USA Funds Access to Education Scholarships

USA Funds Access to Education Scholarships awards renewable scholarships to students with financial need.  Applicants can be those planning on full-time or part-time college attendance, and who have an annual adjusted gross family income of $35,000 or less.  Awards range from $750 to $1500 annually.  Additionally, the organization targets 50% of all scholarships to students with a physical disability or of a recognized minority group.  Information and application are available here.  This scholarship has an October deadline.

AES Engineering Scholarship

AES Engineering-belief is that achieving a high grade point average should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped.  For that reason we are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by evaluating the essays that are submitted.  Scholarships are intended for our future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study.  The award is available for high school seniors and all students attending a post secondary educational facility.  Amount of award is $500.00. This scholarship has an October deadline.   Click here to access online scholarship

Acorn Equality Fund Scholarship

The Acorn Fund Scholarship is designed to provide academic financial support for gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender students or the children of gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender parents.  There are two scholarships, one based upon academic, volunteerism, and advocacy.  Scholarships are awarded based upon academic performance and an essay and range from $1,000 to $4,500.  Additional information and applications are available hereThis scholarship has a September deadline.

Career Cruising

Careercruising.com is designed to help students discover the career pathway that’s right for them, whatever it might be. Using personal assessment and career matching tools, students learn more about themselves and are better able to identify careers that fit their interests and aptitudes. The Living Portfolio tool is an Individual Learning Plan that grows with each student. It’s where they store and share what they’re doing, with teachers, counselors, parents and friends. For more information and to log in to Careercruising.com, go to the Careers page on this site.  Log in here  .