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Rolling applications: Prioprity deadline for December 2018Emma Bowen Fellowship http://www.emmabowenfoundation.com/application_infograde 12 and college studentsfor careers in the Business of Media, Content of Media, and Innovation of Media. Are a student of color (African-American, Asian-American, Latino, or Native American)
Are a graduating high school senior OR college student
Have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0
Are interested in pursuing a career in the media industry
Plan to attend or are currently a student at a four-year accredited college or university
Are a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
Speak and write English fluently
7/15/17Passed (May 1, 2015)Emerging Photgorapher Fund 2015http://www.burnmagazine.org/in-the-spotlight/2015/04/epf/open to allphotography only
Winner will earn a grant of $15,000
Not renewed for 2017Passed (2/14)AP–Google Journalism and Technology Scholarshipap-google.journalists.org/grade 12• Graduating HS students pursuing studies at the crossroads of journalism, computer sciences and new media• Six students will receive scholarship awards of $20,000 each.
• Scholarship winners also will receive a one-year ONA membership and recognition at ONA’s annual conference.
Not renewed for 2017Deadlines past in April 2015Nickelodeon Animation Scholarshiphttps://getschooled.com/dashboard/tool/1342-25-000-animation-scholarshipages 17-24 (scholarship) More details to come in April.- $25,000 scholarship for animation
7/27/17Applicants must graduate from high school during or before the summer of 2016 and plan to enroll as a freshman in college in the fall of 2016. Passed (Fall 2015)QuestBridge National College Matchhttp://www.questbridge.org/for-students/ncm-who-should-apply#eligibilityGrade 12Free online QuestBridge Application, 2 letters of rec, secondary school report, high school transcript, standardized test score reports
• Show proof of financial need
• Average household income under $60,000 per year.
• 4-year full scholarship to one of 35 partner collegesquestions@questbridge.org
115 Everett Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94301
(650) 331-3280
Passed April 2017Spring 2016: January 7 Summer 2016: April 1 Fall 2016: Aug 26Art Center of Pasadena Saturday Highartcenter.edu/sat/scholarships.jspgrades 9–12• At least 6 to 10 original samples of your work• Scholarships cover the full cost of one Saturday High class or workshop.
3/1/20182/25/2016Create a Greeting Card Scholarshipgallerycollection.com/greeting-cards-scholarship.htmage 14+
grade 9-12, college
• Designs should be appropriate for business and
consumer use
• $10,000 scholarship; $1,000 to winner's school
• Design will become greeting card sold on website

