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iMODULES Scholarship


In an effort to help students further their education, the website provider of the OSU Alumni Association, iModules, will be awarding ten scholarships to students of iModules schools for the 2012‐2013 school year.

Each scholarship will be in the amount of $1,500 and all students of all concentrations are eligible to apply. Applying is easy! Simply create an account with your contact and school information. Then submit an essay, less than 1,000 words, in response to one of iModules’ four designated essay topics. Applications for the 2012 iModules Scholarship Program can be completed at scholarships.imodules.com and are due by April 1, 2012.

Minimum Qualifications:
- Full‐time student for the Fall 2012 semester.
- Attending or will be attending a school that is an iModules client for the Fall 2012 semester.
- A minimum C grade point average.

For further instructions on applying for the scholarship or to review iModules’ frequently asked questions, please visit the iModules Scholarship FAQ page at scholarships.imodules.com.

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2010-11 Students in Service Awards


 

 Apply online at http://serviceawards.org by Jan. 28, 2011.

The Students in Service Awards (TM) program uses a broad media network, including print, radio, and social media, to highlight outstanding college civic leaders and encourage more students to serve in their communities.

The Awards have three benefactors:

College Students: One winner will receive a $5,000 academic service scholarship. Two runners-up will receive $2,500 scholarships.

College Service-Learning Centers: Three $2,500 grants will go to the three finalists’ college or university service-learning centers to further support their student civic engagement efforts.

Community Organizations: Three $2,500 grants will go to the nonprofit partners of the service projects to support their vital work in communities.

More information here: Students in Service Awards Overview.

  • Dec. 15, 2010 – Jan. 28, 2011 Students in Service Awards TM (SISA) website open for nominations
  • February 17, 2011 Top 50 Semifinalists announced on SISA website
  • March 1, 2011 Top 12 Finalists announced on SISA website
  • March 15, 2011 Four Scholarship Winners announced on SISA website
  • April 28, 2011 Awards presented at the Continuums of Service Conference in San Diego

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OSU Lahoma Club Extends Scholarship Deadline


Contact: Derinda Blakeney, APR | OSU Lahoma Club | 405-744-6740 | derinda@okstate.edu

(October 26, 2010   Stillwater, OK) – The Oklahoma State University Lahoma Club is extending the deadline for scholarship applications until Wednesday, Nov. 3.  While the number of awards given varies, last year Lahoma Club awarded seven $500 scholarships to OSU students. 

Applicants must have completed at least 30 credit hours, with at least 12 hours at OSU.  Students need a minimum 3.0 GPA and must be enrolled full time for Spring 2011.   Participation in extracurricular activities, financial circumstances and career aspirations will be taken into consideration by the selection committee.  A letter of reference from an OSU faculty member is required along with an official transcript. 

Applications are available in 119 Student Union or on line at Lahoma Club Scholarships. All applications must be received by 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2010, in the OSU Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid, 119 Student Union or via email at LOSU@okstate.edu.

For any inquiries about this scholarship, please call (405) 744-6604, email finaid@okstate.edu or mail: Office of Scholarships and Financial Air, 119 Student Union, Stillwater, OK  74078-5066. 

Lahoma Club is open to women, who work at or are retired from Oklahoma State University/OSU Foundation or whose spouse works at or is retired from either entity.  The club focuses primarily on fostering good fellowship between university women and students and promoting the general interest of Oklahoma State University.  For more information, contact Membership at (405) 372-5024 or visit Lahoma Club.

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Dr. Pepper Scholarship


Dr Pepper is giving away over $1,000,000 in tuition prizes through the college football season, asking students to enter up to a one-minute video explaining why they deserve to win.  

Fifty-four $2,500 tuition prizes will be immediately awarded to consumers of all ages, with students within the 18-24 year old range also qualifying for a chance to compete on the field during halftime of the Big 12, ACC, or SEC Conference Championship games for a chance to win up to $123,000 in tuition. 

Students can enter online atwww.DrPepper.com.  This opportunity is open to all consumers 18+ looking to continue their education/professional development.

 

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Film Your Issue 2010 Competition


Deadline: April 19

Think you have a solution to problems with the environment, economic recession, education, healthcare, human/equal rights, national security/defense, poverty, public service or technology? Film Your Issue at www.youtube.com/filmyourissue or submit it through a song at www.youtube.com/whatsyourissuemusic.

The Film Your Issue competition, in its 5th year, is looking for solution-project ideas to front-burner issues from young adults 14 to 24 in a 3-minute video format, with accompanying one-sheet description.

