Wednesday, March 25, 2015

$2,000 "No Essay" College Scholarship

Scholarships don't get any easier than this.  Simply login or register for a free account using the form and you could be the next winner.

March 31st  at 11:00 p.m. EST

Who can apply?
High schoolers, adults looking to head back to school, current students and anyone else looking to attend college or graduate school within 12 months.

Stress Free Zone/Easy Scholarships That Are No Brainers

Nine scholarships that you must check out.  Good place to start if you haven't written an essay yet.

$10,000 Scholarship

Scholarship Zone provides $10,000 scholarships as well as degree and program information to help you achieve your goals.

COD Students

Just a reminder that once we hit Spring Break, the semester is nearly over.  The last few weeks of the semester go by incredibly fast.  Trust me--don't get behind in your asignments.

Monday, March 23, 2015

2015 US and Canada Opportunities for Computer Science Students

The deadline for these scholarships was in January, BUT, if you qualify, this is a good source for you.  Print it out and put it into your portfolio for next year.  For those of you who are in my scholarship class, this will add to the minimum of 24 scholarships which will fulfill your class requirements.

The HACU Scholarship Program 2015-2016

The 2015/2016 application is OPEN.

Please be aware that College of the Desert is a qualifying college.  Check out the site -- good things.  Plus a few other scholarships

Nursing Scholarships (26 Gateways)

This list has been created by Black Excel.  The gateway is followed by a sampling of college nursing programs, a nursing/career overview link, and a very interesting note on HBCU's and nursing ( a must read).  These scholarships are not race specific.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

B. Davis Scholarship

B. Davis Scholarship (Deadline: May 25, 2015)
Who Can Apply:  All high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution.  Post secondary means community college or four-year college.
Submission:  An essay in less than 1000 words discussing your solution to what is considered to be a controversial problem on high school or college/university campuses.
Deadline:  May 25, 2015
Amount: $1,000

Top of the Morning to You

Happy St. Patrick's Day

Volunteer for Experience

Volunteering is a very important part of qualifying for scholarships.

Friday, March 13, 2015

Deadline for Mass Mutual Scholars

Deadline:  March 31, 2015
This scholarship is open to ALL MAJORS .

Selected students attending accredited 2 year and 4 year colleges/universities will be awarded $2,500 or $5,000 respectively.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Paul Revere Scholarship

I have only had a couple of responses to this scholarship/contest. Just about every student in the class should be eligible for this $10,000/$20,000.  Please consider this opportunity for a substantial scholarship.  It is only a 500 word essay.

Scholarships for Women

For women: 

  1. Girlfriend Factor (Go Girl Grants)
  2. Soroptimist (Live Your Dream)
  3. COD Scholarship
  4. Jeannette Rankin
  5. Patsy Mink Takemoto
  6. Talbot
  7. Desert Outreach Foundation
  8. Pathways to Success
Although the deadline for some of these has passed, you should print out the information and add it to your organizer sheet in your portfolio.

March 4th Post

How many of you have explored the many scholarship options listed within the Desert Outreach scholarship listing?  I haven't noticed any being submitted in your weekly quota of two scholarships.  There are about six different scholarships listed in that one post. 

Chinese Proverb

The same goes for scholarships.  My job is to provide you the tools for submitting a winning scholarship application.  Your job is to properly use the tools.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

The Desert Outreach Foundation Scholarship Program

The Community Foundation is administering this scholarship.

Click the above link for an application

Five, one-year scholarships to students who live in the Coachella Valley.  The scholarships will range between $1,300 and $1,500 depending on the number of scholarships awarded.

Deadline: April 20, 2015

Paul Revere Society Essay Contest $10,000/$20,000

Five prize winners will receive a $10,000 college scholarship for two consecutive years ($20,000).

U.S. Citizens who are 17 years of age or older and have been accepted to a two or four-year accredited college within the United States OR  a student already enrolled in a college at any age.

500 word essay --  "What does it mean to be an American?"

Google:  Michael Savage Scholarship


My Mom's Birthday

Had she lived, my Mom would be 110 years old today.  Seems amazing.

New Book

My new book, #Scholarships150Tips, is nearly ready to go to the printer.  The book is a hashtag version of Let Scholarships Pay the Way.  There are 150 hashtags (tips) for those who are into social media.  I'm really excited to hear the feedback on my using twitter lingo in a traditional book.