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Adam Smith Fellowship
$10,000
The Adam Smith Fellowship is a co-sponsored program of the Mercatus Center and Liberty Fund, Inc. Adam Smith Fellowships are awarded to graduate students attending PhD programs at any university and in any discipline, including but not limited to economics, philosophy, political science, and sociology. The aim of these fellowships is to introduce students to and encourage them to critically engage key thinkers in political economy that they might not otherwise encounter during their graduate studies. As such, Adam Smith Fellows spend three weekends during the academic year and one week during the summer participating in workshops and seminars on...
Deadline
Mar 15, 2021
Virginia Bankers Association Bank Day Scholarships
$7,500
The third Tuesday in March was declared Bank Day by the Virginia General Assembly in 1991. On this day, high school seniors spend a day in banks across the Commonwealth shadowing a banker in their daily duties. The purpose of this experience is for the students to learn about banking, financial services, and the vital role banks play in their communities. From their experience, the students are required to write an essay on the following topic: "What did you learn on Bank Day that will help you manage your financial future AND what did you learn about how banks support...
Deadline
Mar 16, 2021
FEEA Scholarships
$5,000
Since 1986, FEEA has given almost 11,000 merit-based scholarships to federal public servants, their spouses, children, and grandchildren. An additional nearly 200 scholarships to surviving children whose federal employee parents died or were severely injured in the line of duty during terrorist attacks, such as those on the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, the Pentagon on 9-11, and the US Embassies and Consulates in Kenya, Tanzania, and Libya. Collectively, our scholarship program to date totals over $14 million. FEEA champions the pursuit of higher education and each year supports over 200 students with merit-based scholarships. INDIVIDUALS ELIGIBLE...
Deadline
Mar 25, 2021
Legacy of Life Scholarship
$5,000
The Legacy of Life Scholarship is sponsored by the Washington Regional Transplant Community (WRTC), the D.C. metropolitan area's organ recovery agency, and its Donor Family and Community Advisory Council sponsor this scholarship. WRTC is dedicated to educating people from all walks of life in our community about the benefits of organ and tissue donation. Who is eligible for the Legacy of Life Scholarships: 1. All essay and video entrants must be a current high school senior who both resides and attends high school, or is home schooled, in one of the following locations: Northern Virginia (specifically the counties of Arlington,...
Deadline
Mar 31, 2021
Lisa Sechrist Memorial Scholarship
$10,000
The Lisa Sechrist Memorial Foundation (the "Foundation") has been established to provide financial support to underprivileged women to finance their higher education. It is anticipated that distributions will be made through other exempt organizations to women who reside in the Commonwealth of Virginia, largely based on need and other characteristics such as merit, integrity and academic potential. It will be the Foundation's policy to make its distributions without regard to race, religion, color or age or any other protected classifications in accordance with applicable law. Lisa Sechrist, in whose memory the Foundation is established, tragically lost her life when domestic...
Deadline
Mar 31, 2021
University of the Aftermarket Foundation Scholarship
$10,000
Your complete scholarship application will be automatically considered by the University of the Aftermarket Foundation (UAF). In addition, it will also be considered by several other organizations if you meet their scholarship requirements. So, a complete application may give you the opportunity to compete for several different scholarship awards. Please see the website for specific requirements for each organization's awards. Applications must be completed by March 31, 2021. Who Qualifies for this Scholarship? A) Full time students at an accredited U.S. college or university or an ASE/NATEF Certified post-secondary automotive, heavy duty, or collision repair school B) Graduating high school...
Deadline
Mar 31, 2021
Leo Bourassa Scholarship
$3,000
The mission of the Virginia Lakes and Watersheds Association is to promote and educate the public on good lake and watershed management, encourage sustainable storm water management practices and protect the welfare of lakes and other water resources within the Commonwealth. To help further our mission, we would like to award scholarships to support and acknowledge deserving students who are studying in fields related to water resources. In the past, the Virginia Lakes and Watersheds Association has annually awarded multiple scholarships ranging in value from $3,000 to $500 each. ELIGIBILITY The applicant must: 1. Be a student in good standing...
Deadline
Apr 01, 2021
Thermo Fisher Scientific Antibody Scholarship
$10,000
The Thermo Fisher Scientific Antibody Scholarship Program ("Program") will award scholarships to eligible life science students, to be used for the 2021–2022 academic year. Entries will be accepted beginning on or about 12:00:01 a.m. Central Time (CT) on December 9, 2020 through 11:59:59 p.m. CT on May 5, 2021 ("Application Deadline"). By submitting a scholarship application, each applicant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which shall be final and binding in all respects. ELIGIBILITY: Applicants must be individual persons who: (a) Will be a legal resident of...
Deadline
May 05, 2021
Trotter Project Scholarships
$10,000
The Trotter Project is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to continuing Chef Charlie Trotter's legacy through mentorship and scholarship programs for youth interested in agriculture, culinary arts and/or hospitality. Scholarship Opportunities: A) The Farmer Lee Jones Scholarship This $10,000 award will be given to agricultural students attending any accredited college/university in the U.S. The Farmer Lee Jones scholarship is named for James Beard Award winner Farmer Lee Jones, a longtime friend of Chef Charlie Trotter and supporter of The Trotter Project. Farmer Lee Jones is committed to sustainable agricultural practices at his family's 300-acre farm and is the founder of...
Deadline
May 15, 2021
Stuck at Prom Scholarship
$10,000
We're giving away $20,000 in cash scholarships to high school students who make the best prom attire out of Duck Brand Duct Tape! New this year? We want to make sure everyone has a chance to enter and win no matter what prom looks like for you. So, we have removed the requirement to wear your one-of-a-kind creation to prom -- you just need to be enrolled in high school or a home school association (at the high-school level) during the 2020-2021 school year. So, stock up on your favorite colors and prints now to create something that will wow...
Deadline
Jun 09, 2021
Virginia Focused Driver Scholarship
$2,000
For years, the attorneys at Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers have been supporting good causes in our community and taking on young people as interns. Now, we are happy to be able to help further the reach of our efforts nationwide. We started our scholarship program to raise awareness about the dangers of distracted driving and to get students to think about ways to stay focused behind the wheel. Distracted driving is one of the most significant causes of accidents involving young people, and it is our goal that this scholarship will get applicants to think critically about those dangers and...
Deadline
Jul 15, 2021
Nicholas Braswell Strong Roots Scholarship
$500
Criminal Defense attorney Nicholas Braswell has devoted his career to serving and defending the citizens of the Richmond area and has developed a strong connection with the people and places of eastern Virginia. It takes time, effort, and patience to build a nurturing relationship with one's community. In today's world, there are so many opportunities to live a transient life, to move from place to place and never settle down. Many of us seek a sense of community, but there's usually a small group of people really working to build that sense of unity in the place that we call...
Deadline
Aug 31, 2021