Other Scholarship Announcements
Disclaimer: Many of the following scholarships will collect personal information that is used to identify your eligibility. Salisbury University is not responsible for how these organizations will use that data. We are providing this information as a courtesy.
SU Philosophy Alumni Scholarship
The SU Philosophy Department invites applications for its annual Philosophy Alumni Scholarship. The scholarship is intended to supports a student research project, internship, study abroad opportunity or another deserving project. The project has to be completed during the 12-month period following the award of the scholarship. In-progress projects will also be considered. All SU students are eligible to apply. Preference might be given to applicants who are Philosophy majors or minors or whose proposed project contributes to the field of Philosophy, addresses a public issue of philosophical value, and/or expands the role of philosophy at Salisbury University. Scholarship recipients are expected to provide a short, public presentation of their project upon completion.
Please submit a description of your project in 500 words or less to the SU Philosophy Department, 1101 Camden Avenue, Salisbury, MD 21801-6860. You can also email your application directly to Tina Melczarek (email@example.com). If you have any questions about the scholarship, please contact Dr. Joerg Tuske (firstname.lastname@example.org). The application deadline is March 14, 2014. The Philosophy Department will announce the recipient of the scholarship at the annual Philosophy Symposium on April 26, 2014.
Friends of Blackwater Scholarship
The Friends of Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, Inc., are offering scholarships to students who are pursuing careers in fish and wildlife management, environmental education and science, and related fields. Students can apply if they are residents of the Maryland Eastern Shore counties of Cecil, Kent, Queen Anne’s, Talbot, Caroline, Dorchester, Wicomico, Worcester, or Somerset and will be entering junior, senior or graduate programs at the end of their present college term. Applicants are required to have the eligible Eastern Shore counties as their principal residency for the past four years. Students receiving full scholarships from another source or combination of sources are not eligible.
Three annual scholarships, one each of $3,000, $2,000 and $1,000 may be awarded to qualified applicants to be paid directly to their chosen college. The scholarships are to be used for tuition, college fees, books, supplies and equipment.
Applications must be postmarked on or before the annual deadline of March 15, 2014. Applicants will be notified no later than June 1, 2014 as to whether they have been awarded a scholarship.
If you're a student who is interested in applying, please see the fact sheet and application available below:
The Andrews Officers’ Spouses’ Club Scholarship
The Andrews Officers’ Spouses’ Club (AOSC) at Joint Base Andrews is now accepting applications for its 2014 Scholarship Program.
The scholarship is open to dependents (children and spouses) of active duty, DoD civilian, guard, reserves, retired or deceased service members assigned to or living on JBA or the National Capital Region. All ranks and all branches of service are encouraged to apply. Scholarships are awarded based on academic achievement, written essay, leadership, honors, athletics, community service, and work experience. Financial need is not taken into consideration. The minimum scholarship award is $1,500.
The scholarship application is available at www.andrewsosc.org, the Andrews OSC Facebook Page or by email request. Applications must be postmarked by April 1, 2014.
Central Scholarship Bureau
Founded in Baltimore in 1924, Central Scholarship Bureau (CSB) helps students in Maryland realize their academic and professional goals through grants and interest-free loans to attend accredited institutions within the United States.
The Bureau offers grants and scholarships to various majors such as Healthcare, Education, Social Work along with those tagged for women, Jewish students and African-American students.
GENERAL SCHOLARSHIP CRITERIA
- Maryland Resident (or reside within 200 miles of Baltimore City)
- US Citizen or Permanent Resident
- Family income below $90,000
- GPA of 2.7 or higher to be competitive
- Enrolled in, or applying to, an accredited US college/university
This year, in addition to the General Application 2014-2015 which qualifies you for over 40 scholarship programs, Central Scholarship has a new matching feature to pair you with very specific scholarships that may fit you!
To apply, students must complete the online scholarship application at www.central-scholarship.org, which will be available until April 1
Leonard and Helen R. Stulman Endowed Scholarship
The Leonard and Helen R. Stulman Endowed Scholarship grants up to $5,000 for bilingual students pursuing graduate degrees in social work or mental health fields. Strong preference will be given to Spanish speakers.
General Scholarship Criteria:
- US Citizen/Permanent Resident
- Family Income below $91,000
- Must attend an accredited US college or university in the Fall 2014 semester
- Resident of Maryland (or live within 200 miles of Baltimore City)
Application deadline is April 1, 2014.
The Timothy J. Atkinson Memorial Scholarship
Timothy J. Atkinson was the former Executive Director of The Arc Carroll County. For more than 30 years he advocated for people with disabilities and helped to transition The Arc from a grassroots organization that provided primarily in-house services to a thriving non-profit organization that now provides mostly community and employment based services and diligently advocates for the rights of people with disabilities.
The Timothy J. Atkinson Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to a student who intends to enter a field that will assist or advocate for people with disabilities. The amount of the award will be $1,000. Eligible candidates must be a Carroll County resident and must be accepted for admission or be currently attending as a full-time student at an accredited college or university in pursuit of a related degree.
