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Current External Scholarships

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.
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Innovation in Education Scholarship

Organization:  LA Tutors
Deadline: The 20th of every month
Award: $500
Eligibility Requirements:  

  • Must be enrolled as a high school or college/university student with the United States or Canada.
  • Mush have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 (or the equivalent).
  • Must be a citizen of, permanent resident of, or hold a valid student visa in the United States or Canada.
  • Must have designed an innovative project that makes a difference in the loves of others.

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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.

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James "Rhio" O'Connor Memorial Scholarship Fund

Organization: Surviving Mesothelioma
Deadline:
Ongoing
Amount: $1,000
Eligibility Requirements:
Open to all majors and all grade levels

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Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Scholarships

Organization: Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
Deadline: Varies
Amount: Various scholarships
Eligibility Requirements: Please click the below link for more information on the CBCF scholarships.

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2016 Dr. Alma S. Adams Scholarship 

Organization: Truth Initiative
Deadline: April 30, 2016
Award: $5,000
Eligibility Requirements: 

  • Applicants must provide evidence of community service in support of a priority underserved population.
  • Applicants must submit documentation of financial need for scholarship funds (SAR report).
  • Students pursuing a course of study in public health, communications, social work, education, liberal arts will be considered eligible. · 
  • Applicants must have a Grade Point Average of at least 2.0 (C average) in the most recent academic year.

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The Mid-Atlantic STA Foundation

Organization: Mid-Atlantic Security Traders Association
Deadline: April 30, 2016
Award: $2,500
Eligibility Requirements: Eligible candidates to be considered for the scholarship application should be undergraduates who are currently sophomore or junior business majors with a concentration in finance or economics and who are enrolled at a four-year state-sponsored or private college or university. Applicants must also be U.S. citizens.

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The Slickdeals Student Scholarship Program

Organization:  Slickdeals 
Deadline: April 30, 2016
Award:  $5,000
Eligibility Requirements:  

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen,living in one of the 50 states or the District of Columbia
  • At least 18 years of age 
  • Currently registered for a full-time undergraduate program at an accredited university in the U.S.; or currently accepted to an accredited university for a full-time undergraduate program in the U.S. for the fall 2016 semester/quarter, or equivalent term.

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Accounting Student Scholarship Program

Organization: Wiley CPAexcel
Deadline: April 30, 2016
Award: $1,000
Eligibility Requirements: You must be an actively enrolled full time or part-time college student taking at least one accounting course.
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Mattress Clarity Scholarship

Organization: Mattress Clarity
Deadline: April 30, 2016
Amount: $1,000
Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must be students who are currently enrolled in high school (seniors only), college, university, or trade school.

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2016 Grasshopper Entrepreneur Scholarship

Organization: Grasshopper
Deadline: April 30, 2016
Award: $5,000
Eligibility Requirements: Any current student or incoming freshman enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program in a Spring, Summer, or Fall 2016 semester. Student must be enrolled at an accredited American college, university or trade school.

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Craft Resume Scholarship

Organization:  Craft Resumes
Deadline: April 30, 2016
Award: $1,000
Eligibility Requirements: Must be a student (undergraduate or postgraduate) enrolled in a degree at an eligible university. 

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Scholarship for Students with an Autistic Sibling 

Organization:  Knapp & Roberts Law Firm
Deadline: April 30, 2016
Award: $2,500
Eligibility Requirements:  

  • Be graduating high school in 2016 or actively enrolled in an accredited college or university in the U.S. (graduate students are eligible);
  • Have a sibling or siblings with a diagnosis of autism; 
  • Submit a 500+ word essay

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Karin Riley Porter Good Works Scholarship

Organization: Karin Riley Porter Virginia Criminal Defense Attorney
Deadline: May 1, 2016
Amount: $500
Description: 500-word letter of intent that describes the applicants leadership and dedication to the community.
Eligibility Requirements:  

  • Open to all undergraduate, graduate, and law students as well as incoming college freshman at an accredited U.S education institution.
  • The candidate must be in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

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The Price Benowitz Social Justice Scholarship

Organization: Price Benowitz, LLP
Deadline: May 1, 2016
Amount: $500
Eligibility Requirements:

  • This scholarship is offered to any student currently enrolled in an accredited community college, undergraduate, or graduate program in the United States.  This includes first-year college student's who are high school graduates or possess a GED.
  • The scholarship candidate must possess an interest in social justice, an demonstrated by past and present volunteer, professional, and educational experiences. 
  • All eligible candidates must be in good academic standing, with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above,

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Kush Arora Federal Criminal Justice Reform Scholarship

Organization: Prince Benowitz LLP
Amount: $500
Eligibility Requirements: 

  • Open to all undergraduate, graduate, and law students as well as incoming college freshman at an accredited U.S education institution.
  • The candidate must be in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

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Kerri Castellini Women’s Leadership Scholarship

Organization: Trust and Estates Practice Groups
Deadline: May 1, 2016
Amount: $500
Eligibility Requirements: 

  • Applicant must be a female or female-identifying student pursuing a post-secondary education.
  • Candidates must exhibit strong leadership skills, as demonstrated by past and present  educational, professional, and volunteer experiences.
  • All applicants must have a minimum of 3.0 GPA, as indicated by an official academic transcript.  

