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American Spirit Scholarship Photo Contest

  • Amount: $500.00 award

  • Deadline: June 1of each year

  • Return to: see details at website

  • Eligibility: The contest is open to students aged 13 to 18.

  • Go to: http://www.secretsforwinningscholarships.com/2011-scholarship-contest/


AFSA National Scholarship Essay Contest

  • Go to: http://afsascholarship.org/highschool.html

  • Amount: National Winner, $4,000; 2nd prize winner, $3,000; 3rd prize winner, $2,000; 4 – regional winners get $1.000 each.

  • Deadline: early January of each year

  • Return to: see details at website

  • Eligibility: see details at website


All-Ink.com Scholarship

  • Amount: up to $5,000.00

  • Deadline: January through December for following school year

  • Return to: apply online at www.all-ink.com/scholarship.aspx

  • Eligibility: minimum 2.5 GPA, US citizen or permanent resident, must complete 2 essays.

  • Go to: http://www.all-ink.com/scholarship.aspx



APHA (American Public Health Association) Get Ready Scholarship


  • Amount: 6 - $500 scholarships available

  • Deadline: see details at above web address

  • Return to: see details at website

  • Eligibility: Current high school seniors, undergraduates, or graduate students who understands the importance of emergency preparedness, you may qualify for this scholarship.

  • Go to: http://www.getreadyforflu.org/new_pg_scholarship.htm


Area Go Texan Scholarship Application

  • Amount: 4 year, $12,000.00 award

  • Deadline: January each year, see website

  • Eligibility: US citizen, senior ranked in upper third (1/3) of graduating class, SAT minimum score of 1350 or ACT minimum score of 19, must enroll in a Texas college or university, must be involved in extracurricular and community activities, limit on other scholarships/financial aid.

  • Go to www.rodeohouston.com for more info…. http://www.rodeohouston.com/about/scholarship/index.aspx


Barbara Jordan Historical Essay Competition

  • Amount: up to $2,500.00

  • Deadline: February of each year

  • Return to: The Barbara Jordan Historical Essay Competition PO Box N Austin, Texas 78713-8914

  • Eligibility: any high school student

  • Go to: www.utexas.edu/world/barbarajordan/ for more info or to print entry form.


Campus Discovery “Advice to Your High School Self” Scholarship

  • Amount: $2,500 award

  • Deadline: July 31, 2011

  • Return to: see details at website

  • Eligibility: To qualify, you must be a US student enrolled at a college or university. Recent college grads with an Associates or Bachelor's degree in 2009, 2010 and 2011 also qualify.

  • Go to: http://www.campusdiscovery.com/

  • Click on “Scholarship Details” on left of screen.

Carr P. Collins Scholars Program at Baylor University

  • Amount: $3,900.00 each year, renewable for 4 years

  • Deadline: January 31 each year; see: http://www.baylor.edu/admissions/index.php?id=59373

  • Return to: apply online at www.baylor.edu/admissions/CarrPCollins

  • Eligibility: meet all university requirements for admission, have a minimum combined critical reading and math score of 1250 on the SAT or a minimum of 28 on the ACT, be in the top quarter of graduating class, have proven leadership qualities and a commitment to campus and community service.



College Prowler Scholarships Match Website


  • Amount: $3.2 million in scholarships available

  • Deadline: Vary

  • Return to: see details at website

  • Eligibility: The Competition is available to high school juniors or seniors. You must be going through, or have gone through, the college selection process and respond to one of the three questions posed on the Web site. You must be a legal resident of the United States; international students with valid visa's are also eligible.

  • Go to: http://collegeprowler.com/scholarships/


Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation

  • The CKSF awards scholarships to students through internet-based quiz competitions. There is no essay writing or long applications to complete. Students receive scholarship awards based on common knowledge and basic education curricula.

  • Open to every high school student in the United States, this is a monthly online quiz tournament.

  • Go to www.cksf.org to register or for more information.


