December–Scholarships

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SUSSLE SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Website:  www.sussle.org/scholarship
Deadline:  Monthly awards

Criteria:
-Contribute content by topic to Sussle.
-Large variety of topics, for example:  fashion, Disney Princess, Oreo. Harry Potter, ice cream, Doctor Who, Spanish language, Innovation…and many other fun and current topics.
Award:  Up to $1,000; other lesser cash awards

AMERICAN FIRE SPRINKLER ESSAY (Seniors)
Application www.afsascholarship.org
Deadline:  Now through April 7, 2018
Criteria:
-Must be a U.S. citizen
-Applicants are put into a random drawing
Award:  $2,000 (10 nationally)

LIGHTS, CAMERA, SAVE! VIDEO CONTEST (Teens ages 13-18)
Application: LightsCameraSave.com
Deadline:
December 1, 2017
Criteria:
-Create a video that shows the value of sound money management in a way that will appeal to other teens.
Award: $1,000, $2,500, or $5,000 (3 national awards) and video posted on YouTube as part of a national campaign.

VIOLET RICHARDSON SOROPTIMIST AWARD (Young Women, ages 14-17)
Deadline:  December 1, 2017
Application:  Available in the Counseling Center (soon)
Website:  http://www.soroptimist.org/whoweare/program-violet-richardson-award.html
Criteria:
-This award recognizes young women between the ages of 14 and 17 who make the community and world a better place through volunteer efforts.
-These are merit awards and are NOT based on academic achievement.
-The Violet Richardson Award Program underscores Soroptimist’s commitment to volunteerism and to young women – the leaders of the future.
Award:  Varies, up to $2,500

LYNN JENSEN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP AWARD (Seniors)
Application: http://www.utschoolcounselor.org/
Deadline: December 9, 2017
Criteria:
-If you have a counselor that has impacted your life in a positive way, this scholarship will award both you and your counselor.
-Applicants must be a high school senior who plans to attend college
-Scholarship monies are given directly to the student
-Four scholarships will be awarded on February 1, 2018
Award: $1,000

BURGER KING SCHOLARS PROGRAM (Seniors)
Application:  www.bkmclamorefoundation.org/WhatWeDo/ScholarsProgram
Deadline:
December 15, 2017
Criteria:
-Have a strong academic record with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.5
-Be passionate about serving the community
-Be a high school senior, BURGER KING® employee, spouse/domestic partner or child of an employee.
Award: $1,500

AXA ACHIEVEMENT SCHOLARSHIP
Application:
  http://www.axa-equitable.com/axa-foundation/AXA-achievement-scholarship.html
Deadline:  December 15, 2017, 11:59 (CST), but apply soon because they will only accept the first 10,000 applications!
Criteria:
-ambition and drive
-determination to set and reach goals
-respect for self, family, and community
-ability to succeed in college
Award:  $10,000 – $25,000 (winner in each state)

NFIB YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR AWARD PROGRAM (Seniors)
Deadline:  January 2, 2018
Application:  www.nfib.com/YEA
Criteria:
-Graduating high school senior who owns and operates his/her own small business.
-Must enter your freshman year at an accredited two- or four-year university, college or vocational/technical institute during the Fall 2017.
-The selection committee will consider the applicants’ academic records, extracurricular activities, leadership, and character.
-Evidence of entrepreneurial spirit and initiative will be heavily weighted.
Award:  $1,000 – $15,000 (105 awards)

REGENTS’ SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application:  https://stepuputah.com/regentsscholarship/
Application opens on November 15, 2017
Deadline:  Dec. 8, 2017 (Priority Deadline), February 1, 2018 (Regular Deadline)
Criteria for Base Award:
-Complete the Utah Scholars Core Course of Study during grades 9-12.*
-Have a cumulative 3.0 high school GPA.
-Have at least one reported ACT test score (SAT is not accepted).
-Have no grade on official transcript lower than a “C” in core courses.
-Be a U.S. citizen, or a noncitizen eligible for federal student aid.
-No criminal record.
-Enroll full-time (12 or more college credit hours) at an eligible Utah institution of higher education during Fall semester immediately following high school graduation.
Criteria for Exemplary Academic Achievement Award:
-Must meet the Base Award requirements.
-Have a cumulative 3.5 GPA
-Have no grade on official transcript lower than a “B” in core courses.
-Have an ACT score of 26.
*Core Courses:
-4 credits of English
-4 progressive credits of mathematics
-3.5 credits of Social Science
-3 credits of lab-based Sceince course, specifically one each of Biology, Chemistry and Physics
-2 progressive credits of same World or Classical Language, other than English, during grades 9-12
Award: Base Award–$1,000 one-time payment
Exemplary Academic Achievement Award–$1,250 per semester (amount based on decisions made in the Utah State Legislative Session)

FOOT LOCKER SCHOLAR ATHLETE SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application: https://footlockerscholarathletes.com/
Deadline:
December 15, 2017
Criteria:
-High school senior entering a four-year, accredited US college or university in the Fall of 2017
-Must participate on a high school sports team or be involved in after-school sports (intramurals, martial arts, etc)
-Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher (9th-12th grade)
-U.S. Citizen or legal resident
Award: $20,000
ACT Student Champion Award
Application: ACT Student Champion Award (Seniors)
Deadline: December 31, 2017
Criteria:
-A student who has overcome challenges and can show what they are going to after high school, whether it is entering the workforce, or getting a post secondary education.
-Students must have a 22 on the ACT and a GPA of 3.0 or higher
-Preference will be given to underrepresented and/or first generation college students.
Award: $500

 

SCHOLARSHIP WEBSITES:
www.highfivescholarships.com
www.fastweb.com
www.cappex.com
www.scholarships.com
www.zinch.com
christianconnector.com

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