• September 2011
     

    Grade

    NAME

    DESCRIPTION

    Deadline

    Award

    9-12

    A GPA Isn’t Everything Scholarship

    This scholarship is available to students planning to attend college. You must be a US citizen and a high school student, GED recipient or current college student. You must demonstrate a strong record of extracurricular, leadership and/or volunteer activities to be eligible for this award.

    All fields of study are encouraged to apply. http://www.cappex.com/scholarships/GPAisntEverythingScholarship.jsp?code=FW_32

     

    9/30

    $1,000

    9-12

    Siemens Competition

    This scholarship encourages students to do research in math, science, or technology, giving young scientists the opportunity to present their research to leading scientists in their field. Individuals submitting projects must be seniors at the time of the deadline; team applicants made up of two or three students may be freshmen, sophomores, juniors, or seniors. http://siemens.collegeboard.org/?affiliateId=rdr&bannerId=siemens

     

    10/3

    $1,000-10,000

    9-12

    PossibilityU Scholarship

    The PossibilityU Scholarship is available to high school and college undergraduate students. To be considered, you must create a five - minute video that uses one of the five prompts provided to tell about your hopes, dreams, and schemes for the way your college experience will change your world. You must post your video on YouTube and PossibilityU's Facebook page. Voting will be open to the public. The video with the most votes wins.

    http://www.fastweb.com/college-scholarships/scholarships/156139-possibilityu-scholarship

    10/13

    $5000

    12

    Questbridge National College Match

    Students must demonstrate high academic excellence and a need for financial assistance and the desire to apply to one of the thirty three partner schools. Applicants must write three essays and several short answer questions, along with three recommendation letters. http://www.questbridge.org                                      

     

    9/30

    Full Tuition

    12

    Wendy’s High School Heisman Scholarship

    Have at least a “B” grade average and participate in at least one of the 27 sports officially sanctioned by the National Federation of State High Schools. The Online Application must be completely be the student and reviews by a high school official before the deadline on 10/2/2011.

    http://www.wendyshighschoolheisman.com/applicants/how-to-apply/

    10/2

    Varies

    12

    AES Engineering Scholarship

    Students must submit of no more than 1000 words to scholarships@aesengineers.comin answer to the following topic: What impact will the Natural Disasters of 2010 have on the global economy? How should these events affect future political, business and personal decisions?http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm

     

    10/7

    $500

    11-12

    The Fountainhead Essay Contest

    Select one of the following topics: 1) Explain the similarities and differences between the characters of Dominique Francon, Steven Mallory and Gail Wynand.2) Do the lives of Peter Keating, Ellsworth Toohey and Catherine Halsey illustrate his thesis about altruists? 3)In conversation with Nathaniel Janss, Howard Roark observes that reason is something that "no one really wants to have on his side."  Do the events of The Fountainhead show that Roark wants reason on his side while other characters do not?  How does this issue relate to the theme of the novel? 

    http://essaycontest.aynrandnovels.com/TheFountainhead.aspx?theme=blue

     

    4/26

    $20-10,000

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
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Last Modified on September 14, 2011