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A baker’s dozen of scholarships!

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Judith Steinbrecher

October 03, 2016

Victor A. Baylon, MD, Scholarship
Amount: $1,000-$2,500
Description: Funded by the Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation, as a lasting tribute to Dr. Baylon, a pathologist from Racine, his family and the laboratory staff of All Saints Healthcare System Inc. created this scholarship for medical students, medical technologists, and clinical laboratory scientists.
Eligibility: Medical students, medical technologists and clinical laboratory scientists residing in Racine or Milwaukee counties
Deadline: Feb. 1, 2017
Online: www.wisconsinmedicalsociety.org

Student Loan Hero $1K Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
Description: Student Loan Hero is offering a $1,000 scholarship to winners of an essay competition. There is a Fall Semester competition and Spring Semester competition. The essay must 500 words or less and answer one of these three questions:

  1. What financial challenges have you overcome growing up?
  2. How will receiving this scholarship help you achieve your future financial goals?
  3. How will you manage your money both during and after college to make smart financial decisions?

Eligibility: Applicants must be actively enrolled at least part-time in a college
Deadline: Spring Semester

  • Opens: Nov. 15
  • Deadline: Jan. 1
  • Winner Contacted: Jan. 15

Online: https://studentloanhero.com/scholarships/

Parentinn – Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens Scholarship

Amount: $1,000
Description: Research and write a 600-1000 words essay that follow the topic “Why and How to Stop Cyberbullying” The winner will receive $1,000 that can be used for materials and other resources for the academic school year.
Eligibility: Must be enrolled at a U.S. university or college for undergraduate or graduate studies, or a high school student planning to enter college.
Deadline: Application due by February 28, 2016; winner will be announced by March 21, 2016
Online: http://www.parentinn.com/scholarship

Amy Hunter-Wilson, MD, Scholarship
Amount: $1,000 or more
Description: Also funded by the Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation, established by Dr. Hunter-Wilson, this scholarship is available to American Indian students who pursue training or advanced education as doctors of medicine, nurses, or in a related health field.
Eligibility: American Indian students who pursue training or advanced education as doctors of medicine, nurses, or in a related health field.
Deadline: Feb. 1, 2017
Online: www.wisconsinmedicalsociety.org

Diabetes Scholarship Resources
Amount: ~$1,000-10,000 depending on scholarship and eligibility
Description: Rising freshmen spend a lot of time searching for scholarships and resources to help secure extra money to help pay for college. The Diabetes Council hopes to make that search easier for those students living with diabetes by providing a database of scholarships and tips.
Eligibility: Ranges depending on specific scholarship, but those living with Type I or Type II diabetes have many opportunities.
Deadline: April 1-May 1
Online: https://www.thediabetescouncil.com/diabetes-scholarships-everything-you-need-to-know

Charles J. Argento & Associates Scholarship
Amount: $500
Description: Charles Argento is awarding a $500 scholarship to one qualified student who plans to become an attorney. Pre law undergraduates and students entering law school anywhere in the United States are eligible. The scholarship is meant to help defray the costs of tuition or other related expenses.
Eligibility: Applicants must be citizens of the United States, accepted into a U.S. university as pre-law undergraduate or attending law school, planning to enroll in courses during Fall 2017, minimum GPA of 3.0
Deadline: Aug. 15, 2017
Online: http://charlesargento.com/scholarship-application/

MY LED Lighting Guide Scholarship Fund
Amount: $500
Description: To help motivate, inspire and help all of those who are interested in pursuing a degree in business, engineering or environmental science. A well-researched essay focusing on a variety of topics involving LED lights is required along with basic, personal information. (Topic questions posted on website.)
Eligibility: Students studying within the U.S., attending classes in the Spring of 2017, completed original submission, minimum GPA of 2.5, majoring in business, engineering or environmental science.
Deadline: Dec. 21, 2016
Online: http://www.myledlightingguide.com/scholarship.aspx