Outside Scholarships

The Office of Student Financial Assistance encourages students to research outside sources of financial aid whether it be from civic organizations, corporations, or within their high school. The individual scholarships listed below provide a snapshot of requirements, contact information, and award amounts. Although these resources are recommended, students should use their own discretion when sharing any personal information. 

The Office of Student Financial Assistance recommends the following scholarship search engines:

Outside scholarships available to SHU students:

 

May Deadline 

The Jersey Shore Association for Human Resources (JSAHR) Ann C. Edwards, SPHR Scholarship 

  • Awards ranging from $500-$2,500
  • Apply by May 24, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant (or his/her parent) must be a JSAHR member for a minimum of one year prior to applying
  • Applicant must submit two letters of recommendation
  • More information

June Deadline

The Building the Future Scholarship

  • $5,000 award
  • Apply by June 30, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Applicant must be a United States Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Applicant must be pursuing a career as a preschool-5th grade teacher (any discipline) 
  • Applicant must be a low income student or from an underrepresented minority group 
  • Applicant must submit 500-1,000 word essay on the following topic: How have difficult circumstances or unique challenges shaped you? What role has this played in your inspiration to become a teacher? Where do you see your teaching career in 10 years, and what would winning this scholarship mean for your future career?
  • More information

The Caring.com Scholarship

  • $1,500 award
  • Apply by June 30, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must be a United States Citizen or permanent resident
  • Applicant must not be on any academic disciplinary status
  • Applicant must not be related to or living with a Caring, LLC employee
  • Applicant must submit a 1,500-word essay or 2 minute video addressing the following questions:  
    • Who are you caring for and how are you involved as their caregiver?
    • How has your role as a caregiver influenced the decision for your major/career path?
    • How would this scholarship be helpful to you in your current student-caregiving role?
  • For more information and/or to apply or to view additional scholarship opportunities visit the Caring website

The Chairish "Design Your Future" Scholarship

  • $2,500 award
  • Apply by June 30, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0
  • Applicant must submit essay of 500 words or less describing their ideal future life and how they plan to achieve that dream: 
    • What is your ideal future career?
    • What motivates you to achieve that goal?
    • What obstacles will you have to overcome?
    • What are some of the things you will have to learn, people you will need to meet, or places you will need to go in order to achieve your goals? 
  • Applicants pursuing design or engineering-related fields will be given preference over other applicants
  • Students from underrepresented backgrounds are encouraged to apply
  • More information

The Empowered Future Teachers Scholarship

  • $10,000 award
  • Apply by June 30, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Applicant must be a United States Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Applicant must be pursuing a career as a preschool-5th grade teacher (any discipline) 
  • Applicant must be pursuing an education-related degree such as: Child Development, Early/Elementary/Middle Childhood Education, Special Education, Bachelor's in Education, Master's in Education, Doctorate in Education, Master of Arts in Teaching, etc. (Students who are minoring in Education or those who may have already earned a degree in Education and are currently pursuing a degree in another discipline are also eligible to apply).
  • Applicant must submit 500-1,000 word essay on the following topic: What inspired you to become a teacher? Where do you see your teaching career in 10 years, and what would winning this scholarship mean for your future career?
  • More information

The Fisher Investments "Invest in Your Future" College Scholarship Program 

  • $5,000 award
  • Apply by June 30, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must be a United States Citizen/Resident 
  • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Applicant must demonstrate strong financial literacy skills, a commitment to achieving their short and long-term financial goals, and outstanding academic performance
  • Applicant must submit 500-word essay on the following topic: What are your short and long-term financial goals? How do you plan to achieve these goals? What financial strategies (such as budgeting, investing, saving, and debt management) will you use and why?
  • More information