Courageous Persuaders Scholarship

  • Amount: $500.00 - $3,000.00

  • Deadline: visit: http://www.courageouspersuaders.com/

  • Return to: apply online at www.mccanndetroit.com/persuade/

  • Eligibility: any high school student

  • Misc info: Create a 30 second commercial targeted at middle school students to warn them about the dangers of underage drinking. The winning team will have their commercial aired on television.

  • Go to: http://www.mccanndetroit.com/persuade/


Discover Card Tribute Award

  • Amount: 300 state scholarships of $2,500; 10 national scholarships for $25,000. Scholarships for high school juniors to use for postsecondary education at two/four year colleges as well as trade/technical schools.

  • Deadline: Fall deadline, December 31; Spring deadline, Aril 30 of each year

  • Return to: see details at website

  • Eligibility: Criteria for selecting winners - includes special talents, overcoming an obstacle, community service and leadership. Applicants must have a GPA of 2.75 or higher in the ninth and tenth grades.

  • Go to: http://www.discoverfinancial.com/community/scholarship.shtml


Education is Freedom National Scholarship Program

  • Amount: $2,000.00

  • Deadline: November through January (application period)

  • Return to: see details of program at: www.educationisfreedom.com (membership required)

  • Eligibility: Seniors who plan to enroll as a full-time student at a two or four year college or university; legal United States resident for one year; GPA between 3.0-3.5; demonstrate financial need, leadership, participation in activities, and work history.


Elder & Leemaur Publishers Scholarships

  • This is an essay contest.

  • $12,000 in scholarships and awards.

  • Top Ten Online Grants.

  • New Scholarships and Popular Scholarships, go to: http://www.studentscholarships.org/


FFA Scholarship Book

  • There are many scholarships available for current FFA members who are seniors.

  • Go to www.ffa.org for an application. You only fill out one application, and you are considered for all scholarships for which you meet the criteria.

  • The deadline is February 15, 2007 (postmarked).

  • Grants and Scholarships at: https://www.ffa.org/programs/grantsandscholarships/Pages/default.aspx


Gates Millennium Scholars

  • Amount: varies

  • Deadline: January 10, 2011

  • Return to: get forms at http://www.gmsp.org

  • Eligibility: must be African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American or Hispanic American; US citizen or permanent resident; have attained a cumulative GPA of 3.3; meet Federal Pell Grant eligibility criteria; have demonstrated leadership skills; have all required forms completed and submitted by the deadline.

  • Scholarship links: http://www.gmsp.org/(eaxktmvhfunbaf550k1o0fv5)/publicweb/Scholarships.aspx


GetReadyforFlu.org/new_pg_scholarship.htm.

  • Amount: 2 scholarships - $500 each available for high school students

  • Deadline: see details at above web address

  • Return to: see details at website

  • Eligibility: Are you able to answer a simple question about what the American Dream means to you? If you're ready to write a 750-word essay about your embodiment of the American Dream, you might win.

  • Go to: http://www.getreadyforflu.org/new_pg_scholarship.htm


Horatio Alger Association Scholarships - Texas

  • Amount: 7 - $5,000.00 scholarships to high schools seniors.

  • Deadline: October of each year

  • Return to: see details at website

  • Eligibility: Awarded to students who integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity. Other criteria used to choose the winners include a GPA of 2.0 or higher, the desire to contribute to society and strength of character.

  • Go to: https://www.horatioalger.org/scholarships/program_texas.cfm


Horatio Alger Texas – Ft. Worth Scholarship Program

  • Amount: 12 - $5,000.00 scholarships to high schools seniors in Ft. Worth, TX.

  • Deadline: October of each year

  • Return to: see details at website

  • Eligibility: Awarded to students who integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity. Other criteria used to choose the winners include a GPA of 2.0 or higher, the desire to contribute to society and strength of character.

  • Go to: https://www.horatioalger.org/scholarships/program_texasfw.cfm


Horatio Alger John Hardin Hudiburg Scholarship Program (Texas)

  • Amount: 1- $5,000.00 scholarships to high schools seniors attending high school in one of the following: Grapevine-Colleyville, Hurst-Euless-Bedford, Keller and Birdville ISD’s.

