Scholarships

 

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SCHOLARSHIPS  2017 –  2018

 

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NEW SCHOLARSHIP HUB!

Scholarship Hub is a new, local resource for high school seniors to locate scholarships. This central site includes some of the same financial assistance opportunities found on your high school guidance departments’ pages but can be searched by criteria, such as career, college major, GPA, and extracurricular activities.

Scholarship Hub is updated on a regular basis during the school year. Please visit frequently for the most current list of scholarships. The school division will make every effort to ensure that Scholarship Hub is accurate.

Guidance department sites will have other scholarships listed that are linked to specific colleges and universities, and other focused awards.

Check out the Scholarship Hub for the latest listings or stop by the KFHS Guidance Office!

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“…Senior Awards Night Will be Held May 16, 2018…” 

Previous Scholarship postings:

Fill out a scholarship request form to request an application for the scholarship(s) you are interested in.  Be sure to include the scholarship number on your request form.  Return the request form to the folder on the Scholarship Bulletin Board.  Applications will be delivered to the student.

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

3.  Regent University Rewarding Educational Performance Program

 

Criteria:

REWARDING EDUCATIONAL PERFORMANCE (REP) PROGRAM

Regent is proud to announce the Rewarding Educational Performance (REP) program which recognizes academic excellence within our Early College Program. To demonstrate our commitment to your educational performance, when you enroll as an Early College student at Regent University, you’ll become eligible to participate in this tuition-reward program — valued up to $4,650!

To qualify, interested students must:

  1. Enroll as an Early College student at Regent through our top-tier, regionally accredited dual-enrollment program. (Early College tuition is comparable to community colleges!)
  2. Earn a B letter grade or better for each Early College class. As a result, Regent will reserve a scholarship in the amount of the tuition cost for each course – up to $4,650 (30 credit hours).*
  3. Upon high school graduation, enroll as a degree-seeking student within our College of Arts & Sciences to redeem your scholarship during your first semester of classes!

 

Please direct any questions about the Regent REP and Early College programs to 757.352.4960 or undergrad@regent.edu. Our Enrollment Counselors are looking forward to working with you!

 

*Scholarship only applies to Early College classes taken beginning Fall 2017 (August 21, 2017 ).

 

 

 

 

 

 11. THE GLORIA WILLE BELL & CARLOS R. BELL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Scholarship administration and criteria

Bell Scholarships are merit-based scholarships intended to enhance recruitment efforts for academically talented students in designated geographic areas pursuing undergraduate science-related degrees in the College of Engineering or the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts. Scholarships are funded by The Gloria Wille Bell and Carlos R. Bell Charitable Trust, held outside the University of Michigan until July 30, 2026, and administered by the Trustee of the Trust in cooperation with the University of Michigan.

Recipient Must:

  • Have graduated from high school with a grade-point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Be residents of the Commonwealth of Virginia;
  • OR one of the following counties in Michigan: Allegan, Barry, Berrien, Branch, Calhoun, Cass, Eaton, Hillsdale, Ingham, Jackson, Kalamazoo, Lenawee, Livingston, Monroe, Oakland, St. Joseph, Van Buren, Washtenaw and Wayne;
  • OR be a graduate of New Trier High School (or any successor school) in Winnetka, Illinois;
  • OR be a graduate of the Chicago public, parochial or private school system;
  • OR be a graduate of the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy in Aurora, Illinois
  • Be a full-time student pursuing an undergraduate degree in engineering, mathematics, physics, computer science or another related scientific field in the College of Engineering or the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts.

Apply Online at:   https://bellscholarship.org/

 

 

 

 

 

 12.  E S A Foundation Scholarships

 

 

The ESA Foundation believes that everyone has the right to further their knowledge through education.  In keeping with that goal the Foundation award hundreds of scholarships every year to deserving students in the United States and around the world.  The Foundation has awarded more than $2 million in scholarships.  You do not need to be an ESA member or an ESA Foundation member to apply.

 

The 2018-2019 scholarship applications are currently open. The application deadline for all scholarships is February 1, 2018. Click here if you would like an email when important applications deadlines are approaching.

 

Apply For Scholarships:  https://www.epsilonsigmaalpha.org/scholarships-and-grants/scholarships

 

 

 

 13. Community College STEM Scholarships

The Virginia Space Grant Consortium (VSGC) offers $2,000 scholarships to community college students majoring in STEM disciplines (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math).

