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Scholarships

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THE PROPER PROCEDURE FOR APPLYING FOR SCHOLARSHIPS IS TO SUBMIT YOUR PAPERWORK TO THE COLLEGE OFFICE ONE MONTH PRIOR TO THE DUE DATE OF THE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION.  IT IS SCHOOL POLICY NOT TO GIVE TRANSCRIPTS TO STUDENTS.  PLEASE COMPLY WITH THESE PROCEDURES.  YOU MUST SPEAK WITH MS. ARMON IF EXTRAORDINARY CIRCUMSTANCES OCCUR.  THANK YOU.





 

Patrick McNeill Memorial Scholarship 

“Without Pat McNeill, there would be no credit union.” - Joseph Garay, Sr., Credit Union Founder 


As a volunteer during the early years of the credit union, Pat McNeill dedicated his time and energy to serve others.  Pat was responsible for making loans and for many of those years, the credit union had no office; Pat’s briefcase was the credit union.  He worked in Oceanside as the co-owner of Vernon Press and was able to make loans at members’ kitchen tables, place of work or at his own workplace.  Pat was an original director of the credit union in 1969 and served on the Board of Directors for 12 years, three as the President.  Mr. McNeill will forever be remembered for fulfilling the credit union’s mission of “People Helping People.”               

The Award Ocean Financial Federal Credit Union’s Patrick McNeill Memorial Scholarship provides four $1,500 scholarships that are paid directly to each recipient’s college. 


Eligibility To qualify as an eligible applicant, you must be a member in good standing at Ocean Financial Federal Credit Union and meet the following criteria: 1. You must be a college-bound high school senior when your application is submitted. 2. You must be a first-time college student who in the fall of 2019 is officially matriculated at an accredited two- or four-year institution of higher education. 3. You must agree to use all scholarship funds awarded for tuition only. 


Application Process Eligible members must complete the attached application.  Please type or print clearly.  Eligible member and a parent/guardian must sign the Certification and Release Authorization at the end of the application. 


Download the application at: www.oceanfinancial.org 


Application Deadline The application and essay must be returned to the credit union by Monday, April 15, 2019.  If any portion of this application is incomplete, the application will not be considered. 


How to Submit Your Application We will accept applications that are submitted by USPS mail and postmarked by April 15, 2019 to Ocean Financial, Attn: Patrick McNeill Scholarship, 45 Atlantic Avenue, Oceanside, NY 11572 or email scholarship@oceanfinancial.org.  Please make sure to include Patrick McNeill Scholarship in the subject line. 


If you have additional questions, please contact scholarship@oceanfinancial.org. In order to have your application considered, you must provide all information requested.  Recipients will be awarded in June, 2019



The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF)

Timeline: 

  • January – Phase I of the HSF Scholarship Application opened January 1 and closes 11:59 PM, February 15, 2019
  • February – Candidates who have  submitted an application will be evaluated; the most competitive will be selected as Finalists and advance to Phase II
  • March – Finalists are announced and asked to submit essays and recommendations
  • May/June – HSF Scholars are  announced, both funded and waitlisted
  • June to December – Document Verification (SAR, Transcripts, Enrollment, etc.)
  • October to January – Awards are disbursed  


Eligibility:

  • Must be of Hispanic heritage 
  • U.S. citizen, permanent legal  resident, DACA, or eligible non-citizen (as defined by FAFSA)     
  • Minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for high school students; minimum of 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for college and graduate students 
  • Plan to enroll full-time in an accredited four-year university, or graduate program, in the fall of the     desired scholarship year 
  • Submit a FAFSA or State-based financial aid forms (if applicable)     
  • HSF Scholarship Application Deadline for Phase I: February 15, 2019, 11:59pm


Catholic Scholarships for College Students

Visit the following website to see  a Guide to Catholic Scholarships

www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/resources/catholic-college-scholarships/



St. Johns University

Catholic Scholarships


You know what a powerful intellectual and social resource our Catholic schools are — for America and the world.

