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.
Daly Computers, Inc. Scholarship
The Daly Computers, Inc. Scholarship is awarded to sophomore, junior or senior students at Salisbury University who have a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher. The scholarship is intended for students who have encountered a recent and unexpected financial hardship that could jeopardize their ability to continue with their education. The scholarship is non-renewable and recipients are chosen through an application process overseen by the Director of Financial Aid.
- Must be a sophomore, junior, or senior
- 3.2 minimum cumulative GPA
- See application below
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.
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:
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:
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.
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 2015-2016 academic year, five students will be recognized with an award of $500 each.
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 2015–16 academic year (excluding proprietary and online schools)
- Be U.S. citizens or maintain legal residency within the United States
Excluded from consideration are employees and relatives of employees of JMX International, the company that owns DutchCrafters.
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
Application deadline is May 1 for the 2015-16 academic year.
For the 2015-16 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
Karman Healthcare Scholarship
The Karman Healthcare is the nation’s leading manufacturer of wheelchair innovation based out of Southern California with a strong customer base supporting the mobility impaired.
The Karman Healthcare Scholarship Fund is offering two (2) $500 scholarships for students who suffer a mobility disability. This scholarship will apply to students who have excelled academically and those who have a regard for disability awareness in America. This year the theme is to create a presentation of why disability awareness is important. The entries can include essays or poems
All academic applicants who meet the criteria are welcome to submit their application to the 2015-2016 Karman Healthcare Scholarship Fund. To view the criteria and application process, please go to www.karmanhealthcare.com/scholarships
Deadline - The deadline for 2015 Karman Scholarships is September 1, 2015. Please be sure to submit your essay before the official deadline.
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.