Resources for College Scholarships
Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC)
The Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) is the State’s higher education regulatory and coordinating board, responsible for establishing statewide policies for Maryland public & private colleges and universities, as well as for the for-profit career schools. MHEC also administers more than $100 million each year through financial aid programs. Need money for college? Start here!
Geneseo Migrant Scholarships
The Geneseo Migrant Center has provided financial assistance to students across the country with a recent or ongoing history of movement to obtain work in agriculture since the inception of its first scholarship fund in 1974.
Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation
The Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation (PGSF) is a not-for-profit, private, industry-directed organization that dispenses undergraduate college scholarships and graduate fellowship assistance to talented men and women interested in graphic communication careers.
Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
The SWE Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to women admitted to accredited baccalaureate or graduate programs, in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology and computer science. In 2016, SWE disbursed approximately 230 new and renewed scholarships valued at more than $750,000.
VFW Auxiliary’s Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest
Each year, more than 3,500 high school students from across the country participate in the VFW Auxiliary’s Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest. The contest began in 1979 to recognize up-and-coming artists and encourage patriotism in youth. The first-place winner from each state competes for national awards totaling $21,000.
Jeannette Rankin Women’s Scholarship Fund
Eligible applicants: A woman, age 35 or older and Low-income. You must be A U.S. citizen or Permanent Resident of the United States, Pursuing a technical or vocational education, an associate’s degree, or a first bachelor’s degree. Must be enrolled in, or accepted to, a regionally or ACICS accredited school.
The Diabetes Scholars Foundation’s College Scholarship Program
The Diabetes Scholars Foundation’s college scholarship program is available to incoming freshmen with type 1 diabetes and who are US citizens or permanent residents seeking a higher education at an accredited four year university, college, technical or trade school. This scholarship recognizes students who have high academic performance, are actively involved in the diabetes community, participate in community and/or extra-curricular activities and who have demonstrated that they are successfully managing the challenges of living with diabetes. Diabetes Scholars Foundation scholarships are not based on financial need.
VFW Youth Scholarships
The VFW is dedicated to promoting patriotism and investing in our future generation. If you are a democracy-loving high school student interested in a $30,000 college scholarship or a patriotic middle school student interested in winning $5,000, these scholarships may be for you.
Win a $2500 Rover Scholarship
Higher education: that magical time when deadlines are tight and budgets are tighter. Whether you’re living off of insta-coffee or insta-noodles, we get it—and we’d like to help fund your brain fuel for the coming school year. Just write a 400-500 word essay for your chance to win $2500!
Essay Contests for Ayn Rand’s Anthem, The Fountainhead, and Atlas Shrugged
Have you read one of Ayn Rand’s thought-provoking novels? Now’s the time! Enter an Ayn Rand Institute essay contest for your chance to win thousands of dollars in scholarship prize money.
Discover Student Loans Sweepstake
Throughout the year, 11 eligible students or parents will be randomly selected to win a $10,000 Discover Student Loans Scholarship Award to help cover college expenses.
Submit original photo, artwork or computer graphics for the front of a greeting card. Contest submissions accepted from: May 31st, 2018 – March 1st, 2019. Winner will be announced May 1st, 2019.
Getting Real About Distracted Driving Scholarship
Getting Real About Distracted Driving Scholarship: Design an advertisement that will educate the public about the dangers of distracted driving, and convince them with a clear call to action not to text and drive, drink and drive, eat and drive, or any other distraction you choose to focus on.
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