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Description & Instructions 0 N. Safko NSPA Members receive 4 free announcements per year. Members can  post announcements directly to the Scholarship Community Announcements forum by clicking on "New Topic" in the gray bar at the top of the posts. These will also appear in the Wednesday Announcements.
by N. Safko
Saturday, March 31, 2018
National Honor Society Scholarship Applications Now Being Accepted! 0 E. Felder Who: Senior members of the National Honor Society who are in good standing (Not sure if your school has a chapter? Search our Chapter Finder.) What:National Honor Society Scholarship($2M in scholarships to be awarded) When: Applications close December 6; Recommendations are due on December 10 Where: Visit nhs.us/scholarship to access the application and other information about the award. Why: Senior NHS members in good standing are able to apply to receive an NHS Scholarship supported by the National Association of Secondary School Principals. One national winner will receive $25,000 to put towards their higher education plans.   Please help us share this special recognition opportunity for high school students with your community and school. For questions about the award and process, contact scholarship@nhs.us.
by E. Felder
Thursday, October 10, 2019
The Terry Foundation Awards 2019 Transfer Scholarships 0 A. Masso 2019 Terry Transfer Scholarship Interview Results The Terry Foundation is proud to announce the selection of our 2019 Transfer Scholar cohort. During the last week of June, 180 candidates interviewed with panels of Terry Scholar Alumni in Houston and Dallas. 72 new Terry Scholars from across the state of Texas were chosen based on their academic achievements, demonstrated leadership, and financial need. These new Terry Scholars will attend 12 Terry-affiliated public universities participating in the Terry Transfer Scholarship Program and will be funded up to six semesters with a minimum award of $14,000 for the 2019-2020 academic year. They will also have the opportunity to utilize a study abroad stipend. These new Terry Scholars will join the 204 graduating high school seniors who received Terry Scholarships earlier this spring. This 2019 class will join thriving communities of their fellow Scholars, who are already leaving their mark on campus. They will also be part of the ever-expanding Terry Scholar network, comprised of over 5,000 Terry Scholars in various fields of study and industries across the globe. We are excited for our current Scholars to meet the newest members of our Terry Family, and we look forward to celebrating every milestone and accomplishment with them in the years to come! In total, the Terry Foundation will award over $27 Million in funding to approximately 1,200 enrolled Terry Scholars during the 2019 - 2020 school year.
by A. Masso
Friday, July 5, 2019
[EDUCATIONAL WEBINAR] RETHINKING YOUR SCHOLARSHIPS 0 E. Gilje [EDUCATIONAL WEBINAR] RETHINKING YOUR SCHOLARSHIPS Rethinking your scholarships is a group effort and it can be difficult to know where to begin. During this webinar, learn about the steps Julia Da Silva from Triangle Community Foundation has already taken to rethink her foundation’s scholarship programs. Julia surveyed students, fund holders, and committee members – and, based off of feedback, has already made several changes to their programs – and plans to make more in the near future. Join us to learn about changes the foundation has made, what’s to come, and how to start rethinking your scholarships! Date: Thursday, June 27 Time:9:00am Pacific / 12:00pm Eastern Register Here
by E. Gilje
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Scholarship America Announces Two New Trustees 0 J. Cronson Scholarship America Announces Two New Trustees   MINNEAPOLIS (June 18, 2019) – Scholarship America®, the nation’s leading nonprofit scholarship and educational support organization, is pleased to announce the election of Lucinda Desha Robb and Dr. James Dlugos to its Board of Trustees.   “I am pleased to welcome these two highly qualified and accomplished individuals to our board,” said Robert C. Ballard, president and CEO of Scholarship America. “They each bring a wealth of professional and volunteer experience in the education and nonprofit sectors, as well as a strong personal commitment and years of dedicated service supporting students in achieving their educational dreams.” Lucinda Desha Robb,Arlington, Va., the granddaughter of President Lyndon and Lady Bird Johnson, is an avid nonprofit volunteer, wife and mother of three children. She serves on the boards of the National Archives Foundation, the Arlington Food Assistance Center and Communities of Schools of North Virginia. Robb leadsKidsGiving, an organization she founded to promote philanthropy in kids. She is currently writing a book on the 19thAmendment, which gave women the right to vote. She occasionally writes book reviews for theWashington Postand mentors young women interested in politics.   "One of the exciting things to me about Scholarship America is how supportive their entire process is - they don’t just want to help students get money for college, they want to make sure they graduate as well,” said Robb. Previously Robb served for 15 years as the director of recruiting for The Teaching Company, which makesThe Great Courses, college-level not-for-credit courses on everything from literature, history and science to music, philosophy and religion. She traveled to colleges and universities across the country, sitting in on and grading lectures by over 600 world-class professors. She later became director of professor relations, guiding professors through a rigorous audition and course-making process. She also worked for five years developing educational programming at the Center for Legislative Archives at the National Archives. Robb is a graduate of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public Affairs at Princeton University. Dr. James Dlugos, Windham, Maine,joined Saint Joseph’s College of Maine as president in 2012, championing a strategic plan for ensuring the school’s place as an exemplary 21st- century Catholic liberal arts college in the Mercy tradition.A key element of the strategic plan is the development of mission-aligned businesses on campus, which are designed to expand learning opportunities, diversify revenue streams, and address emerging social and economic needs in Maine.Under President Dlugos’ leadership, Saint Joseph’s College launched a new Bachelor of Social Work major, expanded opportunities for study abroad, increased scholarship programs, and adopted a comprehensive climate action and sustainability plan. An active voice in higher education, Dr. Dlugos serves as president of the Maine Independent Colleges Association (MICA) and as chair of the board of directors of Maine Campus Compact, which seeks to reinvigorate the public purposes and civic mission of higher education. "I'm happy to contribute my energy and commitment in supporting student success to the wonderful work that Dr. Fradkin, founder of Scholarship America, began more than half a century ago," said Dlugos. Dr. Dlugos previously served as vice president and dean for academic affairs at the College of Saint Elizabeth in Morristown, N.J., and in a variety of roles over 16 years at Washington and Jefferson College in Washington, Penn., including vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty. Dr. Dlugos earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in English from Boston College, a doctorate in English from the University of Virginia, and has completed the Management Development Program at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education. About Scholarship America ® Scholarship America is a non-profit organization that helps students fulfill their college dreams. Since 1958, Scholarship America has distributed $4.2 billion to more than 2.5 million students. The organization works with partners to lower barriers to a college education and give students the support needed to succeed. Learn more at scholarshipamerica.org.
by J. Cronson
