Private Scholarship Opportunities

 

The following scholarship opportunities are from agencies outside Augustana College. These scholarships vary in their qualifications, requirements, and deadlines. All students are encouraged to pursue the opportunities listed here.

If you do receive a scholarship from any outside agency, you should report these scholarships.

Application Deadline Date

Applications for the following scholarship opportunities are available online (unless otherwise noted).

 

January

Karin Riley Porter Attorney at Law Good Works Scholarship
Deadline: 01/01
Amount: $500
Description: Applicant must be in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Complete scholarship application and write a 500 word essay describing personal leadership, drive, and dedication to community service projects. 
How to Apply: http://www.virginia-criminallawyer.com/student-scholarship.html

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Undergrad/Pre-Law Student Scholarship
Deadline: 01/01
Amount: up to $5,000
Description: Applicants are required to write an essay, complete an anonymous questionaire, and email their final essay submission. 
How to Apply: http://scholarships.avvo.com/undergraduate-pre-law-student-scholarship/
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DNA Diagnostic Center Scholarship
Deadline: 01/01
Amount: up to $5,000
Description:In a 500-800 word essay, answer the two question prompt in regards to the field of DNA found on the following website. 
How to Apply: http://www.dnacenter.com/scholarship/
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Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship from Google
Deadline: 01/06
Amount: $10,000
Description: Female student majoring in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or other related technical field who will be entering her senior year of undergraduate study or be enrolled in a graduate program. Must have a 3.5 GPA.
How to Apply: www.google.com/anitaborg
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FormSwift Scholarship
Deadline: 01/15
Amount: up to $1,000
Description: Write a one-page business plan, prepare a short powerpoint or create a  short video in respose to pormps provided.
How to Apply: http://formswift.com/startup-scholarship

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Mensa Education & Research Foundation
Deadline: 01/15
Amount: $500 to $1,000
Description: 550-word essay contest. Applicants do not need to be members of MENSA. Must be enrolled in a degree program but is not restricted in any other way.
How to Apply: www.mensafoundation.org
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Providian Medical Scholarship
Deadline: 01/15
Amount: $500
Description: submit an original essay of up to 1,500 words that describes how medical equipment technology has changed the face of a college course and curriculum.
How to Apply: http://www.providianmedical.com/providian-medical-scholarship/
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Wholesale Halloween Costumes Scholarship
Deadline: 01/28/15
Amount: $500
Description: Design a Facebook cover image.
How to Apply: http://www.wholesalehalloweencostumes.com/scholarship
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February

SME - Sales & Marketing Executives, Inc. Scholarship
Deadline: 02/06
Amount: $1,000-$4,000
Description: Fill out the application along with an attached questionnaire. Also provide a resume, professional reference and an official transcript.  
How to Apply: http://smesiouxfalls.org/Student-Programs 
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Hy-Vee Foundation Scholarship
Deadline: 2/10
Amount: $1,000
Description: High school senior or current college student who is employed by Hy-Vee or a child of a Hy-Vee employee.
How to Apply: http://www.hy-vee.com/company/scholarships/default.aspx
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Smile for the Future Scholarship
Deadline: 02/15
Amount: $1,000
Description: Submit a 1,000 word response to an essay prompt. Additional information and prompt listed on the following website. 
How to Apply: http://www.smileinla.com/smile-for-the-future-scholarship.html
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Bid4papers Worldwide Essay Scholarship
Deadline: 02/15
Amount: $500, $200
Description: Submit a 750-1,500 worded response to an essay prompt. Additional information and prompt listed on the following website. 
How to Apply: http://bid4papers.com/blog/essay-contest/
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Buick Achievers Scholarship Program
Deadline: 02/27
Amount: awarded at up to $25,000 per year
Description: undergraduate students attending a 4 year college or university who are majoring in a specified course of study that focuses on Engineering/Technology, or select Design and Business-related programs. 
How to Apply: www.buickachievers.com
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Lagrant Foundation
Deadline: 02/27
Amount: $2,500 Undergrad, $5,000 Graduate student
Description: Minority undergraduate and graduate students in public relations, marketing, or advertising. 2.75 GPA for undergrads and 3.2 GPA for graduate students.
How to Apply: http://www.lagrantfoundation.org/Scholarship%20Program
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Discover Student Loans Scholarship Sweepstakes
Deadline: 02/29
Amount: $2,500
Description: Visit following website to apply and enter the scholarship sweepstakes. 
How to Apply: https://www.discover.com/student-loans/scholarships/award.html
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March

Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation
Deadline: 03/01
Amount: $1,000 to $12,500
Description: Children of current or former Marine, Marine Reservist, or former U.S. Navy Corpsman who served with U.S. Marine Corps. Must have a GPA of at least 2.0. 
How to Apply: www.mcsf.org
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Veterans United Foundation Scholarship
Deadline: 03/02
Amount: $2,000
Description: Eligible recipients include: current and prospective ROTC program students; active-duty military personnel with plans to attend college; honorably discharged veterans of the US military; and sons and daughters of veterans or active-duty military.
How to Apply:  www.enhancelives.com/scholarships
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DigiCert Scholarship
Deadline: 03/01
Amount: $1000
Description: Create a video about Unsecure Wifi: Know the Risks. More information on following website. 
How to Apply: https://www.digicert.com/wifi-security-scholarship.htm?mkt_tok=3RkMMJWWfF9wsRokuqTMZKXonjHpfsXw4%2BQuXaWwlMI%2F0ER3fOvrPUfGjI4DSctqI%2BSLDwEYGJlv6SgFQrLAMbdw0bgKXRA%3D

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National Institutes of Health (NIH) & the Undergraduate Scholarship Program for Individuals from Disadvantaged Backgrounds (UGSP)
Deadline: 03/03
Amount: up to $20,000
Description: Undergraduates from disadvantaged backgrounds. Application for 2015-2016available soon.
How to Apply: ugsp.nih.gov
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James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation
Deadline: 03/04
Amount: up to $24,000
Description: Students who are pursuing or plan to pursue a graduate degree to teach American history, American government, or social studies at the secondary school level.
How to Apply: www.jamesmadison.com
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FirstChoice Scholarship
Deadline: 03/09
Amount: $1,000 
Description: Awarded to high school seniors or college students attending an accredited college. Must have a FirstChoice Checking account at First Dakota National Bank to qualify. Application and more information found on the following website. 
How to Apply: https://www.firstdakota.com/FirstChoiceScholarship.aspx
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Kordillia Johnson Scholarship Award
Deadline: 03/30
Amount: Varies
Description: Women who have completed 30 credits and a 3.0 GPA and a permanent resident of eastern SD. Must demonstrate academic achievement, financial need and are active in college life or community service.
How to Apply: contact the Augustana Financial Aid Office for an application.
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Remote DBA Scholarship
Deadline: 03/15
Amount: $3,500
Description: Students enrolled in accredited 4-year university or graduating high school seniors pursuing bachelor's degree in computer science, physics or mathmatics. Write essay and create infographic comparing 3 different database technologies.
How to Apply: http://www.remotedba.com/#applyforscholarship
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Sons of Norway Scholarship
Deadline: 03/15
Amount: $2,000
Description: To students with 2 years college completed, a 3.0 GPA and interested in Scandinavian studies. 
How to Apply: contact the Augustana Financial Aid Office for an application
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AAG College Scholarship
Deadline: 03/21
Amount: $1,000
Description: In 800 words or less, tell why saving money is important and how saving money relates to social, political, or environmental challenges.
How to Apply: https://www.aag.com/news/aag-college-scholarship
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Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. Scholarship Program 
Deadline: 03/27
Amount: $1,000
Description: The scholarship will be awarded to a student currently enrolled in a laboratory, radiology, respiratory therapy or nursing program. 
How to Apply: Contact the Augustana Financial Aid Office for application materials. 
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Bennie And Ernestine Shine Scholarship
Deadline 03/31
Amount: up to $1,000-$2,000
Description: current college student seeking a degree in nursing or athletic training.
How to Apply: Contact the Office of Financial Aid
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Conservation Scholarship
Deadline 03/31
Amount: up to $500
Description: Applicants must be enrolled in a South Dakota educational institution, have a GPA of at least 2.8, be an undergraduate enrolled in an agricultural or natural science conservation related major/curriculum and show reasonable need for financial assistance. 
How to Apply: Contact the Office of Financial Aid
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National Federation of the Blind
Deadline: 03/31
Amount: $3,000-$12,000
Description: Recipient must be legally blind in both eyes.
How to Apply: www.nfb.org/scholarships
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Ruth Cornwall Memorial Student LOAN Fund
Deadline: 03/31
Amount: an applicant may BORROW up to $2,000 a year, to a maximum of $5,000 for all years
Description: the Ruth Cornwall Memorial Student Loan was established to assist persons interested in entering the nursing or an allied health profession, or to complete an advanced degree in one of these areas.
How to Apply: request an application in the Office of Financial Aid.
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Army Nurse Corps Association
Deadline: 03/31
Amount: $3,000
Description: Nursing or anesthesia students who plan to enter a component of the US Army, or whose parent(s), spouse and/or children have served in a component of the US Army, and are enrolled in a program not funded by a component of the US Army. There is not a military service obligation for the student receiving this scholarship.
How to Apply: http://e-anca.org/ANCAEduc.htm
 

