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Below are outside organizations which each respectively have their own applications, criteria, deadlines, etc.  Please note that each of these organizations has their own staff/personnel available for questions and information regarding their scholarship offerings, please follow the below links for any scholarship and contact information:

 

 
ORGANIZATION/SCHOLARSHIP ​DESCRIPTION DETAILS



Reconnect Hungary
ReConnect Hungary, the Hungarian Birthright Program, is offering a scholarship worth $2,500 for qualified young adults to participate in its unique cultural, educational and social immersion program.  All those aged 18-28, of any Hungarian ancestry, born in the US or Canada, are urged to apply.​​

DEADLINE: January 15,2017


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The Mortgage Reports​
All applicants must submit a 600 to 1,000-word essay explaining what they hope to accomplish during their career in a business or finance field and how the scholarship would fulfill those goals. Recommended topics are included in the Personal Essay section.
DEADLINE​: January 29th, 2017
 



Sleepy Deep​

We are proud to offer an annual $500 scholarship to provide financial assistance. The scholarship is available to students who are currently attending or plan to attend college, university or graduate school in the coming year.​

DEADLINE: January 31st, 2017



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The Levin Firm Scholarship​ 
Applicants must submit a 500+ word essay on the following topic: Millions of people each year are injured in accidents involving cars and other motor vehicles. What are some ways the law can be changed in order to make our roads and highways safer? Out of the pool of applicants, we will choose five finalists. We will then post the five finalists’ essays on our blog and our social media pages.

DEADLINE: February 15, 2017



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​California Strawberries
First-time applicants must have a parent that is currently employed as a California strawberry fieldworker for the current and prior two harvest seasons. (Applicants may also qualify if they are employed as a California strawberry fieldworker).​​

DEADLINE: February 15, 2017


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ROTC Scholarship
All applicants must be a U.S. citizen enrolled in ROTC, be of good moral character, demonstrate academic excellence, have the potential to serve as an officer in the United States Armed Forces, and have a financial need.

DEADLINE: February 17, 2017


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Wellcentive Medical Scholarship for Veterans
Wellcentive is proud to support future healthcare providers with our Medical Scholarship for Veterans. This annual scholarship will be awarded to one achievement-focused student intending to pursue a career in Medicine.​​

DEADLINE: March 1, 2017


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CGTrader 
Scholarship 2017
Enter the CGTrader Scholarship 2017 challenge to win $1,000 for your education bills. All you have to do is write and submit an original essay on the topic “The future of virtual reality: on the footsteps of changing the world or on the brink of failure?”​​

DEADLINE​: March 1, 2017


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Floral Park 
 


The Floral Park Neighborhood Association plans to award four scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each to graduating seniors from a Santa Ana high school (including SAUSD, OCHSA and other charter schools) to further their education at a college or university. In addition, FPNA plans to award one $1,000 scholarship to a Santa Ana College student.

DEADLINE: March 10, 2017


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Santa Ana Public Schools Foundation
Scholarships Vary 
See Website

DEADLINE: ​​March 15, 2017
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The Canners Foundation
2017 Scholarship Application for Students Majoring in Horticulture or Agribusiness related to Horticulture.
DEADLINE​: March 15, 2017
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​Rick Hopcraft Memorial Scholarship
The Rick Hopcraft Memorial Scholarship seeks to carry on Rick’s memory and legacy of community service by supporting returning veterans in their preparation for commercial real estate careers in Orange County. In partnership with the Orange County Community
Foundation, the Rick Hopcraft Memorial Scholarship committee will award one or more scholarships annually to returning veterans pursuing education at area institutions of higher learning in Orange County.

Deadline: March 15, 2017





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Scholarship for College Students with Disabilities
In order to qualify, the student must be enrolled in a 2 or 4 year accredited college or university in the United States of America. They must be a matriculated student and attending school full time and U.S. citizen. We will accept students who are not attending school full time as long as the part time attendance is due to their disability and not their financial situation (minimum of 6 credits for undergraduate, 6 credits for graduate). Unfortunately, we are not able to award scholarships to high school students.

