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National Sculptor Society Grant Opportunities

The National Sculpture Society offers multiple grant opportunities for artists to showcase their talents.  Grants range from $5000 to $7650.  Deadline vary per grants, earliest grant deadline is October 1st, 2018

 

If you are interested, please click here or on the logo

DoSomething.org Scholarship Opportunies

Are you between the ages of 13 and 25 looking for scholarship opportunities? Then you’re in the right spot. Here's how to apply for a DoSomething.org college scholarship in 3 easy steps:

  1. Sign up for a campaign below
  2. Complete the campaign (some take 5 minutes or less!)
  3. Upload a photo to show you completed the campaign

That’s right: no essays, no GPA requirements, no recommendations, no applications. We've given dozens of scholarships away and are excited to continue supporting students!

 

Register online by clicking here

The Art Institutes Scholarship Brochure

Putting your education within reach

 

Through a range of competitions and other opportunities, The Art Institutes system of schools is offering full and partial scholarships to new and current students during the upcoming school year. We also offer a variety of financial resources to help qualified students manage their school expenses. Our dedicated Student Financial Aid officers will help you explore all your options—including grants, loans, and scholarships—as you prepare to launch a creative career where you do what you love.  

 

Click here or on logo to download a brochure

Penguin Random House Signet Essay Contest

With an unbeatable lineup of over 300 of the greatest literary works the world has ever known, Signet Classics is the publisher that students, education professionals and the public turn to more than any other. Now, we are proud to host our twenty-third annual Signet Classics Student Scholarship Essay Contest, in which five high school juniors or seniors (or home-schooled students aged 16-18) can each win a $1,000 scholarship award to be used toward their higher education plus a Signet Classics library for their school or public library!

Essays must be submitted by a high school English teacher (or a parent/legal guardian for home-schooled students) on behalf of students who write an essay on one of five topics for this year’s competition book, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.

 

Please visit website for detail on eligibility and submissions

Deadline to enter contest is April 15, 2019

Click here or on logo to visit site

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

Are you a middle level or high school student making a difference through volunteering? Apply today for national recognition, monetary awards and an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C.!

The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards honors students in grades 5-12 for making meaningful contributions to their communities through volunteer service.

Applications are now open for 2019 awards. Here's how it works:

  • By November 6, 2018, students must submit their completed applications, and signed student/parent agreements, to a certifier. (Certifiers can be school principals or the head of a county 4-H organization, Girl Scout council, American Red Cross chapter, YMCA or affiliate of Points of Light's HandsOn Network.)
  • By November 16, 2018, certifiers select and certify top applicants for state-level judging.
  • On February 5, 2019, The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards announces state-level winners for 2019.

Click here or on logo to apply



Please scroll down to view all available scholarships. Scholarships are updated regularly so check this page often to see what has been added.  If you need assistance printing any applications, please see Mr. Magallanes in the library!

Hispanic Heritage Foundation Scholarship

The Youth Awards was founded in 1998 by the Hispanic Heritage Foundation. Now entering its 20th year, the Youth Awards honors Latino high school seniors who excel in the classroom and community and for their excellence in various categories including: Business & Entrepreneurship, Community Service, Education, Healthcare & Science, Media & Entertainment, and Technology & Engineering.

 

Eligibility

  • Be currently enrolled in high school and graduating in the spring of 2019
  • Must have a minimum unweighted 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale or 7.5 on a 10.0 scale
  • Must enroll at an accredited higher education institution in 2019-2020
  • Be of Hispanic heritage (includes Spain, Brazil, Philippines)
  • If selected, attendance to regional awards ceremony is mandatory and travel is at the recipient’s expense
  • Be a U.S. permanent resident, U.S. citizen, or qualify under the DACA

Grants range from $2,000 to $15,000

 

Deadline to apply is October 15th

Click here or on logo to apply

Wendy's High School Heisman Awards

Wendy’s High School Heisman is looking for all types of high-achieving seniors from more than 29,000 public and private high schools within the U.S. We consider young men and women who participate in a wide range of sports as well as school and community activities.

