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 “HELP! I Need More Money for School!” -- How to Find Outside Scholarships

What is an “outside scholarship?”

An outside scholarship is an award that comes from an “outside” agency that is not affiliated with the University or federal and state governments. Outside agencies include businesses, nonprofit organizations, civic and professional associations, community organizations, and even professional sports teams.

Sounds great! How can I get one?

Since outside scholarships come from the “outside,” they are largely the student’s responsibility. It is up to you to find, research, and apply for outside scholarships. Luckily, we’ve been doing some research to help get you started!  Please follow the weblinks below to apply for one of these great scholarship opportunities.


Current Outside Scholarship Opportunities:


MCO Scholarship

Sponsor: scholarshipguidance.com

Award Amount: $500

Details: Available to all students in their last year of high school or a full-time freshman, sophomore, or junior in any field of study.  Student must be enrolled for the Fall 2015 semester.  For more information on how to apply, click here.

Application Deadline:  May 15, 2015


The Press Club of Metropolitan St. Louis Scholarships

Sponsor: Various St. Louis organizations

Award Amounts: $1,000 - $5,000

Details: Students of journalism or related fields who are residents of the St. Louis metropolitan area are eligible to receive these scholarships.  Scholarship recipients are chosen on the basis of aptitude and interest in pursuing a career in some aspect of communication.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  May 15, 2015


American Business Women Association Scholarships

Sponsor: ABWA and partners

Award Amounts: $2,000

Details: These scholarships are for women only are are designed to help women grow, prosper and become leaders in business.

  • Ziering Medical Scholarship: Please click here for details. Deadline: May 15, 2015
  • Keating Dental Arts Scholarship: Please click here for details. Deadline: May 24, 2015
  • Unhinge: Deadline Scholarship: Please click here for details. December 19, 2015
  • Minerva Associates Scholarship: Please click here for details. Deadline: December 31, 2015
  • NAPS Scholarship: Please click here for details. Deadline: December 31, 2015

 


Joel J. Kofsky Bi-Annual Scholarship

Sponsor:  The law offices of Joel J. Kofsky

Award Amount: $1,000

Details:Applicant must complete a 500-1000 word essay.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  May 16, 2015


Veteran's College Scholarship

Sponsor:  The law office if Anthiny Castelli

Award Amount: $500

Details:For a current military veteran, honorably discharged veteran, or parent, child, sibling, or grandchild of an honorably discharged veteran.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  May 25, 2015


Veterans Mesothelioma Cancer Awareness Scholarship

Sponsor:  Mesothelioma.net

Award Amount: $1,000

Details: Students do not need to be related to a Veteran in order to win this scholarship. Must be a senior in High School or a Freshman/Sophomore in College.  Please click here for more information on how to apply.

Application Deadline:  May 31, 2015


Student Caregiver Scholarship Award

Sponsor:  Caring.com

Award Amount: $1,500

Details: For a student who is also a caregiver for an aging relative.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  May 31, 2015


180 Medical Scholarship

Sponsor:  180 Medical, Inc.

Award Amount: $1,000

Details: For full-time Undergraduate or Graduate students enrolled in the Fall 2015 semester. Applicants must be under a physicians care for one of the following conditions: spina bifida, a spinal cord injury, transverse myelitis, neurogenic bladder, or an ostomy (urostomy, colostomy, or ileostomy).  For more information on how to apply, please click here.

Application Deadline:  June1, 2015


Disabled Veterans Scholarship

Sponsor:  Chicago Injury Center

Award Amount: $1,000, $500, and $250 awards

Details: For a disabled veteran enrolled in an Undergraduate or Graduate program.  Must provide proof of honorable discharge.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  June1, 2015


Chameleon John's Sprign 2015 Scholarship

Sponsor:  ChameleonJohn.com, an online coupons company.

Award Amount: $10,000

Details: An essay contest for a currently enrolled college student.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  June 1, 2015


Tony Munter Whistleblower Attorney Transparency Scholarship

Sponsor:  Price Benowitz LLP

Award Amount: $500

Details: This scholarship is an opportunity for students who believe that transparency and accountability are critical virtues in either the private or the public sector.  This is a general one-time $500 scholarship for incoming college freshman and all undergraduate, community college, and law school students. Eligibility criteria include a 750-word essay on the importance of transparency and accountability in the student's current, desired, or future career. More details and an application cover sheet are available by clicking the scholarship button at the bottom of this webpage.

