October Scholarship Information
Horatio Alger Association Scholarship
The Horatio Alger Association honors the achievements of outstanding individuals in our society who have succeeded in spite of adversity and who are committed to supporting young people in pursuit of increased opportunities through higher education. Deadline October 25, 2018
Prudential Spirit of Community ScholarshipPrudential Spirit of Community Awards - In partnership with Prudential Financial, students in grades 5 - 12 are recognized for exemplary community service. State honorees each receive $1,000, as well as an all-expenses-paid trip with one parent or guardian to Washington, D.C. for national recognition. In addition, America's Top Ten Youth Volunteers receive personal awards of $5,000, a gold medallion, a crystal trophy for their school or organization, and a $5,000 grant from The Prudential Foundation for a non-profit, charitable organiza- tion of their choice. Application process opens in September. Call 703-860-7308, email: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com, or visit website: http://spirit.prudential.com/view/page/soc/14830.
Application Deadline: November 3
VOICE OF DEMOCRACY CONTESTVFW Voice of Democracy Scholarship Program Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States VFW Building, 406 W. 34th Street Kansas City, MO 64111 www.vfw.org/community/programs *** This is a national audio-essay scholarship competition for 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th graders. Participants record their essays on an announced patriotic theme. A state winner is selected for national competition. Each state winner receives an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C., where he/she competes for national scholarships, the top scholarship being $30,000. Contact your school principal, counselor, local VFW Post or visit our website www.vfw.org/community/programs at the beginning of the school year for detailed information. Entries must be submitted ONLY to your local VFW Post or your high school. Deadline: November 1
STOKES EDUCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
National Security Agency 9800 Savage Road, Suite 6779 Fort George G. Meade, MD 20755-6779 Attn: MB3, Stokes Program www.nsa.gov *** The Stokes Educational Scholarship Program facilitates the recruit- ment of individuals (high school seniors majoring in computer science or computer/electrical engineering), particularly minority students, who have demonstrated skills critical to the National Security Agency (NSA). As an NSA employee with the Stokes Program, you will attend college full time, receive up to $30,000 per year for tuition and mandatory fees and a year round salary. You will work at NSA for 12 weeks during the summer in areas related to your course of study. If selected as a Program participant, you are required to work for NSA in area of study, following graduation for at least one-and-one-half times your length of study. Cost of tuition must be reimbursed to government if employment is terminated prior to fulfillment. See website above for requirements and application or call 1-866-NSA-HIRE or 410-854-4725. Deadline: November 15
Schering-Plough 'Will to Win' Scholarship Program
Amount : $5,000
Scholarship demonstrates to young asthma sufferers that the condition, when properly treated and managed, need not affect their ability to excel. Two applicants from each category will be selected.
Applicant must demonstrate outstanding performance in one of the following categories: performing arts, visual arts, community service, athletics, or science and have a documented track record of achievements relevant to entry category. Applicant must have received at least one award related to their entry category in addition to holding a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5. Enrollment in college for the fall term is required. Deadline: October 31st