Monthly Archives: July 2007

FBI Common Knowledge Challenge Scholarship Contest

The FBI Common Knowledge Challenge is a scholarship contest that is open and free to all high school and college students.

This is a short multiple Quiz Contest that covers the information that can be found at the FBI web site with topics such as FBI Priorities, History, Employment and what FBI Investigates.

Winners are being award $250 worth of scholarship money which are disbursed yearly under the name of winner’s choice of school. To join in this scholarship quiz contest, participants need to register with the Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation.

The Quiz date is held every third week of October from Sunday through Saturday. Click here for more information.

Scholarship For Potato-Related Studies

Graduate students who are pursuing an advance or master degree in soil science, food science, agriculture, entomology, horticulture and the likes that have relations in potato or crop growing can apply to the scholarship program that is created by the National Potato Council.

The National Potato Council awards two scholarships with the amount of $2000 each to recognize the graduate students who are pursuing advanced studies in this particular field. The selection of scholars are based on the previous academic records, leadership capabilities and the impact of their studies in the potato industry.

Applicants for the National Potato Council Scholarship Program are required to submit a brief essay (maximum of 200 words) stating how their goals or ambitions qualify for this scholarship. For the complete list of requirements, you can download the application form in this link.

Change Your World Scholarship

The Change Your World Scholarship is a new program by the Sunshine Lady Foundation for the children of graduates of their Women’s Independence Scholarship Program.

This program awards 50 scholarships per academic year with a maximum amount of $3,000 per student per year and can be renewed for the next four years as long as the scholars met the required eligibility.

The selections of scholars are based on the academic performance and financial need. Applicants are required to submit FAFSA and tax returns and must be between the ages of 17 and 25.

For Spring term, the deadline of the application is every December 1 and for Fall term, the last day of submission is set on July 1. Interested applicants may download the application form here.

Scholarship Programs For Presbyterian Students

The First Presbyterian Church in the United States has several scholarship programs that aim to help qualified students to complete a bachelor degree. To qualify for the First Presbyterian Church Scholarship Programs, the applicants must be communicant members of the Presbyterian Church, must be enrolled or working toward a college degree in an accredited institution and should maintained satisfactory academic records.

Most of the First Presbyterian Church Scholarships are awarded according to the need, potential and academic performance of the applicants. Their scholarship programs are divided into two classifications: General Scholarships and Christian Vocation or Wallingford Scholarships.

The General Scholarships are intended for members of First Presbyterian Church who are studying for undergraduate and graduate degrees while the Christian Vocation or Wallingford Scholarships are for those who are pursuing Christian vocation. The range of scholarship awards vary from $500 to $2000.

For more information about the specific requirements and application procedure, read the Scholarship Section  of the First Presbyterian Church.

Scholarship Contest For Broadcast And Journalism Students in Carolina

The Radio & television News Directors Association of the Carolinas  announced their college scholarship contest for this year. The contest is open to all junior and senior college students from Carolinas who are taking up a major course in broadcasting or electronic journalism.

One winner from South Carolina and another winner from North Carolina will receive $1000 each as their scholarship prizes. Joining this contest is easy because you need to do is to write at least one page essay telling how this scholarship can contribute towards your future career goal.

Simply send this through postal mail along with your name, address, and school;, transcript of records and other pertinent information about your educational achievements as well as two recommendation letters from your references. The deadline for submission of your entry is on October 5, 2007.

College Bound Scholarship Program In Chicago

Scholarship Chicago has another scholarship program called College Bound Program that aims to assist financially restricted students who are living in Chicago to pursue their college education. This program does not only help the students financially but also assist them gets into college, helps them graduate and to experience a smooth transition toward a successful career.

Students who are in their junior year in high school may start to apply for this program. This is a competitive scholarship program; hence, applicants are screened and undergo a round of personal interviews. This is also a continuous scholarship assistance granting its scholars wherein scholars enjoy several phases of scholarship from their senior year in high school up to their senior year in college.

Scholarship amount is approximately $2500 annually plus monthly workshops to prepare and assist the College Bound Scholars in their life a college student. To find out if you are eligible to apply for this scholarship program, please read their FAQ section.

Performance Scholarships At Drexel

Are you a student for Drexel who can sing well? Well, apply for this program called the Performance Scholarships that are being offered by Drexel University. This scholarship program can give you an extra $1250 if you are freshman and as much as $2500 if you are already an experienced member of Drexel Chorus.

To apply for this scholarship, students need to audition during the third weekend of April. The requirements include one piece of any style with keyboard accompaniment. Likewise, applicants must be full time Drexel students having a minimum of 12 credits each term.

Scholars will be required to participate in the University Chorus each term and attend two rehearsals each week. They must be also available to participate in either the Chamber Singers or Naturally Sharp or Vocal Jazz Ensemble according to the director’s requirement.

For more information, please click here.

Equine Scholarship Contest For South Carolina Students

High school students and even college students from South Carolina who can display their horse riding ability can join the 2007 Equine Scholarship Contest. Top scoring individual will receive $1000 scholarship money while the second highest scoring individual will get a $500 scholarship money.

This Equine Scholarship Contest is sponsored by the S.C Far, Bureau Federation and S.C Horsemen’s Council. The contest will be held on October 13, 2007 and all interested students must submit the completed entry form by September 21, 2007.

To be qualified to join this exciting contest, students must be an exhibitor at the South Carolina State Fair Youth or Open Horse Show during the year of their application and must be younger than 19 years old. Previous winners of this scholarship contest are not eligible to  apply again.

Chicago Scholars Program

College bound students from Chicago who are interested to secure a scholarship from the Chicago Scholars Program may start now to contact their high school principal to inquire about this program. The application is done through nomination and can be only applied through the respective schools of the students.

The Chicago Scholars Program awards $1000 scholarship money for those who will be nominated and passed the screening. The organizers of this scholarship distribute the nomination forms to principals of the various Chicago public, parochial and private schools. And for existing college students who wish to apply for this scholarship, they may do so by securing the nomination form to their  college counselor.

Scholarship Programs At Champlain College

Aside from the usual financial aid assistance, Champlain College offers several scholarship programs for students with excellent academic achievements. All high school seniors who enrolled in Champlain are automatically assessed for merit scholarship. Students that will be selected as scholars typically enjoy their scholarship from Champlain as long as they remain in good academic standing.

The college also some scholarship programs for those who belong in special population. They have the new American Student Scholarship that is intended for Vermont’s refugee and asylum students; Vermont First Scholarship that is designed for first generation college-bound high school seniors and Single Parent Scholarship that targets the single parents who are enrolled full-time and participating in the Champlain College Single Parents Program.

To be qualified for New American Student Scholarship and Vermont First Scholarship, the student applicants must be also eligible for a Federal Pell Grant. The college also provides grants to their online students. They likewise offer a maximum award of $5000 to International students who are living on campus.