Open JU Scholarships
Most of our scholarships are for continuing JU students and require only one application.  The listing of open scholarships will be updated soon.  In the meantime, the JU Common Scholarship Application is open for applications. 
 
 
 
 
 2014-2015 Scholarship Winners
 
 
Lillian Junco dela Vega Lacrosse DCOB Scholarship
 Charles Wurzer
Bert Thomas DCOB Scholarship
Sidharth Vora, Blake Myregaard, Nathra Altheeb, David Waugh, Lace Mobley, Carlos Merced, Ricardo Martinez-Marrero
Richard Sanborn DCOB Scholarship
Jessica Desiderio,  Matthew Shank, Tanja Leiser, Lauren Hincks, Milana Gilo, Allison Hulbert, Jason Laguerre, Kritika Vincent
Dr. Levis McCullers Non Traditional Student Scholarship
Lisa James, Wayne Pope
Peter Carlton Anderson DCOB Scholarship 
Alyssa Stubbs, Tanja Leiser 
Beta Gamma Sigma Scholarship
Tanja Leiser 
Eddie Harper and Debbie Douglas (Alpha Delta Pi) Scholarship 
Jena Gross
Sodexo Spirit of JU Scholarship 
Brittany Bush
Jimmie Greed Education Scholarship
Ana Crisp
Peggy S. Simendinger Scholarship
Alanna Rowan
George Ballis Theater Scholarship
Ashley C. Jones
Zimmerman Family Scholarship in International Business  
TH & JP Moorer NROTC Award
Vanny Mae Ocampo Angeles
Jacob Golightly Math Award
Wei He
Drs. Lewis and Boehnke Science Scholarship  
Noah Marcus
W Paul Bateman Scholarship 
Dr. and Mrs. Herman Harms Scholarship 
Timothy Howard
CDR Rick Murray Scholarship     
Charli Bradshaw
PGA TOUR Billy Walker Scholarship 
 
NFAEP Scholarship
Mackenzie Sanchez
Robert Langley Nursing Scholarship
Nayade  Moreno
David Wiggins International Business Scholarship
Nathra Altheeb
Brewster Durkee Scholarship
Christie Charlebois
Captain’s Club Scholarship for Marine Science
Laura Wenk
Marine Science Research Scholarship
Tamra Kathrineberg, Zachery Cole, Adam Johnson and Danielle Keeler
Marine Science Trustee Scholarship
Danielle D’Amato, Elaine Urban, Sara Schunter, Tiffany Razo, Justina Dacey, Madelyn Woods
Don B Creager Botany Scholarship to graduating Senior
Josh Hill
Elizabeth Larson Violin Scholarship
Yelena Sakara
Brown & Marion Whatley Art Scholarship
Stephanie Morales, Alexandra Plummer, Michelle Davidson, Amalia Galdona-Broche
Judge Durden Memorial Nursing Scholarship
Catherine (Catie) Carter Nursing scholarship
Jody Belanger, Rebecca Morgan, Katrina Evans
C F Cook MBA Scholarship
 
Tillie Fowler NROTC Scholarship
Jennifer Miller, Ryan Danek, Megan Harris
BMC Auxiliary scholarship
Michael McKenny Award in Aviation
Katja Jourdan
Elizabeth Edgar Hall Founders Scholarship
 
 
Current Outside Scholarship Opportunities and Resources 
 
 
 
The College Fund of Pinellas County  raises money in order to help financially disadvantaged Pinellas County residents who have excellent scholastic potential, but insufficient funds to obtain a bachelor’s degree and thereby improve themselves, their family’s living standard, and their role in the community.  Once a student is selected, remains academically qualified, continues to receive a Pell grant, and continues to carry 12 or more hours, that student is supported for up to four years.Grants are up to $1,000 per school year ($500 per semester) for up to four years.
Minimum Requirements for a Student Financial Aid Grant
1.  Be a U.S. citizen residing in Pinellas County,
2. (a.) Be a high school graduate with a grade point average of at least 3.00, or
    (b.) Be a current or former college student who has demonstrated the ability to  complete at least 12       hours in a single term (semester, quarter, etc.) in courses credited  toward graduation
3.  Be a full time undergraduate student in a regionally accredited (e.g., Southern Association of Colleges & Schools) college or university, and
4.  Be a recipient of a Pell Grant.
Students who meet the foregoing four requirements may request an application form in order to apply for the fall 2014 - spring 2015 school year.  Simply print out and complete the Request for Application and mail it back.
You may be contacted by telephone or email before an application is mailed to you.
In order to enhance their chances of being scheduled for an interview, new applicants (i.e., students who have not received a College Fund grant in the current or preceding semester) should submit your application as soon as possible after the spring 2014 college semester (or after 2014 graduation for high school students).  Applications must be accompanied by a transcript which includes spring 2014 grades and a financial aid notice from the college showing that they have received a Pell grant for the fall 2014 - spring 2015 school year.  No applications will be accepted after 32 interview slots are filled or the fourth Friday in July, whichever comes first.  *No JU student has won this scholarship, yet.  Let's make it happen!*More details.
 

