Scholarships Available

Scholarships Available

Local Scholarship Forms

Parsons High School Local Scholarship Application

2016-2017 Scholarship Form in WORD

2016-2017 Scholarship Form in PDF

Local Scholarship Recommendation Form

2016-2017 Recommendation Form

Labette Community College Scholarships

Online Scholarship Form


State & National Scholarships for Seniors

Click on the following Scholarship Application links to apply or visit the  Guidance Office for more information.

 

Scholarship

Requirements

Deadline

Amount


International Bullying Prevention Association Scholarship
*NEW
  • Be a high school senior or current college student planning to attend or enrolled in an accredited, non-profit, four year college or university in the United States in the fall of the following year.
  • Be a US citizen or legal permanent resident
  • Previous winners of the IBPA Student Scholarship are not eligible to apply.
  • Student may only enter one time per scholarship competition. Any attempt to obtain multiple entries by using different or multiple e-mailed addresses, identities or logins is prohibited and will result in disqualification.
  • No exceptions will be made.
Applications are accepted year-round, so send in your application anytime.  Up to 2 scholarships in the amount of $500 will be awarded annually to students who are United States citizens and are not renewable.   

 Jones T-Shirt Scholarship
* Needs Updated
 

Click link for details

September 12, 2016

 $1,000


Siemens Scholarship

Click link for details

September 19, 2017

$100,000
(18 awards)


KFC REACH Educational Grant Program Scholarship  The KFC REACH Educational Grant Program helps employees at participating KFC U.S. restaurants pursue their dreams of going to college. Employees of any age, any position, pursuing any degree can receive money to help them attend the accredited four-year or two-year college of their choice. The money can also be used at trade/vocational schools and for graduate study.

KFC Restaurant General Managers, Assistant Managers, Shift Supervisors and Team Members may apply for college tuition assistance funds. Managers who are selected will receive $3,000 for the academic year; previous REACH Grant recipients receive $2,500 and first-time winners receive $2,000. Employee-students can reapply for the money each year. 
September 28, 2017
$3,000
(50 awards)
 
MyProjectorLamps Scholarship
1) Minimum age of fourteen years (to date) or older.
2) Currently attending an accredited U.S. program: i.e. high school, college or university.
3) Considered in "Good Standing" at current institution- i.e. not on academic probation or suspension.
4) A minimum cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher.
5) Must follow or 'LIKE' the MyProjectorLamps Facebook page.
6) Postmarked by February 28th for the Spring 2017 scholarship and by September 30th, 2017 for the Fall 2017 scholarship.

September 30, 2017
$500
(2 awards)
 

Hit the Books Scholarship

 

In order to be considered for the scholarship, candidates should submit an essay of no more than 500 words on the subjects of the importance of education in their lives and how the scholarship money will assist the students' goals. Bonus points will be awarded to those students who find a creative way to include their passion for coffee within their essay without losing sight of the primary topic. 

September 30, 2017

$500
(1 award)


Money Metals Exchange Scholarship  Judged Scholarship Award:
A) Undergraduate Student First Place: $2,000
B) Undergraduate Student Runner Up: $1,000
C) Graduate Student First Place: $2,000
D) Graduate Student Runner Up: $1,000 
September 30, 2017
See Details
 
Sleeping Organic Sustainability Scholarship
1) United States Citizen
2) Incoming or current college student entering their freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior year.
3) Have a minimum cumulative GPA 2.5 
October 1, 2017
$1,200
(1 award)
 

Review It Scholarship


           

1) Be attending college or university no later than September of 2017.
2) Have achieved a GPA of 2.5 or greater during their last academic year.
3) Be attending or planning to attend a school in the US.
4) Submit answers to the essay questions no later than 11:59 PM EST on the day of the deadline.

June 30, 2017

$1,000
(1 award)


ShipDig Scholarship


           

Open to all students enrolled in accredited academic institutions, and high school seniors who are enrolling upon graduation. Students of all majors and intended majors are welcome to participate. Applicants must be residents of the United states. Applicants must be at least 16 years of age. Awards will be sent directly to the financial aid office of the institution of the finalist's enrollment. 

September 30, 2017

$1,000
(1 award)


Don't Text and Drive Scholarship

           

You must be a high school freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior or a current or entering college or graduate school student of any level. Home schooled students are also eligible. There is no age limit. You must also be a U.S. citizen or legal resident.
How to apply:
Complete the application form below including a 140-character message about texting while driving. The top 10 applications will be selected as finalists. The finalists will be asked to write a full length 500- to 1,000-word essay about texting while driving.

September 30, 2017

$1,000
(1 award)


Kansas Buffalo Association (KBA) Scholarship
 Click on link for application
The Kansas Buffalo Association is offering a $1000 scholarship to a high school senior or first-year college freshmen who is involved in raising bison and/or is planning to pursue a career in an agriculturally related field. Questions? Please contact Kevin Leslie at 913-957-4687 or e-mail KevinELeslie@gmail.com.

October 15, 2017
$1,000
(1 award)
 

Parking Solutions Scholarship

 
1) We do not require any sort of minimum GPA, and both domestic and international students may apply.
2) All applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, in a program at an accredited:
Graduate School
University or College
Vocational School
Technical School
Community College 
October 15, 2017
$1,000
(1 award)
 

College Jumpstart Scholarship

1) You are a high school 10th, 11th or 12th grader -OR- you are an undergraduate college student or non-traditional student. There are no age limits.
2) You are a U.S. citizen or legal resident.
3) You are currently attending or you are planning to attend an accredited two-year, four-year, community, vocational or trade school in the U.S. Online programs also qualify.
4) You must be committed to using education to better your life and that of your family and/or community.

October 17, 2017

$1,000
(2 awards)


Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway
20 GRAND PRIZES:
A) Five (5) $100,000 Tuition Prizes
B) Five (5) Runner-Up Prizes $25,000
C) Ten (10) Consolation Prizes $2,500 
October 18, 2017
See Description
 

Horatio Alger Scholarship
      

1. Full-time student as a high school senior in U.S. to graduate in 2017, with plans to enter college no later than fall following graduation.
year)
2. Exhibit strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor's degree at non-profit public or private institution in U.S. (may starts at 2 year and then transfer to 4 year.)
3. Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income required)
4. Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities.
5. Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity.
6. Maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0.

7. Be a U.S. citizen.           

September 25, 2017

$25,000
(106 awards)


You Deserve It (YDI) Scholarship
*New Deadline

A) You must be a resident of any of the 50 United States, District of Columbia or US Territories
B) You must be 16 years of age or older
C) You must either be enrolled now, or will be enrolled in a qualified high school, college or university within the United States.

November 29, 2017

$1,000
(1 award)


CARiD Scholarship
* Needs Updated

Create a photo inspired by any aspect of the automotive industry and email it to scholarship@CARiD.com. Here are some ideas to get you started: Your first car, custom modifications you've made, something that makes your vehicle unique, or the coolest vehicle you've ever seen - we're looking forward to your creativity!
A) Photos can be cropped, spliced, or edited however you see fit
B) Photos must be relevant to the automotive industry
Who can apply?
Any current US student who:
A) Is enrolled in post-secondary education in the upcoming semester
B) Is between the ages of 16 and 20
C) Is not a CARiD employee
D) Is not related to an employee of CARiD or its partners

October 31, 2016

$1,000
(2 awards)


Lawntrepreneur Scholarship 

·  Eligibility Requirements: Open to all majors as long as they are an incoming or current full-time student enrolled in a 2-year/ 4-year/ or graduate program and are passionate about entrepreneurship. 

·  Website: https://www.lawnstarter.com/scholarship

·  Application for Scholarship: Students apply by sending a transcript, resume, and a 500-700 word essay answering the following prompt "What makes them passionate about building a business?" to scholarships@lawnstarter.com.

·  Number of Awards: 2 (one per semester)

August 20, 2017

$1,000
(2 awarded)


 VIP Scholarship 
*New Deadline


A) Must be at least 13 years of age or older.
B) Submit your entry by 11:59 pm ET on the day of the deadline.
C) You can submit multiple entries by following the instructions on the sponsors website.

November 30, 2017

$5,000
(1 award)


Coca-Cola Scholarship

A) Current high school (or home-schooled) seniors attending school in the United States (or select DoD schools)
B) U.S. Citizens, U.S. Nationals, U.S. Permanent Residents, Refugees, Asylees, Cuban-Haitian Entrants, or Humanitarian Parolees
C) Anticipating completion of high school diploma at the time of application
D) Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution
E) Carrying a minimum 3.00 GPA at the end of their junior year of high school

October 31, 2017

$20,000
(150 awards)


Trucker to Trucker Scholarship
* Needs Updated

If you are a currently enrolled student driver working to obtain your CDL license and start a professional driving career, we invite you to apply for these scholarships.
Scholarship Details and Requirements
1) Those who apply must be at least 18 years old and be accepted to or attending a driver's training program at an accredited institution based in the United States.
2) The application must be completed in full with 300-500 word essay uploaded in Word or Text format. 

November 1, 2016

$500
(2 awards)


10 Words or Less Scholarship
A) Anyone who is between the ages of 14-25 who will be attending school in the Fall of 2018.
B) In 10 words or less, tell us why you deserve the $500 scholarship. 
November 1, 2017
$500
(1 award)
 

Maryknoll Scholarship

Students in grades 6-8 (Division I) and grades 9-12 (Division II) qualify. Entries must be written in English, only one entry per student. Children of Maryknoll employees, associates and affiliates are not eligible.
LENGTH:
500-750 words. Pages should be typed or neatly handwritten in ink and stapled. Note: Spelling and grammar count. 