April

David L. Profilet Scholarship
Deadline: 04/01
Amount: $500
Description: SD high school graduate who plans to attend Augustana. 3.0 GPA or higher, financial need and character traits
How to Apply: www.sfacf.org
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Black Hills Home Builders Association
Deadline: 04/01
Amount: two at $1,000
Description: Preference is given to the child or grandchild of an owner or employee of an association member or BHHBA staff member. Preference is also given to applicants with goals of employment in the homebuilding industry.
How to Apply: http://www.blackhillshomebuilders.com/education/scholarship-information
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Critical Teaching Needs Scholarship
Deadline: 04/15
Amount: varies
Description:This scholarship is available to current undergraduate students who are South Dakota high school graduates, in their final two years of post-secondary education pursuing one of the following Critical Teaching Need areas: Teaching K-12 special education in a public, private, or parochial school, Teaching high school math or science in a public, private, or parochial, school. Teaching high school career and technical education (in a public, private,or parochial school). Students that apply and are awarded the scholarship will in-turn sign a promissory note agreeing to work in one of the teaching fields above for a time frame of 5 years in South Dakota after graduating from a participating post-secondary institution.

How to Apply: Apply Online at http://www.sdbor.edu/students/CriticalTeachingNeedsScholarship.htm
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South Dakota Retailers Association Jerry Wheeler Scholarship Program 
Deadline: 04/13
Amount: Up to $1,000 in past years
Description: Students who intend to enroll in a retail or business-related course of study at a 2 or 4 year college. 
How to Apply: Print application from website: www.sdra.org/educationevents/scholarshipprogram
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HotelsCheap Scholarship
Deadline: 04/15
Amount: $1500
Description: Write a 300-500 word response to the prompt provided in regards to extra-curricular activities. 
How to Apply:http://www.hotelscheap.org/scholarship/apply
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Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute
Deadline: 04/16
Amount: Various
Description: Full-time Latino undergraduate or graduate student with financial need, community service, strong writing skills. U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
How to Apply: www.chci.org
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Elmer C. Anderson Memorial - Minnehaha Lodge #5 - Scholarship
Deadline: 04/30
Amount: $1,000
Description: Complete scholarship application and provide a short statement of your future goals. Scholarship is based on financial need.
How to Apply: Applications available in the Office of Financial Aid.
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FormSwift Scholarship
Deadline: 04/30
Amount: up to $1,000
Description: Write a one-page business plan, prepare a short powerpoint or create a short video in respose to pormps provided.
How to Apply: http://formswift.com/startup-scholarshiphttp://formswift.com/startup-scholarship

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Active Calendar Scholarship 
Deadline: 04/30
Amount: $1,000
Description: In 500-1,000 words, explain why knowing what's happening on campus is vital to your success as a student. 
How to Apply: http://www.activecalendar.com/1000-active-calendar-scholarship/
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May

