Scholarships

The Horatio Alger Scholarship
10/25/2019

Seniors Only          Due October 25, 2019

For more information and to apply, visit: scholars.horatioalger.org  

Criteria:

  • Be enrolled full-time as a high school senior in the US with plans to enter college no later than Fall 2020
  • Exhibit strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor's degree
  • Demonstrate critical financial need
  • Be involved in co-curricular and community service
  • Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adverstiy
  • Hold a minimum GPA of 2.0
  • Be a US Citizen

 

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Heisman High School Scholarship
10/29/2019

DUE DATE:  October 29, 2019
The Heisman High School Scholarship continues a 25-year tradition of honoring high school seniors who accomplish tremendous feats in the classroom, on the field, and most importantly, within their communities. The scholarship recognizes and rewards both male and female high school athletes who are community-minded and driven to use their exceptional talents for the benefit of all.  Students have an opportunity to win a scholarship between $500 and $5,000.

 For more information and to apply, visit:  Heisman High School Scholarship

Heisman High School Scholarship Flyer.pdf


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Gardner-Webb University Tucker Scholarship
10/30/2019
SENIORS ONLY DUE DATE:  OCTOBER 30, 2019
SCHOOL SPECIFIC:  Gardner-Web University


Gardner-Webb University is pleased to announce the Tucker Heart, Soul, Mind, and Strength Scholarship. Students at GWU enjoy a vibrant Christian community based on the values of Mark 12.   The annual Tucker Heart, Soul, Mind, and Strength Scholarship will reward an incoming first-year student, who exemplifies living by the compassionate principles and Christian values highlighted in Mark 12:30. Over four years, the scholarship will provide full tuition, room, board, and required fees to the recipient.


If you are interested in this scholarship, please see your school counselor as you must be NOMINATED by a school counselor for this scholarship.

More Information:  Click Here

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Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship
10/31/2019
SENIORS ONLY DUE:  OCT. 31 by 5:00 pm

The Coca-Cola Scholars Program scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities.

With the 31st class in 2019, the Foundation has provided over 6,150 Coca-Cola Scholars with more than $69 million in educational support. 150 Coca-Cola Scholars are selected each year to receive this $20,000 scholarship. Apply now!

High school seniors may visit Cokeurl.com/Apply2019 to apply to be a Coca-Cola Scholar.


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University of Dayton Art Scholarship
11/01/2019
SENIORS ONLY                      
SCHOOL SPECIFIC
DUE:  November 1, 2019


The University of Dayton offers competitive scholarships to students who demonstrate outstanding promise in art education, fine arts studio, photography, graphic design, and art history. 
These scholarships are worth up to $10,000 annually. They are awarded to first-year, full-time students who enroll in a four-year degree program in any major within the Department of Art and Design. 

The department offers Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degree programs in ART EDUCATION, FINE ARTS STUDIO, PHOTOGRAPHY and GRAPHIC DESIGN, and Bachelor of Arts (BA) in ART HISTORY and VISUAL ARTS

Click here for more 
information 
Scholarship Guidelines:  University of Dayton Art Scholarship.pdf


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Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarships
11/15/2019
Seniors Only 
Due Date (online):  November 15, 2019


The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants in the 2020 competition.

Male and female students compete separately.

Ranging from $1,000 per year to $12,500 per year, Most Valuable Student scholarships are for students pursuing a four-year degree, on a full-time basis (minimum of 12 semester hours), in a U.S. college or university. All scholarships are in the form of certificates of award conditional upon the full-time enrollment of the winner in an accredited U.S. college or university.

For more information and to apply, CLICK HERE



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Jefferson Scholars Foundation Scholarship
11/22/2019

SENIORS ONLY Deadline:  Nov. 22, 2019
SCHOOL SPECIFIC


University of Virginia is pleased to announce that the Jefferson Scholars Foundation at the University of Virginia is now accepting nominations for the Jefferson Scholars Class of 2024. 

Jefferson Scholarships provide full tuition, fees, and a living stipend for four years of undergraduate study at U.Va., plus a number of generous enrichment benefits, including a study abroad experience. For more about the scholarship, the selection criteria, and the multi-stage selection process by visiting the Foundation’s website at https://www.jeffersonscholars.org/scholarship

 If you are interested in this scholarship, please see your school counselor as you must be NOMINATED by a school counselor for this scholarship.