 

Eligibility

  • U.S. citizen
  • Enrolled full-time during the award period

in a Virginia Community College

  • Have completed at least one semester

of coursework (minimum 9 credit hours)

at the time of application

  • Must be majoring in a STEM program
  • Grade point average of at least 3.0
  • Must be graduating in May of 2019 or later

* Applied Health Science majors are not

eligible for this scholarship

 

How to Apply

For more information, and to complete the

online application for 2018-2019, please contact

Joyce Kuberek at: jkuberek@odu.edu or visit:

http://vsgc.odu.edu/sf/ccstem/

DEADLINE to Apply: March 13, 2018

 

                                                                              

 

 

 

 

 

 

 19.  University of North Georgia The Military College Of Georgia ROTC Scholarships

Did you know there are different types of Army ROTC Scholarships available to your seniors at UNG? Recipients become Army Lieutenants upon graduation from UNG with a Bachelor’s degree. If selected for Active Duty Army, starting salary is $55,000 per year!

*General Army ROTC Scholarships (4-year and 3-year Advance Designee)

*Arabic and Chinese Language Majors

*STEM Majors

*Guaranteed Reserve Force Duty (Army National Guard or Army Reserve)

 

What does the Scholarship pay for?

 

*Tuition and Fees – or – Room and Board

*Monthly Stipend ($300/month freshman; $350/month sophomore; $450/month junior;   $500/month senior)

*$1,200 per year book allowance

*Total Value at UNG

*$59,000 for a 4-year scholarship, or $45,000 for a 3-year advance designee scholarship

If you have any questions about the application process, please contact our Army ROTC Scholarship expert, Mr. Greg Killeen at greg.killeen@ung.edu or 706-867-2918.

Did you know that out of state Cadets pay tuition at the in-state rate, saving you more than $50,000 over the course of your college career!

 

Apply Today! https://ung.edu/military-college-admissions/costs-financial-aid/scholarships-and-grants/index.php

 

Application Deadlines: https://ung.edu/military-college-admissions/application-process/deadlines.php

 

 

 

 

 

 20. 2017-2018 SunTrust Off to College Scholarship Sweepstakes

ELIGIBILITY: 

This Sweepstakes is open only to natural persons who are United States citizens or permanent U.S. residents, are 13 years of age or older, and have a permanent address in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, or the District of Columbia (“D.C.”) at the time of entry, who are, during the 2017-18 school year, either high school seniors or undergraduate college students planning to enroll in and attend, in the fall of 2018, a U.S. Department of Education Title IV eligible 2 or 4 year public or private college or university located in the 50 United States or D.C. Eligibility is not based on GPA or financial need. Void in Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and other U.S. territories and possessions, and where prohibited by law. Employees of Sponsor, Administrator and each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries and affiliates, and companies involved in the implementation and execution of the Sweepstakes (collectively, “Sweepstakes Entities”) and each of their respective immediate family members (i.e., spouse, parent, child, sibling and the “steps” of each) and persons living in the same household of each are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. By participating in this Sweepstakes, an individual who meets the eligibility requirements and enters the Sweepstakes agrees to be bound by these official rules (“Official Rules”) and that the decisions of Sponsor shall be final and binding in all matters pertaining to the Sweepstakes.

 

Apply Online: https://offtocollegesweepstakes.suntrust.com/entry/rules

 

Deadline to Apply: SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: The Sweepstakes begins on September 12, 2017, at 12:00:01 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time (“EDT”) and ends on May 11, 2018, at 11:59:59 A.M. EDT (“Sweepstakes Period”).

 

 

 

 

 

22. Suffolk Education Foundation Scholarships

 

ELIGIBILITY

The applicant shall be:

  1. A student who will graduate this year from a public high school within the City of Suffolk and is a resident of the City of Suffolk
  2. A student who has demonstrated excellence in academic studies and in school and community activities
  3. A student who plans to attend an institution beyond the high school level that is accredited by a regional accreditation association, including two year colleges, nursing schools, trade/technical schools and fine arts institutes.

 

Deadline to Submit Application: March 28, 2018

 

 

 

 

 24. Janice M. Scott Memorial Scholarship Fund (JMSMSF)

 

Qualification/Eligibility

 

a. US Citizen or permanent resident of US

b. GPA of 3.0/equivalent or higher (out of a 4.0 scale)

c. High School Senior who will matriculate full-time at a US accredited four-year college or university within the fifty states or District of Columbia.

d. Have demonstrated leadership abilities through participating in community services or other extra curricular activities.

e. Combined adjusted income of the parent(s) cannot exceed $50,000.

Deadline to Submit Application Packet:   March 30, 2018

 

 

 

 

25. Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship

Eligibility

To be eligible for a Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship, an applicant must:

  • Be a graduating high school senior;
  • Plan to attend an accredited and approved four-year institution within the United States;
  • Show leadership potential;
  • Demonstrate a dedication to community service;
  • Present evidence of financial need;
  • Be a United States citizen;
  • Have a minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21;
  • Not possess a degree from a 2 or 4–year College when applying for the scholarship.