DEADLINE​: March 31, 2017




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War Veterans Scholarship
Merit-based scholarships of varying amounts will be awarded to persons on active duty in the uniformed military services, to honorably discharged U.S. military veterans (including Reservists and National Guard personnel) who are currently enrolled and attending classes part time or full time in an eligible STEM major degree program at an accredited four-year college or university in the U.S (see eligibility section paragraph 4 for list of acceptable STEM majors).

DEADLINE: April 15, 2017





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​The BHW Group
Women who are pursuing an undergraduate or master's degree and are majoring in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics during the 2017 school year.​​

DEADLINE: April 15, 2017


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​A Place for Mom
A Place for Mom is proud to offer our annual $1,000 scholarship to university students interested in the fields of aging and gerontology.  As North America's largest senior living referral service, we know the importance of supporting the training and education of our future senior care leaders.

DEADLINE: April 15, 2017


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Ewaste Digital Responsibility ​
Each year there are 20 to 50 million tons of e-waste discarded in the world. E-waste contains toxic materials, including heavy metals, that can easily seep into the ground and ultimately get into groundwater supplies. According to the EPA, recycling e-waste allows more than 100 million pounds of materials to be reused annually.​​

DEADLINE: April 30, 2017



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Mometrix College Scholarships​
See Website

DEADLINE: May 19, 2017
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The Advocates Scholarship

The applicant should submit an 300-500 word essay on the following topic:

Millions of people each year are killed or injured in accidents involving cars or other motor vehicles.  What are some ways YOU can contribute to making our roads and highways safer?  What are some of the ways the laws can be changed to accomplish that goal?​

DEADLINE: May 30, 2017 (Fall)





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Joseph J. LoRusson Biannual Scholarship
The Law Office of Joseph J. LoRusso P.A. understands that obtaining a college degree is often the foundation of a successful career in the modern economy. We also are well-aware that the rising costs of higher education can but a significant financial strain on both students and their families. In some cases, the costs associated with attending college may keep achieving the dream of earning a degree out of reach for some students. As a result, we are extremely proud to be offering a $1,000 college scholarship to the winner of the Biannual Joseph J. LoRusso College Scholarship Essay Contest.​

DEADLINE: June 16, 2017





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​Typology Central
Major/Area of Study: All
Award: $2,000 for first place and $500 for second place
GPA: 2.8
Selection Criteria: Applicants will be judged on the content of the essay they provide, contributions to the study or application of personality type as well as, their academic and non-academic achievements
Grade Level: Students with 15 credit hours or more

DEADLINE: June 23, 2017​​



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Mazie Slater Katz & Freeman
​2016 Legal Studies Scholarship​
To further its community outreach and support throughout the state of New Jersey, the personal injury law firm of Mazie Slater Katz & Freeman has created the Legal Studies Educational Scholarship. We are offering this scholarship for those pursuing a career in legal studies, or who have been affected in some way by personal injury and are committed to demonstrating determination to rebuild their lives and the lives around them.​​

DEADLINE: June 30, 2017


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The Drive To Learn ScholarshipSee Website

DEADLINE: July 1, 2017
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Goedeker's Appliances
Annual College Book Scholarship 
Write an essay about why attending college and your field of study are important to you. Give us some insight into your personal background, your philosophy about learning, why you chose your field in particular, and any other information you feel is relevant. These will be judged based on originality, creativity, organization of thought, and proper spelling, punctuation, and grammar.

DEADLINE: July 9, 2017



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Resume Companion​
Our scholarship program is designed to get the student population of the US thinking about resumes at an early stage, ensuring they have practice in this essential area of career progression, before they head into the vocational world.

DEADLINE: July 14, 2017



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​Weisblatt Law Firm

Everyone at The Weisblatt Law Firm appreciates both the value of an education as well as the need to help others.  The escalating costs of education, including tuition, books, and housing, make it difficult for some students and their families to make ends meet. In order to try and make financial issues a little easier, the Weisblatt Law Firm is pleased to offer a $1000.00 scholarship.  The ability to apply for this scholarship is open to any individual currently enrolled in a college or graduate program, or actively applying to attend one such program in 2016​.

