On this page the KWC Financial Aid Office shares information it has received about external scholarship or grant opportunities that may be of interest to the KWC community. Please contact the Financial Aid Office if we can be of any assistance.
The American Society for Quality (ASQ) Evansville-Owensboro Section 0915
Purpose: To assist a student who plans to attend an accredited two or four year college program.
Amount of Award: There will be a $500 award to the selected high school senior student. The award will be paid directly to the college to be attended in the 2014-2015 academic year and applied to the recipient's fee account.
Presentation of Award : Section's May 2014 Dinner Meeting
Recipient must be a graduate during the application year from a home school, an accredited high school or learning facility within the geographic area served by ASQ Evansville-Owensboro Section 0915, or either of those whose parents are members of this same Section.
To recieve the scholarship amount, the recipient must be admitted to or enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student to an accredited college/ university,with an established student accout.
In the event the selected recipient becomes ineligible, the scholarship will be awarded to the next runner-up.
To find the application and more information on this website please visit http://www.psci.net/asq915/scholarship/2014application.pdf .
The application are due by 11:59 PM on March 31,2014.
Foreclosure.com Scholarship Program
All currently enrolled college students and incoming freshmen that have received a student identification number are eligible for this scholarship.
The requirements for the essay are a minimum of 800 words and a maximum of 2000 words.
" The foreclosure crisis that swept the nation several years ago claimed countless well-to-do homeowners, who were forced out of their houses when the economy hit rock-bottom. Those victims, along with the economy, are now beginning to slowly recover. And with collective home prices-and interest rates- still at very attractive levels, these 'foreclosure victims' have transtitioned into potential 'boomerang buyers.' How can these buyers with checkered pasts best take advantage of the current desirable real estate market conditions? There are several actions these 'boomerang buyers' can take to get back into home ownership. Please describe in your own words how the 'rent-to-own' option, among others, might best benefit these folks until they are ready to go 'all in' on another mortgage."
The Deadline for this scholarship is Dec 15, 2014.
Five winners will be selected:
-top prize $5000
-second through fifth place will recieve 1000 each.
Go to wwww.foreclosure.com/scholarship/
The HotelsCheap Scholarship Program
We have designed a need-based schoalrship for everybody who's committed to acheiving a college degree. This way, we want to reward students for having goals and dreams and therefore looking to better themselves.
Every US student (high school student, undergraduate students, master degree students or adult learners) and 16 years of age or older is encouraged to apply for or scholarships.
To access our scholarships, please visit http://orlando.hotelscheap.org/orl-scholarship.
The Scholarship Update from ScholarshipExperts.com
ScholarshipExperts.com is a free schoalrship matching service with a database of ocer 2.4 million scholarships worth over $14 billion. Our full-time staff of researchers updates and adds scholarships awards daily.
One of many scholarships available:
Sweet and Simple $1,500 Scholarship
- U.S. student currently enrolled in high school
- Response to an essay in less than 250 words
To apply for this scholarship and many others, please visit www.ScholarshipExperts.com.
2014 Scholarships Available from Blue Grass Community Foundation - Graduate and Undergraduate
Blue Grass Communtiy Foudation is happy to announce a VARIEY of scholarships being offered to undergraduate and graduate students for 2014. A complete list of all scholarships (with applications, criteria, and deadlines) offered at BGCF can be found on our website at www.bgcf.org/learn/how-to-receive/for-scholarship-seekers.
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Independence Bank Scholarship
Independence Bank Scholarships
Do you know a high school senior that is in need of a college scholarship? Applications for the 2014 Independence Bank Scholarships are now available! This year alone, Independence Bank will award 38 scholarships totaling $62,250 to deserving high school seniors within the nine counties that we serve.
Independence Bank Scholarship Program
Since 2001, Independence Bank has awarded over $400,800 in college scholarships. The Independence Bank scholarhsip program is designed to encourage high school seniors within the Bank's service area to continue their education. Applicants will be judged based on written essay, high school grades, ACT scores, financial need, and personal interviews.
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Applications are available at all high school guidance offices within the nine counties we serve of Calloway, Daviess, Hancock, Henderson, Hopkins, McCracken, McLean, Warren, and Webster, also at any Independence Bank location or you may print one online by visiting www.1776bank.com. If you have any questions, please call or visit your nearest Independence Bank location. All applications must be returned or postmarked to Independence Bank by February 15, 2014.
