Scholarship listing-november 1, 2010



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SCHOLARSHIP LISTING-NOVEMBER 1, 2010

All scholarships are for seniors only unless indicated and are found in the file cabinet in the Guidance Office college/career corner.


DEADLINE NAME

NOV. 30

STOKES EDUCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM (NAT. SECURITY AGENCY)

Planning to major in computer science or computer/electrical engineering, min ACT 25, B cum GPA http://www.nsa.gov/careers/opportunities_4_u/students/stokes.shtml




DEC. 1

SAE ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIPS

Plan to earn a degree in engineering or a related science (ex. Math, chemistry, physics, biology, technologies, computer sciences) - online only www.sae.org/students/engschlr.htm




DEC. 1

DAR – KISHWAUKEE TRAIL CHAPTER

Christopher Columbus Essay Contest for students in grades 9-12. Length between 800 and 1200 words. Pick up additional information in guidance.



GRADES 9-12


DEC. 1

DAR – GOOD CITIZEN AWARD/ESSAY CONTEST

Submit a list of community, athletic, and MCHS club activities to Ms. Schultz. The applicants will be reviewed by a committee. The student selected to represent MCHS will be invited to participate in an essay/scholarship contest.




DEC. 3

LINCOLNLAND LEGENDS

750-1000 words on someone from community who inspires them and has made a significant contribution to the field of business & the community www.illinoisdollarsforscholars.org - online only GRADES 9-12




DEC. 11

ELKS MOST VALUABLE STUDENT Based upon scholarship, leadership, financial need http://www.elks.org/enf/scholars/mvs.cfm


DEC. 15

AXA ACHIEVEMENT SCHOLARSHIP

Demonstrate: ambition, drive, determination to set and reach goals, respect for self/family/community, ability to succeed in college - online only



www.axa-achievement.com


DEC. 15

NFIB YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

Apply if you have an officially established business. - online only



www.NFIB.com/YEA


DEC. 19



COLUMBIA COLLEGE CHICAGO YOUNG AUTHORS

Categories: fiction, creative nonfiction, short plays Download entry form at: http://www.colum.edu/Academics/Fiction_Writing/YA/YA09




DEC. 31

HAZ LA U EDUCATIONAL GRANT PROGRAM

To honor Hispanic Heritage Month, Colgate proudly announces the return of its scholarship program "Haz la U" or "Make the U". This program, launched in partnership with the Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF), aims to award educational – www.colgate.com/hazlau




JAN. 8

2011 PROFILE IN COURAGE ESSAY CONTEST

Write an original and creative essay of 1,000 words or less that demonstrates an understanding of political courage as described by John F. Kennedy in Profile in Courage. www.jfklibrary.org




JAN. 10


GATES MILLENIUM SCHOLARSHIP

Students are eligible to be considered for a GMS scholarship if they: Are African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American or Hispanic American, Are a citizen, national or legal permanent resident of the United States have attained a cumulative high school GPA of 3.3 on an unweighted 4.0 scale or have earned a GED – online only www.GMSP.org




JAN. 15

SAE ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIPS

Plan to earn a degree in engineering or a related science (ex. Math, chemistry, physics, biology, technologies, computer sciences) (apply online) www.sae.org/students/engschlr.htm




FEB. 10 KFC COLONEL’S SCHOLARS (between Dec. 1-Feb. 10)

Minimum GPA cum 2.75 (8.2 our scale), enroll in an Illinois public

College www.kfcscholars.org



FEB.15

LILLIAN E. GLOVER SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria: upper 1/3 of graduating class, enrolling in college in an Education or Education-Related degree program (i.e.: librarian, school nurse, media specialist, school psychologist or social worker). Selection based on student statement, scholastic ability, leadership qualities, school activities, and out of school activities.



FEB. 15

NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR COOPERATIVE EDUCATION

Students interested in science, mathematics, engineering and technology should apply for this scholarship. Must be accepted to any of the following: Drexel University, Johnson & Wales University, Kettering University, Rochester Institute of Technology, University of Cincinnati, University of Toledo, or Wentworth Institute of Technology.




FEB. 15

GFWC ILLINOIS FEDERATION OF WOMEN’S CLUBS SCHOLARSHIPS – Lorado Taft Art Scholarship

Criteria: extra curricular activities, list of goals, two letters of recommendation, and color photos of digital copies of 3 original art works (include description).




