InkAddict Tattoo Art Scholarship

Ink Addict Tattoo Design ScholarshipDo You Like to Draw Tattoo Designs? Well, Here’s a Scholarship Just for You!

Since I’ve been substitute teaching at my local middle school and high school, I’ve noticed that many students have tattoos or sport tattoo designs on their clothing. For those students without a permanent tattoo, there’s a trend to use sharpie markers to draw tattoos on themselves or on their friends. In one art class I taught, a high school student had two friends creating intricate and colorful “tats” on both her arms. I mentioned to the group that tattoos are considered an art form in cultures all over the world. I suggested that they photograph their work and email it to the Art teacher as evidence of their work in class. By the end of class, she had two full sleeves in every sharpie color available. I can only imagine the relief her parents felt when they realized her tattoos would eventually wash off. Another student actually had a tattoo portfolio he shared with me. When they discovered I write about scholarships, they challenged me to find a scholarship for tattoo artists. Well, here’s the real deal:

URL:  http://www.inkaddict.com/

Contact Info:  Ink Addict, 22007 Woodward Avenue, Ferndale, MI 48220; Phone:  855-INK-ADDICT; [email protected]

UPDATE: We suggest emailing InkAddict to find out of their scholarship is being offered this year.

Deadline:  June 15

Award Amount:  $1,000 and $500

Eligibility:  Must be pursuing a Graduate or Undergraduate degree for Graphic Design or Art, must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher

Requirements: Online Application. Must submit your best example of tattoo art OR art that could be used on tattoo inspired clothing. Note that you must upload a file of your original artwork Designs must be original and cannot repurpose – or use in any way – copywritten material. Most recent college transcript

Application Link: http://www.inkaddict.com/

Notes:

  • The first place winner may have their original design printed on InkAddict apparel
  • The runner up winner may have their original design printed on InkAddict apparel
  • All rights to first and second-prize winning art become the sole property of InkAddict, to be used at its discretion

Sports Journalism Scholarships

APSE Sports Journalism ScholarshipAssociated Press Sports Editors Scholarships for Collegiate Sports Journalists

http://apsportseditors.org/newsletter/apse-scholarship-application-deadline-is-june-1-for-four-1500-scholarships-for-collegiate-sports-journalists/ or http://apsportseditors.org/ (use the search bar to find “scholarships”)

Contact Info: APSE Scholarship;  c/o Joe Sullivan, Sports Editor;  Boston Globe; 135 Morrissey Boulevard,  Boston, MA 02205-2845; eMail: Joe Sullivan at [email protected] with APSE Scholarship in subject line

Deadline: June 1

Award Amount: $1,500 (4 Awarded)

Eligibility: Undergraduate (Sophomore, Junior, or Senior)

Requirements:  Include the following information in your letter of application:

  • Personal: Name, address, age, phone number.
  • Academic: A copy of the student’s collegiate grades.
  • Financial: A brief rundown of the student’s financial situation, with regards to how he/she plans to pay for tuition.
  • Five Examples of sports journalism (usually stories but could also be sections the student has edited), using either links or PDFs.

Application Link:  There is no application form or link. You are asked to write an application letter and email it along with the above documents (listed under Requirements) to Joe Sullivan.

Additional Information: The APSE Scholarships will be awarded based on the students’ journalistic work, their academic record, financial need, and geography. The scholarships will be awarded to students from four different regions of the United States.

While you’re visiting the APSE website, you might want to check out their Interns Wanted board and the APSE Sports Journalism Institute. According to their website, the “The Sports Journalism Institute is a nine-week training and internship program for college students interested in sports journalism careers. The Institute is designed to attract talented students to journalism through opportunities in sports reporting and editing and enhance racial and gender diversity in sports departments nationwide.” After attending their Sports Journalism Institute, students receive eight weeks of professional experience at a paid internship in the sports department of a daily newspaper and a $500 scholarship.

If you’re a student interested in pursuing a career in sports journalism, this is one organization you’ll want to take an in-depth look at.

 

Xerox Technical Minority Scholarships

Xerox Technical Minority ScholarshipAre You Pursuing a BS, MS, or PhD in a Technical Science? Then Check Out the Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship!

http://www.xerox.com/jobs/minority-scholarships/enus.html or http://www.xerox.com/ (use the Search Box to type “scholarships” then select the Xerox Minority Scholarship from the list)

Contact Info: Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship Program,150 State Street; 4th Floor, Rochester, New York 14614; email: [email protected]

Deadline: September 30

Award Amount: $1,000 to $10,000

Eligibility: Full-time student at a 4-year institution; B average or better; pursuing a BS, MS, or PhD in a technical science or an engineering discipline; Minority (Black, Asian, Pacific Islander, Native American, Alaskan, or Hispanic); and have tuition (or tuition related) expenses not covered by scholarships/grants (excluding loans).

