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2020 Porch Skilled Trade & Technology Scholarships

Eligibility

  • You must be 18 years or over and currently be enrolled as a high school senior, or in a community college, undergraduate, graduate, technical college, or vocational program, or be planning to enroll in a high school, community college, undergraduate, graduate, technical college, or vocational program during the 2019-2020 academic program in the United States.
  • You must have a minimum 3.4 GPA.
  • You must be pursuing a degree that enables you or others in your community to learn a new trade, develop skills and technology, or start a small business related to home services offered by Porch.

How to Apply:

 

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

AISES Intel Growing The Legacy Scholarship Program (2020-2021)

Eligibility:

  • Must be majoring in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering. Considerations may be made for students pursuing Chemical Engineering, Material Science, and Physics.
  • Students must be a U.S. citizen, enrolled full-time at an accredited college/university, and be pursuing a bachelors, masters, or doctoral degree.
  • Must have a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA.
  • 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 2 essays, up to 300 words each. These essays are an important part of the scholarship review process.
    • ​For undergraduate and graduate students:
      • Essay Prompt 1: Technical Skills: Describe your technical skills (i.e. Hardware, Software, etc.) and associated work, research and/or project experiences that would be relevant in sharing with a technical company.
      • Essay Prompt 2: Leadership Skills: Describe your leadership skills and/or experience(s)?
    • For Native Next Generation (college Freshman) students:
      • Essay Prompt 1: Please share a personal statement that highlights 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 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.

 

Gadget Scane Scholarship

Eligibility:

  • If you are enrolled or pursuing any course in college, university, or school, you may apply for this scholarship.

How to Apply:

  • Write 1000-1200 words lengthy article on:
    • “Best Digital Content Marketing Tactics.“

Submission Guidelines:

  • Your full name, email address and contact details.
  • Name of your institute.
  • Proof of your enrollment.
  • Your area of study.
  • Email us an article on “contact@gadgetscane.com“.
  • Add the subject ‘Gadget Scane 2020-2021 Annual Scholarship Program’.
  • The article can be submitted in .pdf or .doc format file.
  • The article must be complete and in the proper format.
  • The deadline for the article submission is 30th May 2020.
  • Scholarship $800 will be awarded to each of the two winners and sent to the winner’s college.
  • Best Of luck for all the students who participate in the Gadgetscane annual scholarship program!

 

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

$1500 College Monk Short Essay Scholarship

Eligibility:

  • The scholarship is open to all students currently pursuing or looking to pursue college education in the next 12 months in the United States.
  • The applicant must be a legal citizen of the U.S or an International student with a valid student visa.
  • Should be enrolled or attending an undergraduate or graduate program.

How to Apply:

The applicant must submit an original essay which addresses the following questions.

  • In not less than 100 words, please tell us about yourself and why you are applying for this scholarship.
  • Please be clear about how this scholarship will help you achieve your personal and professional goals.
  • Any past achievements of state, national or international fame should be mentioned.

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

Big Data Science & Analytics Bi-Annual Scholarship

WHO CAN APPLY:

Any students pursuing undergraduate- or graduate-level degrees in any of the following fields:

  • Business Analytics
  • Data Science
  • Computer Science
  • Information Systems

How to Apply:

Scholarship essay entries must be received on or before the date of the deadline. All scholarship essays must be submitted through the application form at the bottom of this page. Only one entry per person will be accepted. Multiple entries will disqualify you from this scholarship.

All scholarship essays must:

  • Be written in English
  • Answer this year’s essay contest question
  • Be between 800 and 1,000 words long, excluding works cited
  • Contain standardized citations and bibliography, if needed

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

WALKIN’ PETS VETERINARIAN & REHAB/VET TECH SCHOLARSHIP

Eligibility:

  • Must be a doctoral student entering or currently enrolled in veterinary school in 2020.
  • Scholarship applicants must be enrolled full-time in an accredited veterinary school to be eligible for the Veterinarian Scholarship.

