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United States JCI Senate Foundation Scholarship

United States JCI Senate Foundation Scholarship Application

Eligibility: Graduating high school seniors in Florida. You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this scholarship.

This package contains information and directions for applying to the Florida JCI Senate Foundation Scholarship Program. Each year (April) $1,000 grants will be awarded to graduating high school seniors in the United States, who plan to continue their education at accredited post-secondary colleges, universities or vocational schools. The number of grants awarded annually will be at the discretion of the Florida JCI Senate Foundation. The monies must be used for educational expenses in the first year of full-time study. Checks awarded will be made out in the name of the recipient and the educational institution of their choice. 

Instructions for applying for the Florida JCI Senate Foundation Scholarship

Please read the following points carefully. Failure to comply will be cause for disqualification.

1. Submission preference will be in a Microsoft Word compatible format.  Typed or neatly hand printed (blue or black ink only) submission will also be accepted. DO NOT DUPLEX YOUR APPLICATION. USE ONLY SINGLE SHEETS.

2. Included in this application package are all the necessary forms.  Your application packet pages must be submitted in order as listed below.  Failure to comply will be cause for disqualification.

 

  • Wallet size photo taped to a sheet of blank paper – see #14
  • Applicant Information
  • High School Contacts
  • College Information
  • Parent or Guardian Information
  • Financial Statement
  • School, Church & Community Activities
  • Leadership Positions & Offices / Memberships / Honors and Awards
    • You may include additional sheets to continue the information for these areas as needed
  • Employment
  • Personal Statement (300 to 500 words) – see #3
  • Continuation Pages for section 6-7 (if applicable)
  • College or University Acceptance Letter (if applicable)
  • Supporting documentation of your choice (awards, certificates, articles, pictures, etc). 
    • Limit three (3) sheets
  • Reference Letters – 3 – see #4
  • Signature – see #6
  • Transcripts (grades and state / national test scores) – see #5

                   

3. Your personal statement is limited to 500 words.  Any more than 500 words will not be judged.

4. Reference letters are limited to three (3) letters with a maximum length of one (1) page (one side only) each.  

5. Your school transcript should be the very last attachment to your application package. YOUR ACT / SAT NATIONAL TEST SCORES MUST BE INCLUDED.

NOTE: You do not need to include national test scores if you are applying for a vo-tech / industrial school scholarship.

6. Sign the bottom of the Personal Statement section.

7. Your name must be on the top of each sheet in the package, along with a page number.

     When using a MS-Word compatible editor, enter you name in the ‘Header’ section.

8. Each student must have an active, working email address listedPLEASE PRINT.

9. All materials MUST be submitted under one cover. Materials sent in multiple mailings will NOT be accepted.

10. Your application must be postmarked no later than January 13, 2023 to the State Scholarship Chairman listed under your state. 

11.NO electronic submissions will be accepted.

12. Do not include these first two pages of instructions in your reply.

13. Your application will be evaluated by persons outside of your area so do not use acronyms for items such as; clubs, programs, event, or awards where they are not national programs. Where the name of the item is not self explanatory, include a description.  Example: REACH or J. Doe Memorial Award, should include a description such as: St. Thomas Methodist REACH program to feed the homeless, J. Doe Memorial Award for Top Female Tennis player.  

14. You must include a 2.5 X 3.5-inch head shot photograph for use in our National publications.  This photo should be taped to a white sheet of paper with your name and state on the page under the photo.  By signing the application, you agree that your name and photo may be used as part of the public relations of the Florida JCI Senate and the US JCI Senate Foundation and their affiliates.

15.To submit your application package:

You finished application package should be mailed to:

         Scholarship Chair, Yvonne SewellFR#50

          7300 20th St Lot 82

          Vero Beach, Fl 32966

  You can contact me at: [email protected] if you have any questions.

 The due date is postmarked January 13, 2023. 

No electronic submissions will be accepted.

 APPLICATION INFORMATION HERE and HERE 

Omega Psi Psi Fraternity, Inc. International High School Essay Contest

APPLICATION AND ELIGIBILITY: CLICK HERE 

Opportunity for 11th Graders

We're thrilled to announce that applications are open for the 37th cohort of The Bronfman Fellowship! I’m writing to ask for your help in publicizing this extraordinary opportunity. Please nominate intellectually curious, Jewish 11th-graders here and encourage them to apply at bronfman.org.

As you know, each year we select a pluralistic group of 26 North American teens in their junior year of high school for the opportunity of a lifetime: a free Fellowship-year experience, beginning with a summer in Israel, in which they embark on transformative, deeply personal journeys. Fellows explore existential questions and Jewish ideas while building friendships with peers who are as curious as they are, joining a lifelong community that inspires them to change the world for the better.

Eligibility: Applicants must be in the 11th grade and live in the U.S. or Canada. We encourage applications from a wide range of Jewish backgrounds; prior Jewish education is not required. 