Catholic and Vincentian, St. John’s University exemplifies this tradition, offering students an acclaimed education that builds the knowledge, skills and confidence to become ethical leaders for our global society. To further develop our commitment to preparing Catholic students for ethical leadership, St. John's offers Catholic scholarship opportunities. 

Catholic School Scholarship
Created in response to a recommendation from the Advisory Board of the University's Institute for Catholic Schools (ICS), this scholarship provides an annual award of $2,500, for a maximum award of $10,000 over four years of undergraduate study and is automatically awarded to incoming freshmen who will be graduating from a Catholic high school and entering St. John’s in the fall of 2019.

Catholic Scholars Program
Catholic Scholars take part in a four-year developmental program that translates faith into action. Prospective freshmen apply for this scholarship, and if chosen will receive a grant of $5,000 per year which will be awarded for four years of study. Students will commit themselves to faith-based leadership training, service and prayer, and formation of a deeper understanding of what it means to be a leader inspired by the Catholic tradition. Catholic Scholars assume important leadership roles within the community of faith and service at St. John's University in preparation for becoming faith-inspired Catholic leaders for life. PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING EXCLUSIONS: Students entering a house of discernment sponsored by a diocese or religious community, or a college seminary or religious community formation program are ineligible to participate in the Catholic Scholars Program at St. John’s University. The deadline for this scholarship is January 15, 2019.  

With our application deadline approaching January 15, 2019 learn more about the program and access the application here: https://www.stjohns.edu/faith-service/leadership-and-development/catholic-scholars-program 

 

Catholic School Educator Grant
As part of our mission as a Catholic university, St. John’s awards a 40-percent tuition reduction to full-time teachers and administrators in Catholic schools for one master’s degree, one advanced certificate or one doctoral degree.



JP Morgan Chase

Scholarship


Thomas G. Labrecque Smart Start Scholarship Program Benefits: Four-year scholarship at a qualifying college paid in eight consecutive semesters towards an undergraduate degree  

Stipend per academic year for books and supplies  

Paid internship at JPMorgan Chase (full-time for summer; part-time during the school year)  

On-going training, seminars, and career guidance

Eligibility Participating Colleges
Eligible candidates include all New York City residents who attend a public, parochial, charter or private high school in one of NYC’s five boroughs. They also must meet the following requirements:

Minimum GPA of 3.5 (90%), 1000 SAT (combined for reading and math) or a minimum score of 21 for the ACT, and must be in top 15% of their graduating class 

Plan to attend one of the participating colleges as a full-time student (minimum 12 credits per semester) in the fall, immediately following high school  

Anticipated major in any discipline except: Life Sciences or Fine Arts (Note: this includes double major or minor within these fields)  

Legal authorization to work in the United States  

Financial need, based on official Expected Family Contribution (EFC)

Legal dependents of JPMorgan Chase employees are not eligible for the Smart Start Program .

To qualify for consideration, you must apply to and be accepted by one of the following colleges associated with the Smart Start Program:  Barnard College  Baruch College  Brooklyn College  City College  Columbia University  Fordham University (Lincoln Center and Rose Hill campuses)  Long Island University (Brooklyn Campus)  New York University  Pace University  St. Francis College  St. John’s University

Application Tips Acceptance Process
Apply during your senior year of high school 

Take the SAT I exam no later than December of your senior year  

Obtain application materials from our website www.jpmorgan.com/pages/smartstart 

Include a written essay, a personal and professional recommendation, and academic transcripts with your application  

Submit your application and financial aid forms to the International Scholarship and Tuition Services, Inc. (ISTS) by
March 01, 2019.

