Scholarships

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Scholarships

DEADLINE SCHOLARSHIP DESCRIPTION
12/14/2018 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Scholarships - Art Award

For 7-12th graders. Submit an original piece of art or writing. $500-1,000. See link for local deadlines: 
http://www.artandwriting.org/the-awards/guidelines-deadlines/ 

12/14/2018 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Scholarships - Writing Award

For 7-12th graders. Submit an original piece of art or writing. $500-1,000. See link for local deadlines:
http://www.artandwriting.org/the-awards/guidelines-deadlines/ 

12/14/2018 Foot Locker Scholar Athletes

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

12/15/2018 Mas Family Scholarship

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

12/15/2018 AXA Achievement Scholarship

Students have the opportunity to receive a $2,500, $10,000 or $25,000 scholarship. In addition, for every student who wins a scholarship, a grant in the amount of $1,000 will be made to the winner’s school.

12/28/2018 National WWII Museum Essay Contest

For MS/HS students. Write an essay on a particular topic. $500-1,000.

12/31/2018 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?"

12/31/2018 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."

12/31/2018 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.

12/31/2018 ZipRecruiter Winter/Spring Scholarship

($3,000) To enter, please write a 500-800 word essay that addresses a job you previously held and your ideal post-grad job. 

12/31/2018 ZipRecruiter Summer/Fall Scholarship

($3,000) To enter, please write a follow-up email for after a job interview—win a $3,000 scholarship!​

01/01/2019 GSBA Scholarship Fund

The GSBA Scholarship Fund awards educational scholarships to Washington State LGBTQ and allied students who exhibit leadership potential, demonstrate strong academic abilities, and are actively involved in school and community organizations.

01/01/2019 John Lennon Scholarship

Open only to U.S. college students between the ages of 17 and 24. Three scholarships with prizes totaling $20,000 will be awarded to the best original songs submitted to the competition.

01/09/2019 Ron Brown Scholar Program

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

01/10/2019 APIASF Scholarship Program

For Asian and/or Pacific Islander 12th grade students. Citizenship/legal residency required. Have a min. cum. GPA of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale (unweighted) or a GED. Must apply for FAFSA & submit one letter of recommendation online. $2,500-$20,000

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