Scholarship Search Engines:
Some draw bi-weekly, as with the Suntrust Sweepstakes, and others draw monthly for $1,000 and then again annually for $10,000. This is true of the first 2 sites listed below.
Gates Millennium Scholarhip:
Gates Millennium Scholarship Foundation
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Classroom to Classroom Scholarship:
1) To apply, make sure you meet the eligibility requirements, and then simply complete the online scholarship application and submit a short essay by the application deadline. Scholarship winners will be selected based on the overall strength of their essays and application materials compared to the entire applicant pool.
Essay (500-1,000 words)
How have difficult circumstances or unique challenges shaped you? What role has this played in your inspiration to become a teacher? Where do you see your teaching career in 10 years, and what would winning this scholarship mean for your future career?
2) All applicants for the Classroom to Classroom Scholarship must meet all of the following eligibility requirements to apply:
- Must be a United States citizen or Permanent Resident.
- Open to students from all states.
- Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
- Accepted as a full-time student at a 2-year, 4-year, or technical vocational college or university in the United States for the 2019-2020 academic year. We will require proof of enrollment.
- Intent to pursue an Education or closely related degree
- Proof of strong academic performance, leadership, and community service, if applicable.
- Extracurriculars at school
- Community Service
- List of Employment (if applicable)
- If selected, you must provide an official high school transcript for GPA and college enrollment verification.
The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) Central Indiana Section presents a Society of Plastics Engineers Scholarship to help provide funding for college to students demonstrating a high level of career interest in a plastics related career. This scholarship serves to honor a long-time member and friend to the Society of Plastics Engineers; Dr. Joseph B. Williams. As a member of the organization for many decades, Joe served as councilor for Lehigh Valley and Central Indiana as well as several advisory roles. Joe worked tirelessly to promote the society and was awarded the Honored Service Member for his dedication and efforts. It is with this heritage that we offer this scholarship to celebrate and honor his legacy.
- Students must be a graduating high school senior from an accredited public/private Indiana school.
- Students must be enrolled at a four-year college / university or a two-year community college degree program.
- Enrolled in one of the following majors; Plastic Engineering, Polymer Engineering, Polymer Science, Packaging Engineering, Material Engineering, Material Science, Composite Materials and Structures, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Design Technology, or Polymer Technology.
- Other majors may be eligible if the candidate submits a description of how that major relates to the Plastics Industry and the scholarship committee approves.
- Applicants must have maintained a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.8/4.0 scale from the prior school year.
BigSun Scholarship: The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. We are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in.
Deadline - June 19, 2019
Amount of Award - $500.00
The successful applicant will be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community. Please visit our website at http://www.bigsunathletics.com to learn how to apply.
The GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program has been cited by U.S. News and World Report as 1 of 4 "Huge Scholarships Worth $10,000 or More" Worth Winning. According to U.S. News, "If you can land one of these awards, you'll be off the hook for a big portion of your tuition bill. In fact, you might even graduate college debt-free."
To be eligible for this award, applicants must:
demonstrate at school, at the workplace, and within the community the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship;
demonstrate strong academic performance (minimum 3.0 grade point average/4.0 scale or equivalent);
be citizens of the United States of America;
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
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.
Semifinalists will be required to provide a recommendation from a community leader, such as a high school principal, elected official or executive director of a nonprofit organization, and must provide documentation to certify academic performance and financial need. Finalists will be interviewed via Skype or telephone by a member of the selection committee. Apply at: www.scholarsapply.org/ge-reagan/
ISU Gonagaware Scholars: Full in-state tuition scholarship & a $3,000 professional development account (may be used for study abroad and/or other leadership purposes); Eligible students must meet at least two of the three following qualifications: Earn a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale; Achieve a ranking in the top 15% of their graduating class; or 1140 SAT or 23 ACT. Students must be first accepted to ISU, then apply for this scholarship. Visit www.indstate.edu/gongaware to apply by December 15th.
Legion Oratorical Scholarship Contest:
- Each Zone contestant receives a $200 scholarship
- Each Zone winner receives an $800 scholarship
- Each State level contestant receives a $1,000 scholarship
- The State winner receives a $3,400 scholarship and moves onto compete for larger scholarships at the National level
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Bedford Board of Realtors: Student must reside in one of the following counties: Lawrence, Orange, Greene, Washington, Martin, Monroe or Jackson. Student must complete BBOR Scholarship Application and submit to the Scholarship Committee at the Bedford Board of Realtors Office, located at 1835 Steven Avenue, Bedford, IN 47421. Applications must be received by March 15, 2109 for consideration, even if the student has not yet been accepted to a college or university. Student must be the child, stepchild, grandchild or legal ward of a primary or secondary member of the Bedford Board of Realtors. See posting for additional rules and application. drive.google.com/file/d/0ByEoiqFaVUl6dDNOeTByektud3NPRC1weVVRUFFtTGpDNzQ0/view?usp=sharing
2019 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship: The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute awards more than $1 million in college scholarships to exceptional student leaders each year. High school seniors nationwide who demonstrate leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship are invited to apply for the 2019 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program. This program annually provides college-bound students with $10,000 renewable scholarships – up to $40,000 total per recipient – and supports them as they lead and serve in college and beyond. Applications for the 2019 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program are accepted until Jan. 4, 2019. Additional information, eligibility requirements, and a link to the application are available online.
