July & August

Solar Scholarship

Deadline: July 1, 2016

Criteria: (1) You must be (or planning on being) a full-time student at an accredited institute of higher education. In order to verify this, you must provide an official statement verifying your enrollment.  (2) You must have at least 3.2 (out of a 4.0 scale) GPA.  (3) The annual scholarship deadline is July 1st. Winner will be notified by August 1st.

Description: Solar Action Alliance is a group of environmentalists who want to spread the word about the most cleanly, reliable, and abundant source of renewable energy: the sun.  Solar Action Alliance is excited to offer one $1000 scholarship to a hardworking, motivated student.  Applicants must submit a 500-1000 word essay to answer the following question:

What excites you most about the future of solar?

Award: $1,000

For more information: 

2019 BluePay STEM Scholarship
Deadline:
 August 16, 2019
Criteria: To qualify, undergraduate or graduate students must be majoring in a STEM field of study and attending an accredited college or university. The application includes an essay answering 1 of 3 questions in a minimum of 500 and a maximum of 1,000 words: 
1. What recent innovation has meant the most to your daily life? 
2.  What do you imagine or have you experienced to be the single greatest challenge that arises when you start your own business? 
3. What do you think is the biggest threat to the security of your personal information? 
Description: Payment processing is already driven and enabled by technology. Successful execution in the future of payments requires educated minds that focus on both business goals and cutting-edge innovation. As an industry leader, BluePay is continuing our support of students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) disciplines. 
Award:$1,000 (1 winner), $250 (2 runner ups) 
For more information: https://www.straightnorth.com/scholarship/