The Techlaw LLP Entrepreneurship Scholarship:
Techlaw LLP is a boutique intellectual property law firm, handling trademarks, copyrights and patents. A scholarship offered to the student who writes the best short essay on intellectual property law per the guidelines set forth on www.TechLawLLP.com/scholarship This scholarship requires an easy application form submitted through email. See the website for details. Decisions for each year are made by April 30 for the upcoming Fall school year. Applications received after April 30 will be held for the subsequent year. 

The LogoMaker Scholarship – LogoMaker is proud to announce their scholarship program for U.S. students enrolled in undergraduate studies. They will be offering a $2,500 annual scholarship to help students pay for tuition, books and other academic fees. To apply, write a 500-700 word essay on the impact of art and design in commerce. Include a short bio or resume. Deadline is July 31st. Further details can be found on website.

Reverie Innovation Scholarship - Undergraduate and graduate engineering students who will be attending an accredited university in the United States in the Fall of 2014 are eligible to apply for our scholarship. Applicants will be judged on their academic merits as well as the content of the essay they provide. One grand prize scholarship of $2,000, Two runner up scholarships of $1,000. Application deadline is July 31, 2014. Application and details on their website.

Bud Siegfried Scholarship - Siegfriedandjensen.com is offering a $ 1,000 scholarship to help students pursuing a professional degree cover the costs of tuition. Students interested in applying for the scholarship are required to write two 500 – 700 word essays explaining how an injury attorney can make a difference and an act of service performed in the last 3 weeks that has changed the student’s life.  Open to all students currently enrolled in a college / university in the USA.  Deadline is July 31st, 2014Further details can be found here.
 
Mark A. Forester Scholarship-  Rocky Mountain Mattress Company proudly contributes to The Mark Forester Foundation scholarship fund and is now holding an essay contest; the contest winner will receive a $1000 scholarship in the name of The Mark Forester Foundation.  Senior Airman, Mark A. Forester was killed September 29th, 2010 in Afghanistan while risking his life to save a fallen comrade.  Mark died serving his country, family and friends. He had courage and honor and gave selfless sacrifice. He embodied everything a hero is. This is why Rocky Mountain Mattress would like to give a scholarship to students in his honor. Any student who is currently enrolled in school, or will be enrolled during 2014 can apply for the Mark A. Forester scholarship. To enter, the student must write a 300-500-word essay explaining how they go about honoring America's military heroes. The deadline to submit an essay is July 31st, 2014  Details about the contest and scholarship prize can be found here.
  
VideoSurveillance.com just launched a $1,000 school scholarship program.  "How would you use video surveillance to make a school campus safer?"  submit a 250-word essay or a 60-second video.  Deadline: August 1, 2014Click here for all the info. 
 
The Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship Program for the Fall 2014 semester includes two (2) $10,000 scholarships and four (4) $5,000 scholarships, to be awarded to undergraduate and graduate students with a declared major of biology, chemistry, biochemistry, or a related life-science field. To qualify for the scholarship, students must have a GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) and be enrolled in an accredited college for university for the Fall 2014 semester. In addition to these qualifications, students must also be legal United States residents, meaning that students possessing appropriate Visa status in order to study in the United States are also eligible.
Students may apply for the scholarship through the Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship Website. Applications will be accepted until 2:59:59 p.m. CT on August 1, 2014.  We strongly encourage all students that meet the scholarship award criteria to apply for this great scholarship! All questions regarding the scholarship may be directed to piercescholarship@thermofisher.com


JobApplicationsOnline.com, out of Canton, Ohio, is providing a scholarship for working students to help pay for school. Each school year, a working student receives $1,000 toward college tuition costs. To apply, students must simply write an essay discussing the complexities of paying your way through college, explain how you are able to manage it, and describe what the process has taught you about personal and financial responsibility. The application deadline is August 9th, 2014, and the scholarship will be awarded August 15th, 2014. This is an annual scholarship, therefore if you cannot apply this year, as the deadline is approaching, you will be able to apply for next year’s scholarship. See the website for more details.
 
 InspirationalBasketball.com has a $500 scholarship for college student-athletes. In order to be eligible, applicants must submit an original essay about how they plan to manage their college academics and sport’s life, so that they can become a successful student-athlete. The deadline to apply is August 10, 2014. See website! 
 
DSL.com Scholarship How do you use the Internet? We want to know – and we want to support your education by giving away a scholarship. You could be the recipient of a $2000 scholarship if you convey how much of an impact the Internet has – and will have – on your burgeoning career. Write a thoughtful blog post explaining: How you currently use the Internet to further your education – and how you plan to use the Internet in your professional career. We want to know about your passion for the Internet and interesting, useful ways you’ve found to use it to educate yourself. We want you to show us that you’re making an effort to further your education by using modern, innovative online resources. We want to know what career field you plan to pursue – and how you plan on using the Internet once you’ve landed your post-college career. This scholarship is open to current students only.Deadline: August 10. See website for more details. 
 
 Havahart Wireless $500 scholarship to the winner of their essay writing contest. Scholarship applicants must be enrolled at an accredited college or university in the United States, and must be a legal resident of the United States, or hold a valid student visa. Incoming freshmen in Fall 2014 are eligible to enter. Essays must be submitted by August 11, 2014. Topics and details on the website.
 

