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Scholarships are available in a variety of ways...

 
 

OPEN TO QUALIFYING STUDENTS - These scholarships can be applied to the college of your choice. Each scholarship has specific requirements to be met.

 

CAREER (MAJOR) SPECIFIC - These scholarships apply to a career field or college major. Some of these must be used at a specific college, while others can be used at the college of your choice.

 

REQUIRE NOMINATION - These scholarships require the high school to nominate candidates. If there is a scholarship in this category for which you feel you should be nominated please see your counselor.

 

SCHOOL SPECIFIC - In order to receive a scholarship from a particular college or university you must send an application to and be accepted by that college. The scholarship can only be used at that institution.

 
 

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VARSITY TUTORS SCHOLARSHIP

Varsity Tutors holds a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest where applicants must write an essay in response to a monthly prompt. Visitors to the Varsity Tutors scholarship webpage are able to vote via social media for submitted entries. The top five entries with the most votes are reviewed by Varsity Tutors at the end of the month and one winner is subsequently chosen to receive the $1,000 college scholarship.

Deadline: Rolling


Visit: http://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship


The entry shall consist of three illustrations done by the entrant in a color or black-and-white medium created from the artist's imagination. Use of gray scale in illustrations and mixed media, computer generated art, and the use of photography in the illustrations are accepted. Each illustration must represent a subject different from the other two

The Contest is open to new and amateur artists who have not been professionally published and paid for more than three black-and-white story illustrations, or more than one process-color painting, in media distributed broadly to the general public. The ultimate eligibility criterion, however, is defined by the word "amateur"-in other words, the artist has not been paid 







 AMERICAN LEGION SCHOLARSHIPS

The American Legion offers several scholarship opportunities throughout the year to qualifying individuals. The total amount of scholarships available annually from the American Legion Department (State) of Indiana and/or the National American Legion programs is over $260,000.00. 

Deadline: Rolling


Visit: www.indianalegion.org





YOU DESERVE IT SCHOLARSHIP

To be eligible for the scholarship the applicant must: be a resident of the 50 United States, District of Columbia or US Territories, be 16 years of age or older, be a current high school student and complete the online application.

Deadline: December 29, 2019

Visit: www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/15589





ODENZA MARKETING GROUP VOLUNTEER AWARD

The main goal of the Odenza Marketing Group Volunteer Award is to encourage students to make a positive contribution to their individual communities, while providing scholarship awards to those who have done so over the previous 12 months.


Eligibility Requirements:


A) Be between the ages of 16 and 22 on December 30th, 2019


B) A student must also possess a GPA of 2.5 or higher in his/her last academic year.


C) A student must have contributed at least 50 hours of volunteer (non-paid) service within his/her community over the last 12 months. Please ensure that you have completed this amount of hours and that a person within the organization(s) is willing to confirm that you have volunteered this amount of time.


D) A student must be a resident of the United States and must attend a school in the United States.

Deadline: December 30, 2019

Visit: https://odenzamarketinggroupvolunteeraward.com






BULLYING PREVENTION SCHOLARSHIP

To be eligible the applicant must: be a high school senior, have a GPA of 3.0 or above and plan to attend a university.

Deadline: December 31, 2019

Visit: www.studentscholarship.org/scholarship/15023





GEN M SCHOLARSHIP

To be eligible the applicant must: be currently enrolled in high school and 16 years of age on the day of the deadline.


Deadline: December 31, 2019

Visit: www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/16080
 





GOTRANSCRIPT ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP

To be eligible for the scholarship the applicant must: be a high school senior.

Deadline: December 31, 2019

Visit: www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/15248





INFINITY SCHOLARSHIP

To be eligible the scholarship the applicant must: be at least 13 years old and will enroll in a college or university within the United States and be a legal resident of the United States or Puerto Rico.

Deadline: December 31, 2019

Visit: www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/15371






ILLUSTRATORS OF THE FUTURE SCHOLARSHIP

To be eligible for the scholarship the applicant must: be a new or amateur artist who has not been professionally published and paid for more than three black and white story illustrations, or more than one process-color painting or had work broadly featured to the general public via the media.


Deadline: December 31, 2019


Visit: www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10032






KNIGHT ESSAY SCHOLARSHIP

To be eligible for the scholarship the applicant must: be a U.S. resident attending a public, parochial, private or home school in grades 9-12.


Deadline: December 31, 2019


Visit: www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9437






SP SCHOLARSHIP

To be eligible for the scholarship the applicant must: be a high school student planning to attend college in the fall of 2020 and answer the essay question found on the sponsors website.