Note: without any of these documents your application will be incomplete.
 ISTS will conduct preliminary screening of all candidates applications.  Finalists will be interviewed by JPMorgan Chase in April  JPMorgan Chase will select 10 scholarship recipients  Scholarship recipients will be notified by late April  Program orientation, training, and internships begin in early July


For further information and to apply visit website at: https://careers.jpmorgan.com/careers/US/en/programs/smart-start





National Association of University Women

Flushing North Shore Branch

 National Association of University Women (NAUW) is a community based women’s organization founded in Washington D.C. in 1910. The Flushing North Shore Branch of NAUW was charted on June 26, 1995 in East Elmhurst, (Queens) New York. NAUW’s mission is to serve women, youth, and the disadvantaged in our communities and in developing countries by strategically partnering with allied organization to address issues specifically in the areas of: 1) Education; 2) Literacy; 3) Scholarship; and 4) National & International Affairs. To find out more information about our organization, please visit our national website www.nauw1910.org.

NAUW Flushing-North Shore Branch (FNS) is proud to announce that we are seeking qualified applicants for the NAUW FNS 2019 Scholarship Awards.

Please be advised that this award is given once to high school graduates who are entering their first year as a matriculated student at a 4-year college or university in September 2019. Please read the application carefully and adhere to all listed requirements stated on the application.

The application can be found by clicking on the 2019 High School Scholarship Application link on NAUW-FNS website: www.nauwfns.com/2019-scholarship .

The application must be submitted electronically by January 25, 2019.

If you have any questions, please contact the NAUW FNS branch via email at nauwfnsscholarship@gmail.com or telephone the NAUW-FNS Scholarship Co-Chairs Sharon Owens-Boykin (516) 270-4387 or Joanne McClary (917) 288-3231.



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The Recovery Village Health Care Scholarship

 We are offering a $1,000 award to students pursuing a health-related degree program who have been personally affected by addiction. We’d love if you could assist us in spreading the word!

Recovery Village Health Care Scholarship:

Visit the website:

https://www.therecoveryvillage.com/scholarships/

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The Big Sun Organization Scholarship

The Big Sun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. We are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in.  Their participation may be in any capacity, whether as a player, coach or official.

Amount of Award -      $500.00

The successful applicant will be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community.

 Please visit website at http://www.bigsunathletics.com to learn how to apply.

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ALZHEIMER'S
FOUNDATION OF AMERICA Scholarship
 
 

WRITE AN ESSAY ON
THE IMPACT THAT ALZHEIMERS DISEASE HAS HAD IN YOUR LIF GO TO www.youngleadersofafa.org

AWARDS
WINNING
ESSAY $5000.00

SECOND PLACE $2,500.00
THIRD PLACE $1,500.00
HONORABLE MENTION $500.00



 

New Scholarship Program: We’re excited to announce the launch of our 2018 scholarship program. This year, entrants have a chance to win $10,000 to help pay for college! High school seniors, current college students and parents are eligible to enter. No essay is required. 
Go to https://scholarship.collegecovered.com

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College scholarships for African-American students: https://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/college-resource-center/black-students-college-scholarships/

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The Excelsior Scholarship

The Excelsior Scholarship application for the 2018-2019 academic year is available NOW through Monday, July 23, 2018.
Students must first complete the 2018-2019 FAFSA and 2018-2019 TAP applications before completing the 2018-2019
Excelsior web application.
 
The 2018-2019 Excelsior application is open to students seeking to receive the award for the first time. Students who are already Excelsior 
recipients in the 2017-2018 academic year do not need to complete another Excelsior application. You are considered a recipient if you 
previously signed and submitted the Excelsior Scholarship contract, even if you did not receive a payment in the prior year. The full list of
 eligibility requirements can be found here:
An applicant must:
be a resident of NYS and have resided in NYS for 12 continuous months
         prior to the beginning of the term;
        * be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen;
        * have either graduated from high school in the United States, 
        *earned a high school equivalency diploma, or passed a federally approved "Ability to Benefit" test, as defined by the 
           Commissioner of the State Education Department
        * have a combined federal adjusted gross income of $110,000 or less;
        * be pursuing an undergraduate degree at a SUNY or CUNY college,  including community colleges and the
         statutory colleges at Cornell University and Alfred University;
        * be enrolled in at least 12 credits per term and complete at least 30 credits each year (successively), applicable to award his or her degree 
          program  if attended college prior to the 2018-19 academic year
        * have earned at least 30 credits each year (successively),applicable toward his or her degree program prior to applying 
           for an Excelsior Scholarship 
        * be in a non-default status on a student loan made under any NYS or federal education loan program or on the  repayment of any 
           NYS award
        * be in compliance with the terms of the service condition(s) imposed by a NYS award that you have previously received; and execute a
           Contract agreeing to reside in NYS for the length of time the award was received, and, if employed  during such time, 
           be employed in NYS.
       Students must first complete the 2018-2019 FAFSA and 2018-2019 TAP  
       applications before completing the 2018-2019 Excelsior web application.
       Please contact the HESC Scholarship Unit at scholarships@hesc.ny.gov or
       888-697-4372 if you have any questions