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Scholarship America Named Star Tribune 2019 Top 150 Workplace 1 J. Cronson Scholarship America Announces Two New Trustees   MINNEAPOLIS (June 18, 2019) – Scholarship America®, the nation’s leading nonprofit scholarship and educational support organization, is pleased to announce the election of Lucinda Desha Robb and Dr. James Dlugos to its Board of Trustees.   “I am pleased to welcome these two highly qualified and accomplished individuals to our board,” said Robert C. Ballard, president and CEO of Scholarship America. “They each bring a wealth of professional and volunteer experience in the education and nonprofit sectors, as well as a strong personal commitment and years of dedicated service supporting students in achieving their educational dreams.” Lucinda Desha Robb,Arlington, Va., the granddaughter of President Lyndon and Lady Bird Johnson, is an avid nonprofit volunteer, wife and mother of three children. She serves on the boards of the National Archives Foundation, the Arlington Food Assistance Center and Communities of Schools of North Virginia. Robb leads KidsGiving, an organization she founded to promote philanthropy in kids. She is currently writing a book on the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote. She occasionally writes book reviews for the Washington Post and mentors young women interested in politics. "One of the exciting things to me about Scholarship America is how supportive their entire process is - they don’t just want to help students get money for college, they want to make sure they graduate as well,” said Robb.  Previously Robb served for 15 years as the director of recruiting for The Teaching Company, which makes The Great Courses, college-level not-for-credit courses on everything from literature, history and science to music, philosophy and religion. She traveled to colleges and universities across the country, sitting in on and grading lectures by over 600 world-class professors. She later became director of professor relations, guiding professors through a rigorous audition and course-making process. She also worked for five years developing educational programming at the Center for Legislative Archives at the National Archives. Robb is a graduate of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public Affairs at Princeton University.         Dr. James Dlugos, Windham, Maine,joined Saint Joseph’s College of Maine as president in 2012, championing a strategic plan for ensuring the school’s place as an exemplary 21st- century Catholic liberal arts college in the Mercy tradition. A key element of the strategic plan is the development of mission-aligned businesses on campus, which are designed to expand learning opportunities, diversify revenue streams, and address emerging social and economic needs in Maine. Under President Dlugos’ leadership, Saint Joseph’s College launched a new Bachelor of Social Work major, expanded opportunities for study abroad, increased scholarship programs, and adopted a comprehensive climate action and sustainability plan. An active voice in higher education, Dr. Dlugos serves as president of the Maine Independent Colleges Association (MICA) and as chair of the board of directors of Maine Campus Compact, which seeks to reinvigorate the public purposes and civic mission of higher education. "I'm happy to contribute my energy and commitment in supporting student success to the wonderful work that Dr. Fradkin, founder of Scholarship America, began more than half a century ago," said Dlugos. Dr. Dlugos previously served as vice president and dean for academic affairs at the College of Saint Elizabeth in Morristown, N.J., and in a variety of roles over 16 years at Washington and Jefferson College in Washington, Penn., including vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty. Dr. Dlugos earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in English from Boston College, a doctorate in English from the University of Virginia, and has completed the Management Development Program at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education.     About Scholarship America ® Scholarship America is a non-profit organization that helps students fulfill their college dreams. Since 1958, Scholarship America has distributed $4.2 billion to more than 2.5 million students. The organization works with partners to lower barriers to a college education and give students the support needed to succeed. Learn more at scholarshipamerica.org.
by J. Cronson
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Be a Hero in Student Stories 0 E. Gilje As a scholarship provider, your impact ripples out, inspiring education and the future. Foundant's Alyse Braaten shares the impact a simple scholarship made on her family, as well as her experience as a scholarship manager.  Read Now: https://bit.ly/2Hl8Oxv Additionally, see the new features, including Universal Application, Foundant for Scholarship Providers has added that helps make you a hero to students and your organization.  Live Demo Webinar on May 21: https://bit.ly/2VCTnta
