10 big-money scholarships few apply for
Seeking extra money for college? Check out these ten scholarships that have, according to Cappex.com, higher-than-average awards -- and fewer-than-average applicants competing for them.
1. IEEE Charles LeGeyt Fortescue Graduate Scholarship
From: The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Computer Society
For students entering their first year of full-time graduate study in electrical engineering.
2. Barnes Scholarship
From: The Tampa Bay Times Fund, Inc.
For high school seniors who are residents of Citrus, Hernando, Pasco, Pinellas, or Hillsborough County in Florida.
3. Guild Scholar Award
From: The Jewish Guild for the Blind
For college-bound high school students who are legally blind.
4. Bachelor of Science Nursing Scholarship
From: Health Professions Education Foundation
For students currently enrolled or accepted in a bachelor's degree in nursing program in California.
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5. Symantec Software Scholarship
From: Symantec Corp.
For Utah high school students who plan to pursue an education in math or science.
6. Raskin Scholarship
From: The Raskin Foundation
For Chicago-area high school seniors with financial need and an interest in the creative arts.
7. Minnesota Academic Excellence Scholarship
From: The Minnesota Office of Higher Education
For Minnesota high school seniors who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in English or creative writing, fine arts, foreign language, math, science, or social science.
From: The Herb Block Foundation
For community college students of Washington, DC; Montgomery or Prince George's County in Maryland; and Arlington or Fairfax County, or the cities of Alexandria or Falls Church in Virginia.
9. Cloy & Connie Olhausen Scholarship
From: Siouxland Community Foundation
For students graduating from one of the following Iowa high schools: Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn High in Hartley, Sibley-Ocheyedan High in Sibley, Sheldon High in Sheldon, or South O'Brien High in Paullina.
10. Good Tidings Foundation Community Service Scholarship
From: The Good Tidings Foundation
For high school seniors with financial need and extraordinary community service accomplishments who reside in one of the following counties in California: San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Cruz, Monterey, San Benito, Merced, Stanislaus, Alameda, San Joaquin, Contra Costa, Solano, Yolo, Napa, Sonoma, Santa Clara, or Marin.