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DCF Youth in Out-of-Home Care Scholarship

The Department of Children and Families Scholarship Program awards scholarships up to $5,000 for youth who have been in out-of-home care for and are entering a degree, license or certificate program.

Instructions:

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Have been in out-of-home care (OHC) court ordered (Ch. 48 or 938) placement (kinship, foster home, group home or residential care center) and left OHC at age 18 or older;
    or
  • Have been in OHC placement for at least six months after the age of 15 and went to Ch. 48 or 938 Guardianship or adoption after the age of 16.
  • Aged out of OHC placement in another state but has become a permanent resident of Wisconsin prior to attending a Wisconsin postsecondary institution.
  • Be accepted into a postsecondary institution (i.e., college, vocational or technical program) at the time the application is submitted.
  • Be age 20 or less, unless enrolled in a postsecondary program and receiving the DCF Scholarship on his / her 21st birthday, thus extending eligibility to the student’s 23rd birthday.

For more DCF Scholarship options, visit the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families.

 

Minority Preferences: 

Foster Child/Ward of the State

Residency Requirement: 

Wisconsin

Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund

The Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund is designed to provide education assistance for post-secondary education to dependents of those people killed or permanently disabled as a result of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, and during the rescue activities relating to those attacks.

The Fund will primarily benefit children and spouses of the following groups: airplane crew and passengers, World Trade Center workers and visitors, Pentagon workers and visitors, and rescue workers, including firefighters, emergency medical personnel, and law enforcement personnel.

Scholarship America®, has pledged that all contributions - 100% of the principal - will support undergraduate education of eligible students at accredited two-and- four-year colleges, universities or technical-vocational schools based in the United States. The program will extend to currently enrolled undergraduate students, as well as future students, through the year 2030.

Application Due By: 

Thursday, December 31, 2015

P.E.O. Educational Loan Fund

P.E.O. is an international philanthropic educational organization. One of its purposes is to support women who need financial help and are in undergraduate or graduate school. One of its seven loans and scholarship funds is the Educational Loan Fund (ELF). The Racine Chapter CF is currently seeking qualified women who may need financial aid who live in the Racine area.

Download the P.E.O. ELF Application 

Find more information and other P.E.O. Scholarship opportunities.

Minority Preferences: 

Female

Residency Requirement: 

Racine County

Application Due By: 

Thursday, December 31, 2015

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program

Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants are pleased to be able to continue with our scholarship program for the 8th year. Abbott & Fenner are committed to continuing our efforts at helping those who have the desire and ambition to succeed. The winner(s) of this annual scholarship will receive their award within 2 weeks of the listed deadline. All applicants should include their full name and mailing address with their submissions.

We will be awarding up to $1,000 to the winner(s) each year.

Application Process

  • To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay on the topic below.
  • The essay should be between 500 and 1000 words.
  • Your submissions must be sent to us by email at: scholarships@abbottandfenner.com

Describe your educational career and life goals. Explain your plan for achieving these goals. Include your degree/major, why you selected it, and how this degree/major will help you achieve your goals.

Students will submit an essay on the scholarship page of our web site: http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm

Full details are available on the Abbott and Fenner website.

Application Due By: 

Monday, June 15, 2015

Denise Bertucci Memorial Scholarship

The Denise Bertucci Memorial Scholarship fund was developed to recognize and encourage individuals who have returned to school after a break in their formal education.  These individuals should exhibit a desire for self improvement and leadership abilities while at the same time being able to maintain an above average grade point.  It was named the Denise Bertucci Memorial Scholarship to recognize the contributions this young woman made to her family, community and to the Wisconsin Jaycees.  These are scholarships sponsored by the Jaycees of Wisconsin Foundation, Inc., and given out annually.

Application Process

  • Download the Application
  • Read the application requirements closely
  • Fill out  the application entirely
  • Provide the three letters of recommendation
  • Provide official transcripts
  • Attach your resume
  • Submit your application packet by regular mail or email*

*Email submissions are preferred
*Any part of the application missing or left unattached, will disqualify the applicant

Application submissions and questions can be emailed to:  jcwfscholarship@netscape.net

GPA Requirement: 

3.0 or higher

Full/Part Time: 

Full Time

Application Due By: 

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Mosaic Hair Transplant Educational Scholarship

The Mosaic Clinic is offering a $250 scholarship for those who need tuition assistance. This will be paid directly to the school of the winning applicants. 