6/17-9/17 3/3/16 at 11:59 PTGoogle Generation Scholarshipgoogle.com/edu/students/the-generation-google-scholarship/grade 12, college freshman• Be a student from an underrepresented group in computer science (African American, Hispanic, American Indian, Female, or a Person with a Disability)
• Planning to apply as full-time student at a university in the US or Canada
• Intend to pursue a Computer Science or Computer Engineering degree, or a degree in a closely related technical field
• Exhibit a strong record of academic achievement
* General background information (includes contact information and information about your current and intended universities for the 2014-2015 school year)
* Current resume
* Academic transcripts from your current and prior universities (if you have earned a prior degree)
* Two letters of reference from a professor, instructor, adviser or supervisor
* Responses to four essay questions
8/31/17Regular deadline: March 1, 2016 Final Deadline: May 12th, 2016Global Citizen Yearglobalcitizenyear.orggrade 12• High school diploma or GED
• Have not yet started full-time college coursework
• U.S. Citizens or legal permanent residents (in some cases, long-term visas)
• Gap-year between high school and college
• Spend summer fundraising
• International 10-month trip: live with another family, cultural immersion, and participate in community building volunteer projects
VariesVarious Google Scholarships (more)google.com/edu/students/scholarships.htmlgrade 12, college freshmanVaries for each oneVaries for each one
Passed January 1 2017Currently closed for 2016Google Journalism Fellowshipgoogle.com/get/journalismfellowship/index.htmlage 18+ and in college, grad school• Excellent GPA
• US citizen, resident or visa
• Full- or part-time student
• Scholarship for 10-week fellowship in the Summer
• $8,000 stipend for 10 weeks & $1,000 travel budget
Ongoing LACMA Art Class Aidlacma.org/scholarshipsage 6–8• Show proof of financial need.
• Never been awarded a LACMA Art Class scholarship.
Please contact tcischolarships@hotmail.com for information or the current scholarship forms.
Information is available for any given year from July 15th thru Feb 1st.
Tall Clubs International Scholarshiphttp://www.tallclubfoundation.org/#ScholarshipFormsUnder 21Must be entering your first year of college in Fall of 2015, must meet the height requirement minimums: 5'10 for women and 6'2 for menThe TCI Foundation annually awards student scholarship(s) of up to $1000 each to tall students who are under 21 years of age and attending their first year of college in the following Fall.
If you are interested in applying for a TCI Scholarship Award, you may contact a TCI Member Club closest to you for sponsorship. Or, you may ask for an application directly at tci-scholarships@tall.org Please include your name, email, city and state in your inquiry.
10/13/17Passed (10/1/2016)Music Center Spotlight Award - Visual Artsmusiccenter.org/education/Students-at-the-Center/Spotlight/Scholarships/grades 9–12Enrolled in a high school, approved independent study, or home school program at the
application deadline OR attend a correspondence school, do you live in Southern California
Live or attend school in any of the following counties: Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San
Bernardino, Ventura, Santa Barbara, or San Diego
Passed April 2017Will open soon for 2016Otis College of Art and Design College Summer of Art Scholarshipotis.edu/soa age 15+• Proof of financial need
• US citizen
• Scholarship to 4-week, pre-college program geared to strengthen skills in art, design or creative writing.
7/13/17Submission form(s) and payment must be postmarked by December 16.Scholastic Art and Writing Awardshttp://www.artandwriting.org/Affiliate/ARALW grades 7–12• $5 submission fee (waived for low-income)
• Scholarships in 28 categories of art and writing
• Chance to have works exhibited or published.
• National Medalist seniors are eligible to receive scholarships through partnerships with esteemed colleges and universities.
UnknownComplete applications are due between September 1 and December 31 of each yearVenice Arts' Ted M. Warshafsky Scholarship Fundvenicearts.org/index.php?view=section&id=7948grade 9–12• Currently enrolled in Venice Arts' programs
• Proof of financial need
• GPA 2.5+
$1,000 scholarship and a copy of Anne Frank's diary and a biography of Emmett Till
Passed Opens March 2016Voice of Democracy Scholarshipvfw.org/Community/Voice-of-Democracy/grades 9–12• Up to $30,000 college scholarship
• Submit 3-5 minute speech on specific topic: 2014-2015 topic is "Why Veterans are Important to our Nation's History and Future"
Passed The first Monday in March, 2016Warner Bros. Animation/Hanna-Barbera Honorshipwbcitizenship.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/WB_Animation-Hanna-Barbera-Honorship-App_2010-2011.pdfgrade 12• Must be enrolling in college to study animation
• a passion and talent for a career in animation;
• 3.0 GPA+ upon graduation
• demonstrate financial need
• $10,000 scholarship
• 4 consecutive paid Summer internships while enrolled in college
Varies? - Website not found ?????Heinz College Graduate Scholarship Opportunity for Carnegie Mellonhttp://namac.org/heinz-college-master-arts-management-scholarship-namac-membersgrade 12• Must be enrolling in Carnegie Mellon University;
• Must be affiliated with a NAMAC member organization
• demonstrate financial need
• at least $6,000 per semester scholarship
9/1/17March 31,2016 Themed print issue. The theme for XXIX.1 (Spring 2017) is “Chaos.” Photo essay deadline is 9/1/16 on the theme "Chaos"

