Outside scholarships are scholarships are any scholarship not awarded by the school. These scholarships may be provided by a private sector company, philanthropist, or foundation. The FAO occassionally receives scholarship applications from these individuals. When the FAO receives these scholarships, we will post these for students to review.
Tommy Smith Scholarship
Provide financial aid assistance to a current college/university student or a high school senior that has been accepted into a college/university. Students must write a 500-word essay answering, “If you could start any business while in college or afterward what would it be an why?”
Application deadline: May 31, 2019
Application website: http://tommysmithscholarship.com/
Award Amount: Up to $1,000 will be awarded and sent to the winner’s financial aid department.
Provide financial aid assistance to a graduating high school senior, college undergraduate, and graduate student. Students majoring in a design-related field such as architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, or engineering will be given preference when awarding. Students must write a 500-word essay describing their ideal future life and how he/she pans to achieve that dream.
Application deadline: January 1st and June 30th
Application website: https://www.chairish.com/pages/scholarship
Award Amount: Up to $2,500 will be awarded and sent to the winner’s financial aid department.
Mometrix Nursing Scholarships
Provide financial aid assistance to a full-time student at a University between 08/01/2019 and 08/01/2020 who is currently enrolled in a nursing program or has received their acceptance letter into their school’s nursing program. The student must write an essay of no more than 2000 characters about what inspired him/her to pursue a degree in nursing.
Application deadline: May 15, 2019
Application website: https://www.mometrix.com/nursingscholarships/
Award Amount: Up to 500 for 1st place and $250 for 2nd place.
MILK United States Student Scholarship
Provide financial aid assistance to one student to cover tuition and fees. To apply, please visit the site below. Students must submit a 150-word essay and/or upload an image to communicate and answer, “What does creativity mean to you?”
Application deadline: May 31, 2019
Application website: https://www.milkbooks.com/scholarship/united-states/
Award Amount: One $3,000 scholarship will be awarded.
Provide financial aid assistance to two student-caregivers to help cover the costs of tuition and books. Applicants must be full-time college students at an accredited two-or four year college or university in the U.S., or full-time high school seniors who are registered to attend an institution the following semester.
Application deadline: June 30, 2019
Application website: https://www.caring.com/caregivers/scholarships-for-student-caregivers#the-caring-com-scholarship
Award Amount: Two $1,500 scholarships.
Caring.com also offers several other scholarships throughout the year. To view the other scholarships available, please visit https://www.caring.com/caregivers/scholarships-for-student-caregivers.
The Couponvario Scholarship Program
Provide financial aid assistance to graduating high school seniors or undergraduate students who are between the ages of 16 and 25 and are in good standing. Must be planning to enroll or are currently in a two-or-four year college or vocational school.
Application deadline: October 1, 2019
Application website: https://couponvario.com/scholarship
Award Amount: One non-renewable $1,000 scholarship