Scholarships

 

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Scholarships

DEADLINE SCHOLARSHIP DESCRIPTION
11/27/2017 Elks Most Valuable Student Competition

($4,000-$50,000) - The 2018 Most Valuable Student scholarship contest is open to any high school senior who is a US Citizen. Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need.

11/30/2017 Comcast Leaders & Achievers Scholarship Program

($1,000) - The Comcast Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program is a nomination-based award, and only one student per school may be nominated by their principal or guidance counselor.

11/30/2017 Education Matters

($5,000) - In 250 words or less submit a response to the question: "What would you say to someone who thinks education doesn't matter, or that college is a waste of time and money?"

12/11/2017 Lexus and Scholastic Launch Contest for Middle and HS Students - Air and Climate Challenge

($10,000-$30,000) - STEM (Air & Climate) contest for grades 6-12. This challenge is an educational program and contest designed to inspire and empower students to learn about the environment and take action to improve it.

12/15/2017 Hexter & Baines' Annual Scholarship Award

($1,250) - The Hexter & Baines’ scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post secondary institution. Applicants need to submit a 500-1000 word response to the essay topics available on the scholarship website.

12/15/2017 Mas Family Scholarship

($32,000) - Applicants must be of Cuban descent, have min. 3.5 GPA, & be financially needy. 

12/30/2017 Foot Locker Scholar Athletes

($20,000) - Honors student athletes who demonstrate excellence in school, on their sports teams, & in their communities.

12/31/2017 Unigo $10K Scholarship

($10,000) - In 140 characters or less submit a response to the question: "Surprise! You just got elected president. What’s your first tweet?"

12/31/2017 Top Ten List Scholarship

($1,500) - In 250 words or less submit a response to the question: "Create a Top Ten List of the top ten reasons you should get this scholarship."

01/09/2018 Ron Brown Scholar Program

($10,000/yearly) - Applicants must be African American HS seniors who exhibit exceptional leadership potential & excel academically. 

01/10/2018 Kelly Lynn Lutz Memorial Scholarship

($2,000) - Applicants must have lost the life of a parent to cancer.

01/31/2018 National Youth Science Camp

(Camp) - The National Youth Science Camp is a residential science education program for young STEM enthusiasts the summer after they graduate from high school. Students from around the country (two are selected to represent each state and Washington, D.C.) are challenged academically in exciting lectures and hands-on studies, and have voluntary opportunities to participate in an outdoor adventure program, gain a new and deep appreciation for the great outdoors, and establish friendships that last a lifetime.

01/31/2018 LEAD360 Challenge

(Project Based) - LEAD360 starts with a contest for young people to submit their big ideas to solve problems they are most passionate about. We’re looking for submissions that are simple, scalable, and measurable – whether they are existing service projects or new ideas. Five finalists will compete in an online vote, and the winner will receive a Jefferson Award and have their project activated nationwide!

02/01/2018 John F. & Anna Lee Stacey Scholarship Fund for Art Education

($500-$5,000) - For students ages 18 -35, pursuing a profession in visual arts & be skilled & devoted to the classical or conservative tradition.

02/01/2018 Frank Kazmierczak Memorial Migrant Scholarship

($1,000) - For migrant farm worker students or children of migrant workers who wish to pursue a career in teaching.

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