September 1–November 15: Non-themed Summer and Winter online issues. All submissions will be considered for both issues. Please do not submit thematic work during the general reading period and vice versa.
Witness Magazinewitnessmagazine.submittable.com/submit• Writing must be unpublished
• Paid $25 per 1,500 words or per poem
• Published either online or in print
Passed April 2017The application period will open on Thursday, October 15, 2015. The applicant must provide a nominator, and a recommender (a teacher, advisor, or other adult outside the applicant’s family) and parent/guardian form by Monday, November 30th deadline. A completed application, personal statement and work samples must be submitted by the deadline, Sunday, January 3rd, 2016.Anthony Quinn Foundation 2016 Art Scholarship Programhttps://anthonyquinnfoundation.fluidreview.com/pre-college or collegeMust be used for the education of one of the following:
Visual Arts & Design
Dance, Theatre, Singing, Instrumental
Media Arts
Literary Arts
• Scholarships range from $1000 - $3000
Passed March 2017The deadline for submitting the applications is 11:59 PM EST, March 31, 2016. Winners will be announced 7 working days after the close of the application process.The Sleeklens Academic Scholarshiphttps://sleeklens.com/the-sleeklens-academic-scholarship/Undergraduate, a Graduate, or a High School senior with a legitimate acceptance letter from an accredited University or CollegeWrite an essay according to the instructions provided below and send it to Scholarships at Sleeklens.com
1. Either be enrolled as a full-time student in an accredited University or College or be able to present a legitimate letter of acceptance from an accredited University or College.
2. Has either an identity card, identification number or any other type of legal document that is provided by their institution of choice
3. The final decision regarding the winners will be made by Sleeklens. That decision will be final and will not be open to appeal
4. The information of the winners will be thoroughly checked and verified before any payments are processed. Should there be any false information submitted, the whole application will be disqualified
5. Each student can only apply once per year. Previous winners must not apply as their applications will be disqualified immediately

Amount: $2000 Write an essay that is between 1000 and 1600 words scholarships@sleeklens.com
Passed June 2017Ongoing (last day of every month)$2000 "No Essay" College Sweepstakescollegeprowler.com/scholarship/apply.aspx?source=discusgrade 9+, college, adult• Anyone planning on attending college/graduate school within 12 months• $2,000
Passed June 20171/20/2016California Assn. of Collectors Educational Scholarship Foundationcacesf.org/grade 12California resident• Three awards: $2,500, $2,000 & $1,500
• College scholarship for graduation seniors
• One-page application and essay on "The Importance of Establishing and Maintaining Good Credit During Your College Years"
Already BeganPriority Deadline: March 1, 2016 ofr Fall 2016 applicationsCCA Precollege Programcca.edu/precollegegrades 10–12• Need based scholarships
• $2,500 merit scholarships
2018 deadline is still to be determined but applications are available starting 9/1/17( 12/2/16)
Most Valuable Student Competitionhttp://www.elks.org/enf/scholars/mvs.cfmgrade 12 High School senior, U.S. CitezenApplications must be submitted to the Elks Lodge closest to the student's permanent U.S. address. Applications must advance through local, district and state competitions to reach national judging. In late April, the 20 top finalists will participate in a Leadership Weekend in Chicago during which they’ll interview with the national judges. These 20 finalists will be vying for two first-place awards of $50,000; two second-place awards of $40,000; and two third-place awards of $30,000. The remaining 14 finalists will receive awards of $20,000. The 480 runners-up will receive fifth-place scholarships of $4,000.Elks National Foundation
2750 North Lakeview Avenue
Chicago, IL 60614-2256
Phone: (773) 755-4728
Fax: (773) 755-4729
Email: enf@elks.org
Reopens August 2017Will reopen (08/16) will accept applications from those students graduating from high school in 2017Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation Four Year Award For Seniorscoca-colascholarsfoundation.org/applicants/#.UmAwmJQoK98grade 12• U.S. Citizen; U.S. National; U.S. Permanent Resident; Temporary Resident (legalization program); Refugee; Asylee; Cuban-Haitian Entrant; or Humanitarian Parolee;
• GPA 3.0+ at the end of junior year of high school
• Applicants may NOT be related to Coca-Cola staff
• fifty $1000, fifty $1250, and fifty $1500 scholarships awarded
Passed March 2017(Passed) January 15th, 2015 Dell Scholars will be announced April 10,3016Dell Scholars Programdellscholars.org/age 9–12• 2.4 GPA+
• Demonstrated need for financial assistance
• Participating in a MSDF approved college readiness program for a minimum of two years
• Planning to enter a bachelor's degree program at an accredited higher education institution in the fall directly after your graduation from high school.
• U.S. citizenship or permanent residency
• $20,000 for 250 students
• College scholarships for underserved youth
PassedApplication will be accessible online by October 1st.Diller TeenTikkun Olam Awardshttp://www.dillerteenawards.org/apply/age 13–19• Self-identify as Jewish.
• Nominated by teacher, mentor or self.
• Volunteer work only.
No longer available???Various: most deadline February 29, 2016Discus Awards - General HS Scholarship DATABASEhttp://www.discusawards.com/Several scholarships Several scholarships
2018 Application deadline still TBA, but application available 9/1/17(12/2/2016)Elks National Foundation MVP Student Scholarshipelks.org/enf/scholars/mvs.cfmgrade 12• US citizen
• No college students or relatives of Elks
• Up to $100,000
• Male and female students compete separately.
Passed May 2017March 12 to May 29, 2016ESA Foundation Computer & Video Game Scholarship Program theesa.com/foundation/scholarship.aspgrade 12, college• Women or minority students
• Pursuing degrees leading to careers in computer and video game arts (high school seniors must already be accepted into a program),
• Enrolling or enrolled in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States,
• 2.75 or above on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent)
• US citizens.