Criteria:  Must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program in the United States of America and be a legal resident. Applicants will need to mail in a resume as well as a 500 word essay as to how they, or a family member, have been affected by hair loss. The thinning hair story can include details about the restoration journey, if applicable.    

Mail your entry to the Mosaic Clinic Hair Transplant Center attention of Scholarship Program. Our address is 2401 Yale st #2a, Houston Tx 77008.
Your application should also list your school information and details as to how the payment can be made directly the school in your name and towards your tuition.  Winning applicants will be awarded $250.00. All rights of the produced work will be transferred and owned by the Mosaic Clinic.
Applicant can not be an employee, or related to an employee, of the Mosaic Clinic. Applicant can only apply once per 4 year cycle. 
Award Date: September 30, 2015

Further scholarship/ contact information can be found at the Mosaic scholarship page.

Residency Requirement: 

USA

Application Due By: 

Sunday, August 30, 2015

ShipDig.com Scholarship Award

After merging with USPostmail.org, ShipDig.com will be awarding an annual scholarship for students enrolling in the upcoming semester. With rising costs for tuition, room and board, books and other education related expenses, ShipDig.com feels it is their public duty to help others receive a quality education. It is their mission to help others on and off the internet and they are pleased to have eligible students apply to this scholarship!

Application Procedure

Eligibility requirements are specified on the Shipdig.com scholarship website.

Essays will be judged by our executive scholarship committee on how well-written, compelling and persuasive they are.

Scholarship finalist selected: September 30, 2015

Residency Requirement: 

USA

Application Due By: 

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Sterling Law Offices, S.C. College Scholarship

Sterling Law Offices, S.C. is offering students the opportunity to win a $1,000 paid scholarship towards their academic goals. We believe that everybody has the right to continue their education. Our hope is that this scholarship will help students continue to pursue their dream and achieve all of their goals.

Application Process

  • Complete the online application
  • Your application must include
    • Address of the college's Financial Aid Office
    • Student identification number
    • High school/College transcript
    • Cover letter
    • 3-5 page essay about what makes a society a productive society
  • Applications may also be mailed to
    Sterling Law Offices, S.C.
    753 N Jefferson St
    Milwaukee, WI 53202

Payment of Scholarships
The Sterling Law Offices, S.C. scholarship is paid to the school of the selected recipient. It will be paid in a one-time, non-renewable amount of $1,000 U.S. Dollars. Only one entry is permitted per student.All scholarships given by Sterling Law Offices, S.C. are awarded annually in July. The scholarship payout will occur in August of the same year.

For more information, visit the Sterling Law Offices scholarship page.

GPA Requirement: 

3.0

Full/Part Time: 

Full Time

Residency Requirement: 

USA

Application Due By: 

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Plumberstock.com's 2015-16 Video Scholarship

PlumbersStock.com is pleased to offer a unique scholarship opportunity for those studying at colleges and trade schools to become plumbers, HVAC technicians or sprinkler and irrigation specialists (or other related fields, like construction management). We understand the importance of education, and as proud members of the community, we like to give back. In an effort to help students achieve their dreams, we are offering scholarships to three winners who will share a total of $3,000.

Awards:

  • 1 Grand prize winner ($2000 award)
  • 2 Runner-up winners ($500 award each)

Eligibility Requirements

Winners will receive email notification prior to the public announcement ​.

For more information please visit the PlumbersStock.com scholarship page.

 

Chicago Injury Center's Annual Scholarships for Disabled Veterans

Chicago Injury Center (CIC) is proud to offer a series of scholarships available to disabled veterans enrolled in: community college, under-graduate, or graduate course of study. This CIC scholarship program will award scholarships in the amounts of $1,000 (1), $500 (1) and $250 (2). These scholarships will be available annually and will follow the deadlines and other requirements stated below.​

Application Packet must Include

  • Enrollment in an accredited trade school, community college. college or university in the U.S.
  • Submittal of a 500 word essay on the specified topic:
    • How do you believe the military and your road to recovery has helped prepare you for the challenges that you will face as a student?
  • Submittal of  a short biography (of any length) and a recent photo
  • Submittal of Transcript indicating GPA - unofficial transcripts are accepted
  • Proof of Honorable discharge

Application Submission

  • Submit application to pearlrosemail@gmail.com include 'Scholarship' in the subject
  • Essays will be published on the CIC website and social media channels
  • No printed applications will be considered 
  • Winners will be notified July 1, 2015

For more details Refer to the Chicago Injury Center Website.

