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Sallie Mae "No Essay" Scholarship

Deadline: Nov 30, 2023
The $2,000 Sallie Mae Scholarship is only open to legal residents of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia and any US Territory age 17 or older at the time of entry, and who meet one (1) of the four (4) following eligibility requirements at the time of entry:A parent who currently has a child enrolled in an accredited...

Be Bold Scholarship

Deadline: Dec 01, 2023
The "Be Bold" Scholarship is a no-essay scholarship that will be awarded to the applicant with the boldest profile. It takes less than 2 minutes to apply.To us, boldest does not mean "best", or "most accomplished". Being bold means being:A) EarnestB) DeterminedC) MovingThe scholarship will be awarded to the student whose profile is most bold, according to these characteristics.Furthermore, the...

Big Future Scholarship

Deadline: Nov 30, 2023
The Scholarship Program is open to seniors in high school who meet the eligibility requirements. If you are an eligible student, by completing a college planning step using your College Board account, you will automatically earn a chance to win a $500 scholarship and an additional chance to win a $40,000 scholarship.There are no essay, minimum GPA, test score, or...

Niche $50,000 Scholarship

Deadline: Dec 14, 2023
Covering the cost of college expenses for four years without writing a single essay? Sounds too good to be true.It isn't with Niche. We are giving one student $50,000 (our biggest scholarship yet) to help pay for tuition, living expenses, books, and other educational expenses.Who Can ApplyAll high school and college students, as well as anyone looking to attend college...

CollegeXpress Scholarship

Deadline: Nov 30, 2023
Since 1995, our mission has been to help connect students with the right schools for them. Carnegie Dartlet, the organization that houses CollegeXpress, is an educational publisher and higher education marketing agency. Every year, thousands of students across the United States and around the world discover their colleges using our websites, magazines, and services.  This scholarship has an intake period...

Appily Easy Money Scholarship

Deadline: Nov 30, 2023
The Appily scholarship application is fast and easy.Scholarship Eligibility: This scholarship is open to high school sophomores, juniors, and first semester senior students for all majors and schools. We will judge this scholarship based on other criteria such as volunteer work, extracurricular activities, special circumstances, etc.About the sponsors of the scholarship (EAB and Appily):EAB is the market leader in helping colleges...

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Ann Arbor is a city situated in Michigan State, USA. It is likewise the county seat of Washtenaw County. During the year 2010 the census placed the population at 113,934. This number places it as the 6th largest city in the state of Michigan. The MSA or Ann Arbor Metropolitan Statistical Area had a population of approximately 344,800 that very same year. The city of Ann Arbor is also a part of the larger Detroit, Ann Arbor, Flint MI CSA too.

The city of Ann Arbor was founded by land speculators John Allen and Elisha Rumsey during 1824. On May 25th of that same year, the township was registered with Wayne County as "Annsarbour." The town plaque represents the name of the settlement at the time an its origins. There are numerous stories regarding how the area got its name. A story states that Allen and Rumsey decided to name it for their wives, because they were both named Ann, as well as for the stands of burr oak in the 640 acres or 260 ha of land they bought from the federal government for $800. The Ojibwa of Regional Michigan called the settlement "kaw-goosh-kaw-nick" mimicking the sound of Allen's sawmill.

During 1837, the University of Michigan moved to Ann Arbor from the city of Detroit. The city has shown considerable growth on a continual basis from throughout the 19th and 20th centuries. The city of Ann Harbor experienced an overall economic decline during the Depression of 1873, as did most places.

During the 1960s and the 1970s, the city of Ann Harbor gained a reputation as an improvement center for liberal politics. The city of Ann Arbor also became known as a hub for left-wing activism and served as a central location for the anti-Vietnam War movement, the civil-rights movement and likewise the student movement.

The University of Michigan is one of the best known higher education institutions within the city. The university has around 30,000 staff as well as about 12,000 in the medical center. Several companies have been attracted to the region by the university's research and development money as well as by local graduates. Thus, the city's economy is mostly centered on high technology.

Biotechnology and health services are other main components of the economy of the city. There are several laboratories, medical offices and associated businesses in Ann Arbor. Like for example, Visteon, General Motors and other car makers employ inhabitants.

Through the years, the city of Ann Arbor has gone through some difficulties in dealing with the rising land values and gentrification. The inhabitants of Ann Arbor City have had to adjust to the urban sprawl stretching far into the neighboring countryside.