Additional Scholarships and Grants


Additional Scholarships and Grants

Tusculum College offers our students many forms of financial aid, but sometimes a student will find themselves needing more money for school. Outside scholarships and grants are a great way to get you more money for school. Completing the FAFSA on time will get a student the maximum amount of Federal and State they a eligible for, however many outside scholarships and grant may require a separate application or ever have requirements such as an essay, community service, or pledges.

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Extend the Dreams Student Scholarship

Eligibility and Requirements

    • Applicant must be a current high school senior graduating from a public, private, parochial high school or home school located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee or the Caribbean.
    • Applicant must be accepted by and plan to attend an accredited, non-proprietary, technical, community or four-year college in the fall following his/her graduation.
    • •Applicant must have at least a 2.75 grade point average for grades 9-12.
    • Applicant must have financial need.
    • Applicant must demonstrate a commitment to community service, social justice issues and/or leadership qualities.
    • Applicant must submit ACT and/or SAT scores.

Submission Guidelines

    • Award Amounts: $1,000
    • Deadline: April 15th, 2017

In order to be considered for this scholarship, a student must submit the application along with the following supplemental information:

    • An official high school transcript which includes coursework and grades for 9-12 as well as cumulative GPA;
    • ACT/SAT score(s) – scores will be accepted from official high school transcript or copy of student score report;
    • Essay typed and double spaced (See website for details);
    • One letter of recommendation (teacher/principal, employment supervisor, community service organization leader, pastor);
    • A copy of page 1 of Student Aid Report (SAR). This SAR is the report received from the U.S. Department of Education after completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA);

For more Information about the scholarship and application please visit their website Extend the Dreams Scholarships

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Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Essay Contest

Eligibility for High School Seniors

    • Be a legal resident of either Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, or Texas.
    • 13 or older
    • Be enrolled in 12th grade in a public or private (or home school) located in one of the states listed above
    • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0
    • Will attend an accredited college in the U.S. during the 2017-18 academic school year.

Eligibility for College Freshman, Sophomores, and Juniors

    • Be a legal resident of any state in the U.S. and attending an accredited college in either Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, or Texas.
    • 16 or older
    • Be enrolled as a full-time college undergraduate freshman, sophomore or junior at an accredited college in the U.S. and have at least one year (or 18 credit hours) remaining before graduation.
    • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0
    • Will attend an accredited college in the U.S. during the 2017-18 academic school year.

Submission Guidelines

    • Award Amounts High School Seniors: $5,000
    • Award Amounts College Students: $3,500
    • Deadline:

How to Enter

    • Complete the online application, found Here
    • Write your Essay
    • Review and submit before 11:59:59p.m. Central Time on February 28,2017.
    • Await Notification

For more Information about the scholarship, essay, or application please visit their website Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Essay Contest

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SelfScore International Scholarship

Eligibility and Requirements

    • Students studying in the U.S. on a F1, J1, or M1 visa during the 2016/2017 academic year.
    • Must be accepted to study or continuing to study at an eligible college or university.
    • Must submit a valid I-20 or DS-2019 form.
    • Must score in the top 15% on a standardized U.S. college entrance exam (SAT, ACT, GRE, or GMAT).
    • Have a cumulative 3.0 GPA, or higher.

Submission Guidelines

    • Award Amounts: $5,000
    • Deadline: November 15th, 2016

How this Works

    • Winners will be selected randomly from the pool of eligible applicants.
    • All scholarships are awarded on a one-time basis.
    • Six scholarships will be awarded to undergraduate students and six scholarships will be awarded to graduate students.
    • All applicants are enrolled in a Free Financial Literacy program.
    • No purchase or credit application required.
    • Winners will receive their awards through their university in February of 2017.

For more Information about the scholarship and application please visit their website Selfscore.com/scholarship

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American Addiction Centers Behavioral Health Academic Scholarship Program

In an effort to help those who are helping others, AAC is excited to offer 3 scholarships for those studying in the fields of behavioral health, counseling, psychology, social work, nursing or related sciences.

With facilities across the United States, AAC provides comprehensive, compassionate treatment for those suffering from alcohol and drug addiction along with co–occurring mental/behavioral health issues. Our CARF–accredited treatment facilities support individualized treatment plans with research–based therapies and well–appointed amenities.

AAC established these scholarship awards to provide financial assistance to college and graduate students pursuing careers in behavioral health and addiction–related studies. Students eligible for scholarships are those enrolled or will be enrolled in behavioral health, nursing, counseling, psychology, social work, marriage/ family therapy, or other program focusing on treating mental health and/or substance abuse issues.