Application deadline: December 5, 2022

The JFK Profile in Courage Essay Contest

John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest

Contest Topic

Describe and analyze an act of political courage by a US elected official who served during or after 1917. 

To learn more about political courage, visit Contest Information and FAQs.

All submissions must adhere to contest requirements.

Contest Deadline

The Profile in Courage Essay Contest opens for submissions on September 1, 2022. The contest deadline is January 13, 2023.

Recognition and Awards

First-place: $10,000          Second-place: $3,000          Five Finalists: $1,000 each          Eight Semi-finalists: $100 each

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION 

Scholarships Class of 2023

Bold.org Community Scholarship

Awards Available: 1
Award Deadline: Sep 1, 2022
This scholarship is for students who recognize the value of a strong community, and are always on the lookout for ways to help their friends and strengthen their community. It will be awarded to a student who has invited many friends to join Bold.org.


To invite a friend, visit your Invite Friends page on the Bold.org dashboard to copy your unique invite code and text it to your friends. For each friend who creates a profile, your chances of winning the Community Scholarship go up.

Like many of our currently available no-essay scholarship opportunities, this scholarship will favor students who apply earlier-who are bold and seize the day without procrastinating.

The scholarship will have rolling monthly application deadlines. Students applying within earlier application windows will have a greater chance of winning the award.

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A+ Construction and Remodeling Scholarship

Scholarship Value: $1,000
Awards Available: 1
Award Deadline: Sep 3, 2022
A+ Construction & Remodeling is a Design & Build Firm specializing in General Home Improvement, providing a full range of services anywhere from small design projects to full kitchen remodeling in Sacramento and home remodeling in Sacramento. We have extensive experience in home renovations and construction. Our hardworking team and commitment to deliver outstanding quality of work continually shines through every project we complete.


Scholarship Details and Entry

We strive to help students looking to pursue higher education in the field of construction with a scholarship to help with educational expenses such as tuition or books. We are awarding a $1,000 scholarship to one student to support his/her education. To be eligible for this scholarship, students must submit 2,000 word essay on one of the following topics:

A) How does technology affect the construction/remodeling industry?

B) How do home remodeling projects benefit American families?

Submissions will be judged based on creativity, quality of information and originality.

Who is eligible?

Full-time students currently accepted to or enrolled at an American two- or four-year college or university with a cumulative GPA of 3.0.

How to apply

Submit the following information at [email protected] by September 3, 2022 midnight.

A) Full name, Address, Email

B) College/university you are attending with proof of enrollment

C) The 2,000 word essay

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Love Your Career Scholarship

Scholarship Value: $1,000
Awards Available: 2
Award Deadline: Sep 10, 2022

Make plans now to love your career. Scott Jones, founder of JonesTshirts.com is a firm believer in the importance of loving your career. It affects every aspect of your life. Your family can see a difference when they know that you don't dread going into work everyday. You're happier and those around you are happier. It's important to start thinking about this concept early, especially while in college.

Scott started in the T-shirt business while in high school. His brother taught him how to make tie-dye shirts and together they would take their goods to sell at Grateful Dead concerts in Las Vegas and California. 24 years later, JonesTshirts.com is a leading wholesale provider of blank T-shirts and apparel. Scott stuck with his passion of T-shirts and has made a full time career out of it. We want to hear about your passions and goals for the future! We want to know that there are others out there who share the goal of living the dream of loving what they do.

Who Can Apply?

Any student who will be enrolled in a college or University at the time of the next deadline (see dates below). This scholarship is limited to students attending school in the 50 U.S. states.

Essay Requirements

1) 1000 words or more (no more than 3000).

2) At the top of your essay, write your full name, phone number, email address and the name of the school you will be attending.

3) Outline at least 3 steps that you plan to take in the next year to start a path towards having a career that you love. As you think of these steps, consider some of these ideas; What are your passions that could be turned into a career? What are some ideas you have for a business based on things that you love and are skilled at? We want to hear unique, well thought out ideas. Make us believers. Make us excited. Make your essay stand out!

4) Interview a professional in the field that you are looking into and that has at least 3 years of experience in that field.

Submission Requirements

1) Essay must be in PDF format. No exceptions.

2) The file name of your PDF file must be your full name and the name of your school. For Example: Scott-Jones-BYU.pdf

3) Email your PDF file as well as a scanned copy of proof of enrollment to [email protected] Please send as TWO separate attachments. Submissions with only 1 attachment will not be reviewed.

4) Copy and paste the following into your Subject line: FALL/SEPTEMBER 2022 SCHOLARSHIP SUBMISSION

5) In the body of your email, please include your full name, phone number and the name of the school you are enrolled in.

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Future of Privacy Scholarship

Scholarship Value: $5,000
Awards Available: 1
Award Deadline: Sep 15, 2022

The Future of Privacy Scholarship, an annual essay contest hosted by VPN provider ExpressVPN, is open for entries. Find out how you can win $5,000.

