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Scholarship Weekly #4

National Security Language Initiative- (NSLI)

550 full scholarships for students to study abroad and learn a foreign language.  Study in countries like China, Egypt, India, Korea, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkey, and other countries around the world.  Previous language study is not required.  Must be a U.S. Citizen, have a 2.5 GPA, and 15-18 years old.  For more information go to www.nsliforyouth.org

Application Deadline:  October 30, 2018

VFW –Voice of Democracy Competition

High school students in grades 9-12 are eligible to compete for local, state and national awards.  Students compete by writing and then recording a three-to-five minute audio essay expressing their views of this year’s patriotic theme: America History: Our hope for the future.  For more information call go to:  www.vfw.org/Youth/ or pick-up information in Career Center.

Application Deadline:  October 31, 2018

University of Oregon Stamps Scholarship

Five scholarships for incoming freshmen will have their tuition, fees, and room and board paid for during all four years.  Additionally students will receive $12,000 in enrichment funds to spend at their discretion.  Applicants must have a 3.85 GPA, 1300 SAT or 28 ACT.  Applicants must complete University of Oregon application for admission and scholarship application by deadline date.  For more information go:  http://financialaid.uoregon.edu/stamps_scholarship

Application Deadline:  November 1, 2018

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship

Forty $40,000 scholarships for students who demonstrate financial need.  Successful applicants will have a 3.5 GPA or higher, receive SAT/ACT test scores in the top 15%, and are seeking admissions to the nation’s best colleges and universities.  Apply online at:  www.jkcf.org/scholarships

Application Deadline:   November 20, 2018

Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund

Scholarship awards ranging from $2,500 to $20,000 for qualifying students.  Must be of Asian or Pacific Islander ethnicity,  a first generation college student, be involved in school and community activities, and have a minimum GPA of 2.7.  For more information go to:  http://www.apiasf.org/scholarship_apiasf.html?ep_mid=11403777&ep_rid=31697182

Application Deadline:  January 10, 2019












Active Scholarships

PEO Star Scholarship

A $2,500 scholarship for a senior high school girl.  Selection criteria include participation and leadership in school and community activities with an emphasis on service-orientated projects.  Pick-up application and additional information in the Career Center.  Application is to be turned into the Career Center.

Application Deadline:  September 27, 2018


Questbridge seeks applications from high school seniors who have demonstrated academic excellence in the face of economic obstacles. Many recipients of Questbridge’s awards go to students who are the first in their family to attend college. Questbridge is partnered with 39 of the most selective colleges in the country. Go to: www.questbridge.org

Application Deadline: September 27, 2018

Air Force, Army, Naval Academy Nominations

Are you interested in an all expenses paid selective college education with guaranteed employment upon graduation? Have you demonstrated high academic achievement, participated in extracurricular activities and athletics, and demonstrated leadership? If this sounds like you, then consider applying to one of our countries military academies. In order to be appointed to a military academy, you must receive a nomination from a member of the House of Representatives. If interested in any of the academies stop by and see Mr. Early in the Career Center.

Application Deadline: October 2018

Create Real Impact Contest

Ten awards worth up to $1,500 for the student(s) who create messaging via video, art, music, or creative writing to address distracted or reckless driving. For more information go to: https://createrealimpact.com/

Application Deadline: October 1, 2018

AES Engineering Scholarship

A $500 scholarship for graduating seniors planning on pursuing higher education. Successful applicants will submit a 500 to 1000 word essay from a given prompt. For more information about this award visit http://aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm

Application Deadline: October 6, 2018

United States Senate Youth Program

Juniors and seniors are eligible to apply for a week-long Government and Leadership Education program in Washington D.C. and a one-time $10,000 college scholarship. Must possess outstanding leadership skills and be serving in one of the following capacities for the 2018-19 school-year: Student Body or Class President, Vice President, Treasurer or Student Council Representative. For more information go to: www.ussenateyouth.org

Application Deadline: October 12, 2018

Colgate Palmolive/Hispanic Heritage Foundation

31 scholarships ranging from $2,000 to $15,000 for Hispanic youth pursuing high education. Selection criteria include academic excellence, community service, and leadership. For more information and an application go to: https://www.colgatepalmolive.com/en-us/core-values/community-responsibility/haz-la-u

Application Deadline: October 15, 2018

American Muscle Student Scholarship

Four $2,000 scholarship to students who are planning on pursuing post-secondary education in the automotive industry. Selection based on student drive and ambition that student is able to communicate in a 700 to 1500 word essay. For more information go to: https://www.americanmuscle.com/scholarships.html

Application deadline: October 15, 2018

Dr Pepper Tuition Giveaway

Five $100,000, five $25,000, and ten $2,500 prizes.  Describe how you will change the world, make a video about your academic and professional goals, and indicate how winning one of these awards will change your life.  For more information visit:  https://www.drpeppertuition.com/program-details

Application Deadline:  October 17, 2018

Horatio Alger Association Scholarships

College scholarships for students who have demonstrated integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity. Family income must be $55,000 or below, students must be involved in school and community activities, and GPA must be at least a 2.5 or better for most of the programs. For more information go to https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/

Application Deadline: October 25, 2018

Coca-Cola Scholars

150 graduating seniors in the US will be awarded $20,000 scholarships and an additional 150 will be awarded $1,000 to $1,500 scholarships. Students must be EXTENSIVELY involved in school and community activities and have an exceptional academic record.  Applications must be submitted online at www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org

Application Deadline:  October 31, 2018

Elks National Foundation Scholarships

500 4-year scholarships for graduating seniors who have demonstrated scholarship, leadership and financial need. Selection for these awards begins at the local lodge level and continues to the district, state, and national level. For more information and to apply go to:. www.enf.elks.org/mvs

Application Deadline: November 15, 2018

Montana State University

Up to twenty-two Presidential Scholarships that covers all expenses to attend Montana State and Provost scholarships to cover full tuition available to Fall 2019 non-resident freshmen. Selection based on academic accomplishment, intellectual and creative distinctions, extracurricular activities with leadership, letters of reference and original essays. For more information go to www.montana.edu/honors

Application Deadline: November 30, 2018

Hotels Cheap Scholarship

http://www.hotelscheap.org/scholarship/apply   is awarding scholarships of $1,000 to provide financial assistance to veterans of the United States military, along with the spouse/partner and children of U.S. military veterans, who are pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree related to technology.

Application Deadline: December 1, 2018

Army ROTC Scholarships

The high school Four-Year Scholarship is for high school students planning on attending a four-year college program. Students can attend colleges like Oregon State, University of Oregon, University of Portland and others on ROTC scholarships. Once students finish their college degree they agree to accept a commission and serve in the Army on Active Duty or in a Reserve Component. For more information, go to www.goarmy.com/rotc

Application Deadline: February 2019

Young American Creative Patriotic Art

Awards ranging from $500 to $5,000 for the selected artwork.  Students must submit art on paper or canvas using water color, pencil, pastel, charcoal, tempera, crayon, acrylic, pen and ink, or oil.  For more information and details see Mr. Early in the Career Center.

Application Deadline:  March 31, 2018



Last Updated: Monday, 24 September, 2018 9:00 AM