Thursday, February 25, 2010

Scholarships Galore! Deadlines in Feb, March, April

Scholarships Galore! Deadlines in Feb, March, April

AARP Foundation Women’s Scholarship Program, Deadline: March 31, 2010

From website: ”Who is eligible to apply? To be eligible for the scholarships, applicants must be:
Age 40 or over by March 31, 2010
U.S. Citizens
Able to demonstrate financial need
Enrolled in an accredited school or technical program in the U.S., within 6 months of the scholarship award date."

Also, included on this website is free 43 page ebook entitled, Back-to-School Financing Guide: A Financial Guide Book for Midlife and Older Women Seeking Education and Training.

Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee (CFMT) Scholarships, Deadline: March 15, 2010

CFMT administers several scholarships for the local Middle Tennessee community. Look at some of the following scholarships offered, especially at the Jerry Newson Scholarship, Drue Smith/Society of Professional Journalists Scholarship, Emmett H. Turner Scholarship, Teddy Wilburn Scholarship, The Woman's Club of Nashville Scholarship, and John W. Work III Memorial Foundation Scholarship.

Some of these are very specific, pertaining to what high school you went to, what county you resided, and what particular university you are attending.

Explore them all to see which pertains to you.

2010 Tylenol Scholarship Program, Deadline: May 14, 2010

From website: “Now in its 18th year, the TYLENOL® Scholarship program helps students getting a healthcare-related education manage the rising costs of education.

This year, we’ll be awarding $250,000 in scholarships to forty students based on leadership qualities and performance. We encourage any student who is pursuing a career in healthcare to apply.

Additional scholarship details:
Scholarships awarded to students pursuing healthcare-related education.
Ten students will be awarded $10K scholarships
Thirty students will receive $5K grants”

$1,000 Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship, Deadline: July 31, 2010

Scholarship Opportunities and Other Possibilities

I do not have time to write up and analyze every scholarship opportunity that I find. Below you will find scholarships I haven’t had time to investigate fully, but there are wonderful opportunities if you are willing to do the research.

Some of these deadlines are in the next day or two.


Girls Going Places Entrepreneurship Program. Deadline: Feb 26, 2010

American Cancer Society Cancer Survivor College Scholarship Program—various scholarships are listed in this article

Scholarship America—Available Scholarships; various deadlines: Feb. 15, 2010; April 15, 2010; Feb. 25, 2010; Mar 10, 2010, and more

Nationally Coveted College Scholarships, Graduate School Fellowships & Postdoctoral Awards

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

Golden Key International Honour Society Scholarships & Awards

Orphan Foundation of America programs and scholarships (foster care)

Rotary International—opportunities for students and youth

Glamour's Top 10 College Women Competition. Deadline: Dec 1, 2010

Article at about Scholarships for Women

Article about scholarships for Tennessee residents

VFW $30,000 Voice of Democracy Scholarship, Deadline: Nov. 1, 2010

VFW $10,000 Patriot’s Pen Essay Contest, Deadline: Nov. 1, 2010

Deadlines Passed

Deadlines already passed, but you can check them out for next year and prepare

Gates Millennium Scholars Program—you can study the requirements for next year

KFC Colonel’s Scholars Program—class of 2011, process begins Dec. 1, 2010

Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation

A list of all AXA Achievement Scholarships and programs; to register and learn about when the 2011 AXA Achievement Scholarship becomes available, click here:

Vegetarian Scholarship—open to high school seniors who are living the vegetarian lifestyle; Deadline: Feb. 20, 2010

AXA Achievement Community Scholarship Program, Deadline: Feb. 15, 2010


The Wandering Brain // Tracy Lucas said...

Great finds! Thanks for pointing these out.

My husband is returning to school at 31, and every little bit certainly helps.

Sarah Hall said...

Undoubtedly, some of these are very specific, pertaining to what high school you went to, what county you resided, and what particular university you are attending. I'll certainly explore them as I'm done with the whole essay writing process, and now I'm free of study!