by E. Gilje
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
MORE THAN $1.5 MILLION IN SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDED 0 N. Safko Wasilla, Alaska – For the second year in a row, the Mat-Su Health Foundation (MSHF) has dramatically increased the amount it has awarded in academic scholarships. This year, 275 local residents will receive a total of $1,505,762 to pursue higher education in the fields of health and human services.   “Our scholarship program is an integral part of the foundation’s comprehensive workforce development strategy,” said MSHF Chief Executive Officer Elizabeth Ripley. “We are striving to ensure that Mat-Su residents have access to the education and training they need to participate in a fast-growing sector of the economy, while also helping everyone in the community have access to the services they need to be healthy.”   MSHF offers scholarships in two categories: academic scholarships for students pursuing college degrees with health and human services majors, and vocational scholarships to assist students with the cost of training and certifications for jobs in health and wellness fields. Scholarships are awarded based on how well each applicant meets the foundation’s eligibility criteria, including financial need, demonstrated interest in health and human services, and selection of a career choice that matches the workforce needs of the Mat-Su. MSHF academic scholarships are awarded one time annually, while vocational scholarships are awarded throughout the year.   Mat-Su Health Foundation 2019 academic scholarship recipients are listed below, starting with the five Mat-Su Scholars Awards and followed by all students who received awards:   ·         The Annie Demming Scholarship for a current high school student: Caleb Wagle ·         The Vivian "Babe" Shaver Scholarship for a behavioral health major: Turkan Rollins ·         The Ya Ne Dah Ah /K’tl’egh’i Sukdu Scholarship for a graduate-level applicant: Kelly Marre ·         The Jessica Stevens Scholarship for a physician assistant major: Erika Arthur ·         The Darlene Reed Scholarship for a nursing major: Don Lambert ·         The George V. Larson, III Scholarship for a hospital administration or nonprofit management major: Joshua Geary   Sherie Albright Janelle Alder Crystal Allen Linnaea Alverts Corey Ambrose Jennifer Anderson Kleigh Anderton Lucy Ashby Rebekah Bailey Collette Bailey Coreeanne Bean Olga Berezyuk Courtney Bernowski Isabella Blake Izabella Block Hannalora Bolduc Jenny Boles Ekaterina Bondarenko Leah Bonn Kristan Boyce Azlynn Brandenburg Tawny Brooks Kristie Brooks Lori Brown Heather Buchanan Thomas Buckley Alex Buness Marrisa Butikofer Victoria Buzzard Darian Cabales Chris Calkins Sydney Carle Feona Carney Amanda Carver Kate Casqueira Brittany Caulkins Khyla Chasse Juergen Christiansen Eric Christy Diana Cimei Helen Coleman Elizabeth Commissaris Sarah Conkey Veronica Couch Janell Couperthwaite Elijah Cranston-Stuckey Abigail Crawford Mary Crowley Amber Curry Camille Dayton Alyna Deishl Kristina Dennis Mary DePew Heather DeVilbiss Willow Drorbaugh Steven Duncan Kaitlyn Dykman Grace Eldridge Kimberly Elliott Kimberlee Ellison Amber Enns Amanda Enos Brett Ewing Emily Fagnant Trey Farber Jordan Ferris Jennifer Fields Crystal Fierro Benjamin Fife Chelsea Finch Corbin Flaming Parker Flaming Jewel Fleckenstein Sapphira Flint Levi Folk Amber Ford Emily Gage Mary Geist Katherine Germain Maia Gimm Michael Gonzalez Bobbi Goodwin Lyubov Gorban Marina Gorlova Ashley Granath Jeremy Grice Ellen Groseclose Teri Haddeland Milton Hagelberger Briar Hahn Michaela Hall Heather Hanes Amanda Hansen Jared Hanson Cheylynn Hardy Celeste Harrell Tamra Harrison Chloe Hartman Hayden Hartman Sarah Haskin Garic Hayes Natalia Heath Joshua Hejl Ben Henderson Sierra Hernandez Kendra Hoffman Kalea Hogate Mary Holbrook Jenny Hopper Genya Howe Tiffany Hubbard Kayla Hudson Savannah Hurt Sierra Imoe Crystal Isthill Faith Itta Kelsey Jackson Heidi Jerrils Aurora Johnson Deborah Johnston Aiden Jolley Libieann Keller Kelsey Kingsley Sierra Kistler Kirsten Knight Brittany Larsen Jared Layton Corina Layton Isabel Leath Gavin Lee Jeweleann Lelle' Tiffany Michelle Leonard Catherine Ling Hannah