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Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship Foundation- Deadline- October 30th

Each award is intended to cover a significant share of the student’s educational experience – including tuition, living expenses, books and required fees. Awards vary by individual, based on the cost of tuition as well as other grants or scholarships they may receive. This highly competitive scholarship includes:

  • Up to $40,000 per year to attend a four-year accredited undergraduate school.

  • Ability to pursue any area of study.

  • Personal advising about selecting a college and navigating financial aid.

  • Multifaceted advising about how to transition to college and maximize the student experience.

Applicants can apply at Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship

 

Chairish Scholarship Program- Deadline- January 1st

Chairish is committed to helping college students achieve their dreams. If you are overcoming obstacles to earn a college degree, we want to hear from you! Students from all majors are encouraged to apply, but preference will be given to applicants pursuing design and engineering-related fields. Our Design Your Future scholarship is open to high school seniors of any major.

Below are the eligibility requirements:

  • Graduating High School Senior

  • Minimum 3.0/4.0 cumulative GPA required

  • Submit a 500-word essay designing their ideal future and their plans to achieve that dream.

  • Students must attend an accredited 2-year, 4-year, or vocational/technical college or university in the U.S.

Please click on the link for the application details Chairish Scholarship

 

Horatio Alger National & State Scholarships- Deadline- October 25th

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.

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 2021 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

Please click on the link for the application details Horatio Alger Scholarship

 

Elk National Foundation Scholarship Program- Deadline-November 15th

Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need.

Eligibility:

  • Current high school seniors, or the equivalent, who are citizens of the United States are eligible to apply.

  • Applicants do not need to be related to a member of the Elks.

  • High school graduates are not eligible to apply.

  • Applicants must be citizens of the United States on the date their applications are submitted; permanent legal resident status does not qualify.

Please click on the link for application details: Most Valuable Student

 

The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation- Deadline- October 31st

The Coca-Cola Scholars Program scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. With the 32nd class in 2020, the Foundation has provided over 6,300 Coca-Cola Scholars with more than $72 million in educational support. 150 Coca-Cola Scholars are selected each year to receive this $20,000 scholarship. Our application is open!

Applicants can apply at www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/apply/

 

Collegeboard Scholarships- OPEN NOW- Start building your College List

The College Board has launched a new scholarship program with $5 million of scholarships each year, beginning with the class of 2020.

Please visit the website opportunity.collegeboard.org/

 

OTHER SCHOLARSHIP RESOURCES:

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    If you identify with an underrepresented ethnic identity, you will surely benefit from applying to some of these grants. Whether you are a first-generation college student or your relatives went to an American college or university, there is a scholarship reserved for you!

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    Not only are the big-name scholarships listed below credible, but some also offer additional support, education, and experiences along with the scholarship offerings. Here is a list of the best large companies, organizations, and foundations that are dedicated to helping students get the funding they need so that they can focus less on their financial aid and more on their future!

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  • 50 Scholarships for Young Community Leaders

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