  • Deadline: October of each year

  • Return to: see details at website

  • Eligibility: Awarded to students who integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity. Other criteria used to choose the winners include a GPA of 2.0 or higher, the desire to contribute to society and strength of character.

  • Go to: https://www.horatioalger.org/scholarships/program_texashudiburg.cfm


Horatio Alger Ronald C. Waranch Scholarship Program (Texas)

  • Amount: 5- $5,000.00 scholarships to high schools seniors.

  • Deadline: October of each year

  • Return to: see details at website

  • Eligibility: Awarded to students who integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity. Other criteria used to choose the winners include a GPA of 2.0 or higher, the desire to contribute to society and strength of character.

  • Go to: https://www.horatioalger.org/scholarships/program_waranchtexas.cfm

Hunt Leadership Scholars at SMU

  • Amount: full SMU tuition and fees

  • Deadline: read information at: http://smu.edu/hunt/howtoapply.asp

  • Return to: apply online at www.smu.edu

  • Eligibility: rank in top 25% of graduating class; composite SAT 1200 on math and critical reading or ACT 28; extraordinary leadership (leadership is the primary criterion for selection); at least 16 academic units; submission of Hunt Essay.


KFC Colonel’s Scholars

  • Amount: up to $5,000.00 per year for 4 years

  • Deadline: Begins 1 December; closes the middle of February each year

  • Return to: apply online at www.kfcscholars.org

  • Eligibility: graduating from high school this academic year, enrolling in a public college or university, maintain at least a 2.75 GPA, pursuing a bachelor’s degree, a US citizen or permanent resident.

  • Go to: http://www.kfcscholars.org/


Mensa Education and Research Foundation Scholarship Program/Essay Competition

  • Amount: $600.00

  • Deadline: September through January each year

  • Return to: www.mensafoundation.org/scholarships to get an application.

  • Mail application to Mensa Foundation Scholarship PO Box 5904 Round Rock, TX 78683-5904

  • Eligibility: will have to provide proof of enrollment in a post-secondary institution for school year.


Navy Reserve Officer Training Candidate (NROTC) Scholarship

  • Amount: up to $180,00.00 (4 yrs of tuition, books, fees paid)

  • Deadline: go to http://www.navy.com/navy/joining/education-opportunities/nrotc.html

  • Return to: www.navy.com/careers/nrotc/ to start an application

  • Eligibility: 17 years old by Sept 1, high school graduate, Navy physical qualification, SAT of 530 verbal/520 math or ACT of 22 math/22 English


NFIB Young Entrepreneur Award NEW

  • Amount: $1,000.00-$10,000.00

  • Deadline: October through February each year

  • Return to: apply online at: http://www.nfib.com/yef/yef-programs/young-entrepreneur-awards

  • Eligibility: high school senior who has demonstrated entrepreneurial spirit and initiative (started own business, or participates in organizations such as DECA, FBLA, Junior Achievement, etc).


OP Loftbed Scholarship

  • Amount: 1- $500.00 award

  • Deadline: July 31of each year

  • Return to: see details at website

  • Eligibility: OP Loftbed is giving back to the college community by offering a scholarship to US citizens. Essay topics vary from year to year.

  • Go to: http://oploftbed.com/scholarship/index.php


Patricia M. McNamara Memorial Scholarship

  • Amount: 1 - $500 scholarship; others available for $5,000, &$10,000 from this site.

  • Deadline: $500 – May 31 of each year

  • Return to: see details at website

  • Eligibility: Did you have to overcome obstacles to achieve your goals? If you are like most students, it wasn't an easy ride.

  • Go to: http://www.patricias-scholarship.org/


SallieMae.com

  • Amount: 3 million scholarships that total $16 billion.

  • Deadline: vary each year.

  • Return to: see details at website

  • Eligibility: graduating high school students.