How to enter

To enter the scholarship competition, write an essay answering the 2022 ExpressVPN Future of Privacy Scholarship prompt below:

If you were writing the rules for the metaverse, how would you ensure it were free, open, and safe?

Your essay should be 600 to 800 words long. Submit your essay by September 15, 2022.

Awards and selection process

Scholarship award amount

The winner of the 2022 scholarship will receive a $5,000 cash prize and a one-year ExpressVPN subscription.

ExpressVPN also selects five runners-up, who will also receive a one-year ExpressVPN subscription.

Selection process

Essays will be graded on the completeness and clarity of their theses and arguments. While we encourage writing with personality and style, please note that this is not a creative writing exercise. Responses must take a clear position on the prompt to be considered.

Why enter?

You could win 5,000 USD.

The winner will be featured on multiple communications platforms. This is a great résumé-builder for a career in journalism, law, computer science, or any relevant field of study.

This is an opportunity to become a leading voice in the growing debate over encryption, digital rights, internet privacy, and the fight against censorship.

Eligibility and Subsmission Rules:

A) Essays must be written in English.

B) Applicants must be currently enrolled in either a high school, undergraduate school, or graduate school, which can be located anywhere in the world.

C) There is no age or citizenship requirement.

D) One entry per student. Multiple entries per student will be disregarded.

E) Essays must be submitted online by September 15, 2022, no later than 11:59 p.m., Pacific Time (U.S.).

F) The winner will be announced by the end of October 2022. The prize will be awarded by international wire transfer. The winner will be required to provide his/her bank information in order to complete the bank transfer.

G) The winner must submit a valid ID and proof of enrollment in a high school, undergraduate school, or graduate school.

H) Employees of ExpressVPN and their immediate family members are not eligible for this contest.

I) All entries become the property of ExpressVPN. The contest winner agrees to allow ExpressVPN to publish or print his/her name and essay.

J) Winners will be solely responsible for any federal, state, or local taxes.

K) The prize is listed and paid in United States dollars (USD).

L) The decision of ExpressVPN in respect of any dispute arising out of this program shall be final.

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National Agricultural Aviation Association Support Scholarship

Scholarship Value: $3,000
Awards Available: 1
Award Deadline: Sep 15, 2022

Attention, higher education students: Don't miss out on the opportunity to compete for $3,000 in educational scholarships. The NAAA Support Committee will contribute $2,000 and Covington Aircraft Engines has generously agreed to contribute $1,000. The deadline for the 2022 Support Scholarship Media Contest is Sept. 15, 2022.

Scholarship Eligibility Requirements

If you are an NAAA member (or become one by June 15), the Support Committee invites you to sponsor an individual in the 2022 Support Scholarship Media Contest. Any educational pursuit beyond high school (at any age) is eligible. Entrants must be a senior in high school or be registered in higher education by the fall semester of 2022. The competition is open to anyone sponsored by an NAAA member. Previous winners are not eligible to compete.

2022 Support Committee Scholarship Guidelines

The theme for this year’s submission is “What role does ag aviation play in producing a local commodity?"

Options for submission:

A) Minimum of 1,500 word essay

B) Minimum 5-minute multi-media presentation (video or PowerPoint)

Topic deviation and/or modification will not be accepted. Personal opinions are encouraged. Submissions will be judged on content, theme development, clarity, originality and proper grammar. At least one outside accredited source must be cited in a bibliography or works cited page. Plagiarism will result in immediate disqualification.

Each submission must contain the entrant’s name, address, email address, telephone number, sponsor’s name and/or company name, how you know the sponsor, address and telephone number. A photograph of the entrant and short biography should also be provided.

Electronic submissions should be sent as an email attachment to [email protected]

Receipt of the essay will be acknowledged by email. The winners will be notified by phone and letter and recognized at the 2022 NAAA Ag Aviation Expo in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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Immigrant Innovation Scholarship

Scholarship Value: $1,000
Awards Available: 1
Award Deadline: Sep 15, 2022
At Ritchie-Reiersen Injury & Immigration Attorneys, we believe that immigration improves communities and positively impacts the growth of a country. As a personal injury and immigration firm, we love supporting our community and helping people to accomplish their dreams.


We created the Immigrant Innovation Scholarship for students who are passionate about improving the lives of immigrants and making life easier for immigrant entrepreneurs. Students should discuss how immigration and innovation are related and what inspires them about the entrepreneurial spirit. This award will go to the applicant who best details the immigrant experience and the risks and rewards of being an immigrant entrepreneur.

The deadline to apply for this opportunity is September 15, 2022. The winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship.

Eligibility

A) The scholarship is open to any current high school senior, vocational student, college student, or graduate student who is a legal resident of the United States residing in one of the 50 states or the District of Columbia and who is enrolled in a vocational program or two to a five-year post-secondary institution for the upcoming fall semester.