Eligibility

    • High school graduate as of Summer 2015
    • Open to full or part-time undergraduate or college graduate students
    • Must be entering or enrolled in behavioral health, nursing, counseling, psychology, social work, marriage/ family therapy, or other program focusing on treating mental health and/or substance abuse issues.

Submission Guidelines

    • Award Amounts: First Place: $5000, Second & Third Place: $2500
    • Deadline: May 31st, 2016
    • Winners will be announced June 30th, 2016

Requirements

    • Essay (800 words max.) – Why are you interested in pursuing a career in behavioral sciences?
    • fill out a scholarship application form and our AAC selection committee will select the three essays.

Selection Process

All essays will be reviewed by a committee selected solely by AAC. Review period will begin after the application deadline. Final selections will be made by the AAC selected committee.

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Barbara Rhomberg Nursing Scholarship

Eligibility

    • Enrolled in a full-time undergraduate nursing program working toward an associate or bachelor’s degree
    • Non-traditional student, defined as a student that did not immediately continue their education after high school (at least a 3-year gap between high school and enrollment in a college or university)

Submission Guidelines

    • Award Amounts: $1,000
    • Deadline: postmarked by March 31st, 2016

Requirements

For more Information about the scholarship

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Cheap Car Insurance Scholarship

www.cheapcarinsuranceco.com will award at least one winner a year a $5,000 scholarship for their best rendition of a commercial promoting auto insurance and its value to high school and college students.

Eligibility

    • High School Students
    • Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Legal Resident of the United States and may not be an associate (employee) or relative ofwww.cheapcarinsuranceco.com.
    • Applicant must be a current student and have a cumulative high school grade point average of at least 2.5 on a 4-point scale.
    • Applicant must also be a high school or home school senior graduating or earning a GED between August 1 and November 30, who will enroll for Spring Semester as a freshman at an accredited 2-year or 4-year college or university.
    • Current College Freshman, Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors:
    • Applicant must have a cumulative college grade point average of a least 2.5, and be enrolled full-time at an accredited 2-year or 4-year college or university between August 1 and June of the year submitted.

Submission Guidelines

    • Award Amounts: $5,000
    • Deadline: Oct. 31, 2016
    • Winners will be announced: April 15, 2016

Requirements

    • Submit an original commercial about car Insurance driving habits good or bad. Please try to keep the videos positive in nature.
    • Share your video with your friends (youtube,twitter,facebook,google plus,blogger,reddit,tumblr,Pinterest,Linkedln,Stumbleupon,Digg)
    • Link to http://www.cheapcarinsuranceco.com in your video and video description.
    • Email submissions to scholarship@cheapcarinsuranceco.com

Description of Funds

The recipient will receive a one-time $5,000 scholarship to be applied to qualified expenses, including graduate and undergraduate tuition, fees, books, and on-campus room and board for the new academic year. Funds are provided by www.cheapcarinsuranceco.com and made payable to the student’s approved college or university and mailed after November 30 directly to the accredited college or university last designated by the student. Winner Selection and Announcements
The 3 finalists will be selected after a team of judges review all entries, after the deadline of October 31. Applicants are judged on creativity, thoughtfulness, and insight. The winner will be announced November 1 and April 15. Conditions of Award

If the applicant or the applicant’s parent/legal guardian or immediate relative is employed by www.cheapcarinsuranceco.com at the time of award, the student is no longer eligible and will forfeit the scholarship. College/University Approval

The institution must be accredited and listed on the official website of the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants attending military academies are eligible for this scholarship. All school transfers are subject to accreditation approval.

Responsibilities of Recipients The recipient must be actively enrolled full-time as a freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior in Spring and for the entire academic year without interruption, barring illness, emergency, or military service. It is the recipient’s responsibility to verify receipt of funds with their designated institution and notify cheapcarinsuranceco.com should the award check not arrive on or about 30 days from the issue date. www.cheapcarinsuranceco.com reserves the right to alter or discontinue this program at any time without notice.

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Nursing Scholarships

The Cost of Getting a Nursing Degree

Higher education is expensive. Tuition costs have risen 225% over the past 30 years and show little sign of slowing down. The cost of education shouldn’t be a barrier to your future success.

Our goal is to always provide informative, engaging and inspiring content. However, we understand that sometimes it takes more than these things to give you the support you need in your academic pursuits. So, at Nursing.org, we not only provide a database of nearly 300 national nursing scholarships, but we have decided to join in the effort to support up-and-coming nurses by offering our own nursing scholarships.

Please feel free to share these nursing scholarship opportunities with your friends and families — let’s help educate the next generation of nurses!

