Monthly Archives: June 2009

Travel is Education Scholarship

ACIS, an educational travel company is exploring a new level of education thru expanding the student’s horizon, exploring new geographical areas and building self-confidence in the process. ACIS is opening a contest for grades 6 through 12 who travelled on an ACIS tour from November 1, 2009 through December 31, 2010. The theme of the 2010 scholarship is “Travel Changes Lives”.

Entries on which candidates could participate are artwork, photography and writing categories. Middle school students may join two categories: writing or artwork/photography.  These entries will be judged on creativity and inventiveness in expressing ideas related to the theme.

Just remember that entries must be accompanied by a completed copy of the Sponsor Application Form and the Scholarship Entry Form. Without these two application forms, entries will not be accepted. More so, incomplete or unsigned Sponsor Application Form and the Scholarship Entry Form will not be accepted as well. Each sponsor may endorse as many students as they possibly could but one student may submit only one entry.

Deadline of submission will be on January 15, 2010. Prizes for each of the three categories are as follows:

1 – One High School Grand Price: $1,000 ACIS Travel Scholarship Certificate;
2-  One High School Runner – Up Price :$500 ACIS Travel Scholarship Certificate;
3-  One Middle School Grand Prize: $400 ACIS Travel Scholarship Certificate.

Teachers who sponsors a winner or a runner up will also be awarded a special $250 ACIS Travel Scholarship Certificate that they could give to the deserving student of their choice. Winners will be notified through a written notification or candidates may check ACIS Travel is Education Scholarship website after February 15, 2010.

ACI Graduate Scholarship Program 2009-2010

American Concrete Institute (ACI) is one of the leading educational society that provides forum, seminars and offers scholarship for concrete related technologies.  The mission is to share, develop and utilize concrete to its fullest potential.  For ACI Graduate Scholarship Program 2009-2010, $3,000(U.S.) awards became available due to the support of;

ACI-W. R. Grace Scholarship – the longest running industry that sponsored educational scholarship;

V. Mohan Malhotra Scholarship – established to acknowledge Dr. Malhotra for  organizing international conferences and workshops for concrete technology;

Kumar Mehta Scholarship- initiated by Dr. Mehta to recognize students pursuit for concrete development;

Katharine and Bryant Mather Scholarship – founded in honor for Katherine and Bryant Mather for their exception contribution in concrete technology;

ACI Bertold E. Weinberg Scholarship – in recognition for Mr. Weinberg, the ACI Scholarship Council Chairman; and

ACI Scholarship – thru the generous contribution of its member.

Membership is free. For application, send your essay, resume and your e-mail package to scholarships@concrete.org. The applicant should have a bachelor’s degree and should be a full time first or second year student of graduate study in the United States or in Canada  during the entire scholarship year. The following should be submitted;

Completed 2009-2010 typed application form. Handwritten will not be accepted.
One page resume which should be limited to one page only.
Essay with a one page limit, 500 words or less including name and balance of scheduled classes of academic year.
Two completed online reference forms which must be in English language. Remember that mailed, e-mailed or letter of recommendation will not be accepted.
Transcript of Records

Name should be on every piece of material submitted. Failure of compliance to above stated directions could cause withdrawal of application. For this year, applications will be accepted from May 1, 2009 through October 30, 2009.

The Second Amendment to the Constitution Essay Contest

The Second Amendment to the Constitution Essay Contest  is another scholarship contest that is available in two categories, Senior (grades 10-12) and Junior (grades nine and below). This contest is sponsored by The NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund and is about celebrating the Second Amendment as an integral part of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights.

The participating students are asked to submit an essay on this topic: “The Second Amendment to the Constitution: Why it is important to our nation.” The length of essay must be around 1,000 words; it should be original and free from grammatical errors.  The essay must be typed in double spaced and includes the following information: student’s name, age, address, telephone number, school and grade level. Student must likewise attach on the essay a statement from their teacher or parent that the essay is their original work.

The essay along with other information should be submitted by mail at NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund,
Office of General Counsel, 11250 Waples Mill Road, Fairfax, VA 22030 on or before is December 1, 2009. Winners will be published in InSights and one of the Official Journals of NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund.

Each first prize winner in the above categories will win a $1,000 in U.S. Savings Bonds for their college education. Aside from the $1,000 in U.S. Savings Bonds, the sponsors will also choose winners for the second prizes amounting to $600 in Savings Bonds; winners for the third prizes amounting to $200 in Savings Bonds; and winners for the honorable mention who will receive $100 in Savings Bonds.

Shout It Out Scholarship

Shout It Out Scholarship is a scholarship contest sponsored by ScholarshipExperts. This contest is open to all students (13 years old and above) who are currently enrolled or will enrol on or before the fall of 2014 in any accredited college institution in the US. It awards $1000 scholarship money to the lucky scholarship winners.

The Shout It Out Scholarship contest is easy to join because the students only need to write a 250-word or less essay about this topic: “If you were given the opportunity to say anything to the admissions staff at your prospective college (or to the faculty of your current school), what one thing would you ‘shout out’ to make them remember you?”

There is no need to mail any documents because the submission of essay is done online. For this year, Shout It Out Scholarship contest will accept essay entries until September 30, 2009 at 11:59 pm Eastern Daylight Time. Scholarship winners will be announced at the end of November 2009.

To know more about the details of Shout It Out Scholarship contest, you may read the Scholarship Program Rules here.