B) Employees of Ritchie-Reiersen Injury & Immigration Attorneys, their immediate families (parent, child, sibling, and spouse), and persons living in the same households as such individuals (whether related or not), are not eligible to participate in the competition.

C) Candidates for this scholarship should have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher and good overall academic standing.

Application Requirements

A) The candidate must submit a 750 – 1,000 word essay response to the prompt: Reflect on the immigrant experience and the risks and rewards of being an immigrant entrepreneur.

B) The candidate must submit a professional resumé that lists their experience, both professional and academic.

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Youth Free Expression Scholarship

Awards Available: 3
Award Deadline: Sep 19, 2022

Every year, the Youth Free Expression Program (YFEP) invites young filmmakers to create a short film on a contemporary First Amendment issue. This year, the topic for the Youth Free Expression Film Contest is WHAT DOES FREE SPEECH MEAN TO ME?

Although it’s a founding principle of the United States, the term “Free Speech” has been used in many different ways by many different people. From limits on what can be taught in schools to arguments over who should be allowed to decide what is allowed on social media, from “cancel culture” and laws infringing on the right to protest, free speech has gotten a lot of attention in recent years. But what does it mean to you–as a student, as a citizen, as a human being?

Create a video (up to 3 minutes) using film, animation, photographs, music, or anything else to explore what free speech means to you–a student, a citizen and a human.

Be thoughtful. Be creative. Be original. Be uncensored.

Need advice or inspiration?

Here are some questions to inspire your film (although these are by no means exhaustive!):

A) How does your right to express yourself–or feeling that you cannot–affect your life?

B) Is there more to free speech than the First Amendment?

C) Does free speech mean speech without consequence?

How To Submit

Upload your film to the YFEP Film Contest page on Film Freeway and include an artist’s statement articulating your film’s message. Any genre of film is accepted, including but not limited to, documentary, music video, narrative, and animation. The contest is free to enter.

Contestants must be either living in the U.S. or its territories (but need not be citizens) and must be age 19 or younger on the day the film is submitted. Films will be judged on content, artistic and technical merit, and creativity. Judges will be drawn from a panel of renowned filmmakers, writers, artists, and activists.

Submission Deadline: September 19, 2022

Awards & Prizes

The first-place winner receives a scholarship to the New York Film Academy (terms and conditions apply). The top three filmmakers (individual or team) will receive cash prizes of $1,000, $500, and $250.

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Mediation & Conversations Scholarship

Awards Available: 1
Award Deadline: Sep 30, 2022
This $1,000 scholarship was created to promote mindfulness and maturity in the communicative sphere, whether between family members, friends, workplace, or simply through daily life. In 750-1,000 words, we invite students to write about a time when they had to mediate between people in their lives, the communication tools they used, and what they learned from the experience. We are looking for examples of why mindful communication is vital to building and maintaining healthy relationships.


Eligibility

A) The scholarship is open to any current high school senior, college student, or graduate student who is a legal resident of the United States residing in one of the 50 states or the District of Columbia and who is enrolled in a two to a five-year post-secondary institution for the 2022-2023 school year.

B) Employees of Dolan Divorce Lawyers, PLLC, their immediate families, and individuals living in the same households as such individuals (whether related or not) are not eligible to participate.

C) Candidates for this scholarship should have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher and good overall academic standing.

Application Requirements

The candidate must submit a 750-1,000 word essay response to the prompt:

A) Write about a time during which you helped mediate a conflict, argument, or otherwise uncomfortable or frustrating situation between peers. What was the conflict? How did it arise? What communicative tools did you engage in to help mediate or solve it? What did the experience teach you about communication for future conflicts or challenging scenarios?

B) The candidate must submit a professional resumé that lists their experience, both professional and academic.

C) The candidate must submit a transcript from their current school. First-year college students, graduate students, or individuals who have recently transferred schools may submit an unofficial transcript from their current school, as well as the most recent official transcript from their prior school. High school students must also submit proof of acceptance to their college or university.

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Achieving Your Goals Scholarship

Scholarship Value: $1,000
Awards Available: 1
Award Deadline: Sep 30, 2022

At Atlanta Personal Injury Law Group – Gore, we believe that every student should have the ability to achieve their goals. Oftentimes, as we navigate through life, our unique goals are shaped by specific experiences. We firmly believe that certain moments in an individual’s life can completely alter and influence overall goals and dreams. This is why this year we are proud to offer our second annual Achieving Your Goals Scholarship!

The Achieving Your Goals Scholarship is intended to shed light on how different situations and experiences an individual encounters may heavily influence his or her decisions in life. We want to hear what your life altering moment was and how that moment has shaped you to be the person that you are. Tell us how this specific experience inspired you to chase after your dreams and how obtaining your education will help you pursue your goal.

