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Each year, our "We the Students" essay competition gives high-school students from across the U.S. a chance to share their perspectives on a trending topic.
This year, we’re asking students to consider what role the government
should play in monitoring internet content and we are awarding $20,000+
in scholarship and prizes to the winning essayists, including:
- 1st Place – $5,000 and a scholarship to our 2018 Constitutional Academy in Washington, D.C.
- Runners Up – Six prizes at $1,250 each.
- Honorable Mentions – Eight prizes at $500 each.
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Daves Cheap Bikes Scholarship
$1,000 Scholarship for Fall Semester 2016. Improve your health through the daily activity of cycling. Deadline:
$1,500. Scholarship provided on a quarterly basis going forward indefinitely. Students can apply on either a merit or a need basis for the award. Application consists of two essays and some questions. See the link for all information and application process.
Abbott and Fenner Business Consultants
$1,000. Visit the website to learn full details about this scholarship opportunity. Scholarship Deadline:
Varsity Tutors' Monthly Scholarship
Varsity Tutors holds a monthly $1000 college scholarship where students must write an essay in response to a monthly prompt. Visitors to the Varsity Tutors scholarship webpage are able to vote via social media for submitted entries. Interested students can obtain additional information and enter the contest by accessing the link.
Future Innovators Scholarship
StudySoup has announced a $2000 Future Innovator Scholarship. Please access information though scholarship link.
Toptal Scholarship Program will award 12 scholarships over the next 12 months to help young women pursue their technical career aspirations. Please visit the website for all scholarship guidelines and opportunities.
1. Gen Lloyd W. "Fig" Newton Scholarship - $1,000
2. College Jump Start Scholarship - $1,000
3. YDI Scholarship - $1,000
4. 2016 Scholarship Points Awards - 10 @ $1,000
5. E-Waste Scholarship - $1,000
6. Paradigm Challenge Scholarship - 100 @ $100
7. LGMD Awareness Scholarship - 4 @ $3,000
8. Mark A. Forester Scholarship - $1,000
9. 10 Words or Less Scholarship - $500
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10 Words of Less Scholarship
2018 Student-View Scholarship Program
Deadline: April 22, 2018. You may log on to www.studentinsights.com for more information about the company. Phone: 724-903-0439
2018 Pennsylvania American Legion 82nd Annual Essay Contest
Please see the attached flyer and visit the website. Deadline: Students submit their essays to their Social Studies teachers by January 19, 2018.
AAU Middle Atlantic Scholarship
The 2017/2018 Middle Atlantic Scholarships have been announced. Two $5000 and Five $2000 Scholarships are being offered. This is NOT need based! Please visit the website for application information.
Adventures in Education
The deadline for the annual $500 AES Scholarship is October 6, 2018. Essay required. Visit the website. Winners are announced within two weeks of the deadline.
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American Foreign Service Association Scholarship
$5,000 - 77 awards. Deadline: Visit the website for details.
American Trucks Scholarship
Apartment List Scholarship
ApartmentList.com is offering a quarterly scholarship opportunity for a student to receive $2500. Deadline: Please visit the scholarship page for all details.
Aspiring Animation Professional Scholarship
This $1000 scholarship is offered to high school seniors interested in pursuing an animation career path at an accredited post-secondary school or college. Visit the website to find eligibility information and online application. The scholarship can be found on the right side of the page. Deadline: _________________
Aspiring Business Professional Scholarship
This $1000 scholarship is awarded to students who are interested in pursuing a business degree at an y accredited post-secondary school or college. Visit the link. Deadline: ____________________
Aspiring Fashion Professional Scholarship
This is a $1000 scholarship for students interested in pursiung a fashion degree at an accredited post-secondary school or college. Visit the link and find scholarship information located at the bottom of the page. Deadline:
Aspiring Nurse Scholarship
Nursing Schools Almanac has launched its fourth annual Aspiring Nurse Scholarship. A $1000 scholarship is open to all high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing: LPN/LVN, ADN, and BSN programs. Deadline: Visit the website for detailed information and the official application form. Deadline: August 31, 2018
Auto Transport Scholarship
The company is offering 3 scholarships of $1,000, $500, and $250. These scholarships are open to all nationalities studying in Canada, the US and worldwide. Visit the link for information and application process.
