 quarter hours within four weeks of the application deadline.
  • Shall have maintained a minimum GPA of 2.05 overall and 3.0 in accounting or finance.
  • Shall be attending an accredited community college, college, university, or professional school of accounting or finance.
  • Need not be a member of Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance.

More Details

All applications must be submitted by November 30, 2018.

How to Apply

  • Submit the completed application packet:
    • Completed application
    • An original current official college transcript (in sealed envelope)
    • Financial aid transcripts from the college, if applicable
    • Two original, signed, letters of recommendation
    • Evidence of acceptance to program if you are either transferring to another college or beginning a post-baccalaureate education at a new university
  • Mail completed packets to:
    • Attn: Scholarships, AFWA Seattle, 800 5th Ave, Ste 101, PMB 237, Seattle, WA 98104-3191

The application and submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

The Kaplan Group Annual Scholarship

Eligibility

  • Must have at least a 2.5 GPA.
  • Must be enrolled in any accredited 2- or 4-year college or university in the USA including graduate programs.
  • Must be studying one of the following: MBA, Finance, Accounting, Law, Management, Entrepreneurship, Economics, or Business Administration.

More Details

All applications must be submitted by August 12, 2018.

How to Apply

  • Write a 600 word essay on one of the following prompts:
    • Financial Statements and Business Models
    • Should You Sue Your Customer?
  • Complete the online survey.

The application and submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website. 

The Scholarship For Tomorrow’s Entrepreneur

Eligibility

  • Applicant must be graduating High School’s Senior Class in 2018 or currently enrolled as a college freshman or sophomore in a college of business with a 3.5 or higher GPA.
  • Applicant must demonstrate high ambition and desire to be an entrepreneur or business owner.
  • Applicant must have a declared major or minor in the college of Business, Economics, or Finance.
  • Funds must be used for full-time enrollment at accredited two or four-year colleges, universities, vocational, or technical schools in the United States during Fall 2018.

More Details

All applications must be submitted by October 15, 2018.

How to Apply

  • Email your essay (500-1000 words) along with a photo to scholarship@yourgreenpal.com.

The application and submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

CardRates.com Financial Futures Scholarship

Eligibility

  • Minimum GPA of 3.5
  • Majoring in business, accounting, finance, mathematics, management, and others related to the personal finance industry
  • Must be a U.S. Resident
  • Must be a current or future college student (e.g., high school senior)

More Details

All applications must be submitted by July 31, 2018.

How to Apply

  • Write an essay (between 500 and 900 words) on the following topics:
    • In 10 years, how do you see yourself impacting the finance industry?
  • Submit a copy of your official transcript

The application and submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

Wikibuy eCommerce and Online Retail Scholarship

Eligibility

  • Must have a 3.4 GPA minimum.
  • Business Administration and Management, Business (General), Finance, Accounting, or related business degrees. Both majors and minors are accepted.
  • Must attend an accredited post-secondary institution in the United States as determined by the U.S. Department of Education.

More Details

All applications must be submitted by August 21, 2018.

How to Apply

  • Compose a 500-word (or less) essay on the prompt below:
    • Which trending technologies will affect the future of online retail and eCommerce the most in the next 20 years?

The application and submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

The Lenders Network Scholarship Award

Eligibility

  • Must be currently enrolled in a business or finance program
  • GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • Must be at least 17 years of age

More Details

All applications must be submitted by June 1, 2018. Winner will be contacted July 1, 2018.

How to Apply

  • Submit a 500 to 1,000-word essay explaining what they hope to accomplish during their career in a in Business or Finance and how the scholarship would fulfill those goals.
  • Complete the online application

The application and submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

RewardExpert Study Abroad Scholarship

Eligibility

  • Must be an undergraduate student at an accredited university with in the U.S. in your second, third, or fourth year.
  • Must be attending a 2- or 4- year college during the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minimum cumulative GPA must be 3.3/4.0.
  • Applicants must be on track towards earning degrees Finance, Accounting, Business, and Mathematics, and other fields related to personal finance careers.

More Details

All applications must be submitted by 5:00pm EST on November 15, 2018.

How to Apply

  • Fill out the short biographical information on the landing page and upload all required documents at the same time:
    • 2 Essays
    • Copy of official university or college transcript with school seal (high school or college)
    • Recommendation letter by professor/academic advisor on school letterhead; signed, dated and including their contact information (max. 1 page)
  • The essays must each be 250 words or less, typed, and address these topics:
    • Essay #1: How do you plan to pursue a career in the personal finance industry?
    • Essay #2: What is the biggest personal finance challenge facing consumers today? What solution would you propose?

The application and submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

Corporate Finance Institute Tuition Scholarship

Eligibility

  • Financial need and hardship incurred to attend university
  • Passion for finance
  • Determination to improve the lives of others through their career
  • For students getting their Associates, Bachelors, Masters, or Doctorate

More Details

All applications must be submitted by March 31, 2019.

How to Apply

  • Complete the online application

The application and submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.