Outside Scholarships

Outside Scholarships

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In addition to University scholarships and federal financial aid, UST encourages students to pursue outside scholarship opportunities. Please keep in mind that you should never have to send an application fee when applying for a scholarship.

Once awarded, outside scholarship funds are mailed to our office and posted to your student account. When you have been awarded an outside scholarship, communication with our office is important. Please have your outside scholarship donors mail the scholarship check(s) made payable to the University of St. Thomas (along with any correspondence) to:

University of St. Thomas
Office of Scholarships & Financial Aid
3800 Montrose Boulevard
Houston, TX 77006-4626

The following scholarship organizations have notified UST of their availability. UST also encourages you to explore the listed scholarship search engines to locate additional scholarships.

 

Apartment List Scholarship

As a company filled with many college grads, we know that college is an important life endeavor, but one that can be expensive. We couldn’t have graduated without a little help along the way, and we want to give back to the future leaders of America. Therefore, we are offering a $2,500 scholarship to outstanding students who exemplify one or more of Apartment List’s core values:

  • Bold While Pragmatic
  • Endlessly Helpful
  • Making an Impact
  • Driven by Data
  • Succeeding Together
  • Forever Learning

You may have mentored a fellow student, organized a fundraiser for charity, or gone on a humanitarian trip abroad. Whatever your achievements, we want to hear from you!

For more information please click here.

 

Autodesk Scholarships and Competitions

Is offering several scholarships and design opportunities.  Deadline- Ongoing

 

Beyond Wellness Scholarship

We at the Beyond Wellness Chiropractic Center are very excited to be offering an educational scholarship opportunity for your current and future students. We have launched the Spread the Word on Safety Scholarship that will be awarded once every year. The scholarship will be awarded to one dedicated student, either current or graduating high school senior, with acceptance to an accredited school or currently enrolled in an undergraduate college degree.  For more information click here.

 

British American Foundation of Texas

The Foundation was established by the British American Business Council (BABC) www.babchouston.org as a beacon going forward into the future, to light an awareness of the opportunities available culturally and to affirm a commitment to the academically gifted, yet financially disadvantaged youth of today, encouraging them to become our global leaders of tomorrow.

The scholarships will be awarded at various increments and programs to finance aspiring middle school, high school, undergraduate and postgraduate students. We will also be focusing on funding young adults who may require re-education, post traumatic recovery or provide aid to continue education during long term illness.

BAFTX will provide opportunities to excel here in Texas, or to attain global education, with exchanges between the UK and USA educational institutions of excellence. For many, travel broadens their minds and horizons and solidifies the existence of a world that is waiting for them beyond the realms of the school bus perimeter.

For more information please click here.

 

BrokeScholar

Our mission here at BrokeScholar is quite simple; to save college students as much money as possible along their journey for higher education. This has taken on many forms from our scholarship engine to offering coupon codes and other promotions for students. As one of the leading sites in our industry we give back twice a year with our own scholarship opportunity.

 

ChooseWhat Scholarship

If you are a qualifying student (see “who can apply” section), you may submit a 750 to 1,500 word essay describing how your experience working for yourself as either a contractor or small business owner has impacted your view of education and your future. The winning application will receive a $1,000 scholarship.

 

 

Drive To Learn Scholarship

Shift Insurance is offering The Drive to Learn scholarship award to college students across the United States to honor the learning done in and outside of classroom walls. If you are currently a full-time student at a four-year university, graduate program, community college, or trade school, Shift Insurance wants to hear from you. Simply tell us about an important learning experience you had while on the road —either as a driver or a passenger—and you could receive $1000!

 

EverSpark Autism Awareness Scholarship

EverSpark Interactive is proud to launch our Autism Awareness Scholarship.  We also want to raise awareness for autism by encouraging students to study related fields in college. Together, we can reduce and even eliminate the effects of autism, and we want to help students who wish to pursue a career doing just that. We know that studying such an intense subject is difficult, so we hope the $1,000 scholarship will help students succeed in a real and tangible way. - See more here

 

The Expert Institute's Healthcare and Life Sciences Scholarship

Without the technical insights provided by members of the healthcare and life science communities, attorneys would not be able to effectively seek justice for their clients. Healthcare and life science professionals have become an essential part of American justice. In recognition of these vital contributions to the practice of law, The Expert Institute is offering a $1000 scholarship to students in medicine and the life sciences.

Eligibility

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be actively pursuing a degree related to healthcare or the life sciences.
  • A minimum 3.0 GPA.

Requirements

A completed application form (below) with

  • Full name
  • School and program
  • Expected graduation year / month
  • Mailing address
  • Phone and email
  • Current GPA

Essay

500-1,000 words on how you feel your specialized knowledge and training could be applied to improving the practice of law, submitted electronically through the form below.

