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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.  

 

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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

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It is updated monthly so come back often to see what has been added. If you need assistance printing any applications, please see Mr. Magallanes in the library!

Jefferey ROn Gu Memorial Scholarship

The Jeffrey Ron Gu Memorial Scholarship Fund has been created by the Gu family with the assistance of Jay Chen, a childhood friend and classmate of Jeff Gu.  

Scholarship guidelines:
• One student from each comprehensive high school (WIHS, LAHS, WOHS, LPHS) shall be awarded a $250 scholarship, on the following criteria:
1. Academic excellence, as demonstrated by having a class rank in the top 5% of the class and/or SAT scores in the top 5%
2. Extracurricular involvement, as demonstrated by a top leadership position in an active student organization
3. Athletic, musical, or artistic accomplishment, as demonstrated by varsity status in at least one sport, or mastery of a musical instrument, or clear demonstration of artistic talent
4. Strong moral character, as demonstrated by service to the community
5. Passion for life and curiosity for knowledge
6. Personal hardships that have been overcome or are currently facing
Application Process:
• Complete the application coversheet
• Respond to the 6 Application Questions on the form provided or typed answers on a separate sheet are encouraged. Please limit responses to no more than 200 words.
• Obtain one Letter of Recommendation from a teacher at your school. The Letter of Recommendation should follow the Letter Guidelines (attached)

Submit all Application Documents to the Principal’s Office by Friday, January 11, 2019

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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

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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

 

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.

 

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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

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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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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

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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.

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