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Money doesn't grow on trees..
but these scholarships could make you feel like it does!
2020 National High School Essay Contest- Award Amount: (see below) Deadline: April 6th Eligible: 9th-12th grade high school students
The winner of the contest receives a $2,500 cash prize, an all expense paid trip to Washington, D.C. to meet U.S. Department of State and USIP leadership, and a full tuition paid voyage with Semester at Sea upon the student's enrollment at an accredited university. The runner-up receives a $1,250 cash prize and a full scholarship to participate in the International Diplomacy Program of the National Student Leadership Conference. For more information and to apply click here
Key to A Bright Future Scholarship 2020- Award Amount: $1,000 Deadline: April 7th Eligible: High School Seniors and Current College Students who have at least a 3.0 GPA
Students must submit a short essay (500-1,000) words about how they balance school with extracurricular activities. Tell them how you find balance between school life, work life, and extracurricular activities. How wil this blance help you find the "key" to a bright future? For more information and to apply click here
CJ Pony Parts Scholarship Video Contest-Award Amount: $500 Deadline: April 15th Eligible- HS Seniors and College Students
Create and upload a short (3 min. max) video about one the following topics:
What is your first memory of a Mustang?
How does a Mustang relate to your field of study? (get creative)
With the recent development of autonomous/self-driving vehicles how do you see that changing the automotive industry?
CJ Pony Parts has been around for over 30 years: where do you see yourself 30 years from now?
As Lee Jacocca was the lead influencer for the debut of the Ford Mustang in April 1965 who is the most influential in your life and why? For more information and to apply click here
Anthem Essay Contest-Award Amount: (see below) Deadline: April 30th Eligible: 8th-12th grade high school students
Complete a 600-1,200 word essay about one of the following topics:
Aside from very rare exceptions, there is no opposition to the leaders in this society. Why is this? What ideas must the people in this society have accepted to live a life of obedience, drudgery and fear?
Prometheus writes: "The secrets of this earth are not for all men to see, but only for those who will seek them." Why does he think that the secrets of this earth are not for all men to see? If he thinks this, why does he decide to show his glass box to the World Council of Scholars? How do these issues relate to the theme of the novel?
What does Equality's society regard as sinful or transgressive, and what does it regard as holy or sacred? How does Equality's view of what is sinful and sacred come to change by the end of the story? How do you think his ultimate view of what is scared differs from our own society's view of the sacred? For more details click here
All About Education Scholarship- Award Amount: $3,000 Deadline: April 30th Eligible: Anyone 13 years and up
How will a $3,000 scholarship for education make a difference in your life? (250 words or less) To apply click here
Student View Scholarship- Award Amount: 1- $5,000 2- $1,000 10- $500 Deadline: April 22 Eligible High School Seniors
Complete a short 15 to 20 survey about local colleges in your state. You will then be entered into a random drawing for one of the above awards. For more information and to apply click here
Debt.com Scholarship for Aggressive Scholarship Applicants
Award Amount: $500 (Every 2 months) Deadlines: Varies- check site each month
There are three steps to complete when applying:
Apply for as many scholarships as you can.
Send confirmation emails from scholarships you have submitted (no need to be scholarships you have won, just scholarships you have applied to).
Write a short letter telling about yourself: Why do you need our $500 cash? What are your plans in life? How did you feel applying for all those other scholarships? Did you learn anything from that? Did you win any? We have no more specific rules because we want you to decide what to say. You don’t need a sob story, just a human one.
Courage To Grow
Must be an 11th or 12th grader in high school or a current college student. Must have a GPA of 2.5.
Please explain in 250 words or less why you believe that you should be awarded this scholarship. Note: This is a monthly scholarship- due at the end of each month.