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April 2015 Scholarships for High School Juniors

April 6, 2015
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NAME AMOUNT REQUIREMENTS URL deadline
Alma S. Adams Scholarship 5,000 Applicant must provide evidence of community service activities in an underserved community setting. Service activities may include activism, outreach, or peer counseling in tobacco prevention or control. The community service activity should be described in the personal statement.
Applicants must submit documentation of financial need for scholarship funds (SAR report).
Student pursuing a course of study in public health, communications, social work, education, liberal arts or a related field will be considered eligible.
Applicants must have a Grade Point Average of at least a 3.0 (B average) for the most recent academic year.
Student must be a United States citizen or a permanent legal resident to apply.
Applications will be accepted until April 30, 2015. Awardees will be notified by June 30, 2015.
http://www.legacyforhealth.org/get-involved/awards-grants-and-scholarships/dr.-alma-s.-adams-scholarships 4/30/2015
Southern California Association of Governments Scholarship 4,000 Residency: Must be a resident within the SCAG region (i.e., Imperial, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, or Ventura County, or on Tribal Lands within the SCAG region), and be eligible to work in the United States. Students will be asked to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States if selected as a semi-finalist.
School Enrollment: Must be a high school junior or graduating senior, or currently enrolled in a two-year community college in the SCAG region. Graduating seniors must enroll in higher education (two- or four-year college or university) immediately following graduation from high school (i.e., no gap year).
GPA Minimum: Candidates must have a 3.00 grade point average or higher (based on a 4.00, unweighted scale).
Internship Requirement: Selected applicants must be available for a two-week (80 hours) internship with a local planning agency (city or county), council of governments, or SCAG during Summer 2015. Internship assignments will be located as close as possible to the recipients’ place of residence. All recipients are expected to be available during normal office hours for the duration of the two-week internship assignment.
Visit to SCAG: Scholarship recipients will be required to attend a Regional Council meeting at the SCAG offices in downtown Los Angeles.
http://www.scag.ca.gov/opportunities/Pages/ScholarshipProgram.aspx 4/30/2015
Nordstrom Scholarship Program 2,500 Live and attend school in a state or U.S. territory with a Nordstrom or Nordstrom Rack store. Not sure if there’s a store in your state or territory? See our store locations.• Have at least a 2.7 GPA.

• Volunteer or participate in community service or extracurricular activities.

• Plan on attending an accredited college during all four years over which the scholarship is distributed. (The scholarship is paid out in equal installments of $2,500.)

• Plan on applying for financial assistance in order to attend college.

http://shop.nordstrom.com/c/nordstrom-cares-scholarship 4/1/2015
North Dakota Scholars Program full-tuition scholarship High school juniors who score in the upper fifth percentile of all North Dakota ACT test takers will be considered as a candidate for the Scholars award. Due to limited appropriation, not all students in the upper fifth percentile will be funded. http://www.ndus.nodak.edu/students/paying-for-college/grants-scholarships/ 4/15/2015
We Believe Career Academy Scholarship 500 The We Believe Career Academy Scholarship is available to students at Iowa Lakes Community College who are enrolled in the Career Academy Program. 4/1/2015
Columbia Vista Corporation Scholarship 5,000 Applicant must be a dependent of a Columbia Vista Corporation employee or an active member of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southwest Washington. Minimum 3.0 GPA required. http://www.collegexpress.com/scholarships/columbia-vista-corporation-scholarship/2018890/ 4/30/2015
Samsung American Legion Scholarship Varies Scholarship applications are restricted to high school juniors who attend the current session of either The American Legion Boys State or Auxiliary Girls State program and are a direct descendant – i.e. child, grandchild, great grandchild, etc. – or a legally adopted child of a wartime veteran who served on active duty during at least one of the periods of war officially designated as eligibility dates for American Legion membership. http://www.legion.org/scholarships/samsung Applications are submitted to program staff upon participants’ arrival to Boys State or Girls State.
E-waste Scholarship 1,000 You must be a high school freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior or a current or entering college or graduate school student of any level. Home schooled students are also eligible. There is no age limit. You must also be a U.S. citizen or legal resident. http://www.digitalresponsibility.org/ewaste-scholarship/ 4/30/2015
KEY CLUB INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM Varies A Key Club Member who
– has been an active Key Club member for two years in good standing.
– has paid dues and appears on the roster on file at Key Club International.
– is a graduating high school senior
– is a college-, university-, technical-, or vocational school-bound student.
– has a grade–point average of at least a “B” average or the equivalent of a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
has attached an official high school transcript with an explanation of the grading system utilized.
http://www.keyclub.org/contestsawards.aspx 4/10/2015
Islamic Scholarship Fund Varies Muslim or active member of the Muslim community;
Enrollment at an accredited university in the U.S. by August 2015;
Majoring in an ISF supported major;
Maintaining a minimum 3.0 Grade Point Average;
A Citizen or Permanent Resident of the U.S.;
An undergraduate (sophomore/junior/senior) or of graduate standing (includes PhD).
http://islamicscholarshipfund.org/ 4/14/2015
Estelle Beaumont Ellison Individual Education Scholarships Varies Permanent residents of Bexar County Texas would qualify for an individual scholarship. Selection based on (order of importance) moral character; academic excellence, diligence, achievement, or ability; financial need; and regular participation in a Christian church and must be between 14 and 30 years of age. http://www.smu.edu/Perkins/Admissions/financial/outside/FinancialResources/estellebeaumontellison all to be submitted on or before the appropriatedeadline prior to the term in which you expect to begin study at Perkins
Holland & Knight Young Native Writers Essay Contest 2500 The 2015 Young Native Writers Essay Contest is open to Native American high school students currently enrolled in grades 9-12 only. http://nativewriters.hklaw.com/2015/index.asp 4/22/2015
Playwright Discovery Award 2000 young writers with and without disabilities, in U.S. grades 6-12 (or equivalents) or ages 11-18 for non-U.S. students, are asked to explore the disability experience through the art of script writing for stage or screen http://www.kennedy-center.org/education/vsa/programs/pdf/2015PlaywrightDiscoveryGuidelines_final.pdf 4/15/2015
2015 VIDEO: KEEPERS OF THE CONSTITUTION: SERVICE AND FREEDOM Varies The Contest is open only to the following entrants: (i) all individuals, of junior or senior high school standing at the time of entry, (ii) who are currently enrolled in, or graduated within the previous twelve (12) months from, any public, private, alternative, parochial, or home-study high school-level educational program or institution designed to conclude with the awarding of a degree or diploma, and (iii) who are U.S. citizens or the legal residents of, and physically located within, any of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia. Previous video scholarship recipients of Sponsor are not eligible, though previous entrants without awards may participate with new media. Void where restricted or prohibited by law. http://www.joefossinstitute.org/joe-foss-institute-programs/educational-scholarships/2015-video-scholarship-contest/#!/entries 4/15/2015
Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes 5,000 Nominees must submit a completed online application (Nomination Packet), available via the Barron Prize website. Nominees can initiate the nomination process, as well as submit their completed packet.Nomination Packets must include a Letter from the Nominator. A nominator is simply an adult advocate who has solid knowledge of the young person’s heroic activities. Examples of nominators include teachers, librarians, school counselors, youth service officials, and religious leaders.