Application Deadline: June 15th, 2015


Global Lift Equipment Scholarship

Sponsor: scholarshipguidance.com

Award Amount: $500

Details: Available to all Graduate students in any field of study with a GPA of 2.5 or greater.  Student must be enrolled for the Fall 2015 semester.  For more information on how to apply, click here.

Application Deadline:  June 15, 2015


Van Sant's Veterans Educational Scholarship

Sponsor: Van Sant Law LLC

Award Amount: $1,000

Details: Applicant must be a veteran of the US Armed Forces with an Honorable Discharge.  Missouri College Students are eligible.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  June 15, 2015


Abbott and Fenner Scholarship

Sponsor: Abbott and Fenner Business Consultants

Award Amount: $1,000

Details: Available to all High School Juniors and Seniors as well as currently registered college or university students.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  June 15, 2015


Internet Education Award

Sponsor: ATTSavings.com

Award Amount: $1,000

Details: Available to incoming freshmen and current Undergraduate or Graduate students with a 2.5 minimum GPA.  For more information, please click here. 

Application Deadline:  June 17, 2015


Diversity Scholarship Fund

Sponsor: Association of Legal Administrators-Gateway chapter

Award Amount: $1,000

Details: Available to diverse students studying areas related to lefal adminsitration with emphasis in: Legal studeis, paralegal studies, business administration, marketing, human resources, finance, or accounting. Application (pdf, 640.24KB)

Application Deadline:  June 26, 2015


Lifestyle Denistry Scholarship

Sponsor: Lifestyle Denistry

Award Amount: $500

Details: For undergraduate and graduate students with a GPA of 2.5 or greater. High School Seniors are also eligible. Student must be enrolled for the Fall 2015 semester. For more information on how to apply, click here.

Application Deadline:  June 30, 2015


Healthcare Scholarship 2015

Sponsor: MedicalAssistantDegrees.net

Award Amount: $500

Details: Open to Full Time current college students or students who will begin classes in 2015.  Must be enrolled in a Healthcare Program of study.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  June 30, 2015


Luxe Diversity Scholarship

Sponsor: Luxe Translation

Award Amount: $500

Details: For a student wishing to pursue a career that will promote diversity with a 3.0 GPA.  For more information, please click here and select "click here to download our scholarship app" on the right of the webpage.

Application Deadline:  June 30, 2015


The Bookoo Scholarship

Sponsor: Bookoo.com is a family-owned and operated software company that does hyper-local classifieds. 

Award Amount:  $1,000

Details: For a student pursuing higher education.  Please visit this website for more information on how to apply.

Application Deadline:  This scholarship is available twice a year.  Next Application due July 1, 2015.


Dee Siceloff Annual Scholarship Award

Sponsor: Walking Canes

Award Amount:  $500

Details: For a student diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis with financial need.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  July 1, 2015


Structured Settlement Quotes Scholarship

Sponsor: Structured Settlement Quotes

Award Amount:  $2,000 (first place), $1,000 (second place)

Details: Essay competition for any student who demonstrates academic excellence and has been involved in scholastic, athletic, public, private or community activities.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  July 1, 2015


Reiff & Bily Legal Scholarship

Sponsor: The law firm of Reiff & Bily

Award Amount:  $1,000

Details:  For a parelegal studies student with a 3.0 GPA.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  This scholarship is available twice a year.  Next Application due July 1, 2015.


General Education Scholarship

Sponsor:  Newman, Anzalone & Newman LLP

Award Amount: $500

Details: For an incoming college student with a 3.0 GPA. For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline: July 15th, 2015


Levin Firm Bi-Yearly Scholarship

Sponsor:  The Levin Firm

Award Amount: $1,000

Details: For currently attending or planning to attend college or graduate school students.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline: July 17th, 2015


Gagne, Scherer & Associates Scholarship

Sponsor:  Gagne, Scherer & Associates, LLC

Award Amount: $1,200

Details: An essay contest for a currently enrolled or planning to enroll college student for Fall 2015.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline: July 17th, 2015


Goedeker's Appliances Annual Book Scholarship

Sponsor:  Goedeker’s is a St. Louis-based, family-oriented company that has been in operation since 1951. Goedeker's sells an expansive selection of name brand kitchen appliances, washers and dryers, mattresses, and other home furnishings, both online and at their showroom location.

Award Amount: $100 - $500

Details: Available to all Undergraduate and Graduate students in any field of study.  Student must be enrolled in the Spring 2015 semester or registered for the Fall 2015 semester.  For more information on how to apply, please click here.