B. Davis Scholarship
The creators of the "Student Award Search Aid" website are offering a $1,000 scholarship for 2019. Please visit the website for information and directions for applying. This is solely for the purpose of helping students locate and aply for scholarships. Site is free. Deadline: May 24, 2019
Believe in You Scholarship & Principal Award
This scholarship is sponsored by Herff Jones. Interested high school seniors should visit the website for information and application process.
Big Sun Scholarships
The Big Sun Organization is proud to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. Deadline: ________
Black Note's - $2000 Get a Boost Scholarship
Google $2000 Get a Boost Scholarship for eligibility requirements and on-line application. Essay is required.
Cappex(College Search Made Simple)
$500 - 1 Award Deadline: ________________________
Student must be attending college/university no later than Fall, 2018. GPA of 2.5 or greater
Annual $1,000 scholarship offer to seniors who intend to pursue a career in the finance industry.
Carrot-Top Industries, Inc.
Carrot-Top is announcing the BEACON SCHOLARSHIP FOR RURAL AMERICA, a new scholarship created to help rural, low-income students with college endeavors. Deadline: June 30, 2018
Cash For Cars Perth Company Scholarship
This scholarship assists students in the successful completion of their studies and support students with costs associated with furthering their education.
CHS Foundation Scholarships
Communities in Schools Pennsylvania
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship
College Scholarship Program application opens ______________. Several opportunities through the program. Call 800-941-3300 or email: scholarships @jkcf.org for application details.
Davidson Fellows Scholarships
$50,000 - 20 awards. Deadline: Visit the website for details.
Dogs By Nina Scholarship
Nina is excited to be offering a $1,000 scholarship to pet lovers in college. Deadline:
$15,000 in scholarships are awarded each year to students who share their stories of how quitting smoking helped them to change their lives and their views on how we can create a smoke-free world. Information and application available at: ecigarettereviewed.com/scholarship.
$10,000 - 40 awards. Deadline: Visit website for all details.
FIDM National Scholarship Competition
Annual scholarship for students interested in the global industries of Fashion, Visual Arts, Graphics, Interior Design, Social Media, and Entertainment. Visit: bit.ly/FIDMscholarship for entry details and up-to-date information. Deadline: March 29, 2019
FinAid (Student Guide to financial aid)
Fix the Photo Scholarship
$1500 Scholarship - Criteria - Accepted into an education institution, minimum 3.0 GPA, essay. Deadline 5/31/2018. Visit:
Fleming College Scholarship
For students enrolled in 2 or 4 year colleges. $1,000 - Essay required "Ideas and solutions to reduce drunk driving car accidents". Email essays to email@example.com. Essays must be in word format. Full name, address, phone number and name of school must be included. Deadline: July 1, 2018
Full-Tuition Piano Scholarship
Application details are found online at: csmusic.net/competitions/. Deadline: May 18, 2018
GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship
Deadline: January 4, 2018
Global Lift Equipment Scholarship
$500 - One award. Deadline: Visit the website for details.
Good Call Scholarship
Horatio Alger Scholarship
The Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans invites students enrolling no later than the Fall of 2019 to apply through the scholarship program. Deadline: October 25, 2018. This association seeks to assist students who have demonstrated integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity, strength of character, financial need, a good academic record, commitment to pursue a college education, and a desire to contribute to society. Students may apply online: application.horatioalger.org. Please give careful attention to all criteria and application procedures.
$1,250 Scholarship. Check out details.
Ithaca College - Park Scholar Program
Park Scholar awards cover cost of tuition, room and board, and stipends for living expenses, books, computer purchase and may be renewable up to 3 years. Deadline: __________. Visit the website for application details and information.