 

The required components of the Jackie Robinson Foundation application are:

  • The online application, which includes four essay questions;
  • A professional, hi-resolution digital photo (headshots only, in a JPEG format) – you may submit a high school senior graduation photo;
  • One letter of recommendation (e.g. a teacher, a mentor, a guidance counselor, an employer);
  • SAT or ACT scores: If you have taken the SAT or ACT more than once, please enter your best scores from each test. NOTE: JRF does not consider the writing scores as part of your examination.

Apply Online at: https://www.jackierobinson.org/apply/applicants/

Deadline to Apply:  February 1, 2018

 

 

 

 

 27.The Coolidge Scholars Program

 

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. The Coolidge may be used by recipients at any accredited American college or university. Anyone of any background, pursuing any academic discipline of study, may apply to this non-partisan, need-blind, program.

 

Eligibility Requirements

  • 2017-18 Coolidge Scholarship applicants must intend to enroll full-time at an accredited U.S. college or university as an undergraduate for the first time in fall 2019. That is to say, students in their junior year of high school, or the equivalent if home schooled, are eligible to apply. (Students who are currently high school juniors but take some courses at a local college are indeed eligible to apply for the Coolidge Scholarship.)
  • 2017-18 Coolidge Scholarship applicants must be citizens or legal permanent residents of the United States of America at the time of application.
  • 2017-18 Coolidge Scholarship applicants cannot be the immediate family member of any current employee or trustee of the Coolidge Scholars Program or the Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation.

 

 

Apply Online at: https://coolidgescholars.org/about/

 

Deadline to Apply Online: January 24, 2018

 

 

 

 

 

28.  VSGA-VIP SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION

ELIGIBILITY FOR 2018 SCHOLARSHIPS:

 

Any Virginia high school senior, in good standing, who has been domiciled in Virginia since Sept. 1, 2017.

 

Candidates must be in good academic standing at any high school or equivalent level institution acceptable to the VSGA-VIP Scholarship Foundation.

 

NOTE: Children of VSGA, VSGA-VIP Scholarship Foundation and VSGA Foundation Board members are ineligible.

 

To Apply Online Go To: https://vsga.org/vip-card/scholarship-foundation/scholarships/vsga-vip-scholarship-fund/scholarship-application/

Deadline to Submit Application: February 21, 2018

 

 

 

 

 

29.  National Scholarship Month Challenge

 

10 scholarships, each worth $10k or more.

 

November is National Scholarship Month and Fastweb has a challenge for all Students – to Apply for 10 Awards. To make the challenge even more exciting, we’ve gathered 10 scholarships, each worth $10,000 to apply for now. Share our National Scholarship Month Challenge with your students today.

 

 

TEN $10k SCHOLARSHIPS

 

Scholarship Tips
Share our easy tips to help students improve their chances of getting noticed by scholarship providers with our latest Fastweb’s Scholarship Best Practices information.

 

 

Apply Online:   National Scholarship Month Challenge

 

 

 

 

 

34. Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship

 

Awards: The winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship.

 

Who may apply: 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.

 

Please Apply Online:  http://www.digitalresponsibility.org/technology-addiction-awareness-scholarship

 

Deadline to Apply Online: January 30, 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

35.  The Society of the Cincinnati in the State of Virginia History Essay Contest for College Scholarship

 

Award Amount:  $3,000

 

Eligibility:

Any Graduating Virginia High School Senior who has been admitted to a four-year college or university in the Commonwealth of Virginia which he or she plans to attend in the fall of 2018, is eligible to enter the essay contest.

 

Deadline to Submit Application & Essay: March 16, 2018

 

 

 

 

 

36. Blacks at Microsoft Scholarships (BAM)

Requirements

To be considered for a BAM Scholarship, you must:

  • Be a high-school senior of African descent (for example, African American, African, or Ethiopian).
  • Plan to attend a four-year college or university in the fall of the year following high-school graduation.
  • Plan to pursue a bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science, computer information systems, or select business programs (such as finance, business administration, or marketing).
  • Demonstrate a passion for technology.
  • Demonstrate leadership at school or in the community.
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher.
  • Require financial assistance to attend college.