The Huggable Supermom Scholarship

  • $2,000 award + a 1 year supply of Huggable baby formula
  • Apply by June 30, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen or legal permanent resident
  • Applicant must be a single mother, child of a single mother, or closely impacted by a single mother
  • Applicant must submit 500-1,000 word essay on the following:
    • If you're a single mother in school, how do you juggle caring for your little one while pursuing a degree and everything else you do? How do you make ends meet financially? Have you thought about dropping out? What keeps you motivated to complete your degree? What do you find most challenging about the experience? What do you find most rewarding about the experience? What are your favorite moments with your little one?
    • If you're the child or loved one of a single mother, how has this changed your life? What is your relationship to them? How does having a single mother or being close to a single mother affect your day-to-day and the way you think about your future?
    • Huggable also wants to hear about your dreams. Where do you see yourself in the future? What is your dream career? What are you doing right now to get there? How would winning this scholarship help you achieve your goals?
  • More information

The OppU Achievers Scholarship 

  • $2,500 award
  • Apply by June 30, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Applicant must submit essay of 500 words (max) on the following topic: Why are you an achiever? How have you created opportunity for yourself? How have you created opportunity for others? Did you start a small business? Are you the founder of a community program? How did you overcome the odds and make your dreams - or the dreams of others - come true?
  • More information

The Recovery Village Health Care Scholarship 

  • $1,000 award
  • Apply by June 30, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must be pursuing a health-related degree program, ex: counseling, social work, emergency medicine, pre-med, nursing, psychology (with a focus on addiction counseling or a substance-abuse related field)
  • Applicant must submit essay (500 word max) describing why they are passionate about health care, with a focus on substance abuse and mental health
  • More information

Sixth City Marketing College Scholarship 

  • $1,500 award
  • Apply by June 15, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must write essay of 500 words or more about how the internet has impacted or influenced them in their chosen career path/studies. This could include through social media, website development & design, video production, or a digital campaign.
  • More information

July Deadline 

The American Life Fund Scholarship

  • $1,000 award
  • Apply by July 15, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must submit short essay describing how they embody leadership in their daily life
  • Applicant must display leadership, a strong work ethic, and an eagerness to learn
  • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • More information

The Good Lawyers/Good People Scholarship

  • $1,000 award
  • Apply by July 1, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must submit a written statement (800-1,000 words) or video presentation (3-5 minutes) describing the value of using the law to improve people's lives. Applicant may describe a past experience that motivates them, someone who inspires them, or a vision of what they would like to accomplish. 
  • More information

The Lark Health 2019 Preventive Health Scholarship

  • $2,000 (1st place), $1,000 (2nd place), $500 (3rd place) 
  • Apply by July 10, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must submit essay detailing an initiative that they would like to see happen - were they a policy maker, healthcare entrepreneur, or public health worker - to prevent or delay one of the most pressing health issues facing Americans today.
  • More information

August Deadline 

The Hospital Careers Future Nurse Scholarship Program 

  • $1,000 award
  • Apply by August 1, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must be pursuing a degree in nursing or a specialty of nursing with at least 30 completed credit hours
  • Applicant must submit a 1-page essay describing where they've been, what motivates them, and their ultimate goals
  • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.3
  • More information

2019 Veteran Car Donations Annual Scholarship

  • $250-$1,000 awards
  • Apply by August 15, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must be majoring in a STEM field of study or related field
  • More information

 

May Deadline 

The Jersey Shore Association for Human Resources (JSAHR) Ann C. Edwards, SPHR Scholarship 

  • Awards ranging from $500-$2,500
  • Apply by May 24, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant (or his/her parent) must be a JSAHR member for a minimum of one year prior to applying
  • Applicant must submit two letters of recommendation
  • More information

June Deadline

The Building the Future Scholarship

  • $5,000 award
  • Apply by June 30, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Applicant must be a United States Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Applicant must be pursuing a career as a preschool-5th grade teacher (any discipline) 
  • Applicant must be a low income student or from an underrepresented minority group 
  • Applicant must submit 500-1,000 word essay on the following topic: How have difficult circumstances or unique challenges shaped you? What role has this played in your inspiration to become a teacher? Where do you see your teaching career in 10 years, and what would winning this scholarship mean for your future career?
  • More information