Requirements: Online Application, Resume (you’ll need an electronic version; see sample here), the email address of the Financial Aid Officer at your school, cumulative GPA

Application Link: http://www.xerox.com/jobs/minority-scholarships/enus.html (click “Begin Your Application”) or https://clouda.lincware.com/clouda/doc/run/rba/xtmsp_application_2015

To apply, follow each of the steps listed below:
Step 1: Fill out the top of the attached Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship application.
(Applications may also be obtained on our web site www.xeroxstudentcareers.com)
Step 2: Have the Financial Aid Office fill out the bottom half of the form. Xerox will not
forward applications to the Financial Aid Office. If received incomplete, applicant will
be disqualified.
Step 3: Attach a copy of your resume. Feel free to use the sample format which
indicates their requirements. The sample resume should not be returned with the
application.
Step 4: Submit the complete package (ONLY COMPLETED APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED) to the above address postmarked before September 30
For more information check out their “Dear Applicant” letter or the scholarship FAQs.

PlasticPlace Environmental Scholarship

Plastic Place ScholarshipThe Plastic Place Green Scholarship for Academic Excellence, and Environmental Activism and Advocacy

This week’s Featured Scholarship was brought to our attention by Ben Lam of PlasticPlace. He reached out to let us know about this $1,500 scholarship his company is offering. It’s rare that a sponsoring organization contacts us to help get the word out to students about a scholarship opportunity but we love it when they do!

http://www.plasticplace.com/the-plasticplace-scholarship or http://www.plasticplace.com/ (scroll down page to “Tools & Services” heading and click The PlasticPlace Scholarship link)

Contact:  687 Prospect Street, Suite 450, Lakewood, NJ 08701; Phone: 877.343.2247; email: [email protected]

Deadline:  July 1

Award Amount: $1,500

Eligibility:  Incoming students for fall of 2015, US Citizens, average SAT score of 1070 and average GPA of 3.5 or above. This scholarship is merit-based not based on financial need.

Requirements: Application Sheet (you will write), an Essay on the stated topic below (80 to 1,500 words), and an Official Transcript

How to Apply:

Application requirements:

  • Student must complete his/her own application.
  • Before scholarship will be awarded, all information submitted will be verified.
  • If ANY false information is submitted on the application, the student will be disqualified.
  • Provide an official copy of academic transcript from current school.

 Fill out the following (This is Your Application Sheet):

  • Full Name
  • Home Street Address
  • City, State, Zip Code
  • Home Phone (with area code)
  • Email Address
  • Parent/Guardian Name (If under 18)
  • Parent/Guardian Contact Number (If under 18)
  • Anticipated date of Graduation (Month/Year)

Essay Topic:

The Health and Safety of Landfills:   Landfills are at historic capacity levels. According to the EPA, the U.S. has more than 3,000 landfills in use, and over 10,000 old municipal landfills. Americans generate 250 million tons of garbage annually, and some reports show up to 400 million tons. Only about 10% of all solid garbage in the U.S. gets recycled.

Here’s what should be covered in the essay:

  • Two-sided argument on the topic.
  • Research on the relevant health and safety issues.
  • Your determination if the current trajectory is sustainable.

KODAK Student Scholarships

KodakKODAK Student Scholarship Program and Student Cinematography Scholarship Award

http://motion.kodak.com/motion/Education/Scholarships/index.htm

Although we do not feature scholarships that require students to be nominated, we are making an exception today. These two scholarships offer substantial awards and prizes for students pursuing a film degree and several are awarded. Each school can only nominate two students. If you’re a student who meets the eligibility requirements, talk to your professors or your guidance counselor about this award and ask them if they would be willing to nominate you. The links below are to the nomination forms. Click on the link, print the Nomination Form and give it to the person who has agreed to nominate you. Since this is an electronic submission form, you will also need to provide your nominator with the link. The form is so your professor will know what information is required and can ask you for input.

