December 2017

December 5, 2017

Citrix ShareFile Innovation Scholarship

Description: After graduating from college, Jesse Lipson pursued a full-time career in entrepreneurship and in 2005, he launched ShareFile to enable businesses to securely store, sync and share files in the cloud. Now a part of Citrix, ShareFile’s innovative spirit lives on through the Citrix ShareFile Innovation Scholarship. This scholarship is designed to help students pay for their education as they seek their own opportunities for innovation. Citrix ShareFile is awarding $10,000 in scholarship awards to the top three students who submit the best essays.

Eligibility: Must be currently enrolled in an accredited U.S. university, trade school, or college.

Deadline: December 15, 2017

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Green Home Improvement Scholarship

Description: HomeAdvisor’s green home improvement scholarship challenges students to come up with innovative ideas and thoughts towards green homes and energy-efficient improvements.

Eligibility: Available to high school seniors and undergraduate students

Deadline: December 15, 2017

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Elie Wiesel Foundation Prize in Ethics

Description: The Elie Wiesel Foundation Prize in Ethics Essay Contest, now in its 28th year, challenges college students to analyze the urgent ethical issues confronting them in today’s complex world. Students are encouraged to write thought-provoking personal essays that raise questions, single out issues, and are rational arguments for ethical action.  Awards up to $5,000.

Eligibility: Registered undergraduate full-time Juniors or Seniors at accredited four-year colleges and universities in the United States during the Fall 2017 semester.

Deadline: December 19, 2017

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Solar Energy Foundation Scholarship

Description: We understand the power of words and take pride of our writers who give the content an in-depth meaning with their words and their creativity. The Solar Energy Foundation (SEF) Annual Scholarship Program is for students, who have such passion and flair for writing. We are offering 5 Undergraduate, Graduate or Postgraduate students $1,000 paid scholarships toward their academic costs for the year 2018.

Eligibility: Any current, full-time student of an accredited American university or college, with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher is eligible. There is no age requirement.

Deadline: December 31, 2017

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The Expert Institute Scholarship

Description: A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a student pursuing a degree related to healthcare or the life sciences. An essay is required on the topic of how you feel your specialized knowledge and training could be applied to improving the practice of law.

Eligibility: Available to graduate and undergraduate students

Deadline: December 31, 2017

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American Advisors Group Foundation Do Something Good Grant

Description: As part of our commitment to helping American seniors, AAG’s Do Something Good Grant is recognizing people like you – energetic, compassionate individuals, who dedicate a portion of their time giving random acts of kindness to senior citizens through community service, volunteering, and caregiving. So, whether you deliver food to housebound seniors to make sure they always have warm meals or simply lend an open hand for companionship, we want to shine a spotlight on you.

Eligibility: 18 years of age or older, a citizen, national, or legal permanent resident of the United States and have demonstrated the leadership abilities through participation in community service, extracurricular, or other activities.

Deadline: December 31, 2018

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Distillery Scholarship Program

Description: Distillery is pleased to support the next generation of software design and development professionals by providing a scholarship of $1,000 to a student majoring in a related area of study demonstrating outstanding promise in their field. Technology is advancing at a rapid pace and we are proud to honor a student that is ahead of the curve in their chosen career path.

Eligibility: Any current student attending an accredited 4-year university with a declared major in computer science, computer engineering, software engineering, IT or a related field of study may apply. An undergraduate or graduate student will be awarded the scholarship in order to assist their efforts toward earning a degree.

Deadline: January 15, 2018

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Phillips Scholars Program

Description: The Phillips Scholars Program supports potential leaders with outstanding academic credentials who intend to dedicate a portion of their lives to community service. Six competitively selected Phillips Scholars are eligible to receive a $6,000 junior-year scholarship, a $4,000 summer award to support the development and implementation of a self-designed service project to address unmet needs in Minnesota communities, $500 from the project resource funding and a $6,000 senior-year scholarship contingent on the successful completion of the summer project.

Eligibility: Students should be enrolled at the University of St. Thomas as a SOPHOMORE for the 2016-2017 academic year, have an excellent academic record (GPA of 2.75+), have demonstrated current financial need, aspire to serve people who have experienced marginalization, have a history of participating in campus activities and an interest in community service and volunteering, be committed to designing and implementing a Minnesota-focused service project the summer of 2018

Deadline: January 20, 2018

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United Educators Foundation Education Major Award

Description: United Educators Foundation will grant one $2,000 Educator Award, one $1,500 Education Major Award, and three $1,000 Student Awards to students majoring in Education and entering their Junior or Senior year in the fall of 2018.

Eligibility: Applicants must be attending an accredited college or university in the state of Minnesota or be a United Educators Credit Union member or the child or grandchild of a member. This award is available to non-UECU members.

Deadline: February 2, 2018

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Minnesota Masonic Charities Scholarships Program

Description: Minnesota Masonic Charities are giving away twenty $2000 scholarships to undergraduate students.

Eligibility: current college freshman, sophomores or juniors who graduated from a Minnesota high school and have a GPA of 2.75 or above. Applicants must be enrolled in a four-year college program.

Deadline: February 15, 2018

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