 Olshan Healthy Home Scholarship - $1,000 award based on an essay; for US students in undergrad or graduate school. Your application must be received on or before August 15th, 2014.  Application and details on their website.   

Choice Home Warranty $1,000 College Scholarship - Earn a $1,000 college scholarship with your winning essay!  Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the U.S.  Essays are due Tuesday, August 15th, 2014   Full details on their website. 

Boomer Benefits Scholarship - We wish to recognize and empower Baby Boomers who have returned to school later in life to better themselves, advance their current career path or pursue a new career. We are especially interested in helping a mature student who has demonstrated a willingness to give back to their community via service to older Americans and the elderly.  Scholarship Amount: $1,000.  Scholarship Application Deadline: August 15, 2014.  U. S. Citizen age 50 or older who is currently enrolled in a two year, four year or graduate program at an accredited public or private school including community colleges, technical schools and four-year universities may apply.   Minimum 3.0 GPA.  Details here.

InternetProviders.com Scholarship - submit a blog post that is interesting, well thought out, and above all, proves to us that you’re using the Internet to help shape your future. *If you do not currently have a personal online blog, you will have to create one for the purpose of this scholarship.  The writer of the winning submission will win $2000 toward their education. The deadline is August 15.  Click here for details. 

ESSAY WRITING SCHOLARSHIP FROM ScholarshipJAM - Share your findings and opinion with Webhostingjams.com about anything and everything technology-related through the scholarship program! Got facts and analysis of an on-going social media trend? Love to review the latest apps and gadgets around? Let us know your thoughts by participating in our essay writing competition and you can get a chance to earn as you write!  The scholarship is available to any applicant who is a current full time or part-time student with a grade point average of at least 3.0 or higher and a legal resident of the USA.  Just submit your finest work on or before August 15, 2014Complete info here.

$1,000 AlphaCard Scholarship Program - In a 250-300 word essay, please answer the following question: “What measures could schools or universities implement to improve campus safety?” The majority of school campuses in the U.S. have implemented security measures to ensure the safety of students and faculty. We want to hear from you on the subject — what measures would you institute to augment safety? The scholarship is limited to United States residents only. You must be currently enrolled in high school (seniors only), college, or graduate school to apply. Submissions must be received by August 31st, 2014. Full details on the website by clicking here

Credit Repair Scholarship – Credit Repair is offering  $5,000 in scholarships as an award for writing an 800 word essay. The essay must pertain to your credit score and why it is important for your future success. The student can also submit a YouTube video entry.  Students must have a 2.5 GPA or higher. Entries must be submitted by Sunday, August 31, 2014. Further details can be found here

Global Trade Specialists Scholarship -  The history of China’s economic and social revolution has had a great impact on the global economy. For this scholarship, we want students to write a book report on China Road: A Journey into the Future of a Rising Power written by Rob Glifford. The winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship. These book reports will be judged on how well the student can understand the key idea put forth in the book. Deadline: August 31st, 2014  For more information, visit the webpage.

Lexington Law Scholarship- Lexingtonlaw.com is offering a $10,000 annual scholarship ($5,000 per spring and fall semesters) to help college students maintain great credit scores. Students interested in applying for the scholarship are required to write an essay of 800 words about what a credit score means to them, impacts their financial future, and how they plan to develop a great credit score during their college years. Any current student of an accredited US university or college with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.5 is welcome to apply. Entries must be submitted by August 31, 2014. Further details can be found on their website,  by clicking here.


Clubs of America Scholarship - Greatclubs.com is offering a $1500 annual scholarship to help students consider their aspirations, and ease the burden of the costs of higher education.  Any current student of an accredited U.S. college or university with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 is welcome to apply.  Students who are interested in applying are expected to either write an 800 word essay, or create a YouTube video on where they see themselves in 10 years.  Deadline is August 31st.  Further information can be found here.

Arctic Physical Therapy $500 Scholarship and essay contest- Everyone can benefit from Physical Therapy whether you are living with a chronic illness, recovering from a work injury or suffering after that weekend hockey game.  In under 1000 words, write an essay that outlines
at least 3 ways Physical Therapy can make a difference in an individualʼs ability to live an active,
healthy lifestyle.  Scholarship Deadline: August 31, 2014.  Must have a GPA of 3.0 or greater
during the last academic yearand be a U.S. or Canadian resident.  Click here for details.

The http://www.sktees.com/ website hosts a monthly T-Shirt design contest in which people submit their artwork based on a preselected theme. The artwork is then voted on the by the community and the winner receives their choice of $200 cash or a $400 scholarship to the school of their choice + $1 for every shirt sold past 144. Visit the site for more information!

