Monthly Archives: September 2007

Scholarship For Students With Epilepsy

Did you know that students with diagnosed epilepsy can apply scholarships from Pfizer? There is a Pfizer Epilepsy Scholarship that is specifically created to help those outstanding students who has overcome the challenges of epilepsy, participated in extracurricular or community activities and under a doctor’s care for epilepsy.

The Pfizer Epilepsy Scholarship provides one year $3000 scholarships for the twenty five outstanding students with epilepsy. Scholars will be selected by the experts in education and medicine.

To join in this Pfizer scholarship, the applicants must high school seniors who has applied to college or currently enrolled students who are taking up undergraduate or graduate studies. The applicants need to register online and send the required documents such as transcript, proof of extracurricular activities and 2 letters of recommendations through postal mail. For complete information, please visit the Common Questions Page of Pfizer Epilepsy Scholarship.

Scholarship Opportunities For Aeronautics-Related Studies

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Foundation has a scholarship program that aims to financially assist the students taking up science or engineering programs that are related to AIAA’s aerospace mission. The AIAA provides 30 scholarships in the amount of $2000 – $2,500 college sophomores, juniors, and seniors each year.

The AIAA scholarship is open to students of any nationality who are full-time students in any accredited university within the United States. The criteria for scholarship selection are based on the academic performance, career goals and recommendations of the applicant. There is also a required minimum GPA which is set at 3.3.

Should the scholars maintain the eligibility requirement of the program, they still need to reapply each year for their scholarship to be renewed. The applicants can apply online and must submit all the required documents and recommendations by January 31 of each year. For more information about the AIAA scholarship program, please click here.

University Of Minnesota Founders Free Tuition Program

You heard it right! The University of Minnesota has this Founder’s Free Tuition Program that allows eligible freshmen and transfer students to study and complete their degree for free in any of the University of Minnesota campus: Crookston, Duluth, Morris, Twin Cities, or Rochester.

To be eligible for this scholarship, the applicants must be permanent residents of Minnesota and must qualify for the federal Pell grants. This means that applicants must came from families with an annual income of less than $50,000.

The goodness of the Founders Free Tuition Program is that there is no limit to the number of students that can receive the said 100% free tuition cost because as long as the applicants filed their FAFSA and became assessed to be eligible, all of them can study at University of Minnesota without paying the tuition cost.

Moreover, this scholarship program can be renewed for up to 4 years as long as the students meet the eligibility requirements for the program and enrolled as a full-time student. To learn more about this great scholarship opportunity for University of Minnesota, please visit this page.

Scholarship For Minority Students In New Jersey

If you belong to the minority group in Trenton City, New Jersey, you may be eligible to apply for the Mayor Douglas Palmer – Trenton/UNCF Scholarship. This scholarship is available for high school graduates or undergraduate college students with at least 2.5 GPA and current residents of Trenton City.

The Mayor Douglas Palmer scholarship provides $3000 scholarship assistance to deserving but financially restricted students. The students need to prove their financial status and must be attending or will attend a UNCF member college or other HBCU.

Interested students can apply for the Mayor Douglas Palmer – Trenton/UNCF Scholarship online until September 30, 2007.

Scholarship Programs From University of Illinois at Springfield

The University of Illinois at Springfield has approximately 100 available scholarships every academic year. Incoming college freshmen who wish to enroll at this university may start applying by December.

Some of the UIS scholarships are the Joe Wilkins Scholarship, the Grace Brorstrom Oakley Scholarship, the Lee Frost-Kumpf Scholarship and the Don Stanhope Scholarship. The Joe Wilkins Scholarship is intended for undergraduate or graduate UIS students who enrolled in the College of Business and Management.

The Grace Brorstrom Oakley Scholarship is a $1000 scholarship assistance for continuing part-time or full-time undergraduate students enrolled in an online degree program at UIS who are achieving well academically. Students who will apply for this scholarship must only be enrolled in online courses at a distance. Likewise, this scholarship program gives preference to single mothers who returned to higher education.

The Lee Frost-Kumpf Scholarship is the scholarship program of UIS for their eligible students who are taking up a master’s degree in political studies or public administration. On the other hand, the Don Stanhope Scholarship is for those students who are taking a degree in accounting. This scholarship is renewable for up to three years but requires a 3.3 minimum GPA. The deadline for application for University of Illinois at Springfield scholarships is on March 1.

Scholarship For Veterans Of Iraqi Or Afghanistan Operation

If you are a veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan or Operation Iraqi Freedom who received one of the following campaign medals: Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, or Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, you may be eligible to apply for the Horatio Alger Military Veterans Scholarship.

The Horatio Alger Military Veterans Scholarship awards $5000 for the veterans who want to pursue a bachelor degree study in any accredited educational institution in the United States. Aside from the above stated requirement, the applicant for this scholarship must have at least a 2.0 GPA and an honorable service record under the United States Military.

This scholarship is also a need based scholarship so the applicant must submit the necessary documents that will prove his/her financial need. The application is open until September 28, 2007.

Pi Kappa Alpha Scholarship

FraternityLive recently announced the creation of Financial Management Scholarship for members of the Pi Kappa Alpha International Fraternity with the $21,000 scholarship endowment. The Pi Kappa Alpha Scholarship will provide two scholarships annually to their student members who demonstrate exemplary leadership capabilities as well as academic achievement

The said $21,000 scholarship endowment was started by Kris White, a fellow collegiate member of the Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity and creator of FraternityLive, The endowment aims to provide mentorship to his fellow Fraternity brothers.

For more information about the Pi Kappa Alpha Financial Management Scholarship, please look for contact Corina Newby.

Hardship College Scholarship

By just sharing a story about the hard time you faced and how you turned this difficult time into opportunity, incoming or current college students could already apply for the Cappex Hardship College Scholarship.

And because this is a scholarship from Cappex who is known of offering scholastic opportunities even for students who are not academically excellent, any student with at least 2.0 GPA that can submit their own story is eligible to apply. Winner of this scholarship contest will receive $2000 scholarship money.

To submit your entry, simply create a Cappex profile online. Interested students may apply online until January 31, 2008.

For more information about the Hardship College Scholarship, read here.

College Blogger Could Win $10K Scholarship

The deadline for the $10000 scholarship contest for college bloggers is set this coming October 6, 2007. So if you have blogs or you have friends or relatives that are currently enrolled in any college or university, asked them to join this simple contest that could possibly give them a whopping $10000 scholarship money.

You could also surprise a friend who blog by nominating him or her! Just remember that eligible blog entries are only from US citizen college students that contain unique and interesting information about the blog owner.

The contest organizers will select ten finalists who will be subjected for public votes starting October 8, 2007. The college blogger with most number of votes will be declared as winner of the $10000 scholarship on October 28, 2007.

For more details about the $10000 Blogging Scholarship, please click here.

Scholarship Contest From Online Entrepreneurship Academy

There is a scholarship contest from Carland Academy that will award a full scholarship for certificate programs in entrepreneurship and advanced programs in entrepreneurship. . Each full scholarship is composed of a six-month online program in entrepreneurship.

And because the Carland Academy offers online entrepreneurship courses, the scholarship contest is open to all students and life-long learners all over the world. T o join, simply write an essay that is around 250 words explaining why you would like to learn how to become an entrepreneur.

Simply isn’t it? So what are you waiting for? The deadline for essay submission is on October 8, 2007 and winner will be announced on October 15, 2007. Essay entries may be mailed to Carland Academy, Post Office Box 2280, Highlands, NC 28741 or send via email at susie @ CarlandAcademy.com

For scholarship contest details, please click here.