According to KODAK’s website: “Once again there will be a Student Cinematography Scholarship Award, in addition to a Student Scholarship Award. Each award will include a cash tuition prize along with KODAK Film Product grants to assist recipients with future projects. Participating worldwide colleges and universities that offer a degree or diploma program in film, film production, or cinematography may nominate up to two students each year for consideration for the KODAK Student Scholarship Award and one cinematography student each year for consideration for the KODAK Student Cinematography Scholarship Award. The cinematography student nominee may also be nominated for the KODAK Student Scholarship Award.”

Contact Info: Phone: 585.724.6751 email: Michele DeLano at  [email protected]

Deadline: May 15 (for both scholarships)

Award Amounts:

KODAK Student Scholarship Awards:

  • Gold: $5,000 Scholarship Tuition Award and $5,000 KODAK Motion Picture Product Grant
  • Silver: $4,000 Scholarship Tuition Award and $4,000 KODAK Motion Picture Product Grant
  • Bronze: $3,000 Scholarship Tuition Award and $3,000 KODAK Motion Picture Product Grant

KODAK Student Cinematography Scholarship Awards:

  • First Place: $4,000 Scholarship Tuition Award and $5,000 KODAK Motion Picture Product Grant
  • Award of Merit: $1,000 Scholarship Tuition Award and $3,000 KODAK Motion Picture Product Grant

Eligibility:

KODAK Student Scholarship Award: For university or college students of film or film production at the undergraduate or graduate levels in a degree or diploma program. Nominations must be made by the school department or program official.

KODAK Student Cinematography Scholarship Award: For university or college students of cinematography at the undergraduate or graduate levels in a degree or diploma program. Nominations must be made by the school department or program official.

Requirements:

KODAK Student Scholarship Award: Student Scholarship applicants will be judged on professional filmmaking potential, academic excellence and the overall quality of the work submitted, with particular attention to expression, interpretation and construction of the visual image.

A Blue Ribbon Jury will evaluate all final selections. The jury will consist of one individual from Kodak and one from the University Film & Video Association (UFVA), plus a representative from the filmmaking industry. Nominees will be evaluated on the basis of academic achievement, creative and technical ability, communications ability, and range of filmmaking experience. Visual Imagery will count 50%, creative and other technical skills 25%, and the other criteria 25%.

Conditions of Entry:

  1. Entries must be completed works that communicate a story or theme in some fashion—no clips or short vignettes.
  2. Eligible institutions are colleges and universities in the following countries: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Barbados, Belize, Benelux, Bermuda, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Guyana, Haiti, Hungary, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Netherlands Antilles, New Zealand, Pakistan, Philippines, Poland, Puerto Rico, Romania, Russian Federation, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Surinam, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay and Venezuela.
  3. Each institution may nominate up to two students each year for consideration for the KODAK Student Scholarship Award.
  4. College student nominees must be fulltime undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in the 2014 – 2015 academic year and planning to enroll for the 2015 – 2016 academic year in a film school’s degree or diploma program.
  5. All judges’ decisions are final.
  6. The names of the winners may be published on the website at www.kodak.com/go/motion. Winners agree to allow the free use of their names, photographs and general location for publicity and news purposes in connection with the Scholarship Program.
  7. The winner’s film entry will be screened at the annual UFVA Conference.

KODAK Student Cinematography Scholarship Award: A world-renowned cinematographer will judge the final selection of Student Cinematography nominees. Nominees will be evaluated solely on the quality of their cinematography skills. Conditions of Entry:

  1. Entries must be completed works that communicate a story or theme in some fashion—no clips or short vignettes.
  2. Eligible institutions are colleges and universities in the following countries: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Barbados, Belize, Benelux, Bermuda, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Guyana, Haiti, Hungary, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Netherlands Antilles, New Zealand, Pakistan, Philippines, Poland, Puerto Rico, Romania, Russian Federation, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Surinam, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay and Venezuela.
  3. Each institution may nominate up to one student each year for consideration for the KODAK Student Cinematography Scholarship Award.
  4. College student nominees must be fulltime undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in the 2014 – 2015 academic year and planning to enroll for the 2015 – 2016 academic year in a film school’s degree or diploma program.
  5. All judges’ decisions are final.
  6. The names of the winners may be published on the website at www.kodak.com/go/motion. Winners agree to allow the free use of their names, photographs and general location for publicity and news purposes in connection with the Scholarship Program.
  7. The winner’s film entry will be screened at the annual UFVA Conference.

Nomination Links: KODAK Student Scholarship Award at http://motion.kodak.com/motion/hub/Scholarships/Students/index.htm and the KODAK Student Cinematography Scholarship Award at http://motion.kodak.com/motion/hub/Scholarships/Cinematography/index.htm