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Washington State School Retirees' Association Scholarships
The Washington State School Retirees' Association invites senior students with a GPA of 3.0 or higher to apply for these scholarships. These awards are given to students who plan to have a career in the field of education. Scholarships range from $2000-$3600. To apply, please visit www.wssra.org under the Foundation tab. The deadline to apply is March 1, 2020.
Congress Bundestag Vocational Youth Exchange Program Scholarship
Applications are being accepted for the 2020-2021 school year. This unique program allows graduating seniors the opportunity to spend a year in Germany living with a host family, participating in a school or training program, and getting hands on work experience through internships with German companies. The application can be downloaded at www.nacelopendoor.org. The deadline is Jan. 15, 2020. Please contact Susan Franck with questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WSPE Engineering Scholarships 2020
There are six $4,000 Carl M. Hansen Foundation Engineering Scholarships for Spokane area students who are entering any ABET accredited engineering college in the fall of 2020. To apply, please see Mrs. Hatcher or Mrs. McIntyre in the counseling center or download an electronic version of the application at http://washingtonengineer.org/chapters/spokane-chapter/
Hearthstone Housing Foundation Scholarship
Many students struggle to obtain a college degree due to the rising costs of education in this country. To address this need, the Hearthstone Scholarship Fund was established in 2009. Since its inception, the Hearthstone Scholarship Committee has awarded more than $950,000 in scholarships to students from California, Georgia, New Jersey, Oregon, and Washington. Scholarship awards range from $500 to $5,000.
*$1000 Essay Scholarships - Applicants must write a 500-word essay for BBB’s online magazine Torch Talk. The topic of the essay is, Why BBB and Trust are Important to Local Businesses and Communities.
Five finalists from each region will be selected from the application pool. Seven recipients will win a $1,000 scholarship.
Horatio Alger National Career and Technical Scholarship Program
The Career & Technical Scholarship Program is funded through the Horatio Alger Endowment Fund and the generosity of Association Chairman Emeritus and Endowment Fund President Walter Scott, Jr. Scholarships are awarded to students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their lives who wish to pursue a career or technical education at an accredited non-profit post-secondary institution in the United States.
Write a 200-900 word essay based on the website’s prompt for a chance to win a $1,000 college scholarship. Visitors to the Varsity Tutors website vote for the best essays monthly via social media. For eligibility and other details, visit the website.
Every year, BU welcomes approximately 20 outstanding students to the Trustee Scholars Program. Many of our current Scholars had perfect 4.0 grade point averages in high school and ranked in the top of their class.
In addition to exceptional academic credentials, Trustee Scholars are intellectually and creatively adventurous and demonstrate viewpoints, experiences, or achievements beyond the usual. They are, in other words, not just top students, but extraordinarily well-rounded individuals. At BU, Trustee Scholars become part of a unique campus community that offers many intellectual, cultural, and social opportunities.
A Trustee Scholarship covers full undergraduate tuition plus mandatory undergraduate student fees, and is renewable for four years if certain criteria are met.
Please choose from one of the two prompts below and submit one essay, in 600 words or less, as part of your application through the Common or Coalition Application.
For more information, please contact us at 617-353-2320.
St. Francis University Roundstone Scholarship for Catholic High School Graduates
If you are interested in attending St. Francis University, please see your counselor about being nominated for the Roundstone Scholarship. The scholarship is renewable for up to four years for a total award of $76,000.
St. Louis University Scholarship
University of Redlands - The Richard and Virginia Hunsaker Scholarship Prize
The Prize is the most prestigious scholarship available for incoming freshmen students at the University of Redlands. Qualities emphasized in the selection process include a student’s ability to effectively communicate how he/she has: made a difference in the community; taken initiative and shown commitment to an issue or organization(s); successfully collaborated with others; reflected upon and grown from past experiences; and applied experiences in one arena to another context.
Approximately forty finalists who have the ability to positively affect the academic and extracurricular experience at Redlands are chosen by the Admissions Committee and brought to Redlands for an all-expenses-paid campus visit over Admitted Students Day weekend. On Saturday, finalists sit for an interview with the selection committee composed of university faculty and alumni who have reviewed the finalists' applications.
Seton Hall University
Incoming freshmen currently enrolled in a Catholic high school who have a minimum of an unweighted 3.0 GPA and a 1350 SAT or 29 on the ACT, as well as a strong record of involvement in high school, community or church are eligible for an $8,000 award(distributed annually in $2,000 increments over four years). In addition, students can qualify for need-based aid and apply for other scholarships. Learn more at www.shu.edu/go/scholarships
University of Dayton
The Leader in Service Scholarship is offered to students who meet the admission standards as well as have an innate desire to learn and grow in service to others. This scholarship is worth $10,000($2,500 per year for four years), and recipients will also be considered for a merit scholarship, worth up to $98,000 over four years.
Notre Dame: Merit Scholarships
A full list of merit scholarships that Notre Dame offers is available at www.meritscholarships.nd.edu
Montana State University: Nonresident Freshman Scholarships
Montana State University will offer millions of dollars in scholarships and awards to non-resident freshmen who apply for admission. To be eligible, you must complete the following as soon as possible:
▪Apply for admission to Montana State University
▪Have your official ACT and/or SAT test scores sent to Montana State University directly from the testing company.
Apply early! MSU's school code for the ACT is 2420 and MSU's schol code for the SAT is 4488. These scholarships and awards may only be available for a limited time. If you have any specific questions, you can email Ronda Russell, director of admissions, directly at email@example.com.
. Details at www.montana.edu/admissions/scholarships/nonres.html.
Brescia University: Catholic Connection Grant
50% tuition discount for new students who graduate from a private Catholic high school. Find out more at www.brescia.edu
Santa Clara University: Johnson Scholars Program
The Johnson Scholars Program provides outstanding students with comprehensive merit awards that include full coverage of tuition, room, and board; invitations to enroll in the University Honors Program; and support and guidance to develop further as leaders and scholars. Award is renewable annually for up to four years. www.scu.edu/johnsonscholars
Gettysburg College: STEM Scholars Program
Through a generous grant from the National Science Foundation, Gettysburg is pleased to offer monetary awards to qualified First-Year students who intend to earn a bachelor’s degree in one of the following STEM disciplines: Biology, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Math, and Physics. In selecting members of this cohort, the college will take heightened interest in academically-promising, underrepresented minority, and first-generation students with demonstrated financial need. More information at visit our website