Other Scholarship Criteria
- Typed essay not to exceed one page on the 2014 Essay and/or the Agriculture Essay
- Copy of high school transcript to date
- Copy of most recent ACT scores
- List of extracurricular activities and community involvement
- Letter or statement regarding the student’s need for financial assistance to attend college (Do not send FAFSA forms -The student, a parent, guidance counselor, family friend, etc can complete this portion).
State any special, personal or family circumstances affecting your need for financial assistance.
Dr. Alma S. Adams Scholarship for Outreach and Health Communications to Reduce Tobacco Use Among Priority Populations
Applications are now being accepted for the Dr. Alma S. Adams Scholarship for Outreach and Health Communications to Reduce Tobacco Use Among Priority Populations. Priority populations are those populations that are disproportionately targeted by the tobacco industry, or who often lack the tools and resources to combat smoking in their communities. They include residents of low-income communities, U.S. racial/ethnic minorities (African American, Alaska Native, American Indian, Asian, Hispanic/Latino, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander), the Gay/Lesbian/Bi-sexual/Transgender community and other populations that have significantly higher than average smoking prevalence rates.
The scholarship, named for founding Legacy board member, Dr. Alma S. Adams will award two $5,000 scholarships to pursue undergraduate or graduate studies at an accredited institution of higher education in the United States. The awards will be granted on a competitive basis for the following: a) a record of commitment to community service on behalf of an underserved community, preferably related to tobacco prevention and/or control and b) the best use of the visual arts, media, creative writing or other creative endeavor to convey culturally appropriate health messages aimed at raising awareness of tobacco’s harmful impact.
Applications will be accepted until April 30, 2014. Awardees will be notified by June 27, 2014.
- Student must provide evidence of communtiy service
- Sudent must provide documentation of financial need (SAR report)
- Student must have at least a 3.0 GPA
- Student must pursue a course of study in communications, liberal arts, public health, socal work, education, or a related field
To apply please visit www.legacyforhealth.org
Stephen J. Brady STOP Hunger Scholarship
Sodexo Foundation is accepting applications for the Stephen J. Brady STOP Hunger Scholarship program presently through December 5, 2013. Through scholarship awards, Sodexo Foundation recognizes and rewards students who are driving awareness and mobilizing youth to be catalysts for innovative models and solutions to eliminate hunger across the country. Scholarship recipients each receive $5,000 for their education and a matching $5,000 grant for the hunger-related charity of their choice.
Additionally, Sodexo Foundation offers $500 Youth Grants for youth-led service projects that bring together young people, families, Sodexo employees and other community members to address childhood hunger during Global Youth Service Day April 11-13, 2014. The application period closes Jan. 31, 2014.
Mesothelioma Group Scholarship
Mesothelioma Group Cancer Scholarship
The Mesothelioma Group is proud to present the first bi-annual Mesothelioma Group Cancer Scholarship, awarding $1,500 to one male and one female student who have experienced and overcome strong adversity in the face of cancer. Valid applicants include those diagnosed with cancer (active or in remission), those who have lost a parent to cancer, or those whose parent is currently fighting cancer.
Our first scholarship contest challenges entrants to write a (typed) 500-1,500 word personal essay in which you explain your adversity, need for financial assistance, and provide specific examples of how you have used your cancer experience to positively impact the lives of other young adults. Additional consideration will be provided for those demonstrating leadership and a dedication to community service.
Please follow the scholarship guidelines listed below.
Scholarship Criteria for Inquiring Participants
- Enrollment in an accredited high school, four-year university, community college, or graduate degree program
- Applicants must be citizens of the United States and must be attending or planning to attend a U.S. based university
- Students must be considered in academic “Good Standing” at their current institution (e.g. not on academic probation or suspension)
- Applicant must have a minimum cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher (or equivalent)
Please provide the following:
- Your typed essay in a legible font (Times New Roman, Arial, or other common font; 12 pt) with your Full Name, Home Address, Email Address, and Phone Number listed at the top
- Printed transcript or statement of your GPA from your school (unofficial transcripts are also accepted)
- (Optional, but recommended): A list of any honors you have received, as well as relevant volunteer experience; please provide a brief explanation (1-2 sentences) for each
All entries must be completed by December 1, 2013 for Spring enrollment and March 1, 2014 for Fall enrollment. No other additional documents or forms (letters of recommendations, etc.) are required. Entries must be submitted via email to the address listed at the bottom of the page.