 The Wimdu Scholarship programme is designed to recognize the skills that are fundamental to a successful marketing campaign in a fast-paced, global economy. A scholarship of $2000 will be provided annually in February to assist a promising student interested in pursuing a career in business and marketing related fields.
All entrants must be entering their final year of study in a degree connected to the fields of Marketing, Business Administration or Communications. Applicants are asked to supply to our judging panel with a 1500-2000 word synopsis of a Marketing campaign aimed at increasing the awareness of the Wimdu brand in the US. This entry can also be submitted in video or presentation form. The judges will select the most creative and compelling idea submitted. Application Deadline: September 30, 2014.  Details on their website. 
  
$5,000 Continuing Education Scholarship Starting September 2014 - •The Cash Store, in partnership with Scholarship America, will be offering five individual $1,000 scholarships for people who are continuing their college education. We encourage everyone who is furthering their college education to apply for our scholarships. 
All applicants must meet the following criteria:
 •Be a high school graduate at the time of application.
 •Reside in the United States, Washington D.C., Puerto Rico, or the U.S. Virgin Islands.
 •Be 25 years of age or older at the time of application.
 •Be enrolled in full-time undergraduate or graduate study at an accredited two year or four year college, university, or vocational/technical school for the entire 2014-2015 academic year at the time of application.
 •Have a minimum grade point average of 2.75 on a 4.00 scale of its equivalent at the time of application.
Application Period: September 2014 - October 2014.  Check here in September.
 
Price Benowitz Public Interest Law Scholarship: Price Benowitz LLP believes strongly in advancing the cause of social justice and ensuring that all people, regardless of their socioeconomic standing, can realize their full potential and, in turn, give back to their communities. This scholarship seeks to achieve the goal of championing social justice through quality education. Deadline Sept. 30, 2014.  The award for this scholarship is $1,000 and further information can be found here.  
 
Price Benowitz Social Justice Video Scholarship:  The Price Benowitz Video Social Justice Scholarship is available to an individual who wishes to pursue social justice issues through the use of video and digital media. With goals similar to the Price Benowitz Public Interest Law Scholarship, this scholarship is intended to promote the use of cutting-edge technology for the purposes of social justice. Deadline Sept. 30, 2014.  The award for this scholarship is also $1,000 and further information can be found on their web site.  
 
 BistroMD Diet Delivery offers this Innovative Ideas for Health and Wellness Scholarship - A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to one student each spring and fall semester. Write a 500 word essay discussing what you think is the largest contributing cause of obesity in the United States, as well as why you believe this is such a significant factor in the obesity epidemic in our nation. Spring Semester: Opens January 1 – Closes April 30
Fall Semester: Opens September 1 – Closes December 1. Application and info here.
 
O’Bryan Scholarship - $2,500 Aquatic & Marine Studies Scholarship  Eligibility Criteria:
 •Applicant must be pursuing an undergraduate degree in a Marine or Aquatic Field of Study
 •Applicant must have a minimum 2.8 GPA
 •Applicant must submit an official copy of their transcript.
Submit application Form and essay addressing the following prompt in 1,000 words or less: What, in your opinion, is the greatest environmental risk facing our oceans today and how would you begin to address it as a marine specialist?  Application Deadline: September 31, 2014See their website. 
 
Insureon's Scholarship - Sometimes the smallest businesses make the biggest difference. If a small business has changed your life – whether your family runs one, you’ve worked for one, or you’ve launched your own – we want to hear about it. Tell us your small business story, and you could win a $2,500 scholarship!  Application opens soon with October deadline.  Details on website. 
 
2014 Legal Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship is an annual $1,000 scholarship awarded to a student pursuing a career in the legal field who submits the best 200-300 word essay on the topic of how legal professionals can make a positive difference in their community. Applicants must be college students pursuing a legal related undergraduate degree or certificate such as pre-law, paralegal, or criminal justice. High school students are also eligible if they have been accepted to a college and plan to study a legal related major. The application deadline is October 1st.  Full details of the scholarship are available at: http://www.paralegal411.org/scholarship 

 
AES Scholarships for 2014 -  AES Engineering is pleased to be able to continue offering scholarships to motivated students to help in the furthering of their education.  You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible.  Our belief is that achieving a high grade point average should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped. For that reason we are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by evaluated the essays that are submitted.
Scholarships are intended for our future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post secondary educational facility.
Students must submit an essay of between 500 and 1000 words in answer to the following question:
When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful?  What people, things and accomplishments do you need? 
Amount of award: $500.00
Deadline for entry: October 6, 2014

As a way to give back to the community, MesotheliomaHelp.org is currently hosting its third $10,000 Annual Scholarship essay contest to help spread awareness of the life threatening disease mesothelioma. We are giving out ten (10) scholarships to deserving students in colleges and universities throughout the United States. It is our hope to help the educational efforts of students while raising awareness for mesothelioma and its cure.
Deadline to apply is Oct. 7, 2014. Details of the scholarship contest can be seen at their web page.
 
Insureon's two-$2,500 College Scholarships - Spring 2014 scholarship will start Sept. 1 and end Nov. 3Details here.
 
