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NOAA's EPP Undergraduate Scholarship Program provides scholarships for two years of undergraduate study to rising junior undergraduate students majoring in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields. Scholarships are up to $35,000 in total support during the junior and senior years. Deadline: January 30, 2015

The Levin Firm is offering a $1,000 scholarship for the best 500+ word essay that gets the most social media “buzz.” The essay question is, “Millions of people each year are injured in accidents involving cars and other motor vehicles. What are some ways the law can be changed in order to make our roads and highways safer?” Deadline: January 31, 2015

Benson Bertoldo Baker and Carter Accident/Injury Attorney are offering the College Scholarship Contest of $2,500 for the best essay on, “How does society benefit from having laws and a legal system?”  Deadline: February 13, 2015

California Strawberry is offering scholarships for students whose parents have been employed for the last two consecutive seasons in the California strawberry harvest. Awards range from $400 to $5,000 based on merit, and can be renewed annually. Deadline: February 15, 2015

The Government Finance Professional Development Scholarship of $7,000 is available to four students enrolled in part-time graduate study that are employees of a state or local government and are preparing to continue their career in state and local government finance. Deadline: February 20, 2015

The 2015 Frank L. Greathouse Government Accounting Schoalrship of $7,000 (each award) will be awarded to two undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in full-time study preparing for a career in state and local government finance. Deadline: February 20, 2015

The Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship of $7,000 will be awarded to an upper-division undergraduate or graduate student of public administration, (governmental) accounting, finance, political science, economics, or business administration (with a specific focus on government or nonprofit management). Deadline: February 20, 2015

The Daniel B. Goldberg Scholarship of $12,000 is available to a full-time graduate student who is pursuing an advanced degree preparing for a  career in state or local government finance. Deadline: February 20, 2015

The Offices of Moseley Collins is offering a $500 scholarship to students who are US citizens and have a minimum GPA of 2.0 that are interested in becoming lawyers. The recipient will be chosen based on a 500 word essay discussing why you want to be an attorney and how you would use a law degree to benefit society. Deadline February 28, 2015

Life Happens is offering the Life Lessons Scholarship of $500 to $15,000 to students who have lost a parent. Deadline: March 2, 2015

Big Fish is offering the Big Fish 2015 Gaming Scholarship Contest of $5,000 for the best video game concept. Deadline: March 3, 2015

CANERS is offering a scholarship of $2,500 for students majoring in horticulture or a similar major who participate in FFA, 4-H, or other related activities. Deadline: March 15, 2014

The Jewish Vocational Service is offering a scholarship to jewish US citizens with a minimum GPA of 2.7 for undergraduates and 3.0 for graduates. Deadline: March 15 2015

BuyersSynthesis is offering the Help! I Need Marketing Research! Scholarship of $1,000 for the most compelling presentation marketing an item. This scholarship is suggested for student with an interest in a career in marketing, marketing research, business, economics, or the social sciences. Deadline: March 15, 2014

The American Advisors Group (AAG) is offering a $1,000 scholarship for the best 800 word essay on why it is important to save money and how saving money relates to social, political, or environmental challenges. Deadline: March 21, 2015

The Jan Egerton & Don Smitley Mesothelioma Scholarship of $500 to $2,500 will be awarded to five recipients for the best essay on one of three topics regarding mesothelioma. Deadline: March 23, 2015

Petplan is offering a $1,000 scholarship to students with a minimum GPA of 3.5 for the best response to the question, “What do you see as the greatest risk to American companion pet health and welfare – and what do you propose to paw-sitively (positively) change? Deadline: March 31, 2015

Steamer’s Carpet Care is offering the Steamer’s Carpet Care General Scholarship Award of $500 for the best 400 to 600 word essay detailing your reason and motivation for pursuing higher education.Deadline: March 31, 2015

