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Did you get a message in canvas last weekend that your account was on hold? Did you realize either by waiting a day or by calling Student Financial Services, that it was an error and that it was placed there inadvertently by our system?
Did that message cause you concern/anxiety/annoyance?
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2014 Talbots Women’s Scholarship Program
In keeping with its long-standing tradition of helping women succeed, the Talbots Charitable Foundation is proud to present a scholarship program for women looking to return to college later in life. This program is for the 2014 academic year and includes one (1) $30,000 Nancy Talbots Scholarship Award, which is named in memory of the fouder of Talbots, and thirty (30) $5,000 awards.
This scholarship program is administered by Scholarship Management Services®, a division of Scholarship America®. Scholarship Management Services is the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship and tuition reimbursement programs for corporations, foundations, associations and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, disability or national origin.
Applicants to the 2014 Talbots Women’s Scholarship Program must:
- Be women currently residing in the United States or Canada;
- Be women who earned a high school diploma or their GED on or before September 2004;
- Be enrolled or planning to enroll in full- or part-time undergraduate study at an accredited two-, three- or four-year college or university in the United States or Canada;
- Be attending the full 2014-15 academic year and receiving a degree no earlier than May 2015; and
- Have at least two semesters (24 credit hours or more) remaining to complete an undergraduate degree as of the beginning of the 2014 fall academic term.
Talbots and Scholarship America employees or family members are not eligible to apply to this program.
Only the first 5,000 eligible applications submitted will be processed.
Up to thirty (30) scholarships of $5,000 each and one (1) $30,000 scholarship will be awarded for the 2014 academic year. Only applicants seeking a bachelor’s degree are eligible to receive the Nancy Talbot Scholarship Award. Awards are one-time only and are not renewable. Awards are paid in U.S. currency.
Awards are for undergraduate study only.
Start by clicking Register to Apply at the bottom of this page. You will need to read and agree to an online consent statement and and register with a username and password to create your application account. During the application process, you will be able to leave the site by clicking on the Save and Log out button located on any page. To return, you must enter your username and password. The application must be submitted electronically by 11:59 p.m. on January 20, 2014.
For more information and to apply please visit https://www.scholarshipamerica.org/talbotswomen/instructions.php
This scholarship program focusing on health was established in 1998 as the CBC partnered with the naming sponsor, General Mills, to increase the number of minority students pursuing degrees in the fields of medicine, engineering, technology, nutrition and other health-related professions. Since the inception of the program, General Mills has invested more than $1,000,000 to underwrite this initiative. The CBCF General Mills Health Scholarship has served hundreds of students over the years, and has helped to create leaders in the medical and health related fields.
Deadline: February 28, 2014 | Application opens December 15
For more information please visit http://www.cbcfinc.org
The Herbert Lehman Scholarship is a national, highly competitive scholarship program that makes annual awards to qualified, outstanding undergraduate students. The scholarship was established in 1964 and is named after the former Governor and United States Senator from New York State. LDF chose to honor Senator Lehman in recognition of his integrity, persistence, and valor on behalf of numerous civil rights causes.
Herbert Lehman Scholarships were initially awarded to help African-American students attend formerly segregated four-year colleges and universities in the South and to increase the number of African-Americans in the legal profession. Today, Lehman Scholarships are awarded to students of outstanding character who are entering college for the first time or who are beginning their sophomore years in college and who will be attending an accredited four-year college or university as a full-time undergraduate student.
Awards generally do not exceed four years.
Students who are interested in applying for Herbert Lehman Scholarships are strongly encouraged to review the eligibility criteria and program description before submitting an application.
Lehman Scholarship candidates must be of excellent character and be able to present strong academic records, test scores, and personal essays. A candidate must have a demonstrable record of community and school involvement that reveals exceptional leadership potential with a capacity to work well in diverse settings. Moreover, s/he must provide strong recommendations from teachers, community representatives, or employers.
Lehman Scholarship applicants may be seniors in high school, high school graduates or freshmen currently enrolled in college or university.
Successful Lehman Scholarship applicants must be planning to attend or currently attending an accredited, four-year college or university.
HOW TO APPLY
Beginning November 1, our fillable PDF application will be available for download for the academic year. Please note: applicants may type directly onto the Lehman application form, save their information on that form and edit it as they see fit. Lehman applications should not be filled in by hand. If you are unable to download the application, please send a note of inquiry to the scholarship programs firstname.lastname@example.org or by writing to:
The Herbert Lehman Education Fund
c/o NAACP LDF
40 Rector Street, 5th floor
New York, NY 10006
You must include an email address with your note.
Applicants are expected to give considerable care to the preparation of their application, including their essays and supporting documents. They should remember the following:
- Applications that are incomplete, late or do not otherwise conform to instructions, will not be reviewed.
- Applications and supporting materials must be received (postmarked) by March 31.
- Final decisions on applications are not usually made before June 30 each year.
CustomMade empowers individuals who believe in buying custom and disrupting the system of buying mass-produced, impersonal and low quality goods. That’s why we want to hear from students who are passionate about custom and empower them with scholarships to further their career.
Check out our current 2013 academic scholarship opportunities:
For more information and to apply, please visit http://www.custommade.com/scholarships/
The International Gem Society (“IGS”)was founded by Donald Clark, CSM with the mission to improve people’s access to information about the field of gemology. As a result, IGS seeks to encourage students who have a particular interest in geology, gems, lapidary arts or gemology. In honor of Donald Clark, IGS has endowed a $750 annual scholarship.
We encourage any student to apply for our annual scholarship opportunity detailed below. You do not need to be a gemology student or trade student to apply – all students are eligible.
Any student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at any time during calendar year 2014 at any accredited American college, university or trade school.
For more information, please visit http://www.gemsociety.org/scholarships/
A $750 scholarship will be awarded for the best submitted answer to the question below.
Submission deadline is December 15, 2014.
A $750 scholarship will be awarded; this money can be used toward tuition or books. The scholarship must be paid directly to your institution.
How do I apply?
Submit your essay, 1,000-word minimum, on the topic below. One exceptional essay on the topic will be chosen and published on the International Gem Society website. Please email your essay to email@example.com
December 15, 2014
January 15, 2015
To apply for this scholarship, please submit your answer to the following question:
Why are colored gemstones better than diamonds for an engagement ring or other high end jewelry?
Answers must be a minimum of 2 typed pages in Times New Roman 12 font. There is no maximum page limit. Creativity is strongly encouraged.
Jeannette Rankin Women’s Scholarship Fund honors the name and legacy of an American woman of incredible spirit and determination by providing much needed aid to women with the same attributes. Jeannette Rankin was a proponent of women’s rights and was the first woman to be elected to the United States Congress in 1916.
Jeannette Rankin Women’s Scholarship Fund (JRF) provides scholarships and support for low-income women 35 and older to build better lives through college completion.
An applicant for a JRF scholarship must be:
- A woman, age 35 or older
- A U.S. citizen or Permanent Resident of the United States
- Pursuing a technical or vocational education, an associate’s degree, or a first bachelor’s degree
- Enrolled in, or accepted to, a regionally or ACICS accredited school
- Your goals
- Your plan for reaching your goals
- How you will use your education to give back to the community
For more information and to apply please visit http://www.rankinfoundation.org