Scholarships are a wonderful way to get an amazing education for those who need some financial help. E3 STEM provides resources to introduce student options for scholarships from various sources to aid everyone.
Young Enterprising Women Scholarship: The Enterprising Women Foundation is offering qualifying young women a scholarship to attend the 2018 Enterprising Women Conference in Miami, Florida, March 4 through March 5, 2018 (more information on the conference is available here). The conference will expose and enable young women to be eligible to receive mentorship from a wide array of successful women entrepreneurs and leaders throughout the nation. To be eligible for the scholarship, young girls must be in 9th through 11th grade, show an interest in STEM based education and careers, and submit a response and essay located on the following page.
Submittals must be received by Thursday, January 25th, at 4 p.m. Submittal by mail or email is accepted. The nomination form with additional details can be downloaded HERE.
Up to four scholarship winners will be announced the Young Enterprising Women Mentoring Event on January 30th at Falcon Ridge Middle School at 4:30 p.m. (12900 Johnny Cake Ridge Road, Apple Valley, MN 55124). Scholarship candidates must be present to receive the award.
LIVE MÁS Scholarship: In 2015, Taco Bell Foundation launched the Live Más Scholarship, a program aimed at empowering the nation’s next generation of dreamers, innovators and creators – those whose passions don’t fall into the conventional “academic” or athletic” qualifying categories of traditional scholarship programs. Deadline to apply is March 18!
The Live Más Scholarship is not based on your grades or how well you play sports. No essays, no test scores, no right or wrong answers. They’re looking for the next generation of innovators, creators and dreamers. In 2018, the Taco Bell Foundation will be awarding $3 million in Live Más Scholarships. $1 million will be awarded through our new applicant program, $1.5 million through our renewal program for previous recipients, and $500,000 through our program for Taco Bell restaurant employees.
HOW TO ENTER
Create an account and submit a video (2 minutes or less in length) that tells us the story of your life’s passion. It could be a short film, animation or just a simple testimonial. This is not about how well you can make a film – we just want you to show us your passion and explain why you should be considered for a Live Más Scholarship. You don’t have to be an aspiring filmmaker – you just have to showcase your passion. Think about filming this video on your phone, computer, tablet, your school or library’s computer lab, or on any other MP4 video enabled camera to which you have access. Your video must be 2 minutes or less to ensure it’s easy to upload to the application.
You must be a legal resident of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, at least 16 years of age and no older than 24 years of age, located in the United States or D.C. and on track to apply for or currently enrolled in an accredited post-high school/post-secondary educational programs (including accredited two-and four-year colleges, universities, vocational-technical and trade schools). You’ll have to identify the specific secondary education program, college or certificate/degree option you want to get into, or for which you which you need funds. You may be looking to enroll or already enrolled in this secondary educational program.
For more information, including FAQs and a link to apply, visit: https://www.tacobellfoundation.org/live-mas-scholarship/. Deadline to apply is March 18!
Tips for How to Find Financial Assistance for College
- Check out your college’s financial aid/scholarship web page
- Check out your parent/guardian’s place of employment and/or your place of employment
- Check the AVHS Career Center or with your counselor
- Naviance under the “Scholarship” tab
- Get familiarized with your associations both past and present (Girl Scouts/Boy Scouts, religious centers, insurance companies, clubs that have memberships)
Act Six Scholarship
- Amount: Up to full tuition for 4 years (capped at $140,000)
- Who can apply: Individuals with “diverse backgrounds.” All ethnicities, races, religions, and income levels are encouraged to apply
- Deadline: November 7, 2017
- Amount: $20,000 plus fees for books, laptops, etc. covered
- Who can apply: Must be in a college readiness program (AVID), have a minimum of a 2.4 GPA, must intend to be a full time college student, must demonstrate financial need.
- Deadline: January 15, 2018
- Amount: $20,000
- Who can apply: Must be a college senior
- Deadline: October 31, 2017 by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time
HACER National and Local Scholarships
- Amount: $1,000-$100,000
- Who can apply: Latino/Latina student, 2.7 minimum GPA
- Deadline: January 18, 2018 (opens October 1st)
State Specific Scholarships
- Amount: Varied
- Who can apply: Varied
- Deadline: Varied
- There are multiple websites on this page that can be accessed.
- http://www.ohe.state.mn.us/ (Click on “Paying for College”). This page also has great resources for preparing for college academically and financially
Scholarship Owl: Apply for multiple scholarships at once
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
- Amount: $500-$5,000 based on need
- Who can apply: Must be of Hispanic Heritage and have a 3.0 minimum GPA
- Deadline: April 2018 (application opens in January)
Fairview Family Healthcare Career Scholarship: Fairview is proud to offer scholarships to Fairview employees (and their family members) who have completed high school and/or earned a G.E.D. and will be entering or are currently enrolled in an accredited college or technical school program. This scholarship is offered to support the leadership development of employees who are pursuing advancement opportunities within Fairview. This scholarship is generally offered in the spring of each year with winners announced in mid-summer. We are currently accepting applications for this scholarship through Friday, June 23, 2017. Download the application packet.
Logic PD STEM Education Scholarship: $500 Award. Applicant must be a graduating senior. Grant application – logic-pd-stem-education-scholarship1, Applicant must be an active member of E3 STEM, Applicant must be a graduating senior, Applicant must be intending to pursue a STEM field at a college or technical school, Application must be submitted by 5:00PM on April 1st, 2017, Scholarship winner will be announced on April 22nd, 2017.
Minnesota High Tech Association Scholarship: Closes April 1. These awards include $2,500 and $5,000 awards and can include internship opportunities at MHTA member companies. MHTF supports diversity in this application and award process.
Augsburg College: offers FULL rides to students who participate in Genesys works and meet certain criteria:
2017 Minnesota Athletes in Sports Medicine Scholarship.
MSHSL Scholarship Letter and ApplicationSports and Orthopaedic Specialists, the Women’s Orthopaedic Center and Allina Health are proud to present the 10th annual Minnesota Athletes in Sports Medicine Scholarship.
Horatio Alger Scholarship
Amount: Up to $120,000
Who can apply: Must be a college senior
Deadline: October 25, 2017