Scholarships & Awards
Affordable Colleges Foundation
Affordable Colleges Foundation is an organization dedicated to providing free higher education tools for current and future college students and their families. Our Louisiana colleges guide can be accessed here at no-cost: http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/online-colleges/louisiana/
American Musical & Dramatic Academy (AMDA)
The AMDA is conducting the National Audition Tour for Admission and Scholarships. For more information about the program, audition opportunities and scholarships go to www.amda.edu
American Society for Clinical Pathology
If you are interested in becoming a medical laboratory professional, ASCP and Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics would like to recognize students for outstanding academic performance. These scholarships offer sizable amounts of aid based mainly on academic promise. Go to www.ascp.org/scholarships for applications, deadlines and more information.
Athnet Sports Recruiting Scholarship
Any student that was an athlete at the high school level is encouraged to apply. You do not need to be an athlete at the college level. The award is $1,000. For more information, visit http://www.athleticscholarships.net/scholarship-contest.htm
Bezos Scholars Program
The Bezos Scholars Program inspires and challenges young people to act on their passions to address community needs. Each year, we select 12 teams from across the United States, comprised of a high school junior and an educator from their school, to become Bezos Scholars. Successful applicants are ambitious students who demonstrate academic rigor, curiosity and leadership. For more information, visit http://www.bezosfamilyfoundation.org/application
The College Board has launched a new scholarship program with $5 million dollars of scholarships each year. For more information, visit https://opportunity.collegeboard.org/?SFMC_cid=EM110805-&rid=47596321
Collegepeas.com Standout Student College Scholarship
Do you participate in an activity that sets you apart from other teenagers? If so, you could qualify for a scholarship given by collegepeas.com. They are looking for
students that engage in non-teenager activities that set them apart from the crowd. All you have to do is submit a short essay about your activity.
For more information and rules go to www.collegepeas.com
Common Black College Application
You can now apply to all 32 Black College Member Institutions through one application process, The EDU, Inc. application. Apply online at www.eduinconline.com . Once the application has been submitted, transcripts and test scores can be mailed or faxed.
Duke University Summer Programs
If you are currently in 10th or 11th grade and would like to spend your summer at the Duke Summer College for High School Students, check out http://summersession.duke.edu/high-school-students. Begin preparing now, as the competitive application opens up December 2nd.
Fashion Professional – BGP Site Solutions
BGP Site Solutions is offering a $1000 "Aspiring Fashion Professional" Scholarship to a student that is interested in pursuing a fashion degree at an accredited post-secondary school or college. Interested students can visit http://www.fashion-schools.org/ for more information and deadline.
Horatio Alger National & State Scholarships
The Horatio Alger National Scholarship Program is one of the major scholarship programs nationally that specifically assists high school students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives. National Scholars receive an all-expenses paid trip to Washington, D.C., during the spring of their senior year to participate in the National Scholars Conference. Recipients must attend the National Scholars Conference to receive the award.
To be eligible to apply for the Horatio Alger National Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: 1) Be enrolled full time as a high school senior in the United States 2) Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution) 3) Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required) 4) Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities 5) Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity 6) Maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 7)Be a United States citizen
The application is open annually from August 1 – October 25.
John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest
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 contest is open to United States high school students in grades nine through twelve. First-place winner receives $10,000. Second-place winner receives $1,000. Five finalists receive $500 each. Please visit https://www.jfklibrary.org/Education/Profile-in-Courage-Essay-Contest.aspx for more information.
Louisiana Community & Technical College Scholarship for FFA Members
LCTCS announced scholarship opportunities for FFA members. Please utilize the link provided for all details. https://amp.thenewsstar.com/amp/869844001
Marine Corps Scholarship
The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation provides scholarships to children of Marines and Navy Corpsmen who served with Marines attending
accredited community colleges, colleges, universities, and vocational/technical institutions. To those who have demonstrated financial need, giving particular
attention to those whose parent has been killed or wounded in action. The needs-based scholarships provided are $1,500 to $40,000. Visit www.mcsf.org for a list of qualifications and to apply.
NextStepU is offering CASH for College! Register online at www.nextstepu.com for your chance to win!
A variety of scholarships can be found at www.scholarshipguidance.com. Remember to use the guidelines when looking for a scholarship. It should NOT cost you money to win money - be wary of any site that charges a fee to find a scholarship. Several scholarship deadlines are approaching!
Scholly is an app that can help your students find scholarships to pay for college. Scholly gives high school students, current college students, and graduate students a fast and simple way to find scholarships to pay for college.
Science Ambassadors Scholarships for women in STEM
A full-tuition scholarship is available for women pursing undergraduate study in STEM. This is open to high school students intending to study in a STEM discipline. Students make a 3 minute video to apply!
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Seniors: Listen up……You need to visit www.studentscholarships.org to see what scholarship applications are currently being accepted! There is money out there for you to help with the high cost of technical schools and college, but YOU have to make an effort by applying! Visit them today and see what scholarships you may be eligible for. Different scholarships have different deadlines, so pay attention to the due date!
All seniors are eligible to apply for the Sussle Scholarship! Sussle offers a unique scholarship that lets students help others while also applying for the scholarship. Sussle.org collects the best content by topic. This is not your usual scholarship. There is no application or essay, and it’s actually fun! To enter, you simply contribute knowledge about your interests. By participating, you will be posting your knowledge for the benefit of others,and in return, the best contributor will win the scholarship! A $1000 monthly scholarship is awarded and your information is not sold to other internet sites. Visit www.sussle.org today for your chance to win $1000!
WACE: National Co-op Scholarship
The Best of Co-op Guide is rated as the most informative source about college co-op programs. The counselor's have a copy of the guide in their office or you can access the online version at www.waceinc.org. Students that are admitted to one of the eleven institutions listed in the brochure can apply for one of the 195 merit scholarships available. Apply online at www.waceinc.org
This website features thousands of small and unique scholarship opportunities. Most students forget about the many smaller awards. This site is dedicated to helping students find less competitive awards tailored to their personality, interests, and career goals. It is completely free to use and students are not required to provide any personal information. Check it out: WeirdScholarships.net