 The Global English Editing Scholarship Program awards one $1500 scholarship each year to a high performing student in the United States.  Global English Editing is rewarding talented American students that, through their current studies and career plans, intend to make an outstanding contribution to the country’s future.
Therefore, to be awarded this scholarship, students must outline in 200 words or less how they intend to make positive change to America after finishing their university degree. Students must detail their current degree and how it relates to their future career plans.  As an editing company, we value high quality writing, and we will look kindly upon well written entries that are free of grammatical errors.
To be eligible for this scholarship, you must meet the following criteria:
 A full-time student (minimum 12 semester units) at an accredited university in the United States.
 Maintain a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 3.5.
 A citizen of the United States, or have a valid green card.
The deadline for this year’s scholarship program is Friday 21 November 2014 (12 noon). Details on the website.
CleanItSupply.com $1,000.00 Scholarship Contest - You must be graduating high school or in college between the ages of 16 and 21.  Applicants simply have to write a concise article based on one of four prompts, and the deadline is November 21st. Essay topics and full details on the website.
 
 Look Twice, Save a Life Scholarship -InsuranceProviders.com is proud to introduce a new $1,000 scholarship promoting motorcycle safety among students.  The scholarship will be awarded on an annual basis for the Spring semester. The deadline to apply is December 1.  Create a form of social awareness that inspires other students to focus on Looking Twice for Motorcycle Safety. This can be a video, artwork, essay or anything that would would engage other students to focus on safe driving.  Application and full details on website, here.

Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers’ Single Mother Scholarship - Education has the power to open doors for single mothers and even their children. Having a degree or certification can enable a woman to expand her lifetime earning potential, increase her gross income, and provide her with better job opportunities.  Even though it can be difficult to care for a child while pursuing an education, the rewards of an education far outweigh the challenges. We want to expand opportunities for single mothers who are going back to school by offering two $1,000 scholarships (one awarded to a single mother in an undergraduate program and one to a single mother enrolled in an accredited law school).  Applications must be received by December 5, 2014See all the details on their website.
 
The Kiddie Collection scholarship-  Kiddie Collection will be doling out up to $3,500.00 in scholarships to one lucky winner to be used at any qualifying postsecondary institution.  The I Want to be ________ When I Grow Up Contest : So, are you a mover or shaker or doer or maker? If yes, whip up an essay detailing how our scholarship will help you realize your childhood dreams. Here at Kiddie Collection we prize determination, innovation, and of course, imagination, and want to hear all about your game plan for success. Take out a pen or hit the keyboard, it is time to open the door, and let the future in.  Email your  original  essay submission to scholarship@kiddiecollection.com  along with all your contact information.  Contest submissions will be accepted between May 15th 2014 and December 5th 2014.  “This contest is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, as well as American Samoa, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico. International students who have a student visa to attend school in the United States are considered legal residents and eligible”  Visit the website.
 
The Mhelpdesk Video Scholarship - Mhelpdesk will be offering a $1,500 scholarship for the Spring 2015 semester. Create a commercial they can use to break out of the pack.  You’ll have 60 seconds of video to sell their business.  DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: December 15, 2014Full details here. 
 
Soccerloco National Scholarship Program - Soccerloco has partnered with the American Business Women’s Association to launch a national scholarship fund and is holding an essay contest to determine the most qualified candidate.  The winner of the contest will be awarded a $2,000 scholarship through the ABWA Scholarship Fund. To enter the scholarship competition you must submit your 500-700 word essay on how your athletic career has helped you to become a better teammate, leader and person.  See website for more details. Deadline: December 19, 2014  
 
EJobApplications.com Scholarship - EJobApplications.com knows that the majority of college graduates come out of school in debt due to college loans. In an effort to alleviate the pressure of having to pay these loans, EJobApplications.com is offering the Annual College Student of America Scholarship. Our primary goal is to offer this Scholarship to one lucky college student from any United States College/University to win $1,000 to help pay towards their loans. Create a 2-minute YouTube video of yourself discussing the ways you use the Internet to find job opportunities. Detail the steps you take, as well as the sites that you use to find information, job openings and availability.  Be sure to let us know what the scholarship money will go towards, whether it’s to pay off student loans, help pay for rent, food, etc.  Please make the video fun and friendly, as the person with the most creativity and unique edge will win!  We will also post our favorite videos on our website for everyone to see! Deadline is December 20, 2014Click here for complete details on the website.
 

 Champion Appliance Care - DIY Instructional Video Scholarship Contest  - Champion Appliance Care wants to give students a chance to share their knowledge of appliance/home care and repair, so we have created a scholarship that asks students to create a do-it-yourself instructional video ti teach viewers some household repair tasks. The winner of this scholarship will receive a $500 reward to go towards the students higher education. Video essays should be clear and concise, as well as convey a sense of creativity. Keep in mind, these videos can be as simple as changing a lightbulb to as complex as fixing a washing machine.
Application here. Deadline: December 31, 2014.  Amount awarded: $500

Los Angeles Accident Group (LAAG) Access-For-All Scholarship - Every year, the firm will award a scholarship of $1000 to a student who plans to pursue a career in the legal field. The purpose of the scholarship is to encourage and assist a motivated student, who has demonstrated academic excellence and a commitment to the community, to accomplish their dream to practice in the legal field. This could be future lawyers, future paralegals, future detectives, anything in law. Be a US citizen or permanent resident.  Be a US citizen or permanent resident.  Applicants must submit by December 31stClick here for info andapplication.
   
