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 And make sure to check out this comprehensive 2015-2016 scholarship guide and directory created by Glendale Union High School District.

Upcoming Scholarships

  
  
  
Requirements
A Voice for Animals Contest4/30/2016up to $650

DACA Eligible
Must currently be attending middle school, high school or be home-schooled,
Must be under 19 years of age on the date the contest opens,
Program is open to all students, regardless of nationality, citizenship, or country of residence.​

E-waste Scholarship4/30/2016$1000

Must be a HS freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior or a current or entering college or graduate school student of any level. Home schooled students are also eligible. There is no age limit. You must also be a U.S. citizen or legal resident.​ 

Description: Each year there are 20 to 50 million tons of e-waste discarded in the world. E-waste contains toxic materials, including heavy metals, that can easily seep into the ground and ultimately get into groundwater supplies. According to the EPA, recycling e-waste allows more than 100 million pounds of materials to be reused annually.

How to apply: Complete the application form below including a 140-character message about e-waste. The top 10 applications will be selected as finalists. The finalists will be asked to write a full length 500 to 1,000 word essay about e-waste.

Awards: The winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship.

Grasshopper Entrepreneur Scholarship4/30/2016$5,000

Any current college student or incoming freshman enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program in a Spring, Summer, or Fall 2016 semester,
Must be enrolled at an accredited American college, university, or trade school.
DACA Eligible

MoolahSPOT Scholarship4/30/2016$1,000

DACA Eligible
Must be at least 16 years or older,
Must plan to or is currently attending college or graduate school,
Students may be of any nationality and reside in any country,
Students may study any major or plan to enter any career field at any accredited college or graduate school.​

PFLAG National Scholarship4/30/2016up to $5,000

LGBTQ Scholarship
DACA Eligible
Must self identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer or anywhere within the LGBTQ "family" or as an ally,
Open to U.S. and non-U.S. citizens,
Must be a graduating high school senior entering higher education for the first time​ this calendar year,
Must demonstrate an interest in service to the LGBTQ community,
Must have applied to an accredited U.S. higher education institution.

Air Traffic Control Scholarship5/1/2016Various

​Air Traffic Control/Aviation Science
Students enrolled half to full-time in a program leading to a bachelor's degree or higher in an aviation-related course of study.
Various

Law Offices of Michael Cordova: 2016-2017 Scholarship5/1/2016$500

Must be a graduating senior in the Spring of 2016​,
3.0+ GPA,
Must enroll at an AZ Community College or accredited 4-year university with a minimum of 12 credit hours in the fall semester following graduation.

MyProjectorLamps Scholarship5/1/2016$500

HS Senior or Undergraduate attending an accredited program in the U.S.
3.0+ GPA and considered in good standing at current institution
Must follow or 'like' the MyProjectorLamps FaceBook page

Stop Texting & Driving: $1,000 Video Scholarship Contest5/1/2016$1000

HS juniors or seniors, or full-time college or graduate student enrolled at an accredited college or university 
Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident of the U.S. Primary Entrants must be a registered member of YouTube* in order to submit an entry. View official rules on website.

VIDEO PROMPT: convince us that you will not text and drive. Create a 30-60 second video on YouTube that convinces us that you will not text and drive. Craft your video so that your story convinces others to not text and drive.

Society of Women Engineers Scholarships5/15/2016Various

​Women's Scholarships
​Various

B. Davis Scholarship5/23/2016$1,000

DACA Eligible
This scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post-secondary institution.