Bethesda Lutheran Communities Scholarship
Deadline: 05/01
Amount: Up to $3,000
Description: scholarships will be awarded to Lutheran students pursuing undergraduate degrees in any academic area that will prepare them to serve and support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
How to Apply: http://bethesdalutherancommunities.org/scholarships
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WynAnt College Scholarship
Deadline: 05/01
Amount: up to $10,000/$3,000/$2000
Description: In 300 words or less, write an essay about how you will use your education to make an impact on others.
How to Apply: www.wyzant.com/Scholarships/
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Dickson Law Group Scholarship
Deadline: 05/15
Amount: up to $1,000
Description: Submit a short essay and video clip in response to the promt provided on the following website. 
How to Apply: http://www.dicksonlegal.com/scholarship
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CounterPath Scholarship
Deadline: 05/15
Amount: $1,000
Description: Applicants must be enrolled in a full-time software engineering, computer science, or other program related to unified communications or telecommunications. 
How to Apply: http://www.counterpath.com/scholarships/
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Design Your Future Scholarship
Deadline: 05/25
Amount: $1,000
Description: This scholarship is open to students who are interior design, art and design, architecture and other related fields. 
How to Apply: http://www.distinctivewindows.com/scholarship.htm
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Reed Tech Scholarship
Deadline: 05/30
Amount: $1,000
Description: Scholarship is offered to students who are planning to study science, technology, engineering or math. Application criteria listed on the following website. 
How to Apply: http://www.reedtech.com/about-us/scholarship/
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Nissenbaum Internet Law Scholarship
Deadline: 05/30
Amount: $500
Description: In 500-2,500 words, explain how the American legal system can improve its approach to policing and regulating digital technology without unduly stifling innovation and civic liberties. 
How to Apply: http://www.gdnlaw.com/Internet-Law-Scholarship.htm
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AmeriQuest Transportation Services Scholarship
Deadline: 05/30
Amount:$1,000
Description: In 500-1,000 words, explain what the transportation industry can do to attract a new generation of drivers.  
How to Apply: http://www.ameriquestcorp.com/transportation/contact/ameriquest-transportation-services-scholarship.aspx
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Southland Electrical Supply Scholarship
Deadline: 05/30
Amount: $1,000
Description: Scholarship is offered to students who are planning to study science, technology, engineering or math. Application criteria listed on the following website.
How to Apply: http://www.southlandelectrical.com/scholarship.asp
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Corcentric Accounting Software Scholarship
Deadline: 05/30
Amount: $1,000
Description: In 500-1,000 words, respond to the essay topic listed on the following website. 
How to Apply: http://www.corcentric.com/contact/accounting-software-scholarship.aspx
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Rocket 55 scholarship video contest
Deadline: 05/31
Amount: $1,000
Description:There are many different stories around here about how the “Rocket 55” name came to be. Most are boring- a few are funny. We want to see creative, marketing-minded, videos that tell a story. Videos must be under 3 minutes long and describe how “Rocket 55” got its name.
How to Apply: www.rocket55.com/scholarship.php
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South Dakota Telecommunications Association (SDTA) Memorial Scholarship 
Deadline: 05/31
Amount: $1500
Description: Applicants or applicant's family must be a member/customer of a South Dakota Telecommunications Association (SDTA) member company and be pursuing a major listed on the website. Application found on the following website. 
How to Apply: http://sdtaonline.com/resources/sdta-scholarship/
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Augustana Lutheran Camp Scholarship
Deadline: 5/31
Amount: $500
Description: Continuing students who work at a Lutheran camp over the summer for at least six weeks.
How to Apply: www.augie.edu/finaid
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Sioux Falls Business and Professional Women Scholarship
Deadline: 5/31
Amount: $500
Description: This scholarship is for women pursuing a post-secondary education. Selection is based on a combination of demonstrated academic excellence and financial need. 
How to Apply: Applications available in the Office of Financial Aid.
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June

 