The Chairish "Design Your Future" Scholarship

  • $2,500 award
  • Apply by June 30, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0
  • Applicant must submit essay of 500 words or less describing their ideal future life and how they plan to achieve that dream: 
    • What is your ideal future career?
    • What motivates you to achieve that goal?
    • What obstacles will you have to overcome?
    • What are some of the things you will have to learn, people you will need to meet, or places you will need to go in order to achieve your goals? 
  • Applicants pursuing design or engineering-related fields will be given preference over other applicants
  • Students from underrepresented backgrounds are encouraged to apply
  • More information

The Empowered Future Teachers Scholarship

  • $10,000 award
  • Apply by June 30, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Applicant must be a United States Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Applicant must be pursuing a career as a preschool-5th grade teacher (any discipline) 
  • Applicant must be pursuing an education-related degree such as: Child Development, Early/Elementary/Middle Childhood Education, Special Education, Bachelor's in Education, Master's in Education, Doctorate in Education, Master of Arts in Teaching, etc. (Students who are minoring in Education or those who may have already earned a degree in Education and are currently pursuing a degree in another discipline are also eligible to apply).
  • Applicant must submit 500-1,000 word essay on the following topic: What inspired you to become a teacher? Where do you see your teaching career in 10 years, and what would winning this scholarship mean for your future career?
  • More information

The Huggable Supermom Scholarship

  • $2,000 award + a 1 year supply of Huggable baby formula
  • Apply by June 30, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen or legal permanent resident
  • Applicant must be a single mother, child of a single mother, or closely impacted by a single mother
  • Applicant must submit 500-1,000 word essay on the following:
    • If you're a single mother in school, how do you juggle caring for your little one while pursuing a degree and everything else you do? How do you make ends meet financially? Have you thought about dropping out? What keeps you motivated to complete your degree? What do you find most challenging about the experience? What do you find most rewarding about the experience? What are your favorite moments with your little one?
    • If you're the child or loved one of a single mother, how has this changed your life? What is your relationship to them? How does having a single mother or being close to a single mother affect your day-to-day and the way you think about your future?
    • Huggable also wants to hear about your dreams. Where do you see yourself in the future? What is your dream career? What are you doing right now to get there? How would winning this scholarship help you achieve your goals?
  • More information

The OppU Achievers Scholarship 

  • $2,500 award
  • Apply by June 30, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Applicant must submit essay of 500 words (max) on the following topic: Why are you an achiever? How have you created opportunity for yourself? How have you created opportunity for others? Did you start a small business? Are you the founder of a community program? How did you overcome the odds and make your dreams - or the dreams of others - come true?
  • More information

The Recovery Village Health Care Scholarship 

  • $1,000 award
  • Apply by June 30, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must be pursuing a health-related degree program, ex: counseling, social work, emergency medicine, pre-med, nursing, psychology (with a focus on addiction counseling or a substance-abuse related field)
  • Applicant must submit essay (500 word max) describing why they are passionate about health care, with a focus on substance abuse and mental health
  • More information

Sixth City Marketing College Scholarship 

  • $1,500 award
  • Apply by June 15, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must write essay of 500 words or more about how the internet has impacted or influenced them in their chosen career path/studies. This could include through social media, website development & design, video production, or a digital campaign.
  • More information

July Deadline 

The American Life Fund Scholarship

  • $1,000 award
  • Apply by July 15, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must submit short essay describing how they embody leadership in their daily life
  • Applicant must display leadership, a strong work ethic, and an eagerness to learn
  • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • More information

The Good Lawyers/Good People Scholarship

  • $1,000 award
  • Apply by July 1, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must submit a written statement (800-1,000 words) or video presentation (3-5 minutes) describing the value of using the law to improve people's lives. Applicant may describe a past experience that motivates them, someone who inspires them, or a vision of what they would like to accomplish. 
  • More information

August Deadline 

2019 Veteran Car Donations Annual Scholarship

  • $250-$1,000 awards
  • Apply by August 15, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must be majoring in a STEM field of study or related field
  • More information

September Deadline

The OppU Achievers Scholarship 

  • $2,500 award
  • Apply by September 30, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Applicant must submit essay of 500 words (max) on the following topic: Why are you an achiever? How have you created opportunity for yourself? How have you created opportunity for others? Did you start a small business? Are you the founder of a community program? How did you overcome the odds and make your dreams - or the dreams of others - come true?
  • More information