Smith Scholarship Program 2014- Smith Monitoring is offering a prospective or current college student the opportunity to receive a $1,000 scholarship. Through today’s smart devices, such as smart phones and tablets, we have now been able to turn homes ‘smart’ by controlling appliances, lights, garage door, electronics, locks, cameras and security simply with a touch of finger; literally putting the power in your hands.
We want to give one lucky student the opportunity to voice their opinion and write a short essay based on this topic : 5 Ways A Wireless Home Security System Can Make Your Life Easier.  Deadline for applications is December 31, 2014Visit website for details.
 

Dentistry at Happy Canyon Scholarship - create an essay to let others know about their daily habits and how they can help others and how they have helped you achieve healthier teeth.  Essays will be judged on creativity, as well as the ability to grasp the importance of good habits when it comes to teeth cleaning.  The winner of this scholarship will receive a $1,500 scholarship to put towards higher education.  All high school seniors and higher education students who have been or are accepted into a college, university, or trade school are eligible to apply.  Deadline  is December 31st, 2014Here are the details. 

DataTech Labs - Disguise your External Hard Drive Scholarship Contest-  As data recovery experts, we have seen far too many cases of external hard drives being stolen. Why? Because they look like hard drives! For the second year in a row, we are giving students the opportunity to come up with the most creative hard drive disguise possible, in order to thawt hard drive thieves! We want to see how creatively you can disguise your external hard drive. Create your disguise, take a picture of the disguise in action, post the images on Pinterest, and send us the link. It's that simple.  If your external hard drive disguise is the best, you get $1,000 to be put toward your education.  Deadline: December 31, 2014Details. 

Sutliff & Stout Scholarship Contest - As personal injury lawyers who frequently represent victims of auto accident injuries, they see firsthand the devastating effects of texting and driving. While there are hundreds, if not thousands of campaigns for texting and driving awareness, no one has come up with a way to definitively end the problem.  For this, the inaugural year of the annual Sutliff & Stout scholarship contest, they are asking students to come up with an idea and a prototype for technology that would prevent texting and driving altogether.  Then, create a prototype of that technology. This could be as simple as a cell phone lock-box, or as complex as a car which drains a cell phone’s battery. We would like to see how creative you can make your prototype. It does not necessarily need to work (clearly, that would be unfair of us to ask). We are interested in seeing how creative and inventive you can be.  Amount awarded: 1st: $1,000   2nd: $500   3rd: $250.  Deadline is Dec. 31, 2014See website.

DietSpotlight.com will be awarding one $3000 and three $1000 scholarships for 2014.  Competition consists of an essay contest where students can share their ideas on the relationship between body weight and self-esteem.  The application deadline is December 31, 2014.  See the website for full details.

Influence Print 2014 Scholarship - Amount: $1,000. Available to High School Seniors or Undergraduate college students with an interest in Graphics/Digital Design. Although there is not an essay, the student will be judged on their graphic and digital design. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen. See the website for more details. Deadline: December 31, 2014.

The American Bullion Financial Education Scholarship - offered to current high school and college students. Five (5) $500 Scholarships Awarded Annually.  Essay question:  "Why is gold a good investment for future generations?"   Winning submissions are selected by a team of executives at American Bullion. 
• Scholarship essay must be a minimum of 500 words, maximum of 2,000 words.
• Applicant must be currently enrolled at an accredited high school, college, or university within the United States.
• Applicant must be a legal resident of the United States or hold a valid student visa.
• One submission per person, per year. Application Deadline: January 1, 2015  Full details here.

The Andrew Flusche Scholarship Contest - will require students to raise awareness about the problem of underage drinking and driving among their peers. The contest requires you to create a public service advertisement video (PSA) which raises awareness of the severity of the consequences of drunk driving among your peers.
The winner of this scholarship will receive $1,000 to put towards higher education.
We want to see how creative and convincing you can be with your video. Make sure it is geared towards your peers. Videos can be technical, narrative, documentary, fiction or any other video style you can think of. Deadline: January 28, 2015.  Complete details on the website. 

The Drive to Learn Scholarship - Applicants must be enrolled full time at a four-year university, graduate program, community college, or trade school (at least 12 undergraduate units or 6-9 graduate units) located in the continental United States. U.S citizens and non-U.S. citizens are eligible to apply. See the website for further details on how to apply. Deadline May 1, 2015.

AllJobOpenings.com Working Student Scholarship - The Working Student Scholarship of $2,000 will be awarded to a student who is currently attending college (and working while they do it). The scholarship will be awarded on an annual basis for the Fall 2015 semester.  To apply for this scholarship, you will need to fill out the form on the website and write an essay somehow covering the topic of working while in school. Essays should be at least 800 words in length. Any student currently enrolled in an accredited US college or university is eligible to apply. The current application deadline is June 10, 2015.

