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The demand for STEM-based careers is growing at an exponential rate as our economy continues to shift and grow it's technology sector. By 2020 there's expected to be a 26% increase in STEM-related jobs - more than a million new jobs in the U.S. alone. But of those millions of STEM-related jobs - only 24% are occupied by women. BestColleges.com was inspired to create a resource for women to encourage and provide information to the most-asked questions regarding the pursuit of a career in a STEM field. Check out their article, Women In STEM. Their resource provides information such as...
- Average salaries & earnings for top STEM careers
- Gender representation figures in STEM careers
- Scholarships for students looking to pursue a STEM degree
Caring.com has researched, compiled, and continually updates a list of available Student Caregiver scholarships and information. If you are one of the estimated 1 million young caregivers in this country, make sure to check out their site.
Edsmart.org is a website with many helpful articles on furthering your education after high school, including academic success, colleges, programs, community colleges, and more.
Check out these great resources:
- Students with Disabilities College Guide (includes scholarship opportunities)
- Best Scholarship Websites to Fund Your Education
HonestProductReviews.com is a website dedicated to create honest product reviews, free of all the fake spam on the internet. It's a goal they strive for using Honest and Technology. They have put together a research guide for students searching for scholarships, Best Scholarship Search Platforms, that was last updated October 2018.
Review.com is a website dedicated to conducting data driven and unbiased research about topics that can help make an impact in people's lives. With over a million different scholarships available, they found that for many students finding all the available scholarships can be a real challenge. After countless hours of researching the 17 most popular scholarship search platforms, Review.com analyzed and graded them using five core metrics, including functionality, scholarship availability, quality, application tools, and additional helpful resources. They created a very helpful guide, The Best Scholarship Search Platforms, for students searching for scholarships. This list was last updated July 2018.
Scholarship Search Engines
College Board is a non-profit organization that develops and administers standardized tests and provides resources such as college planning, recruitment and admissions, financial aid, and retention to both students and their families as well as colleges and universities. Their scholarship database is called "Big Future."
Fast Web is an online scholarship search engine with additional resources such as financial aid and career advice.
Scholly is an online and mobile platform that matches students with scholarships.
Crawford College Connection is a not-for-profit organization started in October 2000 to provide college access services to students and their families in Crawford County. They are one of 30 programs in the state of Ohio and part of OCAN (Ohio College Access Network).
The Crawford Success Center is a satellite school of North Central State College and provides qualified North Central State College students with academic, financial need, and general scholarships for college-related expenses. There are scholarships available for new and current students as well as full-time and part-time students.
COLONEL CRAWFORD GRADUATING SENIORS OR GRADUATES ONLY: This scholarship was created by Jim Mayes, CEO/President of J & F Construction & Development Inc. to promote construction management in the business community in Crawford County and surrounding areas. This scholarship shall assist students enrolled in construction and construction-related classes at any 2 or 4 year college or University and assist any students who intend to pursue, or are pursuing, a degree leading to a career in the construction industry or related fields. The paper application may be found at the Colonel Crawford High School Guidance Office or you may download a copy here. The scholarship deadline is May 1, 2019. Please turn the completed application into the CCHS guidance office, and if mailing the completed application to the CCHS guidance office, it must be postmarked by May 1, 2019.
Firelands Federal Credit Union awards scholarships each year to graduating seniors. According to their website details for the 2019 Class scholarship will be available in December 2018 on their website.
First Federal Community Bank awards two $500 scholarships each year that are renewable for up to 4 years. Keep checking back with them for the 2019 scholarships details. Last year's deadline was March 30, 2018.
COLONEL CRAWFORD GRADUATING SENIORS ONLY: This scholarship is in memory of William Ferrell who served as superintendent of Colonel Crawford Local Schools for 23 years, retiring in 1997. The paper application may be found at the Colonel Crawford High School Guidance Office or you may download a copy here. The scholarship deadline is March 15, 2019. Please turn the completed application into the CCHS guidance office.
BadCredit.org's Weatlh Wise Scholarship is open to US undergraduates and graduate students seeking a career in the finance industry. Applicants must be a current or future college student (e.g. high school senior). The scholarship amount is $1,000 and will be awarded based on academic merit and submission of a short essay to be titled How the US Credit Scoring System Can Be Improved. Deadline is December 31, 2018. See their website for more details.
Caring.com not only has their own scholarship, The Caring.com Scholarship from which they award two $1,500 scholarships, but they also have researched, compiled, and continually update a list of other available student caregiver scholarships and information.
CGTrader is the largest 3D model marketplace backed by the strong designer community of more than 1 million members. Their goal is to ensure fair marketplace conditions for 3D designers. Each semester CGTrader challenges students to dig into the field of technology by writing different essays on how innovative technologies are transforming our lives. They award scholarships twice a year with deadlines in the summer and the winter. Each scholarship opportunity will introduce a new technology related topic.
At EDsmart.org, they know how important it is to get a bachelor’s degree or an online MBA degree, so they are thrilled to announce their scholarship program. One lucky student will be awarded a $2000 scholarship each year. For full requirements and details, please visit their website by clicking the link above.
GetBestMattress Scholarship program awards scholarships each year to graduating seniors, as well as current college students.
ZipRecruiter Scholarship Program awards scholarship two times a year. Deadlines are June 30th and December 31st. Write the most creative essay and win a $3,000 scholarship.