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Scholarships are available in a variety of ways...

 
 

OPEN TO QUALIFYING STUDENTS - These scholarships can be applied to the college of your choice. Each scholarship has specific requirements to be met.

 

CAREER (MAJOR) SPECIFIC - These scholarships apply to a career field or college major. Some of these must be used at a specific college, while others can be used at the college of your choice.

 

REQUIRE NOMINATION - These scholarships require the high school to nominate candidates. If there is a scholarship in this category for which you feel you should be nominated please see your counselor.

 

SCHOOL SPECIFIC - In order to receive a scholarship from a particular college or university you must send an application to and be accepted by that college. The scholarship can only be used at that institution.

 
 

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Check for available scholarship opportunities through student/parent employers and faith-based, military, or community organizations!

Visit our sister page entitled, "Online Scholarship Searches" c/o the HHS Guidance site for REPUTABLE websites that assist with finding additional scholarships via the web.

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VARSITY TUTORS SCHOLARSHIP

Varsity Tutors holds a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest where applicants 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. The top five entries with the most votes are reviewed by Varsity Tutors at the end of the month and one winner is subsequently chosen to receive the $1,000 college scholarship.

Deadline: Rolling


Visit: http://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship


The entry shall consist of three illustrations done by the entrant in a color or black-and-white medium created from the artist's imagination. Use of gray scale in illustrations and mixed media, computer generated art, and the use of photography in the illustrations are accepted. Each illustration must represent a subject different from the other two

The Contest is open to new and amateur artists who have not been professionally published and paid for more than three black-and-white story illustrations, or more than one process-color painting, in media distributed broadly to the general public. The ultimate eligibility criterion, however, is defined by the word "amateur"-in other words, the artist has not been paid 







 AMERICAN LEGION SCHOLARSHIPS

The American Legion offers several scholarship opportunities throughout the year to qualifying individuals. The total amount of scholarships available annually from the American Legion Department (State) of Indiana and/or the National American Legion programs is over $260,000.00. 

Deadline: Rolling


​Visit: www.indianalegion.org

 








10 WORDS OR LESS SCHOLARSHIP

Eligibility Requirements:

A.) Applicants must be between the ages of 14-25 who will be attending school in the Fall of 2020.

B.) This scholarship is provided by StudentScholarships.org. In order to apply for the scholarship applicants must follow these instructions:
1.) Go to www.facebook.com/myscholarships and place a comment on any post answering the question: In 10 words or less, tell them why you deserve the scholarship.
2.) Before or after writing your answer you will also need to "Like" their Facebook page. Note that they will only read the answers provided from individuals who have "Liked" their page.

Deadline: April 30, 2020


Visit: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10258.php






HORATIO ALGER NATIONAL CAREER & TECHNICAL SCHOLARSHIP

The Horatio Alger State and National Scholarship Programs are scholarship programs that assists high school students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives. The scholarships are funded by Horatio Alger Members who, like the Scholars, have experienced challenges but ultimately overcame them to become successful business and civic leaders.

To be eligible applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be enrolled full time as a high school senior in the United States; be progressing normally toward graduation in spring/summer of 2020 with plans to enter a career or technical program in the United States no later than the fall following graduation
  • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a career or technical program (up to 2 years) at an accredited non-profit postsecondary institution in the United States
  • Demonstrate critical financial need
  • Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity


Deadline: April 15, 2020

Visit: https://scholars.horatioalger.org






B. Davis Scholarship

Applicants may be current junior or senior students. Applicants must write an essay of 1000 words or less on the topic of "Describe the three characteristics of leadership that you value most. Discuss why you believe these traits are so important and how you feel that they are developed in an individual."

Deadline: May 22, 2020

​​​Visit: www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm


















 







 
 
 
 

Requirements

  • The contest deadline is January 4, 2018.
  • Essays can be no more than 1,000 words but must be a minimum of 700 words. Citations and bibliography are not included in the word count.
  • Essays must be the original work of the student.
  • John F. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy, and Edward M. Kennedy are not eligible subjects for essays.
  • Essays must describe 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 official may have addressed an issue at the local, state, or national level. See Contest Topic and Information and Helpful Tips for Writing Your Essay for more information.
  • Essays about past recipients of the Profile in Courage Award will be disqualified unless they describe an act of political courage other than the act for which the award was given. 
  • Essays about the senators in Profiles in Courage will be disqualified.
  • Essays must have a minimum of five sources.

Source Material

  • Essays with fewer than five listed sources will be disqualified.
  • All participants must cite sources they used to research their topic throughout their essay. Please use parenthetical citations within the text. We can not accept citations in footnote form.
  • Essays must include a bibliography. Accepted formats include APA, MLA, or Turabian. You must use a minimum of five selected sources. Please refer to Guidelines for Citations and Bibliographies.

Essay Submission

  • Students have the choice of either submitting their essay online (preferred) or of mailing their essay. All students must complete and submit a registration form online for student and school information. For instructions on how to submit your essay, see Registration and Submission.
  • Mailed in essays for the 2018 contest must have been postmarked by January 4, 2018