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.


The Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship Program

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, is pleased to announce the continuation of the Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship Program to help provide educational opportunities for future generations of scientists.

The Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship Program for the Fall 2014 semester includes two (2) $10,000 scholarships and four (4) $5,000 scholarships, to be awarded to undergraduate and graduate students with a declared major of biology, chemistry, biochemistry, or a related life-science field. To qualify for the scholarship, students must have a GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) and be enrolled in an accredited college for university for the Fall 2014 semester. In addition to these qualifications, students must also be legal United States residents, meaning that students possessing appropriate Visa status in order to study in the United States are also eligible.

Students may apply for the scholarship through the Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship Website. Applications will be accepted until 2:59:59 p.m. CT on August 1, 2014. Each application will be reviewed and evaluated by a scholarship committee and announced to the chosen recipients by August 14, 2014. All questions regarding the scholarship may be directed to piercescholarship@thermofisher.com.


AES Engineers Scholarship

The consulting firm of AES Engineers is committed to continuing its support of higher education by providing scholarships to deserving students.

Scholarship Criteria:
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.


The ALICOM Technical Scholarship

The ALICOM Technical Scholarship is open to students attending a public or private University in the United States pursuing degrees in Information Technology or a related technology/security field.

Eligibility Requirements to Apply

Applicants must meet following criteria: U.S. citizen‚ student attending community college or business school in the above-mentioned fields. Must submit proof of enrollment or plans to enroll in said program.

  • Proof of University enrollment.
  • Most recent transcripts.
  • The ALICOM Technical Scholarship is to be used exclusively for school tuition and related expenses.
  • A check for $500 will be made payable to the award recipient’s university to cover these expenses.
  • All applicants must complete the downloadable application at: www.alicominc.com/scholarships and submit a 1000 word essay on one of the following subjects; Cyber Warfare, Cyber Intelligence, Cyber Security, Future of Information Technology, or Information Technology Research and Development.

Failure to include all required materials will result in immediate rejection of the application. Please email your completed application and essay by November 1, 2014 to: scholarships@alicominc.com

Please mail your official transcripts by December 1, 2014 to:
Alicom Technical Student Scholarship
Attention: Marie Meza
3108 State Rt 59, Suite 124-380
Naperville, IL 60564

The ALICOM Technical Student Scholarship recipient will be notified of the selection on or about December 15‚ 2014. Non-winning applicants will not receive individual notification.


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:

http://www.delmarvaed.org/


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:

  1. Must be a citizen or a legal permanent resident of the United States of Canada and reside in the United States or Canada.
  2. A high school graduate or equivalent.
  3. In need of financial assistance.
  4. Must be enrolled full time or part time in an accredited school.
  5. Must be within two years, but not less than four months, of completing the course of study for which the loan was approved.
  6. Must be able to provide two financially responsible adult cosigners.
  7. 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 shadygrove@umd.edu.


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.