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B. Davis Scholarship: Please visit our website at http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm to read about us and to apply for our scholarship. While you’re there, please browse through the rest of the site to learn more about applying for scholarships.
Our website was developed solely for the purpose of helping students locate and apply for scholarships. We are trying to improve the students’ chances for success. The site is free and we charge nothing for the information or the application. The deadline for applications is May 24, 2019.
Amount of Scholarship: $1,000 If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at email@example.com
IUF Scholarships-All Campuses: It is time!!! It is time for your graduating seniors to start completing scholarship applications!
Any graduating senior, that has applied to AND been admitted to ANY Indiana University campus, needs to complete the IU Foundation Online Scholarship Application. There are many scholarship opportunities that are tied to this scholarship application. Students will see a complete list of scholarship opportunities and a description of each when they access the application.
Students do need to be ACCEPTED to an Indiana University campus and have created their network login and IU email address. If these steps have been completed, students should be instructed to log into www.one.iu.edu with their network login, search ‘scholarships’, and click the icon , and follow the link there to the general application. Once you have submitted the general application, there may be opportunities recommended to you, based on the answers to the general applications and the information we import from IU systems. You will want to complete the information requested for each opportunity that is recommended to you and submit each application individually. You will be able to see the description of each scholarship available to you. If you have any questions, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for final submissions is March 10 at midnight EST. You will want to go in and check things out periodically between when you submit the general application prior to the deadline to see if other opportunities have been recommended to you.
Indy Pride, Inc. is proud to announce our Fall 2018 Scholarship! Our scholarship program was established to reward future and current students attending an accredited Indiana-based university or college who are making significant contributions to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning/Queer, and Straight Ally (LGBTQ+) community through their academic pursuits. The scholarship program also provides for those who identify as members of the LGBTQS+ community and demonstrate a lack of support to attend an institute of higher education.
Successful applicants may earn a scholarship of up to $2000.00 each. Further application information, instructions, and the link to the online form can be found at https://www.indypride.org/educational-scholarships/. The deadline for consideration is November 8, 2018 at 11:59pm EST. If you have any questions that the website does not answer, please feel free to email your questions to email@example.com.
Horatio Alger Scholarship: State scholarships are awarded to eligible students in all fifty states and the District of Columbia. The program specifically assists high school students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives. The scholarships are funded by Horatio Alger Members who, like the Scholars, have experienced challenges but ultimately overcame them to become successful business and civic leaders. For a full listing of Horatio Alger Scholarship Programs and their funders, please click here.
To be eligible to apply for a Horatio Alger State Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria*:
- Be enrolled full time as a high school senior in the United States; be progressing normally toward graduation in spring/summer of 2019 with plans to enter a college in the United States no later than the fall following graduation
- Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution)
- Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required)
- Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities
- Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity
- Maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0; and
- Be a United States citizen
AES Scholarship: The deadline for the 13th annual AES Scholarship is October 6, 2018. Visit our website at http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm and please encourage your students to apply. We wish them all good luck!
$10,000 Scholarship Available Through the Senate Youth Program
The United States Senate Youth Program, established in 1962 by U.S. Senate Resolution, is a unique educational experience for outstanding high school students interested in pursuing careers in public service. Two student leaders from each state, the District of Columbia and the Department of Defense Education Activity will spend a week in Washington experiencing their national government in action. All transportation, hotel, and meal expenses will be provided by The William Randolph Hearst Foundation. In addition, each delegate will also be awarded a $10,000 college scholarship for undergraduate studies, with encouragement to pursue coursework in history and political science. For details on the application process, please visit this site. Applications must be mailed and postmarked by September 28. Contact Collin Gruver by email or by phone at (317) 608-6503 for additional information.
NEXT GENERATION HOOSIER EDUCATORS SCHOLARSHIP Interested students should apply by Nov. 30, 2018
The Indiana Commission for Higher Education is now accepting applications for the Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship. Now in its third year, the scholarship provides up to $7,500 each year of college (up to $30,000 total) for top performing Hoosier students who commit to teaching in Indiana for five years after earning their degrees. “This scholarship is designed to attract Indiana’s best and brightest to the teaching profession while preparing a new generation of Hoosier educators,” said Indiana Commissioner for Higher Education Teresa Lubbers. “We have been encouraged by the talented pool of applicants we received the past couple of years and look forward to supporting students who are inspired by the teaching profession.”
To qualify, students must either graduate in the highest 20 percent of their high school class or earn a score in the top 20th percentile on the SAT or ACT. To continue earning the scholarship in college, students must earn a 3.0 cumulative GPA and complete at least 30 credit hours per year. Current freshmen and sophomore college students are also eligible for the scholarship, but priority will be given to high school students. Each year, 200 Next Generation Hoosier Educators scholarships are awarded to students across the state in a competitive process based on academic achievement, teacher nomination and an interview process. Last year, a total of 510 students applied, with applications coming from 231 high schools in 86 of the Indiana’s 92 counties.