The Reedsy National Creative Writing Scholarship 

  • $1000 award
  • Apply by September 21, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must submit first chapter (1500 to 7500 words) of an original novel they are currently writing or have written but not yet published
  • More information

The Vertical Measures Digital Marketing Scholarship 

  • $1,000 award
  • Apply by September 30, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must be pursuing an education in digital marketing
  • Applicant must submit a video essay (5-minutemax) addressing the following questions: 
    • What are your career goals?
    • Why are you interested in digital marketing?
    • What will the landscape look like in the future?
    • How do you plan on shaping the industry?
  • More information

Yoga Scholarship from the Travel Yogi 

  • $500 award
  • Apply by September 1, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must be enrolled in an international studies or liberal arts program
  • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Applicant must submit 500-1000 word essay on the following topic: "How Yoga Informs My Life"
  • More information

October Deadline

The Global Teletherapy 2019 Academic Excellence Award

  • $1,000 award
  • Apply by October 3, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Applicant must submit a 2,000-word essay on the following topic: The Global Teletherapy Academic Excellence Award is designed for students who understand the importance of bettering oneself. Please discuss and explain (1) why you feel self-improvement and character development are vital to an individual (2) what you think you can do to grow as a person and build yourself and (3) how you plan to use your strengths and talents to better yourself. 
  • More information

The House Method Commitment to Our Homes Scholarship 

  • $1,000 award
  • Apply by October 15, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5
  • Applicant must submit essay (max 1,000 words) on the following topic: How do you hope to improve the way people live in their homes?
  • More information

The NY Trolley Scholarship

  • $500 award
  • Apply by October 1, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must:
    • follow @nytrolleyco on Instagram
    • answer this question: "If our trolley could go anywhere in your state, where would you take it?" AND upload a photo to Instagram that shows where you would take the NY Trolley
    • Tag @nytrolleyco and share to Facebook
  • The tagged Instagram post with the most likes as of 12:00pm EST on October 1, 2019 will be selected as the winner. 
  • More information

The RNCareers Registered Nursing Scholarship

  • $500 award
  • Apply by October 31, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must submit essay of at least 750 words on the following topic: What is the importance of a BSN degree in your education and how will this degree help you advocate for patient health?
  • More information

 

May Deadline 

The Jersey Shore Association for Human Resources (JSAHR) Ann C. Edwards, SPHR Scholarship 

  • Awards ranging from $500-$2,500
  • Apply by May 24, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant (or his/her parent) must be a JSAHR member for a minimum of one year prior to applying
  • Applicant must submit two letters of recommendation
  • More information

June Deadline

The Chairish "Design Your Future" Scholarship

  • $2,500 award
  • Apply by January 1, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0
  • Applicant must submit essay of 500 words or less describing their ideal future life and how they plan to achieve that dream: 
    • What is your ideal future career?
    • What motivates you to achieve that goal?
    • What obstacles will you have to overcome?
    • What are some of the things you will have to learn, people you will need to meet, or places you will need to go in order to achieve your goals? 
  • Applicants pursuing design or engineering-related fields will be given preference over other applicants
  • Students from underrepresented backgrounds are encouraged to apply
  • More information

The Empowered Future Teachers Scholarship

  • $10,000 award
  • Apply by June 30, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Applicant must be a United States Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Applicant must be pursuing a career as a preschool-5th grade teacher (any discipline) 
  • Applicant must be pursuing an education-related degree such as: Child Development, Early/Elementary/Middle Childhood Education, Special Education, Bachelor's in Education, Master's in Education, Doctorate in Education, Master of Arts in Teaching, etc. (Students who are minoring in Education or those who may have already earned a degree in Education and are currently pursuing a degree in another discipline are also eligible to apply).
  • Applicant must submit 500-1,000 word essay on the following topic: What inspired you to become a teacher? Where do you see your teaching career in 10 years, and what would winning this scholarship mean for your future career?
  • More information