Cameron Impact Scholarship5/27/2016Full Ride (estimated to be between $20,000-$50,000 per annum)
The applicant must: 

Prioritize academic excellence- minimum cumulative 3.7 grade point average/4.0 scale or equivalent in their high school studies;

Be a citizen of the United States of America; 

Be a current late high school Junior or early high school Senior, planning to enroll in a full-time course of study toward a bachelor's degree at an accredited four-year U.S. college or university for the full academic year following high school graduation;

Excel in a broad variety of extracurricular activities;

Be motivated leaders with a strong work ethic and social acumen;

Demonstrate active participation in community service and in civic-minded arenas, exhibiting an appreciation for the world outside themselfves and a belief in their own capacity to effect change on scales both large and small;

And submit the online application, required letters of recommendation, and transcript certifying academic performance, by the application deadline. PLEASE NOTE THAT COMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.​

Early Application Deadline is May 27, 2016. Regular Application Deadline is September 15, 2016. 

The Bryan Cameron Education Foundation awards four-year merit-based undergraduate scholarships to exceptional high school students who have demonstrated excellence in academics, extracurricular activities, leadership, and community service. This four-year, merit-based scholarship is intended to cover the full 'educational expenses' (as defined by the Internal Revenue Service) at the recipient's chosen collegiate institution (estimated to be between $20,000- $50,000 per annum).

Cruz & Associates Scholarship Program5/30/2016$3,000

Arizona Resident Scholarship
DACA Eligible
Must reside in Metro Phoenix area or surrounding counties,
Must be a high school senior graduating in Spring 2016
Must be of Hispanic descent,
3.0+GPA,
Must be bilingual (Spanish/English)

SCW Academic Scholarship5/31/2016$2,500

Must be a high school senior or recent graduate seeking a degree,
3.0+ GPA.

SCW DREAMer Scholarship5/31/2016$2,500

DREAMer Scholarship,
Must be an Immigrant under 25yrs old,
Must have entered U.S. before age 16,
Must have lived in the U.S. for at least 5 years,
Must plan to attend college by Fall semester 2016,
3.0+ GPA. 

The Rover College Scholarship5/31/2016$1,000

Must be a graduated HS senior or currently a freshman, sophomore, or junior in college,
Must be a legal resident of the U.S.

Berrien Fragos Thorn Arts Scholarships for Migrant Workers6/1/2016Up to $2,500

Must be at least 16 years old
Must demonstrate an interest in pursuing further development of their artistic talents (visual, performing, media, literary and crafts)
History of movement/work in Agriculture
​DACA Elibigle

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program6/10/2016$1,000

​Open to all high school juniors and seniors and all students currently enrolled in any accredited post-secondary institution

National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth Scholarship6/17/2016$2,000

Students who are homeless or have been homeless during their k-12 school attendance,
High school seniors, students enrolled in a GED or other alternative education program or recent graduates/GED recipients may apply,
Students less than 21 years of age as of Sept. 1, 2016 and who have completed no more than 2 years of college by Sept. 1, 2016 are eligible to apply.

Coupons.com Scholarship 6/30/2016$5,000

Must be at least 13 years old and a student enrolled at a tuition-based secondary school or
Must be enrolled at an accreditted university for the current 2015-2016 or upcoming 2016-2017 school year,
Must be a legal resident of the U.S. and district of Columbia.

Delete Cyberbullying Scholarship Award6/30/2016$5,000

Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident,
Must be attending or planning to attend an accredited U.S. college or university for undergraduate or graduate studies.
​High school, college and graduate students or students planning to enter college are eligible to apply.

Discontrue Scholarship6/30/2016$3,000

Must be accepted into a U.S. college or university,
3.0+ GPA,
Must be a U.S. citizen or possess an authorization to study in the U.S.

Isac Amaya Dream Scholarship6/30/2016$2500 or $5000
The Isac Amaya DREAM Scholarship is available to undergraduate students in the state of Arizona who are DACA eligible/non-eligible and are attending or plan to attend an Arizona university (public or private). This scholarship is renewable for the Fall 2017 semester if the student is in good standing.
 

Requirements:

Must be HS Seniors or Undergraduates at a university in Arizona, proof of Fall 2016 enrollment necessary (copy of schedule, letter of acceptance or other document).

