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Scholarships - For All Students


December Scholarships

$1,500 Worldwide Student Scholarship

CrazyGames.com
In order to participate in the scholarship content, applicants must meet the following criteria; 1) must be currently attending university or college (or set to attend) during the 2017 calendar year; and 2) must be in good standing with current or prospective institution. To apply, applicants need to submit one piece of work. There are no limits on the form of this work. Examples of work would be a game prototype, an essay related to games, an overview of game development technologies, and so forth.
Award: $1,500
Deadline: December 31, 2017
More info: http://www.crazygames.com/scholarship

17oxen Internet Marketing Scholarship

For this scholarship the candidates who are high school seniors or students who are currently enrolled in a college, trade school, or university are eligible. Write an article of 500-1000 words on the topic of "Importance of Internet Marketing in 2017".
Award: $1,000
Deadline: December 20, 2017
More info: http://17oxen.com/scholarships/

AFSCME Family Scholarship

To be eligible, you must:
  • Be a graduating high school senior whose parent, legal guardian or financially responsible grandparent is a full dues-paying AFSCME member;
  • At the time the scholarship is awarded, be enrolled in a full-time degree program either at an accredited four-year institution or at a two-year institution that will transfer credits to a four-year institution; and
  • Have taken the SAT or the ACT.
Award: $2,000
Deadline: December 31, 2017
More info: https://www.afscme.org/members/scholarships/afscme-family-scholarship

C.I.P. Scholarship

Scholarship is open to students age 17 years or older who plan to start a program of higher education within the next 12 months or who are currently enrolled in a program of higher education. Applicant must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States. Applicant must submit a short online application.
Award: $1,000
Deadline: December 31, 2017
More info: http://www.collegeispower.com/scholarship.cfm

First in Family

Scholarship is open to any individual at least sixteen (16) years old who meets one of the following criteria:

    Currently attending high school (or equivalent) and will be attending an accredited university or college in the next academic year.

    Currently attending an accredited university or college (undergraduate and graduate students are both eligible)
    Award: $2,000
    Deadline: December 31, 2017

    More info: https://studysoup.com/scholarships/first-in-family

Foot Locker Scholar Athletes

Applicant must be a current high school senior entering a 4-year accredited U.S. college or university in the Fall of 2018; have a 3.0+GPA (maintained from 9th grade to first semester of 12th grade); and currently be members in good standing of a sports team at their school or are in an after-school sports program.
Award: $20,000
Deadline: December 30, 2017
More info: https://footlockerscholarathletes.com/register

Free Speech Essay Contest

Contest is open to juniors and seniors in U.S. high schools, including home-schooled students, as well as U.S. citizens attending schools overseas. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to free speech.
Award: Up to $10,000
Deadline: December 31, 2017
More info: https://www.thefire.org/student-network/essay-contest/

Fueloyal Trucking Industry Scholarship

Scholarship is open to high school seniors and undergraduate students. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to the trucking industry.
Award: $1,000
Deadline: December 31, 2017
More info: https://www.fueloyal.com/scholarship/

G2 Overachievers Student Grant

Student grant is open to exceptional young scholars aged 13 to 19 in middle school or high school who are making a difference in others’ lives outside of the classroom.
Award: $12,500
Deadline: December 31, 2017
More info: http://g2overachievers.com/enter/

George S. & Stella M. Knight Essay Contest

The contest is open to high school students (9th through 12th grades) attending home schools, public, parochial, or private high schools that are interested in the American Revolution. Students must submit an original 800- to 1,200-word essay based on an event, person, philosophy or ideal associated with the American Revolution, Declaration of Independence, or the framing of the United States Constitution.
Award: Up to $5,000
Deadline: December 31, 2017
More info: https://www.sar.org/education/youth-contests-awards/george-s-stella-m-knight-essay-contest

Global Student Scholarship

Scholarship is open to any non-U.S. individual at least thirteen (13) years old who meets one of the following criteria:

    Currently attending high school (or equivalent) and will be attending an accredited American high school or college in the next academic year.

