FRA Americanism Essay

  • Description:

    • All entrants shall be students in grades 7-12 (or equivalent)
    • Entrants must be sponsored by a branch of the Fleet Reserve Association or a unit of the Ladies Auxiliary, or by an FRA Member-at-Large.
    • The essay shall be on the theme designated and shall not exceed 350 words.
    • The essay shall be legibly written or typed on one side and one page only.
    • The title of the essay shall be written or typed at the top of the paper.
    • A student may submit only one entry each year.
    • Each entry must be accompanied by a separate sheet stating; the entrant's name; address; zip code; telephone number; school grade (or equivalent); name of school or the words "home Schooled;" number of words in essay; and the sponsoring branch/unit or sponsor's name.
    • Entries submitted to branches shall be submitted to the Branch Americanism-Patriotism Committee and postmarked not later than December 1, for judging at the branch level.
    • Entries sponsored by membership at large members shall be submitted to the national chairman and forwarded to an appropriate branch for judging in their respective grade group. All entries shall be postmarked not later than December 1.

    Award Amount: 1st Place: $2,500 2nd Place: $1,500 3rd Place: $1,000
    Application: Click Here  
    Application Deadline: December 1, 2020

STOP Hunger Scholarships by S.J. Brady

  • Description:

    Applicants must have demonstrated on-going commitment to their community by performing unpaid volunteer services impacting hunger in the United States at least within the last 12 months. Added consideration is given to students working to fight childhood hunger. 20 scholarships available (Up to $5,000 each). Application period opens October 5, 2019. See application for complete details.

    Application: CLICK HERE
    Application Deadline: 
    2020-2021 Date to be determined

National Honor Society

  • Description:

    The National Honor Society Scholarship Fund has been established to support and grow the prestigious National Honor Society (NHS) Scholarship program.

    NHS is the oldest and best-known student recognition program. For nearly 100 years, NHS members have been making a difference in their schools and communities through their scholarship, service, leadership, and character. Alumni include celebrated individuals from all walks of life, including the arts and sciences, government, education, medicine, the military, politics, and athletics.

    To recognize the most outstanding NHS members, the organization has been awarding its respected NHS Scholarship to hundreds of students every year-helping make their higher education aspirations more affordable.

    How to Apply:

    • Senior members of an active NHS chapter who are in good standing are eligible to apply for an NHS Scholarship.
    • NHS Members must create a student account before they can access the NHS Scholarship application.
    • The NHS adviser must verify the student’s membership before the student can begin the application.
    • Verified NHS members may start the NHS Scholarship application beginning on October 1.
    • All applications require two recommendations, and certification by the NHS adviser in order to be considered complete. Incomplete applications are not evaluated.

    Award Amount:

    • 1 National Winner – $25,000 scholarship
    • 24 national finalists – $5,625 scholarship
    • 575 national semifinalists – $3,200 scholarship
    • Total scholarships awarded: 600
    • Total scholarship distribution: $2 million

    Application: CLICK HERE
    Application Deadline: 2020-2021 Date to be determined

AXA Achievement Scholarship

  • Description:

    The AXA Achievementsm Scholarship provides over $1.4 million in scholarships to young people throughout the nation representing all 50 states, Washington DC and Puerto Rico. Students have the opportunity to receive a $2,500, $10,000 or $25,000 scholarship. In addition, for every student who wins a scholarship, a grant in the amount of $1,000 will be made to the winner’s school.

    How to apply

    • The 2020 program year is now open until December 15, 2019 or until 10,000 applications are received.

    What does it take to become an AXA Achiever?
    Our scholarship winners are known as AXA Achievers. Share these qualities: 

    • Ambition and drive
    • Determination to set and reach goals
    • Respect for self, family and community
    • Ability to thoughtfully convey how they identified a challenge and volunteered to strengthen their community through service
    • Ability to succeed in college

    Who is eligible?
    Applicants to the AXA Achievementsm Scholarship must:

    • Be United States citizens or legal residents living or claiming residency in one of the 50 united states, Washington, D.C. or Puerto Rico
    • Be a high school senior applying to college for the fall 2020 semester
    • Demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities
      • Because reducing risk is woven into the fabric of our company, special consideration is given to achievements that empower society to mitigate risk through education and/or action in areas such as financial, environmental, health, safety and/or emergency preparedness 

    Application: CLICK HERE
    Application Deadline: December 15, 2019

Burger King Scholars

  • Description: 

    The requirements to become a BURGER KING℠ Scholar are simple. You must apply within the application period, and fit the prerequisites below:

    • Have a strong academic record with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.5,
    • Be passionate about serving the community, and
    • Be a high school senior, BURGER KING® employee, spouse/domestic partner or child of an employee.

