$15,000 Humane Studies Fellowship

The fellowship from the Institute for Humane Studies is open to current or prospective full-time graduate students (including law students) from accredited universities anywhere in the world whose research interests are related to ideas of a free society. It provides annual grants of up to $15,000 toward your studies. Since its inception in 2003 we’ve handed out over $6.5 million to nearly 1800 students.

IHS Humane Studies Fellowships are more than just another monetary award. Unlike other scholarships, an HSF also provides individualadvising and an extensive support network to help ensure academic success both before and after you receive your degree.

For more information please visit the site below. Deadline is January 31, 2014

http://www.theihs.org/humane-studies-fellowships

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AICPA Scholarship Resource Site

The American Institute of CPA’s (AICPA) offers many scholarship opportunities for accounting students at varying points in their academic careers. Additionally, we encourage students to contact their state CPA societies and college/university financial aid offices for other potential sources of financial assistance. For a listing of various scholarships and opportunities please visit:

http://www.aicpa.org/BecomeACPA/Scholarships/Pages/default.aspx

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USbundles.com $1,000 Scholarship

Please visit http://www.usbundles.com/college-scholarship to enter an essay to win.

Helpful Guidelines

Want to increase your chances of winning $1000 for school? Follow these guidelines:

  • Be concise
    500-600 words isn’t much — choose your words wisely.
  • Be creative
    Use your imagination! Don’t be afraid to try something different.
  • Use examples and references
    Examples will make you look more credible and offer context for your readers.
  • Link to your sources
    If you are using sources, make sure to link to them in-text or at the bottom of your essay.
  • Submit before the deadline (December 18, 2013)
    We won’t accept late entries.
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The Horace Smith Fund

Walter S. Barr Scholarships For Students In High School

These awards for undergraduate education are made annually by the Scholarship Committee to residents of Hampden County, MA who are members of the senior class at their local public or private secondary schools.

Awards are based on school records, college entrance examinations, general attainments and financial need. Awards will be continued through the four year course if the student’s record and need justify such continuance.  Awards will be made on the basis of all available information, including school records, recommendations and examination scores.  Consideration will be given to both the merit and financial need of the applicant.

Walter S. Barr Scholarship For Students In College

Barr Scholarships are also available to students currently attending college. Second and third year students often require a greater degree of financial assistance than do first year students. Therefore, the Fund offers scholarships to college students resident in Hampden County (MA) who are graduates of Hampden County secondary schools. Awards will be made on the basis of all available information, including school records, recommendations and examination scores.  Consideration will be given to both the merit and financial need of the applicant.

Walter S. Barr Fellowship

In general applicants must be residents of Hampden County. If residency is in question, the Fellowship Committee reserves the right to make this decision. Awards are made to students pursuing a specific post-graduate degree. If that degree program requires more than one year of full time study, the award can be renewed for as many as two additional years, if warranted.  Awards will be made on the basis of all available information, including school records, recommendations and examination scores.  Consideration will be given to both the merit and financial need of the applicant.

All deadlines for the scholarships are December 20, 2013 for for the fellowship, Feburary 1, 2014. For more information or to apply, please visit http://www.horacesmithfund.org

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James Madison Graduate Fellowship Foundation

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.

Eligibility Requirements

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

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2014 Colleen and Scholarship Contest

COLLEEN

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.

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Big Y Scholarship

ImageBIG 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.

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