Pontiac’s New Game Day Scholarships

$200,000 to Enthusiastic College Sports Fans

Pontiac

Pontiac invites avid football fans to vote for the “Game Changing Performance” of the week for chances to win thousands of dollars in prize money. Each time a viewer fills out a voting form online he or she is automatically entered to win a $5,000 or $15,000 scholarship. There are 18 “entry periods” and a scholarship is at stake each and every time. Participants in games 1 through 13 compete for one-$5,000 scholarship; and participants in games 14 through 18 compete for one-$15,000 prize. Winners are chosen by “random drawing.”

Contest details:

  • Entries only accepted online, through the Pontiac NCAA Football Game Changing Performance website.
  • Participants must be at least 18 to qualify for prizes.
  • Entries are only accepted during entry periods, (read “Official Rules” for dates).
  • Only one entry per person, per entry period will be accepted.
  • Contest begins 8/30/07 and ends 11:59 p.m. 1/7/08.

Scholarships will be made payable to the winners’: “Section 529 College Savings Plan or 529 Prepaid Tuition Plan or Independent 529 Plan.”

Posted in Companies 12 years, 1 month ago

IT Healthcare Students: a New Scholarship

Program Open to Undergraduate, Graduate, and PhDs

Majoring in Healthcare Information Management or Healthcare Information Technology? Don’t miss the Beacon Partners Scholarship—a new scholarship being offered by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Foundation and sponsored by Beacon. HIMSS is dangling a $7,000 carrot in front of outstanding students in a HIM degree program.

Here’s what you need to apply:

  • Students must be enrolled full-time in a health information management program or closely related IT healthcare major.
  • Applicants may be undergraduate, graduate, or PhD students.
  • Undergraduate applicants must be at least in their junior year to be considered.
  • Applicants must be student members of the HIMSS Foundation.
  • A 500-word essay must accompany the application.
  • Online application calls for resume, transcripts and letters of recommendation.

Beacon Partners is actively soliciting for applications. Go online and complete one today. Deadline is October 31, 2007, applications and all mail-in materials must be received.

Posted in Foundations 12 years, 1 month ago

“Launch Your Future” with MonsterTRAK

You Could Win $1,000 Toward College

MonsterTrack

College Students: Open a new (free) account with MonsterTrak between September 1, 2007 and October 31, 2007 and you are automatically registered for the $1,000 cash contest. College students searching for internships, new grads seeking a first job, all use MonsterTrak as their “global career site.”

Application criteria:

• Be a legal U.S. resident
• Be a current college student

To apply:

• New members: open a free account with MonsterTrak and upload a resume.
• Existing members: upload a revised or new resume to your account.
Enter or update from the contest webpage.

The winner will be drawn and announced in November 2007.

Posted in Companies 12 years, 1 month ago

Do You Blog? Get a $10,000 Scholarship

Accepting Applications NOW!

The Blogging Scholarship

The Daniel Kovach Scholarship Foundation is beginning their 2nd annual Blogging Scholarship Award.

Criteria for Entry:

  • U.S. Citizen
  • Attending school full-time in a post-secondary institution
  • Have your own blog or be a blogger at a community blog

There will be 10 finalists chosen from the pool of applicants. The grand prizewinner will be chosen from these 10 finalists by a public vote starting at 9am EST Oct. 8th and ending Oct. 28 at Midnight PST.

Even if blogging isn’t your think, you can still nominate someone else for this award.

Hurry and get in your application. The deadline is Oct. 6th at Midnight PST.

Posted in Foundations 12 years, 1 month ago

Beineke Foundation Increases Number and Value of Scholarship Awards for 2008

Graduate Students: Earn $34,000 for Advanced Studies

Beineke

The Beineke Foundation’s 2008 scholars program—Beineke Scholarship Program—has added two new scholarships and upped the purse per award from $32,000 to $34,000 per winner. Academically talented students seeking free money for graduate studies are encouraged to campaign for one of 22-$34,000 awards. Students must be nominated by officials at one of the participating institutions to be considered.

Criteria for Beineke Scholar applicants:

  • Students must be juniors at the time of application.
  • Applicants must have academically superior records and possess outstanding drive for both education and career goals.
  • Leadership skills are preferred.
  • While this is primarily a merit-based award, applicants must also document financial need.
  • Applicants must have plans to enroll in graduate or post-graduate degree programs within at least one year of graduation from a baccalaureate degree.
  • Students must be pursuing graduate study in the arts, humanities, or social science fields.