    High school students should be graduating seniors with plans to attend a two- or four-year accredited university, college or vocational-technical school in the U.S., Canada or Puerto Rico. BK® employees can further their education by using the scholarship for non-degree courses such as accounting, computer or language courses.

    Application: CLICK HERE
    Application Deadline: 2020-2021 Date to be determined

AFSCME Family Scholarship

  • Description:

    Each year the AFSCME Family Scholarship Program provides ten $2,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors that will be renewed for $2,000 each year for a maximum of four years, provided the student remains enrolled in a full-time course of study. The scholarship may be used for any field of study.

    Are You Eligible?

    • At the time of application, be a graduating high school senior whose parent, legal guardian or financially responsible grandparent is a full dues-paying AFSCME member;
    • At the time the scholarship is awarded, be enrolled in a full-time degree program either at an accredited four-year institution or at a two-year institution that will transfer credits to a four-year institution; and
    • Have taken the SAT or the ACT.
    • Return complete application with all required documentation postmarked by December 31, 2020 deadline.

    Address to send to:

    AFSCME Family Scholarship Program
    Attention: AFSCME Advantage
    1625 L Street, N.W.
    Washington, DC 20036

    Award Amount: 10 @ $2,000, renewable for up to 4 years.
    ApplicationCLICK HERE
    Application Deadline: December 31, 2020

Denny's HFE Campaign & USHLI Partner to Award Scholarship

  • Description:

    • All applicants must be enrolled in an accredited educational institution (high school) in the United States or Puerto Rico.
    • All applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States.
    • If the applicant is under the age of 18 and is selected as a potential HFE scholarship recipient, in order to be confirmed as a winner, the student’s parent or legal guardian must sign an Affidavit of Eligibility and Assignment of Rights.
    • Scholarship funds awarded to winners must be used for education, such as tuition and related fees, books, supplies, and equipment required for courses at an accredited educational institution.
    • GPA Level Requirement: 2.5 or higher
    • Students will need to provide a 300-word (high school) or 500-word (college) essay on how Denny’s can impact childhood hunger in the United States.

    Award Amount: $1,000
    Application: CLICK HERE
    Application Deadline: December 13, 2019

UNIGO Top Ten List Scholarship

  • Description: 

    • Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application
    • Be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia
    • Be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2025) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education

    Submit an online written response to the question:
    "Imagine a historical figure is brought back to life. Who is it? What's their favorite mobile app?" (250 words or less)

    The Unigo $10K Scholarship winner will be notified by email or phone on or around March 31, 2020.

    Award Amount: $10,000
    Application: CLICK HERE
    Application Deadline: December 31, 2019

Electric: Mobile Device IT Innovation Scholarship

  • Description: 

    The Electric NYCMobile Device Management IT Innovation Scholarship is an award for any current or soon-to-be undergrad who has a passion for innovating in the mobile IT (software or hardware) space. The scholarship has a brief submission process, and applicants will be judged on their ability to convey their idea for a useful innovation in MDM technology.

    Students applying must submit an essay where you explain, present, inspire, or otherwise convince us about your great idea for a solution that could help the world with our ever-expanding usage of mobile devices and our collective needs to manage, secure, use and improve them.

    There are no conditions or requirements for this essay. Please keep submissions to 5 paragraphs and 600 words at the absolute maximum. This is not a standardized test. While spelling, punctuation, and general cohesiveness will make your essay easier to read, and therefore judge, you are not being graded. The winning submission will be one which clearly conveys an idea that could make a big difference with information technology relating to mobile devices.

    IT has changed the way our society interacts and adapts. At Electric, we believe in striving toward a better future by helping those who are passionate about technology to reach their goals.

    This is a $1,000 scholarship that is awarded on December 5th of each year. The deadline to apply for this scholarship is November 1st of each year.

    Award Amount: $1,000
    Application: Click Here
    Application Deadline: November 1, 2020

Fire Foundation for Individual Rights in Education

  • FREE SPEECH ESSAY CONTEST

     Description:

     High School Juniors and Seniors for the 2019-2020 school year are eligible to participate in FIRE's essay contest.

    • To enter, students must submit an essay between 700 and 900 words on the provided topic.
    • First Place Prize: $10,000 (1 winner)
    • Second Place Prize: $5,000 (1 winner)
    • Third Place Prize: $1,000 (3 winners)
    • Remaining Entrants: $500 (4 winners)

    Application: CLICK HERE 
    Application Deadline: December 31, 2019

    **Winners will be notified by January 31, 2020.**