Further Information to Consider:
- All entry information can be found on this page; there is no formal application form to fill out
- Students may only submit one entry per scholarship period
- A transcript or statement of your GPA from your school must be included as an attachment with your essay
Once entries are received, they will be reviewed by a selection committee composed of managing staff members at The Mesothelioma Group. The decision of the panel will be based on which student best shows strength in the face of adversity, a need for financial assistance, and who best uses their cancer experience to positively impact the lives of other young adults. Medical hardship, a dedication to community service, and a commitment to educational and professional goals will also be considered when making the final decision.The winning students will be selected and notified by December 31, 2013 for Spring enrollment, and May 1, 2014 for Fall enrollment. Each winner will be awarded a $1,500 scholarship.
Please send essay and all materials to firstname.lastname@example.org using the subject line:ATTN: MesotheliomaGroup.com Cancer Scholarship
- See more at: http://www.mesotheliomagroup.com/cancer-scholarship/#sthash.PBK1FQ7X.dpuf
Goedeker's College Scholarship
Win up to $500 for Books
Do you have a passion for learning and want to further your education? Do you want to improve your chances of employment by earning a college degree? We all know that, in today’s economy, scraping together funds to attend college can be a challenge. Tuition alone can be a burden, but related expenses such as room & board, textbooks, and other materials add up quickly. It is easy to feel overwhelmed and discouraged, wishing for some relief.
Goedeker’s believes in your potential and would love to see you flourish. That is why we are offering a $500 grand prize scholarship toward costly college textbooks.
Goedeker’s is a St. Louis-based, family-oriented company dedicated to excellence in service, convenience in shopping, and offering quality products at affordable prices. We sell an expansive selection of name brand kitchen appliances, washers and dryers, mattresses, and other home furnishings, both online and at our showroom location in St. Louis.
Applying for a Scholarship
Write an essay about why attending college and your field of study are important to you. Give us some insight into your personal background, your philosophy about learning, why you chose your field in particular, and any other information you feel is relevant. These will be judged based on originality, creativity, organization of thought, and proper spelling, punctuation, and grammar.
The grand prize is a $500 scholarship. Two $100 scholarships will also be awarded to honorable mention entries.
- Essay length should be 300 words minimum
- Proof that you have a 3.0 GPA or higher
- Clear contact information (name, mailing address, preferred means of contact)
- A few sentences about yourself and a recent photo of yourself which will be used for publicity purposes on Goedeker’s Home Life blog
- Proof that you are enrolled in an accredited college for the spring 2014 semester
Please attach the items listed above to an email and send them to David at david [dot] chow [at] goedekers [dot] com with the subject line “Scholarship Essay Entry.”
Any student that is enrolled in an accredited college is eligible to participate. This includes any grade level, freshman to senior; undergrad and graduate alike are eligible. Even if you are a transfer student, non-traditional student, or taking classes online, you can enter. Any major or field of study is acceptable. High school seniors that are enrolled in an accredited college, either for a dual credit program or for an upcoming semester, are eligible to enter as well.
Deadline to Enter
We will consider submissions of essays until the entry deadline, which is July 31, 2014, at 12am CDT.
For more informations please visit: www.goedekers.com/college-scholarship#sthash.uzyK5rRD.dpuf
ASCO Numatics 2014 Engineering College Scholarship
WIN A $5,000 SCHOLARSHIP presented by ASCO Numatics
ASCO Numatics, the world's leading manufacturer of comprehensive fluid automation solutions, flow control and pnuematics, is proud to award two merit-based scholarships of $5,000 each for U.S. engineering students who are pursuing careers in industrial automation-related disciplines, as well as two $1,000 grants to the engineering departments of the colleges at which the winners are enrolled. Scholarship recipients may also be eligible for an ASCO Numatics internship.
Details are available at: www.asconumatics.com/scholarship
Don't miss out on the chance to win $5,000. To be eligible to recieve the scholarship, you must have completed at least your sophomore year and be enrolled as a full-time student for the entire 2014-2015 academic year.
- The application period is open from January 23, 2014 - March 31, 2014.
- Applicants must have completed their sophomore year in a bachelor’s degree program or enrolled in a graduate program, at the time of application.
- For students enrolled in a 4+ year bachelor's program, those who have completed their sophomore/second year when applying for this scholarship will be considered.
- Winning participants are not eligible to apply for future ASCO Numatics scholarships.
- ASCO Numatics employees and relatives are not eligible for the scholarship.
- Scholarships will be paid directly to recipient’s educational institution.
- Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or legal U.S. resident
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS MARCH 31, 2014.