Our Scholarship Feed page is designed to give you an all-in-one view of every scholarship we have been contacted about. Most of our scholarships listed are scholarships just waiting for you to apply!
Scholarships are posted by month as soon as we get them.
Scholarships are listed by the deadline date.
Scholarship forms can be found in the Guidance Counselor’s office or the COOL College Advisors’ offices.
For the Community Foundation Scholarship Application, please click here:
$2,000 “No Essay” College Scholarship
Voice of Democracy Audio/Essay Contest
Open to all grades 9th-12th
Theme: “My Responsibility to America”
3 to 5 minute essay
Top prizes $30,000
Deadline: November 1, 2016 entries need to be given to the local VFW post
Go to: www.vfw.org
DAR Good Citizens Program and Scholarship contest
Daughters of the American Revolution
Amount: at least $250.00 for each state winner, eight (8) national division (multi-state groups) winners of $500.00 and two (2) National winners $5,000.00 plus other awards
Criteria: Dependable, Service, Leadership and Patriotism
Application: Student’s interested need to give Mrs. Anderson in the counseling office their name
Deadline: November 1, 2016
The scholarship consists of 2 parts.
Part 1: Consists of the student describing how he/she has tried to manifest the qualities of a good citizen. This may be done at home and submitted together with a transcript and 2 letters of recommendation.
Part 2: A timed essay to be administered under the supervision of a faculty or DAR member at one sitting, within a two-hour time limit, without any assistance or reference materials.
Prudential Spirit of Community Awards!
Just four weeks remain for youth volunteers to apply for national recognition through the 2017 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards.
This program is an excellent opportunity to shine a spotlight on students who have distinguished themselves through community service, and celebrate the spirit of volunteerism throughout the student body. We hope you’ll encourage your youth volunteers to apply.
2017 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards are open to students in grades 5-12 who have participated in a volunteer activity within the past year. Honors are granted at the local, state and national level. The top honorees from each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia receive a cash prize and an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C. for four days of special recognition events.
Here’s how students can apply:
To learn more about the program, call 877-525-8491 or visit http://spirit.prudential.com.
Is the Internet’s Effect on Society Positive or Negative?
Two winners will be selected!
The internet has shaped modern life in too many ways to count. It places infinite amounts of information at our fingertips — and enables anyone with a computer to broadcast their opinions around the world. It allows each of us to connect with people we’ve never met, both in common interests and in heated online arguments.
There’s no getting around it: the internet affects our social lives both individually and globally. In your opinion, are these effects primarilypositive (leading to an increased cultural awareness and solidarity) or negative (exaggerating tensions between cultures that don’t see eye-to-eye)? Take a position and argue your point. Historical references, current events, anecdotes, and philosophy are all fair game. Be as specific and persuasive as possible. You could win a $1,000 scholarship toward your college expenses.
Due Date: We must receive your submission no later than 5:00pm EST on November 21, 2016. We will not be able to accept late submissions.
Go to Internetproviders.com for how to enter and rules.
NFIB YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR FOUNDATION
AMOUNT: $2,000.00 – $15,000.00
- Eligibility: graduating high school senior who is entering his/her freshman year at an accredited two-or four-year university, college, or vocational institute in the fall of 2017
- A Student who demonstrates entrepreneurial spirit and initiative through examples such as: owns/operates his/her an established business; participation in organizations such as DECA, Junior Achievement, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), Future Farmers of America (FFA), National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE), among others; or through other initiatives. They encourage students to mention any endeavors or work experiences offered as community service. An officially established business is a requirement.
- Applicants must meet or exceed recommended academic standards, using standardized test scores (ACT/SAT), class rank and GPA as indicators provided in high school records/transcripts.
- Award recipients are selected by an independent scholarship organization.
- Scholarships are merit-based, not based on financial need.
DEADLINE: December 18, 2016
$1,000 Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship
The Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship is a merit-based program that helps students fulfill their dreams of a higher education. The scholarship is named for Gen and Kelly Tanabe, best-selling authors on education, whose generous donations fund this program.
Winners are chosen by committee, which bases its decision primarily on the submitted personal statement. The first place award is a $1,000 scholarship. The award can be used for tuition, room and board, required fees or any educational expense.
Due: Last day for submission is December 31, 2016
To apply go to http://www.genkellyscholarship.com/
UTSA Terry Foundation Freshman Scholarship
To be considered for this scholarship, students must:
demonstrate a record of leadership and service;
have strong academic abilities, as evidenced by grades and standardized test scores;
be attending a Texas high school during the 2016-2017 academic year or be a home-schooled Texas resident;
be a citizen or permanent resident of the U.S. and a Texas resident;
apply for admission to UTSA by January 1, 2017
apply for financial aid, using the FAFSA, by March 1, 2017.
Freshman Terry Scholars are required to live on campus. On campus housing applications and deposits are required upon award of scholarship.
To apply, Terry Freshman Scholarship Applicants must :
Complete the Texas Common Application for UTSA (Apply Texas)
Complete the Terry Foundation Freshman Scholarship questions and essays on Apply Texas
Submit 2 letters of recommendation and an official transcript. Instructions found at http://terryscholars.utsa.edu/scholars/become.php
Application Deadline: January 1, 2017
For more information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
2017 JOHN F. KENNEDY PROFILE IN COURAGE ESSAY CONTEST
AMOUNT: 1ST place $20,000 cash award and $5,000 in a John Hancock Freedom 529 College Savings Plan
2nd place $1,000 cash award
Up to five finalists each receive a $500.00 cash award
ELIGIBILITY: High school students in grades nine through twelve and under the age of 20. Students must register on-line and submit an original and creative 1,000 words or less, essay. See website for additional guidelines.
DEADLINE: January 4, 2017
TEXAS ENGINEERING FOUNDATON
AMOUNT: approximately $100,000.00
CRITERIA: Be a United States citizen; high school senior with a 3.0 or higher GPA entering college in FALL of 2017; have scored at least a 620 in math, a 580 in reading and writing on the SAT, or a 29 in math and a 25 in English on the ACT; enroll in an ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology) accredited engineering program (Visit www.abet.org to obtain a complete listing). Check with local coordinator (Lauren Engineering) to determine if there are specific requirements for their chapter
APPLICATION: email@example.com or counseling office
DEADLINE: postmarked or submitted by January 13, 2017
Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship
Applicant must be a high school, college, graduate, or home schooled student who is a U.S. citizen or legal resident. A 140-character message about technology addiction is required to apply. The top 10 applications will be selected as finalists; finalists will be asked to write a full length 500- to 1,000-word essay about technology addiction. Only online applications are accepted.
Deadline: January 31, 2017
Click Here to apply
Duck Brand Stuck at Prom Scholarship
The Stuck at Prom® Scholarship Contest challenges students to create prom outfits using Duck Tape® and wear them to prom for a chance to win scholarship cash.
Opens April 4.
Go to www.stuckatprom.com for more information
Digital Privacy Scholarship
It’s important to understand that almost anything you post on the Internet is neither temporary nor private. And posting too much information can have devastating consequences. Forty-three percent of employers who checked on social media have decided not to hire someone, according to a CareerBuilder survey. Twelve percent of college admissions officers who checked Facebook decided not to admit an applicant according to a Kaplan Test Prep survey.
The purpose of this scholarship is to help you understand why you should be cautious about what you post on the Internet. For more information about digital privacy, please see these articles.
How to apply: Complete the application form here. Include a 140-character message about digital privacy. The top 10 applications will be selected as finalists. The finalists will be asked to write a full length 500- to 1,000-word essay about digital privacy.
Deadline: June 30, 2017