  • Go to: http://go.salliemae.com/scholarship/default.aspx?dtd_cell=SMPLSHWBSMAL7452



Sam Walton Community Scholarship

  • Amount: $1,000.00

  • Deadline: Apply on-line from November - January

  • Return to: go to www.walmartfoundation.org for more information, printable online instructions, and the link to apply. (must use application code SWCS)

  • Go to: http://walmartstores.com/CommunityGiving/8736.aspx?p=236

  • Eligibility: Can’t be a Wal-Mart store or Sam’s Club associate, or the child or legal dependent of a Wal-Mart store or Sam’s Club associate.


Scholarship4Moms

  • Amount: $10,000 scholarship

  • Deadline: June 15 each year

  • Return to: see details at website

  • Eligibility: focused on hardworking moms who want to complete their education, but don't have the time, money or the support to meet their goal.

  • Go to: http://www.scholarships4moms.net/



ScholarshipPoints.com $10,000 Scholarships


  • Register to qualify for multiple scholarship drawings each month. You can increase your chances of winning college money by taking surveys, reading blogs and other easy online activities.

  • Go to: http://www.scholarshippoints.com/



State Farm Texas Scholar Athlete

  • Amount: $250.00

  • Deadline: no deadline

  • Return to: Counselor’s office

  • Rules, etc.: http://texasscholarathlete.com/rules/nominationreq.aspx

  • Eligibility: currently active in one high school sport, display leadership and good citizenship on and off the field, maintain a 3.0 GPA.


Texas Student Housing Scholarship Program

  • Amount: $2,500.00 per year towards off-campus housing

  • Deadline: January 15, 2011

  • Return to: read instructions at http://www.texasstudenthousing.net/index.php?ln=en&pg=home

  • Eligibility: Limited to students who will be attending college in Austin, College Station, Denton or San Marcos.


The American Legion Scholarships

  • Go to: http://www.legion.org/scholarships

  • Read scholarship information on:

American Legion Legacy Scholarship;

American Legion Baseball Scholarship;

Samsung American Legion Scholarship;

National High School Oratorical Contest;

Eagle Scout of the Year;

Eight & Forty Lung & Respiratory Disease Nursing Scholarship Fund.


United States Foreign Service National High School Essay Contest

  • Amount: $750.00-$2,500.00

  • Deadline: Rules & Guidelines posted each Fall: http://www.afsa.org/essaycontest/rules10.cfm

  • Scholarships, go to: http://www.afsa.org/information.aspx

  • Eligibility: Must write a 750-1000 word essay—Analyze and explain how the members of the Foreign Service promote United States national interests by participating in the resolution of today’s major international issues.


USA Funds Access to Education Scholarship

  • Amount: $1,500.00

  • Deadline: February each year

  • Return to: www.usafunds.org/scholarship (apply online)

  • Eligibility: high school seniors, plan to enroll in two or four year-college or university, annual income of $35,000.00 or less, US citizen or eligible non-citizen.

www.TuitionFundingSources.com

  • Tuition Funding Sources provides students with access to the world’s largest scholarship database along with college and career information.

  • TFS contains career and personality tests, career guidance information, and information on State and Federal Financial Aid Programs.

  • Go to www.TuitionFundingSources.com, click on Login and first time user. Select state where you live and school that you attend. Enter your email address and create password.



Voice of Democracy VFW $30,000 Scholarship


  • Amount: $30,000 scholarship available; other scholarships range from $1,000 to $16,000.

  • Deadline: Voice of Democracy – Nov. 1; Patriots’ Pen Youth Essay – Nov. 1; Scouting Scholarship – Mar. 1.

  • Return to: see details at website

  • Eligibility: See specific scholarships for details: Voice of Democracy Scholarship Competition; Patriot's Pen Essay Contest, and Scout of the Year Scholarship program.

  • Go to: http://www.vfw.org/Community/Programs/


VFW Post 10904 Scholarship Opportunities

  • Amount: $2,500.00, $5,000.00, $10,000.00

  • Deadline: Vary each year

  • Return to: Ladies Auxiliary to the VFW

  • Eligibility: any student enrolled in public high school

  • Voice of Democracy entry form; Patriot’s Pen entry from; Outstanding Young Volunteer of the Year Award entry form;

  • Young American Patriotic Art Brochure;

  • Go to: http://www.vfw10804.org/scholarship.html


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