10/1/17Depends on School applied to (some are in March)FAFSA Financial Aid Applicationfafsa.ed.gov/deadlines.htmgrade 12, collegeFederal Student Aid
PassedThe 2016 program will be open for applications as fo October 12, 2015GE-Reagan Foundationreaganfoundation.org/GE-RFScholarships.aspxgrade 12• GPA 3.0+
• Proof of financial need
• Graduating HS Seniors applying to college
• US citizen
• Up to $10,000 scholarship per year for a max of four years
Passed February 17, 2016 (Must be postmarked no leter than this date)Gordon A. Rich Memorial Foundation Scholarshipgordonrich.org/html/apply.htmlgrade 12• Applicants must be dependent children of full-time employees in the financial service services industry. Employees must be presently employed with 5 years of experience OR no longer emplyed in this field but had 10 years of experience which ended no longer than 5 years prior to the GAR scholarship application closing date.
• GPA 3.5+; top 20% of their class.
• Students must be a US citizen or legal resident.
• Five scholarships, up to $12,500.00 renewable for four years

For more information, call (212) 325-2227
Academic, Art and Community Service Awards is February 6, 2018 and The application deadline for Financial Aid Scholarships is March 6, 2018.September 16, 2015 to April 6, 2016 High School Senior $20,000 Scholarship Contestafsascholarship.org/hsinformation.htmlgrade 12• US Citizen• $20,000 scholarship
Passed3/30/2016Hispanic Scholarship Fundhttp://hsf.net/en/scholarships/programs/the-gates-millennium-scholarshipgrade 12 or college• Hispanic heritage$1,000–$5,000.
Passed passed (11/3/2015)Jack Kent Cooke College Scholarshipjkcf.org/scholarships/college-scholarship-program/grade 12• GPA 3.5+
• Graduating seniors in high school
• Top 15% in standardized testing
• Financial need (gross household income under $95k)
• $30,000 to any 4-year college/uni
• Academic advising
PassedApril 14, 2016 at 12:00 p.m. (noon) EST.
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholastic Awardsjkcf.org/scholarships/young-scholars-program/how-to-apply/grade 8
• Since the beginning of 6th grade, you have earned grades of all or mostly As in school with no Cs in your core academic subjects
• Family's adjusted gross income must be less than $80,000.

• 60 young scholars
scholarships@jkcf.org. 1-800-941-3300
Jack Kent Cooke Transfer Scholarshipjkcf.org/scholarships/undergraduate-transfer-scholarships/college• Enrolled in community college, GPA 3.5+
• Planning to transfer to a 4-year university for full time study during the next Fall.
• Trascript and 2 recommendations from teachers
Scholarships are renewable and worth up to $30,000/yr.
PassedApril 14, 2016 at 12:00 p.m. (noon) EST.Jack Kent Cooke Youth Scholarjkcf.org/scholarships/young-scholars-program/Entering 8th grade• High GPA; mostly A's
• US resident
• Financial need (gross household income under $95k)
• Funding beginning 9th grade Summer
• Personal education adviser from 8th gade to high school
• Summer programs
Discontinued??Passed March 13,2015Kohl's Cares Scholarship Programkohlscorporation.com/CommunityRelations/scholarship/program-information.asp6–18• Volunteer efforts must have occurred in the last year.
• Store Winners will receive a $50 Kohl’s Gift Card.
• $1,000 scholarship for post-secondary education; national scholarshops $10,000 for post-secondary education
• $1,000 to a non-profit organization on each winner's behalf.

