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Outside Scholarship Opportunities - May 2014 Deadlines

Please visit the individual websites for complete information.
 
Deadline: 5/1/2014.  Army Emergency Relief maintains two scholarship programs – the Spouse Education Assistance Program and the MG James Ursano Scholarship Program for dependent children.  Both scholarships provide financial assistance for students who are pursuing their first undergraduate degree. Varies 
  
Deadline: 5/1/2014.  Current college students are invited to participate in an essay contest for a scholarship.  Students do not have to be pursuing law-related studies.  Essay topics are provided on the website.  $500
 
Deadline: 5/1/2014.  Prospective college students pursuing a medical college degree related to sleep or a related problem are invited to participate in an essay contest for a scholarship.  Students may choose from the essay topics provided.  $1,000
 
Deadline: 5/1/2014.  The Victor A. and Daisy A. Juarez Latino Scholarship is available to students of Latino background who are currently enrolled in or accepted to an accredited college or university.  Students will be selected based on a wide range of criteria.  Three scholarships are awarded each year.  $1,500
  
Deadline: 5/1/2014.  Students pursuing a program in Botany, Horticulture, Environmental Science, Conservation, or a related field, with an interest in orchids are encouraged to apply.  The purpose of the scholarship is to advance the study and care of orchids.  $500 
  
Deadline: 5/1/2014.  Prospective and current students pursuing a technology degree (or related program) are invited to participate in an essay contest for a scholarship.  Students may choose from one of two essay topics provided on the website.  $500
 
Deadline: 5/1/2014.  High school seniors and current college students of any major are invited to participate in this scholarship.  Students must write an essay on the topic "So what exactly is the Future of Technology?".  $1,000.
 
Deadline: 5/18/2014.  United Church of Christ Undergraduate Scholarship provides annual scholarship assistance to UCC members entering their sophomore, junior and/or senior year of an accredited 4-year college in the United States.  $500 - $1,500
 
WyzAnt College Scholarship
Deadline: 5/1/2014. Any student who plans to be enrolled full-time at a four year college during the 2013-2014 school year. Essay required. Awards up to $10,000.

MassMutual Scholars Program
Deadline: 5/2/2014. A student of African American, Asian/Pacific Islander or Hispanic descent who is entering their sophomore, junior or senior year of college. Preference will be given to students interested in a career in the insurance and financial services industry. $5,000 scholarships available.
 
Deadline: 5/23/2014.  High school students who will be the first in their family to enroll in college are encouraged to apply for this renewable scholarship.  Undocumented students are eligible to apply.  $1,000 per year.
 
B. Davis Scholarship
Deadline: 5/26/2014. Open to high school juniors and seniors as well as current college students. Essay required. Up to $1,000.

The Avery Arthington Scholarship
Deadline: 5/30/2014. Must be a sophomore, junior or senior in the year award is given. Student must be nominated by a congregation, conference, covenated ministry, or UCC-related college.  Preference is given to those who are attending UCC-related colleges or are members of the United Church of Christ.  Awards up to $4,000.
 
Deadline: 5/31/2014.   The American Indian College Fund Full Circle Scholarships are awarded to students attending non-tribal colleges. These scholarships are funded through our partnerships with corporate and private donors and are available to American Indian/Alaska Native students attending public and private (non-profit) colleges and universities. The American Indian College Fund Full Circle Scholarships are administered by the American Indian College Fund and are generally based upon merit or demonstrated financial need.  Must be registered as a member of a federal or state recognized tribe, or a descendant of at least one grandparent or parent who is an enrolled tribal member. Varies
 
Barber Education Trust Scholarship
Deadline: 5/31/2014. Minimum awards of $500 available for those pursuing Christian service through full-time work in the church. Contact the Onarga United Methodist Church for details and application at 109 Seminary Ave, Onarga, IL 60955. Ph 815-268-4320. E-mail methodistof@att.net.

Big Fish Online Games Scholarship
Deadline: 5/31/2014. High school seniors and currently enrolled college students. Essay required. $1,000 award.
 
Additional scholarship opportunities will be added as the information becomes available to us. 

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