$1,000 Safe Driver Scholarship - How to Enter:
 1.Participate in one of the listed Safe Driver Programs or email for approval of other qualifying safe driver programs (email: scholarship@carinsurancecomparison.com).
 2.Create a form of social awareness that inspires other students to focus on safe driving. This can be a video, artwork, essay or anything that would would engage other students to focus on safe driving.
 3.Once  you are completed with steps 1 and 2, please proceed to filling out the application in our contact form below.
 4.Submit a link to your video, artwork, essay or creative element of your choice in the final step of the application form.
The deadline to apply is July 10, 2015.  Details here!

RN to BSN Online Program is pleased to announce its 2015 scholarship program which will reward one fortunate college student with a $500 nursing scholarship. For the essay, please write about why you want to become a nurse. Deadline to apply is July 31, 2015. For details on essay and application, click here. 

 

Scholarships with Rolling Deadlines:

U.S. Army HEALTH PROFESSIONS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM- When you're pursuing an advanced health care degree, the last thing on your mind should be how you're going to pay for it. The U.S. Army can help with one of the most comprehensive scholarships available in the health care field — The F. Edward Hébert Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship Program. Qualifying students receive full tuition for any accredited medical, dental, veterinary, psychology or optometry program, plus a generous monthly stipend of more than $2,000. Qualifying medical and dental students are also eligible to receive a $20,000 sign-on bonus. Your active duty service obligation to the U.S. Army is one year of service for every year you receive the scholarship.
You must:
Be a U.S. citizen with a baccalaureate degree from an accredited school
Be enrolled in (or have a letter or acceptance from) an accredited graduate program in the U.S. or Puerto Rico (varies by specialty)
Maintain full-time student status during the length of the program
Qualify as a commissioned officer
Check the website for more information. 

 Autodesk Student Scholarships and Design Competitions - Check here for various design competitions going on right now. Something for everyone.
 
Florida Sea Grant offers a wide range of scholarship and fellowship opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate students. The Aylesworth Scholarship, for example, will pay a student up to $10K per year for the duration of their degree program and is open to any FL university student working in a marine related field. Information available at this website or go on Facebook, search for Florida Sea Grant, and 'like' our page. It is the first such page that comes up on a FB search, and is the one classified as a 'university' page. Rolling deadline, so check back in the fall for the Aylesworth application.
 
Hurst Review Services & the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) is offering Nursing scholarships to students pursuing professional degrees. Hurst Review Services, the fastest growing NCLEX Review Company in the country, and the AACN have partnered to award scholarships to students pursuing professional nursing degrees. The new scholarship program is available to pre-licensure students enrolled at member AACN schools (JU is a member school). Two scholarships in the amount of $2,500 will be awarded twice yearly. http://www.hurstreview.com/AACN
Moverscorp.com 2014 Scholarship - Share your moving stories for a chance to win $500 scholarship from Movers Corp! Whether you had a smooth, difficult or even funny moving experience, they’d like to hear from you. The main purpose of this scholarship is to help other students to avoid obstacles when relocating to a new residence.
One $500 scholarship will be awarded each semester; totaling 2 scholarships over the school year.
The winners will be selected based on overall writing ability and the evaluation of tip/advice for students that are planning to move. The minimum requirement is that your story should include at minimum 500 words but not more than 800 words.
Here is what we’d like you to cover in your story:
1. Why did you move?
2. Where did you move from?
3. Where did you move to?
4. How did you move (hired a moving company, moved yourself, rented a moving truck and etc.)?
5. How was your experience?
6. What did you learn from your move?
7. What will you do differently next time you move?
8. What is your best tip/advice for students that are planning to move?
Scholarship entries received from February 15 – July 15 will be eligible to receive the scholarship for Fall semester. Scholarship entries received from September 15 – January 15 will be eligible to receive the scholarship for Spring semester. Check here for full details.
 
P.E.O. EDUCATIONAL PROJECTS FOR JU and UNF WOMEN 2014- Five loan and scholarship programs for JU and UNF women
EDUCATIONAL LOAN FUND (ELF)
  Revolving loan fund program offering 3% interest loans for women in their final two years of their program of study. May be used to pay off higher interest loans.
 Money Available – Max $12,000 for all programs of study except for doctorate degrees. The maximum loan for doctorate degrees is $20,000. Second loan may be requested after first loan is repaid.
 Qualifications – Applicant must:
 hold US or Canadian citizenship or permanent residency
 be enrolled in the last two years toward her educational goal
 secure P.E.O. chapter sponsorship
  have 2 co-signers with proof of credit reliability
Applications: Mailed upon receipt of Chapter letter of recommendation
Policies: Complete project information is at www.peointernational.org  under Projects. Loan must be repaid within 6 years of graduation date at 3% annual interest.  Interest will begin accruing following the graduation date originally stated on the application, and will be billed on an annual basis.
For questions or to get started: Contact local P.E.O. Chapter EO at chaptereo@gmail.com.
  