OTHER USEFUL SCHOLARSHIP SITES

 

BROKE SCHOLAR.COM

COLLEGENET.COM

COLLEGETOOLKIT.COM 

FASTWEB.COM           

CollegeNet.com

CollegeNet.com, one of the best scholarship sites, is a service that not only works to develop applications and web-based events, but it also provides an entire search for students who are interested in seeking out updates and newly-promoted scholarships nationwide making it one of the best scholarship websites. The database is updated monthly at CollegeNet.com, giving students new scholarships.

FastWeb

FastWeb was originally founded and launched more than 15 years ago, and currently, boasts more than 1.5 million scholarships and $3.4 billion in their database altogether over the years of providing scholarships to students nationwide. The site itself claims to have helped and assisted more than 50 students altogether with finding scholarships and applying for them.

FinAid.com

FinAid.com is one of the most well-known online resources for finding out more information regarding scholarships and financial aid you are qualified to receive based on your income, age as well as your previous education schooling you have completed.

Scholarship-Positions.com

Scholarship-Positions.com was started in 2007 by Oxford University graduates for helping international students in finding suitable scholarships to study abroad. Their objective is to help international students in finding matching scholarships – just in time

Zinch

Zinch is one of the most recent resources available online to help with comparing different scholarships available in all fields and industries today. Using Zinch is free and easy, as the service has provided more than 5000 different scholarships worth more than $1 billion altogether.

Cappex

ParentsCountDowntoCollegeCoach.com recommends Cappex as one of the top 7 scholarship sites available. They have millions of dollars in scholarships, and in a variety of categories like private and foundation scholarships, “Just Because We Love You” scholarships and merit aid. In fact, Cappex is the leading site for the number of merit scholarships online.

Scholarships.com

Scholarships.com is a wonderful resource for college students who aspire to kill two birds with one stone—the site finds both scholarships and colleges that are perfect for you! If you’re looking to transfer to a school that is dying to recruit you and offers you scholarships, this is the site to visit.

ScholarshipPoints.com

You know how you always seem to receive a new, complimentary gift after so many purchases at that favorite beauty counter of yours? ScholarshipPoints works the same way! Well, kind of. The site’s users rack up points through a rewards system, making them eligible for different scholarships according to how many points they have earned.

CollegeScholarships

According to degreecentral.com, this site is made from “a database that is one of the largest and up to date databases consisting of private sector awards provided by corporations, non-profit agencies and associations”. There are 50 different scholarship categories

FinAid

FinAid is a little different because it shares a number of types of financing available to students. The four major types of monetary means they suggest are:

·        Scholarships

·        Loans

·        Savings

·        Military Aid


“B. Davis Scholarship”

  

The creators of the “Student Award Search Aid” website are offering a scholarship for 2019.

  

Please visit our website at http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm to read about us and to apply for our scholarship.  While you’re there, please browse through the rest of the site to learn more about applying for scholarships.

  

Our website was developed solely for the purpose of helping students locate and apply for scholarships.  We are trying to improve the students’ chances for success.  The site is free and we charge nothing for the information or the application.