    Currently attending an accredited American university or college (undergraduate and graduate students are both eligible)
    Award: $2,000
    Deadline: December 31, 2017
    More info: https://studysoup.com/scholarships/global-student 

The Home Gear Scholarship

To apply you must be a full time student who is enrolled in a university, college or high school. Applicant must write an essay of 750-1000 words on your favorite gadget at home.
Award: $500
Deadline: December 31, 2017
More info: http://thehomegear.com/scholarship/

National WWII Museum Student Essay Contest

Contest is open to grades 5-12. Must submit an essay on President Roosevelt's quote to emergencies ‘as serious as war itself’ faced by our country and our world and what the role of the United States as the ‘Arsenal of Democracy’ should be today.
Award: Up to $1,000
Deadline: December 29, 2017
More info: https://www.nationalww2museum.org/students-teachers/school-programs/essay-contest

Phil's Reviews Video Scholarship

Applicants must be currently attending high school as a senior or attending a community college, technical school or university; must be in good academic standing with your current educational institution. For applicants under 18, you must have permission from a parent or legal guardian. Create an informative and entertaining bicycle video.
Award: $1,000
Deadline: December 31, 2017
More info: http://www.philsreviews.com/scholarship

The Sweet Flow Digital Marketing Scholarship

Applicants must all applicants must be entering or actively enrolled (at least part-time) in a college or university and applicants must be residents of the United States.
Award: $1,000
Deadline: December 31, 2017
More info: http://www.thesweetflow.com/scholarship/

Your Softball Scholarship

Scholarship is open to all students who are passionate about the game and want to see it grow and thrive. Applicant must be currently attending or planning to attend a college or university. Age is also not an issue because passion and love for the sport are all that matters. However, if you are below the legal age (under 18), you should get some consent from parents or legal guardians before you make your application.​ Submit a story that should be between 1000 and 1500 words on any topic related to softball.
Award: $1,000
Deadline: December 20, 2017
More info: https://yoursoftball.com/scholarship/
January Scholarships

Annual CGTrader Scholarship

Scholarship eligibility requirements: minimum 2.5 GPA; high school senior, undergraduate or graduate student; and full-time enrolled in academic institution September 1, 2017 - January 15, 2018. Submit a 500-1000 word essay on "Using games for social good and playful learning".
Award: Up to $2,000
Deadline: January 15, 2018
More info: https://www.cgtrader.com/scholarships 

Dell Scholars Program

Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who have participated in an approved college readiness program (such as AVID, GEAR UP, Upward Bound – see full list on website) in grades 11 and 12.
Award: $20,000
Deadline: January 15, 2018
More info: http://www.dellscholars.org/

Fred J. Epstein Youth Achievement Award

Award recognizes the strengths and accomplishments of young people with learning disabilities and ADHD. Award is open to a student 19 years old or younger who has demonstrated initiative, talent and determination resulting in a notable accomplishment in any field, including art, music, science, math, athletics, or community service.
Award: $1,000
Deadline: January 15, 2018
More info: http://www.smartkidswithld.org/2018-fred-j-epstein-youth-achievement-award/

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship

Applicant must be a high school senior, a U.S. citizen, have a 3.0+ GPA and plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study toward a bachelor's degree at an accredited four-year college or university in the U.S. for the entire upcoming academic year.
Award: Up to $40,000
Deadline: January 4, 2018
More info: https://www.reaganfoundation.org/education/scholarship-programs/ge-reagan-foundation-scholarship-program/

Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award

Award is open to classical instrumentalists, vocalists, and composers between the ages of 8 and 18 who have not yet entered college during the 2017-2018 academic year.
Award: Up to $10,000
Deadline: January 8, 2018
More info: https://www.fromthetop.org/apply/scholarship-opportunity-jack-kent-cooke-young-artist-award/

