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Scholarship Information

NOVEMBER-DECEMBER 2017 SCHOLARSHIPS

2017 - NOVEMBER DEADLINES

 

Name

Ron Brown Scholar Program

Eligibility

Senior, U.S. citizen or permanent resident, African American; academic achievement, leadership, community service and financial need. Letters of recommendation, essays, transcript and SAT/ACT scores

Award

10-20-$10,000 per year

Comments

Application information/download: https://www.ronbrown.org/section/apply/eligibility-requirements

Deadline

November 1, 2017 (postmark by) for consideration by Ron Brown Scholar Program AND additional select scholarship providers; January 9th, 2018 (final postmark) for Ron Brown Scholar Program only.

 

Name

Scripps College- New Generation Scholarship

Eligibility

Senior women applying to Scripps for Fall of 2018, complete standard application for college and state interested in merit based scholarships, need based by November 1, 2017.

Award

5- full scholarships including tuition, room/board, some half tuition also, many others also.

Comments

More info at http://www.collegexpress.com/scholarships/new-generation-scholarship/17603/

Deadline

November 1, 2017

 

Name

Seattle University-Sullivan Leadership Award

Eligibility

Academic achievement, service and leadership skills, commitment to social justice through service, strong communication skills,  residence from West Coast states, Hawaii and Alaska

Award

9-Full tuition, room and board scholarships

Comments

Nomination required- http://www.seattleu.edu/sullivan

Deadline

November 15, 2017

 

Name

Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student (MVS) Scholarship

Eligibility

High School Senior, US Citizen.  Applications will be judged on Scholarship, Leadership, Financial need

Award

500 Four-year awards ranging from $4,000 to $50,000

Comments

Application form and process are completed online. http://www.elks.org/scholars/

Deadline

November 27, 2017

 

Name

Education Matters Scholarship

Eligibility

Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application; Legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia; Currently enrolled (or enrolled no later than the fall of 2022) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education.

Award

$5,000

Comments

Submit an online short written response (250 words or less) for the question: “What Would You Say to Someone Who Thinks Education Doesn’t Matter, or That College is a Waste of Time and Money.”  Apply online at: https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/education-matters-scholarship

Deadline

November 30, 2017

 

2017 - DECEMBER DEADLINES

 

Name

43rd Annual Boston University Trustee Scholarship

Eligibility

To be considered, students must submit their application for admission and Trustee Scholarship essay.

Award

Earn a four (4) year, full tuition scholarship to Boston University

Comments

For further information and online application, go to http://www.bu.edu/admissions/apply/tuition-aid-scholarships/scholarships/trustee/apply/

Deadline

December 1, 2017

 

Name

University of Minnesota Scholarship Program

Eligibility

Our partnership with Raise.me is a pilot program.  Students with a GPA of 3.6 can earn micro-scholarships toward their enrollment at the University of Minnesota’s College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences (one of our seven freshman-admitting colleges). This college offers majors ranging from nutrition to sustainable systems management to animal science

Award

Scholarship consideration is on a funds-available basis

Comments

Our admissions decisions are based on a holistic review of each student’s applications, and the details are online at http://admissions.tc.umn.edu. Also check out Raise.me website https://www.raise.me

Deadline

December 1, 2017

 

Name

Villanova University Presidential Scholarship Program

Eligibility

Students must submit the Villanova Supplement to the Common Application and must be nominated.

Award

those who are invited to participate in the interview process are offered the highest of our partial scholarships ($12,500/yr) and can be considered, if eligible, for other scholarships and awards through the University’s Office of Financial Assistance.

Comments

Apply online at   http://www1.villanova.edu/villanova/provost/crf/presscholar.html  

Deadline

December 1, 2017

 

Name

Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship

Eligibility

Awards are nonrenewable and are not based on financial need; must be full time student; must demonstrate a strong commitment to community service; must display leadership abilities in school activities or through work experience; must have a GPA of 2.8 or higher.

Award

One time awards in the amount of $1,000 for use towards college costs and expenses.

Comments

Accepting Nominations starting September 7, 2016 See your Counselor

Deadline

December 1, 2017

 

Name

Axa Achievement Scholarship

Eligibility

Demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities. U.S. citizen.

Award

State level, one $10,000 scholarship, national, one $15,000 scholarship

Comments

http://www.axa-equitable.com/axa-foundation/AXA-achievement-scholarship.html Apply early, only first 10,000 applications accepted.