Interested students should apply by Nov. 30, 2018 at ScholarTrack.IN.gov. The Commission will select finalists by Jan. 4, 2019 to be interviewed at regional sites across the state. Students selected to receive the scholarship will be notified by April 5, 2019.
Student Poetry Contest: Online entries may be submitted through November 14, 2018 at www.appelley.org Each student may submit only one original poem on any subject, of no less than 2 lines and no more than 20 lines, in any form other than concrete or blackout. Offensively graphic poems or those containing profanity will not be accepted. Complete rules and restrictions are posted online. Winning entries will appear on our website on April 5, 2019. Prize winners will be notified via email. Mailing deadline: November 7, 2018. Please mail entries to Appelley Publishing, PO Box 582, Tarpon Springs, FL 34688. $500 1st Place in each division: 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12. Cash prizes for entering: $25-$150.
Raise.Me Micro Scholarships: Raise.me helps students in 9th - 12th grades to discover colleges and earn scholarships for their academic and extracurricular achievements throughout high school. These bite-sized scholarships are called “Micro-Scholarships”. When students add achievements to their Portfolio on Raise.me, they could be eligible to earn Micro-Scholarships towards our partner colleges. These achievements can include good grades, participating in clubs, playing on a sports team, volunteering, or even starting a club. They can include AP or IB courses, honors classes, and college-level courses, too. Click this link to sign-up: www.raise.me/join/bloomfield-jr-sr-high-school-in . If you have an account, don't forget to regularly update it!
2019 Lilly Endowment Scholarship
Attention Seniors: The 2019 Lilly Endowment Scholarship application will be available on
Tuesday, August 14th! Lilly application and guidelines can be found at www.greenecountyfoundation.org Lilly application deadline is 11:59pm, on Tuesday, September 18th.
Applications for all other Foundation scholarships offered to high school seniors
will be available in Spring 2019 on our website.
For seniors exploring vocational options, a short-term course leading directly to
employment may be offered in your area – contact us for more information.
We do more than scholarships - see what we are up to at: www.greenecountyfoundation.org
The Wabash Valley Community Foundation would like to make you aware of four scholarships that are available to students in Greene County. These scholarships will be paid for the 2019-20 school year.
Dorothy Wurst Porter Scholarship Fund
Eligibility requires that:
You are a student from the Wabash Valley
You intend to pursue a liberal arts major at a private liberal arts institution.
You demonstrate academic achievement, financial need and involvement in extracurricular activities.
James F. Jackson Scholarship
Eligibility requires that:
You are a resident of Vigo, Sullivan, Knox or Greene County, Indiana, or of Crawford County, Illinois.
Preference given to students demonstrating excellence in the areas of math and science.
You are well‐read in the area of non‐fiction books/publications.
Rex Buntain Tribune Star Scholarship
Eligibility requires that:
You intend to pursue a career in journalism, preferably print or online journalism.
Your high school resume and transcript demonstrate an aptitude for success in journalism.
You are a resident of Clay, Greene, Parke, Sullivan, Vermillion or Vigo County in Indiana, or Clark, Crawford Counties.
Wabash Valley Mechanical Contractors Scholarship
Eligibility requires that:
You are a current high school senior or current college student.
You live in one of the following counties served by the Wabash Valley Mechanical Contractors Association: in Indiana ‐ Benton, Carroll, Clay, Clinton, Fountain, Greene, Montgomery, Parke, Putnam, Sullivan, Tippecanoe, Vermillion, Vigo and Warren and in Illinois ‐ Clark, Crawford, Douglas, Edgar, Richland and Vermilion.
You are pursuing ‐ or intend to pursue ‐ a degree in the mechanical construction field, such as engineering or construction management, or a field related to mechanical construction.
More information can be obtained by calling the Wabash Valley Community Foundation at 812‐232‐2234 or by visiting our website, www.wvcf.com.
Applications are available and are to be completed by August 23, 2018 at 2 PM at wvcfscholarships.communityforce.com/Login.aspx.
This year, Wendy's® High School Heisman® is awarding over $60,000 in scholarships to the nation’s most accomplished scholar-athletes. With winners from every school, 100 State Winners, 8 National Finalists, and 2 National Winners, your graduating seniors have lots of ways to join the ranks of more than 600,000 past winners—including several of your school’s very own.
Wendy's 2018 High School Heisman AwardThis year, Wendy's® High School Heisman® is awarding over $60,000 in scholarships to the nation’s most accomplished scholar-athletes. With winners from every school, 100 State Winners, 8 National Finalists, and 2 National Winners, your graduating seniors have lots of ways to join the ranks of more than 600,000 past winners—including several of your school’s very own. This year’s winners from your school will compete for 100 scholarships, ranging from $500 to $5,000, along with recognition at the state and national levels. Students may apply at wendysheisman.com.