November 11, 2017

$1,000
(6 awards)


James Alan Cox Student Photography Scholarship

 
High school students applying for these scholarships must have completed one year at an accredited high school (student must therefore be a sophomore or older) and should have taken at least one photography or related art class.
College or technical school students applying for these scholarships must have completed one year at a recognized college, university or professional school (student must therefore be a sophomore or older), and have taken courses in photography or photojournalism.
Graduate students applying for a scholarship should be enrolled in a journalism or photojournalism program.
High school, college and graduate students should have at least one semester remaining at time of award. 
November 15, 2017
$2,500
(11 awards)
 

Hagan Scholarship

  1. Must be a U.S. Citizen and resident of an eligible state.
  2. Must have attended as a junior and senior an eligible public high school.
  3. Must be a student in the 2018 high school graduating class.
  4. Must have achieved a high school CGPA of 3.50 or higher.
  5. Must score 23 or higher on the ACT (Composite Score); or 1,200 on the New SAT (Reading & Math).
  6. Must enroll in a four year college the first semester following high school graduation.
  7. Must work 240 hours in the twelve months prior to the start of college.
  8. Must complete the FAFSA in 2017 using 2016 tax return information.
  9. FAFSA EFC must be less than $7,500.
  10. Must apply for eligible Federal and State grants.
  11. Must not have been convicted of a felony.

November 15, 2017

Up to $40,000
average over 4 years is over $24,000


Zumper Apartments Scholarship
* Needs Updated

Any legal U.S. resident in high school or college who will be attending an accredited university or college in Fall 2016 is eligible to apply.
How to apply
To apply, please submit a short piece of writing, that includes the following:
1. How you've impacted your fellow student body or community.
2. An intro to housing near your school. Where are the best areas for students to live? You can also include up to 5 original images from around campus. If we like them, we may include them on our site and mobile apps (accredited to you of course!).

November 15, 2016

$1,000
(2 awards)


Andrew Flushe Scholarship

A) High school seniors who have been accepted into a college, university, or trade school.
B) Students who are currently enrolled in a college, university, or trade school.
You must be a citizen or lawful resident of the United States in order to apply. 

November 30, 2017

$500
(2 awards)


Sixt Scholars

High school seniors graduating in the academic year of 2016/2017. The scholarship will also take into consideration other factors such as financial need and extracurricular activities. Award winners must show valid proof of a full-time enrollment in an accredited undergraduate college or university for the academic year of 2017/2018.

November 30, 2017

$5,000
(5 awards)


Guidance Tech Leaders Scholarship
We know that higher education is more expensive now than ever before. No matter how bold your dreams may be, the price of an undergraduate or graduate degree may seem too steep. That's why we've invested in this scholarship - to assist driven students with innovate ideas in their quest to shape and refine the role of technology in the present and the future.

High school seniors or current undergraduate and graduate students (18 years or older) should submit to the Guidance Tech Leaders Scholarship by answering the following prompt:

"How do you see the role of the Internet and technology evolving over the next decade? Explain what that means for businesses today."
November 30, 2017
$1,000
(1 award)
 

Elk's Most Valuable Student Scholarship

  • Any high school senior who is a citizen of the United States is eligible to apply.
  • Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks.
  • College students are not eligible to apply.
  • Applicants must be citizens of the United States on the date their applications are signed; permanent legal resident status does not qualify.
  • Male and female students compete separately

November 30, 2017

Two first-place awards of $50,000; two second-place awards of $40,000; and two third-place awards of $30,000. The remaining 14 finalists will receive awards of $20,000. The 480 runners-up will receive fifth-place scholarships of $4,000.
 


Caption Scholarship
* Needs Updated
 

To be considered eligible for the Odenza Caption Scholarship you must:
1) Be attending college/university no later than the fall of 2016
2) Submit a caption in the comment section of any post on the Odenza Facebook page, prior to the May 31st, 2016 deadline. Please ensure to place a #OdenzaCaption at the end of your caption/comment.
3) Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater.
4) Be a resident of the United States or Canada.
*A Caption consists of a title or brief explanation appended to any photo or illustration on Odenza's facebook page.
Judging:
The post that receives the most likes will be considered the scholarship winner. 

November 30, 2016

$500
(1 award)


StyleMann Young Professionals Scholarship
The aim of the StyleMann Young Professionals Scholarship is to give students the opportunity to demonstrate their writing talents and win an award for them.
For the scholarship, you need to submit a 1000-1500 words article "How Fashion Industry Changed E-commerce And Its Impact On Us". You can write about its positive, negative or neutral changes.
Eligibility:
1) Participants must be students of any educational institution in any location. Academic level and major do not matter.
2) Each student must write an essay. 
November 30, 2017
$1,800
(1 award)
 
HSC Home Warranty Scholarship  Applicant Eligibility Requirements for the HSC Home Warranty Scholarship:
1) Open to high school seniors or college students who are legal residents of the United States
2) Scholarship payable to the winner who should be living in the United States
3) Student must enroll in semester beginning no later than Winter 2018
4) Winner is not based on financial need
5) Relatives of Home Service Club staff may not enter
6) Home-schooled students may apply so long as your course of study is equivalent to a high school senior
7) Applicants required to submit a video (see "Make A Video" tab for details) 
December 1, 2017
$2,000
(1 award)
 
Look Twice, Save a Life Scholarship  1) Create a form of social awareness that inspires other students to focus on Looking Twice for Motorcycle Safety. This can be a video, artwork, essay or anything that would engage other students to focus on safe driving.
2) Once you have completed Step 1, please proceed to fill out the application in our contact form below.
3) Submit a link to your video, artwork, essay or creative element of your choice in the final step of the application form.
Qualifications
A) Current college student or anyone planning on attending college (or another form of higher education) in the upcoming school year.
B) Student must have a valid driver's license. 
December 1, 2017
$1,000
(1 award)
 
Stephen J. Brady Scholarships
* NEW
1. All applicants must be enrolled in an accredited educational institution (kindergarten through graduate school) in the United States. All applicants must be ages 5-25 and meet the age requirement by Oct. 5, 2017.
2. All applicants must have demonstrated on-going commitment to their community by performing unpaid volunteer services impacting hunger in the United States within the last 12 months.
3. All applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States who reside in the contiguous United States, Alaska, and Hawaii only.
4. Volunteer services performed by applicant must help non-family members.
5. If applicant is selected as a potential national Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarship recipient or regional Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Honoree, in order to be confirmed as a winner, the student's parent or legal guardian must sign an Affidavit of Eligibility and Assignment of Rights. 
December 5, 2017
$5,000
(5 awards)
 
StudyPug

The annual scholarship award is for students who are currently enrolled as a high school or college/university student within the United States or Canada.

Applicants must complete the student information form below and submit their 500 to 1000 word essay on the selected topic in PDF format. The essay, idea, or creation must be the applicant’s original work.

The Scholarship will be awarded to the student who writes the most compelling essay as judged by an outside panel of educational professionals.

All submissions must be uploaded no later than 11:59 pm PST on December 15th, 2017.

 
December 15, 2017
 $1,000
(1 award)
 
Zeqr Scholarship
The annual scholarship award is for students who are currently enrolled as a high school or college/university student within the United States or Canada.
Applicants must complete the student information form below and submit their 800 to 1,200 word essay on the selected topic in PDF format. The essay, idea, and creation must be the applicant's original work.
The Scholarship will be awarded to the student who writes the most compelling essay as judged by an outside panel of educational professionals.
All submissions must be uploaded no later than 11:59 pm PST on December 15th, 2017 and the winner will be announced and contacted by 11:59 pm PST on December 22, 2017.
The applicant of the winning project will receive a one-time scholarship of $1,000, which may be applied to the following school-related expenses: tuition, fees, books, and on-campus room and board. The scholarship winner will be contacted via email at the address provided and must respond within five (5) days to receive the award. Scholarship funds are provided by Zeqr.com and will be paid via mail to the winning applicant. 
December 15, 2017
$1,000
(1 award)
 
Burger King Scholarship
The Foundation, together with Burger King Corporation employees, franchisees, suppliers and guests, has been able to make a positive impact in the communities in which we work and live. Today the Foundation administers the BURGER KING Scholars program and the BK Family Fund.

The BURGER KING Scholars program assists employees, employees' spouses or domestic partners, employees' children and high school seniors in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada in continuing their education. To date, the program has awarded more than $28.3 million in scholarships and the program continues to grow. Last year alone $3 million in scholarships were awarded.

Integrity, high standards, entrepreneurial spirit, good citizenship and education were the values that defined BURGER KING co-founder James W. McLamore. It was those values that helped realize a dream and it is those same values that are the core of the BURGER KING McLAMORE Foundation, which will continue to build on his legacy and his commitment to education.