 

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Brockman Foundation Scholarship--Texas A&M University
12/01/2019
Seniors Only
School Specific--Texas A&M University
DUE DATE:  December 1, 2019

The Brockman Scholars Program invites applications for a merit-based full-ride scholarship that covers five years of study at the College Station campus of Texas A&M University.

The Brockman Scholarship supports four years of undergraduate study in an approved Science, Technology, Engineering and/or Mathematics (STEM) program followed by the one-year MS Business graduate degree for non-business majors at Texas A&M’s Mays Business School.

Top students are encouraged to apply for this prestigious scholarship via the application portal at www.brockmanfoundation.org.

The application deadline is 5 pm on December 1, 2019.

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Boston University Scholarship Opportunities
12/01/2019

DUE:  December 1, 2019
SENIORS ONLY
SCHOOL SPECIFIC 

  • Trustee Scholarship – Boston University's most prestigious full-tuition scholarship recognizes extraordinary academic performance and leadership ability. Students must submit one additional essay with their application for admission. 
  • Presidential Scholarship – This four-year, $25,000 scholarship is awarded to students with exceptional academic achievements. No additional application materials are required—all students need to do to be considered is apply for admission by the scholarship deadline.
  • To learn more about the requirements of these scholarships and other merit awards offered by BU, please visit the BU website.
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URI Cultivating Change: Multicultural Scholars Program
01/01/2020

School Specific:  URI
DUE DATE:  January 1, 2020

A new, $6,500 annual scholarship for someone with a strong interest in pursuing a career as a food or agricultural professional or scientist should apply. Students may enroll in undergraduate programs including Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems, Animal Science & Technology, Aquaculture & Fisheries Science, Cell and Molecular Biology, Environmental Science & Management, Marine Affairs, and Plant Sciences. 

Eligible candidates 1) have been (or will be) accepted for the fall 2020 undergraduate class, 2) are U.S. citizens/permanent residents, 3) have not been previously enrolled in a bachelor’s program in the agricultural or related sciences, and 4) are from a group underrepresented in those sciences. 

Click here for more information or see attached flyer.

URI Cultivating Change Multicultural Scholars Progam.pdf

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Merit Scholarships at Gettysburg College
01/15/2020
Seniors Only
School Specific:  Gettysburg College
DUE DATE:  January 15, 2020

Eisenhower Scholarship–designed to recognize outstanding applicants who are positively transforming their communities. The College has a long history of civic engagement with students and alumni making a difference in their communities and around the world.

The Eisenhower Scholarship is Gettysburg College's most selective scholarship–$160,000 for four years of full-time study ($40,000 per year). It is awarded to top-performing applicants within a most challenging curriculum who have demonstrated a high level of civic engagement locally, nationally, and/or internationally. More information about the Eisenhower Scholarship including application requirements and process is on their website.

Additionally, Gettysburg College recognizes students' academic achievement in high school by awarding four categories of academic merit scholarships under Early Decision and Regular Decision.
  • Abraham Lincoln Scholarship–$32,000 per year
  • Presidential Scholarship–$27,000 per year
  • David Wills Scholarship –$24,000 per year
  • 1832 Founders Scholarship–$15,000 per year

Decisions on merit scholarship recipients are made as part of the admissions process. A separate application is not required. All students, including those who apply test optional, are considered.

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John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest
01/17/2020

The Profile in Courage Essay Contest deadline is January 17, 2020.  The contest is open to high school students in grades nine through twelve.

More information:  Click Here

 The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation invites U.S. high school students to describe and analyze an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official who served during or after 1917, the year John F. Kennedy was born.

 The first-place winner receives $10,000. Second-place receives $3,000. Five finalists receive $1,000 each. Eight semifinalists receive $100 each. Ten students receive honorable mention.

 

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Michael Lorenzen Foundation Scholarship
01/24/2020

SENIORS ONLY
Due to School Counselors' Office:  No later than January 24, 2020


The Michael Lorenzen Foundation is a charitable organization whose goal is to assist students with autism in paying for college. They want students on the spectrum to feel supported, financially and academically, as they move into adulthood.

