News Articles About Scholarship Of The Week

In addition to being a major source for all your middle-of-the-night shopping needs, Wal Mart also is a big player in higher education funding, through the Wal Mart Foundation.  The foundation awards both grants for colleges and scholarships for high school students.  Their most well-known scholarship is the Sam Walton Community Scholarship, an award for high school seniors who are active in their communities.  This $3,000 scholarship is awarded to 2,500 students nationwide and is this week's Scholarship of the Week.  Applications are evaluated on financial need, academic achievements and records, and school and community activities and leadership.  If you need money for college and demonstrate strong leadership abilities, you may want to consider applying for this scholarship opportunity.

Sam Walton Community Scholarship

January 4, 2010
by Scholarships.com Staff
In addition to being a major source for all your middle-of-the-night shopping needs, Wal Mart also is a big player in higher education funding, through the Wal Mart Foundation.  The foundation awards
Still finding yourself with a lot of time on your hands this winter break? This week's Scholarship of the Week could help you with that. The Morality of Profit Project through the SEVEN Fund asks applicants to write an essay of up to 3,000 words on the morality of profit, and whether the pursuit of profit is moral in the current global economic crisis.

The Morality of Profit Project

December 28, 2009
by Scholarships.com Staff
Still finding yourself with a lot of time on your hands this winter break? This week's Scholarship of the Week could help you with that. The Morality of Profit Project through the SEVEN Fund asks
Do you think you'll get bored during winter break? If so, or if you want to be more productive than most during your time off, it's not too late to apply for essay scholarships with upcoming deadlines. This week's Scholarship of the Week invites applicants to describe political courage by any elected official on the local, state, or national level. With the deadline fast approaching, taking some time out to apply for this and other awards could be the perfect way to kick off the new year - especially if you're chosen as a winner.

John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest

December 21, 2009
by Scholarships.com Staff
Do you think you'll get bored during winter break? If so, or if you want to be more productive than most during your time off, it's not too late to apply for essay scholarships with upcoming
There are a lot of awards out there that target high school seniors and college freshman, one justification being that in order for those student populations to even consider going to college, they may need more help getting a start and funding that difficult first year. This week's Scholarship of the Week, however, targets college sophomores who have spent that first year proving themselves on their college campuses.

Ronald Reagan College Leaders Scholarship

December 14, 2009
by Scholarships.com Staff
There are a lot of awards out there that target high school seniors and college freshman, one justification being that in order for those student populations to even consider going to college, they
Are you a hardworking high school student frustrated by the emphasis on GPA and test scores in many scholarship contests?  If you've ever caught yourself thinking, sure, anyone can get a 4.0 if they take easy enough classes, you may want to check out the Dell Scholars Program, this week's Scholarship of the Week.  The Dell Scholars Program seeks to reward students who use their high school experience to prepare for college, taking challenging classes and participating in college-readiness programs, while taking care of other responsibilities outside of school.

Dell Scholars Program

December 7, 2009
by Scholarships.com Staff
Are you a hardworking high school student frustrated by the emphasis on GPA and test scores in many scholarship contests?  If you've ever caught yourself thinking, "sure, anyone can get a 4.0 if they
Corporate scholarships award some of the most generous funding out there, and while competition can be fierce for these awards, you could be looking at an impressive financial aid package if you're chosen as the winner of such an award.

Discover Scholarship Program

November 30, 2009
by Scholarships.com Staff
Corporate scholarships award some of the most generous funding out there, and while competition can be fierce for these awards, you could be looking at an impressive financial aid package if you're
The term achievement means much more than academic or athletic success, and there are scholarship opportunities that recognize this fact.  High school students who have accomplished something significant in their school, workplace, or community--and not merely for a grade in school--are invited to apply for the AXA Achievement Scholarship, this week's Scholarship of the Week.

AXA Achievement Scholarship

November 23, 2009
by Scholarships.com Staff
The term "achievement" means much more than academic or athletic success, and there are scholarship opportunities that recognize this fact.  High school students who have accomplished something
There are a number of scholarship for women out there, and as a response to a weak economy, scholarship providers have also taken notice of mothers going back to school to improve their financial opportunities and provide for their families. If you're a mom returning to college (whether you're single or not), consider that when you're looking for scholarships, because there are awards out there based on almost any characteristic.

Mommy Goes to College Scholarship

November 16, 2009
by Scholarships.com Staff
There are a number of scholarship for women out there, and as a response to a weak economy, scholarship providers have also taken notice of mothers going back to school to improve their financial
Art school is expensive and financial prospects for those who receive art degrees are not always certain. For budding artists at any level of education, art scholarships can make a huge difference, as can gaining exposure for your works of art.

MyArtSpace Art Scholarships

November 9, 2009
by Scholarships.com Staff
Art school is expensive and financial prospects for those who receive art degrees are not always certain. For budding artists at any level of education, art scholarships can make a huge difference,
So, you're a science nerd. Lab coats and ambitious experiments aren't so much elements of monster movies and Halloween costumes as they are part of your daily life and career ambitions. Being so immersed in science, it's only natural you've gotten a jump on it as a high school student, getting all you can out of each science class and science fair. If you're a high school senior who's been conducting independent research this year, you should be sure to check out this week's Scholarship of the Week, the Intel Science Talent Search. It carries a top prize of $100,000, along with a chance to present your research at a national conference and meet leaders in your area of research.

Intel Science Talent Search

October 26, 2009
by Scholarships.com Staff
So, you're a science nerd. Lab coats and ambitious experiments aren't so much elements of monster movies and Halloween costumes as they are part of your daily life and career ambitions. Being so
For those of you who know you want to be educators and have a strong opinion on unions, the National Institute for Labor Relations Research has an award that you could be eligible for, whether you're an undergraduate or pursuing an advanced degree. The institute's $1,000 Applegate/Jackson/Parks Future Teacher Scholarship and this week's Scholarship of the Week is available to any undergraduate or graduate pursuing a degree in education at any school in the United States. The award is named after three Michigan public school teachers who were fired for their refusal to pay union dues.

Applegate/Jackson/Parks Future Teacher Scholarship

October 19, 2009
by Scholarships.com Staff
For those of you who know you want to be educators and have a strong opinion on unions, the National Institute for Labor Relations Research has an award that you could be eligible for, whether you're
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