Deadline

December 15, 2017

 

Name

The Burger King Scholars Program

Eligibility

Applicants must: be living in the U.S.; be graduating high school seniors; have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale; plan to enroll full-time, without interruption, for the entire 2017-2018 academic year at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school in the U.S.

Award

$5,000

Comments

Application online at:

https://www.scholarshipamerica.org/burgerkingscholars/information.php

Transcripts should be uploaded with your application. If you are not able to upload your transcript file, mail your transcript to:

BURGER KING™ Scholars, Scholarship Management Services, One Scholarship Way, St. Peter, MN 56082

Deadline

December 15, 2017

 

Name

Foot Locker Scholar Athletes

Eligibility

Entering as Freshman in 4 year college for an undergraduate degree, involved in high school sports, US citizen or permanent resident, GPA 3.0 minimum.

Award

Twenty $20,000 scholarship awards

Comments

For judging criteria and to apply online go to:

http://footlockerscholarathletes.com/about#eligibility  

Deadline

December 8, 2017 by 5:00pm EST

 

Name

Teen Tikkun Olam Award

Eligibility

Jewish teens who are U.S. residents and are 13-19 at the time of nomination – Nomination required

Award

13 - $36,000

Comments

Teachers or individuals who know the value of the teen’s volunteer service may submit nominations for the award. Teens may self-nominate, and an online application is required. Nomination forms and info can be found at: www.dillerteenawards.org/

Deadline

December 18, 2017

 

Name

Odenza Marketing Group Volunteer Scholarship

Eligibility

Student must be between ages of 16-22 on Dec. 30, 2017, GPA of 2.5 or higher in his/her last academic year.  At least 50 hours of volunteer (non-paid) service within his/her community over last 12 months, confirmation required if chosen for award.

Award

$500 – 1 award

Comments

Applications:  http;//www.studentscholarships.org/college.php

Deadline

December 30, 2017

 

Name

Top Ten List Scholarship

Eligibility

Thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application; Legal residents of the fifty (50) United States of the District of Columbia; Currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the Fall of 2022) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education.

Award

$1,500

Comments

Submit an online short written response (250 words or less) for the question: “Create a Top Ten List of the Top Ten reasons you should get this scholarship.”    Apply  online at: https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/top-ten-list-scholarship

Deadline

December 31, 2017

 

CAP BAY AREA

The CAP Bay Area program is a competitive college scholarship opportunity for low-income Bay Area students. Recipients receive 1:1 college coaching, a personal Financial Services Coordinator, and up to $5,000 of support annually (for a maximum of 5 years).

 

Begin their application process here.  

 

Please also find the CAP Bay Area flyer which has some basic information regarding the scholarship. 

 

Eligibility:

  • Graduating high school class of 2018
  • 4-year college bound
  • Low-Income (Expected Family Contribution-EFC-below $5,000) 
  • Bay Area (all 9 counties) 

Application deadline: December 12

MERITUS COLLEGE FUND

Mission is to empower low-income youth in the Bay Area to complete a four-year college degree and prepare for post-college life by providing a multi-year scholarship ($14,000 in total per scholar), college success advising, and career development supports.

 

-If you are interested/signed up, come to the presentation on 11/29 in the library during lunch

 

Apply here: www.meritus.org

 

Eligibility:

  • Earn a cumulative high school GPA of 3.0 – 3.7 (unweighted).
  • Demonstrate financial need.
  • Plan to attend a four-year accredited college.
  • Demonstrate grit and ambition to achieve success throughout and after college.
  • *Please note that Meritus accepts scholars regardless of documentation or citizenship status*

 

Application Deadline Jan. 15, 2018

MAISIN SCHOLAR AWARD

The Maisin Scholar Award helps students overcome the financial obstacles that stand in between them and their pursuits of higher education. The Maisin Scholar Award provides:

  • Financial support
  • Academic and career counseling
  • Internships and professional development opportunities
  • Encouragement and direction
  • Community and peer support

For more info and application, click here: http://sfedfund.org/programs/maisin-scholar-award-program/overview-faq/

 

Eligibility:

  • Graduate from an SFUSD high school in the 2017-2018 academic year
  • Cumulative 2.0 - 3.5 GPA (unweighted)
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Attend an accredited community college, four-year college or vocational training program Fall 2018
  • Proven commitment to education and career goals

Application deadline: February 19, 2018

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