Entrepreneurs Scholarship

Revel Entrepreneurs ScholarshipRevel Systems Offers Scholarships for Entrepreneurial Students

https://revelsystems.com/scholarships or https://revelsystems.com (click on the search icon and type “scholarships”)

The Revel Scholars Program awards two $10,000 scholarships for the 2015/2016 school year to current high school and/or college students interested in entrepreneurship. In addition to receiving a scholarship towards their tuition, the two students selected for the Revel Scholars program will receive mentorship with Revel’s founders Lisa Falzone (CEO) and Chris Ciabarra (CTO) at regular intervals throughout the year for professional counsel and guidance. The scholarship funds will apply to the winners’ accredited United States college or university tuition.

Contact Info: Revel Systems, Inc., 170 Columbus Avenue, Fourth Floor, San Francisco, CA 94133; email: [email protected]

Deadline: July 1

Award Amount: $10,000 (2 awarded; 1 for a female student and 1 for a female or male student) plus mentorship with one of the founders;  Renewable

Eligibility: Must be 16 years of age or older; US citizen or permanent resident; must be registered at an accredited US college or university as an Undergraduate, Graduate, or Professional student; must demonstrate an interest in entrepreneurship either as a major field of study or career choices; academic or career direction must include being entrepreneurial in business, science, technology, engineering, or math; no minimum GPA, ACT, or SAT is required.

Requirements: Online application, Essay (on application), Transcript, and proof of enrollment (for winners)

Application Link: https://revelsystems.com/scholarships/application

For more information, please check out their scholarship FAQs at https://revelsystems.com/scholarships/faq

If you’re a student entrepreneur, this scholarship is sizeable and provides you with the mentorship every entrepreneur needs when launching a start-up.

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.

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

Accounting Scholarships for Women

Accounting ScholarshipThe Educational Foundation for Women in Accounting

http://www.efwa.org/scholarships_undergraduate.php (for Undergraduate Scholarships) or http://www.efwa.org/scholarships.php (to view all of their scholarships) or http://www.efwa.org (Select “Scholarships” link in sidebar)

The mission of the Educational Foundation for Women in Accounting is to support the advancement of women in the accounting profession through the funding of education, research, career literature, publications and other projects. The EFWA encourages and enables women to enter the accounting profession and empowers them to achieve equal opportunities and equal rewards. They award scholarships to women who are pursuing Accounting degrees at the undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate levels. Although we are featuring just one of their undergraduate scholarships, be sure to check out their website for all the scholarships this great organization offers women pursuing an Accounting degree!

The Michele L. McDonald Memorial Scholarship

Contact Info: Foundation Administrator, The Educational Foundation for Women in Accounting National Headquarters, 136 South Keowee Street, Dayton, OH 45402; Phone: 937.424.3391; Fax: 937.222.5794; Email: [email protected]fwa.org

Deadline:  April 30

Award Amount:  $1,000

Eligibility:  Women pursuing a degree in Accounting, with preference being given to a woman returning to college from the work force or after raising children; US citizen

Requirements:  Application, Official Transcript, Proof of Enrollment, Statement of Career Goals, Statement of Personal Goals and Objectives, Standard FAF Transcript from the Financial Aid Office (Optional), 3 years of Tax Returns, 2 Personal Reference Letters, 2 (or more) Professional Reference Letters, Statement from Academic Advisor

Special Instructions:  Do not bind the application. Delete (redact) your social security number from your tax returns. The application asks you to state where you heard about this scholarship. If you found it from Scholarship Opportunity’s blog, here’s the information you’ll need: Pinecone Educational Consulting Group, Scholarship Opportunity blog, P.O. Box 366, Stowe, VT 05672, Phone: 802.585.1353; email: [email protected]

Selection Criteria:

  • Commitment to the goal of pursuing a degree in Accounting in preparation for a career as an accounting or finance professional, including evidence of continued commitment to this goal after receiving the award.
  • Demonstrated aptitude in accounting and business as evidenced by prior course work and/or work experience.
  • Clear evidence that goals and a plan for achieving those goals, both personal and professional, have been established.
  • Financial need

Application Link:  http://www.efwa.org/pdf_docs/APPLICATION%20FOR%20SCHOLARSHIPS_Undergraduate.pdf (also available as a Word doc)

If you’d like to support women pursuing an Accounting degree (yes, it’s considered a STEM major), we hope you’ll consider making a donation.