Scholarship Eligibility:

To be considered eligible for the Achieving Your Goals Scholarship, students must be enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate, or law program within the United States. High school seniors who will be enrolled in college before the application deadline of September 30th, 2022 are also encouraged to apply. Candidates for this scholarship must have a minimum cumulative GPA of a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

Scholarship Requirements:

Please submit the following criteria to complete your application:

A) A current academic transcript, official or unofficial

B) An updated resume that lists professional and academic experiences

C) In a 750-word essay, explaining one goal that was inspired from a specific situation or experience you encountered in your life and why that particular goal is important to you. Include how obtaining your education will help you pursue this goal.

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Gig Economy Scholarship

Scholarship Value: $1,000
Awards Available: 1
Award Deadline: Oct 1, 2022
This scholarship is open to students returning to school who have a gap in their academic careers across the nation. Many of our HapiWorkers work full or part-time gig jobs and take online classes, or have to take a break from school altogether. Continued education is essential for everyone, no matter the industry or field. We are proud to support the gig economy and our #HapiWorkers on their career path. We want to continue this effort by offering a scholarship to workers and students looking to expand their horizons and improve their lives through education!


For this scholarship, we are asking students to reflect on gig-based apps that they’ve used and how apps such as these are changing the economy. How do apps like this change the way we do business? How was your experience with the app and the service you received or provided?

This is a $1,000 scholarship opportunity.

Eligibility:

A) The scholarship is open to any current high school senior, college student, or graduate student who is a legal resident of the United States residing in one of the 50 states or the District of Columbia

B) Students must be enrolled in a secondary institution, can be full or part-time

C) Students must be returning from or have taken a gap semester(s) or year(s) in their educational career because of external circumstances

D) Candidates for this scholarship should have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher and good overall academic standing.

Application Requirements:

A) The candidate must submit a 700 – 1,000 word essay response to the prompt: What type of gig-based apps or services have you used, and how is its role in society and economy changing?

B) The candidate must submit a professional resumé that lists their experience, both professional and academic.

C) The candidate must submit a transcript from their current school. First-year college students, graduate students, or individuals who have recently transferred schools may submit an unofficial transcript from their current school, as well as the most recent official transcript from their previous school. High school students must also submit proof of acceptance to their college or university.

Two students will be selected. The first is open to students who either are a HapiWorker themselves or are related to a HapiWorker. The second is open to any student that meets the above eligibility criteria.

We will choose the recipients of the Gig-Economy Scholarship during the month following the scholarship deadline and announce the winner on our website.

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Pretty Actions Scholarship Program

Scholarship Value: $500
Awards Available: 2
Award Deadline: Oct 15, 2022

Pretty Photoshop Actions recognizes the importance of higher education and the role it plays in our personal and professional fulfillment. That's why we are so excited to continue our Pretty Photoshop Actions $500 annual scholarship. This ongoing scholarship provides college and university students an opportunity to earn money to further their education and achieve their goals!

WINNER PAYOUT AND ANNOUNCEMENT

A) The deadline for scholarship entries is annually on October 15th. The winning entry will be published on Pretty Actions Blog

B) The winner will be notified by e-mail four weeks after the deadline.

C) Scholarship entries will be carefully reviewed by a team of judges at PhotoshopActions.com.

D) The scholarship will be paid out in the amount of $500 (U.S.) to each annual winner, in the form of a co-payable check that will be mailed to the college or university attended by the winning student.

SCHOLARSHIP ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Carefully research and compose an essay style Adobe Photoshop tutorial of 800 to 1,000 words, with screenshots and photos included to illustrate your points on one of the following topics. Use proper grammar and punctuation.

Choose a topic below for your tutorial essay:

A) How Photoshop has changed photography

B) How to re-touch skin in Photoshop for photographers

C) Favorite tips for enhancing color in Photoshop

D) Photoshop overlay ideas for adding WOW to your portraits

E) A How To Photoshop Tutorial

ELIGILITY REQUIREMENTS

The requirements for eligible student entries are:

A) You should presently be a senior in high school;

B) Or be transitioning from high school to a college or university;

C) Or be already enrolled in a college or university inside the United States or Canada.

D) Employees and their immediate family members of PhotoshopActions.com are not eligible to participate.

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Big Future Scholarship

Scholarship Value: $40,000
Awards Available: 24
Award Deadline: Oct 31, 2022

The Scholarship Program is open to seniors in high school who meet the eligibility requirements. If you are an eligible student, by completing a college planning step using your College Board account, you will automatically earn a chance to win a $500 scholarship and an additional chance to win a $40,000 scholarship.

There are no essay, minimum GPA, test score, or citizenship requirements. It’s easy to enter scholarship drawings each month. Simply complete one of the steps before the deadline, and you’ll be automatically entered to win $40,000.

To be eligible for the Big Future Scholarship you:

A) Must attend a public, private, or home school, located in one of the fifty (50) United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, the Northern Mariana Islands, or any other U.S. territories and possessions, or are U.S. Citizens or residents who attend a U.S. Department of Defense Education Activity (“DoDEA”) school outside of the United States and U.S. territories.