Giva, Inc Scholarship
Deadline: 06/01
Amount: $1000
Description: Available to all college or university degree seeking students. See website for essay topic.
How to Apply: www.givainc.com/scholarships/
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2014 Innovation Scholarship
Deadline: 06/01
Amount: $500-$1,000
Description: For students planning on attending Law School and have a GPA of 2.8 or greater. More details on following website. 
How to Apply: http://www.1888goodwin.com/innovation-scholarship/
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Walter N. Graham and Dorothy D. Graham Scholarship Fund
Deadline: 06/01
Amount: Varies
Description: Awarded to a nursing student attending a 4 year, South Dakota, public or private university. Must have at least 24 completed credits and a 2.5 GPA. Financial need may be considered.
How to Apply: Contact the Office of Financial Aid for an application
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Lavonne H. Cooper Scholarship
Deadline: 06/01
Amount: $300-$1,000
Description: Fill out application and respond to the essay prompt in 200-300 words. Applicant must have completed 2 years of post-High School education and have a minimum GPA of 3.0. 
How to Apply: Visit http://www.newhopewt.org or contact the  Office of Financial Aid for an application. 
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Internet and Education Scholarship
Deadline: 06/01
Amount: $1,000
Description: Create an oricinal infographic showing how technology enhances learning.  
How to Apply: http://www.attsavings.com/scholarship
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InkAddict Scholarship
Deadline: 06/15
Amount: $1000, $500
Description: Applicants must be pursuing a degree in Graphic Design or Art and have a minimun GPA f 3.0. More information listed on the following website.
How to Apply: http://www.inkaddict.com/tattoo-art-scholarship/
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Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program
Deadline: 06/15
Amount: $1,000
Description: submit an essay on topic provided 
How to Apply: http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm
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ExtremeTerrain Student Scholarship
Deadline: 06/15
Amount: $3,000
Description: To eligible students pursuing a degree in Environmental Studies, Environmental Research, Land Use, Earth and Atmosphere Studies, Sustainable Land Management, Parks and Recreation, or Sustainable Agriculture Systems. Respond to essay provided on the following website.
How to Apply: http://www.extremeterrain.com/scholarships.html
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Paving the Future Scholarship Contest
Deadline: 06/15
Amount: $2,500
Description: Propose a business idea in a minimum of 700 words. For further details, visit the following website. 
How to Apply: https://discountparkandride.com/paving-the-future-scholarship/
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BigSun Scholarship
Deadline: 06/19
Amount: $500
Description: Student athlete, regardless of which sport participated in. Current college student and high school seniors are eligible to apply, must be currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community. Includes a short essay.
How to Apply: www.bigsunathletics.com
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Lift Parts Express Scholarship
Deadline: 06/30
Amount: $1,000
Description: Must have a GPA of 3.0 or greater, a legal resident of the US or Canada and complete an essay. See website for details.
How to Apply: www.forkliftpartsmichigan.com
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Attorney Marketing Network Scholarship
Deadline: 06/30
Amount: $1,000
Description: Applicants must be pursuing a degree in science, mathematics, computer science or engineering and must have a GPA of 3.0 or greater. 
How to Apply: http://www.attorneymarketingnetwork.com/scholarship/ 
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DishPromotions.com Scholarship
Deadline: 06/30
Amount: $1,000
Description: In less than 600 words, compare how three current popular forms of sharing information impact how we understand that information.
How to Apply: www.dishpromotions.com/scholarship/
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July
 

TheHealthy.com Scholarship

Deadline: 07/15
Amount: $500
Description: 500 word essay on choice of topic found on the following website. 
How to Apply: http://www.thehealthy.com/scholarship/
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Doctor on Demand Scholarship

Deadline: 07/31
Amount: $5000
Description: Incoming college freshmen. 500-600 word essay in response to question found on the following website. 
How to Apply: http://www.doctorondemand.com/scholarships
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Goedeker's Scholarship

Deadline: 07/31
Amount: $500
Description: minimum 300 word essay on the importance of a college degree with emphasis on your field of study. Minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher.
How to Apply: www.goedekers.com/college-scholarship 
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August

 

 

Medical Malpractice Scholarship

Deadline: 08/15
Amount: $1,000
Description: Write a 1-3 page essay explaining how medical malpractice has impacted your life. Minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher. Visit following website for further details.
How to Apply: http://lovenberglaw.com/medical-malpractice-lawyer-scholarship/

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Clubs of America Scholarship

Deadline: 08/31
Amount: $1000
Description: Applicants must be a current college student with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater. More information on the following website. 
How to Apply: http://www.greatclubs.com/scholarship-award-for-career-success.asp
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awarded each year to five, non-traditional, fulltime students pursuing undergraduate degrees in nursing. - See more at: http://www.b4brands.com/nursing-scholarship#sthash.WG8y6DEy.dpuf
September
 

