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Inquire about financial aid programs sponsored by your or your parents' employers. Also pursue financial aid scholarships on the web and through your church, public school system, local businesses, grocery stores, department stores, banks, credit unions, pharmaceutical companies, national brands and companies such as Tylenol, Pepsi-Cola, Kellogg's, Wal-Marts, K-Marts, etc. Check also with local civic groups and professional organizations. Scholarships are out there, you just have to take the time to look for them and then apply!

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Software Providers Education Scholarship

Organization: Software Providers
Deadline: January 15th, April 15th, July 15th, October 15th 2015
Award: $1,000
Eligibility Requirements:
(1) Student who graduated high school between August 1, 2013-June 1, 2014, who will be enrolled as a freshman at a two-year or four-year college or university during fall 2014
(2) a student enrolled during the 2013-2014 academic year and in good academic standing at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university who will continue such full-time enrollment throughout the entire 2014-2015 academic year.
https://softwareproviders.com/scholarship/

PeopleClaim Advocacy Training Internship Program and Scholarship

Organization:  PeopleClaim.com
Deadline:
Ongoing
Amount:
$1,000
Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must have an interest in helping others.
  • Have a passion for participating and improving the practice of law and dispute resolution.
  • Highly motivated and self-motivated.

Please see link for more information: http://www.peopleclaim.com/Advocacy-training-program.aspx

Wesleyan Promise

Organization:Virginia Wesleyan College
Deadline: April 10, 2015
Amount: Varies
Eligibility Requirements:

  • Enrollment as a full-time, degree-seeking, day student in the spring 2015 semester.
  • Meeting Satisfactory Academic Progress.
  • Financial need based on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and our review of your existing financial aid package.
  • Student must complete the FAFSA to receive an award, but may submit Wesleyan Promise application prior to completing FAFSA.

https://admissions.vwc.edu/wesleyanpromise/index.php

Zumper Apartments Scholarship 

Organization: Zumper
Deadline: April 15, 2015
Amount: $1,000
Eligibility Requirements:   Any legal U.S. resident in college who will be attending an accredited university or college in the fall of 2015.  Open to all majors. https://www.zumper.com/scholarship

Interior Deluxe Scholarship Program

Organization: Interior Deluxe
Deadline:  April 15, 2015
Amount: $1,500
Eligibility Requirements: Students enrolled in a two year, four year, or graduate program can apply. General scholarship is award each fall and spring. http://www.interior-deluxe.com/content/57-scholarship-program

A Place For Mom Scholarship

Organization:  A Place For Mom
Deadline:  April 15, 2015
Amount: $1,000
Eligibility Requirements:  Scholarship award is for students majoring in medical, nursing, or social sciences related majors. The student must intend on working with senior citizens. The applicant must be attending an accredited college or university at the time of the spring deadline. http://www.aplaceformom.com/scholarship

Lighting 55 Scholarship

Organization:  Lighting55
Deadline: April 15, 2015
Amount: $1,250
Eligibility Requirements:  All majors are encouraged to apply.  Please visit the below link for additional information. http://www.lighting55.com/scholarship

"Social Confidence" Scholarship

Organization: Sweat Block
Deadline: April 15, 2015
Amount: $2,000
Eligibility Requirements: Must be a U.S. Citizen.  open to all majors, with no minimum GPA requirement.  See below link for more information. http://www.sweatblock.com/scholarship/

Law Office of Ronald D. Weiss Scholarship

Organization: Law Office of Ronald D. Weiss
Deadline: April 17, 2015
Amount: $2,500
Eligibility Requirements: Currently enrolled in a college or university, or planning to enroll as a freshmen in the 2015-2016 award year. Be in good educational standing at your current institution. If under the age of 18, have permission from your parent to apply. http://www.ny-bankruptcy.com/scholarship/

The Bottaro Law Firm's "Don't Text & Drive' Scholarship

Organization: Bottaro Law Firm LLC
Deadline: May 1, 2014 Amount: $1,000
Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be enrolled at a college or university and planning to attend in the fall of 2015.
  • Write an essay of at least 200 words stating how the scholarship can benefit you and your educational plans.
  • Agree not to text and drive – this should be included in the essay.
  • Include your full name, address, email, phone, and evidence demonstrating you meet the qualifications.

http://bottarolaw.com/scholarship/#top

Boston Immigration Law Scholarship

Organization: Immigration Lawyers
Deadline: May 1, 2015
Amount: $1,000
Eligibility Requirements:

  • Submit a completed application
  • Be either a U.S.-born student whose parents are both from another country, or a foreign-born student who immigrated to the United States
  • Currently enrolled in post-high school institution or graduate school
  • Submit an original 450-word essay detailing why you or your parents immigrated to the United States and the challenges you or your family have had to overcome as a result

http://jgoldlaw.com/boston-immigration-law-scholarship/

LearningPath.org Scholarships

Organization: LearningPath.org
Deadline: May 1, 2015
Amount: Varies
Eligibility Requirements: LearningPath.org is dedicated to making education accessible for everyone. We offer 10 different scholarships totaling to $10,000 to help students from all backgrounds be able to achieve this goal. Please see the below link for scholarship information. http://learningpath.org/articles/learningpathorg_college_scholarship_program.html

2015 Legal Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship

Organization: Paralegal 411
Deadline: May 1, 2015
Amount: $500
Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be currently enrolled in an undergraduate paralegal-related degree program or certificate program at an accredited college or university or be a high school student who has been accepted to a college and plans to study a legal-related major. Students in a paralegal certificate program at an accredited college are also eligible.
  • Be at least 18 years old.
  • Have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0.
  • The winning applicant must provide a profile photo, a brief biography, and responses to a brief text interview to be displayed on the website Paralegal411.org.

http://www.paralegal411.org/careers/#scholarship

Mary Blackwell Barnes Memorial Scholarship

Organization: Women in Public Finance
Deadline: May 31, 2015
Amount:  Amount ranges from $1,000-$5,000
Eligibility Requirements:  1) Be a female student returning to a  Virginia or District of Columbia college or university in the fall of 2015. 2) Exhibit leadership skills through extracurricular activities, volunteer positions, and/ or work experiences; 3) Have an interest in pursing a career in finance, government, nonprofits, or public law; and 4) Complete and submit the application and required essay. http://www.virginiawpf.org/index.php/scholarships/2013-scholarships/

Van Sant's Veterans' Educational Scholarship Program

Organization: Van Sant Law LLC.
Deadline:
June 15, 2015
Award: $1,000
Eligibility Requirements: -Applicant must be a veteran of the US Armed Forces with an Honorable Discharge. -A copy of your military record (DD Form 214). -A copy of your student ID or other proof of college enrolment. -A 500-word essay outlining your experience in the military and your educational goals.

Internet and Education Scholarship Organization: AT&T

Deadline: June 17, 2015
Amount: $1,000
Eligibility Requirements: Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Legal Resident of the United States.

  • Incoming freshman: Applicant must be a current student and have a cumulative high school grade point average of at least 2.5 on a 4-point scale and must have taken either the ACT or SAT test. Applicant must also be a high school or home school senior graduating or earning a GED between August 1, 2014 and July 31, 2015 and will be attending an accredited college or university by Fall semester 2015.
  • Current freshman, sophomores, juniors, seniors and graduate students: Applicant must have a cumulative college grade point average of at least 2.5 on a 4-point scale, and be enrolled full-time at an accredited college or university between August 1, 2014 and July 31, 2015.

http://www.attsavings.com/scholarship

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