The Huggable Supermom Scholarship

  • $2,000 award + a 1 year supply of Huggable baby formula
  • Apply by June 30, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen or legal permanent resident
  • Applicant must be a single mother, child of a single mother, or closely impacted by a single mother
  • Applicant must submit 500-1,000 word essay on the following:
    • If you're a single mother in school, how do you juggle caring for your little one while pursuing a degree and everything else you do? How do you make ends meet financially? Have you thought about dropping out? What keeps you motivated to complete your degree? What do you find most challenging about the experience? What do you find most rewarding about the experience? What are your favorite moments with your little one?
    • If you're the child or loved one of a single mother, how has this changed your life? What is your relationship to them? How does having a single mother or being close to a single mother affect your day-to-day and the way you think about your future?
    • Huggable also wants to hear about your dreams. Where do you see yourself in the future? What is your dream career? What are you doing right now to get there? How would winning this scholarship help you achieve your goals?
  • More information

The OppU Achievers Scholarship 

  • $2,500 award
  • Apply by June 30, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Applicant must submit essay of 500 words (max) on the following topic: Why are you an achiever? How have you created opportunity for yourself? How have you created opportunity for others? Did you start a small business? Are you the founder of a community program? How did you overcome the odds and make your dreams - or the dreams of others - come true?
  • More information

The Recovery Village Health Care Scholarship 

  • $1,000 award
  • Apply by June 30, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must be pursuing a health-related degree program, ex: counseling, social work, emergency medicine, pre-med, nursing, psychology (with a focus on addiction counseling or a substance-abuse related field)
  • Applicant must submit essay (500 word max) describing why they are passionate about health care, with a focus on substance abuse and mental health
  • More information

Sixth City Marketing College Scholarship 

  • $1,500 award
  • Apply by June 15, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must write essay of 500 words or more about how the internet has impacted or influenced them in their chosen career path/studies. This could include through social media, website development & design, video production, or a digital campaign.
  • More information

July Deadline

The American Life Fund Scholarship

  • $1,000 award
  • Apply by July 15, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must submit short essay describing how they embody leadership in their daily life
  • Applicant must display leadership, a strong work ethic, and an eagerness to learn
  • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • More information

September Deadline

The OppU Achievers Scholarship 

  • $2,500 award
  • Apply by September 30, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Applicant must submit essay of 500 words (max) on the following topic: Why are you an achiever? How have you created opportunity for yourself? How have you created opportunity for others? Did you start a small business? Are you the founder of a community program? How did you overcome the odds and make your dreams - or the dreams of others - come true?
  • More information

The Reedsy National Creative Writing Scholarship 

  • $1000 award
  • Apply by September 21, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must submit first chapter (1500 to 7500 words) of an original novel they are currently writing or have written but not yet published
  • More information

The Vertical Measures Digital Marketing Scholarship 

  • $1,000 award
  • Apply by September 30, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must be pursuing an education in digital marketing
  • Applicant must submit a video essay (5-minutemax) addressing the following questions: 
    • What are your career goals?
    • Why are you interested in digital marketing?
    • What will the landscape look like in the future?
    • How do you plan on shaping the industry?
  • More information

October Deadline

The Credit Sesame Financial Literacy Scholarship Program

  • $2,500 award
  • Apply by October 30, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident
  • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Applicant must submit 500-750 word essay on the following: What has inspired you to take control of your personal finances? What part of your personal credit management do you wish to enhance and why? Topics may include budgeting, investing, loan repayment, saving for retirement, paying bills, making money, etc. What would winning this scholarship mean for your future? Finally, how can financial literacy help you change the world?
  • More information

The Global Teletherapy 2019 Academic Excellence Award

  • $1,000 award
  • Apply by October 3, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Applicant must submit a 2,000-word essay on the following topic: The Global Teletherapy Academic Excellence Award is designed for students who understand the importance of bettering oneself. Please discuss and explain (1) why you feel self-improvement and character development are vital to an individual (2) what you think you can do to grow as a person and build yourself and (3) how you plan to use your strengths and talents to better yourself. 
  • More information

