The James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation offers $24,000 James Madison Graduate Fellowships to individuals desiring to become outstanding teachers of the American Constitution at the secondary school level. Fellowship applicants compete only against other applicants from the states of their legal residence. Generally, one Fellowship per state is awarded each year.
Fellowship applicants compete only against other applicants from the states of their legal residence. To be eligible to apply for a fellowship, you must:
- Be a U.S. citizen or U.S. national.
- Be a teacher, or plan to become a teacher, of American history, American government, or social studies at the secondary school level (grades 7–12).
- Possess a bachelor’s degree or plan to receive a bachelor’s degree no later than August 31 of the year in which you are applying.
Professional Teaching Obligation
After receiving the master’s degree, each Fellow must teach American history, American government, or social studies in grades 7–12 for one full year for each academic year of funding received under a fellowship, preferably in the state from which the recipient won the fellowship.
Types of Fellowships
The Foundation offers two types of fellowships:
- Junior Fellowships are awarded to outstanding college seniors and college graduates without teaching experience who intend to become secondary school teachers of American history, American government, or social studies in grades 7–12. Junior Fellows are expected to complete graduate study within 2 academic years of full-time study.
- Senior Fellowships are awarded to outstanding current teachers who are required to complete graduate study within 5 calendar years of part-time study.
For more information, and to apply please visit http://www.jamesmadison.gov
The deadline is March 1, 2014
This scholarship contribution is made in the memory of Maurice and Kathleen Murphy to recognize the extraordinary sacrifices they made on behalf of all their five children . Their parents, like thousand of other, left Ireland on a boat to pursue a life in America.
MOSSIE & KATHLEEN MURPHY SCHOLARSHIP
Young women of Irish Decent, who are 17 to 22 years of age and at least a High School senior. Residents of Springfield, East Longmeadow, Hampden, Longmeadow, Ludlow or Wilbraham are eligible. (Residents of other towns MAY be eligible.) Former Colleens and members of the Court are Not eligible.
Please visit springfieldstpatricksparade.org for more information and to apply for this scholarship. Please follow all directions on all forms and return your application with all the required documents to Springfield St. Patrick’s Parade Committee, c/o Alesia Barbaro, 182 Miller Street, Ludlow MA 01056. Your applications must be postmarked no later than December 2, 2013.
The preliminary contest is planned for January 18, 2014 at the John Boyle O’Reilly Club at 33 Progress Avenue, Springfield, MA 01104. The Coronation Ball will be held Saturday, February 8, 2014 at The Cedars Banquet Facility, 419 Island Pond Road, Springfield, MA 01118.
BIG Y AWARDS OVER 300 SCHOLARSHIPS EACH YEAR TOTALING MORE THAN $250,000 IN AWARDS FOR CUSTOMERS AND EMPLOYEES.
Big Y® Foods, Inc. is one of the largest, locally owned supermarket chains in Southern New England. A family-owned and operated corporation, Big Y has represented excellence in the food industry since 1936.
In tribute to both its employees and its customers, Big Y offers an annual scholarship program. Established in 1981, the program includes a series of scholarships which honor Big Y’s founders; the late Paul H. D’Amour and his brother, Gerald D’Amour. In addition, there is a scholarship series that was originally funded by Big Y employees to commemorate Big Y’s 50th Anniversary, one recognizing the contributions of area law enforcement officers and firefighters and a category that acknowledges the tremendous sacrifice made by all Military Service members and their families.
All Big Y scholarships recognize academic merit and achievement. They are awarded to the most academically outstanding students in the Big Y market area. There are awards for both traditional and nontraditional students at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
To apply, please visit http://www.bigy.com/community/scholarships
All applications, together with the required supporting documents, must be mailed to the address on the application and postmarked no later than February 1, 2014.
Bay Path College recently joined SALT, a free educational resource that provides simple, smart, personalized ways for college students and recent graduates to take control of their student debt and manage their finances. With a combination of helpful tools, tailored information, and unbiased expertise, SALT helps young people borrow less, borrow smart and repay their loans in a way that works for them. SALT was created by American Student Assistance, a nonprofit organization with 50+ years’ experience helping people make better decisions about financing their education and repaying student loans.
Please visit saltmoney.org to register as a Bay Path College student and take advantage of this great program that educates, empowers, and engages college students and young adults to truly own their finances, by making it immediately rewarding, easy, and fun to make smarter student loan and financial decisions.
The Harriet Fitzgerald Scholarship will provide a highly motivated young woman who is passionate about learning and eager to attend a woman’s college with a $10,000 scholarship to a woman’s college in the United States or Canada. She must possess a stellar high school record, strong references, and a desire to make a contribution to society, as well as a strong sense of self.
The application deadline is March 1, 2014. To apply:
- Complete the online application form: Fill out my form!
- An official high school transcript or GED
- An official report of SAT or ACT scores
- Ask one teacher and two community members to complete the online recommendation form:
Fill out my form!
Eve’s Addiction has invested a lot in things that shine, and now we want to invest in the brightest young students to give them every opportunity to succeed. Each semester, we will be awarding one student a $1,000 scholarship. The Eve’s Addiction Scholarship is open to high school seniors and any student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program.
To link to our scholarship or if you would like additional information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 860-526-5522 to speak with the contact listed below.
Use your creative pumpkin carving abilities to earn scholarship money. You could win $500 to put toward your college expenses. The winner of our WHC pumpkin carving contest will have their pumpkin featured on our Facebook page and our blog. Use your artistic abilities while following the rules outlined below and you could be our scholarship winner.
The Wholesale Halloween Costumes Scholarship is offered to part time and full time college students. One applicant will be selected to receive a $500 scholarship award. Our goal is to contribute to higher education and learning by offering the winning student financial assistance to help cover the expenses of tuition and books.
To apply for the Wholesale Halloween Costumes Scholarship, email your photos to email@example.com.
Pumpkin Carving Contest Rules
- File format: JPG
- File naming structure: whc-pumpkin-YourFirstName-YourLastName.jpg
- Please take progression photos (max 4) of you curving the pumpkin and submit them along with your final image of the lit pumpkin
Free hand designs, as well as Carving Kits & patterns, may be used for this contest. You are welcome to use your imaginations and artistic skill when designing your carved pumpkin. You may use props, accessories, and paint to create a scene or adorn your pumpkin, but the main aspect will be the carving itself. Entries will be judged on Overall Appearance, Originality, and Creativity.
In addition to submitting a JPG file of the pumpkin, all applicants must meet the following requirements.
- Must be enrolled at an accredited two or four year college within the United States
- Submission must be in by Oct 25th, 2013, One submission per person.
- Must be a legal resident of the United States or hold a valid student visa.
- Email must include: Name, Address, Phone, School Name, GPA, Date of Birth, Title of Artwork, & Parent/Guardian Name (if under 18)
The winning submission will be decided by Wholesale Halloween Costumes. The Wholesale Halloween Costumes Scholarship winner expected announcement date is Oct 31st, 2013. For up to the minute information on the scholarship and other announcements by Wholesale Halloween Costumes, follow us on Twitter and Facebook.
- See more at: http://www.wholesalehalloweencostumes.com/scholarship/#sthash.iiZbzzQd.dpuf