Members of the nominee’s family cannot act as nominators nor write letters of reference.

Online nomination applications must be completed and submitted by close of the system April 15. The Barron Prize does not accept nominations via fax, email, or any other carrier.

Please ensure all pieces of the Nomination Packet are completed before submission.

Online nomination applications must be completed in full by 12:00 midnight, MST, on April 15.

The system will automatically close and lock out applicants after the deadline. When the Prize deadline falls on a weekend, the nomination deadline will be 12:00 midnight the next business day.

Contents of the Nomination Packets are considered public information once provided to the Barron Prize and should not include private or privileged information.

All materials must be included in the Nomination Packet at the time of submission to be considered for the award.

If all materials are not present, the packet will be automatically disqualified.

Nomination materials will not be returned.

http://barronprize.org 4/15/2015
Project Yellow Light 5,000 High school juniors, seniors, and college students https://www.unigo.com/match/scholarshipdetail/Project-Yellow-Light-Hunter-Garner-Scholarship/1003511 4/1/2015
Create Real Impact Contest 1,500 This creative contest is open to high school and college students https://www.unigo.com/match/scholarshipdetail/create-real-impact-contest/1003956 4/10/2015
Signet Classic Student Scholarship Essay Contest 1,000 High school juniors and seniors are eligible to apply. https://www.unigo.com/match/scholarshipdetail/annual-signet-classic-student-scholarship-essay-contest/3703 4/21/2015
Fountainhead Essay Contest Varies High school juniors and seniors are eligible to apply. https://www.unigo.com/match/scholarships/ayn-rand-fountainhead-essay-contest/917 4/26/2015
All About Education Scholarship 3,000 13 years of age or older https://www.scholarshipexperts.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/all-about-education-scholarship 4/30/2015
ASHAV varies The individual applying should be 21 years of age and under, at grade 11 or higher, who demonstrates financial need, a commitment to the American Saddlebred industry and academic success. http://www.ashav.net/scholarship/scholarship_forms.shtml 4/30/2015
Armenian Education Center Varies High school students http://www.armenian-educationcenter.org/home/scholarships.html 4/1/2015
CROSS KEYS/MILL CREEK RURITANS Varies High school students http://www.acfchefs.org/ACF/Education/Scholarships/ACF/Education/Scholarships/ 4/6/2015
The chef’s Academy Varies High school students http://www.acfchefs.org/ACF/Education/Scholarships/ACF/Education/Scholarships/ 4/30/2015
THE DENNIS “CHIP” TAYLOR MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND 500 You must be a student who is currently enrolled in classes toward an emergency services certification or degree. You must have a desire to follow a career path in fire and rescue http://shs.rockingham.k12.va.us/scholarships.html 4/4/2015
EAST ROCKINGHAM SPORTS CLUB 250 You must have played a minimum of three seasons for ERSC, you must have never quit an ERSC team, you must have a minimum of 3.0 GPA http://shs.rockingham.k12.va.us/uploads/3/7/0/6/37069141/copy_of_apllication_3.xlsx 4/13/2015
GOOD NEIGHBOR PHARMACY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM Varies High school students http://shs.rockingham.k12.va.us/scholarships.html 4/11/2015
KEEZLETOWN RURITANS Varies High school students http://shs.rockingham.k12.va.us/scholarships.html 4/6/2015
QUOTA INTERNATIONAL OF HARRISONBURG 1000 High school juniors and seniors are eligible to apply. http://www.virginiachristmastrees.org/ 4/15/2015
VIRGINIA CHRISTMAS TREE GROWERS SCHOLARSHIP 750 High school juniors and seniors are eligible to apply. http://www.virginiachristmastrees.org/ 4/1/2015
VIRGINIA SOYBEAN ASSOCIATION Varies deserving students who excell in academics, leadership, community service, athletics and other extracurricular activities. Students who intend to pursue a career in an agricultural related field are preferred. http://shs.rockingham.k12.va.us/uploads/3/7/0/6/37069141/vsa_scholarship_application_2015.docx 4/17/2015

Priten is a student at Harvard College in the Class of 2019.
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