Current Scholarship Opportunities
2014-2015 Scholarship Winners
Lillian Junco dela Vega Lacrosse DCOB Scholarship
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
Eddie Harper and Debbie Douglas (Alpha Delta Pi) Scholarship
Sodexo Spirit of JU Scholarship
Jimmie Greed Education Scholarship
Peggy S. Simendinger Scholarship
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
Drs. Lewis and Boehnke Science Scholarship
| Noah Marcus |
W Paul Bateman Scholarship
Dr. and Mrs. Herman Harms Scholarship
CDR Rick Murray Scholarship
PGA TOUR Billy Walker Scholarship
Robert Langley Nursing Scholarship
David Wiggins International Business Scholarship
Brewster Durkee Scholarship
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
Elizabeth Larson Violin Scholarship
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
Elizabeth Edgar Hall Founders Scholarship
ECHO: Experiential Learning for Life Scholarship - Deadline Passed
The Experiential Learning (EL) office is offering ten scholarships to support Experiential Learning in the following areas: Study Abroad, Undergraduate Research and Internships. Scholarships are intended to foster post-graduate preparation for traditional undergraduate students pursuing their Experiential Learning Options. Please click HERE for additional information. Application deadline is February 23, 2015.
- New students: When you apply for admission as a freshman at Jacksonville University, you will automatically be screened for an academic scholarship or grant ranging in value from $1,000 to $18,000 per year.
- Continuing students may apply for selected scholarships using the common application form located here: Scholarship Application
Max McElhaney Memorial Educational Scholarship - Deadline March 31, 2015
Marketing Edge Scholarship - Deadline April 15, 2015
Annual Senior Care Innovation Scholarship - Deadline April 15, 2015
2015 Paralegal Career Scholarship - Deadline May 1st, 2015
Jesse B. Smith Memorial Scholarship - Deadline May 15th, 2015
SunTrust Off-to-College Scholarship Sweepstakes - Deadline May 15th, 2015
Cottage Inn Scholarship - Deadline May 31, 2015
BistroMD Diet Delivery Scholarship - Deadline Jun 1, 2015
Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship - Deadline July 27, 2015
Post Office Locator Scholarship - Deadline September 15, 2015
Custom Car Covers Scholarship for Armed Forces Veterans - Deadline December 1, 2015
Annual Single Mother Scholarship - Deadline Passed
The Kiddie Collection Scholarship - Deadline Passed
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, 2014. See 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 email@example.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. This contest is open only to citizens and legal residents of the United States enrolled as a high school senior, or a student enrolled in any undergraduate or graduate college program. DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: December 15, 2014. Full 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
Minerva Associates has launched a national scholarship in conjunction with the American Women's Business Association (ABWA) to help women grow, prosper and become leaders in business. This is a national essay contest and we want to know “the most creative way you have overcome prejudice in a school, social, work or professional setting.” The scholarship will award the winner of the essay contest two thousand dollars for the 2015 Fall semester. Minerva is encouraging aspiring business women from all areas of study to participate in this scholarship contest. This scholarship contest is open to female students who are currently enrolled in college. Deadline: December 19, 2014. Enter here.
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, 2014. Click 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 31st. Click 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, 2014. Visit 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, 2014. Here 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, 2014. Details.
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, 2014. See 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 Reeves Law Group Scholarship Contest - Amount: $1000. The contest is open to both high school seniors who are looking to enter college at the start of the next school year, as well as students currently enrolled in a college or university. We want to hear about a time that you stood up for someone who could not stand up for himself or herself, and how that experience has impacted your life and the lives of the person or persons you may have helped.The deadline for submitting your story is December 31, 2014. See website for details.
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.
Karin Riley Porter Attorney at Law Good Works Scholarship - This scholarship program is open to all undergraduate, graduate, and law school students, as well as incoming college freshmen. You must submit a 500 word letter of intent identifying yourself and describing your drive and dedication to criminal justice issues. The candidate must be in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. See website to apply. Deadline: January 1, 2015.
Boling Rice, LLC - our attorneys understand the value of education as well as the often significant costs associated with obtaining one. We value helping people who show promise and initiative, and for this purpose are pleased to be offering a $1,000 yearly scholarship to help students meet their financial needs.The application process entails writing and submitting a 500+ word essay. Essays should be received by January 15, 2015. See website to apply.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org).
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:
P.E.O. Scholarships for women available at: http://www.peointernational.org/peo-projects-and-philanthropies
Cottage Inn Scholarship - Deadline May 31, 2015
BistroMD Diet Delivery Scholarship - Deadline Jun 1, 2015
The Global English Editing Scholarship Program12 Keys Rehab - Submit An Essay For A Chance At A $500 College Scholarship. This scholarship will be available to any U.S. resident who will be enrolling in college courses in their next semester. This is open to all majors of study.Write an essay between 700 and 1000 words on one of the following subjects:
•How staying away from alcohol and drugs has had a positive effect on your life
•How to avoid peer pressure to drink/use drugs
•Your personal story of resilience and recovery from a drug or alcohol problem
•Why living a sober life is important to you
•Creative alternatives to having alcohol/drugs at parties
•How abstaining from alcohol/drugs relates to your field of study (get creative!)
Fall Deadline to submit - October 1 | Winners announced - November
Spring Deadline to submit - April 1 | Winners announced - May
NFFRFA Doug Milne Scholarship: Scholarship Fun plans to award scholarshps worth from $1,000 to $2,000 to deserving students. Appliants must be sincere in their goasl an ability to be involved in the Associations community activities. Students in pursuant of a degree in the Food Industry, Nutrition, Marketing, Business and Public Relations are welcome. Please click HERE for more information on the requirements and HERE for the application.
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.
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.
Tony Munter Whistleblower Attorney Transparency Scholarship is an opportunity for students who believe that transparency and accountability are critical virtues in either the private or the public sector. This is a general one-time $500 scholarship for incoming freshman and all undergraduate, community college, and law school students. Eligibility criteria include a 750-word essay on the importance of transparency and accountability in the student's current, desired, or future career. More details and an application cover sheet are available by clicking this webpage.
Terry Eaton Attorney at Law College / Law School Scholarship
The Terry Eaton Attorney at Law Scholarship is an opportunity for African-American or Hispanic students who come from a single-parent home. This is a general one-time $500 scholarship for incoming college freshman and all undergraduate, community college, and law school students. Eligibility criteria include at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA and a 1000 word personal statement. Further details on eligibility criteria, application requirements, and an application cover sheet are all available by clicking the Scholarship banner at the bottom of this web page.
Kush Arora Criminal Justice Reform Scholarship
The Kush Arora Criminal Justice Reform Scholarship is a great opportunity for students with an interest in criminal justice reform. This is a general one-time $500 scholarship for incoming college freshman and all undergraduate, community college, and graduate students. Eligibility criteria, application requirements, and an application cover sheet are all available by clicking the big Scholarship Badge at the bottom of this webpage.
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.
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.
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.
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.