American Residential Warranty is offering the American Residential Warranty Home Warranty Scholarship of $1,000 to the best 500 to 1,500 word essay from a college student who is a US citizen. The essay can be on one of three topics and can be funny or serious. Deadline: March 31, 2015 is offering two, $1,000 Pre-Grad Scholarships for juniors, seniors, and recent graduates thinking of applying to graduate school. Each quarter the two best essays describing your goals, extracurricular activities, and community involvement will be selected for this award. Deadline: March 31, and June 30

A Place for Mom is offering five, A Place for Mom’s Senior Care Innovation Scholarships of $1000 available to undergraduate and graduate students studying gerontology, medicine, nursing, social work, sociology, psychology, PT/OT, speech pathology or long-term care administration. Deadline April 15, 2015

The Virginia Smith Trust Scholarship in memory of E. E. Smith is available to students who attended a public high school in Merced, CA, have completed at least 60 college units by the end of this academic year, and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8. Deadline: April 15, 2015

Ronald D. Weiss, P. Attorney at Law is offering a $2,500 scholarship for the best response to an essay regarding the 2015 bankruptcy reforms which disallow private student loan forgiveness. Deadline: April 17, 2015

Sports Unlimited is offering a $1,000 scholarship to the athlete who inspires them the most through an essay regarding, “. . . a time you have had to overcome adversity to succeed in a sport.” Deadline: April 20, 2015

CARiD is offering a $1,000 scholarship for the best photo of any aspect of the automotive industry. Applicants must be college students between the ages of 16 and 20. Deadline: April 30, 20145

Evolve IP, The Cloud Services Company, is offering a $1,000 scholarship to students who plan on a career in technology or computer sciences. Deadline: April 30, 2015

The 2015 Paralegal Career Scholarship of $500 is being offered to a student pursuing a career in the paralegal field. The scholarship will be awarded to the best 200-300 word essay about why you want to become a paralegal. Deadline: May 1, 2015

Griswold Home Care is offering a $1,000 bi-annual scholarship to a qualified student. Deadline: May 1, 2014

Lawnstarter is offering the Lawntrepreneur Scholarship of $1,000 for students who are passionate about building a business. Deadline: May 1, 2015

Asylees as Authors is offering a $5,000 to the best fiction short story. Applicants must be asylees, refugees, or former asylees or refugees (not US citizens).Deadline: May 15, 2015

CounterPath is offering a $1,000 scholarship to students majoring in software engineering, computer science, or other programs related to unified communications or telecommunications technology. The recipient will be selected for the best 500 to 1000 word essay that explains, “. . . how you see collaborative software, voice, video, messaging and presence changing enterprise communications and collaboration over the next 5 years.” Deadline: May 15, 2015

DicksonLawGroup is offering the Thomas L. Dickson Scholarship of $1,000 for the best video essay on the question, "If you were going to start a business of your own, which one would you choose, and why?” Deadline: May 15, 2015

Mometrix is offering a $1,000, $2,000, and $5,000 for the best 400 word essay on what test preparation practices work best for you and way. May 22, 2015

Common Form is offering a $1,000 scholarship for students majoring in finance, accounting, or a related field who have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.2. The application includes a 600-800 word essay describing your major and how you will use your talents to better your community through increased financial literacy and community service. Deadline: May 30, 2015

GreenPal is offering the GreenPal Business Scholarship of $2,000 to freshmen and sophomores who own and operate their own small business, or have put together a business plan to start a business while in college.  Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GA and be majoring in business, economics, or finance. Deadline: May 30, 2015

AWeber is offering a $1,000 scholarship for the best essay regarding communication tools.Deadline: May 31, 2015

Corporation Service Company (CSC) is offering the $1,000 Online Brand Protection Scholarship for the best 500-word essay about online brand protections. Deadline: May 31, 2015

Crown & Caliber Entrepreneur’s Scholarship of $1,000 is being offered for the best business proposal plan for an online business startup that would challenge the likes of Google and Facebook. Deadline: May 31, 2015