 

TO ACHIEVE AWARD ELIGIBILITY FOR THE 2018 WENDY’S HIGH SCHOOL HEISMAN, STUDENTS MUST BE SENIORS DURING THE 2018-2019 ACADEMIC YEAR, GRADUATING WITH THE CLASS OF 2019. APPLICANTS MUST:

 

Learn

Have a cumulative high school grade point average (GPA) of a B (3.0) or better.

 

Perform

Participate in at least one of the 47 sports recognized by the International Olympic Committee in the Summer and Winter Olympic Games or the National Federation of State High School Association and sponsored by your school. The full list of qualified athletic events in alphabetical order includes:

Archery, Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Bobsleigh, Bowling, Boxing, Canoeing/Rowing, Cross Country, Curling, Cycling, Diving, Equestrian (Dressage/Eventing/Jumping), Fencing, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Handball, Ice Hockey, Ice Skating (Figure or Speed), Judo, Karate, Lacrosse, Luge, Rugby, Sailing, Shooting, Skateboarding, Skiing (Alpine, Biathlon, Cross Country, Free-Style, Jumping), Snowboard, Soccer, Softball, Spirit/Cheerleading, Sports Climbing, Surfing, Swimming (or Synchronized), Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Tennis, Track & Field, Trampoline, Triathlon, Volleyball (or Beach), Water Polo, Weightlifting, and Wrestling.

 

Lead

Be a leader in school and in the community and serve as a role model for underclassman.

 

Deadline to apply is October 19, 2018

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Horatio Alger Association Scholarships

As one of the nation’s largest college financial aid programs in the country, the Horatio Alger National Scholarship Program is one of the major scholarship programs nationally that specifically assists high school students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives. The scholarships are funded by Horatio Alger Members who, like the Scholars, have experienced challenges but ultimately overcame them to become successful business and civic leaders.

 

Horatio Alger Association offers multiple scholarships including:

>>>State, National, Career and Technical, and Targeted<<<

click on each to view eligibility 

 

 

To be eligible to apply for the Horatio Alger National Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be enrolled full time as a high school senior in the United States; be progressing normally toward graduation in spring/summer of 2019 with plans to enter a college in the United States no later than the fall following graduation
  • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution)
  • Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required)
  • Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities
  • Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity
  • Maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0; and
  • Be a United States citizen

The application will be available August 1 – October 25

Click here to apply online

 

Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship

The Coca-Cola Scholars Program scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. With the 30th class in 2018, the Foundation has provided over 6,000 Coca-Cola Scholars with more than $66 million in educational support. 150 Coca-Cola Scholars are selected each year to receive this $20,000 scholarship. The application is open!

 

Eligibility

  • Current high school (or home-schooled) student attending a school in the U.S. (or select DoD schools) who will graduate during the 2018-2019 academic school year
  • U.S. Citizens, U.S. Nationals, U.S. Permanent Residents, Refugees, Asylees, Cuban-Haitian Entrants, or Humanitarian Parolees - based on the guidelines utilized by U.S. Department of Education for Federal Financial Aid eligibility
  • Will receive high school diploma during current academic year
  • Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution

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Students who will be graduating in the 2018-2019 academic school year may apply here through

Wednesday, October 31, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. Pacific. 

Dell Scholars

While many students dream of obtaining a college degree, life sometimes gets in the way - particularly for those dealing with personal responsibilities at home or in their communities. The Michael & Susan Dell Foundation created the Dell Scholars program with the understanding that it takes more than financial help to support students to college graduation. From the start, Dell Scholars was designed as a college completion program that offers support services that go beyond a scholarship check.

 

Eligibility

  • Participate in a program-approved college readiness program in grades 11 and 12 
  • View list of approved CRPs ►
  • Plan to enroll full-time at an accredited higher education institution in the pursuit of a bachelor's degree in the fall directly following high school graduation
  • Be eligible to receive a federal Pell Grant in first year of college
  • Demonstrate a need for financial assistance
  • Earn a minimum of a 2.4 GPA
  • Be on track to graduate from an accredited high school in the current academic year

Deadline to apply is December 1st, 2018

Click here or on logo for more information and to apply

Foot Locker Scholar Athletes

WE'RE AWARDING $20,000 TO 20 STUDENT ATHLETES!

Foot Locker wants to celebrate YOU – not just because you scored the game-winning point – but because sports have helped you grow into a strong leader at school and in your community.

