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 Scholarship


Prudential 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: spirit@prudential.com or spirit@nassp.org, or    visit website: http://spirit.prudential.com/view/page/soc/14830.

   Application Deadline:  November 3



VFW 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


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


Kohls Scholarship
If you are a high school student looking for scholarships for college, check out these scholarship ideas. Some are fun and easy, while others require a significant community service project or talent in a particular area, such as music, art, writing or math.

Mensa Foundation Scholarship

Applicants must be enrolled in a degree program in an accredited U.S. institution of higher learning during the academic year following the application date. · Applicants must submit an application and essay explaining his or her career, academic and/or vocational goals.

Scholarship amount: $500 - $1000

To apply visit:https://www.mensafoundation.org/what-we-do/scholarships/   

Deadline:  1/15/2019