For more information and to for an application, visit:  how-to-apply


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Desiree Mesolella Art Scholarship
04/10/2020
DUE TO SCHOOL COUNSELORS' OFFICE by April 10, 2020 for processing and mailing
SENIORS ONLY

Two $5000 scholarships awarded annually.  Applicant shall be a RI resident attending a RI high school, a US Citizen, and have applied to and been accepted into an accredited 4-year college or school majoring in a visual arts field. Approved areas of student include:
  • Photographic Studies
  • Fashion Design
  • Industrial Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Art Education
  • Animation
  • Commercial Arts
  • Textile Arts
  • Studio Arts

For more information, visit:  www.dm-artscholarship.com

Informational Flyer and application:  Desiree Mesolella Art Scholarship.pdf


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Academic Advantage Scholarship Grant
04/15/2020

Seniors Only         Due to School Counselors' Office by April 8, 2019

Academic Advantage is offering a graduating senior the opportunity to apply for a $500 scholarship grant.  This award will be based on academic record, extra-curricular activities, community service, and school recommendation.  

More information and an application can be obtained at https://www.academicadvantageri.com/Grant.html or by calling (401) 921-5860.

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RISLA Financial Literacy Scholarship
06/01/2020

Beginning October 1st, RISLA will be launching a new scholarship for students. This scholarship centers around the goal of providing financial literacy awareness to students and families. They have incorporated financial literacy information and tips into a new, fun scholarship quiz for students to enter into our monthly drawings. Two $2,000 winners will be drawn each month and scholarships will be awarded in May co-payable to the student and the school they will be attending.

How it works: Each month eligible students can visit the new scholarship page to read quick tips and answer three multiple choice questions regarding paying for college, budgeting, and more. Completion of the short quiz qualifies entry into our scholarship monthly drawing. Students are encouraged to enter monthly to increase their chances to win and learn more by reading new tips and answering new questions posted on the 1st of each month. Students can enter once per month, but can only win once per year.

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Affordable Colleges Online College Guides
01/01/3000
Intended For Everyone

Affordable Colleges Online, an organization dedicated to providing free higher education tools for current and future college students and their families, recently published research on all the not-for-profit universities and colleges in Rhode Island that offer online college programs. Historically, online programs have only been offered by for-profit institutions. Today, many of the most established not-for-profit state colleges and national universities have launched programs that provide flexibility and lower tuition prices for students. This dataset is unique to our site and is even ahead of the curve compared to other government education data sources such as NCES and IPEDS. A few of the key features on the page:   Unique list of accredited not-for-profit institutions offering online programs, sorted by affordability Spotlight interviews provided by many college deans with the institution's philosophy on online learning Direct links to the specific online departments, or e-campus, of each institution Additionally, our site helps high school students research post-secondary options by providing content-rich resources including financial aid guidebooks, accredited college search tools, and free open online courses (MOOCs) from national universities such as MIT and UC Berkeley. Our Rhode Island colleges guide can be accessed here at no-cost: www.affordablecollegesonline.org
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ZipRecruiter.com Scholarship
01/01/3000
Intended For Everyone

ZipRecruiter is offering a $3,000 scholarship for students, available each semester! They are looking for a 500-800 word submission that addresses both prompts; 1. Describe a job you previously held - or hold 2. Describe your ideal post-graduate job For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.ziprecruiter.com/scholarship 

Deadlines vary so check website carefully
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Tuition Break for RI Residents
01/01/3000
Intended For Seniors

The program is relevant to students who find that their intended program of study is not offered by the University of Rhode Island, Rhode Island College or the Community College of Rhode Island. The Regional Student Program provides a tuition break to Rhode Island residents, who are enrolled in approved degree programs at public colleges and universities in the five other New England states.

For more information or to see if your major qualifies for the tuition break, visit New England Board of Higher Education's website at

www.nebhe.org/tuitionbreak
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RI Foundation Scholarship Opportunities
01/01/3000
Intended For Everyone

There are many scholarships managed by the RI Foundation which are administered by designated schools and organizations. If, in looking through the opportunities on the RI Foundation website and you think you qualify for one of these opportunities, contact the person or organization listed in the directory. The RI Foundation website is www.RIFoundation.org
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Scholarship Websites from American Educational Guide Center
01/01/3000

Intended ​For Everyone

The newly revised guaranteed-scholarships.com now includes more than 700 scholarships guaranteed by nearly 200 colleges and universities. They are now reaching out to colleges and universities to find more guaranteed scholarships, and adding at least a few to our site every day.