Winning solution-projects will be presented to senior officials in the Obama administration, broadcast on screens in every Best Buy store on the planet, presented at a VIP reception in Washington, DC.  Winners will be flown to Los Angeles for the Awards ceremony co-hosted by Sony Pictures Studios.  Prizes include an Apple MacBook and iPod Touches, and Sundance Film Festival 2011 Film School Pass.

www.whatsyourissue.tv

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Yoshiyama Young Entrepreneurs Program


The Hitachi Foundation is searching the country for Yoshiyama Young Entrepreneurs. They are 18 to 29-year olds, and they are operating viable businesses that create jobs, supply goods or services, or use internal management practices that offer low-wealth individuals in America a leg up.

 Prize Benefits

§         Capital Support – Selected entrepreneurs will receive up to $50,000 over two years. Each entrepreneur will work with a mentor/advisor to assess the business’ needs and construct a plan for using the funds. Prize funds are awarded to the entrepreneur(s) and are considered taxable income.

§         Mentoring and Technical Assistance – The Yoshiyama Program will provide access to opportunities that meet the needs of each entrepreneur. For additional examples of technical assistance please see Program FAQs.

§         Event – Prize recipients will be invited to participate in a formal event that honors and recognizes this group’s accomplishments. The event will combine an opportunity for recipients to learn from their peers and an occasion for more public recognition.

Eligibility

Applicants must meet all of the following 5 requirements to be eligible for the Yoshiyama Program:

§         Applicants must be at least 18 years old;

§         Applicants must have been 29 years old or younger when their business began generating revenue;

§         The business must be 1-5 years old and have been generating revenue for a minimum of the past 12 months;

§         The applicant established his/her business with the expressed dual purpose of operating a successful business and creating opportunities for low-wealth individuals in America to enhance their economic security;

§         The business may be structured as a for-profit or non-profit. If the business is a non-profit, it must depend primarily on an earned-income revenue model and not depend solely on donations and grants.

To learn more, get application materials, or view a short video featuring Foundation President & CEO Barbara Dyer discussing the program, visit www.hitachifoundation.org/yoshiyama. Email the Yoshiyama Program with any questions.

The first round application deadline is March 22, 2010.

The Hitachi Foundation was established as an independent nonprofit philanthropic organization by Hitachi, Ltd. in 1985.  Governed by a Board of Directors composed of highly accomplished Americans, the Foundation seeks to discover and expand business practices that create tangible and enduring economic opportunities for low-wealth Americans, their families, and the communities in which they reside.

 Elson B. Nash

Acting Director

Learn and Serve America

The Corporation for National and Community Service

202-606-6834

enash@cns.gov

http://www.learnandserve.gov

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$5,000 Scholarship Opportunity


Hi Joyce,

I’m Daniel Feldman, founder of Kids Feeding Kids and a freshman at George Washington University. One of the reasons I’m able to attend this great school is the $5,000 STOP Hunger Scholarship I was awarded last year in recognition of our work in New Jersey fighting childhood hunger, one bake sale at a time. Check out my blog posting about the changing face of hunger.

Applications for this year’s Scholarships are now open and five more students will be awarded $5,000 to put towards college. So if you’re doing something great in your community to fight hunger, check out SodexoFoundation.org for all the details. You’ve got until Feb. 26 to apply for a STOP Hunger Scholarship – so get going!

The best part of getting a scholarship (aside from the obvious) is that your local charity will also get a grant to help even more people.

Good Luck!
Daniel

PS – So I’ve become a video star! See my interview on local TV news and my YouTube post. Next stop, Hollywood!

2009 STOP Hunger Scholar

Sodexo Foundation | 9801 Washingtonian Blvd. Gaithersburg, MD 20878 | 800 763 3946 x44848 | www.sodexofoundation.org | STOPHunger@sodexofoundation.org

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Community Service Scholarship


 * Message to Joyce Montgomery, SLVC Coordinator.*

Hi Joyce,

Last year, we were honored to receive national STOP Hunger Scholarships for doing what comes naturally—fighting hunger. We set up our own non-profits and volunteer for others. We wear funny T-shirts, hold homemade signs, and organize tons of events to raise money and awareness. We shop, and cook, and bake so that others may eat.

If you’re a student involved in fighting hunger check out Sodexo Foundation.org and see how to apply for the STOP Hunger Scholarship program before Feb. 26. Maybe you can be one of this year’s national recipients!

The best part of receiving a scholarship (aside from the $5,000 to put towards college, which is awesome) is that your local charity will also be given a grant to help even more people.

We know you’re not in this for the money or recognition, but in these tough times, scholarship money, and extra funds for a charity could be valuable assets for you and your favorite charitable organization!

Good Luck!
Amy, Daniel, Kellie, Andrew & Steven

 PS – Check out the video to see just how funny our signs and T-shirts are!

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