This scholarship program is administered by Scholarship America. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability or national origin. 
December 15, 2017
$50,000
(10 awards)
 
North American Van Lines Logistics Scholarship
* NEW
A) U.S. Citizen (or permanent resident).
B) Enrolled (or enrolling) as a full time student of an accredited college/university within the United States for completion of an undergraduate degree in Logistics or equivalent field.
C) Limit of one (1) entry per contestant.
D) Employees, professional affiliates, and agents of North American Van Lines (and their immediate families) are not eligible.
E) The applicant must comply with IRS rules to qualify for the tax-free benefits of the scholarship 
December 15, 2017
$1,000
(5 awards)
 
Rubicam Youth Award Scholarship
* NEW
 
High school students in grades 10-12 or between the ages of 16-18. The award winner receives a $500 cash prize, a plaque, and a one-year NGS membership (nonprint). Presentation details of the winning submission may appear in NGS Magazine. (This was the only category in the Rubincam Youth Award until 2007.)  December 15, 2017
$500
(2 awards)
 
AXA Achievement Scholarship
* NEW 
A) Be United States citizens or legal residents living or claiming residency in one of the 50 united states, Washington, D.C. or Puerto Rico
B) Be current high school seniors who plan to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States for the entire 2018-2019 academic year
C) Demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities
D) Because reducing risk is woven into the fabric of our company, special consideration is given to achievements that empower society to mitigate risk through education and/or action in areas such as financial, environmental, health, safety and/or emergency preparedness. 
December 15, 2017
$25,000
(52 awards)
 
International Housewares Association Scholarship
* NEW

Undergraduate and graduate industrial design students enrolled in a degree program at any university in North America or other countries may enter. Spring 2017 graduates are eligible if the product was completed before graduation. A student may enter more than one project. Team projects are allowed. If a team project is selected as a winner, IHA pays for travel for one student and the team splits the cash award.
What are the Awards?
1) Judges allocate $12,000 in cash prizes. An additional $3,000 is donated to the winners' schools.
2) Winning projects are displayed in the Hall of Global Innovation at the International Home and Housewares Show (March 10-13 McCormick Place, Chicago).
3) Winners receive travel, per diems
and lodging for six nights (Thursday March, 8 - Wednesday, March 14). If a winner is from a school outside North America, IHA pays for travel from a U.S. location. Winners must be available for the exhibit and media.
4) Winners will be notified by phone by January 30, 2018.
5) Honorable Mentions receive a small cash award. They are not required to attend the Show. Honorable Mentions are included in media information and their entry booklets are on view in the student display. 
December 18, 2017
$5,000
(10 awards)
 

NFIB YEA Scholarship 
* Needs Updated
 

1. Any graduating senior who owns and operates his/her own small business.
2. Must enter their freshmen year at a 2 or 4 year college or vocational institute.

December 18, 2016

$2,000
(others- see online)
 


Acacia Fraternity Scholarship

Awarded to incoming male freshmen at the Manhattan Campus of Kansas State University who display excellence in academics, motivation for personal success, and an interest in studying the principles of leadership.
* see website for complete details.
Or online at https://www.facebook.com/KStateAcacia.

December 18, 2017
(priority deadline)
Will be taken until January 8, 2018.

One $1,000 scholarship and two $500 scholarships are awarded each year
 


Dr. Juan Andrade Jr. Scholarship 
* NEW
Applicant must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a full-time student, in an accredited four-year or two-year institution in the U.S. or U.S. territories, and demonstrate a verifiable need for financial support. At least one parent must be of Hispanic ancestry. Non-US citizens are eligible to apply (DACA or Undocumented). Recipients must also be available to attend the 36th National USHLI Conference in Chicago, IL, February 15-18, 2018.
* See website for more details.
December 29, 2017
$1,000
(20 awards)
 
FACT Scholarship  FACT is extremely proud of the Scholarship program and all its accomplishments over the past 20 years. To date, over ONE MILLION dollars have been awarded to worthy students.
In reaction to the changing needs of our members, FACT is excited to announce that the former FACT Scholarship program will be replaced with The Educational Grant Program!
Approximately $75,000 will be awarded this year to members and their immediate families, with the hope of increasing accessibility to advanced education. 
December 31, 2017
$10,000
(8 awards)
 
ACT Student Champion Scholarship
* NEW
  • A student who has overcome challenges and can articulate education and career actions
  • Students must have a composite ACT score of a 22 on a single test date or a 3.0 or greater on a 4.0 scale
  • Preference will be given to underrepresented and/or first-generation college students.
December 31, 2017
$500
(1 award)
 
Illustrators of the Future Scholarship
* NEW
The Contest is open to entrants from all nations. (However, entrants should provide themselves with some means for written communication in English.) All themes of science fiction and fantasy illustrations are welcome: every entry is judged on its own merits only. No entry fee is required and all rights to the entry remain the property of the artist.

A. By submitting to the Contest, the entrant agrees to abide by all Contest rules.

B. 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 for his artwork. If you are not sure of your eligibility, please write a letter to the Contest Administration with details regarding your publication history. Include a self-addressed and stamped envelope for the reply. You may also send your questions to the Contest Administration via e-mail.
C. Each entrant may submit only one set of illustrations in each Contest quarter. The entry must be original to
the entrant and previously unpublished. Plagiarism, infringement of the rights of others, or other violations of the Contest rules will result in disqualification. Winners in previous quarters are not eligible to make further entries.
D. 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
encdifferent from the other two.
E. ENTRIES SHOULD NOT BE THE ORIGINAL DRAWINGS, but should be color or black-and-white reproductions of the originals of a quality satisfactory to the entrant. Entries must be submitted unfolded and flat, in an envelope no larger than 9 inches by 12 inches.
F. All hardcopy entries must be accompanied by a self-addressed return envelope of the appropriate size, with the correct US postage affixed. (Non-US entrants should lose international postage reply coupons.) If the entrant does not want the reproductions returned, the entry should be clearly marked DISPOSABLE COPIES: DO NOT RETURN. A business-size self-addressed envelope with correct postage (or valid e-mail address) should be included so that the judging results may be returned to the entrant. 
December 31, 2017
$5,000
(4 awards)
 

NRA Scholarship

Eligibility: The contest is open to all students enrolled, or who will be enrolled, in an elementary, junior high, or high school during the 2017-2018 academic year, including home schooled students in an equivalent grade level, who have not previously received a prize in their category. For example, a previous winner in the junior category, who is now eligible for the senior category, may submit an entry.
Format and Contents: All essays should be about 1,000 words, neat, and legible (double spaced, typed preferred). The fund historically receives a large number of entries and the contest is highly competitive. Include your name, age, address, telephone number, school, and grade as well as a statement from a teacher or parent certifying that the essay is your original work

December 31, 2017

$1,000
(4 awards)


Harris Poll Scholarship
* NEW
1) 13 years or older at the time of entry
2) A legal resident of the 50 United States or DC
3) Have not won a prize in the preceding 90 days and
4) Not employees of iGain, its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, related companies, and its advertising and promotions agencies, and/or the immediate families and/or household members of each of the above. Only one entry per person.  
December 31, 2017
$1,000
(1 award)
 
Easton-NFFA Scholarship Program
* NEW

 
1) The maximum amount of all scholarships for the first three years will be $50,000 per year. The goal is to provide 50% of the scholarships to recurve archers and 50% to compound archers. A secondary goal will be to split the scholarships equally between men & women.
2) Applicants must be a member of the NFAA or the NAA/USA Archery.
3) Applicants that are not graduating from high school in the current year (JOAD, NASP, junior high, or high school freshman/sophomore archers) may apply.
4) For this group, any approved scholarships will be held by the Foundation until the student notifies the Foundation they are graduating from high school, and the name of the qualified school they plan to attend.
5) High school applicants must be applying to be full time students at a two or four year college/university or a technical training college (these are considered qualified schools).
6) Applicant must maintain a 2.0 GPA minimum on a 4.0 scale in the current year.
7) College applicants must be full time students at either a two or four year college or university.
8) Applicant must maintain a 2.5 GPA minimum on a 4.0 scale in the current year.
9) Scholarship recipients must compete in archery during the entire academic year.
10) Olympic, PanAm, or World Team members that have graduated from college may apply for training grants. 
December 31, 2017
$1,000
(5 awards)
 
Youth Scholarship Program 
* NEW
Three scholarships totaling $1,750 will be awarded annually to the authors of the three best Apprentice Ecologist essays. The top author will also receive a personalized crystal award courtesy of Crown Awards & Trophies. By registering and submitting your essay, you will automatically be considered for a scholarship. Be sure to include your full contact information (always private) when registering so that we can process any scholarships/awards that you may win. Scholarships are available to students between the ages of 13 and 21. The award covers 1) tuition and fees to enroll in or attend an accredited post-secondary (undergraduate or graduate at college or university) educational institution and/or 2) fees, books, supplies, and equipment required for courses. Applicants should embody the spirit of the Apprentice Ecologist Initiative by demonstrating personal leadership, initiative, and environmental stewardship in their project. Essays will be judged by a committee of Nicodemus Wilderness Project board members, volunteers, and past Apprentice Ecologist award winners. Please see tips below for additional elements that the committee considers important when judging essays. While there is no minimum/maximum length for essays, most of our past winners have written essays that ranged from about 750 to 1,500 words long. The deadline for uploading your Apprentice Ecologist project essay is midnight GMT on December 31, 2017 . Winners of the annual Apprentice Ecologist Awards will be published online on Earth Day (April 22).  December 31, 2017
$850
(3 awards)
 
Rove Pest Control Scholarship
* NEW

 
Rove Pest Control in Minneapolis is pleased to offer The Rove Pest Control Scholarship application for 2017. This scholarship opportunity is open to high school students and graduates nationwide in the United States of America who have been accepted to a college or university. This award will be presented to a United States student for the following academic year in the amount of $500.00 and will be paid at the beginning of the fall semester (2018).
Rove Pest Control has an excellent track record in both residential and commercial pest control services in the Minneapolis metropolitan area. Although this scholarship is open to anyone seeking a higher education, special consideration will be given to anyone pursuing a degree in entomology or a related field. 
December 31, 2017
$500
(1 award)
 

Youth Education Scholarship "YES for Liberty"

1. Must be legal citizen of U.S.
2. Must be a Kansas resident.
3. Open to all students in grades 9-12 currently attending public, private, military or home school.
4. Recipient must be planning to attend either an accredited 2 or 4 year public/private university or vocational, technical, or trade school located in U.S. 