2/5/18Passed February 15, 2016 5pm (EST) Los Angeles Dodgers Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarshiplosangeles.dodgers.mlb.com/la/community/ddf_programs.jspgrade 12• Be a graduating, minority high school senior
• Plan to attend an accredited and approved four–year institution within the United States
• Present evidence of financial need
• U.S. citizen
• 1,000 SAT score (minimum) comined for math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21
• $24,000/four years scholarships to minority high school students
9/30/17March 30th, 2016Odenza Marketing Scholarshipodenzascholarships.com/awards/8/eligibility_odenza_marketing_scholarship.phpage 16–25• Have at least one full year of post secondary studies remaining at the time of the award
• 2.5+ GPA
• U.S. or Canadian Citizen

• $500 award
9/27/179/28/2015 (Passed)QuestBridge National College Matchquestbridge.org/for-students/ncm-national-college-matchgrade 12• Show proof of financial need
• Average household income under $60,000 per year.

• 4-year full scholarship to one of 35 partner colleges
Applications Available December 2017Friday, May 13th, 2016 for 2016-2017Riordan Scholars Programanderson.ucla.edu/programs-and-outreach/riordan-programs/riordan-scholarsgrades 10–12• GPA 3.0+
• Demonstrated leadership skills and active involvement at school and in the community
• Applicants should have parents without post-collegiate education
• Scholarship to 8-week preparatory workshops
• SAT prep workshops
• Personal academic mentor
Discontinued??Passed (10-05-2014)Get Lit and Relativity's Film Teamhttp://getlit.org/getlit/2014/09/29/audition-for-get-lit-relativitys-film-team/unknownAuditions: Sunday, Ovtober 5th
Bring a sample of your work, any portable equipment you own, and a recent transcript
Emmy-Award winning produver, Jeannette Pavini and USC Film School graduate, Charles Leisenring will mentor young filmmakers on the many aspects of editing, sound, shooting, and producing to develop a youth-created series of hald-hour segments that tell stories from young people's lives
Work weekly at Relativity School
Contact: Veronika Shulman
email: veronika@getlit.org
Phone: 213.388.8639
Passed July 1, 2017NOMINATIONS FOR THE NEXT AWARD ARE DUE BY JULY 1 OF THE CURRENT YEAR. Spark Action - Young Activist Awardsparkaction.org/resources/55141?utm_source=Ready+News+Ma1&utm_campaign=Ready+News&utm_medium=emailage 18–26 by 9/1• For any politically active seniors or even mentors.
• Nominees must be nominated by organization, and orgs get small award as well.
• $6,000, paid trip to Berkeley, CA for community organizing.
Passed, workshops in early October5/31/2016Eddie Adams Workshophttp://www.eddieadamsworkshop.com/college• Less than 3 years professional experience• If accepted, $375 fee required for room and board, in addition to travel expenses
Passed April 9, 2017Passed: April 2015Smithsonian Latino Center 2015 Young Ambassadors Programhttp://latino.si.edu/Education/YAPage 17-18• Graduating high school seniors
• Trip to a seminar
• Fees included
Opens in the fall for 20181/29/2016 (passed)Bank of America Student Leaders Programwww.bankofamerica.com/studentleaders11th or 12th grade in high schoolCurrently be a junior or senior in high school, in good standing at your school. Be able to participate in an 8-week paid internship at a local nonprofit/charitable organization (selected by Bank of America) and work 35 hours a week. Be legally authorized to work in the U.S. without sponsorship through the end of September. Be able to participate in a week-long Student Leaders Summit in Washington, DC from July 10-15, 2016 (All expenses paid as part of the Student Leaders program. This week will be part of your 8-week experience.) Complete an online application and obtain a letter of recommendation from a teacher, guidance counselor, or school administrator. Be a resident of a community listed here.A summer eight-week paid internship with a nonprofit organization selected by the bank. This internship is designed to provide opportunities for the students to develop and apply leadership skills through hands-on work experience, while raising their awareness of community issues addressed by their Host Organization. The week-long, all-expense paid Student Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C. from July 10-15, 2016. Conducted in partnership with the Close Up Foundation, the Summit introduces students to aspects of civic, social and business leadership and provides them with knowledge and skills they will use throughout their life to create positive community change.
November 15, 20173/31/2016 for Margaret Gosfield College Grant November 15, 2016 for STAR GrantCalifornia Foundation for Gifted Educationhttp://www.cfge.org/grants_student.php11th or 12th grade Student must currently be in grade 11 or 12, and attending classes in a recognized California educational setting. (Juniors expecting to participate in an early entrance program at a participating college or university are eligible.) Student must be planning to enter a recognized school of advanced education during the 2014-2015 school year. Student must demonstrate outstanding achievement in a chosen area of talent or giftedness.