 

Eligibility

In order to be eligible for the Foot Locker Scholar Athletes program, the applicant must:

  • Be entering college in the Fall of 2019 as a Freshman at a four-year school for an undergraduate degree.
  • Be currently involved in high school sports, intramural sports, or community based sports.
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident (you will be asked to prove citizenship and age if you win).
  • Not be an employee, officer or director of Foot Locker, Inc., or any of its subsidiaries, or a member of the immediate family of such an employee, officer or director.

Deadline to apply is December 14th, 2018

Click here or on logo to apply

Edison Scholars Program

Program Information

 

Edison Scholars was created to recognize the makers of tomorrow - students with big dreams to help power the future. The program awards college scholarships to help fuel your passion for making a difference by studying science, technology, engineering and math.

This program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation's largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations and individuals.

 

Eligibility

 

Applicants must meet all of the following criteria:

  • be a high school senior with a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or the equivalent.
  • live in Southern California Edison's (SCE) service territory.
  • plan to attend a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited four-year college or university in the U.S. for the 2019/2020 academic year.
  • plan to enroll in an eligible major in computer and information services, engineering, engineering technology, management information systems, mathematics, natural resources and conservation, or physical sciences.
  • demonstrate financial need.

Dependents of Edison International and SCE employees or retirees are not eligible for the Edison Scholars Program.

 

Deadline is December 14th

For more information and to apply

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LGBTQ+ Safety in Schools Grant and Scholarship Program

The California Teachers Association LGBTQ+ Safety in Schools Grant and Scholarship Program in Honor of Guy DeRosa was created to promote human and civil rights by making our public schools safe for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer/questioning+ persons. The program was renamed in 2009 in the memory of CTA member and educator Guy DeRosa. Guy was a lifelong advocate for civil and human rights and LGBTQ+ issues.

 

Grants/scholarships of up to $2,500 will be made available annually to awardees

 

Eligibility

Applicants must be: • An active CTA/SCTA member, or • A public school student(s) sponsored by an active CTA/SCTA member, or • A CTA local chapter sponsored by an active CTA/SCTA member, or • A public school district(s) sponsored by an active CTA/SCTA member

 

Applications for grants and scholarships must be received online by 11:59 p.m. on Friday, December 14, 2018.

Click here for more information and to apply

WASHINGTON CROSSING FOUNDATION

The Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the FIFTIETH ANNUAL NATIONAL WASHINGTON CROSSING FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS for STUDENTS COMPLETING TWELFTH (or final high school year) in 2019 who are planning careers in government service. We invite you to explore our web site, www.gwcf.org, which contains all of the information candidates should require to prepare and submit an application. Each interested student is invited to write a one-page essay stating why he or she plans a career in government service including any inspiration to be derived from the leadership of George Washington in his famous crossing of the Delaware. The student must confine the essay to viewpoint, attitude and purpose in choice of career.

 

ELIGIBILITY

Competition open to all high school seniors who are U. S. citizens and are planning careers of service to the United States in local, state, or federal government. All awards are for one year.

 

Please note that scholarship applications are to be POSTMARKED by January 15, 2019.

Visit website by clicking here or stop by the media center for more information

Unigo Scholarships

From tips on how to win college scholarships, to ACT/SAT prep, college admissions advice, how to find easy scholarships and other important financial aid information our articles cover it all. Dive in to find out all you need to know about deciding which college is right for you, and how to prepare for attending that college.

 

Visit UNIGO website for more information and to view various scholarship opportunities

 

AXA Achievement Scholarship

The AXA Achievementsm Scholarship offers college scholarships of $2,500, $10,000 and $25,000 to high school seniors who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in their activities in school, the community or the workplace. Scholarship winners are known as AXA Achievers. They are ethnically and economically diverse, but they share these qualities: ambition and drive; determination to set and reach goals; respect for self, family and community; ability to succeed in college

 

Eligibility

Applicants to the AXA Achievementsm Scholarship must:

  • Be a United States citizen or legal resident living or claiming residency in one of the 50 U.S. states, District of Columbia or Puerto Rico.
  • Be a current high school senior who plans to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States for the entire 2019-20 academic year. Enrollment at an accredited postsecondary institution outside of the United States will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  • Demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities.