The deadline for applications is May 24, 2019

Amount of Scholarship:  $1,000

  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at awards@studentawardsearch.com






Bill of Rights Institute Scholarship

2018-2019 We the Students Essay Contest. Winners of this year’s contest will receive a total of $20,000 in scholarship funds including a $5,000 award and a scholarship to 2019 Constitutional Academy to the grand prize winner.

This year they are asking students to personalize their essays while encouraging them to expand their understanding of citizenship beyond an abstract concept, envisioning it as knowledge and actions inspired by America’s founding principles.

The specific essay prompt this year is: “What are essential qualities of a citizen in your community in 21st century America?”

Students can find information on their website: billofrightsinstitute.org

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The Gates ScholarshipAwarded to 300 minority high school seniors every year who exhibit strong leadership skills and academic records and who demonstrate great financial need. Funds cover the remaining cost of attendance after expected family contribution and other awards. 

National Merit Scholarship Program. Approximately 7,500 high school seniors a year receive some level of an award based on PSAT/NMSQT scores and other criteria. 

Coca-Cola Scholars Program. Each year, scholarships of $20,000 per person are awarded to 150 students based on their academic merits, leadership skills and service. Smaller awards are also available. 

Other major corporations with scholarship options include Microsoft, Burger King and Dunkin' Donuts.

Society of Women Engineers ScholarshipsA range of awards are given to support women interested in careers in engineering, computer science and engineering technology. 

Google Scholarships. Google offers a variety of specific scholarships for women, underrepresented minority students and those with disabilities looking to study computer science. 

Dell Scholars Program. Recipients get $20,000, a laptop and credits for textbooks. The award is directed toward low-income students who have overcome challenges and "are better than their numbers indicate," according to the scholarship foundation's website. 

UNCF Scholarships. More than 10,000 African-American students receive some form of aid each year through several scholarship options, such as those for people pursuing the STEM fields – science, technology, engineering and math – or aspiring entrepreneurs. 

Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarship. Four-year scholarships are awarded to 500 high school seniors based on academics, leadership and financial need. Most receive $4,000 each, while 20 finalists receive between $20,000 and $50,000 total. 

Boren Scholarships. Students planning to pursue a job in national security and study what the National Security Education Program refers to as a "less commonly taught" language, such as Arabic, Swahili or Hebrew, are awarded $8,000 to $20,000 to study abroad for a summer, semester or six- to 12-month stint. 

Cooke College Scholarship Program. Scholarships of up to $40,000 per year are awarded to high-achieving high school students with financial need as selected by the education-focused Jack Kent Cooke Foundation. 

James Beard Foundation National Scholars ProgramTen candidates receive $20,000 apiece to pursue a variety of food-related subjects, such as culinary arts, agriculture and sustainability. Other smaller awards are also available. 

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Have your parents speak to their employer and/or union delegate about possible scholarships they may offer 

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Scholarships for Trade Schools in New York: State Directory







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BE SPARKLING. BE SMART. BE THE FUTURE.


Do you know a student who is not afraid to be themselves? We are looking for fun and unique candidates for our Flavorful Futures Scholarship. Sparkling Ice® is awarding FIVE $5,000 scholarships to eligible high school seniors who are planning their bright and colorful futures.  

The application deadline is February 15, 2019 and winners will be announced in Spring 2019. Apply now at flavorfulfutures.com.

General Requirements
Visit flavorfulfutures.com for full list of requirements.  

  • Must be a U.S.  citizen or permanent legal resident of the United States.  
  • Must be a high school senior graduating between August 1, 2018 and July 31, 2019. 
  • Must have a  cumulative high school grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.5 on a     4-point scale (high school/home school seniors). 
  • We support  applicants in a vocational/trade, 2-year, or 4-year program.

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Scholarship Name: OppU Achievers Scholarship

Award Amount: $2,500

Eligibility: High school seniors, college students, graduate students; cumulative GPA of at least 3.0/4.0; U.S. citizen or resident

Deadlines: December 31, March 31, June 30, September 30

To Apply: Students submit a short response to the question "What makes you an achiever?"