Margaret Gosfield College Grant - Margaret lives her life in service to gifted students. She has been a teacher, a district program coordinator, an educational consultant and a regional advocacy leader. She has served on the Board of Directors of the California Association for the Gifted for over 20 years. Intellectual and Artistic passion are very important to Margaret. She believes it is passion that epitomizes the character of who a gifted child is. This passion should be validated and celebrated within each of you. This Scholarship is more than GPAs and honors received in school. It is intended for gifted students who are entering a college or university and have a passion beyond the academics; an intellectual or artistic passion that drives them to succeed beyond the classroom. It is meant to fuel the intellectual and artistic passion within each student without regard to the financial status of their parents. Grant/ Award: $1000mary.adamski@gmail.com
VariousMultiple DeadlinesMy (Un)Documented Lifehttp://mydocumentedlife.org/category/undergrad-scholarships/UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION & RESOURCES FOR UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS
Passed, March 1, 20173/1/2016Student Travel Scholarshipshttp://ngstudentexpeditions.com/resources/scholarships\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\Students completing 6th through 12th grades who are legal residents of the United States or Canada are eligible to apply for a National Geographic Student Expeditions scholarship. The National Geographic scholarship program generally considers students whose parents’ combined income is less than $50,000 and who have few assets. Each year, we receive many scholarship applications, and allocation of scholarship funds is competitive.The National Geographic Student Expeditions Scholarship Program provides financial support for students seeking educational summer experiences who could not otherwise afford them. Last summer, we awarded full scholarships to 22 students from all around the country, providing learning opportunities to students from a wide variety of backgrounds, and creating a richer and more diverse experience for every student involved.Each summer, our scholarship students return home with stories of life-changing experiences that instilled in them increased confidence, global perspective, independence, and compassion for others. These transformational experiences are central to their development as students, leaders and global citizens. To be considered for a National Geographic Student Expeditions scholarship, we must receive by mail your completed application no later than March 1, 2016.
We cannot accept Applications received via email or fax. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. A complete application consists of:
Complete Scholarship Application
Copy of parents’or guardians’ most recent federal tax returns
Copy of student’s most recent federal tax returns (if applicable)
Statement explaining parents’ or guardians’ need for financial assistance based on financial obligations and assets
Applicant statement explaining why you would like to join a National Geographic Student Expedition and what you feel you can contribute to it
Two completed Teacher Reference Form (include in sealed envelopes with application materials)
Copy of student’s passport (if applicable)
Mail completed applications to:
National Geographic Student Expeditions
345 Hickory Ridge Road
Putney, Vermont 05346
Passed 3/8/2016LensCulture Portrait Awards 16https://www.lensculture.com/portrait-awards-2016?utm_source=fb-cpc&utm_medium=cpc&utm_term=ALL&utm_content=ART_retargeting&utm_campaign=PA16-EN-FEED-SDB-RemarketingNo age or grade limitationsEnter a series or 5+ single images in LensCulture Portrait Awards 2016 and get a free submission review! We believe that every photographer who enters deserves thoughtful feedback on their work. We have recruited dozens of top photo editors, portfolio reviewers, curators, and other industry professionals to give you constructive feedback on your photography plus recommendations for improving your practice. This continues to be one of the most meaningful services at LensCulture, and an important part of our competitions. LensCulture Portrait Awards 2016 is our 3rd annual competition to discover the very best contemporary portrait photography from all cultures around the world. We believe portraits are the most fundamental type of photograph — helping people to understand and celebrate human connections on a universal level. We encourage anyone, from anywhere, with a new perspective on the modern-day portrait to enter. 6 Winners, 8 Jurors' Picks and 25 Finalists will be chosen. LensCulture is dedicated to helping all photographers move forward professionally. Through this competition, we will provide photographers from all over the world with opportunities for immediate exposure and meaningful feedback from a renowned group of industry professionals.
Closed for 20174/8/2016 no later than 5pmThe Animation/Hanna-Barbera Reach Honorshiphttps://www.wbcitizenship.com/community/reach-honorship-program/Current high school seniors interested in animation· We realize that the application period is short this year and recommend that students begin the application process early. There is a writing assignment specific to the Reach program and students are asked to submit examples of their work. If they choose to submit hard copies via mail, please note that they must send seven (7) copies of each item.
· Students may submit their application one of three ways: via email (as a compressed folder), via mail or hand delivered to the Warner Bros. lot.
· In the “How did you hear about Reach” field on the application, please encourage your students to list your organization.