KHANACADEMY - Breakthrough Junior Challenge
Enter for a chance to win $250,000 college scholarship. Create a short video explaining a challenging concept in physics, mathematics, or the life sciences in an engaging, illuminating, and creative way. Deadline:
Lifestyle Dentistry Scholarship
Lift Parts Express Scholarship
Lucy A. Valero Memorial Scholarship
Maguire Foundation - Pennsylvania Society Scholarship
Renewable college scholarships worth up to $8,000 a year. Deadline: November 1, 2017
McDaniel College Educator's Legacy Scholarship
This scholarship is available to the sons and daughters of K-12 school employees with four or more years of current and consecutive full-time employment. This $100,000 scholarship well be awarded at an annual rate of $25,000 per year as long as the student is admitted and maintains continuous enrollment. Visit the website for all details.
McLean DDS Medical Scholarship
Annual scholarship for students pursuing degrees in the medical industry. Deadline: August 1, 2019
Mensa Foundation - Cash for College Scholarship
Visit the website for information. mensafoundation.org or call 888-294-8035 / Ext. 5509. Application period: September 15, 2017 through January 15, 2018.
Money Key has announce a new scholarship program to students who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement - $2,500 USD Scholarship towards tuition books and other expenses. See details and application on the link.
My Best Hosting Scholarship
$3,000 Scholarship. Check out details
National Federation of the Blind and National Federation of the Blind Pennsylvania
This is an opportunity for blind or visually impaired persons in Pennsylvania. This organization promotes opportunities for scholarships and it sponsors an active student division where blind students can network with others both locally and nationally. All details and application are available on the website. Deadline: March 31, 2018
New Scholarship for Women in Technology
StudySoup is offering a $1,000 scholarship to women seeking a career in computer science and/or computer programming, a field they are highly underrepresented in. The scholarship will be awarded to a female student who demonstrates a passion for computer science and is actively seeking opportunities for a meaningful career in the industry. Details/Application on posted link:
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NFIB Young Entrepreneur Foundation
100 Scholarships will be awarded to Young Entrepreneurs, ranging from $2,000 to $25,000. Visit the website for information and application.
NHS Scholarship 2017-2018
Applications are open for the NHS Scholarships awarded by NASSP and parent organization of the National Honor Society. See the website for general information and application procedures. Deadline:
$750 math scholarship for any interested senior.
See the website for Scholarship opportunities from insurance companies and organizations that could provide excellent opportunities.
Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship
$500 - One award. Deadline: Visit the website for details.
Geneseo Migrant Center Scholarships for Migrant Students
Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation Scholarships
Society of Women Engineers Scholarship Program
2017/18 Green Home Improvement Scholarship
ENTELEC’s Wayne V. Black Scholarship
VFW Auxiliary’s Young American Patriotic Art Contest
Jeannette Rankin Women’s Scholarship Fund
Diabetes Scholars Foundation
We invite you to use this link which lists and offers contact information for virtually all post-secondary schools, colleges, and universities in Pennsylvania. Elsewhere on
PA House of Representatives Scholarship
All details on website for The Foundation of Enhancing Communities.
PAEOP Hermine Solt Student Scholarship
The PA Association of Educational Office Professionals (PAEOP) offers the Hermine Solt Student Scholarship - $500.00 - for a Pennsylvania high school senior who is pursuing higher education in a business-related field (secretarial, office technology, accounting, business education). Complete details including criteria, guidelines, and scholarship application can be found a PAEOP's website www.paeop.com under Award & Scholarships.
PASC / NASC Opportunities
Several opportunities are available through these National Programs. Visit the following:
PenSPRA 2018 Scholarship
The Pennsylvania School Public Relations Association offers three $1,000 scholarships, one in each of its three regions, for public school students planning to major in communications or public relations. Deadline: March 9, 2018
Applications and more information are available on the PenSPRA website.