B) Must be a senior in high school.

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Coca-Cola Scholars Program

Scholarship Value: $20,000
Awards Available: 150
Award Deadline: Oct 31, 2022
The Coca-Cola Scholars Program scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to students in their final year of high school. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. With the 34th class in 2022, the Foundation has provided over 6,600 Coca-Cola Scholars with more than $78 million in educational support. 150 Coca-Cola Scholars are selected each year to receive this $20,000 scholarship.


Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must be:

A) Current high school (or home-schooled) student attending a school in the U.S. (or select DoD schools) who will graduate during the 2022-20232 academic school year

B) U.S. Citizens, U.S. Nationals, U.S. Permanent Residents, Refugees, Asylees, Cuban-Haitian Entrants, or Humanitarian Parolees - based on the guidelines utilized by U.S. Department of Education for Federal Financial Aid eligibility

C) Expecting to receive high school diploma during current academic year

D) Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution

E) Able to verify a minimum overall B/3.0 GPA in high school coursework

Applicants may not be:

A) Children or grandchildren of current employees, officers, or owners of Coca-Cola bottling companies, The Coca-Cola Company, Company divisions, or subsidiaries.

B) Children or grandchildren of former employees who are currently receiving retirement benefits based on their previous employment with Coca-Cola bottling companies, The Coca-Cola Company, Company divisions, or subsidiaries.

C) International students (with the exception of students at DoD schools)

D) High school graduates

E) Temporary residents

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Voice of Democracy Scholarship

Scholarship Value: $35,000
Awards Available: 50
Award Deadline: Oct 31, 2022

Established in 1947, our Voice of Democracy audio-essay program provides high school students with the unique opportunity to express themselves in regards to a democratic and patriotic-themed recorded essay. Each year, nearly 25,000 9-12 grade students from across the country enter to win their share of more than $2 million in educational scholarships and incentives awarded through the program.

The national first place winner receives a $35,000 scholarship paid directly to the recipient’s American university, college or vocational/technical school. A complete list of other national scholarships range from $1,000-$21,000, and the first place winner from each VFW Department (state) wins at least a scholarship of $1,000. Before submitting your essay, read the rules and eligibility requirements, and find your sponsoring local VFW Post as applications must be turned in by midnight, Oct. 31.

Why Should I Enter?

Prizes and scholarships can be awarded at the Post, District, state and national level. Department (State) winners receive an all-expense-paid trip to Washington DC, to tour the city, be honored by the VFW and its Auxiliary and receive their portion of $156,000 in national awards, the top scholarship being $30,000.

Who can enter?

The Voice of Democracy is open to students in grades 9-12 by the Oct. 31 deadline who are enrolled in a public private or parochial high school or home study program in the United States, its territories and possessions; or dependents of U.S. military or civilian personnel in overseas schools. Although U.S. citizenship is not required, students must be lawful U.S. permanent residents or have applied for permanent residence (the application for which has not been denied) and intends to become a U.S. citizen at the earliest opportunity allowed by law. Foreign exchange students, students age 20 or over, previous Voice of Democracy first place state winners, GED or Adult Education Students are ineligible.

What do I need to enter?

Record your original 3-5 minute (+ or – 5 second max.) audio essay on a flash drive, or other electronic device. You will submit the recording, typed essay and this completed entry form. Provide these items to your school/group competition or VFW Post for judging. In addition you can submit your emailed entry form, essay, and audio file to the VFW Post upon approval. You must be the sole author of your essay. The recording must be in your own voice and in English. Hearing/speech impaired students should email the Voice of Democracy National Office at [email protected] for special instructions. No music, singing, poetry or sound effects are allowed. The body of the essay must not identify you in any way, (including, but not limited to your name, school, city, state, race, or national origin) although the recording & typed essay should be labeled with your name, to show ownership.

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Regeneron Science Talent Search

Scholarship Value: $250,000
Awards Available: 300
Award Deadline: Nov 9, 2022

Regeneron STS has identified future leaders in STEM since 1942. High school seniors living in the United States, and US citizens living abroad, who have completed independent research projects are encouraged to apply online for the chance to win up to $250,000!

Started in 1942 as the Westinghouse Science Talent Search, the Regeneron Science Talent Search (Regeneron STS) recognizes and empowers our nation’s most promising young scientists who are developing ideas that could solve society’s most urgent challenges.

Each year, nearly 1,900 students enter the Regeneron STS, submitting original research in critically important scientific fields of study. Unique among high school competitions, the Regeneron STS focuses on identifying, inspiring, and engaging the most promising scientists among the nation’s high school seniors.

Eligibility:

Interested students must meet all of the eligibility requirements listed below in order to apply to Regeneron STS.

1. Applicants must:

a. be over 13 years of age and have legal parental or guardian consent to submit the application and participate, OR

b. be 18 years of age or older, OR

c. be an emancipated minor.