Awards are meted out as follows:

  • $4,000 disbursed immediately.
  • $30,000 disbursed incrementally to the graduate institution once the student has been admitted.

All Beineke Scholarship nominations must be received by March 1, 2008. Winners will be announced on or before May 1, 2008.

Posted in Foundations 12 years, 1 month ago

Amazon.com Tuition & Textbooks

To help promote their low book prices, Amazon.com is offering a full ride scholarship and over 1,000 other scholarships.

  • One Grand prize: One year of free tuition, up to $25,000
  • 50 Second-place prizes: A $1,000 Amazon.com Gift Certificate for the purchase of textbooks sold by Amazon.com
  • 1,000 Third-place prizes: An Amazon.com Gift Certificate for the purchase of one textbook sold by Amazon.com, up to a maximum value of $150

Entries are due by October 6th, 2007.

Posted in Companies 12 years, 1 month ago

A Family That Eats Together—Could Win a $5,000 College Scholarship

MealsTogether.com Will Give Away $25,000

The Clorox Company

MealsTogether is a marketing campaign sponsored by the Clorox Company, maker of Glad, Kingsford, Hidden Valley, and KC Masterpiece products. Thanks to the company’s new focus—five families will win $5,000 college scholarships in the ‘Kids’ Cook-Off Recipe Contest.” It’s as easy as submitting a family-favorite, original recipe.

Participants must adhere to the following contest rules:

  • Applicants must be over the age of 18 and be parents or guardians of a child or children under age 16.
  • Legal resident of the U.S.
  • Entries accepted online or via mail; must have at least two UPC codes from a MealsTogether (Clorox Company) product.
  • Recipes must be original (not copied out of a recipe book) and may not exceed 250 words.
  • Only recipes that are “child-friendly” will be considered.

Entries will be accepted from July 2, 2007 to October 31, 2007.

Posted in Companies 12 years, 1 month ago

Share Your Best Campus Visit Story and Win $1,000 Scholarship

College Confidential Competition Invites Submissions

If you’ve had a campus tour recently, as part of your college application process, write it down and submit it to College Confidential. You could win a $1,000 scholarship for your efforts. CC logs thousands of visitors monthly and makes it part of its business to urge prospective students to visit the colleges in which they are most interested. To those ends, reviews of campus visits—written from prospective students—serve as fodder for the charge. You can write about all your visits if you have more than one you’d like to share. Follow the link “Post a Visit Report” to upload your submission(s).

Act quickly, though—the competition closes August 31, 2007.

In order to be considered for an award, you must:

  • Register as a College Confidential user. Membership is free.
  • Be “enrolled in a four-year undergraduate school by the fall of 2008.”
  • Winners must respond to CC within one week of the final announcement.

Need encouragement or ideas? Check out the submissions already posted by students on the site.

Posted in Companies 12 years, 1 month ago

Our New Look!

Meet the Winner of our Web Design Scholarship

Anand

In case you missed it, we held a contest over at College Scholarships.org. The award amount was $5000.

The results are in from the judges and a winning design was chosen for New Scholarships.org. Looks pretty fresh, huh?

Anand Sharma of UCLA was the man who designed this great theme for our WordPress blog.

Posted in Foundations 12 years, 2 months ago

$25,000 Winnable From Cappex.com

Search Service Brings Colleges to YOU

Cappex

Yet another search service, but Cappex argues, “we’re different.” Seems they focus their energies on the college admissions process versus scholarships, but scholarships are what they are giving away to students that sign up. Money is money, and $25,000 in free college cash is welcome from wherever you can find it. The Cappex college search service is free and the scholarships fall into various categories:

  • Major-specific Scholarships: there are nine-$1,000 awards in this category, a couple with deadlines on September 30, 2007.
  • “Just Because We Love You” Scholarships: four scholarships ranging from $2,000 to their newest for $5,000. A Hardship Scholarship, “Cappex Promoter” Scholarship, general Cappex College Scholarship, and “A GPA Isn’t Everything Scholarship.” Deadlines for these fall between November 30, 2007 and January 30, 2008.
  • College Tour Travel Scholarships: two-$250 awards for travel expenses. First awards are dispensed August 30, 2007 and then monthly, with the last pair awarded in January 2008.

Eligible applicants must:

  • Register as a Cappex.com user.
  • Be a U.S citizen with a Social Security Number.
  • Be a current high school student.
  • Have a GPA of 2.0.

Apply Now!

Posted in Companies 12 years, 2 months ago