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Award: $3,500, Deadline: March 1
Applicant must not be a Florida resident.
Award: $20,000, Deadline: February 22
Applicant must be a high school junior or senior who is part of a team working to solve an open-ended, applied math-modeling problem focused on a real-word issue in 14 hours. Teams must be comprised of three to five students.
Award: $10,000, Deadline: May 1
Applicant must be a permanent resident of a New England state, have a minimum GPA of 3.0, be enrolled in a demanding course of study, demonstrate skilled writing ability, and rank in the top 20% of their graduating high school class. Selection is based on community service, school and work activities, and aspirations and goals with integrity, resolution, self-discipline and judgment.
Award: $3,000, Deadline: May 1
Applicant must be a graduating high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate student who has been accepted into a post-secondary degree program. Applicant must be pursuing initial certification as a teacher, including speech pathology or child care provider qualifications.
Award: -, Deadline: Fall
Applicant must have a minimum 3.2 GPA, minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 1200, and be an incoming freshman student or transfer student.
Award: $3,000, Deadline: May 1
Applicant must be a Maine resident.
Award: $500, Deadline: May 1
Selection is based upon financial need. Letters of recommendation and transcripts required.
Award: $4,000, Deadline: February 1
Applicant must be a high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate student living in one of the designated states noted by the sponsor. Interview is required. Acceptance of the grant obligates the recipient to maintain a high standard of work and conduct, have transcripts sent to the Fund by his or her school after each semester, attend at least one weekend fellowship meeting, keep a close relationship with the Fund through correspondence and visits, and advise the Fund promptly of any change in his or her academic or financial situation. Application form is available online during November, December, and January only.
Award: $8,000, Deadline: February 17
Applicant must be of Italian American descent, and entering college as a freshman for the first time. Total family income divided by number of people in household cannot exceed $25,000. Applicant must possess an 85% or greater GPA and have made contributions to their school and community. Must demonstrate financial need.
Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 15
Applicant must be a senior in a Maine high school who has been accepted to any institution of higher learning. Cover letter (with applicant's name, address, phone number, name of high school, and name of higher educational institution that he or she is planning to attend), two letters of recommendation, a copy of acceptance letter from the selected institution of higher education, and essay answering a specified question.
Award: $1,000, Deadline: May 30
Applicant must be a Maine resident attending a Maine college or university. Applicant's studies must focus on the ecology and economics of Maine.
Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 15
Applicant must be under age 25, have been born in or have been a legal resident of the state of Maine for at least four years or have at least one parent who was born in or who has been a legal resident for at least four years, and be enrolled for a minimum of 12 semester hours at a four-year nonprofit college or university in Maine. Applicant must have a minimum 3.2 GPA and submit a "student copy" of college transcript and a handwritten composition (500-word maximum) containing background information on applicant's qualifications for scholarship. SASE required. Award may only be used at Maine colleges and universities.
Award: $1,000, Deadline: None
Applicant must be a 4-H member and be a Maine high school student in high academic standing who is entering a post-secondary institution within one year of graduation. Applicant must submit application form, transcript, and other materials.
Award: $1,500, Deadline: March 15
Applicant must be a Maine resident at time of application, have a minimum SAT score of 1100, and submit an essay.
Award: $1,000, Deadline: May 15 (post-marked date)
Applicant must be a Maine resident and have been accepted to a post-secondary graphic arts program. Scholarship application, high school transcript, and two candidate evaluation forms must be submitted.
Award: $2,000, Deadline: May 31
Applicant must be a resident of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, or Vermont, with a minimum 2.25 GPA (3.0 for graduate students), who is enrolled full-time in an accredited program at a two or four-year institution. Must complete application online.
Award: -, Deadline: November 26
Applicant must be a current member of AORN, have a nominator and his/her statement and sponsor information and statement.
Award: $2,500, Deadline: January 31; April 30; July 31; October 31
Applicant must be a legal resident of the United States who is at least 18 years of age or older at the time of registration and who plans to enroll in a previously unattended institution in the United States (award not open to residents in Florida, New York, Rhode Island or other states/territories). Applicant must be a nursing student. Response to why the applicant decided to pursue a nursing career is required.
Award: $10,000, Deadline: March 1
Applicant must obtain application from the medical school authorities, complete it and return it to them for forwarding to the Foundation. Selection is based upon financial need, scholastic record and standing, demonstrated interest in arts and letters or other cultural pursuits outside the field of medicine, intention to specialize in neurology, psychiatry, or general practice, evidence of good moral character, and attendance at an accredited medical school located east of or contiguous to the Mississippi River.
Award: $2,100, Deadline: May 15
Applicant must be a resident of the state of Maine and be between the ages 17 and 25 at time of audition. Applicant must be a music major during the fall semester at any accredited music school or university. Audition (of no more than 15 minutes) will include a performance of at least two memorized compositions from two different periods (Baroque, Classical, Romantic, or Modern). Award minimum, average, and maximum are for first, second, and third place, respectively.
Award: $1,000, Deadline: May 1
Applicant must be a Maine resident attending an eligible school in a state with a reciprocal agreement.
Award: $1,300, Deadline: March 1
Applicant should preferably be a non-resident student who is a former member of the Boy Scouts of America with strong moral character and an orientation toward the outdoors. Financial need required.
Award: $4,000, Deadline: February 1 (priority)
Applicant must be a nonresident of Oklahoma, have high GPA and ACT scores, and be the child or grandchild of OSU alumni/ae.
Award: $6,500, Deadline: December 1
Applicant must be a high school senior enrolling for the fall semester as a full-time student. Applicant will be automatically considered for the award once they have been admitted to the university.
Award: $9,400, Deadline: December 1
Applicant must be a resident of a state other than Louisiana, have high standardized test scores, and an excellent academic record, especially in English and math.
Award: $5,300, Deadline: December 1
Applicant must be a resident of a state other than Louisiana and have a commendable academic record.
Award: $14,815, Deadline: February 1 (fall); October 1 (spring)
Applicant must have a minimum 3.5 high school GPA with minimum composite ACT score of 23 (combined SAT Reasoning score of 1070) or have a minimum 3.0 high school GPA with a minimum composite ACT score of 26 (combined SAT Reasoning score of 1170). Applicant must not be from New Mexico.
Award: -, Deadline: December 1
Applicant must be an out-of=state first-time freshman student with a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA and minimum composite ACT score between 30 and 31 (combined SAT Reasoning score between 1330 and 1390).
Award: -, Deadline: February 1
Applicant must be a non-resident high school senior who will be an entering freshman. Selection will be based upon GPA and ACT/SAT scores, as well as proven leadership abilities, activities, and accomplishments.
Award: -, Deadline: February 1
Applicant must be a nonresident of Utah. Selection is based upon GPA, test scores, leadership, activities, and accomplishments.