2. On the application deadline, applicants must be:

a. A student (of any citizenship) who is enrolled in and attending the 12th grade/their last year of secondary school (public, private, parochial, or home school) who maintains residence in the United States, Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Wake and Midway Islands, or the Marianas, OR

b. A United States citizen enrolled in their final year of secondary school on the application deadline date attending a:

i. Department of Defense Dependents School or an accredited overseas American or International School, OR

ii. foreign school as an exchange student, OR

iii. foreign school because their parent(s)/guardian(s) are temporarily working and living abroad.

c. Proof of citizenship and school accreditation is required for 2b (above).

3. Applicants must be in their final year of high school, completing high school courses required for college applications, must not have graduated from high school before the Regeneron STS application deadline, and must not have entered any previous STS.

a. Students who are uncertain of their graduation year at the time of entry must notify the Society by December 15, 2022 to either withdraw their application due to continued uncertainty, or confirm that they will graduate in the 2022/2023 academic year.

4. Applicants must complete individual research projects to enter Regeneron STS. Research conducted as part of a pre-collegiate student team project is not eligible for Regeneron STS. This includes any research or portion of research regardless of whether it has or will be submitted to any competition. To remain eligible and collect Regeneron STS awards, the following statements must remain true about the submitted research project until June 1, 2023:

a. Students may not “split” a team project and enter it in Regeneron STS as individuals. Students also may not within the time between submission to Regeneron STS in November 2022 and June 2023 combine individual research submitted to Regeneron STS and present it as a team in competition, publications or any forum.

b. Should a student wish to continue work on a team project as an individual, they may only submit the work completed without the original student partner(s).

c. Research conducted alongside adult researchers in a research institution is permitted, but clarity and adequate knowledge of an individual’s role and independence vs. work being done by the collective laboratory throughout the application is vital. Consideration should be given to the extent to which the research qualifies as independent research, given the student and adult responsibilities.

5. Children of Society for Science employees, Trustees, Regeneron Science Talent Search evaluators or judges are not eligible to enter the Regeneron Science Talent Search. Anyone who has mentored current year student applicants are not eligible to serve as evaluators or judges.

6. Continuation research projects and research completed over any length of time in any year of school is eligible for Regeneron STS.

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National Space Club Scholarship

Scholarship Value: $15,000
Awards Available: 1
Award Deadline: Nov 15, 2022

Since 2013, The National Space Club and Foundation has offered the opportunity for a student to give the keynote address at the National Space Club and Foundation's annual Goddard Memorial Dinner, one of the space industry's most prestigious gatherings. The student must intend to pursue a career in the Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) fields, be academically strong and excel in public speaking.

In addition to speaking at the Goddard Memorial Dinner, the individual selected will also receive a scholarship, in the amount of $15,000. This scholarship is awarded to a U.S. citizen, and is open to seniors in High School through graduate students studying at an accredited educational institution in the United States, who has definite plans to pursue a career in the STEM fields.

Conditions of Eligibility

A) The applicant must be a U.S. citizen.

B) The scholarship is open to seniors in high school through graduate students.

C) The applicant must have the intention of pursuing a career in the STEM fields and plan to attend an accredited U.S. college or university to follow a course of study to pursue a career in the STEM field, with a preference for those with space related interests.

D) The applicant can only use the $15,000.00 scholarship towards tuition for the 2023-2024 academic year.

E) The applicant must not have previously spoken at the Dr. Robert H. Goddard Memorial Dinner.

Please Remember

A) Completed application and video must be uploaded to the National Space Club and Foundation website by November 15, 2022 at 11:59:59 PM EST.

B) The unofficial transcript and letters of recommendation must be combined into a single PDF; this can be done using a scanner or by going to a print shop like Kinkos. Please note, the National Space Club reserves the right to request original stamped/signed copies of the transcript at any point during the application process.

C) If chosen to continue, the recipient must be available to speak with the NSCF executive committee for a live audition via video conference on January 16, 2023.

D) The recipient must be available to speak at the 2023 Goddard Memorial Dinner on March 10, 2023. Travel and lodging for the recipient and one guest will be provided by the National Space Club and Foundation.

E) Scholarship check will be provided to the college or university made payable to the applicable college or university no later than June 30, 2023.

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Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program

Scholarship Value: $220,000
Awards Available: 40
Award Deadline: Nov 17, 2022
The Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program is the largest undergraduate scholarship program available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend the nation’s best four-year colleges and universities. In addition to the monetary award, Cooke Scholars receive comprehensive educational advising, significant cohort-based programming, and graduate school funding, as well as a thriving network of nearly 3,000 fellow Cooke Scholars and alumni.


Each award is intended to cover a significant share of the student’s educational expenses – including tuition, living expenses, books and required fees. Awards vary by individual, based on the cost of tuition as well as other grants or scholarships he or she may receive.

