Americanism Essay Contest Deadline: December 2017 Requirements: Open to high school sophomores, juniors and seniors. Write an essay not to exceed 350 words on “The Bill of Rights and Me.” Scholarship awards: $5000, $2500, $1500, $1000. Submit to: Branch: 185-UT, Ogden, Clifford E Porter, 374 Independence Blvd Ogden, UT 84404-2762 USA, firstname.lastname@example.org, 1-801-645-0800 . Scholarship Link:www.fra.org/essay
Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund Deadline: Ongoing Visit familiesoffreedom.org for eligibility and opening information The terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 left the nation and the world in shock. Through the generosity of individuals and corporations, more than $108 million has been raised to fund this long-term scholarship program. Along with Lumina Foundation, Scholarship America created the Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund to provide education assistance for postsecondary study to financially needy dependents of those killed or permanently disabled as a result of the September 11, 2001 attacks. Scholarship America will administer the Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund to eligible families through the year 2030. Please visit the Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund website to learn more and to meet just a few of the more than 3,100 students we’ve helped so far.
IME Becas Scholarship – Snow College Deadline: December 2017 Requirements: Open to Utah high school seniors and undergraduate students attending Snow College. Students must have a demonstrated financial need. Students who are not eligible for FAFSA loans or grants are encouraged to apply. Students must be of Mexican origin, either through birth or family background. Scholarships are for students who have achieved a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA. Students should maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA during the semester in which they hold the scholarship. Students must be enrolled full-time (minimum of 12 credits) while receiving the award. Students must demonstrate a commitment to leadership or service in the Mexican immigrant community. Scholarship Link: https://educateutahdotorg.files.wordpress.com/2016/11/snow-college-mexican-american-scholarship-application-2016.pdf
Scholarship America: Dream Award Deadline: December 2017 Requirements: Open to undergraduate students who have completed at least one semester of college with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. The goal of the scholarship is to assist students from across the nation entering their second year or higher of education beyond high school. Renewable scholarships are offered each year for full-time study at an accredited institution of the student’s choice. The awards will grow in amount each year, allowing students to receive aid throughout their college careers. Scholarship Link:https://www.scholarsapply.org/dreamaward/
IME Becas Scholarship – U of U Deadline: December 2017 Requirements: Must be an admitted, undergraduate or graduate, degree-seeking student at The University of Utah. Be able to demonstrate experience with, a commitment to, and leadership or service within Mexican immigrant communities. Be able to demonstrate financial need. Must maintain full-time enrollment status (minimum 12 credit hours undergraduate or 9 credit hours graduate) to receive funding. Must have and maintain a semester and cumulative 3.0 GPA. Must have graduated from a Utah high school. Scholarship Link: http://womenscenter.utah.edu/scholarships/IME%20Becas%20ScholarshipFinal.pdf
IME Becas Scholarship – Utah Valley University Deadline: December 2017 Requirements: Must be an admitted, undergraduate or graduate, degree-seeking student at Utah Valley University. Have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA. Student must be of Mexican Descent (1st and 2nd generations). Demonstrate significant financial need. Must be registered at UVU as a full-time student (minimum 12 credit hours) for the Spring 2017 semester. Must submit a personal statement (Typed, double-spaced, 1-2 pages). Scholarship Link: https://goo.gl/23SBUq
COMCAST LEADERS & ACHIEVERS Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program Award Amount $1,000 Awards Available See Description Deadline December 1, 2017 APPLY NOW!
Comcast's scholarship program rewards young people for getting involved in their schools and making a positive change in their communities. In recognition of their community service, academic achievement, and leadership skills, winners receive one-time college scholarships. Since the first Leaders and Achievers were recognized in 2001, Comcast has awarded more than $24 million in scholarships to help approximately 23,000 students pursue higher education. Applicants must be a full-time high school senior in a community served or approved by Comcast, be nominated by a high school principal or guidance counselor and maintain a GPA average of 2.8 or higher. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
LYNN JENSEN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP About: • Applicant must be a Utah high school senior who plans to attend college • Application and required attachments must be submitted together by December 9, 2017 at 11:59 PM. • Scholarship monies will be given directly to the student. • Scholarships are funded through the USCA's silent auction and other USCA donations. • The scholarship amount is $1000. • Four scholarships will be awarded February 1, 2018. How to Apply: • Visit www.utschoolcounselor.org and download the application checklist • Collect all required information and attachments • Fill out the online application on the USCA website at www.utschoolcounselor.org and submit it by the deadline
BURGER KING Scholars ProgramDeadline: December 15, 2017 Integrity, high standards, entrepreneurial spirit, good citizenship and education were the values that defined BURGER KING® co-founder James W. McLamore. It was those values that helped realize a dream and it is those same values that are the core of the BURGER KING McLAMORE Foundation. Administered by the Foundation, the BURGER KING Scholars program assists employees, employees’ spouses or domestic partners, employees’ children and high school seniors in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada in continuing their education. High school seniors are invited to apply for the Burger King Scholars program if they live in the United States, Canada or Puerto Rico; have a cumulative high school grade point average of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale, or the equivalent; be active in their community through volunteering, sports, clubs and/or religious organizations; and plan to enroll full-time in 2018-19 at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school in the U.S., Canada or Puerto Rico. To apply, visit https://www.scholarsapply.org/burgerkingscholars.
AXA ACHIEVEMENTThe AXA Achievementsm Scholarship offers college scholarships of $2,500, $10,000 and $25,000 to high school seniors who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in their activities in school, the community or the workplace. Scholarship winners are known as AXA Achievers. They are ethnically and economically diverse, but they share these qualities: ambition and drive; determination to set and reach goals; respect for self, family and community; ability to succeed in college. The scholarship is sponsored by the AXA Foundation, the philanthropic arm of AXA US. The 2018 program will be accepting applications from September 5, 2017 until 10,000 applications are submitted or December 15, 2017, whichever comes first. Your application MUST be one of the first 10,000 submitted electronically by the deadline date. Apply early! The program is administered by Scholarship America, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations and individuals.
Peter J. Hengel Thai Scholarship Deadline: December 30, 2017 The Peter J. Hengel Thai Scholarship Fund provides scholarships to male students of Thai descent who plan to attend an accredited two- or four-year college or university in the United States. The scholarship is intended to provide for 100 percent of the cost of tuition, fees, books and supplies, and financial need will be considered in determining the award amount. To apply, students must be males of Thai descent, age 23 and under, and planning to enroll in full-time undergraduate study for the entire 2018-19 academic year. Preference will be given to students who are gay, and to students who plan to attend college in Minnesota. Students who fit the criteria can apply at scholarsapply.org/hengel.
Individuals Doing More with Less Preparing individuals for college and career success is no small task – and it’s never been more important. This is why ACT is recognizing individuals who are making a positive impact on their communities through their efforts to advance college and career readiness. The ACT College and Career Readiness Champions are individuals across the country who support ACT’s mission of education and workplace success.
A student who has overcome challenges and can articulate education and career actions
Students must have a composite ACT score of a 22 on a single test date or a 3.0 or greater on a 4.0 scale
Preference will be given to underrepresented and/or first-generation college students.
ACT Student Champions receive a $500 non-renewable scholarship, certificate, plaque, and state-level recognition.