NAVEX Global is offering a $1,000 scholarship for the best 500 word essay regarding a whistleblowing incident from the news. Deadline: May 31, 2015

PicMonkey is offering a $1,000 scholarship for the best essay regarding about a favorite photo or a moment you wish you had a photo to remember. Deadline: May 31, 2015

Rover is offering a $1,000 Rover College Scholarship for the best essay on how you feel about the rising popularity of sharing economy companies such as Airbnb, Rover, Uber, and Lyft. Deadline: May 31, 2015 

Sunoco is offering a $1,000 Creative Design Scholarship for the best future graphic designers’ creative concept for Sunoco’s point-of-purchase. Deadline: May 31, 2015

Sunoco is offering a $1,000 Digital Marketing Scholarship for a digital marketing campaign that could be implemented for the APlus convenience store brand at many of the Sunoco locations. Deadline: May 31, 2015

Oz Moving & Storage’s $1,000 Essay Scholarship will be awarded to one qualifying graduating high school student or undergraduate college student with the most provocative and well-written essay regarding a change in your life or a debate you with you could have had. Deadline: June 1, 2015 is offering the College & Automotive Trade School Scholarship of $1,000 for the best response to an essay question regarding the biggest obstacle preventing the widespread adoption of electric vehicles. Deadline: June 1, 2015 is offering a $1,000 scholarship for the best 500 to 1,000 word essay on how lighting affects your learning environment or living space. Deadline June 1, 2015

Revzilla is offering a $1,000 scholarship for the best t-shirt design for the ZLA army. Deadline: June 1, 2015 is offering the Working Student Scholarship of $2,000 to the student with the best 800 word essay regarding working and balancing time for school. This scholarship is for the 2015-2016 academic year. Deadline: June 15, 2015

Discount Park & Ride is offering a $2,500 Paving the Future Schoalrship to the student with the enthusiasm and willpower to bring his or her business plan to fruition and communicate his or her ideas in a clear and concise manner. Deadline: June 15, 2015

Blaze Wifi is offering the $500 Rural Students Scholarship Essay Contest for US citizens with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. Applicants must write an in-depth blog post regarding their preference for living in the city or in the country. Deadline: June 15, 2015

The Student Track Scholarship for of HACU’s 29th Annual Conference (to be held Oct. 10-12, 2015 at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach Hotel in Florida) is now open. This scholarship covers the cost of registration, conference-related meals, and lodging as well as transportation for out-of-state students. Deadline: June 26, 2015

Attorney Marketing Network is offering a $1,000 Scholarship Giveaway to students majoring in science, mathematics, computer science, or engineering who have a minimum GPA of 3.0. The recipient will be selected for the best 500-1000 word essay on how you’ve personally used your knowledge in computer science, mathematics, science, or engineering to help you overcome a personal challenge, either on or off campus. Deadline: June 30, 2015

Axol is offering the Axol Science Scholarship 2015/16 of $2,000 to graduates and undergraduates majoring in a life-science related major. Applicants must write a 1,000 word essay on a topical life-science subject such as, “The Future Application of Stem Cell Technologies in Neuroscience Research.” Deadline: June 30, 2015 scholarship program is offering a $500 scholarship for the best essay (400+ words) on why you want to pursue a career in the medical field. Deadline: July 31, 2015

Herolocity is offering a $1,000 scholarship to business majors with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.2 who have volunteered at a 501(c)(3)or helped a small business with advice or service for free. Deadline: August 30, 2015

TicketCity is offering the TicketCity Annual College Scholarship of $3,000 for the best 500 to 800 word essay on one of three topics regarding sporting events. Deadline: November 11, 2015

ScholarshipPoints is a program in which students earns points by completing online activities. The points can then be redeemed for entries to monthly $1,000 scholarship drawings.

Scholarships in Our Lobby

Applications for some of the above scholarships are also available in the Cal Poly Pomona Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships on the third floor of the CLA Building #98 (the pointy building).

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