Scholarship Updates

Scholarship
Deadline

Amount Scholarship Name/Criteria
2/28/2015            $750 Edward J. Shimanek Memorial Scholarship
Open to students pursuing an education in a criminal justice or police science related field and entering their first year of college.  Applicants must be residents of Manitowoc County.  Applications are available at the Ariens Family Welcome Center.
2/28/2015            $500 Manitowoc County Sheriff's Department Association
Applicants must be residents of Manitowoc County.  Preference is given to students pursuing a career in a criminal justice related field.  Applications are available at the Ariens Family Welcome Center.
3/1/2015 $1500-$3000 Thomas B. and Grace Stevenson Jones Scholarship
Students residing in Grant, Iowa and Lafayette counties are eligible.
3/1/2015            $500 Licensed Nurse Scholarship
Applicants must be college students pursuing a degree or certification as a nurse or high school students planning to pursue studies in these fields.  Applicants must write a 300-word essay on the given topic.
3/15/2015          $3,500

Remote DBA Scholarship
Applicants must be pursuing studies in computer science or computer engineering with a demonstrated interest in the fields of database administration or data science.  Applicants must write a 1,000-word essay and create a visual infographic.

3/31/2015            $500 Fox Valley/Central WI Chapter of the Institute of Internal Auditors Scholarship
Applicants must be college students currently enrolled with a major in accounting or business administration at an accredited, four year university or college within the boundaries of this chapter.  Must be a resident of Wisconsin and interested in a career in internal auditing.  Application consists of a cover letter (including specific criteria), a resume, an unofficial transcript, and a letter of recommendation.  More information is available at the Ariens Family Welcome Center.
3/31/2015            $500

Marsh-Pickett-Richey Scholarship
Open to female students enrolled at Silver Lake College, University of Wisconsin-Manitowoc or Lakeshore Technical College.  Applicants with at least a B average and have an economic need are encouraged to apply.  Applicants must fill out an application and submit a 100-300 word essay.  Applicants are available at the Ariens Family Welcome Center.

3/31/2015         $5,000 Big Fish 2015 Gaming Scholarship
Student must submit a video game design through video, storyboard, screenshots, drawings, concept art or other media of your choice.
3/31/2015         $1,000

PetPlan Scholarship
Applicant must complete a 500-word essay.  Must be an incoming college freshman, sophomore, junior or senior in the U.S. with a 3.5 GPA or above.

4/1/2015          $1,000 UnitedOne Credit Union Scholarship
Open to permanent residents of Manitowoc and Sheboygan Counties.  The application is in essay format.
4/1/2015 Undisclosed Women in Management Scholarship
Open to female students aspiring to a post-secondary professional, managerial, or entrepreneurial career.  Applicants must have completed at least their first year of college with the intention of obtaining a degree.  Preference will be given to applicants attending college in Manitowoc County, but those who reside in Manitowoc County, or who have graduated from a Manitowoc County High School will also be considered.  Applicants must complete the application and submit a current transcript.
4/1/2015 Undisclosed AFWA Educational Foundation Academic Scholarships
Must be a 3rd, 4th or 5th year undergrad pursuing an accounting or finance degree. There is also a masters scholarship for students enrolled in a master's program and pursuing an accounting or finance degree.
4/1/2015 $1000-$3000 Zenni's Poetry Scholarship
Write a poem in 250 words or less on the given topic. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and either high school seniors who have been accepted to an accredited university or students currently enrolled at an accredited university in the U.S.
4/15/2015         $1,500 Interior Deluxe Scholarship
Students in a two year, four year, or graduate program are eligible to apply.  Applicants must answer four open-ended questions.
4/15/2015         $1,000

Senior Care Innovation Scholarship
The annual scholarship award is for (5) students enrolled in an associate's degree, bachelor's degree or graduate level program in a medical, nursing or social sciences related major.  The student must intend on pursuing a career that involves working with senior citizens.  Applicants must complete an essay that is between 500 and 900 words on a selected topic.

4/17/2015            $500

Smile Clinic Scholarship
Open to current high school seniors or current college students who are residents of Manitowoc County and will be attending UW-Manitowoc, Silver Lake College, or Lakeshore Technical College during the 2015-16 school year.  Applicants must complete an application, submit 2 letters of recommendation (1 instructor, 1 personal) and a current transcript.  Applications are available at the Ariens Family Welcome Center.

4/20/2015         $1,000

Sports Unlimited Scholarship
Student must be a graduating high school senior or a freshman/sophomore in college.  Student must write a 500-1000 word essay regarding overcoming adversity to succeed in a sport.

