General Information About Scholarships
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|25 Great Scholarships for Outdoor Enthusiasts|
Whether you are an avid outdoor sports adventurist, aspiring nature conservationist, or simply an outdoor recreation junky, there are numerous scholarships for outdoor enthusiasts just like you. If you are searching for more resources to afford gaining a college degree, the following are 25 of the most generous outdoor recreation scholarships to help you in achieving your professional goals. This list includes the VANCOUVER WILDLIFE LEAGUE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM. APPLICATION DEADLINES: Varied
|Abbott & Fenner Scholarship|
Available to high school juniors and seniors. Application requires students to submit an essay between 500 & 1000 words. Click on link above for more details. APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 14, 2018
|The Alert Scholarship|
You can help others become more alert by speaking out against the dangers of drug and alcohol abuse. Eligibility: 2.5 GPA or better, high school senior, plans to attend college. No deadline date.
|Horatio Alger Career & Technical Scholarships |
Receive up to $2,500 to pursue a career or technical certificate/degree
- 510 Awards to be given out
•Have completed high school or plan to complete high school by Spring 2018 with plans to enroll at a non-profit post-secondary institution by Fall 2018
•Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a career or technical program at an accredited non-profit post-secondary institution in the United States
•Demonstrated critical financial need (must be eligible to receive the Federal Pell grant as determined by completion of the FAFSA)
•Demonstrated perseverance in overcoming adversity
•Be involved in community service activities
•Be younger than 30 years old
•Be a United States citizen
APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 15, 2018
|Betancourt-Macias Family Scholarship Foundation|
The Betancourt-Macias Family Scholarship Foundation was first and formost founded to support the educational endeavors of undocumented people. As our foundation has grown, so has our capacity. Beyond financial support, we also host community events to bring happiness and joy to our undocumented community during such times of distress. Our foundation also provides workshops for allies to learn how to support undocumented students. SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE: January 2019
|Big Sun Scholarship|
Amount of Award: $500. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 19, 2018
|"Careers That Work!" scholarships for career/technical college students|
Apply for a scholarship from this organization if you plan to attend a private technical college in Washington, Oregon or Idaho. See your career specialist for more information.
|Chinese American Citizens Alliance|
Several scholarships offered for students of Chinese descent. Included: Tiffany Wang Arts Scholarship, Fred G. Lee Memorial Scholarship, David Lee Quan Memorial Scholarship, C.A.C.A. Essay Contest, and the National Art Competition. APPLICATION DEADLINES: Varied
|College Sports Scholarship|
Open to students who played high school athletics. APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 1, 2018
|**COMMUNITY FOUNDATION SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON SCHOLARSHIP** |
Over $400,000 in scholarships
available for local students!
What we learn from our mistakes can often be invaluable - but we're here to help put a price to it. While we can't undo the past, this fun scholarship is available to students looking for a unique way to earn free college money. Our Do-Over Scholarship will award $1,500 to one lucky applicant. Don't let "applying for this scholarship" be that do-over moment for you! APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 30, 2018
|Everest College - Zenith American Dream Scholarship|
Students who receive a written reference from a leader in the local community are eligible to apply for the Zenith American Dream New Student Scholarship. Scholarship to be used at Everest College. NO DEADLINE
|FIDM National Scholarship Competition|
FIDM is a WASC and NASAD accredited college offering an MBA degree, Bachelor's Degrees, and Associates of Arts Degree Programs. The learning environment at FIDM values and rewards hard work, commitment, and excellent. Each year through the National Scholarship Competition, FIDM awards more than $300,000 in scholarships.
|"Imagine America" Scholarship & Awards Program for career/technical college students|
Nearly 800 career colleges participate in the Imagine America Scholarship and Award Programs. If you are a student enrolling in one of these schools, you could be eligible to receive a scholarship or award.
|INCIGHT SCHOLARSHIPS for seniors with a documented disability|
As many as 100 scholarships, ranging in value from $500-$2500 (renewable for as many as four years of college or university, will be awarded.
|Navigate Your Future Scholarship|
The Navigate Your Future Scholarship is offered to a high school graduate continuing his or her education in the aviation industry. By making scholarships available, NATF's goal is to foster and promote careers in the general aviation industry. APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 29, 2018
|NAVY ROTC Scholarship - 4 Years|
Selected applicants must gain admittance to their university of choice and the university must have a ROTC unit. Selectees receive full tuition and other financial benefits worth up to $180,000.
|NFIB Young Entrepreneur Award|
Are you a young enterpreneur? Graduating high school seniors who own their own business are eligible to apply for a scholarship through this program. Apply on line.
|Passport for Foster Youth Scholarship|
The Passport to College Promise Scholarship program helps students from foster care prepare for and succeed in college. In the 2016-17 academic year, the program served about 340 students, with a maximum annual award of $4,500.
Through Passport, students receive a scholarship that assists with the cost of attending college (tuition, fees, books, housing, transportation, and some personal expenses), support services from college staff, and priority consideration for the State Need Grant and State Work Study programs.
|QuestBridge National College Match|
The QuestBridge National College Match is a college and scholarship application process that helps outstanding low-income high school seniors gain admission and full four-year scholarships to the nation's most selective colleges.
College Match Scholarships, which are provided by participating colleges, cover the full cost of tuition, room and board, are loan-free, and require no parental contribution.
This scholarship opens in the summer to students about to begin their senior year. APPLICATION DEADLINE: September, 2018
Get scholarships from colleges for your achievements in high school! Starting in 9th grade, students can be eligible to start earning scholarships for their achievements in and out of
the classroom, like getting good grades, having perfect attendance, leadership roles, participating in sports &
clubs, community service, test scores, and more.
|Scholarships for students who are cancer survivors (and siblings and children of cancer patients)|
Please see this site for several scholarship opportunities.
|UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON NIKKEI SCHOLARSHIP|
To be eligible students must be of Japanese ancestry and planning to attend University of Washington.
ZipRecruiter is offering a $3,000 scholarship to the winning high school, college or university student with the most creative entry in our Winter/Spring 2018 Scholarship Promotion. The Grand Prize Winner each semester will receive the $3,000 scholarship.