WSCA Scholarship Newsletter

Updated 5/12/16

Scholarship Search Engines

Below are a few scholarship search engines you can use to find scholarships:

www.studentscholarships.org

www.fastweb.com

bigfuture.collegeboard.org/scholarship-search

www.tfec.org

www.unigo.com

The Brower Youth Award for Environmental Leadership

Earth Island Institute established The Brower Youth Award for Environmental Leadership in 2000 to honor renowned environmental advocate David Brower, who was quoted as saying “I love to see what young people can do, before someone old tells them it’s impossible.” It is with this spirit that we recognize the outstanding leadership efforts of young people who are working for the protection of our shared planet. Apply at https://broweryouthawards.awardspring.com/Home/ScholarshipDetails/14130
Deadline: May 16

Arctic Physical Therapy Scholarship

Scholarship Value: $500

To be eligible for the "Arctic Physical Therapy Scholarship" a student must:

1) Be attending college or university no later than January of 2017.
2) Be attending college or university on a full-time or part-time basis by January of 2017.
3) Have achieved a GPA of 3.0 or greater during their last academic year.

*Note that you can be enrolled in any field of study.

http://www.physicaltherapyfairbanks.com/fairbanks.php


Deadline: August 31

Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophies (LGMD) Awareness Scholarship

The LGMD Awareness Scholarship was designed to reward students who teach others about Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophies, often referred to as LGMDs. There are two scholarship categories, merit-based and social media based. A total of four $3000 scholarships will be awarded in 2016. The scholarship money can be used for tuition, books, and equipment required for education courses. Students may apply for both scholarship categories but students will be awarded at most one scholarship. More information is available at http://www.jain-foundation.org/scholarship

Deadline May 25

Global Lift Equipment Scholarship - $500

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

A) Be currently attending or planning on attending a post-secondary institution in Canada or the US by no later than the Fall of 2016.

B) Submit a short story with an inanimate object from their website as the main character. Detailed instructions can be found on the application page.

C) Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater.

Applications can be found by going to:

http://www.usedforkliftcalifornia.com/forklifts/2872/hyundai_forklifts_california.php

Deadline June 15

SP Scholarship - $10,000 – 10 Awards

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

A) At least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US.

B) A legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico.

C) Register with ScholarshipPoints.

Edvisors has given away more than $650,000 to students through this scholarship program.

Applications can be found by going to:

https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/13400/sp_scholarship_scholarship.php

Deadline: June 15

Mark A. Forester Scholarship - $1,000

In 2011, the Mark Forester Foundation began asking Americans to publicly share how they individually "Honor the Heroes" and Rocky Mountain Mattress has been so inspired by some of the responses to this question that we decided to create a scholarship essay contest around the topic. You can learn more about the "Honor the Heroes" concept at The Mark Forester Foundation website.

Any student who is currently enrolled in an accredited American university or college, or will be enrolled for the Fall/Summer semester of 2016, can apply for the Mark A. Forester scholarship.

To enter, the student must write a 300-500-word essay explaining how they go about honoring America's military heroes. You can simply send the essay as a part of the body of your email, no attachments please, with your full name, school you will be attending, and contact information to scholarship@rockymountainmattress.com.

Additional information is available at http://www.rockymountainmattress.com/company/mark-a-forester-scholarship.php

The deadline to submit an essay is June 1, 2016 at midnight

10 Words or Less Scholarship - $500

Scholarship Eligibility:

A) Anyone who is between the ages of 14-25 who will be attending school in the Fall of 2016.
B) This scholarship is provided by StudentScholarships.org. In order to apply for our scholarship follow these instructions:

1. Go to www.facebook.com/myscholarships. On the left hand side of the page you will find an area entitled "10 Words or Less Scholarship". In the comment section underneath the "10 Words or Less Scholarship" answer the following:

In 10 words or less, tell us why you deserve the $500 scholarship.

2. Before or After writing your Answer you will also need to "Like" our Facebook page. Note we will only read the answers provided from people that have "Liked" our page.


https://www.studentscholarships.org/easy.php

Deadline June 30

MCO Scholarship


Scholarship Value: $500

Awards Available: 1

Award Deadline: May 15, 2016

To be eligible for the MCO Scholarship, a student must:

Be attending college or university no later than December of 2016.

Be attending college or university on a full-time basis by December of 2016.

Submit an answer to the essay question no later than 11:59 PM EST on May 15, 2016.

Be currently in your last year of high school or a freshman, sophomore, or junior in college/university.

http://www.missioncreakortho.com/orthodontists.php

CollegeXpress Scholarship

Scholarship Value: $10,000
Awards Available: 1
Award Deadline: May 31, 2016


To be eligible:

1. Must be registered on CollegeXpress.
2. Must be entering a member college for the first time or be accepted as a full-time transfer student or freshman for the fall term.

The $10,000 Scholarship is provided by CollegeXpress. CollegeXpress has given away almost $1 million in scholarships, and every year is another $10,000. All you have to do is register. No other application required.

https://www.collegexpress.com/reg/signup?ref=exitIntent-cash

Odenza Caption Scholarship

Scholarship Value: $500

To be considered eligible for the Odenza Caption Scholarship you must:

1) Be attending college/university no later than the fall of 2016
2) Submit a caption in the comment section of any post on the Odenza Facebook page, prior to the May 31st, 2016 deadline. Please ensure to place a #OdenzaCaption at the end of your caption/comment.
3) Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater.
4) Be a resident of the United States or Canada.

*A Caption consists of a title or brief explanation appended to any photo or illustration on Odenza's facebook page.

Judging:

The post that receives the most likes will be considered the scholarship winner.

https://www.facebook.com/odenza/


Award Deadline: May 31, 2016

Lift Parts Express Scholarship

Scholarship Value: $500
Awards Available: 1
Award Deadline: June 30, 2016

1. To be eligible for the LPE Scholarship you must be either:

A) A Current Senior in High School or

B) A Freshman or Sophomore in College/University

2. Be a legal resident of the United States or Canada

3. Enrolled or expected to be enrolled by the Fall of 2016

4. Submit a completed online application form prior to the deadline.

http://www.forkliftpartsgeorgia.com/forkliftparts.php