GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship ProgramDeadline: January 4, 2018 The GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program, sponsored by the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation & Institute and General Electric Company (GE), is offering $10,000 scholarships to high school seniors in the United States. The GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program is open to current high school seniors who demonstrate the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship similar to those exhibited by President Ronald Reagan. Like President Reagan, candidates use the formative experiences of their youth to lead, serve, and pursue a life of purpose and significance, both individually and for their communities. Renewable scholarships are offered for full-time study at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States. For more information, and to apply, visit the Reagan Foundation website.
John F Kennedy Scholarships Contest The 2018 contest will open for submissions on September 1, 2017.Contest InformationIn Profiles in Courage, John F. Kennedy recounted the stories of eight U.S. senators who risked their careers to do what was right for the nation. These leaders demonstrated political courage by taking a stand for the public good in spite of pressure by interest groups, their political party, or even their constituents. The Profile in Courage Essay Contest challenges students to write an original and creative essay that demonstrates an understanding of political courage as described by John F. Kennedy in Profiles in Courage. The maximum word count is 1,000 with a minimum of 700, not including citations and bibliography. Use at least five varied sources such as government documents, letters, newspaper articles, books, and/or personal interviews. All submissions must adhere to contest requirements. The contest deadline is January 4, 2018. Contest TopicDescribe and analyze an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official who served during or after 1917, the year John F. Kennedy was born. Include an analysis of the obstacles, risks, and consequences associated with the act. The essay may concern an issue at the local, state, national, or international level. Contest PoliciesAll entries must be postmarked or received by January 4, 2018, with the required registration form available on this web site. The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation is not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, damaged, illegible, or incomplete submissions. Decisions of the Profile in Courage Award Committee are final. Winners will be notified by mail and via telephone by March 31. All participants will receive a letter notifying them of the winners along with a Certificate of Participation by the end of May. By entering, you agree that your essay will become the property of the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation and will not be returned. The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation reserves the right to print and display the essays and photographs of the contest winners. Contact the Contest CoordinatorImportant Note: Before contacting the Profile in Courage Essay Contest Coordinator, please be sure to read over the FAQ section of this web site. Email: email@example.com Visit the Profile in Courage Essay Contest on Facebook!
AbbVie Immunology ScholarshipDeadline: January 9, 2018 The AbbVie Immunology Scholarship is designed to provide financial support for exceptional students living with chronic inflammatory diseases. Scholarships of up to $15,000 each will be awarded, dependent upon type of degree pursued. Applicants must be legal residents of the U.S. and diagnosed by a healthcare professional with one of the following: ankylosing spondylitis (AS), Crohn’s disease (CD), hidradenitis suppurativa (HS), juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), psoriasis (Ps), psoriatic arthritis (PsA), rheumatoid arthritis (RA), ulcerative colitis (UC), or uveitis (UV). Qualified applicants must plan to enroll in undergraduate (associate’s, bachelor’s) or graduate (master’s, MD, JD, doctorate) study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school in the U.S. for the 2018-19 academic year. Scholarships will be awarded based on academic excellence, community involvement, and ability to serve as a positive role model in the immunology community. For more information, or to apply, visit AbbvieImmunologyScholarship.com.
ACLU of Utah Scholarship 2018 will be the eleventh year that the ACLU of Utah will award scholarships to two eligible college bound Utah high school seniors who have demonstrated a strong commitment to civil liberties through some form of activism. The $1,500 scholarship will be applied toward their college education. Meet the 2017 Youth Activist Scholarship Winners! If you have stood up for:
We want to hear from you! If you are serious about fighting for the constitutional rights of everyone, return theStudent Activist Scholarship Program Application. PAST WINNERS: ACLU of Utah scholarship winners have come from many parts of Utah including American Fork, Brigham City, Herrman, Kearns, Logan, Moab, Nephi, Ogden, Orem, Provo, Salt Lake City, St. George, and Taylorsville. Their civil liberties work includes programs and activities that advocate for racial diversity, rights of disabled students, women’s equality, freedom of religion, freedom of expression, and equality for all. Meet the past winners >> To qualify for the scholarship you must:
Be a Utah resident;
Be a current high school senior planning on entering an accredited college or university as a full-time, degree-seeking student;
Have attained a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. If the GPA is less than 3.0, the applicant is still eligible but must submit an explanation for the lower GPA;
Have proof of strong commitment to civil liberties through some form of activism addressing such issues as equality, racial justice, free speech, religious freedom, tolerance, and privacy.
Students who complete the application forms will be judged on the following standards:
The strength and depth of the candidate’s contributions to civil liberties
The likelihood of the applicant's continuing commitment to civil liberties in the future
Out Loud Scholarship 2018 Out Loud is an artistic platform for youth voices in the LGBTQIA+ community.Through explorations in contemporary art and the creation of a museum exhibition featuring their own artwork, students build their capacity for self-expression and cultivate a sense of agency as important contributors to our society. The program promotes a safer space for interactions with peers, mentors and the greater community, helping students build positive social connections and share their experiences with others. Applications are now open! Deadline is January 22, 2018. VIEW THE 2018 APPLICATIONDOWNLOAD THE FLYER The course is no charge for accepted students. For more information, contact Elly Baldwin at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 801-328-4201 x124.
The UAEOP Judy Anderson Student Scholarship is designed to assist business education students who wish to continue their education and pursue office related careers, preferably in the educational field. The scholarship is valued at $500. Application is available at www.uaeop.org. Click on Grow and Student Scholarship. Application must be postmarked by January 31, 2017. This information is being sent to all counselors and CTE Business teachers, however, please feel free to forward to students, staff, and/or post in your school offices.