Application Deadline: July 31st, 2015


MEDIGO Scholarship

Sponsor:  MEDIGO

Award Amount: $2000

Details: Available to students enrolled in Marketing, Tourism Management, Healthcare Marketing, or Business Administration.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline: July 31st, 2015


Goedeker's Appliances Public Service Scholarship

Sponsor:  Goedeker’s is a St. Louis-based, family-oriented company that has been in operation since 1951. Goedeker's sells an expansive selection of name brand kitchen appliances, washers and dryers, mattresses, and other home furnishings, both online and at their showroom location.

Award Amount: $100 - $500

Details: Available only to government employees and their families.  Student must be enrolled in the Spring 2015 semester or registered for the Fall 2015 semester.  For more information on how to apply, please click here.

Application Deadline: July 31st, 2015


TVProviders.com Scholarship

Sponsor:  TVProviders.com

Award Amount: $1,000

Details: Draw, paint, design, photograph, or film a recreation of your favorite sports moment. For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline: July 31st, 2015


UKPS Study Abroad Scholarship

Sponsor:  UK Passport Services

Award Amount: $500

Details: Available only to a US or UK student currently studying abroad.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline: July 31st, 2015


Commerce Bank Scholarship Sweepstakes

Sponsor:  Commerce Bank

Award Amount: Two $1,000 winners for the months of March-July. Two $2,500 winners for the month of August.

Details: No requirements.  Click here to enter!

Application Deadline:  August 2015


A Better Chicago Scholarship

Sponsor:  Chicago Line, a premier architectural and historical charter cruise company.

Award Amount: $2,000

Details: For and college student or incoming freshman with a 2.5 GPA or higher.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  August 1, 2015


Greater Minds Scholarship

Sponsor:  Lovenberg & Associates, P.C.

Award Amount: $1,000

Details:Must be enrolled or accepted at an accreditated University with a 3.0 GPA.  Must have been affected by medical malpractice either personally or through close relation.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  August 15, 2015


MPOWRX Scholarship

Sponsor:  Good Morning Snore Solutions

Award Amount: $1,000

Details:Must be a medical or Biology student.  For more informaiton, please click here.

Application Deadline:  August 15, 2015


2015 General Education Scholarship

Sponsor:  Barry D. Lang, M.D. & Associates

Award Amount: $500

Details: An essay competition for an incoming college Freshman for the 2015-2016 school year.  For more information, please clich here.

Application Deadline:  August 15, 2015


Albertson & Davidson, LLP Scholarship

Sponsor:  Albertson & Davidson, LLP

Award Amount: $2,500

Details: Must be currently attending or planning to attend a college or university during the Fall 2015 semester.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  August 15, 2015


Stroble Law bi-yearly Scholarship

Sponsor:  The Stroble Law Firm, P.C.

Award Amount: $500

Details: Each and every student of any course of study at a college of their choice are encouraged to apply.  Please click here for details.

Application Deadline:  August 15, 2015


College Scholarship Essay Contest

Sponsor:  UCHE's Law Firm

Award Amount: $1,000

Details: For a student planning to attend the Fall 2015 semester at an accredited college or university.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  August 14, 2015


Asbestos.com Scholarship

Sponsor:  The Mesothelioma Center is an organization dedicated to speading awareness about mesothelioma and the dangers of asbestos.

Award Amount: $5,000

Details: For undergraduate and graduate students.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  August 20, 2015 for next Fall


Herolocity Scholarship

Sponsor:  Herolocity

Award Amount: $1,000

Details: For a full-time student enrolled in Business, Marketing, or a related field with a minimum 3.2 GPA.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  August 30, 2015


Clubs of America Scholarship

Sponsor:  Clubs of America, a monthly gift club company.

Award Amount: $1,000

Details: For current college students with a minimum 3.0 GPA.  For more information on how to apply, please click here.

Application Deadline:  August 31, 2015


Moxie Customer Service Scholarship

Sponsor:  Moxie Pest Control

Award Amount: $500

Details: Please click here for details.

Application Deadline:  August 31, 2015


Karman Healthcare Scholarship

Sponsor: Karman Healthcare

Award Amount: Opportunity to earn two $500 scholarships per year

Details: The Karman Healthcare Scholarship will be awarded to currently enrolled students who have excelled academically and have a regard for disability awareness in America.  Open to all university students with a mobility disability who use a wheelchair, or other mobility devices on a regular basis. Visit the Karman Healthcare website for details on how to apply.