September 17, 2017

As high as $3500 (varies) 


MIT Think Scholarship
*Needs Updated

The Scholarship Program is run by undergraduate students at the Massachusetts
Institute of Technology (MIT) and sponsored by technology companies and
educational organizations. 

January 1, 2016

$1,000
(3 awards)


GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship


1. Demonstrate at school, at the workplace, and within the community the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship.
2. Demonstrate strong academic performance (minimum 3.0 grade point average/4.0 scale or equivalent).
3. Demonstrate financial need.
4. Be citizens of the United States of America.
5. Be current high school seniors attending high school in the United States (students living on U.S. Armed Forces base and homeschooled students are also eligible); and
6. Plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study toward a bachelor’s degree at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States for the entire upcoming academic year.

January 4, 2018

$10,000
(20 awards)
up to $40k


Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarship
* NEW

Competition open to all high school seniors who are U. S. citizens and are planning careers of service to the United States in local, state, or federal government. All awards are for one year.

TO APPLY
A complete scholarship application must include:
a) Applicant's Full Name (nickname in parentheses)
b) Applicant's Home Address (Street, City, State, Zip Code)
c) Applicant's Home Telephone Number with Area Code
d) Name of Applicant's School
e) Applicant's School Address (Street, City, State, Zip Code)
f) Applicant's School Telephone Number with Area Code
g) Number of Students in Senior Class/Number of Students in School
h) Name and Title of Principal and/or Guidance Counselor recommending applicant  
January 15, 2018
$5,000
(5 awards)
 

KSDE AEOP Margaret Van Horn Scholarship

The scholarship program is open to current Kansas High School, College, and/or Technical School students.  Applicant must intend to continue his/her education in an education or business-related program.  Applicant must be enrolled in a minimum of nine semester hours (at least half-time).  Enrollment must be in an accredited post-secondary educational facility within the state of Kansas.
*See website for more details.  

January 19, 2018

$300.00
(1 award)


US JCI Senate Foundation Scholarship 

Graduating high school seniors in the United States, where that state has an active JCI Senate program (see www.usjcisenate.org  [under scholarship] or www.usjcisenatefoundation.org  for a listing of eligible states).  You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this scholarship.  

January 5, 2018

$1,000
(varies)


ExporaVision Awards
*Needs Updated

All entrants must be United States or Canadian citizens or legal residents,
living within the United States, U.S. Territories or Canada and enrolled
full-time in a public, private or home school. Students enter as a team of 2-4
students with a teacher/coach and optional mentor.

February 1, 2016

 $10,000
(40 awards)


National FFA Scholarship
*Needs Updated

1. Applicants do not have to be FFA members.
2. Students must seek three farmer endorsements of their application.
3. Over $500,000 in scholarships will be awarded, with winners announced in April-May, 2016.
*See website for more details.

February 1, 2017

$1,500
(many)


Geneseo Migrant Center Scholarships for Migrant Students

* See website link- several scholarships available with different due dates.  All are for Migrant Students
Varies
Varies

 Elk's Legacy Awards

For the 2018 contest, any child or grandchild (or step-child, step-grandchild, or legal ward) of a living Elk who joined the order on or before April 1, 2014, or a charter member of a Lodge that was instituted on or after April 1, 2014, is eligible to apply. The Elk must also be a paid-up member through March 31, 2017. Great-grandchildren are not eligible.

The applicant must be a high school senior.

The applicant must apply online only. The 2017 Legacy Awards application deadline is 11:59 a.m. Central Time on Friday, February 3, 2017.

If the applicant's parent and grandparent are both Elk members, the applicant must apply through the parent's Elks Lodge.

Applicants must take the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or the American College Test (ACT) by December 31, 2016.

Students may apply for more than one ENF scholarship; however, they may win only one. In cases where the student qualifies for more than one, we will award the scholarship with the greater value. Students can accept local and state scholarships, which are separate from the awards at the national level.

Click on website for all details

February 2, 2018

$4,000 scholarships ($1,000 year for four years). The Foundation offers a total of up to 300 awards. 
 


American Foreign Service Association (AFSA) Scholarship
*Needs Updated

The American Foreign Service Association (AFSA) Scholarship Fund offers need-based, undergraduate Financial Aid Scholarships for college undergraduates and Merit Awards and a Community Service Award for high school seniors that are open to children of AFSA members who are or were U.S. Government Foreign Service employees. Applications are available on November 15, and the submission deadline for the Academic and Art Merit Awards are February 6. The Financial Aid Scholarships applications are due on March 6.

February 6, 2017
$5,000
(77 awar
ds)

Davidson Fellows Scholarship
  *Needs Updated

1. Be 18 or younger as of Oct. 1, 2016.

2. Be a U.S. citizen residing in the United States, or a Permanent Resident of the United States residing in the United States, or be stationed overseas due to active U. S. military duty.

3. There is no minimum age for eligibility.

4. The Davidson Institute is looking for students whose projects are at, or close to, the college graduate level with a depth of knowledge in their particular area of study. This scholarship is not geared toward students at the novice level.

Davidson Fellows must be available to attend, with at least one parent or guardian, the awards reception and other recognition events to be held in September in Washington, D.C. (Travel expenses and lodging will be provided by the Institute.) 

1. Be 18 or younger as of Oct. 1, 2016.
2. Be a U.S. citizen residing in the United States, or a Permanent Resident of the United States residing in the United States, or be stationed overseas due to active U. S. military duty.
3. There is no minimum age for eligibility.
4. The Davidson Institute is looking for students whose projects are at, or close to, the college graduate level with a depth of knowledge in their particular area of study. This scholarship is not geared toward students at the novice level.
Davidson Fellows must be available to attend, with at least one parent or guardian, the awards reception and other recognition events to be held in September in Washington, D.C. (Travel expenses and lodging will be provided by the Institute.)

February 10, 2016

$50,000
(20 awards)


Courageous Persuaders Scholarship
*Needs Updated

Compete for scholarship dollars and a chance to air a commercial on TV. Create a
30-second commercial to warn middle school students about the dangers of
underage drinking or the dangers of texting while driving. Students can enter
separate videos in both categories. The competition is open to high school
students in grades 9-12. 

February 11, 2016

$3,000
(14 awards)


Hugh A. Smith Scholarship

1. The sex, color or creed of the applicant is not a factor in final determination by the Scholarship Committee.
2. The applicant must be an average or better student scholastically.
3. Only High School seniors, College level freshmen or sophomores who are enrolled or intend to enroll in an approved Junior College, College, University or Trade School located in the state of Kansas will be considered.
4. The applicant must be the son or daughter of a veteran; the parent(s) must have been a member of The Kansas American Legion and/or Kansas American Legion Auxiliary for the past three (3) consecutive years.
5. The applicant may be the son or daughter of a deceased member whose membership was paid up in The American Legion and/or Auxiliary in the year of death. 

February 15, 2018

$500
(1 award)


Ted and Nora Anderson Scholarship

1. The sex, color or creed of the applicant is not a factor in final determination by the Scholarship Committee.
2. The applicant must be an average or better student scholastically.
3. Only High School seniors, College level freshmen or sophomores who are enrolled or intend to enroll in an approved Junior College, College, University or Trade School located in the state of Kansas will be considered.
4. The applicant must be the son or daughter of a veteran; the parent(s) must have been a member of The Kansas American Legion and/or Kansas American Legion Auxiliary for the past three (3) consecutive years.
5. The applicant may be the son or daughter of a deceased member whose membership was paid up in The American Legion and/or Auxiliary in the year of death. 

February 15, 2018

$500
(4 awards)


Albert M. Lappin Scholarship

1. The sex, color or creed of the applicant is not a factor in final determination by the Scholarship Committee.
2. The applicant must be an average or better student scholastically.
3. Only High School seniors, College level freshmen or sophomores who are enrolled or intend to enroll in an approved Junior College, College, University or Trade School located in the state of Kansas will be considered.
4. The applicant must be the son or daughter of a veteran; the parent(s) must have been a member of The Kansas American Legion and/or Kansas American Legion Auxiliary for the past three (3) consecutive years.
5. The applicant may be the son or daughter of a deceased member whose membership was paid up in The American Legion and/or Auxiliary in the year of death. 

February 15, 2018

$1,000
(1 award)


Music Committee Scholarship

1. The applicant must be a Kansas resident.
2. The race, color, creed or gender of the applicant will not be a factor in determining eligibility for this scholarship.
3. The applicant must have a distinguished background in the field of music and will major or minor in music at an approved Kansas Jr. College, College or University.
4. The applicant must be an average or better student scholastically.
5. Only High School seniors, College level freshmen or sophomores will be considered. 

February 15, 2018

$1,000
(1 award)


Rosedale Post 346 Scholarship

1. The sex, color or creed of the applicant is not a factor in final determination by the Scholarship Committee.
2. The applicant must be an average or better student scholastically.
3. Only high school seniors, college level freshmen or sophomores who are enrolled or intend to enrolled in an approved junior college, college, university, or trade school will be considered.
4. The applicant must be the son or daughter of a veteran; the parent(s) must have been a member of the Kansas American Legion and/or Kansas American Legion Auxiliary for the past three (3) consecutive years.
5. The applicant may be the son or daughter of a deceased member whose membership was paid up in The American Legion and/or Auxiliary in the year of death. 

