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ASTANZA Q-SWITCH LASER ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP
Astanza is the leading aesthetic laser manufacturer specializing in Q-switched laser technology. Astanza's advanced tattoo removal laser systems are chosen by physicians and leading medical practices for their efficacy and reliability. The $2,500 scholarship is awarded each year to support students entering the fields of medicine, nursing, engineering, physics, biology, and applied sciences. For eligibility requirements and access to the application form, go to: http://www.astanzalaser.com/q-switched-laser-annual-scholarship. Deadline is June 30, 2015.
 
MICHIGAN ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS SCHOLARSHIP TRUST (MARST)
Scholarships are available for full time college students who have reached at least junior status and who intend to pursue a real estate-related career upon graduation. Applicants must have a 2.0 minimum GPA. Awards range from $500 to $2,000 and are distributed over two semesters. Application and additional information is available at: http://www.mirealtors.com/Education-Events/Scholarships. Deadline is July 1, 2015.
 
2015 REIFF AND BILY LEGAL SCHOLARSHIP
A $1,000 scholarship is open to any student studying for a career in the legal field. Applicants must be pursuing a degree in pre-law or paralegal studies, or working towards their J.D. in any concentration related to the law. Applicants must be a citizen of the United States, and must demonstrate plans to enroll for admission, or have proof of current full-time enrollment at an accredited institution. If you have not yet received your acceptance into college or law school, you may still apply. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or better. Application and additional information is available at http://www.reiffandbily.com/legal-scholarship/. Deadline is July 1, 2015.
 
GMR WEB TEAM MARKETING SCHOLARSHIP
GMR Web Team is a full digital marketing agency in Orange County, CA that offers one-stop solutions for all internet marketing needs. GMR Web Team works with small and medium established businesses as well as small funded start-up companies. They provide clients with customized internet marketing strategies, website design, and on-going maintenance. GMR Web Team will be funding a $1,000 academic scholarship. To apply and learn more about this opportunity go to: http://www.gmrwebteam.com/scholarship. Deadline is July 30, 2015.
 
GOEDEKER'S COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS
Two (2) - $500 scholarships (for books) are available, one is open to all. The other is for students employed in public service positions (This includes: Federal, state, and local governmental employees, Public school teachers, Police officers and firefighters, and Active military, reserves and veterans).. Each scholarship will also award two (2) $100 prizes recognizing honorable mention entries. The scholarships applies to the fall 2015 semester. Both scholarship involve writing an essay. To learn of the essay requirements, please go to http://www.goedekers.com/college-scholarship. Deadline is July 31, 2015.
 
THE MESOTHELIOMA CANCER ALLIANCE SCHOLARSHIP
The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance is proud to award $4,000 for the Spring 2016 semester to one student whose life has been impacted by cancer. The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance to college students in their pursuit of higher education. If you've battled a form of cancer yourself, or witnessed a loved one receiving treatment, we want to hear your story. To learn more about this scholarship, fill out an application and apply, please go to: http://www.mesothelioma.com/scholarship/. Deadline is December 1, 2015.
 
MICHIGAN AUTO LAW CAR ACCIDENT INJURY SCHOLARSHIP
Michigan Auto Law is pleased to offer two $500 scholarships to college students that have been injured in an auto accident.  Student must be a U.S. citizen and have a minimum 2.5 GPA to be considered.  An essay describing your injuries and how you have overcome them to pursue an education is required.  Applicants must be a U.S. citizen who is currently attending a U.S. college or university. For more information and a link to the application, please go to: http://www.michiganautolaw.com/car-accidents/injury-scholarship/. Deadline is December 31, 2015.
 
DIETSPOTLIGHT.COM SCHOLARSHIP
2015 is the third year of our scholarship program and we are offering an essay contest where students can share their ideas on the relationship between body weight and self-esteem. Four winners will be chosen, based on the quality of the submitted essays. Highest award is $3,000. Three additional winners will be given $1,000 each. For eligibility requirements and essay topic, please go to: http://www.dietspotlight.com/scholarship/. Deadline is December 31, 2015.
 
THE EXPERT INSTITUTE'S ANNUAL HEALTHCARE AND LIFE SCIENCES SCHOLARSHIP
The Expert Institute is offering a $1,000 scholarship to students in medicine and the life sciences. A full rundown of the scholarship's rules and requirements, as well as the application form, can be found here: http://www.theexpertinstitute.com/writing-contest-medical-scholarship/. Deadline is December 31, 2015.
 
SAINTS FOR LIFE SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is based on financial need of pregnant and/or parenting traditional age students with custody of their child. This award is available to men and women who are enrolled at least part time at Aquinas College. This scholarship is not automatically renewable, however previous recipients may reapply for up to five years. The student(s) must maintain an acceptable GPA and be in good standing with the College. The decision for awarding the scholarship is determined by the Financial Aid office with the input, when needed, of the Campus Ministry Office, or Dean of Students Office. A confidential application may be obtained from Career and Counseling Services, Campus Ministry, Health Services or on-line. If there is no one who meets the first criteria of pregnant and/or parenting, then priority will be given the student(s) who has demonstrated on-going leadership within Campus Ministry and/or is majoring in Catholic studies/Theology and maintains an active Catholic faith within a local parish. >Application