The House Method Commitment to Our Homes Scholarship 

  • $1,000 award
  • Apply by October 15, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5
  • Applicant must submit essay (max 1,000 words) on the following topic: How do you hope to improve the way people live in their homes?
  • More information

The NY Trolley Scholarship

  • $500 award
  • Apply by October 1, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must:
    • follow @nytrolleyco on Instagram
    • answer this question: "If our trolley could go anywhere in your state, where would you take it?" AND upload a photo to Instagram that shows where you would take the NY Trolley
    • Tag @nytrolleyco and share to Facebook
  • The tagged Instagram post with the most likes as of 12:00pm EST on October 1, 2019 will be selected as the winner. 
  • More information

The RNCareers Nurse Practitioner Scholarship

  • $500 award
  • Apply by October 31, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must submit essay of at least 750 words on the following topic: What is the importance of a Nurse Practitioner degree in your education and how will this degree help you advocate for patient health?
  • More information

November Deadline 

The 2019 ServiceScape Scholarship 

  • $1,000 award
  • Apply by November 30, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must submit 300-word essay on the following topic: How does writing impact today's world? Think about it, write about it, and let us know your thoughts. 
  • More information

 

May Deadline 

The Jersey Shore Association for Human Resources (JSAHR) Ann C. Edwards, SPHR Scholarship 

  • Awards ranging from $500-$2,500
  • Apply by May 24, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant (or his/her parent) must be a JSAHR member for a minimum of one year prior to applying
  • Applicant must submit two letters of recommendation
  • More information

June Deadline

The Caring.com Scholarship

  • $1,500 award
  • Apply by June 30, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must be a United States Citizen or permanent resident
  • Applicant must not be on any academic disciplinary status
  • Applicant must not be related to or living with a Caring, LLC employee
  • Applicant must submit a 1,500-word essay or 2 minute video addressing the following questions:  
    • Who are you caring for and how are you involved as their caregiver?
    • How has your role as a caregiver influenced the decision for your major/career path?
    • How would this scholarship be helpful to you in your current student-caregiving role?
  • For more information and/or to apply or to view additional scholarship opportunities visit here

The Chairish "Design Your Future" Scholarship

  • $2,500 award
  • Apply by June 30, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0
  • Applicant must submit essay of 500 words or less describing their ideal future life and how they plan to achieve that dream: 
    • What is your ideal future career?
    • What motivates you to achieve that goal?
    • What obstacles will you have to overcome?
    • What are some of the things you will have to learn, people you will need to meet, or places you will need to go in order to achieve your goals? 
  • Applicants pursuing design or engineering-related fields will be given preference over other applicants
  • Students from underrepresented backgrounds are encouraged to apply
  • More information

The Huggable Supermom Scholarship

  • $2,000 award + a 1 year supply of Huggable baby formula
  • Apply by June 30, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen or legal permanent resident
  • Applicant must be a single mother, child of a single mother, or closely impacted by a single mother
  • Applicant must submit 500-1,000 word essay on the following:
    • If you're a single mother in school, how do you juggle caring for your little one while pursuing a degree and everything else you do? How do you make ends meet financially? Have you thought about dropping out? What keeps you motivated to complete your degree? What do you find most challenging about the experience? What do you find most rewarding about the experience? What are your favorite moments with your little one?
    • If you're the child or loved one of a single mother, how has this changed your life? What is your relationship to them? How does having a single mother or being close to a single mother affect your day-to-day and the way you think about your future?
    • Huggable also wants to hear about your dreams. Where do you see yourself in the future? What is your dream career? What are you doing right now to get there? How would winning this scholarship help you achieve your goals?
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The OppU Achievers Scholarship 

  • $2,500 award
  • Apply by June 30, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Applicant must submit essay of 500 words (max) on the following topic: Why are you an achiever? How have you created opportunity for yourself? How have you created opportunity for others? Did you start a small business? Are you the founder of a community program? How did you overcome the odds and make your dreams - or the dreams of others - come true?
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The Recovery Village Health Care Scholarship 