Pennsylvania JCI Senate Scholarship Program
The Pennsylvania Junior Chamber International Senate is an organization affiliated with the PA Jaycees and the U.S. JCI Senate. The organizations together promote leadership training through community involvement and believe "that service to humanity is the best work of life." Two $500 scholarships will be awarded to PA residents and those recipients will be forwarded to the U.S. JCI Foundation for consideration to receive a national grant of $1000. Deadline: _____________. Application with all appropriate attachments must be returned to: Jeri M. Stoehr, 53 Highlands Rd. #106, Bethel Park, PA, 15102. Questions may be directed to J. Stoehr @ 412-667-1055. Click on "Scholarship Program" in the top header for the link to the application at:
Peter Pasula Study Habits Scholarship
PSECU Scholarship Program
Student must be a member of PSECU by December 30, 2017. Deadline: 12 PM - February 28, 2018. Visit the website to see scholarship requirements and application details.
Prudential Spirit of America Awards
The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program will award scholarships to students recognized for their dedication and selfless commitment to volunteerism. Eligible students must be in engaged in an act of volunteerism that has occurred, at least in part, during the twelve months prior to the application date. Programs could be done in or out of school. Deadline:
QuestBridge National College Match
Scholarship is open to high school seniors who will enroll in college in the fall of 2017. QuestBridge seeks to enroll students who have achieved academically despite financial hardship. Deadline:
Introducing Micro-Scholarships. Get scholarships from colleges for your achievements in high school.
Recovery Village Health Care Scholarship
Recovery Village is an organization with locations across the country dedicated to helping those struggling with substance abuse into recovery. $1,000 award to students pursuing a health-related degree program who have been personally affected by addiction.
Review It Scholarship
$1,000 - 1 Award. Deadline:
Student must be attending college or university no later than September, 2017. GPA of 2.5 or greater during last academic year.
Road To Safety Scholarship Contest for High School Seniors
This contest encourages young drivers to get involved in spreading the message to keep our roads safe. A creative project is required. First, second and third place winners: $1,000, $750, and $500
Deadline: April 27, 2018
Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation Scholarship
Earn college credit in Washington, DC and experience history as it unfolds. Early Deadline: _______________ Final Deadline:
Sallie Mae - College Answer
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Scholastic Art and Writing Scholarships
$10,000 - 75 Awards. Deadline:
SeniorCare.com - $1500 Aging Matters Scholarship - Deadline:
Shell Oil Company Technical Scholarship
$2,500 - 20 awards. Deadline: Visit the website for details.
$100,000 - 18 Awards - Criteria: High School Student Deadline:
Signet Classics Student Scholarship
$1,000 - One award. Deadline: Visit the website for details.
Skidmore College - Filene Music Scholarship Competition
The Filene Scholarship provides a special opportunity for musically gifted students with high academic aspirations. Application information and deadlines can be found online.
SP $10,000 Scholarship
$10,000 - 10 awards. Deadline: Visit the website for details.
STEM Scholarship by XBOSoft
This is an annual scholarship for any individual majoring in a STEM field of study at the undergraduate or graduate level at an accredited institution. Deadline: August 1, 2019
Student Aid on the Web
Student Loan Funding (UPromise)
Please visit the link below for a list of 10 scholarship programs (AIS, Elks National Foundation, Happy New Year, 2017 Scholarship Points Awards, Shred Paper to Stand Against Bullying, John and Muriel Landis, VIP, Spread Positivity in Your Community, Conquer Your Resolution, You Deserve It). Deadlines are varied dates.
StudyPug is pleased to announce a $1,000 annual scholarship. Requirement: Essay Submission. All details regarding application and essay questions are available on the website. Deadline:
The 2018 I'm First! Scholarship
The Center for Student Opportunity 2018 I'm First! Scholarship application is now open. Deadline:
The Foundation for Enhancing Communities
The Mensa Education and Research Education Scholarship
Please visit the website as listed below or by calling 888-294-8035 Ext. 5509. Deadline:
Therapy Pet Yearly Education Scholarship Award
$500 - All student in all fields of study are encouraged to apply. Visit the scholarship page:
Tobacco Free Life Scholarship
Please visit the website listed below for information for scholarships awarded each year to students who share their stories of how quitting smoking helped them to change their lives and their views on how we can create a smoke-free world. $8,000 in scholarships awarded annually. [Email: firstname.lastname@example.org] [Phone Number (4949) 310-8170]
Tuition Funding Sources
Turn5 offers two scholarships open to high school seniors pursuing specific fields of study. Here is a summary.