February 15, 2018

$1,500
(2 awards)


Charles W. & Annette Hill Scholarship

1. The sex, color or creed of the applicant is not a factor in final determination by the Scholarship Committee.
2. The applicant must have at least a 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scholarship system.
3. Consideration should be given to those applicants desiring to engage in the Fields of Science, Engineering, or Business Administration.
4. The applicant must be a Descendent of a member of the American Legion. 

February 15, 2018

$1,000
(1 award)


Shooting Sports Scholarship

1. Any Kansas boy or girl who has participated in an American Legion sponsored Shooting Sports program in the State and Regional levels.
2. The applicant must be an average or better student scholastically.
3. Only high school juniors, seniors or college level freshmen who are enrolled or intend to enroll in an approved junior college, college, university, or trade school in the State of Kansas will be considered. 

February 15, 2018

$500
(1 award)


Scouting Scholarship


The American Legion honors the Eagle Scout of the Year at the national convention with a $10,000 scholarship. The three runners-up get $2,500. Further information is available from department adjutants or the Americanism Division.  February 15, 2018
See Website
 

SAL U.S. “Udie”Grant Scholarship


The purpose of the U.S. "Udie" Grant Scholarship is to assist financially in the education of needy and worthy children and grandchildren of Kansas Legionnaires.  Applicants must be a current 3-year member of the Sons of the American Legion within the Detachment of Kansas. 
February 15, 2018
 
See Website   

 Jay B. Thielen Scholarship


The purpose of the Jay B. Thielen Scholarship is to assist financially in the education of needy and worth children and grandchildren of Sons of The American Legion members of the Detachment of Kansas or members of the Sons of the American Legion of the Detachment of Kansas.  February 15, 2018
Five scholarships in the amount of $500.00 each are annually awarded.   

KADPF Scholarship Program

These scholarships are available only to graduating seniors of non-instructional support staff who wish to continue their education at the college level. The students must be residents of Kansas and graduate from a Kansas High School and plan to attend a Kansas College or technical school. Only children whose parent or legal guardian is actively employed in a K-12 or secondary education institution and engaged in a buildings and grounds, food service or transportation position shall be eligible for these scholarships and it is the responsibility of the school to submit their best applications for competition.

February 15, 2018

3-$1,000 academic award
1-$1,000
technical award


Coolidge Scholarship
*Needs Updated

HIGH SCHOOL JUNIORS ONLY
Junior who plans to enroll in college in the fall of 2018 and is an American citizen is eligible to apply.

February 22, 2017

The Coolidge Scholarship is an annually awarded, full-ride, presidential scholarship that covers a student’s tuition, room, board, and expenses for four years of undergraduate study and leadership training.

 

Tortoise Young Entrepreneurs Scholarship
*Needs Updated

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Be a permanent resident of Kansas or Missouri who is enrolled or plans to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study towards a bachelor's degree, or;
  • Are a non-resident of either state who is enrolled or plans to enroll as a full-time student in a four-year bachelor's program at a Kansas or Missouri accredited university or college, and;
  • Have a minimum 3.3 grade-point average (on a 4.0 scale or equivalent) and a minimum ACT score of 24 or minimum SAT score of 1680.
February 28, 2017
1st- $3,000
2nd-$2,000
3rd-$1,000

KEHA Scholarship (The Bill Spaniol Memorial Scholarship)
*Needs Updated

Encourage individuals to pursue a degree in Environmental Science or a related field.
Any student who will be graduating or has graduated from a high school accredited by the Kansas State Board of Education, or will be receiving or has received a general educational development (GED) credential issued by the Kansas Board of Regents, or will be graduating or has graduated from a Kansas home school program or a non-accredited private secondary school and will be attending a technical college, community college or a four-year private or public college or university.  

February 28, 2017

$500
(1 or more)


KACRAO Scholarship
*Needs Updated

  • Be in their senior year at a Kansas high school;
  • Have a cumulative seventh semester GPA of at least 3.25 on a 4.0 scale;
  • Have a minimum ACT composite score of 22 or SAT-I combined score of 1020

March 1, 2017

$250
(4 awards)


Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation
*Needs Updated

*Applicant must be pursuing a career in printing technology, printing management, publishing or graphic communications.
*A student who is enrolled in a printing or graphics program at a technical school, college or university, within the U.S.
*Must be a full time student.
*High school senior or high school graduate.
*Be able to maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
March 1, 2017
Scholarship awards vary in amount from $1,000 to $5,000 per academic year, in most cases, for up to four years. 
Kansas Farm Bureau Scholarship
*Needs Updated

1. Student or parent must be a member of Labette County Farm Bureau on or before the scholarship application deadline.
2. Must attend an institution of higher education or Vocational-Technical School in the fall semester after high school graduation.
3. Must have a 2.5 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale.​

March 1, 2017
$500
(8-awards)

State Farm Good Neighbor Scholarship 
*Needs Updated
  • Must be a high school senior who will graduate at the end of the 2016-17 school year*
    *Children of employees, agents, and retirees of the State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company (the "Company") and children of employees of the Company's subsidiaries and affiliates who are otherwise eligible may apply for scholarships, but they will not receive any preferences. Disqualified persons of the Foundation (within the meaning of Section 4946(a)(1) of the Code) will not be eligible for scholarships.
  • Plan to enroll in full time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school for the entire 2017-2018 academic year
  • Have a cumulative grade point average of 2.50 to 3.20 on a 4.00 scale (or its equivalent)
  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Demonstrate financial need
March 2, 2017
  • Up to fifty (50) selected recipients will receive a $2,500 award.
  • Awards may be renewed up to one additional year based on maintaining satisfactory academic performance and full-time enrollment.
  • Awards are for undergraduate study only.
 

Shell Oil Company Technical Scholarship
*Needs Updated

A) Apply online. Applicants will be asked to upload a copy of their high school transcript and standardized test scores, and to provide the names & email addresses for two individuals to provide recommendations on the applicant’s behalf.
B) Plan to enroll full-time in one of the following majors (geology, geophysics, physics, chemical, civil, electrical, geological, geophysical, mechanical or petroleum engineering) at a specified institution.
C) Be lawfully authorized to work on a full-time basis in the United States without any form of sponsorship.
D) The deadline for interested students to submit their applications and supporting material is March 3, 2016.

March 3, 2016

$2,500
(20 awards)


BBB Student Integrity Award Scholarship
*Needs Updated

Scholarships are not based on ethnicity, need or grade point average, but recognize students of integrity who represent BBB values.  See website for more info.  

March 10, 2016

$2,000
(3 awards in our area)


Westar Energy/Haines-Weber Scholarship
*Needs Updated

1. Must be a resident of Kansas or attending a Kansas high school
2. Must be an upcoming graduating high school senior or must have graduated last year
3. Must be pursuing a degree in electric power and distribution,
power plant technology, industrial technology or other industry-related degrees.
4. Must be eligible to obtain a Commercial Drivers License (line worker scholarship only)
5. Must enroll as a full-time student in degree program (does not have to be enrolled prior to scholarship award, but must be a full-time student in degree program to receive award)
6. Must maintain 2.5 GPA during degree program
If 18, must be willing to submit to a Motor Vehicle Record Check (drug free with no DUI convictions)
7. Females and minorities are urged to apply 

March 15, 2017

*4 Scholarships
$3,000 each
(2  awards) each


Building Better Moms Scholarship
This scholarship is for youth in FOSTER CARE, or who have recently aged-out, ages 17-24.  It must be used for post-high school education related expenses such as college tuition, career training, books, school materials, etc.  Funds will be transferred directly yo the education institution for 2017-2018 year.  Fill out attached document, return to Tiffany Becker at tiffanybecker@me.com or mail to 5624 W. 144th St., Overland Park, KS  66223.
March 17, 2018
$500
(1 award ?)

oxyGEN Scholarship 
*Needs Updated 
  • Applicants are eligible regardless of major or area of study.
  • Applicants who meet all criteria, including AT&T employees and their family, are eligible to apply.
  • Applicant must enroll in an accredited (2-year or 4-year) undergraduate program within the U.S. for the 2017-2018 year.
  • Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
March 17, 2017
The number and value of scholarships awarded each year will vary based on the number of quality applicants received and the funds available.    
Pitt State Community National Bank Scholarship
*Needs Updated


 Complete the application on the link and submit to Community National Bank.
March 17, 2017
$500
 

Kansas Junior Golf Scholarship
*Needs Updated

1.  Applicant must be a high school senior in good standing enrolled in a Kansas state high school.
2.  Applicant must be enrolling as a full-time student in an accredited Kansas  college or university for the coming fall semester.      
3.  Applicant must have participated in high school golf or junior golf programs sponsored by Kansas organizations. These may include, but are not limited to: Kansas Junior Golf Association, Kansas Golf Association, Kansas Womens Golf Association, The First Tee, Wichita Junior Golf Foundation, Native American Junior Golf Association. Participation – not playing ability or performance – is the requirement.
 

March 25, 2016

$5,000
(5 awards)


Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship

A) Be between the ages of 16 and 25 on March 30, 2018
B) Submit answers to the essay questions, which can be found on the application page, prior to the March 30, 2017 deadline.
C) Have at least one full year of post secondary studies remaining at the time of the award
D) Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater.
E) Be a citizen of the United States or Canada

March 30, 2018

$500
(1 award)


VFW Auxillary's Young American Patriotic Art Contest
  • Any student in grades 9-12 who is enrolled in a public, private or parochial high school or home study program in the United States.
  • Maximum student age of 18 at time of local entry.
  • Student must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. national.
  • Applicant does not have to be related to a VFW or VFW Auxiliary member to participate, but the student must attend school in the same state as the sponsoring VFW Auxiliary.
March 31, 2017
The first-place winner from each state competes for national awards totaling $21,000. 
Cobell Scholarship
*NEW
http://cobellscholar.org/
Native-American Scholarship- see website for all details.
March 31, 2017
Unknown
 

Global Automotive Aftermarket Symposium Scholarship
*Needs Updated

1. Be a graduating high school senior or have graduated from high school within the past two years.
2. Be enrolled in a college-level program, university or an accredited automotive technical program.
3. Priority will be given to those pursuing a career in the automotive aftermarket.