GPA Requirement: 

2.5

Minority Preferences: 

Veteran

Residency Requirement: 

USA

Application Due By: 

Monday, June 1, 2015

CustomMade Scholarships

CustomMade is an online matchmaker connecting people who want and make custom goods. Buyers come to CustomMade looking for  custom items such as furniture, clothing, jewelry and accessories - among many other custom creations. We exist to empower individuals who believe in buying custom and disrupt the system of buying mass-produced, impersonal and low quality goods. 

CustomMade is offering two $1,000 scholarships:

Custom Furniture Scholarship - Submit an exceptional essay, 1,000-word minimum, on the topic: "Why buy custom furniture?"

Custom Jewelry Scholarship -  Submit an exceptional essay, 1,000-word minimum, on the topic: "Why buy custom jewelry?"

Both scholarships are available to undergraduate and graduate students.

Application Process:

Further details are provided on the CustomMade scholarship page.

Residency Requirement: 

USA

Application Due By: 

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Robert and Ida Nicoll Educational Trust Fund

Mary Lou Nicoll established this scholarship trust fund in memory of her parents, Robert and Ida Nicoll. She directed these scholarship funds to be used for residents of Kenosha County to further their education and improve current skills to enhance their earning capabilities.

 Guidelines

  • Applicant must have graduated from and accredited Kenosha County high school
    OR
  • Applicant received a high school equivalency degree from Gateway Technical College of Kenosha County Wisconsin
    OR
  • Applicant must have been a resident of Kenosha County for two years preceding the application for a scholarship

Application Process

  • Download the Application
  • Read the application requirements closely
  • Fill out  the application entirely
  • Letters of recommendation are optional but encouraged
  • Along with the Application Applicants must provide:
    • Most recent high school or college transcripts (does not have to be official)
    • A copy of your FAFSA  form results 

Return Scholarship Application to:

Robert and Ida Nicoll
Educational Trust Fund
c/o Tommas B. Hartley
600-52nd Street, Suite 200
Kenosha, WI 53140

 

Residency Requirement: 

Kenosha County

Application Due By: 

Monday, June 15, 2015

Walworth County Human Resource Association Scholarships

Walworth County Human Resource Association Announces Scholarship Opportunity

The Walworth County Human Resource Association will offer two scholarships in 2015.

Applications will be accepted until May 15, 2015 for a $250 and a $500 scholarship to be distributed for the following fall term. The WCHRA Board of Directors will review all applications and select recipients based on the following criteria:

  1. Timely submission of the completed application materials along with a copy of student’s current transcript by the deadline of May 15, 2015. GPA will be considered in the event of a tie in the selection process.
  2. The student must be actively pursuing a major or minor in Human Resources, Supervisory Management, or a related discipline focusing on human resource management. Students must have graduated from a Walworth County High School.
  3. One scholarship in the amount of $500 will be awarded to a student who is currently attending a four-year institution and will be entering their sophomore, junior, or senior year in a human resources related program.
  4. One scholarship in the amount of $250 will be awarded to a student who is at least halfway through a human resources generalist certificate program or who will be entering a third semester in a supervisory management or human resources-related associate degree program at a two-year institution.

Payment will be distributed to the student upon confirmation of enrollment for the following fall semester.

If you are interested in becoming WCHRA’s next scholarship recipient, please visit the website, www.walcohra.com, to get more information and an application.

The Walworth County Human Resource Association (WCHRA) is a professional organization, founded in 1981, for individuals involved in the Human Resource management profession. WCHRA promotes the interchange of ideas and supports individuals involved in Human Resource functions. Members include Office Managers, Plant Managers, Human Resource professionals, and others involved in employee safety, recruiting, and management. Meetings are held the third Tuesday of each month.

Besides monthly meetings, WCHRA in conjunction with WCEDA publishes an annual county Wage and Benefit Summary.

If you are interested in becoming a member or if you would like to learn more about the WCHRA, visit our website at www.walcohra.com or call Kris Welsh at (262) 723-5445.

Residency Requirement: 

Walworth County

Application Due By: 

Friday, May 15, 2015

Application: