To provide financial assistance to full-time or part-time students who are interested in pursuing an online associate level degree.
- Award Type: $500 Annual Scholarship
- Duration: 1 year
- Number of Awards: 1 each year
- Deadline: April 1st, 2014
Genia Kumm, Online Associate's Degree in Real-time Reporting / Voice Captioning at Coastal Carolina Community College
One of my main goals is to graduate and [start] the career that I've been focusing on, which is voice captioning. I will be working right out of college because this is a high demand field, so I will be doing voice captioning basically until I retire. I know that I [will] love the job because I really enjoyed the classes.
This scholarship program is open to all students pursuing online associate’s degrees from an accredited online degree program. High school students enrolled in an online associate’s program next year are also eligible to receive the award. Online bachelor and graduate students do not qualify. All degree subjects will be considered including but not limited to:
- Online Liberal Arts Associate’s Degrees
- Online General Studies Associate’s Degrees
- Online Legal Assisting Associate’s Degrees
- Online Information Technology Associate’s Degrees
- Online Business Management Associate’s Degrees
- Online Graphic Design Associate’s Degrees
- Online Elementary Education Associate’s Degrees
- Online Electrical Engineering Technology Associate’s Degrees
- Online Social Sciences Associate’s Degrees
- Online Health Services Associate’s Degrees
Selection is based on academic history, extracurricular activities, and employment history. Eligible students must be full-time students during the academic year the scholarship is received. Financial need is not considered.
Funds are sent directly to the recipient by check to the student's permanent mailing address.
Academic scholarship winners who accumulate more than $600.00 in prizes over a one-year period will be issued an IRS form 1099 (or the equivalent). This will require contest winners to provide DegreeDirectory.org with certain personal information prior to receipt of their winnings.
How to Apply
The academic award is provided by DegreeDirectory.org. The application process is completely online.
- Go to the scholarship application.
- Complete all the required information on the application form.
- When your application is complete, click the "Submit" button.