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Searching and Applying for Scholarships. Watch this short video overview by WA State GEAR UP. Learn where to find scholarships and how to apply!

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A $2,500 scholarship offered to a HS graduate continuing his or her education in the aviation industry.

Open to all U.S. HS students. Applicant must submit an original poem with 20 lines or less. Up to $500.

In 250 words or less submit a response to the question: "If you could get one 'do-over' in life, what would it be and why?"

($1,500) - In 250 words or less submit a response to the question: "Summer and ice cream go hand-in-hand. In fact, July is National Ice Cream Month, and that's the inspiration behind this award. We think people are very similar to ice cream; some are nutty, others a little exotic, while some are very comforting. If you were an ice cream flavor, which would you be and why?"

($1,500) - Make Me Laugh is a fun scholarship that lets you cut loose and lighten things up. Looking for a scholarship for comedians? Now is your chance to show us your funny bone. Perhaps you always have an embarrassing - but funny - story to share. Great! We'll promise to laugh with you, not at you. Must be 14 years of age or older at the time of application.

Open to anyone who has graduated high school or equivalency and wants to pursue a college degree or trade school education. Enter for the chance to win 1 of 5 $1,000 College Scholarships.

($1,500) - In 250 words or less, submit an online response to the question: "If you could say one thing to the entire world at once, what would it be and why?"

($100-$500) - Applicant must submit an original poem with 20 lines or less.

 

($1,000) - Complete the application form, including a 140-character message about texting while driving. The top 10 applications will be selected as finalists. The finalists will be asked to write a full-length 500- to 1,000-word essay about texting while driving.

($500) - Create a short video, under 3 minutes long, on one of the topics/prompts available on the scholarship website.

For high-performing HS seniors with financial need who seek to attend the nation’s best four-year colleges and universities. College Scholars receive up to $40,000 per year, college planning support, ongoing advising, and the opportunity to network with the larger JKCF Scholar community. The application period is open from early September to early November. Up to 40 College Scholars are selected for this program each year.

The Leadership 1000 Scholarship awards funding to high school seniors attending eligible high schools and planning to enroll in a Washington state college or university. The scholarship is renewable, and it is available in amounts up to $5,000 per academic year. In addition to the scholarship, scholars receive guidance regarding career, financial aid, and networking opportunities with CSF alums and scholarship donors to ensure students graduate with a four-year degree and succeed in life.

($100,000) - Founded by technology entrepreneur and investor Peter Thiel in 2011, the Thiel Fellowship is a two-year program for young people who want to build new things. Thiel Fellows skip or stop out of college to receive a $100,000 grant and support from the Thiel Foundation’s network of founders, investors, and scientists. 

Anyone aged 22 or younger is eligible to apply.

Is there an application deadline? No — we accept applications year round and review them as they come in. If you’re working on something cool, apply now. You can continue to update your application after you submit.