Visit the website: OPPloans.com/Scholarship

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Bucknell University

The first is the Physical Sciences Scholarship. Funded through a National Science Foundation grant, the award will provide up to $10,000 annually to students with financial need to help reduce loan and work-study obligations. Students will also receive additional funding to pursue a 10-week summer research experience. To qualify, students must major in biophysics, chemistry, geology, environmental geosciences or physics & astronomy and have financial need. Any student who applies to Bucknell will be automatically considered for the scholarship.

The second is the Civic Engagement Scholarship. This is a $20,000 annual scholarship awarded to incoming first-year students whose school and community involvement demonstrates a significant and sustained commitment to helping others. Recipients of the award will also be provided with an annual stipend for paid working activities in support of community service at Bucknell and in the Lewisburg community. Students will be required to participate in training for community/civic engagement, inclusivity and leadership development. They will also work with community partner organizations for a minimum 6 hours/week paid across all semesters on campus and meet regularly with staff of the Office of Civic Engagement. Any student who applies to Bucknell will be automatically considered for the scholarship.

Also, I am happy to announce that Bucknell will accept self-reported test scores this year. We will only require official scores if a student is admitted and chooses to enroll. 




Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program
 
Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants are pleased to be able to continue with their
scholarship program for the 12th year. 
 
They will be awarding up to $1,000 to the winner(s) each year.
 
Scholarship Deadline-  June 14, 2019.
 
Application Process
 
Students will submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of
their web site:
http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm



JP Morgan Smart Start Scholarship Program

The application for the Thomas G. Labrecque Smart Start Program 2019 is now open.   The Smart Start Program offers a full 4 year academic scholarship and paid internship at the firm while in the program. In addition students receive professional development, mentorship and training.  It’s an excellent opportunity for talented, ambitious students who live in and attend high school in New York City with strong academic credentials. We’re looking for intellectually curious students with strong analytical minds who excel working in teams and have solid communication skills. Below please find the application link as well as the flyer you can share with your students. The deadline to apply is March 01st, 2109.  Please review and feel free to contact me with any questions.

https://careers.jpmorgan.com/careers/US/en/programs/smart-start

Eligibility Participating Colleges

Eligible candidates include all New York City residents who attend a public, parochial, charter or private high school in one of NYC’s five boroughs. They also must meet the following requirements: 

 Requirements:

Minimum GPA of 3.5 (90%), 1000 SAT (combined for reading and math) or a minimum score of 21 for the ACT, and must be in top 15% of their graduating class

Plan to attend one of the participating colleges as a full-time student (minimum 12 credits per semester) in the fall, immediately following high school  Anticipated major in any discipline except: Life Sciences or Fine Arts  (Note: this includes double major or minor within these fields)

Legal authorization to work in the United States 

financial need, based on official Expected Family Contribution (EFC) 

 Legal dependents of JPMorgan Chase employees are not eligible for the Smart Start Program.

To qualify for consideration, you must apply to and be accepted by one of the following colleges associated with the Smart Start Program: Barnard College, Baruch College, Brooklyn College, City College, Columbia University, Fordham University (Lincoln Center and Rose Hill campuses), Long Island University (Brooklyn Campus, New York University, Pace University, St. Francis College, St. John’s University 

Application Tips Acceptance Process 

Apply during your senior year of high school

 Take the SAT I exam no later than December of your senior year  Obtain application materials from our website www.jpmorgan.com/pages/smartstart  Include a written essay, a personal and professional  recommendation, and academic transcripts with your application

Submit your application and financial aid forms to the International Scholarship and Tuition Services, Inc. (ISTS) byMarch 01, 2019. 

Note:  without any of these documents your application will be incomplete. 

