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Counseling: Scholarships January

 

JANUARY DEADLINES

 

AIR FORCE ROTC SCHOLARSHIP
Criteria:
 US Citizen; graduating from high school; 17 years of age; physical fitness assessment; GPA 3.0+; ACT 26+ or SAT 1180. Must declare an intended college major and enroll in the major program for which the scholarship was awarded.
Award: Full tuition, most fees, and a stipend
Deadline: Jan 17, 2020
 
:Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship
This program assists high school seniors who have completed an advanced computer science course and plan to continue their education at a four-year college or university in the major of computer science, software engineering, computer engineering, or any other computer-related field of study.
Amount: $10,000
Deadline: January 17, 2020
Website

 
ASIAN & PACIFIC ISLANDER AMERICAN SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Criteria: A variety of scholarships are available. Applicant must be of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity as defined by the U.S. Census. Applicants must be a U.S. Citizen, national, or legal permanent resident of the U.S. Citizens of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia and the Republic of Palau are also eligible to apply. Student must plan to enroll at a U.S. accredited college or university full-time. Students must have minimum GPA of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale or have earned a GED. Application requires completion of the FAFSA by Feb. 15 and one letter of recommendation.
Award: Up to $15,000
Deadline: Jan. 22, 2020
Websitehttp://www.apiasf.org/scholarship_apiasf.html#How
 
The Bezos Scholar Program
Bezos Scholar Program originated from a commitment to support and amplify youth voice and youth-led actions—particularly for students who have the ambition to create good in their communities.
Be a public high school in the United States (charter, magnet schools, and tribal schools through the Bureau of Indian Education are also eligible).
Have a 30% or greater free and reduced lunch rate.
Applicant must:
Be a junior during the current academic year and a senior the following academic year.
Be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or have received DACA status.
Not attend one of the ineligible schools listed above.
Have a proven track record of demonstrated leadership in their school and/or community.
Have taken and received scores for at least one of these tests: PSAT, SAT, ACT, or ACT Aspire.
Be enrolled in, or have taken, one or more Advanced Placement (AP) classes, International Baccalaureate (IB) classes, or college-level courses.
Deadline: Jan 31, 2020
Coolidge Scholarship
   The Coolidge Scholarship is an annually awarded, full-ride, presidential scholarship that covers a student’s tuition, room, board, and expenses for four years of undergraduate study. The Coolidge may be used by recipients at any accredited American college or university. Anyone of any background, pursuing any academic discipline of study, may apply to this non-partisan, need-blind, program. Students apply for the Coolidge Scholarship during their junior year of high school.
Primary criterion of the shocolarship is aacademic record. 
Deadline: Jan 16, 2020
 
DECA SCHOLARSHIPS
Criteria: Various scholarships are available to students who are current members of DECA on the national level.
Award:  Amount varies
Deadline: January 17, 2020
 
Digital Privacy Scholarship
All high school grade levels can apply for this scholarship, which is designed to help students address the negative effects of too much screen time.
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: January 30, 2020
Website


 
The Elks National Foundation
  1. For the 2020 contest, any child or grandchild (or step-child, step-grandchild, or legal ward) of a living Elk who joined the order on or before April 1, 2017, or a charter member of a Lodge that was instituted on or after April 1, 2017, is eligible to apply. The Elk must also be a paid-up member through March 31, 2020. Great-grandchildren are not eligible.
  2. The applicant must be a high school senior.
  3. The applicant must apply online only. The 2020 Legacy Awards application deadline is January 31, 2020 at 11:59 a.m. Central Time.
  4. If the applicant's parent and grandparent are both Elk members, the applicant must apply through the parent's Elks Lodge.
  5. Applicants must take the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or the American College Test (ACT) in time to received their scores before the application deadline by December 31, 2019.
  6. Students may apply for more than one ENF scholarship; however, they may win only one. In cases where the student qualifies for more than one, we will award the scholarship with the greater value. Students can accept local and state scholarships, which are separate from the awards at the national level.
  7. Legacy Awards may only be applied to accredited US American schools, colleges or universities. (Note: Applicants from Guam, Panama, Puerto Rico and the Philippines may apply Legacy Awards toward schools, colleges or universities in their respective homes.)
  8. If you are selected as a 2020 Legacy Awards recipient, you will be required to perform service once a year with an Elks Lodge during the four years you are receiving the scholarship. Click here for more information about serving with the Elks. 
 
Foot Locker Scholar Athletes
Criteria: The Foot Locker Scholar Athletes program honors student athletes who demonstrate excellence in school, on their sports teams, and in their communities. Whether you're the fastest on the team or the most supportive player, we want to hear how sports helped you grow into a strong leader at school and in your community.
Award: $20, 000
Deadline: Jan 3, 2020
 
Girls Impact the World Film Festival Scholarship
High school and undergraduate students (of all genders) are asked to submit a short film (3-6 minutes) highlighting a critical issue facing women and girls.
Amount: $1,000-$5,000
Deadline: January 20, 2020
Website

HARLEQUIN DANCE SCHOLARSHIP 
Criteria: Harlequin Dance will be awarding 4 scholarships each month throughout the year (contest ends on the last business day of each month by 1:00 pm MST). Submit your dance video on YouTube. Winners will be selected through a combination of online votes and a panel of judges.
Award: $250 cash
Deadline: The last business day of each month (2014)
   

JOHN F. KENNEDY PROFILE IN COURAGE ESSAY CONTEST
Criteria: Open to students in grades 9-12. Must submit a 1,000-word essay that demonstrates an understanding of political courage as described by John F. Kennedy in Profiles of Courage. Describe and analyze an act of poltical courage by a U.S. elected official who served during or after 1956. Use at least five varied, reliable sources, including primary sources. Application must list a nominating teacher.
Amount:  $500 - $10,000
Deadline: Jan. 17, 2020
Contacthttp://www.jfklibrary.org/Education/Profile-in-Courage-Essay-Contest.aspx
 
  
GE Reagan Founations Scholarship
Criteria: Demostrate Leadership, Drive, Integrity and Citizenship. Strong Academic. Financal need. US citizen. 
Amount :  UP to $10,000 up to $40,000 per student. 
Deadline: Jan. 4, 2020


SeniorAdvice.com Senior Caregiver Scholarship
We are offering a $2,000 scholarship to an eligible student who has been a caregiver for a senior friend or relative. One student, who will be attending college or university in the Spring of 2019, will receive $2,000 for tuition and/or books.
Deadline: Jan 15,2020
Contact:https://www.senioradvice.com/senior-caregiver-scholarship-spring-2020