ExtremeTerrain: 2 x $3000 scholarships for students(includes high school
seniors) pursuing a degree in Environmental Studies, Environmental
Research, Land Use, Earth and Atmosphere Studies, Sustainable Land
Management, Parks and Recreation, or Sustainable Agriculture Systems.
One scholarship will be awarded for the fall semester and another for
the spring semester each year.
Scholarship page: https://www.extremeterrain.
AmericanMuscle: 4 x $2000 scholarships for students(including high
school seniors) pursuing an automotive themed major(mechanical
engineering, robotics etc.) Two scholarships will be awarded every
spring semester, followed by two additional scholarships to be awarded
for the fall semester each year
Scholarship page: https://www.americanmuscle.
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United Steelworkers Hugh Carcella Scholarship Program - District 10
Scholarships will be available for use in an accredited college in the United States or Canada. Applications may be obtained, upon request from participating local unions. No application will be accepted unless properly signed by the President and Recording Secretary of the respective local union. Deadline: Midnight, March 15, 2018
University of Dayton
$10,000 scholarships are available to HHS students who are planning to attend the University of Dayton.
University of Pittsburgh - Stamps Scholarship and Nordenberg Scholars Program
As one of only 43 schools in the country, the University of Pittsburgh is proud to partner with the Stamps Family Charitable Foundation to offer a full tuition, room and board scholarship to five incoming freshman from Pennsylvania who exemplify leadership, scholarship, service, perseverance, and innovation. Known as the Stamps Scholarship, the award also provides up to $17,400 in enrichment funds to be used over four years for the purpose of study abroad, unpaid internships, research, and other leadership experiences.
Each year, 10 graduating high school seniors from Pennsylvania will be selected to participate in the Nordenberg Leadership Scholars Program. Each student will each receive a full-tuition scholarship for eight terms; one international experience; and paid internships in the summers after their freshman, sophomore, and junior years. Nordenberg Leadership Scholars are provided with the resources for a rich collegiate experience with opportunities for academic achievement, leadership development, civic engagement, and interaction with organizations and corporations in the Pittsburgh region.
Please note, while your students’ credentials will be AUTOMATICALLY reviewed for University of Pittsburgh academic scholarships, consideration for the Stamps Scholarship and the Nordenberg Scholars Program requires the submission of additional materials and is completely voluntary.
To be considered, the following three items must be submitted together and received by the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid:
- Typed essay, in no more than 500 words, detailing the student’s greatest accomplishment in the area of leadership.
- One page academic resume/activity sheet highlighting the student’s leadership, community service, and international experiences.
- One page letter of recommendation from ONE individual who can discuss the student’s leadership experiences and continued leadership potential. https:www.oafa.pitt.edu
Veterans of Foreign Wars
VFW's Voice of Democracy Scholarship competition: This Year's Topic: My Vision for America. Any student may apply. The goal of VFW is to reach as many patriotic students as possible to compete for the grand prize: $30,000 paid directly to the American college, university or vocational/technical school of their choice. Download application. Entry deadline:
Warren & Kallianos Scholarship
Wells Fargo Student Loans
Wendy's High School Heisman Scholarship
Since 1994, the Wendy's High School Heisman Scholarship has been recognizing and rewarding senior athletes who excel in the classroom, on the field, and in the community. One male athlete and one female athlete will be chosen from each state. Deadline: October 17, 2018.
You Deserve It Scholarship
$1000 - One award. Deadline: ________________ Visit the website for all details.
$3000 scholarship every 6 months. Deadline: June 30, 2018