Breaking Barriers: Scholarship for Men in Nursing

    • Be male and 18 years of age or older when submitting application
    • Be actively enrolled in an accredited nursing program
    • Have a minimum GPA of 3.5 (see details below for acceptable transcripts)
    • Submit a 500-1000 word essay
    • Award Amounts: $500
    • Apply here

Nursing.org’s Nurses First Scholarship

    • Be 18 years of age or older when submitting application
    • Be actively enrolled in an accredited nursing program
    • Have a minimum GPA of 3.5 (see details below for acceptable transcripts)
    • Submit a 500-1000 word essay
    • Award Amounts: $1,000
    • Apply here

Bridging Your Career: The RN to BSN Scholarship

    • Be 18 years of age or older when submitting application
    • Be actively enrolled in an accredited nursing program
    • Have a minimum GPA of 3.5 (see details below for acceptable transcripts)
    • Submit a 500-1000 word essay
    • Award Amounts: $500
    • Apply here

Submission Guidelines

    • Deadline: August 1st, 2016
    • Winners will be announced: September 2nd, 2016

Selection Process

The Nursing.org team will choose the top applicants for each nursing scholarship based on the merit of their applications.

    • The formal application (35%) will be judged on academic standing, community involvement and motivation.
    • Essays (65%) will be judged according to the student’s ability to articulate their goals, motivation and vision for their career and the future of nursing as related to the prompt.

Terms and Condition

For more information about the scholarships please visit Nursing.org

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The Kim and Harold Louie Family Foundation

This scholarship is for high school seniors and students who will be attending a college or university in the United States as a freshman during the 2016-2017 academic year. Applicants who are currently not seniors in high school (e.g., students who are taking a gap year or adults returning to school), but applicants who will be considered incoming freshmen are eligible to apply. Applicants should have demonstrated outstanding personal achievements, academic merit, leadership qualities and/or community service.

Submission Guidelines

    • Award Amounts: $4,000
    • Deadline: March 31st, 2016

Requirements

    • Be a freshman in the 2016-2017 academic year and anticipate enrolling at a U.S. accredited college/university in the 2016-2017 academic year.
    • Have a cumulative, un-weighted grade point average between 3.5 and 4.0 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent). Students not on a 4.0 grading scale must convert their GPA to a 4.0 scale before submitting an application to the Foundation.
    • Have a minimum SAT score of 1800 (out of 2400) or a minimum ACT score of 26. However, if you did not take the SAT or the ACT because the school you will be attending in the fall of 2016 does not require such test scores, please so indicate in the application form. The Foundation will verify this with the school prior to any award.
    • Have at least two reference letters, one of which must be from a current or former teacher in an academic subject.
    • Submit personal statements as further described in the application Found Here
    • Have applied to a U.S. college/university, either full-time or substantial part-time, and plan to enroll in a minimum of two terms for the school year (verified by submitting a copy of the acceptance letter from the college or university as soon such acceptance letter is available).
    • Submit to interviews in person or by phone/Skype, if requested

The Kim and Harold Louie Family Foundation Scholarship Page
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The Sleeklens Academic Scholarships

Eligibility

    • Either be enrolled as a full-time student in an accredited University or College or be able to present a legitimate letter of acceptance from an accredited University or College.
    • Has either an identity card, identification number or any other type of legal document that is provided by their institution of choice.
    • The final decision regarding the winners will be made by Sleeklens. That decision will be final and will not be open to appeal.
    • The information of the winners will be thoroughly checked and verified before any payments are processed. Should there be any false information submitted, the whole application will be disqualified.
    • Each student can only apply once per year. Previous winners must not apply as their applications will be disqualified immediately.

Submission Guidelines

    • Award Amounts: $2,000
    • Deadline: 11:59 PM EST, March 31st, 2016

Requirements

    • Write the Essay
    • Fill in the form on the website

The Sleeklens Academic Scholarships Website
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AICPA Scholarship Award for Minority Accounting Students

The AICPA Minority Scholarship was created in 1969 with the purpose to increase the representation of ethnically diverse CPA professionals. For over four decades, this program has provided over $14.6 million in scholarships to over 8,000 accounting scholars.

Funding is provided by the AICPA Foundation, with contributions from the New Jersey Society of CPAs, the Accounting Education Foundation of the Texas Society of CPAs, Virgin Islands Society of CPAs and Robert Half International.