Loftus Lauren Luchsinger Ryan Lynn Amanda Lyon Gregory Lytle Skylar Madel Sarah Maffe Alan Markus Ariane Marley Amanda Martinez Ruby Matthews Brandi Mayo Samantha Mckown Megan Mercer Tristan Merchant Autumn Merrill Jasper Michener Alyssa Miles Melissa Miller Esther Miller Jasmine Milwicz-Pavia Carol Mitchell Aubrey Mitchell Kristen Moat Ryan Moat Crystal Mokelke Victoria Mokelke Aase Morin Zoe Morris Jasmine Moyer Ekaterina Mozalevskaya Cassandra Murphy Hayden Niekamp Courtney Niemi Laureu Olson Ariel Olson Haley Orrell Rebecca Osterkamp Samuel Ouellette Garrett Pace Allene Mae   Pangilinan Charlene Parks RuVonne Parson Anika Pasa Rio-Morgan Patrimonio-Raval Tyann Payne Trisha Pevan Deven Pfister Elise Porterfield Alexia Portney Caitlin Prichett Amanda Primmer Aiko Ranchoff Lexi Rau Ryan Ray Steven Ray Hannah Faith Raymundo Jessica Reisinger Terri Reynolds-Rogers Naneth Rhoads Samantha Rice Rachel Rice Noah Richards Garey Robinson Rebecca Rossing Sarah Rubeck Julia Safarik Emily Sager Kylee Sanderson Dylan Saunders Tetiana Sazhnieva Brayden Schachle Dory Schneider Sharon Schober Kiana Schorr Julia Scully Lily Sessom Heather Shomler Savanna Simmerman Marcus Sinchuk Leyla Sinyawski Kari Slick-Galloway Abigail Smith Katelyn Smith Sonya Smith Leah Smith Nichole Snyder Bonnie Snyder Hope Spargo Nicole Spinner Madison Stadem Hilary Stark Christine Starkweather Alexa Starr Isabell Still Kourtney Straight Kirsten Strolle Kaitlyn Sullivan Hunter Sullivan Delta Summitt Summer Sweet Luke Tegeler Vitaliy Tereshchenko Yolanda Thomas Ashley Thompson Elijah Titus Nadezhda Tolmacheva Melanie Trost Ethan Trouy Colleen Tuma Elizabeth Tunnell Tessa Turner Savanna Van Diest Lydia Vance Carmon VanSickle William Vaughan Marilyn Vink Adam Ward Natalie Waterhouse Kristin Wenger Nigel West Heidi Wheeler Megan Whitlatch Angela Wilkins Danielle Williams Kevin Williams Stacie Williamson Misty Wilmarth-Agoff Tricia Wilson Jacob Worden Kenyon Wright McKenna Young Colby Yuill Laurie Zografos Raegan Zuyus Jocelyn Zweifel   Applications for MSHF academic scholarships will be accepted again beginning in January 2020, but vocational scholarships are accepted year-round. More information can be found at healthymatsu.org. # Mat-Su Health Foundation is the official business name of Valley Hospital Association, Inc., which shares ownership in Mat-Su Regional Medical Center.  In this capacity, the MSHF board members and representatives actively participate in the governance of Mat-Su’s community hospital and protect the community’s interest in this important healthcare asset through board oversight.  The MSHF invests its share of Mat-Su Regional’s profits into charitable works that improve the health and wellness of Alaskans living in Mat-Su. More information is available online at www.healthymatsu.org.
by N. Safko
Sunday, May 12, 2019
The Terry Foundation Awards Over 200 Scholarships 0 A. Masso 2019 Traditional Scholarship Interview Results The Terry Foundation is proud to announce the selection of our 2019 Traditional Scholar cohort. Between March 25th and April 5th, over 500 exceptional high school seniors interviewed with panels of Terry Scholar Alumni in El Paso, Austin, Houston, and Dallas. 204 new Terry Scholars from across the state of Texas were chosen based on their academic achievements, demonstrated leadership, and financial need. These new Terry Scholars will attend 13 Terry-affiliated public universities and will be funded up to eight semesters with last-dollar, full-ride scholarships. They will also have the opportunity to utilize a study abroad stipend. The entering 2019 Terry freshmen will live together for their first year and will join thriving communities of their fellow Scholars, who are already leaving their mark on campus. They will also be part of the ever-expanding Terry Scholar network, comprised of over 5,000 Terry Scholars in various fields of study and industries across the globe. Later this summer, the new Traditional Scholars will be joined by the new cohort of 2019 Terry Transfer Scholars. We are excited for our current Scholars to meet the newest members of our Terry Family, and we look forward to celebrating every milestone and accomplishment with them in the years to come! In total, the Terry Foundation will award over $27 Million in funding to approximately 1,200 enrolled Terry Scholars during the 2019 - 2020 school year.  