FEB. 15

GFWC ILLINOIS FEDERATION OF WOMEN’S CLUBS SCHOLARSHIPS – Arthur Grant Smith Drama Scholarship

Complete the GFWC Performing Arts Scholarship. Criteria: extra curricular activities, list of goals, two letters of recommendation, and listing of drama/theater background. Must be attending an Illinois school.




FEB. 15

GFWC ILLINOIS FEDERATION OF WOMEN’S CLUBS SCHOLARSHIPS – Hamilton Ridge Music Scholarship

Complete the GFWC Performing Arts Scholarship. Criteria: extra curricular activities, list of goals, two letters of recommendation, and performance audio cassette. Must be attending an Illinois school.




FEB. 15

GFWC ILLINOIS FEDERATION OF WOMEN’S CLUBS SCHOLARSHIPS – Centennial Library Scholarship

This scholarship is for a person pursing a career in Library Science and attending an Illinois school or doing courses on line in an accredited program in the summer or fall of the 2011 school year. Programs allowed are Master of Library Science or Library Technical Assistant.




FEB. 15

GFWC ILLINOIS FEDERATION OF WOMEN’S CLUBS SCHOLARSHIPS – Illinois Cottage Park Ridge Scholarships (vocational for girls)

Criteria: extra curricular activities, list of goals, and two letters of recommendation. Must be attending an Illinois school.




FEB. 15

GFWC ILLINOIS FEDERATION OF WOMEN’S CLUBS SCHOLARSHIPS – Lincoln Lodge Scholarships (vocational for boys)

Criteria: extra curricular activities, list of goals, and two letters of recommendation. Must be attending an Illinois school.




FEB. 15

GFWC ILLINOIS FEDERATION OF WOMEN’S CLUBS SCHOLARSHIPS – Vina A. Miller Memorial Scholarship (Arts)

Criteria: extra curricular activities, list of goals, and two letters of recommendation. Must be attending an Illinois school.




FEB. 26

GIRLS GOING PLACES ENTREPRENEURSHIP AWARD PROGRAM

This annual Guardian's initiative is designed to reward the enterprising spirits of girls ages 12 to 18. Guardian awards prizes to 15 girls who demonstrate budding entrepreneurship; are taking the first steps toward financial independence; and make a difference in their schools and communities. www.girlsgoingplaces.com





MAR. 31

U.S. BANK’S INTERNET SCHOLARSHIPS

Random drawings http://www.usbank.com/cgi_w/cfm/studentloans/marketing.cfm




MAR. 31

CHARTER STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP

Student interested in focusing on marketing, accounting, businees administration and/or management, communications, computer technology, engineering, or related field at a post-secondary institution. Must maintain a 3.0/4.0 gpa. Two (2) letters of recommendation and a 250 word essay required.


MARCH 20 AYN RAND-ANTHEM ESSAY



GRADES 9-10 www.aynrand.org/contests

APRIL 25 AYN RAND-THE FOUNTAINHEAD ESSAY



GRADES 11-12 www.aynrand.org/contests


SCHOOL-SPECIFIC SCHOLARSHIPS

DEPAUW UNIVERSITY



  • See school website for dates – www.depauw.edu/rector.edu

DEVRY UNIVERSITY



  • See school website for dates – www.devry.edu/scholarships

EASTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY – MARCH 1



  • Renewable award valued around $13,900 per year.

  • Minimum cumulative gpa of 3.0/4.0 and minimum ACT composite score of 20.

EMORY UNIVERSITY



  • Nomination Scholarship – let your counselor know if you are interested.

  • Recipient averages: 3.95 unweighted gpa & 34 ACT

  • Due date 11-15

EUREKA COLLEGE – ILLINOIS – JANUARY 10



  • Four-year full-tuition scholarship at Eureka College

  • Minimum cumulative gpa of 3.0/4.0 and minimum ACT composite score of 25.

  • Criteria: scholarly abilities, leadership accomplishments, and commitment ot service.

IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY-IOWA-MARCH 1



  • Variety of Scholarships: Rank in top 25% of class, Have a rigorous high school curriculum, or child/grandchild of alumni

UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING



  • ACT of 25 equals $3,000 scholarship renewable for 8 semesters.

  • ACT of 29 equals $5,000 scholarship renewable for 8 semesters.


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