General Scholarships

Abbot & Fenner Business Consultants Scholarship

The A&F Scholarships are available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post-secondary institutions. To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay on the topic below. The essay should be between 500 and 1000 words. Your submissions must be sent to us by email at: scholarships@abbottandfenner.com. The award value is $1,000. 

Every generation faces new challenges and new problems. What do you think is the biggest difference between your generation and older generations? How do you think these differences will affect the future of our country and/or your career choice?”

http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm

Deadline: June 14, 2014

Internet Security Scholarship

Essay Question to Win $1,000 Scholarship:

Most of today’s websites are secured with SSL Certificates, but even in the past few years Internet security has changed immensely. We want you to think about how fast the Internet security landscape is changing and explain how you see it evolving and improving in the future for both personal and business purposes. Be creative and think outside the box.

Thinking of the rapid rate of change in Internet security, answer the following question:  Where do you see Internet security in five years?

For more information click here.

Deadline:  July 1, 2014

Mesothelioma $10,000 Scholarship Contest

As a way to give back to the community, MesotheliomaHelp.org is currently hosting its third $10,000 Annual Scholarship essay contest to help spread awareness of the life threatening disease mesothelioma.  We are giving out ten (10) scholarships to deserving students in colleges and universities throughout the United States. It is our hope to help the educational efforts of students while raising awareness for mesothelioma and its cure. 

Details of the scholarship contest can be seen at www.mesotheliomahelp.org/scholarship-contest/

Deadline:  September 1, 2014

National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) Scholarship

The society offers a variety of NSBE and Corporate-sponsored scholarship and award opportunities to our pre-college, collegiate undergraduate and graduate student, and technical professional members. Our scholarship packages range in value from $500 to $10,500. In addition to the scholarships, we also provide access to awards which acknowledge our highest achieving members, such as the Mike Shinn Distinguished Member of the Year (male and Female) Award with a cash award of $7,500, as well as the Alumni Member and Technologist of the Year. Each of these awardees also receives a Golden Torch Award from the organization. Please note that in order to be eligible for NSBE Scholarships, applicants must: 1. be an active, paid, NSBE member 2. Submit transcripts for GPA confirmation to the World Head Quarters.

http://www.nsbe.org/Programs/Scholarships.aspx-

Deadline: N/A

Penny Stocks Lab Biannual Scholarship Contest

The Hispanic Scholarship Fund gives over 4,000 scholarships each year to students going to four-year universities, community colleges, and graduate school. Scholarship amounts range from $1,000 to $15,000. In order to be eligible, applicants must be: college bound student of all levels who are U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents. Student must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA (3.3 GPA for the Gates Millennium Scholars Program) and plan to ben enrolled full-time. All majors are encouraged to apply. http://hsf.net/en/scholarships/programs/college-graduate/

Deadline: Varies depending on scholarship

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