To Apply click the link below

http://www.theexpertinstitute.com/writing-contest-medical-scholarship/ 

All submissions must be recieved before midnight on December 31, 2016

 

First Site Guide Scholarship

Clearly blogs are important, but, the question is: Why? Why should you start a blog? First Site Guide is sponsoring a $1,500 scholarship for any student who can write the blog post with the best answer to that question.  Your submission on “Why Should you Start a Blog” of 1500 words minimum must be submitted to First Site Guide for evaluation.  For more information click here.

 

Goedeker's Appliances Scholarships

Goedeker's Appliances Annual College Book Scholarship

Write an essay about why attending college and your field of study are important to you. Give us some insight into your personal background, your philosophy about learning, why you chose your field in particular, and any other information you feel is relevant. These will be judged based on originality, creativity, organization of thought, and proper spelling, punctuation, and grammar.

 

Goedeker's Appliances Annual Public Service College Book Scholarship 

Goedeker’s is endlessly thankful for the service of those who keep our nation running smoothly and strive to ensure that each of us is protected and safe from harm.  There are already holidays dedicated to the recognition of our troops, of course, but they deserve more than that. Their families would benefit more from tangible blessings, instead of just a courtesy nod.  Those who balance serving our country with a desire to further their education deserve our utmost respect and any help we can give them. That is why we would like to extend a special scholarship to people who are employed in public service positions in particular. This includes:

  • Federal, state, and local government employees
  • Police officers and firefighters
  • Active military, reserves, and veterans
  • Public school teachers
  • Employees of non-profit organizations

These awards extend to their immediate family as well.

 

For more information click here.

 

 

GoodCall Scholarship

At GoodCall, we try to help people make smarter decisions by giving them access to important data. We want to know about a great decision you've made in your life. Write an essay between 400 and 500 words detailing one of the most important decisions you've made in your life.

 

Grade Potential Tutoring Scholarship 

Grade Potential Tutoring is proud to provide Houston students with the opportunity to win an annual college scholarship of $1,000! We are proud to assist students with their investment in education. Many local families trust us with their educational investment on a regular basis, so we feel great about giving back in a similar way! Click here to learn more about our scholarship program and how to apply.

 

Healthcare Leaders Scholarship

The Healthcare Leaders Scholarship is offered to qualified applicants who are entering or currently pursuing an educational program related to nursing or medicine.  Interested applicants must submit a 600 to 1,000 word essay explaining what they hope to accomplish during their career in the medical field. Click here for more information.

 

 

Healthy News 24 Scholarship

Healthy News 24 is a health and fitness online media that promotes education. In this response, we have started to offer scholarships. We know that while studying many of the students have to work to finance their education, and any financial aid matters to them.  The scholarship is for all and any candidate can apply.

 

Hellenic Professional Society of Texas

Each year the Society awards scholarships to qualified undergraduate and graduate full-time students. Applicants are eligible for a scholarship if they are currently attending or have been accepted by a college or university in Texas, have shown excellent scholastic performance in their corresponding field of study and are of Hellenic heritage. The Society also accepts applications from students of non-Greek descent that have demonstrated clear, strong and sustained excellence in academic studies related to Greek letters or affairs.

Please see website for deadline information.

 

HotelsCheap.org

HotelsCheap.org is awarding a need-based scholarship of $1,500 to college students. The need-based scholarship rewards students who are looking to better themselves, who have goals and dreams, and who are committed to achieving a college degree.  High school students, undergraduate students, master degree students, and adult learners are all encouraged to apply.

 

Just Porter College Scholarship

The Just Porter College Scholarships asks students with a minimum 2.5 G.P.A. to write a 500 word personal essay that demonstrates the power of creativity in his or her life and share it with us.

We award two college scholarships per year, one award in the Spring semester and one award in the Fall semester. The winners will each receive $1,000 payable to their school and their choice of a Just Porter Backpack.

 

LA Tutors 123 Scholarship

We at LA Tutors are passionate about sparking the creative genius in students and would love to commend those outstanding students who have a made a difference in the lives of others in some innovative or technological fashion. In order to achieve this, we have established a scholarship for students who meet certain criteria.  Please visit our website for more detailed information.

 

LendEDU

We are excited to offer our very own scholarship this fall. The LendEDU Scholarship is a $1,000 scholarship award. Our scholarship can be used to cover any and all costs related to your education. The LendEDU Scholarship can be used to cover tuition, textbooks, room and board, and even living expenses. The LendEDU Scholarship will be awarded to students this spring.  For more information please click here.

 

MesotheliomaHelp.org Scholarship

Mesothelioma Help is pleased to announce the “Jan Egerton and Don Smitley Mesothelioma Scholarship.” We are proud to offer 8 scholarships in the names of these two mesothelioma warriors.This essay contest is open to undergraduate and graduate students who are 18-years-old or older and are currently enrolled in a college or university located within the 50 United States or the District of Columbia. U.S. territories are excluded.

