Scholarship Newsletter - Issue 85 | Frank

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Love Your Career Scholarship

Scott Jones is the founder of Jonestshirts.com. Jones is a firm believer in the power of everyone loving their careers. This scholarship is a great way for students to share their career passion and win some money to cover the cost of their college expenses.

Application Requirements:

  • Submit a 1000 words or more (no more than 3000) essay for a chance to win. In your essay be sure to highlight your plan to take in the next year to start a path towards having a career that you love. As you think of these steps, consider some of these ideas; What are your passions that could be turned into a career? What are some ideas you have for a business based on things that you love and are skilled at? 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Any student who will be enrolled in a college or University at the time of the next deadline (see dates below). This scholarship is limited to students attending school in the 50 U.S. states

Deadline: September 10th, 2020 | Scholarship Value: $1,000

Democrats for Life of America (DFLA) Scholarship

Democrats for Life of America is a preeminent national organization for pro-life democrats. The organization advocates and supports programs and policies that respect and promote life from conception to natural death.

Application requirements:

  • Students must respond to the following prompt in a 500-word to 800-word essay, in order to apply:
    • Although the term “feminist” turns off a lot of people, many women (and men) identify this way for the term’s presumption of equality between genders. Similarly many view themselves as “whole life” because they adhere to non-violence and a consistent life ethic throughout the full human cycle. Evaluate the term “whole-life feminist.”

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Scholarship open to students who are 17 to 26 years of age, enrolled in school full-time student and U.S. citizens

Deadline: June 23st, 2020 | Scholarship Value: $2,500

Jayda Dionne Parker Scholarship

The Jayda Scholarship Fund intends to honor the life of Florida A&M University Alumnus Jayda Dionne Parker. Jayda was an outstanding and hardworking student who fought against tremendous odds. Her legacy will be recognized  by the organization helping students who share Jayda’s drive. 

Application requirements:

  • Submit the following:
    • A completed application form
    • Documentation of acceptance or enrollment in an accredited college or university;
    • Two letters of recommendation; one from a teacher -and- another from a counselor, or community leader 
    • An official academic transcript
    • A 500 word essay (750 words max) which describes how the applicant exemplifies Jayda Dionne Parker’s  characteristics of hard work, caring and service to others and determination to succeed

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Scholarship open to anyone who is currently enrolled in college and shows financial need 

Deadline: April 30th, 2020 | Scholarship Value: $1,000

Heinlein Society Scholarship

The Heinlein Society exists to honor the prestigious legacy Robert Anson Heinlein left behind. This Scholarship opportunity was launched to honor Heinlein’s word to “Pay It Forward”. As the cost of education gets more expensive, Heinlein plans to give back to the community by providing financial assistance to those in need.

Application Requirements:

  • Applicants will need to submit a 500-1,000 word essay on one of several available topics:
    • Most of the Heinlein estate and literary legacy is devoted to commercial space activities (the mission of the Heinlein Prize Trust). Given that focus, consider Heinlein’s “The Man Who Sold the Moon”, and other works. Will our future expansion into space be government initiated, or private/commercial? Which is better? Which will ultimately be the way forward?
    • Robert Heinlein said “The golden age of science has yet to begin.” Evaluate this statement compared to your technical field.
    • Discuss the advantages to the human race of a permanent settlement on the Moon or Mars.
    • The expansion of social media has led to widespread placement of devices by which your movement and private conversations can be monitored. Social media has also accelerated the clustering of like-minded interests into largely non-interacting ‘tribes’—the so-called ‘metadata’ gathering. Can you find and comment on the Heinlein stories that?
    • How might advances in your chosen field of study affect how people live 50 years from now? What changes, good or bad, might society see?

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants must be a full time undergraduate student enrolled in an accredited college that awards Bachelor of Science or Arts degrees
  • Major must be Engineering, Math, or Biological or Physical Sciences, or Science Fiction as Literature
  • Open to residents of any country

Deadline: April 1st, 2020 | Scholarship Value: $2,000

Western Digital Scholarship

The Western Digital Scholarship Program was launched in 2018. The program was established with the sole purpose of assisting the potential of future scientists, engineers and mathematicians. Western Digital is committed to awarding up to 1 million dollars a year to students pursuing a STEM major.

Application Requirements:

  • Student applicants must submit a filled out application form with supporting documents

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Undergraduate student enrolled on a full-time basis at a four-year accredited University located in the countries where scholarships are being offered
  • Majoring in Computer Science (B.S. programs only), Engineering, Mathematics or Science (excluding agricultural sciences, health and other life sciences)
  • Minimum grade average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or equivalent

Deadline: March 31st, 2020| Scholarship Value: $1,000

$2,500 Easy Scholarship

The  Project Yellow Light Radio Scholarship initiative was launched to honor the legacy of the late Hunter Garner. Hunter passed away when he was just 16 years old in a car accident. This scholarship aims to encourage students to drive safely. 

Application Requirements:

  • Students are encouraged to give a guy in their life a mental (health) note that as reminder to spend some quality “him” time

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Under 26 years old
  • No minimum GPA

Deadline: February 29th, 2020 | Scholarship Value: $2,500

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