The scholarship application is available at: http://www.arccarroll.com/ under the heading of Publications and Resources. Applications must be received by April 1, 2014
Great Lakes National Scholarship Program
Great Lakes Educational Loan Services, Inc. is offering $2,500 scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students enrolling in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) disciplines. Up to 750 awards will be granted to qualified students from across the country.
Applicants must meet all of the following criteria:
- Be high school seniors or graduates or be current postsecondary undergraduates or graduate level students.
- Plan to enroll full-time at an accredited non-profit public or private two-year or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school for the entire 2014-2015 academic year.
- Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale
- Able to demonstrate financial need.
- Enrolled in an eligible major: Math, Natural science, Physical science, Biological/agriculture sciences, Engineering/engineering technology, Computer/information science
The Marine Technology Society Scholarship
The Marine Technology Society is pleased to offer several scholarship awards to graduating high school seniors, undergraduate and graduate students who are studying a marine science, marine engineering and/or marine technology field.
An application and additional information can be found on the Marine Technology Society website at: http://www.mtsociety.org/education/scholarships.aspx
The application deadline is April 15, 2014.
FOTA Art Scholarship
Attention all Anne Arundel County College Level Art Students
Friends of the Arts (FOTA), Annapolis, Maryland is offering two art scholarships of $3,000 each for the academic year 2014-2015, to Anne Arundel County resident college-level art students attending accredited Maryland institutions. Applicants must have completed a minimum of 12 credits in the last year. These awards will be determined on a competitive basis and require the submission of an art portfolio, an artist’s statement and two letters of recommendation. All applicants will be e-mailed notification of competition results by May 30, 2014. Payment will be made directly to the recipient's college. Scholarship recipients will be required to give a short presentation to FOTA's General Membership Meeting on Tuesday, September 9, 2014.
The portfolio should include a maximum of 7 images on a CD. Work must have been completed within the past two years. Images should be formatted in jpg at 300 dpi. No file should exceed 8"x10." Each jpg file should contain the artist's name, title and medium of each piece. An image list must accompany the images itemized in viewing order, the title of each piece (if any), media, dimensions and year completed. Portfolio artwork may include drawings, paintings, photography, ceramics, digital works, printmaking, sculptures, or mixed media.
The Artist’s Statement must include: Your academic and artistic goals and describe how your submitted work represents your vision and perspective. Your statement may not exceed one page, double-spaced. Be sure to include your name at the top of your statement.
Letters of Recommendation: Please submit two letters of recommendation with your application.
Deadline: Return the completed application form along with your CD of images, artist’s statement and letters of recommendation by April 29, 2014. Download the application here.
The Dr. Alma S. Adams Scholarship
Applications are now being accepted for the Dr. Alma S. Adams Scholarship for Outreach and Health Communications to reduce tobacco use. The scholarship, named for founding Legacy board member, Dr. Alma S. Adams will award two $5,000 scholarships to students pursuing undergraduate or graduate studies at an accredited institution of higher education in the United States. The awards will be granted on a competitive basis for the following: a) a record of commitment to community service on behalf of an underserved community, preferably related to tobacco prevention and/or control and b) the best use of the visual arts, media, creative writing or other creative endeavor to convey culturally appropriate health messages aimed at raising awareness of tobacco’s harmful impact.
The application is now available at www.LegacyForHealth.org. Applications will be accepted until April 30, 2014. Awardees will be notified by June 29, 2014. For more information, email: email@example.com.
DutchCrafters Amish Furniture Heritage Scholarship
The DutchCrafters Amish Furniture Heritage Scholarship recognizes undergraduate students who draw upon their cultural heritage to shape their vocational aspirations, add creative value to their future employers, and serve their communities. For the 2014-2015 academic year, five students will be recognized with an award of $500 each.
Whether you are in nursing, education, business or engineering, the DutchCrafters Amish Furniture Heritage Scholarship recognizes that the potential for creative value often lies within that which has been passed along to you from previous generations. How will you draw upon your cultural heritage to shape your vocational aspirations, offer creative value to your future employer, and serve your community?
Eligibility - Applicants must:
- Be high school seniors or graduates or be current undergraduate students
- Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited U.S. four-year college or university for the entire 2014–15 academic year (excluding proprietary and online schools)
- Be U.S. citizens or maintain legal residency within the United States
Award Criteria - Scholarship recipients are selected based on the following factors:
- Academic achievement and financial need
- GPA of 3.0 or higher
- The essay component of the application
- Students from all disciplines and fields of study are invited to apply
For the 2014-15 academic year, the DutchCrafters Amish Furniture Heritage Scholarship will award five scholarships of $500 each. Disbursements of the award will be made in two increments of $250 each – one for the first semester and one for the second semester of the academic year. Awards are for undergraduate study only.