 

My Injury Attorney Scholarship

Attorneys Console & Hollawell are offering a scholarship for $500.  The participant is required to write an essay on an interesting law related topic in 500 words or less.  For more information please click here.

 

OklahomaLawyer.com Annual $1,000 Scholarship

The attorneys at Hasbrook & Hasbrook are pleased to present a $1,000 scholarship award to one student each year.  Applying is easy, just follow the instructions on the website. The student who has been selected will be announced on August, 31, 2016.

 

Pelican Water Sustainability Scholarship

As the market leader in America's #1 salt free water softener, Pelican Water seeks to support the next generation of leaders and innovators with our college scholarship contest. Our "go green" initiative has led to the development of environmentally-friendly water softening systems that save energy while eliminating harmful salt and chemical discharge. We're looking for students who display integrity, passion, and a commitment to excellence - the same principles that have guided our business since 1972. Together, we can find sustainable solutions to protect our world's most important resource.  For more information click here.

 

Perlman Clinic Medical Scholarship

Perlman Clinic is excited to announce the launch of their annual Medical Study Scholarship, which will award a student pursuing a career in healthcare with $500 and a session with a Perlman Clinic medical practitioner to discuss their career prospects. Applicants must be full-time students, pursuing degrees in nursing, medicine, or public health at either a university or community college. Please click here for more information.

 

Peter Leeds Stock Trading Scholarship

This scholarship is open to enrolled students with an interest in finance, economics, and trading stocks. To apply, students may submit an essay by following the instructions on the pennystocks.net website

How to Apply: http://peterleeds.com/stock-trading-scholarship.htm

 

Resume Companion

Our scholarship program is designed to get the student population of the US thinking about resumes at an early stage, ensuring they have practice in this essential area of career progression, before they head into the vocational world.  Every year, we are offering a $1,000 scholarship to the student who can create the best resume, based on the life of any fictional or non-fictional character, from TV, history, literature or myth.

 

Save My Space Scholarship

College is expensive, and at Self Storage Finders, we know how valuable education is.  Self Storage Finders is offering a scholarship to help alleviate some of those expenses.  The award will be: 1 One Thousand Two Hundred Fifty Dollar ($1,250) scholarship.  For more information please click here.

 

 

Start Standing Scholarship

At Start Standing, we value education. We also recognize the steep cost of college tuition and the expenses that come along with it like housing, books and supplies. In an effort to make things a little easier, we are proud to offer a biannual $1,000 scholarship to students who are currently attending or planning on attending college.  You can see more information about the scholarship here.

 

Student Loan Hero Scholarship

Student Loan Hero, an unbiased solution to organize, manage, and repay your student loans, is thrilled to award two (2) $1,000 scholarships each semester to help alleviate educational costs.  All applicants must be actively enrolled (at least part-time) in a college/university.

For information on requirements, how to apply, as well as the application itself, you can visit -- https://www.studentloanhero.com/scholarships

 

University Tutor Scholarship

UniversityTutor.com will conduct a scholarship essay contest by posting a monthly essay prompt (the “Contest”) located at UniversityTutor.com. To enter, eligible participants must log on to the website and submit an essay by 11:59 P.M. Eastern Standard Time by the last day of the applicable Contest Period and in accordance with the essay guidelines.

 
 

Varsity Tutors College Scholarship Contest

Varsity Tutors holds a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest where students must write an essay in response to a monthly prompt. Visitors to the Varsity Tutors scholarship webpage are able to vote via social media for submitted entries. The top five entries with the most votes are reviewed by Varsity Tutors at the end of the month and one winner is subsequently chosen to receive the $1,000 college scholarship. Interested students can enter the contest here.

 

The Verbal Ink Transcription Services Scholarship

Each year, the Verbal Ink Transcription Services Scholarship awards a $1,500 scholarship to a graduating high school senior or current college freshman. The scholarship will be renewable each year for up to four years, provided that the award recipient maintains a 3.0 GPA or equivalent and completes the minimum number of credit hours required to be a full-time student each academic year.

 

Well-Being Secrets Scholarship

Each year one lucky and extremely passionate student will be awarded a $5000 scholarship.  The only qualifiers for this scholarship are passions and ambitions of individuals; all the student has to do is to submit an essay about why they are passionate about their field of study. For more information please click here.

 

Zumper Apartments Scholarship

We know from our time at college that school is expensive, so we want to help you out with a $1,000 scholarship.  We’re looking for outstanding students who have helped their classmates or community in a tremendous way. Maybe you started a club that raised $10,000 for charity, or championed recycling and sustainable practices across campus. Whatever it is, we’d love to hear about it!  To apply, please click here.

 

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