Application Deadline: September 1st, 2015


Ignite AG Customer Advisory Board Scholarship

Sponsor: Ignite Advisory Group

Award Amount: $1,000

Details: For a current Undergraduate or Graduate student planning to enter the Marketing field with a 3.0 GPA.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline: October 1st, 2015


Pelican Water College Scholarship

Sponsor: Pelican Water Systems

Award Amount: $1,500 (1st place), $1,000 (2nd place), $500 (3rd place)

Details: For a currently enrolled full time Undergraduate or Graduate student.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline: October 15, 2015


TicketCity Annual College Scholarship

Sponsor: TicketCity

Award Amount: $3,000

Details: For a sports lover enrolled as a Full Time Freshmen, Sophomore, or Junior with a 2.5 minimum GPA.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline: November 11,2015


New Youth Noise Scholarship

Sponsor: Youth Noise

Award Amount: $1,000

Details: For a currently enrolled High School, college, or university student.  Must create a 2-5 minute video.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline: November 21, 2015


Customer Bloom's 2015 Scholarship Contest

Sponsor: Customer Bloom

Award Amount: $1000

Details: For a currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate student.  For more information on how to apply, please click here.

Application Deadline:  November 28, 2015


BBZ Limo Scholarship Program

Sponsor: BBZ Limousine Service

Award Amount: $1000

Details: For a currently enrolled High School, college, or University student.  Must create a video entry.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  November 28, 2015


Look Twice, Save a Life Scholarship

Sponsor: InsuranceProviders.com

Award Amount: $1,000

Details: For a currently attending or planning to attend college student.  For more information on how to apply, please click here.

Application Deadline:  December 1st, 2015


Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance Scholarship

Sponsor:  Mesothelioma Cancer Aliiance

Award Amount: $4,000

Details: For a student that has dealt with cancer, personally or within their family, in an effort to help further their education.  Applicants must be full time Undergraduate or Graduate students with a minimum 3.0 GPA.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  December 1st, 2015


Flosum 2015 Scholarship

Sponsor: Flosum

Award Amount: $750

Details: For a student pursuing a degree in computer engineering, computer science or another technical discipline such as electrical engineering, physics or mathematics with an interest in the field of computer science.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  December 15, 2015


Eagle Scout Scholarship

Sponsor: National Society, Sons of the American Revolution (NSSR)

Award Amount: $10,000 (National Winner), $6,000 (runner-up), $4,000 (2nd runner-up)

Details: Open to all Eagle Scouts currently registered at an active unit that have not reached their 19th birthday during the year of application.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  December 31, 2015


Headset Plus Scholarship

Sponsor: HeadsetPlus.com

Award Amount: $1,000

Details: A merit scholarship for High School seniors starting college in the Fall or current college students with a 3.0 GPA.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  December 31, 2015


Boling Rice Scholarship

Sponsor: Boling Rice, LLC

Award Amount: $1,000

Details: Open to current or incoming college students.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  January 15, 2016


National Debt Relief Scholarship

Sponsor: National Debt Relief.com

Award Amount: $1,000

Details: Open to graduating High School seniors and current Undergraduate and Graduate students.  Must have a 3.0 GPA and be enrolled in a STEM program of study (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math).  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  January 31, 2016


"Just need a chance" Scholarship

Sponsor: The Law Offices of Adrian H. Altshuler & Associates

Award Amount: $5,000

Details: For a current Undergraduate student with a 3.0 GPA. For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  February 1, 2016


Ronald D. Weiss Scholarship Competition

Sponsor: Long Island Attorney Ronald D. Weiss

Award Amount: $2,500

Details: For information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  April 17, 2016


Jan Egerton & Don Smitley Mesothelioma Scholarship

Sponsor: Mesothelioma Help

Award Amount: Semesterly awards of $2,500 (1st place), $1,250 (2nd place), $750 (3rd place), and $500 (4th place).

Details: Open to Undergraduate and Graduate students currently enrolled at a college or university.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  Not yet Announced


The Advocacy Training for Interns Program

Sponsor: PeopleClaim.com, an online dispute resolution service.

Award Amount: $1,000

Details: This a 3 month internship that also offers a scholarship.  Applicants must be studying law or pre-law.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  Not yet Announced


 

Click here to view some SCHOLARSHIP DATABASES you can use to search for additional opportunities!

 

(If you are an agency or business wishing to promote a scholarship on this webpage, please contact Sarah Sweet, Assistant Director of Financial Aid, at ssweet@fontbonne.edu)