Monthly Archives: October 2007

Ronald Reagan Scholarship Program For College Students

If you are in your sophomore year of college education and have a good academic performance, you may be qualified to become one of the scholars of Ronald Reagan College Leaders Scholarship Program. This is a scholarship program of the Phillips Foundation that awards $7,500, $5,000, $2,500 and $1,000 scholarship money.

Students must be U.S. citizens and should be enrolled full-time in good standing at any accredited, four-year degree-granting institution in the United States. Applicants are also required to submit a 500 to 750 words essay that describes your personal background, career objectives and scope of participation in activities promoting the cause of freedom, American values and constitutional principles.

Winners of this scholarship program will receive their scholarship during junior year and may apply for renewal before their senior year. The application for this scholarship is currently open and interested applicants may submit their completed application form until January 15, 2008. To download the application, please click here.

Chicago DSB Offers Graduate Scholarship

The University Of Chicago Graduate School Of Business which has wholly owned campuses on three continents such as Asia, Europe, and North America has a new scholarship program called the Enid Fogel Diversity Scholarship. The Enid Fogel Diversity Scholarship is named after the University’s first African-American associate dean of the Graduate School of Business from 1981 to 1988.

This scholarship program is open to qualified graduate students regardless of their race, gender and background who are enrolled full-time in the university’s MBA program. The scholarship program also strives to ensure support for underrepresented but qualified students. For more information about the Enid Fogel Diversity Scholarship and other financial aid that is offered by the university, please visit this page.

LilDiva Can Help You Pay For Your College

If you are looking for sources of funds fro your college education, you may want to check out the “Bagged4Book$” program of LilDiva Bags. This is definitely not a scholarship program or a scholarship competition but I still want to post it here because it can help students raise the college money they need.

The “Bagged4Book$” program aims to help students to earn some money by providing them a starter marketing kit that is consists of “Bagged4Book$” T-shirt, business cards and postcards. Students will earn through their referrals that result in online purchases. In short, the program provides an online earning opportunity for students as they will be receiving commission on the sales that generated from them.

This program can be joined for free. Interested students may sign-up an application online. Once their information has been verified, they will then receive an e-mail with a link to the official Bagged4Book$ Signup Form to complete the process.  For more details on the terms and conditions of this student program, please visit this page.

Dale Fridell Memorial Scholarship

The Dale Fridell Memorial Scholarship is another scholarship program from Straightforward Media. This scholarship is created by the Straightforward Media CEO, Josh Barsch to honor his late grand father, Dale Fridell.

The Dale E. Fridell Memorial Scholarship is basically a scholarship essay contest that is open to all students in the United States who is currently or planning to attend a university, college, trade school, technical institute, vocational training or other post-secondary education program. International students are also welcome to apply for this scholarship.

The chose scholar will receive $1000 scholarship money that can be used toward any post secondary program. This scholarship is given four times a year, so students can basically apply for this scholarship all year round. Click here to apply online.

The Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest

If you are looking for a high paying scholarship essay contest, check out the Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest, a scholarship competition that is sponsored by the Ayn Rand Institute.  This contest could give you a whopping $10,000 that you can use to fund your college education.

The beauty of the Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest is that it is open to all college students and high school graduates worldwide. So whether you are in Europe, Asia or United Kingdom and even if you are not a United States citizen, you are more than welcome to join this contest.

Aside from the $10,000 as the first prize, the Ayn Rand Institute will also select 3 second prize winners who will be receiving $2,000 and another $1,000 each for the 5 third prize winners. Ayn Rand Institute will also give away $100 each for the 20 finalists and $50 each for the 20 semifinalists. So watch out for the theme or topic announcement this coming November!

Essay Scholarship Contest

Laurel Lane Publishing is running an essay contest that will award scholarship money amounting to $500 for the first prize winner and $200 for the second prize winner. This is open to all high school students as well as college students.