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The Angie Dipietro Women in Business Scholarship

Organization: Angie Dipietro Ocean City Criminal Lawyer
Deadline: May 1, 2016
Amount: $500
Eligibility Requirements: 

  • This scholarship is offered to any student currently enrolled in an accredited community college, undergraduate, or graduate program in the United States.  This includes first-year college student's who are high school graduates or possess a GED.
  • The scholarship candidate must possess an interest in business or entrepreneurship, as demonstrated by past and present volunteer, professional, and educational experiences. 
  • All eligible candidates must be in good academic standing, with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above,

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The April Cockerham DREAM Act Scholarship

Organization: April Cockerham Washington DC Immigration Lawyer
Deadline: May 1, 2016
Amount: $500
Eligibility Requirements: 

  • Open to all undergraduate, graduate, and law students as well as incoming college freshman at an accredited U.S education institution.
  • The candidate must be in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

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LogoMix.com Scholarship

Organization: FreeLogoServices.com
Deadline: May 1, 2016
Award: $1,500
Eligibility Requirements: 

  • Has completed at least 1 year of coursework in graphic, product design, branding or marketing.
  • Has demonstrated unique promise in logo design and developing visual identities.

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Michael Kiely Strong Roots Scholarship

Organization: Price Benowitz LLP, Richmond Criminal Lawyer
Deadline: May 1, 2016
Amount: $500
Eligibility Requirements: 

  • All candidates must be currently enrolled (or planning to enroll) in an accredited post-secondary program.
  • All candidates must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater.
  • All candidates must possess an interest in community building, as demonstrated by their essay and resume.

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Tatiana Mendez Future Resources Scholarship

Organization: Virginia Beach Criminal Lawyer
Deadline: May 1, 2016
Amount: $500
Eligibility Requirements: 

  • All candidates must be currently enrolled (or planning to enroll) in an accredited post-secondary program.
  • Candidates must demonstrate a continued interest in environmental stewardship and the protection of natural resources, based on volunteer, professional and academic experience. 
  • All candidates must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater.

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Seth Okin Good Deeds Scholarship

Organization: Seth Okin, Maryland Criminal Lawyer
Deadline: May 1, 2016
Amount: $500
Eligibility Requirements: 

  • All candidates must be currently enrolled (or planning to enroll) in an accredited post-secondary program.
  • Applicants must be both interested and engaged in serving their community.
  • All candidates must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater.

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The Ed Tayter Outstanding Citizen Scholarship

Organization: Price Benowitz LLP, Maryland Criminal Lawyer
Deadline: May 1, 2016
Amount: $500
Eligibility Requirements: 

  • All candidates must be currently enrolled (or planning to enroll) in an accredited post-secondary program.
  • All candidates must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater.
  • All candidates must possess a proven commitment to citizenry, as demonstrated by their essay and resume.

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The Thomas Soldan Healthy Communities Scholarship

Organization: Thomas Soldan Attorney at Law
Deadline: May 1, 2016
Amount: $500
Eligibility Requirements: 

  • All candidates must be currently enrolled (or planning to enroll) in an accredited post-secondary program.
  • Applicants must possess a proven record of interest in healthy communities through past and present volunteer, professional, or educational experiences.
  • All candidates must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater.

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2016 Remote DBA Scholarship

Organization: Remote DBA
Amount: $2,000
Deadline: May 15, 2016
Eligibility Requirements: Students currently enrolled in an accredited university, college or trade school located in United States with a minimum 2.8 GPA. Graduating high school seniors with a GPA of 3.0 or above are also eligible to apply for the scholarship.

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Addiction Resource Scholarship

Organization: AddictionResource.com
Deadline: May 31, 2016
Award: $3,000
Eligibility Requirements: The AddictionResource.com Scholarship essay contest is open to undergraduate and graduate students who are 18 years old or older. Applicants must be accepted to, or currently enrolled in a college or university located within the United States or in the District of Columbia.

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Band Together Scholarship

Organization: WillYouBe.com
Deadline: August 1, 2016
Award: $500
Eligibility Requirements: Any legal U.S. resident who is 18 years or older and is attending or will attend an accredited college or university.

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The Missing Link Scholarship

Organization: Rizolt Marketing
Deadline: August 1, 2016
Amount: $500
Eligibility Requirement: Any legal U.S. resident who is 18 years or older and is attending or will attend an accredited college or university.

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