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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
[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
2019 Explore the World International Travel Scholarship, Now Open! Locked Topic 0 N. Safko   HI USA believes in the power of travel to foster a deeper understanding of people, places and culture for a more tolerant world. We promote a dynamic community of global citizens who have the wisdom and humanity to make the world a better place.  One of the ways that we accomplish this is by enabling meaningful and affordable travel experiences for those who could not otherwise afford to do so through our scholarship programs.  The Explore the World Travel Scholarship provides recipients with $2,000 to support a trip abroad that includes an educational, volunteer or service learning component. If you work with individuals between the ages of 18-30 who live or attend school in the following areas please share our scholarship with them. CALIFORNIA - Los Angeles - San Diego - San Francisco/Oakland  - Sacramento  DC/MARYLAND  - DC/Baltimore Metro  ILLINOIS  - Greater Chicago  LOUISIANA  - New Orleans  MASSACHUSETTS - Boston  MINNESOTA - Minneapolis/St. Paul NEW YORK - New York City OREGON - Portland TEXAS - Austin - Houston VIRGINIA - Richmond https://www.hiusa.org/programs/travel-scholarships/explore-the-world
by N. Safko
Saturday, January 12, 2019
Fred and Lena Meijer Scholarship for Meijer Team Members and Children of... Locked Topic 0 N. Safko Fred and Lena Meijer Scholarship for Meijer Team Members and Children of Team Members – 150 Scholarships from $4,000 to $10,000   Eligibility Requirements For the year for which the application is being submitted, the applicant must be either: 1) A current Meijer Team Member with an employment start date prior to April 2, 2018, who has been employed full-time or part-time by Meijer, with continuous service, and will be attendingcollege/university or technical school either part or full time or, 2) A dependent child (natural, legally adopted, or step-child) of a current Meijer Team Member with an employment start date prior to April 2, 2018 who has been employed full-time or part-time by Meijer, who will be attending college/university or technical school either part or full time or, 3) A dependent child of a former Meijer Team Member who worked full-time or part-time for Meijer forat least one year, but whose employment was terminated due to death, retirement, or total and permanentdisability, who will be attending college/university or technical school full time.   The scholarship is for undergraduate level studies. Children of Meijer company officers, board of directors, and shareholders are not eligible for a scholarship.   Awards Scholarships ranging from $4,000 to $10,000 are awarded each year.  Last year 165 awards were made.   Applications:  Apply online at https://meijerscholarship.egrant.net by the March 1, 2019 deadline
by N. Safko
Saturday, December 1, 2018
Application Open for the Latinos in Technology Scholarship Locked Topic 0 N. Safko The Silicon Valley Community Foundation is currently awarding a scholarship opportunity titled, Latinos In Technology, and would like to have it listed on your scholarships page!   The Latinos in Technology Scholarship was established by the Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley, a public foundation dedicated to inspiring community philanthropy and engaging people to invest in the educational achievement and leadership development of a thriving Hispanic community in Silicon Valley. This program will give up to 100 Latino students the support they need to graduate from college; an educational opportunity they would not have access to otherwise. Additionally, scholarship recipients will be considered for summer internships with sponsoring corporate investors. By implementing this program in Silicon Valley, HFSV will be able to directly address the local education gap among Latinos as well as begin to close the high tech employment diversity gap. Minimum & Maximum award amount: $1000 to $30,000 (paid over three years) Number of awards available: 100 per year For more information, visit the SVCF website. Application link Contact information: Constance Rose, Silicon Valley Community Foundation 650.450.5400 | Direct: 650.450.5527 | crose@siliconvalleycf.org
by N. Safko
Friday, November 2, 2018
NRAEF Releases New Research and Findings on GenZ Locked Topic 0 N. Safko The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) Releases Research and Findings on GenZ    In partnership with the Center for Generational Kinetics, NRAEF surveyed a cohort of GenZ students to help better understand prevailing attitudes, perceptions, and trends they may have regarding work and future careers. Materials available for review and download on our site includes the full research report, detailed research infographic, research presentation slides, and initial press release. Visit the website here. Interested individuals and organizations are welcome to contact Jasmine Jones, NRAEF Communications Manager at jajones@nraef.org for assistance with any inquiries or comments pertaining to this material.