Please note that they have another no-cost scholarship search site you and your students are likely to find helpful, so we hope you'll also link to college-scholarships.com/scholarship-information/free-scholarship-searches, one of the most popular college and scholarship sites on the Internet.

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Annual CGTrader Scholarship
01/01/3000
Intended For Seniors

CGTrader is the largest 3D model marketplace backed by the strong designer community of more than 500k members. CGTrader was founded with the goal to ensure fair marketplace conditions for 3D designers. 

Each semester CGTrader challenges students to dig into the field of technology writing an essay on how innovative technologies are transforming our lives. Enter the CGTrader Scholarship 2017 challenge to win $3,000 for your education bills. The best submission will be awarded $2,000 while the two runners-up will receive $500 each.

How to enter:  The goal is to challenge students to dig into the field of technology by writing different essays on how innovative technologies are transforming our lives. Every half a year the new technology related topic will be introduced.

The deadline of Winter semester is January 15th and Summer - July 15th.

For more information and to apply, visit:  https://www.cgtrader.com/scholarships
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Redfin Scholarship
01/01/3000
Intended For Seniors

Scholarship Details This $2,500 scholarship is a way for Redfin to help one student on his or her journey through higher education. We are looking forward to reading each submission! To apply, in 800 words or less, answer the following question: "When the population of a city grows, low-income people are often forced to move to more affordable areas outside of the city. Many initiatives have been proposed or implemented to keep affordable housing within city limits. Identify one such initiative and discuss its pros and cons."

How to Apply The scholarship application period will occur twice yearly with awards delegated in both the Spring and Fall. The Spring application period is from November 1-January 31 of each year. The Fall application period is from May 1-July 31 of each year. Complete the following form within the designated application periods.

For more information and to apply, visit:  https://www.redfin.com/resources/scholarship
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Affordable Colleges Database Resource from the RI Dept. of Education
01/01/3000
Intended For Everyone

RESOURCE FROM THE RI DEPT OF EDUCATION:

Receiving a scholarship can truly be a life-changing gift. Imagine receiving an acceptance letter from your dream school only to find out you won’t be able to afford it. A scholarship can be the deciding factor that allows you to pursue a degree at your top pick and be financially stable.

Luckily for students in search of financial aid, there are many options available. It can often be overwhelming trying to find the right scholarships and that’s where AffordableCollege wants to help students. This new Scholarship Database offers over 20,000 sortable scholarships based on: Location, Major, GPA, Ethnicity, and more. In addition, the site offers answers to frequently asked questions by students, such asavoiding scholarship scams and tips on applying for scholarships.
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Raise Me Scholarship
01/01/3000
Intended For Everyone

RaiseMe partners with colleges and universities to offer students scholarships starting in the 9th grade. Get scholarships for college for your high school achievements.  For more information and to create an account, visit

https://www.raise.me/
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FastWeb.com - College Resources/Financial Aid
01/01/3000
Intended For Everyone

RaiseMe partners with colleges and universities to offer students scholarships starting in the 9th grade. Get scholarships for college for your high school achievements.  For more information and to create an account, visit

https://www.raise.me/
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The Beauty + Wellness Scholarship
01/01/3000

The Beauty + Wellness Scholarship is for Women and each quarter they award $1,000 and a care package filled with healthy organic goodies to young women who are striving to maintain their health and wellness as they pursue their higher education goals.

Here is a brief summary of the eligibility requirements:

Award: $1,000

Quarterly Deadlines: January 1, March 31st, June 30th, and September 30th every year

Eligibility:

  • Must be a graduating high school senior, current college undergraduate, or current graduate student at a 4-year, 2-year, vocational, or technical school in the United States.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Must identify as female.

 

The scholarship sponsor welcome all majors and GPAs to apply!

For more information and to apply, visit https://www.skincareox.com/scholarship/

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RI Scholarship Search (RI Student Loan Authority)
01/01/3000
Search through hundreds of hard to find local scholarships using RI Student Loan Authority 

RI Scholarship Search
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RI Student Loan Authority Scholarships
01/01/3000
Intended for Everyone

Millions of dollars are awarded each year in private scholarships. Scholarship searches can be huge research projects but it can be well worth your efforts when you get free money for college. Borrow less when you receive scholarship money.

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For more information regarding RISLA Scholarships, visit:

https://www.risla.com/college-planning/scholarships
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