4/20/2015          $7,000 Green Bay Area P.E.O. Reciprocity Scholarship
Open to female Brown County residents.  Must have at least 24 consecutive months as a non-student sometime in her adult life and be within 24 months of completing her educational goal.  Applicant must demonstrate financial need through FAFSA.  Applicant must write a personal essay.  Applications are available at the Ariens Family Welcome Center.
4/20/2015 $500-$1,000 SBO Scholarship Program
The scholarship is for undergraduate students currently enrolled with a 3.0 GPA and the student must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.  The student needs to answer one of the provided questions in 500-1,000 words.
4/30/2015         $1,000 Evolve IP Scholarship
Applicant must plan on a career in technology or computer sciences.  Applicants must answer a survey and fill out essay questions.
4/30/2015         $2,000

RE/MAX of New Jersey Scholarship
Open to anyone graduating high school or currently enrolled in an undergraduate program with expected graduation no earlier than December 2015.  Student must capture the most amazing pieces of New Jersey and show Jersey pride.

5/1/2015          $1,000

Wisconsin Laboratory Association (WLA) Scholarship
All applicants must be enrolled in a curriculum that will enable them to pursue a career in a non-medical laboratory related field and have a 3.0 or higher Grade Point Average.  Applicants must complete an application, submit a transcript and acquire 2 letters of recommendation from instructors.

5/1/2015         $1,000 Griswold Home Care Scholarship
Open to anyone pursuing a bachelor's, associate's, graduate or professional degree.
5/15/2015            $500 MCO Scholarship
Applicants must be a full-time student in Fall 2015 and currently be in their last year of high school or a freshman, sophomore, or junior in college/university.  Applicants must submit an essay.
5/29/2015            $500 Penn Lease Scholarship
Applicants must write a 1,500-2,000 word essay on the given topic.
5/31/2015          $1,000 Source Supply College Scholarship
Applicants must write a 1,000-word essay on the given topic.  Open to students who are currently enrolled as full-time college freshmen, sophomores and juniors, as well as high school seniors.
5/31/2015         $1,000 Online Brand Protection Scholarship
Applicants must complete a 500-word essay about online brand protection.
5/31/2015         $1,000

Sunoco Rewards Scholarship
Student must be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident, must be a graduating high school senior or a full-time college freshman, sophomore or junior. 

5/31/2015         $1,000 Rover College Scholarship
Applicants must be a resident of the U.S. and must be a graduating high school senior or currently a freshman, sophomore, or junior in college.  Applicants must take a survey and answer a scholarship question in 400-500 words.
5/31/2015         $1,000

Crown & Caliber Entrepreneur's Scholarship
Students must create a best business proposal plan for an online business startup.

5/31/2015         $1,000 NAVEX Global Scholarship
Open to students in the U.S. who are currently enrolled as  full-time college freshmen, sophomores and juniors, as well as high school seniors.  Applicants must complete a survey and submit a 500-word essay.
5/31/2015         $1,000 PicMonkey College Scholarship
Students must be a resident of the U.S. or Canada and be a graduating high school senior or a freshman in college.  Student must complete a survey and a 400-500 word essay.
5/31/2015
        $1,000

AWeber Email Marketing Scholarship
Open to high school seniors or undergraduate students.  Must complete a 500-word essay on how people will communicate in the future.

6/1/2015         $1,000 Lamps Scholarship
Open to high school seniors headed to college in 2015, or college freshman, sophomores or juniors who will be returning to college in 2015.  Applicants must write a 500-1000 word essay on the given topic.
6/1/2015         $1,000 RevZilla Design Scholarship
Must be a graduating high school senior or freshman or sophomore in college, between the ages of 16 and 21.  Applicants must create a t-shirt design.
6/1/2015         $1,000 Auto Accessories Garage
Open to high school seniors or a freshman or sophomore in college.  Applicants must complete a 500-1000 word essay.
6/1/2015         $1,000 Oz Moving & Storage Scholarship
Open to qualifying graduating high school students or undergraduate college students.  Student must choose one essay topic from the given list and write a 500-word essay.
6/12/2015            $500

Carpey Law Scholarship
Applicants must be incoming or current students attending school in the U.S.  Applicants must write a 1,000-1,500 word essay on the given topic.