How to Apply
The application consists of an information summary, a statement of financial need and a 750 word essay. The application can be downloaded at www.dutchcrafters.com/heritage-scholarship and emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to:
DutchCrafters Amish Furniture Heritage Scholarship
1877 Porter Lake Dr.
Sarasota, FL 34240
Applications must be received by May 1, 2014.
B. Davis Scholarship
Deadline and Eligibility
DEADLINE: May 26, 2014
AWARD VALUE: $1,000
This Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution.
- There is no age restriction
- Be sure to include your name and the school you are attending this year and next
- This is not an academic scholarship but the scholarship provider would like to know where you are going to school now and what your future academic plans are.
Pick a controversial problem on high school or college/university campuses and suggest a solution
Your submissions must be sent by email at email@example.com If you have any questions, please feel free to contact firstname.lastname@example.org
AES Engineers Scholarship
The consulting firm of AES Engineers is committed to continuing its support of higher education by providing scholarships to deserving students.
AES Engineering is offering $500 scholarships that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by evaluating the essays that are submitted. This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post secondary educational facility.
You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible. Additional information along with the application can be found at www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm. The application deadline is October 6, 2014.
Delmarva Education Foundation
The Delmarva Education Foundation is a non-profit organization that provides an easily accessible index of local scholarships that are available to students of the lower Delmarva Peninsula:
Kids' Chance of Maryland
Kids' Chance of Maryland is a nonprofit corporation developed by the concerned volunteers in Maryland's legal community, in association with insurers, employers, and the labor, medical and workers' compensation community. The purpose of Kids' Chance is to provide financial scholarships for children of catastrophically or fatally injured workers to complete their higher education.
Children who have had a parent catastrophically injured or killed in an employment-related accident in Maryland are eligible to apply for this scholarship. Students must be between the ages of 16 and 25. The parent's death or injury must have resulted in a substantial decline in the family income.
Generally, the scholarship is good for one semester, and the applicant must maintain acceptable grades. The applicant must reapply at the end of each semester for the scholarship to continue. Scholarship awards vary and depend largely on the needs and educational expenses of the student. Scholarships cover tuition and books, but may also include housing and meals.
Scholarship applications are available by visiting www.kidschance-md.org.
P.E.O. Educational Loan Fund
The P.E.O. Educational Loan Fund makes loans available to qualified women who desire a higher education and are in need of financial assistance. The maximum loan amount is $10,000. Eligibility for loan consideration includes:
- Must be a citizen or a legal permanent resident of the United States of Canada and reside in the United States or Canada.
- A high school graduate or equivalent.
- In need of financial assistance.
- Must be enrolled full time or part time in an accredited school.
- Must be within two years, but not less than four months, of completing the course of study for which the loan was approved.
- Must be able to provide two financially responsible adult cosigners.
- Must apply through and be recommended by a local chapter.
Graduate or undergraduate students who meet the above eligibility requirements and wish to inquire about the application and local chapter approval process may view additional information at http://www.peointernational.org/peo-projectsphilanthropies.
Point Foundation: The National LGBT Scholarship Fund
Point Foundation is the nation’s largest scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students of merit. Individuals enrolled in either an undergraduate or graduate program, beginning or continuing in the Fall of 2014, are eligible to apply.
Who qualifies for a Point Scholarship? Applicants should visit Point’s website to review current Point Scholars’ biographies and assess the type of scholars that are generally selected. Point is looking for individuals who have proven leadership skills, excellent scholastic achievements, and want to make a difference in the world. All applicants are evaluated on the totality of their situation including academic accomplishments, financial, leadership within extra-curricular and career-related activities, personal circumstances and goals for the future.
New information for the 2014-2015 academic year is available at www.pointfoundation.org Point’s scholarship application is ONLY available online.
The Sallie Mae Fund Scholarships
The Sallie Mae Fund sponsors several scholarship programs and supports hundreds of college scholarships. All of their programs are based on financial need, as The Fund seeks to bridge the dollar gap. With an estimated $3 billion in private scholarships awarded nationally each year, The Fund aims to send the message that money is available to those who make the effort to apply. For the 2008-2009 academic year, nearly $2 million in college scholarships were awarded to nearly 800 students nationwide.
Scholarship information, criteria, deadlines and informative financial aid resources are available at www.thesalliemaefund.org/
Universities at Shady Grove Scholarships
In addition to federal and state grants awarded on the basis of financial need, various private scholarships are available for students enrolled in programs at USG as provided by our Board, local businesses, foundations, community organizations and individual donors. Apply today! For more information please visit www.shadygrove.umd.edu/scholarships or email email@example.com.
2011 Guide to Scholarships
for Minorities, New Americans and Major Specific Students
This is a comprehensive document that includes several scholarship directories and a downloadable database that provides great information for all students.
Wicomico County Public Schools
Scholarships and Awards Booklet
The booklet is published by the Wicomico County Board of Education for the use of their graduating students.