by A. Masso
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Learn how your scholarship program can excel! 0 N. Safko Wednesday, May 15 9 am – 3:15 pm                            Learn how your scholarship program can excel!   Students today are not the same as students of the past. We need to make sure we are changing too — adjusting and supporting the needs of all students. At the second annual Scholarship America Partner Summit on Wednesday, May 15, scholarship program administrators will come together for a day of discussing challenges and identifying solutions.    At this Meeting of Great Minds, sessions will include: ·        Conversations with Current Students – What’s Working?  Hear from a panel of students talking about the impact of scholarships received as well as mentoring, coaching and other support that has been helpful or that they wish they had in order to thrive at college. ·        How It’s Done: In-Depth Program Studies:  Presenters from Detroit Regional Dollars for Scholars; Chick-fil-A Remarkable Futures and Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation give voice to best practices used in their exceptional programs. ·        Ask an Alumni – Talk with recent grads about what made the biggest difference in their success and what scholarship providers could do that is most helpful to students ·        A Community of Practice – Learn how you can stay connected with others passionate about students and scholarships Please join us and be a part of shaping a better future for students!  Register now!  
by N. Safko
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Scholarship America Partner Summit 0 J. Cronson Scholarship America Partner Summit
by J. Cronson
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
[Webinar] Scholar Snapp: Simplified Scholarship Applications 0 E. Gilje Register for this live webinar. Learn how Scholar Snapp is changing how students apply for scholarships. With just a couple clicks, students are able to apply for scholarships more quickly without re-entering their personal information every time. As a result, they are more likely to be awarded the funds they need to pursue their education.  Additionally, we’ll highlight the new partnership and integration with Scholar Snapp and Foundant’s Scholarship Lifecycle Manager (SLM). This integration is a winning combination for both students and scholarship providers.   Date: Thursday, March 28 Time: 9:00am Pacific / 12:00pm Eastern Click here to register Speaker: Julie A. Reames Scholar Snapp, Michael & Susan Dell Foundation (Contractor) Julie offers more than two decades of experience in scholarship administration and supporting student access to higher education. In addition, she has worked with many national organizations in the area of student retention, program development, fundraising and is a former board member of the National Scholarship Providers Association. Julie is a contractor with the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation.   Moderator: Sammie Holzwarth Foundant Technologies, Product Manager In her time with Foundant (since 2011) Sammie Holzwarth has taken on many roles in her path to becoming the Product Manager for GLM/SLM. Starting as an intern with Foundant’s Marketing Team, Sammie then moved into a Client Success Manager role - successfully implementing well over 150 clients. Her Foundant adventure next took her to the Sales Team as Foundant’s GLM/SLM Product Implementation Engineer. [Read More]
by E. Gilje
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Visual Impairment and Orientation & Mobility Professionals Scholarship 0 R. Back The Visual Impairment and Orientation & Mobility Professionals Scholarship Program (VIOMPSP) we are offering financial assistance to students seeking a degree or certificate in visual impairment in order to increases the supply of qualified blind rehabilitation specialists for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).   Scholarships will be offered in the following area: Low Vision Therapy & Visual Rehabilitation Therapy.
by R. Back
Monday, February 25, 2019
Health Professional Scholarship Program (HPSP) 0 R. Back Health Professional Scholarship Program (HPSP) sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is offering scholarships to individuals pursuing degrees as a Physician Assistant (PA), and Nursing (BSN, NP - Mental Health).  Application period will close May 3rd, 2019.  See attached flyers for more details.
by R. Back
Monday, February 25, 2019
$500 college savings award available for NJHS members 0 N. Lee Who: National Junior Honor Society members (grades 6-9) (Not sure if your school has a chapter?)  What: Outstanding Achievement Award ($500 college savings award) When: Nominations Close February 25 Where: njhs.us/oaa NJHS Advisers can submit nominations of students who exemplify the pillars of Scholarship, Service, Leadership, Character, and Citizenship in their schools Why: Students with at least $500 saved for education are three times more likely to enroll in college and are four times more likely to graduate from college than their counterparts with no college savings accounts.  Available for National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) members, the NJHS  Outstanding Achievement Award is accepting nominations through February 25. Please help us share this special recognition opportunity for middle school students with your community and school. For questions about the award, please contact njhs@applyISTS.com.