6/12/2015            $500 Boomtown Internet Group Scholarship
Applicants must choose a topic from the given list and write an essay that is 1,000 to 1,500 words in length.
6/15/2015          $1,000 Abbott and Fenner Scholarship
Open to all high school juniors and seniors, as well as students currently registered in any accredited post secondary institution.  Applicants must write an essay between 500 and 1,000 words on the given topic.
6/15/2015            $500 Global Lift Equipment Scholarship
Applicants must be currently attending or planning on attending a post-secondary institution in Canada or the US by September 2015.  Applicants must submit a short story.  Applicants must have a GPA of 2.5 or greater.
6/30/2015            $500 Lifestyle Dentistry Scholarship
Applicants must be attending college or university no later than September 2015.  Current high school seniors who will graduate in 2015 are eligible.  You can be enrolled in any field of study.  Applicants must submit answers to the essay question.  Applicants must have a GPA of 2.5 or greater.
6/30/2015          $1,000 Dry Defender Protect Your Bed Scholarship
The Dry Defender Protect Your Bed Scholarship is a $1,000 award open to any undergraduate or graduate student. Students must make a creative piece (comic, short film, drawing, poem, etc.) featuring the Dry Defender mascot.
7/31/2015            $500 Goedeker's Appliances Annual College Book Scholarship
Students need to be enrolled in an accredited college for the spring 2015 semester and must have a 3.0 GPA.  Write a 300-word essay about why attending college and your field of study are important to you.
7/31/2015            $500 Goedeker's Appliances Annual Public Service College Book Scholarship
Students will need to be enrolled in an accredited college for the spring 2015 semester and proof you or a member of your immediate family is employed in a position of public service.  Write a 300-word essay about why you personally deserve to be a scholarship recipient.
10/1/2015         $1,000 The Peter Leeds Stock Trading Scholarship
All applicants must have a high school diploma at the time of application and be an American or Canadian citizen.  Applicants must be 18 years or older during the fall semester, must be a full-time student with an interest in finance, economics, and trading stocks.  Students will be required to provide proof of enrollment.  Applicants must write a 750 to 1,500-word essay.
12/15/2015            $750 New Flosum Scholarship
Open to students who are pursuing or intending to pursue their bachelor's degree in the fields of computer engineering, computer science or in another technical discipline, such as electrical engineering, physics or mathematics with an interest in the field of computer science.  Applicants must write a 1,000-word essay.
12/31/2015         $1,500

Assisted Living Innovation Scholarship
Applicants must include a 250-word introductory bio with their 500-750 word essay in response to the essay question.

Undisclosed Tuition DCF Scholarship for Youth in Out-of-Home Care
Applicants must have been in out of home care for at least six months after the age of 15 and left after the age of 18. Applicants must be accepted into a post-secondary institution at the time the application is sent and be ages 23 or younger. An application needs to be completed along with a copy of an acceptance letter from the post-secondary institution.
Varies Varies Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Site contains scholarship opportunities for students who have a Hispanic background. The requirements for the scholarship vary, but have opportunities for student from high school to graduate level.
Undisclosed Up to $2,500 Holy Family Memorial Scholarship Program
Scholarship for full or part time students of Nursing degree or similar program.
Students must maintain a 3.0 grade point average and make an employment service commitment.
     


Scholarship Search & Information Websites:


http://www.fastweb.com
    http://fastaid.com


http://collegeboard.com/paying/


http://scholarships-ar-us.org/moresearches.htm


http://college-scholarships.com


http://wiredscholar.com/paying/content/index.jsp


http://www.collegeplanning.nelnet.net


http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm


http://weeklyscholarshipalert.com


http://www.schoolsoup.com/scholarship-directory


http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm


http://www.hsf.net/innercontent.aspx?id=34


http://www.uncf.org/forstudents/scholarship.asp


http://education-portal.com/articles/Tuition_Scholarship.html


http://onlinedegree.botw.org/scholarships/


http://www.studentscholarshipsearch.com/
http://www.onlineschools.org/financial-aid/minority
http://www.studentscholarships.org


Books:


Petersen’s Scholarships, Grants and Prizes 2012
SLC Library: 378.30973 P442P


The Ultimate Scholarship Book 2009: Billions of dollars in scholarships, grants and prizes. by Gen S. Tanabe
SLC Library: 378.3 T153U


Important Notes:


~DO NOT give your credit card number or pay to apply for any scholarship applications.


~Please contact the Ariens Family Welcome Center if you encounter errors using links within this page. (financialaid@sl.edu or 1-800-236-4752 ext. 175).


~ Silver Lake College of the Holy Family provides this information as a service without endorsing any of the scholarships or web sites listed.