2018 Omega Wright Scholarship- 

Rev. James C. Wright was a “drum major for justice” and a change agent who believed that his presence in the world was intended to help shape and change the world. Thus, the Rev. James C. Wright Scholarship is awarded to young men who desire to make a difference in the world and whose desire for further education is intended to enhance their ability impact the communities and world that they live in.

To be eligible for the Rev. James C. Wright Scholarship, the Applicant must:

  1. Enroll in and attend a 2-year or 4-year college or university, vocational, or technical school in the Fall of 2018.
  2. Be identified as a student who desires to impact and change the world.
  3. Complete and submit the application and supporting materials no later than March 31, 2018.

2018 Fitchburg Optimist Club Scholarship – Awarded to a Fitchburg resident pursuing higher education who is involved working and/or volunteering with youth in the community. The Fitchburg Optimist Club is a group of dedicated volunteers from Fitchburg, WI with the mission of “Bringing out the Best in Kids”. We’re pleased to award a scholarship in the amount of $1000 to a student who is committed to community service and helping “bring out the best” in area youth.

Eligibility: Open to residents of the City of Fitchburg age 21 or under who will be continuing their education in 2018. The winner is awarded $1000 toward their education/training and there is a potential for an additional secondary award.
Applications are now being accepted and are due at the end of March. Winner will be announced and contacted in Late April or early May.

To fill out electronically, use this form.

 

New Leader Scholarship– Granted by the Marin Community Foundation with multiple scholarships available. The scholarship also provides graduate school prep and financial support. Updated application guidelines are posted every January at the opening of the submission period. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and be willing to attend an interview.

Applicants should fulfill the following qualifications:

  • Enrollment in one of the following Bay Area public universities: California State University, East Bay; San Francisco State University; San Jose State University; Sonoma State University; or University of California at Berkeley
  • Minimum GPA of 3.5
  • Studying the social sciences, human services, public interest law, health-related fields, or public service
  • Have been enrolled at their university for at least one year, with a minimum of 24 in-house credits at said university

Due: March 10th, Award: up to $8,000 a year (renewable)

Accounting and Financial Women’s Alliance– to enable women in all accounting and finance fields to achieve their full potential and to contribute to their profession.

Due: March 15th, Award: $750 and $2,000

Intertech Foundation STEM Scholarship – Eligibility: U.S. high school seniors or college students with a 3.3 or higher GPA who intend to study computer science. How to apply: Submit required documentation and an essay describing your work ethic and what you hope to accomplish after you graduate college.

Due: March 15th, Award: $2,500

Hispanic Scholarship Fund– HSF General College Scholarships are designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a college degree.

Applicants:

  • Must be of Hispanic Heritage
  • Minimum of 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for College and Graduate Students
  • Plan to enroll Full-Time in an accredited, not-for-profit, 4-year university, or graduate school, during the FALL of a scholarship cycle (year)
  • U.S. Citizen, Permanent Legal Resident, DACA or Eligible Non-Citizen (as defined by FAFSA)
  • Complete FAFSA or state based financial aid application (if applicable)

Due: March 30th, Award: $500-$5,000

The Madison Metropolitan Chapter of The Links, Inc– Committed to enhancing the status of African-American people and people of African ancestry through the promotion of educational, cultural, and civic development within the community. Annually award these scholarships to college-bound African-American students residing in the Greater Madison and Beloit areas.

Requirements: Official Copy of High School Transcript or Official Copy of Academic Institution Transcript (if you are already in college); Copy of SAT or ACT Score Report; Photo:  Head Shot; Two letters of recommendation; Signed Photo/Biographical Data Release Form: Photo Biographical Release Form

Due: March 31st

Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance Scholarship – The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance to college students in their pursuit of higher education. If you’ve battled a form of cancer yourself, or witnessed a loved one receiving treatment, we want to hear your story. Applicants must submit a typed essay (500–1,500 words) or video submission (5 minutes max).

Due: March 31st or December 1st, Award: $4,000

Collabera STEM Scholarship –  STEM occupations are growing at a rapid 17% compared to a 9.8% growth for other occupations. An education in STEM creates critical thinkers, visionaries, and enables the next generation of innovators.

Collabera understands the importance of STEM and how it makes an impact on the evolving business environment we live in. As technology continuously expands into every aspect of our lives, we need to support the future leaders of tomorrow who are pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

Collabera is committed to helping the industry’s future leaders form a solid foundation by offering the 2017 Collabera STEM Scholarship.

Applicants:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must be attending, or planning to attend, an accredited college, university or technical college on a full-time basis.
  • Must be pursuing a degree in science, technology, engineering, and/or mathematics
  • Official Transcript
  • Must have a minimum of a 3.0 on the 4.0 scale
  • Letter of recommendation from a teacher or professor
  • Submit a one page essay answering the prompt.

Due: March 31st, Award: $2,500

Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance Scholarship – The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance to college students in their pursuit of higher education. If you’ve battled a form of cancer yourself, or witnessed a loved one receiving treatment, we want to hear your story. Applicants must submit a typed essay (500–1,500 words) or video submission (5 minutes max).

Applicants: US citizens who have battled cancer or have had a loved one battle cancer, enrolled full-time in college with a minimum 3.0 GPA

Due: March 31st, Award: $4,000