Applicants must have (1) a passion for a career in animation; (2) impressive drawing, sketching and/or animation skills; (3) effective verbal and written communication skills; and (3) a minimum GPA of 3.0 upon graduation.
The Animation/Hanna-Barbera Reach Honorship has three components:
· 4 consecutive, full-time paid summer internships in the Warner Bros. Animation department beginning the summer immediately following high school graduation
· A formalized mentorship with a Warner Bros. Animation executive, a different individual each summer
· A $5,000 scholarship distributed over 4 years to the student’s accredited four year college or University (please note, students who attend a two year/community college are not eligible to apply to the program)
* Please note that the internship takes place on the Warner Bros. lot in Burbank. The successful candidate will be entirely responsible for moving or commuting to Burbank. Warner Bros. does not supply housing or travel funds. Please make sure all out of area applicants are aware of this and able to commit to being able to get to and from the internship on a daily basis by Orientation/June 13th

Opens in early 2018Worldstudio AIGA Scholarshipshttp://www.aiga.org/worldstudio-scholarship/Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships benefit minority and economically disadvantaged students who are studying art and design disciplines in colleges and universities in the United States. Our primary aims are to increase diversity in the creative professions, and to foster social and environmental responsibility in the artists, designers, and studios of tomorrow.

Scholarship recipients are selected not only for their talent and their need, but also for their demonstrated commitment to giving back to the larger community through their work. Each award is paid directly to the recipient’s school and applied toward tuition.

Since its inception in 1995, Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships has awarded over one million dollars to over 650 minority and economically disadvantaged college students of art and design.

Opens in Fall (Novemeber 2017)Dell Scholars Program https://www.dellscholars.org/ $20,000 scholarship available for at a least six years to lessen loans and debt.
Ongoing support for the emotional, financial, and life challenges that may prevent them from completing college.
A Scholars Resource Network that connects students with resources to deal with stress, debt, managing child care, and life circumstances.
A laptop, textbook credits, tutoring, and other supports.
September 1, 2017Immigration Lawyers Scholarship 2017: Open to undocumented studentshttps://mydocumentedlife.org/2017/06/05/immigration-lawyers-scholarship-2017-open-to-undocumented-students/Submitting a completed application using the form below
Be included in one of the following categories: 1. Foreign born student who now resides in the US or 2. US born student whose parents originated from another country.
Proof of Enrollment or future enrollment in Post-High School education (trade school, graduate school, etc).
The Law Offices of Joshua L. Goldstein, P.C., an immigration law firm based in Los Angeles, California, is offering a $1,000 scholarship to an immigrant student pursuing a post-high school education. This scholarship opportunity is open to foreign born students, and children of foreign born students (with or without lawful status).Note: “Due to the number of applicants we can’t now answer any further questions and if you contact the law firm your application will be automatically disqualified.”