The essay topic for the 2008 is “Your Career”  which can be about anything that is related to your career plan or the career path that you wanted to pursue. Essay must be between 300 to 1000 words. Essay entry must be submitted as an email body at Attachments or essay written in other form of document will not be considered.

Likewise, senders must include their full name and details of school and year level. Essays will be judged according to grammar, spelling and style. The deadline for submission is on April 15, 2008. Winners will be announced at the Laurel Lane Publishing website  on May 15, 2008.

Mesothelioma Memorial Scholarship

The Mesothelioma Memorial Scholarship is created to honor the people who have have died from mesothelioma due to exposure to asbestos, as well as the thousands of patients who are newly diagnosed with the disease ever year. This scholarship awards $500 financial assistance to the qualified scholars.

This scholarship can be applied by students who are currently enrolled in college degree program or vocational and technical courses. The Mesothelioma Memorial Scholarship is likewise open for those who plan to enroll in any educational institution in the United States such as ministry training and job skills training programs.

This scholarship can only be applied and completed online. To apply, simply complete the application form here and the essay questions on the latter part. This scholarship is offered four times a year and observes the following cut-off or deadlines: August 15, November 15, February 15 and May 15.

Win Up To $18K Scholarship

If you are member or dependent of qualified American Legion member and have some talent in oratory or public speaking, you may want to join the American Legion National High School Oratorical Contest that awards $18,000 for the first place winner, $16,000 for the second place winner and $14,000 for the third place winner.

Aside from the above huge scholarship prizes, each State winner who become certified and participated in the first round of the National contest will all receive $1,500 scholarship money. Then first round winners who advanced to and participated in the second round but do not advance to the Final Round will receive extra $1,500 scholarship money that they can use to pay for their college tuition.

So what are you waiting for? If you have the above talent, contact The American Legion now to learn more about this rewarding oratorical contest.

Scholarship for Disadvantaged Students

Do you belong in a family with heavy financial burden but still wanted to pursue a college degree in any health related degree program? If you answered yes, then you may be qualified to apply in Scholarship for Disadvantaged Students that are given by Bureau of Health Professions under the US Department of Health and Human Services.

This scholarship is given to undergraduate and graduate students who are pursuing degrees in medicine, dentistry, optometry, pharmacy, nursing, public health, veterinary medicine, chiropractic and other allied health programs such as medical laboratory technology, occupational therapy, physical therapy, marriage and family therapy, clinical psychology and even programs in physician assistants training.

The Scholarship for Disadvantaged Students provides tuition and allowances for reasonable educational expenses and living expenses. This scholarship preferred those US citizen students with heavy financial need and disadvantaged backgrounds who are currently enrolled in the above stated programs. To apply for this scholarship, students must see the financial aid office of the school where they are enrolled or planning to apply.

Scholarship Opportunities From The US Air Force

Did you know that the US Air Force can offer you great scholarship opportunities? They can even provide you allowances through out your college years and a guaranteed career right after you graduated. The have several kinds of scholarship programs for incoming college freshmen and currently enrolled college students.

For incoming freshmen, they have the Air Force ROTC High School Scholarship Program that offers three to four-year scholarships in three different types (Type 1, Type 2, Type 7) to high school seniors that pay full or partial college tuition and most school fees as well as a $900 book allowance and a non taxable monthly allowance ranging from $250 to $400.

For currently college freshmen or sophomores, the US Air Force has the In-College Scholarship Program that is offered in either Type 2 (tuition capped at $15,000 per year), Type 3 (tuition capped at $9,000 per year) or Type 6 (tuition capped at $3,000 per year) scholarships for 2 or 3 years.

To be eligible to apply for these scholarships, students must be a United States citizen or at least become a US citizen by the end of the projected term of activation. Students must also pass the Air Force Officer Qualifying Test, the Air Force ROTC Physical Fitness Test and meet the Air Force ROTC weight and body fat standards.

And so, if you want a comprehensive scholarship and a career in the US Air Force, try searching the US Air Force website for the most suitable scholarship program for you.