John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest

The contest is open to United States high school students in grades nine through twelve attending public, private, parochial, or home schools; US students under the age of twenty enrolled in a high school correspondence/GED program; and US citizens attending schools overseas. Must submit an original and creative essay that demonstrates an understanding of political courage as described by John F. Kennedy in Profiles in Courage.
Award: Up to $10,000

Deadline: January 4, 2018
More info: http://www.jfklibrary.org/Education/Profile-in-Courage-Essay-Contest.aspx

Letters About Literature Competition

Competition is open to students in grades four through 12. Applicant must select a fiction or nonfiction book, poem or play and write a personal letter to the author on how the author’s work changed the applicant or their view of the world.
Award: Up to $1,000
Deadline: January 12, 2018
More info: http://www.read.gov/letters/

MIT THINK Scholars Program

Applicant must be a current high school student at a school in the United States. Applicant must submit a project proposal on a science, technology or engineering idea.
Award: $1,000 budget, chance to win $500 scholarship, mentorship, and a trip to MIT
Deadline: January 1, 2018
More info: http://think.mit.edu/

NSHSS Greg Goff Leadership Awards

Eligible applicants are high school seniors with a minimum GPA of 3.0.  The application is open to students worldwide. This scholarship is based on outstanding leadership to help encourage and recognize young leaders in their schools and communities and to help invest in their higher education.

Award: $2,000
Deadline: January 16, 2018
More info: http://nshssfoundation.org/scholarships/greg-goff-leadership-awards/

Washington Crossing Foundation Essay Contest

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen, a high school senior and planning a career of service to the U.S. in local, state, or federal government​.
Award: Up to $5,000
Deadline: January 15, 2018
More info: http://gwcf.org/AppDownload.html 

Young Filmmakers Contest

Contest is open to students in grades 3 through college (ages 8 and up) from the United States. Student must create a film on one of many given topics related to the Earth.
Award: Up to $1,000
Deadline: January 14, 2018
More info: http://www.oneearthfilmfest.org/contest-details/
March Scholarships

Bay Alarm Medical 2018 Scholarship Program

Applicant must be involved in a community service effort/volunteer opportunity where you work with the elderly OR participate in caregiving duties for an elderly relative living in your home.
Award: $1000-$3500
Deadline: March 31, 2018
More info: https://www.bayalarmmedical.com/scholarship/

GoStartABlog's Young Writers Scholarship

Applicant must be enrolled in a graduate program, undergraduate program, or be a high school senior (one year prior to college) who has a valid acceptance letter to attend a university. Create an original essay on the topic 'Writing has given me the opportunity to...'. It must be between 2000-2500 words to be eligible.
Award: $1,000
Deadline: March 1, 2018
More info: https://gostartablog.com/scholarship/
April Scholarships

BeArt-Presets Academic Scholarship Program

Our scholarship program is available to an undergraduate, a graduate, or a high school senior with an acceptance from an accredited University or College. In 1500 words or less, explain: "How will The BeArt-Presets Academic Scholarship impact your life?"
Award: $5,000
Deadline: April 1, 2018
More info: https://www.beart-presets.com/beart-scholarship-program

College Success Scholarship by Study.com

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident; must be enrolled (or accepted) in an accredited college or university and planning on continuing the next year; and graduating high school seniors who meet the above mentioned criteria may apply.
Award: $1,000
Deadline: April 1, 2018
More info: http://study.com/blog/college-success-scholarship-by-study-com.html

The Kristina Flores Overcoming All Odds Scholarship

Scholarship is open to high school students; vocational/professional students; and freshman & sophomores in college. Applicants must display how they overcame significant obstacles to complete/continue school and must submit a 1000 word essay how you overcame a significant adversity to complete/continue school.
Award: $1,000
Deadline: April 1, 2018
More info: http://www.sandiegoaddictions.com/overcoming-all-odds-scholarship/
May Scholarships

B.Davis Scholarship

This Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution. There is no age restriction. This is not an academic scholarship but we would like to know where you are going to school now and what your future academic plans are. To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay of less than 1000 words on the topic: Describe the three characteristics of leadership you value most. Discuss why you believe that these traits are so important and how you feel that they are developed in an individual.
Award: $1,000
Deadline: May 22, 2018
More info: http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm

Bestmattressreviews.com Sleep Scholarship

This scholarship is intended to be used for tuition during the 2018-19 school year. Applicants must be current high school seniors attending school in the United States OR current college students already studying at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution.
Award: $1,000
Deadline: May 19, 2018
More info: https://www.bestmattressreviews.com/sleep-scholarship

Fresh n' Lean Scholarship

Scholarship is open to high school seniors or college students who are legal residents of the United States and students must be enrolled in a school semester beginning no later than Fall 2018. Applicants required to submit a video or photos with a short essay (see “Make A Video” section for details).
Award: $1,500
Deadline: May 1, 2018
More info: https://www.freshnlean.com/scholarship-application/ 

Quit Smoking Scholarship

Applicant must be 14 years or older and accepted to or enrolled in a high school, college or university in the United States. Must submit an essay between a 1,000 and 1,500 words that provides an answer to the following questions:

  • How is smoking hurting individuals and the society as a whole?
  • Society takes a much stricter stance on a lot of less harmful substances – why is smoking still largely off the radar of most governments?
  • How can we tackle the smoking epidemic? What would be our best course of action in the fight against smoking and why do you believe it would work
  • How do you imagine a smoke-free world and how does it differ from the world we live in today?
  • If you could offer current smokers one piece of advice, what would it be?

Award: $5,000
Deadline: May 31, 2018
More info: https://ecigarettereviewed.com/scholarship

June Scholarships

Car Seat Safety 2017-2018 Scholarship Program

Applicants must be:
  1. You must be a U.S. citizen with proof of citizenship. International students may not apply at this time.
  2. You must be a high school graduate at the time of the award, failure to complete a high school curriculum will result in the disqualification and revocation of the reward. If this happens, the scholarship will go to the next person in line.
  3. Anyone who applies must be in high school, home schooled, or a college student who plans to attend an accredited post-secondary institution. Anyone attending schools outside of the United States are ineligible to apply.
  4. You must plan to attend a post-secondary institution or be in pursuit of a post-secondary degree. If you do not attend college, your degree will be revoked.
  5. All applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA when applying and when awarded.

Along with your application, you must also include a 1,500-2,500-word essay that uses correct grammar, punctuation, and writing modes.
Award: Up to $3,000
Deadline: June 24, 2018
More info: https://bestcarseathub.com/scholarship-program/

HelpTeaching.com Scholarship

Applicants must be current High School or College Students located in the United States or Canada. Applicants must submit a short story or informational article for children (400-800 words).
Award: $1,000
Deadline: June 1, 2018
More info: http://www.helpteaching.com/resources/scholarship
PSAT Resources
The PSAT is just around the corner and the county Library the resources listed below to help students prepare.

Learning Express Library (LEL)

This resource includes tutorials with downloadable materials, timed practice exams, and helpful test taking tips for the PSAT. LEL helps individuals to further their career paths with a robust complement of College and Career Readiness tools. School Center focuses on K-12 skill-building and improvement in math and language arts, College Preparation Center focuses on 9-11 grade AP, PSAT, ACT, and SAT Exams, and College Center focuses on post-secondary education skill-building including practice exams for undergraduate (Accuplacer, Asset, Compass). Learning Express Library will also include updated information about the NEW SAT Exam starting in January.

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Gale Testing & Education Reference Center

Gale Cengage Learning provides individuals with start-to-finish resources with all the information and support materials needed to make informed, confident decisions to shape your life. This resource includes over 300 practice tests and courses, dozens of ebooks and study materials, information about more than 4,000 schools, scholarships, resume builder, and career module that help you cover subjects from career change to salary negotiation. Testing & Education Reference Center has sections for High School, College Prep, Career, Grad School, and International tools. Each section includes official practice exams (PSAT, SAT, ACT, AP and more) and study materials for accurate and productive student learning.

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