The deadline to apply is September 1, 2017

For more information and to apply, please visit their official website: Law Offices of Joshua L. Goldstein, PC Scholarship
VariousFilm Making Scholarshipshttps://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarship-directory/artistic-ability/art-film-making
VariousPhotography Scholarshipshttps://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarship-directory/artistic-ability/art-photography
March 18, 2018Advocacy in Action Video Contesthttps://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarship-directory/artistic-ability/art-photography/advocacy-in-action-video-contest-Currently in grades 9-12 at a U.S. school. This includes homeschooled students. Students do not have to be an American citizen to participate.

The basic criteria is to: 1) talk about the risk from hazardous chemical facilities, and 2) propose at least one solution to this issue. You can talk about the facilities included in our interactive map, or about the unknown risks from additional facilities not included in the map.
The categories include a 60-second public service announcement and a 5-7 minute documentary.

You are free to talk about the issue from a national level or highlight communities facing increased risk, even if you do not live in these communities.

For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
03/18/2018Advocacy in Action Video Contesthttps://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarship-directory/artistic-ability/art-photography
05/15/2018Against The Grain Production Artistic Scholarshiphttps://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarship-directory/artistic-ability/art-photography
01/01/2018Anchell Photo Workshops Scholarship for Documentary Photographyhttps://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarship-directory/artistic-ability/art-photography
02/01/2018Arts for Life! Scholarshiphttps://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarship-directory/artistic-ability/art-photography
01/15/2018Austin College Art Scholarshipshttps://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarship-directory/artistic-ability/art-photography
01/15/2018Austin College John D. Moseley Alumni Scholarshipshttps://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarship-directory/artistic-ability/art-photography
02/01/2018Betty Harlan Memorial Art Scholarshiphttps://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarship-directory/artistic-ability/art-photography
04/04/2018BSU Letterman Telecommunications Scholarshiphttps://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarship-directory/artistic-ability/art-photography
04/21/2018CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarshiphttps://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarship-directory/artistic-ability/art-photography
VariesCINTAS Knight Foundation Fellowship in Visual Arthttps://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarship-directory/artistic-ability/art-photography
09/17/2017Craft Research Fund Grantshttps://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarship-directory/artistic-ability/art-photography
06/27/2018Create Real Impact Scholarshiphttps://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarship-directory/artistic-ability/art-photography
04/25/2018Dan & Marie Archer Scholarshiphttps://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarship-directory/artistic-ability/art-photography
06/01/2018Dr. Edward and Anne Link Fund Scholarshiphttps://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarship-directory/artistic-ability/art-photography
VariesFurman University Art Scholarshipshttps://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarship-directory/artistic-ability/art-photography
03/15/2018Gabby Matthes Memorial Scholarshiphttps://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarship-directory/artistic-ability/art-photography
04/01/2018GRCF Arts Council of Greater Grand Rapids Minority Scholarshiphttps://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarship-directory/artistic-ability/art-photography
02/25/2018Growing Pains High School Video Competitionhttps://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarship-directory/artistic-ability/art-photography
07/15/2018Hallie Price Visual Arts Scholarshiphttps://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarship-directory/artistic-ability/art-photography
03/15/2018Haymarket Gallery Emerging Artists Scholarshiphttps://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarship-directory/artistic-ability/art-photography
01/19/2018HEEF Arts Scholarship Programhttps://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarship-directory/artistic-ability/art-photography
06/15/2018Helen Lansdowne Resor Scholarshiphttps://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarship-directory/artistic-ability/art-photography
04/16/2018HonorsGradU Multimedia Scholarshiphttps://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarship-directory/artistic-ability/art-photography
03/15/2018Jane T. Anderson Scholarshiphttps://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarship-directory/artistic-ability/art-photography
10/31/2017Janet Jackson/Rhythm Nation Scholarshiphttps://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarship-directory/artistic-ability/art-photography
01/23/2018Leo & Antonia Gershanov Memorial Student Essay Contesthttps://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarship-directory/artistic-ability/art-photography
07/01/2018Lindsay Sale-Tinney Awardhttps://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarship-directory/artistic-ability/art-photography
03/21/2018Lubbock Art Association Scholarshiphttps://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarship-directory/artistic-ability/art-photography
06/15/2018Lucie Foundation Emerging Scholarshiphttps://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarship-directory/artistic-ability/art-photography
04/15/2018Margaret Ann Frans Brady Scholarshiphttps://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarship-directory/artistic-ability/art-photography
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