Special consideration will be given to achievements that empower society to mitigate risk through education and/or action in areas such as financial, environmental, health, safety and/or emergency preparedness.

 

Deadline to apply is December 14th, 2018

Click here or on logo for more information and to apply online

Burger King McLamore Foundation Scholarship

Created in memory of BURGER KING® Co-founder James “Jim” W. McLamore, the BURGER KING℠ Scholars program has awarded $35 million in scholarships to more than 33,000 high school students, BK® employees and their families across the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico since 2000. In 2018 alone, the Foundation awarded $3.7 million to more than 3,400 students in North America.

Scholarship grants range from $1,000 to $50,000 and are intended to help students offset the cost of attending college or post-secondary vocational/technical school. Recipients are selected based on their grade point average (GPA), work experience, extracurricular activities and community service.

The application period for the 2019-2020 school year begins on Oct. 15, 2018 and closes Dec. 15, 2018.

 

Click here to view the scholarship eligibility requirements and to apply now

California DAR Scholarships

DAR awards a variety of scholarships through the DAR Scholarship Committee. All applicants must be citizens of the United States and must attend, or plan to attend, an accredited college or university in the United States. All scholarships of four or more consecutive years are renewable only upon review and approval of annual transcript by respective DAR Chairmen. Scholarships are available in these areas: Political Science, History, Government, Economics, Nursing, and Medical.

 

California DAR offers a special scholarship, funded by an endowment, available to all high school and college students. This scholarship is given to a graduating high school senior with at least a 3.0 grade point average, who is planning an American History or Political Science major in college.

 

The minimum scholarship awarded is $1000

Deadline to apply is January 10th 

Download the application by clicking here or on logo above

Scholastic Art & Writing Scholarships and Awards


Through the Scholastic Awards, teens in grades 7–12 from public, private, or home schools can apply in 29 categories of art and writing for their chance to earn scholarships and have their works exhibited and published. Beyond the Awards, the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers produces a number of programs to support creative students and their educators, including the Art.Write.Now.Tour, the National Student Poets Program, the Scholastic Awards Summer Workshops and Scholastic Awards Summer Scholarships programs, the Golden Educators Residency, and much more.

 

Scholarships will open in mid-September so keep checking website or stop by the Media Center for more information

Click here or on logo to visit scholarship site

ACS Scholars Program

The ACS Scholars Program awards renewable scholarships to underrepresented minority students majoring in undergraduate chemistry-related disciplines, and are also intending to pursue careers in chemistry-related fields. Selected recipients are awarded up to $5,000* per academic year. To date, over 3,000 students have received a funding from the ACS Scholars Program.

 

To be considered for a scholarship through the ACS Scholars Program, candidates must:

  • Be African-American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, or American Indian
  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident
  • Be a full-time student at a high school or accredited college, university, or community college
  • Demonstrate high academic achievement in chemistry or science (Grade Point Average 3.0 “B” or better)
  • Demonstrate financial need according to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid form (FAFSA) and the Student Aid Report (SAR)
  • Be a graduating high school senior or college freshman, sophomore or junior intending to, or already majoring in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, chemical technology, or another chemically-related science
  • Be planning a career in the chemical sciences

Applications open November 1st and deadline to apply is March 1st, 2019

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CTA Martin Luther king Memorial Scholarship

The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Scholarship Program encourages ethnic minority students to become educators, school nurses, school counselors or school therapists and to promote professional growth for ethnic minority teachers and ESP members. 

 

Eligibility

In order to be eligible, an applicant must be:

• Pursuing a degree, credential or certification for a teaching-related career in public education in an accredited institution of higher education

• A member of one of the following defined ethnic minority groups: (African American/Black, American Indian/ Alaska Native, Asian/Pacific Islander or Hispanic)

• Enrolled for summer or fall of 2019

 

Applicants must also be one of the following:

• An active member of CTA

• A dependent child of an active, CTA/NEA-Retired, or deceased CTA member (per IRS ruling)

• An active member of Student CTA (SCTA) In order to receive the scholarship, the active SCTA member must reside in California and maintain membership at the time of disbursement.