October

Ignite AG Customer Advisory Board Scholarship
Deadline: 10/01
Amount: $1,000
Description: Applicants must be attending an accredited university in the United States and must be seeking a degree in marketing with interest in customer engagement or research. A minimum GPA of 3.0 or greater is required. 
How to Apply: http://www.igniteag.com/IgniteAG-Customer-Advisory-Board-Scholarship.aspx
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ExtremeTerrain Student Scholarship
Deadline: 10/15
Amount: $3,000
Description: To eligible students pursuing a degree in Environmental Studies, Environmental Research, Land Use, Earth and Atmosphere Studies, Sustainable Land Management, Parks and Recreation, or Sustainable Agriculture Systems. Respond to essay provided on the following website.
How to Apply: http://www.extremeterrain.com/scholarships.html
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Veterans United Foundation Scholarship
Deadline: 10/31
Amount: $2,000
Description: Eligible recipients include: current and prospective ROTC program students; active-duty military personnel with plans to attend college; honorably discharged veterans of the US military; and sons and daughters of veterans or active-duty military.
How to Apply:  enhancelives.com/scholarships
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November

Griswold Home Care 2014 Scholarship 
Deadline: 11/01
Amount: $1,000 Annual 
Description: For further details, visit website.
How to Apply: http://www.griswoldhomecare.com/scholarship/
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TicketCity Annual College Scholarship Program
Deadline: 11/04
Amount: $3,000
Description: Fill out complete application and write a 500-800 word essay in response to one of the three essay topics listed on website. Minimum GPA of 2.5 required. For application and further details, visit the following website! 
How to Apply: http://www.ticketcity.com/ticketcity-annual-college-scholarship-program.html
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Live Your Dream Award
Deadline: 11/15
Amount: $5,000
Description: Assist women entering or re-entering the workforce in obtaining the education and skills training they need to improve their employment status. Must be female head of household, have financial need, and not already earned an undergraduate degree.
How to Apply: www.soroptimist.org/awards/apply.html
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CleanItSupply.com Scholarship
Deadline: 11/21
Amount: $1,000
Description: Available to graduating high school seniors, or a freshman or sophomore in college. See website for essay topic.
How to Apply: www.cleanitsupply.com/t/scholarship_program.aspx
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Walk-In Tub Review Scholarship
Deadline: 11/28
Amount: $1,000
Description: Available to high school and college students. Create a short 2-5 minute video of yourself talking about what products and ideas can help the elderly or disabled.
How to Apply: http://walkinbathtubreview.org/scholarship-program/
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DishPromotions.com Scholarship
Deadline: 11/30
Amount: $1,000
Description: In less than 600 words, compare how three current popular forms of sharing information impact how we understand that information.
How to Apply: www.dishpromotions.com/scholarship/
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December

TicketCity Scholarship
Deadline: 12/01
Amount: $2,500
Description: Write a 500-800 word essay in response to one of the three topics provided. Must have a minimum GPA of 2.5.
How to Apply: http://www.ticketcity.com/ticketcity-scholarship-program-rules-and-guidelines.html

