THE FREDERIC WHITAKER AND EILEEN MONAGHAN WHITAKER FOUNDATION IS DEDICATED TO PROMOTING WATERCOLOR ART AND ARTISTS NATIONWIDE. THE FOUNDATION IS PLEASED TO ENCOURAGE STUDENTS IN THEIR ACADEMIC ENDEAVORS THROUGH ITS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM. SCHOLARSHIPS WILL BE AWARDED TO UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS OF THE ARTS FOR THE 2017 FALL SEMESTER.
Two (2) $2,000 Bachelor of Fine Art scholarships (watercolor emphasis)
One (1) $2,000 Bachelor of Art in Art History or Museum Studies scholarship

Eligibility:

  • Must be an undergraduate student at a national accredited degree granting institution working
    towards a Bachelors degree in Fine Art, Art History, or Museum Studies
  • Must be a student in good academic standing with a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Must be an American Citizen (with an American passport) or a legal resident (with a green card) of the United States. Scholarship finalists will be asked to submit their social security numbers.
  • Must be 18 years or older at the time of entry
  • APPLICANTS WILL BE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT AN OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT SHOULD THEY BE SELECTED FOR THE SCHOLARSHIP.

ALL BACHELOR OF FINE ART APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT IMAGES OF TWO ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR PAINTINGS. ALL WATERCOLOR PAINTINGS MUST BE PAINTED AFTER JANUARY 1ST 2016 AND THE IMAGES OF THEM SENT TO thewhitakerfoundation@gmail.com.

deadline: May 31st

For more information and how to apply, please visit their site https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc8NwFHGR6rezXfQZq1USSbK57VJyn1mwhDWaxiVhkDo2E8IA/viewform

 

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Addictive substances abuse has killed more people than every American war combined, and more than 10 times over. Many victims of drug addictions feel as though they are fighting a war themselves. Through the years, millions of lives have been damaged due to drug abuse and addiction.

Every year, we select three winners in the essay contest. The winners will receive awards toward their tuition at their respective colleges and universities.

  • Why do you see drug abuse and addiction as a problem for individuals and society?
  • What is the best way for society to overcome the issue of drug abuse, and why?
  • What would an addiction-free world look like, and how would it differ from the world today?
  • What message do you have for current addicts?

Eligibility:

  • Undergraduate and graduate students who are 18 years old or older.
  • Applicants must be accepted to, or currently enrolled in a college or university located within the United States or in the District of Columbia.

Deadline: May 31st

For more information on how to apply, please visit their site https://addictionresource.com/scholarship/

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We’re empowering students to take control over their education experiences through our peer-to-peer learning platform. Our goal is to help students develop the skills necessary to enable their development and pursue their dreams. We’re dedicated to the success of every student that uses StudySoup to learn and grow alongside their peers.

To further this commitment to our mission, we’re offering a $1,000 scholarship to women enrolled in a computer science and/or computer programming program. The scholarship will be awarded to one female student who demonstrates a passion for computer science and is actively seeking opportunities for a meaningful career in the industry.

Eligibility:

  • Currently attending high school (or equivalent) and will be attending an accredited university or college in the next academic year
  • Currently attending an accredited university or college (undergraduate and graduate students are both eligible)

Deadline: May 5th

For more information on how to apply, please visit their link https://studysoup.com/women-in-technology-scholarship

 

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“How do the mainstream and social media impact the trajectory of life cycle of a given news story? For ample, were the riots following Freddie Gray’s death in the custody of Baltimore police shaped by the fact that they were broadcast live across the country? What is the media’s responsibility in a situation such as that? How does the addition of amateur video from average citizens play into the equation?

Eligibility:

  • Applicants must be a current or prospective college student

Deadline: May 1st

For more information on how to apply, please follow their link http://ricelawmd.com/scholarship

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The law firm of Pond Lehocky Stern Giordano offers numerous scholarships each year to students with a passion for learning and furthering their education.

Eligibility:

  • Applicant must be planning to attend or currently enrolled in a higher education establishment, including but not limited to colleges, seminaries, institutes of technology, vocational schools, and other institutions that award academic degrees or professional certifications.
  • Applicants who have been awarded the Pond Lehocky Stern Giordano General Annual Scholarship will not be eligible to submit for the scholarship again.

Deadline: May 30th

 

 

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Vimbly is the fastest way to book thousands of activities, classes and date ideas.

  • Which one activity on Vimbly do you want to try the most and why?
  • What does the phrase “Make Everyday an Adventure” mean to you?

Eligibility:

  • The Vimbly Scholarship is open to undergraduate students that are enrolled at any accredited two or four year college within the United States.

Deadline: May 31st

For more information on how to apply, please visit their site https://www.vimbly.com/scholarship?utm_source=cam&utm_campaign=2016&utm_medium=email

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Persistent educational challenges continue to affect the Hispanic community. Many college-bound Hispanic men and women come from low-income families, and tuition rates for in-state students at public universities have risen 296% over the past 20 years. Fortunately, a number of scholarships and financial aid opportunities are earmarked specifically for this demographic. BestColleges.com developed a holistic financial aid guide specifically for Hispanic and Latino students. We provide context for how students can best take advantage of available resources while offering a comprehensive listing of 30+ scholarship and grant opportunities totaling over $250,000.

For more information on applying for the various scholarships and grants, please visit their site http://www.bestcolleges.com/financial-aid/hispanic-latino-scholarships/

Tuition can add up, but students rarely have to pay full sticker price for their degree. Learn about the financial aid options that can help you lower the cost of your education. Utilize our comprehensive scholarship database to search for more aid opportunities.  Best Colleges provides context for how students can best take advantage of available resources while offering a comprehensive listing of 50+ scholarship and grant opportunities totaling over $800,000.

This includes minority students, single parents, military spouses and children, students with disabilities and several different majors.

For more information on applying for the various scholarships and grants, please visit their site http://www.bestcolleges.com/financial-aid/

Minority students have long been underrepresented at U.S. colleges and universities. There are many complex reasons for lower enrollment and graduation rates among minority students, not the least of which is financial hardship and lack of access to traditional educational support networks.  Best Colleges provides context for how students can best take advantage of available resources while offering a comprehensive listing of 30+ scholarship and grant opportunities totaling over $100,000.

For more information on applying for the various scholarships and grants, please visit their site

Financial Aid Opportunities for Minority Students

Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center Volunteers are proud to offer the Geraldine Stephenson Continuing Education Scholarship for $1,500 to 5,000.

Eligibility:

  • Individual in school after at least 5 years out of school, enrolled in a program, approved for financial aid and entering a field in health care.

Deadline: May 31st

For more information on how to apply, please visit their site http://www.legacyhealth.org/our-legacy/legacy-values/in-the-community/scholarships.aspx

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