This highly competitive scholarship includes:

A) Up to $55,000 per year to attend a four-year accredited undergraduate school

B) Ability to pursue any area of study

C) Personal advising about selecting a college and navigating financial aid

D) Multifaceted advising about how to transition to college and maximize the college student experience

Eligibility Requirements:

Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:

A) Senior standing – Plan to graduate from a U.S. high school in spring 2023.

B) Fall College Enrollment – Intend to enroll in an accredited four-year college beginning in fall 2023.

C) GPA – Earn a minimum, cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above.

D) Income – Demonstrate unmet financial need. We will consider applicants with family annual gross income up to $95,000. During the selection process, the Foundation will conduct a full financial review which will take into account all income and assets of the student and the student’s parents.

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Dell Scholars Program

Scholarship Value: $20,000
Awards Available: 300
Award Deadline: Dec 1, 2022

The Dell Scholars program is a scholarship and college completion program that nurtures and empowers students on their path to a college degree. Since starting the program in 2004, the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation has supported 5,000 scholars, including more than 2,000 college graduates.

To apply for a scholarship from the Dell Scholars program, the first step is completing the online application. Once submitted, all applications will be assessed and a group of semifinalists will be selected. Semifinalists are asked to submit a current copy of their high school transcript, a complete Student Aid Report (SAR) from their FAFSA, and an online recommendation. After the semifinalist information is submitted, all information is reviewed by an independent selection committee.

SCHOLARSHIP CRITERIA

A) Participate in a program-approved college readiness program in grades 11 and 12

B) Be on track to graduate from an accredited high school in the current academic year

C) Demonstrate a need for financial assistance

D) Be eligible to receive a federal Pell Grant in first year of college

E) Plan to enroll full time at an accredited higher education institution in the pursuit of a bachelor's degree in the fall directly following high school graduation

F) Earn a minimum of a 2.4 GPA

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BigFuture Scholarships- Class of 2023

Class of 2023, Qualify Yourself for Scholarships!

All juniors: Make yourself eligible for $500 and $40,000 scholarships each month. Earn entries in monthly drawings for scholarships by completing steps to plan for college.

The sooner you start and the more steps you complete, the more chances you’ll have to win. This month’s entries will continue to be included in upcoming monthly drawings.

Read the Official Rules here.

Earn your first drawing entry now by building your college list of six or more schools.

Start Here

How to Qualify

BigFuture offers tools to help you choose a college and career right for you. When you take steps on BigFuture to get ready for college, you’ll be entered in drawings for $500 and $40,000 scholarships.

There are no essay, minimum GPA, test score, or citizenship requirements. It’s easy to enter scholarship drawings each month.

Simply complete one of the steps before the deadline, and you’ll be automatically entered to win $500 and $40,000 scholarships!

Students whose families earn less than $60,000 a year have extra chances at BigFuture Scholarships because they’re eligible for two entries each drawing.

 

1. Build Your College List: $500 and $40,000

Explore colleges that interest you on College Search. Add 6 schools to your list to qualify.
Start Date: December 6, 2021

Deadline: June 30, 2022

Build Your List

 

2. Practice for the SAT: $500 and $40,000

Use Official SAT Practice on Khan Academy to get ready for test day. Start with 1 Timed Mini Section or 1 Diagnostic Quiz to earn your entry.
Start Date: December 6, 2021 

Deadline: October 31, 2022

Practice Now

 

3. Explore Scholarships: $500 and $40,000

Find other scholarships and aid to help you pay for college. Explore a personalized list of scholarships and select Go Apply for at least 1 to learn about requirements.
Start Date: July 1, 2022 

Deadline: February 28, 2023

 

4. Strengthen Your College List: $500 and $40,000

Make sure your list has a mix of colleges – at least 3 reach, 2 match and 1 safety – to qualify.
Start Date: July 1, 2022

Deadline: October 31, 2022

5. Complete the FAFSA: $500 and $40,000

Fill out the free government form to apply for financial aid. To enter, confirm that you already submitted the FAFSA or are ineligible to complete it.
Start Date: October 1, 2022 

Deadline: February 28, 2023

 

6. Apply to Colleges: $500 and $40,000

Apply to 2 or more schools you want to attend to earn an entry.
Start Date: October 1, 2022 

Deadline: February 28, 2023

By completing one or more of these steps, all current juniors (class of 2023) with a College Board account who attend high school or are enrolled in a homeschool in the United States or U.S. territories (including Puerto Rico)

will be automatically enrolled in drawings.U.S. citizens and residents attending Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) schools abroad may also participate.

To remove yourself from drawings, you can select not to participate at bigfuturescholarships.org/opt-out.

Scholarship Drawings

Class of 2023 BigFuture Scholarship winners will be selected through random drawings each month from the end of January 2022 through February 2023.

Two $40,000 scholarship winners will be selected each month along with hundreds of $500 scholarship winners.