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Giva, Inc Scholarship
Deadline: 12/01
Amount: $1000
Description: Available to all college or university degree seeking students. See website for essay topic.
How to Apply: www.givainc.com/scholarships/
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CenturyLink Scholarship
Deadline: 12/15
Amount: $1000
Description: In 400 words or less, tell how you think teachers can use social media in the classroom. See website for application form and further details.
How to Apply: http://www.localinternetservice.com/scholarship
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AT&T Technology for Tuition Scholarship
Deadline: 12/15
Amount: $1000
Description: Answer the question “What are 5 ways you utilize technology to be a better student?” in 500 words or less. 
How to Apply: www.attsavings.com/scholarship
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Flosum Scholarship
Deadline: 12/15
Amount: $750
Description: Applicants must be pursuing a degree in computer engineering, computer science or in another technical discipline. Further details on the following website. 
How to Apply: http://www.flosum.com/apply-flosum-scholarship/
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US Bundles Scholarship
Deadline: 12/15
Amount: $1,000
Description: List the top 5 ideas on how teachers can use social media to enhance the learning process. See website for details. 
How to Apply: http://www.usbundles.com/college-scholarship
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Verizonspecials.com Scholarship
Deadline: 12/15
Amount: $1000
Description: Create an infographic. See website for more details.
How to Apply: http://verizonspecials.com/scholarship
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I'm In Scholarship
Deadline: 12/31
Amount: $1,000
Description: Students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree. Write an essay (650 word minimum) in response to the question: "Do coupons influence your purchasing decisions... why, or why not?"
How to Apply: http://www.imin.com/college-scholarship/
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Healthcare and Life Sciences Scholarship
Deadline: 12/31
Amount: $1,000
Description: Applicants must be pursuing a degree related to healthcare or life sciences and must have a minimum GPA of 3.0. 
How to Apply: http://www.theexpertinstitute.com/writing-contest-medical-scholarship/
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South Dakota Bankers Association
Deadline: Varies
Amount: Varies
Description: Application and 2 letters of recommendation to apply. 
How to Apply: 
http://www.sdba.com/college-scholarships
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P.E.O Educational Loan Fund
Deadline: Varies
Amount: up to $12,000
Description: A low interest rate loan at 2.5% available to women who are recommened by a local chapter of the P.E.O. Sisterhood, who are enrolled at a accredited school within two years, but not less than 4 months, of completing her course of study. Contact Jeanne Green jeannegreen50@gmail.com for information.
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P.E.O Program for Continuing Education
Deadline: Varies
Amount: up to $3000
Description: Available to Women who are sponsored by a local chapter of the P.E.O. Sisterhood, who are US or Canada citizens, have had at least 24 consecutive months as a non-student in her adult life, with in 24 months fo completeing her educational goal and enrolled in an educational program leading to employment or job advancement. Contact Jeanne Green at  jeannegreen50@gmail.com for information.
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Health Professions Scholarshp Program
Deadline: Varies
Amount: up to tuition cost
Description: F. Edward Hebert Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP) is available to those planning a career in health care. Must qualify as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Army Reserve. Contact your local Army Health Care recruiter at healthcare.goarmy.com.
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Essay Contests
Deadline: Varies
Amount: $50 to $10,000
Description: Write an essay responding to various topics listed on the following website.
How to Apply: www.aynrandnovels.com/contests
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Farm Workers Assistance. Have you received pay for working on a farm or ranch for at least 25 days in the last 24 months? Was your farm/ranch work income more than your other earned income? If your answers are “yes,” you may qualify for $200/ month to assist you with rent, food, or gas while you are attending college! Contact Shelly Disbrow at the Department of Labor 605.367.5300 extension 212 or 800.726.9026 to see if you qualify for assistance!
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NCAA Scholarships and Internships
A variety of scholarships and internships can be found by visiting www.ncaa.org
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Sioux Falls Area Community Foundation
A variety of scholarships for students from South Dakota or attending a South Dakota college. Visit www.sfacf.org for more information.
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CollegeSTEPS Sweepstakes
Sign up to receive college tips and tools from Wells Fargo at www.wellsfargo.com/collegesteps and be entered for a chance to win $1000
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Epsilon Sigma Alpha Foundation Scholarships
Deadline: Various
Amount: Undesignated
Description: Over 150 scholarships all with different requirements. Visit the website and search by state to find out more.
How to Apply: www.epsilonsigmaalpha.org
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Hispanic College Fund Scholarship Program
Deadline: Various
Amount: Varies
Description: Recipient must be of Hispanic background, a U.S. citizen or Permanent Resident, have financial need and have a 3.0 or higher GPA.
How to Apply: www.hsf.net
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Movers Corp. Scholarship
Deadline: Various
Amount: $1,000 ($500 for two semesters)
Description: In 500-800 words, respond to the prompts listed on website.
How to Apply: http://www.moverscorp.com/scholarships/
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LA Tutors Innovation in Education Scholarship
Deadline: The 20th of each month
Amount: $500
Description: Submit an essay about an innovative project that you designed that makes a difference in the lives of others.

How to Apply: www.latutors123.com/scholarship/
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United Negro College Fund
Deadline: Various
Amount: Various
Description: Scholarships and Grants administered by the UNCF.
How to Apply: https://scholarships.uncf.org/
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US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce
Deadline: Various
Amount: Various
Description: Variety of Scholarships for Asian American Students.
How to Apply: www.uspaacc.com
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Scholarship Guidance
Deadline: Various
Amount: Various
Description: Website designed to help students find scholarships for College.
How to Apply: http://scholarshipguidance.com/
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Student Scholarships.org
Deadline: Various
Amount: Varies
Description: A compiled list of many scholarship opportunities
How to Apply: http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship.php
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Varsity Tutors College Scholarship
Deadline: Monthly
Amount: $1,000
Description: Varsity Tutors offers a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest to students who write the best essay in response to a monthly prompt.
How to Apply: www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship
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Panrimo Grants and Scholarship
Offers various scholarship and grant opportunities on a continuous basis. 
Apply at http://www.panrimo.com/topics/85/grants-and-scholarships
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