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11/30/2019 Education Matters

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?"

11/30/2019 10 Words or Less Scholarship

($500) - In 10 words or less, say why you deserve the scholarship.

12/01/2019 Dell Scholars Program

The Dell Scholars program recognizes students who have overcome significant obstacles to pursue their educations & provides $20,000 for six years. For juniors & seniors w/ min. 2.4 GPA & financial need. GEAR UP students are eligible! 

12/07/2019 Foot Locker Scholar Athletes

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

12/31/2019 Scholarship Poetry Contest - Spring Issue

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

12/31/2019 Unigo $10K Scholarship

($10,000) - Submit an online written response to the question: Imagine a historical figure is brought back to life. Who is it? What's their favorite mobile app?

12/31/2019 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."

01/01/2020 Kelly Lynn Lutz Memorial Scholarship

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

01/17/2020 AFA Teens Scholarship

Scholarships for essays on the impact that Alzheimer’s disease has had on their own lives & others in their family & community.

01/30/2020 The UW DO-IT Scholars Program

Prepares HS students with disabilities for college, careers, leadership, and independent living.  For HS sophomore/ juniors w/a disability. 

01/31/2020 The American Legion National HS Oratorical Contest Scholarship

Participate in the Oratorical Contest by delivering a speech on a given topic. Scholarships are awarded to the three finalists. To apply for the contest, download the application form in the “Student Application” section above and return it to your local Post, Unit, Squadron or District Contest Chairman as instructed. Remember all applications must be received by the State Contest Chairman by January 31, 2020. Contestants must be certified by their sponsor by February 15, 2020.

01/31/2020 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! Application opens January 6th of 2020.

02/01/2020 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.

02/18/2020 The Christophers’ Poster Contest

Open to 9-12 graders. Must create an original poster that interprets the theme “One Person Can Make a Difference,” & illustrates the idea that one person can change the world for the better. $100-$1,000.

02/20/2020 Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarship 

One award of $10,000 and two awards of $5,000 will be given to graduating U.S. high school students who have promoted vegetarianism in their schools and/or communities. Vegetarians do not eat meat, fish, or fowl. Vegans are vegetarians who do not use other animal products such as dairy or eggs.