It is not just that students with excellent academic performance can avail a scholarship. If we look around, there are many scholarships which can be obtained easily. The main aim of giving these scholarships and grants is to help an individual, who needs money for studying further. There are groups/institutions, which offer help for a certain unique thing/quality they look for in a person. Here are some of the scholarships you can avail of.
Candy Technologists Scholarship
The 'American Association of Candy Technologists' offers a scholarship of $5000 to those students, who are pursuing a 4-year degree course in North America. It is necessary that these students specialize in either food science, biological science, or chemical science. The students also have to provide evidence in the form of projects, papers, etc., about their interest in candy technology.
Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation
Students with knowledge of issues related to environmental conservation can opt for a $250 scholarship offered by the 'Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation'. It is one of the quick and easy scholarships for which one has to register online. After appearing for quizzes in the preliminary round, winners compete for the $250 scholarship.
United Negro College Fund
Scholarships are given by the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) to students who attend UNCF member college. It is one of the easy scholarships to get. Those students who attend 'Historically Black Colleges and Universities' are also eligible. Programs which offer grants for dissertation completion and research, can be used by faculty members of such institutions. Students can renew their scholarships, if they meet the requirements at the given point of time.
The HSF (Hispanic Scholarship Fund)/Wells Fargo scholarship is given to students with a Hispanic heritage. The student (Sophomore) has to be enrolled for a 4-year course in any of the following subjects: Business, Finance, Economics, IT, Accounting, MIS, CIS, or Computer Engineering. The student should have scored a CGPA between 3.0 and 4.0 at high school/college.
The different military scholarships are an option that one can look in order to obtain help for studying further.
- Admiral Mike Boorda Scholarship Program: Undergraduate students who serve the Marine corps or Navy are given this scholarship. A sum of $2000 is offered to a number of undergraduate students.
- American Legacy Scholarship: Children of people in active service or those of the deceased of US Military/Guard, pursuing an undergraduate course are offered this scholarship. In 2012, a total of $49,950 was given to students.
Not everyone can go for the scholarships meant for academically bright students. One should therefore, make best use of these scholarships.