DEADLINE: July 15, 2017






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The Console & Hollawell Paralegal Scholarship
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DEADLINE: July 15, 2017
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Boling Rice, LLC Scholarship​




Writing and submitting a 500+ word essay on the following topic:

 
Distracted driving has become an increasing problem in the United States, and the growing popularity and availability of smartphones is often cited as a significant factor in this increase. While many states have imposed limitations on the way that drivers may use personal electronic devices, the effectiveness of these laws is not yet clear. What changes or new measures could be adopted in order to reduce the risk that cellphone use poses to other motorists, pedestrians, or bicyclists?

DEADLINE: August 31, 2017

 


 


 

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Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers Single Mothers' Scholarship​
Write a 500+ word essay on the advantages of going back to school while caring for your children as a mother. How do you believe motherhood has helped prepare you for the challenges that you will face as a student?


DEADLINE: December 15, 2017



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Orange County Mensa Scholarship Program


All it takes is for interested students to submit on line an entry form with an essay of 550 words or fewer stating their scholastic and vocational goals. The only other requirement is that each applicant must be enrolled in a degree program in an accredited U.S. institution of higher learning during the academic year following the application date, that is, in the fall semester, 2015.  

DEADLINE: January 15, 2018





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Technology Addiction​ Scholarship
Young people spend an average of 7.5 hours a day consuming media--and this doesn't include computer use for schoolwork--according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. With technology always at the ready at your fingertips, it can be a challenge to unplug. But taking a break from technology is healthy for both the mind and body.

DEADLINE: January 30, 2018​



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Association for Women in Mathematics​

This essay contest is open to students in the following categories:

  • Grades 6-8
  • Grades 9-12
  • Undergraduate

At least one winning submission will be chosen from each category.

Your essay should be based primarily on an interview with a woman currently working in a mathematical career. The submission must be in essay form, not just a transcript of your interview.

DEADLINE: January 31, 2018


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Orange County Community Foundation's Scholarships

Various Scholarships

  • Academic/leadership/community scholarships
  • Athletic scholarships
  • Corporate/country club scholarships
  • Major-/career-specific scholarships
  • Renewal scholarships
  • Scholarships for non-Orange County residents
  • Special circumstances scholarships
  • Specific scholarship program

     DEADLINE: Dates Vary



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 Cal​​​CPA

See website

    DEADLINE: Dates Vary 

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DoSomething.org


 

See Website


DEADLINE: Dates Vary 

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 F​astweb

See Website

DEADLINE: Dates Vary

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​Chegg​
See Website

DEADLINE: Dates Vary​
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 UNIGO

See Website

DEADLINE: Dates Vary

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 GenProgress

 Scholarships for Undocumented Students


See Website

DEADLINE: Dates Vary


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Jack Kent Cook Foundation
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship makes it possible for the nation’s top community college students to complete their bachelor’s degrees by transferring to a selective four-year college or university. The Foundation provides up to $40,000 per year to each of approximately 85 deserving students selected annually, making it the largest private scholarship for two-year and community college transfer students in the country.

DEADLINE: Dates Vary


 

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​RedKite
​​
 Red Kite Matching Engine instantly searches through $20 billion in scholarships to find the opportunities that fit your profile. That saves you hours of time and potentially thousands of dollars in tuition. ​​

DEADLINE: Dates Vary


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LATutors

At LA Tutors, we believe that it’s more than just the grades that make a great well-rounded student. Each one of you is creative in his or her own way: some of you blog; others curate documentary photography on Instagram that helps us understand the world better; and still others find imaginative ways to solve problems in their public and private lives. Creativity is the air each one of us breathes, but sometimes we get so concerned with grades that we forget that imagination is our natural problem solver.

DEADLINE: Dates Vary (Monthly)


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