by N. Lee
Thursday, February 14, 2019
Cooke Young Scholars Program Application 0 A. Royal The Cooke Foundation Young Scholars Program application is now open for current 7th graders. The Young Scholars Program is a selective pre-college scholarship that offers educational support to exceptionally promising students from across the nation who have financial need. Cooke Young Scholars receive comprehensive advising and financial support from 8th grade through high school. Hear from Cooke alumna Naveen Mahmoud about how she used the experiences and connections gained in the Young Scholars Program to launch her into Stanford University and a career in the nonprofit sector. Learn more about her journey as a Cooke Scholar here. Current 7th graders who have strong academic records and financial need are encouraged to apply. The deadline to submit an application is March 14, 2019. http://www.jkcf.org/ysp
by A. Royal
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
CampusLogic Scholarship Vetting Checklist Locked Topic 0 N. Safko Scholarship scams are on the rise. Approximately 1 in 5 scholarships are fraudulent (think identity theft, solicitation, and illegal use of intellectual property). This downloadable scholarship vetting checklist helps you protect your students from scams that waste their time and energy.
by N. Safko
Thursday, January 17, 2019
Jeannette Rankin Foundation Seeks Volunteer Application Readers Locked Topic 0 N. Safko We need a team of dedicated Volunteer Scholarship Application Readers to help us select the newest class of Jeannette Rankin Scholars! Application Readers get the privilege of reading approximately 15 scholarship applications and scoring them based on a simple and thorough rubric we provide. This process is done remotely and can be completed from the comfort of your own home when it is convenient for you! If you are interested, sign up here: https://jeannette-rankin-foundation.dm.networkforgood.com/forms/2018-19-volunteer-sign-up OR email us at info@rankinfoundation.org for more information!  Responsibilities of Volunteer Application Readers: Attend a 1 hour live online webinar training. Take and pass a brief assessment after the training. Thoughtfully and thoroughly read EACH application assigned to you. Completely and carefully score EACH application assigned to you using the rubric provided. Dates: Level One (for new volunteer application readers): March 18 - April 2 Level Two (for volunteer application readers with 1-2 years experience): April 8 - April 24
by N. Safko
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Jeannette Rankin Foundation Scholarship is Now Open! Locked Topic 0 N. Safko This scholarship is available to women who are age 35 and older, US Citizens, low-income, and attending a regionally accredited not-for-profit institution. We fund students who are pursuing a technical, vocational, diploma, certificate, associates, or their FIRST bachelors degree. This is a $2,000 scholarship renewable up to 5 years. The application is open NOW and students can apply online until March 1, 2019. More information on eligibility and the application are available online here: https://rankinfoundation.org/for-students/eligibility-requirements/jeannette-rankin-eligibility   Emerge Scholarship is open now! This scholarship is available to women who are age 25 and older, Georgia residents, low-income, and attending a regionally accredited not-for-profit institution. We fund students who are pursuing a technical, vocational, diploma, certificate, associates, or their FIRST bachelors degree. The application is open NOW and students can apply online until March 1, 2019.  More information on eligibility and the application are available online here:  https://rankinfoundation.org/for-students/eligibility-requirements/emerge-eligibility 
by N. Safko
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Students Learn About Scholarships & Grants – And Win Awards Via Online Webs Locked Topic 0 N. Safko National Scholarship Month Rewind Students Learn About Scholarships & Grants – And Win Awards Via Online Website Scavenger Hunt The Bellevue University Scholarships & Grants Department recently presented awards to two grant recipients as part of National Scholarship Month. Sponsored by the National Scholarship Providers Association, November has been dedicated as National Scholarship Month in order to raise awareness of various scholarship opportunities. The Scholarships & Grants team organized an online scavenger hunt to allow students to learn more about the department’s offerings. Students had weekly opportunities all month to answer a set of scholarship-based questions, having to scavenge through the University’s website to find the correct answers. Two winners were selected through a random drawing. Each received a $1,000 grant for winter term.
by N. Safko
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

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