ISTS will conduct preliminary screening of all candidates’ applications

Finalists will be interviewed by JPMorgan Chase in April  JPMorgan Chase will select 10 scholarship recipients

Scholarship recipients will be notified by late April  Program orientation, training, and internships begin in early July 

 For further information and to apply visit our website at:  https://careers.jpmorgan.com/careers/US/en/programs/smart-start


SeniorAdvice.com

SeniorAdvice.com has just announced a new $2,000 scholarship for SFP students who have acted as a caregiver.  I would greatly appreciate your help in getting the word out to your students by having the award listed under your external scholarships section on the SFP website. This award has an application deadline of July 15, 2019 and we are encouraging students to apply early. 


Senior Advice Caregiver Scholarship - $2,000 Award

For students who have acted as caregiver to an adult friend or relative in any capacity:

https://www.senioradvice.com/senior-caregiver-scholarship-fall-2019

https://www.senioradvice.com/news-room/senioradvice-announces-fall-2019-scholarship-award

Information on Previous Scholarship Winners (can be kept confidential at the student's discretion):

https://www.senioradvice.com/news-room/senioradvice-announces-spring-2019-scholarship-winner

https://www.senioradvice.com/blog/general/senioradvice-com-spring-2019-senior-caregiver-scholarship-winner



Scholarship Name: Car Loans of America Scholarship – $1,000 Award


Deadline: 1st June, 2019

Link to Apply: https://www.carloansofamerica.com/scholarship/

How to Apply: First, you’ll need to write us an open letter with no fewer than 1000 words on why you deserve to win this scholarship. You can write your life story along with your educational goals, dreams, and aspirations. Develop an answer that is meaningful, eye-catching and compelling! Let us know what motivates you and makes you unique. We are looking for someone who has a great track record and who excels in the above

Eligibility: To qualify for the Car Loans of America Scholarship, you must be enrolled in an accredited undergraduate credible university/college.

Application details:

Along with your essay we also ask that you include:

1. Your university name

2. Class year3. Contact information4. Major5. A copy of your transcripts (official or unofficial).Send all materials to scholarships@carloansofamerica.com


The BP Community Scholarship Program

The BP Community Scholarship Program is awarding $2000 scholarships.  Interested applicants should visit the scholarship website: www.bpscholarships.com to apply online.  Application deadline is March 22, 2019.

Applicants must live in NYC, Long Island, Westchester County, or northern New Jersey Applicants will be required to upload a 500-750 word personal statement addressing all of the following questions: What have been the most important experiences during your high school years that have prepared you for college? What do you wish to achieve from your college education? Why should you be considered for a BP Community Scholarship

Applicants must submit a high school transcript, essay, and a copy of their Student Aid Report (SAR) including the Expected Family Contribution (EFC) from the information provided on their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Good luck!



Win a $2500 Rover Scholarship 


 


Higher education: that magical time when deadlines are tight and budgets are tighter. Whether you’re living off of insta-coffee or insta-noodles, we get it—and we’d like to help fund your brain fuel for the coming school year. Just write a 400-500 word essay for your chance to win $2500!


Rover.com connects pet parents with the nation’s largest network of loving and trustworthy pet sitters and dog walkers. Discover, book, and manage personalized care for your dogs including pet sitting, dog walking, in-home dog boarding, and doggy day care. Founded on the belief that everyone should have the opportunity to experience the unconditional love of a dog, Rover improves and simplifies life for pet parents and the dogs they love.

How to Enter:

  1. Answer our scholarship question in 400 - 500 words (response must be written in English).
  2. Put your answer in a Google doc, with your name and year in college at the top (high school seniors allowed).
  3. Fill out our form.
  4. Submit by May 1st, 2019.

In 400 - 500 words, answer the following question:

Has technology caused you to feel more included in your community, or excluded?

We’re looking for essays that incorporate unique ideas, personal stories, and feelings about the role technology plays in your life. 

Here are some questions to get you going:

  • How do you use technology in your professional or academic life?
  • How do you use technology in your social life? How do those around you use technology? 
  • Does technology assist or hinder your productivity?
  • Are you required to use technology? In what ways?