Submission Guidelines

    • Award Amounts: $1,000-5,000
    • Deadline: April 1st, 2016

Requirements

    • An enthnic minority in the accounting profession (including but not limited to: Black or African American; Hispanic or Latino; Native American; Pacific Islander; or Asian American);
    • Enrolled as a full-time undergraduate (12 semester hours or equivalent) or a full-time graduate level student (9 semester hours or equivalent) for the 2016-17 academic year. (Note: an
    • exception may be granted if you plan to participate in an internship);
    • Pursuing an undergraduate or graduate-level degree in an “accounting-related” major. (“Accounting-related” shall be as determined by Sponsor in Sponsor’s sole discretion.)
    • Planning to pursue the CPA licensure but not presently be a CPA
    • Completed at least 30 semester hours (or equivalent) of college coursework, including at least 6 semester hours (or equivalent) in accounting, by end of spring 2016
    • Acceptance/Enrollment at a public or private, not-for-profit (501(c)) four-year college or university located in the U.S. states or territories for full 2016-17 academic year. The business program must be accredited by the AACSB and/or ACBSP. (Exception may be granted, but not guaranteed, at the discretion of Sponsor, email scholarships@aicpa.org if unsure of your eligibility)
    • Maintained an overall and major GPA of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale)
    • An AICPA student affiliate member (or have submitted a new member application). Apply online at no cost: http://www.thiswaytocpa.com/aicpa-student-membership
    • A U.S. citizen or permanent resident (green card holder)
    • Some financial need (i.e., not receiving a full or partial scholarship(s) and/or grant(s) that cover and/or exceed one’s educational expenses)

Apply Here
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AICPA/Accountemps Student Scholarship Award

Accountemps is proud to sponsor the 2016 AICPA/Accountemps Student Scholarship Award, providing financial assistance to outstanding accounting students who demonstrate potential to become leaders in the CPA profession.

A Robert Half company, Accountemps is a specialized temp agency for accounting, finance and bookkeeping professionals. Robert Half, the parent company of Accountemps, also contributes to the AICPA Scholarship Award for Minority Accounting Students.

Submission Guidelines

    • Award Amounts: $10,000
    • Deadline: April 1st, 2016

Requirements

    • Pursuing an undergraduate or graduate-level degree in an “accounting-related” major. (“Accounting-related” shall be as determined by Sponsors in Sponsors’ sole discretion.)
    • Planning to pursue the CPA licensure but not presently be a CPA
    • Acceptance/Enrollment at a public or private, not-for-profit (501(c)) four-year college or university located in the U.S. states or territories for full 2016-17 academic year. The business program must be accredited by the AACSB and/or ACBSP. (Exception may be granted, but not guaranteed, at the discretion of Sponsor, email scholarships@aicpa.org if unsure of your eligibility)
    • Completed at least 30 semester hours (or equivalent) of college coursework, including at least 6 semester hours (or equivalent) in accounting, by end of spring 2016
    • Maintained an overall and major GPA of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale)
    • Enrolled as a full-time undergraduate (12 semester hours or equivalent) or a full-time graduate level student (9 semester hours or equivalent) for the 2016-17 academic year. (Note: an exception may be granted if you plan to participate in an internship)
    • An AICPA student affiliate member (or have submitted a new member application). Apply online at no cost: www.thiswaytocpa.com/aicpa-student-membership
    • A U.S. citizen or permanent resident (green card holder) Some financial need (i.e., not receiving a full or partial scholarship(s) and/or grant(s) that cover and/or exceed one’s educational expenses)

Apply Here
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AICPA Foundation Two-year Transfer Scholarship Award

The AICPA Foundation Two-Year Transfer award was established in 2013 to recognize the diverse paths students take to become CPA professionals. Funding for this award is provided by the AICPA Foundation.

Submission Guidelines

    • Award Amounts:$5,000
    • Deadline: April 1st, 2016

Requirements

    • Proof of acceptance into a public or private, not-for-profit (501(c)) four-year college or university located in the U.S. states or territories for the full 2016-17 academic year. The business program must be accredited by the AACSB and/or ACBSP. (Exception may be granted, but not guaranteed, at the discretion of Sponsor, email scholarships@aicpa.org if unsure of your eligibility)
    • Enrolled as a full-time undergraduate (12 semester hours or equivalent) or a full-time graduate level student (9 semester hours or equivalent) for the 2016-17 academic year. (Note: an
    • exception may be granted if you plan to participate in an internship);
    • Pursuing an undergraduate or graduate-level degree in an “accounting-related” major. (“Accounting-related” shall be as determined by Sponsor in Sponsor’s sole discretion.)
    • Planning to pursue the CPA licensure but not presently be a CPA
    • Completed at least 30 semester hours (or equivalent) of college coursework, including at least 6 semester hours (or equivalent) in accounting, by end of spring 2016
    • Maintained an overall and major GPA of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale)
    • An AICPA student affiliate member (or have submitted a new member application). Apply online at no cost: http://www.thiswaytocpa.com/aicpa-student-membership
    • A U.S. citizen or permanent resident (green card holder)
    • Some financial need (i.e., not receiving a full or partial scholarship(s) and/or grant(s) that cover and/or exceed one’s educational expenses)

Apply Here
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