INTERNATIONAL PEACE SCHOLARSHIP (IPS)
  Scholarship for international female students to pursue graduate study in the U.S. and Canada and to promote world understanding
 Money Available - $10,000 max for one year, renewable once
 Qualifications -  Applicant must:
 be a non-citizen and non-permanent resident of the U.S. and Canada with a promise to return to her home country (return travel must be guaranteed) upon completion of her degree program.
 be admitted to graduate school in the US or Canada or to Cottey College and have at least a full year of study remaining when award is received for fall term.
 have financial need but have some financial resources to make completion of her program possible.
 have 3 letters of recommendation.
Application: Eligibility must be established before application material is sent to applicants. The eligibility information is available from www.peointernational.org at any time, but the completed form will be accepted electronically in the IPS office only between September 15 and December 15. The application deadline is February 15.
Policies: Complete project information is at www.peointernational.org under Projects.
For questions: Contact local P.E.O. Chapter EO at chaptereo@gmail.com.

PROGRAM FOR CONTINUING EDUCATION (PCE)
           Grant in aid for women continuing their educations after at least a 24 month at interruption at some point since high school.
 Money Available - Max. $3,000 in one or two payments, non-renewable
 Qualifications – Applicant must:
 hold US or Canadian citizenship
 have had at least a 2 year pause in education since high school
 be within 24 months of completing program of study
 secure P.E.O. chapter sponsorship.
Applications: Apply on-line upon receipt of chapter letter of recommendation
Policies: Complete project information is at www.peointernational.org  under Projects.
For questions or to get started:  Contact local P.E.O. Chapter EO at chaptereo@gmail.com

P.E.O. SCHOLAR AWARD (Scholar Award)
Merit award for women in the US and Canada seeking doctoral level degrees
 Money Available: $15,000
 Qualifications – Applicant must:
 hold US or Canadian citizenship
  have one to two academic years remaining at the time the award is made
 be a full time student
 exhibit maturity, commitment to studies, and academic excellence
 secure P.E.O. chapter nomination
Applications: Nominations accepted 8/20 to 11/20. Awards announced on May 1.
Policies: Complete project information is at www.peointernational.org, under Projects.
For questions or to get started:  Contact local P.E.O. Chapter EO at  chaptereo@gmail.com

MARJORY RICE, CHAPTER EO FLORIDA SCHOLARSHIP (MARJORY RICE SCHOLARSHIP)
  Scholarship for NE Florida women attending NE Florida colleges or universities
 Money Available: $500 - $1500 annual award, renewable
 Qualifications – Applicant must:
 be a NE Florida female high school graduate attending any NE Florida regional college or university
 demonstrate financial need
 not be related to anyone on the chapter’s Foundation committee.
Applications: Available upon request to the Chapter EO Foundation Scholarship Committee.
For questions or to get started: Contact local P.E.O. Chapter EO at chaptereo@gmail.com.
 
Broadview Gives Back – Community Service Scholarship – For students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree.
Our Purpose-Keeping true to Broadview-Katella's mission of empowering people through education, Broadview Gives Back was instituted to insure that those who strive for higher education can have the financial means to do so. It is our goal to offset the rising cost of college education by awarding qualified students $2,500.
Qualifications- Applicant must be a student enrolled in an accredited community college or university with at least "part-time" status. Scholarships will be awarded to applicants based on the best response to the essay question. Application details and more information here: http://www.findmywayhome.com/scholarships Deadlines: February 15th, May 15th, August 15th, November 15th.  
 

Other Resources:

Resources for public health and healthcare careers and education -  scholarship and financial aid guide for students seeking out degrees in Public Health and other Healthcare specialties.  We found that it can be difficult for these students to locate specific consolidated resources for scholarships and financial aid that are specific to their major/concentration.  Our guide provides unique value by helping students identify health related scholarship opportunities across several health categories by a variety of sources in one easy to use page.  Click here! 

Resume Genius, a US based industry leader in online career and resume services has launched a scholarship program, offering a $1000 fund to one lucky applicant. The application process is straightforward and easy, designed to get students thinking about resume writing: Students must create and submit a resume, based on the life of any fictional or non-fictional character, from TV, history, literature or myth. Full details of the scholarship program, can be viewed on the website.

College Affordability for Minority Students - This guidebook is dedicated to helping minority students navigate the often-challenging issues of financial aid, scholarships, and college affordability. Titled "Scholarships, Grants, and Financial Aid for Minority Students", includes expert advice and resources in key cost-related areas, including but not limited to:
- An extensive and organized list of minority scholarship opportunities
- Scholarships and grants for several minority categories including African-Americans, Women, LGBT and more
- Financial aid resources
- Information about often overlooked fellowships and grants
- Additional helpful resources
Interesting! Click here for the link.
The College Scholarship Guide - tips on applying for scholarships. Follow this link.
 
BusinessDegree.com/Scholarships -- is a comprehensive database of scholarships for anyone interested in pursuing a degree in business. The directory filters scholarships by a variety of characteristics, ensuring students find ones that they are eligible for.
 
The Company Corporation Business Plan Contest Prize is $1,000 and is awarded four times per year. The scholarship is geared at young entrepreneurs and business majors but is open to students in any field at both the undergraduate or graduate level. To enter, students must submit an original business plan (it can be something they created for a class, as long as it is their own work). You can learn more about the scholarship and enter here.
 

Contact Amber Smulcheski if you have more questions.   (904) 256-7644, OR asmulch@ju.edu