  • $1,000 award
  • Apply by June 30, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must be pursuing a health-related degree program, ex: counseling, social work, emergency medicine, pre-med, nursing, psychology (with a focus on addiction counseling or a substance-abuse related field)
  • Applicant must submit essay (500 word max) describing why they are passionate about health care, with a focus on substance abuse and mental health
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Sixth City Marketing College Scholarship 

  • $1,500 award
  • Apply by June 15, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must write essay of 500 words or more about how the internet has impacted or influenced them in their chosen career path/studies. This could include through social media, website development & design, video production, or a digital campaign.
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July Deadline

The American Life Fund Scholarship

  • $1,000 award
  • Apply by July 15, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must submit short essay describing how they embody leadership in their daily life
  • Applicant must display leadership, a strong work ethic, and an eagerness to learn
  • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
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The Lark Health 2019 Preventive Health Scholarship

  • $2,000 (1st place), $1,000 (2nd place), $500 (3rd place) 
  • Apply by July 10, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must submit essay detailing an initiative that they would like to see happen - were they a policy maker, healthcare entrepreneur, or public health worker - to prevent or delay one of the most pressing health issues facing Americans today.
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August Deadline 

The Hospital Careers Future Nurse Scholarship Program 

  • $1,000 award
  • Apply by August 1, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must be pursuing a degree in nursing or a specialty of nursing with at least 30 completed credit hours
  • Applicant must submit a 1-page essay describing where they've been, what motivates them, and their ultimate goals
  • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.3
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2019 Veteran Car Donations Annual Scholarship

  • $250-$1,000 awards
  • Apply by August 15, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must be majoring in a STEM field of study or related field
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September Deadline

The OppU Achievers Scholarship 

  • $2,500 award
  • Apply by September 30, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Applicant must submit essay of 500 words (max) on the following topic: Why are you an achiever? How have you created opportunity for yourself? How have you created opportunity for others? Did you start a small business? Are you the founder of a community program? How did you overcome the odds and make your dreams - or the dreams of others - come true?
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October Deadline

The Credit Sesame Financial Literacy Scholarship Program

  • $2,500 award
  • Apply by October 30, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident
  • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Applicant must submit 500-750 word essay on the following: What has inspired you to take control of your personal finances? What part of your personal credit management do you wish to enhance and why? Topics may include budgeting, investing, loan repayment, saving for retirement, paying bills, making money, etc. What would winning this scholarship mean for your future? Finally, how can financial literacy help you change the world?
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The Global Teletherapy 2019 Academic Excellence Award

  • $1,000 award
  • Apply by October 3, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Applicant must submit a 2,000-word essay on the following topic: The Global Teletherapy Academic Excellence Award is designed for students who understand the importance of bettering oneself. Please discuss and explain (1) why you feel self-improvement and character development are vital to an individual (2) what you think you can do to grow as a person and build yourself and (3) how you plan to use your strengths and talents to better yourself. 
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The House Method Commitment to Our Homes Scholarship 

  • $1,000 award
  • Apply by October 15, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5
  • Applicant must submit essay (max 1,000 words) on the following topic: How do you hope to improve the way people live in their homes?
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The NY Trolley Scholarship

  • $500 award
  • Apply by October 1, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must:
    • follow @nytrolleyco on Instagram
    • answer this question: "If our trolley could go anywhere in your state, where would you take it?" AND upload a photo to Instagram that shows where you would take the NY Trolley
    • Tag @nytrolleyco and share to Facebook
  • The tagged Instagram post with the most likes as of 12:00pm EST on October 1, 2019 will be selected as the winner. 
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The RNCareers Nurse Practitioner/Registered Nursing Scholarships 

  • $500 award
  • Apply by October 31, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must submit essay of at least 750 words on the following topic: What is the importance of a BSN/Nurse Practitioner degree in your education and how will this degree help you advocate for patient health?
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November Deadline 

The 2019 ServiceScape Scholarship 

  • $1,000 award
  • Apply by November 30, 2019

Requirements

  • Applicant must submit 300-word essay on the following topic: How does writing impact today's world? Think about it, write about it, and let us know your thoughts. 
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