March 31, 2016

$1,000 (many awards)


Faye E. Miller Vice Memorial Scholarship Trust Fund (Local)

The recipient must be a Labette County resident entering or attending Kansas State University.
Print out application, fill out and take to the Labette County Extension Office or mail to P.O. Box 39, Altamont, KS  67330

March 31, 2017

$300
(1 award)


Vivint Smart Home Scholarship
  • Open to high school seniors or college students who are legal residents of the United States
  • Scholarship payable to the winner who should be living in the United States
  • Student must enroll in semester beginning no later than September 30, 2017
  • Winner is not based on financial need
  • Home-schooled students may apply so long as your course of study is equivalent to a high school senior
  • Applicants required to submit a video (see “Make A Video” tab for details)
  • Student must be planning on or already enrolled in one of the eligible majors listed in the Scholarship Official Rules
April 1, 2017
$5,000
(1-award?)
 

Kansas Financial Scholars Essay Scholarship Contest

To be eligible, students must be in their senior year of high school and planning to attend a Kansas school of higher education. Furthermore, students must complete one of the following KSC or OSBC sponsored programs by the end of the school year: 1) EverFi Financial Literacy* 2) The Stock Market Game or 3) Life$marts. Students who have completed one of the listed programs in previous years are eligible as long as proof of completion is included in the application. 

April 3, 2017

Five scholarships in the amount of $2500, $2000, $1500, $1000, and $500 to five eligible Kansas seniors. Up to ten $100 honorable mention awards will also be issued. 


Kansas County Clerks Election Officials Association Scholarship
See link for all documentation to apply.
April 3, 2017
$500
(unknown #)
 

OPAA!- Kenneth L. Short Memorial Scholarship

Eligible students must enroll in an accredited college or university and demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in the food service/hospitality industry. Selection criteria include academic achievement; work experiences; and participation in student, school, and community activities. 

April 7, 2017

$1,000
($500 at each semester's end)
(1 award)


 Kansas Seed Industry Association Scholarship
* NEW

1.  Applicants may be high school seniors or college students.

2.  Applicants must plan to attend a college in Kansas.

3.  Applicants must be seeking a degree in Agronomy, Ag Education,

     Ag Econ/Business, Ag Communications, Grain/Milling Science,

     Ag Technology, Ag Farm Management or Horticulture.

April 10, 2017
$1,000
(2 awarded)
 

Signet Classics Student Scholarship

Five high school juniors or seniors can each win a $1,000 scholarship award to be used toward their higher education plus a Signet Classics library for their school! Essays must be submitted by a high school English teacher on behalf of students who write an essay on one of six topics for this year’s competition book
Eligibility
1. Open to 11th and 12th grade full-time matriculated students who are attending high schools located in the fifty United States and the District of Columbia, or home-schooled students between the ages of 16-18 who are residents of the fifty United States and the District of Columbia. Void where prohibited by law. All state and local restrictions apply.
2. Employees of Sponsor and its parent company, subsidiaries, affiliates or other parties in any way involved in the development, production or distribution of this Contest, as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible to participate in this Contest.

April 14, 2017

$1,000
(5 awards)


Insuring Success Kansas Scholarship Contest

1. Applicant must be a Kansas Resident, graduating from high school the 2016-2017 academic year.
2. Applicant must submit a one page essay, Essay Question: Who is the most influential person in your life that has helped ensure your success? Why?  Click on link for document and email as instructed.

April 15, 2017

$250
(2 awards)


Diabetes Scholars Foundation


  • High School Seniors with Type 1 diabetes seeking a higher education at an accredited four year university, college, technical or trade school.
  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
April 15, 2017
SEVERAL SCHOLARSHIPS WITH DIFFERENT AWARDS- SEE SITE 
NPG Scholarship
*NEW

1) Entries must be received by April 21, 2017. Those received after the deadline will NOT be accepted. Winners will be announced online at NPG.org by June 30, 2017.

2) Entries must be submitted via Email to NPGEssayScholarship@gmail.com. No mail, fax, or other submissions will be accepted.

3) Follow submission instructions carefully to ensure your entry is accepted for consideration. Submissions that do not include all material (Essay, Application and Release Form) in one email will NOT be accepted.

4) Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen or legal permanent resident.

5) Applicant must be a senior in high school or a college freshman, sophomore, or junior enrolled in an official undergraduate program of study for the fall 2017 semester. Applicant must be 14 years old or older.

6) Applicant must be currently enrolled in or attending an accredited school within the United States, or operated overseas by the U.S. government, for the Fall 2017 semester.
April 21, 2017
$2,500
(8-awards)
 

Student-View Scholarship Program

* NO minimum SAT or ACT score
* NO minimum grade point average
* NO lengthy, time-consuming paperwork
* NO essays
* NO application fees

Simply complete a 15-25 minute online survey about local colleges. You will then be automatically entered into a random drawing for a scholarship award.

April 22, 2017

1-$4,000
2-$1,000
10-$500
awards


Labette County Young Professionals Scholarship (Local)

1. Must be a Labette County resident entering Labette Community College.
* Mail application to Labette County Chamber, 506 Main Street, Parsons, KS  67357

April 30, 2017

$250
(1 award)


E-Waste Scholarship 
* NEW
You must be a high school freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior or a current or entering college or graduate school student of any level. Home schooled students are also eligible. There is no age limit. You must also be a U.S. citizen or legal resident.

How to apply: Complete the application form below including a 140-character message about e-waste. The top 10 applications will be selected as finalists. The finalists will be asked to write a full length 500- to 1,000-word essay about e-waste.
April 30, 2017
$1,000
(1-award)
 
Shawn Carter Scholarship
* NEW 
1) High school seniors, students with GED diplomas, undergraduate (2 year or 4 year) college students, and students at vocational or trade schools

2) US citizen or Permanent Resident

3) 25 years old or younger

4) Minimum 2.0 GPA 
April 30, 2017
$2,500
(10-awards)
 
UNCF Scholarship
* NEW  
Welcome to the UNCF scholarships, programs, internships and fellowships website. UNCF manages various scholarship programs and each program has its own eligibility criteria, open/close dates and required documentation. To apply for a UNCF scholarship, you must apply through the on-line application process. As many of the UNCF scholarships require that the scholarship recipient apply for Federal Student Aid, it is recommended that applicants complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).  April 30, 2017
$2,500
(50-awards)
 

IAPMO Scholarship
*Needs Updated

1. Current high school senior; or enrolled or accepted as a full-time student in a tech school, community college, trade school, 4 year college or university, or apprentice program. 

May 1, 2016

$1,000
(3 awards)  


Society of Women Engineers Scholarship Program
  • SEE WEBSITE FOR DETAILS
  • For sophomores through graduate students: December 1 - February 15
  • For freshmen: March 1 -May 1
 
May 1, 2017
  • Annually, SWE awards individual scholarships to freshmen through graduate students
  • Scholarships range from $1,000 to $15,000 each and some are renewable

MCO (Mission Creek Orthodontics) Scholarship

1. Must be attending a college or university full-time no later than December 2017.
2. Submit an essay found on the application no later than May 15, 2017.
3. Currently in your last year of HS, or Freshman, Sophmore or Junior in College.
4) Be currently in your last year of high school or a freshman, sophomore, or junior in college/university

May 15, 2017

$500
(many awards)


LM Scholarship

1. Be currently enrolled or expect to be enrolled in a two-year degree program.
2. Have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
3. Submit an answer to an essay question.
4. Be a resident of the U.S. or Canada.

May 31, 2017

$500
(1 award)


The Christian Connector
*Needs Updated

Applicant must be a high school junior or senior who plans to enroll for the first time as a full-time student at a Christ-centered Christian college or Bible college within 16 months of being notified that they have won the award. Completion of short survey is required.

May 31, 2016

Up to $2,500


Odenza Vacations Scholarship

1) Be between the ages of 17 and 24 on September 1, 2017
2) Submit answer to the essay question, which can be found on the application page, prior to the June 1, 2017 deadline.

3) Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater.

4) Be a resident of the United States or Canada1) Be between the ages of 17 and 24 on September 1st, 2016

2) Submit answer to the essay question, which can be found on the application page, prior to the June 1st, 2016 deadline.

3) Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater.

4) Be a resident of the United States or Canada

1) Be between the ages of 17 and 24 on September 1st, 2016
2) Submit answer to the essay question, which can be found on the application page, prior to the June 1st, 2016 deadline.
3) Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater.
4) Be a resident of the United States or Canada

June 1, 2017

$500
(1 award)


KAFCE (Kansas Association for Family & Community Education) Scholarship


1. Enroll in Family and Consumer Science field.
2. Indicate financial need,
3. Enroll in minimum of 12 hours per semester.
4. Be a resident of Kansas.

June 1, 2017

To be determined by KAFCE Board


Aspiring Animation Professional Scholarship

1. Intends to pursue an animation related field at an accredited post-secondary school or college. See website for list of qualified fields.
2. Has a record of academic success.
3. Has a passion and drive for an animation and/or design related career.