 

Deadline to apply is February 15th, 2019

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The National Scholarship Award

The National Scholarship Award will cover your tuition and fees up to a maximum of $14,500 for an associate’s degree and $29,000 for a bachelor’s degree, at one of our Partner Colleges. Please note, some Scholars may be eligible for an additional stipend of up to $4,000 (or $1,000 per year) for books, supplies, and transportation. 

 

The Award is renewable each year – you simply have to meet the continuing eligibility criteria –

More Than a Scholarship! We have over 75 Partner Colleges in 15 states and Washington, D.C. that are committed to serving DREAMers and prepared to offer you the support services you need to help you successfully navigate your college life. Each of our Partner Colleges designates a Scholar Advisor to work with you and your fellow Scholars – individually and as a group. You will not be alone!

 

November 1, 2018 - Application Opens

February 28, 2019, 11:59 PM. PT - Application Closes

Late April 2019– TheDream.US Awardees Notified

 

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National Co-Op Scholarship Program

WACE, on behalf of the nine WACE Partner Institutions, is pleased to announce and sponsor its Seventeenth Annual National Co-op Scholarship Program. As the largest independently sponsored merit co-op scholarship program in the United States, WACE will award up to 160 merit co-op scholarships for a total value of $4,200,000. These merit co-op scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors and transfer students who plan to participate in college cooperative education at one of our Partner Institutions listed on the Scholarship Partners tab.

 

Partner Institutions include:

 

CLARKSON UNIVERSITY

www.clarkson.edu I 315-268-6400

Up to Ten $6,000 merit co-op scholarships renewable for up to $24,000 per University criteria

December 1, 2018 – Deadline date for Clarkson University Early Decision applicants 
January 15, 2019 – Deadline date for all other Clarkson University applicants

 

DREXEL UNIVERSITY

www.drexel.edu I 215-895-2400

Up to Thirty $6,000 merit co-op scholarships renewable for up to $30,000 per University criteria


November 15, 2018 - Deadline date for Drexel University Early Decision applicants 
February 1, 2019 - Deadline date for Drexel University Early Action and Regular Decision applicants

 

JOHNSON & WALES UNIVERSITY

www.jwu.edu I 401-598-2345

Up to ten $6,000 merit co-op scholarships renewable for up to $24,000 per University criteria


November 1, 2018 - Deadline date for Early Decision applicants 
December 15, 2018 - Deadline date for all other applicants

 

MERRIMACK COLLEGE

www.merrimack.edu I 978-837-5000

Up to Fifteen $6,000 merit scholarships renewable for up to $24,000 per College criteria

November 15, 2018 – Deadline for all Merrimack College Early Action 1 and Early Decision applicants
January 15, 2019 – Deadline for all Merrimack College Early Action 2 applicants 
February 15, 2019 – Deadline for all Merrimack College Regular Decision applicants

 

ROCHESTER INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

www.rit.edu I 585-475-6631

Up to Fifteen $6,000 merit co-op scholarships renewable for up to $24,000 per University criteria

February 15, 2019 – Deadline date for all Rochester Institute of Technology applicants

 

STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK OSWEGO

www.oswego.edu I 315-312-2250

Up to Fifteen $6,000 merit co-op scholarships renewable for up to $24,000 per University criteria

March 1, 2019 - Deadline date for all SUNY Oswego applicants

 

THE UNIVERSITY OF TOLEDO

www.eng.utoledo.edu I 419-530-8040

Up to Fifteen $6,000 merit co-op scholarships renewable for up to $24,000 per University criteria

February 15, 2019 – Deadline date for all The University of Toledo applicants

 

UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI

www.uc.edu I 513-556-2420

Up to Fifteen $6,000 merit co-op scholarships

February 15, 2019 – Deadline date for all University of Cincinnati applicants

 

WENTWORTH INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

www.wit.edu I 617-989-4000

Up to Thirty $6,000 merit co-op scholarships renewable for up to $24,000 to $30,000 per Program and University criteria

February 15, 2019 – Deadline date for all Wentworth Institute of Technology Regular Decision applicants

 

You must be applying to one of these colleges in order to qualify for the scholarships

Deadline to apply is February 15th, 2019

Download application or apply online by clicking here

FAFSA Information

FAFSA Applications for 2019-2020 year opens on October 1st, 2018

 

Click here to file for financial aid 

 

Priority filing for FAFSA has passed but you may still file for federal assistance however Federal Deadline: Online applications must be submitted by midnight Central Time, June 30, 2019. Any corrections or updates must be submitted by midnight Central Time, September 14, 2019.