Online application and video submission

Isac Amaya Junior Scholarship6/30/2016$1250

Available to HS seniors or students attending a community college in Yuma County or in Southern Arizona.

Students of Mexican or of Mexican descent.

Applicants must show proof of enrollment in their community college, effective Fall 2016. Students must send proof of enrollment to isacamayafoundation@gmail.com after completing online application (copy of schedule, letter of acceptance or other document).

Video Submission

Isac Amaya University Scholarship6/30/2016$2500 or $5,000

HS seniors or undergraduate students in the state of Arizona  Mexican or of Mexican decent 
Attending or plan to attend an Arizona university (public or private).
Applicants must show proof of enrollment in their university, effective Fall 2016. Students must send proof of enrollment to isacamayafoundation@gmail.com after completing online application (copy of schedule, letter of acceptance or other document).
Video submission

Medicalassistantdegrees.net Healthcare Scholarship Program6/30/2016$500

Healthecare Field Scholarship
Must be enrolled full time in a healthcare related program
Must be 18+ years
Must be a U.S. Citizen

Migrant Farmworker Baccalaureate Scholarship7/1/2016$500

Migrant Farmer Scholarship​ or Dependent
DACA Eligible
Must have recent history of movement for Agricultural employment,
Must demonstrate Financial Need,
​​​​Must have successfully completed one year of college.​​

CenturyLinkQuote Scholarship7/18/2016$1,000

GED students/HS seniors with a 2.5+ GPA planning to attend an accredited college or university in fall 2016
College students enrolled full time at an accredited college or univeristy with a 2.5+ GPA
Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident of the U.S.

CouponChief Scholarship7/31/2016$1,000

​​Must be a U.S. resident enrolled in high school, college or trade school to apply.

Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship7/31/2016$1,000

 Eligibility
9th-12th grade high school, college, or graduate student including adult students.
Legal resident of the U.S.
Currently in school or planning to start school within the next 12 months.

Selection & Award
Winners are chosen by committee, which bases its decision primarily on the submitted personal statement. The first place award is a $1,000 scholarship. The award can be used for tuition, room and board, required fees or any educational expense. ​

Marketing Certified Social Media Scholarship8/31/2016$500

Must be a student between the aged of 16 and 25,
2.5+ GPA

College Peas Standout Student College Scholarship9/1/2016$400

Must be a current high school student
Must intend to enroll full time at a 4-year college
2.0+ GPA​

Alice T. Schafer Prize Association for Women in Mathematics10/1/2016Grant Considerations

​Nomination by members of the mathematical community, nominees must be in undergraduate when nominated.
Demonstrated interest in mathematics, ability for independent work in mathematics
Copy of transcripts

AES Engineers Scholarship10/6/2016$500

HS seniors and College Students
​DACA Eligible

2017 Flinn Foundation Scholarship10/15/2016Full Ride

Two Teacher RecCounselor Recommendation​s,
Essay,
ACT/SAT Scores, 29 ACT or 1300 SAT (math/reading), top 5% of High School class
HS Transcript

Drug Lawsuit Source College Scholarship11/1/2016$1,000

DACA Eligible
High school seniors and current community college, university, and trade school students who will be attending any post secondary school in the sumer or fall 2016 semesters are eligible to apply.

VFW Voice of Democracy Competition11/1/2016Up to $30,000
HS Student grades 9-12
Oral Essay: "My Vision for America"
American Copy Editors Society Scholarship11/16/2016Up to $2,500

Copy Editors,
Essay on the aspects of copy editing most important in a multi-media world. Do not exceed 500 words.
Resume,
3 Letters of Reference,
Writing Sample,
Editing Quiz. 

 

Active Renter Property Management Entrepreneurship Scholarship1/15/2017$1,000

Arizona Scholarship,
Entrepreneur Scholarship,
Must live in Maricopa County,
Must be a senior in high school or have less than 60 credits in college,
3.5+ GPA,
Must have run own business for 1 year. 

 

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