Scholarships

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Scholarships

DEADLINE SCHOLARSHIP DESCRIPTION
10/26/2018 U.S. Bank Scholarship Program

Complete a series of Financial Genius for Life online learning modules for a chance to win.

10/30/2018 Apply for the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest

Public school teachers nationwide can help their school win a share of $2M* in Samsung technology by entering the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow contest. Developing projects that apply STEAM subjects to improve your local community, can empower your students to learn creative problem solving and critical thinking skills.

10/31/2018 LEAP Rise Above aka 1% Scholarship Fund

($1,000-$5,000) - For Latino/a students.  Must graduate this spring & enroll in college next fall.

10/31/2018 Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship

($2,000) - In 250 words or less submit a response to the question: "Imagine that your high school or college has been overrun with zombies. Your math professor, the cafeteria ladies, and even your best friend have all joined the walking dead. Flesh out a plan to avoid the zombies, including where you’d hide and the top-five things you’d bring to stay alive."

10/31/2018 County Office Scholarship

($1,000) - Please write a 500-1500 word essay for the following prompt: "Describe how one of the local government offices (or type of office) listed on our website has improved your own life and/or the lives of people around you." (Note scroll to bottom of site for info).

10/31/2018 Disney Dreamers Academy Applications.

(Academy) - Disney Dreamers Academy is a 4-day, power-packed event in which 100 select high school students, ages 13 to 19, are inspired, motivated and prepared to dream big.

10/31/2018 Coca-Cola Scholars Scholarship

($20,000) - High school seniors with a minimum 3.0 unweighted GPA may apply on our website in August of their senior year until the October 31 deadline. 150 Coca-Cola Scholars are selected each year to receive this $20,000 scholarship.

10/31/2018 Voice of Democracy Scholarship.

The VFW is dedicated to promoting patriotism and investing in our future generation. If you are a democracy-loving high school student interested in a $30,000 college scholarship or a patriotic middle school student interested in winning $5,000, these scholarships may be for you.  The 2016-17 theme is: My Responsibility to America

11/01/2018 Berrien Fragos Thorn Arts Scholarships for Migrant Farmworkers

($500 - $2,500) - Students must demonstrate an interest in pursuing further development of their talents in the arts.

11/01/2018 Ron Brown Scholar Program

($10,000/yearly) - Applicants must be African American HS seniors who exhibit exceptional leadership potential & excel academically. The November 1st deadlines allow applicants to be considered for the Ron Brown Scholar Program and be eligible to have their contact information forwarded to a select number of additional colleges and scholarship providers. Regular application deadline is 1/9/2018.

11/05/2018 NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing

Honors young women in HS for their computing-related achievements and interests. Awardees are selected for their computing and IT aptitude, leadership ability, academic history, and plans for postsecondary education. 

11/06/2018 ACT SIX - Tacoma-Seattle

(Full Tuition) - Act Six will select approximately 22 of Tacoma-Seattle’s most promising urban leaders for scholarships to four partner colleges: Gonzaga University, Northwest University, Pacific Lutheran University, and Whitworth University. Act Six scholars are chosen through a rigorous, highly competitive, three-phase selection process that spans four months.

11/06/2018 ACT SIX - Portland

(Full Tuition) - Act Six will select approximately 17 of the Portland area's most promising community leaders for scholarships to George Fox University and Warner Pacific College. Act Six scholars are chosen through a rigorous, highly competitive, three-phase selection process that spans four months.

11/06/2018 ACT SIX - Spokane

(Full Tuition) - Act Six will select approximately 8 of Spokane's most promising community leaders for scholarships to Gonzaga University and Whitworth University. Act Six scholars are chosen through a rigorous, highly competitive, three-phase selection process that spans four months.

11/06/2018 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

For young people who have demonstrated exemplary voluntary service to their communities. Max. award: $1,000 and a trip to Washington, D.C. Eligibility: Students grades 5-12 who have conducted a volunteer service activity within the past year.

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