June 1, 2017

$1,000
(1 award)


Aspiring Fashion Professional Scholarship


1. Intends to pursue a fashion related field at an accredited post-secondary school or college. See website for list of qualified fields.
2. Has a record of academic success.
3. Have a passion and drive for a fashion related career.

June 1, 2017

$1,000
(1 award)


Aspiring Business Professional Scholarship

  1. Intends to pursue a business related field at an accredited post-secondary school or college.
  2. Has a demonstrable record of academic success.
  3. Has a passion and drive for a business career.

June 1, 2017

$1,000
(1 award)


CGTRADER Scholarship
*NEW 
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • High school senior, undergraduate or graduate student
  • Full-time enrolled in academic institution Jan 1, 2017 - May 31,2017
  • Write an essay on “The future of technology in education”
  • Essay length is 500-1000 words
  • Submit your essay via online form
June 1, 2017
The best submission will be awarded $2,000 while the two runners-up will receive $500 each.   

Got a Spine Scholarship

1. Be attending a college or university on a full time basis in the United States or Canada no later than October of 2017.
2. GPA of 2.5 or greater during your last academic year.
3. Be a U.S. or Canadian resident.
4. Submit answers to essay questions by deadline.

June 2, 2017

$500
(1 award)


Global Lift Equipment Scholarship

1. Be enrolled in a college or university no later than Fall of 2017.
2. Submit a short story. Details can be found on the application page.
3. Minimum GPA 2.5.
4. Be a U.S. or Canadian resident. 

June 15, 2017

$500
(1 award)


Horatio Alger Association Career & Technical Scholarship Program
*New 
  • Have completed high school (or earned a GED)
  • Will be enrolled in eligible program in Fall 2017
  • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a career or technical program at an accredited non-profit post-secondary institution in the United States
  • Demonstrated critical financial need (must be eligible to receive the Federal Pell grant as determined by completion of the FAFSA)
  • Demonstrated perseverance in overcoming adversity
  • Be under the age of 30
  • Be a United States citizen

Funds may be used for tuition, fees, books and supplies.  All scholarship funds are paid directly to the institution on behalf of the recipient.

June 15, 2017
$2,500
(1020-awarded)
 

SP Scholarship
*New Deadline

The SP College Scholarship program was created to help students win scholarships without the hassle of filling out paper applications and writing dozens of essays.
To be eligible for the Scholarship you must be:
A) At least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US.
B) A legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico.

November 30, 2017

$10,000
(10 awards)


Aspiring Nurse Scholarship

1. This scholarship is open to all US high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN / LVN, ADN, and BSN programs.
2. Applicants must be in good academic standing and on track to graduate from high school at the conclusion of the 2015-16 academic year. Only one application entry is accepted per student.

June 30, 2017

$1,000
(1-award)


EGC Women in LawScholarship
* NEW

The applicant must be enrolled at an accredited college, university or law school at the time the scholarship is awarded, will not have graduated by Fall 2017, and must be attending classes. This scholarship is only open to women. The scholarship will be awarded based on merit, need and commitment to helping others. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0. A transcript must be attached to the application for consideration.


Applicants must submit an official transcript if selected as a finalist.

 
June 30, 2017
$1,500
(1-award)
 

Lifestyle Dentistry Scholarship
*Needs Updated


A) Be attending college or university no later than September 30th, 2016. Current High School Seniors who will graduate in 2016 are eligible. You can be enrolled in any field of study.

B) Submit answers to the essay question, which can be found on the application page, prior to the June 30th, 2016 deadline.

C) Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater.

D) Be a resident of Kelowna, West Kelowna, Rutland and Lake Country.
A) Be attending college or university no later than September 30th, 2016. Current High School Seniors who will graduate in 2016 are eligible. You can be enrolled in any field of study.

B) Submit answers to the essay question, which can be found on the application page, prior to the June 30th, 2016 deadline.

C) Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater.

D) Be a resident of Kelowna, West Kelowna, Rutland and Lake Country.
A) Be attending college or university no later than September 30th, 2016. Current High School Seniors who will graduate in 2016 are eligible. You can be enrolled in any field of study.

B) Submit answers to the essay question, which can be found on the application page, prior to the June 30th, 2016 deadline.

C) Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater.

D) Be a resident of Kelowna, West Kelowna, Rutland and Lake Country.A) Be attending college or university no later than September 30th, 2016. Current High School Seniors who will graduate in 2016 are eligible. You can be enrolled in any field of study.
B) Submit answers to the essay question, which can be found on the application page, prior to the June 30th, 2016 deadline.
C) Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater.
D) Be a resident of Kelowna, West Kelowna, Rutland and Lake Country.

June 30, 2016

$500
(1 award)


BBG Communications Scholarship

1. Be between the ages of 16 & 21 on June 30,  2017.
2. Submit answers to two essay questions, which can be found on the application page, prior to the deadline.
3. Have at least one full year of post secondary studies remaining at the time of the award.
4. GPA of 2.5 or greater.
5. Be a U.S. or Canadian resident.

June 30, 2017

$1,000
(1 award)


The Press Cleaners Scholarship
* NEW

Since we are going to receive a lot of essays from applicants, please send all of the following to scholarships@presscleaners.com to be considered:

  • A 500-800 word essay telling us about your business idea and what problem it will help solve
  • Your current schedule or other proof of enrollment
  • An updated resume
Fall semester contest is open from July 1st to August 31st and the Spring semester contest is open from December 1st to January 1st.   $1,000
(1-award)
 

Paul Flaherty Athletic Scholarship
*Needs Updated​  

1. Any boy or girl who has participated in some form of High School Athletics.
2. The applicant must be an average or better student scholastically.
3. Only high school seniors, college level freshmen or sophomores who are enrolled or intend to enroll in an approved junior college, college, university, or trade school will be considered. 

July 15, 2016 

$250
(1 award)


Dr. "Click" Cowger Baseball Scholarship
*Needs Updated 

1. A boy who has participated in Kansas American Legion Baseball program.
2. The applicant must be an average or better student scholastically.
3. Only high school seniors, college level freshmen or sophomores who are enrolled or intend to enroll in an approved junior college, college, university, or trade school in the State of Kansas will be considered. 

July 15, 2016

$500
(1 award) 


Christensen & Hymas General Scholarship
  • You must be currently enrolled in or have been accepted to (and planning to attend) a University or College in the United States
  • You must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • Cumulative GPA of the current or most recent secondary education program you have attended
  • You are required to submit a transcript verifying your GPA
August 1, 2017
$1,000
(1- award)
 
Fisher & Talwar Legal Inspiration Scholarship
*  NEW

1.       Must be a U.S. citizen.

2.       Must be a full-time student who is currently attending (or planning to attend full-time) an accredited institution of higher education.

3.       Must provide proof of current enrollment or plans to enroll in an accredited institution of higher education. If you have not received acceptance, you may still apply, but be sure to provide proof of acceptance and enrollment for the scholarship to be released.

4.       Must have a minimum of 3.0 GPA.

November 15, 2017
$1,000
(1-award)
 
Green Home Improvement Scholarship   HomeAdvisor is challenging students to break new ground in green home improvement by offering a scholarship every year to one student. High school seniors accepted to a college or trade school or any student currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at any accredited college, university or trade school in the United States are qualified to apply by submitting a 1,000 to 2,000 word essay. Students should e-mail their essays to scholarship@homeadvisor.com.
December 15, 2017
One winner will be selected by January 31, 2018 to receive the $1,000 scholarship.

UEW Healthcare EEOICPA Scholarship
* NEW
 

The Scholarship is open nationwide to those who will be attending college fall semester of 2018. Special consideration will be give to an undergraduate who is interested in pursuing a career in Home Healthcare and knows someone that worked in the nuclear industry and was subsequently approved for benefits under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program (EEOICPA), but anyone meeting the requirements & can demonstrate an interested in pursuing a career in Healthcare will be considered. This Award will be presented to current college students, but high school seniors who will be attending school in the fall semester of 2018 are also welcome to apply.The award will be presented to a college student who is enrolled by the fall semester of 2018, but will not have graduated by fall semester of 2018 & is still attending courses at this time. This will be a one-time award.The Scholarship will be judged on merit and need. Academic achievements as well as any leadership experiences will be taken in to account.

·  Requirements

  • This scholarship is judged & awarded primarily on merit & need.
  • Completed application must be submitted online by July 31, 2018. LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
  • INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
  • Applicant must plan to attend college by fall semester 2018.
  • Must have a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0.
  • A transcript must be attached to application for consideration.
  • Applicant must submit an un-opened copy of official transcripts if selected as a finalist.
  • This scholarship is a one-time award worth $1000 to be awarded the fall semester of 2018.
  • Although not required, applicants are encouraged to submit recommendation letters and/or resumes to substantiate their application.
  • Applicant will be required to demonstrate both their merit and their need for this scholarship
July 31, 2018
$1,000
(1 award)
 
Educator Worldwide Student Scholarship
* NEW

 Both current college students and rising freshmen are eligible for this scholarship. The scholarships will be awarded to two students ($1000 for 1st and $500 for 2nd), and the money will be transferred to their University to go towards the tuition fee. 3rd/4th/5th place winners will be emailed a login for their Annual Educator.com Subscription.
The students will be chosen based on their academic achievements and essay. The choice will be made by a scholarship committee of two Educator Co-Founders, and two Educator.com Instructors. To apply, applicants need to submit a scan of their most recent transcript (High School is ok for rising freshmen) plus one 500-1000 word essay on “What is the greatest problem in education today and how would you change it?”. Educator.com will only consider the work for this scholarship, and will not use it for any other purposes.
Requirements: Most recent transcript (High School is ok for rising freshmen) + 500-1000 word essay on “What is the greatest problem in education today and how would you change it?”
August 31, 2018
1st place: $1000, 2nd place: $500, 3rd/4th/5th: 1 Annual Subscription to Educator.com ($300 value each)   

21st Century Scholarship
*Needs Updated

Low-income students in Indiana who are working to attend a four year college or university in-state can apply for full tuition assistance. This program is designed to support 21st Century’s commitment to helping young adults pursue their higher education dreams.