How to Apply

To apply for a BAM Scholarship, print and fill out the application. Enclose it in an envelope with the following items:

  • Two letters of recommendation.At least one letter must be from a faculty or staff member at your school. Letters of recommendation should be original and should not be duplicates of college recommendation letters. (Letters must be on letterhead.)
  • Résumé.Your résumé should include the following information:
  • —Extracurricular activities (school and community related)
  • —Honors and awards that you have received (if possible, include awards that are technology related)
  • —Work experience
  • Picture of yourself.
  • Include an official “sealed” copy of your current academic transcript. (Unofficial copies will not be accepted.)
  • Two essays.
  • In no more than 500 words, describe how you plan to engage in the technology industry in your future career. (If you have done exemplary work using technology during high school, please describe that also.)
  • In no more than 250 words, demonstrate your financial need for this scholarship.

Mail your completed application to the following address by March 1. You will receive a response by April 15.  Award amount $5,000.00 Renewable up to 4 years.

  • The Seattle Foundation
  • c/o BAM Scholarship
  • 1200 5th Avenue, Ste. 1300
  • Seattle, WA 98101

 

Deadline to Submit Application Packet:  March 1, 2018

 

 

 

 

 

37.  Lynell Oliver Baker Memorial Scholarship

Award Amount: $2,000.00
Who can apply?

Graduating females from Suffolk Public High Schools – King’s Fork, Lakeland, and Nansemond River – who have been accepted to a college or university for post-secondary study.

How do you select the winners?

Selection is based upon academics, athletic participation, and school and community activities.

What do I need to do?

Download, complete, and print your application, or submit a form from the scholarship book in guidance for a copy, then submit it to Mr. Baxter. Be sure to include your essay, and letters of recommendation from BOTH a TEACHER and a COACH. 

 

Deadline to Submit to Mr. Baxter:  March 29, 2018

 

 

 

 

 

38.  The Hampton Roads Community Foundation’s 2018-2019 Scholarship 

 

College scholarships are a mainstay at the Hampton Roads Community Foundation. Since 1950 charitable people have established more than 80 scholarship endowments. As a result, the Hampton Roads Community Foundation is southeastern Virginia’s largest scholarship provider, awarding more than $20 million since 1950 to more than 4300 students – most of them for four years of study. For the 2017-18 school year alone, we provided more than $1.28 million to help 383 students go to college.

If you are a student looking for financial help, we encourage you to read the list of scholarships that are relevant (e.g. undergraduate vs. graduate) and how to apply online. We may well have something for your special talents.

 

 Students are encouraged to read the instructions for applying and list of required materials on the Foundation’s website BEFORE starting the application. Students will need to upload transcripts, SAT or ACT score reports, the Student Aid Report and other attachments.  Letters of recommendation may also be uploaded or the student may provide the name and email address of the person providing a reference. The scholarship portal will automatically send an email requesting the recommendation. The application must be completed online by 11:59 p.m. on March 1.  Based on their responses, students will automatically be considered for scholarships that match their qualifications. After submitting the general application, students may see a list of other recommended scholarship opportunities for which they may be eligible.  Students must answer additional questions to be considered for these opportunities.

 

Featured Scholarship for Suffolk Students:  Alice Riddick Levy and Stuart Paul Levy Scholarship.

 

Browse Various Scholarships: http://www.hamptonroadscf.org/Scholarships/Scholarships-at-Hampton-Roads-Community-Foundation/Using-Our-Scholarship-Portal

 

Deadline to Submit all Applications:  March 1, 2018

 

 

 

 

 

41.  Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. Suffolk

       Alpha Iota Chapter

 

Alpha Iota Chapter

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.

Suffolk, VA 23434

 

PROCEDURE AND CRITERIA FOR SELECTION OF SCHOLARSHIP CANDIDATE

 

  1. The recipient shall be expected to attend an intuition of higher learning

(post high school).

 

  1. Consideration shall be given to the following criteria for nomination and the

selection of an applicant:

  1. A GPA of 2.65 or above on a scale of 4.0.
  2. Has applied and will attend a four year college or university.

 

  1. The recipient’s nomination form, from each high school, is to be returned

by the principal/designee no later than April 29, 2018.

 

  1. The screening committee will consider the following:
  2. Personal data
  3. Desire
  4. Parental support
  5. Activities; community service, i.e. etc

 

 

 

Award Amount: $1,000.00

 

Deadline to Submit Complete Application to Mr. Baxter:   April 29, 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 42.  Student Loans Scholarship Award

 

Enter to Win!

Sign up for Emails to get helpful college tips and resources, and enter to win a scholarship! Throughout the year, 11 eligible students or parents will be randomly selected to win a $10,000 Discover Student Loans Scholarship Award to help cover college expenses.

Your personal information will always be kept private and secure. See Official Rules for details.

 

 

 

 

Apply Online At:

https://scholarship.collegecovered.com/?acmpgn=E_EAW_CSEM_BM_X_BMHS2

 

 

Deadline Date:  January 31, 2018