Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program

Do you want to become a competitive a K-12 teacher in the near future? Or do you want to advance your teaching career? Well, you may check out the Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program of National Science Foundation because this Teacher Scholarship Program is intended for undergraduate students especially for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics majors and professionals who would like to pursue a career as K-12 mathematics and science teachers.

This program provides financial assistance to support scholarships, stipends, and academic programs of select students who will qualify as Robert Noyce Teacher Scholars. Through this scholarship program, these professionals can even further their career as it also supports the development of NSF Master Teaching Fellows by giving professional development and salary supplements for exemplary math and science teachers to become Master Teachers in high need school districts.

The deadline of application for Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program is on August 25, 2009. For more information, interested science, technology, engineering, and mathematics majors may get in touch with Joan  T. Prival  at (703) 292-4635 or  Deborah  E. Allen at (703) 292-4653. You may also check out this site for more information.

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.

Do-Over Scholarship Contest For 2009

The Do-Over Scholarship is another opportunity for students in the United States regardless of their academic performance to have a chance to win $1,000 scholarship money. For 2009, the Do-Over Scholarship Contest will give away 5 scholarships, so there will be more students who will benefit from this scholarship contest.

Qualified students are those thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of their application, legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia and of course, currently enrolled (or will enrol no later than the fall of 2014) in any accredited post-secondary institution of higher education in the United States.

To join, simply create a brief essay (250 words or less) about “What one event or moment from your school years would you ‘do over’ and why?” and submit it online here. The correctness of grammar and spelling as well as the content of essay are the factors to win this $1000 scholarship. Do not exceed in 250 words and submitted essay must be original and unpublished.

The last day of submission of entry is on June 30, 2009 at 11:59 pm Eastern Daylight Savings Time. The five scholarship winners will be announced by August 31, 2009.

You may read the complete scholarship program rules for the Do-Over Scholarship for more details.

Become A Dell Scholar

It is so easy to apply for a Dell Scholarship because you can start your application right through their website. If you are interested to be a Dell Scholar, the first step you should do is to complete an online application. All submitted online applications will be assessed and from there, a group of Dell Scholar Semi-finalists will be selected.

If you are one of the Semi-finalists, you will now be asked to submit a current copy of your high school transcript, a complete Student Aid Report (SAR) from their FAFSA and an online letter of recommendation. After you submitted the required documents, these will now be reviewed by an independent scholarship selection committee.

The highlights of the Dell scholarship application are largely composed of the following:

The different responsibilities you have in addition to school at both work and home
How you will describe your life at home by telling something about your family, your greatest challenges and adversities, how you overcame them, and why you have the determination to succeed
Information about your classes, your college readiness program experience, and future plans for college
Information on your level of financial need

The Dell Scholarship Program will not focus on your academic grades and extra-curricular involvement but on your desire and need to earn a bachelor degree. With Dell, it doesn’t matter if you are just an average student as long as you have the dream to go in a college and finish a bachelor’s degree program.

Dell’s scholarship application usually starts in November 1. Semi-finalists will be announced by February 12 and the lucky scholars of Dell will be announced by April 10. So start planning now and prepare yourself to become one of the Dell Scholars.

Win 1 of 20 CollegeSTEPS Scholarships Sweepstakes By Wells Fargo

This is another Scholarship Sweepstakes that senior high school students can try at no cost. This sweepstakes is sponsored by Wells Fargo Education Financial Services, a division of Wells Fargo Bank. The scholarship sweepstakes entails students to simply register online into the CollegeSTEPS Program.

By enrolling in the CollegeSTEPS Program, the students are automatically included to a scholarship sweepstakes that will give them a chance to win 1 of the 20 $1000 scholarship prizes. This sweepstakes is open to any current U.S. resident student excluding residents of New York, Florida, and Rhode Island.

There is no purchase required but students may only register until May 31, 2009, at 7:01 a.m. (CT). Scholarship sweepstakes winners will be notified by telephone or by U.S. Mail sent to the address on the winning student’s entry form around two (2) weeks after the drawing period. The $1,000.00 tuition prize check will be sent to the U.S. institute of higher learning designated by the winner and the Affidavit of Enrolment must be returned prior to July 31, 2009 or the prize will be forfeited.

For more information, interested students may read the Official Rules of CollegeSTEPS Scholarships Sweepstakes.

Next Step Magazine Offers Free Tuition Scholarship

The Next Step Magazine offers a Tuition Scholarship Sweepstakes to all incoming freshmen college who are legal residents of the U.S. and Canada (excluding Puerto Rico and Quebec).  This contest entails no essay requirement; so joining is relatively easy.

All you need to do is register online to win a scholarship for one year of free tuition. The amount that one can win is up to $20,000. The amount of scholarship that the student can win depends on the total cost of his or her tuition for one year at the college or university that the student is attending or by the total cost of both unmet need and need-based aid as determined by the student’s financial aid letter, whichever is lower.  The cost of other education expenses such as books, lodging, and miscellaneous fees are excluded.

But aside from the chance to win a scholarship for your college education, students who will register for this contest will get Next News College planning tips in the mail inbox and can also become a Teen Advisory Board member in Next Step Magazine.

Deadline of registration is on June 19, 2009. Don’t let this opportunity pass, register now and have a chance to win your tuition for your college education.  To know more about the Next Step Magazine’s Tuition Scholarship, please click here.

Register In Sallie Mae For A Chance To Win $1000 Scholarship

That’s right! By simply registering online in Sallie Mae, you will have a chance to win a $1,000 Scholarship Giveaway from The College Answer $1,000 Sweepstakes. Qualified students for this easy Sweepstakes are those who are at least 13 years old.

Aside from a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship, students who successfully completed the Sallie Mae online registration form will also enjoy the privilege of unlimited use of Sallie Mae free scholarship search; receive timely planning and paying for college emails; print helpful checklists and fact sheets; and access to Sallie Mae Education Investment Planner.

To begin your registration, just complete the online registration form. Those without internet access may also register via postal mail by writing the following information in a 4″ x 6″ card and mail at Sallie Mae $1,000 Sweepstakes Registration, 11100 USA Parkway, M373, Fishers, IN 46037:

* Your full name
* Your complete address
* Valid email address (if you do not have an e-mail address, print “no e-mail address”)
* Grade level
* School you are attending
* Valid telephone number
* The words “Sallie Mae $1,000 Sweepstakes”

Only one entry card will be accepted per person. All entries that will be received will qualify in the monthly $1,000 scholarship giveaway. So what are you waiting for? Head onto the Sallie Mae $1,000 Sweepstakes now! Parents and guidance counselors may also participate in similar sweepstakes. Please click here for more details.