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State Farm National Merit Scholarship
*Needs Updated

High school seniors who are finalists in the annual National Merit Scholarship Program can receive a one-time scholarship of $2,500.  

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$2,500
(1 award)


GEICO Achievement Award Program
*Needs Updated

GEICO supports college sophomores and juniors with $2,500 scholarships every year. To apply, you must be at a four year college and pursuing a major in business, computer science, mathematics or a related concentration. These are all majors GEICO sees as vital to their company.

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$2,500
# of Awards Not listed


The Drive to Learn Scholarship
*Needs Updated

Shift Insurance has a $1,000 scholarship for college, community college, and trade school students who submit a story about driving and how they learned from it. Since these guidelines are so broad and the material is so simple to complete, it’s an easy $1,000 to apply for.

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$1,000
(1 award)


AAA Scholarship Foundation
*Needs Updated

AAA offers an alternative for low income families and those with disabled children who are pre-K through 12th grade. Through tax credit scholarships, parents are able to get the financial assistance they need to get their children out of their designated school districts and into the educational environments they need to thrive. Learn about opportunities in your state.

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Liberty Mutual Responsible Scholars Alternative Spring Break Grants
*Needs Updated

Liberty Mutual grants scholarships to college students who not only have high grades, but work to make a difference. If your child is planning on spending spring break by helping others, they can apply for one of 10 $2,000 grants. Applicants have to be involved in a student-run organization, enrolled in an undergraduate program, and must fill out a form on the website. 

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$2,000
(10 awards)


IASA Scholarship Program
*Needs Updated

Undergrads in their sophomore and senior years who are pursuing careers in insurance may apply for this scholarship. Scholarships typically range from $500-$2,500 and are given to students every year.

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Digital Responsibility- Don't text and Drive Scholarship
*Needs Updated

All high school students are able to apply for this scholarship by submitting a 140 word statement about texting and driving. Then, those chosen as finalists must write a 1,000-1,500 word essay for a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship. 

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$1,000
(1 award)


Dosomething.org-Backseat Advisor Scholarship
*Needs Updated

All applicants must do is provide their cell phone number, the numbers of two friends, and play a game for a chance to win a $10,000 scholarship. Not only will this help with educational financing, but safe driving awareness too. 

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$10,000
(1 award)


Hunter Garner Scholarship-Project Yellow Light
*Needs Updated

High school juniors, seniors, and college students are encouraged to speak their minds about texting and driving with this scholarship application. Challenged to film a short video about texting and driving, students have the opportunity to win first, second, and third place prizes of $5,000, $2,000, and $1,000. 

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CarInsuranceComparison.com-Safe Driver Scholarship
*Needs Updated

College students who complete a qualifying safe driving course and create awareness about safe driving through mediums like art, video, and essay will qualify for this scholarship. Past winning projects can give you an idea of what the committee is looking for. 

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$1,000
(1 award?)


4AutoInsuranceQuote.com-Auto Insurance Essay Scholarship
*Needs Updated

College students with a GPA of 2.5 and above and high schoolers who have taken SATs and have a GPA of 3.0 or above may apply. The person who writes the most compelling essay about the importance of auto insurance will receive a $1,000 scholarship. 

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$1,000
(1 award)


The Zebra Safe Driver Scholarship
*Needs Updated

Texting and driving is a real danger. That’s why the insurance company, The Zebra, is enticing students to share their moment when texting and driving dangers became real for a chance to win $500. All high school and college students may apply with the submission of an essay.
                                                             

State & National Scholarships for
Freshmen, Sophmores & Juniors

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$500
(1 award)


 MyProjectorLamps Scholarship 1) Minimum age of fourteen years (to date) or older.
2) Currently attending an accredited U.S. program: i.e. high school, college or university.
3) Considered in "Good Standing" at current institution- i.e. not on academic probation or suspension.
4) A minimum cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher.
5) Must follow or 'LIKE' the MyProjectorLamps Facebook page.
6) Postmarked by February 28th for the Spring 2017 scholarship and by September 30th, 2017 for the Fall 2017 scholarship.

September 30, 2017
$500
(1 award)
 Don't Text and Drive Scholarship

You must be a high school freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior or a current or entering college or graduate school student of any level. Home schooled students are also eligible. There is no age limit. You must also be a U.S. citizen or legal resident.
How to apply:
Complete the application form below including a 140-character message about texting while driving. The top 10 applications will be selected as finalists. The finalists will be asked to write a full length 500- to 1,000-word essay about texting while driving.

September 30, 2017
$1,000
(1 award)
 

College Jumpstart Scholarship

1) You are a high school 10th, 11th or 12th grader -OR- you are an undergraduate college student or non-traditional student. There are no age limits.
2) You are a U.S. citizen or legal resident.
3) You are currently attending or you are planning to attend an accredited two-year, four-year, community, vocational or trade school in the U.S. Online programs also qualify.
4) You must be committed to using education to better your life and that of your family and/or community.

October 17, 2017
$1,000
(1 award)
 
Maryknoll Scholarship

Students in grades 6-8 (Division I) and grades 9-12 (Division II) qualify. Entries must be written in English, only one entry per student. Children of Maryknoll employees, associates and affiliates are not eligible.
LENGTH:
500-750 words. Pages should be typed or neatly handwritten in ink and stapled. Note: Spelling and grammar count.

November 11, 2017
 $1,000
(6 awards)
 

James Alan Cox Student Photography Scholarship


High school students applying for these scholarships must have completed one year at an accredited high school (student must therefore be a sophomore or older) and should have taken at least one photography or related art class.
College or technical school students applying for these scholarships must have completed one year at a recognized college, university or professional school (student must therefore be a sophomore or older), and have taken courses in photography or photojournalism.
Graduate students applying for a scholarship should be enrolled in a journalism or photojournalism program.
High school, college and graduate students should have at least one semester remaining at time of award.
November 15, 2017
$2,500
(11 awards)
 
You Deserve It (YDI) Scholarship
*New Deadline
 

A) You must be a resident of any of the 50 United States, District of Columbia or US Territories
B) You must be 16 years of age or older
C) You must either be enrolled now, or will be enrolled in a qualified high school, college or university within the United States.


November 29, 2017
$1,000
(1 award)
 
 VIP Scholarship 
*New Deadline
 

A) Must be at least 13 years of age or older.
B) Submit your entry by 11:59 pm ET on the day of the deadline.
C) You can submit multiple entries by following the instructions on the sponsors website.

November 30, 2017
$5,000
(1 award)
 
StyleMann Young Professionals Scholarship  The aim of the StyleMann Young Professionals Scholarship is to give students the opportunity to demonstrate their writing talents and win an award for them.
For the scholarship, you need to submit a 1000-1500 words article "How Fashion Industry Changed E-commerce And Its Impact On Us". You can write about its positive, negative or neutral changes.
Eligibility:
1) Participants must be students of any educational institution in any location. Academic level and major do not matter.
2) Each student must write an essay. 
November 30, 2017
$1,800
(1 award)
 
Rubicam Youth Award Scholarship
* NEW 
High school students in grades 10-12 or between the ages of 16-18. The award winner receives a $500 cash prize, a plaque, and a one-year NGS membership (nonprint). Presentation details of the winning submission may appear in NGS Magazine. (This was the only category in the Rubincam Youth Award until 2007.)
December 15, 2017
$500
(2 awards)
 
NRA Scholarship

Eligibility: The contest is open to all students enrolled, or who will be enrolled, in an elementary, junior high, or high school during the 2017-2018 academic year, including home schooled students in an equivalent grade level, who have not previously received a prize in their category. For example, a previous winner in the junior category, who is now eligible for the senior category, may submit an entry.
Format and Contents: All essays should be about 1,000 words, neat, and legible (double spaced, typed preferred). The fund historically receives a large number of entries and the contest is highly competitive. Include your name, age, address, telephone number, school, and grade as well as a statement from a teacher or parent certifying that the essay is your original work

December 31, 207
$1,000
(4 awards)
 
Harris Poll Scholarship
* NEW 
1) 13 years or older at the time of entry
2) A legal resident of the 50 United States or DC
3) Have not won a prize in the preceding 90 days and
4) Not employees of iGain, its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, related companies, and its advertising and promotions agencies, and/or the immediate families and/or household members of each of the above. Only one entry per person. 
December 31, 2017
$1,000
(1 award)
 

Shooting Sports Scholarship

1. Any Kansas boy or girl who has participated in an American Legion sponsored Shooting Sports program in the State and Regional levels.
2. The applicant must be an average or better student scholastically.
3. Only high school juniors, seniors or college level freshmen who are enrolled or intend to enroll in an approved junior college, college, university, or trade school in the State of Kansas will be considered.

February 15, 2018
$500
(1 award)
 
Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship 

A) Be between the ages of 16 and 25 on March 30, 2018
B) Submit answers to the essay questions, which can be found on the application page, prior to the March 30, 2017 deadline.
C) Have at least one full year of post secondary studies remaining at the time of the award
D) Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater.
E) Be a citizen of the United States or Canada

March 30, 2018
$500
(1 award)