Deadline: December 31, 2019

Visit: www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14870





SUPERMONEY'S FINANCIAL LITERACY SCHOLARSHIP

To be eligible for the scholarship the applicant must: be enrolled full-time in high school as s senior or be a part-time student in college and have an overall average GPA of 3.0 or above.

Deadline: December 31, 2019


Visit: www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/16025





WEALTH WISE SCHOLARSHIP

To be eligible for the scholarship the applicant must: be planning a major of study that supports a career in the Finance Industry (e.g., Finance, Business, Accounting, Mathematics, Management, and other related majors).


Deadline: December 31, 2019


Visit: www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/15171





FOOT LOCKER SCHOLARSHIP

To be eligible for the scholarship the applicant must:

1.) Be entering college in the Fall of 2020.

2.) Have a GPA of 3.0 or above.

3.) Be involved in high school sports, intramural sports or community-based sports.


Deadline: January 3, 2020


Visit: www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10817






GE REAGAN FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

To be eligible for the scholarship applicants must:

1.) Demonstrate at school, the workplace and within the community the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity and citizenship.

2.) Have a GPA of 3.0 or above.


Deadline: January 3, 2020

Visit: www.studentscholarship.org/scholarship/10159





​RON BROWN SCHOLARSHIP

To be eligible for the scholarships applicants must:

1.) Be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, Black/African American and a current high school senior.

2.) Demonstrate academic achievement. exhibit leadership ability, participate in community service activities and have a demonstrated financial need.


Deadline: January 9, 2020


Visit: www.studentscholarship.org/scholarship/9535





JOHN F. KENNEDY PROFILE IN COURAGE ESSAY CONTEST


Applicants must write an original and creative essay that demonstrates an understanding of political courage as described by John F. Kennedy in Profiles in Courage.
*Students in grades 9 through 12 are eligible to participate.

Deadline: January 17, 2020

Visit: jfklibrary.org/essaycontest








MCDONALD’S HACER SCHOLARSHIP

McDonald's HACER Program was created in 1985 to grant eligible Hispanic students financial aid so they can achieve their dreams through higher education. Since then, they have awarded over 31 million dollars and over 17,800 scholarships.


Are you eligible?


Check out the requirements below to see if the scholarship is right for you:


A) You are a high school senior


B) You are a legal U.S. resident


C) You are younger than 21 years old


D) You carry a minimum 3.0 GPA


E) You are eligible to attend a two- or four‑year college or university with a full-time course of study


F) You will disclose other scholarship programs that you have applied for


G) You will enroll and attend an accredited institution in the academic year after your selection (verification needed, as scholarship funds are paid directly to the schools)


H) You have at least one parent of Hispanic heritage


How are scholarship winners selected?


The scholarship recipients are selected based on:


A) Academic achievement


B) Financial need


C) Community involvement


D) Personal qualities and strengths as portrayed in a personal interview, either in‑person or by phone


What materials and documents are needed?


No essay is needed. The only other requirements are these documents:


A) Transcript


B) Personal statement


C) Letter of recommendation to be submitted online


D) List of community service projects


E) FAFSA report and/or 1040s

Deadline: February 5, 2020

Visit: www.mcdonalds.com/us/en-us/community/hacer.html




DOLLARS FOR SCHOLARS

Applicants must complete the on-line application. Please create a new login under the "students and parents" tab. 

Deadline: March 2020

Visit: www.highland.dollarsforscholars.org

 







 
 
 
 

Requirements

  • The contest deadline is January 4, 2018.
  • Essays can be no more than 1,000 words but must be a minimum of 700 words. Citations and bibliography are not included in the word count.
  • Essays must be the original work of the student.
  • John F. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy, and Edward M. Kennedy are not eligible subjects for essays.
  • Essays must describe an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official who served during or after 1917, the year John F. Kennedy was born. The official may have addressed an issue at the local, state, or national level. See Contest Topic and Information and Helpful Tips for Writing Your Essay for more information.
  • Essays about past recipients of the Profile in Courage Award will be disqualified unless they describe an act of political courage other than the act for which the award was given. 
  • Essays about the senators in Profiles in Courage will be disqualified.
  • Essays must have a minimum of five sources.

Source Material

  • Essays with fewer than five listed sources will be disqualified.
  • All participants must cite sources they used to research their topic throughout their essay. Please use parenthetical citations within the text. We can not accept citations in footnote form.
  • Essays must include a bibliography. Accepted formats include APA, MLA, or Turabian. You must use a minimum of five selected sources. Please refer to Guidelines for Citations and Bibliographies.

Essay Submission

  • Students have the choice of either submitting their essay online (preferred) or of mailing their essay. All students must complete and submit a registration form online for student and school information. For instructions on how to submit your essay, see Registration and Submission.
  • Mailed in essays for the 2018 contest must have been postmarked by January 4, 2018