by N. Safko
Friday, November 2, 2018
Applications Now Open for Annual Scholarship to Award Approximately $720K 0 N. Safko Applications Now Open for Annual Scholarship Offered by Reagan Foundation/GE Partnership Organizations to Award Approximately $720,000 Over Four Years to High School Seniors (SIMI VALLEY, Calif.) – The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute in partnership with GE announced today the launch of the 2019 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program. In its ninth year, the program will select roughly 18 high school seniors to receive a $10,000 scholarship renewable for an additional three years – up to $40,000 total per recipient. Read the full press release here.
by N. Safko
Friday, November 2, 2018
$800,000 in Scholarships/Grants Awarded to Future Leaders of the Restaurant Locked Topic 0 N. Safko $800,000 in Scholarships and Grants Awarded to Future Leaders of the Restaurant Industry Washington, DC, Sept. 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation has awarded $800,000 in scholarships and individual grants to students and educators pursuing post-secondary education and teacher training. This year, one in four NRAEF scholarship recipients are first-generation college students, two out of five identify as ethnic minority students and over 70 percent are women. Recipients represent 41 U.S. states and territories, including Puerto Rico, Guam and the Northern Marianas Islands, and will attend one of over 100 colleges and universities across the country. Read the full press release here.
by N. Safko
Friday, November 2, 2018
Central Scholarship 2018 Awards Ceremony Locked Topic 0 N. Safko On August 8, 2018, Central Scholarship held their annual Student Awards Ceremony to celebrate the upcoming 2018-2019 class of scholarship recipients. The evening brought together over 300 students and their scholarship benefactors who help scholars achieve their higher education goals. The highlight was when Jennifer Cook was announced as the surprise winner of the Student Loan Pay-Down award! Jennifer won $30,000 to go towards paying down her student debt as she begins life after college.  
by N. Safko
Friday, November 2, 2018
Corvias Foundation Announces New Interactive Digital Report Locked Topic 0 N. Safko On behalf of John G. Picerne, Founder of Corvias and Corvias Foundation, I am proud to share the 2017 Corvias Foundation Program of Work with you. Thank you for your partnership and ongoing support. Our work would not be possible without you! This new interactive digital report tells the Foundation story, starting with why we do what we do. You will hear from Corvias scholars and alumni, as well as how our innovative partnerships are expanding the reach of the Foundation and our network. Please feel free to contact me if you have questions about the Foundation, our mission, and how we demonstrate our commitment to the communities in which we live and serve. I can be reached at maria.montalvo@corviasfoundation.org or at 401.228.2835.
by N. Safko
Friday, November 2, 2018
Scholarship America® Now Accepting Apps for 2019 Dream Award Scholarships Locked Topic 0 N. Safko MINNEAPOLIS (August 15, 2018) – Scholarship America, the nation’s largest nonprofit scholarship and education support organization, is accepting applications for the 2019 Scholarship America Dream Award now through Monday, October 15, 2018. In its sixth year, the Dream Award is Scholarship America’s unique renewable scholarship program for students with financial need who have overcome barriers and successfully started their college education. Awards are made to students from across the nation who are entering their second year or higher of education beyond high school; the scholarships are both renewable and increase in amount each year. In the last five years, Scholarship America has awarded over $1 million to 54 students, with scholarships ranging from $5,000 to $15,000 based on financial need. Eligible students can apply by visiting https://scholarshipamerica.org/dreamaward. Read the full press release here.
by N. Safko
Friday, November 2, 2018
New $125K Prize for College and Vocational Success Among Low-Income Youth Locked Topic 0 N. Safko We all know the importance of expanding economic and educational opportunity for low-income youth, assuring they have the resources and support to attain success in college and in their careers. Thousands of organizations across the country are engaged in this mission, managing innovative, cost-effective, and scalable programs that expand opportunity for low-income students. The Evergreen National Education Prize (EP), launched by The Greenwald Family Foundation in conjunction with the Nudge4 Solutions Lab at the University of Virginia, will award $125,000 to an organization that can demonstrate evidence of increasing college or vocational success for low-income students and that has a plan to scale its program’s impact among low-income youth. In addition to receiving the $125,000 award, the winner of the Evergreen Prize will benefit from ongoing public relations and marketing support to promote their program and access to experienced advisors and leaders with expertise in education technology and business. Applications are open now until August 31. If you are interested, please go to www.evergreenprize.org and complete a quick, 30-minute application today. Please share this announcement out with your networks. Learn more here and contact info@evergreenprize.org with any questions.
by N. Safko
Saturday, August 4, 2018

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