Scholarships

March 1, 2018- The National Farm Kids Farm Kids to College Scholarship is available for graduating seniors who plan to pursue an agriculture related degree from an accredited college or university. There will be three national scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each.

To apply, go to : http://www.nfo.org/Scholarships/Apps/2018_Farm_Kids_App.pdf

 

March 1, 2018– The Society of Exploration Geophysicists is offering scholarships ranging from $500-$10,000 per academic year- the average scholarship is about $3,700. Applicants must be graduating seniors with above average grades  who plan to pursue a college curriculum directed toward a career in applied geophysics. For further information and to apply, go to https://seg.org/Scholarships.

 

March 15, 2018– The Beyond the Boroughs National Scholarship awards four-year scholarships- each worth up to $20,000 is available to male and female students of any race from any state. The aim is to create deserved college scholarship opportunities for students, with a primary focus on first generation collegians. This is for  graduating seniors who have been accepted to a college or university and are from  LOW INCOME households. To apply , visit http://www.beyondtheboroughs.org/.

 

March 15, 2018– The Microsoft disAbility Scholarship enables high school students with disabilities to go to college and target a career in the technology industry. In addition, the hope is to contribute to increasing the pool of persons living with a disability enrolling in higher education and, in the long term, decrease the unemployment bias for this demographic.

To be considered for the Microsoft disAbility Scholarship, you must:

  1. Be a current high school senior with living with a disAbility (as defined by WHO), whether that be visual, hearing, mobility, cognitive, speech or other disAbility.
  2. Plan to attend an undergraduate program in a 2 or 4-year University/College or Technical College in the fall of the academic year following high-school graduation. Schools must be in the USA or have a USA-Affiliate for financial transactions (contact Seattle Foundation to verify non-USA school’s eligibility).
  3. Declare a major in engineering, computer science, computer information systems, law, business, or a related field  (e.g. paralegal, pre-law, finance, business administration, or marketing).
  4. Demonstrate a passion for technology.
  5. Demonstrate leadership at school and/or in the community.
  6. Have a high school cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  7. Require financial assistance to attend college.
  8. Enrollment status must be full-time or half time.

To apply, go to https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/diversity/programs/microsoftdisabilityscholarship.aspx

 

October 31, 2018– KidGuard is a technology services company that provides information and tools for parents to keep their kids safe online. The KidGuard for Education Scholarship is an effort to bring awareness and inspire solutions on issues such as cyberbullying, online predators, ten suicide and childhood depression in the age of technology. High school students, grades 9-12 are eligible to apply. There are multiple scholarships ranging from $500 to $1,000. Students must write an essay on one of five topics. For further information, visit https://www.kidguard.com/nonprofits/high-school-scholarship/

 

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