 

Scholarships


Scholarships for Undocumented Students

There are a few private scholarships available for undocumented students. These do not require the student to be a US citizen or resident or have a social security number in order to apply. Information about such scholarships can be found in the FastWeb scholarship search. Other good resources include the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) (see especially the MALDEF List of Scholarships for Undocumented Students and the MALDEF Scholarships) and the Salvadoran American Leadership and Educational Fund. Another good resource for students is Latino College Dollars: Scholarships for Latino Students. This directory includes several scholarships that do not require US citizenship and are available to undocumented students. See also Ayuda Financiera del Estudiante en Español.

2019 C-Span Student Cam Competition

StudentCam is C-SPAN's annual national video documentary competition that encourages students to think critically about issues that affect our communities and our nation.

This year students in grades 6-12 are asked to create a short (5-6 minute) video documentary on a topic related to the new 2019 competition theme, "What does it mean to be American? Choose a constitutional right, national characteristic, or historic event and explain how it defines the American experience."

With cash prizes totaling $100,000, C-SPAN awards prizes to 150 student documentaries, and over 50 teacher advisors.

 

Check site for information and eligibility

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The Discover Student Loans Scholarship

Sign up for e-mails to get helpful college tips and resources, and enter to win a scholarship! Throughout the year, 11 eligible students or parents will be randomly selected to win a $10,000 Discover Student Loans Scholarship Award to help cover college expenses.

 

Entry Period Start Date (at 12:00 a.m. ET) End Date (at 11:59 p.m. ET) Approximate Draw Date/Winner Notification Date
1 January 1, 2018 March 31 2018 April 9, 2018
2 April 1, 2018 June 30, 2018 July 9, 2018
3 July 1, 2018 September 30, 2018 October 8, 2018
4 October 1, 2018 January 31, 2019 February 7, 2019

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John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest

In Profiles in Courage, John F. Kennedy recounted the stories of eight U.S. senators who risked their careers to do what was right for the nation. These leaders demonstrated political courage by taking a stand for the public good in spite of pressure by interest groups, their political party, or even their constituents. The Profile in Courage Essay Contest challenges students to write an original and creative essay that demonstrates an understanding of political courage as described by John F. Kennedy in Profiles in Courage.

The maximum word count is 1,000 with a minimum of 700, not including citations and bibliography. Use at least five varied sources such as government documents, letters, newspaper articles, books, and/or personal interviews.

 

Eligibility:

The contest is open to United States high school students in grades nine through twelve attending public, private, parochial, or home schools; U.S. students under the age of twenty enrolled in a high school correspondence/GED program in any of the fifty states, the District of Columbia, or the U.S. territories; and U.S. citizens attending schools overseas. Past winners and finalists are not eligible to participate. Employees of John Hancock Financial Services and members of their families are not eligible to participate.

 

Please visit website for requirements and additional information

All submissions must adhere to contest requirements.

The contest deadline is January 18, 2019.

Click here or on logo to enter

AFSA High School Senior College Scholarship Contest

The American Fire Sprinkler Association created the college scholarship program to help with the educational and training pursuits of students just like you. In addition, AFSA wants to educate the public at-large about the life-saving properties of automatic fire sprinklers. So, if you meet the contest requirements and want to learn a little during the process, please enter and good luck!

 

The High School Senior College Scholarship Contest is open to high school seniors who are citizens or aliens legally residing in the USA.

  • Scholarship funds are payable to the winner’s college/university or certified trade school in the United States; winner must enroll for classes beginning no later than Fall 2019 session.
  • Winner selection is NOT based on financial needGPA or demographic criteria.
  • Home-schooled students may apply as long as course of study is equivalent to that of a senior in high school.
  • Ten (10) winners will receive a scholarship of $2,000 each.  Only one $2,000 scholarship will be awarded to any single individual from this contest.

Deadline to apply is April 1st, 2019

Click here for more information and to apply