How to Apply:

Please discuss the following set of questions in 1,000 words or less:

  • How have end of life/humane disposition issues been evolving for pets over the past 25 years? What societal factors have influenced how end of life issues for pets have evolved?\
  • What veterinary care and pet product advances have been an influence?
  • How does the high quality of medicine that we can now offer to aging or disabled pets compare to what was available 10 years ago?
  • How have alternatives, such as assistive devices and/or wheelchairs, played a role in the changing landscape of veterinary care?
  • What do you think the most important factors are today in consideration of euthanizing a pet?
  • How do you balance the needs of the pet caretaker and the patient?
  • What do you anticipate will be your greatest challenges and assets in helping pet caretakers to make end-of-life decisions?

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

Cohen & Cohen Scholarship

Eligibility Criteria

  • This scholarship is open to any student who is currently enrolled in accredited undergraduate, graduate or professional program. This includes accredited community college students as well as high school seniors and students who possess a GED who have been accepted to or are enrolled in an accredited program.
  • The scholarship applicant must be able to demonstrate that their surviving an auto accident, or standing by the side of someone who did, has inspired and pushed them to make the most out of their life.
  • All eligible candidates must be in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 or above.

Essay Criteria:

Answer the following prompts and questions in an essay of 1,000 words or less:

  • Briefly describe the auto accident you or the victim was in, the injuries and damage sustained in the accident, and what the recovery period was like.
  • How did your accident, or the person you took care of after an accident, inform your education goals?
  • What are your career goals? Did the accident change these, if so, how?

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

WSECU Scholarship

Eligibility:

To be eligible for this award, you must:

  • Be a WSECU member.
    • Members must be in good standing when their applications are reviewed and the scholarship awarded.
  • Be a high school senior or graduate, a current postsecondary undergraduate, or a graduate student.
  • Be enrolled full-time for the fall 2020 semester and working toward a first-time degree (e.g., a first master’s or bachelor’s).
  • Demonstrate financial need.

Please Note: WSECU employees are eligible. Family members of WSECU’s senior management team, Board of Directors, and Supervisory Committee are not eligible.

How to Apply:

  • Make sure to visit the scholarship website, make an online profile and fill out the online application that can be found on the scholarships website.
  • Within the online application you will be required to write a 300 word essay on the following prompt:
    • “Please share how your leadership in these activities positively impacted your community and you, personally?”

 

MID-ATLANTIC SPINAL REHAB & CHIROPRACTIC PAIN RELIEF AND WELLNESS SCHOLARSHIP

Eligibility Criteria

  • This scholarship is open to any student who is currently enrolled in an accredited undergraduate, graduate, or professional program in the United States. This includes accredited community college students as well as high school seniors and students who possess a GED who have been accepted to or are enrolled in an accredited program.
  • The scholarship applicant must be dedicated to helping people with pain and wellness, and be able to demonstrate this commitment in their essay.
  • All eligible candidates must be in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.00 or above.

 

Essay Prompt & Questions

Respond to the following questions in an essay of 1,000 words or less:

  • What inspired you to want to help relieve people of pain and to help them to achieve their optimal health and wellness?
  • What have you done thus far to help people who are in pain and/or to help them to achieve better health and wellness?
  • In what ways will your education help you to achieve your goals of helping people with pain and wellness?

 

Application Materials

  • Updated resume
  • Essay, 1,000 word maximum. See essay questions above.
  • Current unofficial transcript

Champions of Justice and Well-Being Scholarship

Eligibility

  • Open to any student who is currently enrolled in an accredited undergraduate, graduate, or professional program in the United States. This includes accredited community college students as well as high school seniors and students who possess a GED who have been accepted to or are enrolled in an accredited program.
  • Must be able to describe your experience/s that led you to wanting to promote justice and to work for the well-being of others.
  • Must be in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 or above.

More Details

All applications must be submitted by December 1, 2018.

How to Apply

  • Answer the following prompt and questions in an essay of 1,000 words or less:
    • Describe a pivot point in your life when someone helped you or gave you a break.
    • How did this give you a new outlook on life that helped you to get through a difficult time?
    • How has this experience informed you education and career goals?
    • In what ways do you plan to promote justice and the well-being of others?
  • Submit an updated resume and current unofficial transcript.

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